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Hat trick for PCN

March 18 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Base spa, representing Italy, has handled a large project shipment at port Livorno.

A consignment of 335 crates, including five heavy items, was loaded on board the vessel Bremen destined for Umm Qasr, southern Iraq. In Livorno, the entire operation was handled by Base spa including goods inspection, operations management, loading and unloading and Customs formalities.
Tandem Global Logistics has been appointed as a PCN member representing Tunisia. Located in Megrine, close to Tunis, the company has extensive experience in project cargo movements - particularly for oil and gas clients. Pictured is a shipment of heavy machinery recently handled by Tandem Global Logistics.

In China, The Regency Express Co has joined the PCN forwarder network. The heavy lift and breakbulk specialist has offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Qingdao and Shenzhen, employing approximately 200 staff.
Recently, The Regency Express handled the transportation of 128 heavy filter units from China, to destinations in Spain and Brazil. It is also involved in an ongoing project - shipping buses and coaches to Australia. The Regency Express shifts as many as 30 coaches per month to its clients down under.
Conxion Logistics and Heavy Equipment, a PCN network member representing Qatar has been awarded an appreciation certificate by Qatar Fuel Additives (QAFAC) - a subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum.
Conxion has a three-year contract with QAFAC that includes heavy equipment handling services, material handling, container movements, and Customs clearance services. So far, Conxion Logistics has achieved over 5 million work hours without a lost time accident.

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Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
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