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World's smallest shipment?

December 31 - December 31 - Having spent the last 12 months reporting on the biggest items of cargoes, we end 2008 with the heart-warming story of what could well be the world's smallest shipment!
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Dockwise subsidiary takes delivery of the Trustee

December 30 - December 30 - Following the delivery of the Triumph earlier this month, the final vessel out of a series of six, the Trustee has joined the fleet of Dockwise Transport, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dockwise Ltd.
Views: 859
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Intermarine on the move in Shanghai

December 30 - December 30 - Intermarine has moved its Shanghai office to a new larger location to accommodate the growth of its Asia Service and expanded customer service to clients in the region.
Views: 317
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Dockwise subsidiary takes delivery of the Trustee

December 30 - December 30 - Following the delivery of the Triumph earlier this month, the final vessel out of a series of six, the Trustee has joined the fleet of Dockwise Transport, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dockwise Ltd.
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'Record' rail shipment leaves Thunder Bay

December 23 - December 23 - The Port of Thunder Bay is celebrating the departure of what it says is a 'record' trainload of equipment on a 1,500 mile journey to Fort McMurray, Canada.
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Griffin inks Scheuerle heavy weight deal

December 22 - December 22 - After a year of development, a self-propelled transport system based on the Scheuerle InterCombi series has been ordered by Griffin Coal Mining, one of the biggest strip mining companies in Australia.
Views: 477
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Fairstar Fjell named

December 19 - December 19 - Fairstar Heavy Transport NV (FAIR) held the naming ceremony of its second heavy transport vessel Fjell in Malta on Friday.
Views: 781
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Sahil Freight Express carries generators to Iraq

December 18 - December 18 - Sahil Freight Express has transported an over-dimensional transformer from India to Iraq for EMCO, one of India's largest manufacturers of transformers.
Views: 950
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Turbines energise Vancouver business

December 17 - December 17 - The Port of Vancouver is bustling with activity, on and off the Columbia River, according to press reports in the local media, with imports and exports lively; and a storage yard packed with sections of wind turbines.
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MacGregor gets orders

December 17 - December 17 - Cargotec's MacGregor business has received orders worth close to EUR 30 million from China for ten shipsets of cranes, hatch covers and fixed container fittings for delivery in 2010-2011.
Views: 764
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UN General Assembly adopts new cargo rules

December 17 - December 17 - The United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea on 11 December 2008.
Views: 523
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Heavy lift activities lift SMIT in second half

December 16 - December 16 - Today, Dutch maritime services company SMIT forecast net profit to be equal to last year's figure and said expansion into new markets will help offset the impact of a recession next year.
Views: 1192
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Dockwise subsidiary takes delivery of Triumph

December 16 - December 16 - Following the delivery of the Treasure in June 2008, and following the successful completion of submergence tests and sea trials, the Triumph has now joined Dockwise Transport's fleet on schedule.
Views: 516
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Gevelco-companies change name into Broekman

December 15 - December 15 - After the expansion of Broekman Group's participation in Gevelco to 100 0n January 2007, the names of the various parts will be changed.
Views: 944
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Hanssy ships massive crane to India

December 10 - December 10 - Hanssy Shipping has transported a gantry crane from China to India where it will be installed in the Pipavav Shipyard which is currently under construction.
Views: 761
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Intermarine reduces bunker surcharges

December 9 - December 09 - Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express has announced that the carriers will reduce the bunker surcharges on all their services to/from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean effective Decem
Views: 323
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Keynote speaker at Breakbulk Asia conference revealed

December 8 - December 08 - Ron Porter, VP Global Transportation, Logistics Compliance and Commodity Management, Aker Solutions, will deliver the keynote address at next year's JOC Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition in Singapore.
Views: 721
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Heavy lift mini seminars planned

December 8 - December 08 - Young engineers are set to benefit from a series of Heavylift mini-seminars delivered by industry veteran Richard Krabbendam.
Views: 681
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HeavyLift Hawk delivered

December 5 - December 05 - Ocean HeavyLift has taken delivery of HeavyLift Hawk from Songa Ancora Pte. Ltd. today, after conversion at the Huarun Dadong Dockyard, in China.
Views: 312
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Larsen and Toubro exercises caution

December 5 - December 05 - India's largest private sector engineering and construction company is reported to be exercising caution over its entry into the commercial shipbuilding business.
Views: 485
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TransGroup Worldwide hands it to the Palm

December 5 - December 05 - TransGroup Worldwide logistics, the US member of the Project Professionals Group, has been heavily involved in the grand opening ceremony of the USD1.5 billion Atlantis The Palm resort in Dubai.
Views: 585
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CNC busy with hydro project

December 3 - December 03 - Malaysia-based CNC Freight is handling turbine components and other mechanical equipment for the Bakun Hydroelectric Project in Sarawak.
Views: 656
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FPS partners MT H

December 3 - December 03 - In Sri Lanka, Famous Pacific Shipping Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has been named as the preferred local freight partner by the Danish contractor MT H
Views: 998
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New Website & New Editor for HLPFI

December 3 - December 03 - Award-winning reporter and editor Emma Murray has joined the Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding editorial board.
Views: 947
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The SAL Trina

December 2 - December 02 - The SAL Trina was commissioned late November 2008.
Views: 250
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Twin Marine Lifter deliveries delayed

December 2 - December 02 - Delivery of Twin Marine Lifter heavy lift vessels to SeaMetric International at the shipyard in Panjin, China is likely to be delayed by three months.
Views: 733

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