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Political instability threatens Egyptian waterway

January 31 - January 31 - Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi has declared a state of emergency in three Suez Canal cities, as rioting that has left dozens dead spills into a fourth day.
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Coyne strengthens African network

January 30 - January 30 - UK all-cargo carrier Coyne Airways has launched new services to over 30 destinations across Africa. The African service will use over 30 interline partners to create a comprehensive network across the continent.
Views: 536
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Damco undergoes managerial reshuffle

January 28 - January 28 - During February, logistics provider Damco will relocate its head office from Copenhagen, Denmark to The Hague in the Netherlands. To coincide with the move, Damco has made a number of senior level management changes.
Views: 990
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The Friday Flyer

January 25 - January 25 - This week's Friday Flyer is again sponsored by Broekman Project Services, located in the Port of Rotterdam, which offers a total solution for handling and assembly of project cargoes - www.broekman-group.com/bps
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Watch this space says standalone Safmarine MPV

January 25 - January 25 - Yesterday's news of Safmarine MPV's appointment of the Royal Burger Group as its agent in the Netherlands and Belgium, is seen as a sensible move by many in Antwerp.
Views: 784
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African boost for PCN

January 25 - January 25 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added a third member representing Nigeria to its network: Ebentina International.
Views: 662
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Safmarine MPV appoints Royal Burger in the Benelux

January 24 - January 24 - Safmarine MPV has appointed Rotterdam, the Netherlands based Royal Burger Group as its liner sales agent in Belgium and the Netherlands, effective February 2013.
Views: 541
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More mining business for Volga-Dnepr

January 22 - January 22 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a shipment weighing almost 100 tonnes, including a self-propelled Bauer BG28 mining drill to Magadan, Russia.
Views: 582
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The Friday Flyer

January 18 - High winds, heavy snow and below average temperatures across Europe are creating headaches for transport planners as HLPFI heads into the weekend, whilst winds of a different sort have blown in some sobering news from the Sahara.
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Airland Projects moves African cargoes

January 15 - January 15 - Airland Projects A/S of Denmark was recently contracted to organise the transport of 600 iron ore rail wagons from China to Sierra Leone.
Views: 876
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Stena SeaLine adds second ship and another Turkish port

January 15 - January 15 - Stena SeaLine has confirmed that in addition to the second ship that was recently added to its ro-pax service between Turkey and Ukraine, a second Turkish port has been included in the schedule.
Views: 712
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The Friday Flyer

January 11 - January 11 - Two weeks into the New Year and it is business as usual for most Friday Flyer readers.
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EU initiative targets African pirates

January 11 - January 11 - Pirates have been operating in waters off the coast of Africa, some of the world's busiest shipping lanes, for many years now. In recent times they have become increasingly sophisticated and aggressive when it comes to seizing vessels.
Views: 661
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John Clark takes up Universal Africa Lines position

January 9 - January 9 - Shipping agent Kestrel Liner Agencies Ltd has announced that after 16 years with the company, John Clark has decided to take on a commercial management position directly with shipping company Universal Africa Lines.
Views: 547
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SeaIntel launches Port Overview

January 8 - January 8 - SeaIntel Maritime Analysis has launched an information-sharing portal - Port Overview - providing up-to-date data on Africa's main container ports.
Views: 441
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C.H. Robinson and Inchcape Shipping raise funds for charity

January 4 - January 4 - For the third consecutive year, US-headquartered logistics services provider C.H. Robinson - in association with NBA basketball team Minnesota Timberwolves - has supported the FastBreak Foundation's WolvesCare initiative.
Views: 689

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