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Barloworld acquires TCS

July 30 - July 30 - Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) has acquired TCS Logistics (PYT) Ltd, a specialist in moving abnormal loads into and around sub-Saharan Africa.
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Warning of road delays in Eastern Cape

July 30 - July 30 - Users of the national road network in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa should expect long delays due to the construction of wind farms in the region, says the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (Sanral).
Views: 890
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Extra capacity drives Saudi growth

July 25 - July 25 - Saudi Airlines Cargo has issued its performance figures for the first six months of 2013 revealing that it handled 270,000 tonnes of cargo, up 4 percent year-on-year over the equivalent period of 2012. Revenues were up by six percent year-on-yea
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ALE buys Nooteboom trailers

July 23 - July 23 - UK heavy transportation specialist ALE has placed a multimillion dollar order with Netherlands headquartered Nooteboom Trailers for 16 units designed for the transportation of wind turbine parts.
Views: 628
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
Views: 1698
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'Training Matters' says Videotel

July 18 - July 18 - In its latest video 'Training Matters', maritime education services provider Videotel demonstrates the importance of staff training to shipowners and its impact on profitability.
Views: 945
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Swissport appoints Livingston

July 17 - July 17 - Aviation ground services provider Swissport International has appointed Stan Livingston as senior vice president global key account management ground handling.
Views: 828
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Seawave joins PCN

July 15 - July 15 - Seawave Navigation has become the third and final member of the Project Cargo Network, representing Tunisia.
Views: 532
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Ports America serves new LGL service

July 15 - July 15 - Ports America will provide terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC's (LGL) new monthly service to the Middle East from Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Views: 640
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Fairmount tows Congo rig

July 12 - July 12 - Rotterdam, the Netherlands headquartered contractor Fairmount Marine has delivered a semi-submersible drilling rig from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Pointe-Noire in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 571
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V. Alexander in project moves

July 9 - July 9 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member for Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, has moved a heavy heat exchanger from Berlin to Lavera, France.
Views: 562
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First steel cut on Messina newbuild

July 9 - July 9 - Italian shipping group Ignazio Messina has started the second stage of its EUR500 million (USD642.8 million) newbuilding programme.
Views: 502
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Erickson secures SOCAFRICA contract

July 9 - July 9 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has been awarded option period extensions with Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA), writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 564
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Dockwise wins new contracts

July 9 - July 9 - Dockwise has revealed numerous new contracts, a total value of approximately USD175 million, for heavy marine transport as well as transport and installation (T&I) services, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 641
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Imperial moves endangered sharks

July 8 - July 8 - Imperial Logistics Group helped to return two ragged-tooth sharks back to the wild in Pretoria, South Africa.
Views: 604
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 1497
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ETAL uses InterCombi trailers in power move

July 5 - July 5 - Egyptian Transportation & Logistics (ETAL) has transported six transformers from two Red Sea ports to the Giza North Power Station using Scheuerle InterCombi trailers, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 730
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GAC relocates regional office

July 5 - July 5 - The GAC Group's regional office for Africa, Russia and Central Asia has relocated from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town in South Africa.
Views: 607
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RPL strengthens North African network

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Project Logistics (RPL) has opened two new offices in Tunisia, one in the coastal town of Gabes and a second in Tripoli. RPL has also signed an exclusive partnership with North African heavy goods transport company Sohatram.
Views: 846
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BOCS counts on Abacus

July 4 - July 4 - Basel, Switzerland based shipping agency, Abacus Shipping will represent BOCS Bremen, effective July 1, 2013.
Views: 583
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XLProjects reaches half century

July 3 - July 3 - Just eight months since it was formed, project cargo forwarder network XLProjects (XLP) has revealed that its membership is now 35 individual companies, with offices in more then 50 cities, covering over 30 countries.
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