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Africa News from June 2015

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Kenyan locomotion for BBC

June 30 - June 30 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Ganges has shipped 17 locomotives from Houston, Texas to the Kenyan port of Mombasa for Rift Valley Railways (RVR).
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Johnson Crane Hire delivers for Vestas

June 25 - June 25 - In South Africa, Johnson Crane Hire has completed the first two projects of a 12-month contract signed with Vestas in September 2014 to find and institute the most appropriate lifting solutions for the wind turbine manufacturer's involvement in
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New breakbulk terminal for Port Harcourt

June 24 - June 24 - According to reports in the international media, Nigeria's Indorama and OIS have said they intend to develop a world-class terminal at Onne Port, Port Harcourt, at a cost of around USD130 million.
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Success for first Lift & Move event

June 23 - June 23 - The first Lift & Move USA event, held from June 16-17 in Chicago, attracted over 140 attendees, including more than 100 students and veterans looking to learn more about career opportunities in the crane, rigging and specialised transportation i
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IbisTek Crowley urges Ghana to realise full potential

June 22 - June 22 - IbisTek Crowley - a joint venture between Crowley Maritime Corp. and IbisTek - has led a seminar in Ghana, geared towards equipping participants with logistics solutions in the African region's energy and civil infrastructure sectors.
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China Navigation names four

June 19 - June 19 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has held an official naming ceremony for four of its vessels at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding, in Zhoushan, China.
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Canals are on target

June 15 - June 15 - Egypt's 'new' Suez Canal is expected to open in early August, flanking the existing, historic 145-year-old waterway, reducing navigation time for ships to 11 hours from about 22 hours, and allowing two-way traffic of larger vessels.
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Volga-Dnepr in Suez shipment

June 15 - June 15 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-tonne shipment of power station equipment from New York to Cairo, for use in the Suez Canal widening project.
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GE transformers fly across Asia

June 15 - June 15 - City Union Logistics and Lionheart Project Logistics have worked together to transport four transformers from China to a General Electric (GE) power plant in Egypt.
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ALE makes headway on Malikai project

June 10 - June 10 - ALE is half way through a project to weigh, transport and install topsides as part of the Malikai deepwater project offshore Malaysia.
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WWL ALS and WSS hammer away

June 9 - June 9 - WWL ALS, in collaboration with its sister company Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) UAE, has handled the transport of a 123-tonne hydraulic hammer from Abu Dhabi to Hamburg.
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Siginon sees promise in Kenyan project market

June 8 - June 8 - The growing East African economy has drawn interest from various multinational companies keen on taking a piece of the infrastructure development pie, says Kenya's Siginon Global Logistics.
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Liebherr sees slight drop in turnover

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr Group posted a total turnover of EUR8.823 billion (USD9.826 billion) in 2014, which is 1.6 percent below the amount achieved in 2013.
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Westshore appoints GCS

June 8 - June 8 - Norway-based Westshore Shipbrokers has nominated German Cargo Services (GCS) as its commercial agent in Germany and the neighbouring countries.
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Johnson completes diamond overhaul

June 5 - June 5 - South Africa's Johnson Crane Hire has safely removed and replaced a number of heavy components on board Debmarine Namibia's offshore diamond mining vessel, !Gariep.
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Globalink secures Iraq pipe shipment

June 5 - June 4 - Globalink's project freight forwarding division recently coordinated the shipment of 100,000 tonnes of oil and gas pipes from Italy to Iraq.
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South African first for Blue Water

June 4 - June 4 - Blue Water Shipping has begun the transport of a thruster for a drilling rig from Schiedam, the Netherlands to South Africa - the first in a series of project moves to the country.
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Allport opens in Belgium

June 3 - June 3 - Allport Cargo Services has opened a new division in Belgium, which will be headed up by Victor Wever.
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UTC urges renewal of US Ex-Im Bank

June 2 - June 2 - UTC Overseas is pushing for the Congressional renewal of the 81-year-old U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) before it expires on July 1, 2015.
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