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Express powers Indian transformer move

January 27 - January 27 - Mumbai-based project cargo forwarder Express Transport has undertaken the export and return of vital electrical equipment to India for manufacturer ABB.
Views: 885
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One in 20 box ships to be mothballed by February

January 26 - January 26 - More than one in twenty containerships are likely to be laid up in February as a result of significant declines in box traffic, taking significant capacity from the market.
Views: 1444
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Swire Shipping upgrades services

January 21 - January 21 - Swire Shipping has enhanced its Eastabout round-the-world service linking North American ports with the Middle East and India.
Views: 1482
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MFC Transport strengthens business development

January 20 - January 20 - In India, Mukesh Sharma, formerly head of business development at Reliance Logistics Ltd, has joined MFC Transport Pvt. Ltd as vice president of Business Development.
Views: 867
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PPG adds Indian member

January 20 - January 20 - International project cargo network, Project Professionals Group, is continuing to ensure a smooth ride along the 'Silk Road' with a new member for eastern India.
Views: 1503
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Hysea Shipping selects Port Manatee

January 19 - January 19 - Ft. Lauderdale-based HySea Shipping has selected Port Manatee for its new container, breakbulk and project cargo service between Port Manatee and Puerto Cortes, Honduras which is expected to commence sailings on January 22nd, calling on Port
Views: 993
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Pirates release Clipper Projects vessel

January 17 - January 17 - Clipper Projects A/S, operators of CEC Future, has confirmed that the vessel has been released by the pirates who had hijacked the vessel whilst it was transiting the Gulf of Aden on the November 7th last year.
Views: 654
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Fagioli PSC completes 50th boiler drum lifting project

January 15 - January 15 - Fagioli PSC India, a joint venture of the Gemini Group, Fagioli and Fagioli UK has successfully completed its 50th boiler drum lifting project for JSW Energy at the four 300MW coal-based thermal power station project at Jaigad, India.
Views: 1170
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GAC announces management reshuffle

January 14 - January 14 - Dubai-based global shipping, logistics and marine services group GAC has reported a series of management changes relating to its operations in the Asia Pacific region, Middle East and Africa.
Views: 1717
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Heavy lift experts to speak at Middle East Cranes conference

January 14 - January 14 - Ludo Sarens, managing director of Belgian heavy lift giant Sarens, and Alex Mullins, general manager of Al Jaber Heavy Lift are just two of the experts scheduled to speak at Cranes Today's two-day conference in Dubai, Middle East Cranes.
Views: 1358
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Stricter enforcement against pirates in Straits of Malacca

January 13 - January 13 - The Royal Malaysian Navy is to place more emphasis on security in the Straits of Malacca this year, in anticipation of a rise in pirate activity expected to arise from the global economic crisis.
Views: 833
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Catamarans Nigeria-Bound thanks to Beko

January 12 - January 12 - Dutch heavy lift specialists Beko Transport Consultants is to move three catamarans, each 33 m in length and weighing 55 tonnes, from the UAE to Nigeria.
Views: 1136
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HLCV Borealis hull in final touches for launching

January 12 - October 12 - Nantong Yahua Shipyard in China has started final preparations for launching the hull of the HLCV Borealis for Norwegian line Nordic Heavy Lift. The launching is scheduled to take place by mid October.
Views: 894
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DSV moves Kawasaki compressor

January 6 - January 06 - DSV's Project Forwarding Division has successfully completed the shipment of a Kawasaki compressor from Osaka to Mumbai.
Views: 872
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Truckers strike in India

January 5 - January 05 - Trucks were noticably absent from the the roads today (Monday) after talks with officials to cut taxes and diesel prices broke down.
Views: 773
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Jumbo Shipping supports Van Gogh project

January 2 - January 02 - On behalf of Acergy Australia, Jumbo Shipping has successfully completed the transportation of a massive disconnectable turret-mooring (DTM) buoy from Singapore to the Exmouth Gulf.
Views: 1217

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