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Asia News from August 2009

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Revised delivery schedule for RollDock newbuilds

August 29 - August 29 - RollDock, the Dutch heavy lift shipping company launched a couple of years ago, has issued a revised delivery schedule for the innovative new ships that it has on order at L&T Shipping in India.
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Advance shows its bottle in Poland

August 28 - August 28 - International freight forwarder, Advance International Transport, is working on a major project freight management contract on behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), shipping thousands of tonnes of machinery and material to support the c
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Heavy lift bonus for Panalpina

August 28 - August 28 - High and heavy activities are not a core activity for global forwarder Panalpina's airfreight arm but at present the sector is proving a lifeline in the current economic misery faced by the global freight forwarding industry.
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Record profits for Tiong Woon

August 28 - August 28 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon, a leading, one-stop integrated services provider of infrastructure businesses for the oil and gas, petrochemical, power and construction industries, has announced record profits for its financial year ending 30 June
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BDP Project Logistics opens in Abu Dhabi

August 27 - August 27 - BDP Project Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of BDP International based in Singapore, has opened an office in Abu Dhabi.
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POST holed

August 27 - August 27 - (By Dale Crisp) Asia-Australia breakbulk and project veteran Pacific Orient Sea Transport (POST) has ceased trading after falling victim to high period charter rates, aggressive competition and the regional impact of the global financial crisi
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Date for your diaries: India Shipping Summit

August 21 - August 21 - The India Shipping Summit is to be held for the fifth time in Mumbai and is expected to provide topics and discussions relevant to anyone involved in OOG and heavy oceanfreight operations on opportunities within the Indian energy sector, marit
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Cargoes keep rolling for ALS

August 21 - August 21 - As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, ALS continues to see a diverse array of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes.
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Bye, bye, BC: thanks to Dockwise

August 20 - August 20 - Local Canadian media reports indicate that a Dockwise semi-submersible heavy lift ship will help draw a line under a political scandal in British Columbia.
Views: 1189
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Logwin carries tank on the Danube

August 18 - August 18 - Logwin, the international logistics service provider, has transported a special 13 tonne tank by barge from Regensburg in Germany to Cernavoda in Romania for manufacturer Passavant Roediger GmbH.
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Cargotec merges Hiab and Kalmar; renames business areas

August 18 - August 18 - Following the recent merger of its Hiab and Kalmar business activities, Cargotec has formed two business areas: Marine, which comprises current MacGregor business area, and Industrial and Terminal, which comprises current Hiab and Kalmar busin
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New equipment delivered to new Vietnam gateway

August 17 - August 17 - Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) has taken delivery of four rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes and two quay cranes, the first of three major deliveries expected from Shanghai-based crane manufacture Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries, for
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Dockwise on course to meet expectations

August 17 - August 17 - Dockwise has announced a 35 percent increase in second quarter net profit compared to the same time one year ago, recording a net profit of USD17 million for the quarter ending June against USD13 million over the same period a year ago.
Views: 1294
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Alpine shortcut for Admiral's Cup challenger

August 10 - August 10 - In a scene that mimicked the famous opening sequence of the 1960 classic Italian film, La Dolce Vita, where a plaster statue of Christ is suspended by cables from a helicopter as it flies past the ruins of an ancient Roman aqueduct, a giant ca
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Northeast Passage opened by heavy lift shipping

August 10 - August 10 - While the famed North West passage across the top of North America is often discussed as a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, less well known is the potential 12,800 km Northeast Passage across the top of Russia.
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Gottwald's going Poti

August 7 - August 7 - The Black Sea port of Poti in Georgia has ordered two HMK 260 E mobile harbour cranes from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald).
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Unlucky 13 for falling airfreight demand

August 6 - August 6 - Maindeck and bellyhold project airfreight suffered a double-digit fall year-on-year in June as the global economic crisis continues to hurt high and heavy project activity.
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WWPC names Romanian member

August 6 - August 6 - Lion Shipping & Chartering SRL has been appointed as the exclusive member in Romania of the project forwarder network - Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC).
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Freight conference falls victim to swine flu

August 6 - August 6 - Organisers of a freight conference planned for Barcelona in October have cancelled the event over fears that the worsening swine flu pandemic has created international travel restrictions and travel warnings. It will be rescheduled for a date i
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Results show times are tough

August 6 - August 6 - A raft of Q2 and H1 2009 results published in the last few days has demonstrated a very clear trend in the industry that has reflected the wider global picture: while all companies are down, US-based companies are more down than the rest.
Views: 2016
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Beluga carries world's largest buoy

August 5 - August 5 - It took the combined skills of shipping line, client and manufacturer to move a buoy some 27 metres high and weighing more than 1100 tons from Indonesia to an offshore location in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Success for first PPG conference in USA

August 4 - August 4 - More than 90 freight movers and ship owners from 34 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day Project Professionals Group (PPG) conference, which began last week
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SAL expands in Australasia

August 3 - August 3 - Heavy lift carrier Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL) has opened a new office in Fremantle, western Australia, in an expansion of its Australasian operations.
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