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Asia News from October 2009

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Sarjak launches into Europe and Russia

October 28 - October 28 - Mumbai-based Sarjak Container Lines is set to start a new service via Riga, Klaipeda and St Petersburg, with the aim of entering the Russian import/export market for project and oversize cargoes.
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UTC Overseas opens for business in Australia

October 27 - October 27 - Secaucus-based, UTC Overseas Inc has established a new office in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia, headed by newly appointed country manager, Hagen W. Pusch.
Views: 1975
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Vessel piracy increases insurance costs

October 27 - October 27 - At the recent Breakbulk Transportation Conference in New Orleans, an executive from the marine insurance industry said that the surge in piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean is causing ocean carriers, cargo interests and insurers to ta
Views: 747
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AirBridgeCargo adds Amsterdam - Tokyo option

October 23 - October 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines is launching a new weekly B747 freighter service from one of its European gateways at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Narita in Tokyo, Japan.
Views: 930
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Borealis launched in China

October 22 - October 22 - The hull of the Nordic Heavy Lift line heavy lift/construction ship Borealis has been launched and is now afloat alongside at Nantong Yahua Shipyard in Nantong, China.
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Breakbulk Asia roars into the Lion City

October 21 - October 21 - Singapore will be the location for the 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition. This event will take place between January 26-27, 2010 and will be held at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Views: 1966
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Wheely big adventure for Ahlers India

October 20 - October 20 - Project cargo forwarder, Ahlers India has undertaken a complex movement of dump trucks from Bangalore through Chennai port to Algiers, overcoming some unusual legal and regulatory issues in delivering the trucks to the quayside for export for
Views: 741
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Cost control boosts Dockwise profits

October 19 - October 19 - Dockwise recorded a 83.6 0ncrease in net profit to USD8.1 million for the third quarter, thanks to tighter cost control as revenue growth slowed amid subdued market conditions. Compared to the third quarter of 2008, revenue grew 12.4% to USD1
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China contract opens new market for Fairstar

October 16 - October 16 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has entered into a contract with Zhenhua Logistics Group, an operating subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd., for the transport of two self-propelled hopper barges and one crane barge from Jedda
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Success for project forwarders conference

October 15 - October 15 - A record number of 120 delegates from 40 countries attended the 3rd annual WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) Conference 2009 in Istanbul, writes HLPFI's Oliver Ward who also attended the event.
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UK freight forwarders alerted about US sanctions against Iran

October 13 - October 13 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org - is urging its membership which includes most of the UK's freight forwarding companies to be aware that new sanctions being taken by the United States against Iran may make
Views: 544
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WWL boosts China Express Service

October 13 - October 13 - Sailings on China Express, WWL's dedicated Japan-Korea-China ro-ro (PCTC) service, have been upped to three sailings a month because of a resurgence in trade between the three countries in vehicles, rolling equipment and non-containerised car
Views: 786
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Projects group strengthens supply chain networks

October 13 - October 13 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) is getting a positive response from supply chain service providers to an initiative to expand membership categories.
Views: 1904
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DSV drops interim name to return to old identity

October 12 - October 12 - Just 13 months after the corporate merger of DSV Air & Sea and ABX Logistics Air & Sea, described at the time by mangers as "the perfect match", the expanded company will now officially be known, with immediate effect, as DSV Air & Sea GmbH.
Views: 1642
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Lift & Shift claims Indian record

October 8 - October 8 - Lift and Shift India Pvt. Ltd (LSPL), part of the Natvar Parikh Group, claims to have transported India's largest and heaviest module.
Views: 669
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Varamar builds its presence

October 7 - October 7 - Odessa based, Varamar is building its presence in the project and general cargo arena.
Views: 1240
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New president for FIATA

October 6 - October 6 - Jean-Claude Delen from Belgium has been elected President of FIATA - the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations - for a term of office of two years.
Views: 605
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Genel on the move

October 2 - October 2 - Genel Transport Forwarding & Trade has a new HQ in Istanbul.
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