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Asia News from November 2009

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Busy quarter for Chapman Freeborn to finish year

November 30 - November 30 - During the last quarter of 2009, Chapman Freeborn's worldwide offices have been involved in a series of headline activities, including humanitarian activity, a business expansion into Africa and a series of high profile heavy lift movements.
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Martin Bencher opens in Singapore

November 30 - November 30 - The Martin Bencher Group has opened a branch office in Singapore under the name MB Projects Pte Ltd and concentrating on project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargoes.
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Advance International helps power Bulgarian shipbuilding

November 26 - November 26 - Global project cargo forwarder Advance International Transport Inc has commenced a three-year contract to provide heavy lift transport management services for Japanese-built ship engines destined for a multi bulk-carrier order being undertak
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Breakbulk regional focus highlights 3PL opportunities

November 26 - November 26 - A regional market focus on Australia during the Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition from 26-27 January in Singapore next year will highlight the tremendous freight forwarding opportunities fuelled by AUD112.5 billion (USD10
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Breakbulk Asia sets out to charting the recovery

November 26 - November 26 - The 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition, a large and important gathering for companies involved in the shipping of heavy lift, project cargo and traditional breakbulk will convene under the banner 'Charting the Recovery'.
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BigLift names agent in China

November 25 - November 25 - BigLift Shipping has appointed Scan-Trans Beijing as its commercial representative for China.
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TIACA takes international event to Incheon in 2014

November 24 - November 24 - Incheon International Airport, the world's second largest international cargo airport and home base of Korean Air, the world's biggest cargo airline has been chosen to host The International Air Cargo Association's (TIACA) International Air
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WWL opens in St Petersburg

November 23 - November 23 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened its own office in Russia.
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GAC handles racing yacht duo

November 20 - November 20 - On behalf of Team Pindar, one of the world's leading independent sailing teams, GAC has successfully delivered two Volvo yachts to Bahrain, marking the first phase of the Sail Bahrain project. The two Volvo 60s, which weigh in at 30 tonnes,
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Younger Niche claims new overland record

November 20 - November 20 - China-based forwarder, Younger Niche (YNL) is staking a claim for the largest piece of equipment ever moved by road transport in ZhangJiaGang, Jiangsu Province.
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Strong reaction from PWC / Agility over US indictment

November 18 - November 18 - The Public Warehousing Company, better known these days as Agility, has issued a strongly worded statement following indictments in the USA on multiple charges of alledged conspiracy and fraud relating to three major contracts to supply food
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Lack of infrastructure threatens Lekki port project

November 18 - November 18 - The Nigerian media is reporting that the promoters of the proposed N1.2 trillion (USD8 billion) Lekki port are urging the federal and state governments to help in the provision of basic infrastructure that would make their huge investment in
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WWPC names new member in Thailand

November 17 - November 17 - Leo Global Logistics Ltd, has been appointed as the exclusive member for Thailand of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), a leading global franchise network for project cargo forwarders.
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Target Logistics moves fertilizer plant

November 16 - November 16 - Pakistan project cargo forwarder Target Logistics has undertaken the successful transport of equipment for Pak American Fertilizers in Karachi.
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WWPC reveals new members

November 16 - November 16 - With immediate effect, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) is exclusively represented in Mauritius by Relocation and Moving Solutions Ltd.
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Panalpina blows hot with oil and gas industry wins

November 13 - November 13 - According to a statement from Panalpina, Weatherford and Halliburton, two major global players in the oil and gas sector and long-time Panalpina customers have awarded significant new pieces of business to the global forwarding and logistics
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Ahlers trades pipes

November 13 - November 13 - Ahlers Forwarding has handled the shipment of 596 bundles of steel pipes from Shanghai to Onne Port, Nigeria onboard Safmarine Lualaba.
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Bahwan Wagenborg sets sail in Oman

November 10 - November 10 - Established just last month, Bahwan Wagenborg Heavylift & Oilfield Services LLC is a strategic alliance between the Suhail Bahwan Group, one of Oman's foremost business houses and Royal Wagenborg from The Netherlands, a strong multi-discipli
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Volga-Dnepr rushes aid to Padang

November 10 - November 10 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed a series of eleven IL-76TD-90VD and IL-76 freighter flights carrying 391 tonnes of relief goods to earthquake victims in Indonesia.
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Singapore hosts project cargo training course

November 10 - November 10 - Singapore's reputation as one of the busiest transportation hubs in the world and its strategic location makes it an ideal venue for an international training course designed to fast track skills in project cargo management.
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Toll completes hat-trick of 2009 acquisitions

November 9 - November 9 - Australian-based Toll Group has acquired Logistic Distribution Systems (LDS), one of the leading privately-owned international freight forwarding companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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KCA DEUTAG awards global freight tender to Panalpina

November 8 - September 8 - Panalpina is likely to see significant heavy and over-dimensional shipments as part of the additional business that it has been awarded by KCA DEUTAG in the key countries of Angola, Gabon, Libya, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan over the next three
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Hat-trick for Magdenli

November 6 - November 6 - Magdenli Transport and Trade Co, a specialist heavy haulage and crane operator based in Turkey and a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has arranged the movement of three different industrial projects.
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Best in class project forwarders vie for UK Forwarders award

November 5 - November 5 - Four project cargo forwarders are vying for the honour of taking away the Project Forwarding Award at the 2009 Freight Service Awards organised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org.
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Last chance to book for Rio heavy lift mini-seminar

November 3 - November 3 - A last minute invitation to join a mini-seminar in Brazil this coming Friday (Nov 6) covering safety issues around heavy lift operations has been made by its organiser.
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A fair wind for heavy lift after Sino-US trade agreement

November 3 - November 3 - The outcome of the Hangzhou meeting of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has sent mixed messages to heavy lift and project cargo forwarders involved in the movement of wind farm components to China.
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Strategic alliance for PB Sea-Tow and Bok Seng Group

November 3 - November 3 - The Singapore-based Bok Seng Group and Auckland-based PB Sea-Tow have created a strategic alliance to offer one-stop project and heavy lift cargo transportation solutions in South East Asia.
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Maximus highlights Middle East cargo advantages

November 2 - November 2 - Fathi Hilal Buhazza, president and CEO of Maximus Air Cargo (pictured below), has predicted that freight traffic will triple in the Middle East over the next 20 years and says that "a sound business model mean that Maximus Air Cargo is confid
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