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GPLN adds two more

December 30 - December 30 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is ending 2010 on a high note with the appointment of new members in Egypt and Brazil.
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China Navigation orders eight MPVs

December 29 - December 29 - The China Navigation Company Pte (CNCo), the deep sea shipping arm of the Swire group, has ordered eight multipurpose vessels each of 31,000 dwt and valued at a total of USD300 million, to be bulit at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Ouhu
Views: 1258
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Sri Lankan freight company considers expansion

December 29 - December 29 - Sri Lankan freight forwarder FPS Lanka is considering setting up offices in the new southern port of Hambantota and in eastern Trincomalee harbour to handle an anticipated influx of cargo flows for post-war reconstruction.
Views: 1745
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Allport merges with CS Logistics

December 24 - December 24 - Allport, one of the UK's largest freight forwarding and logistics companies, is merging with CS Logistics Holdings Limited, the parent company of Cargo Services Far East Limited, and based in Hong Kong and China.
Views: 4218
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Intermax delivers welding machine

December 23 - December 23 - InterMax Logistics Solution (ITM), a Chinese member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, recently accomplished the delicate transport of a high technology welding machine from the UK to Taishan in Guangdong Province.
Views: 944
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WWPC quartet teams up for Turkmen contract

December 22 - December 22 - CNC Freight Services of Malaysia as lead contractor, and DGT Logistics of Turkmenistan as the local contractor in country, has worked with two other members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) on a logistics contract for a Malaysia co
Views: 1289
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Turners Shipping joins BDP Global Network

December 22 - December 22 - Turners Shipping (Pty) Ltd from South Africa has become a Premium Partner in the BDP Global Network - an alliance of small to mid-sized logistics companies.
Views: 2063
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines takes the honours at Frankfurt

December 21 - December 21 - Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) has presented AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) with its 'Best Cargo Performer 2010' award after the airline increased its freight volume through Frankfurt Airport by nearly 50 percent.
Views: 1006
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Agility wins Asian Aerospace contract

December 20 - December 20 - Agility has won the contract to provide all on-site logistics services at Asian Aerospace 2011 in Hong Kong, managing the movement and positioning of large and sensitive aviation and aerospace exhibits that require specialized handling and e
Views: 931
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GTL joins Pacific Power Logistics network

December 17 - December 17 - Goods Transporter Logistics (GTL), an international freight forwarder and logistics provider based in Cambodia, has joined the Pacific Power Logistics network
Views: 1116
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Balnak hits 25 percent growth in 2010

December 17 - December 17 - Turkish transport operator Balnak Lojistik is closing 2010 with a performance which exceeds budgetary targets says president of the board of directors, L
Views: 1555
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American Commercial Lines goes Platinum

December 16 - December 16 - Further to our report on November 30, shareholders have approved the acquisition of American Commercial Lines (ACL) by an affiliate of Platinum Equity by an 80 percent margin.
Views: 1482
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Weather fails to delay windmill blade delivery

December 14 - December 14 - Fierce snow showers failed to stop freight forwarders Maxlines of Taiwan and Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping of Shanghai from delivering a set of three windmill blades to a site in Mongolia.
Views: 757
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Back to the classroom at Breakbulk Asia

December 13 - December 13 - Next month's third annual Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition in Singapore is offering two opportunities for industry professionals to brush up their training or to acquire new skills that can lead to accreditation and form
Views: 1312
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Ahlers moves filtration systems

December 9 - December 9 - Ahlers Belgium and Ahlers China worked together to move 2,100 tonnes of filtration systems from Wuhan, via Nantong to Blyth in the UK.
Views: 1022
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Maximus takes the plaudits

December 7 - December 7 - Maximus Air Cargo was a winner at the Aviation Business Awards 2010, held recently at Emirates Palace Hotel.
Views: 880
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SC&RA sets date for specialized transportation symposium

December 7 - December 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will host its annual Specialized Transportation Symposium in Indianapolis between March 2-4, 2011 with more than 300 specialized carriers, state and federal government officials, research
Views: 1035
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Brace of Cargolux movements to South Africa

December 3 - December 3 - South African mining and oil industry interests created two recent movements for maindeck capacity provider Cargolux to the country.
Views: 703
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US plans more sanctions against IRISL

December 2 - December 2 - The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions against eight more Iranian shipping companies and four executives.
Views: 904
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Help shape the contents of our next issue

November 30 - November 30 - The 17th edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International, which should be landing on your desks over the next few days, delivers a comprehensive update of the latest developments in the over dimensional cargo business.
Views: 2195
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Blue Water Shipping wins FPSO logistics work

November 29 - November 29 - Blue Water Shipping as been selected as the project freight forwarder to provide all logistics activities in connection with SBM Offshore's turnkey Cidade de Paraty Floating Storage, Production and Off-loading (FPSO) project.
Views: 1098
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Young freight forwarder of the year winner announced

November 29 - November 29 - Philipp Kueffner, a 23-year-old shipping and forwarding agent with Karl Gross Internationale Speditions of Bremen, Germany, has won the twelfth annual Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award. The award was presented recently
Views: 1317
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Alliance for United Nordic and Keystone Logistic

November 29 - November 29 - Effective January 1, 2011, Denmark's United Nordic Shipping and Singapore's Keystone Logistic Services will enter into an alliance to be called UNS (Asia) covering commercial and operational activities in the Asia, India and Oceanic regions.
Views: 1144
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PIL adds ships to West Africa multi-purpose service

November 26 - November 26 - Pacific International Lines (PIL) has confirmed reports that it has introduced four 17,500-dwt vessels, acquired secondhand from Schoeller Holdings of Germany, to the multi purpose service that it reintroduced earlier this year in the trade
Views: 1638
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Turkish investment for CMA CGM

November 26 - November 26 - CMA CGM shareholders and the YILDIRIM Group of Turkey have reached an agreement which enables CMA CGM to strengthen its equity base and secure the financing of its investment plan.
Views: 1188
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A loading almost too close to call

November 24 - November 24 - The transport of two 40 m coke drums from China to India by Beluga Sydney gave planners and mariners some very close calls as they moved almost 900 tonnes of equipment.
Views: 1272
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Project cargo training reminder

November 24 - November 24 - Project forwarders can kick-start their employees' professional development next year by registering them for the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course in Singapore from January 27-28, says the course develop
Views: 768
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Project network adds global link with Globalink

November 24 - November 24 - Project forwarding network, AOP Project Partners, has added the Globalink Logistics Group as a member across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
Views: 1288
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New Indian line aims for growth

November 22 - November 22 - Established earlier this year, Mumbai-based shipping line, Kansa Maritime says that it intends to expand its current fleet of four ships to take advantage of opportunities in the project cargo sector.
Views: 837
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook and offers solution to pension issues

November 22 - November 22 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has reported that Q3 2010 trading has risen, thanks in part to its contested takeover of SMIT this year.
Views: 1920
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Port Authority subsidiary APEC wins People Development Award

November 22 - November 22 - The Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre, (APEC) a subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, scooped the inaugural People Development award at the annual International Bulk Journal Awards held in London.
Views: 1550
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Cement mix for Leo Global Logistics

November 19 - November 19 - Leo Global Logistics, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member in Thailand, has successfully delivered nine consignments for a concrete batching facility, plus concrete mixer trucks and a cement silo with accessories from Laem Chabang
Views: 1207
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Markel International opens in Hong Kong and plans regional expansion

November 18 - November 18 - Markel International, the specialist insurer, is creating a service company in Hong Kong that will begin operating on 1 January 2011, from an office at Lee Gardens, and will provide underwriting services to the Hong Kong insurance market.
Views: 728
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ASB Logistics joins GPLN

November 18 - November 18 - A multi-million dollar Chinese freight forwarder is the latest company to join the fast-expanding project forwarder group Global Projects Logistics Network (GPLN) and comes with the recommendations of two GPLN members for project cargo shipp
Views: 904
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Lift and Shift India claims Indian heavylift record

November 18 - November 18 - A record-breaking movement of India's longest column transported by sea and land on Indian soil has taken place, claims Indian heavylift company, Lift & Shift India.
Views: 1026
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Savannah deepening project marks major milestone

November 18 - November 18 - The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) has reached a major milestone with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releasing its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the public and agencies for review and comment.
Views: 809
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Denmark's Little Mermaid returns home

November 18 - November 18 - The statue of Denmark's famous fairy tale figure "The Little Mermaid" is now back home after her first ever journey abroad - to the Expo in Shanghai.
Views: 884
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter names managers

November 17 - November 17 - After filling the post of general manager the Americas a few weeks ago, Lufthansa Cargo Charter has now also been appointed general managers for Asia Pacific as well as for the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.
Views: 1325
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Decline in heavy lift activity lowers Tiong Woon results

November 15 - November 15 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has cited lower revenue contributions from its heavy lift and haulage, fabrication and engineering, marine transportation and trading segments as a factor in lower results for its 2010-2011 firs
Views: 1467
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SR International Logistics returns to GPLN

November 15 - November 15 - One of the first member companies of the Global Projects Logistics Network (GPLN) has returned to the fold, says the global network.
Views: 1375
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Joint promotion for COSCOL and Rotterdam

November 15 - November 15 - The Cosco Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) are jointly going to promote and raise the handling of steel and heavy lift cargo via the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1178
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Pirates strike in Indian Ocean but leave empty-handed

November 15 - November 15 - As a British couple were celebrating being released after a year's captivity by Somali pirates, the Indian navy was foiling an attempt to hijack a heavylift ship and saving 14 crew members.
Views: 1269
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Intermarine outlines investments

November 12 - November 12 - Intermarine plans to buy up to 15 new vessels by 2012, raising up to USD150 million with the help of its new Asset Management Platform (AMP).
Views: 1658
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Q3 results boosted by cargo mix and efficiencies

November 10 - November 10 - Shipping group Wilh. Wilhelmsen (WW) has recorded a significant increase in operating profit and total income for Q3 2010 and credits "an improved cargo mix and operational efficiencies" as key drivers behind the solid results, says the grou
Views: 1361
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Project training includes Breakbulk Asia exhibition pass

November 9 - November 9 - A complimentary free pass to the exhibit hall during the 3rd Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre will be provided to students attending the Certificate of Achievement in Pr
Views: 1026
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GPLN adds to Indian network

November 3 - November 3 - Navigators Logistics Pvt. Ltd. has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Braemar Marine merger into Braemar Falconer

November 2 - November 2 - Braemar Shipping Services plc announced yesterday the merger of subsidiary Braemar Marine into the existing survey and risk control operations of Braemar Falconer.
Views: 1533
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Air charter oils the wheels of crew change

November 2 - November 2 - One of the main factors that create success in offshore oil and gas development is the safe and timely movement of staff and equipment.
Views: 805
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Taking project forwarding acumen to a higher level

November 1 - November 1 - Project cargo training designed to fast track skills that otherwise could take many years to acquire and aimed at "rising stars" in companies who want to strengthen team working in the heavy lift project forwarding sector, was held as part of
Views: 1363
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GAC kicks off second soccer contest

October 28 - October 28 - The GAC, a global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services, has kicked off its second football E-tipping contest, following the success of the inaugural 'Kick-it with GAC FA Cup' competition.
Views: 1004
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Toll chief Paul Little to step down

October 28 - October 28 - Toll Holdings Ltd has confirmed its managing director Paul Little will step down after a quarter of a century at the company, but will remain on the board as a non-executive director, with the logistics firm planning to replace him by January
Views: 1517
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Trains are no strain for Allfort

October 28 - October 28 - Allfort Co Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Japan, has successfully delivered 10 train carriages from Kawasaki in Japan to Manila in the Philippines.
Views: 1133
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Ahlers on the starting bloc for project cargo gold medal

October 27 - October 27 - Ahlers recently put its best athletic kit and running shoes on to assist in the staging of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. After working to move material from the Shanghai Expo, managers turned their attention to the gathering of sportspeopl
Views: 1013
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Century for Project Professionals Group

October 25 - October 25 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group has passed the 100 member milestone as a result of recent appointments internationally.
Views: 1698
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Safmarine takes delivery of first new, owned MPV

October 25 - October 25 - Safmarine has taken delivery of its first new multi purpose vessel (MPV) - Safmarine Sumba - since becoming a member of the AP Moller-Maersk Group more than eleven years ago.
Views: 1511
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Great news for Beluga as vessel freed

October 25 - October 25 - Just one day after being captured and seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean, Beluga Fortune and her crew of 16 are free again with no ransom payment.
Views: 1678
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen says finance in place for ro-ro vessels

October 22 - October 22 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) has achieved a favourable loan financing through a Japanese export agreement for its two ro-ro vessels currently under construction at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan.
Views: 1383
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Europeans on the march in Asia

October 22 - October 22 - Rhenus AG & Co. KG has signed an agreement with the Pro-Log Group based in Asia to acquire a majority shareholding in the group. This will enable Rhenus to further consolidate its own network in Asia.
Views: 1640
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Pirates intensify attacks in new areas

October 20 - October 20 - Somali pirates intensified attacks away from their own coast and were responsible for 44 percent of the 289 piracy incidents on the world 's seas in the first nine months of 2010, according to a report published by the International Chamber o
Views: 932
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Hiring round marks industry's health

October 19 - October 19 - A round of worldwide hiring in the heavy lift and project shipping sectors suggest that pressure on bottom lines around the world is easing.
Views: 1718
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Third time still lucky for Agility in Asia

October 19 - October 19 - Project cargo and heavy lift operator Agility has won the prestigious Logistics Award for the third year in a row at the Lloyd's List Asia Awards ceremony in Singapore.
Views: 1151
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FG International performs rapid riser hose replacement

October 18 - October 18 - Dutch specialist lifting company FG International Holland has worked closely with partner CR Asia to replace the riser hose that forms the centrepiece of the Arthit and Bongkot gas concessions in the Gulf of Thailand for client PTTEP Thailand
Views: 1051
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Millionth ship for Panama Canal

October 15 - October 15 - A Chinese vessel has become the millionth vessel to transit the Panama Canal since it was built almost a century ago.
Views: 445
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Going underground to set world tunnel record

October 15 - October 15 - After almost a decade-and-a-half of drilling, a giant machine has broken through the final section of the St. Gotthard area Alpine rock to complete the world's longest tunnel.
Views: 748
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Tschudi Project boxes clever on boiler shipment

October 15 - October 15 - Project shipping company, Tschudi Project Transports has recently successfully completed the shipment of a major consignment from Asia to a construction site in northwest Europe.
Views: 1309
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius place newbuilding order in Japan

October 14 - October 14 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) and Wallenius Lines have agreed with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) to build two new pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs). WWASA will take delivery of the first vessel, which will commence service in 2012.
Views: 593
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SDV expands into Polish market

October 13 - October 13 - SDV International Logistics Poland has been launched to target the Polish freight market. Warsaw-headquartered SDV Poland will start with two operational offices, one at Warsaw airport specialising in airfreight, the other in Gdynia for ocean
Views: 968
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Records set all round by SNS cargo consignment

October 13 - October 13 - A recent shipment of vital equipment for a Turkmenistani gas plant has set new records for freight shipments on the Black Sea and Volga River and out of a Turkish port, claims SNS International Transport.
Views: 734
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New study on green business trends from DHL

October 13 - October 13 - A new study by Deutsche Post DHL identifies key developments in sustainable logistics, including the fact that Asian consumers are ready to pay more for green products.
Views: 1541
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Fairstar on the double

October 12 - October 12 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a transportation contract by Van Oord Ship Management following last week's contract win from Fugro Seacore.
Views: 1040
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FleetWeather opens in Singapore

October 10 - October 10 - FleetWeather Ocean Services has opened an office in Singapore and will be exhibiting at this week's Breakbulk Americas Conference & Exhibition in Houston, TX.
Views: 1158
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Ahlers reveals global scope of project cargo activity

October 8 - October 8 - Antwerp-based project cargo forwarder Ahlers Forwarding has revealed a range of heavy lift and project cargo activity that the company has undertaken in global markets; so far this year.
Views: 1209
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Project cargo doubles at Rotterdam in first half

October 8 - October 8 - The first six months of 2010 saw project cargo tonnage at Rotterdam port double over the same period in 2009, say port managers, as the port witnessed some strategic improvements in heavy lift shipping at the port.
Views: 1254
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Sarens Group has hectic summer

October 8 - October 8 - Heavy lift crane contractor Sarens Group has enjoyed a hectic six months to October, says CEO Wim Sarens.
Views: 1933
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AirBridgeCargo 747 becomes an aircraft carrier!

October 7 - October 7 - One of AirBridgeCargo Airlines' Boeing 747-400 freighters has acted as an 'aircraft carrier' for four aerobatic aircraft travelling from the Netherlands to China.
Views: 745
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Hallin focuses on Australia

October 7 - October 7 - Hallin Marine Subsea International Ltd is focussing on Australia as it continues its growth plans.
Views: 1168
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Independent forwarders go global

October 6 - October 6 - The 7th Annual Sino-International conference held at the Asia World Expo in Hong Kong offered the perfect venue for over 1400 participants to assess how, in an international market where borders have thinned and economics rule, local independe
Views: 1383
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GPLN adds three

October 6 - October 6 - Casablanca-based, Fast Global Logistics - http://www.fglog.com/index.html - has been accepted into the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) as the project forwarder group's first member in Morocco.
Views: 1181
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Steel cutting begins on new Fairstar ships

October 4 - October 4 - At Guangzhou Shipyard International, steel cutting has started on Fairstar Heavy Transport's 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy transport ship Forte.
Views: 1111
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Special berth arranged for GAC heavy lift

October 1 - October 1 - A recent heavy lift move at Dubai's Jebel Ali port required managers to arrange a special berth to allow the 1,000 tonne consignment to be loaded in a timely and efficient manner.
Views: 1378
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Cross trade business for Etamad

October 1 - October 1 - Bucharest-based Etamad Grup Sea & Land Transport is currently involved in the cross trade transport of 10 locomotives from Busan in Korea to Bandar Abass in Iran on behalf of ANC Iran.
Views: 1160
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Maximus honours its charity pledge

September 30 - September 30 - Maximus Air Cargo, the UAE's largest all-cargo airline, has successfully completed the relief flights which it gifted to the Red Crescent Authority's (RCA) recent telethon.
Views: 430
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ALS ships its longest piece of cargo

September 29 - September 29 - ALS has shipped its longest single piece of cargo to date, moving a 71 m Mobile Offshore Production Unit riser from Dunkirk, France to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1354
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Dockwise delivers first of 15 modules for Koniambo project

September 28 - September 28 - Heavy lift shipping line Dockwise has been selected as the contractor of choice for the transport of 15 onshore modules for the Koniambo nickel project in New Caledonia, Melanesia in the southwest Pacific.
Views: 1262
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Fairstar wins rig transport contract

September 28 - September 28 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a new transportation contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the Hercules 185 jack-up rig from Port Gentil, Gabon to either Pascagoula, Mississippi or Bahrain using the Fairstar semi-submersible
Views: 1026
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Mexican celebrations take off in France thanks to Volga-Dnepr

September 27 - September 27 - Main deck capacity provider Volga-Dnepr operated its first flight from an airfield in the Pyrenees in over a decade when it transported two Super Puma helicopters from France to take part in a military parade to mark Mexico's bicentenary ce
Views: 1167
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Long appointment strengthens GAC Australia

September 27 - September 27 - GAC Australia has appointed Gareth Long as commercial manager, to drive business development at all Australian ports and beyond the country's borders.
Views: 1299
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Air Charter Service has a whale of a time

September 23 - September 23 - Earlier this month Air Charter Service (ACS) Hong Kong flew eight Beluga whales from Vladivostok, Russia into Guangzhou, China.
Views: 601
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Cargoitalia commences Shanghai flights

September 22 - September 22 - Cargoitalia, Italy's all-cargo flag-carrier, has commenced direct scheduled services twice weekly to Shanghai Pudong airport from its Milan Malpensa hub, using its recently-delivered third 90-tonne payload MD11 freighter.
Views: 1047
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Bertling Logistics appoints FPS Sri Lanka as agent

September 20 - September 20 - Famous Pacific Shipping Lanka (FPS Sri Lanka) has been appointed as agent by Bertling Logistics India to offer wide-ranging point-to-point project cargo coverage to and from Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Views: 1500
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Ports America announces VP, key account management

September 20 - September 20 - Ports America, the largest independent marine terminal operator in North America, providing terminal management and a full suite of stevedoring and related services, has appointed Curtis F. Flynn to the position of vice president, key accou
Views: 1506
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Sweet shipment for Darka

September 20 - September 20 - Sudan and North East Africa project forwarding specialist, Darka for Trading and Services has successfully handled the transport of 4,100 cu m of heavy cargo over 1,100 km from Port Sudan to the White Nile Sugar Project in Abu Hibera (Centr
Views: 944
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Peters & May set to open in Hong Kong

September 14 - September 14 - Peters & May, a major player in the provision of marine logistics, continues to expand its global network and is opening a regional sales office in Hong Kong, effective 4th October 2010.
Views: 1516
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US Court blocks Idaho shipments

September 14 - September 14 - The battle over permits to move oil equipment through an area of Idaho, USA, continues as the Transportation Department of the US state and energy giant ConocoPhillips filed appeals against a ruling that bans outsize oil equipment shipments
Views: 786
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New player in heavy lift shipping launched

September 13 - September 13 - A new Danish-based jointly-owned shipping company will be interested in cultivating heavy lift and project forwarding cargo utilising small to medium-sized ships worldwide activity, says an executive of the new line.
Views: 1124
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Topaz delivers deck structure

September 13 - September 13 - Dubai-based Topaz Energy and Marine has completed the delivery of a deck structure for a Mobile Offshore Production Unit and storage (MOPUstor).
Views: 1205
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Nabros Transport goes on the road

September 9 - September 9 - Gujarat-based project forwarder Nabros Transport has successfully completed the movement of a 41m wide, 6.5m high 420 tonne Syngas Cooler to Essar Bulk Terminal at Hazira in Gujarat, India.
Views: 1178
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Almajdouie secures major SATORP business

September 9 - September 9 - Dammam-based Almajdouie Heavylift Transport & Engineering (MHL) has succeeded in securing six tranches of forwarding and shipping support for SATROP, SAUDI ARAMCO TOTAL Refining & Petrochemical Company from a number of highly-regarded Korean
Views: 918
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Collett joins equipment network

September 9 - September 9 - UK heavy lift specialist, Collett & Sons has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts in the service categories Heavy haulage, Crane operator, Barge owners, Stevedores and Port Operators.
Views: 1368
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Coyne Airways backs soccer push by Pacific islands

September 8 - September 8 - UK-based all-cargo airline Coyne Airlines is placing its logo on the shirts of a national football team as it takes its first steps towards being recognised on the world football map.
Views: 829
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Summer of heavyweight moves by JSC Transafe Logistics

September 7 - September 7 - Moscow-based oil and gas industry specialist logistics provider JSC Transafe Logistics turned to two stalwarts of maindeck airfreight capacity this summer to move over 150 tonnes of vital oil, gas and power industry equipment.
Views: 1372
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Wagenborg Nedlift busy with Moerdijk power plant

September 3 - September 3 - At Essent's new power plant in Moerdijk, The Netherlands, Wagenborg Nedlift has been active with the installation of new boiler modules for the new boiler unit.
Views: 521
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Maximus pledges free aid flights on UAE telethon

September 3 - September 3 - Maximus Air Cargo played its part in a humanitarian effort in the UAE when it pledged three free-of-charge cargo flights to Pakistan during the UAE Telethon for Pakistan.
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A 'busy and intense' heavy lift weekend for Allseas

September 3 - September 3 - Specialist UK-based project and out of gauge freight forwarder Allseas Global Logistics handled a brace of heavy lift project cargoes from the UK to destinations in the Middle East and Asia over just one recent weekend.
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More contracts for Dockwise

September 2 - September 2 - Dockwise has been awarded a dozen heavy marine transport and engineering contracts by its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total value of almost USD37 million.
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Volga-Dnepr An-124 takes German aid to Pakistan flood victims

September 2 - September 2 - A generous gesture by the German Ministry of Defence in sending 94 tonnes of urgently needed relief supplies to Islamabad to help victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan has been made possible by a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100 frei
Views: 1210
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WWL supports Port of Zeebrugge at 2010 World Expo

September 2 - September 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is to support the Port of Zeebrugge at its open day in the Belgium-EU Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai later this month.
Views: 1692
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Combined WWPC power in historic airlift to China

September 1 - September 1 - Oy Procargo (Professional Cargo Care Ltd) and Ocean Knight Shipping, both WWPC Members, combined forces to arrange delivery of a 34 tonne metallic roll and other equipment from Finland to a paper factory near Shanghai in China.
Views: 1333
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GPLN names new Chinese member

August 31 - August 31 - Westfracht China has become a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 1170
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service completes major project contract in Saudi

August 30 - August 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service says it has completed a significant project in Saudi Arabia which saw the company move equipment and parts totalling 32,000 tonnes over difficult road networks destined for the construction site of the new Al Safwa cem
Views: 1339
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Heavy lift in double-digit growth at GPA's Port of Brunswick

August 26 - August 26 - While container traffic at the Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Port of Savannah exceeded a quarter million teu in July 2010, marking the best month ever in GPA's history and continuing eight consecutive months of double-digit growth, heavy lif
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First F-Class vessel for Intermarine

August 25 - August 25 - Intermarine is taking delivery of Industrial Freedom, the first of its next generation of multipurpose heavy lift ships.
Views: 1418
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Heavy lift's lion share of TWC's revenue

August 25 - August 25 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding (TWC) has reported that heavy lift and haulage contributed the largest share to total revenue over the last year.
Views: 1631
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Cargo network adds Shanghai

August 25 - August 25 - Asia Imperial Cargo Logistics Co Ltd has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE).
Views: 1294
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Jurong Shipyard chooses Aveva for legacy data management

August 23 - August 23 - Singapore-based shipbuilder Jurong Shipyard (JSPL), a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has selected Aveva Marine (12 Series) as an engineering and design solution for major marine and offshore projects.
Views: 1107
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The Freight Co steps in at the last minute

August 20 - August 20 - When production of two 30m, 80-tonne cryogenic tanks was recently delayed at the factory in Thailand, Bangkok-based forwarder The Freight Co was required to charter last minute capacity to transport the vessels to Australia.
Views: 998
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Bigge acquires third Manitowoc 16000 crawler

August 20 - August 20 - California-based crane rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased a third Manitowoc 16000 and made it immediately available for hiring. The heavy-boom 16000 is optimised for wind turbine erection.
Views: 1408
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Indian ports not fully open

August 20 - August 20 - Nhava Sheva and Mumbai are still not fully operational following the collision of a containership and a bulk vessel more than a week ago and the Indian navy continues to guide ships in and out of the ports to prevent them from colliding with c
Views: 762
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NileDutch set to strengthen operations in Belgium and China

August 20 - August 20 - From September 1, NileDutch Belgium will become an independent operating company as a subsidiary of NileDutch to optimising the services offered and strengthen the company's partnership with the trade. Antwerp is a strategic port for NileDutch
Views: 1372
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Allfort deliver hatch covers

August 19 - August 19 - Japanese forwarder, Allfort Co Inc has successfully delivered 40 hatch covers, totally over 5,000 cu m in volume and over 1,100 tonnes in weight from Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan to Varna, Bulgaria.
Views: 853
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Air Charter Service anticipates another strong peak season

August 18 - August 18 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office anticipates another strong peak season for shipments out of Asia, with signs that it could be better than the final quarter of last year, itself the office's busiest period in its history.
Views: 1047
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DHL shines light on CO2 reduction

August 17 - August 17 - Global forwarder DHL has launched an initiative to retrofit energy efficient lighting and equipment at its global forwarding units in the Americas region: initially to be rolled out in the United States before expanding to Canada and Mexico.
Views: 676
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Idaho residents sue to halt big oil trucks

August 17 - August 17 - According to reports in the US media, local residents opposed to giant truck shipments of oil equipment through Idaho's scenic Clearwater/Lochsa river canyon have filed a lawsuit to block the shipments, just a day before Idaho planned to issue
Views: 891
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Konecranes restructures regions

August 17 - August 17 - Effective September 1, Konecranes will combine its South Asia Pacific (SAP) and Northeast Asia (NEA) regions into a new Asia-Pacific (APAC) Region, headed by Ryan Flynn who has been senior vice president and head of Konecranes' operations in t
Views: 1090
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Heavy lift and project work holds up for Agility

August 16 - August 16 - Second quarter results for 2010 continue to reflect a pivotal year for Agility as the US troop drawdown in Iraq continues and some of its large US government contracts enter their final option year.
Views: 1431
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Fairplayer deployed for Mangalore expansion

August 16 - August 16 - A Jumbo Shipping J-class ship has been involved in the movement of the first tranche of heavy lift and out-of-gauge cargoes from Hazira, India to New Mangalore Port for the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) expansion project.
Views: 1334
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Toll re-brands in China

August 16 - August 16 - The Australian-based Toll Group has launched a fully-owned and operated contract logistics operation in China after its integration into the Toll Global Logistics division.
Views: 1403
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Maximus throws a Ramadan lifeline to the starving in Chad

August 16 - August 16 - Maximus Air Cargo is deploying relief flights during the month of Ramadan to help the drought stricken West African state of Chad. Supplies, provided by the UAE Red Crescent, are being dispatched from Abu Dhabi to victims of the severe drought
Views: 931
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Newbuild hulls boost Rotterdam project cargoes

August 11 - August 11 - HLPFI has been advised that in the first six months of 2010 the port of Rotterdam has handled 245,000 tonnes of 'other general cargo' at the buoys in the Waalhaven basin.
Views: 1150
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UAE distributor for Modulift

August 10 - August 10 - Modulift, a leading supplier of spreader beams and heavy lifting equipment, has appointed Alnasr Technical Trading Agencies as exclusive distributor in the United Arab Emirates.
Views: 1426
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Mega Passion collects mid-ship blocks

August 9 - August 9 - Mega Passion, a semi-submersible heavy lift ship, successfully delivered to TPI Mega Line by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in June, is seen loaded with midship blocks for Heerema collected from the DSSC Yantai Yard in China.
Views: 1045
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JSC Transafe Logistics contracts Volga-Dnepr Airlines

August 3 - August 3 - Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics called in Volga-Dnepr Airlines to meet a short deadline for the delivery of a complex out-of-gauge shipment of oil refinery equipment.
Views: 960
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Agility launches operations in Cambodia

August 2 - August 2 - Agility is open for business in Cambodia and has opened an office in Phnom Penh, supporting the company's network growth strategy and further strengthening its operations in Indochina.
Views: 1525
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Syria's Nazha & Darwish joins GPLN

August 2 - August 2 - Damascus-based Nazha & Darwish is the latest appointment for the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the non-exclusive network of independent companies specialising in international projects movements, as well as specialised lifts and hand
Views: 1475
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Abu Dhabi awards building works contract

July 30 - July 30 - Abu Dhabi Ports Company has awarded of an AED 1.03 billion contract to a joint venture between ED Zublin AG and Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting for its flagship Khalifa Port & Industrial Zone (KPIZ) project.
Views: 1401
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NYK brings winds of change to ro-ro project cargoes

July 28 - July 28 - Through the application of an innovative new loading system, NYK Line (Deutschland) GmbH was recently able to ship four moulds for wind turbine blades, each measuring up to 800 cu m and 50 m in length, which is approximately twice the size of th
Views: 986
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TT Club continues support for FIATA's training initiative

July 28 - July 28 - FIATA has revealed the names of the four regional finalists who will be competing for the title of Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year 2010 and a prize that includes hands-on training experience at one of TT Club's regional centres
Views: 963
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10th Boeing 747F joins AirBridgeCargo's fleet

July 28 - July 28 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo airline of Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 747-400 freighter in four months, increasing its total fleet to 10 B747Fs.
Views: 953
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Air cargo demand rises by more than a quarter

July 28 - July 28 - Air cargo demand jumped by more than a quarter in June compared with a year ago according to a monthly report from IATA, the International Air Transport Association.
Views: 1837
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Congestion in Damman

July 27 - July 27 - The Saudi Arabian port of Dammam is seeing such severe congestion that shipping lines are considering bypassing the port, according to local media reports.
Views: 922
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service on the move in Dubai

July 26 - July 26 - After 28 years on Dubai Creek, Wilhelmsen Ships Service has moved to new office premises in Dubai, closer to Jebel Ali Port and the newly opened Dubai World Central, which is set to be the world's largest integrated sea and air logistics hub.
Views: 981
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Escalators take a ride with Logwin

July 23 - July 23 - International logistics company, Logwin handling the carriage of escalators and elevators to South Africa for ThyssenKrupp Grevenmacher (Luxembourg) which is constructing the Gautrain rapid transit railway - one of the most significant infrastru
Views: 1378
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CMA CGM transports boarding bridges for Malaga Airport

July 23 - July 23 - CMA CGM has shipped six airport boarding bridges aboard CMA CGM Chopin from Chiwan in China to Valencia in Spain on its Mediterranean Express (MEX) service linking Asia to the Mediterranean.
Views: 799
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Dockwise wins contracts worth USD45 million

July 22 - July 22 - Dockwise Ltd has been awarded four contracts for heavy marine transport projects that include an FPSO, two jack-up rigs and a power barge.
Views: 1290
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Chapman Freeborn helps Kyrgyzstan refugees

July 21 - July 21 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has delivered over 1,000 tonnes of aid cargo in support of the humanitarian efforts in Southern Kyrgyzstan.
Views: 954
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Megatranz Transportes oils wheels of Brazilian industry

July 20 - July 20 - Brazilian heavy lift and project forwarder Megatranz Transportes has completed the international door-to-door transportation of two 473 tonne reactors and two 245 tonne columns for a leading Brazilian oil and gas project.
Views: 1115
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Agility Expands Presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

July 19 - July 19 - In Vietnam, Agility, which claims strong capabilities in project logistics activities, has relocated to a new modern facility in Ho Chi Minh City located close to the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Views: 1294
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Agility kicks off fund-raising for Lebanese cancer charity

July 19 - July 19 - Some 300 Lebanese fans of the beautiful game were able to enjoy the recent World Cup final at an outdoor screening of the final match at the Sin el Fil Stadium in Beirut thanks to leading global logistics provider Agility.
Views: 959
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Latest Drewry report published

July 16 - July 16 - After a 19 percent drop in demand for multi-purpose vessels (MPVs) in 2009, owners and managers will experience uncertainty in 2010 but growth should start to pick up from next year, continuing steadily at least until 2014.
Views: 1401
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Largest aircraft yet for Dubai World Central

July 14 - July 14 - An Antonov 124-100, owned by Maximus Air Cargo, has become the largest civilian aircraft to land at the recently launched Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 857
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Sepehrun Tarabar's unique move

July 13 - July 13 - Sepehrun Tarabar International Transport, the exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Iran, has handled the shipment of two out of guage transporters used in port environments, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1026
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WWPC off to Mumbai

July 13 - July 13 - In acknowledgement of the booming industrial projects market in India, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) will hold its 11th annual membership conference in Mumbai, from the 27th-29th January 2011 at the ITC Grand Central Hotel, writes Alic
Views: 797
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Dockwise completes first float-over

July 12 - July 12 - After nearly two years, Dockwise has completed the first of two float-overs for the Vyborg Project in Korea, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1034
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Advance energises Mitsubishi power shipments

July 12 - July 12 - Building on a working relationship that spans almost 40 years, Istanbul-based Advance International Transport has moved two consignments of cooling plant modules for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).
Views: 1170
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Toll Group on acquisition trail

July 9 - July 9 - Integrated logistics company, Toll Group is continuing on the acquisition trial and is acquiring WT Sea Air Group (WT) and Genesis Forwarding Group (Genesis), writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1387
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Project cargo training focuses on competitive advantages

July 8 - July 8 - Specialist training designed to deliver competitive advantages through higher levels of reliability and service by project cargo managers will be available as part of the education component for attendees at the 21st Annual Breakbulk Americas Tra
Views: 1018
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New MD for Coyne Airways in Dubai

July 8 - July 8 - Coyne Airways has appointed Darrin Quern as managing director of its hub operation in Dubai, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1262
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COSCOL strengthens Dutch team

July 7 - July 7 - China Overseas Shipping Co Ltd (COSCOL) has strengthened its management team in Rotterdam.
Views: 1595
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GPLN adds to Indian network

July 7 - July 7 - Mumbai-based Seatech Shipping & Projects has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1325
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Magnificent seven for Chapman Freeborn

July 7 - July 7 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Inc has delivered seven skimmer boats to help tackle the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 913
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Hat-trick for GPLN

July 6 - July 6 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has introduced several more member offices, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1692
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First heavy cargo and equipment exhibition takes shape

July 5 - July 5 - One month since plans were unveiled for the 1st Heavy Cargo & Equipment Exhibition in Macao from 16-17th March 2011, the organisers have announced that Rickmers Linie, Beluga Shipping and SE Shipping have already signed up to exhibit at the event
Views: 775
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Four Winds blows to a new HQ in Jeddah

July 2 - July 2 - Saudi Arabian full service forwarder and project cargo handler Four Winds Logistics, part of the Four Winds Group, is on the move. The member of the AOP Project Partner network has relocated to a new head office in Jeddah.
Views: 896
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Jumbo Offshore opens in Perth

July 2 - July 2 - With several deepwater projects successfully completed over the last few years and in recognition of the growth potential in South East Asia, Jumbo Offshore has opened a new Regional Office in Perth, Australia, headed by Sjoerd Meijer, business d
Views: 893
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NPCC to demothball 1980s oil production facility

July 1 - July 1 - Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) has awarded an EPC contract to National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), an Abu Dhabi government-controlled oil-services company, to carry out the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC
Views: 519
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Main anchor of the Jahre Viking/ Seawise Giant arrives in Hong Kong

July 1 - July 1 - A 36 ton anchor belonging to a historic ship, once the world's largest, has been transported by Wilhelmsen Ships Service from Gujarat and has just arrived in Hong Kong, to be placed as the centrepiece in the new Hong Kong Maritime Museum.
Views: 1130
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Trans-United picks up grand award

July 1 - July 1 - OOG and heavylift road haulier Trans-United, Inc of Burns Harbor, Indiana has been named the Overall Grand Safety Winner in the Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA) 2009 Fleet Safety Contest.
Views: 524
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Chapman Freeborn in Qatar Airway's B777F charter debut

June 30 - June 30 - Air cargo charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has co-ordinated the first-ever charter on Qatar Airways Cargo's latest addition - a new Boeing 777 Freighter recently delivered to the Doha-based airline.
Views: 628
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SDV establishes first Iraqi office

June 30 - June 30 - Global forwarder SDV has opened a representative office in Baghdad as well as branches in Zakho and Basra.
Views: 969
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GPLN adds to Chinese network

June 29 - June 29 - Qingdao Ocean Logistics Company has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 1261
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Topaz wins Gulf Petrochem contract

June 29 - June 29 - Topaz Engineering's fabrication and construction unit, through its subsidiary Nico International Hydrospace, has won a EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract worth USD 45 million from Gulf Petrochem.
Views: 1336
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Kuehne + Nagel puts its foot on the gas in the Sahara

June 28 - June 28 - SNC-Lavalin, one of the world's leading engineering and construction groups, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a contract for global logistics services related to its EUR785 million (USD972) project with Sonatrach, Algeria's national oil and gas compan
Views: 1503
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Submarine hitches a ride

June 28 - June 28 - Hindustan Cargo Ltd (HCL) has handled the shipment of submarine weighing 2,325 tonnes which is heading from Visakhapatnam Port to Severodvinsk, Russia for a refit.
Views: 1029
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Five of the best for WCAPN

June 25 - June 25 - The WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) has added three new members and five new offices to its global organisation.
Views: 1073
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Hat-trick for WWPC

June 25 - June 25 - In a move which will hopefully be copied by Wayne Rooney on Sunday afternoon in South Africa, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has scored a hat-trick with the appointment of three new exclusive members.
Views: 1465
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Enquiries pick up for Dockwise

June 24 - June 24 - An increase in customer enquires and strengthening tendering prospects have helped Dockwise secure some USD35 million of heavy lift and engineering projects from ten worldwide contracts.
Views: 1435
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Etamad ships crane barge

June 23 - June 23 - Bucharest-based Ess & Etamad Group Sea & Land Transport has successfully managed the cross trade transport of a 3240 tonne sheer leg crane barge from Busan in Korea to Bandar Abass in Iran on behalf of Tidewater Middle East.
Views: 1424
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Cargo Equipment Experts names first Chinese member

June 23 - June 23 - Shanghai-based Intermax Logistics Solution has joined the fast-expanding Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) as its first Chinese member; registered in the network's haulage, stevedores and port operators service categories.
Views: 1313
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Tight delivery schedule for Steder Group

June 23 - June 23 - Steder Group of Rotterdam, a long-standing member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), recently executed a project consisting of large modules for a complete Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG).
Views: 1037
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GPLN names new Indian member

June 21 - June 21 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the non-exclusive professional projects logistics network of independent companies, has named a new member in India.
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Magdenli handles a third of Turkish wind farm equipment

June 21 - June 21 - Over the years in which Turkey has been investing in wind power generating equipment, Ankara-based Magdenli Transport & Trade Co has played a significant role in supplying that equipment.
Views: 1250
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SAL on the double

June 21 - June 21 - On behalf of SVITZER Sverige AB, SAL has transported two brand-new tug boats, each weighing 500 tonnes from Gothenburg in Sweden to Newcastle in Australia.
Views: 1502
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Arshiya Logistics doubles up

June 18 - June 18 - Two recently completed projects by Arshiya Logistics of Qatar have seen the global logistics service provider move a 750 tonne crane from Qatar to Korea, followed by a consignment of used construction equipment to Malaysia.
Views: 1499
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BDP establishes new subsidiary in Vietnam

June 18 - June 18 - US-based transport and logistics provider BDP International (BDP) is set to become a major player in Vietnam's logistics sector following the establishment of BDP International (Vietnam), a new subsidiary company headquartered in Ho Chi Minh Cit
Views: 1356
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Chapman Freeborn wins top cargo charter award

June 16 - June 16 - For the fourth consecutive year Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has won the Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year prize at the ACW World Air Cargo Awards.
Views: 970
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Quay move for Felixstowe South cranes

June 16 - June 16 - The first three ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been delivered to the Port of Felixstowe's new Felixstowe South development.
Views: 1083
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Rickmers-Linie wins again

June 15 - June 15 - For the second year in a row, Rickmers-Linie has won the category Best Shipping Line - Project Cargo in the annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA).
Views: 840
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Seaports of Niedersachsen show off wind energy expertise

June 11 - June 11 - Following its first visit to a trade fair in China, Seaports of Niedersachsen reports significant interest from participants in the group's capabilities to handle wind energy project cargoes.
Views: 929
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New MD for Andersen Shipping Company

June 8 - June 8 - Christina Andersen-Martin has been promoted to the new managing director of Singapore-based Andersen Shipping Company, succeeding her younger brother Oliver Andersen (33) at the family-controlled business.
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Coyne Airways boosts US sales activity

June 8 - June 8 - Maindeck heavy lift cargo operator Coyne Airways has appointed a dedicated sales team in the USA to market its extensive network of air cargo delivery services to the Caspian region, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Views: 2035
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PPG names new member in Thailand

June 8 - June 8 - Heavy lift freight forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed leading multimodal transport specialist Sea-Concert (Thailand) as a project support member.
Views: 1612
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PPG names new member in Thailand

June 8 - June 8 - Heavy lift freight forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed leading multimodal transport specialist Sea-Concert (Thailand) as a project support member.
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New president for Fesco Agencies North America

June 8 - June 8 - Fesco has appointed Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, to the role of president of Seattle-based Fesco Agencies North America, effective immediately.
Views: 1626
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Buhazza wins public vote to enter SCATA Hall of Fame

June 7 - June 7 - Maximus Air Cargo, the UAE's largest dedicated aircraft operator, walked away from the 2010 Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) held at Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai with a brace of awards.
Views: 789
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Beluga ships twins to Africa

June 7 - June 7 - Two car ferries, each capable of carrying 1,500 passengers and up to 65 cars, are being shipped on a two-week voyage from Germany to Kenya on a vessel from the Beluga fleet.
Views: 1274
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Global expansion for Braemar Marine

June 4 - June 4 - Braemar Marine Inc, the marine claims and risk assessment specialist, has expanded its operations in both London and Singapore via a series of key appointments.
Views: 1526
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Magdenli on track for transit boom

June 4 - June 4 - Ankara-based full service freight forwarder Magdenli is benefiting from a wave of Turkish public transport infrastructure investment.
Views: 1292
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GAC sponsorship scores as Crystal Palace saved from liquidation

June 3 - June 3 - Dubai-based forwarder GAC's sponsorship of English football club Crystal Palace was secure this week when the club was saved from liquidation at the 11th hour by a fans' takeover which took a full three months to negotiate.
Views: 872
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Aveva makes acquisitions

June 3 - June 3 - Cambridge-based engineering industry software provider Aveva Group has acquired Logimatic's MARS business from Logimatic Holdings.
Views: 984
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Fairstar signs for two

June 3 - June 3 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has contracted Guangzhou Shipyards International to build two 50,000 DWT open stern, semi-submersible vessels at a fixed cost of just under USD102 million per ship.
Views: 1571
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Independent firm to manage eight Saudi ports

June 2 - June 2 - Reports in the international media indicate that Saudi Arabia is planning to create an independent firm that will manage the kingdom's eight ports under a gradual privatisation process.
Views: 835
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GPLN names new Indian member

June 1 - June 1 - In India, Teamglobal Logistics Pvt Ltd has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the non-exclusive professional projects logistics network of independent companies.
Views: 942
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Maxlines at the double

June 1 - June 1 - Maxlines Forwarder Co Ltd, the exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Taiwan, recently handled two notable projects.
Views: 647
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Fairstar wins Gorgon duet

June 1 - June 1 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded two transportation contracts by the companies involved in developing and operating the Gorgon LNG Project.
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Slowdown in US wind energy installations forecast

June 1 - June 1 - A study from IHS Emerging Energy Research forecasts that 6.3 to 7.1 GW of wind energy installations could be installed in the USA in 2010, 40 to 60 percent lower than the 9.8 GW installed last year.
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Wartsila wins contract to power semi-sub

May 31 - May 31 - Wartsila, a leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract to deliver a ship power system for a 38,000 tonne semi-submersible heavy lift vessel for Chinese customer Zhejiang Share-ever Business Co., Ltd.
Views: 1161
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Fair wind blows for project group members

May 31 - May 31 - A fair wind is blowing for members of the project cargo specialist network, the Project Professionals Group in the wind energy sector.
Views: 1566
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Georgia's deepwater ports help state through recession

May 26 - May 26 - According to Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) executive director Curtis J. Foltz, the results of a recent study confirm that Georgia's deepwater ports continue to be one of the state's strongest economic engines, fostering the development of virtual
Views: 1541
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Kestrel celebrates Queens Award

May 25 - May 25 - Kestrel Liner Agencies celebrated receiving its Queens Award for Enterprise in style last night (writes a bleary eyed Oliver Ward) in the prestigious surroundings of London's Houses of Parliament.
Views: 1032
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AirBridgeCargo extends 747F network in Russia

May 24 - May 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines has extended its delivery network in Russia with the launch of a new weekly flight from Amsterdam to Yekaterinburg and a direct service from Frankfurt to Moscow's Domodedovo Airport.
Views: 1052
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Volga-Dnepr delivers TanDEM-X Satellite

May 20 - May 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the German TanDEM-X satellite to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of its planned launch into space in June 2010.
Views: 944
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Chapman Freeborn reacts to Deepwater Horizon spill

May 20 - May 20 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has coordinated a series of aircraft charters to New Orleans, USA, to help tackle the leak from the site of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1006
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CLN's meeting logs on to business solutions

May 19 - May 19 - Combined Logistics Networks (CLN) members will have the opportunity to learn more about how to maximise new technologies within their marketing and branding strategies during their annual meeting in Bangkok from May 25-30, 2010.
Views: 941
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Agility refocuses to combat profit decline

May 19 - May 19 - According to chairman Tarek Sultan, Agility will increasingly focus on its Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) division in the face of declining profitability over the course of the next four quarters.
Views: 1669
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Erickson Air-Crane in USD 75 million IPO move

May 18 - May 18 - Heavy-lift helicopter manufacturer and operator Erickson Air-Crane Inc has filed an Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth USD 75 million on the NASDAQ exchange in New York.
Views: 1266
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Chinese order for Converteam

May 17 - May 17 - China Offshore Oil Engineering Co. Ltd, (COOEC), the largest offshore engineering company in China for integrated services and a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC), has awarded Converteam a contract valued in excess of GBP6
Views: 1052
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PPG flies high with Air Cargo Group in China

May 12 - May 12 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network the Project Professionals Group has appointed international air freight wholesaler Air Cargo Group in China as a Project Support Member.
Views: 1908
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Advance powers marine engine shipments

May 12 - May 12 - Advance International Transport is nearing the mid-way point of a significant contract to move engines to power eight 56,000 dwt multipurpose ships being constructed in Bulgaria.
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Lower profit for Tiong Woon in third quarter

May 11 - May 11 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd (TWC) has announced a net profit after tax and non-controlling interest of SGD9.6 million (USD 7.1) for the third quarter of its financial year ended 31 March 2010 - an increase of 35 percent over the SGD7.1 mil
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TBS International Announces Amendments to its Credit Facilities

May 10 - May 10 - TBS International has secured further amendments to its credit facilities with its syndicate of lenders led by Bank of America, its syndicate of lenders led by The Royal Bank of Scotland and its syndicate of lenders led by DVB Group Merchant Bank
Views: 778
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GAC Kuwait opens at Kuwait International Airport

May 10 - May 10 - GAC Kuwait has opened for business at the cargo terminal of the Kuwait International Airport and says that an airport location brings GAC closer to where the actual freight arrives.
Views: 875
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TBS International Announces Amendments to its Credit Facilities

May 10 - May 10 - TBS International has secured further amendments to its credit facilities with its syndicate of lenders led by Bank of America, its syndicate of lenders led by The Royal Bank of Scotland and its syndicate of lenders led by DVB Group Merchant Bank
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GAC Kuwait opens at Kuwait International Airport

May 10 - May 10 - GAC Kuwait has opened for business at the cargo terminal of the Kuwait International Airport and says that an airport location brings GAC closer to where the actual freight arrives.
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Dollars to flow to Savannah Harbour improvements

May 7 - May 7 - Funding has been approved by the Georgia General Assembly for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), as well as significant infrastructure improvements, that will enhance access to the Port of Savannah and increase Georgia's role in global
Views: 1657
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Vanguard relocates automotive line from Indiana to South Africa

May 7 - May 7 - South African project cargo forwarder Vanguard is completing a two-phase move for Benteler Automotive involving the complete relocation and installation of a hot forming line and 2,600 tonne Fagor press from Indiana, USA to a motor manufacturer in
Views: 873
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CMA CGM carries works of art for Shanghai World Expo

May 7 - May 7 - The CMA CGM Group has successfully shipped five works of art on behalf of the JGM Gallery which specialises in contemporary sculpture and is exhibiting at the Shanghai World Expo.
Views: 457
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GAC sets up specialist energy arm in Houston

May 5 - May 5 - GAC has strengthened its global energy and logistics network with the opening of GAC Energy & Marine Services LLC (GEMS) in the maritime and energy hub of Houston.
Views: 1333
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Modulift launches new training division

April 30 - April 30 - In response to global demand for professionally trained riggers and lifting managers, Modulift has launched a training division to provide expert advice and instruction to the lifting industry and companies operating a lifting division.
Views: 972
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Hovertrans Solutions to debut hoverbarge next month

April 30 - April 30 - Hovertrans Solutions, a newly-created designer and manufacturer of hoverbarges for heavy lift operations in difficult terrain in the global oil and gas, and specialist transportation industries, is to make its debut at the Offshore Technology C
Views: 1572
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Intermarine names Intermare as Italian agent

April 30 - April 30 - Ship's agency Intermare SpA, is set to represent all the services operated by Intermarine's flagship line, Industrial Maritime Carriers, in the Italian market.
Views: 1401
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A life on the ocean wave in Bahrain, thanks to GAC

April 29 - April 29 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Bahrain has successfully completed supplying the set-up logistics for the second Bahrain Boat Show International (BSSI).
Views: 997
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Netfrate shaves 1,700 km off Siberian delivery

April 29 - April 29 - US-owned freight forwarder Netfrate has organised the trucking, packaging, survey and ocean transport of an MD Explorer helicopter from the Port of Houston to St Petersburg, Russia with on-carriage to Novokuznetsk, Siberia.
Views: 875
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An-225 in debut Chinese charter

April 28 - April 28 - The sole An-225, now operated by Antonov Airlines, has performed its first charter from China, carrying a full load of general cargo.
Views: 838
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Another chance to catch Singapore safety seminar

April 27 - April 27 - Heavy lift safety specialist Richard Krabbendam was so overwhelmed by the response to his two day seminar in Singapore on March 31 and April 1 giving a detailed overview on aspects of the safe handling of heavy loads that he has planned a furth
Views: 1084
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Siemens transfers more shipments to rail

April 26 - April 26 - Under contract to Siemens, DB Schenker Rail has started to transport bogies manufactured in Graz from Passau to Hamburg. From there, they will continue by ship to China, where they are to be installed in high-speed passenger trains.
Views: 789
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Peters & May names agent in Dubai

April 26 - April 26 - Marine logistics provider, Peters & May has appointed Consolidated Shipping Services L.L.C as its agent for the Middle East.
Views: 1433