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Asia News from February 2010

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Qatar MHC order strengthens Gottwald's regional position

February 26 - February 26 - Increased orders for mobile harbour cranes (MHC) from Middle Eastern countries, including Qatar, are allowing Dusseldorf-based Gottwald Port Technology to strengthen its position in the region, says the company.
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Hong Kong member for WWPC

February 26 - February 26 - The World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed a new member to exclusively serve the Hong Kong market.
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Russian heavyweight aircraft come to Haiti's aid

February 24 - February 24 - Ruslan International, the joint venture company which markets and manages the combined fleet of 17 An-124 aircraft belonging to its parents Antonov Airlines and Volga Dnepr Airlines, has begun a programme of nine flights to Haiti carrying ur
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UAE bans AN-12 after safety concerns

February 24 - February 24 - From Monday, March 1, AN-12 aircraft have been banned from UAE airspace in a move that the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) states is "aimed at raising safety standards in the civil aviation sector in the UAE".
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A new member in Mongolia for GPLN

February 23 - February 23 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Westfracht Mongolia to its list of members.
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Technotex launches steel wire rope alternative

February 23 - February 23 - Netherlands-based heavy lift lashing and sling manufacturer Technotex Industrial Supply has worked with Dutch cable technology firm FibreMax to produce and distribute a number of Ultralift CableMax products.
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GPLN adds Pakistan member

February 22 - February 22 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Karachi-based Star Shipping (PVT) Ltd as a member.
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Dockwise upbeat on 2009 financial results

February 19 - February 19 - Managers at Dutch-based heavy lift operator Dockwise have identified a range of strategic and operational highlights for 2009 which meant the group finished the troubled year in good financial health, Andr
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First of three semi-submersibles launched for TPI Mega Line

February 19 - February 19 - The Mega Passion, a semi-submersible heavy lift ship, has been successfully launched for TPI Mega Line by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. Final delivery to the client is expected to be in May, 2010. She will be followed by two si
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Synthetic latex move was real deal

February 18 - February 18 - Malaysia-based Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member Trans International Logistics has worked with a client to complete the movement of a synthetic Latex plant from Europe to Pasir Gudang, Malaysia. The project had a total weight of
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Answer blowing in the wind for PPG

February 18 - February 18 - TransProject/PPS (Project Professionals Group) is once again to exhibit at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) exhibition, the largest annual wind conference and exhibition in the world which last year featured over 23,000 attendees
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EC presses ahead with forwarder price fixing investigation

February 17 - February 17 - A Statement of Objections relating to a price-fixing investigation of their air freight forwarding activities has been sent by the European Union to a number of prominent freight forwarding companies.
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One month to first heavy transport and lifting seminar of 2010

February 16 - February 16 - Readers are reminded that there is only one month remaining before the first in a series of two-day heavy transport and lifting seminars being given by heavy lift specialist and HLPFI columnist, Richard L. Krabbendam.
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Chinese project cargo delivered to India's new Dhamra port

February 16 - February 16 - The new port of Dhamra in the Indian state of Orissa has taken delivery of a ship loader and unloaders, over-dimensional project cargoes carried from Shanghai that will become part of the port's infrastructure.
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Port of Hamburg expects moderate growth for 2010

February 16 - February 16 - With 110 million tonnes of seaborne cargo handled in 2009, Germany's biggest universal port fell short of the previous year's result by around 30 million tonnes (- 21.4 per cent).
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BDP Project Logistics opens Aberdeen office

February 16 - February 16 - BDP Project Logistics has opened an office in Aberdeen, Scotland, to service the needs of UK project clients, including the important North Sea oil and gas industry.
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New CEO for Rickmers (Japan)

February 15 - February 15 - Rickmers-Linie has appointed Richard Stinchcombe as CEO and representative director of Rickmers (Japan) Inc.
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GPLN adds UAE member

February 15 - February 15 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Dubai-based Heavy Load Freight Services LLC as a member.
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Wind farm installation ships ordered

February 15 - February 15 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has placed an order with the Lamprell Energy Ltd shipyard in Dubai for two self elevating vessels for installation of offshore wind turbines.
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South Seas success for SAL

February 10 - February 10 - SAL Shipping and its local agent Sai Maritime & Management Ltd will host a booth at the Cargo Shop South Asia 2010 in Mumbai's World Trade Centre in late March. Its presence highlights the growing importance of Asian business to the German h
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WWPC names new member to Board of Advisors

February 10 - February 10 - Patrick Lee, managing director of CNC Freight Services, Malaysia, a founding Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member, has joined the network's Board of Advisors (BoA) after a vote of the management and attending members during the recent
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Tiong Woon sees early signs of markets picking up

February 10 - February 10 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation (TWC), an integrated services provider for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries specialising in heavy lift and installation of process equipment, has seen a net profit after tax and non-controll
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ALP Maritime opens for business

February 9 - February 9 - ALP Maritime Services has been established in Rotterdam by three former members of the Fairmount Marine management team.
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Fairmount Marine delivers FPSO

February 9 - February 9 - The FPSO Cidade de Santos MV20 has been successfully towed from Dalian to Rio de Janeiro by Fairmount Marine's anchor handling tugs, Fairmount Expedition and Fairmount Alpine.
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CEE enjoys a membership boost at Asia Break Bulk

February 9 - February 9 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), a global network for cargo equipment owners, stevedores and export packers serving the heavy and outsized cargo industry, has revealed that its first attendance at the Asia BreakBulk Exhibition in Singapore last
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First test flights for Boeing 747-8

February 9 - February 9 - Boeing's new 747-8 freighter successfully conducted its first test flight yesterday at the start of the new models test program.
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WWPC shows strong market position

February 8 - February 8 - The Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC) was very pleased by the number of visitors to its booth at the recent Break Bulk Asia event in Singapore and also received membership applications for several countries where the network is not repr
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Nurminen Logistics cooperates with Mongoltrans

February 8 - February 8 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics and the Mongolian logistics company Mongoltrans has signed a cooperation agreement, which will see the two companies representing each other in their respective markets.
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Hansaeng Express wins mining and refinery projects

February 8 - February 8 - South Korea's Hansaeng Express Co has is handling the transport of Volvo excavators from Masan, Korea to Yangon, Myanmar. The contract runs until December 31, 2010.
Views: 936
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Inchcape up for sale?

February 4 - February 4 - According to a report in the Financial Times, the investment arm of Dubai World has put Inchcape Shipping Services up for sale.
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Record crowd for Breakbulk Asia

February 3 - February 3 - The global recession appears to have had little impact on the 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition that took place last week at the Suntec Convention & Exposition Centre in Singapore.
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GAC names new MDs in Thailand and Abu Dhabi

February 1 - February 1 - The GAC Group has named industry veterans Mark Delaney and Ronnie Knowles as managing directors of its operations in Thailand and Abu Dhabi, respectively.
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