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Indian shippers and forwarders plan think-tank

March 31 - March 31 - A new heavy lift and project forwarding think-tank is being planned by shippers and forwarders in India, aimed at lobbying the government to improve infrastructure and harmonise regulations.
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Green energy boost for Medden Shipping and Trading

March 30 - March 30 - Medden Shipping & Trading, the Turkish member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has had a busy start to 2010 with renewable energy projects stimulating business.
Views: 2076
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Heavy lift capacity grows in south Pacific

March 30 - March 30 - Local media reports are suggesting that heavy lift shipping capacity is set to increase in Fiji and the south Pacific following a major expansion of the shipping arm of the Australia-based Carpenters Group.
Views: 1194
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WWL expands North America to Middle East service

March 30 - March 30 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has announced significant enhancements to its ocean service from North America to the Middle East due to increased in demand within the region.
Views: 1004
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GAC Logistics handles giant transformers

March 30 - March 30 - GAC Logistics' Kuwaiti branch has completed delivery and placement of four 210 tonne transformers at the Jaber Al Ahmed "W" substation.
Views: 1496
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Chapman Freeborn signs cargo partnership agreement with Air Niugini

March 26 - March 26 - Urgent movements of oil rig equipment, a key contract in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a block bellyhold space agreement and a strategic US executive appointment are just the most recent activities that demonstrate the global nature of Chapman Freebo
Views: 1495
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CEE celebrates 1st birthday

March 26 - March 26 - The global network for equipment owners and asset based companies within the heavy cargo transport market, Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), is marking its first year of operation.
Views: 1513
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Two up for Antwerp in India

March 26 - March 26 - Earlier this week, Prince Filip of Belgium and Port of Antwerp alderman Marc Van Peel opened the Belgian port's second Indian branch office in Pune.
Views: 769
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 25 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
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Sun rises on Cargo Shop 2010

March 25 - March 25 - South Asia's authoritative international exposition and conference focusing on breakbulk, heavy lift and project forwarding, started today at Mumbai's World Trade Centre and Hotel Taj President.
Views: 1652
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CEE gains new member and a sponsor

March 24 - March 24 - Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd CEE, a global network for transport providers that own or operate equipment, has a new member in Pakistan, as well as a new sponsor.
Views: 1042
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Network to form recovery plan

March 23 - March 23 - Freight executives attending the Combined Logistics Networks' annual meeting, to take place in Bangkok, Thailand from May 25-30, are set to discuss ways of recovering from the global economic crisis.
Views: 1570
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Contract boost for India's Direct Logistics

March 22 - March 22 - GPLN member Direct Logistics India Pvt Ltd has been awarded a contract to handle the inbound logistics for fortune 500 entity Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited - one of India's largest and fastest-growing public sector engineering giants.
Views: 1298
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Port of Antwerp to invest on a world scale

March 19 - March 19 - Antwerp is aiming to strengthen the port's competitive position on a world scale by developing activities globally, especially in growth regions with the potential to generate cargo for the port.
Views: 1865
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GPLN adds Globalink for Kazakhstan

March 18 - March 18 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Almaty-based Globalink Logistics Group as a member in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1094
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TBS International says 2009 was 'challenging'

March 17 - March 17 - Reporting its Q4 and December 31, 2009 year end financial results, TBS International chairman and CEO and president, Joseph E. Royce, stated: "2009 was a particularly challenging year for the global economy and shipping, especially for the dry
Views: 1864
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Cosco set to add multipurpose ships

March 17 - March 17 - Unconfirmed reports in the international financial media indicate that Cosco Shipping Co., controlled by China's biggest shipping company, plans to raise almost YUAN4 billion (USD586 million) in a rights offer to buy new vessels amid a recovery
Views: 844
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Freight Summit delivers one-stop solutions shop

March 17 - March 17 - This year's Freight Summit in Macao from September 21-26 aims to be a one-stop solutions provider for independent freight forwarders from around the world, says the organiser.
Views: 1165
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Aussie forwarder sees in the new year - Chinese-style

March 17 - March 17 - Whilst many freight and logistics groups are crying into their beers, the Melbourne partner of the Famous Pacific Shipping Group invited over 100 favoured guests to a slap up meal at one of the city's best Cantonese restaurants.
Views: 1746
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SAL handles Peregrino Project cargoes

March 15 - March 15 - SAL successfully completed the loading, transportation and transfer of offshore equipment for the Brazilian Peregrino Project, a Campos Basin-based oil and gas exploration and production project.
Views: 781
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Just days left before Perth heavy lift seminar

March 15 - March 15 - Readers are reminded that there are just days remaining before the first in a series of two-day heavy transport and lifting seminars being given by heavy list specialist and HLPFI columnist, Richard L Krabbendam.
Views: 1338
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Hattrick of reactors handled by SAL

March 12 - March 12 - In Kandla port, India, SAL's Anne-Sofie discharged three reactors weighing 703 tonnes, 724 tonnes and 848 tonnes, respectively and all more than 30 m in length.
Views: 1136
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Reports of STX Pan Ocean MOU with China's Zhenhua Logistics Group

March 12 - March 12 - STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest bulk shipping line, is reported to have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Zhenhua Logistics Group covering heavy lift transportation services closely connected to offshore engineering projects.
Views: 1234
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Forwarders are increasingly attractive to ocean shippers

March 11 - March 11 - A keynote industry report that shows shippers are increasingly looking towards using the services of a professional freight forwarder. A key driver has been the increasingly fraught relationship between shippers and carriers that has become mor
Views: 793
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BDP launches Indian JV to offer project services

March 10 - March 10 - US-based logistics operator BDP International (BDP) has established an Indian joint venture company which will target India's expanding chemicals, life-sciences, healthcare, retail, telecom and manufacturing industries.
Views: 1441
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New member for Militzer & M

March 10 - March 10 - Hamburg-based full service forwarder and logistics specialist Militzer & M
Views: 1590
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Cory Logistics delivers steel production line to India

March 9 - March 9 - Cory Logistics is concluding the first phase of a three month assignment to transport an entire steel production plant to India from the UK. The movement has entailed loading and shipping 140 feus plus 4,500 tonnes of breakbulk cargo and OOG ite
Views: 1026
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Coyne Airways extends Iraq coverage

March 9 - March 9 - Coyne Airways has been appointed as the exclusive sales agent in the UK and Ireland for RUS Aviation, giving freight forwarders direct access to an extensive route network into Iraq.
Views: 1382
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Successful start to 2010 for Ahlers

March 8 - March 8 - Global project and breakbulk operator Ahlers had a positive start to 2010, despite the global economic hardships.
Views: 1423
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Sloman Neptun launches Italy-Algeria link

March 8 - March 8 - A new shipping link between Italy and Algeria is set to launch later this month, operated by Sloman Neptun Shipping and Transport, writes Kirsten Shepherd.
Views: 1550
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napa service adds direct calls at Osaka and Shanghai

March 7 - March 7 - The companies which operate the napa service have announced that with the sailing of the Silverstone Express from Los Angeles on April 25th and Grays Harbor on April 28th, regular direct calls will be added at Osaki and Shanghai to the triangula
Views: 1135
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SMIT achieves solid results

March 5 - March 5 - According to the company CEO, SMIT continued to realise good financial results in 2009 despite the worldwide recession which impacted on its business.
Views: 1666
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Verbrugge Zeeland's vital link in Greater Gabbard's supply chain

March 4 - March 4 - Verbrugge Zeeland Terminal, located at the port of Vlissingen at the mouth of the Western Scheldt estuary, is playing a pivotal role in the development of the offshore Greater Gabbard wind farm, slated for completion in 2012.
Views: 777
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Bulgaria and Serbia members for WWPC

March 4 - March 4 - Two branches of Romanian heavy lift operator Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo Srl have joined the Worldwide Project Consortium as exclusive members in Bulgaria and Serbia.
Views: 1683
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Maximus Air Cargo fully backs UAE air safety initiative

March 3 - March 3 - Maximus Air Cargo is putting its full weight behind the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority's (GCAA) drive for safety as well as hosting and sponsoring a number of safety-orientated events in the Emirate.
Views: 587
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Hickler takes over at Agility as CEO Asia Pacific

March 3 - March 3 - Hans Hickler has joined global logistics group Agility as new CEO for the Asia Pacific, replacing Wolfgang Hollermann who is to work in a global advisory role to Essa Al-Saleh, Agility president and CEO.
Views: 1588
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 1 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
Views: 1855

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