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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.
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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).
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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
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All hands on deck for press movement

April 23 - April 23 - On March 29, our website carried the news of two industrial forging presses moving from Montenegro to Georgia in the USA.
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No rest for Magdenli

April 23 - April 23 - Cargo Equipment Experts' member in Turkey, Magdenli Transport and Trade Co, has been extremely busy recently moving heavy components for various power plant projects in Turkey.
Views: 1658
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service takes full ownership of Japanese JV

April 20 - April 20 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service has purchased the remaining 49 percent of Aall & Company's interest, and established complete 100 percent ownership in Wilhelmsen Aall Ships Service Pte Ltd, in Japan, absorbing what was previously a joint venture compa
Views: 1231
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Jumbo delivers four 700 tonne spud cans to Norway

April 20 - April 20 - Jumbo Shipping's latest ship, Jumbo Jubilee, has completed the loading, transport and discharge of four 700 tonne spud cans from Dubai, UAE to Arendal, Norway.
Views: 1270
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TRANSY moves heavy turbine runner

April 15 - April 15 - Transport Systems TRANSY, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Russia and Ukraine, handled the difficult movement of an 80 tonne heavy turbine runner from the Ukraine port of Illychevsk to Tianjin in China.
Views: 1298
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Revived Farrell Lines calls at Beaumont

April 14 - April 14 - The Port of Beaumont has welcomed Farrell Lines' Alliance Beaumont, the vessel's first call at the port since Maersk announced in March that it would be reviving the Farrell Lines brand - see HLPFI website item of March 10.
Views: 670
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Actuant completes Integrated Solutions acquisitions

April 14 - April 14 - Actuant Corporation has expanded its Enerpac Integrated Solutions capabilities with the acquisitions of Team Hydrotec and Hydrospex. The combined businesses generate approximately USD30 million in annual revenue.
Views: 1306
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Agility posts rise in net profits in 2009

April 12 - April 12 - Logistics major Agility posted an 11 percent increase in net profits over the course of last year, while revenues slipped by seven percent during the same period.
Views: 1491
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BigLift for Coli Shipping in South East Asia

April 12 - April 12 - Effective April 1, BigLift Shipping appointed Coli Shipping (Singapore) Pte Ltd as its representative in the South East Asia region, including the countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos and M
Views: 1607
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Panalpina charters plane for China heavy lift

April 12 - April 12 - Panalpina chartered an Antonov AN 225 freighter to ensure the safe and smooth transportation of high-tech machinery from Hamburg, Germany to Shijiazhuang, China.
Views: 1169
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Shipping confidence hits fifteen-month high

April 9 - April 9 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry have risen to their highest levels for fifteen months, according to the latest Shipping Confidence survey by Moore Stephens.
Views: 1374
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Agility continues negotiations

April 9 - April 9 - Trading of shares in Agility, the Kuwait logistics company, remains suspended and the company is reported to have further delayed the release of its 2009 financial results until April 11, pending whether it can resolve "a legal dispute with the
Views: 864
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Fifth 747-400F for AirBridgeCargo

April 8 - April 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added a fifth Boeing 747-400 freighter to its fleet to compensate for delivery delays of the Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 860
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Hyundai Heavy enters Chinese wind turbine market

April 8 - April 8 - Hyundai Heavy has signed an MOU to construct a wind turbine manufacturing plant jointly with Datang Shandong Power Generation Co., Ltd. and Weihai City Government.
Views: 901
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Dockwise Ltd Seven up for Dockwise

April 7 - April 7 - Dockwise has been awarded seven near-term contracts for the transportation of four jack-up rigs, jack-up construction vessels, supply boats and a floating crane barge, to be transported to Brazil, Egypt, the UAE, Singapore, The Netherlands, Iran
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service moves oil rig into Iraq

April 7 - April 7 - The Maritime Logistics department at Wilhelmsen Ships Service in Kuwait has completed the delivery of a major oil rig - RIG 161 - and its camp from Ahmadi, Kuwait to the South Rumailah Oilfield in Iraq.
Views: 899
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Latest Wagenborg vessel launched

April 6 - April 6 - Arubaborg, which is being built for Royal Wagenborg by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, has been launched with delivery expected in mid-June this year.
Views: 744
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Isakson, Chambliss Seek Funds for Savannah Harbor Expansion

April 6 - April 6 - US Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss are seeking USD105 million in federal funds to continue the deepening of Savannah Harbour to help ensure that the port is able to accommodate larger cargo carriers.
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Thyke Logistics is open for business

April 6 - April 6 - Thyke Logistics is a relatively new name in the Turkish freight business, but is already providing full logistics services to customers and partners.
Views: 973
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Balnak on the double in North Africa

April 5 - April 5 - Balnak, one of Turkey's leading freight operators, is opening offices in Libya and Egypt, claiming to be the first Turkish logistics company to have offices in the former. The company also says it will open an office in Shanghai later this year.
Views: 943
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Volga-Dnepr Group out-performs industry average

April 2 - April 2 - Volga-Dnepr Group, parent of heavy airfreight specialist Volga-Dnepr Airlines and scheduled air cargo operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said the carriers' combined traffic increased seven percent year-on-year in 2009 to 1.85 billion FTKs, which
Views: 1601
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Volga-Dnepr Group out-performs industry average

April 2 - April 2 - Volga-Dnepr Group, parent of heavy airfreight specialist Volga-Dnepr Airlines and scheduled air cargo operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said the carriers' combined traffic increased seven percent year-on-year in 2009 to 1.85 billion FTKs, which
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CG/LA names top 100 infrastructure projects

April 1 - April 1 - Washington-based CG/LA Infrastructure has released a listing of the top 100 global strategic infrastructure projects for 2010, totalling nearly USD550 billion.
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