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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: 613
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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: 950
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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: 1237
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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: 1311
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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: 1468
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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: 1008
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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: 1057
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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: 1437
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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: 1404
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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: 1396
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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: 1284
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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: 1018
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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: 1228
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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: 1473
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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: 1470
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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: 1324
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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: 950
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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: 1063
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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: 825
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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: 910
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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: 2000
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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: 1578
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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: 1590
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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: 773
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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: 1246
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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: 1496
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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: 1272
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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: 859
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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: 967
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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: 1543
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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: 821
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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: 925
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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: 629
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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.
Views: 819
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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.
Views: 1813

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