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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.
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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: 960
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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
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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: 931
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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.
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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.
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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: 960
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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: 1346
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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.
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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: 1268
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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: 934
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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: 1090
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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: 1270
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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: 938
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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: 1372
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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: 838
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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: 1002
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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: 786
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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: 1012
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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: 1144
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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: 1359
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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: 1000
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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: 1241
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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: 1566
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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: 1301
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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: 895
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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: 1653
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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: 755
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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: 876
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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: 872
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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: 508
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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: 1103
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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.
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