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Asia News from August 2010

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GPLN names new Chinese member

August 31 - August 31 - Westfracht China has become a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service completes major project contract in Saudi

August 30 - August 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service says it has completed a significant project in Saudi Arabia which saw the company move equipment and parts totalling 32,000 tonnes over difficult road networks destined for the construction site of the new Al Safwa cem
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Heavy lift in double-digit growth at GPA's Port of Brunswick

August 26 - August 26 - While container traffic at the Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Port of Savannah exceeded a quarter million teu in July 2010, marking the best month ever in GPA's history and continuing eight consecutive months of double-digit growth, heavy lif
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First F-Class vessel for Intermarine

August 25 - August 25 - Intermarine is taking delivery of Industrial Freedom, the first of its next generation of multipurpose heavy lift ships.
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Heavy lift's lion share of TWC's revenue

August 25 - August 25 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding (TWC) has reported that heavy lift and haulage contributed the largest share to total revenue over the last year.
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Cargo network adds Shanghai

August 25 - August 25 - Asia Imperial Cargo Logistics Co Ltd has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE).
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Jurong Shipyard chooses Aveva for legacy data management

August 23 - August 23 - Singapore-based shipbuilder Jurong Shipyard (JSPL), a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has selected Aveva Marine (12 Series) as an engineering and design solution for major marine and offshore projects.
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The Freight Co steps in at the last minute

August 20 - August 20 - When production of two 30m, 80-tonne cryogenic tanks was recently delayed at the factory in Thailand, Bangkok-based forwarder The Freight Co was required to charter last minute capacity to transport the vessels to Australia.
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Bigge acquires third Manitowoc 16000 crawler

August 20 - August 20 - California-based crane rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased a third Manitowoc 16000 and made it immediately available for hiring. The heavy-boom 16000 is optimised for wind turbine erection.
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Indian ports not fully open

August 20 - August 20 - Nhava Sheva and Mumbai are still not fully operational following the collision of a containership and a bulk vessel more than a week ago and the Indian navy continues to guide ships in and out of the ports to prevent them from colliding with c
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NileDutch set to strengthen operations in Belgium and China

August 20 - August 20 - From September 1, NileDutch Belgium will become an independent operating company as a subsidiary of NileDutch to optimising the services offered and strengthen the company's partnership with the trade. Antwerp is a strategic port for NileDutch
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Allfort deliver hatch covers

August 19 - August 19 - Japanese forwarder, Allfort Co Inc has successfully delivered 40 hatch covers, totally over 5,000 cu m in volume and over 1,100 tonnes in weight from Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan to Varna, Bulgaria.
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Air Charter Service anticipates another strong peak season

August 18 - August 18 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office anticipates another strong peak season for shipments out of Asia, with signs that it could be better than the final quarter of last year, itself the office's busiest period in its history.
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DHL shines light on CO2 reduction

August 17 - August 17 - Global forwarder DHL has launched an initiative to retrofit energy efficient lighting and equipment at its global forwarding units in the Americas region: initially to be rolled out in the United States before expanding to Canada and Mexico.
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Idaho residents sue to halt big oil trucks

August 17 - August 17 - According to reports in the US media, local residents opposed to giant truck shipments of oil equipment through Idaho's scenic Clearwater/Lochsa river canyon have filed a lawsuit to block the shipments, just a day before Idaho planned to issue
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Konecranes restructures regions

August 17 - August 17 - Effective September 1, Konecranes will combine its South Asia Pacific (SAP) and Northeast Asia (NEA) regions into a new Asia-Pacific (APAC) Region, headed by Ryan Flynn who has been senior vice president and head of Konecranes' operations in t
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Heavy lift and project work holds up for Agility

August 16 - August 16 - Second quarter results for 2010 continue to reflect a pivotal year for Agility as the US troop drawdown in Iraq continues and some of its large US government contracts enter their final option year.
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Fairplayer deployed for Mangalore expansion

August 16 - August 16 - A Jumbo Shipping J-class ship has been involved in the movement of the first tranche of heavy lift and out-of-gauge cargoes from Hazira, India to New Mangalore Port for the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) expansion project.
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Toll re-brands in China

August 16 - August 16 - The Australian-based Toll Group has launched a fully-owned and operated contract logistics operation in China after its integration into the Toll Global Logistics division.
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Maximus throws a Ramadan lifeline to the starving in Chad

August 16 - August 16 - Maximus Air Cargo is deploying relief flights during the month of Ramadan to help the drought stricken West African state of Chad. Supplies, provided by the UAE Red Crescent, are being dispatched from Abu Dhabi to victims of the severe drought
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Newbuild hulls boost Rotterdam project cargoes

August 11 - August 11 - HLPFI has been advised that in the first six months of 2010 the port of Rotterdam has handled 245,000 tonnes of 'other general cargo' at the buoys in the Waalhaven basin.
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UAE distributor for Modulift

August 10 - August 10 - Modulift, a leading supplier of spreader beams and heavy lifting equipment, has appointed Alnasr Technical Trading Agencies as exclusive distributor in the United Arab Emirates.
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Mega Passion collects mid-ship blocks

August 9 - August 9 - Mega Passion, a semi-submersible heavy lift ship, successfully delivered to TPI Mega Line by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in June, is seen loaded with midship blocks for Heerema collected from the DSSC Yantai Yard in China.
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JSC Transafe Logistics contracts Volga-Dnepr Airlines

August 3 - August 3 - Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics called in Volga-Dnepr Airlines to meet a short deadline for the delivery of a complex out-of-gauge shipment of oil refinery equipment.
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Agility launches operations in Cambodia

August 2 - August 2 - Agility is open for business in Cambodia and has opened an office in Phnom Penh, supporting the company's network growth strategy and further strengthening its operations in Indochina.
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Syria's Nazha & Darwish joins GPLN

August 2 - August 2 - Damascus-based Nazha & Darwish is the latest appointment for the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the non-exclusive network of independent companies specialising in international projects movements, as well as specialised lifts and hand
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