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GAC kicks off second soccer contest

October 28 - October 28 - The GAC, a global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services, has kicked off its second football E-tipping contest, following the success of the inaugural 'Kick-it with GAC FA Cup' competition.
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Toll chief Paul Little to step down

October 28 - October 28 - Toll Holdings Ltd has confirmed its managing director Paul Little will step down after a quarter of a century at the company, but will remain on the board as a non-executive director, with the logistics firm planning to replace him by January
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Trains are no strain for Allfort

October 28 - October 28 - Allfort Co Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Japan, has successfully delivered 10 train carriages from Kawasaki in Japan to Manila in the Philippines.
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Ahlers on the starting bloc for project cargo gold medal

October 27 - October 27 - Ahlers recently put its best athletic kit and running shoes on to assist in the staging of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. After working to move material from the Shanghai Expo, managers turned their attention to the gathering of sportspeopl
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Century for Project Professionals Group

October 25 - October 25 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group has passed the 100 member milestone as a result of recent appointments internationally.
Views: 1698
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Safmarine takes delivery of first new, owned MPV

October 25 - October 25 - Safmarine has taken delivery of its first new multi purpose vessel (MPV) - Safmarine Sumba - since becoming a member of the AP Moller-Maersk Group more than eleven years ago.
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Great news for Beluga as vessel freed

October 25 - October 25 - Just one day after being captured and seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean, Beluga Fortune and her crew of 16 are free again with no ransom payment.
Views: 1678
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen says finance in place for ro-ro vessels

October 22 - October 22 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) has achieved a favourable loan financing through a Japanese export agreement for its two ro-ro vessels currently under construction at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan.
Views: 1383
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Europeans on the march in Asia

October 22 - October 22 - Rhenus AG & Co. KG has signed an agreement with the Pro-Log Group based in Asia to acquire a majority shareholding in the group. This will enable Rhenus to further consolidate its own network in Asia.
Views: 1640
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Pirates intensify attacks in new areas

October 20 - October 20 - Somali pirates intensified attacks away from their own coast and were responsible for 44 percent of the 289 piracy incidents on the world 's seas in the first nine months of 2010, according to a report published by the International Chamber o
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Hiring round marks industry's health

October 19 - October 19 - A round of worldwide hiring in the heavy lift and project shipping sectors suggest that pressure on bottom lines around the world is easing.
Views: 1718
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Third time still lucky for Agility in Asia

October 19 - October 19 - Project cargo and heavy lift operator Agility has won the prestigious Logistics Award for the third year in a row at the Lloyd's List Asia Awards ceremony in Singapore.
Views: 1151
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FG International performs rapid riser hose replacement

October 18 - October 18 - Dutch specialist lifting company FG International Holland has worked closely with partner CR Asia to replace the riser hose that forms the centrepiece of the Arthit and Bongkot gas concessions in the Gulf of Thailand for client PTTEP Thailand
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Millionth ship for Panama Canal

October 15 - October 15 - A Chinese vessel has become the millionth vessel to transit the Panama Canal since it was built almost a century ago.
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Going underground to set world tunnel record

October 15 - October 15 - After almost a decade-and-a-half of drilling, a giant machine has broken through the final section of the St. Gotthard area Alpine rock to complete the world's longest tunnel.
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Tschudi Project boxes clever on boiler shipment

October 15 - October 15 - Project shipping company, Tschudi Project Transports has recently successfully completed the shipment of a major consignment from Asia to a construction site in northwest Europe.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius place newbuilding order in Japan

October 14 - October 14 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) and Wallenius Lines have agreed with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) to build two new pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs). WWASA will take delivery of the first vessel, which will commence service in 2012.
Views: 593
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SDV expands into Polish market

October 13 - October 13 - SDV International Logistics Poland has been launched to target the Polish freight market. Warsaw-headquartered SDV Poland will start with two operational offices, one at Warsaw airport specialising in airfreight, the other in Gdynia for ocean
Views: 968
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Records set all round by SNS cargo consignment

October 13 - October 13 - A recent shipment of vital equipment for a Turkmenistani gas plant has set new records for freight shipments on the Black Sea and Volga River and out of a Turkish port, claims SNS International Transport.
Views: 734
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New study on green business trends from DHL

October 13 - October 13 - A new study by Deutsche Post DHL identifies key developments in sustainable logistics, including the fact that Asian consumers are ready to pay more for green products.
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Fairstar on the double

October 12 - October 12 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a transportation contract by Van Oord Ship Management following last week's contract win from Fugro Seacore.
Views: 1040
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FleetWeather opens in Singapore

October 10 - October 10 - FleetWeather Ocean Services has opened an office in Singapore and will be exhibiting at this week's Breakbulk Americas Conference & Exhibition in Houston, TX.
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Ahlers reveals global scope of project cargo activity

October 8 - October 8 - Antwerp-based project cargo forwarder Ahlers Forwarding has revealed a range of heavy lift and project cargo activity that the company has undertaken in global markets; so far this year.
Views: 1209
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Project cargo doubles at Rotterdam in first half

October 8 - October 8 - The first six months of 2010 saw project cargo tonnage at Rotterdam port double over the same period in 2009, say port managers, as the port witnessed some strategic improvements in heavy lift shipping at the port.
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Sarens Group has hectic summer

October 8 - October 8 - Heavy lift crane contractor Sarens Group has enjoyed a hectic six months to October, says CEO Wim Sarens.
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AirBridgeCargo 747 becomes an aircraft carrier!

October 7 - October 7 - One of AirBridgeCargo Airlines' Boeing 747-400 freighters has acted as an 'aircraft carrier' for four aerobatic aircraft travelling from the Netherlands to China.
Views: 745
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Hallin focuses on Australia

October 7 - October 7 - Hallin Marine Subsea International Ltd is focussing on Australia as it continues its growth plans.
Views: 1168
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Independent forwarders go global

October 6 - October 6 - The 7th Annual Sino-International conference held at the Asia World Expo in Hong Kong offered the perfect venue for over 1400 participants to assess how, in an international market where borders have thinned and economics rule, local independe
Views: 1383
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GPLN adds three

October 6 - October 6 - Casablanca-based, Fast Global Logistics - http://www.fglog.com/index.html - has been accepted into the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) as the project forwarder group's first member in Morocco.
Views: 1181
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Steel cutting begins on new Fairstar ships

October 4 - October 4 - At Guangzhou Shipyard International, steel cutting has started on Fairstar Heavy Transport's 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy transport ship Forte.
Views: 1111
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Special berth arranged for GAC heavy lift

October 1 - October 1 - A recent heavy lift move at Dubai's Jebel Ali port required managers to arrange a special berth to allow the 1,000 tonne consignment to be loaded in a timely and efficient manner.
Views: 1378
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Cross trade business for Etamad

October 1 - October 1 - Bucharest-based Etamad Grup Sea & Land Transport is currently involved in the cross trade transport of 10 locomotives from Busan in Korea to Bandar Abass in Iran on behalf of ANC Iran.
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