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Asia News from November 2010

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November 30 - November 30 - The 17th edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International, which should be landing on your desks over the next few days, delivers a comprehensive update of the latest developments in the over dimensional cargo business.
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Blue Water Shipping wins FPSO logistics work

November 29 - November 29 - Blue Water Shipping as been selected as the project freight forwarder to provide all logistics activities in connection with SBM Offshore's turnkey Cidade de Paraty Floating Storage, Production and Off-loading (FPSO) project.
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Young freight forwarder of the year winner announced

November 29 - November 29 - Philipp Kueffner, a 23-year-old shipping and forwarding agent with Karl Gross Internationale Speditions of Bremen, Germany, has won the twelfth annual Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award. The award was presented recently
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Alliance for United Nordic and Keystone Logistic

November 29 - November 29 - Effective January 1, 2011, Denmark's United Nordic Shipping and Singapore's Keystone Logistic Services will enter into an alliance to be called UNS (Asia) covering commercial and operational activities in the Asia, India and Oceanic regions.
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PIL adds ships to West Africa multi-purpose service

November 26 - November 26 - Pacific International Lines (PIL) has confirmed reports that it has introduced four 17,500-dwt vessels, acquired secondhand from Schoeller Holdings of Germany, to the multi purpose service that it reintroduced earlier this year in the trade
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Turkish investment for CMA CGM

November 26 - November 26 - CMA CGM shareholders and the YILDIRIM Group of Turkey have reached an agreement which enables CMA CGM to strengthen its equity base and secure the financing of its investment plan.
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A loading almost too close to call

November 24 - November 24 - The transport of two 40 m coke drums from China to India by Beluga Sydney gave planners and mariners some very close calls as they moved almost 900 tonnes of equipment.
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Project cargo training reminder

November 24 - November 24 - Project forwarders can kick-start their employees' professional development next year by registering them for the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course in Singapore from January 27-28, says the course develop
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Project network adds global link with Globalink

November 24 - November 24 - Project forwarding network, AOP Project Partners, has added the Globalink Logistics Group as a member across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
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New Indian line aims for growth

November 22 - November 22 - Established earlier this year, Mumbai-based shipping line, Kansa Maritime says that it intends to expand its current fleet of four ships to take advantage of opportunities in the project cargo sector.
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook and offers solution to pension issues

November 22 - November 22 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has reported that Q3 2010 trading has risen, thanks in part to its contested takeover of SMIT this year.
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Port Authority subsidiary APEC wins People Development Award

November 22 - November 22 - The Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre, (APEC) a subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, scooped the inaugural People Development award at the annual International Bulk Journal Awards held in London.
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Cement mix for Leo Global Logistics

November 19 - November 19 - Leo Global Logistics, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member in Thailand, has successfully delivered nine consignments for a concrete batching facility, plus concrete mixer trucks and a cement silo with accessories from Laem Chabang
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Markel International opens in Hong Kong and plans regional expansion

November 18 - November 18 - Markel International, the specialist insurer, is creating a service company in Hong Kong that will begin operating on 1 January 2011, from an office at Lee Gardens, and will provide underwriting services to the Hong Kong insurance market.
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ASB Logistics joins GPLN

November 18 - November 18 - A multi-million dollar Chinese freight forwarder is the latest company to join the fast-expanding project forwarder group Global Projects Logistics Network (GPLN) and comes with the recommendations of two GPLN members for project cargo shipp
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Lift and Shift India claims Indian heavylift record

November 18 - November 18 - A record-breaking movement of India's longest column transported by sea and land on Indian soil has taken place, claims Indian heavylift company, Lift & Shift India.
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Savannah deepening project marks major milestone

November 18 - November 18 - The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) has reached a major milestone with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releasing its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the public and agencies for review and comment.
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Denmark's Little Mermaid returns home

November 18 - November 18 - The statue of Denmark's famous fairy tale figure "The Little Mermaid" is now back home after her first ever journey abroad - to the Expo in Shanghai.
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter names managers

November 17 - November 17 - After filling the post of general manager the Americas a few weeks ago, Lufthansa Cargo Charter has now also been appointed general managers for Asia Pacific as well as for the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.
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Decline in heavy lift activity lowers Tiong Woon results

November 15 - November 15 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has cited lower revenue contributions from its heavy lift and haulage, fabrication and engineering, marine transportation and trading segments as a factor in lower results for its 2010-2011 firs
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SR International Logistics returns to GPLN

November 15 - November 15 - One of the first member companies of the Global Projects Logistics Network (GPLN) has returned to the fold, says the global network.
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Joint promotion for COSCOL and Rotterdam

November 15 - November 15 - The Cosco Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) are jointly going to promote and raise the handling of steel and heavy lift cargo via the port of Rotterdam.
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Pirates strike in Indian Ocean but leave empty-handed

November 15 - November 15 - As a British couple were celebrating being released after a year's captivity by Somali pirates, the Indian navy was foiling an attempt to hijack a heavylift ship and saving 14 crew members.
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Intermarine outlines investments

November 12 - November 12 - Intermarine plans to buy up to 15 new vessels by 2012, raising up to USD150 million with the help of its new Asset Management Platform (AMP).
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Q3 results boosted by cargo mix and efficiencies

November 10 - November 10 - Shipping group Wilh. Wilhelmsen (WW) has recorded a significant increase in operating profit and total income for Q3 2010 and credits "an improved cargo mix and operational efficiencies" as key drivers behind the solid results, says the grou
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Project training includes Breakbulk Asia exhibition pass

November 9 - November 9 - A complimentary free pass to the exhibit hall during the 3rd Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre will be provided to students attending the Certificate of Achievement in Pr
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GPLN adds to Indian network

November 3 - November 3 - Navigators Logistics Pvt. Ltd. has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Braemar Marine merger into Braemar Falconer

November 2 - November 2 - Braemar Shipping Services plc announced yesterday the merger of subsidiary Braemar Marine into the existing survey and risk control operations of Braemar Falconer.
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Air charter oils the wheels of crew change

November 2 - November 2 - One of the main factors that create success in offshore oil and gas development is the safe and timely movement of staff and equipment.
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Taking project forwarding acumen to a higher level

November 1 - November 1 - Project cargo training designed to fast track skills that otherwise could take many years to acquire and aimed at "rising stars" in companies who want to strengthen team working in the heavy lift project forwarding sector, was held as part of
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