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GPLN says technical seminar a huge success

January 31 - January 31 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) recently completed its first technical training course after Breakbulk Asia in Singapore, conducted by Gert J. Vos, a twenty plus year industry expert and was attended by 53 delegates from several c
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WWPC digs deep for charity

January 29 - January 29 - Members of the World Wide Project Consortium raised USD 5,000 for charity at the network's annual conference, currently taking place in Mumbai.
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COSCO adds new giant to offshore fleet

January 27 - January 27 - Encouraged by several years of successful, well supported service in the offshore Industry, COSCO Shipping Company is continuing to expand its semi-submersible heavy lift fleet.
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Huge land-based crane completes major lifts

January 25 - January 25 - UK-based heavy lift and transport specialist ALE has completed a series of lifts as part of the Thai Growth Project in Map Ta Phut, Thailand.
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Record attendance foreseen for WWPC Mumbai conference

January 24 - January 24 - The Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC) is expecting a record attendance for its forthcoming 11th annual membership conference which will take place from January 27-29 in Mumbai, India.
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Leo Global ships support for Shazand refinery expansion

January 24 - January 24 - Thai forwarder Leo Global Logistics has undertaken the movement of consignment of 66 items consisting of a soot blower, ducting support, drum platform, silencer support,wind box support and others refinery equipment from Laem Chabang port in
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Last, but not least

January 24 - January 24 - The HLPFI team may be number one when it comes to reporting the latest news on the heavy lift and project forwarding sector, but it seems our talents don't extend to the athletics track.
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Damco and General Holding join forces in Abu Dhabi

January 21 - January 21 - Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller, and General Holding Corporation have formed a joint venture, Damco Abu Dhabi, to provide logistics and forwarding services to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
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Nordana makes Savannah a fixed port of call

January 20 - January 20 - Danish shipping line Nordana has added Savannah, Georgia to its Mediterranean/Americas service, effective immediately. As a result, the Mediterranean/Americas service will no longer be calling on a regular basis into Jacksonville, Florida whi
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Logwin expands African network

January 20 - January 20 - Luxembourg-based global logistics service provider Logwin has strengthened its presence in Africa by opening its second Kenyan location in Mombasa and expanding its warehousing capacity in South Africa at its locations in Johannesburg and Cap
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Energy market powers CEVA expansion in West Africa and Central Asia

January 19 - January 19 - Expansive growth in the energy sector has persuaded CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, to increase its presence in West Africa and Central Asia, areas which will be managed under CEVA's Southern Europe, Middle E
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GPLN seminar attracts high number of participants

January 19 - January 19 - Demand for registrations for the training course being held by the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) immediately after the Breakbulk Conference in Singapore has been very high, says Gary Dale Cearley, GPLN executive director.
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GPLN seminar attracts high number of participants

January 19 - January 19 - Demand for registrations for the training course being held by the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) immediately after the Breakbulk Conference in Singapore has been very high, says Gary Dale Cearley, GPLN executive director.
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Fairmount Marine tows FPSO Pazflor

January 19 - January 19 - Three Fairmount-Class tugs have departed from Korea to tow the FPSO Pazflor from Korea to Angola
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Rickmers-Linie appoints Colombian agent

January 18 - January 18 - Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist for breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has appointed Gerleinco, Bogota, as its agent in Colombia with immediate effect.
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Konecranes acquires company in South America

January 18 - January 18 - Earlier this month, Konecranes acquired Gruas Koman Limitada, the former licensee of Konecranes in Recoleta, Santiago, Chile. The acquisition also includes the Peruvian start-up subsidiary, Koman Gruas Peru S.R.L.
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Heavy lift crane developments driven by higher loads

January 17 - January 17 - Industry observers have noted the significant co-incidence that as the current Heavy Lift & Project Forwarders International (HLPFI) is published containing an insightful article into the activity of crane manufacturers, clear trends are bein
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Safmarine and Antwerp bosses celebrate cooperation

January 14 - January 14 - At an unveiling ceremony held at the headquarters of the Antwerp Port Authority, Safmarine CEO Tomas Dyrbye presented a ship model of Safmarine Kuramo to CEO Eddy Bruyninckx as a gesture of thanks for the many years of close cooperation betwe
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Indial Shipping joins GPLN

January 13 - January 13 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Indial Shipping Pvt Ltd from Mumbai as its latest member.
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ACS's big-hearted look at 2011

January 13 - January 13 - Philanthropic air charter broker, Air Charter Service (ACS) raised more than USD 75,000 last year for good causes, with money raised by staff matched by the London-based company.
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World's largest heavy lift vessel to visit India

January 12 - January 12 - MV Svenja, which is claimed to be the world's largest heavy lift vessel with a lifting capacity of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, will arrive in India later this week on its maiden voyage.
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Transworld Logistics joins GPLN

January 11 - January 11 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Transworld Logistics from Dubai as its latest member.
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Kita Logistics opens for business in Erbil

January 10 - January 10 - By opening a branch in Erbil, Iraq, Kita Logistics says that it has become the first Turkish logistics company providing all logistics services in the country, supporting its services in the Middle East and CIS countries.
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Kita Logistics opens for business in Erbil

January 10 - January 10 - By opening a branch in Erbil, Iraq, Kita Logistics says that it has become the first Turkish logistics company providing all logistics services in the country, supporting its services in the Middle East and CIS countries.
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Project Professionals Group starts 2011 strongly

January 7 - January 7 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) project forwarding network has started the New Year strongly with the appointment of two new project support members (PSM) and one project forwarder, says PPG general manger Kevin Stephens.
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Blue Water Shipping transports Catamaran ferry

January 6 - January 6 - The year 2010 closed for Blue Water Shipping Brest with the transportation of a large catamaran from Fremantle, Australia to Aqaba in Jordan.as the company's new CEO, effective January 1, 2012.
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Donbasstransitservice joins GPLN

January 5 - January 5 - Ukraine-based Donbasstransitservice Ltd, is the latest member to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).rk's member in India.
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Fairstar's Fjord wins CLOV FPSO contract

January 3 - January 3 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has signed a contract with DSME to transport FPSO components from Angola to Korea for the CLOV FPSO.
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