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Asia News from February 2011

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Increased profits for Toll

February 25 - February 25 - Toll Holdings, the Asia-based transport and logistics provider, recorded an 18 0ncrease in reported profits after tax to USD173 million and a 28% jump in revenue to USD4.2 billion for the six months ended 31 December 2010.
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GPLN appoints Iraqi member

February 25 - February 25 - The Global Project Logistics Network has appointed a new member in Iraq.
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Steder completes offshore crane move

February 25 - February 25 - Worldwide Project Consortium member Steder Group bv has completed the shipment of an offshore installation crane from Malaysia to Belgium.
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Holley is CEO of Peters & May

February 24 - February 24 - Marine logistics specialist Peters & May has appointed Dave Holley to the position of CEO for the Peters & May group of companies.
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TBS fleet boosted by new delivery

February 23 - February 23 - TBS International plc has taken delivery of the M/V Comanche Maiden - the fifth in a series of six multipurpose tweendecker newbuilds ordered by the company.
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Alternate energy blows some wind into Bati's sales

February 22 - February 22 - Having underpinned the company's activities in 2010, Bati Project & Heavy Lift Logistics expects that wind power plants and renewable energy projects, particulary wind turbines, will keep it busy with Turkey's energy ministry planning 15,000
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Marine insurers welcome new ICS position on arming ships

February 22 - February 22 - The International Union of Marine Insurance has welcomed the announcement by the International Chamber of Shipping that it is now taking a more neutral position on the use of private armed security personnel onboard ships to protect them fro
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Konecranes completes acquisition of WMI Cranes

February 21 - February 21 - Following the October 2010 announement that it had entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian crane company WMI Cranes Ltd (WMI, Konecranes has now received the required regulatory approvals, and WMI will be consolidated into Konecranes
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Many cargoes in the pipeline for Express Transport

February 21 - February 21 - Express Transport Pvt Ltd (ETPL), an Indian member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has been keep busy handling exports of 66,000 tonnes of pipes from Mundra port recently and is currently negotiating for another movement in exces
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Modulift appoints CEA Projects

February 18 - February 18 - Modulift has appointed CEA Projects Ltd (CEA) as its distributor covering Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea and Australia
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ALS drills deep

February 17 - February 17 - Two members of the ALS Group, ALS (Freight Management Nederland) and ALS Belgie have worked together to ship three hydraulic foundation machines from Belgium to India.
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Luxury shipment for Project Cargo & Yacht Transport

February 17 - February 17 - The transport department of Project Cargo & Yacht Transport from Istanbul has handled the shipment of a luxury yacht weighing over 23 tonnes and 17.5 m in length from
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A. Soulis Enterprises invests in Liebherr crane

February 17 - February 17 - A. Soulis Enterprises based in Larnaca is keen to grab a share of the growing wind farm installation business in Cyprus and has invested in a Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1, the world's most powerful telescopic crane.
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Antwerp and Essar sign memorandum

February 11 - February 11 - Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Essar Ports in which the two parties declare their intention of collaborating as strategic partners in port deve
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Ben Line Agencies secures triple ISO certification

February 11 - February 11 - Ben Line Agencies through its Project Logistics and Offshore Support Division, Ben Line Project Logistics, secures triple ISO certification for its project logistics and offshore support business.
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Transweco moves modules through Gothenburg

February 10 - February 10 - Transweco, which is part of the Lehmann Nordic Group, and a specialist in transportation of project cargoes, has arranged the load-out of three accommodation modules at the port of Gothenburg.
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General cargoes help Hamburg recover

February 10 - February 10 - In 2010, an increase in conventional general cargo throughput at the port of Hamburg to 2.6 million tonnes was helped by increased exports of project cargo and vehicles at 1.1 million tonnes (up by 19.5 percent), helping the port to leave th
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Dangly bits fail to put off female rower in record attempt

February 9 - February 9 - A life on the ocean wave was enough for a team of five men and one woman to set out from Tenerife just after New Year's Day to row across the Atlantic to Barbados. And one of the rowers was carrying a romantic secret with him.
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Railroad first for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

February 8 - February 8 - For the first time since the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened in 1970, the Lake Michigan port will have an onsite, dedicated rail-switching service. Norfolk Southern has been selected to begin providing switching services for customers of
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Breakbulk Asia posts record attendance

February 7 - February 7 - The organiser of the recent Breakbulk Asia event in Singapore has said that it will inaugurate Breakbulk China in Shanghai in early 2012, bringing the largest event in the heavy lift, project cargo and breakbulk maritime sector to the world's
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Dockwise selects Hyundai

February 7 - February 7 - Dockwise has appointed Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea as yard to build its new ship to service the emerging market for ultra-large transports - see previous news items posted here on November 8 and 23.
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Legs eleven for WWPC

February 4 - February 4 - At the 11th annual membership conference of the Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC), held recently in Mumbai, the current Board of Advisors were re-elected for another year of service.
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Breakbulk brings strong interest for cargo equipment network

February 3 - February 3 - Wolfgang and Maarit Karau, both directors of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, report strong interest in the network during the recent Breakbulk Asia event in Singapore from shippers, existing members as well as potential members.
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Megaloads move on Highway 12

February 3 - February 3 - Further to our previous reports, in the USA, an 11th-hour news conference against megaloads failed to convince the Idaho Transportation Department to revoke a permit for the first oversized load from starting its journey from Lewiston to Bill
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GAC Group rides the waves with yacht shipping specialist

February 1 - February 1 - The GAC Group is set to make waves in 2011 with the creation of Team GAC Pindar, a world-class sailing team that will both compete in international events and also provide specialist logistics solutions to the yachting community.
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Trio of talents appointed at WCAPN

February 1 - February 1 - The WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) and the WCA Family has recruited three key staff members to improve communication and management functions.
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Framework for global transport of ITER components signed

February 1 - February 1 - The director general of the ITER Organization, Osamu Motojima, and the directors of all seven Domestic Agencies this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding that provides for the use of one single Logistic Service Provider in order to assur
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