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Asia News from March 2011

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Cargo rallied in 2010 for Cargolux in year of 'comeback'

March 31 - March 31 - Following the severe global economic disturbances of 2009, external environmental issues faced maindeck airfreight capacity provider Cargolux in 2010 just as the market's financial conditions gave the airline mixed messages, according to its re
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Royal Cargo Invests in new cranes

March 30 - March 30 - Royal Cargo, a leading heavy lift service provider in the Philippines, has recently added two new cranes to its fleet of heavy lift equipment.
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PCN reveals new member in Qatar

March 30 - March 30 - Bin Yousef Cargo Express W.L.L. has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in Qatar.
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First ship of the season for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

March 30 - March 30 - Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor celebrated the opening of its 41st international shipping season with the arrival of Wagenborg Shipping's Avonborg, carring 75 of the longest wind turbine blades in existence in North America on their journey from E
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GPLN boosts membership in Egypt

March 29 - March 29 - Alexandria-based, Marine & Engineering Services Company (MESCO) has become a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) for Egypt.
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Mega pump for Fukushima reactor

March 28 - March 28 - Local media report that the Shanghai International Ferry Co Ltd has shipped a giant pumping device to Japan for cooling the troubled reactor in Fukushima nuclear power plant.
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Ahlers scores hat-trick of successful project moves

March 28 - March 28 - Belgian heavy lift material handling company Ahlers is celebrating a trio of successful projects that have helped a power plant construction, European cargo bound for a Chinese nuclear plant and a steel plant in Indonesia.
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Freight Links checks in with offshore hotel project

March 25 - March 25 - Colombo-based Freight Links International, the Sri Lanka member of project forwarding network the Project Professionals Group, is providing logistics solutions for a luxury island resort six km off the island's north-west coast.
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ALE breaks its own records in Indonesia

March 25 - March 25 - The heaviest SPMT load-out performed by UK-based heavy lift handler and transporter ALE in Indonesia and the tallest vertical load-out it has handled in South East Asia were two record-breaking achievements the 28-year old company reached in a
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Etihad Rail on track with new identity

March 25 - March 25 - Union Railway, the company behind UAE's rail development, has unveiled its new corporate identity and announced important updates on the implementation phases of the UAE's railway network. It will now be known as Etihad Rail.
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Air Partner and An-225 join Japan relief efforts

March 24 - March 24 - The giant Antonov An-225 - the world's largest freighter aircraft - has joined the international effort to provide relief supplies to Japan in the wake of the country's recent earthquake and tsunami.
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PD Ports and Rickmers-Linie find mining Joy at Teesport

March 24 - March 24 - In the UK, Teesport was temporarily transformed into a scene resembling a science fiction film earlier this month when more than 180 futuristic-looking mine arches, each weighing in excess of 27 tonnes, were loaded onto a Rickmers-Linie vessel
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Hyundai ramps up in project forwarding

March 24 - March 24 - Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is ramping up its exposure in the project forwarding business on the back of vast deals being concluded between South Korean construction firms in the Middle East. Sam Chambers reports from Seoul.
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Project Cargo Network adds two

March 23 - March 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Spark Global Logistics PTY Ltd as its new member in Australia. along with Casmal Cargo & Projects in Mexico.
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Savannah handles gas turbine

March 23 - March 23 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal in Savannah has handled a 166 tonne gas turbine - one of five heavy lift items in a shipment that also included 50 crates.
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Sarens' worldwide menu of heavy lifts

March 21 - March 21 - In a bi-annual message to its heavy lift industry clients, Belgium-based heavy lift multi-purpose contractor Sarens Group has revealed the range of recent lifting operations it has been involved in as well its acquisition of a new Canadian memb
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BDP names new senior managers, Crowley names Larkin as VP

March 18 - March 18 - BDP International has promoted John Bolte to the newly created position of chief strategy and development officer, and Michael Andaloro has been promoted to global chief operating officer. Both will report to president and ceo Richard J Bolte J
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Dinnadge joins CSS Group as vice president

March 18 - March 18 - Dubai-based CSS Group (Consolidated Shipping Services Group) has appointed Kenneth A. Dinnadge, vice president business development. He will be responsible for the CSS Group's business development aspirations in the MENA and Sub-continent regio
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Thunderbolt Global Logistics joins GPLN

March 17 - March 17 - Thunderbolt Global Logistics LLC is the latest company to join flourishing project forwarder network, Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Japan takes stock

March 16 - March 16 - Reverberations across global supply chains are certain following last Friday's earthquake in Japan and the devastating impact of the resulting tsunami on the costal region north of Tokyo.
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Heavy steel for InterMax Logistics

March 15 - March 15 - InterMax Logistics Solution (ITM), a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Shanghai, recently signed a long term contract to handle a customer's supply chain management of imported spare parts, as well as main sections for stee
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Swire orders second windfarm installation vessel

March 14 - March 14 - Swire Blue Ocean's parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd, has executed its option with Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) in Korea to build a second windfarm installation vessel.
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Maximus Air Cargo seeks to strengthen African foothold

March 14 - March 14 - With the first of its three new A300-600RF's set to join the fleet in the next few months, Maximus Air Cargo - the UAE's largest dedicated cargo aircraft operator - is setting its sights on Africa as a region that represents great opportunity f
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Asia Imperial delivers power plant to Argentina

March 11 - March 11 - Between 2009 and today, Asia Imperial Cargo Logistics (AICL) has been undertaking the transportation of machinery and equipment from Shanghai, Tianjin and Huangpu in China to Punta Quilla in Argentina for a coal-fired power plant project locate
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Steel cut for Fairstar's second newbuild

March 11 - March 11 - Steel cutting for the second of Fairstar's newbuild 50,000 dwt open-stern semi-submersible vessels, Finesse has taken place, marked by a ceremony at the ASIC facility in Nantong, China attended by representatives of Det Norsk Veritas, Guangzhou
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Intermediaries post positive results

March 10 - March 10 - The HLPFI editorial inbox has been inundated with results statements from freight intermediaries which paint quite a positive picture.
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NSCSA contracts for new ships

March 9 - March 9 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has signed four shipbuilding contracts, plus two additional optional contracts with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
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GAC helps deliver Goliath crane to Rosyth

March 7 - March 7 - Careful coordination, meticulous handling and perfect timing by GAC Shipping UK's Leith office, acting as port agent, helped deliver the Goliath crane under the Forth Bridge on its way to Rosyth shipyard.
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Union Railway issues first tenders for UAE railway

March 7 - March 7 - In what could be a major fillip for the region's project cargo business, Union Railway, the main developer and operator of the national rail network in the UAE, has issued to pre-qualified companies, tenders for the rolling stock of the railway
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Vanguard on the move with auto plant relocation

March 4 - March 4 - Vanguard has completed a turnkey two-phase project for Benteler Automotive, involving the complete relocation and installation of a 2,600 tonne press and a hot forming line from Goshen in Indiana, USA to Uitenhage in South Africa.
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Cory Brothers opens for business in Gibraltar

March 4 - March 4 - Cory Brothers Shipping Agency now offers shipping agency services in Gibraltar in conjunction with its partner, the Gibunco Ship Agency, part of the Gibunco Group.
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Vanguard on the move with auto plant relocation

March 4 - March 4 - Vanguard has completed a turnkey two-phase project for Benteler Automotive, involving the complete relocation and installation of a 2,600 tonne press and a hot forming line from Goshen in Indiana, USA to Uitenhage in South Africa.
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Kuehne + Nagel benefits from recovery

March 3 - March 3 - The Kuehne + Nagel Group says that it benefitted from the recovery of world trade in its last financial year - 2010.
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New semi-sub breaks records on maiden voyage

March 2 - March 2 - The maiden voyage of COSCOL's new semi-submersible vessel, Xiang Yun Kou, featured the largest deadweight tonnage in the history of the company's semi-submersible vessel fleet.
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Fairmount tugs deliver Skarv Idun

March 2 - March 2 - Fairmount Marine's tugs, Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Summit, have delivered FPSO Skarv Idun to the port of Stord in Norway.
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Flynt Group now Barloworld Logistics

March 1 - March 1 - Barloworld Logistics, which acquired the Hong Kong-based Flynt Group of companies in 2008, has confirmed that in line with its corporate brand strategy, all the Flynt Group companies are now merged and consolidated under the brand Barloworld Log
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