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Asia News from May 2011

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Hansa Heavy Lift launches tomorrow

May 31 - May 31 - The newly formed, Bremen based maritime shipping company, Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the international investment enterprise Oaktree Capital Management, which commences its business operations tomorrow, has revealed its f
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Combi Lift handles anchor handling tug supply vessels

May 31 - May 31 - Two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels are currently being discharged in Lagos, Nigeria from Combi Lift's multipurpose vessel, Combi Lift IV, having been safely transported from Singapore.
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Roll up, roll up as RollDock doubles up

May 26 - May 26 - The semi-submersible RollDock Sea has been delivered by her builders to Dutch heavy lift shipping company RollDock, doubling the Ijssel-based company's current fleet.
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Fairstar satisfied with Forte's progress

May 26 - May 26 - Just a month after HLPFI reported the keel laying of Fairstar Heavy Transport's 50,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Forte (April 21) at the Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) facility in Qidong, China, senior Fairstar executives are more t
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Brazil hosts project cargo training

May 25 - May 25 - A training course for project forwarders that focuses on interactive real-world scenarios will be held in Brazil for the first time from June 13-14, 2011.
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Jade Cargo International selects Traxon Europe

May 25 - May 25 - The Chinese all cargo airline Jade Cargo International has signed an agreement with the e-communications provider Traxon Europe for the implementation of the AWB Data Capture application.
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Study shows mixed messages for container supply for project cargo

May 24 - May 24 - Project cargo forwarders who rely on containerised traffic are facing mixed messages as to the supply of ocean containers - a decline in the manufacture of new containers, an excess of idle containers and a forecasted upturn in global trade that
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Fairstar wins fertilizer plant contract

May 24 - May 24 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has won a USD 28 million multi-voyage transportation contract to provide the marine transportation of 111 modules and 70 containers from the Agrium Fertilizer Plant in Kenai, Alaska to a greenfield site in Ossiomo, Nigeri
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UK liner agency enters into administration

May 20 - May 20 - Long-established UK liner shipping agency Johnson Stevens Agencies has entered into administration with the administrators, accountancy firm PKF, already agreeing deals shipping industry entrepreneur, Andrew Thorne to acquire certain assets from
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Don't miss out on HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011 early-bird offer

May 17 - May 17 - There are just three days left to take advantage of the early-bird registration discount of USD300 for the Heavy Asia Pacific 2011 event (July 26 - 27 in Singapore). The special discount closes on May 20.
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Harwich welcome largest jack-up ship

May 17 - May 17 - Harwich International Port in the UK has welcomed the maiden call of MPI Adventure in readiness for its participation in operations at the London Array offshore wind farm project.
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Ethiopian Shipping Lines' vessels get MacGregor cranes

May 17 - May 17 - Cargotec has confirmed a new order for 21 MacGregor variable frequency drive (VFD) electric cranes to be installed on seven 28,000 dwt multipurpose cargo ships being built at Huanghai Shipbuilding in China for Ethiopian Shipping Lines, with the c
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IGS handles Mumbai-bound consignment of construction equipment

May 17 - May 17 - Qatari freight forwarder Intergroup Shipping (IGS), working with Mumbai-based Keel Logistics, has won an order to ship secondhand construction equipment and accessories from Doha to Mumbai for a Qatar-based Chinese company.
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Freight Wings handles significant loadout

May 13 - May 13 - Heavy lift transportation and erection company, Freight Wings has completed a project involving critical logistics and engineering after handling a significant loadout of over-dimensional cargo at the Kattupalli yard of Larsen & Toubro Ltd near E
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Fairmount delivers FPSO

May 12 - May 12 - A specialised team lead by Fairmount Marine has completed successfully the tow, mooring and positioning hook-up of the floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Pazflor offshore Angola.
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HLPFI partners industry conference

May 12 - May 12 - HLPFI is continuing its partnership with Hanson Wade as official media partner for HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011, which takes place from 26-27 July in Singapore.
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DB Schenker debuts Eco Solutions for greener transport

May 12 - May 12 - DB Schenker has exhibited its new portfolio of services at the Transport Logistic 2011 trade fair in Munich. This includes its Eco Solutions, the forwarder's range of climate-friendly transportation and logistics services.
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SDV Horoz on the double

May 11 - May 11 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Turkey, SDV Horoz has completed the shipment of a transformer, pictured below, weighing over 170 tonnes to Germany from Turkey.
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WWPC's Albacor and Steder move chimneys

May 10 - May 10 - Worldwide Project Consortium members Albacor Shipping and Steder Group teamed up to move two chimneys from Esbjerg, Denmark to a refinery in Whiting, Indiana in the USA.
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Allseas and Synergy relocate factory

May 9 - May 9 - The relocation of an entire paper processing plant from the UK to Bangladesh gave heavy lift specialist Allseas Global Logistics the opportunity to demonstrate its experience and expertise in handling this type of complex project.
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DHL set to boost Africa's oil and energy sector

May 6 - May 6 - DHL Global Forwarding is to launch four oil and energy centres of excellence across Africa over the next 12 months in Cape Town, South Africa, Luanda, Angola, Accra, Ghana and Mombasa, Kenya.
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Cargolux in talks with Qatar Airways

May 5 - May 5 - The international business media is awash with reports that Cargolux is in talks with Qatar Airways about a minority shareholding in the European all-cargo carrier, with the Middle East airline reported to to be close to agreeing to the purchase o
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Dockwise reveals more big contracts

May 4 - May 4 - Dockwise has reveals six new heavy marine transport contracts for its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total contract value of more than USD 34 million.
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Express Transport moves pressure vessel

May 4 - May 4 - Over at the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Wolfgang Karau advises that Indian member, Express Transport has handled the transport of a 275-tonne pressure vessel utilising hydraulic axle trailers to move the module from the shipper's premises
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Fairstar wins ENSCO contract

May 3 - May 3 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a contract by ENSCO to transport the ENSCO 105 jack-up drilling rig from Malta to Singapore.
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