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Toll Group buys German forwarder

July 29 - July 29 - Toll Group is expanding its global forwarding business with the purchase of German ocean forwarder Andree & Wilkerling (AWG). Toll says that AWG
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GAC strengthens marketing presence in Europe

July 28 - July 28 - GAC is expanding its regional Shipping Marketing team with the appointment of Niko Steindamm, as marketing manager, shipping, based in Bremen, Germany.
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Gandhi appointed JNPT trustee

July 27 - July 27 - Nailesh Gandhi, director of India's Express Transport Pvt Ltd, has been appointed a trustee on the board of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for a two-year term.
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ACS arranges first relief charters into stricken Eastern Africa

July 26 - July 26 - Air Charter Service has seen a huge increase in demand for charters to carry desperately needed humanitarian aid for the starving people of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, as The Horn of Africa suffers a crippling drought and famine.
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PCN awarded ISO certification

July 26 - July 26 - UK-based Project Cargo Network (PCN) has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certification, one of the first project cargo networks to be granted this accreditation.
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First contract for Dockwise newbuilding

July 25 - July 25 - Dockwise has confirmed the first contract for its new 'Type 0' ship which is due to be delivered at the end of 2012 from the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Korea.
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Trains fly through Saint-Petersburg

July 20 - July 20 - Specialists from within the group of companies "Sea port of Saint-Petersburg" have successfully discharged Uzbekistan's first high speed train.
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Chapman Freeborn's special sledge delivers cost savings

July 19 - July 19 - The latest of several large movements in recent weeks saw global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering, coordinate the air transportation of a giant piece of oil and gas equipment from Malaysia to Congo to support offshore
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PCN's famous five US members

July 18 - July 18 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has filled its US membership quota with the signing of its fifth US member, says Martin Pain, PCN network manager.
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Maximus new aircraft conversions on schedule

July 18 - July 18 - The conversion of a new Airbus A300-600 regional freighter, purchased by Maximus Air Cargo at the start of this year, and part of a of AED350 million (USD92.2million) expansion programme, is on schedule for its mid-summer entry into the company'
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100 percent for Fairstar duo

July 18 - July 18 - Fairstar Heavy Transport reports that it achieved 100 percent utilisation of its two-ship fleet - Fjord and Fjell - in the second quarter of 2012.
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GSL's NVOCC license

July 15 - July 15 - Shanghai-based Global Star Logistics (China) Co., Ltd. has been accredited with a full NVOCC license from China's Ministry of Transport.
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Globalink's Air Freight Division takes off

July 14 - July 14 - Globalink Logistics Group was approached by the Civil Aviation Authorities in Kazakhstan to handle the movement of airport equipment from USA and France to Astana, Kazakhstan.
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TTS Handling Systems win Saudi contract

July 14 - July 14 - TTS Handling Systems has agreed a contract with the Zamil Offshore Services company in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, for the design, associated engineering and supply of a transfer system for the latter's newly planned shipyard in Dammam Port, writes Ja
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Around the world in three heavy lift seminars

July 14 - July 14 - A trio of heavy lift seminars for project cargo professionals who are interested in honing their oversized and out-of-gauge cargo handling skills is to be held in the UK, US and Indonesia in September.
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Integrated Logistics expands on the double

July 13 - July 13 - Terex Cranes delivered two RT 100 Rough Terrain cranes to Integrated Logistics of Kuwait for maintenance tasks in the petro-chemical and gas refinery sectors, writes Jamie May.
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Perth says aye, aye Cap'n to DB Schenker

July 11 - July 11 - DB Schenker has been appointed exclusive international transport and logistics services provider for the world sailing championships in Perth, Australia later this year.
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Paradip's largest cargo to date

July 7 - July 7 - Continuing its march forward in handling of projects and heavy lift cargo, Direct Logistics India moved a heavy lift shipment weighing 262 tonnes for the Indian Oil Corporation as a part of the company's refinery project near Paradip, India, writ
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China set to tap shale gas

July 5 - July 5 - Senior managers from the world's leading oil companies are set to descend on China this summer, as the country holds its first licensing round for the production of shale gas, which could be good news for project logistics companies focussing on
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Largest crane yet for Bin Quraya

July 4 - July 4 - Bin Quraya Est has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane from the Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH plant. The 500-tonne crane is now the largest unit in the 250-strong crane fleet of the Saudi Arabian company, writes Jamie May.
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The Italian job fails to defeat Tuscor Lloyds

July 4 - July 4 - A perfect storm of public holidays, unsafe and illegal material handling equipment as well as road works along the projected route greeted global project cargo specialists Tuscor Lloyds when it handled a significant high and heavy load after disc
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Project cargo powers double-digit growth at Bilbao

July 1 - July 1 - General conventional goods at Bilbao port, helped by project cargo activity, rose by 14 percent in the first three months of the year. Project cargo at the Spanish Atlantic port includes machinery, wind energy equipment, rail carriages, buses, pa
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