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Team New Zealand flies through Felixstowe

August 31 - August 31 - The Port of Felixstowe is accustomed to handling unusual and fragile loads, and this week was no exception with the arrival of Team New Zealand's Volvo Open 70 yacht on deck of the Skagen Maersk.
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TPI Mega Line reveals Mega Caravan II

August 31 - August 31 - South Korean heavy transportation company, TPI Mega Line has introduced the newest heavy lift deck carrier to its fleet, Mega Caravan II, which becomes one of three company ships contracted by the Gorgon Joint Venture in Australia.
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Africa West enhances services with additional aircraft

August 30 - August 30 - Togo-based Africa West Cargo has reinforced its fleet by leasing a second DC9 freighter, adding to the company's list of aircraft currently serving various destinations in West Africa and Central Africa.
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Horizon Lines offers refinancing deal

August 29 - August 29 - Horizon Lines has entered into a definitive agreement and secured commitments from holders of more than 99 percenr of its 4.25 percent convertible senior notes due in 2012 to move forward with a modified transaction that will refinance the com
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Royal rescue for Donjon Marine

August 29 - August 29 - Donjon Marine Co has salvaged and returned to its owner the passenger ferry, Royal Miss Belmar, which grounded on approach to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, in early July.
Views: 1268
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Fairmount tugs bring FPSO Skarv Idun to final position

August 29 - August 29 - Fairmount Marine's powerful tugs Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Summit have towed FPSO Skarv Idun to the field in the northern Norwegian Sea in which it will operate after it was completed and prepared in Norway.
Views: 1222
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Take five for H

August 26 - August 26 - Earlier this week, Bremerhaven, Germany, hosted five H
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Globalink helps with Kazak birthday celebrations

August 25 - August 25 - Globalink Logistics Group, the Kazakhstan member of leading global franchise network for project cargo forwarders, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has handled the delivery of concert equipment for a music festival held to celebrate th
Views: 1282
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New member for Project Partners network

August 24 - August 24 - Catoni & Co from Varna, Bulgaria, is the latest recruit for the Project Partners network of forwarding companies specialising in the movement of heavy and over-dimensional items.
Views: 1053
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Neeb & Schuch receive Liebherr mobile crane

August 24 - August 24 - The German based joint venture crane rental and transport company Neeb & Schuch has taken delivery of a new 500 tonne Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1387
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines launch thrice-weekly service

August 23 - August 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia's largest scheduled all-cargo carrier, has launched a three-times a week Boeing 747-400 freighter service to Zhengzhou as it positions itself to support China's 12th five-year development plan.
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Jumbo delivers critical items for Habshan 5

August 23 - August 23 - Jumbo Shipping recently completed three shipments for the Habshan 5 Process Plant Project near Abu Dhabi. These shipments executed by Jumbo Javelin and Jumbo Jubilee included some of the heaviest and largest items ever transported by Jumbo.
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WWPC reveals conference venue

August 22 - August 22 - The Sheraton WTC hotel in the centre of Sao Paulo, Brazil will be the venue for the 12th annual Membership Conference of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC).
Views: 1070
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Hanjin Pioneer moves RMQCs to Jakarta

August 22 - August 22 - Hanjin Transportation of South Korea, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has transported three heavy rail-mounted quay (RMQC) cranes from Taiwan to Jakarta by utilising its self-propelled barge Hanjin Pioneer.
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Breakbulk boosts Rotterdam

August 22 - August 22 - According to Hans Smits, chief executive officer of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, "the Port of Rotterdam's positive development is connected strongly to world trade, especially that related to China and Germany. I expect that throughput in
Views: 1283
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Ship's engine flies with Intermarine

August 19 - August 19 - USA-based Intermarine has delivered a ship engine for a German owner from the manufacturer in Asia to the owner's vessel in the Dominican Republic.
Views: 1274
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Breakbulk tonnage up at South Carolina ports

August 18 - August 18 - Shipping volumes through South Carolina's ports (Port of Charleston and Port of Georgetown) increased significantly in financial year 2011 (ended June 30).
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Strategic Asian-Pacific infrastructure projects listed

August 17 - August 17 - The inaugural preliminary list of the top 100 strategic infrastructure projects in Asia-Pacific has been published by The Southeast Asia Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum.
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Insurers debate curse of piracy

August 16 - August 16 - When they meet next month in Paris, international marine underwriters will discuss all lines of marine insurance business.
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Safmarine appoints Ben Line

August 16 - August 16 - Safmarine has appointed Ben Line Agencies in Asia to represent its Multi Purpose Vessel Services (MPV) business in this region.
Views: 1926
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Vanguard names senior VP of Specialised Cargo for Asia and Middle East

August 15 - August 15 - Vanguard Logistics Services has appointed Kurt Breinlinger senior vice president of Specialised Cargo for Asia and the Middle East, tasked with introducing the Vanguard network to the newly created Specialised Cargo Division for Asia and the M
Views: 1451
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Keynote speaker announced for Breakbulk Americas conference

August 15 - August 15 - Erik R. Peterson, director of A.T. Kearney's Global Business Policy Council and senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will deliver the closing keynote address at the 22nd annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation
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Korea Express obtains AEO accreditation

August 15 - August 15 - Integrated logistics company, Korea Express, which is eagerly anticipating the delivery of two 15,000 dwt self-propelled vessels from the Weihai Dockyard, Weihai, Shandong, China, to reinforce its marine transportation capabilities for heavy l
Views: 1375
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SAL set for further expansion

August 12 - August 12 - Having already opened new offices in France and Singapore earlier this year, SAL has confirmed that it will open additional offices in Rotterdam and Moscow from October 1, 2011.
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Konecranes completes Indian crane acquisition

August 11 - August 11 - Further to our report on February 21, Konecranes has now completed the second phase of its acquisition of WMI Cranes Ltd increasing its ownership from 51 to 100 percent.
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First of three for Maximus

August 11 - August 11 - Maximus Air Cargo has taken delivery of the first of three newly converted Airbus A300-600RP2F freighters.
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Deep sea shipments lift Wilh. Wilhelmsen's results

August 11 - August 11 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen results were lifted by continued increase in deep sea transport volumes and the group reports positive underlying developments in its activities.
Views: 1122
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Decade of trading in UK marked by construction of new location

August 10 - August 10 - European abnormal and heavy haulage company Van der Vlist has celebrated 10 years of operation in the UK with the ground-breaking for a new location at Burma Drive, Hull, the new location of Van der Vlist UK from 2012.
Views: 1637
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Etihad Rail signs deal with Emirates Steel

August 8 - August 8 - Etihad Rail, the master developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, and Emirates Steel, the largest integrated steel manufacturer in the UAE, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to use rail as the primary method fo
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Kita delivers for Turkish energy

August 8 - August 8 - Turkey's Kita Logistics has delivered the components of a new 775 MW combined cycle power plant located in Denizli, Western Turkey, considered to be one of the two largest investments in the power industry to be transported in 2011.
Views: 1598
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Success for first PPG conference in USA

August 4 - August 4 - More than 90 freight movers and ship owners from 34 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day Project Professionals Group (PPG) conference, which began last week.
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BBC Chartering introduces transpacific service

August 4 - August 4 - BBC Chartering has launched a new monthly liner service that connects Asia with North America with the aim of further strengthening its position in the liner segment of the global project cargo, breakbulk and heavy lift market.
Views: 811
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Famous Pacific Shipping goes for gold in Olympic train trials

August 3 - August 3 - Famous Pacific Shipping, the fast-expanding Asia-based NVOCC and freight services provider, has donned its best sporting kit to start deliveries of railroad equipment from China to Brazil to support fans of the world's greatest sporting festiva
Views: 1596
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Rising star in China sees fourth office opening

August 2 - August 2 - Global Star Logistics (China), which recently changed its name from Global Star Logistics, has opened its fourth office in the country with a new location in Chongqing covering for west of China.
Views: 810
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Alliance in the city of brotherly love

August 1 - August 1 - The US arm of Dubai-based logistics company GAC has formed a strategic alliance with a 30-year old shipping agency based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Views: 974
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Freight industry brings illiteracy to book

August 1 - August 1 - Global freight forwarder DHL and shipping line Safmarine have teamed up to boost literacy in Senegal. The two will create the first community library in Kolda, Senegal.
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