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Panalpina opens for business in Jaipur

September 30 - September 30 - Panalpina has opened in Jaipur, India and says that its new branch office is expected to play an important role in the company's global growth strategy.
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Upgraded shipping service will help boost African trade

September 30 - September 30 - Safmarine says the addition of Beira and an eastbound Toamasina call on its weekly shipping service between Southern Africa and Asia (the Safari 3 service)will help boost trade between southern Africa and Asia.
Views: 1555
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service expands network in China

September 30 - September 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has opened a new full service office in Ningbo, providing a comprehensive range of ships agency and maritime logistics services, giving the company five offices in mainland China.
Views: 981
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Air Charter Service now open in Los Angeles

September 29 - September 29 - Air Charter Service, a leading aircraft charter specialist, continues its global expansion as it opens the cargo department of its second US office in Los Angeles - to complement its established operation in New York.
Views: 1176
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LCL Logistix India Pvt Ltd joins PCN in India

September 29 - September 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) now has four members in India with the appointment of LCL Logistix India Pvt Ltd, further strengthening its representation in the region.
Views: 1684
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New vessel for Universal Africa Lines

September 29 - September 29 - UAL Africa has become the latest vessel to be added to Universal Africa Lines' fleet of 16 modern, multi-purpose geared vessels.
Views: 719
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Fairstar wins rig transport contract

September 28 - September 28 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a new transportation contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the Hercules 185 jack-up rig from Port Gentil, Gabon to either Pascagoula, Mississippi or Bahrain using the Fairstar semi-submersible
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Keel laid for Fairstar's Finesse

September 27 - September 27 - The keel for the 50,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Finesse has been laid in Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI)'s Qidong shipyard, China where GSI is constructing both the Forte and the Finesse for Fairstar Heavy Transport.
Views: 731
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GPLN drives into oil and gas logistics training sector

September 27 - September 27 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) recently completed training sessions at two of the most important oil and gas industry events: SPE Offshore Europe 2011 and Indonesia Oil & Gas Expo 2011.
Views: 1461
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Confidence dips to all-time low as uncertainty fuels overtonnaging

September 26 - September 26 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to their lowest level for three and a half years in the three months ended August 2011, according to the latest shipping confidence survey by accountant and shipping adviser Moore Step
Views: 1937
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Century for Project Cargo Network

September 26 - September 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has reached a major milestone in its development with 100 companies now on its membership roster.
Views: 1801
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Dredging set to start at Corpus Christi

September 26 - September 26 - Today, Port Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, is set to commence dredging operations for La Quinta Channel Extension project.
Views: 1588
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PCN adds new member in Thailand

September 23 - September 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has broken new ground in Thailand with the approval of Centran International Corporation (Thailand) Ltd as its first member in the region.
Views: 980
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Blank checks into ACS Frankfurt

September 21 - September 21 - UK-based air freight broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed a new cargo sales director at its Frankfurt office while the company has organised a vital relief goods flight into North Korea in response to the devastating floods in tha
Views: 1896
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Damco set to scale greater heights

September 21 - September 21 - Damco has transported a single piece compressor weighing 52 tonnes from Orissa via Kolkata airport in India to its final destination in Berlin, Germany.
Views: 952
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Etihad Rail hosts seminars for key stakeholders and industry partners

September 21 - September 21 - Etihad Rail, the master developer and operator of the UAE's national railway - has hosted two seminars in Dubai designed to provide an opportunity for its team to share industry best practices and build relationships with potential customer
Views: 1159
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Fairstar's Forte achieves scheduled floatation milestone

September 21 - September 21 - Fairstar Heavy Transport reports that its 50,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Forte was floated away from the flooded drydock facility in Qidong, China on schedule, earlier this week.
Views: 760
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Duo of significant project moves for Express Transport

September 20 - September 20 - Mumbai-based project forwarder Express Transport (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has undertaken the shortsea coastal movement of a significant consignment from the west coast Indian port of Hazira in a 1,400 km
Views: 1338
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GAC Group makes a trio of significant management appointments

September 20 - September 20 - The GAC Group has announced two key management appointments in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for its group and local operations at the same time as the group has appointed a new group HSSE (Health Safety Security Environment) manager to drive
Views: 2016
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Boring machinery takes flight with Magdenli

September 19 - September 19 - Magdenli Transport & Trade Co recently completed the delicate loading and further inland transportation of heavy and oversized steel constructions from chartered cargo aircraft to inland destinations in Turkey.
Views: 1286
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NSCSA exercises options for two ro-cons

September 16 - September 16 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has exercised the option to build two ro-con vessels with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
Views: 1884
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Volga-Dnepr is big in Japan

September 16 - September 16 - Outsize and heavyweight air cargo specialist, Volga-Dnepr Airlines, is to open its own sales office in Japan reflecting the country's importance and strong growth in demand for its services.
Views: 817
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Wind power projects for Magdenli Transport

September 16 - September 16 - Turkish project forwarder Magdenli Transport and Trade has recently undertaken two major contracts associated with Turkey's burgeoning green energy power generating industry.
Views: 1203
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Turkish yacht transport goes against the flow

September 14 - September 14 - Turkish project cargo forwarder Project Cargo & Yacht Transport is claiming a record in the field of yacht transport as it moved three super-yachts and one coast guard boat to the Middle East.
Views: 1297
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Sai Maritime say operators face delays at majority of Indian ports

September 12 - September 12 - According to a communique from Sai Maritime & Management, only three Indian ports used by heavy lift shipping are currently reporting no delays in operations. In the remaining ports, delays ranging from one to 18 days are being experienced.
Views: 1188
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Air Charter International supports Afghan mine clearance

September 12 - September 12 - Air Charter International has handled the shipment of an outsized mine clearing machine and spare parts from Europe to Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, to assist with the country's efforts to be free of Unexploded Ordnance (UXOs) by 2013.
Views: 833
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Libya services resume as regime changes

September 9 - September 9 - Though fighting is still continuing in the country and Colonel Gadaffi remains at large, a degree of normality is returning to Libya.
Views: 1076
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Jakarta next for heavy lift seminar

September 8 - September 8 - The next seminar in a series of heavy lift and breakbulk cargo courses to be held by the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is to be hosted later this month at Oil & Gas Indonesia 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 1340
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Nordana goes back to Libya

September 8 - September 8 - Nordana has restarted its regular direct ro-ro service from the US Gulf and East Coast into Libya, which has been suspended since February due to the unrest in the country.
Views: 1401
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Chapman Freeborn expands its On Board Courier (OBC) service

September 7 - September 7 - An old English expression has it that, for the want of a nail, the battle was lost. This sage wisdom sums up neatly the reality that even the biggest projects can flounder if an essential item stops working or is missing.
Views: 1027
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Bellville Rodair opens up in Shenzhen

September 6 - September 6 - Bellville Rodair International (BRI) says that the opening of a new office in Shenzhen yesterday marks the next step in its expansion plan for 2011.
Views: 1000
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UN Security Council voices concern over maritime piracy in West Africa

September 5 - September 5 -The UN Security Council has voiced concern over increasing maritime piracy, armed robbery and reports of hostage-taking in the Gulf of Guinea, saying the crimes were having an adverse impact on security, trade and other economic activities in
Views: 1191
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ASCO wins Statoil logistics contract

September 2 - September 2 - ASCO, a leading oil and gas logistic company, has won a contract worth over GBP 1.1 million (USD1.8 million) from Statoil ASA.
Views: 1196
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ALE introduces second AL.SK190 crane

September 2 - September 2 - The success of its first AL.SK190 over the past three years has prompted ALE to introduce its second machine of this kind.
Views: 1001
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Allseas arranges novel project freight transhipment via Felixstowe

September 2 - September 2 - Organising the transport from Scotland to South Korea of a heavy lift consignment measuring up to 7 metres in height required some detailed planning when a lengthy road trip from the point of manufacture in Aberdeen was never going to be an
Views: 1599

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