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Asia News from October 2011

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Chapman Freeborn expands global network into Australia

October 31 - October 31 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering is opening a new office in Melbourne, Australia, following the acquisition of Alltrans International - a logistics company with over 12 years experience in the Australian freight market.
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Fairstar wins Oando Energy Services contract

October 31 - October 31 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a contract by Oando Energy Services, a leading indigenous, energy and energy services company in Nigeria to transport the drilling rig Respect from Lagos, Nigeria to Galveston, USA.
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Drewry forecasts container overcapacity to last few years

October 28 - October 28 - Drewry's latest quarterly Container Forecaster emphasises that this year should have been much better for the industry. First half global demand growth was still running at an annual rate of percent and yet ocean carriers are losing money due
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ALE establishes new offices in Iraq and Australia

October 26 - October 26 - After almost two decades in the Middle East, heavy lift material handling provider ALE has opened a new office in Basra, Iraq, its first in the country, just months after it expanded its Australian presence.
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Saudi Arabian shipment for Altius

October 26 - October 26 - The project division of Spanish freight forwarder Altius has recently handled the movement of a significant consignment of industrial equipment, including coke drums, from Japan to Saudi Arabia.
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Busy end to 2011 for Medden

October 26 - October 26 - Turkish project cargo forwarder Medden is looking forward to a busy autumn and winter 2011, say managers at the Izmir-based company, as orders for its project freight services grow in the second half of the year.
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Breakbulk keynote speaker calls for creative solutions

October 26 - October 26 - Giga projects are the new landscape of the heavy lift marketplace, and logistics is "even more critical than ever before to EPC success", according to John Mika, senior vice president of procurement, CH2M HILL, reports HLPFI editor, Emma Murr
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Ben Line Agencies hits century in Asia

October 21 - October 21 - Ben Line Agencies has opened its one-hundredth office in Asia and says that this further cements the company's position as a leading shipping services provider with a comprehensive office network in Asia.
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Move One on the move

October 20 - October 20 - Move One's new office within Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan will provide a full range of logistics services.
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Kuehne + Nagel sees earnings grow

October 19 - October 19 - Kuehne + Nagel reports that its earnings grew in first nine months of 2011 by 1.1 percent despite the softening freight market.
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Dockwise newbuild books second voyage

October 14 - October 14 - Just one day after it announced the filing of a waiver request on a single covenant with its lender syndicate, which seeks consent for a temporary relaxation of the leverage ratio (net debt over EBITDA) for the period March 2012 until Septemb
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Profits up at Air Partner but revenues tumble in freight division

October 14 - October 14 - In its results for the year ended July 31 2011, Air Partner said its focus on core broking has delivered strong results, despite a difficult trading environment, with profits before tax up by 93 percent to GBP5.3 million (USD8.3); and overall
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Fairstar balances loss with increase in future contract revenue

October 13 - October 13 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has said that during its third quarter it was awarded over USD40 million in new contracts for marine transportation services over the next two years and now has contracts in place totalling over USD220 million in tota
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Express Transport bags award

October 13 - October 13 - Express Transport Pvt Ltd India (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has been named Project Cargo Mover of the Year Forwarder in this year's Maritime And Logistics Award.
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Panalpina opens Ludhiana branch

October 13 - October 13 - Only two weeks after opening a branch in Jaipur, India, Panalpina has opened another branch in Ludhiana in the Punjab, and home to thousands of large and medium-sized companies.
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Hartel's Heenvliet on maiden voyage

October 12 - October 12 - Dutch shipping line Hartel Shipping has seen its latest vessel, Heenvliet, embark on its maiden voyage, further strengthening its Mediterranean and Black Sea services.
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India must up game on global piracy

October 12 - October 12 - Indian naval forces must be ready to increase shipping security in the Indian Ocean as the country's geographical location means that it has been at the forefront of efforts to tackle piracy head on.
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Fairmount tug positions FPSO Usan offshore Nigeria

October 11 - October 11- Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the installation of the floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Usan, offshore Nigeria.
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Globalink delivers ahead of schedule

October 10 - October 10 - A thousand tonne consignment of oil field equipment has been moved from Dubai to Iraq almost two weeks ahead of deadline.
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Tiong Woon inks contract with JGC Corporation

October 7 - October 7 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd (Tiong Woon) has inked a contract for heavy lifting and installation works with leading global engineering company JGC Corporation at a Singapore refinery project related to an oil major.
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National Airlines wins B747-400F operating authority

October 6 - October 6 - America's National Airlines, a unit of upstate New York's National Air Cargo Holdings, which provides military air freight to the Pentagon, has announced its initiation of Boeing 747-400F flight operations, having received regulatory certifica
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CEVA extends the scope of agreement with Seadrill

October 5 - October 4 - CEVA Logistics has extended its current freight management contract with offshore deepwater drilling company, Seadrill, to include the freight forwarding and supply chain logistics solutions for the Seadrill rigs operating in West Africa and t
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Emirates SkyCargo flies its heaviest single item ever

October 5 - October 4 - Emirates SkyCargo came to the rescue of a ship undergoing repairs when it transported a 36 tonne rudder part - the heaviest single item ever carried by the freight division of Emirates Airline.
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New contracts for Dockwise

October 5 - October 5 - New contract wins and variation orders, revised payment terms for the Vanguard, and advances from certain clients, announced today by Dockwise will materially improve the company's cash flows and working capital in 2011 and 2012, says the comp
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Significant membership increase for WPA Network

October 5 - October 5 - The Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a global network of independently owned and operated freight forwarders, including those with a project cargo and heavy lift expertise, has seen a significant expansion of membership across the world.
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SAL and Rolner Foundation digs deep for charity

October 5 - October 5 - SAL and the Rolner Foundation have donated EUR20,000 (USD26,350) to the International Seamen's Club Duckdalben in Hamburg, whilst the crew of Anne-Sofie has donated EUR9,000 (USD11,800) to projects in Germany and the Philippines.
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GAC delivers tub collar to UAE

October 4 - October 3 - Preparation was the key to success when GAC handled a giant shipment from China to the United Arab Emirates.
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Safmarine corporate functions to be incorporated into Maersk Line

October 4 - October 4 - Safmarine's internal support and management functions will be integrated into those of its sister company Maersk Line, with the closure of the former's HQ and the maintenance of the brand within the Maersk Liner Business portfolio.
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GAC delivers tub collar to UAE

October 3 - October 3 - Preparation was the key to success when GAC handled a giant shipment from China to the United Arab Emirates.
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