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Successful tow for Fairmount Marine

December 31 - December 31 - Fairmount Marine's super tug, Fairmount Sherpa has successfully towed the jack-up drilling rig Baharia I to its new position in the Zeit Bay oil field in the Gulf of Suez.
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Second time on the podium for Express Transport

December 30 - December 30 - Mumbai-based OOG and heavy lift project forwarder Express Transport (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has added 10 additional equipment items, including two 250-tonne Kobelco crawler cranes.
Views: 1681
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Turkish Cargo offers freighter service to Libya

December 30 - December 30 - From January 8, 2012, Turkish Cargo is planning to launch scheduled freighter flights from Istanbul to the Libyan airport Mitiga, 8 km from Tripoli.
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Tiong Woon in rights issue

December 29 - December 29 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding (TWC), an integrated services specialist and provider of infrastructure businesses, supporting oil and gas, petrochemical, power and construction sectors through the planning and design of heavy
Views: 1459
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Fairstar wins contract for rig transport

December 29 - December 29 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a USD2.6 million contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the jack-up drilling rig Hercules 185 from Pascagoula, Mississippi to West Africa in the first quarter of 2012 onboard Fairstar's open ster
Views: 1242
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SBS Group acquires stake in Atlas Logistics

December 23 - December 23 - Japan's SBS Group has acquired an 80 percent stake in Atlas Logistics, a leading Bangalore, India-based provider of integrated and comprehensive global transportation solutions.
Views: 1136
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Logitrans 2011 exhibition exceeds expectations in Istanbul

December 21 - December 21 - The fifth transport logistics exhibition, Logitrans held this month in Istanbul, has exceeded the expectations of its organisers, with more than 12,000 visitors, which represented an increase of 37 percent over 2010.
Views: 1991
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Nice dozen for Dockwise

December 21 - December 21 - Dockwise has revealed 12 new awards totaling USD55 million, of which six, to the value of more than USD15 million, are for execution in Q4 2011. The remaining contracts are for execution in 2012 and 2013.
Views: 1058
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ABP establishes new funding platform

December 20 - December 20 - In the UK, Associated British Ports (ABP) has established a new funding platform to enable it to access a variety of funding markets over time. ABP has raised GBP2.36 billion (USD3.67 billion) of senior bank and bond debt to refinance the pr
Views: 1466
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Generation industry powers Ahlers business

December 16 - December 16 - The needs of the global generating industry, both electricity generating and oil and gas production, are creating good opportunities for project cargo forwarder Ahlers, the company has revealed.
Views: 1180
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Shipping confidence picks up despite eurozone fears

December 16 - December 16 - Overall confidence levels and the likelihood of major new investments in the shipping industry in the next 12 months picked up marginally in the quarter ended November 2011, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from accountant
Views: 1965
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Ahlers loads with Singapore slings

December 15 - December 15 - Global project cargo forwarder Ahlers has seen two key project movements through the quay sides of Singapore, both inbound and export from this island state, as well as number of smaller movements.
Views: 1254
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Logwin goes for growth in China

December 15 - December 15 - The global logistics service provider Logwin is expanding its operational network in China.
Views: 1237
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Fairstar bridges financial gap

December 14 - December 14 - Fairstar Heavy Transport, the Oslo-listed heavy lift shipping specialist, has signed a USD30 million bridging loan facility for its newbuilding, Forte, with Bank of China.
Views: 1299
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Multitrade handles oil rig equipment

December 14 - December 14 - Multitrade Spain, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has arranged the transportation of a levelling tool used in the oil industry.
Views: 1456
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Oil and gas fuel Amytrans success in equipment shipment

December 13 - December 13 - Full service freight forwarder and ship broker Amytrans Corp in Vietnam, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has arranged for heavy and outsized oil and gas equipment to be moved by chartered ocean vessel from Busan,
Views: 988
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Long distance successes for Ahlers

December 13 - December 13 - Global offices of worldwide project cargo forwarder Ahlers have earned their Air Miles after organising two project movements that clocked up more than 15,000 km in distance.
Views: 1092
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BBC Chartering shipment is out of this world

December 13 - December 13 - Leading German heavy lift shipping line, BBC Chartering won a contract to transport radio telescope antennas for what is currently the largest cosmic project on earth, the ALMA observatory in the Chilean Andes.
Views: 1575
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Breakbulk events head for Shanghai

December 12 - December 12 - The inaugural Breakbulk China Transportation Conference & Exhibition will be held February 28 - March 1, 2012, at the Intex Shanghai & Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai, China.
Views: 1167
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Trans Himalayan delivers for Nepal hydro power project

December 7 - December 7 - The photos contained in this report give a clear demonstration of the difficulties which faced Trans Himalayan Express, the Nepalese member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, during the recent delivery of two transformer unit
Views: 800
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African trade ministers highlight lack of infrastructure investment

December 7 - December 7 - A meeting of trade ministers from African Union (AU) members held in Ghana has been told of the importance of spending more time and investment in major and strategic infrastructure-oriented agreements that boost long-term prospects for the c
Views: 1473
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Sea Installer on track for A2SEA

December 6 - December 6 - The head of newbuilding at Danish off-shore wind farm installer A2SEA has returned from a visit to the Chinese shipyard constructing the 11-year old company's latest offshore wind turbine installation jack-up vessel, the Sea Installer.
Views: 1106
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Port of Hamburg opens office in Mumbai to strengthen ties

December 6 - December 6 - Project cargo and heavy lift traffic between one of the BRIC quartet of expanding economies and Europe's main manufacturing countries have been boosted by the opening of a new representative office by the port of Hamburg in Mumbai At the same
Views: 1955
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UAE superyacht takes to the waves, thanks to TTS

December 5 - December 5 - The float-off of the first yacht built to meet the strict requirements of the new UAE Large Yacht Code created for private vessels has been handled by TTS, the Dubai-based heavy handling, transportation and installation freight forwarder.
Views: 719
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Seaports of Niedersachsen sees strong interest at Amsterdam event

December 2 - December 2 - Port marketing company, Seaports of Niedersachsen, says it registered strong interest in port capacity and logistics solutions for the offshore wind energy industry at this week's international wind energy trade fair, EWEA offshore in Amsterd
Views: 1043
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New Horizon for AARAS

December 1 - December 1 - AARAS Shipping Agencies (Pvt) Ltd of Pakistan has delivered port agency services for a vessel, New Horizon, which arrived at Karachi Port, Pakistan, carrying break bulk, heavy and project cargoes from more than 28 consignees.
Views: 1452

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