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Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
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First 747-8 Freighter for AirBridgeCargo Airlines

January 30 - January 30 - Boeing and AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, have celebrated the delivery of the first of five new Boeing 747-8 Freighters to the airline.
Views: 1513
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Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
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Saipem double for Fairstar

January 27 - January 27 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded two contracts by Saipem to provide marine transportation services for the Golden Eagle Project in the North Sea. The total contract value is EUR11.99 million (USD15.7 million).
Views: 1203
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Holleman handles Serbian refinery components

January 27 - January 27 - Holleman Transport D.o.o., the Serbian member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has arranged the transport of several heavy components destined for a refinery in Pan
Views: 942
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Damen Shipyards receives three orders for five pontoons

January 26 - January 26 - Damen Pontoons & Barges has signed three contracts for a total of five purpose-built Damen Stan Pontoons (SPo): two Damen Stan Pontoons 6511 for Mammoet Maritime (The Netherlands), two Stan Pontoons 8916 ICE for Silverburn Shipping (I.O.M.) L
Views: 2088
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SDV invests in FAST Overseas Group and FAST France

January 26 - January 26 - After several years of cooperation, SDV International Logistics has taken a minority interest in the FAST Overseas Group, which has a presence in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Italy.
Views: 1470
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PCN welcomes Hawk Customs & Freight

January 25 - January 25 - Hawk Customs & Freight (NZ) Ltd has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in New Zealand.
Views: 1519
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Training improves communication skills for project forwarders

January 24 - January 24 - Project forwarders whose first language is not English and who want to refine their negotiation and business communication skills have the opportunity to undertake the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management course running in c
Views: 798
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Clipper Projects opens for business in Mumbai

January 23 - January 23 - Clipper Projects has opened a new office in Mumbai; India and sees the opening of Clipper Projects India as part of a strategic goal to move closer to its clients in the important and developing Indian market.
Views: 1188
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Al Madina joins WWPC

January 23 - January 23 - Al Madina Logistics Services, which is based in Muscat, Oman has been appointed as exclusive member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Oman.
Views: 1498
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Triple Success in Tripoli

January 20 - January 20 - Three shipments to Libya signal Move One's commitment to the country's reconstruction process.
Views: 1041
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Albacor Shipping moves heavy transformer

January 19 - January 19 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, the US member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), through their branch in Banning, USA, has handled the transportation of transformer measuring 42 x 12 x 16 ft from the Port of Newark, USA to Cranberry, USA
Views: 1354
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Nice dozen for KGW Logistics

January 19 - January 19 - KGW Logistics didn't let festive celebrations and holidays prevent it from moving 12 tanks from Port Klang to Singapore.
Views: 1110
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Air Partner opens dedicated Italian freight operation

January 18 - January 18 - Air Partner has opened a specialist cargo department at its Milan office in Italy as part of its strategic expansion plan to develop its worldwide freight charter services.
Views: 1734
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Rickmers-Linie's christens newest ship in Mumbai

January 17 - January 17 - As part of its upgrading programme for its Europe India service, Rickmers-Linie, has added the 17,000 dwt newbuilding Rickmers Tianjin to the schedule.
Views: 1339
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Safmarine announces three new senior appointments

January 17 - January 17 - Safmarine has named three experienced Safmariners as senior members of the newly-established Safmarine commercial team which will be headed by Grant Daly, Safmarine's new CEO.
Views: 1579
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Good news from Breakbulk event organisers

January 16 - January 16 - The organisers of the Breakbulk China Transportation Conference & Exhibition now have until January 28 to register and save up to an additional USD100 on the passes to the event.
Views: 797
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Lift & Shift looks to a successful 2011

January 16 - January 16 - Mumbai-based project cargo forwarder Lift & Shift India had a successful 2011, say managers, who point to two prestigious projects in Mangalore undertaken last year.
Views: 737
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PPG makes Indian appointment

January 16 - January 16 - Kolkata, India-based Reach Cargo Movers has been appointed as the new member for Northern and Eastern India in the heavy lift freight forwarding network the Project Professionals Group (PPG). Reach also has a branch in New Delhi.
Views: 1673
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ACS's big-hearted look at 2011

January 13 - January 13 - Philanthropic air charter broker, Air Charter Service (ACS) raised more than USD 75,000 last year for good causes, with money raised by staff matched by the London-based company.
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SK Shipping launches heavy and project cargo team

January 13 - January 13 - SK Shipping, based in Seoul, South Korea, has established a dedicated heavy lift and project cargo team to target ocean and inland transportation of heavy and project cargo for the offshore business.
Views: 1276
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PCN welcomes third and final member in Thailand

January 12 - January 12 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added its third official member in Thailand which means it has now reached its full quota of three members in the country.
Views: 1005
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Logwin opens Foshan office

January 12 - January 12 - Air and ocean freight and logistics services company, Logwin, has opened a new sales office in Foshan, China, to strengthen its market presence across South China.
Views: 1639
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Chapman Freeborn invests in Turkey and Brazil

January 12 - January 12 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has acquired the shares of its joint venture partner in Turkey giving it 100 percent ownership of Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Ltd Sti, bringing it into line with the rest of the group's worldwide operations.
Views: 761
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Schenker contracts with Combi Lift for Gorgon

January 11 - January 10 - Combi Lift has announced a contract with Schenker which will see two of the shipping line's semi-submersible ships being deployed on the Gorgon LNG project in Australia.
Views: 1582
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Charles Gee delivers aircraft tooling to Hong Kong

January 10 - January 10 - Late last year, the Charles Gee Group successfully delivered out of gauge aircraft nose cone tooling to the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co. Ltd. in Hong Kong.
Views: 905
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SAL Heavy Lift ship gets DP upgrade

January 9 - January 9 - SAL Heavy Lift has confirmed that its ship, Lone, has completed its upgrade from DP class I to DP Class II.
Views: 1562
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Volga-Dnepr delivers airport equipment to Vladivostok

January 9 - January 9 - One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighters has delivered equipment from Saint Petersburg to the Russian Far East in support of a project to modernise the infrastructure at Vladivostok Airport.
Views: 1841
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Advance manifest system in Turkey needs to settle in

January 9 - January 9 - HLPFI has learned that the Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) or advance manifest system for containerised inbound or transit cargo on vessels entering Turkey is temporarily doubling workloads for freight managers.
Views: 951
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Sarjak moves tanks

January 9 - January 9 - Mumbai-based, Sarjak Container Lines has completed the transport of five LPG storage tanks.
Views: 1248
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Duo of project cargo forwarders powers Turkish investment

January 6 - January 6 - Two project cargo freight forwarders, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have worked together to move a significant consignment of generating equipment from Finland to Turkey.
Views: 1639
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Galli takes the helm at Cargolux Italia

January 6 - January 6 - Cargolux Italia, the Milan-based arm of the global maindeck air freight carrier has appointed Pierandrea Galli as the company's new CEO, effective January 1, 2012.
Views: 1403
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Tight stow for the Jumbo Javelin

January 5 - January 5 - Jumbo has transported two huge ship-to-shore (STS) Kalmar cranes from Taicang, China to Cartagena, Colombia for Cargotec.
Views: 1251
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CEE adds new member in India

January 5 - January 5 - Allcargo Logistics has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) as the network's member in India.
Views: 1435
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Dahlman Rose predicts 9.3 percent increase in global energy E&P

January 4 - January 4 - According to a report in the Wall Street Journal's Marketwatch, investment bank Dahlman Rose & Co is predicting that global energy companies are expected to continue spending more for exploration and production this year, despite sluggish econ
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A sub out of water, thanks to Jumbo

January 4 - January 4 - A decommissioned submarine that will form a centrepiece of an eco-park in Malaysia has been transported above the waves from France to the country by Jumbo Shipping and its partners.
Views: 1507
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Advance manifest system now in force in Turkey

January 4 - January 4 - Turkish Customs has instigated an Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) or advance manifest system for containerised inbound or transit cargo on vessels, effective January 1, 2012.
Views: 950
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Hartmann Asia Line adds fourth ship

January 3 - January 3 - H.S.A Chartering has added a fourth ship into the round-the-world (RTW) service operated by Hartmann Asia Line.
Views: 1518
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Project Cargo Network doubles up in Iran

January 3 - January 3 - Saadat Sor'At International Transport has become the second official representative of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Iran, writes Charlotte Matheson.
Views: 1451
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PPG starts year with new members

January 3 - January 3 - the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has begun 2012 by making new member appointments in Nigeria and Taiwan.
Views: 1400

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