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Fairstar's Fjell is Nigeria-bound

March 30 - March 30 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has signed a USD1.2 million contract with Aveon Offshore Ltd to provide marine transportation services for the Chevron OAGM project in Nigeria, writes Charlotte Matheson.
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India's UGL to acquire LANS

March 30 - March 30 - India's Unique Global Logistics (UGL) is to acquire Mumbai-based LANS Projects Pvt Ltd in a bid to increase its share of the wind energy and oil and gas sectors.
Views: 1444
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Rolitrans offers bridging solution

March 29 - March 29 - Rolitrans International has recently introduced the Rolitrans Heavy Lift Fly Over Bridge System (RFOBS) to expand its asset base and safe working practices, whilst aiming to introduce a universal transport solution, writes Charlotte Matheson.
Views: 1836
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European Commission issues huge fines on airfreight companies

March 29 - March 29 - Yesterday, the European Commission issued USD225 million penalties on a number of airfreight companies, including Kuehne + Nagel, UPS, and Expeditors for what the regulatory body said was a breach of E.U. antitrust rules during the years 2002-2
Views: 1111
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Volga-Dnepr says Boeing 747 charters are flying high

March 28 - March 28 - Volga-Dnepr Group says that its commitment to offering customers a 'Cargo Supermarket' of air logistics solutions has resulted in a significant increase in demand for Boeing 747F charter flights for the transportation of non-standard cargoes.
Views: 1287
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Growing forwarder network adds two project cargo specialists

March 28 - March 28 - Two new project cargo specialists, Armin Shipping and International Transport Company (ATC) and Occidental Innovative Logistic Services (OILS), have joined the Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a global network of air and ocean freight forward
Views: 1219
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New monthly survey reveals freight volumes expected to rise

March 27 - March 27 - A new monthly index launched by Stifel Nicolaus and based on a worldwide survey by Transport Intelligence provides an insight into the confidence of air and sea freight forwarders on key trade lanes.
Views: 1637
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Rickmers names trio of new agents

March 27 - March 27 - Hamburg based heavy lift and project cargo transporter Rickmers-Linie is now serving Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with direct calls in Chittagong and Colombo, which has necessitated the appointment of new agents in the two countries.
Views: 1891
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India to collect light dues on deck cargoes?

March 26 - March 26 - Indian Customs is likely to start collecting light dues of INR8 (USD0.2) per tonne for on-deck cargo after the Container Shipping Lines Association (CSLA)'s plea to exempt containers from the duty for ships engaged in international trade arrivi
Views: 1020
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WSS Middle East wins WCA award

March 23 - March 23 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has won the title of 'Best Partner 2011 - Middle East', presented this month by the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) at its annual conference in Bangkok, Thailand, writes Charlotte Matheson.
Views: 1040
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Cosco Shipping dredges up some nice business

March 23 - March 23 - Earlier this month, Cosco Shipping's Xiang Rui Kou, a recently delivered semi-submersible ship, delivered a dredger - Dong Xiang - to the Port of Ngqura, South Africa.
Views: 1026
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Maximus new livery on display

March 22 - March 22 - Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies' hangar in the UAE has seen the first aircraft to be painted in Maximus Air's new livery roll out.
Views: 509
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Yahsat oversees transport of second satellite

March 22 - March 22 - Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has overseen the transportation of its second satellite, Y1B, from EADS Astrium facilities in Toulouse, France, to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, with part of the journey involving carriage
Views: 1046
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China Navigation orders four handysize bulk carriers

March 20 - March 20 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep seashipping arm of the Swire group, has placed a order for four B.Delta37 handysize bulk carrier ships of 39,500 dwt each at Chengxi Shipyard Co. Ltd, Jiangyin, China, to be delivered betwee
Views: 1995
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Over 2,000 forwarders attend WCA Family Week

March 20 - March 20 - Over 2,150 freight forwarders attended the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) Family Week Conference at Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre earlier this month.
Views: 836
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Dockwise signs for six

March 20 - March 20 - Dockwise Ltd has revealed six contracts totalling USD57 million, for execution in 2012 and 2015.
Views: 1079
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PCN has reached full quota of 3 members in Indonesia

March 19 - March 19 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has reached its full quota of three members in Indonesia with the approval of Geo Energi Logistindo, which is headquartered in Jakarta, with branch offices in Bandung, Jawa Barat Surabaya and Jawa Timur.
Views: 1484
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21.5 percent contract growth for Ruslan International

March 16 - March 16 - Ruslan International - the company which markets and manages the combined Antonov An-124 fleets of its shareholders Volga Dnepr and Antonov Airlines - has reported its provisional performance for 2011.
Views: 1468
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Hartmann Group launches projectliner service

March 16 - March 16 - From this month, Hartmann Project Line is a new regular scheduled service offering a breakbulk and project cargo liner operation connecting Australasia with the North American continent.
Views: 614
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Terex quartet lift drilling support module

March 15 - March 15 - Four Terex CC 2800-1 units owned by Turkish crane service provider Hareket were used to lift a drilling support module (DSM) for the West Chirag oil platform (WC-PDQ), which is part of the Chirag Oil Project being carried out in Baku, Azerbaija
Views: 1805
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Steel business boosts ports

March 14 - March 14 - Ratner Steel Supply Co, a producer of steel products, recently announced plans to locate a new facility at the Port of Indiana, USA.
Views: 1695
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TT Club analysis pinpoints risk hot spots

March 14 - March 14 - Speaking at the freight industry forum, TOC Container Supply Chain Asia in Hong Kong, TT Club's director of global risk assessment, Laurence Jones highlighted the key factors that cause disruption throughout the global supply chain and spoke of
Views: 1351
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Breakbulk China makes strong debut

March 13 - March 13 - A crowd of more than 4,000 attendees and 100 exhibitors filled the INTEX Shanghai Exposition Center and Sheraton Hongqiao for the inaugural Breakbulk China Transportation Conference and Exhibition recently, says the organisers.
Views: 1067
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SUMO-Shipping sets sail

March 13 - March 13 - The heavy lift shipping industry is set to welcome a new kid on what most would describe as a pretty overcrowded block.
Views: 2168
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Inaugural trip for ro-ro ship between Taiwan and China

March 12 - March 12 - According to China Daily, Cosco Star, a passenger and cargo ship that links Xiamen in Fujian province with coastal cities in Taiwan, made its inaugural trip carrying engineering vehicles to Taiwan last week.
Views: 666
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Msharib Shipping & Logistics joins PCN

March 12 - March 12 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) now has its second member in Afghanistan with the addition of Msharib Shipping & Logistics (MSL), and says that the company has a specialisation in SDDC (Surface Deployment Distribution Command), a very specialis
Views: 1060
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TransBorder joins WWPC

March 12 - March 12 - TransBorder S.A.S, which is based in Bogota, Colombia has been appointed as exclusive member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Colombia.
Views: 1516
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Lift and Shift moves monsters

March 9 - March 9 - Lift and Shift has transported and loaded out 20 modules for Larsen & Toubro (L&T), including deck, building modules, bridges, jackets, tripods, and process and technical platforms.
Views: 759
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SCALDIS orders crane ship with 4,000 tonnes hoisting capacity

March 9 - March 9 - Antwerp-based, Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV has ordered a powerful, self-propelled DP2 crane ship from Korean shipbuilders STX Offshore & Shipbuilding. The vessel will be built in STX's shipyard in Dalian and finished in Xiamen, China
Views: 1314
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New project network launched

March 9 - March 9 - A new network, CLC Projects, has been established to cater for smaller and medium sized project freight forwarders.
Views: 1322
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Three into one will go as Isotec joins CEE network

March 8 - March 8 - Singapore-based Isotec Project Logistics & Consulting Pte Ltd has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in three different locations, representing the following service categories:
Views: 1377
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New member for CEE in Turkey

March 6 - March 6 - Ekin Nakliyat from Istanbul, Turkey, has been appointed as a new member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Turkey, representing the service category: heavy haulage.
Views: 2193
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Chartersphere on the move

March 5 - March 5 - Air Charter specialist, Chartersphere has unveiled ambitious expansion plans following its recent move to new and larger premises in London, UK, following impressive growth over the previous year.
Views: 1433
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Damen tugs hitch ride on heavy lift vessel to Morocco

March 5 - March 5 - Recently, two Damen stan tugs 2608, the Ibrahim 1 and the Jacques, were shipped from the anchorage of Halong Bay, Haiphong, Vietnam to Casablanca, Morocco by Atlantic Winter, a heavy lift ship with 800 tonne lift capacity chartered by Danish shi
Views: 1321
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Fairstar wins Ichthys LNG Project contracts

March 5 - March 5 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded two contracts by the JKC Joint Venture (JKC) consisting of JGC and Chiyoda of Japan and KBR of the United States, to provide marine transportation services for the Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, Australi
Views: 799
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Van der Vlist on the move in the UK

March 2 - March 2 - Van der Vlist UK Ltd, part of the Dutch-owned Van der Vlist Transport Group, has relocated to a purpose-built site in Hull, UK.
Views: 1199
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Chinese market coming of age

March 1 - March 1 - US management consulting firm A.T. Kearney is "very optimistic" about the prospects for China's breakbulk market, saying important structural changes in the country's economy and a growing sophistication among Chinese shippers suggest opportunit
Views: 2063
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Rickmers-Linie expands its China coverage

March 1 - March 1 - Rickmers-Linie is expanding its market coverage in China and is enhancing sales and marketing activities into central and southern China.
Views: 1833
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Jade Cargo in deal with UniTop

March 1 - March 1 - Jade Cargo, which grounded its fleet in January, came closer to flying once more after its owners agreed to work with UnitTop Group, a Chinese transportation company, to restructure the troubled carrier.
Views: 1299
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Fairmount Summit delivers drilling rig

March 1 - March 1 - Fairmount Summit has delivered the newbuild drilling rig ODN Delba III from the Middle East Gulf to a location offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in a voyage of more than 10,625 miles (17,099 km) performed at an average speed of six knots.
Views: 860

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