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Growing outsize airfreight activity at Dubai

April 30 - April 30 - dnata, the world's fourth largest combined air services provider offering ground handling and cargo services across five continents, is reporting growing out-of-gauge and oversize airfreight at Dubai International Airport (DIA).
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Hartmann Project Lines sets sail

April 30 - April 30 - The Hartmann Group of Leer, Germany has now launched its new Hartmann Project Lines service, as initially reported on the HLPFI website on March 16.
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15-up for Ruslan

April 30 - April 30 - Ruslan International - the company which markets and manages the combined Antonov An-124 fleets of its shareholders Antonov Airlines and Volga Dnepr Airlines - has completed a programme of 15 flights using an An-124 freighter aircraft, for the
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TTS International assists in Abu Dhabi bridge removal

April 27 - April 27 - As part of the KIZAD (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) Infrastructure Development, two pipe-crossing bridges had to be removed in order to allow access roads to be widened from two lanes to four lanes in anticipation of heavier road traffic i
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Strategic progress in Q1 for Dockwise

April 27 - April 27 - A Chinese-built 50,000 dwt semi-submersible self-propelled Type 2 heavy life vessel, 'Hai Yang Hi You 278', has been contracted to Tianjin, China-based Offshore Oil Engineering Co, Ltd. (COOEC) by ship management company Dockwise for a five-yea
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First Kuwaiti member for PCN

April 27 - April 27 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added DMC Global Logistics to its network, as its first representative in Kuwait.
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Piracy increasing in West Africa, latest report shows

April 25 - April 25 - 102 incidents of piracy and armed robbery have been reported for the first quarter of 2012, with dangerously increasing numbers in West African waters, according to figures released this week in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Inter
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NSCSA now Bahri

April 24 - April 24 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has responded to what it calls a 'tumultuous' marketplace by reinventing itself as Bahri.
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Port of Duqm handles first project cargo

April 24 - April 24 - Marking a new chapter in Oman's expanding maritime sector, the Port of Duqm has handled its first project cargo at its Commercial Quay.
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Double hit for Worldwide Project Consortium in Sao Paulo

April 23 - April 23 - The recent Intermodal South America event in Sao Paolo, Brazil, provided to be the perfect place for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) to sustain its efforts to develop its presence in South American countries, which are all emerging mark
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Willis Marine forecasts another difficult year

April 19 - April 19 - After an inauspicious start, 2012 could well be "another difficult and uncertain year for the maritime industry faced with the aftermath of the Costa Concordia, further problems in the euro zone, pirate attacks and increased sanctions," accordi
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Agility to move railway wagons

April 19 - April 19 - Global logistics provider, Agility, has won a contract to transport 420 railway wagons from Spain to Kazakhstan for Talgo, a leading Spanish manufacturer of railway wagons and components.
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TT Club underwriting performance holds fast despite challenges

April 17 - April 17 - The TT Club, a leading provider of insurance and related risk management services for the international transport and logistics industry, has announced an 8.5 percent growth in premium income, resulting from new business, increase in volumes an
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SBM Offshore selects Blue Water Shipping

April 16 - April 16 - SBM Offshore has chosen Blue Water Shipping, a company with which it already holds a longstanding business relationship, to undertake the task of providing logistics for materials and equipment to China and Brazil, where the conversion of the f
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Hansa Heavy Lift on the move in Singapore

April 16 - April 16 - Hansa Heavy Lift (Asia) Pte Ltd, the south east Asian subsidiary of the Hamburg-based heavy lift shipping line, has relocated in Singapore and has new contact numbers.
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Tarros upgrades in Med

April 13 - April 13 - Tarros, the specialist regional container line and multi-transport operator specialising in the Mediterranean Region, has upgraded its Great Pendulum Service which connects ports in the eastern and western Mediterranean via La Spezia, where the
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Buy, buy, the Brazilian pie

April 12 - April 12 - Everybody, it seems, wants a piece of the Brazilian economic pie, and some who already have a small slice want a bit more, writes HLPFI's correspondent from the Intermodal South America event, Robert Ward.
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Globalink busy with military cargoes

April 12 - April 12 - Working at short notice, Globalink Logistics Group had just 48 hours to complete a demanding project for Kazakhstan's Ministry of Defence.
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WWPC partners combine efforts to move boiler

April 12 - April 12 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, the US member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has worked in conjunction with the project forwarder network's Vienna-based Austrian partner, Procargo Spedition, to handle the transport of parts of a biomass
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Faststream opens Perth office

April 10 - April 10 - International maritime, oil & gas and mining industry recruiter Faststream has opened an office in Perth, Australia, which will focus on filling positions for shipping companies, oil majors and mining companies active in the region.
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BDP adds second service centre in South Asia

April 4 - April 4 - BDP International has opened another Global Services Centre (GSC) in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The US-based, global logistics and transportation services firm opened its first such centre in Kuala Lumpur in March 2008.
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End of the line for Hartmann Asia RTW Line

April 4 - April 4 - HLPFI understands that Hartmann Asia RTW Line Pte Ltd has been placed into provisional liquidation with accountancy practice, Lau Chin Huat & Co of Singapore, appointed as the provisional liquidator of the company.
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Agenda for Breakbulk Europe 2012 conference announced

April 3 - April 3 - UBM Global Trade's 7th annual Breakbulk Europe Transportation Conference and Exhibition will take place May 22-24 at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium and will address anticipated industry growth from emerging markets, says the organiser.
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Volga-Dnepr on starting grid for Honda reconstruction

April 2 - April 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has carried over 200 tonnes of project cargo from Japan to Thailand to help with the reconstruction of Honda's assembly facilities after they were severely damaged in floods at the end of 2011.
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Ship out of water is no problem for ALE

April 2 - April 2 - Global heavy lift and transport company ALE is claiming a world record with a recent project - the transport of a ship overland.
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines receives second Boeing 747-8F

April 2 - April 2 - Jeff Klemann, vice president Everett Field Ops & Delivery/AOG/747/767/777/787 Programs for Boeing is seen with Tatyana Arslanova, executive president of AirBridgeCargo Airlines on the steps of the Russian cargo airline's second Boeing 747-8 Frei
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