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The Friday Flyer

November 30 - November 30 - Staff in HLPFI's London office awoke this morning to the first sub-temperatures of Winter and a malfunctioning office heating system. Typing in an overcoat and mittens is no fun, but the author of this week's Friday Flyer delivers a neat sna
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ACS opens Kazakhstan office

November 30 - November 30 - Air Charter Service, a global provider of aircraft charter brokerage services, has increased its presence in the CIS region by opening a new office in Almaty, Kazakhstan, headed by Evgeny Galkin (pictured below right), who is moving from his
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Steam power generators moved into Pakistan

November 28 - November 28 - Aaras Project & Logistic Pakistan, one of Pakistan's leading shipping agents and member of the Worldwide Project Consortium, has completed the movement steam power generators and auxiliary equipment weighing 582.8 tonnes.
Views: 815
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Allcargo moves power plant equipment

November 28 - Novermber 28 - Allcargo Logistics, the India-based integrated forwarding services provider, has won a contract from Reliance Infrastructure Ltd to transport 66 units of super over dimension cargo (SODC) from points across India to its subsidiary, Sasan Po
Views: 777
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Reporting heavy lift crane accidents

November 28 - November 28 - Heavy lift specialist Richard Krabbendam draws attention to a recent crawler crane accident in Vungtau, Vietnam, which left three men dead and two badly injured.
Views: 1191
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A.R.T. Logistics opens global HQ in Hong Kong

November 27 - November 27 - A.R.T. Logistics, a leading project logistics company focused on Central Asia, Russia and the CIS, has opened its global headquarters in Hong Kong.
Views: 1079
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EES joins Project Partners in Singapore

November 27 - November 27 - EES Freight Services has joined the Project Partners network of specialists in the project business as the grouping's member in Singapore.
Views: 822
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Agility achieves AEO-F status in Hungary

November 26 - November 26 - Agility, the Kuwait-headquartered logistics services providers, has been achieved Authorized Economic Operator full (AEO-F) status in Hungary.
Views: 1362
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The Friday Flyer

November 23 - November 23 - It's Friday afternoon in a windswept London and so it must be time for this week's edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, delivering a neat snapshot of news from the last week for your to enjoy with your afternoon tea and slice of cake - lemon dri
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Combi Lift sets up Singapore office

November 23 - November 23 - Denmark headquartered heavy lift and project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has opened a new office in Singapore.
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HANSA handles Chile lift

November 23 - November 23 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported two ship loading systems from Bremen to Punta Lackwater in Chile.
Views: 1385
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APM Terminals reveals Nigerian mega-port proposal

November 23 - November 23 - APM Terminals and a number of consortium partners, has revealed plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria's Lagos State, some 55 km west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Ex
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Logwin grows in China

November 22 - November 22 - Luxembourg headquartered global logistics services provider Logwin is continuing to expand its network of locations in China, with the opening of new sales offices in the industrial city of Wuhan in Central China as well as in Zhongshan in t
Views: 1350
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Jenkinson on the double

November 22 - November 22 - Jenkinson Logistics, the member in Ireland of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), reports being extremely busy with project work to Africa and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1129
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PCN declares conference success

November 21 - November 21 - Rachel Humphrey, chair of Project Cargo Network (PCN) has declared the grouping's second annual conference to be a great success.
Views: 1092
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Pipe dream of a job for IGS Qatar

November 20 - November 20 - Doha, Qatar based Intergroup Shipping (IGS Qatar) has handled the delivery of a large shipment of pipes moved on special trailers from Doha port to a downtown construction site in the Qatari capital.
Views: 1407
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Heavy lift master class

November 20 - November 20 - Having presented his two-day 'Heavy Transport & Lifting' seminar to more than thousand people in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, the UK, Norway, the Netherlands, Turkey, USA, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, the UAE and Singapore.
Views: 1535
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Tribble named ceo at Cordstrap

November 20 - November 20 - Cordstrap, which specialises in cargo securing systems, has appointed Brad Tribble as the new ceo of the company.
Views: 1000
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Qatar pulls out of Cargolux

November 19 - November 19 - Luxembourg based freighter operator Cargolux Airlines International today confirmed that Qatar Airwaysintends to exit from its 35 percent shareholding in Cargolux.
Views: 579
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Last chance to register for project cargo training event

November 19 - November 19 - Registrations close on November 23 for the Project Professional Group's (PPG's) Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management professional development training in Dubai, which runs from December 3 to 4, 2012.
Views: 416
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The Friday Flyer

November 16 - November 16 - It's time again for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
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GAC Pindar joins TNL in Australasia

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Pindar has announced a new venture with global freight forwarder TNL International, to offer specialist marine leisure logistics services to the growing Australasian market.
Views: 1316
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a leading global services provider operating in the marine services area and providing heavy lift services through its SMIT subsidiary has reported a good third quarter to 2012.
Views: 1469
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WWPC partners handle Turkey to USA move

November 14 - November 14 - Albacor Shipping Mahwah of New Jersey, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the USA, has arranged for the transport of 3,000 cu m of cement-making equipment from the Turkish port of Izmir to Kansas, USA.
Views: 1090
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Container train travels China - Europe in 16 days

November 14 - November 14 - A container block train comprising 50 standard 40 ft containers has travelled from Wuhan in Central China to Pardubice, about 100 km east of the Czech capital Prague, in just 16 days.
Views: 787
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Agility posts strong increase

November 14 - November 14 - Global logistics provider Agility reports a net profit of KWD9.75 million (USD3.5 million) for the third quarter of 2012. Compared to a net profit of KWD8.05 million (USD2.9 million) in the same quarter of 2011, this is an increase of 21 per
Views: 1593
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Syon Logistics joins PCN in Dubai

November 13 - November 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Syon Logistics as the third and final member in Dubai, replacing Heavy Load Freight Services, which is no longer a PCN member.
Views: 1454
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Oniqua joins ASCO Group

November 13 - November 13 - The ASCO Group, a leading international oil and gas services company, has become the majority shareholder in Brisbane, Australia headquartered Oniqua MRO Analytics - a global analytics-based technology solutions company.
Views: 1006
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NEO opens in Turkey

November 13 - November 13 - NEO Air Charter - the European member of the Global Charter Alliance - has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey, headed by Mrs Ahu Ozturk (pictured below), as sales manager - Turkey.
Views: 1404
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Damco reports continued growth

November 12 - November 12 - Damco reports revenue growth of 11 percent in the first nine months of 2012, compared to the same period last year.
Views: 1629
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PCN adds member in Nepal

November 12 - November 12 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Inter Global Multi-Modal Transport as the new representative of the PCN grouping in Nepal.
Views: 1237
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Borusan Logistics acquires Balnak Lojistik

November 12 - November 12 - According to a statement issued by Borusan Logistics, it has agreed a deal to acquire Balnak Lojistik, and says this will create Turkey's leading logistics service provider in terms of staff numbers and revenues.
Views: 1400
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The Friday Flyer

November 9 - November 9 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
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Heavy lift earnings boost Tiong Woon result

November 9 - November 9 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has posted results for its fiscal 2013 first quarter ended September 30, 2012 showing a net profit of SGD4.1 million (USD3.3 million), up fourfold from SGD1 million (USD816, 000) it achieved in t
Views: 1155
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Geodis Wilson sponsors Qatari defence logistics forum

November 9 - November 9 - Global multimodal service provider Geodis Wilson is to be one of the sponsors of this year's Defence Logistics & Support Forum, which takes place at the Oryx Rotana Hotel, Doha, Qatar from November 11-13, 2012.
Views: 855
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Armin joins PCN grouping

November 9 - November 9 - Armin Shipping & International Transport has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the grouping's third member in Iran.
Views: 1468
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GAC names new president

November 9 - November 9 - Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has appointed Bengt Ekstrand as its new group president.
Views: 1597
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ASGO lands contract in Australia

November 7 - November 7 - The ASCO Group, a leading international oil and gas services company, has been awarded a three-year contract by Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni for supply base services in Australia valued in excess of AUD20 million (USD20.9 mil
Views: 813
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Guangzhou Sunshine handles big move

November 5 - November 5 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics Co, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in China, recently performed the delivery of oversized cargo for CNPC, which included a total of 48 pieces of cargo measuring over 7 metres, wi
Views: 921
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IAG Cargo targets forwarders through GLN

November 5 - November 5 - IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Global Logistics Network (GLN), a US headquartered network of 421 small and mediu
Views: 1607
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Terex adds new Toplift 360 truck crane

November 3 - December 3 - The new Toplift 036G truck crane built by Terex China in Luzhou, China boasts many of the same technological innovations found throughout the entire Terex family of cranes, the company says.
Views: 1047
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The Friday Flyer

November 2 - November 2 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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Albacor handles USA - Saudi heavy lift

November 2 - November 2 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the USA, has handled the transport of two heavy chlorinators measuring 18.6 m x 7.7 m x 7.7 m in dimensions and weighing 129 tonnes each, plus miscellaneous p
Views: 1431
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Cargotec supplies ro-ro access for Neptune

November 2 - November 2 - Cargotec is to supply MacGregor RoRo access equipment for two newbuild Neptune Line vessels, to ensure reliable operations and fast port turnaround times.
Views: 623
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Ahlers in hydro plant relocation

November 2 - November 2 - International logistic and maritime services provider Ahlers is handling a hydro plant relocation in multiple lots from China to Belarus. Whereas Europeans tend to ship such a project all at once, Ahlers says its Chinese customers prefer ship
Views: 580
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Chapman Freeborn handles Hanoi medical air lift

November 1 - November 1 - Global air charter company Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has worked in association with the St Anthony Health Foundation and Catholic Health Initiatives to organise the air transportation of surplus medical supplies from the US to Vietnam.
Views: 645
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Ahlers in hydro plant relocation

November 1 - November 2 - International logistic and maritime services provider Ahlers is handling a hydro plant relocation in multiple lots from China to Belarus. Whereas Europeans tend to ship such a project all at once, Ahlers says its Chinese customers prefer ship
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Volga-Dnepr flies heavy load to Afghanistan

November 1 - November 1 - A Volga-Dnepr Airlines IL-76TD-90VD freighter has delivered diesel generators weighing over 35 tonnes from East Midlands Airport in the UK to Bagram, Afghanistan.
Views: 953
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Dockwise opts to build Type 1 White Marlin

November 1 - November 1 - Breda, the Netherlands based Dockwise subsidiary Fairstar Heavy Transport has commissioned a new USD150million Type 1 vessel to be named White Marlin. With delivery scheduled in the fourth quarter 2014, the newbuild's capacity and capabilitie
Views: 1674
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Albacor project strikes gold in Canada

November 1 - November 1 - Toronto, Canada headquartered Albacor Shipping has successfully transported two grinding and crushing machines to the Detour Lake Gold Mine, some 190 km northeast of Cochrane, in Ontario, Canada.
Views: 1575

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