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Coscol confirms shipping pool expansion ambitions

December 28 - December 28 - Cosco Shipping (Coscol) has confirmed that it is seeking to expand the pool of specialist semi-submersible vessels created earlier this year by adding ships from mainland Chinese or non-Chinese shipping companies.
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Combi Lift strengthens Australian team

December 28 - December 28 - Denmark-headquartered specialist project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has appointed Eike Hemp as operations manager within its Australia team.
Views: 1680
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Syon handles cement plant machinery

December 27 - December 27 - Syon Logistics, which recently joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Dubai, has played a key role in delivering out-of-gauge cargo to the biggest cement factory in the region.
Views: 996
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MacGregor sees strong demand

December 24 - December 24 - MacGregor - subsidiary of equipment manufacturer Cargotec - in the last quarter secured a number of new winch orders. The equipment will serve the strong demand for maintenance, hook-up and commissioning services for existing oil platforms o
Views: 743
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State buys back Cargolux stake

December 24 - December 24 - In a statement issued by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, it has confirmed that it has re-acquired its 35 percent shareholding in freighter airline, Cargolux.
Views: 1081
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GAC Logistics strengthens West Africa network

December 24 - December 24 - Dubai-headquartered GAC Logistics has signed a Global Network Agency (GNA) agreement for ports in Ghana, Togo and Benin with Oil and Marine Agencies (OMA) Ltd.
Views: 1163
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The Friday Flyer

December 21 - December 21 - Well, the Mayan day of apocalypse has arrived and so far, it appears to be passing over peacefully, meaning HLPFI staff will waste no time in getting out the tea and cake (nothing stronger) to mark the fact that the world is still here.
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WCA members ship oversized cargoes

December 21 - December 21 - The WCA Family of Logistic Networks Ltd has seen two of its members ship heavy and oversized cargoes recently.
Views: 956
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Broker delivers steely performance

December 21 - December 21 - Chapman Freeborn recently transported 95 tonnes of seamless steel tubes and couplings from Osaka, Japan to Houston, USA for a client in the oil and gas industry.
Views: 1380
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Yachts on the move

December 20 - December 20 - Istanbul-headquartered Project Cargo & Yacht Transport recently handled the loading and unloading of yachts at ports in Turkey.
Views: 1018
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InterRail targets Caucasus region

December 20 - December 20 - InterRail Holding - the Switzerland-headquartered provider of rail-based freight services in the Euro-Asian corridor - is set to acquire 50 percent of the shares in Azerbaijan-based railway services provider, AzerRail Baku.
Views: 1756
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Project Partners welcomes Sonigo to forwarder network

December 20 - December 20 - Sonigo International Shipping of Israel has joined the Project Partners network - a division of Air & Ocean Partners. Sonigo will replace network member J Sassower Ltd with immediate effect.
Views: 1218
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DHL ships historic Vietnam War maps

December 18 - December 18 - DHL Global Forwarding - a sub-division of Deutsche Post DHL - participated in the transport of commemorative Vietnam War maps between Chicago and the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Views: 845
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Ejar adds to crane fleet

December 18 - December 18 - Ejar Cranes & Equipment LLC - the Dubai-based crane rental company - has strengthened its fleet with the addition of Liebherr crawler cranes through the course of 2012: two LR 1300, six LR 1280, and two LTM 1130-5.1 mobile cranes.
Views: 885
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FPS Melbourne steels itself for coil cargoes

December 18 - December 18 - The Melbourne, Australia branch of Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS), has been awarded a contract to handle the import, unpacking and delivery of 52 containers loaded with 1,138 tonnes of steel coil.
Views: 1082
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Shipowners say too little time to install ballast treatment systems

December 18 - December 18 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80 percent of the world's merchant tonnage, has said that there is too little time to retrofit tens of thousands of vessels with ballast water treatment systems to comply with Uni
Views: 873
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Conquest unloads hulls at Flushing

December 17 - December 17 - Conquest Offshore - a Dutch joint venture between Concordia Offshore BV and Zwagerman Offshore Services BV - has used its Conquest MB I, 1,500 tonne offshore heavy lift crane barge to unload six ship hulls at Flushing, the Netherlands.
Views: 1160
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Rickmers-Linie to build two new multi-purpose ships

December 17 - December 17 - Rickmers Linie - the Germany-headquartered provider of breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo transportation - has commissioned two 20,000 deadweight tonne newbuilds.
Views: 1318
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THE FRIDAY FLYER - DECEMBER 14TH 2012

December 14 - As 2012 draws to its close, HLPFI staff and Friday Flyer readers around the world are wondering what 2013 will bring in the business of heavy lift and project cargo.
Views: 2475
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NYK-Hinode and NYK Global Bulk to merge

December 14 - December 14 - Tokyo-headquartered shipping line Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has announced that two of its wholly-owned subsidiaries - project and heavy cargo shipping line NYK-Hinode Line (Hinode), and bulk carrier NYK Global Bulk Corporation (NGB) - have a
Views: 1318
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Move One supports Kit Out Kids in Uganda

December 14 - December 14 - Dubai-headquartered forwarding concern Move One Logistics is working with charity - Kit Out Kids - to bring some holiday spirit to the children of Uganda.
Views: 1008
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STX Pan Ocean stake up for grabs?

December 13 - December 13 - According to reports on the Bloomberg website, South Korea's STX Group is considering the sale of its shareholding in STX Pan Ocean Co, South Korea's largest dry bulk ship operator, as part of a scheme to raise finance via asset sales to red
Views: 1639
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COSCOL confirms price paid for Guangzhou Ocean Shipping

December 12 - December 12 - Further to our report from earlier this week, COSCO Shipping Company (COSCOL) has advised that its acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Guangzhou Ocean Shipping from China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company on December 5, was completed wi
Views: 1278
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COSCOL confirms price paid for Guangzhou Ocean Shipping

December 12 - December 12 - Further to our report from earlier this week, COSCO Shipping Company (COSCOL) has advised that its acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Guangzhou Ocean Shipping from China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company on December 5, was completed wi
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Western Gulf joins Project Partners

December 12 - December 12 - Project Partners - an association of heavy lift and project forwarders around the world - has welcomed Doha, Qatar-based Western Gulf Agency (WGA) to its network.
Views: 1325
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WWPC members collaborate to ship paper equipment worldwide

December 11 - December 11 - Mercator Transport - French representative of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) - has completed the movement of several heavy and out-of-gauge components for the paper manufacturing industry.
Views: 1189
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Allcargo transports power plant equipment

December 11 - December 11 - Allcargo Logistics - part of the Avashya Group and member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network for India - has won a contract from Reliance International to handle and transport 66 units of super over dimension cargo (SODC) from port
Views: 979
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Qatar adds another C-17

December 11 - December 11 -Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has delivered a fourth heavy lift C-17 Globemaster cargo carrier to the Qatar Emiri Air Force.
Views: 1469
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Cosco Shipping confirms acquisition plans

December 11 - December 11 - COSCO Shipping Company (COSCOL) has confirmed that it plans to acquire full equity of Guangzhou Ocean Shipping from COSCO Group.
Views: 1598
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China Merchants acquires Jiangsu Haixin

December 10 - December 10 - China Merchants Group has signed an asset transfer deal with Jiangsu Haixin Heavy Industries to fully acquire the shipyard as a leading offshore centre in China.
Views: 803
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Government set to buy back Cargolux stake

December 10 - December 10 - The Luxembourg government is prepared to buy the 35 percent shareholding in the Duchy's home-based B747 freighter operator Cargolux after Qatar Airways said it would pull out of its stakeholding in the carrier.
Views: 596
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World's largest heavy lift ship christened

December 4 - December 4 - Dockwise Vanguard - an ultra-large semi-submersible heavy lift ship constructed for Dutch shipping company, Dockwise was christened at the end of last week.
Views: 1393
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Volga-Dnepr aims for space

December 4 - December 4 - Heavy lift and outsize air cargo specialist Volga-Dnepr Airlines has been awarded a license by the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to perform transport operations for rockets, space mechanisms and rocket fuel.
Views: 1380
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Gianti covers Georgia for PCN

December 4 - December 4 - Tbilisi, Georgia based Gianti Logistics has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) grouping of freight agents as the organisation's member in the country which is an important hub in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
Views: 1410
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Allcargo powers inland with huge loads

December 4 - December 4 - India's Allcargo Logistics, part of the Avashya Group, is currently handling a contract from Hyundai Heavy Industries, Korea for the heavy lift movement of seven transformers and accessories from Mumbai port to a power grid substation in Bina
Views: 1096
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Living quarter barge delivered to Kashagan oilfield

December 4 - December 4 - Last month, Wagenborg Offshore - the Dutch-based provider of offshore heavy lift services to the oil and gas industry - in cooperation with Wagenborg Kazakhstan B.V. and Ersai Caspian Contractor LLC, delivered the living quarter barge 'Vivald
Views: 1261
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ACLA - a new logistics event for Asia

December 3 - December 3 - The STAT Media Group of India and Singapore based VFPR & Media Consultants have announced the launch of a new regional trade event for the air cargo and logistics industry in Asia and the Middle East.
Views: 945

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