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Boskalis claims a 90 percent commitment to Dockwise takeover

January 31 - January 31 - Following its announcement that it would make an all-cash, mandatory offer of EUR18.50 per share cum dividend for all issued and outstanding shares in Dockwise, Royal Boskalis Westminster announced this afternoon that it has acquired a furthe
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COSCO Holdings faces heavy losses

January 31 - January 31 - China COSCO Holdings Company Ltd (COSCO), one of the world's largest shipping lines, is staring at a second-straight year of heavy financial losses as it prepares to announce its 2012 performance figures.
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InterGlobal joins PCN for Israel

January 31 - January 31 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added InterGlobal Shipping 3001 Ltd as a new member, representing Israel.
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Chinese jumbo air freighters take to the sky

January 30 - January 30 - China has conducted a successful flight of its first domestically developed jumbo air freighter, according to China's official state news agency Xinhua.
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Steder delivers pipes for port project

January 30 - January 30 - Netherlands based member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, Steder Group, has organised the shipment of approximately 26,000 tonnes of land and sinker lines from China to Doha, Qatar.
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Rolitrans cements worldwide contract

January 30 - January 30 - Jakarta, Indonesia headquartered Rolitrans International has been commissioned to execute multi-origin worldwide shipments for two brand new cement mills being constructed on the islands of Java and Sulawesi.
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Agility and Rickmers-Linie in quality street

January 29 - January 29 - Global logistics provider Agility has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Area East region, which includes Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan; whilst Rickmers-Linie has undergone recertification according to the latest ISO
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V. Alexander shifts Saudi load

January 28 - January 28 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member representing Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, has transported five over-dimensional cargoes for an oil and gas client between Germany and Saudi Arabia.
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Damco undergoes managerial reshuffle

January 28 - January 28 - During February, logistics provider Damco will relocate its head office from Copenhagen, Denmark to The Hague in the Netherlands. To coincide with the move, Damco has made a number of senior level management changes.
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The Friday Flyer

January 25 - January 25 - This week's Friday Flyer is again sponsored by Broekman Project Services, located in the Port of Rotterdam, which offers a total solution for handling and assembly of project cargoes - www.broekman-group.com/bps
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Gruber adds Italian offices

January 25 - January 25 - Italian project freight forwarder Gruber Logistics has opened a new office in Trieste, to serve what it calls the burgeoning trade route to Turkey.
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New Zealand joint venture delivers outsized motorboat

January 24 - January 24 - New Zealand based TNL GAC Pindar Ltd - a joint venture between specialist marine leisure logistics provider GAC Pindar and freight forwarder TNL International - has delivered a 7.6 tonne Stamas 363 motorboat 15,000 km between Georgia, USA and
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PPG widens Asian footprint

January 24 - January 24 - Project Professional Group (PPG) has added three new members to its forwarder network in Asia.
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Slade completes oil and gas projects

January 24 - January 24 - US based logistics provider Slade Shipping, a member of the WCA Projects Network (WCAPN), has transported over-dimensional cargoes between the USA and India for a high profile oil and gas client.
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SDV establishes dedicated bulk/chartering service

January 23 - January 24 - Turkey based SDV Horoz Projects - a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) - has set up a dedicated bulk/chartering desk to strengthen its project cargo handling capabilities.
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Cotton picking cargoes for PCN duo

January 23 - January 23 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members Allison Shipping International and Global Cargo Line have worked together to transport cotton picking machinery from the USA to the Mersin, Turkey.
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Cargolux performs above expectations

January 23 - January 23 - Cargolux Airlines, Europe's largest all freighter operator, is anticipating that losses in 2012 will be lower than initially forecast.
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Nordana orders newbuild quartet

January 22 - January 22 - Denmark based shipping company Nordana has signed contracts for the construction of four 12,000 dwt multi-purpose heavy lift vessels to be built at the Sanfu Shipyard, Yangzhou in China.
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Hansa appoints Allcargo Logistics as Indian agent

January 22 - January 22 - Hansa Heavy Lift has extended its global agency network and named Mumbai-headquartered freight forwarder Allcargo Logistics as its exclusive representative in the Indian market.
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Tradelossa hauls petro-chemical equipment

January 21 - January 21 - Mexico based Tradelossa has completed the transport of two boilers weighing 547 tonnes and measuring 20.3 m x 13.9 m x 16.8 m, for petro-chemical firm Sadara Chemical Company.
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Dachser strengthens in Spain

January 21 - January 21 - Global logistics provider Dachser has acquired Spanish air and sea freight logistics provider, Transunion.
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The Friday Flyer

January 18 - High winds, heavy snow and below average temperatures across Europe are creating headaches for transport planners as HLPFI heads into the weekend, whilst winds of a different sort have blown in some sobering news from the Sahara.
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WWPC members shift Dutch load

January 17 - January 17 - Korea based Hansaeng Express Co and StederGroup BV of the Netherlands - both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network - have together project managed the movement of heavy screw compressor packages between the Netherlands an
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Braemar issues interim update

January 16 - January 16 - Braemar Shipping Services has issued an interim management statement in relation to the trading period starting October 30 2012.
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Saga Fortune makes maiden voyage

January 15 - January 15 - Saga Fortune - a 200 m long 56,023-dwt open box hold vessel - delivered late last year by Oshima Shipbuilding of Japan to Saga Shipholding AS of Norway, has completed its maiden voyage.
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Cargolux board elects Helminger as chairman

January 15 - January 15 - The Cargolux Airlines International board of directors has elected Paul Helminger (pictured below) as its chairman. He replaces Albert Wildgen, who relinquished the role on November 30 2012.
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Airland Projects moves African cargoes

January 15 - January 15 - Airland Projects A/S of Denmark was recently contracted to organise the transport of 600 iron ore rail wagons from China to Sierra Leone.
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Stena SeaLine adds second ship and another Turkish port

January 15 - January 15 - Stena SeaLine has confirmed that in addition to the second ship that was recently added to its ro-pax service between Turkey and Ukraine, a second Turkish port has been included in the schedule.
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Port of Indiana-Burns names director

January 14 - January 14 - The Ports of Indiana - owner and operator of three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan - has appointed Rick Heimann port director for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, effective January 16.
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Aaras puts on the power in Pakistan

January 14 - January 14 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network member for Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies has transported power generation equipment from Karachi Port to Guddu power station in the Kashmore district of Sindh, 650 km inland.
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Change for AIS in Singapore

January 14 - January 14 - In Singapore, Steven Hawkswood has left AIS Singapore, with Ameer Ouf relocating from Australia Independent Shipbrokers' office In Western Australia to service existing clients interests and to ensure the continued development of the South-Ea
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The Friday Flyer

January 11 - January 11 - Two weeks into the New Year and it is business as usual for most Friday Flyer readers.
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Solomon joins MIQ Logistics

January 11 - January 11 - MIQ Logistics has named Barry Solomon as manager of business development.
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Changes afoot for Seaway Heavy Lifting

January 9 - January 9 - Cyprus-based offshore installation contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has announced that after 20 years of service, Martin Spaans, ceo, has decided to leave the company.
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GAC unveils new corporate tagline

January 8 - January 8 - Dubai-headquartered GAC Group is launching a new corporate tagline in 2013, 'Delivering your strategy'.
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Dates revealed for third BHP

January 8 - January 8 - The third Break Bulk, Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Conference and Exhibition (BHP) has been scheduled for 10-12 April 2014, at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai, India.
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Allfort relocates Japan office

January 8 - January 8 - Allfort Co Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Japan, has relocated its head office.
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KGL and AXL complete Afghan project

January 7 - January 7 - Kuwait-headquartered KGL Logistics, in co-operation with AXL Logistics Karachi (AXL), has transported almost 5,000 tonnes of steel structures and building materials for a cold drinks manufacturing facility in Kabul, Afghanistan for client Alok
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ABC takes delivery of third B747-8F

January 7 - January 7 - Moscow-headquartered AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its third B747-8 freighter. The new aircraft made its first commercial flight from Seattle - Moscow Sheremetyevo via Hong Kong.
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Jenkinson Logistics ships silos to Saudi Arabia

January 4 - January 4 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member for Ireland, Jenkinson Logistics, has successfully delivered two 3.5 tonne silos - each measuring 5.8 m x 3.6 m x 3.8 m - to Saudi Arabia.
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C.H. Robinson and Inchcape Shipping raise funds for charity

January 4 - January 4 - For the third consecutive year, US-headquartered logistics services provider C.H. Robinson - in association with NBA basketball team Minnesota Timberwolves - has supported the FastBreak Foundation's WolvesCare initiative.
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The Friday Flyer

January 4 - January 4 - While many are still recovering from New Year celebrations, our Asian readers have the Lunar New Year to look forward to next month.
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Panalpina names regional ceo for Asia Pacific

January 4 - January 4 - Panalpina has appointed Stefan Karlen (pictured) as its regional ceo Asia Pacific. He will leave his role as managing director Southeast Asia to take up the new post with immediate effect.
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Geodis Wilson appoints Eric Martin-Neuville coo

January 4 - January 4 - Geodis Wilson - the freight forwarding and heavy lift specialist arm of Geodis - has appointed Eric Martin-Neuville as its new chief operating officer and freight board member with immediate effect.
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Lift & Shift hauls five modules across India

January 3 - January 3 - Mumbai-based heavy lift project cargo forwarder Lift & Shift India PVT has successfully executed the transport and load out of five over-dimensional cargoes between Hariza and Kakinada for the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation's (GSPC) gas p
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