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Boats fly with Volga Dnepr

February 28 - February 28 - Volga Dnepr Airlines has shipped two cutter vessels from Aqaba, Jordan, to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on board one of its AN124-100 freighters.
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Etihad Rail secures USD1.28 billion finance

February 28 - February 28 - Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national rail network, has secured USD1.28 billion financing for Stage One of its national railway project.
Views: 1268
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Saudia Cargo ups frequencies

February 27 - February 27 - Saudia Cargo is to add more flights to selected routes in its existing freighter schedule.
Views: 842
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Global Maritime joins PCN

February 27 - February 27 - Global Maritime Co has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Japan.
Views: 1040
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Strong 2012 at BAHRI

February 27 - February 27 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (BAHRI) saw strong financial performance during 2012.
Views: 1285
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WWPC names Airland in Mongolia

February 27 - February 27 - Airland Logistics has become the exclusive representative of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in Mongolia.
Views: 1153
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V. Alexander drums up shipment

February 27 - February 27 - V. Alexander International Logistics has coordinated the transport of a 170-ton (154.2-tonne) steam drum from Porto Marghera, Italy to Hamburg, Germany by coaster.
Views: 1272
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Saudia Cargo names new ceo

February 25 - February 25 - Saudia Cargo - the standalone air freight wing of Saudia Airlines - has appointed current ceo Fahad Hammad to be responsible for the development of current facilities at airports.
Views: 1383
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SILA nets two-year over-dimensional contract

February 25 - February 25 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Australia, Sinotrans Integrated Logistics Australia (SILA), has been awarded a two-year contract to supply all export services to a large Australian stock listed company.
Views: 964
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The Friday Flyer

February 22 - February 22 - While the on-off strike that threatened to close the US East and Gulf coast, further south another country is facing a blockade by striking longshoreman.
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Messina receives Jolly Quarzo

February 22 - February 22 - Messina Shipping Group has taken delivery of Jolly Quarzo - a newbuild multipurpose vessel from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.
Views: 898
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Blue Water signs contract with Keppel FELS

February 21 - February 21 - Singapore based offshore group Keppel FELS, has awarded a significant contract to Blue Water Shipping for the heavy-lift transportation of five semi-submersible rigs in prefabricated structure.
Views: 1160
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Full Well joins PCN

February 20 - February 20 - Full Well Freight has become the latest forwarder to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Cambodia.
Views: 1189
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Aquiline adds B747-300SF lift

February 20 - February 20 - A Boeing 747-300SF (Special Freighter) has joined the fleet of Sharjah, UAE based cargo airline Aquiline International.
Views: 542
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Syon ships steel structures

February 19 - February 19 - Project Cargo Network member for Dubai, Syon Logistics, has delivered outsized steel structures to Oman.
Views: 1025
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WWPC duo delivers under pressure

February 19 - February 19 - CNC Freight Services has managed the transport of heavy pressure vessels from Malaysia to DeKalb, Illinois, USA.
Views: 1146
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Dockwise Vanguard loads Jack/St Malo platform

February 19 - February 19 - Netherlands based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely completed its first ever float-on operation earlier this week utilising its newbuild Dockwise Vanguard.
Views: 2048
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ISF calls for visa relaxation

February 18 - February 18 - The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, is calling on port states to facilitate the right of seafarers to shore leave, in line with international treaty obligations.
Views: 1239
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Saudia Cargo posts record result

February 18 - February 18 - Saudia Cargo, the stand-alone air freight division of Saudia Airlines, has achieved record annual results for 2012.
Views: 1006
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The Friday Flyer - February 15th 2013

February 15 - HLPFI staff's Valentine's Day present was the launch of a new-look website that we hope will set the agenda for heavy lift and project cargo reporting for years to come.
Views: 2144
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Aaras generates results

February 15 - February 15 - Pakistan's Aaras Shipping Agencies has transported two steam generators and auxiliary equipment from Port Mohammad bin Qasim, Karachi, to an inland power plant.
Views: 861
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DSV snaps up Seatainers

February 15 - February 15 - Logistics services provider DSV has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Seatainers Group A/S.
Views: 1335
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First of eight for China Navigation

February 15 - February 15 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has successfully launched the first of a new series of eight S-Class vessels.
Views: 1422
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Van der Vlist delivers worldwide

February 14 - February 14 - Netherlands headquartered Van der Vlist Group has been busy expanding its global presence, whist executing projects worldwide.
Views: 1576
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World Bank backs Jamaica's hub dream

February 13 - February 13 - The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica's aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf and East Coast area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project.
Views: 1357
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TT Club sees innovation in logistics

February 13 - February 13 - Leading insurance specialist in the global freight industry, TT Club reports that innovation in the logistics sector is on the rise.
Views: 831
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CEA transports heavy equipment in Thailand

February 13 - February 13 - CEA Projects and Logistics Thailand has transported oversized and heavy oil refinery equipment through Thailand to Mataphut port, bound for Iraq.
Views: 1556
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Clipper shifts turbines down under

February 13 - February 13 - Clipper Projects has shipped 56 wind turbines to Musselroe Wind Park, northern Tasmania, Australia, for Vestas Wind Systems.
Views: 813
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MOL helps fund battle against piracy

February 12 - February 12 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is to collaborate with Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena NYK and 'K' Line in support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support job creation and skill development projects in Somalia.
Views: 814
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Navitrans joins Project Partners

February 12 - February 12 - Turkey based Navitrans Shipping Agency has joined the Project Partners network of forwarding agents.
Views: 1554
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Greencarrier puts wind in its sales with G

February 11 - February 11 - The Swedish East India Company and the Swedish transportation company Greencarrier have signed an agreement for the later to use the former's 18th-century East Indiaman sailing ship, G
Views: 697
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Cargolux adopts new business plan

February 11 - February 11 - The board of directors of freighter operator Cargolux has formulated a new business plan for the period from 2013 to 2017.
Views: 1279
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CEE duo handles Chinese tram shipment

February 11 - February 11 - The railway transportation specialist Multitrade Spain is working with Intermax Logistics Solutions in China, to handle a prototype tram being moved from the Spanish port of Tarragona to Chengdu via Shanghai, under a contract signed between
Views: 1471
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GAC named Oman Sail's logistics partner

February 8 - February 8 - Dubai headquartered GAC Logistics has been named the official logistics partner by Oman Sail for the EFG Bank Sailing Arabia The Tour - a boat race that sets sail of on February 10.
Views: 1001
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The Friday Flyer

February 8 - February 8 - The old adage - talk is cheap - does not seem to apply in the EU's corridors of power in Brussels where agreement is being sought on a trillion-euro budget for the next seven years for the 27-nation union.
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IAG ships Pagani supercar

February 8 - February 8 - IAG Cargo - the result of the merger between British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo - has successfully shipped a Pagani Huayra supercar from Frankfurt to Hong Kong.
Views: 1346
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HHI sees 2012 profit slide

February 8 - February 8 - Seoul, South Korea headquartered Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) - the world's largest shipbuilder - has seen its 2012 net profit plummet 62 percent year-on-year to KRW1.04 trillion (USD954 million), according to reports in the international m
Views: 1084
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Thursday Flyer

February 7 - February 7 - HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw presents a round up of Thursday's news and views from across the industry. For starters, Hamburger Hafen and Logistik (HHLA), one of Europe leading port logistics groups, released its preliminary performance f
Views: 1428
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WWPC adds exclusive Israeli member

February 7 - February 7 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed Total Cargo Ltd as its exclusive network member for Israel.
Views: 1191
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Wednesday Flyer

February 6 - February 6 - In today's round round-up of general news from across the industry, HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, reports that international logistics provider, Logwin has opened a new warehouse in Sydney, Australia. The 4,000 sq m facility will bring al
Views: 1521
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Third Steel in Transit conference

February 6 - February 6 - On April 18-19, 2013 the third Steel in Transit conference will take place in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 914
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BaltShip upgrades Singapore office

February 6 - February 6 - Danish headquartered BaltShip has strengthened its position in the Asia-Pacific market by upgrading its Singapore sales office to a fully-fledged project logistics hub, with chartering and project management capabilities.
Views: 775
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Bahri gets first of six

February 6 - February 6 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of the first of six general cargo ships ordered from Hyundai MIPO in 2011.
Views: 1318
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Tuesday Flyer

February 6 - February 5 - Welcome to the first edition of our Tuesday round-up, in which HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, delivers a snap shot of general news from across the industry that has caught his eye today.
Views: 1995
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BWS tasked with shipment of jack-up rig

February 6 - February 6 - Danish-owned global transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been selected by Lamprell Energy to transport a LeTourneau S116E jack-up rig from the UAE to Russia.
Views: 1148
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London calling for ISS Palumbo

February 5 - February 5 - Following last October's news of a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo SpA, HLPFI has learned that ISS Palumbo has opened an office in the U
Views: 2005
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Cargolux widens freighter network

February 5 - February 5 - Luxembourg all-cargo airline Cargolux has added three new destinations to its freighter network: Xiamen, China; Latacunga, Ecuador; and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. B747-8 freighters will serve the three destinations.
Views: 959
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Olive trees

February 5 - February 5 - SDV Italy has delivered a shipment of four 40 ft flat rack containers and two 40 ft open top containers containing olive trees between Valencia, Spain and Ningbo, China.
Views: 492
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Turkish delight for BRI

February 4 - February 4 - Freight forwarder Bellville Rodair International (BRI) has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 1011
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MaxXLogistics secures UAE wagons

February 4 - February 4 - MaxXLogistics FZCO has secured a large project from Etihad Rail in the UAE for the shipment and handling of rail wagons.
Views: 930
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Terex delivers China crane

February 4 - February 4 - Equipment manufacturer Terex Cranes has delivered a Terex CC 6800 crawler crane to Shandon Gulf Large Size Hoisting Equipment Co. Ltd (Gulf Hoisting), in China.
Views: 1243
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Intermax shifts mill stands across China

February 4 - February 4 - Intermax Logistics Solutions has transported over-dimensional mill stands from Deyang, Sichuan Province, China, to Jiangsu on the east coast of the country.
Views: 1256
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The Friday Flyer

February 1 - February 1 - With just over a week to go before the Chinese New Year, HLPFI staff are beginning to break open the fortune cookies while looking forward to the lion parades near our London HQ.
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WCA prepares for 2013 Family Week

February 1 - February 1 - Over 2,500 independent freight forwarders will gather in Bangkok, Thailand from March 3-10 2013 at what the organisers say will be the world's largest logistics networking event - WCA Family Week.
Views: 1173
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Fairmount Marine delivers Tamar jacket

February 1 - February 1 - Netherlands based Fairmount Marine has delivered the newbuild Noble Tamar jacket to the Tamar gas field in the eastern Mediterranean.
Views: 834
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Dimerco delivers Paris-Shanghai project shipment

February 1 - February 1 - Taiwan based global logistics services provider Dimerco Express Group, has successfully executed its 'Charter Cargo Project' - involving the shipment of 96.1 tonnes of over-dimensional cargo between Paris Vatry airport, France, and Shanghai P
Views: 948
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Indian crane takeaway for V. Alexander

February 1 - February 1 - Bremen, Germany headquartered V. Alexander Logistics - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network - has organised the shipment of approximately 2,500 tonnes of special cranes and equipment from Xiamen, China to Kolkata, India.
Views: 1730

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