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Asia News from March 2013

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The Friday Flyer - March 29th 2013

March 29 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, we are digesting the latest report from shipping industry consultant Drewry. It starkly shows that for the next few years the multipurpose sector will be in choppy waters. In the long-term, prospects are good, accord
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Mercator uses WWPC network to deliver

March 28 - March 28 - Mercator Transport, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has teamed up with WWPC partners in China and Portugal to deliver a number of heavy project shipments.
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Braemar strengthens worldwide

March 28 - March 28 - Loss adjustor Braemar has made a number of additions to its worldwide team of marine surveyors and consultants, as well as opening two new locations.
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KR elects new chairman and ceo

March 28 - March 28 - The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has elected Dr. Chon Young-kee as its new chairman and ceo.
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Cargotec to supply Malaysian cranes

March 28 - March 28 - A leading Malaysian shipbuilding and chartering group has ordered two 100-tonne active heave-compensated (ACH) offshore cranes from Finnish equipment manufacturer Cargotec.
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Confidence reaches two-year high

March 28 - March 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry recovered to their highest level for two years in the three months ended February 2013, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moo
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Bahri uses new fleet to boost US services

March 26 - March 26 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), as a part of its fleet renewal programme, has scrapped its general cargo vessel Saudi Diriyah for a sum of SAR30.3 million (USD8.04 million).
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Maersk links Sweden and South Korea

March 26 - March 26 - Maersk Line has added the South Korean city Busan to one of its routes from the Port of Gothenburg. It is the first direct Maersk Line service connecting Sweden and Busan.
Views: 769
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Georgia Ports sees cargo surge

March 26 - March 26 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) saw strong growth in February 2013 with 2.27 million tons (2.08 million tonnes) of freight handled at its gateways - a year-on-year improvement of 6.9 percent over February 2012.
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Saudia Cargo adds two B747-8Fs

March 26 - March 26 - Saudi Airlines Cargo - the air freight arm of Saudia Airlines - has added its first two B747-8 freighters to its fleet.
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CEE duo delivers Euro-Asia shipment

March 26 - March 26 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member representing Belgium, Heavy Logistics, has delivered a delivery duty unpaid (DDU) shipment of sensitive CNC machinery from Europe to Shanghai, China.
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Swire ups Asia-Australia services

March 25 - March 25 - Swire Shipping - the liner shipping division of The China Navigation Co (CNCo) - has upgraded its service coverage between Asia and Darwin, effective immediately.
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CNCo secures four more bulk carriers

March 25 - March 25 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has ordered four Deltamarin-designed 39,500 dwt Bdelta handysize bulk carriers - to be built at Chengxi Shipyard, China.
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Jumbo's Fairpartner shifts heavy loads

March 25 - March 25 - Dutch heavy marine transport specialist Jumbo has shifted a 700 ton (635 tonne) Sandivk shiploader and spare parts from Qidong, China to Richards Bay, South Africa.
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business m
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business model is dea
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Chinese jumbo nears completion

March 22 - March 22 - China's first domestically developed jumbo freighter aircraft is ready to launch into official service, according to reports in the Chinese media.
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OSRL speeds-up oil response

March 21 - March 21 - Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) has launched its new well-capping equipment. The cutting edge technology can be deployed in the event of a subsea well control incident.
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Peters & May updates

March 21 - March 21 - Southampton, UK headquartered boat transportation specialist Peters & May has been named preferred shipping agent for The Christmas Caribbean Rally (CCR) - a new transatlantic rally.
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K

March 21 - March 21 - For a third successive year, Hamburg, Germany based K
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CNCo returns to China with four ship order

March 21 - March 21 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep sea shipping arm of the Swire group, has ordered four 22,000 dwt multipurpose vessels from Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Ouhua), Zhoushan, China.
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Erickson acquires Evergreen Helicopters

March 20 - March 20 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane International is set to acquire Evergreen Helicopters Inc. (EHI) in a deal worth USD250 million.
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Agility moves in project loads to Caspian

March 20 - March 20 - Global logistics provider, Agility has successfully completed the first delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organisation operating an investment pipeline project in Russia.
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Globalink uses coverage to deliver

March 19 - March 19 - Globalink has delivered two over-dimensional transformers from Turkey to North Buzachi, Kazakhstan, in a project crossing three countries and the Caspian Sea.
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Gebr

March 19 - March 19 - Austria headquartered global logistics provider Gebr
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Cargolux connects Dallas/Fort Worth

March 19 - March 19 - Cargolux Airlines International - the Luxembourg headquartered all cargo carrier - will introduce a twice-weekly B747-8 freighter service to Dallas/Fort Worth International airport, USA, effective March 20.
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Dockwise shifts Big Foot platform

March 19 - March 19 - Breda based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely transported the Chevron-operated extended tension leg platform (ETLP) hull from Silli-do Island, South Korea, to Corpus Christi, USA.
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Dimerco Malaysia wins TAPA certification

March 19 - March 19 - Dimerco Express (Malaysia) has achieved Class-A Freight Security Requirements Certification, granted by the Transported Asset Protection Association, Asia (TAPA Asia).
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PCN is best for best

March 19 - March 19 - Best Services International Freight of Hong Kong has become the latest company to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 877
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Hat trick for PCN

March 18 - March 18 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Base spa, representing Italy, has handled a large project shipment at port Livorno.
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B747-8F serves Hanoi

March 18 - March 18 - Luxembourg all-cargo carrier Cargolux has flown its first B747-8 freighter flight to Noi Bai International airport, Hanoi, Vietnam.
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V. Alexander breaks ice to deliver

March 18 - March 18 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member for Germany - has successfully delivered a 96-ton (87.1-tonne) reactor and accessories from Germany to Indonesia, via Hamburg port.
Views: 880
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FWPL performs heavy transport at Adani port

March 18 - March 18 - Two oversized cargoes manufactured by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have been shipped from Adani Port, India to Suriname. It was the heaviest-ever shipment handled at the Adani gateway, according to Indian forwarder Freight Wings Pvt (FWPL).
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Gypsy Moth alert

March 18 - March 18 - Maritime services providers Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and GAC Group have both issued advice regarding Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) regulations for vessels arriving at North American ports this summer, as highlighted by the US Department of Agr
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The Friday Flyer - March 15 2013

March 15 - Two appointments under very different conditions this week have made global headlines, though arguably only one is likely to have any impact on the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. In the Vatican, white smoke heralded a new era for the Catholic
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GAC widens Indian network

March 14 - March 14 - GAC International Moving has added a sixth office to its Indian network.
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Rickmers-Linie launches new service

March 14 - March 14 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered shipping line Rickmers-Linie has launched a new westbound round-the-world service.
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A.R.T. serves Mongolian demand

March 13 - March 13 - A.R.T. Logistics has launched a twice-monthly LTL service connecting Europe and Mongolia.
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KR launches mobile app

March 12 - March 12 - Maritime classification society the Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has launched its new mobile app - SMART Fleet.
Views: 834
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Fast Forward with Saudia Cargo

March 12 - March 12 - Saudia Airlines Cargo has strengthened its relationship with Fast Forward Cargo in the UAE by increasing frequencies from Dubai to West Africa.
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Etihad board monitors progress

March 12 - March 12 - Members of the board of Etihad Rail visited the western region of Abu Dhabi to observe first-hand the latest progress of the UAE's national railway network.
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Rolitrans delivers Bangladesh equipment

March 11 - March 11 - Jakarta, Indonesia headquartered forwarder Rolitrans International has delivered an 80MW gas turbine power plant to Bangladesh.
Views: 767
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CEA joins PCN

March 11 - March 11 - CEA Projects (Cranes and Equipment Co Ltd) has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Thailand.
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Altius loads heavy gear

March 11 - March 11 - Spanish forwarder Altius recently loaded a 585-tonne fractioner measuring 63.6 m x 10.6 m at the port of Ulsan, South Korea.
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Breakbulk China begins tomorrow

March 11 - March 11 - The Shanghai International Exposition Center (Intex) and Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel are playing host to one of the most comprehensive cargo and logistics events of its kind, Breakbulk China 2013.
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The Friday Flyer

March 8 - March 8 - The fact that today is International Women's Day casts a spotlight on the growing number of female managers and executives in the global supply chain.
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Canadian addition for PCN

March 8 - March 8 - Canaan Shipping has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Canada.
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KR opens training facility

March 8 - March 8 - The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has formally opened a brand new education and training centre dedicated to international shipping and shipbuilding professionals.
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MacGregor secures equipment order

March 7 - March 7 - Helsinki headquartered Cargotec Corporation has received an order for MacGregor ro-ro access equipment for five con-ro vessels in South Korea.
Views: 615
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Sunseeker hits Dubai with PSP

March 7 - March 7 - Southampton, UK based boat transportation specialist PSP Worldwide Logistics has delivered a 40 m yacht to the Dubai International Boat Show.
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Mutitrade wins Indo-Australia project

March 7 - March 7- Multitrade Spain, in cooperation with Dextra Industries & Transport, will shift a nitrate plant from Indonesia to Australia.
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Jurtransa by the dozen

March 7 - March 7 - Lithuania's Jurtransa worked with partners from Finland and Poland to manage the transportation of 34 modules (produced by CMEC, China) from Klaipeda, Lithuania to two power stations in Novolukoml and Beooozersk in Belorussia.
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Three networks join GLS

March 6 - March 6 - Three forwarder networks have joined Global Logistics Shield's (GLS) Freight Protection Plan.
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Orca Projects update

March 6 - March 6 - Germany's Orca Projects - a member of the Project Partners forwarder network - has undertaken a number of heavy project shipments recently.
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Cathay invests in B747-8Fs

March 5 - March 5 - Hong Kong headquartered airline Cathay Pacific has purchased three B747-8 freighter aircraft, valued at approximately USD1 billion at list prices.
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Babaji lifts and shifts oxidizer stack

March 5 - March 5 - Babaji Shivram Clearing & Carriers has transported a thermal oxidizer and related cargoes from Mundra port, India to the Aishwariya project site in Barmer, Rajasthan.
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Miller takes on Jones

March 5 - March 5 - Andrew Jones has been appointed ceo of Thomas Miller (Asia Pacific) Ltd, effective April 2013.
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Wembley gates set for Chile

March 4 - March 4 - London headquartered forwarder Anglo Pacific has been tasked with an unusual shipment - the famous Wembley Stadium royal tunnel gates to a museum in Chile.
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Air freight shows signs of recovery

March 4 - March 4 - The International Air Cargo Association (IATA) claims that air freight statistics for January 2013 show a stabilisation of air freight markets.
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Lange steps down at K+N

March 4 - March 4 - International freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has accepted the request of Reinhard Lange, ceo of the Kuehne + Nagel Group, to release him from his duties because of health reasons, effective May 7, 2013.
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DP World accepts giant cranes

March 4 - March 4 - DP World's London Gateway - the UK's newest deep-sea container port - has seen giant cranes arrive at the port after a two-month voyage from China.
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Allcargo generates Indian result

March 4 - March 4 - Indian project forwarder Allcargo Logistics has shifted a 218-tonne generator from Mumbai port to Bhagad, India, on behalf TATA Projects - the EPC wing of the Indian multinational TATA Group.
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The Friday Flyer - March 1st 2013

March 1 - As this is the first day of March, HLPFI staff would like to wish "Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapu - Happy St David's Day" to all our Welsh speaking readers.
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Agility names new md South Europe

March 1 - March 1 - Kuwait headquartered global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Pietro Albarelli as managing director, area South Europe.
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