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Agility's Q1 profit surge

April 30 - April 30 - Kuwait headquartered logistics provider Agility has reported Q1 2013 net profits of KWD10.1 million (USD35.49 million) - a year-on-year improvement of 46 percent over Q1 2012.
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Q1 growth at Amsterdam Schiphol

April 30 - April 30 - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has seen its Q1 2013 freight levels grow by 2.25 percent year-on-year to 366,269 tonnes.
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GPLN concludes AGM in Abu Dhabi

April 30 - April 30 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) successfully hosted its 10th Annual Global Meeting in Abu Dhabi, UAE during April 16-18, 2013.
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Future arrives in full for Saga Forest Carriers

April 30 - April 30 - With last week's delivery of the Saga Fantasy, Saga Shipholding's (SSH) order for seven Future class open hatch box hold ships is complete. An eigth vessel is still to be delivered, but this is not going to be owned by SSH.
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CN Shipping wins Hartmann business

April 29 - April 29 - Following our report on April 16 about Hartmann Project Lines' new service from Europe to West Africa, CN Shipping has been revealed as the UK Agent for the venture.
Views: 1395
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PCN duo delivers Turkish load

April 29 - April 29 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for the UK Advantage Worldwide and Turkish PCN member MTS Logistics, have teamed-up to move a 19 tonne furnace from Liverpool, UK to Port Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 1695
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Seven Seas shifts O&G equipment to Iraq

April 29 - April 29 - Seven Seas Shipping - member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Jordan and Iraq - has shifted seven heavy modules from Mokpo port, South Korea to Baghdad, Iraq.
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The Friday Flyer - April 26th 2013

April 26 - German businesspeople seem less confident in prospects for the future and their nervousness may impact project cargo and heavy lift operators in the coming year. Think tank Ifo has noted that for a second consecutive month, German business confidence fell
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Jumbo Javelin delivers super-heavy shipment

April 26 - April 26 - Jumbo Shipping's heavy load carrier Jumbo Javelin has transported a number of super-heavy components for the Sadara Integrated Chemical Complex, Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1162
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ClassNK releases 2013 guidelines

April 25 - April 25 - Japanese international classification society ClassNK has released its 2013 edition of Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships.
Views: 493
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Med sailing available from Peters & May

April 24 - April 24 - UK based Peters & May has chartered four different vessels to transport yachts from Southampton to the Mediterranean during the first four months of 2013.
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Wind project completed by Turkish forwarder

April 23 - April 23 - Istanbul, Turkey headquartered Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has completed the transportation of wind turbine generators from Spain to Pakistan.
Views: 1500
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WWPC duo moves exploration gear

April 22 - April 22 - Malaysian Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network member CNC Freight Services recently arranged two charter flights using an AN-124 freighter out of Singapore to Turkmenistan.
Views: 1346
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Turkish yachts delivered to the Middle East

April 22 - April 22 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport - a Turkey headquartered yacht transportation specialist and member of the XLProjects network - has loaded three Middle East-bound boats in one day onto the same vessel.
Views: 1003
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MOL delivers South African libraries

April 18 - April 18 - Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will assist the non-profit organisation South Africa Primary Education Support Initiative with the ocean transport of mobile libraries to the country.
Views: 1206
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New Russian member joins PCN

April 18 - April 18 - Translogistics LLC has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Russia.
Views: 1163
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SC&RA recognises safe practice

April 17 - April 17 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) named its winners of the Fleet Safety, Zero Accident and Fleet Safety Improvement awards during its annual conference in Arizona, USA.
Views: 1085
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Ruslan moves exceptional load

April 17 - April 17 - Ruslan International has arranged the shipment of a 101 tonne oil platform component from Bergen, Norway to Busan, South Korea, on an AN-124 freighter flight.
Views: 1083
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Rickmers-Linie shifts Bangladesh-built ferry

April 15 - April 15 - Heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has delivered the first ferry manufactured by a Bangladesh shipyard for European owners, on board the vessel Baltic Winter.
Views: 1610
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Delta Maritime opens in Bucharest

April 15 - April 15 - Delta Maritime - a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) representing Greece - has opened a new office in Bucharest, Romania.
Views: 1076
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SCRA makes senior appointments

April 15 - April 15 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SCRA) used its annual conference last week to make a number of senior managerial appointments.
Views: 1591
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Cargolux widens African network

April 15 - April 15 - Cargolux International Airlines has introduced Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, to its network.
Views: 1133
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Saudia shifts space capsule

April 15 - April 15 - Saudia Cargo has delivered the Excalibur Almaz RRV - the only space capsule to fly into space twice - from the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 984
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The Friday Flyer - April 12th 2013

April 12 - April 12 - Anyone who has lived into their ninth decade, many in the public eye, will have made as many friends as enemies in that time.
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Four arm shipment for Cory

April 12 - April 12 - Four 36-tonne loading arms and ancillary equipment have been shipped by Cory Logistics from Whitstable, UK to Indonesia, via Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1289
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ABS eyes Singapore growth

April 11 - April 11 - Maritime classification service provider the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is set to make a significant investment in Singapore.
Views: 1660
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Kobelco exhibits 'green' crawler

April 11 - April 11 - Japanese crane manufacturer Kobelco Cranes is displaying its CKE2500 G-series 250-ton multipurpose crawler crane at the Bauma 2013 conference and exhibition in Munich.
Views: 1035
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Van der Vlist's 1,250 km Russian delivery

April 11 - April 11 - Out-of-gauge transport specialist Van der Vlist's St Petersburg branch recently received a shipment of dryers from China that required shipping 1,250 km to Efremov, 100 km south of Tula, Russia.
Views: 1126
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TTS relocates head office

April 10 - April 10 - Dubai based heavy lift project forwarder Transport Technics & Services International (TTS) has relocated its head office.
Views: 1076
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GAC opens new Turkmenistan facility

April 10 - April 10 - Marine services provider Gulf Agency Company's (GAC) subsidiary - GAC Turkmenistan - has opened its new offshore supply base and logistics support centre at the Port of Turkmenistan.
Views: 1012
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WSS to boost service capabilities

April 10 - April 9 - Marine services provider Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) will widen its offering in the offshore vessel and energy production segments in 2013, with a strong focus on opportunities in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
Views: 824
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EFIS flies rocket to Guyana

April 10 - April 10 - EFIS Air - the aviation project and charter division of general sales and services agent ECS Group - has delivered the fourth and last stage of the Ariane rocket from Paris Vatry airport to Cayenne, Guyana.
Views: 1169
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It's a gas for Transafe Logistics

April 9 - April 9 - JSC Transafe Logistics, in cooperation Aviacon Zitotrans, has airfreighted a 46 tonne gas turbine rotor between Russia and Korea using an IL-76TD freighter.
Views: 1089
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WWPC member hauls heavy shipment

April 8 - April 8 - Tecniproject has shifted a complete ammonia plant from Puerto Mejillones, Chile to Xingang, China.
Views: 1396
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PCN welcomes first Djibouti member

April 8 - April 8 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its first member from the Republic of Djibouti, Gulf Agency Services, located in the Horn of Africa.
Views: 885
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New PCN member for Qatar

April 8 - April 8 - Target Logistics WLL has become the third registered member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Qatar.
Views: 1063
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U-Freight handes ultra-long load

April 8 - April 8 - U-Freight Group (UFL) brand, Dalian China Express International Transportation has handled the shipment of very long cargo through Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (DLC) that required airport authorities to temporarily remove a length of
Views: 1391
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The Friday Flyer - April 5th 2013

April 5 - Could this week's news that three Hamburg-based shipowners - F. Laiesz, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Rickmers Reederei have established a programme to financially stabilise loss-making cargo ships - Frachtschiff-Kontor (F-K) - be good for the bele
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Anti-bribery recognition for GAC

April 5 - April 5 - Integrated logistics, shipping and marine services provider Gulf Agency Company (GAC) has seen two of its subsidiaries - GAC Cyprus and GAC Greece - awarded TRACE International certification.
Views: 1609
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First calls at St. Lawrence ports

April 4 - April 4 - At the end of March the St. Lawrence Seaway opened its locks for vessels to enter the Great Lakes and deliver cargo to US and Canadian ports for the 55th annual international shipping season.
Views: 1093
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Jumbo shifts world's largest TBM 'Bertha'

April 4 - April 4 - Jumbo Shipping has transported what is claimed to be the world's largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Japan to the USA on board its ship, Fairpartner.
Views: 945
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Manilal joins XLP

April 3 - April 3 - Manilal Patel Clearing Forwarding of New Delhi, India has become the newest member of the XLProjects (XLP) forwarder network.
Views: 927
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New md Columbia for Geodis

April 3 - April 3 - Global freight forwarder Geodis Wilson has named Santiago Jimeno its new managing director of Columbia, effective immediately.
Views: 689
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CEE member shifts China consignment

April 3 - April 3 - Shanghai headquartered Intermax Logistics Solutions - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in China - has shipped 15 units of over-dimensional cargo from Deyang, via Chongqing, to Nantong.
Views: 989
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Hanssy and OXL enter JV

April 2 - April 2 - Heavy lift and multipurpose project shipping lines, Hanssy Shipping and OXL have entered into a joint venture cooperation.
Views: 1926
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Aaras hauls heavy crane

April 2 - April 2 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative for Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, has completed the shipment of a 333.9-tonne mobile harbour crane.
Views: 1337
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Pegg to start charity run at Breakbulk Europe

April 2 - April 2 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Albert Pegg, senior advisor at Antwerp Port Authority, will be wielding the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in Antwerp in May
Views: 1500
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Agility grows in 2012

April 2 - April 2 - Kuwait headquartered global logistics provider Agility has released its full year financial results for 2012.
Views: 1292
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Fairmount Summit delivers rig

April 1 - April 1 - Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Summit has delivered the SSV Catarina rig offshore Angola, having towed it from Okpo, South Korea, via the Strait of Malacca and Cape of Good Hope, undertaking the 10,000 mile journey at an average towing speed
Views: 770
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NYK Line subsidiaries merged

April 1 - April 1 - NYK Line has confirmed that NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd will be created on October 1, 2013, as the home of the wholly owned subsidiary companies: NYK-Hinode Line Ltd and NYK Global Bulk Corporation; the merger of which was announced in Dece
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