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Asia News from May 2013

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The Friday Flyer - May 31st 2013

May 31 - Rivet-beating will start at Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry in H2 2013 on four 12,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels for an unnamed German client according to reports in the international media.
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ASCO Singapore shareholders seeks to go it alone

May 31 - May 31 - Mangrove Holdings Pte Ltd has rejected an offer made by joint venture partner ASCO Holdings Ltd for the shares it holds in ASCO Freight Management Pte Ltd (ASCO Singapore) and says it has made a counter offer to acquire ASCO Holdings' majority sh
Views: 1968
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Huge units to Turkey

May 31 - May 31 - Madrid, Spain headquartered freight forwarder Coordinadora has handled the transport of a full shipload of heavy cargoes for the Tupras Refinery Project, Turkey.
Views: 1017
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Noble delivers heavy SGBC

May 31 - May 31 - Pakistan based freight forwarder, Noble Shipping Services has transported a sales gas booster compressor (SGBC) from Brittmoore, USA to Karachi Port, Pakistan, via the Port of Houston.
Views: 1464
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Efficiency more important than ever, says WSS Japan

May 31 - May 31 - With shipowners and vessel operators facing a combination of increased regulation and pressure on budgets, the cost of products and services is more crucial than ever, according to Yoshihiro Iizuka, general manager of Wilhelmsen Ships Services (W
Views: 1234
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Etihad Cargo launches RTW service

May 31 - May 31 - Etihad Cargo - the freight division of Etihad Airlines - has launched its first-ever round-the-world freighter service, using a 138-tonne payload B747-8 freighter on a multi-year ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) basis from Atlas A
Views: 1204
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ART launches SE Asia multimodal service

May 31 - May 31 - Kazakhstan headquartered A.R.T. Logistics - a leading player in the oil and gas projects logistics sector in Central Asia and Russia - has launched a new multimodal freight forwarding service connecting Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Ta
Views: 994
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Globalink - domestic and international projects

May 30 - May 30 - Globalink Logistics Group - a member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) representing Kazakhstan - has shipped a 50-tonne separator from the country capital Kyzyl Orda to Zheskasgan.
Views: 1770
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GAC Pindar rushes mast down under

May 30 - May 30 - Southampton headquartered GAC Pindar recently shipped a 70 m yacht mast from Valencia, Spain to Hong Kong.
Views: 938
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ALE's record-breaking jack up

May 29 - May 29 - UK headquartered ALE has successfully completed the jack-up of the Arkutun Dagi Topside at the shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, South Korea.
Views: 803
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Four MPVs under construction

May 29 - May 29 - Reports in the international media state China's Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry has signed a deal with an unspecified German company for four 12,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels.
Views: 1043
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PCN adds third Vietnam member

May 28 - May 28 - Minh Long International Transportation has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN), becoming the network's third and final representative in Vietnam.
Views: 1305
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The Friday Flyer - May 24th 2013

May 24 - The global dash for gas and an oil price that remains resolutely north of USD100 a barrel has powered Australian megaprojects for oil and gas exploration and exploitation, according to a report from industry consultant GL Noble Denton.
Views: 2395
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V. Alexander crosses countries

May 24 - May 24 - V. Alexander Germany has coordinated the transport of dismantled cranes weighing 2,500 tonnes from China to Bogouchany in Siberia.
Views: 1197
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Asia-Pacific O&G outlook positive

May 24 - May 24 - According to GL Noble Denton, large-scale oil and gas projects in Australia will drive growth across the industry in the wider Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 1260
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Drewry says slow-steaming to escalate

May 22 - May 22 - According to the latest Container Insight report from analyst Drewry, although slow-steaming continues to be a contentious issue with shippers, more is on the way as fuel prices remain stubbornly high and ocean carriers can no longer absorb the b
Views: 1282
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Logwin moves to new Hanoi facility

May 22 - May 22 - Luxembourg headquartered logistics services provider Logwin has opened a state-of-the-art premises near Hanoi, Vietnam.
Views: 897
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Corpus Christi sees first wind energy cargo exports

May 22 - May 22 - Having been an active participant in the import of wind energy components from global markets since 2006, with record-breaking volumes in 2012, the Port of Corpus Christi reports that new wind energy market trends have reversed trading patterns i
Views: 832
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Chapman Freeborn places L382 down under

May 20 - May 20 - UK headquartered charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has signed a long-term lease agreement with Safair to place and manage a L382 Hercules freighter aircraft in Australia.
Views: 1507
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New car carriers for WWASA

May 20 - May 20 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed an agreement for two post-Panamax car carriers, set for delivery in 2014 and 2015.
Views: 1094
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ClassNK issues 2013 updates

May 20 - May 20 - Last month, HLPFI reported that Japanese classification society, ClassNK, issued its 2013 edition of Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships. It has subsequently been re-released with a number of amendments.
Views: 650
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The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
Views: 2439
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Base S.p.A. delivers Congo loads

May 17 - May 17 - Base S.P.A. (Italy) has coordinated three project shipments from around the world to Pointe Noire, the Republic of Congo for the Mafumeira Sul offshore oil field development.
Views: 960
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PIL orders two MPVs

May 17 - May 17 - Singapore headquartered Pacific International Lines (PIL) has ordered two newbuild multipurpose vessels, scheduled for delivery between June and September 2014.
Views: 406
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Romanet joins WSS Belgium

May 16 - May 16 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has named Romaine Romanet general manager for Belgium.
Views: 978
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New carrier connects continents

May 16 - May 16 - Aerospace One S.A. Greece - a new all-cargo airline that made its maiden flight in April 2013 - will be officially unveiled at Air Cargo Europe 2013 in Munich, June 2013.
Views: 853
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Volga's AN-124 starts in Papua

May 15 - May 15 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 1365
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Bahri gets 2nd newbuild vessel

May 14 - May 14 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of its new 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Hofuf.
Views: 674
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Agility wins KNPC oil & gas contact

May 13 - May 13 - Agility Logistics has won a five-year, USD24.4 million contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).
Views: 1378
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New Iraqi member joins XLP

May 13 - May 13 - AlMasar Al-Iraqi Shipping & Transport has joined the XLProjects (XLP) forwarder network, representing Iraq.
Views: 1069
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Strong 2012 for R

May 13 - May 13 - Bremen, Germany based freight and project forwarder R
Views: 1451
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Chapman Freeborn hits 40

May 13 - May 13 - Last weekend saw air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn officially celebrate 40 years of operations.
Views: 999
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The Friday Flyer - May 10th 2013

May 10 - The Arctic is changing and future transport opportunities in the economy of the North have probably been one of the drivers behind this week's decision by BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping to create a joint company, BigRoll.
Views: 2172
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Six turbines sail with FPS

May 10 - May 10 - Projects FPS - a division of FPS Sri Lanka - has coordinated the shipment of six wind turbines from India to a site 200 km inland from the port of Colombo.
Views: 1229
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Tiong Woon performs in 2013

May 9 - May 9 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has issued its financial results for the nine months ending March 31, 2013.
Views: 1375
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Target delivers airport bridges

May 8 - May 8 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Qatar - Target Logistics - has handled the import of passenger load bridges (PLB) and other installation equipment for the new Doha International airport.
Views: 983
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Volga moves space shipment

May 8 - May 8 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 80 tonnes of satellite and launch support equipment to Kazakhstan onboard an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 870
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Bigge buys Kobelco crawler

May 8 - May 8 - California headquartered crane dealer, Bigge Crane and Rigging, has added a Kobelco CK2750G crawler crane to its growing fleet.
Views: 1071
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Transport Houmani adds Liebherr lifter

May 7 - May 7 - Transport Houmani - a Beirut, Lebanon based crane hire and heavy transport specialist - has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 all terrain crane.
Views: 1195
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Extra adds web platform

May 7 - May 7 - North American logistics provider Extra Logistics has launched its web-based ocean/air freight booking service.
Views: 1423
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The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013

May 3 - This week saw CEVA Group announce the successful recapitalisation of its balance sheet, which may put an end to the intense speculation there has been about the company's future. That speculation began after a downgrade by Standard & Poor's to CEVA's cred
Views: 2539
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National B747F crashes in Afghanistan

May 2 - May 2 - National Air Cargo has announced that together with all related authorities, it is actively investigating the cause of this week's crash of Flight NCR102 at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.
Views: 754
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WWL bids for Aussie terminal

May 2 - May 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been selected as a bidder for the redevelopment of the Melbourne, Australia Webb Dock West automotive terminal.
Views: 979
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CEE names Dubai rep

May 2 - May 2 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network has added Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services to its ranks, representing Dubai, UAE.
Views: 1209
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Gebr

May 2 - May 2 - Benjamin Schatzl has been named the new product manager seafreight for Gebr
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Liebherr delivers landmark crane

May 2 - May 2 - German construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has delivered its 400th LTM 1500-8.1 telescopic crane - the recipient being Sarens Nass Middle East, Bahrain.
Views: 1249
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Heavy quartet for Jumbo Shipping

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has transported two over-dimensional boilers and two mine hunter vessels to destinations in the Middle East.
Views: 1068
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Clipper moves Indo-African shipment

May 1 - May 1 - Copenhagen headquartered shipping line Clipper Group has shifted a 4,000 cu m project shipment from Bintan Island, Indonesia to Angola on board the 9,100 dwt Clipper Galaxy.
Views: 769
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Volga delivers Turkmenistan equipment

May 1 - May 1 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 90 tonnes of oil and gas equipment from Singapore to Turkmenistan on board an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 762

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