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The Friday Flyer - June 28th 2013

June 28 - While politicians and eco-warriors might battle over the question 'to frack or not to frack', the heavy lift and project cargo community are no doubt considering whether the business of fracking for shale gas is good or bad for their bottom lines.
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Grieg Star opens Singapore office

June 28 - June 28 - Grieg Star will open an office in Singapore on July 1, in an effort to capture opportunities in this part of the world together with the offices in Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai, says Tom Rasmussen, president & CEO of Grieg Star Shipping.
Views: 1498
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Turkish forwarder gets on the bus

June 28 - June 28 - Istanbul headquartered Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has completed the shipment of a 110-tonne sea bus from Hong Kong to Ambarli Port, Turkey.
Views: 829
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Geodis adds rail in China

June 27 - June 27 - Geodis Wilson has expanded its Asia-Pacific operations to include domestic rail freight services in China, with intercontinental services between China and Europe planned for the future.
Views: 1070
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Crowley expands Asian project focus

June 27 - June 27 - Crowley Maritime Corporation is expanding its presence in the Asia-Pacific market by opening a new project management office in Singapore and building two new heavy lift deck cargo barges for use in the region.
Views: 1211
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PCN adds Laos representative

June 26 - June 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Land Bridge Logistics as its latest member, representing Laos.
Views: 903
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Wallenius Lines signs two-ship deal

June 26 - June 26 - Sweden headquartered shipping line Wallenius Lines and Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China have signed a contract to build two post-Panamax car carrier vessels, scheduled for delivery in 2015 and 2016.
Views: 1522
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New JV in UAE for DB Schenker

June 26 - June 26 - Schenker Logistics LLC is a new operation established by DB Schenker with Salem Freight International, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1250
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Iceland and bremenports in port development

June 26 - June 26 - Iceland has outlined plans to build a new port in the Arctic Ocean, and will cooperate with planning experts at Germany's bremenports to make it a reality.
Views: 1678
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Etihad adds freighter capacity

June 25 - June 25 - Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of three new freighter aircraft - one B747-8F, one B777F and one A330F - taking its dedicated all-cargo fleet to nine.
Views: 895
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PCN fills house in Iraq and Georgia

June 25 - June 25 - Specialized Shipping and Logistics has become the Project Cargo Network's (PCN) third and final member in Iraq.
Views: 1453
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BigLift christens Happy Sky

June 25 - June 25 - Netherlands headquartered BigLift Shipping has named its brand new heavy lift vessel Happy Sky at a ceremony in Zhangzhou, China.
Views: 1547
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PSP delivers Singapore workboats

June 25 - June 25 - UK based yacht transport and freight forwarder PSP Logistics is transporting two wind farm boats from Singapore to Rotterdam, on behalf of Njord Offshore.
Views: 1104
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Erickson secures Afghan contract

June 24 - June 24 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received an annual option year subcontract with Fluor Corporation to support deployed forces in Afghanistan, as well as reconstruction activity.
Views: 1162
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STX Pan Ocean seeks protection in U.S.A

June 24 - June 24 - Further to our previous reports, less than two weeks after filing for court receivership in South Korea, STX Pan Ocean Co Ltd filed for protection under U.S. bankruptcy law last Thursday in an effort to protect its assets from creditors.
Views: 1372
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The Friday Flyer - June 21st 2013

June 21 - If you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing, you don't need an economist to help you understand the implications of PWC's suggestion this week that half of Germany's maritime shipping companies plan to enter alliances with peers o
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Big three to partner on East-West trades

June 21 - June 21 - This week's news that CMA CGM, Maersk Line and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company are forming the P3 Network, an operational alliance on the East - West trades, has caused raised eyebrows from across the industry.
Views: 1018
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Volga-Dnepr in AN-124 wing shipment

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported aircraft wings for the new Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' from Japan to Everett, USA, on board one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 1235
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Cargolux connects Oman

June 20 - June 20 - Cargolux Airlines International has added another new destination to its freighter network - Muscat, Oman. Effective June 29, 2013 the new route will be served by one of Cargolux's B747-8 freighters.
Views: 1698
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Terex renovates Angkor Wat

June 20 - June 20 - Terex Cranes has deployed its CBR self-erecting tower crane to help sensitive restoration works at Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia.
Views: 905
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STX Pan Ocean shares tumble further

June 19 - June 19 - After a court accepted its application to seek protection from creditors, STX Pan Ocean Co, South Korea's largest commodities-shipping company, has seen its shares slump to their lowest levels in Seoul since it was originally listed.
Views: 839
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PCN duo delivers African consignment

June 19 - June 19 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Germany, Mongolia and Russia - V. Alexander - teamed-up with Spanish PCN member Merzcargo Forwarding to move steel units and pontoons from La Coruna to Dakar, Senegal.
Views: 911
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PCN makes it three in Thailand

June 18 - June 18 - Transpo International has been approved as the third and final Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Thailand.
Views: 1254
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Cargolux widens 787-8F network

June 18 - June 18 - Luxembourg's Cargolux Airlines International has added a new direct B747-8 freighter service connecting Hong Kong and Columbus, Ohio, USA effective June 16, 2013.
Views: 1037
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Sarr Freights delivers power units

June 18 - June 18 - India headquartered Sarr Freights Corporation has transported 85 packages from Kolkata Sea port approximately 500 km to Bihar, on behalf of India largest power generating company NTPC Barh.
Views: 651
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KOG completes heavy project

June 18 - June 18 - Mumbai headquartered KOG Transport (India) recently executed a large project shipment from Nhava Sheva, India to Singapore.
Views: 733
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The Friday Flyer - June 14th 2013

June 14 - These are the best of times to be buying shipping capacity and the worst of times to be selling shipping capacity. That is the message from Global Shipping Industry
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Far East delivery for Yacht Exports

June 14 - June 14 - Southeast Florida based Yacht Exports Inc has transported the 16.8 m Azimut E yacht from Savannah, Georgia, to Yokohama, Japan.
Views: 1067
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A2SEA hits 1,000

June 13 - June 13 - Denmark headquartered offshore installation specialist A2SEA has installed its 1,000 wind turbine since its formation almost 12 years ago.
Views: 635
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KL hosts CLC Projects conference

June 13 - June 13 - Heavy lift and project forwarder network CLC Projects will host its 4th Global Conference at the Hilton Sentral Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 24-25, 2013.
Views: 1329
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DB Schenker named Roland logistics partner

June 13 - June 13 - DB Schenker has been appointed the sole logistics service provider in the EMEA region for Roland DG - a Japan headquartered manufacturer of printers, 3D engraving and milling equipment.
Views: 1220
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Petrasco names new global md

June 12 - June 12 - Aberdeen, Scotland headquartered international freight forwarder specialising in the energy industry, Petrasco, has named Kevin Buchan its global managing director.
Views: 1179
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XLP adds new representation

June 12 - June 12 - The XLProjects non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders has added new members in China and Italy.
Views: 928
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New vice chair at ICS

June 11 - June 11 - Esben Poulsson has been elected vice chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 1418
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Multraship adds to fleet

June 11 - June 11 - Multraship - a Netherlands based towage and salvage specialist - has strengthened its multipurpose fleet with the addition of the ASD tug Multratug 20.
Views: 1540
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Maximus grounds A300s, jobs cut

June 10 - June 10 - UAE headquartered Maximus Air has grounded its fleet of A300 freighters with immediate effect.
Views: 898
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Chinese company to build Nicaragua's new canal?

June 10 - June 10 - Nicaragua's National Assembly says that a Chinese company will be contracted to build a canal across Nicaragua linking the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, providing an alternative to the Panama Canal, with the Chinese using funds from global invest
Views: 906
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The Friday Flyer - June 7th 2013

June 7 - In normal business cycles, some companies prosper and some companies fail. These are not normal business times so it is difficult to know whether STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, might have filed for court receivership even
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Dockwise delivers four cranes to GPA

June 7 - June 7 - Four super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes have arrived at the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal, Georgia, USA.
Views: 1601
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STX Pan Ocean files for court receivership

June 7 - June 7 - STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, is reported to have filed for court receivership after a drop in rates left it unable to pay off its debts.
Views: 1350
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DLT to build 5,000 tonne jacking system

June 6 - June 6 - UK headquartered Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been awarded a contract by China Petroleum First Construction Company (CPFCC), based in Henan Province, for the design and supply of a modular jacking tower system.
Views: 1104
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ICS lobbies for unified Arctic approach

June 6 - June 6 - Board members from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have met with ministers from shipping nations around the world and the secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to discuss Arctic shipping.
Views: 1465
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Third PCN member for the Philippines

June 5 - June 5 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added its third and final member in the Philippines - Nonpareil International Freight & Cargo Services (NIFCS).
Views: 897
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Cargolux connects Atlanta and Munich

June 4 - June 4 - Cargolux Airlines International has introduced a new regular B747-400 freighter service between Atlanta, USA and Munich, via its home hub of Luxembourg.
Views: 1096
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Tiong Woon incorporates Myanmar subsidiary

June 4 - June 4 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation Holding (TWCH) has incorporated its wholly-owned subsidiary in Myanmar - Tiong Woon Myanmar Company Limited (TWMCL).
Views: 764
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M-Star widens PCN coverage

June 3 - June 3 - M-Star Freight Services (Netherlands), which joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in September 2012, has extended its representation to cover Georgia.
Views: 971
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Three B747-400Fs join Saudia Cargo

June 3 - June 3 - Saudia Cargo - the air freight division of Saudi Arabian flag carrier Saudia - has added two B747-400 freighters to its fleet of charter aircraft.
Views: 791
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Thomas heads-up ASCO Australasia

June 3 - June 3 - Oil and gas services company ASCO Group has appointed Matt Thomas its chief executive officer Australasia region, effective June 3, 2013.
Views: 1322

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