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BEL joins PCN

July 31 - July 31 - Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has become the newest addition to the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Bangladesh.
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Jassim relies on Scheuerle unit

July 30 - July 30 - Kuwait headquartered Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) has deployed the Scheuerle InterCombi trailer on a recent heavy lift project.
Views: 1594
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CEA doubles-up in Thailand

July 30 - July 30 - CEA Projects - a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Thailand - has successfully transported two catamarans along the Eastern seaboard of Thailand's Gulf Coast.
Views: 1056
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Say Hi to BigLift's Happy Sky

July 30 - July 30 - BigLift Shipping's latest addition to its fleet, Happy Sky, is now on its maiden commercial voyage from Shanghai in China to Cape Lambert, Australia carrying three large modules weighing 935 tonnes, 818 tonnes and 777 tonnes, which will be insta
Views: 1373
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Geodis Wilson names USA boss

July 30 - July 30 - Michael Greco has been appointed managing director of Geodis Wilson (GW) in the USA.
Views: 1434
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Strong Q2 at Panalpina

July 29 - July 29 - Panalpina Group has seen Q2 2013 gross profit grow by 10 percent year-on-year to CHF399 million (UAD430.1 million). Revenue during that time grew by 3.53 percent to CHF1.72 billion (USD1.85 billion).
Views: 1663
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Deaerator double for Sarr Freights

July 29 - July 29 - Indian project forwarder Sarr Freights has transported two over-dimensional deaerators from Visakhapatnam to the super thermal power project BARA, Allahabad, India.
Views: 758
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XLP extends Embassy membership

July 29 - July 29 - The XLProjects (XLP) network has welcomed its latest member office representing Turkey, Embassy Freight.
Views: 963
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Cargolux widens Vietnamese footprint

July 29 - July 29 - Cargolux has operated the first B747-8 freighter flight into Tan Son Nhat International airport, Ho Chin Minh City, Vietnam, following its first revenue generating B747-8F flight into Noi Ba International airport, Hanoi, Vietnam, in March, which
Views: 833
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The Friday Flyer - July 26th 2013

July 26 - This week Cosco Shipping confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for a further four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.
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V. Alexander completes Indian shipment

July 26 - July 26 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member representing Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, recently shipped over-dimensional cases containing machinery from Germany to India.
Views: 1026
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Another four multipurpose newbuilds for Cosco

July 26 - July 26 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS).
Views: 1215
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CJ Korea chooses Amarcon's OCTOPUS

July 25 - July 25 - Netherlands headquartered Amarcon - a member of the ABB Group - has received an order for two OCTOPUS-Onboard motion monitoring systems from CJ Korea Express.
Views: 1863
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GPLN returns to Bangkok

July 25 - July 25 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) - one of the largest non-exclusive project logistics networks - will celebrate its 10th anniversary at its next annual general meeting in Bangkok, March 16-18, 2014. The AGM takes place just after the
Views: 886
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Bahri acquires third newbuild

July 25 - July 25 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has received its newbuild 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Tabuk.
Views: 1528
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Extra capacity drives Saudi growth

July 25 - July 25 - Saudi Airlines Cargo has issued its performance figures for the first six months of 2013 revealing that it handled 270,000 tonnes of cargo, up 4 percent year-on-year over the equivalent period of 2012. Revenues were up by six percent year-on-yea
Views: 959
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July 24 - July 24 - The Power Logistics Asia 2013 exhibition and conference, which will be hosted in Singapore, September 30-31, 2013, will feature Per Th
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XLP adds Jacky Line

July 24 - July 24 - Tel-Aviv, Israel based Jacky Line Group has become the newest member of XLProjects, the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers.
Views: 956
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Ro-ro gets go-go at Everett

July 24 - July 24 - The Port of Everett, USA received a USD1.5 million grant from the Washington State to complete the second phase of its ro-ro cargo facility.
Views: 1462
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SFS joins XLP

July 24 - July 24 - Non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterer, XLProjects (XLP), has welcomed Seoul, South Korea based SFS Global Logistics to its ranks.
Views: 1103
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KOG sees promise in Vietnam

July 23 - July 23 - Global project forwarder KOG Transport has opened an office in Vietnam, adding to its international network.
Views: 839
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Geodis adds senior names

July 23 - July 23 - Global logistics provider Geodis has made two senior appointments across its business units.
Views: 1605
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Noble executes US-Pakistan project

July 19 - July 19 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has completed the delivery of a gas booster compressor (SGBC) system on behalf of engineering firm Descon, between the USA and Pakistan.
Views: 1287
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
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Change at the top for WPG

July 19 - July 19 - World Project Group, a network of project cargo specialists, elected Efsun Sarac of Istanbul-based SNS International Transport and Foreign Trade as its president at its recent AGM in St. Petersburg.
Views: 987
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CEEC starts on bridge project

July 18 - July 18 - China Energy Engineering Group Co. Ltd (CEEC) won the CB02 contract to transport 151,000 tonnes of steel structures for use in the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge project, which will connect Hong Kong on the east bank of the Pearl River Delta to Z
Views: 1271
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Mammoet completes 14,000 tonne load-out (Video)

July 18 - July 18 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has completed the lifting and load-out of the 12,000 tonne Bien Dong topside in Vung Tang, Southern Vietnam.
Views: 1163
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
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Super Freight handles Indonesian barges

July 17 - July 17 - India based project forwarder Super Freight recently loaded the first two of 12 barges in Goa, destined for Batam, Indonesia.
Views: 844
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Construction of new SkyCargo hub starts

July 17 - July 17 - Construction is underway on the new Emirates SkyCargo terminal at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International airport, UAE.
Views: 844
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Kerry acquires Braservice

July 16 - July 16 - Hong Kong based global logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a minority stake in Braservice - a Brazil based logistics and Customs brokerage firm.
Views: 1389
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Logwin strengthens India network

July 16 - July 16 - Third party logistics provider Logwin has expanded its network in India by opening a new office in Kolkata and expanding its facilities in Chennai.
Views: 1429
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Ports America serves new LGL service

July 15 - July 15 - Ports America will provide terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC's (LGL) new monthly service to the Middle East from Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Views: 1055
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 2587
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Chapman and ACI charter AN-225

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn and air freight forwarder Air Cargo International (ACI) have teamed-up to complete an AN-225 charter from South Korea to France.
Views: 1752
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Emirates connects Ukraine

July 12 - July 11 - Emirates Airlines has unveiled expansion plans for Eastern Europe with the launch of daily services between Dubai and Kiev, Ukraine, as of January 16, 2014.
Views: 850
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Schurig to start charity run at Breakbulk Americas

July 12 - July 12 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Buddy Schurig from Texas Terminals will be firing the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in New Orleans on September 25, during
Views: 1491
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Bibby names new coo

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered Bibby Ship Management Group has appointed Chris Stone its new chief operating officer.
Views: 1342
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Silk Way orders two 747-8 freighters

July 11 - July 11 - Azerbaijan-based Silk Way Airlines has ordered two Boeing 747-8 freighters valued at USD704 million, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 769
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Duqm prepares for project cargoes

July 11 - July 11 - The Port of Duqm, Oman will enhance its project cargo handling capabilities to serve the country's rapidly expanding oil and gas industry, according to the port's commercial director Reggy Vermeulen.
Views: 1171
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PCN member moves Iraqi load

July 11 - July 11 - Al-Masar Al Iraq Co, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Iraq, has shipped 25 oil tanks from Umm Qasr to Fallujah City.
Views: 903
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Larger ships on the horizon

July 11 - July 11 - 22,000 teu containerships will start being built in a few years and 24,000 teu vessels won't be far behind, says Ocean Shipping Consultants managing director Andrew Penfold, speaking at the recent TOC Container Supply Chain Conference.
Views: 1150
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GPLN to host Singapore training course

July 11 - July 11 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) will host its Heavy Transport and Lifting Course on October 29, 2013 in Singapore.
Views: 1260
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CNCo buys PPL

July 10 - July 10 - The China Navigation CO (CNCo), the deep-sea shipping arm of the Swire Group, has taken 100 percent ownership in Polynesia Line Ltd (PLL).
Views: 1192
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Rickmers moves boilers to Saudi Arabia

July 10 - July 10 - Four steam boilers, each weighing 200 tonnes, have been shipped from Bilbao Port in Spain to Saudi Arabia, onboard the Rickmers-Linie vessel Rickmers Jap
Views: 1228
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Chipolbrok names Ilya in Turkey

July 10 - July 10 - Chinese-Polish joint stock shipping company Chipolbrok has appointed Ilya Shipping Ltd as its booking agent in Turkey.
Views: 1447
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DB Schenker opens Laos division

July 9 - July 9 - Germany headquartered logistics giant DB Schenker has established a new entity in Laos, trading under the name Schenker (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd, to better serve its customers across the region.
Views: 1368
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First steel cut on Messina newbuild

July 9 - July 9 - Italian shipping group Ignazio Messina has started the second stage of its EUR500 million (USD642.8 million) newbuilding programme.
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Dockwise wins new contracts

July 9 - July 9 - Dockwise has revealed numerous new contracts, a total value of approximately USD175 million, for heavy marine transport as well as transport and installation (T&I) services, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 1033
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Emirates adds Stockholm lift

July 8 - July 8 - The air freight division of UAE based Emirates Airline, Emirates SkyCargo, will add Stockholm, Sweden to its global network effective September 4, 2013.
Views: 1480
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SAL completes two heavy projects

July 8 - July 8 - Germany headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift (SAL) has executed two projects recently - the loading of workboats in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and the delivery of a boiler for an FPSO vessel in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 1679
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GPLN welcomes new members

July 8 - July 8 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added a number of new member offices and companies to its ranks.
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Sarr Freights delivers Indian goods

July 8 - July 8 - India based forwarder Sarr Freights Corporation has safely delivered 85 packages from Kolkata Sea port to the NTPC Barh power plant, Bihar.
Views: 619
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 2490
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GAC relocates regional office

July 5 - July 5 - The GAC Group's regional office for Africa, Russia and Central Asia has relocated from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town in South Africa.
Views: 984
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WWPC supports Thai orphans

July 5 - July 5 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) is a supporter of the Hanseatic School for Life, a charitable organisation in southern Thailand that supports victims of the tsunami that struck the country in 2004.
Views: 751
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PCN's Conxion moves Doha port gear

July 5 - July 5 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment, Qatar representatives of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has completed the first phase of a large project shipment for the New Doha Port.
Views: 1185
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RPL strengthens North African network

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Project Logistics (RPL) has opened two new offices in Tunisia, one in the coastal town of Gabes and a second in Tripoli. RPL has also signed an exclusive partnership with North African heavy goods transport company Sohatram.
Views: 1417
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TT Club expands Indian network

July 4 - July 4 - Insurance and risk management services provider for the transport and logistics industry, the TT Club, has appointed Pandi Correspondents (Mumbai) Pvt Limited as a specialist network partner in India.
Views: 1429
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SSA names 2013-15 council

July 4 - July 4 - The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) held its 17th annual general meeting on July 2, 2013 at the Marina Mandarin Hotel in Singapore, at which the SAA members elected its new council.
Views: 1247
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Pacific Winter turns into Rickmers Chennai

July 2 - July 2 - Pacific Winter, one of the multi-purpose ships operating on Rickmers' service between Europe and the Middle East/India has been christened Rickmers Chennai, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 1317
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ACI completes complex hydro project

July 1 - July 1 - WCA Projects member ACI Cargo has completed the shipment of components for a power-generating thermal plant in Columbia.
Views: 724
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PCN delivers Pakistan power

July 1 - July 1 - Aaras Shipping Agencies, a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Pakistan, has delivered heavy machinery for a hydroelectric power station from Karachi to Muzaffarabad, a distance of 1,593 km.
Views: 1032
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MFC delivers nuclear load

July 1 - July 1 - Mumbai based MFC Transport, a member of the WCA Projects network, recently handled the complex shipment of a Calandria - a reactor core of a Candu nuclear power plant - for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
Views: 1027
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GAC names new marketing director

July 1 - July 1 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Group, has appointed Sean Bradley its new group marketing director.
Views: 1449

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