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The Friday Flyer - August 30th 2013

August 30 - A debate has started as to whether dredging at ports on the United States East Coast (USEC) may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services.
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MacGregor has new finance chief

August 30 - August 30 - Effective Spetember 1, 2013, Declan Guerin will become MacGregor's chief financial officer (CFO).
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August 30 - August 30 - Three modular tanks, each with a height of 7.30 m, have been moved through the German city of Saarbr
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RCCLI moves Philippine pontoons

August 30 - August 30 - Earlier this summer, Royal Cargo Combined Logistics, Inc. (RCCLI) - a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network representing the Philippines - moved 16 modular pontoons weighing between 260 and 337 tonnes to Keppel Port, Batang
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Philippines to host PPL AGM

August 29 - August 29 - The Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) Network will host its PPL Networks Annual Global Meeting 2014 during May 25-28 in the Peninsula Manila hotel, Makati, the Philippines.
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Fairmount Marine doubles up

August 29 - August 29 - Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine has towed the accommodation barge Ayang 2 from Romania to offshore Porto Amboim in Angola, using its tug Fairmount Sherpa.
Views: 1091
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CEA Projects makes history in Myanmar

August 29 - August 29 - XL Projects - the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers - has seen its Thailand representative CEA Projects make history in Myanmar.
Views: 873
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Project Partners adds Turkish member

August 29 - August 29 - Istanbul, Turkey based Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has become the newest member of the Project Partners network.
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Hot and cold shipments for GPLN members

August 28 - August 28 - GPLN member from Israel, Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) Ltd, last week handled the discharge of two heavy power plant units at Ashdod port using two heavy duty mobile cranes.
Views: 1607
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Heavy gear transhipped at Le Havre

August 28 - August 28 - Earlier in August a shipment of 14 heavy and over-dimensional cargoes from Sens, Burgundy was transhipped in Le Havre, France destined for Mumbai in India.
Views: 989
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Damco names new American chief

August 27 - August 27 - Third party logistics services provider Damco has named Samuel Israel its new regional ceo for Latin America.
Views: 1019
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GPLN duo delivers CNC gear to China

August 27 - August 27 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) members Heavy Logistics (Belgium) and Intermax Logistics (China) have doubled up to complete a sensitive project shipment - the delivery of CNC machinery from Antwerp to Shanghai and its installation at
Views: 1072
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Tiong Woon performs strongly in 2013

August 27 - August 27 - In its financial year 2013 (FY2013) results, Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation saw revenue rise 36 percent year-on-year over FY2012 to SGD200.5 million (USD156.2 million). Net profit during FY2013 equated to SGD17.6 million (USD13
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MMA secures tug and barge contract

August 27 - August 27 - Fremantle headquartered Mermaid Marine Australia (MMA) Limited has been awarded a vessel contract by Subsea 7 to provide tug and barge support services on the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project.
Views: 808
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GPLN welcomes new members

August 26 - August 26 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has welcomed a number of new members and offices to its ranks.
Views: 1753
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
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Westlink completes railcar project

August 23 - August 23 - Project Cargo Network member representing Australia, Westlink Logistics, has completed a huge project shipment between China and Australia.
Views: 1067
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Intermax delivers hoppers

August 23 - August 23 - Intermax Logistics Solutions Ltd, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in China, was contracted to deliver 200 hopper railcars to Venezuela by CSR Meishan Co Ltd.
Views: 1006
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Unlimited represents PCN in Myanmar

August 22 - August 22 - Yangon, Myanmar based Unlimited Express Co Ltd has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
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Suez Canal Authority issues assurance

August 22 - August 22 - The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has denied reports that maritime traffic would be suspended and ensured full security to ships transiting the canal, according to a news item on the Japan Intermational Freight Forwarders Association (JIFFA) webs
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ILO 2006 Convention ratified

August 22 - August 22 - The International Labour Organization's (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 came into effect on August 21, 2013 across 30 states, with other ILO member states scheduled to bring it into force over the next 12 months.
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A.R.T. joins XLP in Lithuania and Kazakhstan

August 22 - August 22 - XLProjects (XLP) - the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers - has welcomed A.R.T. Logistics to its network, representing Lithuania and Kazakhstan.
Views: 1011
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Masstrans joins PCN

August 22 - August 22 - Masstrans Freight LLC has been approved as a new member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Dubai.
Views: 689
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Africa's largest crane built in Angola

August 21 - August 21 - According to reports in the international media, Africa's largest crane has been commissioned in the Angolan province of Kwanza Sul at Porto Amboim.
Views: 1253
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Sarr completes deaerator project

August 20 - August 20 - India headquartered Sarr Freights recently transported two over-dimensional deaerators from Visakhapatnam to the BARA super thermal power project jobsite in Allahabad, Pradesh, India.
Views: 642
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Aaras handles trio of vessels

August 20 - August 20 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, handled three vessels simultaneously during July 2013.
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Ground broken on Turkmenistan seaport

August 20 - August 20 - The government of Turkmenistan has launched a USD2 billion project to build a new port on the Caspian Sea - the International Seaport City of Turkmenbashi.
Views: 1483
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Tianjie completes mega bridge project

August 19 - August 19 - Tianjie Heavy Industries, parent company of Shanghai based Fulangjie Import and Export Co Ltd, saw 60-axle lines of its TJ-S2.43 SPMTs deployed on 1,750 tonne roll-on project as part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) development.
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SCS joins XLP in Vietnam

August 19 - August 19 - XLProjects, the a non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has added a new representative office in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City based Super Cargo Service (SCS).
Views: 892
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
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Boskalis on the up in 2013

August 16 - August 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands headquartered marine contractor - has issued its H1 2013 performance figures reporting a net profit of EUR123 million (USD164 million), up from EUR102 million (USD136.11 million) in H1 2012.
Views: 1979
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Imperial JV with Beijing Axis

August 16 - August 16 - Johannesburg, South Africa headquartered forwarder Imperial Logistics has entered into a joint venture with international advisory and procurement firm, The Beijing Axis.
Views: 1058
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New additions at XLP

August 16 - August 16 - XLProjects (XLP), the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has added Columbia Pro-rail Transport Services Limited (CPTS) as a representative n China.
Views: 1276
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STX Pan Ocean posts Q2 loss

August 14 - August 14 - STX Pan Ocean Co, South Korea's largest commodities-shipping company, has posted a Q2 2013 net loss of USD24.7 million - down from USD84.3 million 12 months ago.
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The effects of cargo no-shows

August 13 - August 13 - According to maritime research agency Drewry, cargo no-shows and phantom booking are a major headache for ocean carriers.
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XLP adds Fiza in Pakistan and Afghanistan

August 13 - August 13 - XLProjects (XLP), the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has named Fiza Logistics Pvt Ltd its new representative in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Views: 745
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Ceres and Albacor support charity barge

August 13 - August 13 - In an attempt to raise cancer awareness USA headquartered Ceres Barge Line - a provider of barge freight management and logistics services - has taken delivery of a 'hot pink' barge named Big Hope 1.
Views: 1021
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Rickmers chooses Liebherr cranes

August 13 - August 13 - German heavy machinery manufacturer Liebherr has been awarded a contract to supply six heavy lift ship cranes for the German shipping line, Rickmers.
Views: 1478
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K Line establishes ro-ro division

August 13 - August 13 - Japan headquartered shipping line Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K Line) will form a new business unit focused exclusively on the sales and marketing of ro-ro cargoes - K Line RORO Services Limited.
Views: 802
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Reshamsingh joins CEE

August 13 - August 13 - Reshamsingh & Co pvt, Ltd has become the exclusive member for the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in New Delhi, India, under the heavy haulage, cranes and barge categories.
Views: 1294
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Kerry buys Cargo Master's Group

August 12 - August 12 - Hong Kong headquartered logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG) - a Mexico based logistics and freight forwarding concern.
Views: 1502
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AAL Hong Kong completes maiden voyage

August 12 - August 12 - On August 7, 2013 the Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the newbuild Austral Asia Line vessel, AAL Hong Kong, on her maiden voyage from Shanghai, China.
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ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
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Rickmers-Linie names South China agent

August 12 - August 12 - German heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has named Ben Line Agencies (HK) as its sales agent in Southern China, effective August 1, 2013.
Views: 1408
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
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SAL loads super-heavy module

August 9 - August 9 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered SAL Heavy Lift deployed its vessel Svenja to Rotterdam, the Netherlands to load a 1,435 tonne living quarter module.
Views: 1236
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PCN celebrates 3rd birthday

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its third anniversary. Today, PCN has an international presence that includes 197 members spanning more than 700 worldwide offices in 93 countries.
Views: 1721
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PCN's exhibition tie-ups

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is a platform for project cargo specialists to increase their business by liaising and working with like-minded professionals.
Views: 1648
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Rickmers-Linie adds Pavao

August 8 - August 8 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered Rickmers-Linie has appointed a new representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Celso H V Pavao has assumed the role of owner's representative - South America.
Views: 1368
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Tianjie moves historic buildings

August 8 - August 8 - Tianjie Heavy Industries, parent company of Shanghai based Fulangjie Import and Export Co Ltd, saw 24-axle lines of its TJ-S2.43 SPMTs deployed on a building relocation project.
Views: 655
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Agility sees strong Q2

August 7 - August 7 - Kuwait headquartered logistics services provider Agility has issued its financial results for second quarter of 2013.
Views: 1291
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Russian Railways moves heavy gear

August 6 - August 6 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) recently delivered 334 tonnes of processing equipment for the Ryazan Oil Refinery, near Moscow.
Views: 932
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 1512
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PCN duo delivers heavy wind shipment

August 6 - August 6 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Germany, Mongolia and Russia - paired up with Finnish PCN affiliate OY Hacklin Logistics to complete a successful project shipment.
Views: 939
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NNR boosts out-of-gauge offering

August 6 - August 6 - Illinois headquartered NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. has launched its new Out-of-Gauge Value Added Service.
Views: 852
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Damen delivers mega pontoon

August 5 - August 5 - Netherlands based Damen Shipyards Group has sold the largest pontoon it has ever stock-built to Canadian marine transport provider McKeil-Malaspina.
Views: 1003
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DPL Logistics established in Turkey

August 5 - August 5 - Umut Hasan Demirkol has established a new project forwarding company - DPL Logistics - headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey with a branch office in Mersin.
Views: 919
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WSS takes steps in Myanmar

August 5 - August 5 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has established its first office in Myanmar as part of its global expansion programme.
Views: 1369
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10th anniversary of Sino-International

August 2 - August 2 - Now in it's 10th year the Sino-International Conference will attract over 1,200 of the world's leading independent freight forwarders to Xiamen, China, September 16-19, 2013.
Views: 801
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Saudi Cargo re-launches in Nairobi

August 2 - August 2 - Saudi Airlines Cargo has re-launched its Nairobi, Kenya hub and subsequently expanded its network coverage in sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 1081
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Cargolux adds Vienna 747-8 lift

August 2 - August 2 - Luxembourg headquartered all cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International will inaugurate a new B747-8 service into Vienna, Austria, on August 3, 2013.
Views: 831
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Trading in STX Group shares halted

August 2 - August 2 - According to a report on the Bloomberg,website, shares of STX Pan Ocean, the South Korean shipping line that is currently under court receivership, and its affiliates were halted for trading in Seoul after stock prices doubled in the past eight
Views: 878
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Berard completes Big Foot loadout

August 2 - August 2 - USA headquartered Berard Transportation has successfully completed the loadout of the first of three modules for Chevron's Big Foot deepwater offshore platform in Texas.
Views: 870
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PCN makes its three in Chile

August 1 - August 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its third and final member in Chile, Faser Cargo Chile y Compa
Views: 1056
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Tianjie SPMTs move 500-tonne load

August 1 - August 1- Wuhan Tianjie Heavy Industries (THI) has deployed its self propelled modular transporters (SPMT) to move a 500-tonne petroleum tank a distance of 6 km in Nanjing, China.
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