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Braemar appoints new staff

October 31 - October 31 - Braemar Adjusting has appointed one director in London, two directors in Houston and an energy adjuster in Singapore.
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

October 31 - October 31 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Six new members for THLG

October 31 - October 31 - The Heavy Lift Group appointed six new members during its 53rd conference, held last weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.
Views: 2150
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Cracking reactor move for Coordinadora

October 30 - October 30 - Spain headquartered project freight forwarder Coordinadora Internacional has completed the delivery of a 918-tonne cracking reactor from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 1071
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FPS Group celebrates 15 years

October 29 - October 29 - Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Group has celebrated its 15th anniversary with one of its best-attended annual conferences.
Views: 854
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Four of six for Bahri

October 29 - October 29 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of its latest general cargo vessel.
Views: 1056
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MEO acquires half of Uniwise

October 29 - October 29 - Singapore-headquartered Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire 50 percent of the shares in Uniwise Towage Limited (UWT) from Svitzer Asia.
Views: 1180
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First steel cut for latest Messina newbuild

October 28 - October 28 - The first steel has been cut for the Genoa-based shipping company, Ignazio Messina's latest newbuilding, Jolly Vanadio, in the STX Offshore & Shipbuilding shipyard in Jinhae, South Korea.
Views: 1008
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 2526
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BWS' contract with Keppel gets under way

October 25 - October 25 - Blue Water Shipping has transported two pontoons from the Philippines to Singapore, as part of a contract with Keppel FELS.
Views: 988
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Allseas moves cranes across desert

October 24 - October 24 - Allseas Global Logistics has organised the door-to-door shipment of five new internal gantry cranes from Scotland to Saudi Arabia for its client.
Views: 1419
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Van der Vlist in Sandpiper's finale

October 24 - October 23 - Van der Vlist has facilitated the demobilisation and last journey of one of Royal Boskalis Westminster's fallpipe vessels at its terminal in the port of Moerdijk.
Views: 1046
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Fleet Line on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping Services LLC has shipped two 58-tonne pressure vessels from the Hamriya Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1591
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Large winch order for MacGregor

October 23 - October 23 - Cargotec's MacGregor has won an order worth approximately EUR37 million for 45 electric winches from South Korea-based Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd.
Views: 1098
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It's a Hercules Triumph for GAC

October 23 - October 23 - GAC Sri Lanka has completed the movement of the offshore drilling rig, Hercules Triumph, from the Sri Lankan port of Trincomalee to Kakinada, India.
Views: 1051
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NYK returns boat to Japan

October 23 - October 23 - Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Yusen Logistics Co Ltd have handled the transportation of a training boat, free of charge, from the USA, back to its home city in Japan.
Views: 1055
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FMC calls for global regulatory summit on P3 Alliance

October 23 - October 23 - The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman, Mario Cordero, issued a call to fellow regulators in the European Union and the People's Republic of China, to join with him in a Global Regulatory Summit on the proposed P3 Global Alliance of th
Views: 1068
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New role for Geodis Wilson's Geiken

October 22 - October 22 - Geodis Wilson has appointed Sascha Geiken as its new cluster managing director for the Middle East.
Views: 1041
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Liebherr's latest crane model assembled

October 22 - October 22 - Liebherr's latest model, the TCC 14000-400 D Litronic combined offshore and mobile harbour crane, has been assembled at the port of Baku in Azerbaijan.
Views: 1208
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The Friday Flyer - October 18th 2013

October 18 - To misquote US Secretary of State Dean Rusk, lawmakers in Washington were 'eyeball to eyeball, and then the other side just blinked' this week when the US Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the USD16.7 trillion federal debt limit. T
Views: 2354
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Reshamsingh joins PPL

October 18 - October 18 - India-based Reshamsingh & Co has become the latest member to join the Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network.
Views: 1011
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Whiteaway leaves FP Group

October 17 - October 17 - FP Group's executive director, Charles Whiteaway has stepped down after nearly 20 years with the company.
Views: 731
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CNC and DGTL in partner project

October 17 - October 17 - CNC Freight Services has transported materials for the Diyarbakir project in Turkmenistan, from Malaysia to the Turkmenbashi port where DGT Logistics Turkmenistan undertook transportation to the job site.
Views: 1313
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Offshore marine debut for InterMax

October 17 - October 17 - In its first offshore marine project, China-based InterMax Logistics Solution Ltd has arranged the shipment of equipment from Dalian to Singapore for Diesel Marine Dalian Ltd.
Views: 1090
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SBM and Blue Water Shipping partner up

October 15 - October 15 - SBM Offshore has chosen Blue Water Shipping as the logistics provider for two FPSO projects, the largest contracts in SBM's history.
Views: 1129
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Savannah Giant makes debut

October 14 - October 14 - ZIM's special cargo team has handled the shipment of a 100-tonne and 28 m long yacht from Asia to the Port of Savannah, Georgia, making use of the latter's new barge crane, the Savannah Giant, for the first time.
Views: 1154
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 2406
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Airbus forecasts global freighter growth

October 11 - October 11 - Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its latest Cargo Global Market Forecast, highlighting how it sees the market for freighter aircraft developing over the next 20 years.
Views: 1331
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Bahri scraps Saudi Tabuk

October 11 - October 11 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has sold its general cargo vessel Saudi Tabuk as part of its ongoing fleet replacement programme.
Views: 918
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Bank on us, say Maritime & Merchant founders

October 11 - October 11 - Bloomberg is reporting that a trio of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are planning to set up a new bank to focus on the funding requirements of owners and operators active in the global shipping and offshore indus
Views: 1286
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Four more for China Navigation

October 11 - October 11 - Following the successful sea trials of the first 39,000 dwt B.Delta37, Wuchang, the China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo) has confirmed an order for four additional 39,000 dwt B.Delta37 handysize bulkcarriers to be built at Chengxi Shipyard
Views: 899
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GAC-OMA network adds Ivory Coast

October 11 - October 11 - GAC is further strengthening its presence in West Africa with the extension of the GAC-OMA network agreement to include the Ivory Coast, following the country's return to stability in late 2011.
Views: 1250
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AWA to market AAL's US West Coast service

October 10 - October 10 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) West Coast service.
Views: 1742
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Waiver moves Latin wind equipment

October 10 - October 10 - Waiver Logistics is coordinating a large wind power project taking place in Cochabamba, Bolivia, roughly 330 km from La Paz.
Views: 957
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Chapman Freeborn charters Antonov giant

October 10 - October 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn teamed-up with NATCO Global Transport Solutions and Projects to deliver a 170-tonne consignment from Switzerland to Bahrain, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter.
Views: 1523
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MACS welcomes latest newbuild

October 10 - October 10 - The maiden voyage of MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Golden Karoo marks the end of a new build programme which has seen the shipping line take ownership of four new ships into its fleet of modern multi purpose container ships in recent month
Views: 1766
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Heavy machinery helps Brunswick figures

October 9 - October 9 -Heavy machinery exports from companies like Caterpillar helped Georgia Port Authority's Port of Brunswick to an impressive 47 percent increase in total tonnage for fiscal year 2013 and contributed to a 127,000-tonne increase in breakbulk tonnag
Views: 800
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New Pakistan member joins PPL

October 9 - October 9 - Pakistan based Port Line Shipping & Logistics has become the newest member of the Pacific Power Logistics Network (PPL).
Views: 1031
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ARC adds Freedom to ro-ro fleet

October 9 - October 9 - American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier LLC (ARC) has enhanced its Atlantic service with addition of the US flag ro-ro vessel Freedom to its fleet, and by adding Galveston, Texas and Veracruz in Mexico to its regular ports of call.
Views: 1015
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Aaras executes power delivery

October 9 - October 9 - Pakistan based Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member Aaras Shipping has completed the part-shipment of four over-dimensional transformers on behalf of UCH Power.
Views: 1153
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MacGregor supplies 20 new cranes

October 9 - October 9 - MacGregor - the offshore and marine lifting equipment manufacturer and subsidiary of Cargotec Corporation - will supply 20 cranes to Nanjing King Ship Management for four of its newbuild 38,000 dwt general cargo ships.
Views: 838
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ABC sees sustained growth

October 8 - October 8 - Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines, a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has transported 223,732 tonnes of cargo in the first eight months of 2013.
Views: 1070
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Sarjak names GAC exclusive agent

October 7 - October 7 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Sri Lanka has been named the sole authorised agent for multimodal transport operator Sarjak Container Lines Pvt (Ltd). GAC Sri Lanka will handle all of the line's NVOCC activities in the cou
Views: 1055
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RAK joins PCN in South Africa

October 7 - October 7 - RAK Logistics has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing South Africa.
Views: 1398
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 2523
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Hill Dickinson opens HK branch

October 4 - October 4 - Commercial law firm Hill Dickinson LLP has opened a new office in Hong Kong to work in partnership with its established Singapore team.
Views: 606
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HANSA appoints EPS in Scandinavia

October 4 - October 4 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Denmark based Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) its exclusive agent in Scandinavia.
Views: 1802
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Panama Canal widening may slow US East Coast container transit

October 3 - October 3 - Project cargo forwarders handling containerised cargo through US East Coast ports may find the arrival of larger box ships following the expansion of the Panama Canal actually slows down the transit of their boxes through ports along the Easte
Views: 1364
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Toasty work for ABL

October 3 - October 3 - Belgium-based ABL Forwarding has delivered a 109-tonne desolventiser-toaster from
Views: 1326
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Phorkys joins XLP

October 2 - October 2 - Phorkys Shipping Pvt Ltd, headquartered in Chennai, India, has become the latest company to join the XLProjects (XLP) network.
Views: 1286
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AWA markets AAL West Coast service

October 1 - October 1 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) new West Coast service.
Views: 1571
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PCN's online meeting system opens

October 1 - October 1 - Ahead of its third Annual Summit due to take place in Bangkok from November 17-19, Project Cargo Network (PCN) has opened its online meeting manager system.
Views: 631

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