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Asia News from November 2013

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The Friday Flyer - November 29th 2013

November 29 - Are liner shipping lines hiding their cartels in plain sight? When the European Commission's (EC) lawmakers turned their sights on anti-competitive activity in 2011, the most obvious characteristic of a cartel was clandestine cloak-and-dagger meetings bet
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Pressure shipment for Fleet Line Shipping

November 28 - November 28 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has shipped two 106-tonne gas flotation pressure vessels from a jobsite in Hamriya free zone in Sharjah, UAE to Kuwait.
Views: 1103
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Nine goes into 34 for WWL ALS

November 28 - November 28 - WWL ALS, a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, has coordinated the delivery of a Komatsu PC2000 excavator and eight Komatsu HD785 dump trucks from South Shields, England to Lugar & Dunbar in Scotland.
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Baskets fly with Chapman Freeborn

November 28 - November 28 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Michel Hurel Transport (MHT) have worked together to deliver over 70 tonnes of outsize oil well equipment.
Views: 1344
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Integrated Logistics invests in Terex

November 28 - November 28 - Kuwait-based Integrated Logistics has acquired a Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane with a lifting capacity of 1,200 tonnes, making it the largest mobile hydraulic crane in the company's 400-crane fleet.
Views: 1547
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JasProjects wins BG Group

November 28 - November 28 - JasProjects has signed a strategic alliance confirming Jas Forwarding Worldwide as BG Group's primary freight forwarding partner for the next five years.
Views: 1275
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Aeroscraft teams with IAC to serve Arctic regions

November 27 - November 27 - Aeroscraft Corporation - developer of the Aeroscraft, an innovative rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has established a strategic partnership with airline Icelandair Cargo (IAC) to develop new logistical air freight r
Views: 1190
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Rolitrans gets reels rolling

November 27 - November 27 - Rolitrans International, based in Jakarta, Indonesia, has shipped 11 large bobbins, weighing a total of 1,747 tonnes, from Brazil to Singapore.
Views: 758
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Normal operation returns at Qingdao Port

November 26 - November 26 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that Qingdao Port in China is now operating normally following a pipeline explosion in the city's Huangdao district last week.
Views: 903
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PCN gathers in Bangkok

November 26 - November 26 - Over 145 senior managers from 65 countries gathered from November 17-19 at the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel in Bangkok for the Project Cargo Network's (PCN) third annual summit.
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STX PO board sweep

November 26 - November 26 - In the wake of the company's new rehabilitation plan, four members of the STX Pan Ocean (STX PO) board have resigned, including its ceo and executive director of just five months, Chun Il Yu.
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InterMax acquires Max Shipping

November 25 - November 25 - InterMax Logistics Solutions has acquired the Yangtze River shipping company, Hualong Shipping, which has subsequently been reorganised and renamed Max Shipping Co. Ltd.
Views: 1109
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GPLN expects success in Bangkok

November 25 - November 25 - To date, 90 members of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) have signed up for the network's 11th annual general meeting (AGM) in Bangkok, Thailand from March 16-18, 2014.
Views: 795
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Jumbo in export terminal project (video)

November 25 - November 25 - Jumbo has completed a number of shipments as part of the first stage of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal project in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 842
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Scheuerle-Kamag supports Boxco in India

November 25 - November 25 - Boxco Logistics has transported an 880-tonne splitter column from its fabrication site in Dahej, India to the port of Mumbai, via Adani port, mobilising two 28-axle lines of Scheuerle-Kamag K25 self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) to
Views: 940
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The Friday Flyer - November 22nd 2013

November 25 - The embattled STX Group has seen its biggest creditor become its biggest shareholder after the state-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) traded debt for equity in the troubled shipbuilder and its affiliated shipping company STX Pan Ocean. The move by the K
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Ferus Smit to build for Symphony

November 22 - November 22 - Dutch shipyard, Ferus Smit has received an order to build six new ECOBOX vessels for Symphony Shipping, a part of Symphony Ventures, a company based in Singapore.
Views: 1272
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CEA lets the 'cat' out

November 22 - November 22 - CEA Project Logistics has launched a USD2 million, 32-tonne catamaran using its 10 axle line hydraulic trailer and two 65-tonne mobile cranes, on the eastern seaboard of Thailand.
Views: 1293
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Further four for China Navigation

November 22 - November 22 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has confirmed an order for four additional 39,000 dwt B.Delta37 handysize bulkcarriers to be built at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co Ltd in Zhoushan, China.
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RR Shipping joins XLP

November 21 - November 21 - The XLProjects (XLP) network has welcomed RR Shipping Private Limited as its latest member, with offices in Mumbai and Chennai, India.
Views: 966
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Seal Trading in grain and brew move

November 20 - November 20 - Seal Trading Supplies has shipped two combine harvesters from Tifton in Georgia, USA to Managua, Nicaragua.
Views: 909
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Maritime Synergy moves record-sized units

November 20 - November 20 - Maritime Synergy (Thailand) Co. Ltd has completed the transportation of 954 modular accommodation units from Nhongyai in the Chonburi province to Laem Chabang port in Thailand.
Views: 987
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Garone Logistics joins GPLN

November 19 - November 19 - Garone Logistics China Ltd has become the latest member to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 1254
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Rickmers-Linie parties in Istanbul

November 19 - November 19 - German shipping line Rickmers-Linie concluded the first day of the Breakbulk Turkey 2013 Conference and Exhibition, Istanbul, with a drinks reception atop the InterContinental Istanbul Hotel.
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Port of Everett adds AAL service

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett has added a new Austral Asia Line (AAL) liner service to its list of regular ship calls.
Views: 1609
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Expansion plans for MOL

November 18 - November 18 - Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced plans to expand its group-wide logistics services, by winning more plant project business, enhancing trucking and warehouse operations and expanding business into Southeast Asia.
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Two new offices for GAC

November 18 - November 18 - GAC has opened new offices in Louisiana, USA and Labuan, Malaysia, in response to the increase of offshore oil and gas activity in the respective regions.
Views: 1564
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The Friday Flyer - November 15th 2013

November 18 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 2791
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PPL welcomes Heaven Logistics

November 18 - November 18 - The Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network is in heaven this week, literally, following the appointment of Heaven Logistics Ltd as its lates member.
Views: 1343
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Port of Vancouver welcomes Shengking

November 15 - November 15 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed The China Navigation Company's multi-purpose vessel, Shengking, on its maiden voyage to the United States.
Views: 1451
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Terex goes pink

November 14 - November 14 - Terex Cranes has donated a pink paint job on Phoenix Crane Rental's new Terex T 340-1 hydraulic truck crane, to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
Views: 1204
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DHL busy with heavy projects

November 14 - November 14 - DHL Industrial Projects has completed a number of heavy lift projects in Vietnam, Denmark and Kuwait.
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Innovative ramp build for Coordinadora

November 14 - November 14 - Coordinadora Internacional provides more information on a steel ro-ro ramp, which was designed and constructed to move heavy cargo in Turkey.
Views: 1206
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Little sign of recovery for STX Pan Ocean

November 14 - November 14 - The debt-ridden shipping firm STX Pan Ocean has reported a huge net loss of USD399.07 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared with a loss of USD88.57 million at the same time in 2012.
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Cutillo heads up WCA Projects

November 13 - November 13 - WCA Projects, the specialist project freight network of WCA Ltd, has appointed Bruce Cutillo as its new general manager.
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CSS gets on the skids

November 13 - November 13 - The projects, oil and energy division of Consolidated Shipping Services (CSS) Group in Dubai, has handled the delivery of 12 skids, each weighing more than 33 tonnes, to Yemen.
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Air Partner brings aid to the Philippines

November 13 - November 13 - Air Partner has organised four Boeing 777 and two Boeing 747 flights to carry 600 tonnes of aid and supplies to the Philippines.
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Guangzhou Sunshine ships cranes

November 12 - November 12 - Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics has managed the shipment of more than ten crane sub-assemblies, each consisting of six parts, from China to Indonesia.
Views: 1248
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Indial handles track-tamping locomotive

November 12 - November 12 - Mumbai-based Indial Shipping has handled the import of a track-tamping locomotive for a large corporation in India.
Views: 1068
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ACS flies aid to Philippines

November 12 - November 12 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has arranged a number of cargo charters to carry essential aid to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines.
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ASL joins XLP

November 12 - November 12 - Anand Shipping Lines (ASL) has become the latest member of the XLProjects (XLP) network.
Views: 1013
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Delayed super-oilfield starts to bear fruit

November 12 - November 12 - More than 13 years after its discovery the Kashagan super-giant oilfield, located in the northern part of the Caspian Sea close to Atyrau, Kazakhstan, started production last month, pumping approximately 40,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd).
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FPS Group adds two

November 12 - November 12- Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Group has appointed two new network members, which have experience in project cargo logistics.
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Maersk-Rickmers doubles up

November 11 - November 11 - US flag heavy lift project carrier, Maersk-Rickmers, has lifted and moved two range support craft, of which the largest weighed 220 tonnes, for the US Navy.
Views: 1905
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Kim steps down from debt-laden Hanjin

November 11 - November 11 - Hanjin Shipping's chief executive officer, Kim Young Min, has announced his resignation from the company, assuming responsibility for its continuing losses and delay in getting financial support from creditors.
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Globalink goes for gold

November 11 - November 11 - Globalink has handled the delivery of three 650-tonne mills for a gold mine project from China to Balkhash, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1334
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The Friday Flyer - November 8th 2013

November 11 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 2723
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Bibby acquires Murray Fenton

November 8 - November 8 - Bibby Ship Management Group has purchased Murray Fenton Surveyors (India) Limited via its Indian division.
Views: 1093
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Breaking the mould at Kita

November 8 - November 8 - Kita Logistics has handled the shipment of wind blade moulds from the USA to Izmir, Turkey.
Views: 1081
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Via Mat ships sub-Sahara

November 7 - November 7 - Switzerland headquartered forwarder Via Mat Transport & Logistics is currently engaged with multi-origin project cargo shipments for a copper mine operator in Zambia.
Views: 1129
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Tiong Woon sees strong start to FY 2014

November 6 - November 6 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has released strong results for the three months ended September 2013 (Q1 2014), with turnover rising 3 percent year-on-year over Q1 2013 to USD35.9 million and gross profit jumping 30 percent to
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Mixed results for Wilh Wilhelmsen

November 6 - November 6 - Reduced volumes of high and heavy cargo and seasonally lower demand for maritime services negatively affected Wilh Wilhelmsen Holding ASA's (WWH) total income and result for Q3 2013, said the Norwegian maritime industry group in a statement t
Views: 1351
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Counterfeit crane warning from Terex

November 5 - November 5 - Terex Cranes is tracking recent reports of counterfeit Terex crawler crane models originating from China, with the CC 2500-1 lattice boom crawler crane the model of choice for copycat manufacturers.
Views: 1060
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Prilling tower delivery for Vantage

November 5 - November 5 - Ho Chi Minh City-based Vantage Logistics Corp (VLC) has delivered a prilling tower from the port of Hai Phong in northern Vietnam to a temporary jetty on the Tra Ly river.
Views: 893
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Toll re-enters USPP market

November 4 - November 4 - Toll Group has negotiated its second issuance of US Private Placement (USPP) notes for the equivalent of USD250 million, which is anticipated to be drawn down on December 4, 2013.
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Rail track machinery move for The Freight Company

November 4 - November 4 - Bangkok, Thailand-based, The Freight Company Ltd, has transported five rail track laying machines from the Saphli railway station in Chumphon, southern Thailand, to the port of Laem Chabang.
Views: 1241
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The Friday Flyer - November 1st 2013

November 1 - November 1 - In the northern hemisphere, winter is upon us, as the nights draw in and thoughts turn to snow and ice on jobsites. There does seem to be a brighter light at the end of the tunnel, with improved economic prospects in sight in many markets.
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Expansion for KOG Transport

November 1 - November 1 - KOG Transport has opened a new office in the UK and has entered into an agreement with Switzerland-headquartered Theodor Wille Intertrade (TWI).
Views: 1300
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Ekin delivers dryers in Turkey

November 1 - November 1 - Turkish transportation company Ekin AS has completed the delivery of two 110-tonne dryers from Hendek to Yarimca in Turkey.
Views: 1201
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Dredge hose shipment for Tuscor Lloyds

November 1 - November 1 - Tuscor Lloyds was contracted by a client in the oil and gas industry to transport dredge hoses and sleeves from Felixstowe, UK to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 895
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

November 1 - November 1 - 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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