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WWPC duo cements project

December 31 - December 31 - BNSF Logistics, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in the USA, and Turkish member of the WWPC network, Smart Logistics, have handled a project shipment of cement mill equipment from Izmir, Turkey to Houston in the USA.
Views: 1340
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ISS Australia buys Christy & Griffin

December 30 - December 30 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acquired marine surveying and consultancy firm, Christy & Griffin, headquartered in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 1587
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New multipurpose berth at Ennore

December 30 - December 30 - According to reports in the Indian press, the country's shipping ministry has approved the construction of a new multipurpose cargo handling berth at Ennore Port.
Views: 944
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Fortune favours cylinder shipment

December 30 - December 30 - Fortune International Transport has moved two huge cylinders from their construction site in Italy to the port of Marghera in Venice for oncarriage to India.
Views: 908
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Hoegh goes Green

December 30 - December 30 - Hoegh Autoliners has sold the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Hoegh Tropicana to Grieg Green for recycling.
Views: 894
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Crane quartet for Guangzhou Sunshine

December 24 - December 24 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has shipped four sets of gantry cranes from the port of Dafeng, China to the port of Cigading in Indonesia.
Views: 1201
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StederDelta gets beer flowing

December 24 - December 24 - StederDelta Group has transported four 17-tonne beer tanks from Bratislava, Slovakia to Poti, Georgia.
Views: 1222
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Dockwise wins Wheatstone contract

December 24 - December 24 - Dockwise, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster NV (Boskalis), has been awarded a contract by Bechtel to supply module transport services for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia.
Views: 1038
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Seven Seas ships power gear

December 23 - December 23 - Jordan headquartered Seven Seas Shipping has transported five transformers from Masan Port in South Korea to Iraq.
Views: 1844
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Multiple engine shipment for Jacky Line

December 23 - December 23 - Israel based Jacky Line has shipped 35 Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines from Israel to Kansas City in Missouri, USA.
Views: 1322
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WWPC welcomes B & B

December 23 - December 23 - B & B International has joined the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) as an exclusive member for France.
Views: 903
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South Pacific is music to NYK's ears

December 20 - December 20 - NYK will launch a new South Pacific Link (SPL) service between the Far East and the South Pacific islands from January, 2014.
Views: 831
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All time high for shipping confidence, says Moore Stephens

December 20 - December 20 - According to the latest shipping confidence survey from Moore Stephens, overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose to their highest level for more than three years over the three-month period to November, 2013.
Views: 1119
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Intertransport puts pen to paper

December 19 - December 19 - Intertransport Hohnholz has transported part of a paper factory from Moss, Norway and Muenster, Germany to Wuhu in the Anhui Province of China.
Views: 861
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MFC breaks internal delivery record

December 19 - December 19 - Chennai, India based MFC Transport has delivered a 53-tonne calandria from the Walchandnagar manufacturing facility in the state of Maharashtra to a nuclear power plant in Kakrapar, India.
Views: 981
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No conclusions at FMC summit

December 19 - December 19 - Maritime regulators from the United States, China and the European Commission met on December 17, 2013 to discuss the changing state of the global maritime business, in particular the development of container line alliances.
Views: 1018
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Eisele and Chaudhary choose Terex

December 18 - December 18 - Maintal, Germany based crane service provider, Eisele AG, has taken delivery of two Terex AC 140 Compact and one Challenger 3180 all terrain cranes in Zweibrucken.
Views: 1442
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Hansa doubles up on Northern Sea Route

December 18 - December 18 - Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Lagos and HHL Hong Kong have delivered infrastructure cargo and large tugs from the Russian Baltic to the Far East using the Northern Sea Route before its winter closure this month.
Views: 1417
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V. Alexander becomes Alexander

December 18 - December 18 - V. Alexander International Logistics is changing its company name to Alexander Global Logistics, effective January 1, 2014.
Views: 1037
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Rickmers-Linie carries coldboxes

December 18 - December 18 - Rickmers-Linie and KOG Transport have worked together to transport two 359-tonne coldboxes from Bremen, Germany to Jubail in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1413
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Giant imports take the Direct route to India

December 18 - December 18 - India based freight forwarder, Direct Logistics, has handled the import of a shipment, with a total weight of 1,516 tonnes, from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Kandla, India for the Lalitpur Super Thermal Power Project.
Views: 904
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No river too shallow for France Cargo

December 17 - December 17 - France Cargo International has handled the transportation of various heavy cargoes from Macon, France to Antwerp, Belgium for oncarriage to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 1407
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Fiza in power hub moves

December 17 - December 17 - Fiza Logistics - an XLProjects (XLP) network member with an office in Karachi, Pakistan - is currently engaged in a heavy power project in the Lasbela District, Balochistan province of the country.
Views: 922
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Aaras completes power project

December 17 - December 17 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member representing Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, recently handled complex power project cargoes at Karachi Port.
Views: 1467
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Future alliances in container game

December 16 - December 16 - In Drewry Maritime Research's recent report, it claims that alliances between the world's largest container lines will have "far reaching consequences" for the industry as lines search for greater economies of scale.
Views: 1309
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SAL loads eleven

December 16 - December 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's largest multipurpose vessel, Lone, has loaded 11 outsize modules in the UAE for shipment to a gas plant in the UK.
Views: 985
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Military-sensitive move for Tuscor Lloyds

December 16 - December 16 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the transport of a 23-tonne tactical refuelling tanker for use by the British Armed Forces, from Stafford, UK to Penang in Malaysia.
Views: 1381
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BNSF wins wind farm contract

December 16 - December 16 - Through its Houston project group and in cooperation with its Brazilian JV partner in Belo Horizonte, BNSF Logistics has transported 28,000 cu m of wind farm equipment from India to Brazil.
Views: 1147
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Firsts for GPLN in Africa

December 13 - December 13 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added its offices in Ghana and Uganda to the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 1708
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Conxion turns up the heat

December 13 - December 13 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has shipped two 115-tonne heat exchangers from Italy to Qatar for the Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited (QAFAC).
Views: 1432
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PCN welcomes InterMax

December 13 - December 13 - InterMax Logistics Solution Ltd has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a representative in Taiwan.
Views: 1621
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Cargolux confirms Chinese investment

December 13 - December 13 - The Board of Directors of Cargolux Airlines International has approved entering into a Commercial Cooperation Agreement with Henan Civil Aviation and Investment Co Ltd (HNCA).
Views: 1303
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Transcon joins PPL

December 13 - December 13 - Vietnamese freight forwarder, Transcon, has become the latest member to join the Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network.
Views: 1074
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Base in multiple valve move

December 12 - December 12 - Italian freight forwarder, Base S.p.A, has been awarded the contract to move 576 valves from China to southern Iraq via Italy, for use in the Rumaila oilfield development project.
Views: 974
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PCN duo press on

December 12 - December 12 - V. Alexander and MTS Logistics have collaborated to handle the transportation of two large presses from Germany to Turkey.
Views: 1279
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Heavy-duty drill delivery

December 11 - December 11 - INTERTRANSPORT Hohnholz has transported a large drill, weighing over 40 tonnes, from Schwalmstadt to the port of Bremerhaven in Germany.
Views: 872
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Coscol comments on seized ship

December 11 - December 11 - Following reports in the international media that Singapore lawyers had seized a heavylift vessel from Cosco Shipping Co Ltd (Coscol) for "unspecified reasons," Coscol has issued the following statement:
Views: 1254
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Caspian expansion for Terex distributor

December 10 - December 10 - Istanbul headquartered DAS Otomotiv, which has been an authorised distributor of Terex Cranes in Turkey for over 16 years, has expanded its distribution territory to include Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
Views: 1065
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Marketing focus at Air Partner

December 10 - December 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker, Air Partner, has named Kiran Parmar its group marketing director.
Views: 1299
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Turk sees AN-225 future in Bahrain

December 10 - December 10 - Turk Heavy Transport plans to become the second freight agent in the Gulf to bring the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to Bahrain.
Views: 805
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New Pakistan member for XLP

December 10 - December 10 - Karachi, Pakistan based Project Cargo & Int'l Transportation Company has become the latest project forwarder to join the XL Projects (XLP) network.
Views: 819
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Geodis appoints Devasia

December 9 - December 9 - Effective December 1, Geodis Wilson appointed Dean Devasia its new global chief information officer, and member of the freight management board.
Views: 942
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WCT supports PPG

December 9 - December 9 - Heavy lift specialists, Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed World Container Trading GmbH (WCT) as its project support member for Germany.
Views: 1983
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Volga-Dnepr and Chapman Freeborn in bus flight

December 9 - December 9 - Chapman Freeborn has chartered one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76TD-90VD freighters to transport an 18 m long Irisbus Citelis bus from Turin, Italy to Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1370
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The Friday Flyer - December 6th 2013

December 6 - There are mixed messages and no little confusion for shipping lines from this week's International Maritime Organization's (IMO) plenary approval of the resolution for the Ballast Water Management Convention. The convention will see all shipping designed
Views: 1608
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Messina expands European service

December 6 - December 6 - Effective December 21, Genoa-based Ignazio Messina is starting a new fortnightly liner service between north Europe and Portugal, with regular calls at Antwerp, Belgium and Setubal, Portugal.
Views: 897
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Middle Eastern success for Liebherr

December 6 - December 6 - Liebherr has received three mobile harbour crane orders from the Middle East, including two LHMs and the first LiSIM LHM 500 for the region.
Views: 1316
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GPLN welcomes Protranser

December 6 - December 6 - Protranser International Logistics Co Ltd, based in China, has become the latest member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 966
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Bai says hi

December 5 - December 5 - Effective December 1, 2013 Glenn Bai will be heading up Gruber Logistics' recently established Shanghai office.
Views: 1217
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Sarjak solidifies Malaysian position

December 5 - December 5 - Mumbai, India headquartered NVOCC and multimodal transport operator Sarjak Container Lines has established a new standalone office in Malaysia.
Views: 777
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German-China JV breaks-ground on semi facility

December 5 - December 5 - A joint venture between Chinese automobile manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Group and German trailer manufacturer, Schmitz Cargobull, has broken-ground on a new USD136 million trailer manufacturing plant in Wuhan, China.
Views: 789
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Royal Cargo in power haul

December 5 - December 5 - Heavy lift solutions provider in the Philippines, Royal Cargo Combined Logistics, has transported a 150-tonne power generator from Mactan, Cebu to a plant site in Batangas City.
Views: 1383
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WWPC trio in tug shipment

December 5 - December 5 - Irish forwarder, Jenkinson Logistics has combined forces with Smart Logistics from Turkey and Polytra from Belgium, to ship a tug boat from Turkey to Maputo, Mozambique.
Views: 1010
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Helimission to Manila completed

December 4 - December 4 - Australia headquartered freight forwarder PAK AIR teamed up with Helimission to deliver a SOS helicopter to Manila, which will provide aid to those affected by the typhoon that hit the Philippines.
Views: 913
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New Thai office for ISS

December 4 - December 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services has opened a new office in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, taking the company's worldwide network to over 300 offices.
Views: 1437
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KOG enters Pakistan

December 4 - December 4 - From today, KOG Transport's new Pakistan office is to become fully operational.
Views: 1272
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US Congress sees relief market for Aeroscraft

December 4 - December 4 - US Congressman, Mike Honda, has come out in support of the Aeroscraft and its disaster relief capabilities, in light of the devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines almost two weeks ago.
Views: 1303
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COSCO Shipping confirms newbuild order

December 4 - December 4 - COSCO Shipping Co (COSCOL) has confirmed earlier reports that it will build four 36,000 dwt multipurpose vessels at CSSC Guangzhou Huangpu Shipbuilding at costs of CNY246million (USD40 million) each.
Views: 859
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FMC P3 summit set for December 27

December 3 - December 3 - The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will host competition authorities from the United States, the European Union and China on December 17, 2013 in Washington DC, USA to discuss the P3 network.
Views: 1142
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Combi Lift wins cable contract

December 3 - December 3 - Combi Lift has secured a contract to transport a 1,400-tonne subsea cable from Donghae, South Korea to Rotterdam, the Netherlands for the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm project.
Views: 801
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LNG-powered general cargo vessel under development

December 3 - December 3 - Chinese shipbuilder Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) and Lloyd's Register China have agreed to develop a LNG-powered 28,000 dwt general cargo ship, which will meet future environmental and emissions targets.
Views: 413
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Addax chooses Nicolas capacity

December 3 - December 3 - Heavy equipment manufacturer Nicolas - a part of the TII Group - has delivered a 20 axle-line MHD G2 SPE trailer to Addax Petroleum in Nigeria.
Views: 971

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