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Asia News from January 2014

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Compressor move for Bati

January 31 - January 31 - Bati Shipping has performed the handling of 6 units of a compressor station equipped with the gas engine, with a total weight of 150 tonnes, for the Serbian oil and gas company Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS).
Views: 1132
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Logistics Plus goes nuts

January 31 - January 31 - Logistics Plus Turkey has delivered a total of 197.7 tonnes of nut forming machine from Masan, Korea to Izmir.
Views: 1365
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ISS appoints Durnan

January 30 - January 30 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed retired US Navy Captain Michael Durnan as its senior vice president of remote and government services.
Views: 1387
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Blue Water oils up

January 30 - January 30 - Blue Water Shipping is preparing to transport heavy oil drilling equipment from Singapore to Baku, Azerbaijan via the Russian Volga-Don river system.
Views: 1355
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C.H. Robinson enters Austria

January 30 - January 30 - C.H. Robinson has expanded its office network across Europe with the opening of its newest office in Innsbruck, Austria, which will focus on European road transportation.
Views: 1394
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Strong interest for BIMCO Heavy Lift Contracts Workshop

January 29 - January 29 - PowerLift Events is holding a workshop - the BIMCO Heavy Lift Contracts Workshop - in Bangkok on March 19, 2014 to help project forwarders understand the legal aspects of project cargo handling.
Views: 937
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AARAS on the double

January 29 - January 29 - AARAS Shipping Agencies provided vessel handling services for two ships in the Port of Karachi.
Views: 894
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GPA logs tonnage growth

January 29 - January 29 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has logged an 8 percent growth in total tonnage for the first six months of its fiscal year 2014.
Views: 948
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Vessel duo for WWL

January 29 - January 29 - Wallenius Lines, 50 percent owner of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has declared an option for two post-Panamax vessels to be built at the Tianjin Xingang Shipyard for delivery in the second and fourth quarter of 2016.
Views: 910
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Skyhook completes Constellation lift

January 29 - January 29 - Huisman China has completed the installation of a 3,000-tonne capacity offshore mast crane onboard EMAS AMC's Lewek Constellation.
Views: 1101
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Trailers on the double

January 28 - January 28 - Van der Vlist has handled the transportation of two modular trailers, the gooseneck and various parts from Germany to India.
Views: 821
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Holleman gets gas going

January 28 - January 28 - Bucharest based Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo has transported six heavy gas diffusers from Romania to Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1031
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CEA Projects in helicopter move

January 28 - January 28 - Cranes & Equipment Asia Co Ltd (CEA Projects) has assisted the Royal Thai Navy with the transportation of a Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk helicopter.
Views: 1402
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Crane trio gives SOHAR a lift

January 28 - January 28 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has received three new post-Panamax ship-to-shore gantry cranes from Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC.
Views: 1835
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R&B ships crane dozen

January 27 - January 27 - R&B Global Projects Ltd has handled the transportation of 12 large crane jibs and their accessories from Croatia to a Korean shipbuilding yard.
Views: 1237
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Happy Star shines for BigLift

January 27 - January 27 - BigLift Shipping's second S-type vessel, Happy Star, has been launched successfully by Ouhua Shipyard in Zhousan, China.
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Heavy lift installation vessel for Petrofac

January 23 - January 23 - Sharjah based oil and gas industry services provider Petrofac has placed an order for a high-end offshore construction vessel, Petrofac JSD 6000.
Views: 1334
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Another for ISS in Nigeria

January 23 - January 23 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has strengthened its presence in the Niger Delta with the opening of a new office on Bonny Island.
Views: 998
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Streetcar record for DB Schenker

January 23 - January 23 - DB Schenker has handled the transportation of two heavy streetcars from Shijiazhuang, China to Samsun, Turkey in a time of just two weeks, which it says is a record.
Views: 927
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Mitsui fires Siskin Arrow

January 23 - January 23 - Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding has delivered the 72,800 dwt general cargo vessel Siskin Arrow to Panamanian shipping line, Misuga.
Views: 1276
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Concerns dent oil and gas optimism

January 22 - January 22 - According to new research study by DNV GL, 89 percent of Asia Pacific oil and gas professionals are confident about the industry outlook for 2014, but optimistic outlook is clouded by concerns over costs and uncertain oil prices.
Views: 1290
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Liebherr gives Hong Tai a lift

January 22 - January 22 - Taiwanese crane contractor, Hong Tai International Crane Engineering Co. has added a new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 and LTM 1100-5.2 to its fleet.
Views: 1002
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January 22 - January 22 - Gebr
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Railcars on the move with Bombardier

January 22 - January 22 - Project forwarders and shipping lines active in North America and Australia will welcome the news of two large railcar orders placed with Bombardier Transportation.
Views: 985
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AlMasar Al-Iraqi gets cabin fever

January 21 - January 21 - AlMasar Al-Iraqi Shipping & Transport has transported 54 cabins from Umm Qasr Port to the Maysan Province of Iraq.
Views: 913
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19,000 teu ship under construction

January 21 - January 21 - Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world's biggest shipbuilder, has begun building the first of five 19,000 teu containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (Hong Kong) Co Ltd (CSCL).
Views: 636
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Emerging markets rising

January 20 - January 20 - The potential growth opportunities on offer in emerging markets outweigh the concerns over political and economic instability that affected developing countries in 2013, according to the 2014 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.
Views: 1872
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BNSF opens project cargo centre

January 20 - January 20 - BNSF Logistics has opened its global project cargo centre in Houston, USA, which will provide pricing, solutions development, carrier management and operations execution to its customers engaged in the movement of over dimensional and overwei
Views: 1182
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ISS wins gas pipeline project

January 20 - January 20 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has secured an offshore logistics services project in Tanzania from China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPPB) and Anglo Eastern Ship Management.
Views: 1315
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Cargo fraud warning in Turkey

January 20 - January 20 - Signum Services - the investigative arm of Thomas Miller & Co Ltd working on behalf of the members of the UK P&I Club - has uncovered a series of frauds perpetrated against ship owners with regard to bogus cargo in Turkey.
Views: 1039
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R&B gets rolling

January 17 - January 16 - Croatia based R&B Global Projects Ltd has handled the delivery of a 152-tonne plate mill back-up roll from Yokohama, Japan to Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Views: 1288
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BBC opens in France

January 16 - January 16 - Global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, BBC Chartering, has launched its new representative office in Rouen, France.
Views: 2122
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Blue Water powers up plant

January 16 - January 16 - Blue Water Singapore has handled the logistics for the Leichhardt power station in Mount Isa, Australia - a part of the larger Diamantina power station project, which is currently under construction.
Views: 1028
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STX gets a boost

January 15 - January 15 - STX Corp, the holding company of Korean conglomerate STX Group, has agreed to salvage the firm in the form of a USD660.3 million debt-to-equity swap, say reports from the South Korean media.
Views: 853
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NCHO receives cargo via Iran

January 15 - January 15 - NCHO Marine & Logistics, a subsidiary of Singapore headquartered Neptune Centuries Holding Pte Ltd, has announced that it is accepting cargo to all destinations within the CIS and Afghanistan via the port of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran.
Views: 848
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XLP scores hat trick

January 15 - January 15 - KG Shipping & Project Transportation Foreign Trade Ltd Co (KG Projects), QC Logistics Limited and Sacema Project Shipping have become the latest members to join the XLProjects (XLP) network.
Views: 1370
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Universal in Paraguay transhipment

January 13 - January 13 - Paraguay based project forwarder Universal Shipping Agency has transhipped a consignment of dismantled cranes in Nueva Palmira, destined for a shipyard in Asunci
Views: 1184
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Crane project success for Aryamasir

January 13 - January 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has completed a project which included the handling of 135 units of dismantled cranes from China to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 1406
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Pacific Airlift to join Aeros

January 13 - January 13 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) and Pacific Airlift have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to facilitate air cargo transportation and logistics services with the Aeroscraft fleet in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 918
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SDV Horoz gains engine power

January 13 - January 13 - SDV Horoz Projects has handled the shipment of a second hand 275-tonne Wartsila engine from Samsun, Turkey to Kalecik in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Views: 1623
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics receives draft cease and desist order

January 13 - January 13 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has received a draft cease and desist order and a draft surcharge order from the Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) indicating that WWL, as one of several companies in the industry, has been involved in
Views: 829
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Moore Stephens is upbeat on 2015

January 13 - January 13 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens believes that the shipping industry's fortunes should be noticeably improved by 2015 if it maintains the recovery which got under way last year.
Views: 1415
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The Friday Flyer - January 10th 2014

January 10 - Could a dispute between client and builder push back the completion of lock upgrading on the Panama Canal past the planned competition date of October 21, 2014 into 2015?
Views: 2453
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PPL adds Hansaeng

January 10 - January 10 - South Korean based Hansaeng Express has become the latest company to join the Pacific Power Logistics Networks (PPL).
Views: 850
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Glogos presses ahead

January 10 - January 10 - Glogos Ltd recently handled the shipment of over-dimensional press equipment from Moscow, via St Petersburg, for export to Asia.
Views: 934
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Faymonville active in the Middle East

January 9 - January 9 - Amman, Jordan based company Orient Heavy Haulage has completed the transportation and installation of units for the IPP3 project, making use of Faymonville's G-module trailers.
Views: 1115
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High five for ABC

January 9 - January 9 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its fifth Boeing 747-8F.
Views: 1001
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KR authorised to survey and certificate Danish ships

January 9 - January 9 -The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) and the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) have signed an agreement enabling the Korean classification society to survey and certify Danish ships.
Views: 831
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First for the King Abdullah port

January 8 - January 8 - Almajdouie Logistics together with its sister company Rabigh Petrochemical Logistics (RPL) has handled the first export shipment of petrochemical products through the King Abdullah port in Saudi Arabia for PetroRabigh.
Views: 1645
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Expansion to go ahead at Lemesos port

January 7 - January 7 - The Cyprus Ports Authority (CPA) is going ahead with a contract which will see the port of Lemesos' western basin quay extended by 500 m, increasing its total length to 1,270 m.
Views: 1254
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MINTs - stars of the future

January 6 - January 6 - Jim O'Neill, former chief economist and head of asset management at Goldman Sachs and recognised inventor of the 'BRIC' acronym, has taken to looking at the next four frontier economies that over the next 10 years could develop into global sta
Views: 1486
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PCN welcomes Mars Freights

January 6 - January 6 - Mars Freights has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1258
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Steely move for Transpo

January 6 - January 6 - Transpo Logistics has handled the shipment of a steel fabricating mill from the Port of Laem Chabang in Thailand to Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 1646
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Martin Bencher strikes again

January 6 - January 6 - Martin Bencher's Singapore office has completed the second shipment of two outsize modules for an oil and gas client, from Singapore to South Korea.
Views: 796
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CEA launches Heliotrope 80

January 6 - January 6 - CEA Projects has helped launch the new 80 ft long Heliotrope 80 mixed energy catamaran at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Thailand.
Views: 1181
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UTC opens in Mexico City

January 3 - January 3 - Texas, USA based project forwarder UTC Overseas Inc., has established a new office in Mexico.
Views: 1554

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