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Coordinadora handles reactor move

March 31 - March 31 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has transported a 1,320-tonne ethylene oxide reactor from India to Saudi Arabia for Sadara Chemical Company and on behalf of Tecnicas Reunidas.
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Projects and contracts - March 28th 2014

March 28 - This week we have seen major developments in the oil and gas sector in Russia, a conflicted outlook for the future of Scottish renewables and the first step in China's shale gas journey - and much more.
Views: 1190
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BMT designs heavy lift jetty

March 28 - March 28 - BMT Asia Pacific has completed a concept jetty design for Petroliam Nasional Berhad's (Petronas) proposed Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) complex in southeast Johor, Malaysia.
Views: 948
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Tianjie assists bridge transport

March 27 - March 27 - Guangdong LIFT Engineering Machinery Co Ltd (GPEC) has used 64 axles of Tianjie Heavy Industries S2.34 SPMTs to transport a 1,650-tonne steel structure for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) project.
Views: 698
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Cargolux appoints Reich

March 26 - March 26 - Cargolux International Airlines S.A. has appointed Dirk Reich as its president and chief executive officer.
Views: 1243
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Panprojects sees revenue surge

March 26 - March 26 - Panprojects - the specialised project cargo division of international freight forwarder Panalpina - saw its turnover grow 20 percent year-on-year during 2013.
Views: 1058
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March 26 - March 26 - Despite volatile market conditions, Gebr
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De Jonghe to shoot off 18th BUSINESSrun

March 26 - March 26 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that TEJO's founder, Ingrid De Jonghe, will fire the starting pistol the 18th Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Antwerp.
Views: 1450
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Alexander wins plant project

March 26 - March 26 - Alexander Global Logistics GmbH has secured a new transportation project for a pipe and tube production plant from Europe, India, Thailand and China to Houston in the USA.
Views: 1248
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Rolldock performs flo-flo operation

March 24 - March 24 - Rolldock's Rolldock Sea has loaded two 900-tonne push tugs in Izmit, Turkey by the float-in method destined for shipment to Nueva Palmira in Uruguay.
Views: 1137
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Polytra on the double

March 24 - March 24 - Polytra bv has shipped 80 bulk wagons from Romanian to Casablanca in Morocco, and 12,000 freight tonnes of pre-assembled steel structures from Moravski Krumlov in the Czech Republic to Germany's port of Hamburg.
Views: 2098
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Mining move for R&B

March 24 - March 24 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has handled the shipment of a series of dismantled dump trucks and spare vehicle bodies for the mining industry from Yokohoma in Japan to Guinea's port of Conakry.
Views: 1205
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Dalian in SPMT move

March 21 - March 21 - Dalian Kingdom Logistics Group - also known as Junde - has moved a 420-tonne cool box at a Dalian shipyard using 48 axle lines SPMTs from Tianjie Heavy Industries (THI).
Views: 1200
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DNV GL opens new Vietnam office

March 21 - March 21 - DNV GL - a ship classification society and risk and sustainability service provider - has moved into a new office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Views: 661
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EPC round up - March 21, 2014

March 21 - March 21 - Here is a round up of some of the most important developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week.
Views: 2034
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P3 network receives FMC approval

March 21 - March 21 - The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has given the official go ahead for the P3 network, comprising Maersk, Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA-CGM, to become effective from March 24, 2014.
Views: 995
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New German line signs up for 10 ships

March 21 - March 21 - Zeaborn GmbH, a Bremen-based German shipping company established in 2013, has confirmed that it has signed a contract with a Chinese shipyard for the construction of ten multipurpose ships.
Views: 1233
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Roethig appointed to WWPC board

March 20 - March 20 - During the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 14th membership conference in Phuket, General Transport's Fritz Mumenthaler resigned from the network's board of advisors and was replaced by Dirk Roethig of LS Cargo International.
Views: 1532
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WSS invests in Asia

March 19 - March 19 - Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) is expanding it network of supply points across Asia in response to an increasing level of oil and gas exploration and production in the region.
Views: 1284
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Huisman to build cranes for Hereema

March 19 - March 19 - Huisman has received a letter of intent for the delivery of two cranes with lifting capacities of 10,000 tonnes at a radius of 48 m onboard Hereema's new semi-submersible crane vessel.
Views: 737
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AGM regulations for North American entry

March 19 - March 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised on Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) regulations for vessels arriving at North American ports during summer 2014, as issued by the US Department of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency,
Views: 1296
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Jumbo waves goodbye to Daniella

March 19 - March 19 - After many years of service, Jumbo's multipurpose vessel Daniella is to be recycled at the ??m?ekler ship recycling facility in Al?a?a, Turkey.
Views: 897
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Pressure on for PSL

March 19 - March 19 - Paragon Shipping & Logistics (PSL) has handled the shipment of a 311-tonne high pressure separator from Sharjah in the UAE to Montreal, Canada for Belleli Energy.
Views: 1066
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WWPC breaks record in Phuket

March 17 - March 17 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised an impressive USD31,000 for the Hanseatic School for Life during the charity auction at its 14th annual conference in Phuket - the largest amount the network has raised at one of its conferences so
Views: 1506
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Giant propeller leaves Hamburg

March 17 - March 17 - A giant propeller weighing 113 tonnes and measuring 10.3 m wide was loaded at Container Terminal Werder on the container ship Hyundai Together at the Port of Hamburg.
Views: 1211
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WWL ALS moves flanges

March 14 - March 14 - WWL ALS UK International has coordinated the transport of two 7 m wide flanges from St Helens to Hartlepool in the UK.
Views: 965
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Myanmar opens its cargo doors

March 14 - March 14 - Myanmar has hosted its first-ever international logistics event with freight forwarders coming from all over the world to meet in Yangon to explore the local market.
Views: 854
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FMC reveals compromise agreements

March 13 - March 13 - In the USA, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that it has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD350,000 in civil penalties.
Views: 737
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Allseas ships in turbines

March 13 - March 13 - Allseas Global Logistics has coordinated the shipment of steam turbines, generators, parts and accessories from the port of Chennai, India to Oldbury in the UK.
Views: 1040
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Ahlers sees Indian potential

March 13 - March 13 - Ahlers India has celebrated 10 years of successful trading in the country by generating revenues of USD24.75 million during its 2013 financial year.
Views: 1489
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NileDutch ups West Africa capacity

March 13 - March 13 - Netherlands headquartered shipping line NileDutch has enhanced its Asia-West Africa container service by chartering a 4,250 teu vessel onto the route.
Views: 1637
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Blue Water renews Kazakh contract

March 12 - March 12 - Blue Water Shipping's Aktau facility has renewed a contract to provide domestic freight services for the Kazakhstan branch of Halliburton International Inc.
Views: 879
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Kita makes a move

March 12 - March 12 - Turkish project forwarder and logistics services provider Kita Logistics has relocated its Istanbul head office to a new location.
Views: 854
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Success for CLC in Bangkok

March 11 - March 11 - CLC Projects held its fifth global conference in Bangkok, Thailand from March 7 - 8.
Views: 507
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Logwin revenue falls

March 11 - March 11 - In its 2013 financial year, the Logwin Group reported total revenues of EUR1.22 billion (USD1.68 billion) compared with EUR1.32 billion (USD1.82 billion) in 2012.
Views: 1074
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PSA Marine enters PB Sea-Tow talks

March 11 - March 11 - Hong Kong headquartered Pacific Basin Shipping Limited has entered into discussions with PSA Marine to divest its harbour towage, offshore towage and infrastructure support business, PB Sea-Tow.
Views: 1279
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Conxion crosses borders

March 10 - March 10 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has transported a 95-tonne heat exchanger from Jebel Ali Free Zone in the UAE to Qatar, and offloaded it at the Qatar Petroleum refinery in Doha.
Views: 1305
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Antwerp goes on the road with steel and breakbulk

March 10 - March 10 - The Port of Antwerp is taking its roadshow to China once more visiting Shenzhen, Shanghai and Ningbo with the emphasis on promoting its services for the steel and breakbulk sectors.
Views: 1413
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March 7 - March 7 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has signed a deal to build two, dual-fuel LNG Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs).
Views: 891
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CNCo completes acquisition of Pacifica

March 6 - March 6 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has completed the purchase of Pacifica Shipping from New Zealand's Skeggs Group of companies.
Views: 1739
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Mammoet opens in Cairo

March 6 - March 6 - Following the establishment of a new branch in Baku, Azerbaijan, Mammoet has also opened an office in Cairo, Egypt.
Views: 1684
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Pan Ocean looking for merger or acquisition

March 6 - March 6 - Korean shipping company, Pan Ocean has appointed Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers as its advisor to provide guidance and support in a potential merger or acquisition operation.
Views: 1321
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GPLN relocates event

March 5 - March 5 - Following the decision of the WCA Family to postpone its forthcoming membership conference, the Global Projects Logistics Network (GPLN) is moving its Annual Global Meeting (AGM) from Bangkok to the resort town of Hua Hin, Thailand.
Views: 956
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Breakbulk up in Tacoma

March 4 - March 4 - Despite a 5 percent drop in container volumes in January 2014, the Port of Tacoma posted a 15 percent rise in breakbulk cargo volumes compared with the same period in 2013.
Views: 704
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BBC ships catamaran

March 4 - March 4 - The Damen-built catamaran, Liberdadi, has been transported from Jurong port in Singapore to Portugal's Mindelo port on board BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Plata.
Views: 1347
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MFC turns up the heat

March 3 - March 3 - India's MFC Transport Pvt Ltd has handled the transportation of two air heat exchangers from Walchandnagar Industries to the BHAVINI atomic power plant in Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu, India, on behalf of Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
Views: 994
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Fairmount delivers ENSCO rig

March 3 - March 3 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has towed the rig ENSCO 5002 from Rio de Janeiro to Singapore via the Cape of Good Hope.
Views: 903

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