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SOHAR, so good

July 31 - July 31 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has been declared the most important link in Oman's commercial logistics industry by its chief executive officer, Jamal Aziz.
Views: 1680
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AAL adds Long Beach call

July 31 - July 31 - Austral Asia Line is extending its North Asia to Pacific Northwest/Canada project cargo liner service to include the US West Coast.
Views: 1230
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Long road for Libava

July 31 - July 31 - Libava Trans Holding has handled the shipment of heavy equipment from Seoul, Korea to Estonia's port of Paldiski via the Port of Antwerp, and onwards to Karapalpakstan in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 1060
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Hansaeng delivers to Iran

July 31 - July 31 - Hansaeng Express Co. has shipped a 502-tonne CO2 absorber and a 225-tonne converter from Kunsan in Korea to Assaluyeh, Iran.
Views: 1261
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Three for Shanghai Bashi Yuexin

July 31 - July 31 - Shanghai Bashi Yuexin Logistics Development Co. has transported the main body of a diesel engine from the Ulsan port in Korea to Shanghai, China, where the engine was shipped to Kenya.
Views: 1361
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FLS gets rig moving

July 31 - July 31 - Dubai based Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported a dismantled rig with a volume of about 11,000 cu m from Sattahip in Thailand to Oman's Sohar Port.
Views: 982
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Report sees forwarding market decline

July 31 - Declining in value by 3.3 percent from 2012, the global freight forwarding market is facing major challenges as it fights to stay viable in a changing global environment, says Transport Intelligence in its latest report, 'Global Freight Forwarding 2014'.
Views: 1160
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SNS ships Somali crane

July 30 - July 30 - SNS International Transport is coordinating the transport of a 366-tonne Gottwald crane from Turkey to Somalia.
Views: 1311
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Reshamsingh in record reactor move

July 30 - July 30 - India's Reshamsingh has handled the 1,500 km road transport of three 848-tonne VGO reactors from Kandla Port to the Bhatinda refinery.
Views: 1254
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Georgia sees tonnage climb

July 29 - July 29 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved more than 29 million tonnes of cargo in its 2014 fiscal year (FY14), with over 700,000 auto and machinery units transported.
Views: 854
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Airbus milestone for Hamburg

July 29 - July 29 - The 200th shipment for Airbus' A320 final assembly line in Tianjin, China has been loaded onto the containership COSCO Hope at the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) container terminal Tollerort.
Views: 1144
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Valemon topsides installed

July 28 - July 28 - The Statoil topsides for the Valemon field in the North Sea have been lifted into place on a steel jacket by the crane vessel Saipem 7000.
Views: 1284
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GAC appoints Schensema

July 28 - July 28 - GAC has appointed Claus Schensema to take the helm of GAC North America Logistics in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1482
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THT impresses Aramex and Tatweer

July 28 - July 28 - Turk Heavy Transport (THT) has recently handled an out-of-gauge consignment for Aramex Bahrain and Tatweer Petroleum.
Views: 1293
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All change at Allseas

July 28 - July 28 - Allseas Global Logistics is starting an exciting new chapter in its development, following a change in ownership structure.
Views: 1852
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Record half-year for ABC

July 25 - July 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with a record performance in the first six months of 2014, transporting 188,354 tonnes of cargo across its international network, which is up 16 percent on the same period in 201
Views: 1118
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Volga-Dnepr comes to the rescue

July 25 - July 25 - Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering and Logistics Centre (ELC) developed a special loading frame for Panalpina to move a 30-tonne shipment of oil and gas equipment onboard an IL-76TD-90VD.
Views: 1272
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Pontoons on Blue Water

July 25 - July 25 - Blue Water Shipping has transported two 4,500-tonne oil rig pontoons from the Philippines to Singapore on board Pan Ocean's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Sun Shine.
Views: 1399
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R&B ships boat trio

July 25 - July 25 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered space on a multipurpose heavy lift vessel in order to ship three crewboats from Kobe, Japan to the Sharjah Hamriyah free zone port in the UAE.
Views: 1062
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WLC transforms Ohio

July 24 - July 24 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) is in the process of delivering a 178-tonne transformer from the Port of Houston to the First Energy substation in Niles, Ohio.
Views: 1009
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OCTOPUS-Onboard Pan Ocean fleet

July 24 - July 24 - Korean shipping giant Pan Ocean has placed an order with Amarcon for two OCTOPUS-Onboard ship monitoring systems that will be installed aboard two of its semi-submersible heavy lift vessels.
Views: 1330
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UTi names Andreyev

July 23 - July 23 - UTi Worldwide has appointed Naran Andreyev as senior manager of trade services for the company's Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 1306
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DolWin beta on the move

July 23 - July 23 - Five of Smit Lamnalco's tugs have played a key role in the unberthing and float-over of the world's largest high-voltage direct current (HVDC) platform, DolWin Beta, at Drydocks World in Dubai.
Views: 1009
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DA XIN joins Coscol fleet

July 22 - July 22 - The 28,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessel DA XIN has joined the fleet of COSCO Shipping Co (Coscol).
Views: 1071
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BBC scores Norwegian hat trick

July 22 - July 22 - The Norwegian port of Stavanger played host to three of BBC Chartering's vessels - BBC Fuji, BBC Northsea and BBC Romania - in one day.
Views: 1455
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UTC ups Azeri operations

July 22 - July 22 - UTC Overseas has restructured its Baku-based Azerbaijan operation from UTC Overseas Ltd to UTC Caspian Ltd.
Views: 1071
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ANL in for Perkins service

July 21 - July 21 - ANL has reached agreement with Toll to take over the Perkins International Service from Toll effective early August 2014. The service which currently runs two vessels between Darwin, Dili and Singapore carries a mixture of container, breakbulk a
Views: 1602
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Dachser takes over in South Korea

July 21 - July 21 - In South Korea, Dachser has rebranded as Dachser Korea Inc following its acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of the shares in MGI & Dachser Inc, which was established in 2006, and moved into new offices in Seoul.
Views: 1943
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Sabelatrans puts the pressure on

July 18 - July 18 - Sabelatrans Shipping Global has completed the transport of heavy equipment, including pressure vessels and fasteners, from Sharjah Hamriya, the UAE to Pakistan's Port Qasim.
Views: 892
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Southeast Asian success for Dimerco

July 18 - July 18 - Dimerco Express Group has launched Straits Continental Logistics, a joint venture with its Cambodian partner Straits International.
Views: 911
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Tyne call for WWL

July 18 - July 18 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has made its maiden call at the port of Tyne, near Newcastle in the UK, with a shipment from Asia.
Views: 1345
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SOHAR looks to Singapore

July 17 - July 17 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has announced its intention to strengthen economic interests with global shipping powerhouse, Singapore.
Views: 1653
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Another for Bertling in Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Bertling Logistics has opened a second office in Kurdistan, Iraq, in the town of Zakho.
Views: 1223
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CEVA launches City of Energy

July 17 - July 17 - CEVA Logistics has opened the City of Energy: a new hub in the UAE's Jebel Ali Free Zone dedicated to the warehousing and handling of oil and gas products for the energy sector.
Views: 1105
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More for TIACA

July 16 - July 16 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed Amar More, senior vice president of Kale Logistics Solutions, to its board in order to help support wider adoption of e-freight.
Views: 1392
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Drewry: What will 2M mean?

July 15 - July 15 - Maersk and MSC have announced a vessel sharing agreement - 2M - that will replace their failed P3 alliance, which will compare well in size with the G6 and CKYH alliances. But, asks Drewry Maritime Research, what about CMA CGM?
Views: 1006
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'Cat' purrs with CEA

July 14 - July 14 - CEA Projects has handled the shipment of a catamaran called Calypso Blue from Thailand to Australia.
Views: 867
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ICS assists Australian antitrust review

July 14 - July 14 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted comments, on behalf of the global shipping industry, to a comprehensive competition policy review being conducted by the Australian government.
Views: 899
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CGS reels it in

July 14 - July 14 - Carriage Global Singapore (CGS) has transported a 3,000 freight tonne shipment of wire reels from a jetty in Malaysia to a jetty in Korea.
Views: 859
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Houses on the move

July 14 - July 14 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services has completed the transport of 50 portable houses from Ras Al Khaima in the UAE to Manama, Bahrain by road.
Views: 1203
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TTS signs crane deal

July 11 - July 11 - Bergen, Norway headquartered TTS Group ASA has signed four contracts with China's Huanghai Shipbuilding for eight SWL 250 tonne capacity multipurpose cranes.
Views: 876
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New semi-sub for Coscol

July 11 - July 11 - Coscol (HK) Investment and Development Co. has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International Co. for the construction of a new 90,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel.
Views: 1423
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Catty in Qatar

July 11 - July 11 - KG Shipping and Transportation Foreign Trade has moved catamarans and coast guard boats from the Antalya Free Zone Port to the Doha Port onboard a chartered ocean vessel.
Views: 1039
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AAL gets XXL

July 11 - July 11 - AAL has successfully delivered and discharged one of the heaviest pieces of cargo the service has ever carried.
Views: 1287
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Chilly chartering for Compass

July 10 - July 10 - Compass Forwarding has chartered the world's largest aircraft - the Antonov An-225 Mriya - to deliver critical construction supplies to Qatar's capital city.
Views: 950
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Lines respond to P3 knock back

July 10 - July 10 - Following the sinking of the P3 alliance by the Chinese authorities last month, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced a ten-year vessel sharing agreement (VSA) on the Asia-Europe, transatlantic and transpacific trad
Views: 1016
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CEE breaks the mould

July 10 - July 10 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions and Intermax Logistics Solutions have jointly completed the transportation of heavy moulds from the Taicang Factory in Jiangsu, China to Syria's Tartous Port via the port of Shanghai.
Views: 1311
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New office for WWL

July 9 - July 9 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new office in Yangon, Myanmar after entering a joint venture with Carrier King Logistics.
Views: 818
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SAL Heavy Lift adds two

July 8 - July 8 - SAL Heavy Lift has added two ships of Type 116 to its fleet to serve clients with lift requirements of up to 900 tonnes.
Views: 1534
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EMS-Fehn-Group takes two

July 8 - July 8 - The EMS-Fehn-Group has acquired two additional coasters - Fehn Companion and Fehn Caledonia - which are sister ships to its existing coasters, Catania, Norwind, Norwave and Fehn Courage.
Views: 916
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Nicaragua Canal route unveiled

July 8 - July 8 - The Nicaraguan government and the company behind plans to build the proposed canal to link the Pacific and Atlantic, Hong Kong Nicaragua Development (HKND) Investment Co., have settled on a route.
Views: 1200
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New director for Hansa Meyer

July 8 - July 8 - Henrique Wohltmann has joined Hansa Meyer Global Transport as its new director of projects and services.
Views: 935
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WACO snaps into action

July 8 - July 8 - Two saltwater crocodiles have taken a 12,000 km trip to a new home with the help of WACO members, Mainfreight International in Australia and Freightworks in the UAE.
Views: 925
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Romania watches LR 11000 premiere

July 7 - July 7 - One of the first models of the new 1000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane has made its way to the Petrom refinery in Plojesti, where it is being used by Austrian heavy load contractor Felbermayr to hoist several steel columns into th
Views: 1149
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Cooperation in construction

July 4 - July 4 - Cruz Logistics and First Global Logistics have worked together to handle the shipment of construction material for Arabtec Consolidated Contractors (ACC).
Views: 1316
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Damco appoints Knudsen

July 4 - July 4 - Global freight forwarder and logistics provider Damco has appointed Thomas Knudsen as regional head of its Asia business.
Views: 1344
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Another busy month for Aaras

July 4 - July 4 - It was another busy month for Aaras Shipping Agencies, with the handling of five breakbulk/general cargo vessels and movement of more than 43,499 tonnes of cargo at Pakistan's Karachi port.
Views: 914
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Outlook for air cargo stabilises

July 4 - July 4 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago.
Views: 1770
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Bahri-Vela merger approved

July 4 - July 4 - General cargo carrier National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has obtained the approval of its extraordinary general assembly to merge with the fleet and operations of Vela International Marine Limited.
Views: 1428
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Drewry: cost reductions are priority

July 3 - July 3 - As box carriers battle with the pressure of falling rates, Drewry Maritime Research's Q2 2014 Container Forecaster highlights that there is a widening gap between the positive financials of the few carriers focused on cutting costs and the rest o
Views: 1600
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Cape Town calls for Volga-Dnepr

July 3 - July 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD freighters have delivered more than 80 tonnes of oil and gas equipment to Cape Town in South Africa.
Views: 1320
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Turkish delight for Alcor

July 3 - July 3 - Alcor Marine Construction and Special Transportation has transported a Liebherr gantry crane by barge from Derince Port to Evyap Port, which Alcor claims is the biggest cargo ever moved by barge in Turkey.
Views: 1301
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Fast & Direct mining move

July 2 - July 2 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions Services has completed the first shipment of heavy and OOG mining construction equipment from Jebel Ali Port to Sohar, Oman by road.
Views: 1132
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VEKA duo ready for action

July 2 - July 2 - Two new VEKA pontoons have arrived in Rotterdam from China, for delivery to Royal Wagenborg and Muller Dordrecht later this month.
Views: 722
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PCN achieves ISO awards

July 1 - July 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) head office has been awarded the ISO 14001 Environmental Management standard and renewed its ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification.
Views: 974
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Terex on the double in Kuwait

July 1 - July 1 - Heavy lifting contractor Integrated Logistics Company has used two Terex cranes to lift a 200-tonne bridge girder beam in Kuwait.
Views: 1381

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