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Asia News from September 2014

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BigRoll adds number 3

September 30 - September 30 - BigRoll Shipping has confirmed that it has ordered a third 21,000 dwt module carrier from China's Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 1031
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Cargo for the Congo

September 30 - September 30 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has worked together with Belgian forwarder Polytra in the delivery of 3,500 freight tonnes of cargo for a large hydropower project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 1681
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Crowley adds heavy lift barges

September 30 - September 30 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has received the first two of potentially four, new heavy lift, ballastable deck barges (HDBs) for use by clients in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 1345
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ABC ups Asian B747 capacity

September 30 - September 30 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is increasing its Boeing 747 freighter flights linking Tokyo and Seoul with Moscow.
Views: 928
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BBC fills up in Norway

September 29 - September 29 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Sapphire has been loaded with various crown mounted compensators (CMCs) and hydrarackers in Norway, all of which are destined for Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1225
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CEA opens Thai yard

September 29 - September 29 - CEA Projects has opened a new yard in Songkhla, Thailand, which comprises of 6,400 sq m of hardstanding, as well as secure external storage, full utility services and 24-hour security.
Views: 869
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Another reely good one for EXG

September 29 - September 29 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has worked together with its partner Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) to transport a 130-tonne cable reel from Newcastle in the UK to Abu Dhabi's Mina Zayed Port on board the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 1080
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JAXPORT gets arty

September 26 - September 26 - A one-of-a-kind cargo shipment moved across JAXPORT's newly rebuilt heavy lift cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal this week.
Views: 1392
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MIS on the double

September 26 - September 26 - Oman-based project cargo specialist Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS) has discharged two 106-tonne transformers at Port Sultan Qaboos.
Views: 1132
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BDP strengthens Indian presence

September 26 - September 26 - BDP International has integrated the operations of its Indian partner Unique Global Logistics (UGL).
Views: 1721
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Saudia Cargo appoints ECS

September 26 - September 26 - Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. (Saudia Cargo) has appointed ECS Global Air Cargo India as its exclusive general sales and services agent (GSSA) in India.
Views: 1177
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ABC first in Switzerland

September 25 - September 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) first ever flight to Switzerland has touched down in Basel, marking the start of the airline's new weekly service to and from the Swiss airport every Friday.
Views: 1023
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Sarens wins Ichthys project

September 25 - September 25 - Sarens Group has been awarded a contract by JKC Australia LNG, to perform sea lifting works for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project's onshore LNG facilities in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 1436
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XLP caps off successful 2014 in Budapest

September 25 - September 25 - Members from every continent gathered in Budapest, Hungary from September 21-23 for the XLProjects (XLP) network's second annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 1153
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Supersized success for Scheuerle

September 25 - September 25 - Scheuerle has increased Hyundai Heavy Industries' capacity for moving prefabricated modules following the delivery of a shipyard transporter.
Views: 926
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Record Swiss roll for Cargolux

September 25 - September 25 - Cargolux has successfully arranged the transportation of its heaviest piece of equipment ever flown from Switzerland.
Views: 819
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Altus moves four

September 24 - September 24 - Altus Logistics in Vietnam has transported four 45-tonne LPG bullet tanks from one depot to another in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh.
Views: 1014
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Projects roll in for StederDelta

September 24 - September 24 - StederDelta Group SRL has handled the transport of 1,200 cu m of cargo, including compressors and electronic equipment, from the Estonian port of Paldiski and Norwegian port of Halden, to Turkmenbashi Port in the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1102
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Daewon Logipia in Korean buy

September 24 - September 24 - Daewon Logipia has obtained the accredited logistics consulting and services company Korea Logistics Consulting & Service.
Views: 1289
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New boss for Maximus

September 23 - September 23 - Mohamed Ebrahim Al Qassimi is the new ceo of Abu Dhabi-based Maximus Air.
Views: 1656
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OIA Global ups presence in Vietnam

September 22 - September 22 - In Vietnam, OIA Global has obtained the majority shareholding in its TriMAX joint venture and formed OIA Global Vietnam Co Ltd.
Views: 952
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USA sees construction machinery slip

September 22 - September 22 - US construction machinery exports dropped 17.3 percent during the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year, reports the SC&RA.
Views: 1441
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BUSINESSrun comes to Houston

September 22 - September 22 - Readers who are attending Breakbulk Americas in Houston next week are encouraged to join HLPFI's Luke King and Ian Matheson on the 19th BUSINESSrun, which takes place on October 1 at 07:30.
Views: 998
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Fairmount trio in Knarr tow

September 20 - September 20 - Three Fairmount Marine tug vessels have towed the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Petrojarl Knarr from South Korea to Norway.
Views: 1034
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The Friday Flyer - September 19th 2014

September 19 - Today we saw the climax of what has been a rollercoaster ride for the United Kingdom, in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum. The numbers were close, but the result is clear: a union that has lasted for 307 years remains together.
Views: 2720
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Blue Water: One down, three to go

September 18 - September 18 - Blue Water Shipping has delivered the first of four tunnel boring machines (TBM) for Sydney's North West Rail Link project in Australia.
Views: 937
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UTC and Almajdouie join forces

September 18 - September 18 - UTC Overseas and Almajdouie Logistics Company have signed an exclusive agency joint venture agreement based on the companies' cooperative activities in the global project logistics field.
Views: 1904
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Address BWM Convention, warns Poulsson

September 17 - September 17 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has continued to voice concerns over the impending IMO Ballast Water Convention (BWM).
Views: 790
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Rickmers opts for ShipServ

September 17 - September 17 - Rickmers Shipmanagement, part of the Rickmers Group, has signed up to use ShipServ's offering of e-procurement decision support tools.
Views: 882
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BigLift aims for the Star

September 17 - The second of its S-type vessels, Happy Star, has been delivered to BigLift Shipping.
Views: 1252
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Hansa rescues stranded couple

September 16 - September 16 - The crew from Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Elbe has rescued a couple from a dinghy in the Red Sea after spotting their distress flares.
Views: 1343
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Ocean Three: last piece in the jigsaw

September 16 - September 16 - Specialist shipping consultant Drewry Maritime Research has suggested that the newly formed Ocean Three agreement is the final piece in the "mega-alliance" jigsaw puzzle.
Views: 1639
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Large reel requires Ruslan

September 15 - September 15 - Ruslan International has delivered 75 tonnes of coil-tubing equipment for the oil and gas industry from London Stansted to Adelaide, to support a drilling programme in the Coober Pedy Basin of South Australia.
Views: 1450
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Cargolux expands Chinese network

September 15 - September 15 - Cargolux Airlines International has expanded its Chinese network with the introduction of a second flight connecting Luxembourg with Beijing and Xiamen, effective September 17.
Views: 816
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ALE's multiple module triumph

September 12 - September 12 - In the Philippines, ALE has completed the load-out of 111 oversize modules ranging from 31 to 1,925 tonnes.
Views: 387
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Allseas is buoyant

September 12 - September 12 - Allseas Global Logistics has transported 132 buoyancy modules, weighing 8 tonnes each, to Turkey for the North Cyprus Water Supply Project.
Views: 1488
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Bahri appoints Al-Omar

September 11 - September 11 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has appointed Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al-Omar as its new chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2014.
Views: 1387
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Pakistan again for Sabelatrans

September 11 - September 11 - Sabelatrans Shipping has shipped 1,802 cu m of cargo, including pressure vessels, boilers, and other accessories, from the UAE to Pakistan.
Views: 880
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Blue Water navigates Russian waterways

September 11 - September 11 - Blue Water Singapore has transported heavy and bulky rig columns and bracings for a semi-submersible rig from Singapore to Baku, Azerbaijan via the Russian river system.
Views: 1484
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Rickmers-Linie supports sulphur regulations

September 10 - September 10 - Rickmers-Linie has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that they will inevitably lead to an increase in the cost of marine fuels.
Views: 818
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EXG in power project

September 10 - September 10 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has loaded 8,094 freight tonnes of cargo from Yantai to Mongla for a power project in Bangladesh.
Views: 1031
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Sevenstar appoints Caren

September 10 - September 10 - With the demand for yacht transport expanding between North America and Asia, Sevenstar Yacht Transport has appointed Kris Caren as its new West Coast representative.
Views: 1800
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PKP eyes rail mergers

September 9 - September 9 - Poland's leading rail freight operator, PKP Cargo, is in advanced talks regarding the acquisition of CTL Logistics and Advanced World Transport.
Views: 1533
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Ekin keeps on scrubbing

September 9 - September 9 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has handled the transport of a 53-tonne scrubber from Tarsus, Mersin to Samsun in Turkey.
Views: 954
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Ocean Three makes a splash

September 9 - September 9 - CMA CGM has signed three major contracts on the largest worldwide maritime trades with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
Views: 1033
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Extra Logistics goes the extra mile

September 9 - September 9 - Long Beach, California headquartered Extra Logistics LLC has transported a 16-tonne outsize mineral processing machine from a cement factory in Spain to the Port of Los Angeles.
Views: 1588
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Coscol breaks loading record

September 8 - September 8 - Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) claims to have broken the record for loading the largest number of rubber-tyres gantry (RTG) cranes in complete sets onboard a vessel.
Views: 1230
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Blue Water's Filipino challenge

September 8 - September 8 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport and storage of wind components for a major wind turbine project in the province of Ilocos Norte in the Philippines.
Views: 1158
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Globalink pipes up

September 5 - September 5 - Globalink has handled a 200,000 cu m shipment of steel pipes in Iraq.
Views: 1379
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Sarjak plants itself in Malaysia

September 5 - September 5 - Sarjak Container Lines has transported equipment for a coal/ash handling plant for the 1,000 MW coal-fired Tanjung Bin power plant in Malaysia.
Views: 751
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ALATRANS hits ground running

September 5 - September 5 - A consortium of Latin American companies specialised in the transport and handling of heavy cargoes are combining to form a new association: ALATRANS (Asociacion Latino Americana de Empresas de Transporte y Movimiento de Cargas Pesadas).
Views: 1276
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Cargolux makes it three to China

September 4 - September 4 - Cargolux Airlines International has launched a third scheduled flight to Zhengzhou, China.
Views: 727
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SAL puts Poetz in Singapore

September 4 - September 4 - SAL Heavy Lift Singapore has transferred Alexander Poetz, senior project engineer and naval architect, from the company's Hamburg headquarters to its Asia/Australasia base in Singapore.
Views: 1942
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Lift & Shift relies on Nicolas

September 3 - September 3 - Lift & Shift Engineering Middle East (LSEME) has completed the transport and load out of five offshore decks and one bridge at a fabrication yard in Sohar, Oman, using 152 axle lines of Nicolas MHD SPE.
Views: 724
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Bureau Veritas ups offshore offering

September 3 - September 3 - Bureau Veritas has acquired global leader in loss adjusting and risk assessment services for the offshore industry MatthewsDaniel.
Views: 1246
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Van der Vlist takes alternative route

September 3 - September 3 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the shipment of a large access bridge destined for a drilling rig, from the Netherlands to China.
Views: 1037
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Volga-Dnepr lights up

September 2 - September 2 - The power boat Cigarette Marauder has been transported from Doha, Qatar to Nice in France onboard Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76TD-90VD freighter.
Views: 1320
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OIA opens in Mumbai

September 2 - September 1 - Logistics, materials management and packaging solutions provider OIA Global has opened a new office in Mumbai, India.
Views: 1314
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Strained markets hit Rickmers

September 1 - September 1 - In its interim report for the first half of 2014, the Rickmers Group said weak shipping markets affected all three of its divisions, including maritime assets, which comprises ship owning and chartering; maritime services, taking in vessel a
Views: 1727

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