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Asia News from December 2014

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HongFa lines up new MPV service

December 31 - December 31 - Recently established HongFa Shipping has confirmed that it is ready to start its new liner service.
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Hareket powers ahead

December 31 - December 31 - Hareket has transported and installed two GE gas turbine and generator sets from Samsun port to the Ic Anadolu combined cycle power plant in Kirikkale, Turkey.
Views: 1064
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Containership scrapping is below forecast

December 30 - December 30 - According to shipping research company, Alphaliner, containership scrapping will barely reach 400,000 teu in 2014, substantially short from the 500,000 teu forecast at the beginning of the year.
Views: 1620
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Give us a break, says Archard

December 30 - December 30 - "Owners are due a break - but I don't think it will come in 2015," says Justin Archard managing director, Asia Pacific & Oceania at SAL Heavy Lift Singapore Pte Ltd.
Views: 1726
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Multraship and Damen ink tug deal

December 29 - December 29 - Multraship and Damen Shipyards Group have confirmed an agreement for three new ASD tugs, all scheduled for delivery in 2015.
Views: 1037
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Emirates SkyCargo names senior VP

December 29 - December 29 - Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Henrik Ambak to the position of senior vice president, cargo operations worldwide.
Views: 1386
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Silk Way confirms 747-800 commitment

December 29 - December 29 - The Baku-based Silk Way Group has confirmed reports in the Azerbaijani and Russian media that it has signed a letter of intent with Boeing for the purchase of three 747-8 freighters.
Views: 1186
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Mormugao ups multipurpose game

December 24 - December 24 - According to media reports, India's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) plans to invest over USD317 million over the next five-years to carry out various development projects at the port.
Views: 804
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Pan Ocean and Harim ink deal

December 23 - December 23 - A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Pan Ocean and its preferred bidder, a consortium comprising Harim Group and JKL.
Views: 1309
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WWL ALS opens in Dubai

December 22 - December 22 - WWL ALS has opened a new office in Dubai, close to Jebel Ali port and the Dubai World Central development.
Views: 898
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World's strongest gantry makes debut

December 19 - December 19 - The Honghai gantry crane has been used for the first time, launching the Nordic Trym platform supply vessel at Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company's new shipyard in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 1047
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WSS appoints Lau

December 19 - December 19 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Adrian Lau as regional human resources and organisation development director for Asia Pacific.
Views: 1187
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Rolitrans overcomes Indonesia's challenges

December 18 - December 18 - Rolitrans International has transported four new autoclaves for the automotive industry from the port of Jakarta to a jobsite on the Indonesian island of Java.
Views: 1064
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Winstar barges ahead

December 17 - December 17 - Singapore based tug and barge owner Winstar Logistic has deployed a 250 ft (76.2 m) barge for the transport of two large slug catchers, weighing 470 tonnes and 310 tonnes respectively.
Views: 1325
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ALE claims Caspian record

December 17 - December 17 - ALE claims to have transported the heaviest load ever moved in the Caspian region - a 280-tonne gas turbine - from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan.
Views: 1342
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UPDATE: Pan Ocean confirms sale

December 17 - December 17 - Further to the news posted yesterday, Pan Ocean has confirmed that a Harim Group-led consortium has been selected as its preferred bidder.
Views: 784
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Fantastic four for BigRoll

December 16 - December 16 - China's Cosco Dalian Shipyard has been contracted by BigRoll Shipping to build two more MC class module carriers, bringing the total number of vessels under construction to four.
Views: 1135
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Universal Transport doubles up

December 16 - December 16 - Germany headquartered Universal Transport recently executed a brace of project shipments: the delivery of an out-of-gauge turbine from Muelheim an der Ruhr to Taiwan; and the domestic transport of a 48.9 m column.
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PowerBoom debut for LR 11000

December 16 - December 16 - Liebherr's PowerBoom has been used for the first time on its 1,000-tonne capacity LR 11000 crawler crane during the installation of a 220-tonne machine room on a wind turbine tower in northern Germany.
Views: 1535
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Poultry processor to buy Pan Ocean?

December 16 - December 16 - According to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, a consortium led by poultry processor Harim has submitted a bid for carrier Pan Ocean, which has been priced at around USD968 million.
Views: 1112
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TTS on the move

December 15 - December 15 - Transport Technics & Services International (TTS) has relocated its Dubai headquarters and can now be found at Dubai Silicon Oasis, SIT Tower, 21st floor, Office no. 2112, Dubai, UAE.
Views: 759
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Fleet Line steels ahead

December 15 - December 15 - Fleet Line Shipping has coordinated the transport of 1,200 tonnes of steel plates from Ukraine to Iraq.
Views: 1133
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ALE on the right track in Vietnam

December 12 - December 12 - ALE has almost reached the halfway point in a major transportation project to move what are claimed to be the longest and heaviest bridge girders in Vietnamese history.
Views: 762
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Terex RTGs headed for Manila

December 11 - December 11 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is supplying the Philippines' Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. (MNHPI) with six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, with delivery expected at the end of 2014.
Views: 1085
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Caba in tram transport to Turkey

December 10 - December 10 - Caba Transport has handled the movement of several trams from China to Samsun in Turkey, making use of an eight-axle Scheuerle-Nicolas Superflex trailer.
Views: 905
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Aertssen ups machine portfolio

December 10 - December 10 - Aertssen Machinery Services (AMS) - the local branch of Aertssen Kranen in the Middle East - is to take delivery of a new 145-tonne capacity Tadano GR1450EX rough terrain crane.
Views: 1187
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Logistics sector looks set for more M&As

December 10 - December 10 - Transport Intelligence has said that the talks between DSV and UTi Worldwide which were revealed in the media last week show that there is an undiminished appetite for mergers and acquisitions in the global logistics industry.
Views: 2149
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CEVA opens Singapore hub

December 10 - December 10 - CEVA Logistics has expanded its presence in Singapore with a new 48,000 sq m logistics centre - West Hub - at Jalan Buroh.
Views: 955
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High five for Tiong Woon

December 10 - December 10 - Tiong Woon Crane & Transport has taken delivery of five 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L all terrain cranes in Singapore.
Views: 1574
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Maersk & Hamburg Sud lead Drewry's new carrier reliability rankings

December 10 - December 10 - According to performance rankings published in the new online version of the Carrier Performance Insight published by shipping consultancy Drewry, Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud are ranked as the two most reliable container shipping carriers.
Views: 946
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Manatee re-elects Whitmore

December 8 - December 8 - Carol Whitmore has been elected to a third one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee, which has also welcomed Charles B. Smith as its newest member.
Views: 1260
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New year, new start for Hansa Meyer

December 8 - December 8 - The new year will see some changes for Hansa Meyer, with HEGO Partner Holding being renamed into Hansa Meyer Global Holding within the framework of a single brand strategy.
Views: 1179
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ABC flies plane parts

December 8 - December 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has flown a horizontal stabiliser for a Boeing 737 from Shanghai to Chicago, for final delivery by truck to the aircraft manufacturer's factory in Seattle.
Views: 677
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High five for SAL in Ichthys

December 5 - December 5 - SAL Heavy Lift has completed a series of complex shipments, totalling over 100,000 freight tonnes, for the Ichthys LNG project near Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory.
Views: 1420
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Lufthansa and ANA launch JV

December 4 - December 4 - All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Lufthansa Cargo have launched an air cargo joint venture, which will see both airlines execute joint sales of shipments on flights between Japan and Europe.
Views: 1018
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SC&RA sets symposium date

December 4 - December 4 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will host its 2015 Specialized Transportation Symposium at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia from March 3-6.
Views: 1218
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Delta doubles up

December 4 - December 4 - Delta Maritime, a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Greece, Serbia and Romania, has handled two complex projects out of Greece.
Views: 1245
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Leo launches in Myanmar

December 3 - December 3 - FPS Logistics Thailand (FPST), a wholly owned subsidiary of Leo Global Logistics, has launched a new logistics operation in Myanmar.
Views: 1534
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Broekman Group divests

December 3 - December 3 - After 30 years, the Broekman Group is saying farewell to both its Car Terminal and the Broekman Automotive Division, which have both been acquired by C.RO Ports.
Views: 1778
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It's a basket case for Tuscor Lloyds

December 3 - December 3 - Tuscor Lloyds has shipped thirty cargo baskets, with a total combined weight of 107.02 tonnes, from Gdansk in Poland to the UAE port of Jebel Ali.
Views: 1191
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SP SPb on power trip

December 3 - December 3 - Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has handled two 318-tonne steam generators and a 332-tonne reactor tank for the Tianwan atomic power station in China.
Views: 1455
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US port delays force shippers to look skywards

December 2 - December 2 - The recent US west coast port congestion issues have temporarily reversed the long-term modal shift from air to ocean as shippers seek alternative ways to ensure their goods hit the stores in time for the US holiday season, said Drewry in its
Views: 1025
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StederDelta puts two ships to use

December 1 - December 1 - StederDelta Group has transported a dismantled crane, weighing a total of 200 tonnes, from Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi port to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 1347
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Shipowners criticise EU pre-emptive strike on CO2

December 1 - December 1 - Following the recent informal agreement reached by EU co-legislators on the European Commission proposal for a regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions of maritime transport, the International Chamber of
Views: 927
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Rolner leaves SAL

December 1 - December 1 - It's all change at the top of shipping line SAL Heavy Lift, following the departure of Lars Rolner as managing director and chief operating officer.
Views: 1995
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Cargolux ups Vietnamese offering

December 1 - December 1 - Cargolux is expanding its cargo services to Vietnam with the introduction of a second weekly flight to Ho Chi Minh City, and a fourth frequency to Hanoi.
Views: 1236

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