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Asia News from February 2015

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Another Hercules for Asian Lift

February 27 - February 27 - Asian Lift has taken delivery of the new floating sheerleg Asian Hercules III in Singapore.
Views: 1188
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Manitowoc tackles ten in Russia

February 27 - February 27 - Specialised transportation and installation company SWTrans has used a Manitowoc 18000 crawler crane to lift ten large absorbers at a gas processing plant in southwest Russia.
Views: 1287
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Tyre-some job for Van der Vlist

February 26 - February 26 - Van der Vlist has helped deliver equipment for a new car tyre manufacturing facility in Ulyanovsk in southwest Russia.
Views: 1267
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Hansa enters China

February 25 - February 25 - Hansa Heavy Lift has strengthened its position in the Asian market by opening a new representative office in Shanghai, China.
Views: 1300
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Thorco Lanner launched

February 25 - February 25 - The latest newbuilding in Thorco Shipping's fleet - Thorco Lanner - has been launched by Honda Heavy Industries in Japan.
Views: 1111
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Another Jolly for Messina

February 25 - February 25 - The con-ro vessel Jolly Cobalto has been delivered to Italian shipping company Ignazio Messina from South Korean shipyard STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.
Views: 1637
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New Asian agent for BigLift

February 24 - February 24 - BigLift Shipping has named Asian Independent Shipbrokers (AIS) as its representative for the South East Asia region, covering Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
Views: 1520
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Gefco steels the show

February 23 - February 23 - Gefco has delivered over 170 tonnes of material from China to the Kryvyi Rih steel plant in Ukraine for ArcelorMittal.
Views: 890
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Manston closure was a mistake, says BACA

February 23 - February 23 - The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has expressed its opinion that Manston Airport on the south coast of the UK should not have been allowed to close.
Views: 1352
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TPS celebrates end-of-year success

February 23 - February 23 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) concluded 2014 with a high order intake for various Terex Gottwald mobile harbour crane models.
Views: 1383
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Iraq gains power with CPP and NAWAH

February 23 - February 23 - China Petroleum Pipeline (CPP) and North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH) have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue potential energy sector development projects in Iraq.
Views: 1522
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Rig travels with Blue Water

February 20 - February 20 - Blue Water Singapore has coordinated the transport of an 8,500-tonne jack-up rig from Brazil to a shipyard in Indonesia.
Views: 1128
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Scaldis orders offshore construction vessel

February 19 - February 19 - Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors has placed an order with Royal OHC for a self-propelled DP2 crane ship with a lifting capacity of 4,000 tonnes.
Views: 1216
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Scheuerle SPMTs deliver Bok Seng load

February 19 - February 19 - In Singapore, Bok Seng Logistics mobilised its Scheuerle SPMTs to transport a 310-tonne gas turbine, which will be used in a new desalination plant in the country.
Views: 753
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AGL motors by road

February 19 - February 19 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) completed a 3,000 km road haul as part of an ongoing project in Dzerzhinsk, Russia.
Views: 1204
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Mammoet moves Jeddah mosque

February 19 - February 19 - In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mammoet saved a mosque from demolition in a complex relocation using its jacking and skidding systems.
Views: 1246
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South Carolina adds BBC link

February 19 - February 19 - The South Carolina Ports Authority reported a seven percent year-on-year increase in non-containerised cargoes transiting its gateways in January 2015, just as it confirmed a new BBC Chartering service connecting Charleston and Asia.
Views: 1792
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Toll to get posted to Japan?

February 18 - February 18 - Toll Holdings has entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed (SID) with Japan Post, under which it is proposed that Japan Post will acquire all of the Toll shares by way of a scheme of arrangement in a deal which could be worth over USD5 bill
Views: 1329
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Record attendance at GPLN AGM

February 18 - February 18 - The Global Project Logistic Network (GPLN) successfully concluded its 12th annual general meeting, with a record-breaking 170 GLPN delegates attending the event.
Views: 836
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Record attendance at GPLN AGM

February 18 - February 18 - The Global Project Logistic Network (GPLN) successfully concluded its 12th annual general meeting, with a record-breaking 170 GLPN delegates attending the event.
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Biggest ship to date for AV Dawson

February 18 - February 18 - AV Dawson has seen the largest ship to date visit the quayside of its North Sea Supply Base in Middlesbrough, UK, following a GBP3.2 million (USD4.91 million) investment in facilities there last year.
Views: 1624
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Update on Jumbo Kinetic

February 17 - February 17 - A spokesman for Jumbo has confirmed reports first posted on the company's Facebook page - www.facebook.com/jumbomaritime - that the cranes for its first K-Class ship, Jumbo Kinetic, were fitted at the end of January at a shipyard in China.
Views: 1351
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Bureau Veritas wins LNG class contracts

February 17 - February 17 - International classification society Bureau Veritas has been chosen by Seaspan Ferries to class two hybrid LNG/diesel/battery powered ro-ro cargo ferries.
Views: 1166
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Liner shipping reliability falls to record low

February 16 - February 16 - Liner service reliability fell to a record low in January as the effects of US West Coast congestion and the phasing-in of new alliance services took their toll, according to the Carrier Performance Insight, published online every month by g
Views: 840
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Drop in heavy lift work at Tiong Woon

February 16 - February 16 - Tiong Woon witnessed a 9 percent year-on-year decline in its heavy lift and haulage business segment for the three months ending December 31, 2014 (second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year).
Views: 935
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CEA carries transformers across border

February 13 - February 13 - CEA Projects has coordinated the transport of several transformers from Thailand's Laem Chabang port to the site of the Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower project in Laos.
Views: 776
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Geodis appoints Indian sales head

February 13 - February 13 - Geodis India has appointed Martijn Tasma as its national sales manager, with responsibility for sales and the market development of its freight forwarding and logistics business in the country.
Views: 1292
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AsstrA takes long road trip

February 13 - February 13 - AsstrA's heavy lift division has handled the transportation of a 13-tonne vacuum chamber from Xiamen, China to Moscow.
Views: 1128
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Antwerp offers expertise in India

February 13 - February 13 - The port of Antwerp is offering training for port professionals in India in a new specially equipped training centre at Jawaharlal Nehru Port.
Views: 722
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Quick response from Volga-Dnepr

February 13 - February 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' offices in Ulyanovsk, Russia and London Stansted have combined forces to expedite an urgent shipment of oil production equipment, weighing 35 tonnes, from Scotland to Turkey.
Views: 1562
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Pan Ocean signs purchase deal

February 13 - February 13 - Having received approval from the relevant Korean court, Harim Group and the JKL Consortium have signed a contract for the purchase of Pan Ocean.
Views: 466
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Tension rises at Steder Group

February 12 - February 12 - Steder Group has transported a 318-tonne tensioner for a client in the construction business from the Netherlands to China.
Views: 1028
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White Marlin enters the stage

February 12 - February 12 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has confirmed that the Dockwise vessel White Marlin has been named and christened during a ceremony in Guangzhou, China.
Views: 720
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Emirates adds second freighter from France

February 11 - February 11 - Emirates SkyCargo has introduced a new weekly B777F service between Paris and Dubai, following the launch of a frequency between Lyon and Dubai back in 2013.
Views: 400
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Saudia Cargo adds Duggan

February 11 - February 11 - Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (Saudia Cargo) has appointed Mike Duggan as its director of charter sales.
Views: 979
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Lucky 13 for Hansaeng

February 11 - February 11 - Hansaeng Express has shipped a consignment of oversized cargoes from the South Korean port of Pyeongtaek to Jebel Ali in the UAE.
Views: 708
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Port Manatee on a power trip

February 10 - February 10 - Port Manatee is handling the import of several heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) and other oversize units for the expansion of Tampa Electric's Polk Power Station in Polk County, Florida.
Views: 1084
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UASC expands in South America

February 10 - February 10 - United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has appointed the Ultramar Group as its local liner shipping agency partner in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.
Views: 1410
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CEA appoints Deurwaerder

February 10 - February 10 - Alain Deurwaerder has joined CEA Project Logistics as its new director of business development, based in Thailand.
Views: 742
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Racing boats speed through Jaxport

February 10 - February 10 - Portus has helped moved seven H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing boats and eight specialty boat trailers through Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 924
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School of thought for Davies Turner

February 9 - February 9 - UK-based freight forwarder Davies Turner & Co has coordinated the delivery of an entire primary school from the UK to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
Views: 1234
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Heroic launch for WWL

February 9 - February 9 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has welcomed the first of its new generation of post-Panamax HERO (high-efficiency ro-ro) PCTC vessels, Thermopylae, into operation.
Views: 1186
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Dockwise takes giant Goliat onboard

February 9 - February 9 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has advised that the ENI Goliat FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading vessel) has been loaded onboard the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard.
Views: 1161
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Thai canal plan resurfaces

February 6 - February 6 - Reports in the international media suggest that 200-year-old plans to build a canal through Thailand are gaining traction again, with rumours that the Chinese are willing to invest in the project.
Views: 760
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Jade for Abu Dhabi terminals

February 6 - February 6 - Jade Software is to supply its Master Terminal port management software to seven terminals within the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC).
Views: 936
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Volga-Dnepr wins returning customer

February 5 - February 5 - Logistics provider G&O Solutions has partnered with Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport 50 tonnes of gas equipment from Kazan, Russia to Karshi in Uzbekistan.
Views: 831
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Seacurus adds South East Asian petro-piracy cover

February 5 - February 5 - Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus has developed a petro-piracy endorsement which can be added to existing Kidnap & Ransom (KR) insurance cover in response to the evolving threats to ships, their cargoes and crews when transiti
Views: 488
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Copenship files for bankruptcy

February 4 - February 4 - According to reports in the Danish media, shipping line Copenship AS, incorporating Copenship Bulkers, Copenship MPP and Copenship Singapore has filed for bankruptcy.
Views: 1054
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Guangzhou ships by the dozen

February 4 - February 4 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has coordinated the trucking of 12 large petrochemical modules from a factory in Dalian to the city's port, where the company handled the loading and lashing, before shipping the cargo to Ningbo.
Views: 960
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Bencher gets Frank

February 3 - February 3 - Martin Bencher has named Jonas Frank as its new business development manager in Shanghai, China.
Views: 545
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The sky's the limit for Maximus Air

February 3 - February 3 - Maximus Air posted a profit increase of 20 percent year-on-year in 2014, which company chairman Homaid Al Shemmari described as an "exceptional year" for the oversized cargo specialists.
Views: 1559
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BBC ships for Sadara

February 2 - February 2 - BBC Chartering has shipped a 400-tonne heat exchanger unit from Mumbai, India to Saudi Arabia for delivery to Sadara Chemical Company's complex in Jubail Industrial City.
Views: 637
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Chile acquisition for Logwin

February 2 - February 2 - International logistics service provider Logwin has expanded its activities in South America by acquiring all the shares in Logwin Air + Ocean Chile.
Views: 1434

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