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Asia News from May 2015

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Beginning of new life for Toll

May 29 - May 29 - Toll Group today celebrates its first official day as part of Japan Post, after a USD5.1 billion takeover deal was agreed.
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Van der Vlist pumps up the volume

May 29 - May 29 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the transport of two pump houses for a dredging vessel from Turkey to the Netherlands.
Views: 980
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Palfinger adds Malaysian dealer

May 29 - May 29 - Salzburg-based Palfinger has appointed Asia Group Sdn Bhd - a Singapore-based crane rental company with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Myanmar - as its new distributor for Malaysia.
Views: 2167
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First for Bahri in Rotterdam

May 28 - May 28 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) ro-ro vessel Bahri Jazan has docked at the SCA Logistics terminal in the port of Rotterdam and taken onboard 200 trucks destined for the Middle East.
Views: 1514
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ACS responds to Nepalese tragedy

May 28 - May 28 - Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, Air Charter Service (ACS) has completed over 50 charter flights into and out of Kathmandu transporting relief goods as well as search and rescue teams.
Views: 1256
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S5 to acquire Jardine Shipping

May 28 - May 28 - S5 North Europe has reached an agreement to purchase 100 percent of the shares in Jardine Shipping Services from Jardine Pacific - a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
Views: 1098
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Eriksen to head up DNV GL

May 28 - May 28 - The DNV GL Group board of directors has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company's new group president and ceo.
Views: 1039
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Competitors club together in crane quartet delivery

May 28 - May 28 - The last of four new super post-Panamax wharf cranes for the Port of Houston's Barbours Cut Container Terminal have been offloaded from ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 13 after a 73-day journey from South Korea.
Views: 1420
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Micanti gets backing for Thorn-D antifouling

May 28 - May 28 - Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has closed an investment round with independent investment company Pindustry to finance the global roll-out of its proprietary antifouling technology, Thorn-D.
Views: 2210
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Abu Nasir opts for new Terex

May 27 - May 27 - Abu Dhabi-based Abu Nasir General Transport has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 1234
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Despert joins CEA

May 26 - May 26 - CEA Projects has appointed Jean-Jacques Despert as its new regional manager for Bangkok.
Views: 1322
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Iran shines brighter for Aryamasir

May 26 - May 26 - Aryamasir International Transport has transported a Scania prime mover and lowbed trailer from Uzbekistan to Bandar Abbas in Iran, from where it was shipped to Dubai.
Views: 1240
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"K" Line wins UK rail contract

May 22 - May 22 - "K" Line has signed a contract with Hitachi Transport System Group's dedicated forwarding arm Vantec HTS Forwarding for the shipment of Hitachi rail cars for the UK's Intercity Express Programme (IEP).
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Zeaborn makes EMS ConBulk buy

May 22 - May 22 - Zeaborn Chartering has acquired 50 percent of EMS ConBulk, a chartering company responsible for handling the fleet of Reederei Bockstiegel.
Views: 1051
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Korean specialist joins UTC

May 22 - May 22 - UTC Overseas has appointed Lloyd (Woo Sung) Bae as director of sales and operations for the company's Korea desk.
Views: 1536
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PCN puts on party in Antwerp

May 21 - May 21 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) organised a free Mini Meeting & Casino Party Night for its members on May 19 at the Ramada Plaza Antwerp, in conjunction with the Breakbulk Europe exhibition.
Views: 960
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From China to Armenia, with love

May 21 - May 21 - Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International have worked together to deliver a gift of broadcasting equipment from Tianjin, China to Yerevan in Armenia onboard an AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 1256
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Guangzhou Sunshine pipes up

May 21 - May 21 - China's Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has coordinated the delivery of concrete pipes from a factory in Guangdong to the jobsite in the mountainous area of Guangxi.
Views: 1084
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Sludge plant move for Kagayaku

May 20 - May 20 - Kagayaku Logistics in Malaysia has handled the transportation of sludge treatment plant components from Port Klang to Batangas in the Philippines for Jeffcon Engineering.
Views: 901
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Barge milestone for AGL

May 20 - May 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated a full-barge charter from Berlin to Antwerp - the 20th heavy lift full-barge charter the company has completed so far in 2015.
Views: 1484
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Globe Cargo in the frame

May 20 - May 20 - Globe Cargo Logistics (China) is handling the transport of an over-dimensional offshore main frame from Shanghai to Bremen, Germany.
Views: 1072
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Savannah breakbulk volumes doubled

May 20 - May 20 - Georgia's multipurpose facility in the Port of Savannah, Ocean Terminal, almost doubled its breakbulk cargo volumes in April, growing by 96.3 percent year-on-year to a total of 166,489 tonnes.
Views: 1194
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Steamy job for Ba-Shi Yuexin

May 19 - May 19 - Shanghai Ba-Shi Yuexin Logistics Development Co. has coordinated the transport of a 36.8-tonne steam generator from Shanghai to Paranagu
Views: 1132
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Pipe dream for Gothenburg

May 19 - May 19 - Around 200 steel pipes, each measuring 40 m in length, have been transported from Turkey to the Port of Gothenburg for use in the construction of a new tunnel being built in the Swedish city.
Views: 1308
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Blue Water runs rig through river (video)

May 18 - May 18 - Blue Water Shipping has completed the transport of the jack-up rig, Mercury EDC II, from the UAE's Hamriyah shipyard to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 951
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WWPC raises the bar in Spain

May 15 - May 15 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has raised a record USD40,000 for Infania during its charity auction at the network's 15th annual conference in Fuengirola, Spain.
Views: 1875
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Algeria no problem for AGL

May 15 - May 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of 26 over-dimensional vehicles from Antwerp to Mostaganem in Algeria.
Views: 1321
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TTS Group sees Q1 improvements

May 15 - May 15 - TTS Group posted an operating profit (EBITDA) of NOK600,000 (USD80,500) in the first quarter of 2015, compared with a loss of NOK38.4 million (USD5.1 million) in the same period of 2014.
Views: 1448
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Enerpac assists Reunion ring road

May 14 - May 14 - Enerpac has been awarded a contract to build the world's largest offshore overhead gantry crane for French consortium, Bouygues Travaux Publics, VINCI Construction and Demathieu Bard Construction.
Views: 1369
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PCN members club together

May 14 - May 14 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Abu Dhabi, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS), has worked together with fellow PCN members, OTX Logistics in the USA and Wilhelmsen Towell in Oman, to transport equipment for an oilfield project.
Views: 1190
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High five for Paragon

May 13 - May 13 - Paragon Saudi Services was contracted to move five transformers by Larsen & Toubro for its Al Bayruni power plant project in Jubail.
Views: 1056
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Quinn elected to AAPA board

May 13 - May 13 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has elected Jim Quinn, president and ceo of Canada's Port Saint John, to serve as chairman of the international trade association's board for 2015-2016.
Views: 879
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Aryamasir pumps up

May 13 - May 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has delivered five 30-tonne truck-mounted concrete boom pumps from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Mary in Turkmenistan.
Views: 1479
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BSI gives helping hand to UN

May 12 - May 12 - Best Services International Freight (BSI) has assisted the United Nations by handling the transport of 52 vehicles and 45 containers from China to Lebanon.
Views: 1200
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Ekin whips up a storm

May 11 - May 11 - Ekin Heavy & Project Transportation has transported a 32-tonne cyclone from Osmaniye, Turkey to Lukavac in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Views: 1157
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Gantry duo moves with FCI

May 11 - May 11 - France Cargo International (FCI) has handled the multimodal transportation of two 300-tonne gantry cranes from Le Creusot in France to South Korea's Okpo Island.
Views: 1256
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BBC ships Tembikai topside

May 11 - May 11 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Amber has shipped a 500-tonne topside from Texas to Kuantan, Malaysia for installation at the Tembikai offshore oilfield.
Views: 1226
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Donau launches Star Line

May 8 - May 8 - Donau Star has revealed that it will launch a new ro-ro ferry service connecting Romania and Germany along the Danube River under the Star Lines banner.
Views: 904
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R&B in Maldives move

May 8 - May 8 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has arranged the shipment of 1,700 cu m of dredging equipment from Hulhumale in the Maldives to Abu Dhabi.
Views: 1267
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD25.92 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
Views: 1426
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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CEA trucks towering tree

May 7 - May 7 - CEA Project Logistics - a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Myanmar and Thailand - recently handled the road transportation of a camouflaged monopole antenna in Myanmar.
Views: 1301
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Cargolux flies transpacific

May 7 - May 7 - Cargolux Airlines International has begun a new twice-weekly transpacific service connecting Zhengzhou, China and Chicago using a B747-8 freighter.
Views: 597
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Ocean 7 chooses Kestrel

May 7 - May 7 - Ocean 7 has appointed Kestrel Maritime Asia as its agent in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, effective May 1, 2015.
Views: 1842
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PCN members make international moves

May 6 - May 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member France Cargo International recently handled the shipment of two oversize compressors from Le Havre to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1197
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Dalian orders Liebherr capacity

May 6 - May 6 - Liebherr's offshore division has signed a contract with China's Dalian Shipyard to deliver two RL-K 4200-100 LIT luffing knuckle boom cranes capable of lifting 100 tonnes.
Views: 1176
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Allport names leader

May 6 - May 6 - Allport Cargo Services (ACS) has named incumbent managing director, Charles McGurin, as its new chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 982
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Swire Shipping adds service

May 6 - May 6 - Swire Shipping will launch a new express service between North Asia, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia in July 2015, employing two modern, highly fuel-efficient multipurpose Chief class vessels.
Views: 1410
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PCN pair completes trailer move

May 5 - May 5 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) recently collaborated with C.H. Robinson Project Logistics to deliver specialised trailers from Germany to Canada.
Views: 1189
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PCN duo delivers to Malaysia

May 5 - May 5 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing China, Topline Express Logistics (TEL), teamed-up with Malaysian PCN representative, Kagayaku Logistics, to deliver six oversize items to Selangor in Malaysia.
Views: 993
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Volga-Dnepr flies power to Singapore

May 4 - May 4 - A wellhead control panel and hydraulic power unit with a combined weight of 17 tonnes has been delivered by Volga-Dnepr Airlines to Singapore on behalf of Pentagon Freight Services.
Views: 1291
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CEA powers ahead in Myanmar

May 1 - May 1 - Myanmar's CEA Project Logistics was recently contracted to handle the transportation and Customs clearance of a temporary power plant.
Views: 1231
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The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 2262
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Pan Ocean profits double

May 1 - May 1 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has more than doubled its first quarter 2015 net profit.
Views: 1366

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