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ACL adds first G4 con-ro

October 30 - October 30 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has taken delivery of its con-ro vessel Atlantic Star - the first of five new vessels in its G4 fleet.
Views: 1139
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W.I.S. speeds into Japan

October 30 - October 30 - W.I.S Logistics has safely delivered two over-dimensional thruster from Italy to Japan.
Views: 1088
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Damani links India and GCC

October 29 - October 29 - Damani Shipping has launched a new breakbulk service between the west coast of India and the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 946
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Aqualis growth hits bottom line

October 29 - October 29 - Aqualis reported revenues of USD9.5 million in the third quarter of 2015 - down from USD11.3 million in 2014 - with EBIT of negative USD1.4 million.
Views: 868
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Alistair moves Cat to DRC

October 29 - October 29 - Alistair Group has safely transported a Caterpillar 6015 excavator more than 5,400 km from South Africa to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 987
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Qatar Airways growth pace quickens

October 28 - October 28 - Qatar Airways Cargo has unveiled plans to build a large new cargo terminal at Doha's Hamad International Airport by 2018; while latest IATA international FTK figures suggest that it is now the third largest international cargo airline in the
Views: 1040
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Kerry hires Blank

October 28 - October 28 - With immediate effect, Thomas Blank has become Kerry Logistics' managing director for Europe, working out of the company's office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Views: 1043
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DB Schenker add JV for Sri Lanka

October 28 - October 28 - DBS Logistics Ltd is a new joint venture between Aitken Spence and DB Schenker set up to serve the Sri Lankan and Maldives markets.
Views: 1051
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Antwerp explores Iran

October 27 - October 27 - A delegation of petrochemical and shipping experts from the port of Antwerp has visited Iran to meet various ministries, petrochemical organisations and private companies to seek ways to re-open the doors of Iran for the Antwerp port communit
Views: 1828
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AAL opens in Dubai

October 26 - October 26 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has opened a new office in Dubai, trading as AAL Middle East.
Views: 1628
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DKT Allseas named UK agent for Bahri

October 26 - October 26 - DKT Allseas has been appointed as liner agent for National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) new UK-Gulf ro-con service, which starts in November 2015.
Views: 1937
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PCN duo powers into Colombia

October 26 - October 26 - Colombia's Tayrona Offshore Services teamed up with Express Global Logistics' Indian division to coordinate the delivery of four assembled generators.
Views: 1203
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ALE opens in China

October 26 - October 26 - ALE has opened its first branch in Tianjin, China, as part of a general expansion of its footprint throughout Asia.
Views: 1970
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Silver jubilee for Businessruns

October 26 - October 26 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that its 25th Businessrun will take place on November 2, 2015 ahead of the Europort conference and exhibition in Rotterdam and invites any HLPFI reader who is
Views: 1139
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Barakh inks heavy lift deal

October 26 - October 26 - Barakh Offshore Petroleum subsidiary PBJV Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hilong Marine Engineering (HMEL) to jointly target offshore transportation and installation projects in Malaysia.
Views: 1847
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Fednav adds eco-friendly ship

October 23 - October 23 - The 34,500 dwt vessel Federal Biscay has been delivered to Fednav from Japan's Oshima shipyard.
Views: 834
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Höegh takes five for Hitachi

October 23 - October 23 - Höegh Autoliners has transported five train bodyshells from Hitachi Rail's plant in Japan to the UK Port of Tyne onboard the PCTC vessel Höegh Tokyo.
Views: 876
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GPA outlines port upgrades

October 22 - October 22 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) executive director, Curtis Foltz, has outlined an ambitious ten-year plan to enhance its Brunswick Terminal on the US Eastern Seaboard.
Views: 1551
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Four more for Aaras

October 22 - October 22 - Aaras Projects & Logistics unloaded heavy and oversize goods from four breakbulk and project cargo vessels at Karachi port in September, through its affiliated company Aaras Shipping Agencies.
Views: 1552
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Growth continues at ABC

October 22 - October 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported 42,480 tonnes of cargo across its network in September 2015, representing a 28 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 1019
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RZD Logistics makes for Iran

October 21 - October 21 - RZD Logistics - a subsidiary of United Transport and Logistics Company (UTLC) - has begun shipping equipment by rail from Russia to Iran for chemical and engineering plant manufacturer Ruzkhimmash.
Views: 1398
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Cargolux steps up China flights

October 21 - October 21 - Cargolux Italia has introduced a second weekly flight between Milan and the airline's Chinese hub Zhengzhou.
Views: 581
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European first for Bahri

October 21 - October 21 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) will begin its first regular liner service from Europe to the Middle East in November 2015.
Views: 1280
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Happy Star drops off Damen load

October 21 - October 21 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Star has arrived at the Port of Rotterdam carrying a consignment of 22 Damen vessels - the manufacturer's largest-ever stock vessel transport.
Views: 1310
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CAL considers enhancing US network

October 21 - October 21 - Ahead of the delivery of its third freighter, CAL Cargo Airlines has confirmed that it is considering new routes in North America to boost its network.
Views: 996
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Soon up at GAC

October 20 - October 20 - GAC has strengthened its focus on the Asia Pacific energy sector with the appointment of Lailah Soon as regional business development manager, oil and gas.
Views: 1354
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ACS opens in Miami

October 20 - October 20 - In Miami, aircraft charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened its fifth North American office adding to the existing offices in Los Angeles, Houston, New York and Toronto.
Views: 679
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Rock on Rockfreight

October 20 - October 20 - DGTL Cargo has been rebranded Rockfreight as it gets ready to move into a large facility in the Dubai World Central free zone adjacent to the much anticipated Al Maktoum International Airport, which will be the largest airport in the world wh
Views: 1094
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Manitowoc sees 'deteriorating demand'

October 20 - October 20 - Manitowoc chairman and ceo Glen E. Tellock explained that the company's cranes segment continues to be negatively impacted by a deteriorating demand environment, particularly in the Middle East and Asia.
Views: 825
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Green Channel heads to Chile

October 19 - October 19 - Green Channel Forwarders has coordinated the transport of 26 units of structural equipment for mining projects from Mumbai to Chile.
Views: 1074
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Iran plans 'significant return' to shipping

October 19 - October 19 - According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Iran is planning a fleet expansion programme comprising 579,000 teu of containerships, 2 million dwt of dry bulk vessels and 1.6 million dwt of tankers - all of which are sched
Views: 1651
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Agility wraps up Linde project

October 16 - October 16 - Agility has completed a complex project for Linde Group's engineering division, which included three heavy lift shipments of chemical plant equipment to Togliatti in the Samara region of Russia.
Views: 1637
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Cargolux promotes Holt

October 16 - October 16 - Cargolux Airlines has named Jason Holt as its head of flight operations, succeeding Wieger Ketellapper, who will concentrate on the development of the company's planned joint venture airline in Zhengzhou, China.
Views: 758
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Gothenburg to gaze on Atlantic Star

October 16 - October 16 - The first of Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) five new vessels, Atlantic Star, will call at Sweden's Port of Gothenburg towards the end of December 2015.
Views: 2335
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L.C. van Tiel hammers away

October 15 - October 15 - L.C. van Tiel Logistics has coordinated the transport of a hydraulic hammer, sleeve and additional accessories from the Netherlands to Mina Zayed port in the UAE.
Views: 1503
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AGL in double crane lift

October 15 - October 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has organised the shipment of two large gantry cranes from Tallinn, Estonia to Angra dos Reis in Brazil.
Views: 1582
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Darwin gets new operator

October 15 - October 15 - The Northern Territory government has signed an agreement to lease the Port of Darwin to Chinese-owned Landbridge Group for the next 99 years.
Views: 1421
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Jumbo makes FPSO move

October 15 - October 15 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairplayer has shipped three FPSO modules from Laem Chabang in Thailand to São José do Norte, Brazil for Estaleiros do Brasil (EBR).
Views: 1211
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Growth accelerates at K+N

October 14 - October 14 - While Kuehne + Nagel's (K+N) net turnover and gross profit slightly decreased year-on-year in the first nine months of 2015, the company's operational result showed a 4.6 percent improvement.
Views: 1734
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Vogel flies into Combi Lift

October 14 - October 14 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has joined Combi Lift Offshore & Engineering GmbH as chartering manager, based in Bremen.
Views: 1348
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BBC winds up African power project

October 13 - October 13 - BBC Chartering has shipped 56 wind turbines from locations in Europe and Asia to South Africa's Coega Port for use in the 134.4 MW Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm near Bedford in the Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 1167
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DFDS oils up

October 13 - October 13 - DFDS Group has shipped oversize equipment for the oil industry onboard its multipurpose vessel Lysvik Seaways from Norway to Germany, for oncarriage to destinations in Asia.
Views: 1662
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AGL moves engine quartet

October 13 - October 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the shipment of four large diesel engines from Antwerp to Shanghai, China.
Views: 1512
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Bahri on the up

October 9 - October 9 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), reported a significant increase in third-quarter net profits this week.
Views: 1757
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AEP makes barge business sale

October 9 - October 9 - American Electric Power (AEP) has signed an agreement to sell its commercial barge transportation subsidiary, AEP River Operations, to American Commercial Lines (ACL), which is owned by Platinum Equity.
Views: 794
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Swire ups Tasmanian coverage

October 9 - October 9 - Swire Shipping will expand its multipurpose liner service coverage in Tasmania with an additional call at Hobart.
Views: 1023
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TT Club remains stable

October 8 - October 8 - The TT Club has published its mid-year update for the January 1 - August 31, 2015 trading period, reporting USD116 million in gross premiums earned and total assets of USD492.8 million.
Views: 1394
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A2SEA signs first Asian wind project

October 8 - October 8 - A2SEA has been contracted to install two offshore wind turbines and their foundations at the Taiwanese Formosa 1 project, on behalf of Swancor/Formosa Wind Power.
Views: 818
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Aqualis establishes Malaysian foothold

October 8 - October 8 - Aqualis Offshore has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - the 14th country the offshore marine and engineering consultancy has entered since its establishment in 2013.
Views: 938
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TSL handles Thai crane delivery

October 7 - October 7 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL) has coordinated the delivery of a 1,400-tonne container crane, plus three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, to Thailand.
Views: 1895
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ACE adds marine risk expert

October 7 - October 7 - ACE Group has appointed Captain Sivakumaran Divakaran as its new marine risk manager for Asia Pacific.
Views: 1628
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FleetWeather opens in Athens

October 7 - October 7 - FleetWeather - a provider of marine weather routing services and business intelligence solutions - has established a new office in Athens, Greece.
Views: 593
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Cargolux and NCA sign codeshare

October 7 - October 7 - Cargolux Italia and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) signed a codeshare agreement for flights from Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy, to Kansai International Airport and Narita International Airport, Japan.
Views: 820
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Liebherr inks offshore crane deal

October 7 - October 7 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing will supply Singapore's Jurong Shipyard with two offshore cranes, which will be installed onboard an FPSO vessel.
Views: 1395
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POGL beats the drum

October 7 - 
October 7 - Shanghai headquartered Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is coordinating the delivery of oversized drums and heat exchangers from Ningbo, China to Point Comfort in Houston, USA.
Views: 864
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Cargolux JV targets heavy and OOG

October 6 - October 6 - Cargolux is targeting heavy and outsize cargo as a likely significant traffic for a planned new joint venture Chinese international all-cargo airline it is now close to setting up, writes HLPFI correspondent, Phil Hastings.
Views: 2045
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NileDutch adds African link

October 6 - October 6 - NileDutch is introducing a new service linking the East Mediterranean with West Africa, which will be operated in cooperation with Turkon Line.
Views: 1082
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GPA marks another record year

October 6 - October 6 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 714,008 units of automobiles and heavy machinery through the ports of Savannah and Brunswick during its 2015 fiscal year, which the authority claims is the highest volume ever reported.
Views: 783
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Thorleifsson rejoins SAL

October 5 - October 5 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Sune Thorleifsson as head of its project department.
Views: 1840
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Pipe dream from Globalink

October 5 - October 5 - Kazakh logistics specialist Globalink has successfully coordinated the delivery of 350 truckloads of over-dimensional cargo for an Asian gas pipeline project.
Views: 1491
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Thoresen handles transformer

October 2 - October 2 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL), an affiliate of Naxco Group, successfully transported a 25 MVA power transformer along with 18 units of accessory parts from Bangkok, Thailand to Muara, Brunei.
Views: 940
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Giant 7 joins Boskalis

October 2 - October 2 - Royal Boskalis Papendrecht has taken delivery of its latest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Giant 7, which was built at the Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China.
Views: 1102
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Blue Water goes Aquamarine

October 1 - October 1 - Blue Water Singapore has shipped two units, each weighing over 1,300 tonnes, from Singapore to Brazil onboard BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Aquamarine.
Views: 1058

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