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Asia News from February 2016

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Polynesia Line goes direct to Tonga

February 29 - February 29 - Polynesia Line is adding a direct monthly call into Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga to its service from the US West Coast ports of Long Beach and Oakland.
Views: 1228
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Ulber climbs Panalpina ranks

February 29 - February 29 - Panalpina's current ceo Peter Ulber is to succeed Rudolf Hug as the company's chairman with Stefan Karlen, who is currently regional ceo for Asia Pacific, replacing Ulber as ceo.
Views: 548
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Projects rush in for PCN members

February 26 - February 26 - Intertransport Gruber, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Germany, has coordinated the shipment of a 135-tonne consignment of cement plant equipment from Poland to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 2178
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Training course heads to Shanghai

February 26 - February 26 - iBrabble is offering a project freight management course during Breakbulk China, which is being held in Shanghai from March 14-17.
Views: 976
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Subsea restaurant on the move

February 26 - February 26 - GAC is coordinating the transport of the acrylic and steel structure for the world's biggest underwater restaurant from New Zealand to the Maldives.
Views: 1494
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Universal buys Züst & Bachmeier

February 26 - February 26 - Universal Transport has taken over Nuremberg headquartered project logistics specialist Züst & Bachmeier.
Views: 1772
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Caucasian partnership formed

February 26 - February 26 - Georgia's Logistics Solutions has joined forces with Turkish heavy haulier Hareket to execute projects together in the Caucasus region.
Views: 1358
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Ningxia adds new ATC

February 26 - February 26 - Ningxia Wang Thai Engineering Machinery has strengthened its longstanding relationship with crane manufacturer Manitowoc by acquiring a new 300-tonne lifting capacity Grove GMK600L all terrain crane (ATC).
Views: 1374
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Plastic plant move for SAL

February 25 - February 25 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has completed the second shipment of cargo from Mai Lao, China, to Point Comfort in Texas, USA for a plastic plant expansion project.
Views: 1751
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Aqualis inks topside job

February 25 - February 25 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Cantex Global Logistics to provide marine warranty surveyor services for the transportation of the FPSO P67 and P70 topside modules from various Brazilian ports to Qingdao, China.
Views: 1438
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PD Ports on right track

February 25 - February 25 - PD Ports says that it will handle the majority of Hitachi Transport System Europe's (HTSE) railcar imports destined for Hitachi's new rail vehicle manufacturing facility (RVMF) in Newton Aycliffe, UK.
Views: 1153
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ALE oils up in Iraq

February 24 - February 24 - ALE has completed a year-long project for the Badra oilfield development project in Iraq, which involved the 660 km overland transport of 44 heavy and oversize units.
Views: 1199
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Locomotion at ABP Newport

February 24 - February 24 - The last shipment of seven class 66 locomotives has arrived at ABP's Port of Newport from Indiana, USA on BigLift Shipping's vessel Happy Dragon.
Views: 1249
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Cargolux makes for Mumbai

February 23 - February 23 - As part of the two airlines' cooperation agreement, Cargolux and Oman Air have introduced two weekly flights to Mumbai, with effect from March 8, 2016.
Views: 1202
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Jiangsu Sunshine on the double

February 22 - February 22 - Jiangsu Sunshine Int'l Logistics has coordinated the transport of several petrochemical towers from Penglai, Shandong in north China to Huizhou, Guangdong in the south of the country.
Views: 1000
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Freja opens in China

February 22 - February 22 - Freja has established a new office in Shanghai, China to support existing customers active in the region.
Views: 1364
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POSH foresees 2016 challenges

February 19 - February 19 - Offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holding (POSH) posted a 20 percent year-on-year increase in revenue for 2015 at USD280.8 million.
Views: 1634
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Complex moves for WCA members

February 19 - February 19 - Member of the WCA Projects network, Freight Connection (Pakistan), has coordinated the delivery of a 75-tonne transformer from China to the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
Views: 1573
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PCN quartet proves expertise

February 19 - February 19 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Greece and Serbia, Delta Maritime, has coordinated the shipment of two Caterpillar bulldozers from Piraeus port to Ashdod in Israel.
Views: 1727
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Cargolux promotes Jiang

February 19 - February 19 - Cargolux has appointed Janet Jiang as its new regional manager, China.
Views: 1376
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TTS predicts 'improving market' for heavy lift cranes

February 18 - February 18 - Marine and offshore equipment supplier TTS Group posted a turnover of NOK259 million (USD30.2 million) for its multipurpose/general cargo business in 2015, compared with NOK138 million (USD16.1 million) in 2014.
Views: 1577
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Vantage moves tank trio

February 17 - February 17 - Vantage Logistics Corporation has delivered three carbon dioxide tanks, weighing 90 tonnes each, from the Vietnamese port of Phu My to a nearby job site.
Views: 1299
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Steady start for ABC

February 17 - February 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 30 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage for January 2016, transporting 43,605 tonnes of cargo on board its Boeing freighter fleet.
Views: 1226
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Qatar reviews heavy transport regulations

February 16 - February 16 - The Cabinet of Qatar has reviewed recommendations from the heavy transport committee to improve the regulation of heavy transport in the country.
Views: 963
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ABC finds way into Africa

February 16 - February 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services to Africa under an ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) contract with the new British all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA).
Views: 896
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Crane Worldwide names Barnes

February 15 - February 15 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Andrew Barnes as its new UK sales director, with effect from April 1, 2016.
Views: 1721
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Shinui Petra adds MLC650

February 15 - February 15 - South Korean equipment rental company Shinui Petra has added a MLC650 crawler crane from Manitowoc to its fleet.
Views: 934
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Big moves for PCN members

February 12 - February 12 - CEA Projects, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Thailand, has coordinated the unloading and transport of 13 Komatsu 830E haul trucks in Thailand.
Views: 1482
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Indiana sets shipping record

February 12 - February 12 - The Ports of Indiana handled over 12.2 million tonnes of cargo in 2015, surpassing 2014's record volume by nearly 18 percent.
Views: 1432
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FLS in drum roll

February 12 - February 12 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a 45-tonne oversize drum from Faridabad, India to Kirkuk in Iraq.
Views: 1188
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Inspirational move for Beyel Bros

February 11 - February 11 - Beyel Brothers Crane and Rigging has transported a mock-up space shuttle, Inspiration, from the now closed Astronaut Hall of Fame site in Florida to its temporary home at the company's Merritt Island boat yard.
Views: 1526
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Oversize cargo slides in Hamburg

February 11 - February 11 - The Port of Hamburg handled 1.7 million tonnes of non-containerised general cargo, including out-of-gauge and ro-ro cargoes, in 2015 - a 14 percent decrease compared with 2014.
Views: 1414
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Faktor 5 for Lee & Muirhead

February 10 - February 10 - Indian logistics and transport company Lee & Muirhead has invested in a Faktor 5 high girder bridge from Goldhofer for use in power generation projects.
Views: 1367
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Bangkok calling for Martin Bencher

February 10 - February 10 - Martin Bencher has opened an office in Bangkok, Thailand, which will be headed up by country manager Michael Parham.
Views: 411
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BDP 'bullish' on Egypt

February 10 - February 10 - BDP International is to open an office in Cairo, Egypt this month, which will be overseen by country manager, Emad Tawfik.
Views: 1417
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Port of Venice looks to Iran

February 10 - February 10 - Following the visit of the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani to Italy, the Port of Venice has travelled to Iran to examine the opportunities available for the breakbulk and project cargo sector.
Views: 1237
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Höegh makes Pipavav call

February 10 - February 10 - Höegh Autoliners' vessel Höegh Antwerp has made its first call at India's Pipavav Port, which is operated by APM Terminals.
Views: 781
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Adoran to lead Ceva cluster

February 9 - February 9 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Fuat Adoran to head up its Balkan, Middle East and Africa cluster.
Views: 1878
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ALE partners with GTA

February 8 - February 8 - Cilegon headquartered GTA Construction has entered into a cooperation agreement with heavy transport and rigging specialist ALE Heavy Lift Indonesia.
Views: 1208
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PPG enjoys Mumbai meeting

February 8 - February 8 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) held its ninth annual conference in Mumbai, India from February 3-5, which PPG general manager Kevin Stephens said was a "very successful event".
Views: 1685
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Manitowoc chooses Sin Heng

February 5 - February 5 - Manitowoc Cranes has awarded the distributorship of its all-terrain Grove cranes in Indonesia to Sin Heng Heavy Machinery and its subsidiary PT SH Machinery Indonesia.
Views: 770
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WCA Projects members busy

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the WCA Projects network in Colombia, China, Peru and India have handled the transport of a number of out-of-gauge cargo shipments across the globe.
Views: 2114
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XLP members power-up

February 5 - February 5 - XL Projects Network (XLP) members in China and Pakistan have been busy handling a number of complex project shipments.
Views: 1802
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PCN members remain active

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bangladesh, Portugal and Australia have coordinated a number of complex project shipments around the world.
Views: 1721
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Project cargo soars at Indiana-Burns

February 5 - February 5 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled 96 percent more heavy lift and project cargo shipments in 2015 than it did during the previous year.
Views: 1270
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Sub rises with PCYT

February 5 - February 5 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has completed the loading of a 103-tonne submarine onto a vessel at the Spanish port of Arrecife for shipment to Antalya, Turkey.
Views: 1030
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Tanks roll out of Rotterdam

February 4 - February 4 - Following fabrication at SJR Group's production facilities in the Netherlands, 13 storage tanks have been loaded on board a BigLift Shipping vessel in the Port of Rotterdam for delivery to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 2084
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Blue Water in chopper flight

February 4 - February 4 - Blue Water Shipping has transported an Airbus EC120 helicopter from Norway to Malaysia by air.
Views: 1368
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AAL kicks off Puerto La Cruz contract

February 4 - February 4 - AAL has delivered the first shipment of project cargo for a multi-billion dollar expansion and deep-conversion project at Petroleos de Venezuela SA's (PDVSA) Puerto La Cruz refinery in eastern Venezuela.
Views: 1100
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Foltz down at GPA

February 4 - February 4 - Curtis J. Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), will step down from his role at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2016.
Views: 872
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GBS success in Düsseldorf

February 3 - February 3 - Michel Wirt, managing director of Global Boat Shipping (GBS), says that the Düsseldorf boat show was a success for the company, which is part of the EMS-Fehn-Group.
Views: 918
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Asian forwarding duo joins forces

February 3 - February 3 - Japanese project forwarder Yabuki Kaiun has worked together with The Freight Thailand to handle the shipment of a dynamometer and an environmental chamber from Yokohama to Honda's research and development centre in Bangkok.
Views: 907
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Gebrüder Weiss slaloms to Caucasus

February 3 - February 3 - Gebrüder Weiss has delivered 1,000 tonnes of ski lift components to Georgia's winter capital Bakuriani.
Views: 975
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IUMI flags insurance concerns

February 3 - February 3 - The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) said that insured losses resulting from last year's explosion at Tianjin Port are likely to amount to USD5-6 billion.
Views: 1352
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Steely six for Tuscor Lloyds

February 3 - February 3 - UK based forwarder Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the shipment of six steel wire reels to Singapore from the UK and Germany.
Views: 798
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Atlas Breakbulk Alliance bags Pegg

February 2 - February 2 - Atlas Logistics Network (ALN) has formed a separate organisation dedicated to the breakbulk and project cargo industry - the Atlas Breakbulk Alliance - which will be headed up by well known industry personality, Albert Pegg.
Views: 2124
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Japanese carriers brace for tough 2016

February 2 - February 2 - MOL has forecast a USD1.45 billion loss for its financial year ending March 31, 2016, as the Japanese line restructures its dry bulker and container shipping business areas.
Views: 1831
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HMM struggles to stay afloat

February 2 - February 2 - According to reports in the international media, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is resurrecting an asset sale plan in an effort to avoid bankruptcy as it struggles under a KRW7 trillion (USD5.8 billion) debt.
Views: 1305
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Collett winds up Muirhall project

February 2 - February 2 - Collett Transport has delivered three 145 m high wind turbines from the UK Port of Grangemouth to the Muirhall onshore wind farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Views: 1456
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ZOMC sets lifting record

February 1 - February 1 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) says that its self-propelled single boom crane vessel, Zhen Hua 30, has successfully lifted 13,200 tonnes during testing.
Views: 1577
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Pan Ocean profit slides

February 1 - February 1 - South Korean shipowner Pan Ocean saw a 79.27 percent year-on-year decrease in its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2015.
Views: 834
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Höegh names number three

February 1 - February 1 - The third vessel in Höegh Autoliners' New Horizon class of pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) has been named Höegh Tracer during a ceremony at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 824
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Rickmers reconfirms positive forecast

February 1 - February 1 - Despite persistently challenging market conditions, the Rickmers Group has reconfirmed its positive forecast for the 2015 financial year with regards to revenues and EBITDA.
Views: 1477
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NBPC ceo takes on port role

February 1 - February 1 - Current president and ceo of NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBPC), Masamichi Morooka, has been appointed president of the newly launched Yokohama Kawasaki International Port Corporation.
Views: 1193

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