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Asia News from April 2016

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PCN members keep on moving

April 29 - April 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in India, Procam Logistics, has coordinated the shipment of 24 wind turbine blades from Quinhuangdao, China to the Ratlam District of Madhya Pradesh via the Indian Port of Kandla.
Views: 2436
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Long load for Teamlifting

April 29 - April 29 - Teamlifting Saudi Arabia has transported a 29 m long column from Jeddah port to the Yanbu Royal Commission area using its eight-axle Cometto trailer.
Views: 1265
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Autoclave rises in Wilhelmshaven

April 28 - April 28 - Nine oversize autoclave components have been loaded on board MSC Hamburg at Eurogate Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven for shipment to Shanghai.
Views: 965
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Dongbang in Iranian first

April 28 - April 28 - Dongbang Transport Logistics has carried eight fabricated deck modules on one of its heavy load carriers, Dongbang Giant No. 2, from Ulsan, South Korea, to Khorramshahr in Iran.
Views: 2369
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TTS avoids diversions in diverter move

April 27 - April 27 - UAE based heavy lift and transport specialist TTS International has assisted with the loading and transport of three 100-tonne diverter units within Jebel Ali Free Zone for the Mirfa independent water and power plant (IWPP) in Abu Dhabi.
Views: 1604
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Yantai Raffles founder builds two

April 26 - April 26 - Singapore-based Calm Oceans has begun developing two heavy lift semi-submersible vessels that will be suitable for the construction and decommissioning of offshore platforms, says the company's owner, Brian Chang.
Views: 1409
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JAS joins forces with Necotrans

April 26 - April 26 - JAS Worldwide and Necotrans Holding have formed a global alliance providing freight forwarding and logistics services.
Views: 1728
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Modulift in dockside lift design

April 26 - April 26 - Modulift has supplied a customised below-the-hook solution to marine engineering specialist MAATS Tech for help in lifting an 85-tonne load from the dockside onto a vessel at Hyundai Heavy Industries' shipyard on Mipo Bay in Ulsan, South Korea.
Views: 1204
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UECC in Auto Eco launch

April 25 - April 25 - The first of two new pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) for United European Car Carriers (UECC) has been launched at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 1049
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Eidesvik in at TTS

April 25 - April 25 - With immediate effect, Toril Eidesvik has been appointed ceo of TTS Group ASA, succeeding Björn Andersson.
Views: 1030
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GAC promotes two

April 25 - April 25 - GAC has appointed Hakan Wester as its new group vice president - strategy and planning, and named Mikael Leijonberg as the group's new chief financial officer.
Views: 1661
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Indiana welcomes first ship of season

April 25 - April 25 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened its 2016 international shipping season with the arrival of the bulk carrier, Lubie, which brought steel cargo to the US port from Ijmuiden, the Netherlands.
Views: 1040
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Bahri and Rickmers-Linie agree space charter

April 22 - April 22 - Rickmers-Linie and the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (trading as Bahri Liner) have recently signed a space charter agreement in the trade between the USA, the Red Sea and the Middle East.
Views: 1632
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FLS-KAA takes out of Iraq

April 21 - April 21 - FLS-KAA has coordinated the shipment of 1,700 cu m of project cargo from Iraq to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 1802
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WWL takes third ro-ro ship

April 21 - April 21 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has seen the maiden voyage of Theben, a brand new High Efficiency RoRo (HERO) class vessel, in the Asia-Europe trade.
Views: 1247
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Gulliver travels with Scaldis

April 21 - April 21 - Gulliver will be the name of the Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors DP2 heavy lift vessel that is currently under construction in China, as it eyes deployment in European waters after its scheduled delivery in the spring of next year.
Views: 1717
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Another container alliance formed

April 20 - April 20 - CMA CGM, Cosco Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a new container shipping alliance covering the Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean, Asia-Red Sea, Asia-Middle
Views: 1262
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Kobelco giants join MIC

April 20 - April 20 - Kobelco Construction Machinery celebrated the handover of three 1,250-tonne capacity SL16000J-H crawler cranes to its longstanding customer, Japan's MIC Corporation, at the bauma exhibition in Munich last week.
Views: 1948
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Liquidation for maritime security group

April 20 - April 20 - The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has entered into voluntary administration following a fall in membership.
Views: 1293
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WWPC rocks on in Panama

April 19 - April 19 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) gathered at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City for the network's 16th annual membership conference.
Views: 1491
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SRT scores hat-trick

April 19 - April 19 - SRT Transportation Solutions (SRT) has handled the shipment of 20 carloads of Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) moving from a Northeastern US port to Pennsylvania.
Views: 855
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Work starts on Khalifa pipes facility

April 19 - April 19 - Al Gharbia Pipe Company (Al Gharbia) has started construction of a new pipe manufacturing facility at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).
Views: 1886
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Jaxport steels ahead

April 19 - April 19 - Stevedoring company Portus has handled the discharge of 42 oversize steel pieces that will form a northeast Florida manufacturing facility at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal's heavy lift berth.
Views: 1534
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'Difficult times' for Grieg Star

April 19 - April 19 - Grieg Star states that its open hatch shipping business delivered better results than expected in 2015, posting a loss of USD7 million.
Views: 1297
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Volga-Dnepr in the frame

April 19 - April 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) designed a transportation frame to move a 59-tonne compressor from Zurich, Switzerland to Singapore on board an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 1146
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Take two for Chipolbrok

April 18 - April 18 - Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping (Chipolbrok) has taken delivery of the second sister ship in a series of four newbuild heavy lift general cargo vessels from Shanghai Shipyard.
Views: 1598
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Reactor rolls with Lift & Shift

April 18 - April 18 - Lift & Shift (LSPL) has transported and loaded out a 1,535-tonne Larsen & Toubro (L&T) reactor in Hazira, India, destined for a Sasol plant in the USA.
Views: 1046
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EMS turns on the TAP

April 18 - April 18 - EMS-Fehn-Group has begun delivering pipes for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project, which is scheduled for completion in 2017.
Views: 1355
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McDermott christens DLV 2000

April 14 - April 14 - McDermott International has christened its new derrick lay vessel at a ceremony held at the Keppel Singmarine Shipyard in Singapore.
Views: 1611
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PCN round up

April 14 - April 14 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from across the globe have been busy executing a wide range of project cargo shipments recently.
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Globalink crosses the Caspian

April 13 - April 13 - Kazakhstan headquartered Globalink Logistics Group has coordinated the delivery of out-of-gauge machinery and construction equipment from Yolotan, Turkmenistan to an oilfield site across the Caspian Sea at Atyrau.
Views: 1390
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Mammoet delivers for Jizan

April 13 - April 13 - Mammoet has helped to develop a bespoke jetty near the site of the Jizan refinery in Saudi Arabia to assist with the delivery of over 100 heavy and out-of-gauge cargoes for the project.
Views: 1153
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Vallianz buys out Holmen

April 12 - April 12 - Through its wholly owned subsidiary Vallianz International, Vallianz Holding has acquired a 75 percent shareholding in Holmen Heavylift Offshore for USD6 million.
Views: 1252
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ABC chips in

April 12 - April 12 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) utilised two Boeing 747 freighter flights to transport microchip manufacturing units from Amsterdam to Dalian, China, on behalf of DB Schenker.
Views: 1144
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BigRoll Barentsz delivered

April 11 - April 11 - BigRoll Shipping's first MC Class vessel, BigRoll Barentsz, has been handed over to the company by Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 1057
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PCN members ramp it up

April 8 - April 8 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Turkey, Element International Forwarding & Logistics, has coordinated the transport of a cryogenic LNG storage tank from Bursa in Turkey to Tehran, Iran.
Views: 2282
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PrimoCargo reels in Suedkabel

April 7 - April 7 - PrimoCargo has been contracted by Mannheim, Germany based Suedkabel to transport 100 cable reels, each measuring 4.46 m x 2.85 m x 4.6 m and weighing 38 tonnes.
Views: 1117
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RZD develops multimodal corridor

April 7 - April 7 - RZD Logistics, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, and Azerbaijan Railways have struck an agreement to help develop the multimodal North-South Transport Corridor.
Views: 1248
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BigLift delivers Yadana part

April 7 - April 7 - BigLift Shipping has transported a wellhead production module from Ulsan, Korea to the Yadana gas field offshore Myanmar for SapuraAcergy.
Views: 1489
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Eller joins Talbert

April 7 - April 7 - Indiana, USA headquartered Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Jim Eller as its new west region sales manager.
Views: 1468
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Tchang in at SAL

April 6 - April 6 - Mischa Tchang has been named managing director of SAL Singapore.
Views: 1292
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Volga-Dnepr returns power to Malaysia

April 5 - April 5 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Chapman Freeborn have worked together to transport a 19-tonne portable welding system from Indonesia to Malaysia on board an IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft.
Views: 931
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Atlantic Sail hits the water

April 5 - April 5 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has taken delivery of the second of its five new G4 con-ro vessels, Atlantic Sail.
Views: 1126
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Delaney up at GAC

April 4 - April 4 - Mark Delaney has been appointed managing director of GAC India, following the retirement of Paul Haegeman, who has held the position since 2004.
Views: 1813
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HMM takes step in right direction

April 1 - April 1 - According to reports in the international media, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is making progress with plans to rescue the South Korean shipping line from bankruptcy.
Views: 1537
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ABC ups Changi frequency

April 1 - April 1 - Effective today, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added a third weekly Boeing 747 freighter call to Singapore.
Views: 1178
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Boskalis inks Johan Sverdrup deal

April 1 - April 1 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has secured a USD40 million contract to transport topside modules for the Johan Sverdrup project from South Korea to Norway.
Views: 822

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