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Senior moves for ACS in India

January 31 - January 31 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Ashish Wastrad to managing director and Shahvez Jafary to commercial director at the company's Indian office.
Views: 1642
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Bolloré on the double in Africa

January 31 - January 31 - Bolloré Logistics has completed the transport of a floating production unit (FPU) for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in the Republic of Congo and has been contracted by Siemens to coordinate transport and logistics operations for the Azura Ed
Views: 1829
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Sinotrans Shipping forecasts losses

January 31 - January 31 - Hong Kong-based Sinotrans Shipping has issued a warning that it expects a substantial increase in net losses for the 12 months ending December 31, 2016, compared to the deficit recorded in 2015.
Views: 1642
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Brunoni wins UAL business

January 31 - January 31 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has appointed O. Brunoni as its agent in Switzerland.
Views: 2414
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EXG transports air accessories

January 30 - January 30 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has handled the transportation of an air filter and air receiver tank from Mumbai, India to Jebel Ali in the UAE, with the assistance of General Transport.
Views: 1208
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ScottishPower takes a BOW

January 26 - January 26 - ScottishPower Renewables has contracted BOW Terminal Vlissingen for the provision of a marshalling yard for the East Anglia ONE Project.
Views: 1381
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Bolloré cements reputation with African projects

January 26 - January 26 - Bolloré Logistics has secured two cement plant construction projects in Nigeria and South Africa with one of the largest cement plant production companies in China.
Views: 957
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Index reveals positive signs, underpinned by concern

January 24 - January 24 - According to the 2017 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, 43 percent of logistics professionals consider the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) markets growth forecast of 4.6 percent to be too optimistic.
Views: 1846
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Gaylin's plans for Vietnam

January 24 - January 24 - Singapore-headquartered Gaylin has initiated a plan to reposition its Vietnam facility to address changing trends in the local oil and gas, refining and chemical plant sectors.
Views: 461
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ACS promotes D'Cruz

January 24 - January 24 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Tracy D'Cruz to regional director for the company's European offices.
Views: 605
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Subsea 7 makes offer for Seaway Heavy Lifting

January 23 - January 23 - A wholly-owned subsidiary of Subsea 7 has made an offer to acquire the 50 percent shareholding in Seaway Heavy Lifting, which is currently owned by its joint venture partner K&S Baltic Offshore (Cyprus).
Views: 1577
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GPO Heavylift prepares for action

January 23 - January 23 - The launch of GPO Grace, GPO Heavylift's first 65,000-dwt semi-submersible newbuilding, in December last year at China Shipbuilding Corp's (CSBC) Kaohsiung shipyard in Taiwan was a major turn of events for the heavy lift sector of the shippin
Views: 2186
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Jurong's plan to upskill workforce

January 20 - January 20 - Jurong Port has launched its new academy located at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability (e2i) in the heart of Jurong Gateway.
Views: 896
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First for Demag in China

January 20 - January 20 - The first Demag AC 220-5 cranes have been delivered to Mobile Cranes Asia (MCA), which has taken delivery of three of the all terrain cranes in Shanghai.
Views: 1189
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Yamal project buoys breakbulk at Zeebrugge

January 20 - January 20 - The Port of Zeebrugge reported strong growth in breakbulk traffic having handled 1.49 million tonnes of cargo during 2016 - an increase of 27.5 percent year-on-year.
Views: 1142
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Rail vehicle sails to Malaysia

January 18 - January 18 - Allfort has shipped a track tamping machine from Yokohama port, Japan to Port Klang, Malaysia.
Views: 1330
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Industry prepares for widespread consolidation

January 17 - Consolidation was the word on everybody's lips at the Breakbulk Americas 2016 exhibition held from September 26-29 in Houston, USA. Annie Roberts reports from the show.
Views: 2129
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GAC shuffles management

January 17 - January 17 - Recent management appointments at the GAC Group include GAC Dubai's managing director Stuart Bowie taking over as group vice president - commercial. Effective February 1, 2017, he will replace Christer Sjödoff, who retires at the end of Janua
Views: 1847
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Italy's Navemar hits the buffers

January 17 - January 17 - Navemar of Italy is the latest company to fall victim to the shipping downturn, writes HLPFI's Italian correspondent, Nicola Capuzzo.
Views: 1037
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Schedule change for Streamlines

January 16 - January 16 - From January 18, the European schedule of Streamlines' Blue Stream service will change; calling at Tilbury before Rotterdam.
Views: 1273
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Alibaba and WCA network partner up

January 13 - January 13 - Global logistics network WCA and global wholesale trading platform, Alibaba.com have concluded a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the Alibaba.com logistics platform for cross-border e-commerce
Views: 1448
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Rumours fuel OOCL share price rise

January 13 - January 13 - The share price of Orient Overseas International (OOIL), the parent company of shipping line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), has jumped more than 25 percent since the end of 2016, reaching a 52-week high of HKD39.70 (USD5.12) on Wednes
Views: 1435
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NEM Energy chooses to roll the cargo

January 12 - January 12 - Roll Group has transported two boiler blocks, each weighing nearly 2,000 tons (1,814 tonnes) and two combustor units, as well as air fan ducting structures and multiple steel frames from Taiwan to Malaysia for NEM Energy.
Views: 1269
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New installation at Newfoundland

January 11 - January 11- Fagioli has partnered with RINA Services on the installation of the topsides for the platform at the Hebron oil field, located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Views: 1370
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Kestrel flies with Carpenters

January 10 - January 10 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has been appointed liner agent in the UK, Europe, Africa and the USA for MBf Carpenters Shipping, and can now offer a weekly service to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Views: 2279
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More moves for PCN members

January 9 - January 9 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member PrimoCargo has handled shipments to Sohar in Oman whilst members Delta Maritime and Steder Group Logistics have arranged a transhipment in Piraeus, Greece.
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PCN members on the move

January 6 - January 6 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) have been busy moving oversized loads across the world.
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FLS skids into the New Year

January 5 - January 5 - Dubai based Fleet Line Shipping has handled two skids, measuring 14 m x 10 m x 10 m and weighing 95 tons (86.1 tonnes) each, at Hamriya port in Sharjah, UAE.
Views: 1282
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IRISL boosts European liner service

January 4 - January 4 - Islamic Republic of Iran shipping lines (IRISL) has chartered two additional vessels for its breakbulk service between Antwerp and the Middle East.
Views: 1593
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Hansa Heavy Lift breaks ice on NSR

January 4 - January 4 - Hansa Heavy Lift claims to have transported, for the first time, ship-to-shore (STS) cranes via the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 1746
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GAC adds Taiwan office

January 3 - January 3 - GAC has set up an office in Kaohsiung, Taiwan to address a growing demand for ship agency services in the country.
Views: 807
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Mammoet loads-out in one

January 3 - January 3 - Mammoet has completed the load-out of the 14,273-tonne integrated topside module (ITM) for the Jangkrik floating production unit (FPU) in Karimun Island, Indonesia.
Views: 761

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