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Beluga forms joint venture agency with Peter W Lampke

December 15 - December 15 - Beluga Chartering GmbH, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based project cargo and heavy lift shipping company, Beluga Shipping, has formed a new agency joint venture with independent liner agent, Peter W Lampke.
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Far East peak season soars for Air Charter

December 3 - December 3 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office has flourished in a peak season that, to many, has come as a pleasant surprise. Freight volumes moving on charters have dramatically increased since early October.
Views: 1210
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Busy quarter for Chapman Freeborn to finish year

November 30 - November 30 - During the last quarter of 2009, Chapman Freeborn's worldwide offices have been involved in a series of headline activities, including humanitarian activity, a business expansion into Africa and a series of high profile heavy lift movements.
Views: 1404
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Breakbulk regional focus highlights 3PL opportunities

November 26 - November 26 - A regional market focus on Australia during the Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition from 26-27 January in Singapore next year will highlight the tremendous freight forwarding opportunities fuelled by AUD112.5 billion (USD10
Views: 1315
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Breakbulk Asia sets out to charting the recovery

November 26 - November 26 - The 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition, a large and important gathering for companies involved in the shipping of heavy lift, project cargo and traditional breakbulk will convene under the banner 'Charting the Recovery'.
Views: 1750
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Leighton, Saipem win Gorgon deal

November 12 - November 12 - Leighton Contractors, in consortium with Saipem, have been selected as the preferred proponent to develop the Chevron Gorgon LNG Jetty and Marine Structures project.
Views: 985
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Toll completes hat-trick of 2009 acquisitions

November 9 - November 9 - Australian-based Toll Group has acquired Logistic Distribution Systems (LDS), one of the leading privately-owned international freight forwarding companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Views: 2020
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Strategic alliance for PB Sea-Tow and Bok Seng Group

November 3 - November 3 - The Singapore-based Bok Seng Group and Auckland-based PB Sea-Tow have created a strategic alliance to offer one-stop project and heavy lift cargo transportation solutions in South East Asia.
Views: 1309
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UTC Overseas opens for business in Australia

October 27 - October 27 - Secaucus-based, UTC Overseas Inc has established a new office in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia, headed by newly appointed country manager, Hagen W. Pusch.
Views: 1795
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Cory Logistics gets arty

September 25 - September 25 - Anish Kapoor's new sculpture, "Tall Tree and the Eye" is to be newly displayed in the courtyard of London's Royal Academy of Arts thanks to some carefully planned transport by Cory Logistics.
Views: 853
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CEVA and Schenker win energy business

September 24 - September 24 - CEVA Logistics has won a new contract with Baker Hughes, a global oilfield service company, covering the management of all inbound and outbound freight logistics within Australasia.
Views: 813
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Ovens strengthens Toll's EME team

September 15 - September 15 - Toll Global Forwarding, the forwarding and logistics arm of major Australian company Toll Holdings, has further strengthened its Europe and Middle East senior management team with the appointment of Volkwart Ovens to the newly-created post
Views: 1213
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Flying down to Rio for safer heavy lift operations

September 15 - September 15 - An opportunity to learn more about the safe and secure handling of heavy lift consignments has now become available with the launch of a one-day Heavy Transport & Lifting mini-seminar to be held in November in Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 1384
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Coli Shipping to represent Condock

September 10 - September 10 - Coli Shipping (S) Pte Ltd has been appointed to serve as 'Owners Representative' for the Asia-Pacific and Australia operations of German shipowner Condock Befrachtungs -Gesellschaft mbH which is owned by Harren & Partner.
Views: 1087
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Swire Shipping New Zealand commences operations

September 3 - September 3 - Swire Shipping New Zealand has commenced operations and assumed the trade management responsibilities of Tasman Orient Line (TOL) and Swire Shipping's Trans-Tasman Service as well as the liner shipping agency activities of Quadrant Pacific A
Views: 1238
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Busy month for Ahlers

September 3 - September 3 - August was no holiday period for Ahlers Forwarding.
Views: 711
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POST holed

August 27 - August 27 - (By Dale Crisp) Asia-Australia breakbulk and project veteran Pacific Orient Sea Transport (POST) has ceased trading after falling victim to high period charter rates, aggressive competition and the regional impact of the global financial crisi
Views: 943
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Shipping Australia publishes breakbulk study

August 19 - August 19 - Shipping Australia has released the results of a study which it believes is the first to be conducted in the break bulk shipping sector in Australia.
Views: 1104
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Dockwise Secures new near-term contract awards

August 13 - August 13 - Dockwise Ltd. has announced 8 new near-term contract wins awarded to its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of a jack up drilling rig and port & marine infrastructure.
Views: 946
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Results show times are tough

August 6 - August 6 - A raft of Q2 and H1 2009 results published in the last few days has demonstrated a very clear trend in the industry that has reflected the wider global picture: while all companies are down, US-based companies are more down than the rest.
Views: 1823
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Success for first PPG conference in USA

August 4 - August 4 - More than 90 freight movers and ship owners from 34 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day Project Professionals Group (PPG) conference, which began last week
Views: 1238
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SAL expands in Australasia

August 3 - August 3 - Heavy lift carrier Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL) has opened a new office in Fremantle, western Australia, in an expansion of its Australasian operations.
Views: 1318
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Agility to manage Lihir Gold Mine Logistics Project

July 15 - July 15 - Agility Project Logistics Brisbane is to provide freight management services for announced an agreement with Lihir Gold Limited (LGL's) Million Ounce Plant Upgrade (MOPU).
Views: 882
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PPG heads for Corpus Christi

July 7 - July 7 - A record number of sponsors and over 100 freight forwarding executives from 34 countries are expected to attend the Project Professionals Group annual conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, later this month.
Views: 1579
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Clipper Projects opens for business in Lion City

July 1 - July 1 - Today sees Clipper Projects opening its own representative office in Singapore following the recent decision to dissolve Asia Project Chartering, the partnership between Clipper Projects and BBC Chartering & Logistic.
Views: 797
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Toll Group set to manage Gorgon Project's Barrow Island

June 30 - June 30 - Toll Group, a leading provider of integrated logistics services, has won a A$180 million (USD145 million) three year contract from Chevron Australia Pty Ltd's (Chevron) to manage and provide logistics services for the Barrow Island Supply Base.
Views: 1011
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Neptune Pacific launches to Solomon Islands

June 26 - June 26 - Brisbane-based Neptune Pacific Line (NPL) has launched a scheduled over-dimensional cargo and bulk liner shipping service from Australia to Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. The line has also appointed Sullivans (SI) Limited Shipping In Honiara a
Views: 1107
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Swire Shipping cuts RTW services, focuses on Asia Pacific

June 22 - June 22 - In a major restructuring of its regional and global network of liner shipping services and a decision to focus on the Asia - Pacific region, Swire Shipping is suspending its round-the-world multi-purpose liner services due to weak markets in the
Views: 1531
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Toll takes on Perkins

June 16 - June 16 - The Toll Group has reached agreement for the purchase of 1000f the shares in Perkins Group Holdings Pty Limited, the parent of the Perkins Shipping Group. The conditions for the transaction include competition clearance.
Views: 1213
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New Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship named

June 12 - May 12 - Tijuca, the latest edition to Wallenius Wilhelmsen's fleet of car and truck carrying vessels, has been named in Melbourne.
Views: 789
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BBC Chartering reinvigorates presence in Asia Pacific markets

June 11 - June 11 - Following the earlier announcement that Asia Project Chartering Pte Ltd (APC) will be dissolved from the beginning of July, Leer-based BBC Chartering is undertaking a number of developments to reinvigorate and enhance its presence in Asia Pacifi
Views: 1278
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Gottwald strengthens sales and service organisation in Oceania

June 1 - June 1 - Gottwald Port Technology (Gottwald) has appointed Clark Equipment Australia Pty Ltd. (Clark Equipment), based in Sydney, Australia, as its new sales and service representative for Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.
Views: 1189
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Shipping lines form Heavy Lift Club

May 27 - May 27 - Meeting prior to the start of the Breakbulk Europe Conference in Antwerp, ocean carriers involved with the international transport of project and heavy lift cargoes announced the founding of the International Council of Heavy Lift and Project Car
Views: 1850
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Bollore Logistics sets sail

May 27 - May 27 - French Industrial and transport organisation, the Bollore Group has created the Bollore Logistics brand to assist the group's commercial brands in their development.
Views: 1512
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Agility to work on Australia gas project

May 25 - May 25 - Agility Project Logistics says it has entered into an agreement with Chevron Australia Pty Ltd to provide supply base operations and transportation services for the Gorgon Project - a joint venture between the Australian subsidiaries of Chevron (
Views: 1327
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ASCO Enters Asia Pacific Market

May 20 - May 20 - ASCO, the Aberdeen based oil and gas logistics specialist, has entered the Asia Pacific market with the opening of ASCO Freight Management in Singapore.
Views: 1413
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Asia Project Chartering set to close

May 20 - May 20 - Effective July 1st, BBC Chartering and Logistic (BBC) and Clipper Projects (CP) has announced its intention to dissolve its joint venture Asia Project Chartering Pte Ltd (APC) which was established five years ago to provide commercial management
Views: 995
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Success Down Under for Volga-Dnepr first

April 16 - April 16 - Volga-Dnepr's first IL-76TD-90VD flight from Australia has successfully completed an emergency shipment of 10m pipes bound for Noumea in New Caledonia. The charter required a 72 hour response over the course of a weekend and called for the use
Views: 751
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Commercial team boosted

March 27 - March 27 - Feedback from our readership, which includes over 7,000 shippers, shipping lines, ports and project freight forwarders all over the world, indicates that Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International is establishing itself as the must-read publ
Views: 1662
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Babcock & Brown Infrastructure seeks to reassure users

March 16 - March -16- Babcock & Brown Infrastructure (BBI), the ports and terminals owner, which has around 20 bulk, breakbulk and project cargo terminals in various ports across Europe, has sought to reassure its users that it is operating normally despite the appo
Views: 1099
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Toll Global Forwarding completes BALtrans integration

March 3 - March 03 - Australian-based Toll Global Forwarding (TGF) has completed the integration of BALtrans Logistics Worldwide and will use its new Asian forwarding and logistics operations as a platform to strengthen the TGF network in the Middle East, South Afr
Views: 894
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Jumbo Shipping supports Van Gogh project

January 2 - January 02 - On behalf of Acergy Australia, Jumbo Shipping has successfully completed the transportation of a massive disconnectable turret-mooring (DTM) buoy from Singapore to the Exmouth Gulf.
Views: 1102

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