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ISS Australia buys Christy & Griffin

December 30 - December 30 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acquired marine surveying and consultancy firm, Christy & Griffin, headquartered in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 917
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Dockwise wins Wheatstone contract

December 24 - December 24 - Dockwise, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster NV (Boskalis), has been awarded a contract by Bechtel to supply module transport services for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia.
Views: 645
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South Pacific is music to NYK's ears

December 20 - December 20 - NYK will launch a new South Pacific Link (SPL) service between the Far East and the South Pacific islands from January, 2014.
Views: 472
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DYT strengthens Australian service

December 20 - December 20 - Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, DYT Yacht Transport (DYT) has appointed Sevenstar Yacht Transport Australia as its new agents servicing the Australian market.
Views: 978
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NTS adds to Toll's services

December 17 - December 17 - Transport and logistics provider, Toll Group, has agreed to the conditional acquisition of the business and assets of Nationwide Transport Solutions (NTS), growing its capabilities in the over-dimensional and heavy haulage sector.
Views: 1033
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Freight Direct joins PCN

December 12 - December 12 - Located in Auckland, New Zealand, Freight Direct has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 510
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Fremantle seeks ro-ro investment

December 11 - December 11 - The Port of Fremantle in Western Australia is seeking expressions of interest from the private sector to build and operate a new automotive and ro-ro terminal at its Victoria Quay.
Views: 865
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City of Adelaide sails back down under

December 9 - December 9 - The world's oldest clipper ship, which was built in Sunderland in 1864, and carried migrants and cargo to South Australia via 23 passenger voyages between 1864 and 1886, has begun its return journey to Adelaide from Rotterdam, on Combi Lift's
Views: 893
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Helimission to Manila completed

December 4 - December 4 - Australia headquartered freight forwarder PAK AIR teamed up with Helimission to deliver a SOS helicopter to Manila, which will provide aid to those affected by the typhoon that hit the Philippines.
Views: 550
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The Friday Flyer - November 29th 2013

November 29 - Are liner shipping lines hiding their cartels in plain sight? When the European Commission's (EC) lawmakers turned their sights on anti-competitive activity in 2011, the most obvious characteristic of a cartel was clandestine cloak-and-dagger meetings bet
Views: 1566
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JasProjects wins BG Group

November 28 - November 28 - JasProjects has signed a strategic alliance confirming Jas Forwarding Worldwide as BG Group's primary freight forwarding partner for the next five years.
Views: 792
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Jumbo in export terminal project (video)

November 25 - November 25 - Jumbo has completed a number of shipments as part of the first stage of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal project in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 464
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Maritime Synergy moves record-sized units

November 20 - November 20 - Maritime Synergy (Thailand) Co. Ltd has completed the transportation of 954 modular accommodation units from Nhongyai in the Chonburi province to Laem Chabang port in Thailand.
Views: 593
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Port of Everett adds AAL service

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett has added a new Austral Asia Line (AAL) liner service to its list of regular ship calls.
Views: 956
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The Friday Flyer - November 15th 2013

November 18 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 1630
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Port of Vancouver welcomes Shengking

November 15 - November 15 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed The China Navigation Company's multi-purpose vessel, Shengking, on its maiden voyage to the United States.
Views: 872
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The Friday Flyer - November 8th 2013

November 11 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 1594
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Christmas curfews in Australia

November 5 - November 5 - In the upcoming Christmas and New Year period, curfews are being implemented in Queensland and Western Australia, limiting oversized vehicles on state roads, reports Peter Tippett Haulage.
Views: 428
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The Friday Flyer - November 1st 2013

November 1 - November 1 - In the northern hemisphere, winter is upon us, as the nights draw in and thoughts turn to snow and ice on jobsites. There does seem to be a brighter light at the end of the tunnel, with improved economic prospects in sight in many markets.
Views: 1674
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Depth Logistics and Riback partner up

October 28 - October 28 - Depth Logistics has formed a partnership with Riback Stevedores, jointly developing a new quarantine washpad in Lae, Papua New Guinea.
Views: 650
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AWA to market AAL's US West Coast service

October 10 - October 10 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) West Coast service.
Views: 1010
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AWA markets AAL West Coast service

October 1 - October 1 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) new West Coast service.
Views: 951
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Volga-Dnepr completes LNG project

September 30 - September 30 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed one of its biggest-ever air logistics projects, having delivered more than 6,000 tonnes of cargo on 88 flights to supply an ExxonMobil PNG-LNG project in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 977
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ACP completes glass-bottom shipment

September 26 - September 26 - Brisbane headquartered project forwarder Australian Customs Professionals (ACP) completed the shipment of a glass-bottom boat and an aluminium pontoon to Fiji.
Views: 735
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Trains steam ahead with Toll

September 24 - September 24 - Toll NQX - the road transport arm of Australia based integrated logistics service provider Toll Group - transported five 129-tonne trains on five separate 2,200 km truck journeys across Australia.
Views: 804
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Depth shipping index shows improvement

September 24 - September 24 - Australia headquartered Depth Logistics - a 4PL specialising in the transportation of project and heavy cargoes worldwide - has released its shipping index for August 2013, identifying a significant increase in heavy machinery import number
Views: 659
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The Friday Flyer - September 20th 2013

September 20 - September 20 - A keynote address at next week's Breakbulk Americas conference poses the stark question: What is the future of the breakbulk industry?
Views: 1522
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WSS adds to Western Australian network

September 17 - September 17 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has opened an office in Western Australia to meet increased business opportunities, as the port of Geraldton continues to grow.
Views: 760
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ASCO wins Tanzanian supply base contract

September 13 - September 13 - International oil and gas services company ASCO has been awarded a three-year USD100 million contract to provide supply base services to BG in Tanzania.
Views: 680
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Van der Vlist moves deeper underground

September 11 - September 11 - Heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist recently collected two Caterpillar R2900 machines from Antwerp, Belgium to take to Terneuzen in the Netherlands.
Views: 708
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The Friday Flyer - September 6th 2013

September 9 - September 9 - Expect plenty of ballyhoo in Rotterdam next week if COSCO's multi-purpose heavy lift ship, Yong Sheng, arrives on schedule on Monday.
Views: 1571
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Holleman handles heavy condensers

September 4 - September 4 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D transported two oversized condensers from Ploietsi to the port of Constanta in Romania.
Views: 874
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A.R.T. adds to Mongolian canvas

September 4 - September 4 - A.R.T. Logistics has tripled the frequency and capacity of its LTL service connecting Vilnius, Lithuania with Ulan Bator, Mongolia.
Views: 904
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Austral Asia Line adds Xiamen

September 2 - September 2 - Effective October 11, Austral Asia Line will add a Xiamen call to its Far East to Australia and New Zealand multipurpose liner service.
Views: 413
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Euroports names Noort

August 30 - August 30 - Euroports Group has named Olivier van Noort as group operations support director, effective September 1, 2013.
Views: 615
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MMA secures tug and barge contract

August 27 - August 27 - Fremantle headquartered Mermaid Marine Australia (MMA) Limited has been awarded a vessel contract by Subsea 7 to provide tug and barge support services on the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project.
Views: 460
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
Views: 1664
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Westlink completes railcar project

August 23 - August 23 - Project Cargo Network member representing Australia, Westlink Logistics, has completed a huge project shipment between China and Australia.
Views: 650
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Liebherr sees Oceania success

August 21 - August 21 - 2013 has been a strong year so far for Liebherr Maritime Cranes in Oceania, with the delivery of mobile harbour cranes, ship-to-shore container cranes and straddle carriers to the region.
Views: 611
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 1533
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The effects of cargo no-shows

August 13 - August 13 - According to maritime research agency Drewry, cargo no-shows and phantom booking are a major headache for ocean carriers.
Views: 697
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Westlink joins PCN

August 13 - August 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Westlink Logistics as a new member, representing Australia.
Views: 775
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ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
Views: 1131
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Westlink joins Project Partners

August 9 - August 9 - Perth, Australia headquartered Westlink Logistics has become the latest forwarder to join the Project Partners network.
Views: 579
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Aurora sponsors rowing challenge

August 5 - August 5 - Queensland, Australia headquartered Aurora Global Logistics - a leading international yacht transport company - is sponsoring Andrew Abrahams in the Adventure 4 a Cure -Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge Solo Row 2013.
Views: 547
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Say Hi to BigLift's Happy Sky

July 30 - July 30 - BigLift Shipping's latest addition to its fleet, Happy Sky, is now on its maiden commercial voyage from Shanghai in China to Cape Lambert, Australia carrying three large modules weighing 935 tonnes, 818 tonnes and 777 tonnes, which will be insta
Views: 788
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
Views: 1713
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PCN duo deliver cooler

July 16 - July 16 - Project Cargo Network members Allison Shipping (USA) and Ellery OS Project Cargo (New Zealand) teamed-up to deliver an industrial cooler.
Views: 573
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 1546
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Emirates adds Stockholm lift

July 8 - July 8 - The air freight division of UAE based Emirates Airline, Emirates SkyCargo, will add Stockholm, Sweden to its global network effective September 4, 2013.
Views: 885
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GPLN welcomes new members

July 8 - July 8 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added a number of new member offices and companies to its ranks.
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 1510
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ACP joins Project Partners

July 1 - July 1 - Australian Customs Professionals has become the newest member of the Project Partners network, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 426
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The Friday Flyer - June 28th 2013

June 28 - While politicians and eco-warriors might battle over the question 'to frack or not to frack', the heavy lift and project cargo community are no doubt considering whether the business of fracking for shale gas is good or bad for their bottom lines.
Views: 1525
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Nurminen hauls baby sculptures

June 24 - June 24 - Nurminen Logistics, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network representing Finland, has transported two 6 tonne statues to Helsinki Art Museum's Tennis Palace.
Views: 602
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The Friday Flyer - June 14th 2013

June 14 - These are the best of times to be buying shipping capacity and the worst of times to be selling shipping capacity. That is the message from Global Shipping Industry
Views: 1503
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RedR to run humanitarian course

June 12 - June 12 - RedR Australia will run its Humanitarian Logistics in Emergencies training course from September 1-6, 2013 at Melbourne University Campus, Victoria, Australia.
Views: 676
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Aurora wins two Australian gongs

June 10 - June 10 - Aurora Global Logistics has picked up two prizes at the Club Marine Australian Marine Export & Superyacht Industry Awards.
Views: 429
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The Friday Flyer - June 7th 2013

June 7 - In normal business cycles, some companies prosper and some companies fail. These are not normal business times so it is difficult to know whether STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, might have filed for court receivership even
Views: 1428
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LR issues FLNG rules

June 6 - June 6 - Certification company Lloyd's Register (LR) has released its new Rules for Floating Offshore Installations at a Fixed Location (FOIFL) - which includes new sections on floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities.
Views: 467
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Thomas heads-up ASCO Australasia

June 3 - June 3 - Oil and gas services company ASCO Group has appointed Matt Thomas its chief executive officer Australasia region, effective June 3, 2013.
Views: 773
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ISS provides Australian agency services

May 30 - May 30 - Maritime service provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is providing support logistic services to the Belgium headquartered Jan De Nul Group, for an offshore energy project in Australia.
Views: 807
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The Friday Flyer - May 24th 2013

May 24 - The global dash for gas and an oil price that remains resolutely north of USD100 a barrel has powered Australian megaprojects for oil and gas exploration and exploitation, according to a report from industry consultant GL Noble Denton.
Views: 1445
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ALE ECR joint venture delivers

May 24 - May 24 - ALE ECR Heavylift has recently completed a number of projects in Melbourne, Gladstone, Port Kembla and Groote Eylandt in Australia.
Views: 689
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Asia-Pacific O&G outlook positive

May 24 - May 24 - According to GL Noble Denton, large-scale oil and gas projects in Australia will drive growth across the industry in the wider Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 723
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Napier acquires extra Terex lift

May 22 - May 22 - Terex Port Solutions has delivered two Gottwald Model 6 G HMK 6408 mobile harbour cranes to the Port of Napier, New Zealand.
Views: 906
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Chapman Freeborn places L382 down under

May 20 - May 20 - UK headquartered charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has signed a long-term lease agreement with Safair to place and manage a L382 Hercules freighter aircraft in Australia.
Views: 827
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Increased carbon surcharge in Australia, says ISS

May 20 - May 20 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has warned of an increase in carbon tax for vessels operating in Australian waters, effective July 1, 2013.
Views: 462
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The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
Views: 1467
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Volga's AN-124 starts in Papua

May 15 - May 15 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 780
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The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013

May 3 - This week saw CEVA Group announce the successful recapitalisation of its balance sheet, which may put an end to the intense speculation there has been about the company's future. That speculation began after a downgrade by Standard & Poor's to CEVA's cred
Views: 1510
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WWL bids for Aussie terminal

May 2 - May 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been selected as a bidder for the redevelopment of the Melbourne, Australia Webb Dock West automotive terminal.
Views: 600
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FPS delivers unique warplane

May 2 - May 2 - FPS New Zealand has successfully moved the only operational De Havilland Mosquito bomber aircraft from New Zealand to Virginia, USA.
Views: 536
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Acid cooler flown to New Caledonia

April 29 - April 29 - A 54 tonne acid cooler has been flown from the DubeTradeport Cargo Terminal at King Shaka International airport, South Africa to New Caledonia, 1,210 km east of Australia.
Views: 593
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The Friday Flyer - April 26th 2013

April 26 - German businesspeople seem less confident in prospects for the future and their nervousness may impact project cargo and heavy lift operators in the coming year. Think tank Ifo has noted that for a second consecutive month, German business confidence fell
Views: 1603
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Maersk ships catamaran to US

April 23 - April 23 - Maersk Line teamed up with Emirates Team New Zealand to move its AC72 catamaran from Auckland to San Francisco to compete in the 2013 Americas Cup.
Views: 375
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The Friday Flyer - April 12th 2013

April 12 - April 12 - Anyone who has lived into their ninth decade, many in the public eye, will have made as many friends as enemies in that time.
Views: 1627
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WSS to boost service capabilities

April 10 - April 9 - Marine services provider Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) will widen its offering in the offshore vessel and energy production segments in 2013, with a strong focus on opportunities in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
Views: 499
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RUD opens Australia plant

April 9 - April 9 - Lifting chain manufacturer RUD Ketten Rieger & Dietz has opened a new 6,000 sq m plant in Brisbane, Australia.
Views: 772
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The Friday Flyer - April 5th 2013

April 5 - Could this week's news that three Hamburg-based shipowners - F. Laiesz, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Rickmers Reederei have established a programme to financially stabilise loss-making cargo ships - Frachtschiff-Kontor (F-K) - be good for the bele
Views: 1483
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Swire ups Asia-Australia services

March 25 - March 25 - Swire Shipping - the liner shipping division of The China Navigation Co (CNCo) - has upgraded its service coverage between Asia and Darwin, effective immediately.
Views: 542
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business m
Views: 2527
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business model is dea
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CNCo returns to China with four ship order

March 21 - March 21 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep sea shipping arm of the Swire group, has ordered four 22,000 dwt multipurpose vessels from Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Ouhua), Zhoushan, China.
Views: 1048
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Hat trick for PCN

March 18 - March 18 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Base spa, representing Italy, has handled a large project shipment at port Livorno.
Views: 1438
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FWPL performs heavy transport at Adani port

March 18 - March 18 - Two oversized cargoes manufactured by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have been shipped from Adani Port, India to Suriname. It was the heaviest-ever shipment handled at the Adani gateway, according to Indian forwarder Freight Wings Pvt (FWPL).
Views: 841
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The Friday Flyer - March 15 2013

March 15 - Two appointments under very different conditions this week have made global headlines, though arguably only one is likely to have any impact on the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. In the Vatican, white smoke heralded a new era for the Catholic
Views: 1575
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Martin Bencher opening Sydney office

March 11 - March 11 - Danish shipping and forwarding services provider Martin Bencher Group will open a new office in Sydney, Australia, on April 1, 2013.
Views: 438
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The Friday Flyer

March 8 - March 8 - The fact that today is International Women's Day casts a spotlight on the growing number of female managers and executives in the global supply chain.
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Mutitrade wins Indo-Australia project

March 7 - March 7- Multitrade Spain, in cooperation with Dextra Industries & Transport, will shift a nitrate plant from Indonesia to Australia.
Views: 767
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WWPC names Airland in Mongolia

February 27 - February 27 - Airland Logistics has become the exclusive representative of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in Mongolia.
Views: 706
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Damco sees 'solid' result in 2012

February 26 - February 26 - Freight forwarder and logistics service provider Damco saw significant revenue growth during 2012.
Views: 1012
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SILA nets two-year over-dimensional contract

February 25 - February 25 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Australia, Sinotrans Integrated Logistics Australia (SILA), has been awarded a two-year contract to supply all export services to a large Australian stock listed company.
Views: 569
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The Friday Flyer

February 22 - February 22 - While the on-off strike that threatened to close the US East and Gulf coast, further south another country is facing a blockade by striking longshoreman.
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Ellery shifts skids

February 21 - February 21 - Ellery OS Project Cargo has become the latest company to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing New Zealand.
Views: 480
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ISF calls for visa relaxation

February 18 - February 18 - The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, is calling on port states to facilitate the right of seafarers to shore leave, in line with international treaty obligations.
Views: 802
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DSV snaps up Seatainers

February 15 - February 15 - Logistics services provider DSV has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Seatainers Group A/S.
Views: 819
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First of eight for China Navigation

February 15 - February 15 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has successfully launched the first of a new series of eight S-Class vessels.
Views: 908
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Clipper shifts turbines down under

February 13 - February 13 - Clipper Projects has shipped 56 wind turbines to Musselroe Wind Park, northern Tasmania, Australia, for Vestas Wind Systems.
Views: 490
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Wednesday Flyer

February 6 - February 6 - In today's round round-up of general news from across the industry, HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, reports that international logistics provider, Logwin has opened a new warehouse in Sydney, Australia. The 4,000 sq m facility will bring al
Views: 956
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BaltShip upgrades Singapore office

February 6 - February 6 - Danish headquartered BaltShip has strengthened its position in the Asia-Pacific market by upgrading its Singapore sales office to a fully-fledged project logistics hub, with chartering and project management capabilities.
Views: 459
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The Friday Flyer

January 25 - January 25 - This week's Friday Flyer is again sponsored by Broekman Project Services, located in the Port of Rotterdam, which offers a total solution for handling and assembly of project cargoes - www.broekman-group.com/bps
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New Zealand joint venture delivers outsized motorboat

January 24 - January 24 - New Zealand based TNL GAC Pindar Ltd - a joint venture between specialist marine leisure logistics provider GAC Pindar and freight forwarder TNL International - has delivered a 7.6 tonne Stamas 363 motorboat 15,000 km between Georgia, USA and
Views: 630
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The Friday Flyer

January 18 - High winds, heavy snow and below average temperatures across Europe are creating headaches for transport planners as HLPFI heads into the weekend, whilst winds of a different sort have blown in some sobering news from the Sahara.
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Change for AIS in Singapore

January 14 - January 14 - In Singapore, Steven Hawkswood has left AIS Singapore, with Ameer Ouf relocating from Australia Independent Shipbrokers' office In Western Australia to service existing clients interests and to ensure the continued development of the South-Ea
Views: 711
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C.H. Robinson and Inchcape Shipping raise funds for charity

January 4 - January 4 - For the third consecutive year, US-headquartered logistics services provider C.H. Robinson - in association with NBA basketball team Minnesota Timberwolves - has supported the FastBreak Foundation's WolvesCare initiative.
Views: 699

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