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Europe News from January 2009

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Jumbo Offshore wins Cascade and Chinook contract

January 29 - January 29 - Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a combined transportation and installation contract by Technip USA in connection with the Cascade and Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Express powers Indian transformer move

January 27 - January 27 - Mumbai-based project cargo forwarder Express Transport has undertaken the export and return of vital electrical equipment to India for manufacturer ABB.
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One in 20 box ships to be mothballed by February

January 26 - January 26 - More than one in twenty containerships are likely to be laid up in February as a result of significant declines in box traffic, taking significant capacity from the market.
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London Array future questioned by consortium member

January 23 - January 23 - One of the three parties in the consortium behind a GBP3 billion scheme to build the world's largest offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary is reported to have questioned the viability of the project.
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Flinterrachel is launched

January 21 - January 21 - The Flinterrachel, the second of a pair of 5,500 dwt multi-purpose heavy lift ships has been launched.
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BigLift Shipping fleet just gets bigger

January 20 - January 20 - Amsterdam-based BigLift is set to bring five more heavy lift ships into service in 2010. The D-4 types will be 17,500 dwt and offer two 400 tonne cranes, offering 800 tonnes of lifting capacity in tandem, and one 12 tonne crane.
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DSV buys stake in DFDS

January 16 - January 16 - Through an agreement with investment company JL-Fondet (which owns tanker and reefer shipping line J. Lauritzen), fast-expanding Danish global forwarder and logistics service provider DSV has purchased a quarter of Scandinavian ro-ro shipping
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Fairstar lifts Energy Exerter on Fjord

January 16 - January 16 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has successfully loaded the drilling rig, Energy Exerter onto its heavy transport vessel Fjord in Kirkenes, Norway.
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Breadbox to West Africa

January 6 - January 06 - Breadbox Shipping Lines, headquartered at Schiedam in the Netherlands now offers a new service from North Continental Europe to ports in West Africa which has the capacity to handle project cargoes on deck.
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Project cargoes defy breakbulk trend in Antwerp

January 6 - January 06 - By the end of 2008, the port of Antwerp handled around 190 million tonnes of freight, which represents growth of four percent compared with 2007 - the seventh record year in a row.
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Four companies vie for BIFA's project forwarding trophy

January 5 - January 05 - Entries for the Freight Service Awards organised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org - have reached a record level, demonstrating the high level of interest in the 2008 competition, which is celebrating its
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