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Europe News from August 2009

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Advance shows its bottle in Poland

August 28 - August 28 - International freight forwarder, Advance International Transport, is working on a major project freight management contract on behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), shipping thousands of tonnes of machinery and material to support the c
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Heavy lift bonus for Panalpina

August 28 - August 28 - High and heavy activities are not a core activity for global forwarder Panalpina's airfreight arm but at present the sector is proving a lifeline in the current economic misery faced by the global freight forwarding industry.
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World Crane and Transport Summit 2009

August 27 - August 27 - The countdown has started for the inaugural World Crane and Transport Summit 2009 which will take place on 22 and 23 October 2009 at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam.
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Demag results slide

August 27 - August 27 - Demag Cranes AG has seen its results suffer a "dramatic decline" in the third quarter of its 2009 financial year.
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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
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BBC Chartering reduces South American tariffs

August 26 - August 26 - With effect of all sailings from September 14, BBC Chartering, the project cargo and breakbulk shipping line, will implement a 20 percent reduction in the tariff of its breakbulk liner routes serving the following trades:
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Brake hosts Lower Saxony ports day

August 24 - August 24 - European policy for strengthening ports will be on the agenda of the 19th Lower Saxony ports day which will be held this year in the port of Brake on September 4th.
Views: 880
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Cargoes keep rolling for ALS

August 21 - August 21 - As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, ALS continues to see a diverse array of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes.
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Logwin carries tank on the Danube

August 18 - August 18 - Logwin, the international logistics service provider, has transported a special 13 tonne tank by barge from Regensburg in Germany to Cernavoda in Romania for manufacturer Passavant Roediger GmbH.
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GAC opens Logistics and Maritime Service Centre in Rotterdam

August 18 - August 18 - GAC Netherlands has opened a Logistics and Maritime Service Centre to increase efficiency, improve customer services and bring its ship spares logistics and freight forwarding operations under one roof at a new 6,500 sq m office and warehouse
Views: 744
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ACL adds link to Casablanca

August 18 - August 18 - Atlantic Container Line has added a weekly ro-ro service between the USA, Canada and Casablanca, transhipping cargoes in Hamburg.
Views: 687
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Dockwise on course to meet expectations

August 17 - August 17 - Dockwise has announced a 35 percent increase in second quarter net profit compared to the same time one year ago, recording a net profit of USD17 million for the quarter ending June against USD13 million over the same period a year ago.
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Vestas factory closure threatens turbine shippers

August 12 - August 12 - Carriers and project forwarders involved in the shipment of wind turbines may have been dealt a blow today with the news that Vestas Wind Systems is to close its blade factory on the Isle of Wight, UK.
Views: 757
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Rickmers-Linie establishes UK liner agency

August 11 - August 11 - Hamburg-headquartered Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie KG, specialist in the transport of breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargoes, and Escombe Lambert Holdings Ltd have established a new liner agency company in the UK, Rickmers-Linie Agency Ltd.
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Northeast Passage opened by heavy lift shipping

August 10 - August 10 - While the famed North West passage across the top of North America is often discussed as a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, less well known is the potential 12,800 km Northeast Passage across the top of Russia.
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Gottwald's going Poti

August 7 - August 7 - The Black Sea port of Poti in Georgia has ordered two HMK 260 E mobile harbour cranes from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald).
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WWPC names Romanian member

August 6 - August 6 - Lion Shipping & Chartering SRL has been appointed as the exclusive member in Romania of the project forwarder network - Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC).
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Two new members for cargo equipment owners network

August 6 - August 6 - The recently founded network for cargo equipment owners, Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd, has named Barcelona-based Multitrade Spain SRL as its new member in Spain and Bremen-based F. W. Neukirch (GmbH & Co.) KG - Internationale Spedition as its ne
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Freight conference falls victim to swine flu

August 6 - August 6 - Organisers of a freight conference planned for Barcelona in October have cancelled the event over fears that the worsening swine flu pandemic has created international travel restrictions and travel warnings. It will be rescheduled for a date i
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Serving the Caspian

August 5 - August 5 - The St Petersburg-based North Western Shipping Company is, according to reports in the Russian media, towing a new non-propelled barge from St Petersburg to Ravenna in Italy where it will load equipment destined for the construction of an oil a
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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: 895
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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.
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