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Beluga delivers crane to Port Manatee

June 30 - June 30 - Port Manatee's second Gottwald mobile harbour crane has been successfully delivered from Germany onboard the Beluga Endeavour and is being assembled onsite by its sister crane, which was delivered in November 2007.
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Chapman Freeborn in Qatar Airway's B777F charter debut

June 30 - June 30 - Air cargo charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has co-ordinated the first-ever charter on Qatar Airways Cargo's latest addition - a new Boeing 777 Freighter recently delivered to the Doha-based airline.
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Port of Long View signs lease for steel pipe centre

June 29 - June 29 - Further to the report here on June 25, the Port of Longview Commissioners has unanimously approved leases with IDM Longview, LLC and Skyline Steel to construct and operate a steel pipe manufacturing centre in the Port's West Industrial Park.
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Topaz wins Gulf Petrochem contract

June 29 - June 29 - Topaz Engineering's fabrication and construction unit, through its subsidiary Nico International Hydrospace, has won a EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract worth USD 45 million from Gulf Petrochem.
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McCain chips in with proposals to abolish Jones Act

June 28 - June 28 - In the USA last week, Senator John McCain introduced draft legislation to repeal the 90-year-old Jones Act law that requires ships transporting goods between states to have been built in the United States, be crewed and owned by US citizens and
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Kuehne + Nagel puts its foot on the gas in the Sahara

June 28 - June 28 - SNC-Lavalin, one of the world's leading engineering and construction groups, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a contract for global logistics services related to its EUR785 million (USD972) project with Sonatrach, Algeria's national oil and gas compan
Views: 968
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Jumbo delivers to super Jumbo

June 28 - June 28 - Jumbo Shipping's Stellanova is pictured in Rotterdam delivering offshore equipment to the second largest crane vessel in the world, the Saipem 7000.
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Five of the best for WCAPN

June 25 - June 25 - The WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) has added three new members and five new offices to its global organisation.
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Antwerp assembly looks to port's future as tide turns

June 25 - June 25 - The first General Assembly of the port of Antwerp has produced a number of key initiatives to support the port's position as one of Europe's mainports as the global economy recovers.
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ABN Amro banks on craneless lift

June 24 - June 24 - Dutch specialised lifting company FG International has completed the installation of a rooftop sign for Dutch financial house ABN Amro.
Views: 715
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Enquiries pick up for Dockwise

June 24 - June 24 - An increase in customer enquires and strengthening tendering prospects have helped Dockwise secure some USD35 million of heavy lift and engineering projects from ten worldwide contracts.
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Be a winner and learn safe heavy lift handling

June 24 - June 24 - Tomorrow sees the latest two-day seminar on safe heavy transport and lifting by HLPFI safety expert Richard L. Krabbendam and the chance to win a new iPad.
Views: 709
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GPLN boosts Spanish presence

June 23 - June 23 - Algeciras-based Total Logistic Services S.L. has joined the non-exclusive professional projects forwarder network, Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 669
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Cool shipment for Albacor Shipping

June 23 - June 23 - Albacor Shipping USA has handled the transport of two huge cold boxes from the Port of Robinson, Canada to the construction site in Wloclawek / Poland via the Port of Gdansk.
Views: 972
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Tight delivery schedule for Steder Group

June 23 - June 23 - Steder Group of Rotterdam, a long-standing member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), recently executed a project consisting of large modules for a complete Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG).
Views: 656
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Latest rumour regarding restart for An-124 production

June 23 - June 23 - Staff at HLPFI don't know what is more repetitive. Watching the England football team struggle through the group stage of a World Cup final (thank goodness for John Terry's backside), or anticipating news that the manufacture of the AN-124 is ab
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Bremerhaven to get offshore harbour

June 22 - June 22 - Bremerhaven is to build a harbour for the shipment of plant for the offshore wind farms that are to be erected in the North Sea.
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SAL on the double

June 21 - June 21 - On behalf of SVITZER Sverige AB, SAL has transported two brand-new tug boats, each weighing 500 tonnes from Gothenburg in Sweden to Newcastle in Australia.
Views: 956
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BDP establishes new subsidiary in Vietnam

June 18 - June 18 - US-based transport and logistics provider BDP International (BDP) is set to become a major player in Vietnam's logistics sector following the establishment of BDP International (Vietnam), a new subsidiary company headquartered in Ho Chi Minh Cit
Views: 906
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Date announced for crane and rigging workshop

June 16 - June 16 - Hundreds of attendees from around the world are expected at the Crane & Rigging Workshop to be held by the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), September 22-24 at The Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, USA.
Views: 573
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Quay move for Felixstowe South cranes

June 16 - June 16 - The first three ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been delivered to the Port of Felixstowe's new Felixstowe South development.
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Mauritius joins PPG network

June 15 - June 15 - The Project Professionals Group has made a strategic appointment in Mauritius - a key trading hub for the Eastern and Southern African region.
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Steel and project cargo forum finalised

June 11 - June 11 - Questions to be addressed at the forthcoming Steel and Project Cargo forum in London include whether overseas steel production will be the future going forward?
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Trio of lifts for ALE

June 10 - June 10 - Heavy lift specialist, ALE has successfully performed the transport and installation of a trio of heavy equipment items at a new paper mill for Portuguese papermaker Soporcel at Figueira Foz, Portugal.
Views: 668
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Ships spares service launched by Wilhelmsen Ships Service

June 10 - June 10 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service, part of the Wilh. Wilhelmsen group, has launched a ships spares logistics service with a single point of contact for managing the delivery of spare parts from manufacturer to ship.
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DB Schenker offers intermodal service for building logistics

June 9 - June 9 - Working to a just-in-time schedule, DB Schenker is set to transport approximately 12,500 tonnes of prefabricated concrete walls from Neubrandenburg to Sweden between now and next spring for the construction of apartment blocks.
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First glimpse of Cargolux's new era

June 9 - June 9 - Boeing has rolled out the first B747-8F for Cargolux from its paint hangar in Seattle. The aircraft sports a new livery that will be applied to the entire Cargolux 747-8F fleet.
Views: 773
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New president for Fesco Agencies North America

June 8 - June 8 - Fesco has appointed Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, to the role of president of Seattle-based Fesco Agencies North America, effective immediately.
Views: 1081
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Gruber Logistics expands in Russia

June 7 - June 7 - Italian project freight forwarder Gruber Logistics has expanded its Russian market presence with the opening of a new branch in St Petersburg.
Views: 596
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Beluga ships twins to Africa

June 7 - June 7 - Two car ferries, each capable of carrying 1,500 passengers and up to 65 cars, are being shipped on a two-week voyage from Germany to Kenya on a vessel from the Beluga fleet.
Views: 836
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Chain up with the future at the steel and project cargo forum

June 4 - June 4 - Anyone who wants to find out more about the Port of Antwerp's strengths in the field of steel and project cargo should consider attending the Steel and Project Cargo Forum which takes place in London on Friday, 25th June from 9.30 am at the Insti
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Global expansion for Braemar Marine

June 4 - June 4 - Braemar Marine Inc, the marine claims and risk assessment specialist, has expanded its operations in both London and Singapore via a series of key appointments.
Views: 984
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Magdenli on track for transit boom

June 4 - June 4 - Ankara-based full service freight forwarder Magdenli is benefiting from a wave of Turkish public transport infrastructure investment.
Views: 851
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Aveva makes acquisitions

June 3 - June 3 - Cambridge-based engineering industry software provider Aveva Group has acquired Logimatic's MARS business from Logimatic Holdings.
Views: 657
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Slowdown in US wind energy installations forecast

June 1 - June 1 - A study from IHS Emerging Energy Research forecasts that 6.3 to 7.1 GW of wind energy installations could be installed in the USA in 2010, 40 to 60 percent lower than the 9.8 GW installed last year.
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