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US reviews 100 percent scanning proposal

July 30 - July 30 - Earlier this week, a bill was presented to the US Senate that would amend current legislation on mandatory scanning of US container imports at origin to make the requirements more workable.
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NYK brings winds of change to ro-ro project cargoes

July 28 - July 28 - Through the application of an innovative new loading system, NYK Line (Deutschland) GmbH was recently able to ship four moulds for wind turbine blades, each measuring up to 800 cu m and 50 m in length, which is approximately twice the size of th
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TT Club continues support for FIATA's training initiative

July 28 - July 28 - FIATA has revealed the names of the four regional finalists who will be competing for the title of Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year 2010 and a prize that includes hands-on training experience at one of TT Club's regional centres
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10th Boeing 747F joins AirBridgeCargo's fleet

July 28 - July 28 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo airline of Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 747-400 freighter in four months, increasing its total fleet to 10 B747Fs.
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Air cargo demand rises by more than a quarter

July 28 - July 28 - Air cargo demand jumped by more than a quarter in June compared with a year ago according to a monthly report from IATA, the International Air Transport Association.
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Flinter Shipping adds Libya service

July 28 - July 28 - From the second week of August, Flinter Shipping will offer a monthly conventional liner service between Antwerp and Libya.
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Brazil to host 2011 project cargo network meeting

July 26 - July 26 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, is to hold its annual conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second largest city, in June next year.
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Escalators take a ride with Logwin

July 23 - July 23 - International logistics company, Logwin handling the carriage of escalators and elevators to South Africa for ThyssenKrupp Grevenmacher (Luxembourg) which is constructing the Gautrain rapid transit railway - one of the most significant infrastru
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CMA CGM transports boarding bridges for Malaga Airport

July 23 - July 23 - CMA CGM has shipped six airport boarding bridges aboard CMA CGM Chopin from Chiwan in China to Valencia in Spain on its Mediterranean Express (MEX) service linking Asia to the Mediterranean.
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Dockwise wins contracts worth USD45 million

July 22 - July 22 - Dockwise Ltd has been awarded four contracts for heavy marine transport projects that include an FPSO, two jack-up rigs and a power barge.
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Chapman Freeborn helps Kyrgyzstan refugees

July 21 - July 21 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has delivered over 1,000 tonnes of aid cargo in support of the humanitarian efforts in Southern Kyrgyzstan.
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Heavy lift shipment shows off barge capabiities

July 21 - July 21 - Robert Wynn and Sons has delivered two 235 tonne calendres (heat exchangers) to the French port of Dielette using the company's heavy lift barge, Terra Marique under contract to SDV Industrial Projects.
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DB Schenker moves HQ to Frankfurt

July 19 - July 19 - The Deutsche Bahn corporation said that DB Schenker, the transportation and logistics division of Deutsche Bahn, is to bundle its management functions in Frankfurt am Main.
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Latest Drewry report published

July 16 - July 16 - After a 19 percent drop in demand for multi-purpose vessels (MPVs) in 2009, owners and managers will experience uncertainty in 2010 but growth should start to pick up from next year, continuing steadily at least until 2014.
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Barcelona hosts successful conferences

July 15 - July 15 - The WCA family says that the two conferences it held last month in conjunction with the port of Barcelona were a resounding success, writes Alice Davidson.
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Sepehrun Tarabar's unique move

July 13 - July 13 - Sepehrun Tarabar International Transport, the exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Iran, has handled the shipment of two out of guage transporters used in port environments, writes Alice Davidson.
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BDP acquisition in Spain will handle project cargoes

July 12 - July 12 - Whilst project cargoes are not the main competency of BDP International's recently acquired Spanish company Euromodal SA, Arnie Bornstein executive director - Marketing & Corporate Communications said that the company's project logistics arm wil
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Advance energises Mitsubishi power shipments

July 12 - July 12 - Building on a working relationship that spans almost 40 years, Istanbul-based Advance International Transport has moved two consignments of cooling plant modules for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).
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Toll Group on acquisition trail

July 9 - July 9 - Integrated logistics company, Toll Group is continuing on the acquisition trial and is acquiring WT Sea Air Group (WT) and Genesis Forwarding Group (Genesis), writes Alice Davidson.
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BaltShip expands offshore logistics

July 9 - July 9 - Denmark-based, international project logistics company, BaltShip A/S, will continue its expansion by opening a new sales office in Lind
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Felbermayr adds senior manager

July 8 - July 8 - As a result of the company's Europe-wide expansion, specialist transport, lifting and civil engineering company Felbermayr has promoted Christoph N
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GPLN extends Italian coverage

July 8 - July 8 - Italian company Marimed has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), writes Alice Davidson.
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COSCOL strengthens Dutch team

July 7 - July 7 - China Overseas Shipping Co Ltd (COSCOL) has strengthened its management team in Rotterdam.
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Magnificent seven for Chapman Freeborn

July 7 - July 7 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Inc has delivered seven skimmer boats to help tackle the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, writes Alice Davidson.
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PPG success in Antwerp

July 6 - July 6 - Heavy lift project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group concluded a successful annual conference in Antwerp recently.
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Hat-trick for GPLN

July 6 - July 6 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has introduced several more member offices, writes Alice Davidson.
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ALE Heavylift Ib

July 5 - July 5 - A duo of dock-related projects has been undertaken by ALE Heavylift Ib
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First heavy cargo and equipment exhibition takes shape

July 5 - July 5 - One month since plans were unveiled for the 1st Heavy Cargo & Equipment Exhibition in Macao from 16-17th March 2011, the organisers have announced that Rickmers Linie, Beluga Shipping and SE Shipping have already signed up to exhibit at the event
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Equipment double for Dutch experts

July 5 - July 5 - Steder Group has relocated heavy construction machinery from the Middle East to Europe, writes Alice Davidson.
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Jumbo Offshore opens in Perth

July 2 - July 2 - With several deepwater projects successfully completed over the last few years and in recognition of the growth potential in South East Asia, Jumbo Offshore has opened a new Regional Office in Perth, Australia, headed by Sjoerd Meijer, business d
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Sarens' 3,200 tonne crane is a work in progress

July 1 - July 1 - Belgium-based crane manufacturer Sarens Group, working with California-based subsidiary Rigging International, is continuing to produce a 3,200 tonne capacity ring-based crane, the SGC 120 model, due to be available to customers early next year.
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Main anchor of the Jahre Viking/ Seawise Giant arrives in Hong Kong

July 1 - July 1 - A 36 ton anchor belonging to a historic ship, once the world's largest, has been transported by Wilhelmsen Ships Service from Gujarat and has just arrived in Hong Kong, to be placed as the centrepiece in the new Hong Kong Maritime Museum.
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