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GPLN names new Chinese member

August 31 - August 31 - Westfracht China has become a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Mediaco Maxilift wins an award for bridging the gap

August 27 - August 27 - Marseilles-based materials handling and lifting company Mediaco Maxilift has won an ESTA Award by the European Association for Heavy Transport and Mobile Cranes for work it undertook on a significant bridge contract in Landevennes, France.
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Heavy lift in double-digit growth at GPA's Port of Brunswick

August 26 - August 26 - While container traffic at the Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Port of Savannah exceeded a quarter million teu in July 2010, marking the best month ever in GPA's history and continuing eight consecutive months of double-digit growth, heavy lif
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Logwin claws back loss on rising turnover

August 23 - August 23 - International logistics company Logwin has succeeded in markedly boosting its first half 2010 turnover compared to the same period in 2009 and significantly reducing its interim trading loss.
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Jumbo assists in deepest-ever riser installation

August 23 - August 23 - Rotterdam-based Jumbo Offshore, part of the Jumbo shipping group, has been involved in the significant installation of the deepest Free Standing Hybrid Risers (FSHRs) in an ultra-deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico for a major oil industry
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LogSys software goes live at three bulk terminals

August 23 - August 23 - Belgian software house LogSys has installed its LGS.Stevedore browser-based application designed and developed to manage port terminals at three Belgian cargo terminals.
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TII Group to meet customers at SMM in Hamburg

August 23 - August 23 - Next month, an expert team from materials handling and transport equipment manufacturer Scheuerle and sister companies Nicolas and Kamag, will attend the SMM (Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology) 2010 trade fair in Hamburg from Septe
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Heavy lift and project cargoes rising in Hamburg

August 23 - August 23 - In the first six months of 2010, non-containerised general cargo, including heavy lift and project cargoes, rose by almost three percent to 1.2 million tonnes at the Port of Hamburg, according to official figures.
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Bigge acquires third Manitowoc 16000 crawler

August 20 - August 20 - California-based crane rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased a third Manitowoc 16000 and made it immediately available for hiring. The heavy-boom 16000 is optimised for wind turbine erection.
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NileDutch set to strengthen operations in Belgium and China

August 20 - August 20 - From September 1, NileDutch Belgium will become an independent operating company as a subsidiary of NileDutch to optimising the services offered and strengthen the company's partnership with the trade. Antwerp is a strategic port for NileDutch
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Allfort deliver hatch covers

August 19 - August 19 - Japanese forwarder, Allfort Co Inc has successfully delivered 40 hatch covers, totally over 5,000 cu m in volume and over 1,100 tonnes in weight from Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan to Varna, Bulgaria.
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Air Charter Service anticipates another strong peak season

August 18 - August 18 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office anticipates another strong peak season for shipments out of Asia, with signs that it could be better than the final quarter of last year, itself the office's busiest period in its history.
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DHL shines light on CO2 reduction

August 17 - August 17 - Global forwarder DHL has launched an initiative to retrofit energy efficient lighting and equipment at its global forwarding units in the Americas region: initially to be rolled out in the United States before expanding to Canada and Mexico.
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Immediate success for Scheuerle's InterCombi PB

August 17 - August 17- A sixty-tonne processing machine 13m long, 3m wide and 3.4m is one of the latest heavy lift movements to utilise German handling equipment manufacturer Scheuerle's InterCombi PB (Power Booster) with shiftable drive axles.
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ACS flies tricky load to Nigerian FPSO

August 12 - August 12 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) London office recently arranged two charters for a very awkward load from France into Nigeria.
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Newbuild hulls boost Rotterdam project cargoes

August 11 - August 11 - HLPFI has been advised that in the first six months of 2010 the port of Rotterdam has handled 245,000 tonnes of 'other general cargo' at the buoys in the Waalhaven basin.
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BEST Logistics on the move

August 9 - August 9 - BEST Logistics, a joint venture between Haeger & Schmidt International of Duisburg, Felbermayr of Wels, and Andreas H
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Flinter strengthens its financial position

August 6 - August 6 - Shipping company Flinter says that it has successfully completed negotiations with its bankers to extend its credit facilities, thus creating a sound financial basis that will enable the company to make the most of the improving market.
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NATREX scores a Mexican hatrick

August 6 - August 6 - The Moscow-based NATREX Group has handled the delivery of a hydroelectric generator, plus auxiliary items to be installed at 750-megawatt La Yesca power station in Mexico.
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JDR Cable Systems expands in Hartlepool

August 2 - August 2 - JDR Cable Systems, a major supplier to the offshore energy sector, is to more than double its facility at Hartlepool dock, and is backed by UK Government funding to help continue its groundbreaking work in wind farm development.
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Agility launches operations in Cambodia

August 2 - August 2 - Agility is open for business in Cambodia and has opened an office in Phnom Penh, supporting the company's network growth strategy and further strengthening its operations in Indochina.
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