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Samson tests and proves synthetic heavy lift slings

October 29 - October 29 - Samson, a world leader in performance cordage, has recently completed extensive testing on high-performance synthetic rope slings, resulting in a greater understanding of the critical elements that affect sling performance in a variety of con
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GAC kicks off second soccer contest

October 28 - October 28 - The GAC, a global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services, has kicked off its second football E-tipping contest, following the success of the inaugural 'Kick-it with GAC FA Cup' competition.
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Paper chase for V. Alexander

October 27 - October 27 - V. Alexander, Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) member in Bremen, Germany, has been busy this year exporting significant volumes of machinery from various European suppliers such as Voith and Siemens for a complete paper production factory near I
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Volga-Dnepr flies off with top award

October 27 - October 27 - Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has announced the winners of its annual charter aviation awards with a maindeck, heavylift carrier taking top spot in the cargo charter category.
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Ahlers on the starting bloc for project cargo gold medal

October 27 - October 27 - Ahlers recently put its best athletic kit and running shoes on to assist in the staging of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. After working to move material from the Shanghai Expo, managers turned their attention to the gathering of sportspeopl
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It's a steel for Silvasti

October 26 - October 26 - Finland's Silvasti Ltd has transported five massive steel structures from Kalajoki to Kasn
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All eyes on Incoterms seminar in Rotterdam

October 26 - October 26 - Anyone still looking for information about the new Incoterms 2010 should consider attending the seminar which is being held by Heavy Transport Training and Consultancy (HTTC) next week in Holland.
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Port of Longview increases industrial property

October 25 - October 25 - The Port of Longview has bid successfully for 306 acres (123.8 ha) of undeveloped property near the port's existing facility on the Columbia River, almost doubling the port's existing 437 acres of industrial property, which is near capacity a
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Safmarine takes delivery of first new, owned MPV

October 25 - October 25 - Safmarine has taken delivery of its first new multi purpose vessel (MPV) - Safmarine Sumba - since becoming a member of the AP Moller-Maersk Group more than eleven years ago.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen says finance in place for ro-ro vessels

October 22 - October 22 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) has achieved a favourable loan financing through a Japanese export agreement for its two ro-ro vessels currently under construction at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan.
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Europeans on the march in Asia

October 22 - October 22 - Rhenus AG & Co. KG has signed an agreement with the Pro-Log Group based in Asia to acquire a majority shareholding in the group. This will enable Rhenus to further consolidate its own network in Asia.
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ALE toasts reactor lift

October 21 - October 21 - ALE has successfully executed the installation of a 718 tonne reactor which was 33 m long and had a 4.2 m diameter at a petroleum refinery in Sines, Portugal.
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Eide adds floating crane

October 21 - October 21 - Eide Lift 6 is the new name of the floating crane which Eide Marine Services has purchased from Aker Marine Contractors.
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Antwerp Port organises St Petersburg breakbulk forum

October 21 - October 21 - Antwerp Port Authority has organised a breakbulk forum at St Petersburg in recognition of the St Petersburg region's importance as a growth market for breakbulk and project cargo.
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Able UK welcomes project's green light from planners

October 21 - October 21- Teesside-based Able UK, a specialist in the rehabilitation and development of disused sites and facilities, has welcomed approval for its GBP100 million (USD157.8) port-related logistics development in north east England.
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Antwerp bucks downturn in first nine months

October 20 - October 20 - During the first nine months of this year, the port of Antwerp handled more than 132.19 million tonnes of freight, up 13.2 percent compared with the same period last year, when the volume was almost 117 million tonnes.
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FG International performs rapid riser hose replacement

October 18 - October 18 - Dutch specialist lifting company FG International Holland has worked closely with partner CR Asia to replace the riser hose that forms the centrepiece of the Arthit and Bongkot gas concessions in the Gulf of Thailand for client PTTEP Thailand
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German ports come together to market project cargo capabilities

October 15 - October 15 - At this week's Breakbulk event in Houston the Germany seaports of Bremen, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein came together under the 'Seaports of Germany' banner to market their collective expertise and capabilities to handle heavy and out-o
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Going underground to set world tunnel record

October 15 - October 15 - After almost a decade-and-a-half of drilling, a giant machine has broken through the final section of the St. Gotthard area Alpine rock to complete the world's longest tunnel.
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Tschudi Project boxes clever on boiler shipment

October 15 - October 15 - Project shipping company, Tschudi Project Transports has recently successfully completed the shipment of a major consignment from Asia to a construction site in northwest Europe.
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Gulf drilling moratorium ends, but drilling must wait

October 14 - October 14 - Following this week's end of the federal moratorium on deepwater drilling, companies that are helping the industry meet new regulations are scrambling to keep up with increased business while oil-rig workers must remain idle until the new req
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SDV expands into Polish market

October 13 - October 13 - SDV International Logistics Poland has been launched to target the Polish freight market. Warsaw-headquartered SDV Poland will start with two operational offices, one at Warsaw airport specialising in airfreight, the other in Gdynia for ocean
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Upturn in the automotive market sees ACS re-introduce managed fleet

October 12 - October 12 - Air Charter Service has recently re-introduced its managed fleet, initially taking on one European registered Antonov 26 with the air charter specialist reporting that after only a week of operation the aircraft has already hit its target for
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Fairstar on the double

October 12 - October 12 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a transportation contract by Van Oord Ship Management following last week's contract win from Fugro Seacore.
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Demag Cranes rejects Konecranes approach

October 11 - October 11 - Following recent press speculation and Demag Cranes AG's (Demag Cranes) announcement concerning a potential transaction, Konecranes Plc (Konecranes) has confirmed that it approached Demag Cranes on 8 September 2010 to discuss a potential comb
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Big lift at The Storage Place

October 11 - October 11 - Edinburgh-based Aquamarine Power has used The Storage Place to store a full scale test rig which had completed its initial trials at the NaREC (the National Renewable Energy Centre) in Blyth, UK and need to move to a temporary storage area.
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Ahlers reveals global scope of project cargo activity

October 8 - October 8 - Antwerp-based project cargo forwarder Ahlers Forwarding has revealed a range of heavy lift and project cargo activity that the company has undertaken in global markets; so far this year.
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Project cargo doubles at Rotterdam in first half

October 8 - October 8 - The first six months of 2010 saw project cargo tonnage at Rotterdam port double over the same period in 2009, say port managers, as the port witnessed some strategic improvements in heavy lift shipping at the port.
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Sarens Group has hectic summer

October 8 - October 8 - Heavy lift crane contractor Sarens Group has enjoyed a hectic six months to October, says CEO Wim Sarens.
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AirBridgeCargo 747 becomes an aircraft carrier!

October 7 - October 7 - One of AirBridgeCargo Airlines' Boeing 747-400 freighters has acted as an 'aircraft carrier' for four aerobatic aircraft travelling from the Netherlands to China.
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Mortrans handles condenser

October 7 - October 7 - Mortrans Ltd has handled the shipment of more than 200 individual consignments of a steam turbine power generation plant.
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Cider with Ollie

October 6 - October 6 - Anyone who finds themselves in southern England this weekend should make a bee-line for the Old Rudgwick Cider Society's annual Apple Day which promises to be a very juicy apple fest for the whole family.
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ALE lifts dissolver in Portugal

October 4 - October 4 - ALE Heavylift has successfully installed a dissolver reactor weighing 242 tonnes in the Artenius petrochemical plant at Sines in Portugal.
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Forwarders enter into plea agreement in U.S. Antitrust case

October 1 - October 1 - Both Panalpina and Kuehne + Nagel have announced the settlement of certain claims arising from an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) for violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
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Special berth arranged for GAC heavy lift

October 1 - October 1 - A recent heavy lift move at Dubai's Jebel Ali port required managers to arrange a special berth to allow the 1,000 tonne consignment to be loaded in a timely and efficient manner.
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Air Charter Service tests its sea legs

October 1 - October 1 - Last weekend global aviation specialists, Air Charter Service, entered a team into the Great River Race - a gruelling 21 mile course down the Thames from London's Docklands to Richmond in Surrey.
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