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Europe News from November 2010

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CP Rail breaks its own record in heavy weight shipments

November 30 - November 30 - CP Rail has undertaken the heaviest direct single-line rail cargo in the history of the railway with the movement of two 300 tonne transformers moved from Europe to Lethbridge, Alberta.
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Help shape the contents of our next issue

November 30 - November 30 - The 17th edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International, which should be landing on your desks over the next few days, delivers a comprehensive update of the latest developments in the over dimensional cargo business.
Views: 1354
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Blue Water Shipping wins FPSO logistics work

November 29 - November 29 - Blue Water Shipping as been selected as the project freight forwarder to provide all logistics activities in connection with SBM Offshore's turnkey Cidade de Paraty Floating Storage, Production and Off-loading (FPSO) project.
Views: 702
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Young freight forwarder of the year winner announced

November 29 - November 29 - Philipp Kueffner, a 23-year-old shipping and forwarding agent with Karl Gross Internationale Speditions of Bremen, Germany, has won the twelfth annual Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award. The award was presented recently
Views: 807
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Alliance for United Nordic and Keystone Logistic

November 29 - November 29 - Effective January 1, 2011, Denmark's United Nordic Shipping and Singapore's Keystone Logistic Services will enter into an alliance to be called UNS (Asia) covering commercial and operational activities in the Asia, India and Oceanic regions.
Views: 730
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PIL adds ships to West Africa multi-purpose service

November 26 - November 26 - Pacific International Lines (PIL) has confirmed reports that it has introduced four 17,500-dwt vessels, acquired secondhand from Schoeller Holdings of Germany, to the multi purpose service that it reintroduced earlier this year in the trade
Views: 1062
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Successful crane test for SAL newbuilding

November 25 - November 25 - In Hamburg, crane tests have been successful on the first of two newbuildings commissioned by Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL).
Views: 591
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A loading almost too close to call

November 24 - November 24 - The transport of two 40 m coke drums from China to India by Beluga Sydney gave planners and mariners some very close calls as they moved almost 900 tonnes of equipment.
Views: 811
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Project network adds global link with Globalink

November 24 - November 24 - Project forwarding network, AOP Project Partners, has added the Globalink Logistics Group as a member across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
Views: 839
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Dockwise special meeting okays newbuilding investment

November 23 - November 23 - A Special General Meeting of Dockwise shareholders, held today in Amsterdam, has authorised a proposed rights issue to part-finance the investment in a newbuilding to serve the emerging demand for ocean transports of more than 100,000 tonnes
Views: 728
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook and offers solution to pension issues

November 22 - November 22 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has reported that Q3 2010 trading has risen, thanks in part to its contested takeover of SMIT this year.
Views: 1198
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Port Authority subsidiary APEC wins People Development Award

November 22 - November 22 - The Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre, (APEC) a subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, scooped the inaugural People Development award at the annual International Bulk Journal Awards held in London.
Views: 934
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Handle with care: Allseas handles glass factory relocation

November 19 - November 19 - Glass is a commodity that certainly needs to be handled with care and Allseas Global Logistics showed its willingness to adhere to that rule during the recent relocation of a glass factory from Birmingham to Brazil.
Views: 1291
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Lift and Shift India claims Indian heavylift record

November 18 - November 18 - A record-breaking movement of India's longest column transported by sea and land on Indian soil has taken place, claims Indian heavylift company, Lift & Shift India.
Views: 652
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Savannah deepening project marks major milestone

November 18 - November 18 - The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) has reached a major milestone with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releasing its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the public and agencies for review and comment.
Views: 515
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Denmark's Little Mermaid returns home

November 18 - November 18 - The statue of Denmark's famous fairy tale figure "The Little Mermaid" is now back home after her first ever journey abroad - to the Expo in Shanghai.
Views: 563
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Helirig claims aerial heavylift first in UK

November 17 - November 17 - UK helicopter service company Helirig managed to shave almost a month off the installation time of ventilation equipment on London's newest shopping destination in a first for the aerial heavylift industry in the UK.
Views: 523
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New dawn for Shipping.dk

November 16 - November 16 - Shipping line Shipping.dk has introduced a new tweendecker into service and is seeking traffic for the new ship.
Views: 775
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Prangl moves to power new heating plant

November 16 - November 16 - Austrian heavylift and project equipment provider Prangl has worked for six months on one of Austria's most important power plant projects this year.
Views: 662
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Joint promotion for COSCOL and Rotterdam

November 15 - November 15 - The Cosco Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) are jointly going to promote and raise the handling of steel and heavy lift cargo via the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 740
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It's the real thing as Hellmann puts the fizz into move

November 15 - November 15 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK is involved in shipping a Coca-Cola bottle washing machine from a brewery in Northampton to a new site in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, which sees the cargo being shipped in seven 40ft containers on three low-loade
Views: 637
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service moves 11 tonne rudder

November 12 - November 12 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service moved a new 11 tonne rudder and stock literally across the world when one of Pacifica Shipping's fleet damaged its rudder.
Views: 538
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DLogg records linear acceleration data

November 12 - November 12 - A new rugged self-contained data recorder, recording linear acceleration, rotational velocity and tilt angles at 50 Hz frequency has been launched.
Views: 530
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Intermarine outlines investments

November 12 - November 12 - Intermarine plans to buy up to 15 new vessels by 2012, raising up to USD150 million with the help of its new Asset Management Platform (AMP).
Views: 1063
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SBS Worldwide and Blue Water Shipping sign agency agreement

November 12 - November 12 - SBS Worldwide and Blue Water Shipping have signed an agency agreement which covers all sea and air freight activities between the Nordic countries and the USA for general cargo, strengthening the global network for both forwarders and also h
Views: 711
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Q3 results boosted by cargo mix and efficiencies

November 10 - November 10 - Shipping group Wilh. Wilhelmsen (WW) has recorded a significant increase in operating profit and total income for Q3 2010 and credits "an improved cargo mix and operational efficiencies" as key drivers behind the solid results, says the grou
Views: 876
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OOCL steps forward to support forwarders awards

November 8 - November 8 - Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has signed up to become the final category sponsor of the British International Freight Association's Freight Service Awards 2010.
Views: 739
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TIACA take off for Maximus Air Cargo

November 5 - November 5 - At this week's TIACA Forum 2010 in Amsterdam, Maximus Air Cargon announced the launch of a new suite of ACMI and charter services.
Views: 472
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Alabama lifting solutions workshop soon

November 4 - November 4 - Shaun Sipe, VP of human capital at Barnhart Crane & Rigging, is one of the panel of speakers at the Maritime Lifting Solutions Workshop, which takes place early next month from December 7-9 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
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FIATA to present forwarders' perspective at TIACA's Air Cargo Forum

November 3 - September 3 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has accepted an invitation from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) to give a forwarders' perspective on logistics and supply chain issues at TIACA's 25th In
Views: 898
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Heavy lift and project cargo ports bring fresh air to the industry

November 3 - November 3 - In January 2011, under the auspices of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) will introduce the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), an international standard for calculating emissions
Views: 1066
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Vanguard develops new configuration for Metso move

November 3 - November 3 - Heavy lift and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, has successfully completed the transportation of three crystallisers from Metso's manufacturing yard to the Durban harbour quayside using a brand new trailer configuration.
Views: 685
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All eyes on Amsterdam for air cargo show

November 2 - November 2 - Billed as the world's biggest international air cargo exhibition, Amsterdam will be hosting the 25th International Air Cargo Forum & Exposition (ACF) starting today and organised every other year by The International Air Cargo Association (TI
Views: 761
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Braemar Marine merger into Braemar Falconer

November 2 - November 2 - Braemar Shipping Services plc announced yesterday the merger of subsidiary Braemar Marine into the existing survey and risk control operations of Braemar Falconer.
Views: 971
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Steder Group returns giant hammer set from the UK

November 2 - November 2 - Rhoon, Netherlands-based Steder Group has built on is success in moving a giant hammer to the UK in March, 2010 by organising the return of the equipment to The Netherlands.
Views: 699
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PD Ports shows delicate touch

November 1 - November 1 - Moving 75 tonne nacelle units from a ship to a specialist vehicle took some delicate touches from PD Ports' stevedoring team at the Port of Immingham.
Views: 563
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No bridge too far

November 1 - November 1 - Holland Moving & Rigging Supplies has developed a hydrostatically driven module initially designed for transporting 272 tonne bridge tub girders.
Views: 507

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