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Europe News from February 2011

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GPLN appoints Iraqi member

February 25 - February 25 - The Global Project Logistics Network has appointed a new member in Iraq.
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Steder completes offshore crane move

February 25 - February 25 - Worldwide Project Consortium member Steder Group bv has completed the shipment of an offshore installation crane from Malaysia to Belgium.
Views: 860
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Holley is CEO of Peters & May

February 24 - February 24 - Marine logistics specialist Peters & May has appointed Dave Holley to the position of CEO for the Peters & May group of companies.
Views: 884
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Alternate energy blows some wind into Bati's sales

February 22 - February 22 - Having underpinned the company's activities in 2010, Bati Project & Heavy Lift Logistics expects that wind power plants and renewable energy projects, particulary wind turbines, will keep it busy with Turkey's energy ministry planning 15,000
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Installation of condenser with CC2800 Crane

February 22 - February 22 -Work doesn't stop for ALE Heavylift at the Artenius petrochemical plant at Sines in Portugal and the company has executed the installation of two additional condensers.
Views: 649
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Powerful heavy lifter seen at rhb Rotterdam

February 21 - March 21 - SAL Shipping's Lone, which was recently delivered and named in Hamburg, is seen below loading pipes at the rhb stevedoring & warehousing terminal during its maiden voyage.
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Joint venture for BBC Chartering and Teras Cargo

February 21 - February 21 - Teras Cargo Transport (America) and Germany's BBC Chartering & Logistic have created a new joint venture, Teras BBC Chartering Houston, based in Houston.
Views: 852
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BDP is now in Marseille

February 21 - February 21 - BDP International SAS, a subsidiary of global logistics firm BDP International, has opened its fourth office in France in Marseille, adding to its offices in Roissy-CDG, Le Havre and Lyon.
Views: 588
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BDP is now in Marseille

February 21 - February 21 - BDP International SAS, a subsidiary of global logistics firm BDP International, has opened its fourth office in France in Marseille, adding to its offices in Roissy-CDG, Le Havre and Lyon.
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Multitrade Spain to ship more metro trains

February 18 - February 18 - Multitrade Spain, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and a leading exponent in the logistics of moving new trains and rail cars, is in the process of moving over 300 metro rail cars for Las Adjuntas metro line in Venezuela.
Views: 829
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Modulift appoints CEA Projects

February 18 - February 18 - Modulift has appointed CEA Projects Ltd (CEA) as its distributor covering Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea and Australia
Views: 1291
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ALS drills deep

February 17 - February 17 - Two members of the ALS Group, ALS (Freight Management Nederland) and ALS Belgie have worked together to ship three hydraulic foundation machines from Belgium to India.
Views: 639
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A. Soulis Enterprises invests in Liebherr crane

February 17 - February 17 - A. Soulis Enterprises based in Larnaca is keen to grab a share of the growing wind farm installation business in Cyprus and has invested in a Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1, the world's most powerful telescopic crane.
Views: 1104
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ALE doubles up at petrochemical plant

February 16 - February 16 - In ongoing work at the Artenius petrochemical plant in Sines, Portugal, ALE Heavylift has installed the first reactor condenser using a CC2800 crane, configured with a 66 m main boom, with superlift and 80 tonne counterweight. The crane work
Views: 654
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Magdenli spots trains

February 14 - February 14 - Ankara-based, Magdenli Transport & Trade Co has handled a couple of interesting railway consignments recently.
Views: 679
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Beluga confirms anti-piracy guards to be deployed

February 11 - February 11 - Following the terrible hijacking of its ship, Beluga Nomination, Beluga Shipping has confirmed that it is deploying private security guards aboard some of its ships off the Somali coast and rerouting other vessels.
Views: 803
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Antwerp and Essar sign memorandum

February 11 - February 11 - Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Essar Ports in which the two parties declare their intention of collaborating as strategic partners in port deve
Views: 746
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Multraship christens its two latest tugs

February 11 - February 11 - Towage and salvage specialist Multraship has christened its two newest Azimuth stern-drive multipurpose tugs in a special ceremony at the Portaal van Vlaanderen in Terneuzen, the Netherlands.
Views: 421
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Dachser debuts in Luxembourg

February 10 - February 10 - International logistics company, Dachser has established a new branch in Luxembourg, bringing to 17 the number of countries in Europe where it has its own facilities.
Views: 539
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General cargoes help Hamburg recover

February 10 - February 10 - In 2010, an increase in conventional general cargo throughput at the port of Hamburg to 2.6 million tonnes was helped by increased exports of project cargo and vehicles at 1.1 million tonnes (up by 19.5 percent), helping the port to leave th
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Railroad first for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

February 8 - February 8 - For the first time since the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened in 1970, the Lake Michigan port will have an onsite, dedicated rail-switching service. Norfolk Southern has been selected to begin providing switching services for customers of
Views: 648
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GAC continues Nordic expansion

February 7 - February 7 - GAC Norway is continuing its expansion with the opening of its newest office at the south-eastern port of Borg Havn, Fredrikstad.
Views: 653
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SAL's second Type 183 nears completion

February 4 - February 4 - In March 2011, the second of two new vessels commissioned by Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL) is expected to enter service.
Views: 654
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Mexican wave for Maritima Tuscor Lloyds Spain

February 4 - February 4 - Maritima Tuscor Lloyds Spain, part of the UK-based heavy lift specialist, freight forwarder and agent Tuscor Lloyds, has completed a heavy lift project shipment consisting of a 65 m, 210 tonne reactor platform from Aviles in northern Spain to
Views: 947
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Legs eleven for WWPC

February 4 - February 4 - At the 11th annual membership conference of the Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC), held recently in Mumbai, the current Board of Advisors were re-elected for another year of service.
Views: 1036
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Behind the scenes at the Port of Antwerp

February 4 - February 4 - The Port of Antwerp is launching an interactive visitor centre to reveal to local residents what happens behind the scenes at one of Europe's leading heavy lift ports.
Views: 676
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GAC Group rides the waves with yacht shipping specialist

February 1 - February 1 - The GAC Group is set to make waves in 2011 with the creation of Team GAC Pindar, a world-class sailing team that will both compete in international events and also provide specialist logistics solutions to the yachting community.
Views: 626
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Outokumpu and Havator sign contract

February 1 - February 1 - Outokumpu and Havator have signed a service contract for mobile crane services at Outokumpu's new ferrochrome works, the concentration plant at the company's Kemi mine, and site infrastructure.
Views: 672
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TBS managers inject new capital in refinancing deal with lenders

February 1 - February 1 - Just weeks after HLPFI reported that various lenders had agreed to extend the forbearance period for heavy lift shipping line TBS International until January 31, 2011, and granted the line a six week repayment holiday, TBS has entered into am
Views: 700
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Trio of talents appointed at WCAPN

February 1 - February 1 - The WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) and the WCA Family has recruited three key staff members to improve communication and management functions.
Views: 990
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Framework for global transport of ITER components signed

February 1 - February 1 - The director general of the ITER Organization, Osamu Motojima, and the directors of all seven Domestic Agencies this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding that provides for the use of one single Logistic Service Provider in order to assur
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