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Europe News from April 2011

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ADM-THW gets to the dock on time

April 28 - April 28 - Project cargo forwarder ADM Team Heavy Weight (ADM-THW) transported two dryers measuring 10.0 x 3.30 x 4.0 m and weighing 78 tonnes from Lorient, France to the port of Antwerp, Belgium.
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Globalink transports dump trucks to Kazakhstan

April 28 - April 28 - Project cargo forwarder Globalink has recently handled the transportation of Hitachi dump trucks from the US to Kazakhstan. The consignment arrived at Paldiski port, Estonia where transloading from vessel onto low bed trailers was completed.
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PCN completes its trio of UK members

April 27 - April 27 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has filled its UK membership quota with the signing of its "third and final" UK member, says Rachel Humphrey, PCN chairwoman.
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Project network doubles up

April 23 - April 23 - Conti-trans Speditionsgesellschaft GmbH and Direct Logistics China are the latest companies to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) - the fast-growing, non-exclusive professional projects logistics network of independent companies s
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Liebherr hat-trick for Knoll

April 21 - April 21 - Mobile crane hire company, Hans-Peter Knoll e.K. has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTF 1045-4.1, LTF 1060-4.1, and an LTC 1045-3.1.
Views: 518
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Excellent start for Antwerp, but heavy lifts still down

April 19 - April 19 - The port of Antwerp handled 47,374,451 tonnes of freight in the first three months of this year, up by 12.7 percent on the same period of 2010, although heavy lift cargoes were down around 15 percent and machinery, engines, etc were down around
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New overland service for Iraq

April 19 - April 19 - Exporters looking to serve the Iraq oil and gas industry might be interested in the guaranteed twice-weekly express road trailer services between Western Europe and Iraq recently launched by independent freight forwarder F.S. Mackenzie.
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Port cities investigate maximum use of renewable energy

April 13 - April 13 - Nine European cities and universities, confronted with the challenge of making greater use of renewable energies to power the industrial and logistics activities which take place in their ports, have joined forces to develop a model that makes
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Euroports stays quiet

April 11 - April 11 - Euroports, one of the largest port operators in continental Europe, is remaining tight-lipped on reports in the Italian trade media that suggest it is trying to acquire a multi service terminal in Porto Marghera, Italy.
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Difficulties did not prevent TPL from delivering the goods

April 11 - April 11 - A catalogue of difficulties - permit denials, a missed sailing and a ten-week effort to secure the go-ahead from 13 French prefectures to permit surface transport - did not prevent freight forwarder Transport & Project Logistics Project (TPL) f
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NICOLAS INDUSTRIE builds bridges in China

April 11 - April 11 - Self-propelled transport vehicles supplied by NICOLAS INDUSTRIE of France have been involved in the movement of 25,500 tonnes of steel for the construction of a seven-km long bridge over the Yangtze River in China.
Views: 889
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GPLN welcomes Bedmet Logistics

April 8 - April 8 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Bedmet Logistic Damian Bednarz Sp.k. for Southern Poland.
Views: 819
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Damco appoints global marketing head

April 7 - April 7 - Third party logistics provider Damco has appointed Christian Bech Hoengaard as global head of marketing at Damco International, based at corporate headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Views: 684
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Dockwise signs with Seadrill

April 4 - April 4 - Dockwise has entered into a Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Seadrill Management AS to provide for the transportation requirements of all relevant rigs operated by the Seadrill group, including its subsidiaries.
Views: 543
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"K" Line completes SAL Group takeover

April 4 - April 4 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd ("K" Line), which has had a 50 percent stake in Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land GmbH (SAL Group) since 2007 has agreed to purchase the remaining shares in the SAL Group at the end of June 2011.
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Erfmann secures control of Swift Freight brand in Dubai

April 4 - April 4 - Barloworld Logistics (BWL) Middle East & Asia has sold a recently created entity Swift Freight LLC to the former ceo of Swift Freight International LLC, three years after it acquired the latter company along with its branch network in Africa and
Views: 922
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Drewry analyses MPV prospects as industry emerges from gloom

April 4 - April 4 - Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Market Review & Forecast details the state of the multipurpose (MPV) fleet, the demand for the cargo space on those ships and the outlook for the markets they trade in. Project carriers and h
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REpower sells logistics subsidiary

April 1 - April 1 - REpower Systems AG has sold the assets of its logistics subsidiary Windenergie Logistik GmbH (WEL) to Universal Windkraft Logistik GmbH.
Views: 817
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Tarros sets up joint venture for project cargoes

April 1 - April 1 - In Italy, Master Project & Logistics has been established as a 50:50 joint venture between Tarros SpA, Paolo Pellegrini and Gianni Lena, two shipping operators with more than 20 years of experience in the transportation of conventional and proje
Views: 608
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Martin Bencher has opened a new office

April 1 - April 1 - The Martin Bencher Group has opened a new office in Marseille as a joint venture between Martin Bencher Denmark and Floris Schorsch.
Views: 458
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Dutch arbitrators rule against Fairstar

April 1 - April 1 - The final chapter in the long-running dispute between Fairmount Marine and Fairstar Heavy Transport would appear to have been written following yesterday's ruling by The Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) rejecting Fairstar's 2008 claim tha
Views: 776
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Precision loading secures oil field delivery

April 1 - April 1 - Precision loading is one of the reasons Volga-Dnepr Airlines' technicians and loadmasters successfully handled the shipment of 100 tonnes of oilfield equipment carried onboard two flights from Luxembourg to Pointe Noire in the Republic of the Co
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Scheuerle drives success underground

April 1 - April 1 - Deep under the Austrian Alps, engineers tasked with the installation of a 220 tonne transformer in a power station cavern required massive yet delicate handling of the cargo by SPMTs.
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