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Crowley announces management changes

December 28 - December 28 - Jacksonville-headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation has announced more organisational changes within its shipping and logistics team.
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WWPC members collaborate to ship paper equipment worldwide

December 11 - December 11 - Mercator Transport - French representative of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) - has completed the movement of several heavy and out-of-gauge components for the paper manufacturing industry.
Views: 1093
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Marilyn Monroe joins Elvis at Smith Maritime

December 11 - December 11 - Washington-based shipbroker and marine consultant, Marcon International, has announced that Foss Maritime Co has sold its US flag ocean deck barge, 'Foss 343', to Smith Maritime of Cove Springs, Florida. The ro-ro barge has been renamed 'Mar
Views: 1070
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Qatar adds another C-17

December 11 - December 11 -Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has delivered a fourth heavy lift C-17 Globemaster cargo carrier to the Qatar Emiri Air Force.
Views: 1352
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Panama and Long Beach renew agreement

December 10 - December 10 - Officials from the Port of Long Beach and the Panama Canal Authority have renewed an agreement that promotes more trade between Latin America and the US and facilitates the exchange of ideas for seaport engineering, dredging and environmenta
Views: 660
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ALE Mega Jack raises the roof

December 10 - December 10 - UK headquartered heavy lift and transport specialist ALE has completed its first project with the use of its Mega Jack System, utilising it to install a building roof at 4,000 metres above sea level in Argentina.
Views: 1033
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Petrobras cancels five drill ships

December 3 - December 3 - Brazil's state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) has cancelled an order for five new drill ships capable of working in depths of up to 3,000 m of water.
Views: 359
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The Friday Flyer

November 30 - November 30 - Staff in HLPFI's London office awoke this morning to the first sub-temperatures of Winter and a malfunctioning office heating system. Typing in an overcoat and mittens is no fun, but the author of this week's Friday Flyer delivers a neat sna
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Chapman Freeborn expands into Argentina

November 29 - November 29 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering - the UK-based provider of aircraft charter brokerage services - has established a new commercial presence in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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The Friday Flyer

November 23 - November 23 - It's Friday afternoon in a windswept London and so it must be time for this week's edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, delivering a neat snapshot of news from the last week for your to enjoy with your afternoon tea and slice of cake - lemon dri
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HANSA handles Chile lift

November 23 - November 23 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported two ship loading systems from Bremen to Punta Lackwater in Chile.
Views: 1266
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APM Terminals reveals Nigerian mega-port proposal

November 23 - November 23 - APM Terminals and a number of consortium partners, has revealed plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria's Lagos State, some 55 km west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Ex
Views: 1471
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Heavy lift master class

November 20 - November 20 - Having presented his two-day 'Heavy Transport & Lifting' seminar to more than thousand people in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, the UK, Norway, the Netherlands, Turkey, USA, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, the UAE and Singapore.
Views: 1411
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TIACA welcomes ETS reprieve

November 16 - November 16 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has welcomed the announcement by EU Climate Action Commissioner, Connie Hedegaard to suspend the inclusion of international aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and to allow the
Views: 697
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Damen tugs for Brazil

November 13 - November 13 - Damen Shipyards Group and Wilson Sons (Brazil) have signed a contract for ten Damen ASD tugs 2411 and two ASD tugs of the new 3212-type, destined for the booming Brazilian market.
Views: 356
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BBC Chartering enhances South American frequency

November 13 - November 13 - BBC Chartering is adding shipping capacity to its Andino Express Line, a liner service that was launched in 2005 connecting Houston with the West Coast of South America.
Views: 1181
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The Friday Flyer

November 9 - November 9 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
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Heavy lift helicopters for the Amazon

November 7 - November 7 - Portland, USA based Erickson Air-Crane, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful Erickson S-64 Aircrane heavy lift helicopter, is set to acquire 14 helicopters and associated personnel and assets from HRT Participacoes em Petro
Views: 1694
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Cargotec wins order in Ecuador

November 6 - November 6 - Cargotec has secured an order for two eight-wheel Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry cranes, the first ever supplied to Ecuador.
Views: 638
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Denholm Global handles heavy moves

November 6 - November 6 - Denholm Global Logistics, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network for the United Kingdom, recently part chartered the HHL Mississippi to move two 155-tonne steel rolls from the port of Immingham to Rio de Janeiro as part o
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Siro Trans joins Project Partners network in Chile

November 5 - November 5 - Siro Trans of Santiago de Chile has joined the Germany headquartered Project Partners network, a division of Air & Ocean Partners, replacing Acosta y Aguayo as the network member in Chile.
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Liebherr continues on high level in Latin America

November 2 - November 2 - The on-going economic development in Latin America is still driving the demand for advanced cargo handling equipment, says Europe based crane manufacturer Liebherr.
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Cargotec lands South American order

October 29 - October 29 - Cargotec has won contracts to supply four new Kalmar reach stackers to the Port of Buenos Aires in Argentina - the latest in a series of orders this year for major customers in South America.
Views: 649
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The Friday Flyer

October 26 - October 26 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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Megatranz offers big lift capacity

October 25 - October 25 - Brazil based heavy lift and oversized transportation specialist Megatranz has acquired a Scheuerle modular beam STB-1,000 transporter.
Views: 967
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SC Line extends along South American coast

October 24 - October 24 - Adding the 7,900 dwt vessel Monza Express to its fleet will enable ro/ro carrier SC Line to extend its Southtruck route from its hub in Cartagena, Colombia to the ports of Santos, Brazil and Zarate, Argentina.
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ITIC notes that persistence pays

October 23 - October 23 - International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says persistence can pay off for shipping intermediaries looking to pursue legitimate claims in today's difficult financial climate. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC recounts th
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The Friday Flyer

October 19 - October 19 - As another working week draws to a close, HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team, drops into your in-box.
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Gamma joins PCN

October 18 - October 18 - Gamma Cargo of Lima, Peru has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the second heavy lift and project cargo representative of the organisation in the South American country.With over 20 years' experience in the industry, Gamma cargo emplo
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Barcelona trade mission to visit Brazil

October 18 - October 18 - The Port of Barcelona, in collaboration with the city's Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation, is toconduct a trade mission to Brazil between 4 and 8 November 2012.
Views: 965
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Heavyweight appoints in Argentina

October 16 - October 16 - Air cargo services provider Heavyweight Air Express has named industry veteran Ronnie Quinn as its new manager in Argentina. Following a successful start-up in both Brazil and Chile, the international group said it views Argentina as an essen
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Not all doom and gloom say project owners

October 15 - October 15 - Speaking in a conference session on the second day of the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston last week, representatives of five large EPC companies were upbeat on prospects for the project cargo industry, outlining that it was "not all gloom
Views: 1128
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The Friday Flyer

October 12 - October 12 - With HLPFI staff returning from the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and Houston's Breakbulk America event, it's all hands now back on deck at the office. Tales of joint ventures, takeovers and mergers throughout the industry have dominated this we
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Clipper Projects invests in Brazil

October 12 - October 12 - In Brazil, Tropical Comercial Maritima, which has been operating as a commercial office for Clipper Lines since 1990, has changed its name to Clipper Projects Brasil Transportes Mar
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Cardinal Maritime restructures ownership

October 10 - October 10 - Manchester, UK-based freight logistics provider, Cardinal Maritime Group, has completed a deal with founder Brian Hay that has delivered control of the business to the management team.
Views: 1563
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Erickson Air-Crane buys back chopper

October 8 - October 8 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, has bought back the Sun Bird Aircraft and associated spare parts inventory and accessories from San Die
Views: 1100
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The Friday Flyer

October 5 - October 5 - With three members of HLPFI staff at the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and two others heading to Houston for next week's Breakbulk America's event, it's been a little like the Marie Celeste in our head office this week.The news that Turkey, a key
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Artworks fly with IAG Cargo

October 5 - October 5 - IAG Cargo, the single business unit of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has transported 50 oil paintings belonging to the Fundaci
Views: 795
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WWL adds monthly to Chile

October 1 - October 1 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Antofagasta, Chile, to its ocean service route along South America's West Coast, offering a monthly call in addition to its current service to the ports of Guayaquil, Ecuador and Callao, Peru.
Views: 754
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ALS takes exhibits to final home

October 1 - October 1 - Abnormal Load Services (International) Limited (ALS) has project managed the latest phase of Angela Palmer's Ghost Forest Project, handling the logistics involved in moving the exhibits from the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, UK to the National
Views: 1392
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Andina Freight joins Project Partners

August 13 - August 13 - In Peru, Lima-based Andina Freight, has joined Project Partners, giving the project forwarder network representation in 60 countries with nearly 150 members
Views: 781
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Dockwise wins USD42 million in near-term contracts

August 2 - January 30 - Eight near-term contracts with a total value of USD42 million have been awarded to Dockwise Shipping for the transportation of jack-up drilling rigs, dredging equipment and various other cargoes.
Views: 1113
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BBC Chartering opens office in Antwerp

August 1 - August 01 - German multipurpose and heavy lift operator BBC Chartering has opened a new commercial office in Antwerp, Belgium, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
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MIQ Logistics among Kansas' top 100 companies

July 27 - July 27 - Just a decade after being founded US business magazine Ingram's identified Kansas-based MIQ Logistics as one of the Kansas City area's top 100 privately held companies for the second consecutive year. Based on annual revenue, the company is rank
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CaroTrans increases Trans Pacific capacity

July 26 - July 26 - Project cargo forwarders handling containerised cargo serving Japan from the US will benefit from a new, direct LCL export service from Seattle to Tokyo.
Views: 952
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The Friday Flyer

July 20 - July 20 - Welcome to the Friday Flyer, bringing you a round-up of news from the heavy lift and project forwarding sector which has caught the eyes of the editorial team over the last week.
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Lower steel volumes take their toll at Antwerp

July 20 - July 20 - The port of Antwerp handled almost 94 million tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, a drop of 2.1 percent compared with the same period last year, due mainly to the Belgian Refining Corporation (BRC) suspending its activiti
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Industrial action by Brazilian Customs officers intensifies

July 19 - July 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services is advising that the impact of strikes is worsening during a further week of industrial action by Brazilian customs officers with a four day strike underway in the main ports of the country including Santos, Brazil's m
Views: 747
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CNC busy with hydro project

July 6 - Malaysia-based CNC Freight is handling turbine components and other mechanical equipment for the Bakun Hydroelectric Project in Sarawak.
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Peregrine flies into the Lion City's jaws

July 4 - July 4 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Sherpa has delivered the drillship Peregrine 1 owned by LaPatagonia Offshore from Salvador in Brazil to Singapore, writes Sylvana Vilca-Melendez.
Views: 780
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Ahlers is busy with a range of projects

June 29 - June 29 - Antwerp-based Ahlers Forwarding has revealed a range of charters and shipments that neatly demonstrate its worldwide reach in sectors as diverse as oil and gas to the Winter Olympics 2014.
Views: 1501
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Port of Duluth goes nuts for Brazilian shipment

June 29 - June 29 - The Port of Duluth has claimd a stake in the global wind energy supply chain with the movement of 60 wind turbine blades manufactured in North Dakota being exported to Brazil aboard the Dutch-flagged Alamosborg.
Views: 732
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Helicopters fly with Sarr Freights

June 27 - June 27 - India's Sarr Freights has handled the shipment of three helicopters for the Ecuadorian Air Force and the Namibian Ministry of Defence.
Views: 573
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Globalink double from Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia

June 21 - June 21 - Globalink's Aktau team recently handled two massive projects for the transportation of out of gauge cargo of about 3,200 cu m from Aktau, Kazakhstan to Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 945
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Rhinos fly back to the wild

June 21 - June 21 - DHL has transported three critically endangered black rhinos, as part of a conservation initiative by The Aspinall Foundation, from Manston Airport, Kent, UK to the Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania.
Views: 956
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CaroTrans opens in Le Havre

June 20 - June 20 - Global NVOCC and ocean freight consolidator, CaroTrans, has opened a branch office in Le Havre, France; creating the foundation for future growth in the country.
Views: 1051
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Project Cargo Network adds three

June 20 - June 20 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has unveiled its first member in Ghana and Peru, and welcomed a third member in Qatar.
Views: 2062
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PCN adds member in Chile

June 14 - June 14 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Integral Chile SA as its second member in Chile.
Views: 1797
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World Bank Logistics report

June 8 - June 8 - The latest survey on the efficient global movement of goods by the World Bank suggests that high income economies are better at logistics efficiency.
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The Friday Flyer

June 8 - June 8 - Welcome to HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team. This week's edition is sponsored by DHL Global Forwarding Industrial Projects division, which prom
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The Friday Flyer

June 8 - June 08 - Welcome to HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team.
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Key component of James Webb Space Telescope transported safely

June 7 - June 7 - IAG Cargo, in conjunction with UK-based forwarder, Pinnacle International Freight, has transported the Mid Infra Red Instrument (MIRI) - a key component of the James Webb Space Telescope - from the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the UK to NASA
Views: 716
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More rail cars for Multitrade Spain

June 7 - June 7 - Further to our previous reports about Multitrade Spain, the member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network has been awarded the second contract to ship 108 rail cars for the new metro line in Santiago de Chile.
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Damen Shipyards unveils new tug type

June 4 - June 4 - A new tug suitable for offshore and deep sea heavy lift towage operations was unveiled by Damen Shipyards at the International Tug and Salvage Convention (ITS) in Barcelona, Spain.
Views: 1633
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A freight movement 12 million years In the making

June 4 - June 4 - A life-like and full-sized reconstruction of the jawbone and mouth of a 12 million year old sea monster named after the author of Moby Dick, has been transported from South America to Europe by Rhoon, Netherlands-based Steder Group.
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China Leads growth in global wind power capacity

May 31 - May 31 - Global installed wind power capacity continued to grow in 2011, albeit at a slightly lower rate than in 2009 and 2010, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service.
Views: 1496
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Geodis Wilson committed to growth

May 31 - May 31 - Describing the Industrial Projects division of Geodis Wilson as the 'smallest of the big players'; Philippe Somers, senior vice president of Geodis Wilson's Industrial Projects group, said that the company is making progress in bridging the gap o
Views: 1357
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Equipment owners network adds two service categories

May 31 - May 31 - Following the Breakbulk Europe event, which was very successful for the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), Wolfgang Karau, director for the equipment and manufacturers network revealed that two new areas - Rail Operators and Rigging & Skidding - woul
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CaroTrans adds specialised OOG team

May 24 - May 24 - CaroTrans, well known as a global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, has created a specialised breakbulk, out-of-gauge (OOG) and ro-ro team that is positioned to serve local forwarders in all 14 of CaroTra
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Oil rig transportation bonanza for Fairmount Marine

May 18 - May 18 - Three trans-ocean towage operations by marine contractor Fairmount Marine demonstrate the global reach of the Rotterdam-based heavy lift transportation operator's five modern long distance 250-tonne bollard pull super tugs.
Views: 1424
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MIQ Logistics awarded San Cristobal mining business

May 14 - May 14 - US-based, MIQ Logistics has won a multi-year service agreement with Minera San Cristobal for logistics activities supporting mining operations in the province of Nor Lipez, Bolivia.
Views: 1280
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Fairmount on the double

May 8 - May 8 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has delivered the semi- submersible drilling rig Scarabeo 6 to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for a drydock the Keppel-Verolme shipyard.
Views: 850
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Copenhagen in inaugural Bilbao call

April 27 - April 27 - The first of a new series of tweendecker vessels from MLB-Manfred Lauterjung Befrachtung has made its inaugural call at Bilbao, Spain with ships agency operations being undertaken by Bilbao-based, MLB Spain.
Views: 1060
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Double hit for Worldwide Project Consortium in Sao Paulo

April 23 - April 23 - The recent Intermodal South America event in Sao Paolo, Brazil, provided to be the perfect place for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) to sustain its efforts to develop its presence in South American countries, which are all emerging mark
Views: 1625
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Cargo Equipment Experts make ready for Antwerp

April 20 - April 20 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network is making preparations for its third annual membership conference, which will be held in Antwerp, Belgium, straight after the Breakbulk Europe event, where CEE will be exhibiting.
Views: 1305
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SBM Offshore selects Blue Water Shipping

April 16 - April 16 - SBM Offshore has chosen Blue Water Shipping, a company with which it already holds a longstanding business relationship, to undertake the task of providing logistics for materials and equipment to China and Brazil, where the conversion of the f
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Intermodal South America is an unqualified success

April 13 - April 13 - Despite a torrential downpour and thunderstorms, the Intermodal South America trade show was an unqualified success and the heavyflooding of roads in Sao Paulo did not prevent too many people from reaching the TransAmerica convention centre des
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Buy, buy, the Brazilian pie

April 12 - April 12 - Everybody, it seems, wants a piece of the Brazilian economic pie, and some who already have a small slice want a bit more, writes HLPFI's correspondent from the Intermodal South America event, Robert Ward.
Views: 1393
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Record breaking Intermodal South America gets underway

April 11 - April 11 - The biggest ever edition of the Intermodal South America transport, logistics and trade show kicked off yesterday in Sao Paulo, Brazil and all the political big guns in the transport and port sectors were there in an unprecedented show of force
Views: 1574
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Albacor undertakes solo and joint ventures

April 10 - April 10 - Albacor Shipping (USA), the US member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) based in Mahwah, New Jersey, has worked with its WWPC partner LS-Cargo, based in Bremen, Germany, to handle the shipment of a 19 x 4.7 x 4.7m ball mill weighing ap
Views: 854
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Port Everglades adds new shipping service to Venezuela and Colombia

April 10 - April 10 - Port Everglades, USA, has a new shipping service to Venezuela and Colombia with Naviera Master Line de Venezuela C.A. moving heavy equipment and machinery/rolling stock on a fortnightly basis from the port, with plans to offer a weekly service
Views: 734
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ACE Winches exports Scotland's heaviest air cargo

April 6 - April 6 - ACE Winches staff recently celebrated the completion of their largest manufacturing contract, worth GBP4.2 million (USD6.67 million) for Superior Energy Services, based in Houston, USA, which was partly delivered on the world's largest plane, th
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Agenda for Breakbulk Europe 2012 conference announced

April 3 - April 3 - UBM Global Trade's 7th annual Breakbulk Europe Transportation Conference and Exhibition will take place May 22-24 at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium and will address anticipated industry growth from emerging markets, says the organiser.
Views: 1404
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Dockwise signs for six

March 20 - March 20 - Dockwise Ltd has revealed six contracts totalling USD57 million, for execution in 2012 and 2015.
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Fairmount Alpine in escort service

March 14 - March 14 - The Fairmount Marine tug, Fairmount Alpine has performed escort services for a bulk carrier at the request of international salvage company, Smit Salvage.
Views: 633
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TransBorder joins WWPC

March 12 - March 12 - TransBorder S.A.S, which is based in Bogota, Colombia has been appointed as exclusive member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Colombia.
Views: 1360
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Chinese market coming of age

March 1 - March 1 - US management consulting firm A.T. Kearney is "very optimistic" about the prospects for China's breakbulk market, saying important structural changes in the country's economy and a growing sophistication among Chinese shippers suggest opportunit
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Fairmount Summit delivers drilling rig

March 1 - March 1 - Fairmount Summit has delivered the newbuild drilling rig ODN Delba III from the Middle East Gulf to a location offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in a voyage of more than 10,625 miles (17,099 km) performed at an average speed of six knots.
Views: 752
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Four companies line up to ship stone

February 29 - February 29 - A new service has been launched by four companies, Stonetrans, Rickmers-Linie, Antwerp Breakbulk Agencies and DP World Breakbulk, to ship rough blocks of granite and sandstone from India to Antwerp.
Views: 1306
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Multitrade Spain manages massive railcar project

February 29 - February 29 - Further to our report from February 2011, Multitrade Spain, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, continues to handle a huge 336-railcar consignment from Spain to Caracas, Venezuela, and has opened its own subsidiary, Multit
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VGG transports 54 wind turbines

February 27 - February 27 - Vasco Gallega Group (VGG), the Spanish member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has arranged the transport of 54 complete windmills from Vigo, Spain to Ethiopia, through Djibouti.
Views: 1416
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Georgia on Caterpillar's mind

February 22 - February 22 - The ease of accessing the major ports of Savannah and Charleston on the US East Coast has been cited by construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar as a major factor in its decision to site a new manufacturing facility in Georgia.
Views: 877
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CNC busy with hydro project

February 18 - Malaysia-based CNC Freight is handling turbine components and other mechanical equipment for the Bakun Hydroelectric Project in Sarawak.
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ICS board meeting focuses on piracy and emissions

February 8 - February 8 - The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners' associations represent all sectors and trades and more than 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, met in London earlier his week.
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Liebherr looks back at 2011

February 2 - February 2 - Significant orders for Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHC) in 2011 from emerging economies, as well as the market introduction of the new LHM 420 model, helped Liebherr-Werk Nenzing stabilise its bottom-line in what it describes as a "challenging" wo
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Blue Water to take jack up rig to the Caspian

February 1 - February 1 - Danish-based Blue Water Shipping has been contracted to move a jack up rig from the Middle East to the Caspian Sea in a movement over the Russian river system.
Views: 1569
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SC&RA 2012 annual conference announced

January 30 - January 30 - The 2012 Annual Conference of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), April 17-21, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Austin, Texas, USA, features a program that includes educational sessions, networking events and committee mee
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Liebherr establishes mobile crane division in Argentina

January 20 - January 20 - As part of its worldwide policy to have its own direct sales and service organisation in all important markets, Liebherr has established a Mobile Crane Division within Liebherr Argentina.
Views: 1169
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ALS piles on the success with largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil

January 20 - January 20 - European project teams from global project specialists ALS (Freight Management Group) have worked with their South American partners to successfully deliver a crawler crane, described as being "the biggest pile driving machine ever built of i
Views: 1596
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B&M Logistica joins PCN

January 20 - January 20 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) now has three members in Brazil following the addition of B&M Log
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Polet in pair of Latin America firsts

January 16 - January 16 - Heavy lift aircraft owner and operator Polet Airlines has enjoyed two firsts while undertaking a cargo shipment from the UK's East Midlands airport to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 1093
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CaytransBBC expands service

January 13 - January 13 - CaytransBBC, a service managed by Dan-Gulf shipping, is adding a sixth vessel to its fleet, BBC Anglia, which will join the existing fleet that offers regular service between the US Gulf and the North Coast of South America.
Views: 1247
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Chapman Freeborn invests in Turkey and Brazil

January 12 - January 12 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has acquired the shares of its joint venture partner in Turkey giving it 100 percent ownership of Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Ltd Sti, bringing it into line with the rest of the group's worldwide operations.
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Grieg Star adds capacity on the Atlantic

January 11 - January 11 - GRIEG Star Shipping, a leading provider of specialised sea-transportation, has introduced a fifth ship into its North Atlantic service.
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Intermarine opens Brazilian office to ramp up service

January 9 - January 9 - Heavy lift shipping line Intermarine has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil to oversee all commercial activity in Brazil and the Mercosur Region. Carlos Morino, Intermarine's director of east coast South America (ECSA), will manage the l
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Tight stow for the Jumbo Javelin

January 5 - January 5 - Jumbo has transported two huge ship-to-shore (STS) Kalmar cranes from Taicang, China to Cartagena, Colombia for Cargotec.
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Dahlman Rose predicts 9.3 percent increase in global energy E&P

January 4 - January 4 - According to a report in the Wall Street Journal's Marketwatch, investment bank Dahlman Rose & Co is predicting that global energy companies are expected to continue spending more for exploration and production this year, despite sluggish econ
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Hartmann Asia Line adds fourth ship

January 3 - January 3 - H.S.A Chartering has added a fourth ship into the round-the-world (RTW) service operated by Hartmann Asia Line.
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