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GPLN adds two more

December 30 - December 30 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is ending 2010 on a high note with the appointment of new members in Egypt and Brazil.
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Allport merges with CS Logistics

December 24 - December 24 - Allport, one of the UK's largest freight forwarding and logistics companies, is merging with CS Logistics Holdings Limited, the parent company of Cargo Services Far East Limited, and based in Hong Kong and China.
Views: 3961
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Turners Shipping joins BDP Global Network

December 22 - December 22 - Turners Shipping (Pty) Ltd from South Africa has become a Premium Partner in the BDP Global Network - an alliance of small to mid-sized logistics companies.
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Balnak hits 25 percent growth in 2010

December 17 - December 17 - Turkish transport operator Balnak Lojistik is closing 2010 with a performance which exceeds budgetary targets says president of the board of directors, L
Views: 1383
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Maximus takes the plaudits

December 7 - December 7 - Maximus Air Cargo was a winner at the Aviation Business Awards 2010, held recently at Emirates Palace Hotel.
Views: 773
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US plans more sanctions against IRISL

December 2 - December 2 - The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions against eight more Iranian shipping companies and four executives.
Views: 796
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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.
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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: 1153
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Turkish investment for CMA CGM

November 26 - November 26 - CMA CGM shareholders and the YILDIRIM Group of Turkey have reached an agreement which enables CMA CGM to strengthen its equity base and secure the financing of its investment plan.
Views: 1059
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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: 1154
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter names managers

November 17 - November 17 - After filling the post of general manager the Americas a few weeks ago, Lufthansa Cargo Charter has now also been appointed general managers for Asia Pacific as well as for the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.
Views: 1192
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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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Records set all round by SNS cargo consignment

October 13 - October 13 - A recent shipment of vital equipment for a Turkmenistani gas plant has set new records for freight shipments on the Black Sea and Volga River and out of a Turkish port, claims SNS International Transport.
Views: 648
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GPLN adds three

October 6 - October 6 - Casablanca-based, Fast Global Logistics - http://www.fglog.com/index.html - has been accepted into the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) as the project forwarder group's first member in Morocco.
Views: 1076
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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.
Views: 1231
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Cross trade business for Etamad

October 1 - October 1 - Bucharest-based Etamad Grup Sea & Land Transport is currently involved in the cross trade transport of 10 locomotives from Busan in Korea to Bandar Abass in Iran on behalf of ANC Iran.
Views: 1039
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Fairstar wins rig transport contract

September 28 - September 28 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a new transportation contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the Hercules 185 jack-up rig from Port Gentil, Gabon to either Pascagoula, Mississippi or Bahrain using the Fairstar semi-submersible
Views: 929
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The Port of Charleston enhances breakbulk handling capabilities

September 21 - September 21 - The Port of Charleston is claiming a boost in cargo handling capabilities after increasing the certified load capacity of its heavy-lift crane from 400 to 450 tonnes. The barge-mounted Charleston Giant, operated by Charleston Heavy Lift, LL
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Topaz delivers deck structure

September 13 - September 13 - Dubai-based Topaz Energy and Marine has completed the delivery of a deck structure for a Mobile Offshore Production Unit and storage (MOPUstor).
Views: 1065
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Almajdouie secures major SATORP business

September 9 - September 9 - Dammam-based Almajdouie Heavylift Transport & Engineering (MHL) has succeeded in securing six tranches of forwarding and shipping support for SATROP, SAUDI ARAMCO TOTAL Refining & Petrochemical Company from a number of highly-regarded Korean
Views: 818
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Coyne Airways backs soccer push by Pacific islands

September 8 - September 8 - UK-based all-cargo airline Coyne Airlines is placing its logo on the shirts of a national football team as it takes its first steps towards being recognised on the world football map.
Views: 739
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A 'busy and intense' heavy lift weekend for Allseas

September 3 - September 3 - Specialist UK-based project and out of gauge freight forwarder Allseas Global Logistics handled a brace of heavy lift project cargoes from the UK to destinations in the Middle East and Asia over just one recent weekend.
Views: 1444
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More contracts for Dockwise

September 2 - September 2 - Dockwise has been awarded a dozen heavy marine transport and engineering contracts by its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total value of almost USD37 million.
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service completes major project contract in Saudi

August 30 - August 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service says it has completed a significant project in Saudi Arabia which saw the company move equipment and parts totalling 32,000 tonnes over difficult road networks destined for the construction site of the new Al Safwa cem
Views: 1196
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Heavy lift and project work holds up for Agility

August 16 - August 16 - Second quarter results for 2010 continue to reflect a pivotal year for Agility as the US troop drawdown in Iraq continues and some of its large US government contracts enter their final option year.
Views: 1266
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UAE distributor for Modulift

August 10 - August 10 - Modulift, a leading supplier of spreader beams and heavy lifting equipment, has appointed Alnasr Technical Trading Agencies as exclusive distributor in the United Arab Emirates.
Views: 1254
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Syria's Nazha & Darwish joins GPLN

August 2 - August 2 - Damascus-based Nazha & Darwish is the latest appointment for the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the non-exclusive network of independent companies specialising in international projects movements, as well as specialised lifts and hand
Views: 1315
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TT Club continues support for FIATA's training initiative

July 28 - July 28 - FIATA has revealed the names of the four regional finalists who will be competing for the title of Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year 2010 and a prize that includes hands-on training experience at one of TT Club's regional centres
Views: 855
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Air cargo demand rises by more than a quarter

July 28 - July 28 - Air cargo demand jumped by more than a quarter in June compared with a year ago according to a monthly report from IATA, the International Air Transport Association.
Views: 1615
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Congestion in Damman

July 27 - July 27 - The Saudi Arabian port of Dammam is seeing such severe congestion that shipping lines are considering bypassing the port, according to local media reports.
Views: 833
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service on the move in Dubai

July 26 - July 26 - After 28 years on Dubai Creek, Wilhelmsen Ships Service has moved to new office premises in Dubai, closer to Jebel Ali Port and the newly opened Dubai World Central, which is set to be the world's largest integrated sea and air logistics hub.
Views: 879
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Chapman Freeborn helps Kyrgyzstan refugees

July 21 - July 21 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has delivered over 1,000 tonnes of aid cargo in support of the humanitarian efforts in Southern Kyrgyzstan.
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Agility kicks off fund-raising for Lebanese cancer charity

July 19 - July 19 - Some 300 Lebanese fans of the beautiful game were able to enjoy the recent World Cup final at an outdoor screening of the final match at the Sin el Fil Stadium in Beirut thanks to leading global logistics provider Agility.
Views: 869
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Sepehrun Tarabar's unique move

July 13 - July 13 - Sepehrun Tarabar International Transport, the exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Iran, has handled the shipment of two out of guage transporters used in port environments, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 917
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Advance energises Mitsubishi power shipments

July 12 - July 12 - Building on a working relationship that spans almost 40 years, Istanbul-based Advance International Transport has moved two consignments of cooling plant modules for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).
Views: 1055
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Toll Group on acquisition trail

July 9 - July 9 - Integrated logistics company, Toll Group is continuing on the acquisition trial and is acquiring WT Sea Air Group (WT) and Genesis Forwarding Group (Genesis), writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1243
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New MD for Coyne Airways in Dubai

July 8 - July 8 - Coyne Airways has appointed Darrin Quern as managing director of its hub operation in Dubai, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1145
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Hat-trick for GPLN

July 6 - July 6 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has introduced several more member offices, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1535
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Equipment double for Dutch experts

July 5 - July 5 - Steder Group has relocated heavy construction machinery from the Middle East to Europe, writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 1005
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Four Winds blows to a new HQ in Jeddah

July 2 - July 2 - Saudi Arabian full service forwarder and project cargo handler Four Winds Logistics, part of the Four Winds Group, is on the move. The member of the AOP Project Partner network has relocated to a new head office in Jeddah.
Views: 798
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Chapman Freeborn in Qatar Airway's B777F charter debut

June 30 - June 30 - Air cargo charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has co-ordinated the first-ever charter on Qatar Airways Cargo's latest addition - a new Boeing 777 Freighter recently delivered to the Doha-based airline.
Views: 547
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SDV establishes first Iraqi office

June 30 - June 30 - Global forwarder SDV has opened a representative office in Baghdad as well as branches in Zakho and Basra.
Views: 858
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Etamad ships crane barge

June 23 - June 23 - Bucharest-based Ess & Etamad Group Sea & Land Transport has successfully managed the cross trade transport of a 3240 tonne sheer leg crane barge from Busan in Korea to Bandar Abass in Iran on behalf of Tidewater Middle East.
Views: 1265
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Magdenli handles a third of Turkish wind farm equipment

June 21 - June 21 - Over the years in which Turkey has been investing in wind power generating equipment, Ankara-based Magdenli Transport & Trade Co has played a significant role in supplying that equipment.
Views: 1116
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CEE debuts in Egypt

June 21 - June 21 - Cairo-based, National Transport & Overseas Services Co (NOSCO) has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network as its first Egyptian member.
Views: 1312
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Arshiya Logistics doubles up

June 18 - June 18 - Two recently completed projects by Arshiya Logistics of Qatar have seen the global logistics service provider move a 750 tonne crane from Qatar to Korea, followed by a consignment of used construction equipment to Malaysia.
Views: 1348
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BDP establishes new subsidiary in Vietnam

June 18 - June 18 - US-based transport and logistics provider BDP International (BDP) is set to become a major player in Vietnam's logistics sector following the establishment of BDP International (Vietnam), a new subsidiary company headquartered in Ho Chi Minh Cit
Views: 1218
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Coyne Airways boosts US sales activity

June 8 - June 8 - Maindeck heavy lift cargo operator Coyne Airways has appointed a dedicated sales team in the USA to market its extensive network of air cargo delivery services to the Caspian region, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Views: 1854
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Buhazza wins public vote to enter SCATA Hall of Fame

June 7 - June 7 - Maximus Air Cargo, the UAE's largest dedicated aircraft operator, walked away from the 2010 Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) held at Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai with a brace of awards.
Views: 706
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Magdenli on track for transit boom

June 4 - June 4 - Ankara-based full service freight forwarder Magdenli is benefiting from a wave of Turkish public transport infrastructure investment.
Views: 1174
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Independent firm to manage eight Saudi ports

June 2 - June 2 - Reports in the international media indicate that Saudi Arabia is planning to create an independent firm that will manage the kingdom's eight ports under a gradual privatisation process.
Views: 745
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Agility refocuses to combat profit decline

May 19 - May 19 - According to chairman Tarek Sultan, Agility will increasingly focus on its Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) division in the face of declining profitability over the course of the next four quarters.
Views: 1498
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Lower profit for Tiong Woon in third quarter

May 11 - May 11 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd (TWC) has announced a net profit after tax and non-controlling interest of SGD9.6 million (USD 7.1) for the third quarter of its financial year ended 31 March 2010 - an increase of 35 percent over the SGD7.1 mil
Views: 1469
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GAC Kuwait opens at Kuwait International Airport

May 10 - May 10 - GAC Kuwait has opened for business at the cargo terminal of the Kuwait International Airport and says that an airport location brings GAC closer to where the actual freight arrives.
Views: 769
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GAC Kuwait opens at Kuwait International Airport

May 10 - May 10 - GAC Kuwait has opened for business at the cargo terminal of the Kuwait International Airport and says that an airport location brings GAC closer to where the actual freight arrives.
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GAC sets up specialist energy arm in Houston

May 5 - May 5 - GAC has strengthened its global energy and logistics network with the opening of GAC Energy & Marine Services LLC (GEMS) in the maritime and energy hub of Houston.
Views: 1195
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Modulift launches new training division

April 30 - April 30 - In response to global demand for professionally trained riggers and lifting managers, Modulift has launched a training division to provide expert advice and instruction to the lifting industry and companies operating a lifting division.
Views: 862
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A life on the ocean wave in Bahrain, thanks to GAC

April 29 - April 29 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Bahrain has successfully completed supplying the set-up logistics for the second Bahrain Boat Show International (BSSI).
Views: 889
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Peters & May names agent in Dubai

April 26 - April 26 - Marine logistics provider, Peters & May has appointed Consolidated Shipping Services L.L.C as its agent for the Middle East.
Views: 1275
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No rest for Magdenli

April 23 - April 23 - Cargo Equipment Experts' member in Turkey, Magdenli Transport and Trade Co, has been extremely busy recently moving heavy components for various power plant projects in Turkey.
Views: 1475
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Chapman Freeborn issues volcano backlog traffic update

April 20 - April 20 - Air charter and aviation support company Chapman Freeborn has seen an "eruption in demand" for charters since the end of last week - including key routes to and from the Middle East, North America and worldwide, says the company.
Views: 712
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Agility posts rise in net profits in 2009

April 12 - April 12 - Logistics major Agility posted an 11 percent increase in net profits over the course of last year, while revenues slipped by seven percent during the same period.
Views: 1327
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Agility continues negotiations

April 9 - April 9 - Trading of shares in Agility, the Kuwait logistics company, remains suspended and the company is reported to have further delayed the release of its 2009 financial results until April 11, pending whether it can resolve "a legal dispute with the
Views: 776
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Dockwise Ltd Seven up for Dockwise

April 7 - April 7 - Dockwise has been awarded seven near-term contracts for the transportation of four jack-up rigs, jack-up construction vessels, supply boats and a floating crane barge, to be transported to Brazil, Egypt, the UAE, Singapore, The Netherlands, Iran
Views: 1580
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service moves oil rig into Iraq

April 7 - April 7 - The Maritime Logistics department at Wilhelmsen Ships Service in Kuwait has completed the delivery of a major oil rig - RIG 161 - and its camp from Ahmadi, Kuwait to the South Rumailah Oilfield in Iraq.
Views: 800
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Thyke Logistics is open for business

April 6 - April 6 - Thyke Logistics is a relatively new name in the Turkish freight business, but is already providing full logistics services to customers and partners.
Views: 879
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Balnak on the double in North Africa

April 5 - April 5 - Balnak, one of Turkey's leading freight operators, is opening offices in Libya and Egypt, claiming to be the first Turkish logistics company to have offices in the former. The company also says it will open an office in Shanghai later this year.
Views: 854
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CG/LA names top 100 infrastructure projects

April 1 - April 1 - Washington-based CG/LA Infrastructure has released a listing of the top 100 global strategic infrastructure projects for 2010, totalling nearly USD550 billion.
Views: 1865
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Green energy boost for Medden Shipping and Trading

March 30 - March 30 - Medden Shipping & Trading, the Turkish member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has had a busy start to 2010 with renewable energy projects stimulating business.
Views: 1844
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WWL expands North America to Middle East service

March 30 - March 30 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has announced significant enhancements to its ocean service from North America to the Middle East due to increased in demand within the region.
Views: 879
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GAC Logistics handles giant transformers

March 30 - March 30 - GAC Logistics' Kuwaiti branch has completed delivery and placement of four 210 tonne transformers at the Jaber Al Ahmed "W" substation.
Views: 1324
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Contract boost for India's Direct Logistics

March 22 - March 22 - GPLN member Direct Logistics India Pvt Ltd has been awarded a contract to handle the inbound logistics for fortune 500 entity Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited - one of India's largest and fastest-growing public sector engineering giants.
Views: 1161
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Port of Antwerp to invest on a world scale

March 19 - March 19 - Antwerp is aiming to strengthen the port's competitive position on a world scale by developing activities globally, especially in growth regions with the potential to generate cargo for the port.
Views: 1669
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GPLN adds Globalink for Kazakhstan

March 18 - March 18 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Almaty-based Globalink Logistics Group as a member in Kazakhstan.
Views: 968
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Coyne Airways extends Iraq coverage

March 9 - March 9 - Coyne Airways has been appointed as the exclusive sales agent in the UK and Ireland for RUS Aviation, giving freight forwarders direct access to an extensive route network into Iraq.
Views: 1231
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Sloman Neptun launches Italy-Algeria link

March 8 - March 8 - A new shipping link between Italy and Algeria is set to launch later this month, operated by Sloman Neptun Shipping and Transport, writes Kirsten Shepherd.
Views: 1371
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Bulgaria and Serbia members for WWPC

March 4 - March 4 - Two branches of Romanian heavy lift operator Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo Srl have joined the Worldwide Project Consortium as exclusive members in Bulgaria and Serbia.
Views: 1519
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Qatar MHC order strengthens Gottwald's regional position

February 26 - February 26 - Increased orders for mobile harbour cranes (MHC) from Middle Eastern countries, including Qatar, are allowing Dusseldorf-based Gottwald Port Technology to strengthen its position in the region, says the company.
Views: 1106
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UAE bans AN-12 after safety concerns

February 24 - February 24 - From Monday, March 1, AN-12 aircraft have been banned from UAE airspace in a move that the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) states is "aimed at raising safety standards in the civil aviation sector in the UAE".
Views: 1111
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EC presses ahead with forwarder price fixing investigation

February 17 - February 17 - A Statement of Objections relating to a price-fixing investigation of their air freight forwarding activities has been sent by the European Union to a number of prominent freight forwarding companies.
Views: 1618
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Port of Hamburg expects moderate growth for 2010

February 16 - February 16 - With 110 million tonnes of seaborne cargo handled in 2009, Germany's biggest universal port fell short of the previous year's result by around 30 million tonnes (- 21.4 per cent).
Views: 1261
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BDP Project Logistics opens Aberdeen office

February 16 - February 16 - BDP Project Logistics has opened an office in Aberdeen, Scotland, to service the needs of UK project clients, including the important North Sea oil and gas industry.
Views: 1206
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GPLN adds UAE member

February 15 - February 15 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Dubai-based Heavy Load Freight Services LLC as a member.
Views: 1001
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Hansaeng Express wins mining and refinery projects

February 8 - February 8 - South Korea's Hansaeng Express Co has is handling the transport of Volvo excavators from Masan, Korea to Yangon, Myanmar. The contract runs until December 31, 2010.
Views: 823
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Inchcape up for sale?

February 4 - February 4 - According to a report in the Financial Times, the investment arm of Dubai World has put Inchcape Shipping Services up for sale.
Views: 1446
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GAC names new MDs in Thailand and Abu Dhabi

February 1 - February 1 - The GAC Group has named industry veterans Mark Delaney and Ronnie Knowles as managing directors of its operations in Thailand and Abu Dhabi, respectively.
Views: 1323
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Karl Gross achieves AEO certification

January 26 - January 26 - Germany based Karl Gross Internationale Spedition GmbH has been granted certification as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).
Views: 1749
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Global boat transportation alliance aims to make waves

January 21 - January 21 - PSP, a Southampton, UK-based freight forwarder with experience of moving boats and cruisers, is heading up a new global boat transportation alliance. The aim of the alliance is to give customers "an ever-improving, seamless global service, as
Views: 1153
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Heavy lift looks to African wind generating opportunities

January 19 - January 19 - Demand for heavy lift and project forwarding activity in Africa could grow from large-scale wind turbine development as economic growth in African states threatens to outstrip the capabilities of traditional power generation means to satisfy
Views: 1521
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Iranian member for WWPC

January 18 - January 18 - The World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed a new member to exclusively serve the Iranian market.
Views: 1227
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Big three to speak at Middle East Cranes

January 11 - January 11 - Terex, Liebherr and Manitowoc will speak at the forthcoming Middle East Cranes 2010, which will take place in Dubai on 23-24 February.
Views: 828
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Bellville Rodair celebrates the successes of the past decade

January 6 - January 6 - Writing in the latest issue of the company's magazine "View", Terry Walpole, group chief executive of Bellville Rodair gave an interesting account of the company's achievements in the last decade, by Charlotte Matheson.
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