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Middle East News from February 2010

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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.
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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".
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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