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Successful tow for Fairmount Marine

December 31 - December 31 - Fairmount Marine's super tug, Fairmount Sherpa has successfully towed the jack-up drilling rig Baharia I to its new position in the Zeit Bay oil field in the Gulf of Suez.
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Turkish Cargo offers freighter service to Libya

December 30 - December 30 - From January 8, 2012, Turkish Cargo is planning to launch scheduled freighter flights from Istanbul to the Libyan airport Mitiga, 8 km from Tripoli.
Views: 568
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Tiong Woon in rights issue

December 29 - December 29 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding (TWC), an integrated services specialist and provider of infrastructure businesses, supporting oil and gas, petrochemical, power and construction sectors through the planning and design of heavy
Views: 882
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Logitrans 2011 exhibition exceeds expectations in Istanbul

December 21 - December 21 - The fifth transport logistics exhibition, Logitrans held this month in Istanbul, has exceeded the expectations of its organisers, with more than 12,000 visitors, which represented an increase of 37 percent over 2010.
Views: 1175
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Long distance successes for Ahlers

December 13 - December 13 - Global offices of worldwide project cargo forwarder Ahlers have earned their Air Miles after organising two project movements that clocked up more than 15,000 km in distance.
Views: 652
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Port of Hamburg opens office in Mumbai to strengthen ties

December 6 - December 6 - Project cargo and heavy lift traffic between one of the BRIC quartet of expanding economies and Europe's main manufacturing countries have been boosted by the opening of a new representative office by the port of Hamburg in Mumbai At the same
Views: 1148
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Transcar Partnership Wins Barzan Gas Project In Qatar

November 29 - November 29 - Transcar Projects says that its successful partnership with Tatsumi Shokai in Japan has helped secure the turnkey logistics award for the USD10.3 billion Barzan Gas Project in Qatar from JGC.
Views: 719
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New image for Maximus Air as it seeks to expand activities

November 28 - November 28 - Middle East regional air cargo carrier and cargo aircraft ACMI lease operator Maximus Air Cargo has been renamed Maximus Air as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier's president and CEO announced a significant growth strategy.
Views: 552
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Almajdouie invests in global forwarding venture

November 25 - November 25 - The Saudi Arabia-based Almajdouie Group has invested in a new freight forwarding venture, Maxx Global, which will target the project logistics and general cargo sectors.
Views: 823
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Etihad Rail awards construction contract

November 23 - November 23 - Etihad Rail - the master developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network - has awarded the Civil & Track Works works contract for the first stage of the network, that will link the western region cities of Habshan and Ruwais by
Views: 983
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ATC Group taken over by Militzer & M

November 21 - November 21 - Turkish project cargo forwarder ATC Group has been taken over by Swiss freight forwarder group Militzer & M
Views: 715
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Dealers gather for Shuttlelift demonstrations

November 17 - November 17 - Global mobile gantry crane manufacturer Shuttlelift has debuted its newest line of double-beam mobile gantry cranes during an international dealer meeting.
Views: 994
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PCN names first Nigerian member

November 16 - November 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has signed up its first member in Nigeria, International Express Logistics Services Ltd (INTEX), based in Lagos.
Views: 1045
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Ulustrans loads boilers

November 11 - November 11 - Ulustrans Turkey loaded four steam boilers in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, onto rail cars and moved them to Halifax Port to be loaded onto BBC Fuji earlier this month.
Views: 588
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PCN members all set for London

November 10 - November 10 - Over 85 senior managers from 46 countries will shortly be flying into London to attend the upcoming 1st PCN Annual Summit.
Views: 1195
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Cargotec to deliver MacGregor ro-ro equipment

November 2 - November 2 - Cargotec has secured two contracts worth around EUR15 million (USD20.6 million) for complete MacGregor ro-ro access and transfer systems for deepsea container/ro-ro (ConRo) vessels.
Views: 412
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Freight's big-hearted response to Turkish earthquake

November 1 - November 1 - The freight industry has worn its heart on its sleeve in its response to the humanitarian tragedy created by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the Van province in eastern Turkey and killed around 500 people.
Views: 673
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PCN welcomes a trio of new members

November 1 - November 1 - The geographical spread of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) is demonstrated by a trio of new signings in Kenya, Greece and Ecuador.
Views: 1157
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ALE establishes new offices in Iraq and Australia

October 26 - October 26 - After almost two decades in the Middle East, heavy lift material handling provider ALE has opened a new office in Basra, Iraq, its first in the country, just months after it expanded its Australian presence.
Views: 1045
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Saudi Arabian shipment for Altius

October 26 - October 26 - The project division of Spanish freight forwarder Altius has recently handled the movement of a significant consignment of industrial equipment, including coke drums, from Japan to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 633
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Busy end to 2011 for Medden

October 26 - October 26 - Turkish project cargo forwarder Medden is looking forward to a busy autumn and winter 2011, say managers at the Izmir-based company, as orders for its project freight services grow in the second half of the year.
Views: 547
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Breakbulk keynote speaker calls for creative solutions

October 26 - October 26 - Giga projects are the new landscape of the heavy lift marketplace, and logistics is "even more critical than ever before to EPC success", according to John Mika, senior vice president of procurement, CH2M HILL, reports HLPFI editor, Emma Murr
Views: 1180
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Move One on the move

October 20 - October 20 - Move One's new office within Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan will provide a full range of logistics services.
Views: 701
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Kuehne + Nagel sees earnings grow

October 19 - October 19 - Kuehne + Nagel reports that its earnings grew in first nine months of 2011 by 1.1 percent despite the softening freight market.
Views: 938
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Hartel's Heenvliet on maiden voyage

October 12 - October 12 - Dutch shipping line Hartel Shipping has seen its latest vessel, Heenvliet, embark on its maiden voyage, further strengthening its Mediterranean and Black Sea services.
Views: 525
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Globalink delivers ahead of schedule

October 10 - October 10 - A thousand tonne consignment of oil field equipment has been moved from Dubai to Iraq almost two weeks ahead of deadline.
Views: 902
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Emirates SkyCargo flies its heaviest single item ever

October 5 - October 4 - Emirates SkyCargo came to the rescue of a ship undergoing repairs when it transported a 36 tonne rudder part - the heaviest single item ever carried by the freight division of Emirates Airline.
Views: 624
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GAC delivers tub collar to UAE

October 4 - October 3 - Preparation was the key to success when GAC handled a giant shipment from China to the United Arab Emirates.
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Safmarine corporate functions to be incorporated into Maersk Line

October 4 - October 4 - Safmarine's internal support and management functions will be integrated into those of its sister company Maersk Line, with the closure of the former's HQ and the maintenance of the brand within the Maersk Liner Business portfolio.
Views: 668
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GAC delivers tub collar to UAE

October 3 - October 3 - Preparation was the key to success when GAC handled a giant shipment from China to the United Arab Emirates.
Views: 747
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Air Charter Service now open in Los Angeles

September 29 - September 29 - Air Charter Service, a leading aircraft charter specialist, continues its global expansion as it opens the cargo department of its second US office in Los Angeles - to complement its established operation in New York.
Views: 733
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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
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Confidence dips to all-time low as uncertainty fuels overtonnaging

September 26 - September 26 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to their lowest level for three and a half years in the three months ended August 2011, according to the latest shipping confidence survey by accountant and shipping adviser Moore Step
Views: 1087
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Blank checks into ACS Frankfurt

September 21 - September 21 - UK-based air freight broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed a new cargo sales director at its Frankfurt office while the company has organised a vital relief goods flight into North Korea in response to the devastating floods in tha
Views: 1115
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Duo of significant project moves for Express Transport

September 20 - September 20 - Mumbai-based project forwarder Express Transport (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has undertaken the shortsea coastal movement of a significant consignment from the west coast Indian port of Hazira in a 1,400 km
Views: 779
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GAC Group makes a trio of significant management appointments

September 20 - September 20 - The GAC Group has announced two key management appointments in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for its group and local operations at the same time as the group has appointed a new group HSSE (Health Safety Security Environment) manager to drive
Views: 1183
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Boring machinery takes flight with Magdenli

September 19 - September 19 - Magdenli Transport & Trade Co recently completed the delicate loading and further inland transportation of heavy and oversized steel constructions from chartered cargo aircraft to inland destinations in Turkey.
Views: 721
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NSCSA exercises options for two ro-cons

September 16 - September 16 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has exercised the option to build two ro-con vessels with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
Views: 1070
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Wind power projects for Magdenli Transport

September 16 - September 16 - Turkish project forwarder Magdenli Transport and Trade has recently undertaken two major contracts associated with Turkey's burgeoning green energy power generating industry.
Views: 719
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Sorgetti to succeed Sangaletti as FIATA CEO

September 14 - September 14 - HLPFI understads that Marco Sorgetti has been selected to fill the post of director general and chief executive of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) following the retirement of Marco Sangaletti.
Views: 648
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Turkish yacht transport goes against the flow

September 14 - September 14 - Turkish project cargo forwarder Project Cargo & Yacht Transport is claiming a record in the field of yacht transport as it moved three super-yachts and one coast guard boat to the Middle East.
Views: 790
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ALE barge carries cargo duo on maiden voyage

September 12 - September 12 - ALE, the global heavy transport and lifting company, has transported two de-methaniser vessels during the maiden voyage of its new ALE 300 barge. The 98 m vessels, part of the Integrated Gas Development Project in Abu Dhabi, were transporte
Views: 652
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Libya services resume as regime changes

September 9 - September 9 - Though fighting is still continuing in the country and Colonel Gadaffi remains at large, a degree of normality is returning to Libya.
Views: 633
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Nordana goes back to Libya

September 8 - September 8 - Nordana has restarted its regular direct ro-ro service from the US Gulf and East Coast into Libya, which has been suspended since February due to the unrest in the country.
Views: 869
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Chapman Freeborn expands its On Board Courier (OBC) service

September 7 - September 7 - An old English expression has it that, for the want of a nail, the battle was lost. This sage wisdom sums up neatly the reality that even the biggest projects can flounder if an essential item stops working or is missing.
Views: 607
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ASCO wins Statoil logistics contract

September 2 - September 2 - ASCO, a leading oil and gas logistic company, has won a contract worth over GBP 1.1 million (USD1.8 million) from Statoil ASA.
Views: 724
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Africa West enhances services with additional aircraft

August 30 - August 30 - Togo-based Africa West Cargo has reinforced its fleet by leasing a second DC9 freighter, adding to the company's list of aircraft currently serving various destinations in West Africa and Central Africa.
Views: 1089
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Take five for H

August 26 - August 26 - Earlier this week, Bremerhaven, Germany, hosted five H
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New member for Project Partners network

August 24 - August 24 - Catoni & Co from Varna, Bulgaria, is the latest recruit for the Project Partners network of forwarding companies specialising in the movement of heavy and over-dimensional items.
Views: 642
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Neeb & Schuch receive Liebherr mobile crane

August 24 - August 24 - The German based joint venture crane rental and transport company Neeb & Schuch has taken delivery of a new 500 tonne Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 796
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Vanguard names senior VP of Specialised Cargo for Asia and Middle East

August 15 - August 15 - Vanguard Logistics Services has appointed Kurt Breinlinger senior vice president of Specialised Cargo for Asia and the Middle East, tasked with introducing the Vanguard network to the newly created Specialised Cargo Division for Asia and the M
Views: 817
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Kita delivers for Turkish energy

August 8 - August 8 - Turkey's Kita Logistics has delivered the components of a new 775 MW combined cycle power plant located in Denizli, Western Turkey, considered to be one of the two largest investments in the power industry to be transported in 2011.
Views: 961
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Humanitarian aid flown to Horn of Africa

August 3 - August 3 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering's worldwide offices are involved in the effort to transport humanitarian relief supplies to help people affected by famine in the Horn of Africa.
Views: 460
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Sugar is sweet for ALE

August 2 - August 2 - Global heavy lifting and transport company, ALE has successfully completed the transportation of two CO2 vessels to the UK's biggest sugar supplier, British Sugar. The 28 metre long vessels were required as part of a site upgrade at the firm's
Views: 911
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Toll Group buys German forwarder

July 29 - July 29 - Toll Group is expanding its global forwarding business with the purchase of German ocean forwarder Andree & Wilkerling (AWG). Toll says that AWG
Views: 968
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PCN awarded ISO certification

July 26 - July 26 - UK-based Project Cargo Network (PCN) has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certification, one of the first project cargo networks to be granted this accreditation.
Views: 839
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TTS Handling Systems win Saudi contract

July 14 - July 14 - TTS Handling Systems has agreed a contract with the Zamil Offshore Services company in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, for the design, associated engineering and supply of a transfer system for the latter's newly planned shipyard in Dammam Port, writes Ja
Views: 518
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Integrated Logistics expands on the double

July 13 - July 13 - Terex Cranes delivered two RT 100 Rough Terrain cranes to Integrated Logistics of Kuwait for maintenance tasks in the petro-chemical and gas refinery sectors, writes Jamie May.
Views: 783
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Largest crane yet for Bin Quraya

July 4 - July 4 - Bin Quraya Est has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane from the Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH plant. The 500-tonne crane is now the largest unit in the 250-strong crane fleet of the Saudi Arabian company, writes Jamie May.
Views: 505
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Project cargo powers double-digit growth at Bilbao

July 1 - July 1 - General conventional goods at Bilbao port, helped by project cargo activity, rose by 14 percent in the first three months of the year. Project cargo at the Spanish Atlantic port includes machinery, wind energy equipment, rail carriages, buses, pa
Views: 1029
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InterMax busy with China projects

June 30 - June 30 - Shanghai-based InterMax Logistics Solution (ITM) is busy with various project cargo shipments, handling construction cranes, gantry cranes and windmill equipment.
Views: 740
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New ship deal for NSCSA

June 29 - June 29 - The National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia has signed a 'murabaha' financing agreement with the Saudi British Bank (SABB) and the National Commercial Bank for SR822.6 million (USD219.3 million) that will finance 80 percent of the cost to construc
Views: 1074
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Dockwise to convert contract backlog to firm orders

June 28 - June 28 - A backlog of multi-million dollar contracts worth more than USD40 million for the moving of offshore equipment and heavyweight barge movements will be completed by Q3 2011, says Dutch leading marine contractor Dockwise.
Views: 780
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Cargotec to deliver MacGregor equipment to South Korean

June 27 - June 27 - Cargotec has signed a contract with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, South Korea to deliver MacGregor ro-ro equipment for four con-ro ships to be built for a Saudi Arabian owner, with delivery scheduled for 2012 - 2013.
Views: 266
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TTS International in UAE nitrogen tank move

June 23 - June 23 - Dubai-based project cargo forwarder Transport Technics and Services International (TTS International) has completed the shipment of a 49 m nitrogen tank.
Views: 624
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Qatar Airways buys into Cargolux

June 9 - June 9 - Cargolux has entered into a strategic partnership with Doha-based Qatar Airways. The deal includes the acquisition by Qatar Airways of a 35 percent stake in Cargolux and a commercial cooperation.
Views: 859
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Dania Marine transfers ship to Varamar's management

June 9 - June 9 - Dania Marine, and its Danish bank, have transferred the commercial management of Thor Venture into the supervision of Ukrainian-based Varamar Ltd, representing White Whale Shipping, changing the ship's name to Venture Whale.
Views: 613
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Speaking up for project cargo

June 6 - June 6 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has announced two key industry speakers for its 2011 Annual Summit, which will be held from 19-20 November at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London.
Views: 614
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Four project movements display industry's variety

June 1 - June 1 - A quarter of heavy lift and project cargo operations undertaken by members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) demonstrate the wide variety of operations in this industry.
Views: 1586
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UK liner agency enters into administration

May 20 - May 20 - Long-established UK liner shipping agency Johnson Stevens Agencies has entered into administration with the administrators, accountancy firm PKF, already agreeing deals shipping industry entrepreneur, Andrew Thorne to acquire certain assets from
Views: 1170
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IGS handles Mumbai-bound consignment of construction equipment

May 17 - May 17 - Qatari freight forwarder Intergroup Shipping (IGS), working with Mumbai-based Keel Logistics, has won an order to ship secondhand construction equipment and accessories from Doha to Mumbai for a Qatar-based Chinese company.
Views: 560
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SDV Horoz on the double

May 11 - May 11 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Turkey, SDV Horoz has completed the shipment of a transformer, pictured below, weighing over 170 tonnes to Germany from Turkey.
Views: 830
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Cargolux in talks with Qatar Airways

May 5 - May 5 - The international business media is awash with reports that Cargolux is in talks with Qatar Airways about a minority shareholding in the European all-cargo carrier, with the Middle East airline reported to to be close to agreeing to the purchase o
Views: 834
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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.
Views: 747
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Magdenli moves cement mill

April 20 - April 20 - Magdenli Transport and Trade from Ankara, Turkey, has used its own heavy equipment fleet to transport a cement mill module weighing over 121 tonnes.
Views: 467
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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.
Views: 677
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Towering delivery for SATI

April 18 - April 18 - SATI International Transport & Travel Co, one of Iran's leading heavy haulage companies has handled the transportation of a 650 tonne tower, 36 m in length and 6.1 m in diameter, from Bandar Abbas port to Shiraz in central Iran - a distance of
Views: 724
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Magdenli moves tunnel boring machinery

April 15 - April 15 - Magdenli Transport and Trade from Ankara, Turkey, has used its own heavy equipment fleet to move almost 2,000 tonnes of tunnel boring machinery from Gemport to the Cengiz-IC Ictas-Belen consortium's jobsite on the high-speed railway which it is
Views: 803
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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: 913
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PCN reveals new member in Qatar

March 30 - March 30 - Bin Yousef Cargo Express W.L.L. has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in Qatar.
Views: 975
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GPLN boosts membership in Egypt

March 29 - March 29 - Alexandria-based, Marine & Engineering Services Company (MESCO) has become a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) for Egypt.
Views: 776
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Etihad Rail on track with new identity

March 25 - March 25 - Union Railway, the company behind UAE's rail development, has unveiled its new corporate identity and announced important updates on the implementation phases of the UAE's railway network. It will now be known as Etihad Rail.
Views: 764
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Hyundai ramps up in project forwarding

March 24 - March 24 - Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is ramping up its exposure in the project forwarding business on the back of vast deals being concluded between South Korean construction firms in the Middle East. Sam Chambers reports from Seoul.
Views: 1112
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Project Cargo Network adds two

March 23 - March 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Spark Global Logistics PTY Ltd as its new member in Australia. along with Casmal Cargo & Projects in Mexico.
Views: 994
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Dinnadge joins CSS Group as vice president

March 18 - March 18 - Dubai-based CSS Group (Consolidated Shipping Services Group) has appointed Kenneth A. Dinnadge, vice president business development. He will be responsible for the CSS Group's business development aspirations in the MENA and Sub-continent regio
Views: 1256
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Maximus Air Cargo seeks to strengthen African foothold

March 14 - March 14 - With the first of its three new A300-600RF's set to join the fleet in the next few months, Maximus Air Cargo - the UAE's largest dedicated cargo aircraft operator - is setting its sights on Africa as a region that represents great opportunity f
Views: 1051
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Wilhelmsen names new area director

March 10 - March 10 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service has appointed Prean Pather to the position of area director of East and South Africa area, covering Egypt, Djibouti, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia and the Islands off East Africa.
Views: 546
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NSCSA contracts for new ships

March 9 - March 9 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has signed four shipbuilding contracts, plus two additional optional contracts with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
Views: 858
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Mammoet adds to Kobelco crawler crane order

March 2 - March 2 - Since placing an initial order for five Kobelco CKE2500-2, 250-tonne capacity crawler cranes (for operations in Brazil, Sakhalin and the Middle East) in 2010, leading international heavy lift specialist, Mammoet, has progressively increased its
Views: 970
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Flynt Group now Barloworld Logistics

March 1 - March 1 - Barloworld Logistics, which acquired the Hong Kong-based Flynt Group of companies in 2008, has confirmed that in line with its corporate brand strategy, all the Flynt Group companies are now merged and consolidated under the brand Barloworld Log
Views: 774
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GPLN appoints Iraqi member

February 25 - February 25 - The Global Project Logistics Network has appointed a new member in Iraq.
Views: 1003
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TBS fleet boosted by new delivery

February 23 - February 23 - TBS International plc has taken delivery of the M/V Comanche Maiden - the fifth in a series of six multipurpose tweendecker newbuilds ordered by the company.
Views: 754
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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
Views: 938
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Luxury shipment for Project Cargo & Yacht Transport

February 17 - February 17 - The transport department of Project Cargo & Yacht Transport from Istanbul has handled the shipment of a luxury yacht weighing over 23 tonnes and 17.5 m in length from
Views: 428
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Dangly bits fail to put off female rower in record attempt

February 9 - February 9 - A life on the ocean wave was enough for a team of five men and one woman to set out from Tenerife just after New Year's Day to row across the Atlantic to Barbados. And one of the rowers was carrying a romantic secret with him.
Views: 461
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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: 573
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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: 900
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Leo Global ships support for Shazand refinery expansion

January 24 - January 24 - Thai forwarder Leo Global Logistics has undertaken the movement of consignment of 66 items consisting of a soot blower, ducting support, drum platform, silencer support,wind box support and others refinery equipment from Laem Chabang port in
Views: 880
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Damco and General Holding join forces in Abu Dhabi

January 21 - January 21 - Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller, and General Holding Corporation have formed a joint venture, Damco Abu Dhabi, to provide logistics and forwarding services to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Views: 837
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Konecranes acquires company in South America

January 18 - January 18 - Earlier this month, Konecranes acquired Gruas Koman Limitada, the former licensee of Konecranes in Recoleta, Santiago, Chile. The acquisition also includes the Peruvian start-up subsidiary, Koman Gruas Peru S.R.L.
Views: 968
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Safmarine and Antwerp bosses celebrate cooperation

January 14 - January 14 - At an unveiling ceremony held at the headquarters of the Antwerp Port Authority, Safmarine CEO Tomas Dyrbye presented a ship model of Safmarine Kuramo to CEO Eddy Bruyninckx as a gesture of thanks for the many years of close cooperation betwe
Views: 580
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Kita Logistics opens for business in Erbil

January 10 - January 10 - By opening a branch in Erbil, Iraq, Kita Logistics says that it has become the first Turkish logistics company providing all logistics services in the country, supporting its services in the Middle East and CIS countries.
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Kita Logistics opens for business in Erbil

January 10 - January 10 - By opening a branch in Erbil, Iraq, Kita Logistics says that it has become the first Turkish logistics company providing all logistics services in the country, supporting its services in the Middle East and CIS countries.
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Blue Water Shipping transports Catamaran ferry

January 6 - January 6 - The year 2010 closed for Blue Water Shipping Brest with the transportation of a large catamaran from Fremantle, Australia to Aqaba in Jordan.as the company's new CEO, effective January 1, 2012.
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