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State buys back Cargolux stake

December 24 - December 24 - In a statement issued by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, it has confirmed that it has re-acquired its 35 percent shareholding in freighter airline, Cargolux.
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The Friday Flyer

December 21 - December 21 - Well, the Mayan day of apocalypse has arrived and so far, it appears to be passing over peacefully, meaning HLPFI staff will waste no time in getting out the tea and cake (nothing stronger) to mark the fact that the world is still here.
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Yachts on the move

December 20 - December 20 - Istanbul-headquartered Project Cargo & Yacht Transport recently handled the loading and unloading of yachts at ports in Turkey.
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InterRail targets Caucasus region

December 20 - December 20 - InterRail Holding - the Switzerland-headquartered provider of rail-based freight services in the Euro-Asian corridor - is set to acquire 50 percent of the shares in Azerbaijan-based railway services provider, AzerRail Baku.
Views: 1095
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Project Partners welcomes Sonigo to forwarder network

December 20 - December 20 - Sonigo International Shipping of Israel has joined the Project Partners network - a division of Air & Ocean Partners. Sonigo will replace network member J Sassower Ltd with immediate effect.
Views: 727
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THE FRIDAY FLYER - DECEMBER 14TH 2012

December 14 - As 2012 draws to its close, HLPFI staff and Friday Flyer readers around the world are wondering what 2013 will bring in the business of heavy lift and project cargo.
Views: 1476
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STX Pan Ocean stake up for grabs?

December 13 - December 13 - According to reports on the Bloomberg website, South Korea's STX Group is considering the sale of its shareholding in STX Pan Ocean Co, South Korea's largest dry bulk ship operator, as part of a scheme to raise finance via asset sales to red
Views: 997
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Western Gulf joins Project Partners

December 12 - December 12 - Project Partners - an association of heavy lift and project forwarders around the world - has welcomed Doha, Qatar-based Western Gulf Agency (WGA) to its network.
Views: 853
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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: 940
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Government set to buy back Cargolux stake

December 10 - December 10 - The Luxembourg government is prepared to buy the 35 percent shareholding in the Duchy's home-based B747 freighter operator Cargolux after Qatar Airways said it would pull out of its stakeholding in the carrier.
Views: 370
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ACLA - a new logistics event for Asia

December 3 - December 3 - The STAT Media Group of India and Singapore based VFPR & Media Consultants have announced the launch of a new regional trade event for the air cargo and logistics industry in Asia and the Middle East.
Views: 583
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ETAL invests in fleet expansion

November 29 - November 29 - Egyptian Transportation and Logistics (ETAL), a subsidiary of Egytrans, has recently doubled its fleet with the acquisition of a new Scheuerle hydraulic low-bed with 40 axles, three MAN tractors and two Scheuerle turn tables.
Views: 867
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Agility achieves AEO-F status in Hungary

November 26 - November 26 - Agility, the Kuwait-headquartered logistics services providers, has been achieved Authorized Economic Operator full (AEO-F) status in Hungary.
Views: 807
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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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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: 981
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Jenkinson on the double

November 22 - November 22 - Jenkinson Logistics, the member in Ireland of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), reports being extremely busy with project work to Africa and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 718
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Pipe dream of a job for IGS Qatar

November 20 - November 20 - Doha, Qatar based Intergroup Shipping (IGS Qatar) has handled the delivery of a large shipment of pipes moved on special trailers from Doha port to a downtown construction site in the Qatari capital.
Views: 872
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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: 1001
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Qatar pulls out of Cargolux

November 19 - November 19 - Luxembourg based freighter operator Cargolux Airlines International today confirmed that Qatar Airwaysintends to exit from its 35 percent shareholding in Cargolux.
Views: 353
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WWPC partners handle Turkey to USA move

November 14 - November 14 - Albacor Shipping Mahwah of New Jersey, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the USA, has arranged for the transport of 3,000 cu m of cement-making equipment from the Turkish port of Izmir to Kansas, USA.
Views: 648
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Agility posts strong increase

November 14 - November 14 - Global logistics provider Agility reports a net profit of KWD9.75 million (USD3.5 million) for the third quarter of 2012. Compared to a net profit of KWD8.05 million (USD2.9 million) in the same quarter of 2011, this is an increase of 21 per
Views: 950
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Syon Logistics joins PCN in Dubai

November 13 - November 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Syon Logistics as the third and final member in Dubai, replacing Heavy Load Freight Services, which is no longer a PCN member.
Views: 900
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NEO opens in Turkey

November 13 - November 13 - NEO Air Charter - the European member of the Global Charter Alliance - has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey, headed by Mrs Ahu Ozturk (pictured below), as sales manager - Turkey.
Views: 865
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Borusan Logistics acquires Balnak Lojistik

November 12 - November 12 - According to a statement issued by Borusan Logistics, it has agreed a deal to acquire Balnak Lojistik, and says this will create Turkey's leading logistics service provider in terms of staff numbers and revenues.
Views: 819
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Geodis Wilson sponsors Qatari defence logistics forum

November 9 - November 9 - Global multimodal service provider Geodis Wilson is to be one of the sponsors of this year's Defence Logistics & Support Forum, which takes place at the Oryx Rotana Hotel, Doha, Qatar from November 11-13, 2012.
Views: 514
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Armin joins PCN grouping

November 9 - November 9 - Armin Shipping & International Transport has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the grouping's third member in Iran.
Views: 1058
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GAC names new president

November 9 - November 9 - Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has appointed Bengt Ekstrand as its new group president.
Views: 988
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IAG Cargo targets forwarders through GLN

November 5 - November 5 - IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Global Logistics Network (GLN), a US headquartered network of 421 small and mediu
Views: 985
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The Friday Flyer

November 2 - November 2 - 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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Albacor handles USA - Saudi heavy lift

November 2 - November 2 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the USA, has handled the transport of two heavy chlorinators measuring 18.6 m x 7.7 m x 7.7 m in dimensions and weighing 129 tonnes each, plus miscellaneous p
Views: 855
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Kocaman cuts its bridges

October 31 - October 31 - Heavy haulage specialist Kocaman Transport, headquartered in Mersin, Turkey has transported six 150 tonne boilers from Iskenderun on the Mediterranean coast of the country to Baiji, Iraq.
Views: 759
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BBC Chartering strengthens in Turkey

October 26 - October 26 - Germany based BBC Chartering, a leading provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, has strengthen its commercial presence in the eastern Mediterranean by establishing a local representation in Istanbul, effective November 1, 2
Views: 973
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Project forwarders course in Dubai

October 23 - October 23 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) of heavy lift and project cargo agents is to hold Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management professional development training courses in the Middle East.
Views: 744
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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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Morter joins board at SEKO Logistics UK

October 18 - October 18 - Gary Morter has joined the board of SEKO Logistics UK as executive director to help realise the potential of the company's strategic growth and expansion programme.
Views: 509
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Militzer & M

October 17 - October 17 - Militzer & M
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First Global joins PCN in Egypt

October 17 - October 17 - First Global Logistics has joined Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the specialist platform's second representation in Egypt. Established since 1998, the company has three offices located in Alexandria, Cairo and Port Said.
Views: 691
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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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Lift and Shift Engineering now operational in Oman

October 12 - October 12 - Lift and Shift Engineering Middle East LLC (LSEME), a joint venture between FASTCO LLC, an OHI Group company and India's Apurva Parikh Group Company - known as Lift and Shift India Pvt Ltd, has started operations in Oman.
Views: 860
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Guinness first for Almajdouie

October 11 - October 11 - The Almajdouie Group LLC, a member of both the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) and the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) networks in Saudi Arabia, has become the first Saudi private company to appear in Guinness Book of World Records.
Views: 641
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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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Bati ships crane from Turkey to Australia

October 3 - October 3 - Afghanistan-based Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Bati Project & Heavy Lift Logistics Ltd (an affiliated company of Bati Group) successfully moved a heavyweight Manitowac 16000 crawler crane with all its rigging equipment to Brisbane, Aust
Views: 1011
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Massive cargoes for King Fahd Industrial Port

October 1 - October 1 - King Fahd Industrial Port in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia has handled two huge adapters carried from Korea onboard Hanjin Pioneer and belonging to the Marafiq company.
Views: 596
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Chapman Freeborn organises first aid flight for Syrian refugees

August 16 - August 16 - London-based global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has worked in co-operation with the German charity Luftfahrt hone Grenzen (Wings of Help) to organise the first aid flight for Syrian refugees fleeing across the b
Views: 616
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Chapman Freeborn organises first aid flight for Syrian refugees

August 16 - August 16 - London-based global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has worked in co-operation with the German charity Luftfahrt hone Grenzen (Wings of Help) to organise the first aid flight for Syrian refugees fleeing across the b
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PCN celebrates two-year bonanza

August 14 - August 14 - UK-headquartered Project Cargo Network (PCN) is marking the second anniversary since its foundation, having grown its presence over that time to now represent 148 members in 78 countries.
Views: 620
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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: 761
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Abu Dhabi Aviation integrating UK office

August 1 - November 20 - From early next year, the London Stansted office of Maximus Air Services UK, which is part of the Maximus Air Cargo group, will incorporate the operations of Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) and Royal Jet.
Views: 532
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UTC Overseas is Baku-bound

July 31 - July 31 - UTC Overseas has opened up in Baku, Azerbaijan, where its new office will be managed by Elnur Mammadov who has served as UTC's Azerbaijan-region field representative since July 2010.
Views: 1070
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The Friday Flyer

July 27 - July 27 - 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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Global Cargo Line joins PCN

July 26 - July 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomes Global Cargo Line as a representative in the Lebanon.
Views: 913
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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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It's a gas for Geodis Wilson

July 20 - July 20 - Geodis Wilson Italia has begun the delivery of four absorber reactors from Italy to the Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Ltd (AI Husn Gas) Shah Project Site, a new facility 250 km south of Abu Dhabi, UAE, where a large natural gas extraction an
Views: 714
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Turk Heavy Transport offloads a bending machine

July 3 - July 3 - Bahrain-based Turk Heavy Transport (THT) has organised the movement of a 10 m long bending machine weighing 155 tonnes at Khalifa Bin Salman Port for RMA Middle East SPC from the ship's hook onto its 12-axle hydraulic lowbed.
Views: 846
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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: 1041
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Chains and suction anchors bound for Israel from Bilbao

June 25 - June 25 - Further to our story June 11, the project cargo consignment consisting of chains built by Vicinay Cadenas and eight suction anchors manufactured by Navacel, has been shipped by barge from the port of Bilbao to a gas platform offshore that is bei
Views: 493
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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: 609
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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: 742
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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: 1359
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All over for Jade Cargo

June 18 - June 18 - With reports that Germany's Lufthansa has advised that a troubled Chinese freight venture was being wound up, it would appear to be all over for Jade Cargo International.
Views: 513
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Maersk Illinois makes historic call in Milwaukee

June 13 - June 13 - Cargo ships are a common sight at the Port of Milwaukee, but the arrival of the Maersk Illinois recently stood out amongst the port's typical marine traffic as the ship, a US-flag multipurpose vessel with heavy lift cranes, became the first Amer
Views: 1277
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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.
Views: 998
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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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Damen tugs oil Libyan recovery

June 6 - June 6 - Dutch shipbuilder Damen has despatched two tugs to Libya in its first consignment to the country since peace was restored.
Views: 372
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Care by Air delivers for Nepal

June 6 - June 6 - Ten groundbreaking humanitarian relief missions to Nepal have been successfully implemented by Care by Air, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) non-profit organisation charged with delivering transportation and logistics support for humanitarian cause
Views: 815
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Wagenborg Nedlift opens in Akersloot

June 4 - June 4 - Wagenborg Nedlift recently opened a new office in Akersloot, the Netherlands, and is targeting its crane and transport services to companies in the oil and gas sector in North Holland.
Views: 766
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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: 1083
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Three card trick for Magdenli

May 31 - May 31 - Turkish forwarder, Magdenli Nakliyat has completed three impressive heavy lift transport projects in recent weeks.
Views: 872
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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: 893
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GROUP7 'moooooves' dairy plant

May 28 - May 28 - Working with Mayan Group, its partner in Israel, GROUP7 used open top containers, flat racks, rolltrailers, 20-foot, 40-foot and high cube containers to transport various large and unwieldy processing plant components from Germany to Israel.
Views: 707
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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
Views: 563
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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: 973
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Business as usual, says Fairstar

May 17 - May 17 - Facing a hostile and unwelcome takeover by heavy lift giant Dockwise, business at Fairstar might seem anything but usual.
Views: 1081
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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: 610
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Evaporator hat-trick for Almajdouie

May 7 - May 7 - Almajdouie recently safely executed the challenging job of simultaneously moving three huge evaporators in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 449
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Sarilar buys Terex crane

May 4 - May 4 - Turkish heavy lift and transport company Sarilar has ordered a 1,600 tonne Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane from Terex Cranes distributor Das Otomotiv.
Views: 1159
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First Kuwaiti member for PCN

April 27 - April 27 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added DMC Global Logistics to its network, as its first representative in Kuwait.
Views: 866
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NSCSA now Bahri

April 24 - April 24 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has responded to what it calls a 'tumultuous' marketplace by reinventing itself as Bahri.
Views: 863
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Port of Duqm handles first project cargo

April 24 - April 24 - Marking a new chapter in Oman's expanding maritime sector, the Port of Duqm has handled its first project cargo at its Commercial Quay.
Views: 934
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Tarros upgrades in Med

April 13 - April 13 - Tarros, the specialist regional container line and multi-transport operator specialising in the Mediterranean Region, has upgraded its Great Pendulum Service which connects ports in the eastern and western Mediterranean via La Spezia, where the
Views: 711
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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: 964
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Shuttlelift wins C-Tech Oilwell Technologies business

April 4 - April 4 - Edmonton, Canada-based C-Tech Oilwell Technologies has purchased a Shuttlelift single-beam mobile gantry crane to use with its portable factories that produce a sucker rod for oil pumping facilities.
Views: 682
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Growing forwarder network adds two project cargo specialists

March 28 - March 28 - Two new project cargo specialists, Armin Shipping and International Transport Company (ATC) and Occidental Innovative Logistic Services (OILS), have joined the Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a global network of air and ocean freight forward
Views: 700
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WSS Middle East wins WCA award

March 23 - March 23 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has won the title of 'Best Partner 2011 - Middle East', presented this month by the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) at its annual conference in Bangkok, Thailand, writes Charlotte Matheson.
Views: 618
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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.
Views: 665
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21.5 percent contract growth for Ruslan International

March 16 - March 16 - Ruslan International - the company which markets and manages the combined Antonov An-124 fleets of its shareholders Volga Dnepr and Antonov Airlines - has reported its provisional performance for 2011.
Views: 813
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Terex quartet lift drilling support module

March 15 - March 15 - Four Terex CC 2800-1 units owned by Turkish crane service provider Hareket were used to lift a drilling support module (DSM) for the West Chirag oil platform (WC-PDQ), which is part of the Chirag Oil Project being carried out in Baku, Azerbaija
Views: 1083
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New member for CEE in Turkey

March 6 - March 6 - Ekin Nakliyat from Istanbul, Turkey, has been appointed as a new member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Turkey, representing the service category: heavy haulage.
Views: 1315
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Chartersphere on the move

March 5 - March 5 - Air Charter specialist, Chartersphere has unveiled ambitious expansion plans following its recent move to new and larger premises in London, UK, following impressive growth over the previous year.
Views: 1039
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Rickmers-Linie expands its China coverage

March 1 - March 1 - Rickmers-Linie is expanding its market coverage in China and is enhancing sales and marketing activities into central and southern China.
Views: 1104
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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: 516
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Holleman on the boil

February 24 - February 24 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has completed the delivery of a large boiler measuring 16.16 m x 3.60 m x 3.84 m, with a weight of 83 tonnes, from Bucharest, Romania to Rousse, Bulgaria and rel
Views: 621
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Four into seven for Tuscor Lloyds

February 23 - February 23 - The UK's Tuscor Lloyds has handled the shipment of four items of breakbulk cargo on seven out of gauge flat racks, as well as one standard freight container, from Felixstowe, UK to Haifa, Israel.
Views: 390
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Sensitive projects hat trick for Rhenus Logistics

February 20 - February 20 - The French Industrial Project department of Rhenus Logistics (former Wincanton Mondia) has completed three sensitive projects in Russia, France and Qatar.
Views: 716
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Big boys toys entrusted to GAC Dubai

February 9 - February 9 - As the world's top manufacturers of luxury lifestyle products line up to showcase their gadgets and racing machines in Dubai, GAC has been gearing up to the task of delivering them to the region's leisure and entertainment capital.
Views: 733
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Seven Seas ships heat exchangers

February 6 - February 6 - Seven Seas Shipping Co, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Jordan and Iraq, has successfully completed the transport of two heavy heat exchangers for a Jordanian phosphate mining company's sulphuric acid plant; as well as
Views: 1124
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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
Views: 1132
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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: 1063
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Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
Views: 957
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First 747-8 Freighter for AirBridgeCargo Airlines

January 30 - January 30 - Boeing and AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, have celebrated the delivery of the first of five new Boeing 747-8 Freighters to the airline.
Views: 877
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Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
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Holleman handles Serbian refinery components

January 27 - January 27 - Holleman Transport D.o.o., the Serbian member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has arranged the transport of several heavy components destined for a refinery in Pan
Views: 575
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SDV invests in FAST Overseas Group and FAST France

January 26 - January 26 - After several years of cooperation, SDV International Logistics has taken a minority interest in the FAST Overseas Group, which has a presence in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Italy.
Views: 867
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Clipper Projects opens for business in Mumbai

January 23 - January 23 - Clipper Projects has opened a new office in Mumbai; India and sees the opening of Clipper Projects India as part of a strategic goal to move closer to its clients in the important and developing Indian market.
Views: 708
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Al Madina joins WWPC

January 23 - January 23 - Al Madina Logistics Services, which is based in Muscat, Oman has been appointed as exclusive member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Oman.
Views: 885
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Nice dozen for KGW Logistics

January 19 - January 19 - KGW Logistics didn't let festive celebrations and holidays prevent it from moving 12 tanks from Port Klang to Singapore.
Views: 679
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Air Partner opens dedicated Italian freight operation

January 18 - January 18 - Air Partner has opened a specialist cargo department at its Milan office in Italy as part of its strategic expansion plan to develop its worldwide freight charter services.
Views: 960
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Safmarine announces three new senior appointments

January 17 - January 17 - Safmarine has named three experienced Safmariners as senior members of the newly-established Safmarine commercial team which will be headed by Grant Daly, Safmarine's new CEO.
Views: 941
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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.
Views: 419
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Advance manifest system in Turkey needs to settle in

January 9 - January 9 - HLPFI has learned that the Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) or advance manifest system for containerised inbound or transit cargo on vessels entering Turkey is temporarily doubling workloads for freight managers.
Views: 570
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Duo of project cargo forwarders powers Turkish investment

January 6 - January 6 - Two project cargo freight forwarders, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have worked together to move a significant consignment of generating equipment from Finland to Turkey.
Views: 1006
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Galli takes the helm at Cargolux Italia

January 6 - January 6 - Cargolux Italia, the Milan-based arm of the global maindeck air freight carrier has appointed Pierandrea Galli as the company's new CEO, effective January 1, 2012.
Views: 855
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Advance manifest system now in force in Turkey

January 4 - January 4 - Turkish Customs has instigated an Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) or advance manifest system for containerised inbound or transit cargo on vessels, effective January 1, 2012.
Views: 573
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Project Cargo Network doubles up in Iran

January 3 - January 3 - Saadat Sor'At International Transport has become the second official representative of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Iran, writes Charlotte Matheson.
Views: 861

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