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WWPC duo cements project

December 31 - December 31 - BNSF Logistics, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in the USA, and Turkish member of the WWPC network, Smart Logistics, have handled a project shipment of cement mill equipment from Izmir, Turkey to Houston in the USA.
Views: 1206
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Egytrans delivers power to Giza

December 30 - December 30 - Egytrans has transported two 233-tonne transformers, along with additional equipment and accessories, from the port of Alexandria to the Giza north power plant in Egypt.
Views: 1193
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Egytrans delivers power to Giza

December 30 - December 30 - Egytrans has transported two 233-tonne transformers, along with additional equipment and accessories, from the port of Alexandria to the Giza north power plant in Egypt.
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StederDelta gets beer flowing

December 24 - December 24 - StederDelta Group has transported four 17-tonne beer tanks from Bratislava, Slovakia to Poti, Georgia.
Views: 1084
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Seven Seas ships power gear

December 23 - December 23 - Jordan headquartered Seven Seas Shipping has transported five transformers from Masan Port in South Korea to Iraq.
Views: 1712
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Multiple engine shipment for Jacky Line

December 23 - December 23 - Israel based Jacky Line has shipped 35 Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines from Israel to Kansas City in Missouri, USA.
Views: 1170
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Egytrans under double pressure

December 23 - December 23 - Egyptian Transport and Logistics (Egytrans) has transported two pressure vessels from Petrojet's El Katameya site in Cairo to the Ethydco ethylene plant in Alexandria, Egypt.
Views: 1006
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Rickmers-Linie carries coldboxes

December 18 - December 18 - Rickmers-Linie and KOG Transport have worked together to transport two 359-tonne coldboxes from Bremen, Germany to Jubail in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1251
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SAL loads eleven

December 16 - December 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's largest multipurpose vessel, Lone, has loaded 11 outsize modules in the UAE for shipment to a gas plant in the UK.
Views: 889
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Firsts for GPLN in Africa

December 13 - December 13 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added its offices in Ghana and Uganda to the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 1532
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Conxion turns up the heat

December 13 - December 13 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has shipped two 115-tonne heat exchangers from Italy to Qatar for the Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited (QAFAC).
Views: 1294
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Cargolux confirms Chinese investment

December 13 - December 13 - The Board of Directors of Cargolux Airlines International has approved entering into a Commercial Cooperation Agreement with Henan Civil Aviation and Investment Co Ltd (HNCA).
Views: 1152
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Base in multiple valve move

December 12 - December 12 - Italian freight forwarder, Base S.p.A, has been awarded the contract to move 576 valves from China to southern Iraq via Italy, for use in the Rumaila oilfield development project.
Views: 878
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PCN duo press on

December 12 - December 12 - V. Alexander and MTS Logistics have collaborated to handle the transportation of two large presses from Germany to Turkey.
Views: 1145
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Buhazza leaves Maximus

December 10 - December 10 - According to Middle Eastern media reports, Abu Dhabi based freighter airline, Maximus Air, has replaced its longstanding president and ceo, Fathi Buhazza.
Views: 1132
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Caspian expansion for Terex distributor

December 10 - December 10 - Istanbul headquartered DAS Otomotiv, which has been an authorised distributor of Terex Cranes in Turkey for over 16 years, has expanded its distribution territory to include Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
Views: 934
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Marketing focus at Air Partner

December 10 - December 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker, Air Partner, has named Kiran Parmar its group marketing director.
Views: 1141
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Turk sees AN-225 future in Bahrain

December 10 - December 10 - Turk Heavy Transport plans to become the second freight agent in the Gulf to bring the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to Bahrain.
Views: 710
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Volga-Dnepr and Chapman Freeborn in bus flight

December 9 - December 9 - Chapman Freeborn has chartered one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76TD-90VD freighters to transport an 18 m long Irisbus Citelis bus from Turin, Italy to Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1191
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Messina expands European service

December 6 - December 6 - Effective December 21, Genoa-based Ignazio Messina is starting a new fortnightly liner service between north Europe and Portugal, with regular calls at Antwerp, Belgium and Setubal, Portugal.
Views: 806
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Middle Eastern success for Liebherr

December 6 - December 6 - Liebherr has received three mobile harbour crane orders from the Middle East, including two LHMs and the first LiSIM LHM 500 for the region.
Views: 1159
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WWPC trio in tug shipment

December 5 - December 5 - Irish forwarder, Jenkinson Logistics has combined forces with Smart Logistics from Turkey and Polytra from Belgium, to ship a tug boat from Turkey to Maputo, Mozambique.
Views: 906
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KOG enters Pakistan

December 4 - December 4 - From today, KOG Transport's new Pakistan office is to become fully operational.
Views: 1148
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Addax chooses Nicolas capacity

December 3 - December 3 - Heavy equipment manufacturer Nicolas - a part of the TII Group - has delivered a 20 axle-line MHD G2 SPE trailer to Addax Petroleum in Nigeria.
Views: 871
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The Friday Flyer - November 29th 2013

November 29 - Are liner shipping lines hiding their cartels in plain sight? When the European Commission's (EC) lawmakers turned their sights on anti-competitive activity in 2011, the most obvious characteristic of a cartel was clandestine cloak-and-dagger meetings bet
Views: 2353
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Pressure shipment for Fleet Line Shipping

November 28 - November 28 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has shipped two 106-tonne gas flotation pressure vessels from a jobsite in Hamriya free zone in Sharjah, UAE to Kuwait.
Views: 980
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Integrated Logistics invests in Terex

November 28 - November 28 - Kuwait-based Integrated Logistics has acquired a Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane with a lifting capacity of 1,200 tonnes, making it the largest mobile hydraulic crane in the company's 400-crane fleet.
Views: 1340
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PCN gathers in Bangkok

November 26 - November 26 - Over 145 senior managers from 65 countries gathered from November 17-19 at the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel in Bangkok for the Project Cargo Network's (PCN) third annual summit.
Views: 1307
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Rickmers-Linie parties in Istanbul

November 19 - November 19 - German shipping line Rickmers-Linie concluded the first day of the Breakbulk Turkey 2013 Conference and Exhibition, Istanbul, with a drinks reception atop the InterContinental Istanbul Hotel.
Views: 1379
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The Friday Flyer - November 15th 2013

November 18 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 2466
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DHL busy with heavy projects

November 14 - November 14 - DHL Industrial Projects has completed a number of heavy lift projects in Vietnam, Denmark and Kuwait.
Views: 1517
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Innovative ramp build for Coordinadora

November 14 - November 14 - Coordinadora Internacional provides more information on a steel ro-ro ramp, which was designed and constructed to move heavy cargo in Turkey.
Views: 1082
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SCS handles heavy jack up

November 13 - November 13 - Earlier this year, SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport Group was called in to verify the centres of gravity of an 800-tonne jacket and a 500-tonne topside in Alexandria, Egypt.
Views: 1221
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CSS gets on the skids

November 13 - November 13 - The projects, oil and energy division of Consolidated Shipping Services (CSS) Group in Dubai, has handled the delivery of 12 skids, each weighing more than 33 tonnes, to Yemen.
Views: 1330
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Air Partner brings aid to the Philippines

November 13 - November 13 - Air Partner has organised four Boeing 777 and two Boeing 747 flights to carry 600 tonnes of aid and supplies to the Philippines.
Views: 705
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Maersk-Rickmers doubles up

November 11 - November 11 - US flag heavy lift project carrier, Maersk-Rickmers, has lifted and moved two range support craft, of which the largest weighed 220 tonnes, for the US Navy.
Views: 1693
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The Friday Flyer - November 8th 2013

November 11 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 2402
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Breaking the mould at Kita

November 8 - November 8 - Kita Logistics has handled the shipment of wind blade moulds from the USA to Izmir, Turkey.
Views: 979
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Via Mat ships sub-Sahara

November 7 - November 7 - Switzerland headquartered forwarder Via Mat Transport & Logistics is currently engaged with multi-origin project cargo shipments for a copper mine operator in Zambia.
Views: 1010
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STS crane relocation for Kalmar

November 5 - November 5 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed the relocation of five ship-to-shore (STS) cranes for Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) in Durban, South Africa.
Views: 1162
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AT Logistics joins PPL

November 4 - November 4 - AT Logistics has become the latest member of Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) Networks.
Views: 1260
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The Friday Flyer - November 1st 2013

November 1 - November 1 - In the northern hemisphere, winter is upon us, as the nights draw in and thoughts turn to snow and ice on jobsites. There does seem to be a brighter light at the end of the tunnel, with improved economic prospects in sight in many markets.
Views: 2533
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Ekin delivers dryers in Turkey

November 1 - November 1 - Turkish transportation company Ekin AS has completed the delivery of two 110-tonne dryers from Hendek to Yarimca in Turkey.
Views: 1087
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

November 1 - November 1 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Views: 1879
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

October 31 - October 31 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Six new members for THLG

October 31 - October 31 - The Heavy Lift Group appointed six new members during its 53rd conference, held last weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.
Views: 1939
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Cracking reactor move for Coordinadora

October 30 - October 30 - Spain headquartered project freight forwarder Coordinadora Internacional has completed the delivery of a 918-tonne cracking reactor from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 966
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Four of six for Bahri

October 29 - October 29 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of its latest general cargo vessel.
Views: 951
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 2288
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Allseas moves cranes across desert

October 24 - October 24 - Allseas Global Logistics has organised the door-to-door shipment of five new internal gantry cranes from Scotland to Saudi Arabia for its client.
Views: 1285
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Van der Vlist in Sandpiper's finale

October 24 - October 23 - Van der Vlist has facilitated the demobilisation and last journey of one of Royal Boskalis Westminster's fallpipe vessels at its terminal in the port of Moerdijk.
Views: 944
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CNC and DGTL in partner project

October 17 - October 17 - CNC Freight Services has transported materials for the Diyarbakir project in Turkmenistan, from Malaysia to the Turkmenbashi port where DGT Logistics Turkmenistan undertook transportation to the job site.
Views: 1204
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 2157
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Bahri scraps Saudi Tabuk

October 11 - October 11 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has sold its general cargo vessel Saudi Tabuk as part of its ongoing fleet replacement programme.
Views: 842
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C.H. Robinson charters AN-124

October 10 - October 10 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics chartered an AN-124 freighter aircraft to deliver heavy oilfield equipment from Calgary, Canada to the Middle East.
Views: 937
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Chapman Freeborn charters Antonov giant

October 10 - October 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn teamed-up with NATCO Global Transport Solutions and Projects to deliver a 170-tonne consignment from Switzerland to Bahrain, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter.
Views: 1385
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MACS welcomes latest newbuild

October 10 - October 10 - The maiden voyage of MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Golden Karoo marks the end of a new build programme which has seen the shipping line take ownership of four new ships into its fleet of modern multi purpose container ships in recent month
Views: 1643
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RAK joins PCN in South Africa

October 7 - October 7 - RAK Logistics has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing South Africa.
Views: 1273
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 2312
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Toasty work for ABL

October 3 - October 3 - Belgium-based ABL Forwarding has delivered a 109-tonne desolventiser-toaster from
Views: 1204
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BWL joins PCN

September 30 - September 30 - Bluestar Worldwide Logistics (BWL) has been approved as a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Kuwait.
Views: 1444
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PCN welcomes Israel's DSS

September 27 - September 26 - Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Israel.
Views: 1626
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Website makeover for PCN

September 24 - September 24 - In conjunction with the signing up of its 200th member, Project Cargo Network (PCN) has re-launched its website.
Views: 831
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Luxembourg and HNCA discuss Cargolux

September 23 - September 23 - The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is in talks with Chinese investors relating to the sale of its 35 percent stake in all-cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International.
Views: 1481
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Grand Arabia joins PCN

September 23 - September 23 - Grand Arabia has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the third and final member in Jordan
Views: 915
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The Friday Flyer - September 20th 2013

September 20 - September 20 - A keynote address at next week's Breakbulk Americas conference poses the stark question: What is the future of the breakbulk industry?
Views: 2313
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Busy time for V. Alexander

September 18 - September 18 - V. Alexander has organised the delivery of a further three ESPREE reactors from the German inland port of Dresden to Belgium for a polypropylene-plant-project, involving a combined truck/barge/truck operation, plus surveys at both loading a
Views: 1151
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Unishipping in Indo-Bulgarian move

September 17 - September 17 - Unishipping International Ltd arranged the delivery of equipment for what claims to be the world's largest copper recycler from India to its production plant in Bulgaria.
Views: 1192
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BBC helps rescue Syrian refugees

September 17 - September 17 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Iceland has helped to rescue more than 300 Syrian refugees found in fishing boats off the Sicilian coast of Italy.
Views: 883
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ASCO wins Tanzanian supply base contract

September 13 - September 13 - International oil and gas services company ASCO has been awarded a three-year USD100 million contract to provide supply base services to BG in Tanzania.
Views: 983
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UK first for Saudia Cargo

September 12 - September 12 - Saudia Cargo is set to increase freighter capacity on a number of routes across its global network.
Views: 982
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Jumbo trumpets anchor spread contract

September 11 - September 11 - Jumbo has been awarded a pipelaying contract by Malaysian contractor, Sigur Ros, to oversee transportation and installation of 126 gravity anchor spreads.
Views: 1116
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Gas by the dozen for Transmarine

September 9 - September 9 - Transmarine Services India Pvt Ltd has handled a large shipment from Thailand to Egypt for Canada-based EMCO.
Views: 1000
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The Friday Flyer - September 6th 2013

September 9 - September 9 - Expect plenty of ballyhoo in Rotterdam next week if COSCO's multi-purpose heavy lift ship, Yong Sheng, arrives on schedule on Monday.
Views: 2358
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Holleman handles heavy condensers

September 4 - September 4 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D transported two oversized condensers from Ploietsi to the port of Constanta in Romania.
Views: 1303
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SNS lands B747 in Somalia

September 3 - September 3 - SNS claims to have set another trend in the history of air-freight by landing the first B747 cargo plane at Mogadishu Airport, Somalia.
Views: 1026
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Suez Canal security strengthened after failed attack

September 2 - September 2 - According to a statement issued by GAC, Egypt's armed forces are strengthening security measures in the Suez Canal, following an unsuccessful terrorist attack on a container ship transiting the waterway on August 31.
Views: 1010
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The Friday Flyer - August 30th 2013

August 30 - A debate has started as to whether dredging at ports on the United States East Coast (USEC) may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services.
Views: 2508
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Fairmount Marine doubles up

August 29 - August 29 - Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine has towed the accommodation barge Ayang 2 from Romania to offshore Porto Amboim in Angola, using its tug Fairmount Sherpa.
Views: 977
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Project Partners adds Turkish member

August 29 - August 29 - Istanbul, Turkey based Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has become the newest member of the Project Partners network.
Views: 846
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Hot and cold shipments for GPLN members

August 28 - August 28 - GPLN member from Israel, Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) Ltd, last week handled the discharge of two heavy power plant units at Ashdod port using two heavy duty mobile cranes.
Views: 1434
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Damco names new American chief

August 27 - August 27 - Third party logistics services provider Damco has named Samuel Israel its new regional ceo for Latin America.
Views: 913
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Tiong Woon performs strongly in 2013

August 27 - August 27 - In its financial year 2013 (FY2013) results, Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation saw revenue rise 36 percent year-on-year over FY2012 to SGD200.5 million (USD156.2 million). Net profit during FY2013 equated to SGD17.6 million (USD13
Views: 1605
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GPLN welcomes new members

August 26 - August 26 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has welcomed a number of new members and offices to its ranks.
Views: 1563
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
Views: 2508
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Suez Canal Authority issues assurance

August 22 - August 22 - The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has denied reports that maritime traffic would be suspended and ensured full security to ships transiting the canal, according to a news item on the Japan Intermational Freight Forwarders Association (JIFFA) webs
Views: 991
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Ground broken on Turkmenistan seaport

August 20 - August 20 - The government of Turkmenistan has launched a USD2 billion project to build a new port on the Caspian Sea - the International Seaport City of Turkmenbashi.
Views: 1309
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 2354
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ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
Views: 1743
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
Views: 2019
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PCN celebrates 3rd birthday

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its third anniversary. Today, PCN has an international presence that includes 197 members spanning more than 700 worldwide offices in 93 countries.
Views: 1514
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PCN's exhibition tie-ups

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is a platform for project cargo specialists to increase their business by liaising and working with like-minded professionals.
Views: 1491
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Agility sees strong Q2

August 7 - August 7 - Kuwait headquartered logistics services provider Agility has issued its financial results for second quarter of 2013.
Views: 1145
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 1354
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DPL Logistics established in Turkey

August 5 - August 5 - Umut Hasan Demirkol has established a new project forwarding company - DPL Logistics - headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey with a branch office in Mersin.
Views: 818
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Jassim relies on Scheuerle unit

July 30 - July 30 - Kuwait headquartered Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) has deployed the Scheuerle InterCombi trailer on a recent heavy lift project.
Views: 1406
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XLP extends Embassy membership

July 29 - July 29 - The XLProjects (XLP) network has welcomed its latest member office representing Turkey, Embassy Freight.
Views: 858
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The Friday Flyer - July 26th 2013

July 26 - This week Cosco Shipping confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for a further four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.
Views: 1987
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Bahri acquires third newbuild

July 25 - July 25 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has received its newbuild 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Tabuk.
Views: 1353
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Extra capacity drives Saudi growth

July 25 - July 25 - Saudi Airlines Cargo has issued its performance figures for the first six months of 2013 revealing that it handled 270,000 tonnes of cargo, up 4 percent year-on-year over the equivalent period of 2012. Revenues were up by six percent year-on-yea
Views: 861
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XLP adds Jacky Line

July 24 - July 24 - Tel-Aviv, Israel based Jacky Line Group has become the newest member of XLProjects, the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers.
Views: 867
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
Views: 2654
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Change at the top for WPG

July 19 - July 19 - World Project Group, a network of project cargo specialists, elected Efsun Sarac of Istanbul-based SNS International Transport and Foreign Trade as its president at its recent AGM in St. Petersburg.
Views: 895
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1252
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
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Ports America serves new LGL service

July 15 - July 15 - Ports America will provide terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC's (LGL) new monthly service to the Middle East from Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Views: 935
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 2285
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Duqm prepares for project cargoes

July 11 - July 11 - The Port of Duqm, Oman will enhance its project cargo handling capabilities to serve the country's rapidly expanding oil and gas industry, according to the port's commercial director Reggy Vermeulen.
Views: 1048
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PCN member moves Iraqi load

July 11 - July 11 - Al-Masar Al Iraq Co, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Iraq, has shipped 25 oil tanks from Umm Qasr to Fallujah City.
Views: 813
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Rickmers moves boilers to Saudi Arabia

July 10 - July 10 - Four steam boilers, each weighing 200 tonnes, have been shipped from Bilbao Port in Spain to Saudi Arabia, onboard the Rickmers-Linie vessel Rickmers Jap
Views: 1090
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Chipolbrok names Ilya in Turkey

July 10 - July 10 - Chinese-Polish joint stock shipping company Chipolbrok has appointed Ilya Shipping Ltd as its booking agent in Turkey.
Views: 1270
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SAL completes two heavy projects

July 8 - July 8 - Germany headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift (SAL) has executed two projects recently - the loading of workboats in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and the delivery of a boiler for an FPSO vessel in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 1484
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GPLN welcomes new members

July 8 - July 8 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added a number of new member offices and companies to its ranks.
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 2217
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ETAL uses InterCombi trailers in power move

July 5 - July 5 - Egyptian Transportation & Logistics (ETAL) has transported six transformers from two Red Sea ports to the Giza North Power Station using Scheuerle InterCombi trailers, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 1102
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GAC relocates regional office

July 5 - July 5 - The GAC Group's regional office for Africa, Russia and Central Asia has relocated from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town in South Africa.
Views: 878
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PCN's Conxion moves Doha port gear

July 5 - July 5 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment, Qatar representatives of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has completed the first phase of a large project shipment for the New Doha Port.
Views: 1058
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RPL strengthens North African network

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Project Logistics (RPL) has opened two new offices in Tunisia, one in the coastal town of Gabes and a second in Tripoli. RPL has also signed an exclusive partnership with North African heavy goods transport company Sohatram.
Views: 1245
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Pacific Winter turns into Rickmers Chennai

July 2 - July 2 - Pacific Winter, one of the multi-purpose ships operating on Rickmers' service between Europe and the Middle East/India has been christened Rickmers Chennai, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 1200
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PCN delivers Pakistan power

July 1 - July 1 - Aaras Shipping Agencies, a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Pakistan, has delivered heavy machinery for a hydroelectric power station from Karachi to Muzaffarabad, a distance of 1,593 km.
Views: 934
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The Friday Flyer - June 28th 2013

June 28 - While politicians and eco-warriors might battle over the question 'to frack or not to frack', the heavy lift and project cargo community are no doubt considering whether the business of fracking for shale gas is good or bad for their bottom lines.
Views: 2232
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Turkish forwarder gets on the bus

June 28 - June 28 - Istanbul headquartered Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has completed the shipment of a 110-tonne sea bus from Hong Kong to Ambarli Port, Turkey.
Views: 726
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Wallenius Lines signs two-ship deal

June 26 - June 26 - Sweden headquartered shipping line Wallenius Lines and Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China have signed a contract to build two post-Panamax car carrier vessels, scheduled for delivery in 2015 and 2016.
Views: 1251
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New JV in UAE for DB Schenker

June 26 - June 26 - Schenker Logistics LLC is a new operation established by DB Schenker with Salem Freight International, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1076
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PCN fills house in Iraq and Georgia

June 25 - June 25 - Specialized Shipping and Logistics has become the Project Cargo Network's (PCN) third and final member in Iraq.
Views: 1257
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The Friday Flyer - June 21st 2013

June 21 - If you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing, you don't need an economist to help you understand the implications of PWC's suggestion this week that half of Germany's maritime shipping companies plan to enter alliances with peers o
Views: 1920
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Cargolux connects Oman

June 20 - June 20 - Cargolux Airlines International has added another new destination to its freighter network - Muscat, Oman. Effective June 29, 2013 the new route will be served by one of Cargolux's B747-8 freighters.
Views: 1512
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SCS in Egyptian heavy project

June 19 - June 19 - Netherlands based SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport received an order to weigh and determine the centre of gravity of the Hilal B jacket, in Alexandria, Egypt. SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport was asked to perform the same job on the Hilal B topside.
Views: 1117
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Petrasco names new global md

June 12 - June 12 - Aberdeen, Scotland headquartered international freight forwarder specialising in the energy industry, Petrasco, has named Kevin Buchan its global managing director.
Views: 1050
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Multraship adds to fleet

June 11 - June 11 - Multraship - a Netherlands based towage and salvage specialist - has strengthened its multipurpose fleet with the addition of the ASD tug Multratug 20.
Views: 1362
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Three B747-400Fs join Saudia Cargo

June 3 - June 3 - Saudia Cargo - the air freight division of Saudi Arabian flag carrier Saudia - has added two B747-400 freighters to its fleet of charter aircraft.
Views: 713
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ASCO Singapore shareholders seeks to go it alone

May 31 - May 31 - Mangrove Holdings Pte Ltd has rejected an offer made by joint venture partner ASCO Holdings Ltd for the shares it holds in ASCO Freight Management Pte Ltd (ASCO Singapore) and says it has made a counter offer to acquire ASCO Holdings' majority sh
Views: 1737
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Huge units to Turkey

May 31 - May 31 - Madrid, Spain headquartered freight forwarder Coordinadora has handled the transport of a full shipload of heavy cargoes for the Tupras Refinery Project, Turkey.
Views: 883
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Etihad Cargo launches RTW service

May 31 - May 31 - Etihad Cargo - the freight division of Etihad Airlines - has launched its first-ever round-the-world freighter service, using a 138-tonne payload B747-8 freighter on a multi-year ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) basis from Atlas A
Views: 1062
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The Friday Flyer - May 24th 2013

May 24 - The global dash for gas and an oil price that remains resolutely north of USD100 a barrel has powered Australian megaprojects for oil and gas exploration and exploitation, according to a report from industry consultant GL Noble Denton.
Views: 2119
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The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
Views: 2164
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Romanet joins WSS Belgium

May 16 - May 16 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has named Romaine Romanet general manager for Belgium.
Views: 880
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Bahri gets 2nd newbuild vessel

May 14 - May 14 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of its new 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Hofuf.
Views: 606
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Agility wins KNPC oil & gas contact

May 13 - May 13 - Agility Logistics has won a five-year, USD24.4 million contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).
Views: 1209
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New Iraqi member joins XLP

May 13 - May 13 - AlMasar Al-Iraqi Shipping & Transport has joined the XLProjects (XLP) forwarder network, representing Iraq.
Views: 957
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Strong 2012 for R

May 13 - May 13 - Bremen, Germany based freight and project forwarder R
Views: 1300
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Target delivers airport bridges

May 8 - May 8 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Qatar - Target Logistics - has handled the import of passenger load bridges (PLB) and other installation equipment for the new Doha International airport.
Views: 870
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Virgin names new VP sales EMEA

May 7 - May 7 - UK based airline Virgin Atlantic Cargo has promoted Steve Hughes to regional vice president sales for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Views: 1030
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Transport Houmani adds Liebherr lifter

May 7 - May 7 - Transport Houmani - a Beirut, Lebanon based crane hire and heavy transport specialist - has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 all terrain crane.
Views: 1067
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Extra adds web platform

May 7 - May 7 - North American logistics provider Extra Logistics has launched its web-based ocean/air freight booking service.
Views: 1283
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Liebherr delivers landmark crane

May 2 - May 2 - German construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has delivered its 400th LTM 1500-8.1 telescopic crane - the recipient being Sarens Nass Middle East, Bahrain.
Views: 1119
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Heavy quartet for Jumbo Shipping

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has transported two over-dimensional boilers and two mine hunter vessels to destinations in the Middle East.
Views: 959
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Agility's Q1 profit surge

April 30 - April 30 - Kuwait headquartered logistics provider Agility has reported Q1 2013 net profits of KWD10.1 million (USD35.49 million) - a year-on-year improvement of 46 percent over Q1 2012.
Views: 1212
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PCN duo delivers Turkish load

April 29 - April 29 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for the UK Advantage Worldwide and Turkish PCN member MTS Logistics, have teamed-up to move a 19 tonne furnace from Liverpool, UK to Port Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 1520
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Seven Seas shifts O&G equipment to Iraq

April 29 - April 29 - Seven Seas Shipping - member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Jordan and Iraq - has shifted seven heavy modules from Mokpo port, South Korea to Baghdad, Iraq.
Views: 901
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The Friday Flyer - April 26th 2013

April 26 - German businesspeople seem less confident in prospects for the future and their nervousness may impact project cargo and heavy lift operators in the coming year. Think tank Ifo has noted that for a second consecutive month, German business confidence fell
Views: 2382
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Jumbo Javelin delivers super-heavy shipment

April 26 - April 26 - Jumbo Shipping's heavy load carrier Jumbo Javelin has transported a number of super-heavy components for the Sadara Integrated Chemical Complex, Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1043
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Med sailing available from Peters & May

April 24 - April 24 - UK based Peters & May has chartered four different vessels to transport yachts from Southampton to the Mediterranean during the first four months of 2013.
Views: 813
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Wind project completed by Turkish forwarder

April 23 - April 23 - Istanbul, Turkey headquartered Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has completed the transportation of wind turbine generators from Spain to Pakistan.
Views: 1352
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Turkish yachts delivered to the Middle East

April 22 - April 22 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport - a Turkey headquartered yacht transportation specialist and member of the XLProjects network - has loaded three Middle East-bound boats in one day onto the same vessel.
Views: 899
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New Russian member joins PCN

April 18 - April 18 - Translogistics LLC has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Russia.
Views: 1064
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Bigge's record-breaking week

April 16 - April 16 - California, US based crane dealer Bigge Crane and Rigging has delivered 34 Terex rough terrain (RT) cranes in one week - breaking the company's own sales record.
Views: 748
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Rickmers-Linie shifts Bangladesh-built ferry

April 15 - April 15 - Heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has delivered the first ferry manufactured by a Bangladesh shipyard for European owners, on board the vessel Baltic Winter.
Views: 1448
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Delta Maritime opens in Bucharest

April 15 - April 15 - Delta Maritime - a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) representing Greece - has opened a new office in Bucharest, Romania.
Views: 991
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Saudia shifts space capsule

April 15 - April 15 - Saudia Cargo has delivered the Excalibur Almaz RRV - the only space capsule to fly into space twice - from the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 882
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The Friday Flyer - April 12th 2013

April 12 - April 12 - Anyone who has lived into their ninth decade, many in the public eye, will have made as many friends as enemies in that time.
Views: 2443
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PCN welcomes first Djibouti member

April 8 - April 8 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its first member from the Republic of Djibouti, Gulf Agency Services, located in the Horn of Africa.
Views: 808
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New PCN member for Qatar

April 8 - April 8 - Target Logistics WLL has become the third registered member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Qatar.
Views: 959
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Anti-bribery recognition for GAC

April 5 - April 5 - Integrated logistics, shipping and marine services provider Gulf Agency Company (GAC) has seen two of its subsidiaries - GAC Cyprus and GAC Greece - awarded TRACE International certification.
Views: 1442
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Agility grows in 2012

April 2 - April 2 - Kuwait headquartered global logistics provider Agility has released its full year financial results for 2012.
Views: 1185
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The Friday Flyer - March 29th 2013

March 29 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, we are digesting the latest report from shipping industry consultant Drewry. It starkly shows that for the next few years the multipurpose sector will be in choppy waters. In the long-term, prospects are good, accord
Views: 2338
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Bahri uses new fleet to boost US services

March 26 - March 26 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), as a part of its fleet renewal programme, has scrapped its general cargo vessel Saudi Diriyah for a sum of SAR30.3 million (USD8.04 million).
Views: 1280
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business m
Views: 3606
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business model is dea
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GAC Egypt: anti-corruption certified

March 22 - March 22 - Gulf Agency Company (Egypt) is the newest GAC Group subsidiary to become a member of the anti-bribery body, TRACE International.
Views: 1382
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K

March 21 - March 21 - For a third successive year, Hamburg, Germany based K
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Erickson acquires Evergreen Helicopters

March 20 - March 20 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane International is set to acquire Evergreen Helicopters Inc. (EHI) in a deal worth USD250 million.
Views: 1594
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Globalink uses coverage to deliver

March 19 - March 19 - Globalink has delivered two over-dimensional transformers from Turkey to North Buzachi, Kazakhstan, in a project crossing three countries and the Caspian Sea.
Views: 797
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What if the Suez Canal was shut?

March 19 - March 19 - Drewry's latest Container Insight Weekly contains a good article which asks 'What if the Suez Canal was shut?'
Views: 792
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Hat trick for PCN

March 18 - March 18 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Base spa, representing Italy, has handled a large project shipment at port Livorno.
Views: 2111
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The Friday Flyer - March 15 2013

March 15 - Two appointments under very different conditions this week have made global headlines, though arguably only one is likely to have any impact on the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. In the Vatican, white smoke heralded a new era for the Catholic
Views: 2351
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GAC widens Indian network

March 14 - March 14 - GAC International Moving has added a sixth office to its Indian network.
Views: 1379
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Etihad board monitors progress

March 12 - March 12 - Members of the board of Etihad Rail visited the western region of Abu Dhabi to observe first-hand the latest progress of the UAE's national railway network.
Views: 804
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The Friday Flyer

March 8 - March 8 - The fact that today is International Women's Day casts a spotlight on the growing number of female managers and executives in the global supply chain.
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MLB joins XLProjects

March 6 - March 6 - Manfred Lauterjung Befrachtung SL (MLB Spain) is the newest member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, representing Spain.
Views: 1251
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The Friday Flyer - March 1st 2013

March 1 - As this is the first day of March, HLPFI staff would like to wish "Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapu - Happy St David's Day" to all our Welsh speaking readers.
Views: 2383
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Agility names new md South Europe

March 1 - March 1 - Kuwait headquartered global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Pietro Albarelli as managing director, area South Europe.
Views: 1148
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Boats fly with Volga Dnepr

February 28 - February 28 - Volga Dnepr Airlines has shipped two cutter vessels from Aqaba, Jordan, to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on board one of its AN124-100 freighters.
Views: 2055
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Fairmount delivers Emma Maersk

February 28 - February 28 - Super tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered the container vessel Emma Maersk to the Fincantieri repair yard, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
Views: 862
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Etihad Rail secures USD1.28 billion finance

February 28 - February 28 - Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national rail network, has secured USD1.28 billion financing for Stage One of its national railway project.
Views: 1125
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Saudia Cargo ups frequencies

February 27 - February 27 - Saudia Cargo is to add more flights to selected routes in its existing freighter schedule.
Views: 762
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Strong 2012 at BAHRI

February 27 - February 27 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (BAHRI) saw strong financial performance during 2012.
Views: 1164
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V. Alexander drums up shipment

February 27 - February 27 - V. Alexander International Logistics has coordinated the transport of a 170-ton (154.2-tonne) steam drum from Porto Marghera, Italy to Hamburg, Germany by coaster.
Views: 1146
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Saudia Cargo names new ceo

February 25 - February 25 - Saudia Cargo - the standalone air freight wing of Saudia Airlines - has appointed current ceo Fahad Hammad to be responsible for the development of current facilities at airports.
Views: 1241
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Syon ships steel structures

February 19 - February 19 - Project Cargo Network member for Dubai, Syon Logistics, has delivered outsized steel structures to Oman.
Views: 927
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Saudia Cargo posts record result

February 18 - February 18 - Saudia Cargo, the stand-alone air freight division of Saudia Airlines, has achieved record annual results for 2012.
Views: 900
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The Friday Flyer - February 15th 2013

February 15 - HLPFI staff's Valentine's Day present was the launch of a new-look website that we hope will set the agenda for heavy lift and project cargo reporting for years to come.
Views: 1937
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CEA transports heavy equipment in Thailand

February 13 - February 13 - CEA Projects and Logistics Thailand has transported oversized and heavy oil refinery equipment through Thailand to Mataphut port, bound for Iraq.
Views: 1424
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Navitrans joins Project Partners

February 12 - February 12 - Turkey based Navitrans Shipping Agency has joined the Project Partners network of forwarding agents.
Views: 1410
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Cargolux adopts new business plan

February 11 - February 11 - The board of directors of freighter operator Cargolux has formulated a new business plan for the period from 2013 to 2017.
Views: 1160
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GAC named Oman Sail's logistics partner

February 8 - February 8 - Dubai headquartered GAC Logistics has been named the official logistics partner by Oman Sail for the EFG Bank Sailing Arabia The Tour - a boat race that sets sail of on February 10.
Views: 903
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The Friday Flyer

February 8 - February 8 - The old adage - talk is cheap - does not seem to apply in the EU's corridors of power in Brussels where agreement is being sought on a trillion-euro budget for the next seven years for the 27-nation union.
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WWPC adds exclusive Israeli member

February 7 - February 7 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed Total Cargo Ltd as its exclusive network member for Israel.
Views: 1087
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Bahri gets first of six

February 6 - February 6 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of the first of six general cargo ships ordered from Hyundai MIPO in 2011.
Views: 1210
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Tuesday Flyer

February 6 - February 5 - Welcome to the first edition of our Tuesday round-up, in which HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, delivers a snap shot of general news from across the industry that has caught his eye today.
Views: 1837
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London calling for ISS Palumbo

February 5 - February 5 - Following last October's news of a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo SpA, HLPFI has learned that ISS Palumbo has opened an office in the U
Views: 1809
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Turkish delight for BRI

February 4 - February 4 - Freight forwarder Bellville Rodair International (BRI) has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 904
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MaxXLogistics secures UAE wagons

February 4 - February 4 - MaxXLogistics FZCO has secured a large project from Etihad Rail in the UAE for the shipment and handling of rail wagons.
Views: 841
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The Friday Flyer

February 1 - February 1 - With just over a week to go before the Chinese New Year, HLPFI staff are beginning to break open the fortune cookies while looking forward to the lion parades near our London HQ.
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Political instability threatens Egyptian waterway

January 31 - January 31 - Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi has declared a state of emergency in three Suez Canal cities, as rioting that has left dozens dead spills into a fourth day.
Views: 844
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InterGlobal joins PCN for Israel

January 31 - January 31 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added InterGlobal Shipping 3001 Ltd as a new member, representing Israel.
Views: 1035
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Steder delivers pipes for port project

January 30 - January 30 - Netherlands based member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, Steder Group, has organised the shipment of approximately 26,000 tonnes of land and sinker lines from China to Doha, Qatar.
Views: 1268
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V. Alexander shifts Saudi load

January 28 - January 28 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member representing Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, has transported five over-dimensional cargoes for an oil and gas client between Germany and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 950
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Damco undergoes managerial reshuffle

January 28 - January 28 - During February, logistics provider Damco will relocate its head office from Copenhagen, Denmark to The Hague in the Netherlands. To coincide with the move, Damco has made a number of senior level management changes.
Views: 1514
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The Friday Flyer

January 25 - January 25 - This week's Friday Flyer is again sponsored by Broekman Project Services, located in the Port of Rotterdam, which offers a total solution for handling and assembly of project cargoes - www.broekman-group.com/bps
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Gruber adds Italian offices

January 25 - January 25 - Italian project freight forwarder Gruber Logistics has opened a new office in Trieste, to serve what it calls the burgeoning trade route to Turkey.
Views: 824
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SDV establishes dedicated bulk/chartering service

January 23 - January 24 - Turkey based SDV Horoz Projects - a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) - has set up a dedicated bulk/chartering desk to strengthen its project cargo handling capabilities.
Views: 843
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Cotton picking cargoes for PCN duo

January 23 - January 23 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members Allison Shipping International and Global Cargo Line have worked together to transport cotton picking machinery from the USA to the Mersin, Turkey.
Views: 1067
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Cargolux performs above expectations

January 23 - January 23 - Cargolux Airlines, Europe's largest all freighter operator, is anticipating that losses in 2012 will be lower than initially forecast.
Views: 979
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Hansa appoints Allcargo Logistics as Indian agent

January 22 - January 22 - Hansa Heavy Lift has extended its global agency network and named Mumbai-headquartered freight forwarder Allcargo Logistics as its exclusive representative in the Indian market.
Views: 1233
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Tradelossa hauls petro-chemical equipment

January 21 - January 21 - Mexico based Tradelossa has completed the transport of two boilers weighing 547 tonnes and measuring 20.3 m x 13.9 m x 16.8 m, for petro-chemical firm Sadara Chemical Company.
Views: 737
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Dachser strengthens in Spain

January 21 - January 21 - Global logistics provider Dachser has acquired Spanish air and sea freight logistics provider, Transunion.
Views: 1550
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The Friday Flyer

January 18 - High winds, heavy snow and below average temperatures across Europe are creating headaches for transport planners as HLPFI heads into the weekend, whilst winds of a different sort have blown in some sobering news from the Sahara.
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WWPC members shift Dutch load

January 17 - January 17 - Korea based Hansaeng Express Co and StederGroup BV of the Netherlands - both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network - have together project managed the movement of heavy screw compressor packages between the Netherlands an
Views: 819
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Braemar issues interim update

January 16 - January 16 - Braemar Shipping Services has issued an interim management statement in relation to the trading period starting October 30 2012.
Views: 960
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Cargolux board elects Helminger as chairman

January 15 - January 15 - The Cargolux Airlines International board of directors has elected Paul Helminger (pictured below) as its chairman. He replaces Albert Wildgen, who relinquished the role on November 30 2012.
Views: 1017
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Airland Projects moves African cargoes

January 15 - January 15 - Airland Projects A/S of Denmark was recently contracted to organise the transport of 600 iron ore rail wagons from China to Sierra Leone.
Views: 1338
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Stena SeaLine adds second ship and another Turkish port

January 15 - January 15 - Stena SeaLine has confirmed that in addition to the second ship that was recently added to its ro-pax service between Turkey and Ukraine, a second Turkish port has been included in the schedule.
Views: 1032
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Solomon joins MIQ Logistics

January 11 - January 11 - MIQ Logistics has named Barry Solomon as manager of business development.
Views: 858
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KGL and AXL complete Afghan project

January 7 - January 7 - Kuwait-headquartered KGL Logistics, in co-operation with AXL Logistics Karachi (AXL), has transported almost 5,000 tonnes of steel structures and building materials for a cold drinks manufacturing facility in Kabul, Afghanistan for client Alok
Views: 1783
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Jenkinson Logistics ships silos to Saudi Arabia

January 4 - January 4 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member for Ireland, Jenkinson Logistics, has successfully delivered two 3.5 tonne silos - each measuring 5.8 m x 3.6 m x 3.8 m - to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 828
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The Friday Flyer

January 4 - January 4 - While many are still recovering from New Year celebrations, our Asian readers have the Lunar New Year to look forward to next month.

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