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Middle East News from January 2013

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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