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Middle East News from February 2013

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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.
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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: 1940
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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: 1425
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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: 1412
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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: 1161
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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: 1213
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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: 1810
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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: 905
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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: 843
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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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