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Middle East News from May 2013

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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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: 884
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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.
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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).
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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: 965
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Strong 2012 for R

May 13 - May 13 - Bremen, Germany based freight and project forwarder R
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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.
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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: 1037
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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: 1082
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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.
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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.
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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.
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