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SOHAR, so good

July 31 - July 31 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has been declared the most important link in Oman's commercial logistics industry by its chief executive officer, Jamal Aziz.
Views: 1529
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Hansaeng delivers to Iran

July 31 - July 31 - Hansaeng Express Co. has shipped a 502-tonne CO2 absorber and a 225-tonne converter from Kunsan in Korea to Assaluyeh, Iran.
Views: 1162
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FLS gets rig moving

July 31 - July 31 - Dubai based Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported a dismantled rig with a volume of about 11,000 cu m from Sattahip in Thailand to Oman's Sohar Port.
Views: 905
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Report sees forwarding market decline

July 31 - Declining in value by 3.3 percent from 2012, the global freight forwarding market is facing major challenges as it fights to stay viable in a changing global environment, says Transport Intelligence in its latest report, 'Global Freight Forwarding 2014'.
Views: 1063
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SNS ships Somali crane

July 30 - July 30 - SNS International Transport is coordinating the transport of a 366-tonne Gottwald crane from Turkey to Somalia.
Views: 1207
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THT impresses Aramex and Tatweer

July 28 - July 28 - Turk Heavy Transport (THT) has recently handled an out-of-gauge consignment for Aramex Bahrain and Tatweer Petroleum.
Views: 1177
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DolWin beta on the move

July 23 - July 23 - Five of Smit Lamnalco's tugs have played a key role in the unberthing and float-over of the world's largest high-voltage direct current (HVDC) platform, DolWin Beta, at Drydocks World in Dubai.
Views: 921
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BBC scores Norwegian hat trick

July 22 - July 22 - The Norwegian port of Stavanger played host to three of BBC Chartering's vessels - BBC Fuji, BBC Northsea and BBC Romania - in one day.
Views: 1328
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Dachser takes over in South Korea

July 21 - July 21 - In South Korea, Dachser has rebranded as Dachser Korea Inc following its acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of the shares in MGI & Dachser Inc, which was established in 2006, and moved into new offices in Seoul.
Views: 1771
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SOHAR looks to Singapore

July 17 - July 17 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has announced its intention to strengthen economic interests with global shipping powerhouse, Singapore.
Views: 1523
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Another for Bertling in Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Bertling Logistics has opened a second office in Kurdistan, Iraq, in the town of Zakho.
Views: 1118
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CEVA launches City of Energy

July 17 - July 17 - CEVA Logistics has opened the City of Energy: a new hub in the UAE's Jebel Ali Free Zone dedicated to the warehousing and handling of oil and gas products for the energy sector.
Views: 1019
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Houses on the move

July 14 - July 14 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services has completed the transport of 50 portable houses from Ras Al Khaima in the UAE to Manama, Bahrain by road.
Views: 1107
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Catty in Qatar

July 11 - July 11 - KG Shipping and Transportation Foreign Trade has moved catamarans and coast guard boats from the Antalya Free Zone Port to the Doha Port onboard a chartered ocean vessel.
Views: 960
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Chilly chartering for Compass

July 10 - July 10 - Compass Forwarding has chartered the world's largest aircraft - the Antonov An-225 Mriya - to deliver critical construction supplies to Qatar's capital city.
Views: 861
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CEE breaks the mould

July 10 - July 10 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions and Intermax Logistics Solutions have jointly completed the transportation of heavy moulds from the Taicang Factory in Jiangsu, China to Syria's Tartous Port via the port of Shanghai.
Views: 1211
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SAL Heavy Lift adds two

July 8 - July 8 - SAL Heavy Lift has added two ships of Type 116 to its fleet to serve clients with lift requirements of up to 900 tonnes.
Views: 1423
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Romania watches LR 11000 premiere

July 7 - July 7 - One of the first models of the new 1000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane has made its way to the Petrom refinery in Plojesti, where it is being used by Austrian heavy load contractor Felbermayr to hoist several steel columns into th
Views: 1052
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Cooperation in construction

July 4 - July 4 - Cruz Logistics and First Global Logistics have worked together to handle the shipment of construction material for Arabtec Consolidated Contractors (ACC).
Views: 1212
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Outlook for air cargo stabilises

July 4 - July 4 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago.
Views: 1605
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Bahri-Vela merger approved

July 4 - July 4 - General cargo carrier National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has obtained the approval of its extraordinary general assembly to merge with the fleet and operations of Vela International Marine Limited.
Views: 1312
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Turkish delight for Alcor

July 3 - July 3 - Alcor Marine Construction and Special Transportation has transported a Liebherr gantry crane by barge from Derince Port to Evyap Port, which Alcor claims is the biggest cargo ever moved by barge in Turkey.
Views: 1198
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Angolan JV for Intermarine

July 3 - July 3 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a joint venture with Angolan company Transtar Transitario LDA to form Transmarine.
Views: 1154
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Fast & Direct mining move

July 2 - July 2 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions Services has completed the first shipment of heavy and OOG mining construction equipment from Jebel Ali Port to Sohar, Oman by road.
Views: 1027
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PCN achieves ISO awards

July 1 - July 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) head office has been awarded the ISO 14001 Environmental Management standard and renewed its ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification.
Views: 889
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Terex on the double in Kuwait

July 1 - July 1 - Heavy lifting contractor Integrated Logistics Company has used two Terex cranes to lift a 200-tonne bridge girder beam in Kuwait.
Views: 1257

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