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Damani links India and GCC

October 29 - October 29 - Damani Shipping has launched a new breakbulk service between the west coast of India and the Middle East Gulf.
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Qatar Airways growth pace quickens

October 28 - October 28 - Qatar Airways Cargo has unveiled plans to build a large new cargo terminal at Doha's Hamad International Airport by 2018; while latest IATA international FTK figures suggest that it is now the third largest international cargo airline in the
Views: 962
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Antwerp explores Iran

October 27 - October 27 - A delegation of petrochemical and shipping experts from the port of Antwerp has visited Iran to meet various ministries, petrochemical organisations and private companies to seek ways to re-open the doors of Iran for the Antwerp port communit
Views: 1679
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Abu Dhabi Ports sees strong growth

October 27 - October 27 - Abu Dhabi Ports says it has handled 11.28 million tonnes of general and bulk cargo during the first three quarters of 2015 - a 19 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 865
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AAL opens in Dubai

October 26 - October 26 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has opened a new office in Dubai, trading as AAL Middle East.
Views: 1501
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DKT Allseas named UK agent for Bahri

October 26 - October 26 - DKT Allseas has been appointed as liner agent for National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) new UK-Gulf ro-con service, which starts in November 2015.
Views: 1766
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Breakbulk Middle East opens

October 26 - October 26 - 2,000 project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians, sponsors and exhibitors are expected to take part in the first Breakbulk Middle East Conference & Exhibition from 25-28 October 2015 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Views: 1246
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RZD Logistics makes for Iran

October 21 - October 21 - RZD Logistics - a subsidiary of United Transport and Logistics Company (UTLC) - has begun shipping equipment by rail from Russia to Iran for chemical and engineering plant manufacturer Ruzkhimmash.
Views: 1279
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European first for Bahri

October 21 - October 21 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) will begin its first regular liner service from Europe to the Middle East in November 2015.
Views: 1177
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Rock on Rockfreight

October 20 - October 20 - DGTL Cargo has been rebranded Rockfreight as it gets ready to move into a large facility in the Dubai World Central free zone adjacent to the much anticipated Al Maktoum International Airport, which will be the largest airport in the world wh
Views: 1015
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Manitowoc sees 'deteriorating demand'

October 20 - October 20 - Manitowoc chairman and ceo Glen E. Tellock explained that the company's cranes segment continues to be negatively impacted by a deteriorating demand environment, particularly in the Middle East and Asia.
Views: 762
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Iran plans 'significant return' to shipping

October 19 - October 19 - According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Iran is planning a fleet expansion programme comprising 579,000 teu of containerships, 2 million dwt of dry bulk vessels and 1.6 million dwt of tankers - all of which are sched
Views: 1510
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Vogel flies into Combi Lift

October 14 - October 14 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has joined Combi Lift Offshore & Engineering GmbH as chartering manager, based in Bremen.
Views: 1251
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BBC winds up African power project

October 13 - October 13 - BBC Chartering has shipped 56 wind turbines from locations in Europe and Asia to South Africa's Coega Port for use in the 134.4 MW Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm near Bedford in the Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 1076
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Bahri on the up

October 9 - October 9 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), reported a significant increase in third-quarter net profits this week.
Views: 1622
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Aqualis establishes Malaysian foothold

October 8 - October 8 - Aqualis Offshore has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - the 14th country the offshore marine and engineering consultancy has entered since its establishment in 2013.
Views: 859
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FleetWeather opens in Athens

October 7 - October 7 - FleetWeather - a provider of marine weather routing services and business intelligence solutions - has established a new office in Athens, Greece.
Views: 552
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NileDutch adds African link

October 6 - October 6 - NileDutch is introducing a new service linking the East Mediterranean with West Africa, which will be operated in cooperation with Turkon Line.
Views: 993

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