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Middle East News from March 2016

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Bilbao ups project cargo focus

March 31 - March 31 - According to Uniport Bilbao, SDW Shipping has begun a new monthly service linking the Spanish port with Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Bolivia.
Views: 1534
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CMA CGM carries Calypso

March 31 - March 31 - CMA CGM's freight forwarding arm, CMA CGM LOG, has coordinated the transport of Jacques Cousteau's legendary oceanographic ship Calypso from France to Turkey.
Views: 1115
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Big tugs for Tork

March 30 - March 30 - Tork Industrial Logistics has transported six tugboats, each weighing over 800 tonnes, from a shipyard to a floating dock in Turkey.
Views: 697
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ALE scoops Karbala contract

March 29 - March 29 - ALE's branch in Iraq has been awarded a heavy lifting and transport contract for the Karbala refinery project in the Middle Eastern nation.
Views: 834
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Hansa Meyer shuffles management

March 24 - March 24 - Germany headquartered forwarder Hansa Meyer Global has named Georg Bödecker as its new chief operating officer.
Views: 983
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OPCA heads to Abu Dhabi

March 23 - March 23 - The Overseas Project Cargo Association (OPCA) will hold its third annual general meeting (AGM) in Abu Dhabi, UAE from October 26-28, 2016.
Views: 416
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XLP members on the move

March 22 - March 22 - XLProjects (XLP) network representative in Israel, Jacky Line, has completed the transport of ammunition for the Dutch defence ministry to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
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Turkish delight for BussErk

March 22 - March 22 - Buss Port Logistics' joint venture company with Erkport Lojistik, BussErk, has secured a two-year contract with Gübretas Terminal in southern Turkey, which covers the handling of bulk, general and project cargoes.
Views: 1247
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Heavy work for PCN duo

March 18 - March 18 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Germany, Intertransport Gruber has completed the shipment of a number of crates from Taiwan to Germany.
Views: 896
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FLS-KAA pipes up again

March 17 - March 17 - Fleet Line Shipping/Kamar Al-Ard (FLS-KAA) has coordinated the shipment of 21,000 tonnes of cement-coated pipes from the UAE to Iraq.
Views: 731
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IRISL resumes European service

March 17 - March 17 - After its withdrawal in mid 2010 due to sanctions, Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has resumed its regular liner service - European Container Line (ECL) - between northern Europe and ports in the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 813
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Sohar strengthens breakbulk focus

March 16 - March 16 - Speaking at the Breakbulk China exhibition in Shanghai, Sohar Port and Freezone's executive commercial manager Marc Evertse told delegates that the Omani port saw a 46 percent year-on-year increase in breakbulk cargo shipments in 2015.
Views: 759
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Asciano agrees joint consortium bid

March 15 - March 15 - Australian logistics provider Asciano has entered into binding documentation to sell the company to Brookfield Consortium and Qube Consortium.
Views: 939
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Crane quartet arrives at Sohar

March 14 - March 14 - Four new ZPMC post-Panamax quay cranes have been shipped on board the semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 24 from Shanghai to Sohar Port and Freezone in Oman.
Views: 840
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PCN members keep on moving

March 11 - March 11 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Oman, Khimji Ramdas Project & Logistics Group, has coordinated the transport of eight 33-tonne bitumen storage tanks from Sohar Port to a site in Rumez.
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Oil prices rise but worst not over

March 11 - March 11 - While oil prices have “recovered remarkably” in recent weeks, this should not “be taken as a definitive sign that the worst is necessarily over,” the International Energy Agency warned in its latest monthly report.
Views: 810
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AAL and Peter Döhle line up

March 10 - March 10 - AAL and Peter Döhle (PD) have launched a new joint semi-liner service connecting Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Views: 950
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Air charter broker signs exclusive deal

March 10 - March 10 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and RUS Aviation have signed an exclusive cargo sales agreement, which aims to provide clients with airfreight solutions from Hong Kong to the Middle East and surrounding markets.
Views: 845
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GW expands in Kazakhstan

March 9 - March 9 - Gebrüder Weiss has acquired the subsidiary branches of freight forwarding company Brockmüller in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Views: 712
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Chipolbrok loads for Qatar

March 9 - March 9 - Four gas turbines and generators are being loaded on the heavy lift ship Wladyslaw Orkan, which is owned by Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), at the Broekman Breakbulk Terminal in Rotterdam.
Views: 1302
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M&M in German reshuffle

March 9 - March 9 - Militzer & Münch has restructured its German operations to bring M&M Militzer & Münch, M&M air sea cargo and M&M Militzer & Münch Deutsche Holding under one managerial unit.
Views: 539
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Projects roll in for ALE

March 7 - March 7 - ALE has completed a year-long transportation and installation project in Oman, which involved delivering 268 heavy lift cargoes to Orpic's Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP) in the Sohar Industrial Area.
Views: 1124
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Hapag-Lloyd targets heavy cargoes

March 3 - March 3 - As part of an increased focus on obtaining heavy and over-dimensional cargoes for its container ships, Hapag-Lloyd has established special cargo teams for the major markets in Asia and the Americas, in addition to its special cargo division at i
Views: 1385
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Boiler duo sets sail from Venice

March 3 - March 3 - Two large boilers, manufactured by Sofinter Group subsidiary Macchi, have been loaded on BigLift Shipping'ss vessel Happy Dynamic at the Port of Venice's Multiservice terminal for delivery to Kuwait.
Views: 986
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Bahri makes for the UK

March 3 - March 3 - UK liner agency DKT Allseas - a 50/50 joint venture between Allseas Global and De Keyser Thornton (DKT) - held a customer event to mark the maiden call of Bahri's con-ro (container/ro-ro) ship Bahri Jeddah at the Port of Tilbury.
Views: 2390
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Rickmers-Linie hits the gas

March 2 - March 2 - Rickmers-Linie and Bertling Logistics have teamed up to transport the largest gas turbine ever manufactured by Siemens from Germany to Turkey.
Views: 947
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Qatar flies high in 2015

March 1 - March 1 - Qatar Airways Cargo increased its tonnage by 37.5 percent year-on-year in 2015 to 1.52 million tonnes.
Views: 624

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