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Middle East News from August 2016

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Aqualis names Middle East head

August 30 - August 30 - Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has appointed Ben Lazenby as director of its Middle East operation.
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DHL inks racing car contract

August 26 - August 26 - A new partnership agreement has been signed by DHL and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), which will see the logistics provider organise the shipment of the teams' motor sport materials and equipment to the overseas events.
Views: 1353
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Global fleet growth expected

August 25 - August 25 - The heavy lift and multipurpose (HL/MPV) shipping sector is under extreme pressure. With desperately low commodity prices laying waste to new capital projects, and increasing competition from other shipping modes for cargoes, the HL/MPV sector
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NORD/LB deal reduces shipping exposure

August 24 - August 24 - NORD/LB (Norddeutsche Landesbank) and KKR Credit have reached an agreement by which, subject to completion of certain conditions precedents, KKR Credit, together with a sovereign wealth fund, will acquire a portfolio of performing and non-perf
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Long load for Combi Lift

August 23 - August 23 - Combi Lift's multipurpose vessel Palabora has loaded an oversize vacuum column and cooker fractionator in Masan, South Korea for delivery to the Mina Abdullah and Mina Al Ahmadi refineries in southern Kuwait.
Views: 1152
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ALE stays on the rails in Doha

August 18 - August 18 - ALE has moved 1,470 heavy items to successfully complete the first phase of its work on the new Doha metro project.
Views: 1542
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Manser in at Hunt & Palmer

August 18 - August 18 - Steve Manser, a 40 year veteran of the air cargo industry, has joined UK air charter broker, Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters Ltd.
Views: 426
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Crowley names strategy VP

August 16 - August 16 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Eric Evans to vice president of strategy, a newly-created position that will focus on facilitating long-term growth through external business partnerships, including mergers and acquisitions.
Views: 1753
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Worldwide success for PCN members

August 12 - August 12 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Poland, Scandinavian Express has completed the transport of six bridge sections, each measuring 7.5 m wide, from Poland to Sweden.
Views: 1561
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Siemens continues Egypt power project

August 11 - August 11 - The modules for the first heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) for the Siemens mega project in Egypt have been loaded at the Port of Ulsan, South Korea for their journey to the Beni Suef power plant.
Views: 1039
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Wind energy benefits Brownsville

August 10 - August 10 - Wind farm projects continue to flourish in Cameron County and surrounding Texan counties, which the Port of Brownsville says is creating revenue for the US gateway as it continues to handles a host of wind turbine components.
Views: 979
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ALE makes SARB4 progress

August 10 - August 10 - ALE is currently delivering a number of substations, pipe rack and process modules from Mina Zayed port and various fabrication yards to the Satah al-Razboot (SARB4) project site on Zirku Island in the UAE.
Views: 1473
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Turkish delight for ALE

August 8 - August 8 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane has performed its first lifts in Turkey, with the installation of two components at the greenfield SOCAR & Turcas Aegean Refinery site in Aliaga, Izmir province.
Views: 1897
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Mill moves with Stute

August 4 - August 4 - Stute Logistics has coordinated the transport of a cement mill from Slavonski Brod in Croatia to the Port of Antwerp, for onward delivery to Jordan.
Views: 1244
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ALE steps on the gas in Oman

August 4 - August 4 - ALE has performed the first load-out in Oman for the Rabab Harweel Integrated Project, which involves the construction of a gas processing facility in the Middle Eastern nation.
Views: 1331
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FLS makes caravan move

August 1 - August 1 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has delivered 250 caravans, each measuring 12 m x 4 m x 3 m, from Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to a project site in Iraq.
Views: 1124
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Qatar increases IAG stake

August 1 - August 1 - Qatar Airways has increased its stake in International Airlines Group (IAG) from 15.67 percent to 20.01 percent.
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