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Advance shows its bottle in Poland

August 28 - August 28 - International freight forwarder, Advance International Transport, is working on a major project freight management contract on behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), shipping thousands of tonnes of machinery and material to support the c
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Heavy lift bonus for Panalpina

August 28 - August 28 - High and heavy activities are not a core activity for global forwarder Panalpina's airfreight arm but at present the sector is proving a lifeline in the current economic misery faced by the global freight forwarding industry.
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Donjon moves forward with Fedra removal

August 26 - August 26 - Further to our report of June 29, Donjon Marine continues work on a contract for the wreck removal and disposal of the remnants of Fedra which, in October 2008, grounded and sank during a severe storm of Gibralter.
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Cargoes keep rolling for ALS

August 21 - August 21 - As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, ALS continues to see a diverse array of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes.
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Everett seeks federal stimulus funds for development

August 20 - August 20 - Reports in the international media suggest the Port of Everett in Washington state is seeking a major injection of federal stimulus funds to kick-start a terminal development that will boost the existing wharf to handle more heavy lift cargoes
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ACL adds link to Casablanca

August 18 - August 18 - Atlantic Container Line has added a weekly ro-ro service between the USA, Canada and Casablanca, transhipping cargoes in Hamburg.
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Dockwise Secures new near-term contract awards

August 13 - August 13 - Dockwise Ltd. has announced 8 new near-term contract wins awarded to its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of a jack up drilling rig and port & marine infrastructure.
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Northeast Passage opened by heavy lift shipping

August 10 - August 10 - While the famed North West passage across the top of North America is often discussed as a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, less well known is the potential 12,800 km Northeast Passage across the top of Russia.
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Results show times are tough

August 6 - August 6 - A raft of Q2 and H1 2009 results published in the last few days has demonstrated a very clear trend in the industry that has reflected the wider global picture: while all companies are down, US-based companies are more down than the rest.
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Beluga carries world's largest buoy

August 5 - August 5 - It took the combined skills of shipping line, client and manufacturer to move a buoy some 27 metres high and weighing more than 1100 tons from Indonesia to an offshore location in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Success for first PPG conference in USA

August 4 - August 4 - More than 90 freight movers and ship owners from 34 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day Project Professionals Group (PPG) conference, which began last week
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