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Shining a light on better safety

March 30 - March 30 - A British clothing manufacturer has created an innovative clothing range that it claims brings added safety to heavy lift and project cargo personnel.
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Rolitrans offers bridging solution

March 29 - March 29 - Rolitrans International has recently introduced the Rolitrans Heavy Lift Fly Over Bridge System (RFOBS) to expand its asset base and safe working practices, whilst aiming to introduce a universal transport solution, writes Charlotte Matheson.
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European Commission issues huge fines on airfreight companies

March 29 - March 29 - Yesterday, the European Commission issued USD225 million penalties on a number of airfreight companies, including Kuehne + Nagel, UPS, and Expeditors for what the regulatory body said was a breach of E.U. antitrust rules during the years 2002-2
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Volga-Dnepr says Boeing 747 charters are flying high

March 28 - March 28 - Volga-Dnepr Group says that its commitment to offering customers a 'Cargo Supermarket' of air logistics solutions has resulted in a significant increase in demand for Boeing 747F charter flights for the transportation of non-standard cargoes.
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Log on to lift safely

March 28 - March 28 - Industrial Training International (ITI) is to host a series of webinars on the subjects of crane and rigging.
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Drewry delivers latest review of multipurpose shipping market

March 28 - March 28 - Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Market Review & Forecast reports on the current state of the multipurpose fleet, the demand for the cargo space on those vessels and the outlook for the markets they trade in
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Rickmers names trio of new agents

March 27 - March 27 - Hamburg based heavy lift and project cargo transporter Rickmers-Linie is now serving Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with direct calls in Chittagong and Colombo, which has necessitated the appointment of new agents in the two countries.
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Gas plant shipments are natural for ACS

March 26 - March 26 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) New York office recently chartered an AN-225 aircraft to freight equipment and components destined for a natural gas plant in Nigeria.
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Third Boeing 747-8 Freighter for Cargolux

March 23 - March 23 - Cargolux has accepted its third Boeing 747-8 Freighter today and will fly the aircraft from Seattle to Luxembourg, where it joins a fleet currently consisting of Boeing 747 aircraft including nine 747-400F, three 747-400BCF and two 747-8F.
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China Navigation orders four handysize bulk carriers

March 20 - March 20 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep seashipping arm of the Swire group, has placed a order for four B.Delta37 handysize bulk carrier ships of 39,500 dwt each at Chengxi Shipyard Co. Ltd, Jiangyin, China, to be delivered betwee
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Hartmann Group launches projectliner service

March 16 - March 16 - From this month, Hartmann Project Line is a new regular scheduled service offering a breakbulk and project cargo liner operation connecting Australasia with the North American continent.
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Zeebrugge sees boost for project cargoes

March 16 - March 16 - Transfennica's service between Zeebrugge, Belgium and Bilbao, Spain, has seen a significant increase in capacity since January 2012.
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US President gets close up of Sarens crane at work

March 15 - March 15 - The SGC-120, a giant crane built by Belgium-based Sarens Group, is currently executing its first job in Phoenix, USA, executing heavy lifting jobs for the construction of an enormous production hall for the steel industry.
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Liebherr hits mobile harbour crane milestone

March 15 - March 15 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing is celebrating an order for its thousandth mobile harbour crane, which will be delivered in the second half of 2012 to Montoir Bulk Terminal in France.
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Fairmount Alpine in escort service

March 14 - March 14 - The Fairmount Marine tug, Fairmount Alpine has performed escort services for a bulk carrier at the request of international salvage company, Smit Salvage.
Views: 414
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More rail for Stockton

March 14 - March 14 - The Port of Stockton, USA, in a public-private partnership with Union Pacific Railroad and Metro Ports, has added 5,825 ft (1,775.46 m) of new track to the east port interchange tracks, forming a loop that will allow inbound and outbound trains
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Inchcape Shipping has ambitious plans for Canada

March 14 - March 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services yesterday announced an ambitious three year plan to expand its logistics and supply chain business within the Canadian marketplace whilst ramping up its east and west coast marine service business.
Views: 775
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Steel business boosts ports

March 14 - March 14 - Ratner Steel Supply Co, a producer of steel products, recently announced plans to locate a new facility at the Port of Indiana, USA.
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TT Club analysis pinpoints risk hot spots

March 14 - March 14 - Speaking at the freight industry forum, TOC Container Supply Chain Asia in Hong Kong, TT Club's director of global risk assessment, Laurence Jones highlighted the key factors that cause disruption throughout the global supply chain and spoke of
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Msharib Shipping & Logistics joins PCN

March 12 - March 12 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) now has its second member in Afghanistan with the addition of Msharib Shipping & Logistics (MSL), and says that the company has a specialisation in SDDC (Surface Deployment Distribution Command), a very specialis
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TransBorder joins WWPC

March 12 - March 12 - TransBorder S.A.S, which is based in Bogota, Colombia has been appointed as exclusive member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Colombia.
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Sarens reports wide range of heavy lift project activity

March 9 - March 9 - A range of projects across most continents has demonstrated the breadth of heavy lift operations undertaken worldwide by Sarens Group, the Wolvertem, Belgium-based heavy lifting and engineered transport provider.
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Bishop Lifting Products adds Oklahoma City

March 7 - March 7 - Bishop Lifting Products (BLP), a fabricator and distributor of slings and rigging supplies, has opened a regional office in Oklahoma City, USA, with the intention of being a 'one-stop source for servicing the oilfield rigging needs in the Mid-Co
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Santo Domingo on track, thanks to Multitrade Spain

March 7 - March 7 - Multitrade Spain, a Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member, worked with its Dominican company Multitrade Dominicana to be awarded a second contract of 45 metro cars, for the second metro line in Santo Domingo, Domenica.
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Mammoet's new PTC completes test programme

March 7 - March 7 - Global tailor-made heavy lifting and transport solutions manufacturer Mammoet has completed the test programme of its three new PTC 140/200 DS (Platform, Twin ring, Containerised) cranes at Westdorpe, The Netherlands.
Views: 748
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AN-124 documentary reaches film festival final

March 6 - March 6 - A documentary produced in association with Volga-Dnepr Group that charts the history of the Antonov AN-124-100 'Ruslan' freighter aircraft is a finalist in this year's New York Festivals (NYF) International Television & Film Awards.
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Gulf Stream Marine recapitalised

March 2 - March 2 - The CapStreet Group, LLC and Crutchfield Capital Corporation has reported the majority recapitalisation of Gulf Stream Marine, Inc by CapStreet Group. Crutchfield served as the exclusive financial advisor to Gulf Stream Marine throughout the tra
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Chinese market coming of age

March 1 - March 1 - US management consulting firm A.T. Kearney is "very optimistic" about the prospects for China's breakbulk market, saying important structural changes in the country's economy and a growing sophistication among Chinese shippers suggest opportunit
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