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Green energy powers Tuscor Lloyds move

June 29 - June 29 - Global shipping agent and freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds has overseen a complex shipment of a biomass boiler from Lincoln, Nebraska through loading at the port in Houston, Texas, bound for Plymouth, UK.
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ITI webinar diary released

June 28 - June 28 - Crane and rigging training consultancy Industrial Training International (ITI) has announced the upcoming summer episodes of the ITI Showcase Webinar Series.
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Musaffah Port sets own record for heavy lift shipment

June 28 - June 28 - A record for the heaviest consignment to arrive at Musaffah Port, one of the key ports operated and managed by Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), has been set with the recent arrival of two HP absorbers from Italy that weighed more than 2,600 tonnes.
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F1 nearly run off the road by French bureaucrats

June 28 - June 28 - A UK-based agent for bespoke abnormal load permit routes throughout Europe has revealed road freight law changes in France hit Formula 1 at the Monaco Grand Prix, last weekend.
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Isolde Liebherr awarded honorary doctorate

June 26 - June 26 - Isolde Liebherr, vice-president of the Supervisory Board of Liebherr-International AG of Bulle, Switzerland, the parent company of the Liebherr Group, has been awarded an honorary doctorate of Laws (LLD honoris causa) by the National University
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Container weighing debate goes on and on

June 25 - June 25 - Last week saw the European Shipping Council (ESC) release a statement which included strong disagreement with the widespread belief in the shipping industry that weighing laden containers should be a requirement at terminals.
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Anglo Pacific project manages fibreglass horse shipment

June 22 - June 22 - International removals company Anglo Pacific has handled the transport of six life-size fibreglass horses from New York to the Museum of London. Now on permanent display in the City Gallery, the steeds arrived safely and are proving very popular
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Summa Group to take controlling stake in FESCO

June 22 - June 22 - Russia's Summa Group is purchasing a 56 percent stake in Far Eastern Shipping Company, OJSC (part of the FESCO Group) from the Industrial Investors Company.
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Changes at the top for Intermarine

June 22 - June 22 - Alfred (Al) JV Stanley has joined Intermarine; replacing Andre Grikitis as president and chief executive officer, who will now assume the role of operating chairman.
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CaroTrans opens in Le Havre

June 20 - June 20 - Global NVOCC and ocean freight consolidator, CaroTrans, has opened a branch office in Le Havre, France; creating the foundation for future growth in the country.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding buys stake in NorSea Group

June 19 - June 19 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding Invest AS (WWHI), a fully owned subsidiary of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH), has signed an agreement to acquire 35.4 percent of the shares in NorSea Group AS (NSG).
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New heads for Scheuerle and Kamag

June 19 - June 19 - Susanne Schlegel and Andreas Kohler have taken up their positions as the new managing directors of Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik GmbH in Pfedelbach and the Ulm-based Kamag Transporttechnik GmbH & Co KG, both part of the TII Group (Transporter Industr
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Training on the agenda

June 18 - June 18 - The next issue of HLPFI takes an in-depth look at training within the heavy lift and project forwarding sector and we have noted a number of forthcoming training opportunities.
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Maersk Illinois makes historic call in Milwaukee

June 13 - June 13 - Cargo ships are a common sight at the Port of Milwaukee, but the arrival of the Maersk Illinois recently stood out amongst the port's typical marine traffic as the ship, a US-flag multipurpose vessel with heavy lift cranes, became the first Amer
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World Bank Logistics report

June 8 - June 8 - The latest survey on the efficient global movement of goods by the World Bank suggests that high income economies are better at logistics efficiency.
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Direct Logistics uses multiple modes to move turbine

June 8 - June 8 - Direct Logistics' Project Division, the GPLN member based in India, arranged multimodal operations to move a 280 tonne gas turbine from Charleston, USA to the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation power plant which is being built in the Indian stat
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The Friday Flyer

June 8 - June 8 - Welcome to HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team. This week's edition is sponsored by DHL Global Forwarding Industrial Projects division, which prom
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The Friday Flyer

June 8 - June 08 - Welcome to HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team.
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Key component of James Webb Space Telescope transported safely

June 7 - June 7 - IAG Cargo, in conjunction with UK-based forwarder, Pinnacle International Freight, has transported the Mid Infra Red Instrument (MIRI) - a key component of the James Webb Space Telescope - from the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the UK to NASA
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Canadian submarine heads inland for museum role

June 6 - June 6 - HMCS Ojibwa completed its 12-day journey across Canada from Halifax to Hamilton with a little help from Heddle Marine Service Inc and McKeil Marine Limited.
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Sarens giant leaves USA for China

June 6 - June 6 - Sarens will bring its SGC-120 giant crane into action during the construction of a new drilling platform in Nantong, China, as part of its participation in the Cheviot Octabouy project.
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Fairstar takes delivery of Forte

June 1 - June 1 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has taken delivery of its latest new building, Forte, with the closing documentation completed to the satisfaction of Fairstar's bankers, classification society and the Dutch Flag State.
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Erik Lindbergh joins Air Charter Service

June 1 - June 1 - Erik Lindbergh, the renowned aviator and grandson of world famous Charles Lindbergh, has joined global aircraft charter specialists Air Charter Service as a brand ambassador.
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