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All change at the top for DHL Industrial Projects

January 31 - January 31 - HLPFI understands that Hans Toggweiler, global CEO of DHL Industrial Projects, and a member of the DHL Global Forwarding, Freight Management Board (GFFB), will be leaving the company at the end of May.
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Sambo time at MIQ

January 31 - January 31 - Kansas, USA headquartered MIQ Logistics has appointed Robert Sambo as manager of business development for the greater New York City area.
Views: 1126
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Panama Canal expansion moves forward

January 29 - January 29 - The Panama Canal Expansion project is now 50 percent complete, according to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). "The program continues to progress and reach milestones while we focus the next phases on building the locks," commented Panama Cana
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The Friday Flyer

January 25 - January 25 - This week's Friday Flyer is again sponsored by Broekman Project Services, located in the Port of Rotterdam, which offers a total solution for handling and assembly of project cargoes - www.broekman-group.com/bps
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New Zealand joint venture delivers outsized motorboat

January 24 - January 24 - New Zealand based TNL GAC Pindar Ltd - a joint venture between specialist marine leisure logistics provider GAC Pindar and freight forwarder TNL International - has delivered a 7.6 tonne Stamas 363 motorboat 15,000 km between Georgia, USA and
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Slade completes oil and gas projects

January 24 - January 24 - US based logistics provider Slade Shipping, a member of the WCA Projects Network (WCAPN), has transported over-dimensional cargoes between the USA and India for a high profile oil and gas client.
Views: 1197
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Logan joins MIQ Logistics

January 24 - January 24 - Kansas, US based MIQ Logistics has appointed Scott Logan as tender manager for government services.
Views: 991
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Spring ruling for Virginia port privatisation

January 23 - January 23 - The decision regarding the privatisation of the Virginia, USA, Hampton Roads port is expected to be made during the spring, according to the Virginia Port Authority.
Views: 1055
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Cotton picking cargoes for PCN duo

January 23 - January 23 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members Allison Shipping International and Global Cargo Line have worked together to transport cotton picking machinery from the USA to the Mersin, Turkey.
Views: 1079
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Bishop Lifting Products opens new facility

January 23 - January 23 - Bishop Lifting Products Lafayette, a manufacturer of slings and rigging supplies, has moved to a new facility in Broussard, Louisiana, USA.
Views: 398
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Intertransport delivers machinery to Canada

January 22 - January 22 - Intertransport Hohnholz - a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Germany - recently transported a shipment of mill work rolls to Canada.
Views: 748
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Tradelossa hauls petro-chemical equipment

January 21 - January 21 - Mexico based Tradelossa has completed the transport of two boilers weighing 547 tonnes and measuring 20.3 m x 13.9 m x 16.8 m, for petro-chemical firm Sadara Chemical Company.
Views: 749
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Asco repeats award winning performance

January 21 - January 21 - For the second year running, Asco Freight Management won the Project Forwarding Award at the British International Freight Association (BIFA) awards held recently in London. Atlantic Pacific Global Logistics, Denholm Global Logistics and Soun
Views: 974
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Naviera Master Line adds Port Manatee

January 21 - January 21 - Naviera Master Line de Venezuela CA, a division of Master Line Shipping Company, has selected Port Manatee, USA, for a new container and breakbulk cargo service to Caribbean, Central and South American destinations.
Views: 810
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The Friday Flyer

January 18 - High winds, heavy snow and below average temperatures across Europe are creating headaches for transport planners as HLPFI heads into the weekend, whilst winds of a different sort have blown in some sobering news from the Sahara.
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Garibaldi joins MIQ Logistics

January 18 - January 18 - MIQ Logistics has appointed Garith Garibaldi as director of business development. Based out in the San Francisco Bay area, Garibaldi will be responsible for new business development.
Views: 995
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Panama Canal expansion explained

January 17 - January 17 - If you are interested in learning a little more about the whys and wherefores of the Panama Canal expansion, check out the article at the following link:
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Saga Fortune makes maiden voyage

January 15 - January 15 - Saga Fortune - a 200 m long 56,023-dwt open box hold vessel - delivered late last year by Oshima Shipbuilding of Japan to Saga Shipholding AS of Norway, has completed its maiden voyage.
Views: 763
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Aeroscraft makes its first float

January 14 - January 14 - 32 years after he set up Aeros, its ceo Igor Pasternak has confirmed that its Aeroscraft Heavy-Lift Air Vehicle has achieved its first lift-off, performed in an engineering hangar in Tustin, California, USA.
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The Friday Flyer

January 11 - January 11 - Two weeks into the New Year and it is business as usual for most Friday Flyer readers.
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Solomon joins MIQ Logistics

January 11 - January 11 - MIQ Logistics has named Barry Solomon as manager of business development.
Views: 872
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Brent Kinnaird joins McKeil Marine

January 10 - January 10 - Hamilton, Ontario-headquartered McKeil Marine has appointed Brent Kinnaird in the role of marketing manager, effective February 1, 2013.
Views: 1002
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APS Stevedoring appoints Steven Nixon

January 10 - January 10 - Long Beach, California-based APS Stevedoring LLC - an auto and general cargo/breakbulk stevedoring organisation - has appointed Steven K Nixon as vice president in charge of business development.
Views: 1009
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C.H. Robinson Project Logistics joins PCN in Canada

January 10 - January 10 - C.H Robinson Project Logistics has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Canada. Headquartered in Calgary, C.H. Robinson Project Logistics specialises in the transport of over-dimensional and heavy lift shipments.
Views: 1445
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ABC takes delivery of third B747-8F

January 7 - January 7 - Moscow-headquartered AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its third B747-8 freighter. The new aircraft made its first commercial flight from Seattle - Moscow Sheremetyevo via Hong Kong.
Views: 855
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Boeing records successful 2012

January 4 - January 4 - Seattle-headquartered Boeing Commercial Airplanes secured 1,203 aircraft orders in 2012 - the second highest number in the company's history. It delivered 601 aircraft during the calendar year - the most since 1999 - whilst unfilled orders sto
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The Friday Flyer

January 4 - January 4 - While many are still recovering from New Year celebrations, our Asian readers have the Lunar New Year to look forward to next month.
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US port contract talks extended an additional week

January 3 - January 3 - More good news from the USA where, having agreed to a 30-day extension of their current contract negotiations, the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and the US Maritime Alliance (USMX) have agreed to a further extension of the dea
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BNSF Logistics acquires EP-Team

January 2 - January 2 - BNSF Logistics has acquired Texas-based global logistics project cargo provider EP-Team Inc.
Views: 1165

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