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The Friday Flyer - May 31st 2013

May 31 - Rivet-beating will start at Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry in H2 2013 on four 12,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels for an unnamed German client according to reports in the international media.
Views: 1923
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Zieba heads up AMI's IT

May 31 - May 31 - UK headquartered air and express wholesaler, Air Menzies International (AMI) has promoted Darren Zieba to the newly created position of global IT project manager.
Views: 394
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Noble delivers heavy SGBC

May 31 - May 31 - Pakistan based freight forwarder, Noble Shipping Services has transported a sales gas booster compressor (SGBC) from Brittmoore, USA to Karachi Port, Pakistan, via the Port of Houston.
Views: 1304
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SAL's Svenja loads five reactors

May 30 - May 30 - SAL Heavy Lift's ship, "Svenja", looks an impressive sight with five reactors on deck for its latest voyage.
Views: 1142
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PPG - successful conference in Le Havre

May 28 - May 28 - International project forwarder network the Project Professionals Group (PPG) hosted its annual conference in Le Havre, France, May 20-22, 2013.
Views: 734
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The Friday Flyer - May 24th 2013

May 24 - The global dash for gas and an oil price that remains resolutely north of USD100 a barrel has powered Australian megaprojects for oil and gas exploration and exploitation, according to a report from industry consultant GL Noble Denton.
Views: 2112
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It's a gas for Sarens

May 24 - May 24 - Sarens Group has been awarded a contract for the transport of equipment for the CNRL oil sands project in Alberta, Canada - one of the largest contracts in the company's history.
Views: 1390
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GAC and POLOG on a roll in the Arctic

May 23 - May 23 - GAC Norway AS and Polar Logistics Group ApS (POLOG) of Denmark have formed a strategic partnership - strengthening the GAC network in the Arctic Circle.
Views: 1086
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Corpus Christi sees first wind energy cargo exports

May 22 - May 22 - Having been an active participant in the import of wind energy components from global markets since 2006, with record-breaking volumes in 2012, the Port of Corpus Christi reports that new wind energy market trends have reversed trading patterns i
Views: 731
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New car carriers for WWASA

May 20 - May 20 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed an agreement for two post-Panamax car carriers, set for delivery in 2014 and 2015.
Views: 967
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Tradelossa adds US-Mexico spur

May 20 - May 20 - Mexican heavy haul and rigging specialist Tradelossa has built and inaugurated a railway spur at Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
Views: 612
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The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
Views: 2156
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Base S.p.A. delivers Congo loads

May 17 - May 17 - Base S.P.A. (Italy) has coordinated three project shipments from around the world to Pointe Noire, the Republic of Congo for the Mafumeira Sul offshore oil field development.
Views: 851
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Successful 2012 for TT Club

May 17 - May 17 - The TT Club - a liability insurer for the international transport and logistics industry - has issued its performance figures for year ending December 21, 2012.
Views: 1012
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CEE completes conference

May 16 - May 16 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network concluded its 4th annual membership conference in Antwerp, Belgium, May 12-13, 2013.
Views: 1234
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Volga's AN-124 starts in Papua

May 15 - May 15 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 1203
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C.H. Robinson shifts O&G equipment

May 14 - May 14 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has transported a reaction tank and blow down drum from Swan Island, Portland, USA to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. The machinery will be used in a stream assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) pilot plant near West El
Views: 698
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Rickmers ceo joins Hall of Fame

May 13 - May 13 - Rickmers Group and Rickmers-Linie ceo Ron Widdows has been inducted into the Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame.
Views: 745
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New deputy ceo at Seattle

May 13 - May 13 - Kurt Beckett has been promoted to deputy chief executive officer at the Port of Seattle, USA.
Views: 1119
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Chapman Freeborn hits 40

May 13 - May 13 - Last weekend saw air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn officially celebrate 40 years of operations.
Views: 892
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The Friday Flyer - May 10th 2013

May 10 - The Arctic is changing and future transport opportunities in the economy of the North have probably been one of the drivers behind this week's decision by BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping to create a joint company, BigRoll.
Views: 1909
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Q1 slowdown at IAG

May 10 - May 10 - IAG Cargo - the air freight division of the International Airlines Group - has seen its revenue for Q1 2013 drop by 7.2 percent year-on-year to EUR270 million (USD350.9 million).
Views: 1092
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Efficiency key for wind projects

May 8 - May 8 - According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), wind energy projects in the USA posted their strongest year ever - a total of 13,124 MW of power was brought online across 26 states and Puerto Rico.
Views: 755
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ABS releases LMP updates

May 8 - May 8 - Naval management software and ship design specialist Herbert-ABS Software Solutions, has released the newest version of its Load Management Programme (LMP) for offshore vessels.
Views: 525
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Extra adds web platform

May 7 - May 7 - North American logistics provider Extra Logistics has launched its web-based ocean/air freight booking service.
Views: 1278
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The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013

May 3 - This week saw CEVA Group announce the successful recapitalisation of its balance sheet, which may put an end to the intense speculation there has been about the company's future. That speculation began after a downgrade by Standard & Poor's to CEVA's cred
Views: 2231
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PCN ramps up with Ramps Logistics

May 3 - May 3 - Ramps Logistics of Trinidad and Tobago has become the 181st member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 783
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Evergreen Helicopters fly with Erickson

May 3 - May 3 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has closed its acquisition of Evergreen Helicopters (EHI) from Evergreen International Aviation.
Views: 1522
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Houston calling for Spliethoff

May 3 - May 3 - Amsterdam based Spliethoff Group - whose subsidiaries include BigLift Shipping, Sevenstar, Wijnne Barends and Transfennica - is opening a new branch office in Houston, USA.
Views: 1233
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FPS delivers unique warplane

May 2 - May 2 - FPS New Zealand has successfully moved the only operational De Havilland Mosquito bomber aircraft from New Zealand to Virginia, USA.
Views: 796
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Heavy quartet for Jumbo Shipping

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has transported two over-dimensional boilers and two mine hunter vessels to destinations in the Middle East.
Views: 957
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Damaged Illinois river lock to hinder barges for weeks

May 1 - May 1 - According to reports in the international media, a northern stretch of the Illinois river - a key artery for connecting export terminals in the Gulf of Mexico, USA - is expected to remain closed for several weeks.
Views: 588
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Dacotrans de Centro joins PCN

May 1 - May 1 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Dacotrans de Centro as its latest member, and first company representative in Honduras.
Views: 1026
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Areva barges generators to USA

May 1 - May 1 - Paris headquartered industrial manufacturer Areva has delivered two steam generators to the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in Red Wing, Minnesota, USA.
Views: 756

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