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Antonov 22 crashes in Moscow

December 31 - December 31 - Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the aircrew that died earlier this week following the crash of an Antonov-22 in western Russia.
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WWPC quartet teams up for Turkmen contract

December 22 - December 22 - CNC Freight Services of Malaysia as lead contractor, and DGT Logistics of Turkmenistan as the local contractor in country, has worked with two other members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) on a logistics contract for a Malaysia co
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines takes the honours at Frankfurt

December 21 - December 21 - Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) has presented AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) with its 'Best Cargo Performer 2010' award after the airline increased its freight volume through Frankfurt Airport by nearly 50 percent.
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First customer for Traxon Europe in Russia

December 20 - December 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines has become Traxon Europe's first customer in Russia after the two companies signed an agreement for the provision of cargo information services.
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Ahlers moves filtration systems

December 9 - December 9 - Ahlers Belgium and Ahlers China worked together to move 2,100 tonnes of filtration systems from Wuhan, via Nantong to Blyth in the UK.
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Project network adds global link with Globalink

November 24 - November 24 - Project forwarding network, AOP Project Partners, has added the Globalink Logistics Group as a member across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
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Vegetable oil plant moved by Wilhelmsen Ships Service Brazil

November 16 - November 16 - A new department of Wilhelmsen Ships Service in Brazil which is gearing up rapidly to increasingly demanding cargo projects has successfully overseen the movement of an OOG shipment of a vertical conditioner to Russia.
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Volga-Dnepr flies off with top award

October 27 - October 27 - Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has announced the winners of its annual charter aviation awards with a maindeck, heavylift carrier taking top spot in the cargo charter category.
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Volga-Dnepr president spells out importance of Russian air cargo

October 22 - October 22 - Russia's fast-growing air cargo industry will play an increasingly important role in helping to develop a thriving economy as long as the country continues to develop its airport infrastructure to manage the growth in throughput, Volga-Dnepr
Views: 375
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Antwerp Port organises St Petersburg breakbulk forum

October 21 - October 21 - Antwerp Port Authority has organised a breakbulk forum at St Petersburg in recognition of the St Petersburg region's importance as a growth market for breakbulk and project cargo.
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Tschudi Project boxes clever on boiler shipment

October 15 - October 15 - Project shipping company, Tschudi Project Transports has recently successfully completed the shipment of a major consignment from Asia to a construction site in northwest Europe.
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Fairstar on the double

October 12 - October 12 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a transportation contract by Van Oord Ship Management following last week's contract win from Fugro Seacore.
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Ahlers reveals global scope of project cargo activity

October 8 - October 8 - Antwerp-based project cargo forwarder Ahlers Forwarding has revealed a range of heavy lift and project cargo activity that the company has undertaken in global markets; so far this year.
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More cargo aircraft rumours from Russia

October 6 - October 6 - This year has seen repeated reports of an imminent resumption in the production of the An -124, the world's largest cargo jet with the Pentagon reportedly signing contracts for An-124 planes for military transport purposes for years to come.
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Mexican celebrations take off in France thanks to Volga-Dnepr

September 27 - September 27 - Main deck capacity provider Volga-Dnepr operated its first flight from an airfield in the Pyrenees in over a decade when it transported two Super Puma helicopters from France to take part in a military parade to mark Mexico's bicentenary ce
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Air Charter Service has a whale of a time

September 23 - September 23 - Earlier this month Air Charter Service (ACS) Hong Kong flew eight Beluga whales from Vladivostok, Russia into Guangzhou, China.
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Summer of heavyweight moves by JSC Transafe Logistics

September 7 - September 7 - Moscow-based oil and gas industry specialist logistics provider JSC Transafe Logistics turned to two stalwarts of maindeck airfreight capacity this summer to move over 150 tonnes of vital oil, gas and power industry equipment.
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Combined WWPC power in historic airlift to China

September 1 - September 1 - Oy Procargo (Professional Cargo Care Ltd) and Ocean Knight Shipping, both WWPC Members, combined forces to arrange delivery of a 34 tonne metallic roll and other equipment from Finland to a paper factory near Shanghai in China.
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GPLN names new Chinese member

August 31 - August 31 - Westfracht China has become a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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NATREX scores a Mexican hatrick

August 6 - August 6 - The Moscow-based NATREX Group has handled the delivery of a hydroelectric generator, plus auxiliary items to be installed at 750-megawatt La Yesca power station in Mexico.
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JSC Transafe Logistics contracts Volga-Dnepr Airlines

August 3 - August 3 - Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics called in Volga-Dnepr Airlines to meet a short deadline for the delivery of a complex out-of-gauge shipment of oil refinery equipment.
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10th Boeing 747F joins AirBridgeCargo's fleet

July 28 - July 28 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo airline of Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 747-400 freighter in four months, increasing its total fleet to 10 B747Fs.
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Chapman Freeborn helps Kyrgyzstan refugees

July 21 - July 21 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has delivered over 1,000 tonnes of aid cargo in support of the humanitarian efforts in Southern Kyrgyzstan.
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Sepehrun Tarabar's unique move

July 13 - July 13 - Sepehrun Tarabar International Transport, the exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Iran, has handled the shipment of two out of guage transporters used in port environments, writes Alice Davidson.
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Submarine hitches a ride

June 28 - June 28 - Hindustan Cargo Ltd (HCL) has handled the shipment of submarine weighing 2,325 tonnes which is heading from Visakhapatnam Port to Severodvinsk, Russia for a refit.
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Air Charter expands within Russia

June 23 - June 23 - Air Charter Service has opened its second Russian office - in St Petersburg - to capitalise on the ever expanding charter market in Russia and the CIS.
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Latest rumour regarding restart for An-124 production

June 23 - June 23 - Staff at HLPFI don't know what is more repetitive. Watching the England football team struggle through the group stage of a World Cup final (thank goodness for John Terry's backside), or anticipating news that the manufacture of the AN-124 is ab
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BDP establishes new subsidiary in Vietnam

June 18 - June 18 - US-based transport and logistics provider BDP International (BDP) is set to become a major player in Vietnam's logistics sector following the establishment of BDP International (Vietnam), a new subsidiary company headquartered in Ho Chi Minh Cit
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New president for Fesco Agencies North America

June 8 - June 8 - Fesco has appointed Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, to the role of president of Seattle-based Fesco Agencies North America, effective immediately.
Views: 1081
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Gruber Logistics expands in Russia

June 7 - June 7 - Italian project freight forwarder Gruber Logistics has expanded its Russian market presence with the opening of a new branch in St Petersburg.
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Third new generation IL-76TD-90VD for Volga-Dnepr

May 27 - May 27 - A third new generation IL-76TD-90VD freighter, built to order at the Tashkent Chkalov Aviation Factory, has joined Volga-Dnepr Airlines' fleet and successfully completed its first commercial flight on May 24th.
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AirBridgeCargo extends 747F network in Russia

May 24 - May 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines has extended its delivery network in Russia with the launch of a new weekly flight from Amsterdam to Yekaterinburg and a direct service from Frankfurt to Moscow's Domodedovo Airport.
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Volga-Dnepr delivers TanDEM-X Satellite

May 20 - May 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the German TanDEM-X satellite to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of its planned launch into space in June 2010.
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CapMan to invest in Havator

May 17 - May 17 - Finnish Institutional investor CapMan Buyout IX has taken a significant stake in the Havator Group, one of the Nordic region's leading suppliers of crane services, special transports, section assembly and harbour crane services.
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Netfrate shaves 1,700 km off Siberian delivery

April 29 - April 29 - US-owned freight forwarder Netfrate has organised the trucking, packaging, survey and ocean transport of an MD Explorer helicopter from the Port of Houston to St Petersburg, Russia with on-carriage to Novokuznetsk, Siberia.
Views: 526
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Forwarder builds on two decades in Russian expansion

April 27 - April 27 - Full service logistics and heavy lift project cargo provider Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has established two new offices in the northwest and far eastern Russia, at Murmansk and Nogliki, in order to strengthen its activities in the region and to parti
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TRANSY moves heavy turbine runner

April 15 - April 15 - Transport Systems TRANSY, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Russia and Ukraine, handled the difficult movement of an 80 tonne heavy turbine runner from the Ukraine port of Illychevsk to Tianjin in China.
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Volga-Dnepr Group out-performs industry average

April 2 - April 2 - Volga-Dnepr Group, parent of heavy airfreight specialist Volga-Dnepr Airlines and scheduled air cargo operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said the carriers' combined traffic increased seven percent year-on-year in 2009 to 1.85 billion FTKs, which
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Volga-Dnepr Group out-performs industry average

April 2 - April 2 - Volga-Dnepr Group, parent of heavy airfreight specialist Volga-Dnepr Airlines and scheduled air cargo operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said the carriers' combined traffic increased seven percent year-on-year in 2009 to 1.85 billion FTKs, which
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CG/LA names top 100 infrastructure projects

April 1 - April 1 - Washington-based CG/LA Infrastructure has released a listing of the top 100 global strategic infrastructure projects for 2010, totalling nearly USD550 billion.
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GPLN adds Globalink for Kazakhstan

March 18 - March 18 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Almaty-based Globalink Logistics Group as a member in Kazakhstan.
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Russian heavyweight aircraft come to Haiti's aid

February 24 - February 24 - Ruslan International, the joint venture company which markets and manages the combined fleet of 17 An-124 aircraft belonging to its parents Antonov Airlines and Volga Dnepr Airlines, has begun a programme of nine flights to Haiti carrying ur
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Dockwise upbeat on 2009 financial results

February 19 - February 19 - Managers at Dutch-based heavy lift operator Dockwise have identified a range of strategic and operational highlights for 2009 which meant the group finished the troubled year in good financial health, Andr
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Rotterdam targets more feeder cargoes

February 19 - February 19 - Whilst Rotterdam is well known as a hub for container traffic, the port is keen to increase this concept for the breakbulk and project cargoes sector.
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Panalpina scoops UK forwarders award

January 28 - January 28 - Panalpina World Transport won the Project Forwarding category of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Freight Service Awards, the UK's most prestigious logistics and supply chain industry awards.
Views: 972
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BRIC to drive industry growth

January 28 - January 28 - At this week Breakbulk Asia Conference and Exhibition in Singapore, Goldman Sachs (Asia) regional transportation research executive director Thomas Kim said that China's expected growth rate of 11.4 percent for the year and a shift in trading
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Transy back at Multimodal 2010

January 11 - January 11 - St Petersburg-based, Transy, which specialises in transport and logistics services dealing with heavy lift and project cargoes, has confirmed its presence at the forthcoming Multimodal 2010 exhibition.
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