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Generation industry powers Ahlers business

December 16 - December 16 - The needs of the global generating industry, both electricity generating and oil and gas production, are creating good opportunities for project cargo forwarder Ahlers, the company has revealed.
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Ahlers loads with Singapore slings

December 15 - December 15 - Global project cargo forwarder Ahlers has seen two key project movements through the quay sides of Singapore, both inbound and export from this island state, as well as number of smaller movements.
Views: 836
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Long distance successes for Ahlers

December 13 - December 13 - Global offices of worldwide project cargo forwarder Ahlers have earned their Air Miles after organising two project movements that clocked up more than 15,000 km in distance.
Views: 736
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TT Club says freight forwarders face increasing liabilities

December 9 - December 9 - International transport liability insurer, TT Club is warning that freight forwarders and other transport intermediaries face increasingly significant liability risk, particularly in emerging markets, as they tackle additional supply chain se
Views: 604
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Roll-Lift rolls into action

December 8 - December 8 - Senior managers at Roll-Lift have confirmed that the Dutch-based company is now fully operational with a significant fleet of mobile and heavy lift crawler cranes, as well as self propelled modular transporter (SPMT) and conventional trailers
Views: 1072
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Volga-Dnepr aids mission to Mars

December 8 - December 8 - Parts of the launch vehicle for NASA's most ambitious rover mission to Mars, successfully launched into orbit on November 26, were delivered to the Cape Canaveral launch site in Florida by Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 478
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Havator names technical director

November 29 - November 29 - Kristian Nummelin (pictured below) has been appointed as technical director at Havator Group
Views: 1108
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Famous Pacific Shipping targets new members in new markets

November 28 - November 28 - Following its recent AGM, the Famous Pacific Shipping Group has resolved to increase membership of the worldwide network of forwarders in specific geographical areas, to further strengthen the group's claims to be a leading player in the glo
Views: 939
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FESCO Russian Pacific Line's first sailing departs from Tacoma

November 23 - November 23 - The first sailing of FESCO Russian Pacific Line's new direct all water service to Vladivostok has departed from the Port of Tacoma offering a direct fortnightly ro-ro service to Vladivostok and all points in the Russian Far East.
Views: 1041
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Militzer & M

November 16 - November 16 - Swiss-based Militzer & M
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3p Logistics adds office in Poland

November 15 - November 15 - 3p Logistics Group has opened for business in Poland and will represent the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the country.
Views: 1126
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M+M Libya back on track

November 9 - November 9 - M&M Libya, which has offices in Tripoli, Misurata, Ras Lanuf / Brega and Benghazi, has confirmed that all of its offices have now re-opened and are fully operational, with most of the company's staff back at their desks.
Views: 512
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FESCO adds Tacoma

October 24 - October 24 - FESCO Russian Pacific is adding a port call at Tacoma, USA, and introducing a fortnightly service to Vladivostok and the Russian Far east.
Views: 663
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Move One on the move

October 20 - October 20 - Move One's new office within Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan will provide a full range of logistics services.
Views: 786
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Success in the pipeline for Wagenborg Nedlift

October 11 - October 11 - Dutch-based heavy lift transport solutions provider Wagenborg Nedlift has placed the last pipe in the multi-million dollar, 302 km Nord-europ
Views: 750
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Bureau Veritas extends Russian partnerships

September 26 - September 26 - One of the leading conformity assessment and certification service companies, Bureau Veritas, is extending its partnerships in the Russian shipping and offshore sector, focusing on high Arctic offshore projects.
Views: 581
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter helps fight oil well fire

September 22 - September 22 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency GmbH, together with its general sales agent (GSA) Platinum Air Cargo in Houston, has organised the emergency transport via a charter aircraft of six tonnes of specialised well fire fighting equipment from Hous
Views: 908
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First in Libya for PCN

September 16 - September 16 - The fast-growing forwarder group, Project Cargo Network, has revealed its first member in Libya with the addition of Tripoli-based M&M Libya, bringing its membership to just short of 100.
Views: 695
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Nurminen Logistics delivers tanks to Belarus

September 12 - September 12 - Over the past few years, Nurminen Logistics of Finland, which is a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has made several special deliveries to Belarus and this summer was no exception with the delivery of three large tanks f
Views: 922
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Air Charter International supports Afghan mine clearance

September 12 - September 12 - Air Charter International has handled the shipment of an outsized mine clearing machine and spare parts from Europe to Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, to assist with the country's efforts to be free of Unexploded Ordnance (UXOs) by 2013.
Views: 557
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Bellville Rodair opens up in Shenzhen

September 6 - September 6 - Bellville Rodair International (BRI) says that the opening of a new office in Shenzhen yesterday marks the next step in its expansion plan for 2011.
Views: 705
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Globalink helps with Kazak birthday celebrations

August 25 - August 25 - Globalink Logistics Group, the Kazakhstan member of leading global franchise network for project cargo forwarders, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has handled the delivery of concert equipment for a music festival held to celebrate th
Views: 871
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines launch thrice-weekly service

August 23 - August 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia's largest scheduled all-cargo carrier, has launched a three-times a week Boeing 747-400 freighter service to Zhengzhou as it positions itself to support China's 12th five-year development plan.
Views: 1016
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SASI opens the door for Russian freighters

August 23 - August 23 - Strategic Aviation Solutions International (SASI) and Russia's major state-owned aircraft manufacturing giant United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote Russian-built freighter aircraft around
Views: 324
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Volga-Dnepr and Antonov commit to modernisation of first freighter

August 19 - August 19 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group and Antonov Company of the Ukraine have reached an agreement to upgrade the first of Volga-Dnepr's fleet of AN-124-100 'Ruslan' freighters to a modernised AN-124-111VD standard in the latest step towards relaunching
Views: 809
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SAL set for further expansion

August 12 - August 12 - Having already opened new offices in France and Singapore earlier this year, SAL has confirmed that it will open additional offices in Rotterdam and Moscow from October 1, 2011.
Views: 454
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GAC strengthens marketing presence in Europe

July 28 - July 28 - GAC is expanding its regional Shipping Marketing team with the appointment of Niko Steindamm, as marketing manager, shipping, based in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 941
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Trains fly through Saint-Petersburg

July 20 - July 20 - Specialists from within the group of companies "Sea port of Saint-Petersburg" have successfully discharged Uzbekistan's first high speed train.
Views: 690
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Globalink's Air Freight Division takes off

July 14 - July 14 - Globalink Logistics Group was approached by the Civil Aviation Authorities in Kazakhstan to handle the movement of airport equipment from USA and France to Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1001
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Perth says aye, aye Cap'n to DB Schenker

July 11 - July 11 - DB Schenker has been appointed exclusive international transport and logistics services provider for the world sailing championships in Perth, Australia later this year.
Views: 1134
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Project cargo powers double-digit growth at Bilbao

July 1 - July 1 - General conventional goods at Bilbao port, helped by project cargo activity, rose by 14 percent in the first three months of the year. Project cargo at the Spanish Atlantic port includes machinery, wind energy equipment, rail carriages, buses, pa
Views: 1151
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Cruz doubles up IL-76TD flights for significant client

June 29 - June 29 - Almaty, Kazakhstan-based project cargo forwarder Cruz Logistics recently required two IL-76TD journeys on consecutive days to move four load banks from Fujairah, UAE to Uralsk, Kazakhstan for a significant customer.
Views: 688
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To Russia with love through Novorossiysk

June 28 - June 28 - Novorossiysk Port Terminal, in Russia's main port on the Black Sea, has recently played host to two significant high and heavy movements.
Views: 830
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Air Partner celebrates half century

June 21 - June 21 - Air Partner plc, a world leading provider of private aviation services, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month.
Views: 682
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Cargo Equipment Experts adds new member in Finland

June 20 - June 20 - Nurminen Logistics Oyj has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) as the network's member in Helsinki, Finland, representing the service categories: Haulage; Port/Airport Operators; Stevedores; Export Packers and Surveyors
Views: 702
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Ahlers scores a quartet of successful project shipments

June 20 - June 20 - Antwerp-based Ahlers Forwarding has seen some recent significant movements from Asia to developing markets, highlighting the growing importance of Asia to the global project cargo business.
Views: 861
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ABC transports 'Vostok' space capsule

June 15 - June 15 - The former USSR space capsule 'Vostok 3KA-2' has been safely returned to a museum in Russia onboard an AirBridgeCargo Airlines' B747-400 freighter.
Views: 535
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PCN grows in new territories

June 1 - June 1 - The Project Cargo Network has broken ground in two new territories and expanded in an existing territory as it grows its global reach.
Views: 753
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Strategic investments help St Petersburg efficiency

May 23 - May 23 - The Sea Port of Saint Petersburg has revealed that it has invested RUB152 million / USD5.4 million in handling equipment, including nine Kalmar fork lift trucks with lifting capacity from 10 to 33 tonnes for handling of general cargoes, terminal
Views: 1025
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Dockwise reveals more big contracts

May 4 - May 4 - Dockwise has reveals six new heavy marine transport contracts for its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total contract value of more than USD 34 million.
Views: 975
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Globalink transports dump trucks to Kazakhstan

April 28 - April 28 - Project cargo forwarder Globalink has recently handled the transportation of Hitachi dump trucks from the US to Kazakhstan. The consignment arrived at Paldiski port, Estonia where transloading from vessel onto low bed trailers was completed.
Views: 573
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Freight Links checks in with offshore hotel project

March 25 - March 25 - Colombo-based Freight Links International, the Sri Lanka member of project forwarding network the Project Professionals Group, is providing logistics solutions for a luxury island resort six km off the island's north-west coast.
Views: 680
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Customs licence for Hellmann East Europe

March 11 - March 11 - Hellmann East Europe has gained the Customs Representative Licence for Russia (previously known as the Customs Broker Licence) which enables the company to offer customs clearance services under its own private licence.
Views: 911
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Mammoet adds to Kobelco crawler crane order

March 2 - March 2 - Since placing an initial order for five Kobelco CKE2500-2, 250-tonne capacity crawler cranes (for operations in Brazil, Sakhalin and the Middle East) in 2010, leading international heavy lift specialist, Mammoet, has progressively increased its
Views: 1102
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Alternate energy blows some wind into Bati's sales

February 22 - February 22 - Having underpinned the company's activities in 2010, Bati Project & Heavy Lift Logistics expects that wind power plants and renewable energy projects, particulary wind turbines, will keep it busy with Turkey's energy ministry planning 15,000
Views: 1061
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Saint Petersburg commits to investment

February 15 - February 15 - In 2010, the Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg group of companies transferred over RUB1.1 billion (USD0.03 billion) for the implementation of port infrastructure development programmes.
Views: 851
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General cargoes help Hamburg recover

February 10 - February 10 - In 2010, an increase in conventional general cargo throughput at the port of Hamburg to 2.6 million tonnes was helped by increased exports of project cargo and vehicles at 1.1 million tonnes (up by 19.5 percent), helping the port to leave th
Views: 770
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Framework for global transport of ITER components signed

February 1 - February 1 - The director general of the ITER Organization, Osamu Motojima, and the directors of all seven Domestic Agencies this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding that provides for the use of one single Logistic Service Provider in order to assur
Views: 585
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Fesco moves forestry excavators

January 20 - January 20 - Russian multimodal transport holding company and ro-ro operator Fesco has delivered Deere-Hitachi forestry excavators from the Port of Everett, Washington state to John-Deere Construction and Forestry in Russia.
Views: 619
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Energy market powers CEVA expansion in West Africa and Central Asia

January 19 - January 19 - Expansive growth in the energy sector has persuaded CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, to increase its presence in West Africa and Central Asia, areas which will be managed under CEVA's Southern Europe, Middle E
Views: 1117
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Indial Shipping joins GPLN

January 13 - January 13 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Indial Shipping Pvt Ltd from Mumbai as its latest member.
Views: 848
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Donbasstransitservice joins GPLN

January 5 - January 5 - Ukraine-based Donbasstransitservice Ltd, is the latest member to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).rk's member in India.
Views: 812
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Worldwide Project Consortium adds to network

January 4 - January 4 - Albacor Siberia, with branches in Omsk and Novosibirsk, is the new exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Russia.
Views: 1218

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