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Deltamarin wins contract from COOEC in China

February 27 - February -27- The China Offshore Oil Engineering Co., Ltd (COOEC) has awarded the Finnish engineering company Deltamarin Ltd the Basic Design and Engineering Contract for their 50,000 DWT Semi-Submersible Self-Propelled Heavy Lift Vessel (SSHLV 50000 DWT)
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AN-124 on line in Delhi

February 27 - February -27- An Antonov Airlines AN-124 delivered the first Bombardier Movia Metro to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for its Phase II expansion. It was transported directly from Germany to India and arrived in a media scrum at Delhi airport.
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Coordinated efforts in JAXPORT

February 26 - February -26- Expert support from blue chip names from across the industry was required during a recent shipment of more than 15,000 tonnes of heavy industry equipment through the Port of Jacksonville's Talleyrand Marine Terminal, says JAXPORT terminal di
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New arrival at Hamburg for Grimaldi Lines

February 26 - February -26- When Grande Ghana, Grimaldi Lines' new ConRo ship arrived in Hamburg on its maiden voyage, it marked the strengthening of the line's service between the German port and West Africa.
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A2SEA on Greater Gabbard

February 26 - February -26- Fluor Limited has awarded a contract to offshore construction company, A2SEA A/S, for the installation of Siemens turbines at the Greater Gabbard project off the UK east coast.
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MacGREGOR's offshore deliveries aided by floating testbed

February 26 - February -26-MacGREGOR's Offshore division is expanding its equipment testing capabilities in Kristiansand, Norway to handle business growth and a large number of active heave-compensated (AHC) offshore cranes and other subsea load-handling equipment.
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GAC strengthens Gujarat presence

February 25 - February -25- GAC India has strengthened its presence in India's Gujarat region with the addition of a new logistics office in Vadodara.
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ALE Projects sees light of day

February 23 - February -23-Abnormal Load Engineering (ALE) of the UK has formed a new company - ALE Projects - to combine the current heavy lifting and international projects divisions. ALE Projects will focus on international heavy lifting and transport projects.
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Heavy roller on its way to China

February 20 - February -20- Hamburg-based general and project cargo specialist, Rickmers-Linie, has sent a 250 tonne roller on its way from Germany to China.
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BSLE Malta expands into India

February 19 - February -19- BLSE Malta is expanding its breakbulk services to the Indian sub continent, with regular calls at Mumbai and Chennai / Mundra on inducement.
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PPG to push members' wind success at exhibition

February 19 - February -19-Project Professionals Group general manager Kevin Stephens claims the group will promote its members' successes in transporting renewable energy equipment at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Exhibition in Chicago from May 4 - 7, 20
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Clean bill of health at Jumbo Shipping

February 17 - February -17- The office organisation and13 heavy lift ships of Jumbo Shipping have achieved certification to the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS 18001).
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Jumbo oils developments in Gulf of Mexico

February 17 - February -17-Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a combined transportation and installation contract by Technip USA in connection with the Cascade and Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Bayport warehouse opening for Gulf Winds

February 16 - February 16 - Heavy lift and over-dimensional cargo handler Gulf Winds is to open a 22,600 sq m cargo handling warehouse near the Port of Houston's Bayport Container Terminal in late March.
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Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition

February 16 - February -16- Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International magazine readers who are attending the BreakBulk Asia Exhibition at the Suntec, Singapore on February 17 and 18 are invited to visit the stands of the exhibitors at the show as listed below.
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New WWL Chennai office supports emerging India market

February 16 - February -16-WWL has established Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (India) Private Limited in Chennai to enable it to be more active in responding to OEM's requests for logistics solutions.
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Combi Dock III named

February 16 - February -16- The Combi Dock III, the third of a series of 11,000 dwt multipurpose tweendeckers with three electro-hydraulic cranes offering a single lift capacity of up to 350 and 700 tonnes, has been named at in Bremerhaven.
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Antwerp cultivates project cargo interest

February 13 - March 13 - As part of its programme of regular meetings with ports in the European hinterland, Antwerp Port Authority held a Port Day in Valenciennes, northern France, organised in collaboration with the chambers of commerce in Valenciennes, Avesnes and C
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Aspen trails new 13-axle transporter

February 13 - February -13-Aspen's Custom Trailers' new 13-axle transporter is its most versatile heavy haul transporter ever, says a company spokesperson.
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Duluth seeks share of federal stimulus

February 13 - February -13- With the USD789 billion US federal stimulus bill expected to be signed Monday, many local government agencies already have their hands out.
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GAC Russia restructures to serve new markets

February 13 - February -13-Global forwarding company GAC Group has made strategic organisational changes to its Russian operations to improve the services it offers to the country's fast growing offshore sector.
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Dockwise lightens heavy lift fleet

February 11 - February -11- Heavy lift shipping line, Dockwise has sold two type IV ships to re-align its fleet with an increasing focus on premium cargoes.
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Dockwise helps UK's Royal Navy

February 11 - February -11- An ill-fated UK Royal Navy ship is to be returned to the UK for repair by heavy lift shipping line, Dockwise.
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Eurotunnel fully reopen

February 11 - February -11-After only three and a half months of work, Eurotunnel is, once again, fully open.
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AFP cements success with project shipment to Tanzania thumbnail image

AFP cements success with project shipment to Tanzania

February 10 - February -10- Durban-based project cargo forwarder Access Freight Projects (AFP) has been involved in the delivery of a cement plant ex Mumbai to Tanga, Tanzania on behalf of a Kenyan mining and cement manufacturer.
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Bullish results for Volga-Dnepr Group

February 10 - February -10-Volga-Dnepr Group has announced a bullish result for 2008 after seeing a 46 0ncrease in sales over 2007 from its charter and scheduled air cargo services. Revenue for the year rose to USD 1.4 billion.
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Crowley delivers incinerator

February 10 - February 10 - Florida-based Crowley Maritime Corporation's logistics and liner services groups completed the transport of an incinerator to Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI) to replace the island's existing trash disposal unit.
Views: 541
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Hamburg nears double-digit export growth in 2008

February 9 - February -9- The Port of Hamburg enjoyed bullish project cargo activity last year, recording growth in both import and export movements leading to an overall increase in volume over 2007's total.
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Arnaud wins chemical factory project work

February 9 - February -9- Lisbon-based forwarder Arnaud Logis SA will provide project logistics services for the construction of a chemical factory in Sines, Portugal.
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'Bahrain gateway' looking forward to April opening

February 6 - February 06 - The newly-developed Khalifa bin Salman port (KBSP) in Bahrain, dubbed the Bahrain gateway, which was scheduled to come into operation in January, will now commence operations in April.
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First Breakbulk Asia event around the corner

February 6 - February 06 - Just two weeks before the start of the first Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference and Exhibition which will be held at the Suntec Singapore international Convention and Exhibition Centre, 17 and 18 February.
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A new and enjoyable on-line read

February 6 - February 06 - The entire back issues of HLPFI are now available on our website in an easy-to-read page-turning format.
Views: 312
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Eurosib-Logistics in production line move

February 6 - February 06 - Eurosib-Logistics, the Russian member of the Project Professionals Group (PPG), has completed the shipment of a production line for car radiators from Japan and China to Nizhny Novgorod in Russia.
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Combi Lift first with occupational health and safety

February 6 - February 6 - Heavy lift shipping company, Combi Lift is claiming a first having become the first company in the heavy lift sector to be certified for compliance with OHSAS 18001:2007.
Views: 573
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Smit back on the radar for Boskalis?

February 3 - February 2009 - Recent press reports have revealed an increased investment by Boskalis Westminster in Smit Internationale.
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The Freight Co unveils new image

February 2 - February 2 - The Freight Co Ltd, has unveiled a new website showing its new corporate i.d. / logo which can be seen at www.the-freight.com
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