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Sectors News from March 2009

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DSV in joint venture with LOS INKAS

March 31 - March 31 - In cooperation with the Santiago-based LOS INKAS group of companies, DSV Air & Sea is paving the way for expansion into the Central and South American markets.
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SAL opens representative office in Italy

March 31 - March 31 - A SAL Italy representative office has been established based in the Genoa office of "K" Line (Europe) to provide marketing, sales representation and direct communication with SAL's clients in the country.
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SBS Worldwide meets over-dimensional challenge

March 30 - March 30 - Independent forwarder and logistics company, SBS Worldwide rose to the challenge when an existing client in Scotland advised of an over-dimensional consignment that needed to be moved to Singapore.
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Port Freeport to widen channel

March 27 - March 27 - Port Freeport has been granted a permit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to widen the offshore entrance and jetty channels to the Freeport harbor.
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Yachts move with Dockwise

March 27 - March 27 - Dockwise Yacht Transport's (DYT) Super Servant 3 left Port Everglades for Toulon, unloading 18 yachts and loading one in St. Thomas, then moved on to Martinique where it loaded 18 more yachts, totaling 32 power and yachts.
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First for Gottwald in the Dominican Republic

March 27 - March 27 - Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald) has recently received its first ever order for the Dominican Republic. The order is for two G HMK 6407 Mobile Harbour Cranes, variants of the Model 6 series of Generation 5, Gottwald's current bestseller
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Beluga anticipates new ships

March 27 - March 27 - Beluga Shipping will take delivery of a new class of heavy lift cargo ship later this year.
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BDP Project Logistics is quality accredited in Nuremberg

March 26 - March 26 - The European regional headquarters office of BDP Project Logistics in Nuremberg has been certified to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System for project forwarding and transport engineering.
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Two for Fairstar

March 26 - March 26 - Fairstar Heavy Transport NV has signed a contract with Cantiere Navale Di Trapani S.P.A. (CNT) to transport and launch the chemical product tanker "Marettimo M".
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Agility revenues up

March 25 - March 25 - Agility has reported profits of US$526 million in 2008, compared to US$531 million in 2007, while revenue rose 16 percent to US$6.8 billion.
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Transy confirms presence at Multimodal

March 23 - March 23 - Transy, an international transport contractor and global provider of transport and logistics services dealing with heavy lift and project cargoes, has confirmed that it will be participating in the forthcoming Multimodal show in the UK - http:/
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New trailer from Tiandi

March 23 - March 23 - China's Tiandi Heavy Duty Industrial Group, which specialises in the research, development and manufacture of heavy duty transport and construction equipment, has recently introduced its new platform-type modular trailer with higher gross loadi
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Transy confirms presence at Multimodal

March 23 - March 23 - Transy, an international transport contractor and global provider of transport and logistics services dealing with heavy lift and project cargoes, has confirmed that it will be participating in the forthcoming Multimodal show in the UK - http:/
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Portland gets heavy lift boost

March 23 - March 23 - The Port of Portland will receive US$16.3 million in federal stimulus grants, with the largest grant, about US$8.9 million, going towards crane and wharf modernisation projects at the port's Terminal 6.
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New cranes for Salalah

March 23 - March 23 - Four super post panamax quay cranes have been delivered to the port of Salalah, bringing the total to eight cranes received in 2009 and completing the superstructure for the port's existing six berths.
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First female co-pilot for Indian Air Force Ilyushin-76

March 23 - March 23 - What better way for HLPFI to mark the recent International Women's Day, than with the news that the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Squadron Leader, Veena Saharan has become the first co-pilot to fly one of the IAF's largest aircraft, an Ilyushin-76.
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New boss for Buss Ports

March 20 - March 20 - From May 1st, Heinrich Ahlers will join the Buss group's executive management team where he will take responsibility for the Buss Ports business unit.
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Bay Crane expands office network

March 19 - March 19 - New York-based Bay Crane Service has announced the opening of a new branch office in North Haven, Connecticut, its third office location and first outside its New York birthplace.
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BME joins SmartWay environmental initiative

March 18 - March 18 - Georgia-based heavy lift and over-dimensional trucking firm Bennett Motor Express (BME) has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a collaboration between US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry to increase energy
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SAL delivers for Liebherr

March 18 - March 18 - SAL has undertaken a shipment of four LHM 500 mobile harbour cranes, two
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Fairstar successfully closes equity issue

March 17 - March 17 - Oslo-listed heavy lift shipping line Fairstar has brought in NOK 54.97m (USD8.07m) from two rights issue of up to 10,000,000 new shares at subscription price NOK 5.0, of which 5,340,000 was underwritten by a syndicate of the Company's current s
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Dockwise secures nine contracts

March 17 - March 17 - Dockwise Shipping has been awarded nine near-term contracts to the value of approximately USD42 million.
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Younger Niche assists in Angolan investment

March 16 - March 16 - A liquid gas plant in Soyo, Angola has been regularly receiving shipments of structural steel and cement from Younger Niche's project forwarding division.
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Babcock & Brown Infrastructure seeks to reassure users

March 16 - March -16- Babcock & Brown Infrastructure (BBI), the ports and terminals owner, which has around 20 bulk, breakbulk and project cargo terminals in various ports across Europe, has sought to reassure its users that it is operating normally despite the appo
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NSCSA to commence Charlotte heavy lift and project cargo call

March 13 - March 13 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has confirmed to HLPFI that the Saudi Tabuk V 140 is now scheduled in Charleston on April 1st for the start of a new service from key East Coast US and Canada ports to Saudi Arabia, India an
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Heavy lift operation to save historic coast guard boathouse

March 13 - March 13 - A combination of a 76m barge and a 60m crane worked to lift a 74-year-old former US Coast Guard boathouse off its pilings this week as conservationists moved it to a place of safety prior to a new permanent location being found for its preserva
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Wind farms put winds in Ballast Nedam's sails

March 13 - March 13 - Dutch-based construction services company Ballast Nedam is crediting the use of the heavy lift ship Svanen with the group's growing success in the offshore wind farm sector.
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FMC license for BDP/Project Logistics

March 12 - March 12 - The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has granted a license to BDP/Project Logistics LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BDP International, to operate as an ocean transportation intermediary, providing freight forwarding services for shipments ove
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TBS delays release of 2008 results

March 11 - March 11 - TBS International Ltd has decided to delay its earnings release and conference call for the fourth quarter and year-end 2008.
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Antwerp breakbulk agency remains confident

March 10 - March 10 - A neutral breakbulk and heavy lift shipping agency, launched last year in Antwerp, remains in buoyant mood despite the current choppy waters facing much of the global marketplace.
Views: 667
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Beluga Projects opens for business in Norway

March 9 - March 09 - Under the name, Beluga Projects (Norway) AS, German heavy lift shipping line, Beluga Shipping GmbH has opened its first Nordic branch office in Stavanger.
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Exports to fall in 2009, warns WTO director general

March 6 - March 06 - The WTO did not succeed in reaching a final agreement on modalities for agriculture and industry - two key pillars of the Doha Round - at the end of last year, WTO director general Pascal Lamy told a press conference in Canberra.
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Russian project forwarder announces merger

March 6 - March 06 - Project freight forwarder STS Logistics says it intends to merge with RLS to create one of the largest independent logistics providers in Russia.
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Heavy lift and transport helps Smit exceed 2007's record results

March 6 - March 06 - Rotterdam-based Smit Internationale has enjoyed bullish results in 2008, thanks in part to heavy lift and transport activities, achieving the marked increase in net results for the second half of 2008 that was predicted in August last year.
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Intermarine takes delivery of Industrial Egret

March 4 - March 04 - Intermarine has taken delivery of Industrial Egret, the second in a series of four newbuldings which will enter the shipping line's fleet over the next 12 months.
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Hamilton steels itself

March 4 - March 04 - In light of yesterday's news that U.S. Steel Corp., the largest U.S.- based steelmaker by sales, is idling most of its operations in Canada and laying off 1,500 workers because of falling demand, Hamilton Port Authority is committing to redoubl
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Network launched for heavy lift equipment owners

March 4 - March 04 - A new network for owners of heavy haulage and abnormal loads equipment has been launched by the directors of WWPC complementing networks that already exist for global project cargo forwarders.
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Toll Global Forwarding completes BALtrans integration

March 3 - March 03 - Australian-based Toll Global Forwarding (TGF) has completed the integration of BALtrans Logistics Worldwide and will use its new Asian forwarding and logistics operations as a platform to strengthen the TGF network in the Middle East, South Afr
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Strait across to Taiwan

March 2 - March 2 - WWPC members, Maxlines International of Taiwan and NVOCC Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping of Shanghai have successfully completed the shipment between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan of a ship's steel block weighing 714.5 tonnes in a consignment c
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