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Sectors News from September 2009

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RMR Shipping rolls into Dublin

September 30 - September 30 - RMR Shipping has added the port of Dublin to one of its services between Europe and West Africa, writes Charlotte Matheson.
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Crane order proves right for Ainscough

September 30 - September 30 - Ainscough Crane Hire has reported consistent demand for its recently increased fleet of heavy lift crawler cranes, writes Charlotte Matheson.
Views: 685
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Project Forwarders off to Kuala Lumpur

September 29 - September 29 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) will be celebrating its 10th Annual conference at the Westin Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Views: 427
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C.A.T.T secures electricity supply to SFAX power plant

September 29 - September 29 - Tunisian specialised transport company C.A.T.T, a member of the global network Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), has been selected to arrange transportation of a turbine weighing 205 tonnes, a 201 tonne alternator and 54 tonnes of auxiliary eq
Views: 377
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European Commission adopts new Block Exemption Regulation

September 28 - September 28 - The European Commission has adopted a new Block Exemption Regulation revising the current exemption for liner shipping consortia from the EC Treaty's ban on restrictive business practices (Article 81).
Views: 678
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Success for Tiong Woon

September 28 - September 28 - Tiong Woon Corporation subsidiary, Tiong Woon Oil & Gas Services Pte Ltd, has successfully completed its portions for the construction of a 146.3 metre derrick pipelay barge for the owner and operator, NorCE Offshore Pte Ltd (NorCE), at its
Views: 464
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Wind energy fuels Longview's increase in laydown space

September 26 - September 26 - Increased breakbulk handling and a recent rise in customer demand, particularly for the movement of cargoes relating to the wind energy industry, have spurred the Port of Longview to develop an additional 15 acres of laydown space just yard
Views: 179
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BBC adds South America service

September 25 - September 25 - BBC Chartering USA is starting a new service from Florida to northern Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
Views: 626
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Forwarders should invest in training, says PPG

September 25 - September 25 - The skills shortage in specialised parts of the freight forwarding industry will not be overcome unless businesses invest in training their employees. Without training, companies will also not be poised to maximise growth opportunities as e
Views: 464
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Fairstar signs loan agreement, wins contract from Saipem

September 25 - September 25 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has signed a loan agreement with Fortis Bank Nederland for a USD15 million, four year facility secured by a second mortgage over the company's two vessels Fjord and Fjell.
Views: 344
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Beluga vessels on route through Northeast Passage

September 24 - August 24 - Following clearance by the authorities, Beluga Fraternity and Beluga Foresight have left Vladivostok and both multipurpose heavy lift project carriers are now on route through the legendary Northeast Passage, their next destination being Novyy
Views: 542
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Beluga vessels on route through Northeast Passage

September 24 - August 24 - Following clearance by the authorities, Beluga Fraternity and Beluga Foresight have left Vladivostok and both multipurpose heavy lift project carriers are now on route through the legendary Northeast Passage, their next destination being Novyy
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Martin Bencher upgrades in China

September 24 - September 24 - The Martin Bencher Group's office in Shanghai has been upgraded from Representative to Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise (WOFE) status.
Views: 376
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CEVA and Schenker win energy business

September 24 - September 24 - CEVA Logistics has won a new contract with Baker Hughes, a global oilfield service company, covering the management of all inbound and outbound freight logistics within Australasia.
Views: 524
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Rotterdam Rules OK?

September 23 - September 23 - All eyes are on Rotterdam as a new convention governing the movement of commercial cargo by sea is set to be signed in the Dutch seaport.
Views: 419
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Kuehne + Nagel moves Ben Hur epic

September 23 - September 23 - KN Expo Service, Kuehne + Nagel's business segment for fairs, exhibitions and events logistics, has won a contract for the transportation of Art Concerts' last musical highlight BEN HUR LIVE
Views: 419
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DAL beats the drums

September 23 - September 23 - Deutsche Afrika-Linien/John T. Essberger Group, known universally as DAL, beat the drums for the South African trade with an customer 'infotainment' evening in London.
Views: 655
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Jones Act amended withdrawn - for now

September 22 - September 22 - In the USA, a proposal that may have led to significant changes in the manner in which the offshore industry operates on the Outer Continental Shelf has been withdrawn by the US Customs and Border Protection Agency.
Views: 325
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Stone crushers move for South African mining operation

September 21 - September 21 - Project Management Logistics (Pty) Ltd, the South African member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has handled the shipment of three mobile stone crushers from South Dakota, USA to Durban, South Africa.
Views: 464
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TICONTRACT appointment for UK market

September 18 - September 18 - German e-commerce platform for freight tenders, TICONTRACT, has appointed industry veteran Scott Stevenson as business development manager for the UK market.
Views: 490
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Tuscor Lloyds in worldwide network expansion

September 18 - September 18 - International logistics and freight forwarding company, Tuscor Lloyds (UK), is expanding its Manchester-based global operations, following the opening of a number of offices worldwide.
Views: 592
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Wind power project on top of the world

September 17 - September 17 - Finnish project forwarder Silvasti Logistics, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts global network, is managing a contract to arrange for safe and timely delivery of four 100 GWh windmills from Poland and Finland to a mountain top in Nort
Views: 474
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Mighty Servant 1 escorted

September 16 - September 16 - The Dockwise semi-submersible, heavy-marine transport vessel, Mighty Servant 1, has been safely escorted by EUNAVFOR warships through the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden.
Views: 534
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Ovens strengthens Toll's EME team

September 15 - September 15 - Toll Global Forwarding, the forwarding and logistics arm of major Australian company Toll Holdings, has further strengthened its Europe and Middle East senior management team with the appointment of Volkwart Ovens to the newly-created post
Views: 706
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Maximus aims to maximise

September 15 - September 15 - In support of the old adage that the best time to increase marketing is during a recession, Maximus Air Cargo has appointed of Zed Communications to handle its local and international public relations activities.
Views: 916
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Flying down to Rio for safer heavy lift operations

September 15 - September 15 - An opportunity to learn more about the safe and secure handling of heavy lift consignments has now become available with the launch of a one-day Heavy Transport & Lifting mini-seminar to be held in November in Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 822
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GPLN joins SC&RA

September 14 - September 14 - Bangkok-based The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has joined the Virginia-based Specialized Carriers and Riggers Association (SC&RA).
Views: 457
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Project Arabia appoints Arbour Shipping

September 14 - September 14 - Arbour Shipping, the recently-formed, Manchester-based NVOCC has been appointed sole North European sales agent for vessel charter and shipbroker, Project Arabia of Dubai.
Views: 857
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Wismar port debuts heavy duty crane

September 14 - September 14 - On the Baltic Sea, the German port of Wismar has debuted a Liebherr mobile harbour crane with a lift capacity of 104 tonnes.
Views: 409
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All eyes on Istanbul

September 14 - September 14 - Just three days to go before the start of the WCA Projects Network's (WCAPN) 3rd annual conference in Istanbul (Turkey) on 17th September.
Views: 471
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Campayo moves trains in Spain

September 14 - September 14 - Campayo SA, the newly-appointed member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) - the global network for Cargo Equipment Owners, stevedores and export packers, serving the heavy and outsized cargo industry, has handled the shipment of multiple
Views: 850
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More North Sea contracts for ASCO

September 10 - September 10 - Oil and gas logistics specialist, ASCO, has been awarded four contracts worth a combined value of approximately GBP30 million to provide logistics services to oil and gas operators, Mobil North Sea LLC, Total E&P UK Ltd, Chevron North Sea L
Views: 408
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Coli Shipping to represent Condock

September 10 - September 10 - Coli Shipping (S) Pte Ltd has been appointed to serve as 'Owners Representative' for the Asia-Pacific and Australia operations of German shipowner Condock Befrachtungs -Gesellschaft mbH which is owned by Harren & Partner.
Views: 605
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Peters & May claims record

September 9 - September 9 - World leader in provision of marine logistics, Peters & May Ltd recently arranged what is believed to be the single largest shipment of luxury UK built motor yachts on Maersk Line's Rotterdam to Far East route, suggesting an increasing posit
Views: 461
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World first for Mammoet

September 8 - September 8 - A special Mercedes-Benz Actros 5-axle truck, type 5446, with a 70 tonne self-propelled telescoping crane was delivered to Mammoet's site in Schiedam, The Netherlands.
Views: 540
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Beluga Shipping conquers Northeast passage

September 8 - September 8 - Further to our reports of August 24 and September 4, it's mission accomplished for Beluga Shipping as its multipurpose heavy lift project ships Beluga Fraternity and Beluga Foresight have reached their destination of Novyy Port / Yamburg in
Views: 783
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Liebherr continues dynamic growth in India

September 4 - September 4 - Liebherr group has delivered six mobile LHM 400 cranes to ABG Infralogistics Ltd for operations in the port of Haldia in India.
Views: 622
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Beluga vessels continue transit through Northeast Passage

September 4 - September 4 - Further to our report of August 24, the two vessels pioneering commercial transit by non-Russian flagged vessels through the Northeast Passage are 'proceeding thoroughly well' according to Niels Stolberg, president and CEO of German carrier
Views: 560
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Swire Shipping New Zealand commences operations

September 3 - September 3 - Swire Shipping New Zealand has commenced operations and assumed the trade management responsibilities of Tasman Orient Line (TOL) and Swire Shipping's Trans-Tasman Service as well as the liner shipping agency activities of Quadrant Pacific A
Views: 747
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Busy month for Ahlers

September 3 - September 3 - August was no holiday period for Ahlers Forwarding.
Views: 449
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Latest barge for Crowley

September 3 - September 3 - Crowley Maritime Corp has launched the latest in its series of heavy lift barges at Gunderson Marine Shipyard in Portland, Oregon.
Views: 437
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Heavy lift vessel Svanen at work for Belwind

September 2 - September 2 - Ballast Nedam's heavy lift vessel Svanen has been commissioned by Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors to drive 56 steel piles for the foundations of the Belwind offshore wind farm, off the Belgium coast. This is the first phase of the B
Views: 597
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US Congressman welcomes third US-flagged heavy lift ship

September 2 - September 2 - A short ceremony at Industrial Terminals in Houston, Texas saw a US Congressman direct the raising of the US flag as the 8,000 dwt Ocean Charger became only the third heavy lift ship flagged in the US.
Views: 720
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Scheuerle on track for client

September 2 - September 2 - A Croatian rail car manufacturer has ordered a rail car transporter from German manufacturer Scheurle for a new manufacturing plant to move rail cars and locomotives 'off the rail' within the factory.
Views: 395
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Industrial Terminals expands in Houston

September 1 - September 1 - Industrial Terminals, Intermarine's load centre in Houston, is about to complete an expansion of the terminal's main dock.
Views: 527
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Duo of crane orders for Gottwald

September 1 - September 1 - Hamburg port terminal operator Steinweg has inked a deal to acquire a Generation 5, G HMK 7608 mobile harbour crane (MHC) from Gottwald Port Technology for its multi-purpose terminal at the Port of Hamburg.
Views: 726
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Fifth birthday for Global Project Logistics Network

September 1 - September 1 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the large network of independent international project logistics specialists and charterers, has now turned five years old.
Views: 793
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Kuebler's role in world record air freight uplift

September 1 - September 1 - Spedition Kuebler, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, helped Frankfurt-Hahn airport claim aviation history by dispatching the heaviest single cargo item seen via airfreight.
Views: 606

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