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Sectors News from December 2009

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Olympic effort from FESCO Logistics

December 31 - December 31 - FESCO Logistics, a provider of worldwide logistics services and a division of FESCO North America, is busy with the shipment of a 100 tonne roadheader to Russia for use in the construction of the site of the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi
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Clipper Projects opens in Dubai

December 31 - December 31 - Effective January 1, 2010, Clipper Projects will have its own representative office in Dubai.
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Dockwise secures significant new contracts

December 31 - December 31 - In a year end update, Dockwise has announced that since the contract awards statement issued on November 19, a further 11 near-term contract wins have been secured by its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of rigs, barges
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Transy powers turbine move in freezing weather

December 30 - December 30 - Transy, the Russian logistics operator that is a member of the the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has completed the shipment and installation of a GE gas turbine and generator onto a foundation in Sredneuralsk near Ekaterinburg in Russ
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CEE member assembles and ships continuous barge unloader

December 29 - December 29 - A leading Asian coal supplier has contracted WPC Marine & Offshore Services (WPCMOS) to assemble, transport and install a 600 tonne Continous Barge Unloader (CBU) to Bontang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.
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Busy start to 2010 for Fairstar

December 29 - December 29 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has completed the transport and discharge of modules carried by its semi-submersible vessel, Fjord, for the Escravos Gas-to-Liquids (EGTL) plant in Escravos, Nigeria which is being developed by Chevron Nigeria and th
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Largest wind turbine installation jackup to be built

December 28 - December 28 - According to reports in the international oil and gas media, Drydocks World Southeast Asia Pte Limited will build at its Drydocks World - Graha yard the GustoMSC NG-9000C-HPE wind turbine installation jackup vessel for an undisclosed client.
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A swell job for Jumbo Jubilee's maiden voyage

December 24 - December 24 - Jumbo Shipping's latest newbuilding, Jumbo Jubilee, completed its maiden voyage after successfully loading, transporting and installing two 1,250 tonne shiploaders for FL Smidth in challenging circumstances.
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Offshore energy puts some wind in Cory's sales

December 23 - December 23 - Cory Brothers is approaching 2010 optimistically after latest figures reveal it has generated a five-fold increase in profits over the past six months thanks to increased business across the board and particularly through its involvement in
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Blue Water handles flywheel shipment

December 22 - December 22 - Cooperation between Blue Water Shipping's offices in Bremen and Copenhagen has resulted in the successful completion of a project transport shipment from the Czech Republic to Kalundborg in Denmark.
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Payne Named to Executive Board of Seaports Industry Association

December 22 - December 22 - J. Stanley 'Stan' Payne, chief executive officer of the Canaveral Port Authority, will serve on the 2009-10 Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). He was named to the 10-member b
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Georgia Ports Authority protects Loggerhead Sea Turtles

December 22 - December 22 - As a sponsor of the Caretta Research Project, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is pleased to report a successful 2009 nesting season on Wassaw Island, protecting more than 63 loggerhead turtles and their nests. For the past five years, the
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Campayo helps Madrid high speed train

December 22 - December 22 - Despite winter conditions with ice and snow on the roads, Grupo Campayo of Spain has successfully completed two difficult shipments to help Madrid's AVE high speed train project.
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SNS completes logistics for new Tunis airport

December 21 - December 21 - The new Tunisian airport at Enfidha was declared open by the Tunisian subsidiary of its Turkish operator TAV earlier this month, writes Oliver Ward.
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Topaz secures USD42m financing

December 21 - December 21 - Topaz Energy and Marine has raised USD42 million from Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai in support of its fleet expansion plans, taking its total financing raised in 2009 to USD150 million, the lion's share of which has been deployed to support
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Yantai Raffles achieves the heaviest-ever commercial lift

December 18 - December 18 - Singapore-based Yantai Raffles shipyard is claiming a record for the achieving the heaviest-ever commercial lift when it successfully lifted the deckbox of Saipem's Frigstad D90 semi submersible drilling rig Scarabeo 9.
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ALE and Megatranz in 8,000 tonne load-out

December 18 - December 18 - ALE Heavylift Iberica and Megatranz Transportes has successfully performed the load out of a 55 m long, 30 m wide, 70 m high M02 module weighing and 8,000 tonnes at Mau
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Donjon completes Gibraltar clear up

December 17 - December 17 - As reported by HLPFI in June, Donjon Marine has been working on the wreck removal and disposal of the remnants of the MV Fedra which grounded and partially sank during a storm late last year off Gibraltar.
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Nordic Heavy Lift sheds contracts for Borealis construction

December 17 - December 17 - Rotterdam-based Nordic Heavy Lift (NHL) has sold the construction contracts for the heavy lift crane ship Borealis to a subsidiary of London-based Acergy Group, the seabed-to-surface engineering and construction contractor to the offshore oi
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Don't miss out on project cargo training course

December 17 - December 17 - Further to the HLPFI news report on November 10, organisers of an international freight forwarding training short course are keen that participants do not miss out as there are only a few places left.
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Topaz wins multi-million dollar EPC contract by FRCL

December 17 - December 17 - Fujairah Refinery Company Ltd, jointly owned by Vitol Group and the Government of Fujairah, recently awarded a multi-million dollar EPC contract to the Topaz Energy and Marine subsidiary, Nico International.
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SC&RA announces 2010 Annual Conference details

December 16 - December 16 - "Connect for Success" is the theme for the 2010 Annual Conference of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), April 6-10, in Orlando.
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Chipolbrok adds Adam Asnyk

December 16 - December 16 - Adam Asnyk, the first of six new, multipurpose, heavy lift ships which have been ordered by Chipolbrok from the COSCO Dalian Shipyard has entered into service
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Beluga forms joint venture agency with Peter W Lampke

December 15 - December 15 - Beluga Chartering GmbH, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based project cargo and heavy lift shipping company, Beluga Shipping, has formed a new agency joint venture with independent liner agent, Peter W Lampke.
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Project forwarder network names new member in Jebel Ali

December 15 - December 15 - Project forwarder network, the Worldwide Project Consortium has appointed a new member in Dubai, with the agreement of its existing long-standing member in Dubai, Triple Crown Logistics.
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Maiden voyage for Beluga's new flagship

December 14 - December 14 - Beluga Houston, the first of 16 multipurpose heavy lift vessels of which the shipping line will take delivery by 2011 has made its maiden voyage.
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Europeans sign up to Europe's first offshore wind grid

December 14 - December 14 - In what could be a significant boost to heavy lift operators servicing the offshore wind energy sector, nine European countries have signed up to an agreement to develop Europe's first offshore wind grid.
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WWPC members remain busy in Asia

December 11 - December 11 - Maxlines International and Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping have successfully transported 135 packages of over dimensional and heavy ship's equipment and accessories from Kaohsiung Port, Taiwan to Shanghai port, China.
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Project cargo forwarding requires new solutions for air lift

December 10 - December 10 - Project cargo forwarding has been on a roll in the last few years, but for those forwarders that rely on air freight movements, there are a number of challenges on the horizon that may very well impact on their business model within the next
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Royal visit for GPLN

December 10 - December 10 - At the 5th Trans Middle East 2009 event, Gary Dale Cearley, executive director of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) had the pleasure of a royal visit at the projects logistics network's exhibition booth.
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Tiong Woon starts JV with Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd

December 10 - December 10 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd subsidiary, TW (Sabah) Pte Ltd (TW), has entered into a joint venture agreement with Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd (ASB), a company incorporated in Malaysia, a state owned government agency, to establish a join
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Final Pacificat shipped to Abu Dhabi

December 10 - December 10 - The PacifiCat Explorer, the last of three British Columbia fast ferries to be exported to Abu Dhabi is on route from Vancouver to Abu Dhabi onboard Dockwise Shipping MV Swift.
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Specialist heavy lift port for Kiel Canal

December 9 - December 9 - Over dimensional items for the wind energy industry are target cargoes for a new port being built on the Kiel Canal at Osterroenfeld, near Rendsburg.
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Rickmers-re-certified to latest ISO standards

December 9 - December 9 - Rickmers-Linie has been successfully re-certified in accordance with the latest ISO standards ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004.
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KAMAG and SCHEUERLE claim new world record thumbnail image

KAMAG and SCHEUERLE claim new world record

December 8 - December 8 - As part of a new project, more than 15,000 tonnes of installation equipment was moved on self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) using KAMAG and SCHEUERLE transport technology.
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Rickmers-Linie names Brunoni as Swiss agent

December 8 - December 8 - Rickmers-Linie, the breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo specialist headquartered in Hamburg, has appointed Zurich-based O Brunoni SA as its Swiss agent with effect from 1 January 2010.
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TBS shareholders approve changes in incorporation plans

December 7 - December 7 - Further to the report posted here on October 21st, TBS International Limited has now announced that its shareholders have approved a proposal to change the place of incorporation of the company to Ireland from Bermuda.
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ROLAND Spedition moves railtrack machinery

December 7 - December 7 - ROLAND Spedition has arranged the transportation of a complete train load of rail track construction machinery from Norway to Germany.
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Shipping.dk delivers on Spanish high speed train work

December 7 - December 7 - Project teams from Shipping.dk have transported a Herrenknecht tunnel boring machine from Kehl in Germany to Barcelona in Spain where it will be used in the construction of the Girona AVE high speed train line.
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Production of AN-124 will not resume just yet

December 4 - December 4 - Recent reports in the Russian media which indicated that production is about to resume on the AN-124 freighter aircraft (as reported on this website on December 2nd) have been put into perspective by a statement from Volga-Dnepr.
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Nordana on the move in Spain

December 4 - December 4 - From January 1, 2010, Nordana will shift its Spanish operations from Valencia port to Sagunto port.
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Tradelossa adds girder bridge

December 4 - December 4 - Mexico's Tradelossa has acquired one of very few Goldhofer Girder Bridges which are available on the worldwide market
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Logixlift flies chopper from Mumbai to Baltimore

December 3 - December 3 - Logixlift, the Projects Division of LCL Logistix (I) Pvt. Ltd recently shipped a Bell 320 helicopter from Mumbai to Baltimore onboard NSCSA's Saudi Diriyah.
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Far East peak season soars for Air Charter

December 3 - December 3 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office has flourished in a peak season that, to many, has come as a pleasant surprise. Freight volumes moving on charters have dramatically increased since early October.
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Scheuerle is claiming a world first

December 3 - December 3 - Heavy transport vehicle specialist Scheuerle is claiming a world first with the launch of a new platform trailer, the InterCombi PB.
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Huge generator moves through Savannah

December 3 - December 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal received a 269 tonne item of heavy lift cargo this month bound for the SCANA electricity plant in Jasper County.
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Damco opens second office in Mozambique

December 2 - December 2 - Later this month Damco will open a new office in Maputo, Mozambique to improve the company's presence and service levels in South East Africa.
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Huge turnout expected for POWER-GEN 2009

December 2 - December 2 - Many of North America's premier project transport professionals are heading to the bright lights of Las Vegas for POWER-GEN International 2009, writes Luke King.
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Production set to restart on AN-124

December 2 - December 2 - Reports in the Russian media indicate that after three years of planning, production will resume on the AN-124 cargo aircraft.
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service showcases its wares at Marintec China 2009

December 1 - December 1 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service will be using the forthcoming Marintec China 2009 event to showcase the range of shipping, logistics and maritime services it provides in China via Wilhelmsen Huayang Ships Service Co. Ltd, a joint venture with Huayan
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NEPA launches 'one-stop shop' for shipowners and investors thumbnail image

NEPA launches 'one-stop shop' for shipowners and investors

December 1 - December 1 - NEPA Projects and Investments is offering shipowners an integrated solution including managing their investments, ownership representation, commercial management, arranging technical management, dry docking supervision, newbuilding and conver
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