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Sectors News from July 2011

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Toll Group buys German forwarder

July 29 - July 29 - Toll Group is expanding its global forwarding business with the purchase of German ocean forwarder Andree & Wilkerling (AWG). Toll says that AWG
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Vanguard transports and installs monoblock press

July 29 - July 29 - Heavy lifting and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, has handled the transport, rigging and installation of one of the largest monoblock blanking presses fabricated to date, for a leading South African steel supplier, Aveng Trident Steel.
Views: 751
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UTC Overseas names project director

July 28 - July 28 -The Houston-based Project Division of UTC Overseas Inc has appointed Brent Patterson as a project director to oversee project development of industrial and global capital projects and services to engineering and procurement companies.
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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.
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Liebherr delivers dynamic duo to Schlamann Autokrane

July 27 - July 27 - The managing director of German crane operator Schlamann Autokrane travelled personally to take delivery of the latest additions to the company's crane fleet from manufacturer Liebherr-Werk Ehingen.
Views: 535
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Gandhi appointed JNPT trustee

July 27 - July 27 - Nailesh Gandhi, director of India's Express Transport Pvt Ltd, has been appointed a trustee on the board of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for a two-year term.
Views: 730
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PCN awarded ISO certification

July 26 - July 26 - UK-based Project Cargo Network (PCN) has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certification, one of the first project cargo networks to be granted this accreditation.
Views: 836
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Rail siding rebuilt for high and heavy load

July 25 - July 25 - A combined rail and road shipment of a 292.1 tonne transformer by Spring, Texas-based rail project shipment forwarder Colossal Transport Solutions (CTS) brought more than just issues with regulatory and official freight transport laws
Views: 355
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Amarcon supplies software package to two German lines

July 25 - July 25 - Dutch-based freight industry software house Amarcon has supplied software to two German shipping lines, which has led managers to consider that the German heavy lift sector is strengthening.
Views: 777
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First contract for Dockwise newbuilding

July 25 - July 25 - Dockwise has confirmed the first contract for its new 'Type 0' ship which is due to be delivered at the end of 2012 from the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Korea.
Views: 494
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CSAL adds Charleston-Africa service

July 24 - June 24 - Canada States Africa Line (CSAL) is adding Charleston to the port rotation for its bulk, breakbulk and ro-ro service between North America and southern Africa.
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Steder Group to represent WWPC in Djibouti and Ethiopia thumbnail image

Steder Group to represent WWPC in Djibouti and Ethiopia

July 21 - July 21 - Steder Group FZE, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in The Netherlands, recently established an Office, Warehouse and Freezone land area in Djibouti, and in Ethiopia, to support their project cargo operations.
Views: 524
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Terex helps what goes up to come down

July 20 - July 20 - A Terex CC6800 lattice boom crawler crane, owned by MAXIKraft Kran und Schwerlastlogistik GmbH, recently removed the rotor and nacelle of a 5 MW wind turbine working at a height of 90 m.
Views: 628
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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: 604
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Donjon names new general manager

July 19 - July 19 - Global marine services provider, Donjon Marine Co Inc has named Paul Deterding as general manager of Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair.
Views: 471
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WWPC duo complete complex tunnel borer move

July 19 - July 19 - Albacor Shipping and LS - Cargo International, both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have handled the shipment of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Germany to the USA.
Views: 493
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Chapman Freeborn's special sledge delivers cost savings

July 19 - July 19 - The latest of several large movements in recent weeks saw global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering, coordinate the air transportation of a giant piece of oil and gas equipment from Malaysia to Congo to support offshore
Views: 676
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PCN's famous five US members

July 18 - July 18 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has filled its US membership quota with the signing of its fifth US member, says Martin Pain, PCN network manager.
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100 percent for Fairstar duo

July 18 - July 18 - Fairstar Heavy Transport reports that it achieved 100 percent utilisation of its two-ship fleet - Fjord and Fjell - in the second quarter of 2012.
Views: 816
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TIACA backs WTO's call for trade facilitation

July 15 - July 15 - A call by the director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to include trade facilitation in a new package of multilateral trade negotiations has won the backing of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) which says the move wou
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GSL's NVOCC license

July 15 - July 15 - Shanghai-based Global Star Logistics (China) Co., Ltd. has been accredited with a full NVOCC license from China's Ministry of Transport.
Views: 515
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Heavy goes three ways

July 15 - July 15 - Belgium's Heavy International Services NV has established three new companies in order to split its business operations.
Views: 528
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Heavy lift ground movements at the port of Rypefjord

July 15 - July 15 - An oil and gas development in the cold of the Barents Sea due to come on-stream in two years, is providing project cargo and heavy lift off-shore opportunities for HLPFI readers.
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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: 897
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TTS Handling Systems win Saudi contract

July 14 - July 14 - TTS Handling Systems has agreed a contract with the Zamil Offshore Services company in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, for the design, associated engineering and supply of a transfer system for the latter's newly planned shipyard in Dammam Port, writes Ja
Views: 517
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UK software picked by Chinese shipyard

July 14 - July 14 - A major Chinese shipbuilder supplying ships to the global offshore industry has acquired a management system that optimises project control, logistics, materials management, production, resources and planning specifically designed for shipyards.
Views: 368
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Around the world in three heavy lift seminars

July 14 - July 14 - A trio of heavy lift seminars for project cargo professionals who are interested in honing their oversized and out-of-gauge cargo handling skills is to be held in the UK, US and Indonesia in September.
Views: 772
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Threesome for PCN in Spain

July 14 - July 14 - Marmedsa Proyectos (part of the Marmedsa Group of Companies) is the third and final representative of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Spain.
Views: 514
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Integrated Logistics expands on the double

July 13 - July 13 - Terex Cranes delivered two RT 100 Rough Terrain cranes to Integrated Logistics of Kuwait for maintenance tasks in the petro-chemical and gas refinery sectors, writes Jamie May.
Views: 780
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Festival season sounds the right note for ACS

July 13 - July 13 - UK-based air cargo broker Air Charter Service has reported a particularly high demand for air freight charters this year to move bands' and artistes' equipment from show to show - whether it is for festivals or concert tours.
Views: 583
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Prangl helps stadium reach the finishing line

July 12 - July 12 - Austria's most environmentally-friendly football stadium with 8,000 seats and five VIP boxes, due for completion next year, has been helped along by Brunn Gebirge, Austria-based mobile cranes and work platform provider Prangl.
Views: 606
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Jumbo set to build in Croatia

July 12 - July 12 - Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit has announced a contract from Jumbo Shipping to build a heavy lift ship for one of the world's leading shipping companies involved in transportation of heavy or overdimensional cargoes.
Views: 889
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Heavy lift action for Germany

July 11 - July 11 - Trailer manufacturer Scheuerle, a member to the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has provided significant transport equipment to deliver vital equipment for Alpha Ventus, Germany's first offshore wind park.
Views: 636
Perth says aye, aye Cap'n to DB Schenker thumbnail image

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: 977
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Gosselin announces name changes for group companies

July 8 - July 8 - Antwerp Rapid Transit Team nv (A.R.T. N.V.) and Focus Transport Services N.V. (Focus N.V.) which have been part of the Antwerp, Belgian-based Gosselin Group for some time, have been renamed Gosselin Forwarding Services nv and Gosselin Transport S
Views: 754
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Buss brings new terminal to life

July 7 - July 7 - The Hamburg-based port and logistics services provider, Buss, has taken over a new multipurpose terminal in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, from Groningen Seaports, writes Jamie May.
Views: 498
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Paradip's largest cargo to date

July 7 - July 7 - Continuing its march forward in handling of projects and heavy lift cargo, Direct Logistics India moved a heavy lift shipment weighing 262 tonnes for the Indian Oil Corporation as a part of the company's refinery project near Paradip, India, writ
Views: 669
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Terex acquires enough shares to takeover Demag Cranes

July 7 - July 7 - Further to our news item of June 22, the Terex Corporation has announced that the minimum acceptance level of 51 percent for the voluntary public tender offer by Terex Industrial Holding AG to all shareholders of Demag Cranes AG at EUR45.50 (USD6
Views: 822
Doubts raised over business case for offshore wind power generation thumbnail image

Doubts raised over business case for offshore wind power generation

July 5 - July 5 - A report by global business consultants, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, on the business case for the offshore wind power industry has determined that the industry "has some way to go to prove it can take its place as a sustainable part of the energy mix
Views: 536
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China set to tap shale gas

July 5 - July 5 - Senior managers from the world's leading oil companies are set to descend on China this summer, as the country holds its first licensing round for the production of shale gas, which could be good news for project logistics companies focussing on
Views: 691
African demand for heavy lift set to grow beyond 2021 thumbnail image

African demand for heavy lift set to grow beyond 2021

July 5 - July 5 - Africa is one of the few regions of the world where there is genuine expectation of large scale heavy lift growth in the next decade, claims global shipping forwarder and agent Tuscor Lloyds.
Views: 743
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The Italian job fails to defeat Tuscor Lloyds

July 4 - July 4 - A perfect storm of public holidays, unsafe and illegal material handling equipment as well as road works along the projected route greeted global project cargo specialists Tuscor Lloyds when it handled a significant high and heavy load after disc
Views: 475
Project cargo powers double-digit growth at Bilbao thumbnail image

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: 1024
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Jumbo Shipping opens for business in Bremen

July 1 - July 1 - Dutch heavy lift shipping company, Jumbo Shipping has opened a representative office in Bremen, Germany, in cooperation with German independent breakbulk and heavy lift shipbroker Coli Schiffahrt & Transport KG.
Views: 942

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