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Sectors News from August 2012

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Chapman Freeborn organises first aid flight for Syrian refugees

August 16 - August 16 - London-based global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has worked in co-operation with the German charity Luftfahrt hone Grenzen (Wings of Help) to organise the first aid flight for Syrian refugees fleeing across the b
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Dockwise notes benefits of Fairstar acquisition

August 15 - August 15 - Headquartered at Breda, in the Netherlands, heavy marine transportation specialist Dockwise has posted revenues of USD216 million for the half-year period ended June 30, 2012, compared to USD198 million in the first half of the previous fiscal
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Dockwise notes benefits of Fairstar acquisition

August 15 - August 15 - Headquartered at Breda, in the Netherlands, heavy marine transportation specialist Dockwise has posted revenues of USD216 million for the half-year period ended June 30, 2012, compared to USD198 million in the first half of the previous fiscal
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Legs for the Caspian Sea

August 15 - August 15 - Danish-owned global transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping has moved 11,936 cu m of leg sections for a jack-up oil rig to Mariupol in the south-eastern Ukraine on the chartered heavy lift vessel Annette.
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Intermarine and Scan-Trans merger

August 15 - August 15 - Denmark's Scan-Trans Holding A/S and the US-based Intermarine, LLC are merging their operations under the Intermarine brand name.
Views: 859
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The ship that no-one wants

August 14 - August 14 - A German-registered container ship is being denied permission to enter EU waters for salvage, a month after the ship caught fire.
Views: 460
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DSV posts record first-half result

August 14 - August 14 - Multimodal global logistics services provider DSV has continued the positive trend seen in the first quarter of this year by posting the best-ever half-year result in the history of the group for the first six months of 2012.
Views: 859
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Grey area - BACA warns of rogue traders

August 14 - August 14 - BACA, the Baltic Air Charter Association, has condemned the continuing operation of 'grey charters', unlicensed cheap passenger and cargo flights that pose a significant risk to the public and harm legitimate operators.
Views: 266
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Swire Shipping strengthens Pacific liner services

August 14 - August 14 - Swire Shipping, the liner shipping division of The China Navigation Company, has strengthened its Pacific network with the launch of the new Asia Pacific Australasia ("APA") service operating between North, East and South-East Asia, Australia
Views: 687
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Andina Freight joins Project Partners

August 13 - August 13 - In Peru, Lima-based Andina Freight, has joined Project Partners, giving the project forwarder network representation in 60 countries with nearly 150 members
Views: 523
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Boats fly with Volga-Dnepr

August 13 - August 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered two Mangust patrol boats from Moscow to Vladivostok to help maintain security during the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit being held in the Russian city next month.
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Famous five for ACL

August 13 - August 13 - After months of speculation, Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has confirmed plans to build five combination ro-ro / container carriers (Conro).
Views: 838
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Della Shaw wins the CubeMasterTM challenge

August 7 - June 7 - Della Shaw, from UK logistics company, Wincanton became the CubeMaster champion after winning the "Take the CubeMaster Challenge" at the recent Multimodal 2012 Exhibition.
Views: 673
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ALS moving waste recovery unit

August 2 - January 30 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) is moving a 215-tonne waste recovery unit from the north of England to India.
Views: 797
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Dockwise wins USD42 million in near-term contracts

August 2 - January 30 - Eight near-term contracts with a total value of USD42 million have been awarded to Dockwise Shipping for the transportation of jack-up drilling rigs, dredging equipment and various other cargoes.
Views: 758
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BBC Chartering opens office in Antwerp

August 1 - August 01 - German multipurpose and heavy lift operator BBC Chartering has opened a new commercial office in Antwerp, Belgium, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 1086
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Abu Dhabi Aviation integrating UK office

August 1 - November 20 - From early next year, the London Stansted office of Maximus Air Services UK, which is part of the Maximus Air Cargo group, will incorporate the operations of Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) and Royal Jet.
Views: 530
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Indian coastal shipping - off limits for foreign operators?

August 1 - November 27 - Reports in the Indian shipping media suggest that the Indian Ministry of Shipping is considering a proposal to prevent foreign-flagged ships and foreign-owned vessels from operating in the Indian coastal trade.
Views: 818
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Antwerp lock to be closed for maintenance

August 1 - December 1 - In Antwerp, the Van Cauwelaert lock, used primarily for inland commercial traffic, will be out of operation from December 7th for two years.
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