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Boskalis offer undervalues Dockwise, says Board thumbnail image

Boskalis offer undervalues Dockwise, says Board

November 30 - November 30 - Some 25 percent of Dockwise shareholders are dissatisfied with the price offered by Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) earlier this week, says the company that has gone from diner to dinner.
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Terex launches 650 tonne capacity crawler crane

November 30 - November 30 - Terex Corporation, the American-based diversified equipment manufacturer, has announced the launch of its Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 507
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Port of Corpus Christi promotes Frank Brogan to managing director

November 29 - November 29 - The Port of Corpus Christi - the fifth-largest port in the United States - has announced that Frank Brogan, former deputy port director - engineering, finance and administration services, has been installed as managing director, effective im
Views: 684
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Chapman Freeborn expands into Argentina

November 29 - November 29 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering - the UK-based provider of aircraft charter brokerage services - has established a new commercial presence in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Views: 665
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PCN adds SAMMA to network

November 29 - November 29 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has continued to expand its scope with the addition of Mauritiana-based SAMMA to its project forwarder network.
Views: 601
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PCN adds Prime Cargo in Norway

November 29 - November 29 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has introduced Prime Cargo to its project forwarder network, representing Norway.
Views: 462
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UKMPG chairman damns red tape

November 28 - November 28 - In a speech made last week, UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) group chairman and Forth Ports CEO, Charles Hammond, criticised excessive regulation that has been imposed on the industryfrom the UK and the European Union.
Views: 693
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Steam power generators moved into Pakistan

November 28 - November 28 - Aaras Project & Logistic Pakistan, one of Pakistan's leading shipping agents and member of the Worldwide Project Consortium, has completed the movement steam power generators and auxiliary equipment weighing 582.8 tonnes.
Views: 523
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Reporting heavy lift crane accidents

November 28 - November 28 - Heavy lift specialist Richard Krabbendam draws attention to a recent crawler crane accident in Vungtau, Vietnam, which left three men dead and two badly injured.
Views: 760
Boskalis ups stake in Dockwise to 29 percent thumbnail image

Boskalis ups stake in Dockwise to 29 percent

November 27 - November 27 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Dutch-based provider of dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services - has continued to acquire shares in heavy-lift shipping services provider, Dockwise. Royal Boskalis Westminster's shareholding
Views: 334
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Next phase of world's largest lock underway

November 27 - November 27 - The first concrete has been laid for the Port of Antwerp's EUR340million (USD440.3million) 'Deurganckdocklock' - the world's largest lock due to open in spring 2016.
Views: 417
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A.R.T. Logistics opens global HQ in Hong Kong

November 27 - November 27 - A.R.T. Logistics, a leading project logistics company focused on Central Asia, Russia and the CIS, has opened its global headquarters in Hong Kong.
Views: 661
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EES joins Project Partners in Singapore

November 27 - November 27 - EES Freight Services has joined the Project Partners network of specialists in the project business as the grouping's member in Singapore.
Views: 507
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Breaking news: Boskalis acquires 22 percent stake in Dockwise

November 26 - November 26 - Following on from this morning's developments, Royal Boskalis Westminster has today acquired 8.5 million shares in Bermuda-based Dockwise - representing just under 22 percent of the shares in the shipping services provider.
Views: 439
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Boskalis goes for Dockwise in EUR682 million deal

November 26 - November 26 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, the Netherlands-headquartered provider of global marine services, has outlined its intention to purchase marine contactor and heavy-lift shipping services provider, Dockwise, for a total of EUR682 million (USD884.
Views: 839
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Agility achieves AEO-F status in Hungary

November 26 - November 26 - Agility, the Kuwait-headquartered logistics services providers, has been achieved Authorized Economic Operator full (AEO-F) status in Hungary.
Views: 868
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The Friday Flyer

November 23 - November 23 - It's Friday afternoon in a windswept London and so it must be time for this week's edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, delivering a neat snapshot of news from the last week for your to enjoy with your afternoon tea and slice of cake - lemon dri
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Green light for super heavy container

November 23 - November 23 - The super heavy 40 ft steel coil container offered by Langh Ship Cargo Solutions is now classified for a 100 tonne payload, says Markku Yli-Kahri, product manager of Langh Ship Cargo Solutions.
Views: 300
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IJS appoints McKisson

November 23 - November 23 - Logistics giant IJS Global has named Tim McKisson as vice president sales in the USA. Based at the company's Los Angeles office he becomes responsible for building and managing the sales team across the US as well as trade lane development.
Views: 641
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GAC supports Burundi exploration logistics

November 23 - November 23 - GAC UK & GAC-Seaforth have overcome challenges to complete the successful delivery of a complex collection of cargo to Lake Tanganyika, Burundi, to support explorations by Surestream Petroleum (UK).
Views: 932
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Combi Lift sets up Singapore office

November 23 - November 23 - Denmark headquartered heavy lift and project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has opened a new office in Singapore.
Views: 868
HANSA handles Chile lift thumbnail image

HANSA handles Chile lift

November 23 - November 23 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported two ship loading systems from Bremen to Punta Lackwater in Chile.
Views: 923
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APM Terminals reveals Nigerian mega-port proposal

November 23 - November 23 - APM Terminals and a number of consortium partners, has revealed plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria's Lagos State, some 55 km west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Ex
Views: 1056
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Enhancing the supply chain

November 22 - November 22 - With a new network optimisation tool, logistics services provider Damco says it can enhance its end-to-end supply chain management platform to provide cost savings to customers, while decreasing carbon emissions and enhancing overall supply
Views: 403
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Cargotec makes staff cuts

November 22 - November 22 - Equipment manufacturer Cargotec has made 33 of its staff in Finland redundant. In addition, 72 people will be made redundant in global support functions and other areas.
Views: 711
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Blansjaar invests in Terex Challengers

November 22 - November 22 - Netherlands based transport and heavy lift business Blansjaar has acquired three Terex Challenger 3160 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 791
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Logwin grows in China

November 22 - November 22 - Luxembourg headquartered global logistics services provider Logwin is continuing to expand its network of locations in China, with the opening of new sales offices in the industrial city of Wuhan in Central China as well as in Zhongshan in t
Views: 898
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Jenkinson on the double

November 22 - November 22 - Jenkinson Logistics, the member in Ireland of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), reports being extremely busy with project work to Africa and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 762
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Surcharges loom as US port negotiations continue

November 22 - November 22 - The International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) has called for full master contract wage scale meetings with the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) beginning on December 10, 2012.
Views: 537
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London International Shipping Week 2013

November 21 - November 21 - The UK capital London is to host its own International Shipping Week in 2013, when maritime industry leaders from across the globe will gather during the week of September 9 to 13, 2013, for meetings and events, concluding in a day-long gove
Views: 594
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St Lawrence sets closing date

November 21 - November 21 - The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System has issued a notice stating that a portion of the Seaway will close to navigation at 2359 hours on December 29, 2012.
Views: 319
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ALE handles Cumbria power lift

November 21 - November 21 - Global heavylift and transportation specialist ALE has completed the transportation of a 26-tonne cable reel for a local utilities company to restore power to a village near Wastwater Lake, Cumbria, UK after ten months without power due to a
Views: 518
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PCN declares conference success

November 21 - November 21 - Rachel Humphrey, chair of Project Cargo Network (PCN) has declared the grouping's second annual conference to be a great success.
Views: 726
UK P&I Club welcomes S&P upgrade thumbnail image

UK P&I Club welcomes S&P upgrade

November 21 - November 21 - The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda), generally known as the UK P&I Club, has welcomed an improvement of its Standard and Poor's (S&P) rating from 'Stable' to 'Positive'.
Views: 734
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Baltimore improves on last year

November 21 - November 21 - Business remained strong for the Port of Baltimore through the third quarter of 2012, ahead of last year's pace in several cargo categories.
Views: 540
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Maersk plans to back off shipping

November 20 - November 20 - The UK based Financial Times newspaper has reported that Danish oil and shipping group AP Moller-Maersk will not invest significantly in its shipping business over the next five years and will focus on its oil, drilling rigs and ports.
Views: 692
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Mississippi closures threatened

November 20 - November 20 - The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the US tugboat and barge industry, is calling on Congress to address a developing situation on the Mississippi which could effectively bring commerce on the
Views: 553
Pipe dream of a job for IGS Qatar thumbnail image

Pipe dream of a job for IGS Qatar

November 20 - November 20 - Doha, Qatar based Intergroup Shipping (IGS Qatar) has handled the delivery of a large shipment of pipes moved on special trailers from Doha port to a downtown construction site in the Qatari capital.
Views: 940
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Gebr

November 20 - November 20 - Gebr
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Air Charter Service responds to Sandy

November 20 - November 20 - In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, global broker Air Charter Service has been arranging aircraft charters to provide vital support to thousands of New Yorkers trying get their lives back to normal.
Views: 715
Cargotec launches powerful terminal tractors thumbnail image

Cargotec launches powerful terminal tractors

November 20 - November 20 - Cargotec has introduced the new Kalmar TR626i and TR632i fully CAN-Bus controlled heavy terminal tractors - which are the most powerful models available in the industry.
Views: 268
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Heavy lift master class

November 20 - November 20 - Having presented his two-day 'Heavy Transport & Lifting' seminar to more than thousand people in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, the UK, Norway, the Netherlands, Turkey, USA, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, the UAE and Singapore.
Views: 1069
Australia creates world's biggest marine park thumbnail image

Australia creates world's biggest marine park

November 19 - November 19 - Australia has created the world's largest network of marine national parks, protecting a 2.3 million square km (888,035 sq mi) area of ocean roughly the size of Western Europe.
Views: 481
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SF remarks on low level of ILO implementation

November 19 - November 19 - The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, says that the low level of implementation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 185, concerning the facilitation of shore leave an
Views: 351
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Agility appoints road freight director, Europe

November 19 - November 19 - Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Claus Duval as road freight regional director for Europe. Based in Agility's Basel, Switzerland office, Duval will be responsible for leading the development of the company's Europe
Views: 688
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The Friday Flyer

November 16 - November 16 - It's time again for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
Italy's first Terex Challengers join Vernazza thumbnail image

Italy's first Terex Challengers join Vernazza

November 16 - November 16 - Vernazza Autogru, a lifting and transport company based in Genoa, has recently acquired a Terex Challenger 3160 and a Challenger 3180 All Terrain Crane with 55 and 60 tonnes of lifting capacity respectively.
Views: 657
GAC Pindar joins TNL in Australasia thumbnail image

GAC Pindar joins TNL in Australasia

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Pindar has announced a new venture with global freight forwarder TNL International, to offer specialist marine leisure logistics services to the growing Australasian market.
Views: 824
KAMAG takes US Space Shuttle on its final trip thumbnail image

KAMAG takes US Space Shuttle on its final trip

November 16 - November 16 - The US Space Shuttle Endeavour made its final journey in October - a 20 km trip through the streets of Los Angeles carried on self-propelled modular trailers manufactured by Ulm, Germany based KAMAG.
Views: 653
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TIACA welcomes ETS reprieve

November 16 - November 16 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has welcomed the announcement by EU Climate Action Commissioner, Connie Hedegaard to suspend the inclusion of international aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and to allow the
Views: 502
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a leading global services provider operating in the marine services area and providing heavy lift services through its SMIT subsidiary has reported a good third quarter to 2012.
Views: 958
McNelis becomes ceo at TBS thumbnail image

McNelis becomes ceo at TBS

November 16 - November 16 - TBS Shipping co-founder and chief operating officer Gregg McNelis has been promoted to chief executive officer and president of the worldwide shipping solutions provider.
Views: 329
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Dockwise to appeal court ruling

November 16 - November 16 - Dockwise, the Netherlands-based marine transport company, has confirmed that it is appealing against its recent loss of a court case brought against the ex-ceo of Fairstar Heavy Transport, Philip Adkins, which sought to gain access to the la
Views: 1052
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Project Professionals Group enrolls Stella Group

November 16 - November 16 - Project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG), has appointed Stella Group as its new Project Support member for Finland, the Baltics and Russia.
Views: 1030
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Dockwise wraps up Fairstar shares

November 15 - November 15 -Dockwise has reminded the shareholders in Fairstar Heavy Transport that 'squeeze out' procedures have been initiated for the remaining approximately 0.4 percent of the stakeholding in Fairstar.
Views: 559
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Hamburg holds steady

November 15 - November 15 - The Port of Hamburg's overall results for the first nine months have been characterised by export growth and an import downturn. In the first nine months of 2012 the German port achieved a total throughput of 98.1 million tonnes (down 0.8 pe
Views: 741
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Clipper Projects heads new multi-purpose pool

November 15 - November 15- Clipper Projects, a leading carrier of project cargo, has created a new multi-purpose (MPP) pool, whichwill form an integrated part of the current Clipper Projects MPP fleet.
Views: 446
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Corpus Christi acquires former US. Naval property

November 14 - November 14 - Texas, USA Port Corpus Christi and Oxy Ingleside Energy Center, have finalised the sale of the larger portion of the adjacent former US Ingleside Naval Station.
Views: 406
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WWPC partners handle Turkey to USA move

November 14 - November 14 - Albacor Shipping Mahwah of New Jersey, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the USA, has arranged for the transport of 3,000 cu m of cement-making equipment from the Turkish port of Izmir to Kansas, USA.
Views: 693
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Container train travels China - Europe in 16 days

November 14 - November 14 - A container block train comprising 50 standard 40 ft containers has travelled from Wuhan in Central China to Pardubice, about 100 km east of the Czech capital Prague, in just 16 days.
Views: 495
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Agility posts strong increase

November 14 - November 14 - Global logistics provider Agility reports a net profit of KWD9.75 million (USD3.5 million) for the third quarter of 2012. Compared to a net profit of KWD8.05 million (USD2.9 million) in the same quarter of 2011, this is an increase of 21 per
Views: 1028
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Liebherr offshore cranes support Cygnus

November 14 - November 14 - Crane manufacturer Liebherr-Werk Nenzing in Austria has been awarded a contract to provide four RL 2650-25 D EX Litronic offshore cranes to GDF Suez E&P UK for the Cygnus gas field project.
Views: 725
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Syon Logistics joins PCN in Dubai

November 13 - November 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Syon Logistics as the third and final member in Dubai, replacing Heavy Load Freight Services, which is no longer a PCN member.
Views: 965
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Oniqua joins ASCO Group

November 13 - November 13 - The ASCO Group, a leading international oil and gas services company, has become the majority shareholder in Brisbane, Australia headquartered Oniqua MRO Analytics - a global analytics-based technology solutions company.
Views: 684
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NEO opens in Turkey

November 13 - November 13 - NEO Air Charter - the European member of the Global Charter Alliance - has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey, headed by Mrs Ahu Ozturk (pictured below), as sales manager - Turkey.
Views: 929
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BBC Chartering enhances South American frequency

November 13 - November 13 - BBC Chartering is adding shipping capacity to its Andino Express Line, a liner service that was launched in 2005 connecting Houston with the West Coast of South America.
Views: 852
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Toll promotes Partridge

November 12 - November 12 - Logistics giant Toll Global Forwarding (TGF) has promoted Geoff Partridge to the post of managing director of its South African operation.
Views: 747
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Damco reports continued growth

November 12 - November 12 - Damco reports revenue growth of 11 percent in the first nine months of 2012, compared to the same period last year.
Views: 1067
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PCN adds member in Nepal

November 12 - November 12 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Inter Global Multi-Modal Transport as the new representative of the PCN grouping in Nepal.
Views: 806
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ABP announces new chief executive

November 12 - November 12 - In the UK, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced that, after completing six years at the helm, chief executive Peter Jones has said that he will retire at the end of March 2013. He will be succeeded by James Cooper, who has served as
Views: 924
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Borusan Logistics acquires Balnak Lojistik

November 12 - November 12 - According to a statement issued by Borusan Logistics, it has agreed a deal to acquire Balnak Lojistik, and says this will create Turkey's leading logistics service provider in terms of staff numbers and revenues.
Views: 877
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The Friday Flyer

November 9 - November 9 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
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Geodis Wilson sponsors Qatari defence logistics forum

November 9 - November 9 - Global multimodal service provider Geodis Wilson is to be one of the sponsors of this year's Defence Logistics & Support Forum, which takes place at the Oryx Rotana Hotel, Doha, Qatar from November 11-13, 2012.
Views: 551
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Armin joins PCN grouping

November 9 - November 9 - Armin Shipping & International Transport has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the grouping's third member in Iran.
Views: 1110
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GAC names new president

November 9 - November 9 - Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has appointed Bengt Ekstrand as its new group president.
Views: 1060
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Donche-Gay to head new Bureau Veritas division

November 8 - November 8 - Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has restructured its marine and offshore activities following the retirement of Bernard Anne from his position as executive vice president and managing director of the Marine divisio
Views: 566
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Cargolux boosts heavy air lift to Ghana

November 8 - November 8 - Freighter operator Cargolux is to operate the first B747-8 freighter service from its Luxembourg hub to Abidjan and Accra in Ghana today (November 8, 2012).
Views: 518
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WWPC members handle Finland to Angola heavy lift

November 8 - November 8 - Three member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) active in the Angolan heavy lift market have cooperated to get 55 tonnes of jaw crusher parts from Finland to Angola.
Views: 725
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Dockwise posts sound results for combined group

November 8 - November 8 - Breda, the Netherlands based heavy lift ship operator Dockwise has posted its financial results for the three-month period ended September 30, 2012.
Views: 670
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Skeptical outlook from HSH Nordbank

November 8 - November 8 - The continuing euro sovereign debt crisis and the general economic downturn in the maritime freight sector has prompted German bank HSH Nordbank to state that it needs much higher provisions for losses on its shipping loans.
Views: 608
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DHL holds 'solid' in volatile environment

November 8 - November 8 - Releasing financial figures for the third quarter of 2012 Frank Appel, ceo of logistics services giant Deutsche Post DHL, commented that despite challenging market conditions, the group delivered "a solid performance in the third quarter and
Views: 637
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Rayson moves drill rig to Durban

November 7 - November 7 - Rayson Shipping of South Africa, in cooperation with US partner Dartrans of Baltimore, USA has handled a drill rig shipment to South Africa.
Views: 583
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ASGO lands contract in Australia

November 7 - November 7 - The ASCO Group, a leading international oil and gas services company, has been awarded a three-year contract by Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni for supply base services in Australia valued in excess of AUD20 million (USD20.9 mil
Views: 541
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Heavy lift helicopters for the Amazon

November 7 - November 7 - Portland, USA based Erickson Air-Crane, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful Erickson S-64 Aircrane heavy lift helicopter, is set to acquire 14 helicopters and associated personnel and assets from HRT Participacoes em Petro
Views: 1202
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US ports brace for second storm

November 7 - November 7 - Authorities working to restore port activity in New York and New Jersey after HurricaneSandy are bracing themselves for a further storm this week which could hamper restoration efforts.
Views: 794
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Denholm Global handles heavy moves

November 6 - November 6 - Denholm Global Logistics, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network for the United Kingdom, recently part chartered the HHL Mississippi to move two 155-tonne steel rolls from the port of Immingham to Rio de Janeiro as part o
Views: 951
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PCN adds Pol-Inowex in Poland

November 6 - November 6 - Lublin, Poland based relocation specialist Pol-Inowex has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the grouping's representative in Poland.
Views: 694
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Guangzhou Sunshine handles big move

November 5 - November 5 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics Co, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in China, recently performed the delivery of oversized cargo for CNPC, which included a total of 48 pieces of cargo measuring over 7 metres, wi
Views: 607
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IAG Cargo targets forwarders through GLN

November 5 - November 5 - IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Global Logistics Network (GLN), a US headquartered network of 421 small and mediu
Views: 1047
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Steel in Transit 2013 conference

November 5 - November 5 - The 'Steel in Transit 'conference will take place in Bremen, Germany on April 18-19, 2013, the third time that the conference for international steel transport will be held in Bremen.
Views: 543
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Siro Trans joins Project Partners network in Chile

November 5 - November 5 - Siro Trans of Santiago de Chile has joined the Germany headquartered Project Partners network, a division of Air & Ocean Partners, replacing Acosta y Aguayo as the network member in Chile.
Views: 899
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Terex adds new Toplift 360 truck crane

November 3 - December 3 - The new Toplift 036G truck crane built by Terex China in Luzhou, China boasts many of the same technological innovations found throughout the entire Terex family of cranes, the company says.
Views: 665
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The Friday Flyer

November 2 - November 2 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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PSP opens in Cowes

November 2 - November 2 - Southampton, UK-based marine forwarder PSP Worldwide Logistics has opened a branch on the Isle of Wight, the company's third office in the UK.
Views: 664
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Albacor handles USA - Saudi heavy lift

November 2 - November 2 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the USA, has handled the transport of two heavy chlorinators measuring 18.6 m x 7.7 m x 7.7 m in dimensions and weighing 129 tonnes each, plus miscellaneous p
Views: 914
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Cargotec supplies ro-ro access for Neptune

November 2 - November 2 - Cargotec is to supply MacGregor RoRo access equipment for two newbuild Neptune Line vessels, to ensure reliable operations and fast port turnaround times.
Views: 404
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Seville giant on tow to Edinburgh

November 2 - November 2 - Seville, Spain-based industrial firms Tecade and Megusa have completed the construction of the largest structure ever to be transported from the port of Seville.
Views: 487
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BBC Chartering opens in Fremantle

November 2 - November 2 - BBC Chartering is strengthening its presence in the Australian market by establishing a local representation in Western Australia.
Views: 595
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PPG 2013 conference venue is Le Havre

November 2 - November 2 - The Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie (CCI) in the French port of Le Havre, will host the sixth annual Project Professionals Group (PPG) annual conference from May 20-22, 2013.
Views: 842
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Conbit equips Seajack vessel with monopile handling tools

November 2 - November 2 - At the beginning of September 2011, structural engineering specialist Conbit in the Netherlands was awarded a contract by Seajacks, a leading owner and operator of purpose-built self-propelled jack-up vessels, to design and supply a system fo
Views: 341
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Chapman Freeborn handles Hanoi medical air lift

November 1 - November 1 - Global air charter company Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has worked in association with the St Anthony Health Foundation and Catholic Health Initiatives to organise the air transportation of surplus medical supplies from the US to Vietnam.
Views: 378
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Drewry counsels prudence

November 1 - November 1 - Supply chain advisors Drewry says there has been remarkable turnaround in fortunes that has seen the shipping industry fight back from a huge first quarter loss to a tidy profit in the second quarter.
Views: 597
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Volga-Dnepr flies heavy load to Afghanistan

November 1 - November 1 - A Volga-Dnepr Airlines IL-76TD-90VD freighter has delivered diesel generators weighing over 35 tonnes from East Midlands Airport in the UK to Bagram, Afghanistan.
Views: 631
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Dockwise opts to build Type 1 White Marlin

November 1 - November 1 - Breda, the Netherlands based Dockwise subsidiary Fairstar Heavy Transport has commissioned a new USD150million Type 1 vessel to be named White Marlin. With delivery scheduled in the fourth quarter 2014, the newbuild's capacity and capabilitie
Views: 1064
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Albacor project strikes gold in Canada

November 1 - November 1 - Toronto, Canada headquartered Albacor Shipping has successfully transported two grinding and crushing machines to the Detour Lake Gold Mine, some 190 km northeast of Cochrane, in Ontario, Canada.
Views: 1068
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Safmarine forum on sustainable solutions

November 1 - November 1 - Shipping line Safmarine has successfully introduced a new forum aimed at assisting its customers in finding solutions to business-critical challenges.
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Vanguard completes Zambia heavy lift project

November 1 - November 1 - South Africa based heavy lift and plant relocation specialist Vanguard has recently completed the transportation of a second mill shell for supply chain solutions provider UTi Projects from South Africa to the Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia.
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BDP gets social

November 1 - November 1 - Philadelphia, USA based global logistics services provider BDP International Inc. (BDP) has launched The BDP Social Experience, an online social network platform to engage its more than 4,000 customers, 3,400 worldwide employees, and other co
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