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Strong Q1 at port of Antwerp

April 30 - April 30 - The port of Antwerp handled 46.99 million tonnes of cargo in the first three months of 2013 - a year-on-year improvement of 1.4 percent over Q1 2012.
Views: 498
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Agility's Q1 profit surge

April 30 - April 30 - Kuwait headquartered logistics provider Agility has reported Q1 2013 net profits of KWD10.1 million (USD35.49 million) - a year-on-year improvement of 46 percent over Q1 2012.
Views: 792
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Q1 growth at Amsterdam Schiphol

April 30 - April 30 - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has seen its Q1 2013 freight levels grow by 2.25 percent year-on-year to 366,269 tonnes.
Views: 653
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GPLN concludes AGM in Abu Dhabi

April 30 - April 30 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) successfully hosted its 10th Annual Global Meeting in Abu Dhabi, UAE during April 16-18, 2013.
Views: 502
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Hill Dickinson adds shipping experience

April 30 - April 30 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has expanded its shipping team with the appointment of Ian MacLean as a partner to its London office.
Views: 1087
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Noatum names new operations manager

April 30 - April 30 - Boris Wenzel has been named the new chief operations manager of Spanish marine terminal operator Noatum Ports, effective May 2, 2013.
Views: 276
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Future arrives in full for Saga Forest Carriers

April 30 - April 30 - With last week's delivery of the Saga Fantasy, Saga Shipholding's (SSH) order for seven Future class open hatch box hold ships is complete. An eigth vessel is still to be delivered, but this is not going to be owned by SSH.
Views: 750
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CN Shipping wins Hartmann business

April 29 - April 29 - Following our report on April 16 about Hartmann Project Lines' new service from Europe to West Africa, CN Shipping has been revealed as the UK Agent for the venture.
Views: 861
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Panalpina execs join association boards

April 29 - April 29 - Swiss global forwarder Panalpina has seen two of its air freight executives elected to the boards of two air cargo associations.
Views: 508
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ACS adds new German gm

April 29 - April 29 - Stephan Blank has been appointed general manager Germany of global broker, Air Charter Service, effective May 1, 2013.
Views: 792
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Acid cooler flown to New Caledonia

April 29 - April 29 - A 54 tonne acid cooler has been flown from the DubeTradeport Cargo Terminal at King Shaka International airport, South Africa to New Caledonia, 1,210 km east of Australia.
Views: 591
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The Friday Flyer - April 26th 2013

April 26 - German businesspeople seem less confident in prospects for the future and their nervousness may impact project cargo and heavy lift operators in the coming year. Think tank Ifo has noted that for a second consecutive month, German business confidence fell
Views: 1581
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Jumbo Javelin delivers super-heavy shipment

April 26 - April 26 - Jumbo Shipping's heavy load carrier Jumbo Javelin has transported a number of super-heavy components for the Sadara Integrated Chemical Complex, Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 678
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Brazilian JV wins ESTA award

April 26 - April 26 - Transdata Fagioli do Brasil (TFB) - a joint venture between Italian project forwarder Fagioli and Transdata - has won the award for the best 'SPMT transport job of the year' at the ESTA Awards of Excellence 2013.
Views: 734
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Cargotec's slow first quarter

April 26 - April 26 - Helsinki, Finland headquartered equipment manufacturer Cargotec Corporation has released its Q1 2013 performance figures.
Views: 745
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Ports America adds EVP business development

April 26 - April 26 - Marine terminal operator and stevedore concern Ports America has appointed John Carver as executive vice president of business development.
Views: 465
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Hamburg's joint front at transport logistic 2013

April 25 - April 25 - Approximately 50 companies from the port, transport and logistics sectors in Hamburg will be presenting their services under the 'Gateway Hamburg' banner at transport logistic 2013 conference and exhibition in Munich, June 4 - 7, 2013.
Views: 489
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H&S award for BWS

April 25 - April 25 - Denmark based Blue Water Shipping has been presented with an award for outstanding safety work at the safety conference Task Force Zero 2013.
Views: 523
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ABS elects new Council staff

April 25 - April 25 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has made a number of appointments to its Council and Offshore Technical Committees.
Views: 769
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Alaskan JV serves O&G demand

April 25 - April 25 - Bowhead Transportation Company and Crowley Maritime Services have formed a join venture to provide maritime services in the Alaskan Arctic.
Views: 339
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Bigge buys four Liebherr crawlers

April 25 - April 25 - Californian crane dealer Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased four new Liebherr LR1300SX crawler cranes at Bauma 2013 trade fair in Munich.
Views: 760
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Med sailing available from Peters & May

April 24 - April 24 - UK based Peters & May has chartered four different vessels to transport yachts from Southampton to the Mediterranean during the first four months of 2013.
Views: 526
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Solid Q1 for Boeing

April 24 - April 24 - The Boeing Company has issued its first quarter 2013 financial results, reporting revenues of USD18.9 billion - down three percent year-on-year over 2012.
Views: 517
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ISS opens new Amazon office

April 24 - April 24 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is opening a new office in Santar
Views: 611
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MIQ adds to sales team

April 24 - April 24 - Kansas, USA headquartered MIQ Logistics has added Thad Stanley to its sales team as director of business development.
Views: 517
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ABS appoints new chair

April 24 - April 24 - Industry classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has appointed Christopher J. Wiernicki - its current president and chief executive officer - to the position of chairman.
Views: 638
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Cargolux loses out in 2012

April 24 - April 24 - Luxembourg headquartered B747 freighter operator Cargolux International Airlines has reported a net loss of USD35.1 million for financial year 2012 off revenues of just under USD1.74 billion.
Views: 862
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GACAG urges security awareness

April 24 - April 24 - According to the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG), countries with poor communication strategies must not rely on the air cargo industry to raise awareness and to enforce new air cargo supply chain security measures.
Views: 285
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Boskalis completes Dockwise acquisition

April 23 - April 23 - Dutch marine contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster has completed the acquisition of semi-submersible and heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise.
Views: 772
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Wind project completed by Turkish forwarder

April 23 - April 23 - Istanbul, Turkey headquartered Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has completed the transportation of wind turbine generators from Spain to Pakistan.
Views: 926
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Bahri sees Q1 slowdown

April 23 - April 23 - The National Shipping Line of Saudia Arabia (Bahri) has seen its net profit for the first three months of 2013 fall by 9.4 percent year-on-year over 2012 to SAR144.5 million (USD33.5 million).
Views: 589
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New leadership at TIACA

April 23 - April 23 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has used its annual general meeting to name its new chairman and vice chairman.
Views: 510
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BWS adds second Norwegian office

April 23 - April 23 - Denmark headquartered Blue Water Shipping has opened its second Norwegian office in the city of Stavanger.
Views: 469
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WWPC duo moves exploration gear

April 22 - April 22 - Malaysian Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network member CNC Freight Services recently arranged two charter flights using an AN-124 freighter out of Singapore to Turkmenistan.
Views: 831
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Turkish yachts delivered to the Middle East

April 22 - April 22 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport - a Turkey headquartered yacht transportation specialist and member of the XLProjects network - has loaded three Middle East-bound boats in one day onto the same vessel.
Views: 586
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ACG grounds freighter fleet

April 22 - April 22 - Frankfurt-Hahn based Air Cargo Germany (ACG) has suspended all of its flights.
Views: 788
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Damco adds Kaspers as coo

April 19 - April 19 - International freight forwarder and supply chain services provider Damco has named Helmut Kaspers as its chief commercial officer for West Europe.
Views: 493
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Norway proposes first 'ship tunnel'

April 19 - April 19 - According to reports in the international media, the Norwegian government has outlined plans to construct a 1.7 km ship tunnel through the Stad Peninsula connecting the Norwegian and North Seas.
Views: 443
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Ports America makes senior appointment

April 19 - April 19 - Marine terminal operator and stevedore company Ports America has promoted Chris Smith to vice president breakbulk, bulk and military.
Views: 452
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ACS teams-up with Save the Children

April 19 - April 19 - Air Charter Service (ACS) recently chartered a B747-400 freighter from Nairobi, Kenya to Maputo, Mozambique, in conjunction with charity Save the Children.
Views: 487
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MOL delivers South African libraries

April 18 - April 18 - Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will assist the non-profit organisation South Africa Primary Education Support Initiative with the ocean transport of mobile libraries to the country.
Views: 710
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Dockwise shares set for suspension

April 18 - April 18 - Share trading in semi-submersible shipping line Dockwise will be suspended on the Oslo Stock Exchange from Monday April 22, 2013.
Views: 296
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New Russian member joins PCN

April 18 - April 18 - Translogistics LLC has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Russia.
Views: 721
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Sarens completes heavy Bulgarian project

April 18 - April 18 - Wolvertem, Belgium headquartered heavy lift specialist Sarens Group has transported two 1,400 tonne reactors from the port of Bourgas, Bulgaria to an inland oil refinery.
Views: 783
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DB Schenker acquires Panamanian forwarder

April 18 - April 18 - Global logistics specialist DB Schenker has acquired 100 percent of the shares in Euro-Line Panamericana - a Panamanian freight forwarder and ocean import specialist.
Views: 562
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Slow first quarter for Saint Petersburg

April 18 - April 18 - JSC Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP of SPb) has handled 1.8 million tonnes of cargo in the first quarter of 2013, a year-on-year fall of 16 percent.
Views: 388
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SC&RA recognises safe practice

April 17 - April 17 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) named its winners of the Fleet Safety, Zero Accident and Fleet Safety Improvement awards during its annual conference in Arizona, USA.
Views: 658
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Ruslan moves exceptional load

April 17 - April 17 - Ruslan International has arranged the shipment of a 101 tonne oil platform component from Bergen, Norway to Busan, South Korea, on an AN-124 freighter flight.
Views: 663
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TII Group shows latest innovations

April 17 - April 17 - Heavy-duty and special vehicle manufacturers Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag - members of the TII Group - are using Bauma 2013 in Munich to exhibit some of their latest product innovations.
Views: 445
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Training for the future with PPG

April 17 - April 17 - Forwarder network Project Professionals Group (PPG) will run the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course, in conjunction with Breakbulk Europe 2013 in Antwerp, May 13-14.
Views: 477
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PCN adds Darka in South Sudan

April 16 - April 16 - Project Caro Network (PCN) member for Sudan - Darka for Trading & Services - has extended its PCN representation to South Sudan.
Views: 764
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AV Dawson attracts offshore business

April 16 - April 16 - UK based specialist logistics firm AV Dawson has seen significant growth in its marine and offshore sectors.
Views: 555
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Learn from the shrimp fishermen, say German shipping companies

April 16 - April 16 - Two of Germany's leading ship owning and ship management companies have urged fellow shipowners to consider a concerted lay-up of ships in order to reduce capacity in the market to obtain a restoration of acceptable rates.
Views: 748
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Global Projects Supervision launches

April 16 - April 16 - Global Projects Supervision has begun trading and offers independent consultancy to the maritime industry. It will provide a range of advisory services on topics including logistics, architecture, class surveying and brokerage.
Views: 648
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Rickmers-Linie shifts Bangladesh-built ferry

April 15 - April 15 - Heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has delivered the first ferry manufactured by a Bangladesh shipyard for European owners, on board the vessel Baltic Winter.
Views: 954
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Van der Vlist awarded AEO status

April 15 - April 15 - Heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist has seen its terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, receive Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) accreditation. It is the second area of Van der Vlist's business to receive the award.
Views: 721
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Delta Maritime opens in Bucharest

April 15 - April 15 - Delta Maritime - a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) representing Greece - has opened a new office in Bucharest, Romania.
Views: 675
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Peters & May sees part-charter growth

April 15 - April 15 - Southampton, UK based yacht transportation specialist Peters & May has seen a significant boost in demand for its part-charter yacht shipping services.
Views: 748
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SCRA makes senior appointments

April 15 - April 15 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SCRA) used its annual conference last week to make a number of senior managerial appointments.
Views: 954
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Cargolux widens African network

April 15 - April 15 - Cargolux International Airlines has introduced Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, to its network.
Views: 703
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Saudia shifts space capsule

April 15 - April 15 - Saudia Cargo has delivered the Excalibur Almaz RRV - the only space capsule to fly into space twice - from the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 579
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The Friday Flyer - April 12th 2013

April 12 - April 12 - Anyone who has lived into their ninth decade, many in the public eye, will have made as many friends as enemies in that time.
Views: 1612
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Megalift invests in in Liebherr mobile crane

April 12 - April 12 - Bremen-Based Megalift GmbH has invested in a Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1, saying that 350-tonne capacity mobile crane is a great fit for the company's requirements.
Views: 949
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Nordana orders new ship

April 12 - April 12 - Nordana has placed an order with Italian yard, Visentini for the first of its next generation of multipurpose ro-ro vessels, scheduled for delivery in May 2014, kicking off the line's tonnage renewal programme for its Mediterranean / Americas r
Views: 506
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Four arm shipment for Cory

April 12 - April 12 - Four 36-tonne loading arms and ancillary equipment have been shipped by Cory Logistics from Whitstable, UK to Indonesia, via Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 790
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ABS eyes Singapore growth

April 11 - April 11 - Maritime classification service provider the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is set to make a significant investment in Singapore.
Views: 991
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APP Portonave invests for future

April 11 - April 11 - APP Portonave, a port located in Santa Carina, Brazil, is making a number of infrastructure investments to improve its terminal facilities.
Views: 827
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Dockwise delists

April 11 - April 11 - Today is the last day that shares in Dockwise Limited will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange.
Views: 760
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Toll moving UK HQ

April 11 - April 11 - Toll Global Forwarding UK will move to a brand new UK headquarters building at London Heathrow International airport in October.
Views: 446
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Van der Vlist's 1,250 km Russian delivery

April 11 - April 11 - Out-of-gauge transport specialist Van der Vlist's St Petersburg branch recently received a shipment of dryers from China that required shipping 1,250 km to Efremov, 100 km south of Tula, Russia.
Views: 646
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RollDock names new UK agent

April 11 - April 11 - RollDock Shipping BV has appointed Shearwater Shipping and Chartering Limited as its exclusive agent in the UK and Eire.
Views: 906
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Revenues up, but profits down for Coscol

April 10 - April 10 - Cosco Shipping (Coscol) saw its 2012 revenue grow by 22.1 percent to RMB6.3 billion (USD1.02 billion), although net profit fell to to RMB19.15 million (USD3.09 million).
Views: 833
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TTS relocates head office

April 10 - April 10 - Dubai based heavy lift project forwarder Transport Technics & Services International (TTS) has relocated its head office.
Views: 685
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Cargolux adds B747 Tripoli service

April 10 - April 10 - Luxembourg headquartered B747 freighter operator Cargolux International Airlines has added Tripoli, Libya to its network.
Views: 445
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GAC opens new Turkmenistan facility

April 10 - April 10 - Marine services provider Gulf Agency Company's (GAC) subsidiary - GAC Turkmenistan - has opened its new offshore supply base and logistics support centre at the Port of Turkmenistan.
Views: 560
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Plans agreed for Corpus Christi rail yard

April 10 - April 10 - The Port of Corpus Christi has approved an agreement with the Maritime Administration to develop the gateway's Nueces River Rail Yard (NRRY).
Views: 563
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Burkhalter wins SCRA awards

April 10 - April 10 - Columbus, Mississippi headquartered Burkhalter Rigging has won both Rigging Job of the Year and Hauling Job of the Year awards from the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SCRA).
Views: 833
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Peters & May expands US team

April 10 - April 10 - Southampton, UK based boat transportation specialist Peters & May has added Jennifer Kowalewski to its staff as part of the expansion of its US part charter yacht transport business.
Views: 257
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WSS to boost service capabilities

April 10 - April 9 - Marine services provider Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) will widen its offering in the offshore vessel and energy production segments in 2013, with a strong focus on opportunities in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
Views: 492
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Russian trek for Germany's V. Alexander

April 10 - April 10 - V. Alexander - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network representing Germany - has completed a 1,500 ton (1360.7 tonne) project shipment from various points across Germany to the Russian city of Izhavsk.
Views: 428
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EFIS flies rocket to Guyana

April 10 - April 10 - EFIS Air - the aviation project and charter division of general sales and services agent ECS Group - has delivered the fourth and last stage of the Ariane rocket from Paris Vatry airport to Cayenne, Guyana.
Views: 749
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It's a gas for Transafe Logistics

April 9 - April 9 - JSC Transafe Logistics, in cooperation Aviacon Zitotrans, has airfreighted a 46 tonne gas turbine rotor between Russia and Korea using an IL-76TD freighter.
Views: 670
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ABS publishes classification paper

April 9 - April 9 - Offshore classification services provider the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has released its Guide for Building and Classing Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Installations.
Views: 277
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RUD opens Australia plant

April 9 - April 9 - Lifting chain manufacturer RUD Ketten Rieger & Dietz has opened a new 6,000 sq m plant in Brisbane, Australia.
Views: 761
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ALE moves super yacht

April 9 - April 9 - UK headquartered heavy lift specialist ALE has transported a luxury super yacht in Poole, Dorset, UK.
Views: 661
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WWPC member hauls heavy shipment

April 8 - April 8 - Tecniproject has shifted a complete ammonia plant from Puerto Mejillones, Chile to Xingang, China.
Views: 855
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PCN welcomes first Djibouti member

April 8 - April 8 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its first member from the Republic of Djibouti, Gulf Agency Services, located in the Horn of Africa.
Views: 526
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New PCN member for Qatar

April 8 - April 8 - Target Logistics WLL has become the third registered member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Qatar.
Views: 654
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U-Freight handes ultra-long load

April 8 - April 8 - U-Freight Group (UFL) brand, Dalian China Express International Transportation has handled the shipment of very long cargo through Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (DLC) that required airport authorities to temporarily remove a length of
Views: 821
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The Friday Flyer - April 5th 2013

April 5 - Could this week's news that three Hamburg-based shipowners - F. Laiesz, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Rickmers Reederei have established a programme to financially stabilise loss-making cargo ships - Frachtschiff-Kontor (F-K) - be good for the bele
Views: 1465
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German trio to save loss-making ships

April 5 - April 5 - Three Hamburg-based shipowners F. Laiesz, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Rickmers Reederei, with lawyer and restructuring professional Jan Duken, have established a programme to financially stabilise loss-making cargo ships - Frachtschiff-
Views: 773
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Anti-bribery recognition for GAC

April 5 - April 5 - Integrated logistics, shipping and marine services provider Gulf Agency Company (GAC) has seen two of its subsidiaries - GAC Cyprus and GAC Greece - awarded TRACE International certification.
Views: 932
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CEVA pulls IPO on back of poor 2012

April 5 - April 5 - It has been reported that non-asset based logistics provider - CEVA Logistics - has withdrawn its plans for an initial public offering (IPO). The apparent reason for the U-turn is the company's unfavourable performance that would have adversely
Views: 676
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First calls at St. Lawrence ports

April 4 - April 4 - At the end of March the St. Lawrence Seaway opened its locks for vessels to enter the Great Lakes and deliver cargo to US and Canadian ports for the 55th annual international shipping season.
Views: 689
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GAC to serve Bibby Offshore UK fleet

April 4 - April 4 - Aberdeen headquartered Bibby Offshore UK has signed a non-exclusive ship agency services contract agreement with maritime services and logistics provider, GAC.
Views: 251
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Antwerp signs Brazil deal

April 4 - April 4 - The port of Antwerp has signed a collaboration agreement with Brazilian state Sao Paulo with the goal of strengthening trade relations between the two.
Views: 604
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Stockton shuffles leadership pack

April 4 - April 4 - The Port of Stockton board of commissioners has a new chairman, new vice-chairman and a new board member.
Views: 510
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Liebherr launches training sim

April 4 - April 4 - German crane manufacturer Liebherr has launched its range of maritime crane simulators. Based on original Liebherr software and hardware, the simulator will serve to increase port safety and productivity by providing a cost-effective and efficie
Views: 572
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Jumbo shifts world's largest TBM 'Bertha'

April 4 - April 4 - Jumbo Shipping has transported what is claimed to be the world's largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Japan to the USA on board its ship, Fairpartner.
Views: 563
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Manilal joins XLP

April 3 - April 3 - Manilal Patel Clearing Forwarding of New Delhi, India has become the newest member of the XLProjects (XLP) forwarder network.
Views: 607
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SHL secures heavy contracts

April 3 - April 3 - Offshore installation contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting has secured a contract from Siemens AG for the transportation and installation of the Sylwin Alpha jacket and transmission station.
Views: 515
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New md Columbia for Geodis

April 3 - April 3 - Global freight forwarder Geodis Wilson has named Santiago Jimeno its new managing director of Columbia, effective immediately.
Views: 442
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Ribar steps down at Panalpina

April 3 - April 3 - Monika Ribar, ceo of global forwarder and logistics provider Panalpina, will step down from her role on May 31, 2013.
Views: 255
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CEE member shifts China consignment

April 3 - April 3 - Shanghai headquartered Intermax Logistics Solutions - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in China - has shipped 15 units of over-dimensional cargo from Deyang, via Chongqing, to Nantong.
Views: 612
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Tariff changes in South Africa

April 3 - April 3 - Ports Regulator of South Africa has approved tariffs for services and facilities offered by the Transnet National Port Authority for the trading period April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014.
Views: 429
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Sietas jack-up nears completion

April 3 - April 3 - Financially troubled Sietas shipyard, Hamburg is in the final stages of construction of the first jack-up vessel designed and built in Germany, for Dutch marine engineering concern, Van Oord.
Views: 988
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Murmann joins Schenker AG board

April 3 - April 3 - Heiner Murmann has been appointed to the management board of Schenker AG. He will be responsible for the global air and ocean freight business of DB Schenker Logistics.
Views: 489
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Hanssy and OXL enter JV

April 2 - April 2 - Heavy lift and multipurpose project shipping lines, Hanssy Shipping and OXL have entered into a joint venture cooperation.
Views: 1183
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Aaras hauls heavy crane

April 2 - April 2 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative for Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, has completed the shipment of a 333.9-tonne mobile harbour crane.
Views: 853
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Intermarine sells and leases back Houston terminal

April 2 - April 2 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a sale and leaseback of Industrial Terminals, its breakbulk terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, which it claims is the largest project cargo terminal in the United States.
Views: 726
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Pegg to start charity run at Breakbulk Europe

April 2 - April 2 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Albert Pegg, senior advisor at Antwerp Port Authority, will be wielding the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in Antwerp in May
Views: 942
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Final Canadian member joins PCN

April 2 - April 2 - Safesea AMI Shipping has become the latest company to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN). It has become the fifth and final member of the network based in Canada.
Views: 539
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Agility grows in 2012

April 2 - April 2 - Kuwait headquartered global logistics provider Agility has released its full year financial results for 2012.
Views: 804
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Damco makes Latin appointments

April 2 - April 2 - International forwarder and logistics services provider Damco has made a number of senior appointments to its Latin American management team.
Views: 966
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Erickson extends Canadian contracts

April 2 - April 2 - Erickson Air-Crane - a provider of heavy lift helicopter services - has extended agreements with two Canadian clients for the provision of its S-64E helicopter services.
Views: 715
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Fairmount Summit delivers rig

April 1 - April 1 - Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Summit has delivered the SSV Catarina rig offshore Angola, having towed it from Okpo, South Korea, via the Strait of Malacca and Cape of Good Hope, undertaking the 10,000 mile journey at an average towing speed
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