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ASCO Singapore shareholders seeks to go it alone

May 31 - May 31 - Mangrove Holdings Pte Ltd has rejected an offer made by joint venture partner ASCO Holdings Ltd for the shares it holds in ASCO Freight Management Pte Ltd (ASCO Singapore) and says it has made a counter offer to acquire ASCO Holdings' majority sh
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Huge units to Turkey

May 31 - May 31 - Madrid, Spain headquartered freight forwarder Coordinadora has handled the transport of a full shipload of heavy cargoes for the Tupras Refinery Project, Turkey.
Views: 518
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Noble delivers heavy SGBC

May 31 - May 31 - Pakistan based freight forwarder, Noble Shipping Services has transported a sales gas booster compressor (SGBC) from Brittmoore, USA to Karachi Port, Pakistan, via the Port of Houston.
Views: 821
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Efficiency more important than ever, says WSS Japan

May 31 - May 31 - With shipowners and vessel operators facing a combination of increased regulation and pressure on budgets, the cost of products and services is more crucial than ever, according to Yoshihiro Iizuka, general manager of Wilhelmsen Ships Services (W
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Etihad Cargo launches RTW service

May 31 - May 31 - Etihad Cargo - the freight division of Etihad Airlines - has launched its first-ever round-the-world freighter service, using a 138-tonne payload B747-8 freighter on a multi-year ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) basis from Atlas A
Views: 647
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V. Alexander relocates asphalt plant to Russia

May 31 - May 31 - V. Alexander Germany - in coordination with staff at its St Petersburg based division V. Alexander CIS - has shipped a 1,500 tonne consignment from Ravenna, Italy to Rostov-on-Don, Russia for on forwarding to Moscow.
Views: 395
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ART launches SE Asia multimodal service

May 31 - May 31 - Kazakhstan headquartered A.R.T. Logistics - a leading player in the oil and gas projects logistics sector in Central Asia and Russia - has launched a new multimodal freight forwarding service connecting Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Ta
Views: 504
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Globalink - domestic and international projects

May 30 - May 30 - Globalink Logistics Group - a member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) representing Kazakhstan - has shipped a 50-tonne separator from the country capital Kyzyl Orda to Zheskasgan.
Views: 939
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Cyclotron installed in Sweden

May 30 - May 30 - Belgium headquartered Heavy Lifting + Handling has installed a cyclotron unit in Uppsala, Sweden using a SBL1100 Enerpak gantry lifting system
Views: 608
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GAC Pindar rushes mast down under

May 30 - May 30 - Southampton headquartered GAC Pindar recently shipped a 70 m yacht mast from Valencia, Spain to Hong Kong.
Views: 440
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SAL's Svenja loads five reactors

May 30 - May 30 - SAL Heavy Lift's ship, "Svenja", looks an impressive sight with five reactors on deck for its latest voyage.
Views: 670
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ALE's record-breaking jack up

May 29 - May 29 - UK headquartered ALE has successfully completed the jack-up of the Arkutun Dagi Topside at the shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, South Korea.
Views: 416
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Four MPVs under construction

May 29 - May 29 - Reports in the international media state China's Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry has signed a deal with an unspecified German company for four 12,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels.
Views: 584
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Breakbulk targets South America

May 29 - May 29 - Breakbulk South America Congress 2013 will bring together cargo owners, forwarders, carriers and ports that have a common interest in South America's project and breakbulk cargo industry.
Views: 718
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Shipping lobby calls for balance on environment

May 29 - May 29 - Speaking at the recent OECD International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said that the cost of environmental protection threaten sustainable shipping.
Views: 864
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TT Club calls for improved packing standards

May 29 - May 29 - Higher levels of training to maintain and improve the expertise of those employed by shippers, consolidators, warehouses and depots to pack containers is now a primary objective of a number of current industry initiatives.
Views: 645
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PCN adds third Vietnam member

May 28 - May 28 - Minh Long International Transportation has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN), becoming the network's third and final representative in Vietnam.
Views: 728
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PPG - successful conference in Le Havre

May 28 - May 28 - International project forwarder network the Project Professionals Group (PPG) hosted its annual conference in Le Havre, France, May 20-22, 2013.
Views: 427
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New Liebherr crane joins Brake

May 28 - May 28 - A second Liebherr mobile harbour crane has entered into service at the Niedersachsenkai Brake seaport terminal, Germany.
Views: 540
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Lower Saxony ports exhibit strengths

May 28 - May 28 - Seaports of Niedersachsen - an association of nine Lower Saxony, Germany based ports including Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Leer, Nordenham, Oldenburg Papenburg, Stade and Wilhelmshaven - has visited a number of leading trade shows to exhibit its serv
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Solid Q1 for Subsea 7

May 28 - May 28 - Luxembourg registered offshore engineering company Subsea 7 has released its first quarter 2013 results, for the three-months ending March 31, 2013.
Views: 576
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The Friday Flyer - May 24th 2013

May 24 - The global dash for gas and an oil price that remains resolutely north of USD100 a barrel has powered Australian megaprojects for oil and gas exploration and exploitation, according to a report from industry consultant GL Noble Denton.
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ALE ECR joint venture delivers

May 24 - May 24 - ALE ECR Heavylift has recently completed a number of projects in Melbourne, Gladstone, Port Kembla and Groote Eylandt in Australia.
Views: 630
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V. Alexander crosses countries

May 24 - May 24 - V. Alexander Germany has coordinated the transport of dismantled cranes weighing 2,500 tonnes from China to Bogouchany in Siberia.
Views: 668
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Ojard steps-down at Duluth

May 24 - May 24 - Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director Adolph Ojard will retire from his position after 10 years at the US seaport.
Views: 417
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Asia-Pacific O&G outlook positive

May 24 - May 24 - According to GL Noble Denton, large-scale oil and gas projects in Australia will drive growth across the industry in the wider Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 648
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German trio research offshore crane tech

May 24 - May 24 - Hochseeoperationen mit Kranen (HoOK) [Offshore Operations with Cranes] - a German joint project between Hamburg University of Technology, offshore engineer Mareval AG Hamburg and maritime engineers HeavyLift@Sea - has been launched to research an
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It's a gas for Sarens

May 24 - May 24 - Sarens Group has been awarded a contract for the transport of equipment for the CNRL oil sands project in Alberta, Canada - one of the largest contracts in the company's history.
Views: 772
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Wishy washy shipment for DB Schenker

May 24 - May 24 - DB Schenker has been contracted to transport a laundry facility from Minden, Germany to Russian city of Sochi in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Views: 454
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Strike action threat at Cargolux

May 23 - May 23 - A number of media outlets have reported that staff at Cargolux Airlines International have encouraged their unions to enter into a conciliation process - the first step towards full-scale industrial action.
Views: 427
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GAC and POLOG on a roll in the Arctic

May 23 - May 23 - GAC Norway AS and Polar Logistics Group ApS (POLOG) of Denmark have formed a strategic partnership - strengthening the GAC network in the Arctic Circle.
Views: 635
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Damco sees revenue and gross profit gains

May 23 - May 23 - Damco has reported a 6 percent year-on-year revenue increase in Q1 2013 to USD773 million; with gross profit growing 5.4 percent to USD195 million. However, earnings before interest and tax during Q1 2013 totaled USD9 million - down 30.7 percent
Views: 823
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Napier acquires extra Terex lift

May 22 - May 22 - Terex Port Solutions has delivered two Gottwald Model 6 G HMK 6408 mobile harbour cranes to the Port of Napier, New Zealand.
Views: 824
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Drewry says slow-steaming to escalate

May 22 - May 22 - According to the latest Container Insight report from analyst Drewry, although slow-steaming continues to be a contentious issue with shippers, more is on the way as fuel prices remain stubbornly high and ocean carriers can no longer absorb the b
Views: 669
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Trio moves 12,000 tonne platform

May 22 - May 22 - Heavy lift transport provider Mammoet Norway has transported the 12,000 tonne platform segment Gundrun from its Haugesund fabrication hall to a nearby barge, using Scheuerle SPMTs.
Views: 560
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SCTEM Cameroon joins PCN

May 22 - May 22 - Douala, Cameroon based SCTEM has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network.
Views: 747
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Logwin moves to new Hanoi facility

May 22 - May 22 - Luxembourg headquartered logistics services provider Logwin has opened a state-of-the-art premises near Hanoi, Vietnam.
Views: 516
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Morris joins ISS

May 22 - May 22 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Les Morris its new senior vice president global sales.
Views: 501
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Corpus Christi sees first wind energy cargo exports

May 22 - May 22 - Having been an active participant in the import of wind energy components from global markets since 2006, with record-breaking volumes in 2012, the Port of Corpus Christi reports that new wind energy market trends have reversed trading patterns i
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Private investment surge for Brazilian ports

May 21 - May 21 - According to international reports, port infrastructure in Brazil is set for significant development following president Dilma Rousseff winning congressional support for a plan to attract an estimated USD27 billion of investment from the private
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Faymonville celebrates 25 years

May 21 - May 21 - Specialised trailer manufacturer Faymonville celebrated 25 years of operations at its East Belgium manufacturing site by exhibiting its latest products at a number of 'Demo Days' at the end of April 2013.
Views: 390
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Lerwick outlines development plans

May 21 - May 21 - Lerwick Harbour of the Shetland Islands, UK has released its Strategy and Business Plan 2013, outlining the gateway's plans for the future.
Views: 647
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Chapman Freeborn places L382 down under

May 20 - May 20 - UK headquartered charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has signed a long-term lease agreement with Safair to place and manage a L382 Hercules freighter aircraft in Australia.
Views: 751
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EMS shifts cables to UK

May 20 - May 20 - Leer headquartered EMS Chartering, contracted by Denmark's Dong Energy, has shipped 38.5 km of subsea cable from Nordenham, northwest Germany to Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Views: 433
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New car carriers for WWASA

May 20 - May 20 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed an agreement for two post-Panamax car carriers, set for delivery in 2014 and 2015.
Views: 580
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ClassNK issues 2013 updates

May 20 - May 20 - Last month, HLPFI reported that Japanese classification society, ClassNK, issued its 2013 edition of Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships. It has subsequently been re-released with a number of amendments.
Views: 357
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Increased carbon surcharge in Australia, says ISS

May 20 - May 20 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has warned of an increase in carbon tax for vessels operating in Australian waters, effective July 1, 2013.
Views: 429
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Tradelossa adds US-Mexico spur

May 20 - May 20 - Mexican heavy haul and rigging specialist Tradelossa has built and inaugurated a railway spur at Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
Views: 401
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Evergreen acquires five aircraft

May 20 - May 20 - Evergreen Helicopters - the wholly owned subsidiary of Portland, Oregon headquartered Erickson Air-Crane - has purchased five aircraft for USD10.1 million.
Views: 745
The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
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DB Schenker to add Finnish facility

May 17 - May 17 - DB Schenker Logistics will build a new EUR53 million (USD67.98 million) logistics terminal in Vantaa, Finland.
Views: 460
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Base S.p.A. delivers Congo loads

May 17 - May 17 - Base S.P.A. (Italy) has coordinated three project shipments from around the world to Pointe Noire, the Republic of Congo for the Mafumeira Sul offshore oil field development.
Views: 544
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Successful 2012 for TT Club

May 17 - May 17 - The TT Club - a liability insurer for the international transport and logistics industry - has issued its performance figures for year ending December 21, 2012.
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Rayson moves South African cargoes

May 17 - May 17 - South Africa's Rayson Shipping - a member of the Project Partners forwarder network - has coordinated the road transport of over 7,000 tonnes of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes.
Views: 452
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Romanet joins WSS Belgium

May 16 - May 16 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has named Romaine Romanet general manager for Belgium.
Views: 573
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New carrier connects continents

May 16 - May 16 - Aerospace One S.A. Greece - a new all-cargo airline that made its maiden flight in April 2013 - will be officially unveiled at Air Cargo Europe 2013 in Munich, June 2013.
Views: 483
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Management restructure at F.S Mackenzie

May 16 - May 16 - F.S. Mackenzie - the UK member of the FPS network of independent forwarders and NVOCCs - has named Lloyd Smith its managing director.
Views: 547
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CEE completes conference

May 16 - May 16 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network concluded its 4th annual membership conference in Antwerp, Belgium, May 12-13, 2013.
Views: 764
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EMS to run Durres terminal

May 16 - May 16 - Leer, Germany headquartered EMS Shipping and Trading has won the tender to operate the East-Terminal in the Port of Durres, Albania.
Views: 775
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Cargo grows at Hamburg

May 15 - May 15 - The Port of Hamburg, Germany has handled a total of 32.8 million tonnes of cargo during the first three months of 2013.
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Omega Morgan shifts heavy transformer

May 15 - May 15 - Portland, Oregon based heavy haul specialist Omega Morgan has shifted a 152.4 tonne transformer on 227 km route through Colorado to the Excel Energy substation in Poncha Springs.
Views: 260
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Volga's AN-124 starts in Papua

May 15 - May 15 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 707
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Cargolux gets new B747-8F

May 15 - May 15 - Luxembourg headquartered all-cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International has taken delivery of a new B747-8 freighter - the second of its kind that the carrier has accepted during 2013.
Views: 628
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Bahri gets 2nd newbuild vessel

May 14 - May 14 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of its new 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Hofuf.
Views: 387
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Van der Vlist delivers bridge 'sinker' pieces

May 14 - May 14 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transportation specialist Van der Vlist has played a key role in the construction of a new bridge crossing the Oude Maas in Rotterdam.
Views: 583
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C.H. Robinson shifts O&G equipment

May 14 - May 14 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has transported a reaction tank and blow down drum from Swan Island, Portland, USA to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. The machinery will be used in a stream assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) pilot plant near West El
Views: 434
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Liebherr delivers new LTM 1750-9.1

May 14 - May 14 - Bergheim, Germany based crane rental expert Breuer & Wasel has taken delivery of its brand-new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 560
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FMC issues yacht transport alert

May 13 - May 13 - The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has issued an alert to yacht purchasers that any company used to move vessels via ocean freight should be FMC licensed and bonded.
Views: 213
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Rickmers ceo joins Hall of Fame

May 13 - May 13 - Rickmers Group and Rickmers-Linie ceo Ron Widdows has been inducted into the Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame.
Views: 478
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Agility wins KNPC oil & gas contact

May 13 - May 13 - Agility Logistics has won a five-year, USD24.4 million contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).
Views: 719
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New Iraqi member joins XLP

May 13 - May 13 - AlMasar Al-Iraqi Shipping & Transport has joined the XLProjects (XLP) forwarder network, representing Iraq.
Views: 619
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Strong 2012 for R

May 13 - May 13 - Bremen, Germany based freight and project forwarder R
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New deputy ceo at Seattle

May 13 - May 13 - Kurt Beckett has been promoted to deputy chief executive officer at the Port of Seattle, USA.
Views: 666
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Chapman Freeborn hits 40

May 13 - May 13 - Last weekend saw air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn officially celebrate 40 years of operations.
Views: 551
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The Friday Flyer - May 10th 2013

May 10 - The Arctic is changing and future transport opportunities in the economy of the North have probably been one of the drivers behind this week's decision by BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping to create a joint company, BigRoll.
Views: 1160
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Videotel celebrates 40 years

May 10 - May 10 - Maritime training and educational product supplier Videotel is celebrating its 40th anniversary with the release of its STCW Maritime Training Catalogue 2013-2014.
Views: 255
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Six turbines sail with FPS

May 10 - May 10 - Projects FPS - a division of FPS Sri Lanka - has coordinated the shipment of six wind turbines from India to a site 200 km inland from the port of Colombo.
Views: 701
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Q1 slowdown at IAG

May 10 - May 10 - IAG Cargo - the air freight division of the International Airlines Group - has seen its revenue for Q1 2013 drop by 7.2 percent year-on-year to EUR270 million (USD350.9 million).
Views: 665
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WWPC springs into Prague

May 10 - May 10 - Earlier today, the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 13th annual membership conference in Prague opened with presentations from two of the event's main sponsors, Rickmers-Linie and Ruslan International.
Views: 527
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Cargo Equipment Experts off to Antwerp

May 10 - May 10 - The Hilton Hotel, Antwerp is the venue for the forthcoming Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) fourth annual membership conference from May 12-13.
Views: 608
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Jumbo installs South African offshore units

May 9 - May 9 - Jumbo Shipping has completed the installation of five subsea structures for the PetroSA Ikhwezi project, offshore South Africa, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Fairplayer.
Views: 676
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XLP widens European network

May 9 - May 9 - Non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, XLProjects (XLP), has added a number of new member offices across Europe.
Views: 730
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Nisa adds Algerian ro-ro service

May 9 - May 9 - Nisa Maritime will launch a new regular ro-ro service between the port of Genoa, Italy and Mostaganem - Algeria's second-largest city.
Views: 554
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ABS releases LMP updates

May 8 - May 8 - Naval management software and ship design specialist Herbert-ABS Software Solutions, has released the newest version of its Load Management Programme (LMP) for offshore vessels.
Views: 333
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Target delivers airport bridges

May 8 - May 8 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Qatar - Target Logistics - has handled the import of passenger load bridges (PLB) and other installation equipment for the new Doha International airport.
Views: 530
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Volga moves space shipment

May 8 - May 8 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 80 tonnes of satellite and launch support equipment to Kazakhstan onboard an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 521
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Bigge buys Kobelco crawler

May 8 - May 8 - California headquartered crane dealer, Bigge Crane and Rigging, has added a Kobelco CK2750G crawler crane to its growing fleet.
Views: 577
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Terex moves UK gantry cranes

May 8 - May 8 - Terex Port Solutions has delivered the first of two Gottwald HMK 170 E mobile harbour cranes to St Peter Port Harbour in Guernsey, UK.
Views: 530
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Panalpina sees Q1 2013 profit

May 8 - May 8 - Switzerland headquartered international forwarder Panalpina has achieved a consolidated profit of CHF14 million (USD14.97 million) in the first quarter of 2013 - in Q1 2012 the company reported net loses of CHF41 million (USD43.83 million).
Views: 587
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen sees 2013 slowdown

May 8 - May 8 - Norwegian shipping line and maritime logistics service provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) has seen operating profit and revenues drop in Q1 2013.
Views: 507
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Mammoet completes Liebherr set

May 8 - May 8 - Dutch heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has purchased a new 1,000-tonne Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 654
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Virgin names new VP sales EMEA

May 7 - May 7 - UK based airline Virgin Atlantic Cargo has promoted Steve Hughes to regional vice president sales for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Views: 719
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Transport Houmani adds Liebherr lifter

May 7 - May 7 - Transport Houmani - a Beirut, Lebanon based crane hire and heavy transport specialist - has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 all terrain crane.
Views: 661
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Extra adds web platform

May 7 - May 7 - North American logistics provider Extra Logistics has launched its web-based ocean/air freight booking service.
Views: 829
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Hull Blyth makes African acquisitions

May 7 - May 7 - Ship agency specialist in West Africa, Hull Blyth, has acquired Mainport Africa Shipping and Kestrel Maritime in South Africa.
Views: 653
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LuxairCARGO joins Cargo 2000

May 7 - May 7 - LuxairCARGO - the primary air freight ground handling agent at Luxembourg International airport - has joined the IATA-led Cargo 2000 (C2K) quality management programme.
Views: 470
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MacGregor launches crane innovation

May 7 - May 7 - Cargotec Corporation's offshore lifting equipment subsidiary MacGregor has developed a new crane featuring three-axis motion compensation.
Views: 521
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It's Prague for WWPC

May 7 - May 7 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) will hold its 13th annual membership conference in Prague, Czech Republic from May 9-11, 2013.
Views: 370
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BigLift and RollDock launch BigRoll

May 7 - May 7 - Global heavy lift and transportation providers BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping have revealed that they will create a joint company, BigRoll, which will operate two newbuild MC-Class Module Carriers for the transportation of ultra large and
Views: 677
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ACG declares insolvency

May 3 - May 3 - According to a statement on the air cargo airline's website, after the temporary suspension of its Operating Licence the management and shareholders of for Air Cargo Germany, unanimously have decided to declare insolvency.
Views: 441
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The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013

May 3 - This week saw CEVA Group announce the successful recapitalisation of its balance sheet, which may put an end to the intense speculation there has been about the company's future. That speculation began after a downgrade by Standard & Poor's to CEVA's cred
Views: 1364
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PCN ramps up with Ramps Logistics

May 3 - May 3 - Ramps Logistics of Trinidad and Tobago has become the 181st member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 492
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Evergreen Helicopters fly with Erickson

May 3 - May 3 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has closed its acquisition of Evergreen Helicopters (EHI) from Evergreen International Aviation.
Views: 911
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Houston calling for Spliethoff

May 3 - May 3 - Amsterdam based Spliethoff Group - whose subsidiaries include BigLift Shipping, Sevenstar, Wijnne Barends and Transfennica - is opening a new branch office in Houston, USA.
Views: 698
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Panther roars for Van der Vlist

May 3 - May 3 - Dutch heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist has delivered the 1000th Angloco-built Rosenbauer Panther firefighting vehicle.
Views: 339
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Steen joins Clipper

May 3 - May 3 - Flemming Steen has joined shipping line Clipper Group as its new chief financial officer.
Views: 482
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Jumbo in FPSO installation project

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has deployed its J-1800 class heavy lift vessel Fairplayer to Rotterdam, the Netherlands in preparation for a subsea installation project.
Views: 788
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National B747F crashes in Afghanistan

May 2 - May 2 - National Air Cargo has announced that together with all related authorities, it is actively investigating the cause of this week's crash of Flight NCR102 at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.
Views: 419
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Rhenus tranships 6,500 tonnes

May 2 - May 2 - Five reactors for an oil refinery have been transhipped in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The 6,500 tonne shipment was stored at the Rhenus Logistics Midgard terminal before being loaded onboard Sal Heavy Lift's the vessel MS Svenja for export to North A
Views: 651
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WWL bids for Aussie terminal

May 2 - May 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been selected as a bidder for the redevelopment of the Melbourne, Australia Webb Dock West automotive terminal.
Views: 547
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CEE names Dubai rep

May 2 - May 2 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network has added Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services to its ranks, representing Dubai, UAE.
Views: 674
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Gebr

May 2 - May 2 - Benjamin Schatzl has been named the new product manager seafreight for Gebr
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Maersk makes senior appointment

May 2 - May 2 - Maersk Line has appointed Stephen Richard Schueler as its chief commercial officer, effective May 27, 2013.
Views: 467
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Liebherr delivers landmark crane

May 2 - May 2 - German construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has delivered its 400th LTM 1500-8.1 telescopic crane - the recipient being Sarens Nass Middle East, Bahrain.
Views: 715
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ABS releases gas scrubber guidelines

May 2 - May 2 - Maritime classification services society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has released its new guide: Advisory on Exhaust Gas Scrubber Systems.
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FPS delivers unique warplane

May 2 - May 2 - FPS New Zealand has successfully moved the only operational De Havilland Mosquito bomber aircraft from New Zealand to Virginia, USA.
Views: 503
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Heavy quartet for Jumbo Shipping

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has transported two over-dimensional boilers and two mine hunter vessels to destinations in the Middle East.
Views: 617
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Clipper moves Indo-African shipment

May 1 - May 1 - Copenhagen headquartered shipping line Clipper Group has shifted a 4,000 cu m project shipment from Bintan Island, Indonesia to Angola on board the 9,100 dwt Clipper Galaxy.
Views: 416
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Volga delivers Turkmenistan equipment

May 1 - May 1 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 90 tonnes of oil and gas equipment from Singapore to Turkmenistan on board an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 404
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Damaged Illinois river lock to hinder barges for weeks

May 1 - May 1 - According to reports in the international media, a northern stretch of the Illinois river - a key artery for connecting export terminals in the Gulf of Mexico, USA - is expected to remain closed for several weeks.
Views: 323
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Concargo names Chonco as partner

May 1 - May 1 - South African Concargo Group has named Nathi Chonco as a shareholder partner and director. Chonco will work alongside company founder and managing director David Kruyer.
Views: 527
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Dacotrans de Centro joins PCN

May 1 - May 1 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Dacotrans de Centro as its latest member, and first company representative in Honduras.
Views: 657
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WACO marks 40 years

May 1 - May 1 - Independent global freight management and logistics organisation WACO System recently celebrated 40 years as a network during a four-day event in Mauritius.
Views: 571

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