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Grieg Star opens Singapore office

June 28 - June 28 - Grieg Star will open an office in Singapore on July 1, in an effort to capture opportunities in this part of the world together with the offices in Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai, says Tom Rasmussen, president & CEO of Grieg Star Shipping.
Views: 995
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WWL ALS delivers US-bound power gear

June 28 - June 28 - WWL ALS - the combination of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and Abnormal Load Services (ALS) - has delivered a 78 tonne generator and 63 tonne turbine, plus ancillary equipment, to Woodville, Texas.
Views: 741
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New finance man at Everett

June 28 - June 28 - Washington, USA based Port of Everett has appointed John Carter its new chief financial officer, filling the post left open by the retirement of Karen Clements.
Views: 824
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Spierings hits 750 at Vertikal Days

June 28 - June 28 - Netherlands headquartered Spierings used the Vertikal Days lifting and access exhibition to deliver its 750th crane - a five-axle SK 599-AT5 - to crane hire firm Bronzeshield.
Views: 624
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Clausen uses Liebherr lift for Alps job

June 28 - June 28 - Switzerland based Clausen Kran AG has deployed a Liebherr LTR 1060 telescopic crawler to replace roadway protection structures in the Alps.
Views: 596
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IPSEN LOGISTICS strengthens project division

June 28 - June 28 - Bremen-based logistics company, IPSEN LOGISTICS, has revealed a new man in charge of its worldwide project cargo activities as the company prepares for further development of the division.
Views: 465
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Terex and Riga Mainz lift container crane

June 27 - June 27 - Mainz, Germany based crane services provider Riga Mainz lifted a container crane at Rhine Port, Gustavsburg, using a Terex CC 2500-1 crawler crane.
Views: 673
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Geodis adds rail in China

June 27 - June 27 - Geodis Wilson has expanded its Asia-Pacific operations to include domestic rail freight services in China, with intercontinental services between China and Europe planned for the future.
Views: 651
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Terex improves customer services

June 27 - June 27 - Terex Port Solutions has streamlined its customer services offering by offering a "one-face-to-customer" approach.
Views: 258
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Searoute now sells UK ro-ro connection

June 27 - June 27 - Searoute International has announced that as "K" Line's Scottish liner agent it is now able to provide space on the shipping line's ro-ro service between Southampton, UK and Galveston, USA.
Views: 489
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PCN adds Laos representative

June 26 - June 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Land Bridge Logistics as its latest member, representing Laos.
Views: 526
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Wallenius Lines signs two-ship deal

June 26 - June 26 - Sweden headquartered shipping line Wallenius Lines and Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China have signed a contract to build two post-Panamax car carrier vessels, scheduled for delivery in 2015 and 2016.
Views: 724
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New JV in UAE for DB Schenker

June 26 - June 26 - Schenker Logistics LLC is a new operation established by DB Schenker with Salem Freight International, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 737
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Roller leaves Port of Hamburg

June 26 - June 26 - Claudia Roller, chief executive officer, Port of Hamburg Marketing, will retire at the end of 2013.
Views: 409
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Iceland and bremenports in port development

June 26 - June 26 - Iceland has outlined plans to build a new port in the Arctic Ocean, and will cooperate with planning experts at Germany's bremenports to make it a reality.
Views: 985
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Terex delivers 30th floating crane

June 26 - June 26 - Terex Port Solutions has sold a Gottwald Model 8 floating harbour crane to Associated Terminals LLC (AT), for use at the Port of South Louisiana on the Mississippi River, USA. It is the 30th floating harbour crane that Terex has delivered since
Views: 662
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New Liebherr mobile crane for S&B

June 25 - June 25 - Gifhorn, Germany based S&B Schwertrans GmbH has acquired a new 200 tonne capacity Liebherr LTM1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 625
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Etihad adds freighter capacity

June 25 - June 25 - Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of three new freighter aircraft - one B747-8F, one B777F and one A330F - taking its dedicated all-cargo fleet to nine.
Views: 508
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PCN fills house in Iraq and Georgia

June 25 - June 25 - Specialized Shipping and Logistics has become the Project Cargo Network's (PCN) third and final member in Iraq.
Views: 775
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UAL celebrates 30 years

June 25 - June 25 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has celebrated its 30-year anniversary at an event at the Cruise Terminal, Rotterdam, where it also christened the new 8,600 dwt cargo ship UAL Texas.
Views: 615
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BigLift christens Happy Sky

June 25 - June 25 - Netherlands headquartered BigLift Shipping has named its brand new heavy lift vessel Happy Sky at a ceremony in Zhangzhou, China.
Views: 989
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PSP delivers Singapore workboats

June 25 - June 25 - UK based yacht transport and freight forwarder PSP Logistics is transporting two wind farm boats from Singapore to Rotterdam, on behalf of Njord Offshore.
Views: 683
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PCN makes it three in Venezuela

June 24 - June 24 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) continues to expand its coverage with the addition of the third and final member representing Venezuela - Interlogistic.
Views: 733
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DSV acquires Columbian agent

June 24 - June 24 - Denmark headquartered freight forwarder DSV has acquired its Columbian agent, Airmar Cargo S.A. in a move to further strengthen its foothold in South America.
Views: 806
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PSP strengthens sales team

June 24 - June 24 -Freight forwarder and international yacht transportation firm PSP has appointed Lindsey Francis as sales executive.
Views: 619
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PCN names new members

June 24 - June 24 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Trafimar as its third and final representative in Morocco.
Views: 854
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Erickson secures Afghan contract

June 24 - June 24 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received an annual option year subcontract with Fluor Corporation to support deployed forces in Afghanistan, as well as reconstruction activity.
Views: 648
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Nurminen hauls baby sculptures

June 24 - June 24 - Nurminen Logistics, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network representing Finland, has transported two 6 tonne statues to Helsinki Art Museum's Tennis Palace.
Views: 597
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STX Pan Ocean seeks protection in U.S.A

June 24 - June 24 - Further to our previous reports, less than two weeks after filing for court receivership in South Korea, STX Pan Ocean Co Ltd filed for protection under U.S. bankruptcy law last Thursday in an effort to protect its assets from creditors.
Views: 756
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The Friday Flyer - June 21st 2013

June 21 - If you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing, you don't need an economist to help you understand the implications of PWC's suggestion this week that half of Germany's maritime shipping companies plan to enter alliances with peers o
Views: 1254
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Big three to partner on East-West trades

June 21 - June 21 - This week's news that CMA CGM, Maersk Line and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company are forming the P3 Network, an operational alliance on the East - West trades, has caused raised eyebrows from across the industry.
Views: 619
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Bohnet and Scheuerle deliver turbine

June 21 - June 21 - German heavy hauler and project forwarder, Bohnet GmbH has completed its first assignment using 13 new InterCombi axle lines acquired from Scheuerle.
Views: 711
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GAC on the move in Shetland

June 21 - June 21 - GAC UK has relocated its Shetland operations to larger facilities at Greenhead Base in the Shetland Islands' capital and main port, Lerwick.
Views: 611
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MAX adds trailer model

June 21 - June 21 - MAX Trailer - a subsidiary of Luxembourg based Faymonville Group - has added a new model to its fleet - the MAX 300.
Views: 411
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St Petersburg handles large shipment

June 21 - June 21 - Russia's JSC Sea Ports of Saint Petersburg (SP SPb), together with Universal Forwarder, has handled heavy components destined for the Siemens power station "Juzhnouralsk GRES power plant-2" in the Chelyabinsk region.
Views: 653
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Boeckmans wins boat shipping agency

June 21 - June 21 - Peters & May, the boat transport company, has appointed Boeckmans as its agent for the Benelux region, including the countries of Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg.
Views: 831
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Volga-Dnepr flies power unit to Sochi

June 21 - June 21 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has deployed one of its AN-124-100 freighters to transport an 80 tonne mobile gas turbine power plant from Krasnoyarsk to the Russian city of Sochi - host city of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Views: 480
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Liebherr helps close the gap in Berlin

June 21 - June 21 - Liebherr Cranes has played a key role in delivering drilling machinery for the construction of Berlin's underground railway network.
Views: 692
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WWL appoints new president and ceo

June 20 - June 20 - Christopher J. Connor has been appointed president and ceo of shipping and logistics services provider, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL).
Views: 802
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Volga-Dnepr in AN-124 wing shipment

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported aircraft wings for the new Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' from Japan to Everett, USA, on board one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 766
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BBC Chartering ships the stage

June 20 - June 20 - Leer, Germany headquartered heavy lift shipping line BBC Chartering has sponsored the Caravan Stage Company's Tall Ship Theatre.
Views: 1052
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Dockwise transports Lucius spar

June 20 - June 20 - Heavy lift shipping line Dockwise - a subsidiary of marine contractor Boskalis - has successfully offloaded the 23,000 tonne Lucius spar in the Lucius deepwater oil and gas field, Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 782
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Cargolux connects Oman

June 20 - June 20 - Cargolux Airlines International has added another new destination to its freighter network - Muscat, Oman. Effective June 29, 2013 the new route will be served by one of Cargolux's B747-8 freighters.
Views: 971
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Liebherr transports CAL components

June 20 - June 20 - Liebherr has transported components weighing up to 420 tonnes for its new heavy lift offshore crane, the CAL 45000-1200 Litronic.
Views: 717
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SCS in Egyptian heavy project

June 19 - June 19 - Netherlands based SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport received an order to weigh and determine the centre of gravity of the Hilal B jacket, in Alexandria, Egypt. SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport was asked to perform the same job on the Hilal B topside.
Views: 744
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Seven up for WCA Projects in Barcelona

June 19 - June 19 - Over the last two days, independent project forwarders from around the world have gathered in Barcelona for the seventh WCA Projects annual conference.
Views: 503
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STX Pan Ocean shares tumble further

June 19 - June 19 - After a court accepted its application to seek protection from creditors, STX Pan Ocean Co, South Korea's largest commodities-shipping company, has seen its shares slump to their lowest levels in Seoul since it was originally listed.
Views: 487
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PCN duo delivers African consignment

June 19 - June 19 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Germany, Mongolia and Russia - V. Alexander - teamed-up with Spanish PCN member Merzcargo Forwarding to move steel units and pontoons from La Coruna to Dakar, Senegal.
Views: 533
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IAG delivers security goods

June 19 - June 19 - IAG Cargo has transported a large shipment of high-value specialist security equipment from across its global network for use at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.
Views: 487
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PCN makes it three in Thailand

June 18 - June 18 - Transpo International has been approved as the third and final Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Thailand.
Views: 770
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GAC connects industry with new App

June 18 - June 18 - Marine and shipping services provider GAC Group has launched the Android version of its Mobile Directory Application.
Views: 576
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Terex delivers newest crawler

June 18 - June 18 - Terex Cranes has delivered the first Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to Trier, Germany based special purpose installation and heavy haulage firm Steil Kranarbeiten.
Views: 721
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Cargolux widens 787-8F network

June 18 - June 18 - Luxembourg's Cargolux Airlines International has added a new direct B747-8 freighter service connecting Hong Kong and Columbus, Ohio, USA effective June 16, 2013.
Views: 625
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Sarr Freights delivers power units

June 18 - June 18 - India headquartered Sarr Freights Corporation has transported 85 packages from Kolkata Sea port approximately 500 km to Bihar, on behalf of India largest power generating company NTPC Barh.
Views: 386
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Crowley establishes new LCL links

June 18 - June 18 - Florida headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation has launched a new LCL service from Chicago connecting Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Central America.
Views: 483
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KOG completes heavy project

June 18 - June 18 - Mumbai headquartered KOG Transport (India) recently executed a large project shipment from Nhava Sheva, India to Singapore.
Views: 440
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ISS opens new Italian offices

June 17 - June 17 - ISS Tositti - part of maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services - has opened two new offices in Sicily, Italy.
Views: 519
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Liebherr opens new US hub

June 17 - June 17 - Germany headquartered crane and construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has opened a new 40,000 sq m sales and service centre in Miami, USA.
Views: 782
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Norbert Dentressangle celebrates steel centenary

June 17 - June 17 - In celebration of the 100th anniversary since the invention of stainless steel, international logistics services provider and freight forwarder, Norbert Dentressangle, has transported two 3 m tall horse heads from Scotland on behalf of Outokumpu
Views: 516
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The Friday Flyer - June 14th 2013

June 14 - These are the best of times to be buying shipping capacity and the worst of times to be selling shipping capacity. That is the message from Global Shipping Industry
Views: 1485
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Peters & May teams up with Waveblade

June 14 - June 14 - Southampton based yacht transportation specialist Peters & May has teamed up with Waveblade to make the WB1000 hull and boat cleaning power tool available to clients upon delivery of a vessel.
Views: 185
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Hamm-Niebuegge joins NFAC

June 14 - June 14 - Lambert-St. Louis International airport director, Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, has been elected to the US National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC).
Views: 242
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Volga-Dnepr flies Ukrainian satellite

June 14 - June 14 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Ukrainian Lybid satellite payload from Montreal, Canada to Krasnoyarsk, Russia using one of its IL-77-90VD freighters.
Views: 524
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Far East delivery for Yacht Exports

June 14 - June 14 - Southeast Florida based Yacht Exports Inc has transported the 16.8 m Azimut E yacht from Savannah, Georgia, to Yokohama, Japan.
Views: 670
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A2SEA hits 1,000

June 13 - June 13 - Denmark headquartered offshore installation specialist A2SEA has installed its 1,000 wind turbine since its formation almost 12 years ago.
Views: 389
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KL hosts CLC Projects conference

June 13 - June 13 - Heavy lift and project forwarder network CLC Projects will host its 4th Global Conference at the Hilton Sentral Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 24-25, 2013.
Views: 817
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Burkhalter completes US bridge project

June 13 - June 13 - Columbus, Mississippi based rigging, lifting and transport provider Burkhalter has placed the final concrete arch for Fort Worth's new West 7th Bridge.
Views: 597
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DB Schenker named Roland logistics partner

June 13 - June 13 - DB Schenker has been appointed the sole logistics service provider in the EMEA region for Roland DG - a Japan headquartered manufacturer of printers, 3D engraving and milling equipment.
Views: 672
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Transnet moves trains to Mozambique

June 13 - June 13 - South Africa's state-owned freight transport and logistics arm - Transnet SOC - has shipped 10 class three locomotives and 21 passenger coaches from the Port of Durban to Mozambique.
Views: 544
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BBC Chartering sells Teras BBC interest

June 12 - June 12 - US headquartered Teras Cargo Transport has acquired 100 percent ownership of Teras BBC - its heavy lift ocean transport joint venture with Germany headquartered BBC Chartering.
Views: 752
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Into Africa joins XLP

June 12 - June 12 - Into Africa Project has joined the XLProjects network, representing South Africa.
Views: 461
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New md at FREJA

June 12 - June 12 - Denmark headquartered forwarder FREJA Transport & Logistics A/S has appointed Ulrik Rasmussen as its new managing director, and to its executive board.
Views: 746
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Terex plays key role in Hawaiian wind installations

June 12 - June 12 - State law in Hawaii, USA mandates that by 2030, at least 70 percent of its power needs to come from renewable resources. With this policy in place, wind energy is figuring heavily in the state's current energy policy.
Views: 656
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SHL to install heavy North Sea units

June 12 - June 12 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has been awarded a contract by Subsea7 for the transport and installation of Statoil's Gullfaks wet gas compression unit.
Views: 645
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RedR to run humanitarian course

June 12 - June 12 - RedR Australia will run its Humanitarian Logistics in Emergencies training course from September 1-6, 2013 at Melbourne University Campus, Victoria, Australia.
Views: 665
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ISS adds Canadian cargo info department

June 12 - June 12 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has launched its advanced cargo information (ACI) department for Canadian ports, following new regulations and procedures for cargo and vessel reporting issued by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
Views: 483
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XLP adds new representation

June 12 - June 12 - The XLProjects non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders has added new members in China and Italy.
Views: 566
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New vice chair at ICS

June 11 - June 11 - Esben Poulsson has been elected vice chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 858
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BigMove Group welcomes GHL

June 11 - June 11 - The BigMove Group - founded in 2004 with eleven medium-sized specialist transport companies - has welcomed a new member focusing on major international projects - Switzerland headquartered Gutmann Heavy Logistics (GHL).
Views: 739
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Grimaldi moves tanker to Africa

June 11 - June 11 - Italy headquartered shipping line, the Grimaldi Group, has transported harbour tanker 'Eva West' from Esbjerg, Denmark to Accra, Ghana, via Antwerp, on the deck of its con/ro vessel Grande Mediterraneo.
Views: 589
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Multraship adds to fleet

June 11 - June 11 - Multraship - a Netherlands based towage and salvage specialist - has strengthened its multipurpose fleet with the addition of the ASD tug Multratug 20.
Views: 902
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transport logistic breaks records

June 11 - June 11 - transport logistic 2013 conference and exhibition, hosted at the Munich Trade Fair Centre from June 4-7, 2013 attracted a record 53,000 visitors - up 3.3 percent over the 2011 event.
Views: 501
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Aurora wins two Australian gongs

June 10 - June 10 - Aurora Global Logistics has picked up two prizes at the Club Marine Australian Marine Export & Superyacht Industry Awards.
Views: 425
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Metro Ports handles 53 m blades

June 10 - June 10 - Metro Ports will provide handling and stevedore services for 53 m wind turbine blades through the Port of Galveston, for Siemens Energy Inc.
Views: 447
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Chinese company to build Nicaragua's new canal?

June 10 - June 10 - Nicaragua's National Assembly says that a Chinese company will be contracted to build a canal across Nicaragua linking the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, providing an alternative to the Panama Canal, with the Chinese using funds from global invest
Views: 515
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Hicks takes on warehousing

June 10 - June 10 - UK-based Hicks Logistics is expanding into warehousing following the acquisition of an industrial unit next to its existing headquarters in South Wales, in a move which will see ten new staff join the company.
Views: 728
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Collective bargaining fails in Cargolux dispute

June 10 - June 10 - OGBL and LCGB, the two unions representing staff at Cargolux, have decided to enter the National Conciliation Office rather than accept an offer tabled by the airline last Friday at a meeting with the chairman of the Cargolux Board of Directors
Views: 472
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The Friday Flyer - June 7th 2013

June 7 - In normal business cycles, some companies prosper and some companies fail. These are not normal business times so it is difficult to know whether STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, might have filed for court receivership even
Views: 1415
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PCN adds new Nicaraguan member

June 7 - June 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has widened its representation with the addition of Seal Trading Supplies in Nicaragua.
Views: 832
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Dockwise delivers four cranes to GPA

June 7 - June 7 - Four super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes have arrived at the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal, Georgia, USA.
Views: 974
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Batten joins Coyne

June 7 - June 7 - John Batten has been named the new managing director of UK headquartered all-cargo carrier Coyne Airways.
Views: 356
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STX Pan Ocean files for court receivership

June 7 - June 7 - STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, is reported to have filed for court receivership after a drop in rates left it unable to pay off its debts.
Views: 816
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LR issues FLNG rules

June 6 - June 6 - Certification company Lloyd's Register (LR) has released its new Rules for Floating Offshore Installations at a Fixed Location (FOIFL) - which includes new sections on floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities.
Views: 462
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DLT to build 5,000 tonne jacking system

June 6 - June 6 - UK headquartered Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been awarded a contract by China Petroleum First Construction Company (CPFCC), based in Henan Province, for the design and supply of a modular jacking tower system.
Views: 595
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ICS lobbies for unified Arctic approach

June 6 - June 6 - Board members from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have met with ministers from shipping nations around the world and the secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to discuss Arctic shipping.
Views: 810
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Countdown to Gas and Oil Expo

June 6 - June 6 - 20,000 visitors and more than 500 exhibitors will gather in Canada's energy capital, Calgary, next week for the 2013 Gas and Oil Expo.
Views: 810
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Air Partner adds Sochi charter capacity

June 5 - June 5 - UK headquartered charter broker Air Partner will launch a new weekly B747-400 freighter service from Frankfurt to Sochi, Russia, to meet growing demand for air freight capacity ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Views: 436
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Third PCN member for the Philippines

June 5 - June 5 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added its third and final member in the Philippines - Nonpareil International Freight & Cargo Services (NIFCS).
Views: 513
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Crowley adds new Central America service

June 5 - June 5 - Florida, USA headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean logistics arm is now offering scheduled weekly LCL services to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico and select countries within Central America.
Views: 360
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RINA and RS share skills

June 5 - June 5 - RINA Group's certification subsidiary, RINA Services (RINA) and the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) have agreed to share skills and expertise in order to boost performance in the Russian and Arctic markets.
Views: 572
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AP freight division continues to struggle

June 4 - June 4 - UK headquartered charter broker, Air Partner, has issued its interim management statement for FY 2013 - as its freight division continues to struggle in the face of weak global demand.
Views: 597
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Costs could rise USD500 billion, says ICS

June 4 - June 4 - The shipping industry faces USD500 billion in additional costs as a result of impending environmental legislation, says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 791
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PCN enhances directory

June 4 - June 4 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added a new insurance category to its PCN Heavy Lift Resource Directory.
Views: 475
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ABS targets efficiency measures

June 4 - June 4 - Classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has released a new paper - the Ship Energy Efficiency Measures Advisory.
Views: 386
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Cargolux connects Atlanta and Munich

June 4 - June 4 - Cargolux Airlines International has introduced a new regular B747-400 freighter service between Atlanta, USA and Munich, via its home hub of Luxembourg.
Views: 644
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Swissport appoints Pedersen

June 4 - June 4 - Ground handling services provider Swissport International has named Steen Georg Pedersen its commercial director integrator handling, effective June 1, 2013.
Views: 226
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Van der Vlist extends Belgian operations

June 3 - June 3 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transport specialist, Van der Vlist, has extended its Belgian operations with the expansion of its Zeebrugge site.
Views: 309
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M-Star widens PCN coverage

June 3 - June 3 - M-Star Freight Services (Netherlands), which joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in September 2012, has extended its representation to cover Georgia.
Views: 617
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Amarcon secures heavy lift orders

June 3 - June 3 - Netherlands headquartered Amarcon, a member of the ABB Group, has received an order for eleven Octopus-Onboard installations for heavy lift vessels owned by Cosco Heavy Transport and BigLift Shipping.
Views: 753
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New leadership at Aarhus

June 3 - June 4 - Bjarne Mathiesen, port director at Denmark's Port of Aarhus, will resign from his position by the end of 2013.
Views: 415
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Three B747-400Fs join Saudia Cargo

June 3 - June 3 - Saudia Cargo - the air freight division of Saudi Arabian flag carrier Saudia - has added two B747-400 freighters to its fleet of charter aircraft.
Views: 495
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Thomas heads-up ASCO Australasia

June 3 - June 3 - Oil and gas services company ASCO Group has appointed Matt Thomas its chief executive officer Australasia region, effective June 3, 2013.
Views: 762

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