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Two more years of capacity idling

December 31 - December 31 - According to the latest report issued by Alphaliner, the idle container shipping fleet reached 718,000 teu in mid-December 2013. That number is set to rise until the end of March 2014, as new vessel deliveries increase in the first half of 2
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Happy New Year

December 31 - To all visitors to the HLPFI website, readers of the magazine, advertisers, supporters and contributors.
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ISS Australia buys Christy & Griffin

December 30 - December 30 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acquired marine surveying and consultancy firm, Christy & Griffin, headquartered in New South Wales, Australia.
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New multipurpose berth at Ennore

December 30 - December 30 - According to reports in the Indian press, the country's shipping ministry has approved the construction of a new multipurpose cargo handling berth at Ennore Port.
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DYT floats Victoria to Florida

December 30 - December 30 - DYT Yacht Transport shipped a replica of Ferdinand Magellan's galleon NAO Victoria - the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world - from Palma de Mallorca in Spain to Port Everglades in Florida, USA.
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Fortune favours cylinder shipment

December 30 - December 30 - Fortune International Transport has moved two huge cylinders from their construction site in Italy to the port of Marghera in Venice for oncarriage to India.
Views: 546
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Egytrans delivers power to Giza

December 30 - December 30 - Egytrans has transported two 233-tonne transformers, along with additional equipment and accessories, from the port of Alexandria to the Giza north power plant in Egypt.
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Hoegh goes Green

December 30 - December 30 - Hoegh Autoliners has sold the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Hoegh Tropicana to Grieg Green for recycling.
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EMS powers wind project

December 27 - December 27 - EMS Chartering and EMS Log - subsidiaries of EMS Fehn Group - completed the door-to-door delivery of a 360-tonne wind turbine from Poland and Germany to central Sweden.
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Agora joins Project Partners

December 27 - December 27 - Agora Logistics & Distribution has become the latest company to join the Project Partners network, representing Cameroon.
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EMS powers wind project

December 27 - December 27 - EMS Chartering and EMS Log - subsidiaries of EMS Fehn Group - completed the door-to-door delivery of a 360-tonne wind turbine from Poland and Germany to central Sweden.
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Crane quartet for Guangzhou Sunshine

December 24 - December 24 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has shipped four sets of gantry cranes from the port of Dafeng, China to the port of Cigading in Indonesia.
Views: 700
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StederDelta gets beer flowing

December 24 - December 24 - StederDelta Group has transported four 17-tonne beer tanks from Bratislava, Slovakia to Poti, Georgia.
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Dockwise wins Wheatstone contract

December 24 - December 24 - Dockwise, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster NV (Boskalis), has been awarded a contract by Bechtel to supply module transport services for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia.
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Tradelossa on the boil (video)

December 24 - December 24 - Throughout 2013, Tradelossa has been working on one of the biggest oil and gas projects in Latin America at the Coatzacoalcos port.
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Crystal clear job for Wagenborg

December 24 - December 24 - Wagenborg Nedlift has transported eight crystallisers and other equipment for a new building project at the DSM site at Chemelot in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands.
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Record wind turbine installation for Mammoet

December 24 - December 24 - Mammoet has completed the transportation and construction of the world's largest offshore wind turbine, developed by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), at the Energy Park Fife in Scotland.
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China:

December 24 - December 24 -
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Velez named HOT business manager

December 23 - December 23 - Hawaiian Ocean Transport (HOT) - a division of American Fast Freight - has named Julian Velez its new business development manager.
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Transocean ships silos

December 23 - December 23 - Transocean Eesti OY - a Tallinn based freight forwarder and representative of the WCA Projects network - recently delivered a consignment of over-dimensional silos from Estonia to the United Kingdom.
Views: 700
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Seven Seas ships power gear

December 23 - December 23 - Jordan headquartered Seven Seas Shipping has transported five transformers from Masan Port in South Korea to Iraq.
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Industry leaders discuss British aviation

December 23 - December 23 - Leading representatives from the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) and the British Business & General Aviation (BBGA) were present to discuss some of the critical aviation issues at a recent BACA/BBGA training day.
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Ferus Smit launches Wagenborg MPV

December 23 - December 23 - Ferus Smit shipyard has launched the multipurpose cargo vessel Reggeborg, which will be delivered to Wagenborg Shipping in February 2014.
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Crane Rental lifts heavy haul business

December 23 - December 23 - Based in Orlando, USA, Crane Rental Corporation is expanding its heavy haul logistics division as well as its crane rental and rigging operations, in response to a resurgence in commercial and industrial demand.
Views: 783
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Multiple engine shipment for Jacky Line

December 23 - December 23 - Israel based Jacky Line has shipped 35 Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines from Israel to Kansas City in Missouri, USA.
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Egytrans under double pressure

December 23 - December 23 - Egyptian Transport and Logistics (Egytrans) has transported two pressure vessels from Petrojet's El Katameya site in Cairo to the Ethydco ethylene plant in Alexandria, Egypt.
Views: 674
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WWPC welcomes B & B

December 23 - December 23 - B & B International has joined the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) as an exclusive member for France.
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GeoSea winds up offshore contracts

December 20 - December 20 - DEME's marine engineering specialist, GeoSea, has been awarded major offshore wind energy contracts for the Kentish Flats Extension wind farm in the UK and Gode Wind offshore farms in Germany.
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First lady for Port of Pensacola

December 20 - December 20 - Mayor Hayward has appointed Amy Miller as director of the Port of Pensacola in Florida, making her the first female director since the port's establishment in the mid-1700s.
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NordiKmaritime enhances European service

December 20 - December 19 - NordiKmaritime's fortnightly European coastal service between Bilbao, Spain and Esbjerg, Denmark is being enhanced to accommodate inducement calls at ports en route.
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South Pacific is music to NYK's ears

December 20 - December 20 - NYK will launch a new South Pacific Link (SPL) service between the Far East and the South Pacific islands from January, 2014.
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ABS responds to cyber attacks on control systems

December 20 - December 20 - ABS Group is responding to the threat of targeted attacks and cyber assaults on control systems by offering security assessments specifically for newbuilds, operating assets and retiring assets, performed by certified security practitioners
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DYT strengthens Australian service

December 20 - December 20 - Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, DYT Yacht Transport (DYT) has appointed Sevenstar Yacht Transport Australia as its new agents servicing the Australian market.
Views: 968
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All time high for shipping confidence, says Moore Stephens

December 20 - December 20 - According to the latest shipping confidence survey from Moore Stephens, overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose to their highest level for more than three years over the three-month period to November, 2013.
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Mammoet completes Peabody desert haul

December 19 - December 19 - Netherlands headquartered Mammoet recently executed a specialised project transport in the USA, delivering a 3,500-tonne dragline across 35.4 km (22 miles) of New Mexican desert to the El Segundo mine, on behalf of Peabody Energy.
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Intertransport puts pen to paper

December 19 - December 19 - Intertransport Hohnholz has transported part of a paper factory from Moss, Norway and Muenster, Germany to Wuhu in the Anhui Province of China.
Views: 490
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Geodis appoints Metzger

December 19 - December 19 - Andrea Metzger has been appointed managing director of Geodis Logistics Northern Europe, a separate entity grouping the logistics activities of Geodis in Belgium, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands.
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MFC breaks internal delivery record

December 19 - December 19 - Chennai, India based MFC Transport has delivered a 53-tonne calandria from the Walchandnagar manufacturing facility in the state of Maharashtra to a nuclear power plant in Kakrapar, India.
Views: 577
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Buoy oh buoy, Blue Water

December 19 - December 19 - The Brazilian division of Blue Water Shipping has completed the discharge, heavy lift and storage of two 860-tonne mooring buoys on behalf of the Netherlands headquartered Bluewater Energy Services BV.
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No conclusions at FMC summit

December 19 - December 19 - Maritime regulators from the United States, China and the European Commission met on December 17, 2013 to discuss the changing state of the global maritime business, in particular the development of container line alliances.
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Eisele and Chaudhary choose Terex

December 18 - December 18 - Maintal, Germany based crane service provider, Eisele AG, has taken delivery of two Terex AC 140 Compact and one Challenger 3180 all terrain cranes in Zweibrucken.
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Mississippi freight flows again

December 18 - December 18 - According to reports in the international media, the Mississippi River has reopened to commercial barge traffic near the Port of St Louis after a 36-hour closure; a number of barges were grounded last weekend due to ongoing shallow water lev
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Hansa doubles up on Northern Sea Route

December 18 - December 18 - Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Lagos and HHL Hong Kong have delivered infrastructure cargo and large tugs from the Russian Baltic to the Far East using the Northern Sea Route before its winter closure this month.
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V. Alexander becomes Alexander

December 18 - December 18 - V. Alexander International Logistics is changing its company name to Alexander Global Logistics, effective January 1, 2014.
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Rickmers-Linie carries coldboxes

December 18 - December 18 - Rickmers-Linie and KOG Transport have worked together to transport two 359-tonne coldboxes from Bremen, Germany to Jubail in Saudi Arabia.
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Giant imports take the Direct route to India

December 18 - December 18 - India based freight forwarder, Direct Logistics, has handled the import of a shipment, with a total weight of 1,516 tonnes, from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Kandla, India for the Lalitpur Super Thermal Power Project.
Views: 536
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Star turn for RollDock

December 18 - December 18 - Dutch shipping line, RollDock BV, has taken delivery of RollDock Star - the latest of four prototype newbuildings - from Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG).
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No river too shallow for France Cargo

December 17 - December 17 - France Cargo International has handled the transportation of various heavy cargoes from Macon, France to Antwerp, Belgium for oncarriage to Busan, South Korea.
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HHM adds Egloff to exec board

December 17 - December 17 - The Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) has appointed Ingo Egloff - a member of the Hamburg City Parliament and the Bundestag for many years - a HHM executive board member.
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MacGregor to deliver electric crane quartet

December 17 - December 17 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec Corporation, has won a contract to deliver four 250-tonne heavy lift electric cranes to two 12,000 dwt multipurpose vessels for Danish liner operator, Nordana, as part of its fleet refurbishment plan.
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NTS adds to Toll's services

December 17 - December 17 - Transport and logistics provider, Toll Group, has agreed to the conditional acquisition of the business and assets of Nationwide Transport Solutions (NTS), growing its capabilities in the over-dimensional and heavy haulage sector.
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Fiza in power hub moves

December 17 - December 17 - Fiza Logistics - an XLProjects (XLP) network member with an office in Karachi, Pakistan - is currently engaged in a heavy power project in the Lasbela District, Balochistan province of the country.
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Aaras completes power project

December 17 - December 17 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member representing Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, recently handled complex power project cargoes at Karachi Port.
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Future alliances in container game

December 16 - December 16 - In Drewry Maritime Research's recent report, it claims that alliances between the world's largest container lines will have "far reaching consequences" for the industry as lines search for greater economies of scale.
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Tidal and ocean current data application launched

December 16 - December 16 - Developed by oceanographic data specialist, Tidetech, the first vessel optimisation application offering combined tidal and non-tidal (ocean) current data has been launched for integrated vessel speed and route optimisation.
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K

December 16 - December 16 - K
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Military-sensitive move for Tuscor Lloyds

December 16 - December 16 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the transport of a 23-tonne tactical refuelling tanker for use by the British Armed Forces, from Stafford, UK to Penang in Malaysia.
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BNSF wins wind farm contract

December 16 - December 16 - Through its Houston project group and in cooperation with its Brazilian JV partner in Belo Horizonte, BNSF Logistics has transported 28,000 cu m of wind farm equipment from India to Brazil.
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New ownership marks changes for Dacotrans

December 16 - December 16 - Following the retirement of Sten Wasmouth, Stefan Hansson and Caj Larsson have now acquired Dacotrans, with Hansson taking on the role of managing director.
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Firsts for GPLN in Africa

December 13 - December 13 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added its offices in Ghana and Uganda to the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Conxion turns up the heat

December 13 - December 13 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has shipped two 115-tonne heat exchangers from Italy to Qatar for the Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited (QAFAC).
Views: 889
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PCN welcomes InterMax

December 13 - December 13 - InterMax Logistics Solution Ltd has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a representative in Taiwan.
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Cargolux confirms Chinese investment

December 13 - December 13 - The Board of Directors of Cargolux Airlines International has approved entering into a Commercial Cooperation Agreement with Henan Civil Aviation and Investment Co Ltd (HNCA).
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Transcon joins PPL

December 13 - December 13 - Vietnamese freight forwarder, Transcon, has become the latest member to join the Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network.
Views: 713
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Aeros and Cargolux to partner up

December 13 - December 13 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), the innovator of the new cargo ship, the Aeroscraft, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Cargolux Airlines International.
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Gebr

December 13 - December 13 - Gebr
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Seine-Nord canal takes step forward

December 13 - December 13 - According to reports in the French media, the delayed multi-billion euro Seine-Nord canal project that will link the Seine River to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, has taken another step towards going ahead.
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Tuscor Lloyds steams ahead

December 12 - December 12 - Tuscor Lloyds has shipped a steam generator and three compressors from Felixstowe, UK to Durban, South Africa.
Views: 478
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Freight Direct joins PCN

December 12 - December 12 - Located in Auckland, New Zealand, Freight Direct has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 502
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Base in multiple valve move

December 12 - December 12 - Italian freight forwarder, Base S.p.A, has been awarded the contract to move 576 valves from China to southern Iraq via Italy, for use in the Rumaila oilfield development project.
Views: 606
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Coordinadora gets reactor going

December 12 - December 12 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has transported a 445-tonne reactor, with the dimensions 30.9 m x 5.6 m x 4.65 m, from Arles to the TOTAL refinery in Normandy, France.
Views: 610
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VarioMAX delivered to Sweden

December 12 - December 12 - Liege, Belgium headquartered trailer manufacturer Faymonville has delivered a VarioMAX trailer - designed specifically for the transportation of wind power equipment - to Sweden's Uddevalla Specialtransporter AB.
Views: 540
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PCN duo press on

December 12 - December 12 - V. Alexander and MTS Logistics have collaborated to handle the transportation of two large presses from Germany to Turkey.
Views: 803
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Heavy-duty drill delivery

December 11 - December 11 - INTERTRANSPORT Hohnholz has transported a large drill, weighing over 40 tonnes, from Schwalmstadt to the port of Bremerhaven in Germany.
Views: 557
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Fremantle seeks ro-ro investment

December 11 - December 11 - The Port of Fremantle in Western Australia is seeking expressions of interest from the private sector to build and operate a new automotive and ro-ro terminal at its Victoria Quay.
Views: 853
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Coscol comments on seized ship

December 11 - December 11 - Following reports in the international media that Singapore lawyers had seized a heavylift vessel from Cosco Shipping Co Ltd (Coscol) for "unspecified reasons," Coscol has issued the following statement:
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HLPFI sweeps home in journalism awards

December 11 - December 11 - International freight marketing organisation, the Seahorse Club presented four of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International magazine's journalists and correspondents with awards at its Christmas Party and Journalist Awards 2013, held in
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Agility on the double in Gothenburg

December 11 - December 11 - Agility has managed the delivery of two 500-tonne energy modules, produced by Siemens AS, Oil & Gas Solutions for an offshore oil and gas rig in Brazil, from Sweden to Norway.
Views: 682
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Hartmann extends West Africa service

December 11 - December 11 - The Hartmann Group will open an additional liner service from Europe to Gabon, The Republic of Congo, DRC and Angola during the first quarter of 2014, which will be marketed under the Hartmann Project Lines brand.
Views: 712
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Buhazza leaves Maximus

December 10 - December 10 - According to Middle Eastern media reports, Abu Dhabi based freighter airline, Maximus Air, has replaced its longstanding president and ceo, Fathi Buhazza.
Views: 739
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Volga-Dnepr flies SPMTs

December 10 - December 10 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered two large self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), with a total weight of 51 tonnes, from Austria to Khabarovsk, Russia, on behalf of the Russian company SWTrans.
Views: 842
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Marketing focus at Air Partner

December 10 - December 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker, Air Partner, has named Kiran Parmar its group marketing director.
Views: 736
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Turk sees AN-225 future in Bahrain

December 10 - December 10 - Turk Heavy Transport plans to become the second freight agent in the Gulf to bring the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to Bahrain.
Views: 469
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New Pakistan member for XLP

December 10 - December 10 - Karachi, Pakistan based Project Cargo & Int'l Transportation Company has become the latest project forwarder to join the XL Projects (XLP) network.
Views: 525
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Transworld makes it four

December 10 - December 10 - Transworld Projects, on behalf of Transworld Group of Companies, has employed a heavy lift geared, multipurpose vessel in the Gulf region for Inter P G Trade.
Views: 570
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NWSC leads with new heavy lift capacity

December 9 - December 9 - The 7,150 dwt dry cargo carrier, NEVA LEADER 7, built by Nevsky Shipyard LLC for Russia's North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC), has embarked on sea trials.
Views: 954
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ABS ups 'energy corridor' offering

December 9 - December 9 - Classification society, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), will establish a new office in Houston, USA to serve its offshore industry customers.
Views: 587
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WCT supports PPG

December 9 - December 9 - Heavy lift specialists, Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed World Container Trading GmbH (WCT) as its project support member for Germany.
Views: 1207
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Volga-Dnepr and Chapman Freeborn in bus flight

December 9 - December 9 - Chapman Freeborn has chartered one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76TD-90VD freighters to transport an 18 m long Irisbus Citelis bus from Turin, Italy to Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 758
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City of Adelaide sails back down under

December 9 - December 9 - The world's oldest clipper ship, which was built in Sunderland in 1864, and carried migrants and cargo to South Australia via 23 passenger voyages between 1864 and 1886, has begun its return journey to Adelaide from Rotterdam, on Combi Lift's
Views: 881
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The Friday Flyer - December 6th 2013

December 6 - There are mixed messages and no little confusion for shipping lines from this week's International Maritime Organization's (IMO) plenary approval of the resolution for the Ballast Water Management Convention. The convention will see all shipping designed
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Tyne tees up new crane

December 6 - December 6 - The Port of Tyne has taken delivery of a brand new GBP3.5 million (USD5.72 million) mobile harbour crane, which will be capable of handling project cargoes as well as bulk and conventional freight.
Views: 831
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Messina expands European service

December 6 - December 6 - Effective December 21, Genoa-based Ignazio Messina is starting a new fortnightly liner service between north Europe and Portugal, with regular calls at Antwerp, Belgium and Setubal, Portugal.
Views: 559
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Port of Everett plans infrastructure upgrades

December 6 - December 6 - The Port of Everett has adopted a USD64 million operating and capital budget for 2014, with critical infrastructure upgrades planned at the Washington, USA gateway.
Views: 605
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Middle Eastern success for Liebherr

December 6 - December 6 - Liebherr has received three mobile harbour crane orders from the Middle East, including two LHMs and the first LiSIM LHM 500 for the region.
Views: 771
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GPLN welcomes Protranser

December 6 - December 6 - Protranser International Logistics Co Ltd, based in China, has become the latest member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 608
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Bai says hi

December 5 - December 5 - Effective December 1, 2013 Glenn Bai will be heading up Gruber Logistics' recently established Shanghai office.
Views: 747
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Sarjak solidifies Malaysian position

December 5 - December 5 - Mumbai, India headquartered NVOCC and multimodal transport operator Sarjak Container Lines has established a new standalone office in Malaysia.
Views: 487
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Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV in talks

December 5 - December 5 - German liner shipping company, Hapag-Lloyd and Chilean shipping company, CSAV are currently holding discussions over whether a business combination or some form of association would be of mutual interest.
Views: 471
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German-China JV breaks-ground on semi facility

December 5 - December 5 - A joint venture between Chinese automobile manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Group and German trailer manufacturer, Schmitz Cargobull, has broken-ground on a new USD136 million trailer manufacturing plant in Wuhan, China.
Views: 455
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SRO signs freight car contract

December 5 - December 5 - Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) has signed a USD67 million contract with Freight Car America to supply the rail service provider with 500 freight cars.
Views: 558
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Royal Cargo in power haul

December 5 - December 5 - Heavy lift solutions provider in the Philippines, Royal Cargo Combined Logistics, has transported a 150-tonne power generator from Mactan, Cebu to a plant site in Batangas City.
Views: 806
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WWPC trio in tug shipment

December 5 - December 5 - Irish forwarder, Jenkinson Logistics has combined forces with Smart Logistics from Turkey and Polytra from Belgium, to ship a tug boat from Turkey to Maputo, Mozambique.
Views: 654
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Port of Duluth in rail record

December 4 - December 4 - The Port of Duluth, USA has handled a total of 16 electrical transformers, each weighing over 300 tonnes, for a major power transmission line in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Views: 781
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Helimission to Manila completed

December 4 - December 4 - Australia headquartered freight forwarder PAK AIR teamed up with Helimission to deliver a SOS helicopter to Manila, which will provide aid to those affected by the typhoon that hit the Philippines.
Views: 539
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New Thai office for ISS

December 4 - December 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services has opened a new office in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, taking the company's worldwide network to over 300 offices.
Views: 897
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Jaxport eyes project growth

December 4 - December 4 - The heavy lift cargo berth reconstruction project at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, USA has been completed.
Views: 671
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KOG enters Pakistan

December 4 - December 4 - From today, KOG Transport's new Pakistan office is to become fully operational.
Views: 811
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US Congress sees relief market for Aeroscraft

December 4 - December 4 - US Congressman, Mike Honda, has come out in support of the Aeroscraft and its disaster relief capabilities, in light of the devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines almost two weeks ago.
Views: 784
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COSCO Shipping confirms newbuild order

December 4 - December 4 - COSCO Shipping Co (COSCOL) has confirmed earlier reports that it will build four 36,000 dwt multipurpose vessels at CSSC Guangzhou Huangpu Shipbuilding at costs of CNY246million (USD40 million) each.
Views: 515
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FMC P3 summit set for December 27

December 3 - December 3 - The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will host competition authorities from the United States, the European Union and China on December 17, 2013 in Washington DC, USA to discuss the P3 network.
Views: 714
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Combi Lift wins cable contract

December 3 - December 3 - Combi Lift has secured a contract to transport a 1,400-tonne subsea cable from Donghae, South Korea to Rotterdam, the Netherlands for the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm project.
Views: 483
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Rupert joins APS Stevedoring

December 3 - December 3 - Long beach, USA headquartered APS Stevedoring LLC has appointed Donald E. Rupert its vice president East Coast.
Views: 682
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Addax chooses Nicolas capacity

December 3 - December 3 - Heavy equipment manufacturer Nicolas - a part of the TII Group - has delivered a 20 axle-line MHD G2 SPE trailer to Addax Petroleum in Nigeria.
Views: 622
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Resolution of antitrust proceedings will be slow, says Drewry

December 3 - December 3 - According to maritime research agency, Drewry, the outcome of the European Commision's (EC) latest accusation of price fixing against ocean carriers is unclear and the case is unlikely to be resolved quickly.
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Volga-Dnepr in first Russian landing

December 2 - December 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has landed the first AN-124-100 freighter in the Russian city of Salekhard, delivering a 26-tonne turbine for the Salekhard electric power station.
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PCN member in machinery move

December 2 - December 2 - Newly welcomed member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Cameroon, Chad and the Central African Republic, Agora Logistics & Distribution has handled the shipment of a compressor and tractor.
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