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BigLift names agent in China

November 25 - BigLift Shipping has appointed Scan-Trans Beijing as its commercial representative for China.

BigLift has seen considerable heavy lift action in China in recent years and in acknowledgement of the ever growing importance and potential of the Chinese market with regard to ocean transportation of heavy, and over-dimensional project cargoes is enhancing its commercial representation in the country.

Scan-Trans Beijing is well known in this market for its knowledge and experience.

BigLift currently operates a fleet of nine heavy lift vessels, with a lift capacity between 500 and 1400 tonnes.

From 2010-2011, seven newbuildings will be added to the fleet. Five of these are equipped with two 400-tonne cranes and a 120-tonne crane providing a combined lift capacity 800 tonnes. These are under construction at the Ouhua yard in China with delivery anticipated in the second half of next year. The other two, which have two 900-tonne cranes offering a total lift capacity of 1800 tonnes, are being built at Hazira in India with delivery scheduled for early 2011.

Pictured below is an artist's impression of one of the vessels that are currently being built in China.

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Wallenius SOL to add Vaasa call

September 19 - Wallenius SOL – the joint venture of Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line (SOL) – will add Finland’s port of Vaasa to its regular liner network from November 2019.
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CLG takes flight

September 19 - CargoLogic Germany (CLG) has been granted an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the German civil aviation authority and is ready to commence commercial operations.
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ALG members move helicopter trio

September 19 - Talk Cargo, Compass Forwarding and Pan Logistics teamed up to transport three MD 600N helicopters from Turkey to the USA.
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ABC and CLA go online

September 18 - Bookings for capacity on AirBridgeCargo (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) flights can now be completed via the cargo.one digital platform.
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