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PCN names Indonesia member

November 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) reports that its latest member is MI Logistic Indonesia, a leading freight forwarder and heavy lift specialist based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The company's managing director, Ropinus Tambunan has over 21 years of experience in the industry and says that Indonesia is expected to attract USD70 billion of infrastructure investment over the next five years.

According to the Indonesia Infrastructure Report, Q4 2011 ((C) Business Monitor International Ltd) Indonesia's construction activity, driven by investment into transport and energy infrastructure, as well as industrial construction related to the country's growing mining sector, is expected to be robust between 2012 and 2015, averaging 7.3 percent per annum. 

Not all of MI Logistic Indonesia's heavy lift shipments are made of iron and steel; pictured below is a hippopotamus that the company transported from Jakarta to Chicago, USA.

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Fire outbreak at US port

June 5 - A fire broke out aboard Höegh Autoliners’ ro-ro vessel Höegh Xiamen yesterday (June 4) at Blount Island, Jacksonville, USA; there are no injuries to any of the 21 crew members, who have all been evacuated from the vessel.
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Intradco charters AN-225

June 5 - Intradco Global, in collaboration with GTA GSM, charted the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to transport nearly 1,000 cu m of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
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Pacific Osprey returns to service 

June 5 - Swire Blue Ocean’s (SBO) wind farm installation vessel Pacific Osprey has returned to service following the installation of its extended crane boom in Denmark. 
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