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CTO Do Brasil Worldwide Logistics have successfully shipped a 06-axle Heavy Duty Module and its power pack unit from the Port of Rio de Janeiro to the Port of San Antonio in a Ro/Ro Vessel. The loading and unloading of the module to/from the vessel has been done by its own... more

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Indian PPG member, Express Transport Pvt. Ltd., has been a total logistics provider since 1946. Express were nominated by Air Products, UK. for a major ODC transportation project to be executed from their Supplier based in India. The scope of woek included the transportation from the suppliers’ factory located in Gujarat to Mumbai & Kandla ports, plus ocean shipment to Indonesia & Egypt. The first operation was successfully completed in September 2009 which involved transportation of four Cryogenic Tanks. Overall dimensions/weight of each tank were 22.800 m x 4.800 m x 4.850 m / 70.200 tonnes. The second shipment in October 2009 comprised two Cryogenic Tanks with similar specifications. The third & final lot of three tanks is scheduled for shipment in December 2009.

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PPG Thailand (Leschaco Thailand Ltd.) & USA (TransProject LLC) have successfully delivered two large ABB Transformers from the ABB factory in Thailand up to DDP Gillette, Wyoming, USA. The two transformers were shipped separately due to delivery scheduling and the attached photos were taken by TransProject in Casper, Wyoming during lifting of the transformers from railcar to truck. Each transformer was accompanies by approximately 115cbm of accessories in wooden boxes which were packed by Leschaco’s packing station at the ABB facility.

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PPG Members, Express Transport Pvt. Ltd., India and TransProject LLC, USA are combining their forces to exhibit their professional wares at the Cargo S.H.O.P Exhibition and Conference scheduled to be held in Mumbai, India from 25th to 27th March, 2010. This exhibition represents a unique opportunity for both members to target major global and regional clients under one roof within the Wind Energy, Oil & Gas customers, Hydro/Thermal Power sectors.

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“Regional Market: Australia” will be a key point of discussion during the 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference and Exhibition at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore from 26-27 January 2010. Australia is one of the hottest regions for oil and gas exploration. Chevron and BP recently were awarded the development of the Gorgon field on the North West Shelf, and other projects are gearing up in the Timor Sea and to the north. Speakers will discuss what breakbulk and project cargoes are moving in and out of Australia, and the challenges involved. The session will be moderated by Mr Kevin Stephens, General Manager, of multi-modal solutions provider Project Professionals Group.

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Left to Right: Mona Stephens (PPG), Kevin Stephens, Rodger Hall (Sun Communications) and Lindsay Jacgung (Allfreight International).

PPG has its own International Project Forwarding Education Program, with the first Course conducted in Mumbai in January 2009 and the second in Bremen in October 2009. The third course is scheduled for Singapore in January 2010. The PPG Training Course has been named as a finalist in the 14th Annual Lloyd’s List DCN Australian Shipping and Transport Awards will take place at the Sofitel Wentworth Sydney on the 26th November 2009 and the Supply Chain & Logistics Association annual education and training awards which will take place at Eureka Tower in Melbourne on 12 November.

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PPG member for Vietnam, Vantage Logistics Corp, believe in their social responsibilities by proving urgent relief to victims of the recent devastating Mirinae storms in Binh Dinh province, Vietnam. Vantage believe it is their social responsibility to assist their fellow countrymen during this difficult situation, according to Ms. Florence Lam.

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PPG PSM member, The Port of Corpus Christi (PCCA), has been recognized once again for its environmental stewardship. PCCA was honored on November 5, 2009 at the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation Coastal Bend Conservation and Environmental Stewardship Award Banquet in the business and industry category. The Port, the Texas General Land Office, and The U.S. Department of Interior Minerals Management Service were all recognized for the Pelican Island Project that was recently completed. This project, headed by Paul D. Carangelo, REM, PCCA Coastal Environmental Planner, involves the construction of a breakwater to provide erosion protection for approximately 1300 linear feet of the northeast portion of Pelican Island, the premier rookery in the Corpus Christi Bay area for a wide variety of colonial-nesting, fish-eating wading birds. 

 

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PPG PSM member, Port Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.A. and Meridian 100 FTZ Logistics Parks and Free Trade Zones Developer will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster wider collaboration between the Port of Corpus Christi and Meridian 100°´s Free Trade Zone located in Port Laredo. The signing will take place at the Port Commission meeting on Tuesday, November 10 at 9:00 a.m. at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center located at 402 Harbor Drive.

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PPG General Manager, Kevin Stephens and Sun Communications consultant, Rodger Hall have just returned from Bremen, Germany, where they successfully concluded the second PPG Project Forwarding Education Course. The two-day course was held on Wednesday 28th – Thursday 29th October, 2009 and all twenty five students received a Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management at the end of the program.

 

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PPG PSM Member, The Port of Corpus Christi and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have officially signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to move forward the construction of the La Quinta Channel extension. The signing ceremony was held at the Congressman Solomon Ortiz International Center, Tuesday, October 13. The PPA was signed by Port Chairman Ruben Bonilla and Col. David C. Weston, Commander-Galveston District. Also attending was Mr. Arthur Janecka, Deputy District Engineer for Project Management; Mr. Bill Wise, Chief, Project Management Branch; Ms. Cynthia Burke, Project Manager Corpus Christi Ship Channel; and Mr. Abel Deleon, Corpus Christi Area Resident Engineer. “Extending the La Quinta Channel will support the realization of La Quinta Trade Gateway, the port’s most important diversification project.” Said John LaRue, Executive Director Port Corpus Christi. 

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