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PPG is pleased to confirm the appointment of its new member in Cameroon. Danay logistics ensures highly reliable services and forwarding to its customers, with customised integrated supply chain volume projects for OGG cargoes and the military... more

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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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With an active and fruitful relationship before joining PPG, both Transgroup and Vantage Logistics have further extended their cooperative relationship due to the solid foundations offered by PPG. Pictured left are Susan St. Germain and Florence Lam who advise that in recent times, both members have successfully concluded the following projects on time and on budget:

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Transport equipment owners, operators and other service providers have been invited to join the Project Professionals Group following the overdimensional freight forwarding network’s decision to introduce new membership categories. PPG general manager Kevin Stephens said the initiative was discussed and approved at the organisation’s annual conference hosted by the Port of Corpus Christi in Texas from July 29 to August 1.

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PPG USA Project Forwarding Member, TransGroup Worldwide Logistics, has just received some ‘green’ recognition from one of our main industry publications - Inbound Logistics Magazine. It’s the first time they’ve featured the Green 25, so PPG is delighted that TransGroup have made the list. To review the digital version of the publication please click on the following link: http://www.inboundlogistics.com/digital/green25partners.pdf or the Inbound Logistics Logo left.

 

ppg_conference_09_group.jpg The 2009 Project Professionals Group conference, which began last week, gave sponsors and special guest speakers the opportunity to speak about the Port of Corpus Christi's infrastructure and promote the local economy by appealing to shippers from around the world. 110 freight movers, ship owners and related industry companies from 45 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day event. The event was officially opened by The Mayor of Corpus Christi, Mr. Joe Adame.

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PPG Member for Saudi Arabia, Al Majdouie Logistics Group, has the honour of being awarded the “Best Land Transport Company” at the prestigious 3rd  Annual Middle East Logistics Awards (MELA) 2009, which was held on 30th June 2009 at the Monarch Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Pictured left is Mr. S. I. Mustafa (second from right), Vice President, Logistics, Al Majdouie Logistics Group accepting the award for Best Road Hauler, (Best Land Transport Company), from Dr. Kanak Madrecha,  SCLG. 

   

kgfgmy1.jpg  PPG Germany, Karl Gross Internationale Spedition GmbH, have successfully concluded a major shipment of eight (8) Exchangers for the Petroleum Industry. Under strict delivery deadlines The order for Karl Gross Hamburg was Ex-Works Berlin up to CFR Hong Kong via the Port of Hamburg and faced two specific challenges (1) Careful handling with attention to detail and cargo sensitivities; and (2) Penalties for the German Customer if the overall transit time exceeded 30 days due to a contractual fixed delivery date from Hamburg to Hong Kong. 
   

almaj.jpg  PPG Member for Saudi Arabia, Almajdouie Logistics World (MLW) participated in 4th Annual Break Bulk Exhibition and conference held in Belgium from 26th to 28th May 2009. Antwerp was a very attractive location from a shipping point of view. With the fastest route to Europe, Antwerp port is the 2nd largest port in Europe and 5th largest in the world, handling 189 Million Tons of cargo in 2008. Significant growth in the volume of break-bulk cargo moving in and out of Europe is a testament to the growing prominence in World Trade of the EU and the Middle East. The exhibition was attended by senior participants in the break-bulk industry.
   

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