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(From center) Mohamed Osman, Cornel Cremeriuc and Inka Sjögren

The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the world's largest and best known logistics network exclusively for independent project forwarding and project chartering companies, recently held their 7th global meeting at the JW Marriott Rio de Janeiro on Copacobana Beach in Brazil.


Some highlights of the meeing:


1) This was the first meeting that GPLN has hosted in the Americas (past meetings having been in Dublin, Bangkok, Dubai, Prague, Kuala Lumpur and Tunis);


2) Ninety-two participants attended from every continent of the world;


3) Sponsorship participants included Rickmers-Linie, Beluga Chartering and Walenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Brasil; and


4) This meeting was also a celebration of GPLN's fifth anniversary of existence.


"There were lots of new faces on hand and many older ones as well," said Gary Dale Cearley, Executive Director of GPLN, "This made the meeting interesting all around the attending delegates. New contacts were made and older ones solidified which will greatly improve the projects pipelines of all members who took part."


Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN)


The Global Project Logistics Network is the premier non-exclusive professional projects logistics network of independent companies specializing in international projects movements by air, sea and land as well as specialized lifts and the special handling of oversized, out-of-gauge and heavy lift cargo.


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Taken on April 14, 2010