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Vestas and MHI target offshore wind

September 30 - September 30 - Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have agreed to a joint venture dedicated to offshore wind energy projects.
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Etihad Rail and National Air tie-up

September 30 - September 30 - Developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, Etihad Rail, and USA based provider of on-demand air charter services National Air Cargo, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see the latter incorporate rai
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USD150 million for Florida's ports

September 27 - September 27 - Governor Rick Scott of the Florida, USA cabinet has approved USD150 million in bond proceeds that will be used to finance port development projects in the state, as part of the Seaport Investment Program.
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PCN welcomes Israel's DSS

September 27 - September 26 - Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Israel.
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Cargolux adds ninth B747-8F

September 27 - September 27 - Cargolux Airlines International has taken delivery of its ninth B747-8 freighter, bringing its combined fleet of B747 freighter aircraft to 19 units.
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ALE secures expansion credit

September 26 - September 26 - Staffordshire, UK based Abnormal Load Engineering (ALE) has secured funding from a lending club of four banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate & Institutional Banking (RBS CIB), to support its ongoing international expansion plan
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ICAO forecasts supply chain future

September 26 - September 26 - The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) kicked-off its 38th Assembly earlier this week with a press conference outlining the future of the air cargo supply chain.
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The Friday Flyer - September 20th 2013

September 20 - September 20 - A keynote address at next week's Breakbulk Americas conference poses the stark question: What is the future of the breakbulk industry?
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ISS names UK general manager

September 18 - September 18 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Guy Lear as general manager for the UK, replacing Tom Wilson, who has been promoted to a key role within the operational excellence team.
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Bellville buy expands OIA's network

September 18 - September 18 - Portland, Oregon based OIA Global has purchased majority control of Bellville International Ltd, headquartered in London, UK.
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Geodis Wilson appoints new chief finance officer

September 17 - September 17 - Georges Azevedo has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO) at Geodis Wilson and will join the board of management in the freight forwarding division of Geodis.
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WSS adds to Western Australian network

September 17 - September 17 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has opened an office in Western Australia to meet increased business opportunities, as the port of Geraldton continues to grow.
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ICHCA to host seminar on new Code

September 16 - September 16 - ICHCA international, the NGO association for the global cargo handling industry, will be hosting a practical seminar, "Understanding the new IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs)", in London on October 2
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New role for Global's Gibson

September 13 - September 13 - Global Cranes & Machinery, LLC have appointed Ed Gibson as sales manager Americas.
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September 12 - September 12 - Bremen-based R
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First steel cut for ACL

September 12 - September 12 - The official steel cutting ceremony has taken place in Shanghai for Atlantic Container Line's five G4 container / ro-ro carriers (CONRO), marking the beginning of actual construction.
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Steder expedites China shipments

September 11 - September 11 - Steder Group has handled the shipment of several items of urgently required marine equipment from Rotterdam to China.
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New finance chief for Erickson

September 10 - September 10 - Oregon based Erickson Air-Crane has announced the appointment of Eric K. Struik as its new chief financial officer.
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Port of Milwaukee receives Pacesetter award

September 10 - September 10 - Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tom Barrett, discusses planned infrastructure investments at the port of Milwaukee today at a ceremony honouring the port for its increased international cargo volume in 2012.
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Heavy work for Aaras in Pakistan

September 9 - September 9 - Aaras Shipping handled a 104.73 tonne shipment from Karachi to Besham in the Shangla District of Pakistan.
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The Friday Flyer - September 6th 2013

September 9 - September 9 - Expect plenty of ballyhoo in Rotterdam next week if COSCO's multi-purpose heavy lift ship, Yong Sheng, arrives on schedule on Monday.
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New finance manager for ASCO

September 6 - September 6 - International oilfield support services company, ASCO, has strengthened its financial management team with the appointment of Marianne Lipp as group finance manager.
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Erickson confirms Air Amazonia deal

September 5 - September 5 - Erickson Air-Crane Inc has confirmed that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Air Amazonia Servi
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A.R.T. adds to Mongolian canvas

September 4 - September 4 - A.R.T. Logistics has tripled the frequency and capacity of its LTL service connecting Vilnius, Lithuania with Ulan Bator, Mongolia.
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