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Business News from December 2013

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ISS Australia buys Christy & Griffin

December 30 - December 30 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acquired marine surveying and consultancy firm, Christy & Griffin, headquartered in New South Wales, Australia.
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DYT floats Victoria to Florida

December 30 - December 30 - DYT Yacht Transport shipped a replica of Ferdinand Magellan's galleon NAO Victoria - the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world - from Palma de Mallorca in Spain to Port Everglades in Florida, USA.
Views: 264
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Velez named HOT business manager

December 23 - December 23 - Hawaiian Ocean Transport (HOT) - a division of American Fast Freight - has named Julian Velez its new business development manager.
Views: 248
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First lady for Port of Pensacola

December 20 - December 20 - Mayor Hayward has appointed Amy Miller as director of the Port of Pensacola in Florida, making her the first female director since the port's establishment in the mid-1700s.
Views: 340
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DYT strengthens Australian service

December 20 - December 20 - Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, DYT Yacht Transport (DYT) has appointed Sevenstar Yacht Transport Australia as its new agents servicing the Australian market.
Views: 346
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Mississippi freight flows again

December 18 - December 18 - According to reports in the international media, the Mississippi River has reopened to commercial barge traffic near the Port of St Louis after a 36-hour closure; a number of barges were grounded last weekend due to ongoing shallow water lev
Views: 223
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NTS adds to Toll's services

December 17 - December 17 - Transport and logistics provider, Toll Group, has agreed to the conditional acquisition of the business and assets of Nationwide Transport Solutions (NTS), growing its capabilities in the over-dimensional and heavy haulage sector.
Views: 323
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Tidal and ocean current data application launched

December 16 - December 16 - Developed by oceanographic data specialist, Tidetech, the first vessel optimisation application offering combined tidal and non-tidal (ocean) current data has been launched for integrated vessel speed and route optimisation.
Views: 197
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PCN welcomes InterMax

December 13 - December 13 - InterMax Logistics Solution Ltd has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a representative in Taiwan.
Views: 365
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Cargolux confirms Chinese investment

December 13 - December 13 - The Board of Directors of Cargolux Airlines International has approved entering into a Commercial Cooperation Agreement with Henan Civil Aviation and Investment Co Ltd (HNCA).
Views: 267
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Gebr

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Seine-Nord canal takes step forward

December 13 - December 13 - According to reports in the French media, the delayed multi-billion euro Seine-Nord canal project that will link the Seine River to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, has taken another step towards going ahead.
Views: 271
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Fremantle seeks ro-ro investment

December 11 - December 11 - The Port of Fremantle in Western Australia is seeking expressions of interest from the private sector to build and operate a new automotive and ro-ro terminal at its Victoria Quay.
Views: 300
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Coscol comments on seized ship

December 11 - December 11 - Following reports in the international media that Singapore lawyers had seized a heavylift vessel from Cosco Shipping Co Ltd (Coscol) for "unspecified reasons," Coscol has issued the following statement:
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Hartmann extends West Africa service

December 11 - December 11 - The Hartmann Group will open an additional liner service from Europe to Gabon, The Republic of Congo, DRC and Angola during the first quarter of 2014, which will be marketed under the Hartmann Project Lines brand.
Views: 252
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Buhazza leaves Maximus

December 10 - December 10 - According to Middle Eastern media reports, Abu Dhabi based freighter airline, Maximus Air, has replaced its longstanding president and ceo, Fathi Buhazza.
Views: 280
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Marketing focus at Air Partner

December 10 - December 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker, Air Partner, has named Kiran Parmar its group marketing director.
Views: 254
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Geodis appoints Devasia

December 9 - December 9 - Effective December 1, Geodis Wilson appointed Dean Devasia its new global chief information officer, and member of the freight management board.
Views: 242
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WCT supports PPG

December 9 - December 9 - Heavy lift specialists, Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed World Container Trading GmbH (WCT) as its project support member for Germany.
Views: 453
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Tyne tees up new crane

December 6 - December 6 - The Port of Tyne has taken delivery of a brand new GBP3.5 million (USD5.72 million) mobile harbour crane, which will be capable of handling project cargoes as well as bulk and conventional freight.
Views: 306
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Port of Everett plans infrastructure upgrades

December 6 - December 6 - The Port of Everett has adopted a USD64 million operating and capital budget for 2014, with critical infrastructure upgrades planned at the Washington, USA gateway.
Views: 197
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Bai says hi

December 5 - December 5 - Effective December 1, 2013 Glenn Bai will be heading up Gruber Logistics' recently established Shanghai office.
Views: 270
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Courtney named ACS managing director

December 3 - December 3 - Ruan Courtney has been promoted to managing director of global air charter broker, Air Charter Service (ACS).
Views: 137
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Rupert joins APS Stevedoring

December 3 - December 3 - Long beach, USA headquartered APS Stevedoring LLC has appointed Donald E. Rupert its vice president East Coast.
Views: 264

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