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Business News from November 2015

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ALC in Cargo Service buy

November 27 - November 27 - Aarhus Logistics Centre (ALC) has signed an agreement to take over the activities of Cargo Service at the Danish Port of Aarhus.
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Cargolux approves extra pilots

November 27 - November 27 - Against a background of ongoing discussions with unions regarding a new collective work agreement (CWA), the Cargolux board of directors has agreed a significant expansion strategy for the airline.
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Air Partner inks UAE deal

November 26 - November 26 - Air Partner has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Cargo Integrators (ACI), which will see the two companies work together to develop their freight charter and global airfreight products.
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ASEAN-China agreement revised

November 26 - November 26 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have signed an agreement to amend and update the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
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Steder goes ro-ro

November 24 - November 24 - Steder Group has transported a Hitachi EX1200 excavator from the customer's quay in the Netherlands to a terminal in Belgium for shipment by ro-ro vessel to South America.
Views: 335
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Parker up at Clecat

November 24 - November 24 - Member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) board, Steve Parker, has been appointed president of the Brussels based European association for forwarding, transport, logistics and Customs services, Clecat.
Views: 273
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ProvPort plays offshore wind part

November 23 - November 23 - Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are establishing a new temporary manufacturing facility at Rhode Island's Port of Providence (ProvPort), for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island wind farm.
Views: 372
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UGLYcargo launches marketplace

November 23 - November 23 - UGLYcargo has launched an online marketplace designed to assist shippers in finding an appropriate carrier at competitive prices and support carriers in maximising their load capacity.
Views: 232
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Everett unveils new budget

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett Commission has revealed a USD78 million operating and capital budget for 2016.
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Nordana Sea to set sail

November 18 - November 18 - Nordana Sea - the third vessel in a series of six ships to be delivered to Symphony Shipping and subsequently chartered out to Nordana - will be launched by the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany on December 11, 2015.
Views: 432
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Townsville inks Indonesian tie-up

November 17 - November 17 - Australia's Port of Townsville has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC) to strengthen trade and development opportunities between the respective countries.
Views: 255
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States club together in terminal build

November 17 - November 17 - Georgia and South Carolina's port authorities have signed a joint venture agreement that provides the necessary framework for the two US states to work cooperatively towards the development of the Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT).
Views: 237
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Boskalis outlook unchanged

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has posted "good" third quarter results, with quarterly revenue slightly exceeding the average quarterly revenue in the first of the year.
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New Orleans hits high

November 12 - November 12 - The Port of New Orleans has surpassed the half-million mark for twenty-foot equivalent units (teu) handled over a 12-month period.
Views: 210
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Subsea 7 downscaling plans succeed

November 12 - November 12 - Subsea 7 has disclosed a bigger fleet reduction plan with six of its ships being laid up in order to reduce the fleet in "subdued markets".
Views: 168
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Agility growth steady in 'soft' market

November 12 - November 12 - Agility posted a net profit of KWD13.7 million (USD45 million) for the third quarter of 2015, which represents a 5 percent increase compared with the same period of 2014.
Views: 284
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AAPA names new board

November 12 - November 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Jim Quinn, president and ceo of the Saint John Port Authority in New Brunswick, as the 2015-16 chairman of the board.
Views: 292
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Alstom sells to GE

November 10 - November 10 - Alstom has closed the sale of its energy activities to General Electric (GE) for approximately EUR12.4 billion (USD13.25 billion).
Views: 402
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Tork talks up new crane

November 10 - November 10 - Turkish heavy haulier Tork Industrial Logistics Solutions has invested in a new 1,100-tonne capacity Enerpac gantry crane, as well as a Scheuerle Power Booster.
Views: 388
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CP Ships' Ray Miles dies

November 9 - November 9 - Raymond R Miles, who during his 43-year international transport career helped steer the course of container shipping as it evolved through its second generation, died on Friday November 6, 2015 after a brief illness. He was 71.
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Manitoulin takes Entrec stake

November 9 - November 9 - Canada's Manitoulin Transport has made a strategic investment into Entrec Corporation, taking beneficial ownership of approximately 15.4 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares of the company on a non-diluted basis.
Views: 319
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Volga-Dnepr confirms new airline

November 9 - November 9 - Speaking at the XLProjects Network's (XLP) 3rd annual conference in Kuala Lumpur, Alan Baldwin, Volga-Dnepr Group's business development manager, confirmed that the company has established a new airline - Cargo Logic Air (CLA).
Views: 245
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ZPMC-Red Box sees second ship

November 6 - November 6 - Red Box Energy Services has seen the launch of its second 25,000 dwt PC-3 Polar Class Module Carrier, Pugnax from the drydock of the Guangzhou Shipyard (GSI) in Longxue, China.
Views: 317
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Safety a major concern at WCTS

November 5 - November 5 - Over 270 delegates attended the two-day World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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Boeing predicts Middle East demand

November 4 - November 4 - Boeing forecasts that Middle Eastern carriers will require 3,180 new aircraft over the next two decades, valued at an estimated USD730 billion.
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Tiong Woon issues profit warning

November 4 - November 4 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has issued a profit warning for the quarter ending September 30, 2015.
Views: 290
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Nurminen forecasts further struggles

November 4 - November 4 - Helsinki headquartered Nurminen Logistics has updated its financial outlook for 2015, forecasting a decline in net sales and operating results.
Views: 186
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Reachstackers take river route

November 3 - November 3 - Two new reachstackers for the Southern Terminal of the Port of Strasbourg have been delivered.
Views: 253
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Famous five for Liverpool

November 3 - November 3 - Zhen Hua 23, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries' (ZPMC) giant semi-submersible has made a spectacular delivery of five ship-to-shore megamax quayside cranes for the new Liverpool2 container terminal.
Views: 366
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MatthewsDaniel completes Anadarko spar job

November 3 - November 3 - London, UK headquartered MatthewsDaniel has completed marine warranty services on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the installation of the Heidelberg spar in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 335
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Modulift in trunnion launch

November 2 - November 2 - Modulift has launched its new modular trunnion spreader beam, which it says will ease the attachment of slings when rigging heavy lifts.
Views: 269
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Money pumped into US transport projects

November 2 - November 2 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has confirmed that it will provide USD500 million for 39 transportation projects in the country, from its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) programme.
Views: 285
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GAC delivers boats for refugee rescue

November 2 - November 2 - GAC has coordinated the delivery of two, 12 m, high-speed boats to Greece on behalf of the not-for-profit NGO, the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS).
Views: 276

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