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Business News from October 2017

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Everett authorises modernisation project

October 27 - October 27 - The Port of Everett commission in the USA has authorised the second phase of the south terminal wharf modernisation project.
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Yang Kee expands with Fliway

October 26 - October 26 - Singapore-based Yang Kee Logistics has entered into a scheme implementation agreement (SIA) to acquire 100 percent of the shares New Zealand-based Fliway Group for SGD52.1 million (USD38.2 million).
Views: 701
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Kerr named CLA CEO

October 26 - October 26 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has appointed David Kerr as its ceo, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 501
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Wallem to manage new Sanasia ship

October 25 - October 25 - Hong Kong-based Wallem Ship Management has been appointed to manage Sanasia's under-construction pure car truck carrier (PCTC) vessel.
Views: 339
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Jaxport adds to board

October 24 - October 24 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport), USA has appointed new officers to its board of directors.
Views: 374
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Alanoca adds a Grove

October 23 - October 23 - El Alto, Bolivia-based transport and logistics company Alanoca has taken delivery of a 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L all terrain crane.
Views: 508
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Air charter group makes appointments

October 23 - October 23 - BACA, the Worldwide Association of Air Charter Professionals, has made a series of appointments to drive an ambitious development programme.
Views: 367
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Camp fires up at Sims

October 23 - October 23 - Florida, USA-based Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Ryan Camp as vice president - corporate services, responsible for the company's sourcing, procurement and supplier relations as well as fleet asset management and business development.
Views: 475
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Birsterminal ticks the box

October 23 - October 23 - Effective November 7, 2017, Martin Ticks will take on the role of ceo of Birsfelden, Switzerland-based Birsterminal.
Views: 445
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Hapag-Lloyd adds capital

October 18 - October 18 - Hapag-Lloyd has successfully completed an increase to its capital base as most of its shareholders exercised their subscription rights granted after the completion of the merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and purchased 11.7 mill
Views: 476
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 570
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New CEO at Mammoet

October 17 - October 17 - Mammoet has made a number of changes to its executive board of management, including the appointment of Paul van Gelder as ceo, effective September 1, 2017.
Views: 313
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Rickmers and RZ get certified

October 16 - October 16 - RZ Carrier and Rickmers-Line, both companies within the Zeaborn Group, have successfully undergone the certification process for their integrated management system for quality, health and safety, and environment (QHSE) according to the latest
Views: 326
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The Price is right at Longview

October 13 - October 13 - The Port of Longview, USA has appointed Mark Price as director of marine terminals.
Views: 337
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Indiana adds to Commission

October 12 - October 12 - Monica Newhouse-Rodriguez and Michael Browning have been appointed to the Ports of Indiana Commission.
Views: 593
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Can the convoys be stopped?

October 12 - October 12 - Oversized and hazardous goods vehicles transiting through the Dartford Tunnel in the UK could face being redirected if the 'Stop The Convoys' campaign, launched by Europa Worldwide Group's managing director Andrew Baxter, gains traction.
Views: 382
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Crane Worldwide hooks Mailhiot

October 11 - October 11 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jeff Mailhiot as vice president, ocean products.
Views: 500
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Seko reins-in Unrein

October 10 - October 10 - Seko Logistics has appointed Terry Unrein as chief commercial officer, Americas, responsible for sales and revenue growth, and air and ocean production strategy in the region.
Views: 524
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Guindastes adds a Liebherr

October 6 - October 6 - Brazilian crane rental company I.V. Guindastes has purchased a used LR 1600/2-W crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 453
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Van Beest adds Heuer Hebetechnik

October 6 - October 6 - The Van Beest Group - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired Iserlohn, Germany-based Heuer Hebetechnik.
Views: 513
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Militzer & Münch establishes in Algiers

October 5 - October 5 - The Militzer & Münch Group has opened an affiliate office in Algiers in partnership with an unnamed shareholder active in international transport.
Views: 266
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Schramm returns to Terex

October 5 - October 5 - Terex Cranes has appointed Thomas Schramm as vice president sales and product support, Europe and the Middle East.
Views: 576
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SAL sees sun rise and shine

October 5 - October 5 - Pan Ocean has appointed SAL Heavy Lift as its commercial agent for the semi-submersible deck carriers Sun Shine and Sun Rise.
Views: 609
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 770
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AAL appoints CPC in Japan

October 4 - October 4 - AAL Japan has appointed CPC Consolidated Pool Carriers Asia, part of the COLI Group, as its commercial agent in the country.
Views: 530
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ESTA nominates Klijn successors

October 4 - October 4 - ESTA has nominated Stijn Sarens and Alexandre-Jacques Vernazza as Ton Klijn's successors, following his appointment as ESTA director earlier this year.
Views: 525
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CMA CGM acquires Sofrana Unilines

October 3 - October 3 - CMA CGM is set to purchase through its subsidiary, ANL, a majority stake in Sofrana Unilines, which operates shipping services in the Pacific Islands regional maritime trade.
Views: 574
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Brest prepares for renewable energy

October 2 - October 2 - Blue Water Shipping, as port agent, is assisting with the Port of Brest's upgrade project to prepare the French port for renewable energy components.
Views: 392
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Mørk gets call from UECC

October 2 - October 2 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has appointed Per Christian Mørk as chief operating officer (coo).
Views: 446

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