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Business News from January 2014

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C.H. Robinson enters Austria

January 30 - January 30 - C.H. Robinson has expanded its office network across Europe with the opening of its newest office in Innsbruck, Austria, which will focus on European road transportation.
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Another good year for Liebherr

January 29 - January 29 - Liebherr reports that sales of mobile harbour cranes (LHM) have once more contributed strongly to its overall success in 2013.
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NMT gains first Terex model

January 29 - January 29 - Bedfordshire based NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first ever 220-tonne capacity Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane, to replace its existing Terex AC 200-1 model as part of the company's ongoing investment programme.
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Severe disruption in Queensland, warns ISS

January 28 - January 28 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that adverse weather conditions are causing port disruptions, closures and evacuations in North Queensland, Australia.
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Crane trio gives SOHAR a lift

January 28 - January 28 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has received three new post-Panamax ship-to-shore gantry cranes from Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC.
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Appropriations bill to support US seaports

January 22 - January 22 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has noted that several high priority programmes crucial to safe, efficient and competitive operation of American seaports are included in the USD1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriation Act o
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Mercedes fit for Kings

January 21 - January 21 - UK heavy haulage company, Kings Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of seven Euro-5 Mercedes-Benz Actros 6 x 2 tractor units.
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Emerging markets rising

January 20 - January 20 - The potential growth opportunities on offer in emerging markets outweigh the concerns over political and economic instability that affected developing countries in 2013, according to the 2014 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.
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BBC opens in France

January 16 - January 16 - Global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, BBC Chartering, has launched its new representative office in Rouen, France.
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New appointments at Port Canaveral

January 16 - January 16 - Canaveral Port Authority has hired two veteran port executives - Alberto Cabrera and George Arocha - to help expand cargo business development and terminal operations at Port Canaveral.
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Hacklin strengthens position

January 16 - January 16 - Finnish freight forwarding company Oy Hacklin Logistics Ltd is strengthening its position in the market, with the opening of a new business unit - Hacklin East - which became operational on January 1, 2014.
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Entrec names Stevens

January 16 - January 16 - Provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services, Entrec Corporation has appointed John Stevens, who previously served as president and chief operating officer, as its new president and ceo.
Views: 839
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SDV acquires EDT

January 14 - January 14 - SDV, a subsidiary of the Bollor
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Stoltenberg joins Deutsche Bank

January 14 - January 14 - Klaus Stoltenberg is to join the Deutsche Bank as its new global head of shipping on April 15, 2014.
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Governor announces funding at JAXPORT

January 14 - January 14 - Florida Governor, Rick Scott has visited Jacksonville Port Authority's (JAXPORT) Blount Island Marine Terminal to announce plans for a historic USD8.8 billion of funding for transportation improvements.
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GAC Australia signs contract with MOL

January 14 - January 14 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has awarded an exclusive three-year contract to GAC Australia, part of the GAC Group, to serve its vessels and port calls across Australia.
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January 13 - January 13 - Nils Wolf has stepped down as senior vice president of Kuehne + Nagel's global project division, and Leif Arne Str
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Moore Stephens is upbeat on 2015

January 13 - January 13 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens believes that the shipping industry's fortunes should be noticeably improved by 2015 if it maintains the recovery which got under way last year.
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The Friday Flyer - January 10th 2014

January 10 - Could a dispute between client and builder push back the completion of lock upgrading on the Panama Canal past the planned competition date of October 21, 2014 into 2015?
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Hellmann appoints Freese

January 9 - January 9 - Global logistics provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jochen Freese as its first chief commercial officer - a newly created position within the company.
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Liberum recommends Air Partner

January 8 - January 8 -UK headquartered charter broker Air Partner has overcome cyclical and structural challenges and is in a strong position to return to profitable growth, says investment consultant Liberum Capital.
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NSL names MD

January 8 - January 8 - NSL has tasked its new managing director, Duncan Bonner, with worldwide growth and development of the Aberdeen-based specialist safety and lifting training company.
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First for the King Abdullah port

January 8 - January 8 - Almajdouie Logistics together with its sister company Rabigh Petrochemical Logistics (RPL) has handled the first export shipment of petrochemical products through the King Abdullah port in Saudi Arabia for PetroRabigh.
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GE Oil & Gas opens in Brazil

January 8 - January 8 - GE Oil & Gas has opened a new 54,813 sq m logistics base in Niteroi in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to serve the Brazilian oil and gas sector.
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Greencarrier expands in Scandinavia

January 8 - January 8 - Greencarrier Shipping & Logistics has opened a new office in Stavanger, Norway and appointed Georg Skivik Moltu as its new director of global energy and project solutions.
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MINTs - stars of the future

January 6 - January 6 - Jim O'Neill, former chief economist and head of asset management at Goldman Sachs and recognised inventor of the 'BRIC' acronym, has taken to looking at the next four frontier economies that over the next 10 years could develop into global sta
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Steely move for Transpo

January 6 - January 6 - Transpo Logistics has handled the shipment of a steel fabricating mill from the Port of Laem Chabang in Thailand to Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 1492
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UTC opens in Mexico City

January 3 - January 3 - Texas, USA based project forwarder UTC Overseas Inc., has established a new office in Mexico.
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Easy appointment for Melbourne

January 2 - January 2 - The Port of Melbourne, Australia has appointed Nick Easy its new ceo; he takes on the responsibility of overseeing the development of the gateway, including its USD1.42 billion expansion project.
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