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Latin growth for Hansa

June 30 - June 30 - HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Platetrade SA to support its Sao Paulo/Brazil office as part of the ongoing development of its agency network.
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TT Club warns on cyber-crime

June 27 - June 27 - TT Club's Mike Yarwood has warned that as invasive cyber-technology becomes more widely available, a greater risk to legitimate trade is emerging, exposing operators in the supply chain to economic and commercial damage.
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Capital projects and contracts - June 27th 2014

June 27 - Here is this week's round up of capital projects and contracts. Over the past few days we have seen Alstom reject a takeover from Siemens and Mitsubishi in favour of GE's USD17 billion bid, Technip securing projects on the Danish Continental Shelf, and Le
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Canaveral takes off

June 24 - June 24 - Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with Gulftainer USA to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal.
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Administration for Northover Heavy

June 23 - June 23 - Begbies Traynor, the business rescue and recovery specialist, has been appointed as administrator of Liverpool-based Hunterstrong Engineering Limited, which traded as Northover Heavy Logistics.
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Panalpina appoints Breum

June 23 - June 23 - Panalpina has appointed Karsten Breum as its new chief human resources officer and member of the company's executive board.
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Speter and LSCT merger approved

June 19 - June 19 - The merging of Speter SpA and La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT), which is owned by Contship Italia Group, has been approved by both companies' boards of directors.
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JAXPORT: harbour deepening progress

June 19 - June 19 - The pre-construction, engineering and design (PED) phase of the Jacksonville harbour deepening project has begun.
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TT Club calls for accident prevention

June 18 - June 18 - In a speech given to the Trans Middle East Conference in Qatar, Andrew Kemp, regional director of EMEA for the TT Club, called for operators to do more to minimise the causes of incidents resulting in bodily injury, cargo and property damage at
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Blue Water promotes Nielsen

June 18 - June 18 - Blue Water Shipping has appointed general manager of its branch offices in Odense and Lindoe, Soren Nielsen, as the new director of its general cargo division.
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China sinks P3 Network

June 17 - June 17 - The P3 Network - a global container shipping alliance planned by AP Moller-Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM - is officially dead in the water after the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said that it would rule out allowing the tie-up to go forward.
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ICS concerned by regulatory reform

June 16 - June 16 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - the principal global trade association for shipowners representing over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet - met in Limassol, Cyprus last week for its annual general meeting (AGM).
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Steady year for Liebherr

June 16 - June 16 - During 2013, Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of USD12.12 billion against what it described as a backdrop of moderate international progress.
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Seroka joins LA

June 12 - June 12 - Gene Seroka has been appointed as executive director of the Port of Los Angeles.
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Safety is first concern, says TT Club

June 12 - June 12 - Insurance and risk management services provider for the transport and logistics industry, the TT Club, has called for port operators and cargo handlers to do more to minimise preventable accidents that result in injury, cargo and property damage
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Clarksons extends Irish footprint

June 12 - June 12 - Clarkson Port Services (CPS) - the port and agency division of shipping services group Clarksons - has acquired Belfast based port agent Michael F. Ewings Shipping Ltd (MFE).
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Hamburg hails canal expansion

June 11 - June 11 - The Port of Hamburg has welcomed news that the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament has allocated EUR265 million for the widening of the eastern section of the Kiel Canal.
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Blue skies for Blue Water

June 11 - June 11 - Blue Water Shipping is still experiencing significant growth having opened ten new offices in 2013.
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German owners form shipping pool

June 11 - June 11 - BHS Pool Weser-Ems is a new joint venture founded by shipping companies Briese and Harren & Partner to create a shipping pool for heavy lift vessels.
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Nurminen appoints directors

June 10 - June 10 - Nurminen Logistics has appointed Harri Mustonen as sales director of its railway logistics business unit in Finland, and Maija Dietrich as the company's human resources director and member of the executive board.
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ARRC bags San Pablo

June 9 - June 9 - This month Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) will be adding a new multipurpose vessel - San Pablo - to its fleet, as part of its fleet upgrade and service expansion programme.
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Crane Rental towers above

June 9 - June 9 - Crane Rental Corporation is to take delivery of a Terex Peiner SK-415 electric tower crane, which will be put to work immediately in Florida where two of the company's existing tower cranes are participating in a 12-month-long project.
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US west coast ports negotiate

June 9 - June 9 - With the current contract set to expire on June 30, the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union is negotiating a new contract with US West Coast ports.
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Capital projects and contracts - June 6th 2014

June 6 - Over the past seven days we have seen the International Energy Agency call for more than USD48 trillion of energy investment by 2035 to meet global demand; billions of dollars have been earmarked for infrastructure projects in Queensland and the Australia
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Hill Dickinson ups Asian game

June 6 - June 6 - Hill Dickinson has strengthened its presence in the Asian shipping market by announcing a series of new appointments to its Hong Kong and Singapore offices.
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Liverpool: ACL's UK call for new ships

June 5 - June 5 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has confirmed that the Port of Liverpool will remain as the UK port of call for its new five-strong fleet of the world's largest container/ro-ro ships (CONROs) after a review of potential schedules, market potential
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Mind your T & Cs says specialist insurer

June 3 - June 3 - ITIC, the specialist provider of professional indemnity insurance, has emphasised the need for marine surveyors and other shipping and transport intermediaries to include their terms and conditions in all their business dealings in order to prote
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