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Business News from April 2015

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World's largest lock begins to fill

April 30 - April 30 - The pumps have been switched on at the Deurganck dock lock, Port of Antwerp, and 1.5 million cu m of water is filling what will be the world's largest lock upon its completion in 2016.
Views: 650
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Swiss first for Terex

April 28 - April 28 - Crane service and heavy transport provider Welti-Furrer has taken delivery of the first two Terex Explorer 5800 cranes to be delivered to Switzerland.
Views: 879
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Spliethoff targets Iberian Peninsula

April 28 - April 28 - Spliethoff has opened two new offices in Bilbao and Barcelona to meet the increasing demand for breakbulk and project cargo shipments out of Spain and Portugal.
Views: 868
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Crook resigns from DHL

April 27 - April 27 - With immediate effect, Roger Crook has resigned as a member of the management board of Deutsche Post DHL Group and ceo of Global Forwarding, Freight.
Views: 1084
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Able expands development team

April 27 - April 27 - Able UK has appointed Chris Mackinlay as its new group marketing and development executive, and Debbie Fell as the property and development team's administrator.
Views: 710
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UTi names area leaders

April 23 - April 23 - UTi Worldwide Inc has appointed new leaders for two of its 16 freight forwarding area teams.
Views: 773
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Pasha's Horizon deal cleared

April 23 - April 23 - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared The Pasha Group's acquisition of the Hawaii trade-lane business of Horizon Lines, Inc. (Horizon).
Views: 459
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Steady start for Panalpina

April 23 - April 23 - Swiss forwarder and logistics services provider Panalpina had a steady to start to 2015, reporting a consolidated profit of CHF19.6 million (USD20.31 million) in the first quarter of the year, up 10 percent over 2014.
Views: 753
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Eineder adds Terex capacity

April 23 - April 23 - Ingolstadt, Germany-based Eineder Autodienst has added a new Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 668
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Two new for C.H. Robinson

April 20 - April 20 - C.H. Robinson has opened new global forwarding offices in Antwerp and Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 488
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Able appoints projects manager

April 20 - April 20 - Able UK has appointed Neil Jarvis as a special projects manager to work on the company's developments in both the North East and the Humber.
Views: 628
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Pan Ocean in new debt for equity swap

April 20 - April 20 - Pan Ocean has revealed intentions to issue a new round of shares within its debt for equity swaps with creditors.
Views: 666
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Manitowoc success in Sany lawsuit

April 17 - April 17 - The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a favourable final determination in the patent infringement and trade secrets case filed by Manitowoc Cranes against Sany Heavy Industries and Sany America.
Views: 1046
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New NYK president takes office

April 17 - April 17 - Tadaaki Naito has been appointed as the new president of Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), effective yesterday, April 16.
Views: 734
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AAPA hails bipartisan trade legislation

April 17 - April 17 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015).
Views: 738
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AV Dawson inks new yard deal

April 17 - April 17 - UK-based multimodal supply chain specialist AV Dawson has signed a strategic deal with Network Rail to take control of its neighbouring Middlesbrough goods yard.
Views: 607
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Hansa Meyer Global restructures sales

April 14 - April 14 - The Bremen-based Hansa Meyer Global group of companies has recently recruited Monika Beckfeld from Bertling to concentrate on finding new customers among EPCs and companies active in the oil and gas sector.
Views: 735
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New agent for new line

April 13 - April 13 - United Heavy Lift has appointed Lexicon Overseas as an exclusive agent for the newly formed shipping company in India.
Views: 848
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Hamilton welcomes first vessel of year

April 13 - April 13 - The vessel Pacific Huron, carrying a load of steel coils from Spain and Italy, has arrived at the Port of Hamilton's Federal Marine Terminals facility, marking the beginning of the Canadian gateway's 2015 shipping season.
Views: 728
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Braemar in board reshuffle

April 9 - April 9 - Braemar Shipping Services is making a number of changes to its board of directors, all of which become effective after the company's AGM on June 24, 2015.
Views: 612
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Lloyd Fonds falls at first hurdle

April 7 - April 7 - Lloyd Fonds' plans to inject 11 single shipowning entities through a non-cash equity offer in which limited partners would receive shares in the company have initially been unsuccessful.
Views: 510
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ABP gets new shareholder

April 2 - April 2 - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) for about GBP1.6 billion (USD2.4 billion), and may acquire a further 3.33 percent, depending on pre-exempt
Views: 739
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Swire Tasmania deal falls through

April 1 - April 1 - A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the Tasmanian government and Swire Shipping has expired, due to the economic case for a direct international service linking Tasmania to global markets no longer being sustainable.
Views: 684
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Shipping confidence slides again

April 1 - April 1 - Overall confidence in the shipping industry fell to its lowest level for two and a half years during the three months up to February 2015, according to Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey.
Views: 550

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