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Business News from June 2015

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New Empros service sets off

June 30 - June 30 - Empros Lines has launched a new monthly breakbulk liner service from Antwerp to the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 977
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Atlas Air adds to fleet

June 29 - June 29 - Atlas Air Worldwide is making various fleet update initiatives in response to market demand and customer requirements.
Views: 616
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Fleet Line wins Empros

June 26 - June 26 - Fleet Line has been appointed as agent for Empros Lines in the Middle East.
Views: 1038
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Sarens Group and Sinotrans in joint venture

June 26 - June 26 - The Sarens Group and Sinotrans Heavy-lift Logistics have created a joint-venture company to provide Chinese customers with solutions for their heavy lifting and engineered transportation needs.
Views: 1163
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IbisTek Crowley urges Ghana to realise full potential thumbnail image

IbisTek Crowley urges Ghana to realise full potential

June 22 - June 22 - IbisTek Crowley - a joint venture between Crowley Maritime Corp. and IbisTek - has led a seminar in Ghana, geared towards equipping participants with logistics solutions in the African region's energy and civil infrastructure sectors.
Views: 704
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Blue Water gets new Partner

June 22 - June 22 - Blue Water Shipping has acquired Norwegian transport company Partner Solution.
Views: 757
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Micco invests in Abu Dhabi

June 22 - June 22 - Abu Dhabi Ports has signed an agreement with Al Mazroui International Cargo Company (Micco) to establish a new logistics business centre at the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).
Views: 561
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Airships now on sale

June 18 - June 18 - Hybrid Enterprises LLC, acting on behalf of Lockheed Martin, has announced it will be taking orders for Hybrid Airships with deliveries planned as early as 2018.
Views: 313
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Airships now on sale

June 18 - June 16 - Hybrid Enterprises LLC, acting on behalf of Lockheed Martin, has announced it will be taking orders for Hybrid Airships with deliveries planned as early as 2018.
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EMS cries foul in Albania

June 18 - June 18 - The EMS-Fehn-Group, which operates the EMS APO terminal in Albania's port of Durres is calling this week's occupation of the terminal by staff members of rival stevedoring companies an "illegal occupation".
Views: 937
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Orient Project Shipping wins United Heavy Lift

June 17 - June 17 - Orient Project Shipping has announced that it will be the exclusive commercial agent of United Heavy Lift (UHL) for the countries of the ASEAN group, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1046
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Harim nears Pan Ocean takeover

June 17 - June 17 - South Korean poultry processor Harim Corp is set to complete its purchase of Pan Ocean after creditors and shareholders approved a rescue plan for the country's biggest bulk carrier.
Views: 641
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Manitowoc delivers to Merkel

June 12 - June 12 - Merkel Autokrane has purchased a new Grove GMK5250L all-terrain crane from Manitowoc.
Views: 574
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New chairman at FPS

June 12 - June 12 - Famous Pacific Shipping Group (FPS) has appointed Sam Aparo as the new chairman of its advisory board.
Views: 804
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Teesport makes quay investment

June 10 - June 10 - Teesport has completed a GBP22 million (USD34.1 million) investment project, which included the reconstruction of 305 m of quay to enhance and expand the port's handling facilities.
Views: 630
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Manitowoc offers new dimension

June 10 - June 10 - All Manitowoc customers can now enjoy free access to www.3DLiftPlan.com, as the result of a new partnership between Manitowoc Cranes and A1A Software.
Views: 593
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Talbert promotes Geisler

June 9 - June 9 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Troy Geisler as its vice president of sales and marketing.
Views: 534
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Siginon sees promise in Kenyan project market

June 8 - June 8 - The growing East African economy has drawn interest from various multinational companies keen on taking a piece of the infrastructure development pie, says Kenya's Siginon Global Logistics.
Views: 807
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Liebherr sees slight drop in turnover

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr Group posted a total turnover of EUR8.823 billion (USD9.826 billion) in 2014, which is 1.6 percent below the amount achieved in 2013.
Views: 1148
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ABP extends Humber cooperation with RMS

June 8 - June 8 - Associated British Ports (ABP) and RMS Group have signed a new 15-year agreement, which will see the two companies work together to develop and grow the role of the Humber estuary in the UK economy.
Views: 629
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ACE promotes Williamson

June 5 - June 5 - International insurance company ACE Group has appointed Andrew Williamson as its new executive vice president, global marine for ACE Overseas General (AOG), effective July 1.
Views: 892
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Johnson completes diamond overhaul

June 5 - June 5 - South Africa's Johnson Crane Hire has safely removed and replaced a number of heavy components on board Debmarine Namibia's offshore diamond mining vessel, !Gariep.
Views: 972
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Milwaukee appoints Vornholt

June 5 - June 5 - Paul Vornholt has been appointed municipal port director at the Port of Milwaukee, having served as acting port director for the past two-and-a-half years.
Views: 476
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Bimco takes on Shipping KPI System

June 4 - June 4 - Bimco has taken ownership of a Shipping KPI System that allows shipowners and managers to compare their ships' efficiency against the performance of the industry and sector averages.
Views: 776
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South African first for Blue Water

June 4 - June 4 - Blue Water Shipping has begun the transport of a thruster for a drilling rig from Schiedam, the Netherlands to South Africa - the first in a series of project moves to the country.
Views: 788
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New officers for SC&R Foundation

June 3 - June 3 - The SC&R Foundation has appointed Stephanie Bragg of Bragg Companies as president of the board for a two-year term.
Views: 850
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Long Beach budget approved

June 3 - June 3 - The Long Beach Board of Harbor (sic.) Commissioners has approved a USD829 million budget for the harbour department's next fiscal year, including USD555 million for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach.
Views: 697
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Hull offshore wind development on track

June 2 - June 2 - A Siemens development to construct an offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and installation facility on the UK Port of Hull's Alexandra Dock is making good progress, with marine piling and demolition now complete.
Views: 650
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Greencarrier bolsters management

June 2 - June 2 - Greencarrier Freight Services has appointed Mikael Forsber as its new chief commercial officer, and promoted Jarmo Halonen to group director, road freight.
Views: 587
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UTC urges renewal of US Ex-Im Bank

June 2 - June 2 - UTC Overseas is pushing for the Congressional renewal of the 81-year-old U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) before it expires on July 1, 2015.
Views: 917
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Rickmers to become stock corporation

June 1 - June 1 - Rickmers Holding, parent company of the Rickmers Group, is to become a stock corporation, with the new corporate form expected to take place by the end of June.
Views: 737

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