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Business News from July 2016

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Vancouver extends Vanport lease

July 28 - July 28 - The Port of Vancouver USA's board of commissioners has approved a lease agreement with its long-term tenant Vanport Trucking at a recent meeting.
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Air Partner names US director

July 27 - July 27 - Air Partner has appointed Seth Rotman as director of business development in the USA.
Views: 852
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Long Beach re-elects Guzmán

July 27 - July 27 - Lori Ann Guzmán has been re-elected president of the board of harbour commissioners that oversee the Port of Long Beach, USA.
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Omni Specialized now in operation

July 27 - July 27 - In the USA, Omni Holdings has announced that its Omni Specialized subsidiary is now in full operation after it acquired the flatbed assets of Tennant Truck Lines.
Views: 808
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GAC expands in Russia

July 26 - July 25 - GAC Russia is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches in Nakhodka and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
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Maersk welcomes US chief

July 25 - July 25 - Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) - the US-flag arm of Maersk Line - has appointed William (Bill) Woodhour as its new president, with effect from July 1.
Views: 774
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Two up at Chi Deh

July 22 - July 22 - Taiwanese crane contractor Chi Deh has added two new Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile cranes to its fleet.
Views: 926
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New chief in at PRPA

July 21 - July 21 - The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has appointed Jeff Theobald as its new ceo.
Views: 667
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Truck manufacturers fined for price fixing

July 21 - July 21 - The European Commission has found truck manufacturers - MAN, Volvo/Renault, Daimler, Iveco and DAF - guilty of breaking EU antitrust rules, by colluding for 14 years on truck pricing and passing on the costs of compliance with stricter emission
Views: 832
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Breakbulk struggles at NWSA

July 20 - July 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) handled 93,975 tonnes of breakbulk cargo in June - a 36 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 949
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Antwerp inks Iranian collaboration

July 19 - July 19 - The Antwerp Port Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding collaboration with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority, which controls the Port of Bandar Abbas in Iran.
Views: 1149
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CS Leasing strengthens management

July 19 - July 19 - Container leasing company CARU Specialized Leasing (CS Leasing) has appointed Makoto Nose to head up operations in Asia, and named Linda Knight as marketing director based in Sydney, Australia.
Views: 1105
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Liebherr makes Argentinian sale

July 18 - July 18 - Argentinian crane rental company Gruas Londres has taken delivery of a 200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1029
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MeeMaken acquires Kenz Figee

July 18 - July 18 - Offshore crane and equipment manufacturer Kenz Figee has been acquired by investment company MeeMaken.
Views: 839
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Hapag-UASC merger agreed

July 18 - July 18 - Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have concluded a business combination agreement (BCA) to merge both companies, subject to the necessary regulatory and contractual approvals.
Views: 1210
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Silk Way orders AN-124

July 15 - July 15 - Ilyushin Finance Company (IFC) says it has signed an agreement with Silk Way Airlines, which will see the Baku, Azerbaijan based airline take delivery of an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 1119
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Roll-Lift adds new agent

July 15 - July 15 - Roll-Lift has appointed Miguel Flórez de la Colina as its representative for clients based in Spain, Portugal and France, and undertaking projects outside of Europe.
Views: 1016
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Bravo orders ten from Lockheed

July 14 - July 14 - Bravo Industries, the Brazilian logistics and defence group, has ordered ten new-generation 'Super Hercules' commercial freighters, which it plans to use to reach the country's 'underserved regions' that lack ground support and critical infrastr
Views: 1083
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Benin port ups lifting capacity

July 14 - July 14 - APM Terminals Cotonou (Coman) has added two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes to its terminal at the Port of Cotonou in Benin.
Views: 1285
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NWSA names two

July 13 - July 13 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has appointed Zachary Thomas to lead its operations service centre (OSC) and promoted Bob Meyer to head up port operations and manage safety.
Views: 844
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GAC wins Pacific Drilling

July 13 - July 13 - Pacific Drilling has appointed GAC North America - Logistics to provide centralised warehousing and distribution services to its two offshore rigs in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 962
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WWPC names Overseas Logistica

July 12 - July 12 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed Overseas Logistica as its exclusive member in Brazil.
Views: 846
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Volga-Dnepr finalises Boeing order

July 12 - July 12 - Volga-Dnepr Group and Boeing have finalised terms for the acquisition of 20 B747-8 freighters, four of which have already been delivered.
Views: 668
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Qatar Airways flying high

July 11 - July 11 - Qatar Airways Cargo has reported a record 2016 fiscal year, growing to the third-largest cargo operator in the word and increasing its freighter destinations to 54.
Views: 1030
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Boskalis to axe ships and staff

July 8 - July 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) is making good on its prediction in March and has announced that it will go ahead with plans to retire ships and make wholesale redundancies across the company.
Views: 911
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LaGrange named on DOT committee

July 8 - July 8 - The US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration has appointed Port of New Orleans president and ceo, Gary LaGrange, to its maritime transportation system national advisory committee.
Views: 725
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Vornholt to stay at Milwaukee

July 8 - July 8 - Paul Vornholt has secured an additional four-year term as director of the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 787
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Thompson breezes into Ainscough

July 6 - July 6 - UK based Ainscough Group division Ainscough Wind Energy Services has appointed Neil Thompson as head of operations.
Views: 599
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Damen on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Silverburn Shipping Group has taken delivery of two Damen Stan Pontoon 8916 ICE vessels.
Views: 1056
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Newton up on the Tyne

July 6 - July 6 - Richard Newton has been appointed commercial director, logistics, for the UK's Port of Tyne, having previously been the port's commercial manager.
Views: 710
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RAPID receives record column

July 5 - July 5 - According to Petronas, the tallest and heaviest propylene fractionator process column for the steam cracker facility has arrived at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project's Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Peng
Views: 1118
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ISS named Neptune Lines agent

July 5 - July 5 - Neptune Lines has appointed Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) as agent for its new Middle East Gulf short sea service in Kuwait, Iraq and Qatar.
Views: 1020
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Allcargo projects head steps down

July 4 - July 4 - Armin D. Kalyaniwalla has stepped down from his role as ceo of Allcargo Logistics' project logistics division after five years.
Views: 914
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Loomis sells to Rhenus

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Alpina has acquired the general cargo business of Sweden's Loomis Group, which includes the individual operating units of Mat Transport, Bonafide Logistic, Via Mat (France) and O.Lisboa Despachos Internacionais.
Views: 767
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Ti report predicts 'further consolidation'

July 1 - July 1 - Transport Intelligence's (Ti) new Global Freight Forwarding 2016 report suggests that while the market is estimated to have contracted by 1.6 percent in 2015, forwarders' revenues were not hit as hard as you might think.
Views: 787
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Northern UK ports join forces

July 1 - July 1 - PD Ports has signed an agreement with other major ports across the north of the UK, forming a collaboration to ensure its unified voice is heard by government to improve freight and transport links across the region.
Views: 759
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Mallory Alexander names Onofrio

July 1 - July 1 - Claudio Onofrio has been appointed vice president of global business development for Mallory Alexander International Logistics.
Views: 949

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