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Business News from July 2017

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CES claims heavy-duty reachstacker first

July 31 - July 31 - During an event at its factory near Verona, Italy, Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES) presented its new heavy-duty reachstacker, the VRS-K, which boasts a lifting capacity of 150 tonnes.
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Long Beach appoints to board

July 28 - July 28 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Lou Anne Bynum as president and Tracy Egoscue as vice president of the board of harbor commissioners, while Lori Ann Guzmán has been named secretary of the board.
Views: 1343
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Subsea 7 sees market improvement

July 27 - July 27 - Subsea 7's renewables and heavy lifting business unit saw increased offshore activity in the second quarter of 2017, following its acquisition of Seaway Heavy Lifting.
Views: 1487
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Container profitability on the horizon

July 27 - July 27 - Container lines could see a 12-month cumulative profit of up to USD5 billion this year, as the "super-cycle" of carrier consolidation has changed the playing field and left shippers with less choice, says Drewry.
Views: 1599
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Ironshore insures BRI's project cargo

July 27 - July 27 - Pembroke Managing Agency, part of the international insurance company Ironshore, has launched a project cargo consortium on Lloyd's China related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 1561
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Harren & Partner strikes SAL deal

July 26 - July 26 - Ten years after it first took a stake in the shipping company, and six years after it took complete control, Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisa ("K" Line) has sold SAL Heavy Lift to the Bremen, Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner.
Views: 2475
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First Sapphire shipment arrives at Newcastle

July 25 - July 25 - The Port of Newcastle has welcomed the first shipment of wind turbine components bound for the Sapphire Wind Farm, which it claims will be the largest wind turbines to be imported into Australia.
Views: 1347
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Antwerp invests in Açu

July 24 - July 24 - The Port of Antwerp, through its subsidiary Port of Antwerp International (PAI), will invest USD10 million in the Port of Açu, a privately owned port complex in São João da Barra, Brazil.
Views: 1381
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Stena ups North Sea capacity

July 21 - July 21 - Stena Line will replace the vessels operating on its Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Harwich, UK service with larger ro-ro ships in response to demands for increased freight capacity.
Views: 1579
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Joumblat in at Long Beach

July 20 - July 20 - Sam Joumblat has been appointed as managing director of finance and administration at the Port of Long Beach, effective August 7.
Views: 1642
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McCain targets Jones Act again

July 19 - July 19 - For the second time in less than two years, US senator John McCain has introduced legislation that would revise the Jones Act, which requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carried on US-built, owned and operated ships.
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Bolloré supports African mine

July 17 - July 17 - Antrak Logistics has consigned 147 tons (149.4 tonnes) of airfreight, 1,375 teu and 9,750 tons (9906.5 tonnes) of project cargo for the Houndé Gold mine project, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Canadian Endeavour Mining Group.
Views: 1588
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Antonov Airlines appoints Flywell

July 17 - July 17 - Antonov Airlines has appointed New Delhi-headquartered Flywell Aviation as its general sales agent (GSA) in India.
Views: 1461
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Tidewater gets court approval

July 17 - July 17 - The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has confirmed the Second Amended Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for Tidewater, the US provider of larger offshore service vessels to the global energy industry,
Views: 1298
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Nilsson named managing director

July 14 - July 14 - Creseada International, has named Jonas Nilsson managing director, replacing Mike Ayinde, who started the organisation 32 years ago.
Views: 1534
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Van der Linden in SkyTeam

July 14 - July 14 - SkyTeam Cargo, a global airline alliance, has appointed Nico Van der Linden as vice president of cargo alliance.
Views: 1408
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Japanese provide ONE details

July 14 - July 14 - Even though some jurisdictions have yet to approve the merger, Japan's three large container lines have set out details of their new Ocean Network Express (ONE) organisation.
Views: 1877
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Kuijpers in at Broekman

July 13 - July 13 - Broekman Logistics has appointed Ron Kuijpers as director of business development, warehousing and distribution.
Views: 1151
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Trail King adds to the team

July 12 - July 12 - Trail King Industries has appointed Ryan Smith as district sales manager and Lee Anderson as vice president of human resources, safety and environmental.
Views: 935
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Daseke adds Steelman companies

July 7 - July 7 - Texas, USA-based Daseke has added the Steelman Companies to the Daseke group of companies.
Views: 1187
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Virgin on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Ryan Ellis as head of global accounts and Ray Wood as regional sales manager for the UK.
Views: 1552
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Dancing with lions and dragons

July 3 - July 3 - Providers of project logistics services will be interested to read that over the past two decades, China has become Africa's most important economic partner according to a report from McKinsey & Company.
Views: 1885
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Hovago strengthens management

July 3 - July 3 - Mobile crane rental company, Hovago Cranes has appointed Marcel Riemslag as general manager, and Robert Hermans as international sales manager.
Views: 1179

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