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BNSF to invest USD5 billion

March 17 - BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has revealed a USD5 billion capital commitment plan for 2014, up USD1 billion over its 2013 capital spend.

BNSF will spend USD2.3 billion on its core network and related assets; USD1.6 billion will be invested on locomotives, freight cars and other equipment acquisitions. In addition USD900 million as been earmarked for terminal, line and intermodal expansion and efficiency projects.
According to BNSF, its expansion will focus on line capacity improvements to accommodate growth in agricultural products, intermodal, automotive, and industrial products volumes.

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Still time to enter ESTA Awards 

January 17 - The deadline to enter the 2020 ESTA Awards of Excellence, which will be held on the evening of April 23 at the Postillion Hotel Amsterdam in the Netherlands, has been extended to January 25, 2020. 
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Wijnne Barends opts for LNG newbuilds 

January 17 - Wijnne Barends, based in the Netherlands, has placed an order with China’s WuHu Shipyard for four shortsea cargo ships featuring LNG propulsion and battery storage systems.
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Methanex hat trick for Mammoet

January 17 - Methanex has awarded the levee crossing and heavy haul scope of work for the construction of its Geismar 3 methanol plant in Louisiana, USA to Mammoet.
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Charter rates fall in January 

January 17 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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