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Erickson expands with Air Amazonia

July 23 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has signed a definitive purchase agreement for Brazil based Air Amazonia Servi

Air Amazonia is the aviation services division of HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A. (HRT), and the deal includes a fleet of six aircraft and ground facilities. Erickson Air-Crane expects the deal to close in the third quarter of 2013.
"This is a significant step in our strategy of continuing our expansion into the South American oil and gas market," said Udo Rieder, chief executive officer of Erickson Air-Crane.
Erickson will pay USD23 million for the Air Amazonia business, and a further USD3 million within twelve months dependent on certain performance milestones.
In conjunction with the acquisition, Erickson will enter into a five-year aerial services contract with HRT to provide rotary-wing aircraft services to support its oil and gas activities in the Solimoes, Brazil region.

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Winners revealed at Heavy Lift Awards

October 16 - Almost 400 guests gathered at the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards ceremony last night at the Hilton Old Town hotel in Antwerp to celebrate the achievements of the heavy lift, specialised transport and project logistics sector.
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Marguisa teams up with NileDutch

October 16 - Marguisa has signed an agreement with NileDutch that will see the company’s Calabar service expanded with additional port calls in the Republic of the Congo and São Tomé and Príncipe.
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DSV warns of cuts at Panalpina

October 15 - Corporate functions and positions at Panalpina may be cut or relocated to DSV’s headquarters in Denmark, as the companies continue with the integration process.
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