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Latin America News from October 2012

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Cargotec lands South American order

October 29 - October 29 - Cargotec has won contracts to supply four new Kalmar reach stackers to the Port of Buenos Aires in Argentina - the latest in a series of orders this year for major customers in South America.
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The Friday Flyer

October 26 - October 26 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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Megatranz offers big lift capacity

October 25 - October 25 - Brazil based heavy lift and oversized transportation specialist Megatranz has acquired a Scheuerle modular beam STB-1,000 transporter.
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SC Line extends along South American coast

October 24 - October 24 - Adding the 7,900 dwt vessel Monza Express to its fleet will enable ro/ro carrier SC Line to extend its Southtruck route from its hub in Cartagena, Colombia to the ports of Santos, Brazil and Zarate, Argentina.
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ITIC notes that persistence pays

October 23 - October 23 - International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says persistence can pay off for shipping intermediaries looking to pursue legitimate claims in today's difficult financial climate. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC recounts th
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The Friday Flyer

October 19 - October 19 - As another working week draws to a close, HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team, drops into your in-box.
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Gamma joins PCN

October 18 - October 18 - Gamma Cargo of Lima, Peru has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the second heavy lift and project cargo representative of the organisation in the South American country.With over 20 years' experience in the industry, Gamma cargo emplo
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Barcelona trade mission to visit Brazil

October 18 - October 18 - The Port of Barcelona, in collaboration with the city's Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation, is toconduct a trade mission to Brazil between 4 and 8 November 2012.
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Heavyweight appoints in Argentina

October 16 - October 16 - Air cargo services provider Heavyweight Air Express has named industry veteran Ronnie Quinn as its new manager in Argentina. Following a successful start-up in both Brazil and Chile, the international group said it views Argentina as an essen
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Not all doom and gloom say project owners

October 15 - October 15 - Speaking in a conference session on the second day of the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston last week, representatives of five large EPC companies were upbeat on prospects for the project cargo industry, outlining that it was "not all gloom
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The Friday Flyer

October 12 - October 12 - With HLPFI staff returning from the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and Houston's Breakbulk America event, it's all hands now back on deck at the office. Tales of joint ventures, takeovers and mergers throughout the industry have dominated this we
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Clipper Projects invests in Brazil

October 12 - October 12 - In Brazil, Tropical Comercial Maritima, which has been operating as a commercial office for Clipper Lines since 1990, has changed its name to Clipper Projects Brasil Transportes Mar
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Cardinal Maritime restructures ownership

October 10 - October 10 - Manchester, UK-based freight logistics provider, Cardinal Maritime Group, has completed a deal with founder Brian Hay that has delivered control of the business to the management team.
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Erickson Air-Crane buys back chopper

October 8 - October 8 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, has bought back the Sun Bird Aircraft and associated spare parts inventory and accessories from San Die
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The Friday Flyer

October 5 - October 5 - With three members of HLPFI staff at the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and two others heading to Houston for next week's Breakbulk America's event, it's been a little like the Marie Celeste in our head office this week.The news that Turkey, a key
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Artworks fly with IAG Cargo

October 5 - October 5 - IAG Cargo, the single business unit of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has transported 50 oil paintings belonging to the Fundaci
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WWL adds monthly to Chile

October 1 - October 1 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Antofagasta, Chile, to its ocean service route along South America's West Coast, offering a monthly call in addition to its current service to the ports of Guayaquil, Ecuador and Callao, Peru.
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ALS takes exhibits to final home

October 1 - October 1 - Abnormal Load Services (International) Limited (ALS) has project managed the latest phase of Angela Palmer's Ghost Forest Project, handling the logistics involved in moving the exhibits from the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, UK to the National
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