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Latin America News from October 2018

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Rotterdam invests in Pecém

October 26 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed an investment agreement with the port of Pecém in Brazil that will see the European port invest approximately EUR75 million (USD85 million) in Pecém’s port complex.
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Chipolbrok delivers a dozen

October 24 - Chipolbrok has transported a dozen brand new motor yachts from Florida, USA and Golfito, Costa Rica to the Mexican ports of La Paz and Ensenada, as well as Yokohama in Japan on its heavy lift vessel, Władysław Orkan.
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AAPA names new officers

October 23 - William D. Friedman, president and ceo of the port of Cleveland, has succeeded Steve Cernak as chairman of the board for the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). 
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Houston, we have a problem: Wood wasps

October 22 - C Logistics Solutions (CLS) has supported the delivery of equipment to a chemical plant in Houston after the US authorities found the packing to be contaminated with wood wasps and ordered the cargoes to be reloaded and the vessel ejected from the port.
Views: 3956
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for DHL

October 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 38-ton (34.5-tonne) crankshaft from Mexico to India on its Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.
Views: 4133
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GAC opens in Panama

October 16 - GAC has opened an office in Panama to provide a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.
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Port crane set to come crashing down

October 12 - Later this month, the USA-based heavy lift and engineered transport company, Global Rigging and Transport (GRT) is set to use unconventional methods to remove a heavily corroded ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 4032
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ALE bridges the gap

October 4 - ALE is installing 538 concrete girders, weighing 230 tonnes each, over the San Martin railway in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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TGP acquires Natco Germany

October 2 - UK-based Trans Global Projects (TGP) has acquired Germany’s Natco GmbH, effective October 1, 2018.
Views: 4424
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BDP expands in South America

October 2 - BDP International is expanding its presence in South America with the opening of an office in Montevideo, the company’s first location in Uruguay. 
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