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North America News from April 2009

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MACS clarifies Alphaliner story

April 29 - April 29 - Following a report by AXS Alphaliner that MACS has removed two ships from its Europe-South Africa multi-purpose and breakbulk service, a spokesman for MACS has moved to reassure customers that there will be little impact on the frequency or spa
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Albany upgrades

April 28 - April 28 - HLPFI understands that the Port of Albany in the USA is about to begin a multi-million dollar construction project to replace a large portion of its old wooden wharf system.
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Freeport golf tournament tees-up dollars for children's charity

April 28 - April 28 - Port Freeport has raised almost 15,000 dollars for Brazoria County Association for Citizens with Handicaps (BACHS), a charitable organisation which provides care and treatment for disabled children and their families.
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WWPC members join forces to move giant modules

April 17 - April 17 - LS Cargo Logistics GmbH from Germany and Albacor Shipping Inc of Canada, both members of the World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC), arranged the road transport of nine convection units each about 12 m long, 7.40 m wide and up to 5 m high, each w
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Additional Goldhofer axle lines for Berard

April 17 - April 17 - Berard Transportation Inc of Louisiana has invested in a further 20 Goldhofer axle lines with two power packs of type PST/ES-E in an effort to reinforce its leading market position in the US heavy-load sector.
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Survey highlights worries over trade protectionism

April 16 - April 16 - A new survey conducted by conducted by BDP's Centrx supply chain consulting unit; Adler Research of Bethlehem, USA; King's Road Consulting, USA; and Rubicon Consulting Pte Ltd, Singapore, indicates that 84 percent of manufacturers' supply chain
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Rail is the answer for SRT

April 13 - April 13 - The services of Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) were recently required by two clients, one wishing to transport a rotary dryer from USA to Canada and the other requiring two 14' storage vessels weighing a total of 563 tonnes lbs to be taken to
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Atlantic Street Capital Acquires EZE Trucking

April 9 - April 9 - Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle-market special situation and deep value investments, has acquired EZE Trucking, a leading provider of specialist logistics services for the infrastructure market.
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Linde walks like an Egyptian at Legoland Windsor

April 9 - April 9 - Thousands of years after the ancient Egyptians took two decades, thousands of man hours and brute force to build the Great Pyramid at Giza, logistics planners turned to more modern equipment when an Egyptian Pharaoh was required to stand guard a
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MarineLink appoints Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada

April 7 - April 7 - MarineLink has announced the appointment of Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada as its non-exclusive agent to market and sell transportation services related to the former's vessel, MarineLink Explorer, as well as the tugs and barges in the MarineLink fle
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Dockwise gets its sub

April 3 - April 3 - According to reports in Canada's national press, HMCS Chicoutimi, one of the Canadian military's four submarines, is due to arrive in Victoria, BC, in about 30 days from Halifax aboard one of Dockwise USA's heavy lift ships. The value of the con
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Vestas blows with Kalmar

April 1 - April 1 - Cargotec's Kalmar business unit has been awarded a contract to provide eight lifting and handling machines for Vestas Towers A/S' new production facility in Pueblo, Colorado, USA. The equipment will be delivered during April 2009.
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