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North America News from October 2009

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UTC Overseas opens for business in Australia

October 27 - October 27 - Secaucus-based, UTC Overseas Inc has established a new office in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia, headed by newly appointed country manager, Hagen W. Pusch.
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Flinter returns boats

October 26 - October 26 - Flinter has completed the round trip carriage of some Dutch flat-bottomed daggerboard yachts.
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Donjon Marine digs archaeology

October 26 - October 26 - Well known for its heavy lift services, Donjon Marine has been awarded two separate contracts for salvage work on archaeological sites in Texas and New York.
Views: 620
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TBS heads for Ireland

October 21 - October 21 - The decision by TBS International to move its corporate domicile from Bermuda to Ireland appears to be the result of US tax change proposals.
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WWPC members unite for transatlantic shipment

October 17 - October 17 - Albacor Shipping Inc, USA, through its joint venture with the Midship Group, has handled the shipment of a hydraulic forging machine from Bremen to the US in cooperation with LS-International Cargo.
Views: 486
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Maersk wants over-dimensional cargoes

October 16 - October 16 - In a sign of its commitment to gaining a greater share of the breakbulk and out-of-gauge cargo market, Maersk has announced that it is purchasing more than 10,000 new flat-rack and open-top containers, increasing the size of its fleet of such
Views: 458
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UK freight forwarders alerted about US sanctions against Iran

October 13 - October 13 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org - is urging its membership which includes most of the UK's freight forwarding companies to be aware that new sanctions being taken by the United States against Iran may make
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WWL boosts China Express Service

October 13 - October 13 - Sailings on China Express, WWL's dedicated Japan-Korea-China ro-ro (PCTC) service, have been upped to three sailings a month because of a resurgence in trade between the three countries in vehicles, rolling equipment and non-containerised car
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Projects group strengthens supply chain networks

October 13 - October 13 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) is getting a positive response from supply chain service providers to an initiative to expand membership categories.
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DSV drops interim name to return to old identity

October 12 - October 12 - Just 13 months after the corporate merger of DSV Air & Sea and ABX Logistics Air & Sea, described at the time by mangers as "the perfect match", the expanded company will now officially be known, with immediate effect, as DSV Air & Sea GmbH.
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Canadian truckers buy heavy lift haulage specialist

October 6 - October 6 - Challenger Motor Freight, of Cambridge, Ontario and has acquired most of the assets of Sandrock Specialized Carriers, a special commodities carrier focusing on transporting heavy equipment and over-dimensional freight, established ten years ag
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New president for FIATA

October 6 - October 6 - Jean-Claude Delen from Belgium has been elected President of FIATA - the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations - for a term of office of two years.
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Conference focuses on heavy lift airships

October 5 - October 5 - Heavy lift cargo airships are the focus of the fifth annual Airships to the Arctic conference, to be held this week in Calgary.
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