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Hovertrans Solutions to debut hoverbarge next month

April 30 - April 30 - Hovertrans Solutions, a newly-created designer and manufacturer of hoverbarges for heavy lift operations in difficult terrain in the global oil and gas, and specialist transportation industries, is to make its debut at the Offshore Technology C
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Port of Everett installs rail loading ramp

April 29 - April 29 - In the USA, the Port of Everett has built a new 70-tonne capaicty rail loading ramp to assist with the loading and unloading of wheeled cargo, such as military tanks, farming and mining equipment, onto and off rail cars.
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Netfrate shaves 1,700 km off Siberian delivery

April 29 - April 29 - US-owned freight forwarder Netfrate has organised the trucking, packaging, survey and ocean transport of an MD Explorer helicopter from the Port of Houston to St Petersburg, Russia with on-carriage to Novokuznetsk, Siberia.
Views: 774
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All hands on deck for press movement

April 23 - April 23 - On March 29, our website carried the news of two industrial forging presses moving from Montenegro to Georgia in the USA.
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Quality for WWPC

April 23 - April 23 - Quality Freight Corp has joined the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) as its exclusive member for Panama.
Views: 876
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Chapman Freeborn issues volcano backlog traffic update

April 20 - April 20 - Air charter and aviation support company Chapman Freeborn has seen an "eruption in demand" for charters since the end of last week - including key routes to and from the Middle East, North America and worldwide, says the company.
Views: 713
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Combi-Lift finds encouragement in Brazil

April 19 - April 19 - A flood of investment in the Brazilian energy sector has German heavylift carrier, Combi-Lift, eyeing long-term charter contracts for up to two of its Combi Dock I, II, III and IV, semi-submersible heavily vessels, writes Rainbow Nelson.
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Shipping confidence hits fifteen-month high

April 9 - April 9 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry have risen to their highest levels for fifteen months, according to the latest Shipping Confidence survey by Moore Stephens.
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Expansion by Primax

April 8 - April 8 - Brazilian project forwarder, Primax Transportes Pesados, is set to continue its expansion throughout Latin America with the opening of offices in Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela this year, reports Rainbow Nelson from the Intermodal exhibition in
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Intermarine revises bunker surcharges

April 8 - April 8 - Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express, has advised that the carriers will revise the bunker surcharges on all their services to/from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean with effective of Ma
Views: 397
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Latest Wagenborg vessel launched

April 6 - April 6 - Arubaborg, which is being built for Royal Wagenborg by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, has been launched with delivery expected in mid-June this year.
Views: 672
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Isakson, Chambliss Seek Funds for Savannah Harbor Expansion

April 6 - April 6 - US Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss are seeking USD105 million in federal funds to continue the deepening of Savannah Harbour to help ensure that the port is able to accommodate larger cargo carriers.
Views: 1087
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Thyke Logistics is open for business

April 6 - April 6 - Thyke Logistics is a relatively new name in the Turkish freight business, but is already providing full logistics services to customers and partners.
Views: 880
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Seaports of Niedersachsen are nuts about Brazil

April 2 - April 2 - The Seaports of Niedersachsen has identified significant opportunities in Brazil and will being exhibiting at South America's largest logistics trade fair - Intermodal South America in Sao Paulo.
Views: 764
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Daily Express wins top GE Energy safety award

April 1 - April 1 - Daily Express, one of the USA's leading oversize load and wind energy trucking companies, has received the 2009 General Electric Energy Environmental Health and Safety Award (EHS) for achieving the highest safety results in the industry in an en
Views: 601
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Washington shift could benefit heavy lift operators

April 1 - April 1 - Heavy lift operators servicing the oil and gas industries may be able to benefit from a loosening of restrictions on US domestic offshore drilling for oil signalled by President Obama in a recently announced bill to tackle climate change.
Views: 937
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CG/LA names top 100 infrastructure projects

April 1 - April 1 - Washington-based CG/LA Infrastructure has released a listing of the top 100 global strategic infrastructure projects for 2010, totalling nearly USD550 billion.
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