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Fair wind blows for project group members

May 31 - May 31 - A fair wind is blowing for members of the project cargo specialist network, the Project Professionals Group in the wind energy sector.
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SAL goes alone in Houston

May 28 - May 28 - Following the end of its agency agreement with Scan-Trans Houston earlier this month, SAL has joined forces with "K" Line in Houston and will open a new SAL USA office on June 1.
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Corpus Christi strengthens communications

May 28 - May 28 - The Port of Corpus Christi has promoted Patricia Cardenas, formerly marketing and public affairs manager, to lead a newly created Communications Department as director of communications.
Views: 1194
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Helicopter flies with Tuscor Lloyds

May 25 - May 25 - Tuscor Lloyds has completed the export of a helicopter from Europe to Mexico on behalf of a Mexican-based company which has an air chartering operation in North America.
Views: 1011
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Logistics providers eye US wind power show

May 24 - May 24 - The 2010 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Conference in Dallas, Texas, May 23-26, 2010 is proving very interesting for project forwarders and others involved in the logistics of wind farm development.
Views: 1041
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Hovercraft museum comes of age with red plaque

May 21 - May 21 - One of the United Kingdom's most historical and notable transport locations has been recognised by the award of a striking commemorative plaque to a museum in the south of England which now occupies the site.
Views: 1140
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Heavy lift goes on line at St John

May 21 - May 21 - The Saint John Port Authority in Canada has launched a website to provide "one stop shopping for those looking to ship breakbulk and project cargo," says the authority.
Views: 1033
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Chapman Freeborn reacts to Deepwater Horizon spill

May 20 - May 20 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has coordinated a series of aircraft charters to New Orleans, USA, to help tackle the leak from the site of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 878
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Agility refocuses to combat profit decline

May 19 - May 19 - According to chairman Tarek Sultan, Agility will increasingly focus on its Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) division in the face of declining profitability over the course of the next four quarters.
Views: 1498
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Erickson Air-Crane in USD 75 million IPO move

May 18 - May 18 - Heavy-lift helicopter manufacturer and operator Erickson Air-Crane Inc has filed an Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth USD 75 million on the NASDAQ exchange in New York.
Views: 1135
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Corpus Christi enhances wind turbine movements by rail

May 7 - May 7 - US Class-I rail services from the three major rail companies can now be offered at the Port of Corpus Christi to move wind turbine components following last week's move by Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSRof its their first wind tower tra
Views: 577
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Dollars to flow to Savannah Harbour improvements

May 7 - May 7 - Funding has been approved by the Georgia General Assembly for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), as well as significant infrastructure improvements, that will enhance access to the Port of Savannah and increase Georgia's role in global
Views: 1491
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Vanguard relocates automotive line from Indiana to South Africa

May 7 - May 7 - South African project cargo forwarder Vanguard is completing a two-phase move for Benteler Automotive involving the complete relocation and installation of a hot forming line and 2,600 tonne Fagor press from Indiana, USA to a motor manufacturer in
Views: 774

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