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North America News from June 2010

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Laninco lights up Costa Rican power project

June 30 - June 30 - The Anglo-Costa Rican company, Laninco SA has handled approximately 1,200 tonnes of project cargo from port side to the construction site at Las Pailas, where the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad is building a geothermal power station in
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Beluga delivers crane to Port Manatee

June 30 - June 30 - Port Manatee's second Gottwald mobile harbour crane has been successfully delivered from Germany onboard the Beluga Endeavour and is being assembled onsite by its sister crane, which was delivered in November 2007.
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GPLN adds to Chinese network

June 29 - June 29 - Qingdao Ocean Logistics Company has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Port of Long View signs lease for steel pipe centre

June 29 - June 29 - Further to the report here on June 25, the Port of Longview Commissioners has unanimously approved leases with IDM Longview, LLC and Skyline Steel to construct and operate a steel pipe manufacturing centre in the Port's West Industrial Park.
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McCain chips in with proposals to abolish Jones Act

June 28 - June 28 - In the USA last week, Senator John McCain introduced draft legislation to repeal the 90-year-old Jones Act law that requires ships transporting goods between states to have been built in the United States, be crewed and owned by US citizens and
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Kuehne + Nagel puts its foot on the gas in the Sahara

June 28 - June 28 - SNC-Lavalin, one of the world's leading engineering and construction groups, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a contract for global logistics services related to its EUR785 million (USD972) project with Sonatrach, Algeria's national oil and gas compan
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Breakbulk Americas conference comes of age in 2010

June 25 - June 25 - Attention of the project cargo and heavy lift sector will soon turn to the 21st Breakbulk Americas Conference and Exhibition to be held in Houston, Texas between Tuesday, October 12 and Thursday, October 14.
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US authorities failing to implement Jones Act?

June 24 - June 24 - The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency and US Coast Guard have been accused of allowing foreign registered shipping to enter and leave US waters without being stopped, contrary to the provisions of the Jones Act.
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Etamad ships crane barge

June 23 - June 23 - Bucharest-based Ess & Etamad Group Sea & Land Transport has successfully managed the cross trade transport of a 3240 tonne sheer leg crane barge from Busan in Korea to Bandar Abass in Iran on behalf of Tidewater Middle East.
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Cool shipment for Albacor Shipping

June 23 - June 23 - Albacor Shipping USA has handled the transport of two huge cold boxes from the Port of Robinson, Canada to the construction site in Wloclawek / Poland via the Port of Gdansk.
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Acergy and Subsea 7 to merge

June 22 - June 22 - In the first major consolidation in the oil services sector since the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico raised concerns of a regulatory clampdown on deepwater drilling activity, Acergy and Subsea 7 have agreed a USD5.4 billion merger.
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SC&RA to hold financial & risk management forum

June 21 - June 21 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will hold its 2010 Financial & Risk Management Forum, October 27-28, at The Westin Park Central, Dallas, Texas.
Views: 640
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Dockwise comes to aid of Gulf clean-up efforts

June 18 - June 18 - Leading marine contractor Dockwise has despatched its semi-submersible heavy lift ship Mighty Servant 3 to the clean-up operation in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Date announced for crane and rigging workshop

June 16 - June 16 - Hundreds of attendees from around the world are expected at the Crane & Rigging Workshop to be held by the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), September 22-24 at The Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, USA.
Views: 600
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Chapman Freeborn wins top cargo charter award

June 16 - June 16 - For the fourth consecutive year Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has won the Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year prize at the ACW World Air Cargo Awards.
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Steel and project cargo forum finalised

June 11 - June 11 - Questions to be addressed at the forthcoming Steel and Project Cargo forum in London include whether overseas steel production will be the future going forward?
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First glimpse of Cargolux's new era

June 9 - June 9 - Boeing has rolled out the first B747-8F for Cargolux from its paint hangar in Seattle. The aircraft sports a new livery that will be applied to the entire Cargolux 747-8F fleet.
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Coyne Airways boosts US sales activity

June 8 - June 8 - Maindeck heavy lift cargo operator Coyne Airways has appointed a dedicated sales team in the USA to market its extensive network of air cargo delivery services to the Caspian region, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Views: 1399
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New president for Fesco Agencies North America

June 8 - June 8 - Fesco has appointed Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, to the role of president of Seattle-based Fesco Agencies North America, effective immediately.
Views: 1131
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Out with the old, in with the new

June 4 - June 4 - ALE recently helped with the replacement of an old with a new stator at the Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant project in Mexico.
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Global expansion for Braemar Marine

June 4 - June 4 - Braemar Marine Inc, the marine claims and risk assessment specialist, has expanded its operations in both London and Singapore via a series of key appointments.
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Slowdown in US wind energy installations forecast

June 1 - June 1 - A study from IHS Emerging Energy Research forecasts that 6.3 to 7.1 GW of wind energy installations could be installed in the USA in 2010, 40 to 60 percent lower than the 9.8 GW installed last year.
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