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Wilhelmsen Ships Service completes major project contract in Saudi

August 30 - August 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service says it has completed a significant project in Saudi Arabia which saw the company move equipment and parts totalling 32,000 tonnes over difficult road networks destined for the construction site of the new Al Safwa cem
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Jumbo assists in deepest-ever riser installation

August 23 - August 23 - Rotterdam-based Jumbo Offshore, part of the Jumbo shipping group, has been involved in the significant installation of the deepest Free Standing Hybrid Risers (FSHRs) in an ultra-deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico for a major oil industry
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Bigge acquires third Manitowoc 16000 crawler

August 20 - August 20 - California-based crane rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased a third Manitowoc 16000 and made it immediately available for hiring. The heavy-boom 16000 is optimised for wind turbine erection.
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Albacor Shipping handles transformer

August 18 - August 18 - Albacor Shipping's branch office in Banning, California has managed the shipment of a 215-tonne transformer from the Port of Houston to Scurry in Texas.
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DHL shines light on CO2 reduction

August 17 - August 17 - Global forwarder DHL has launched an initiative to retrofit energy efficient lighting and equipment at its global forwarding units in the Americas region: initially to be rolled out in the United States before expanding to Canada and Mexico.
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Idaho residents sue to halt big oil trucks

August 17 - August 17 - According to reports in the US media, local residents opposed to giant truck shipments of oil equipment through Idaho's scenic Clearwater/Lochsa river canyon have filed a lawsuit to block the shipments, just a day before Idaho planned to issue
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Maximus throws a Ramadan lifeline to the starving in Chad

August 16 - August 16 - Maximus Air Cargo is deploying relief flights during the month of Ramadan to help the drought stricken West African state of Chad. Supplies, provided by the UAE Red Crescent, are being dispatched from Abu Dhabi to victims of the severe drought
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New president for Metro Ports

August 11 - August 11 - Metro Ports, a holding of Nautilus International Holding Corp., has appointed James Dillman as president.
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NATREX scores a Mexican hatrick

August 6 - August 6 - The Moscow-based NATREX Group has handled the delivery of a hydroelectric generator, plus auxiliary items to be installed at 750-megawatt La Yesca power station in Mexico.
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DG Rigging expanding to Texas

August 4 - August 4 - Brookville, Ohia-based, DG Rigging has appointed Richard Flores as its new vice president of business development.
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Agility launches operations in Cambodia

August 2 - August 2 - Agility is open for business in Cambodia and has opened an office in Phnom Penh, supporting the company's network growth strategy and further strengthening its operations in Indochina.
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