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North America News from November 2010

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CP Rail breaks its own record in heavy weight shipments

November 30 - November 30 - CP Rail has undertaken the heaviest direct single-line rail cargo in the history of the railway with the movement of two 300 tonne transformers moved from Europe to Lethbridge, Alberta.
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November 30 - November 30 - The 17th edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International, which should be landing on your desks over the next few days, delivers a comprehensive update of the latest developments in the over dimensional cargo business.
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PIL adds ships to West Africa multi-purpose service

November 26 - November 26 - Pacific International Lines (PIL) has confirmed reports that it has introduced four 17,500-dwt vessels, acquired secondhand from Schoeller Holdings of Germany, to the multi purpose service that it reintroduced earlier this year in the trade
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Teras and BBC JV established ... BBC Houston to fly US flag

November 19 - November 19 - Teras Cargo Transport (America), LLC, a full-service marine transport and logistics service provider and BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Co. KG, which delivers tailor-made shipping solutions for both heavy lift and project cargoes, have ent
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Handle with care: Allseas handles glass factory relocation

November 19 - November 19 - Glass is a commodity that certainly needs to be handled with care and Allseas Global Logistics showed its willingness to adhere to that rule during the recent relocation of a glass factory from Birmingham to Brazil.
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SBS Worldwide and Blue Water Shipping sign agency agreement

November 12 - November 12 - SBS Worldwide and Blue Water Shipping have signed an agency agreement which covers all sea and air freight activities between the Nordic countries and the USA for general cargo, strengthening the global network for both forwarders and also h
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A monumental job for Yarbrough

November 11 - November 11 - North Carolina's Yarbrough Transfer Company is performing a significant project for the North Carolina Granite Corp., moving approximately 70 granite blocks from Mount Airy, NC to Jersey City, NJ.
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Project cargo terminal software launched

November 10 - November 10 - Seattle-based software house Tideworks Technology has released Mainsail Vanguard, its next-generation terminal operating system (TOS), which has applications for project cargo, breakbulk and heavy lift terminal operations.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Q3 results boosted by cargo mix and efficiencies

November 10 - November 10 - Shipping group Wilh. Wilhelmsen (WW) has recorded a significant increase in operating profit and total income for Q3 2010 and credits "an improved cargo mix and operational efficiencies" as key drivers behind the solid results, says the grou
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Battle over Idaho permits rumbles on

November 9 - November 9 - The Associated Press has reported that residents along US Highway 12 have asked the Idaho Transportation Department to conduct formal hearings before issuing any special permits allowing oil companies to transport huge loads of refinery equip
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Alabama lifting solutions workshop soon

November 4 - November 4 - Shaun Sipe, VP of human capital at Barnhart Crane & Rigging, is one of the panel of speakers at the Maritime Lifting Solutions Workshop, which takes place early next month from December 7-9 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
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All eyes on Amsterdam for air cargo show

November 2 - November 2 - Billed as the world's biggest international air cargo exhibition, Amsterdam will be hosting the 25th International Air Cargo Forum & Exposition (ACF) starting today and organised every other year by The International Air Cargo Association (TI
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Braemar Marine merger into Braemar Falconer

November 2 - November 2 - Braemar Shipping Services plc announced yesterday the merger of subsidiary Braemar Marine into the existing survey and risk control operations of Braemar Falconer.
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Taking project forwarding acumen to a higher level

November 1 - November 1 - Project cargo training designed to fast track skills that otherwise could take many years to acquire and aimed at "rising stars" in companies who want to strengthen team working in the heavy lift project forwarding sector, was held as part of
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