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North America News from June 2011

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Albacor's move to Miami

June 30 - June 30 - Albacor Shipping's Banning, California office handled the shipment of a heavy transformer from Savannah Port to Miami, Florida.
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Dockwise to convert contract backlog to firm orders

June 28 - June 28 - A backlog of multi-million dollar contracts worth more than USD40 million for the moving of offshore equipment and heavyweight barge movements will be completed by Q3 2011, says Dutch leading marine contractor Dockwise.
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Duluth tops RICA rankings

June 27 - June 27 - The Port of Duluth, USA, has taken top honours in the Railway Industrial Clearance Association's (RICA's) Port Service Awards for North America, named in first place, along with the Port of Mobile, in the Association's final rankings for this ye
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Costa Rica's Laninco joins GPLN

June 24 - June 24 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Laninco S.A. as its latest member in Costa Rica
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Steel fabricators invest in Shuttlelift product

June 23 - June 23 - Plains Fabrication & Supply, a steel fabrication company based in Alberta, Canada, which produces heaters, separators, pressure vessels, skid packages, and other custom fabrication items has purchased a Shuttlelift SL 75II to increase productivi
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StederGroup links two European seas with South America

June 22 - June 22 - StederGroup Liner Agency has launched a breakbulk, liner service with vessels from 15,000 dwt up to 30,000 dwt and geared with 20 ton cranes between the Black Sea and Mediterranean ports and South American east and west coast ports.
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SAL handles heaviest load ever

June 22 - June 22 - On its maiden voyage, SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land's latest newbuilding Lone, undertook the heaviest lift ever in the company's history.
Views: 1147
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Kestrel swoops on FALLine

June 17 - June 17 - In a move which the company's owner Andy Thorne describes as "an excellent fit", Kestrel Liner Agencies has been named as UK general agent for FALLine.
Views: 1047
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Awards on both sides

June 17 - June 17 - Trans-United Inc, of Burns Harbor, Indianapolis, USA, is celebrating after being named a winner of the Indiana Fleet Safety Contest.
Views: 798
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Back to school thanks to Terex donation

June 17 - June 17 - Terex Cranes has committed USD21,000 to the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's foundation (SC&RA) for a new scholarship programme.
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Three-way partnership for emergency relief

June 16 - June 16 - World Vision, Agility and Advance Aid have created a three-way partnership that will enable African-produced emergency relief goods to be provided to assist in African emergencies- a first of its kind.
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Kuehne + Nagel renews Cameron contract

June 16 - June 16 - Cameron, a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries, has re-awarded Kuehne + Nagel with a global contract to handle the company's air logistics, sea logistics as well as road
Views: 980
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Rickmers-Linie rings the changes in North America

June 16 - June 16 - Jerry Nagel has been appointed chairman of the board of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc where he will continue to participate and contribute with his experience to the activities of Rickmers Group in North America.
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ABC transports 'Vostok' space capsule

June 15 - June 15 - The former USSR space capsule 'Vostok 3KA-2' has been safely returned to a museum in Russia onboard an AirBridgeCargo Airlines' B747-400 freighter.
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Ruslan International steps in to support aviation history

June 14 - June 14 - A restoration project to preserve the world's last flying Fairey Gannet T5 anti-submarine aircraft received a boost when Ruslan International offered to fly the aircraft from Goose Bay, Canada to a new home in Minneapolis, USA onboard on one its
Views: 736
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Modern Freight joins GPLN

June 13 - June 13 - The UAE's Modern Freight Company has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Donjon salvages fishing boat

June 10 - June 10 - Donjon Marine mobilised its 400 tonne capacity derrick barge, Columbia, NY, to salvage the fishing boat Atlantic Traveler, which had sank after hitting the South Jetty of Manasquan Inlet off Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, USA.
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Qatar Airways buys into Cargolux

June 9 - June 9 - Cargolux has entered into a strategic partnership with Doha-based Qatar Airways. The deal includes the acquisition by Qatar Airways of a 35 percent stake in Cargolux and a commercial cooperation.
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Staffing agency points to potential future staff shortages

June 7 - June 7 - An employment and staffing agency that specialises in supplying hoisting and lifting, heavy lift and specialised transport personnel has passed its third anniversary and noted continuing industry trends that could lead to staff shortages in the n
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Speaking up for project cargo

June 6 - June 6 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has announced two key industry speakers for its 2011 Annual Summit, which will be held from 19-20 November at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London.
Views: 934
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Terra firma provides business for Plate Logistics

June 2 - June 2 - Buenos Aires-based project forwarder Plate Logistics has undertaken a number of contracts that highlight the importance of underground exploration to the project cargo sector.
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PCN grows in new territories

June 1 - June 1 - The Project Cargo Network has broken ground in two new territories and expanded in an existing territory as it grows its global reach.
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