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ABP and TransAtlantic UK sign new agreement at the port of Hull

August 31 - August 31 - Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Hull has recently signed a new ten-year agreement with TransAtlantic UK Ltd, which operates up to three sailings a week linking the Humber with Sweden, for a new bespoke ten-acre terminal in Hull.
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Donjon Marine refloats sunken barge

August 31 - August 31 - Donjon Marine has refloated a fully loaded hopper barge which sank in approximately nine metres of water while transiting the Kill Van Kull, a waterway that connects Newark Bay to New York Harbour.
Views: 626
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Africa West enhances services with additional aircraft

August 30 - August 30 - Togo-based Africa West Cargo has reinforced its fleet by leasing a second DC9 freighter, adding to the company's list of aircraft currently serving various destinations in West Africa and Central Africa.
Views: 1082
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Soreidom's multipurpose service adds Rotterdam call

August 30 - August 30 - Further to the news story posted here on March 22, Martinique-based shipping company, Soreidom has advised that it will add a call at Rotterdam to its multipurpose service from North Europe to the Caribbean.
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Horizon Lines offers refinancing deal

August 29 - August 29 - Horizon Lines has entered into a definitive agreement and secured commitments from holders of more than 99 percenr of its 4.25 percent convertible senior notes due in 2012 to move forward with a modified transaction that will refinance the com
Views: 812
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Royal rescue for Donjon Marine

August 29 - August 29 - Donjon Marine Co has salvaged and returned to its owner the passenger ferry, Royal Miss Belmar, which grounded on approach to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, in early July.
Views: 789
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Donjon Marine unloads wind farm components

August 26 - August 26 - Donjon Marine supplied Chesapeake 1000 derrick barge services to BBC Chartering USA LLC to unload 22 wind power nacelles each weighing 87 tonnes BBC Orinoco at Searsport, Maine, USA.
Views: 394
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Steder Group ships complete dredger across the Atlantic

August 23 - August 23 - Steder Group, the Dutch member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has executed the complete mobilisation of dredging equipment from the Netherlands for a project in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Views: 270
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Ship's engine flies with Intermarine

August 19 - August 19 - USA-based Intermarine has delivered a ship engine for a German owner from the manufacturer in Asia to the owner's vessel in the Dominican Republic.
Views: 763
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Dockwise sees strongest ever quarter for contract wins

August 19 - August 19 - Breda, Netherlands-based heavy marine transport provider Dockwise has had its strongest ever quarter for contract wins, while at the same time seeing a new backlog record in the three month and half year periods ended June 30, 2011 says the co
Views: 660
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San Francisco welcomes windy cargoes

August 18 - August 18 - The Port of San Francisco recently welcomed the M/V Star Hansa, carrying wind turbine components for San Leandro, California-based Halus Power Systems.
Views: 773
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Festival gets a big lift

August 18 - August 18 - A Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane has been used by UK company, King Lifting Ltd to lift and place a footbridge for the Reading Festival in Berkshire, UK.
Views: 938
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Insurers debate curse of piracy

August 16 - August 16 - When they meet next month in Paris, international marine underwriters will discuss all lines of marine insurance business.
Views: 628
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Propellor Club lands in Bilbao

August 16 - August 16 - A new branch of the Propeller Club has been created in Bilbao, Spain, with seven founding members.
Views: 903
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Korea Express obtains AEO accreditation

August 15 - August 15 - Integrated logistics company, Korea Express, which is eagerly anticipating the delivery of two 15,000 dwt self-propelled vessels from the Weihai Dockyard, Weihai, Shandong, China, to reinforce its marine transportation capabilities for heavy l
Views: 789
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ALE's AL.SK190 North American debut

August 9 - August 9 - A series of record-breaking lifts at an oil refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, USA has been undertaken by UK-based global heavy transport and lifting company ALE, using for the first time in North America its award-winning crane.
Views: 685
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New 747-8F completes certification flight tests

August 5 - August 5 - The new Boeing 747-8 Freighter has successfully completed its certification flight test programme, with two aircraft landing at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.
Views: 248
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Success for first PPG conference in USA

August 4 - August 4 - More than 90 freight movers and ship owners from 34 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day Project Professionals Group (PPG) conference, which began last week.
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BBC Chartering introduces transpacific service

August 4 - August 4 - BBC Chartering has launched a new monthly liner service that connects Asia with North America with the aim of further strengthening its position in the liner segment of the global project cargo, breakbulk and heavy lift market.
Views: 493
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Demag Cranes supplies more floating cranes for the Mississippi

August 2 - August 2 - Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald), a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, has been awarded a contract to supply two more Floating Cranes to St. James Stevedoring Partners, Llc, Louisiana, USA, to enter service on the Mississippi river this aut
Views: 621
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Alliance in the city of brotherly love

August 1 - August 1 - The US arm of Dubai-based logistics company GAC has formed a strategic alliance with a 30-year old shipping agency based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Views: 577
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Sea Star ends Philadelphia-Puerto Rico service as business falls

August 1 - August 1 - Sea Star Line, an ocean transportation company providing transportation services to and from North America, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands, has suspended its weekly call at Philadelphia, USA connecting to Port Tioga Marine Terminal San J
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