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North America News from October 2011

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Bay Crane adds to fleet

October 31 - October 31 - In the USA, Bay Crane has made some significant additions to its fleet, improving and expanding the existing equipment.
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Fairstar wins Oando Energy Services contract

October 31 - October 31 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a contract by Oando Energy Services, a leading indigenous, energy and energy services company in Nigeria to transport the drilling rig Respect from Lagos, Nigeria to Galveston, USA.
Views: 921
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Drewry forecasts container overcapacity to last few years

October 28 - October 28 - Drewry's latest quarterly Container Forecaster emphasises that this year should have been much better for the industry. First half global demand growth was still running at an annual rate of percent and yet ocean carriers are losing money due
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Latin American demand lifts Liebherr mobile harbour crane sales

October 28 - October 28 - Bullish demand from the Americas has seen sales for Liebherr mobile harbour cranes (MHC) double this year compared with 2010 asdemand for investment in cargo handling equipment remains unbroken, says the global manufacturer.
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Kavanagh joins the SRT family

October 27 - October 27 - In the USA, New Jersey-based Kavanagh Logistics has joined the Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) family.
Views: 564
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Lifetime achievement award for industry legend

October 27 - October 27 - Popular shipping legend Jerry Nagel, chairman of the board at Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc, received a standing ovation as he was handed a lifetime achievement award in New Orleans, USA, earlier this week, writes Emma Murray in New Orleans.
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Fairstar wins Nabors Drilling contract

October 26 - October 26 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been contracted by Nabors Drilling to transport its DB 301 from Port Gentil, Gabon to Pascagoula, Mississippi on the Fairstar semi-submersible vessel Fjell.
Views: 735
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Breakbulk keynote speaker calls for creative solutions

October 26 - October 26 - Giga projects are the new landscape of the heavy lift marketplace, and logistics is "even more critical than ever before to EPC success", according to John Mika, senior vice president of procurement, CH2M HILL, reports HLPFI editor, Emma Murr
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter names second partner in Canada

October 25 - October 25 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency GmbH has contracted general sales agent (GSA) AerodyneCargo Services Inc in Calgary as its second GSA in Canada, following its appointment of Airline Network Service as a GSA partner for the Montreal area just a
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FESCO adds Tacoma

October 24 - October 24 - FESCO Russian Pacific is adding a port call at Tacoma, USA, and introducing a fortnightly service to Vladivostok and the Russian Far east.
Views: 591
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Airbus flies with Rickmers-Linie

October 24 - October 24 - Rickmers-Linie has been selected by Spirit AeroSystems as its partner for the transportation of fuselage sections for Airbus from Morehead City, USA to Montoir (Port of Nantes St. Nazaire), France.
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Houston is a hoot for OWL

October 21 - October 21 - Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global, single-source NVOCC and subsidiary of Pacer International, has opened a new office in Houston to service all cargoes moving to and from the region.
Views: 673
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Kuehne + Nagel sees earnings grow

October 19 - October 19 - Kuehne + Nagel reports that its earnings grew in first nine months of 2011 by 1.1 percent despite the softening freight market.
Views: 941
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Bardonaro takes on new global sales role at Terex

October 18 - October 18 - Global crane manufacturer Terex has promoted Frank Bardonaro to the newly created position of vice president and managing director global sales, Terex Cranes.
Views: 558
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Crowley streamlines companywide customs brokerage services

October 17 - October 17 - Crowley Maritime Corp has streamlined the customs brokerage services offered by Crowley and its subsidiary Customized Brokers Inc, with both teams now operating from a joint office in Miami, USA under the direction of Customized Brokers' Nell
Views: 475
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Dockwise newbuild books second voyage

October 14 - October 14 - Just one day after it announced the filing of a waiver request on a single covenant with its lender syndicate, which seeks consent for a temporary relaxation of the leverage ratio (net debt over EBITDA) for the period March 2012 until Septemb
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Panalpina opens Ludhiana branch

October 13 - October 13 - Only two weeks after opening a branch in Jaipur, India, Panalpina has opened another branch in Ludhiana in the Punjab, and home to thousands of large and medium-sized companies.
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On your marks: breakbulk to pound the pavement in a good cause

October 12 - October 12 - Keen professionals in the project cargo and shipping industry are soon to don Lyrca and running shoe to work up a sweat, all in a good cause, as they race to the finishing line in the sixth Break-Bulk Business Run.
Views: 545
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India must up game on global piracy

October 12 - October 12 - Indian naval forces must be ready to increase shipping security in the Indian Ocean as the country's geographical location means that it has been at the forefront of efforts to tackle piracy head on.
Views: 750
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Fairmount tug positions FPSO Usan offshore Nigeria

October 11 - October 11- Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the installation of the floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Usan, offshore Nigeria.
Views: 750
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Globalink delivers ahead of schedule

October 10 - October 10 - A thousand tonne consignment of oil field equipment has been moved from Dubai to Iraq almost two weeks ahead of deadline.
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Heavy lift technical workshop to be held at Breakbulk Americas 2011

October 10 - October 10 - Industry experts from the fields of logistics, rigging, engineering and naval architecture will present, in partnership with Breakbulk Americas 2011, a practical and learned heavy lift technical workshop at the Breakbulk conference in New Orl
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Maersk Line and Apex Offshore Wind Energy agree partnership

October 7 - October 7 - Apex Offshore Wind, LLC and Maersk Line, Limited have established a working relationship to support the development, financing and construction of utility-scale offshore wind energy facilities in North America.
Views: 370
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Fairmount Alpine delivers rig Ocean Yorktown in Gulf

October 7 - October 7 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered the semi submergible drilling rig Ocean Yorktown safely in Brownsville, USA, after a 5,400 miles (8690.5 km) tow from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 778
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National Airlines wins B747-400F operating authority

October 6 - October 6 - America's National Airlines, a unit of upstate New York's National Air Cargo Holdings, which provides military air freight to the Pentagon, has announced its initiation of Boeing 747-400F flight operations, having received regulatory certifica
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CEVA extends the scope of agreement with Seadrill

October 5 - October 4 - CEVA Logistics has extended its current freight management contract with offshore deepwater drilling company, Seadrill, to include the freight forwarding and supply chain logistics solutions for the Seadrill rigs operating in West Africa and t
Views: 751
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New contracts for Dockwise

October 5 - October 5 - New contract wins and variation orders, revised payment terms for the Vanguard, and advances from certain clients, announced today by Dockwise will materially improve the company's cash flows and working capital in 2011 and 2012, says the comp
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