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North America News from November 2011

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MSL Express joins the WPA Network

November 28 - November 28 - The New York, Shanghai and Chengdu offices of MSL Express have joined the Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a rapidly expanding global network of independently owned and operated freight forwarders and other niche-market specialists, includ
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Don't miss out on reduced fees, say Breakbulk South America organisers

November 24 - November 24 - Organisers of the first Breakbulk South America Congress 2011, to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil from December on 6-7 are asking heavy lift and project forwarders interested in attending the event not to lose the opportunity totake advantage o
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Will near-sourcing trends rewrite some project cargo business?

November 24 - November 24 - The move by global industrial equipment giant Caterpillar to open a new, 85,000 sq m facility in Victoria, Texas is the latest evidence of US manufacturers beginning to 'near source' manufacturing, a business trend that may have implications
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FESCO Russian Pacific Line's first sailing departs from Tacoma

November 23 - November 23 - The first sailing of FESCO Russian Pacific Line's new direct all water service to Vladivostok has departed from the Port of Tacoma offering a direct fortnightly ro-ro service to Vladivostok and all points in the Russian Far East.
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Intermarine adds new tonnage to US-Flag service

November 22 - November 22 - Intermarine has added a new ship, Ocean Freedom, to its US-flagged multipurpose and heavy lift fleet, stating that this underlines the shipping line's role in serving the increasing demand for modern and versatile tonnage.
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Four more for the Charter Store

November 22 - November 22 - Fort Lauderdale, USA-based, The Charter Store, an experienced air charter broker, is expanding its service team in the USA.
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North Sea decommissioning costs could exceed GBP47.5 billion

November 17 - November 17 - A GBP47.5 billion (USD74.7) business opportunity is opening up for companies in decommissioning the North Sea's huge infrastructure of offshore oil and gas fields according to new research to be published by Deloitte and Douglas-Westwood.
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Marcon brokers ocean flat deck barge sale

November 17 - November 17 - The 10,000 dwt, Vanuatu-flagged ocean flat deck barge, DRC/Blake 1 (ex- Eide Barge 35, Pacific Horizon, MB-100, SLB-1 and SLB-2) has been sold to private South American buyers, marking the second time that Marcon International, Inc of Coupev
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Dealers gather for Shuttlelift demonstrations

November 17 - November 17 - Global mobile gantry crane manufacturer Shuttlelift has debuted its newest line of double-beam mobile gantry cranes during an international dealer meeting.
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Airship conference more than hot air

November 17 - November 17 - Organisers of the sixth Airships to the Arctic conference, to be held in Seattle, USA, on December 5 and 6, 2011, have published changes and alterations to the programme of the two-day event.
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Montana ready to issue permits

November 14 - November 14 - In the USA, the long-running saga over the movement of oversized loads for the Kearl Oil Sands project in north east Alberta, Canada, has taken its latest twist.
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New CFO for the Rickmers Group

November 14 - November 14 - Dr Ignace Van Meenen has taken up the position of chief financial officer (CFO) of the Rickmers Group in a role that will see him press ahead with the realignment of the group of companies to enable it to respond faster and more flexibly to
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Ulustrans loads boilers

November 11 - November 11 - Ulustrans Turkey loaded four steam boilers in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, onto rail cars and moved them to Halifax Port to be loaded onto BBC Fuji earlier this month.
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PCN members all set for London

November 10 - November 10 - Over 85 senior managers from 46 countries will shortly be flying into London to attend the upcoming 1st PCN Annual Summit.
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World's largest hoverbarge sold

November 8 - November 8 - Marcon International from Coupeville, USA has completed the sale of the unfinished, newbuilding hover barge "Monty" by builder Sundial Marine Construction & Repair of Troutdale, USA to private buyers.
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Rotor motors with Fracht

November 8 - November 8 - Fracht USA has handled the delivery of a Siemens 4-pole generator rotor and two fan assemblies to the Hydro One Networks facility in Pickering, Canada.
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Dockwise to sell yacht transport arm

November 8 - November 8 - Following last week's announcement of the granting of a grants waiver request by its lending syndicate, Dockwise Ltd has announced it has signed a letter of intent to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) to Coby En
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PCN names Indonesia member

November 7 - November 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) reports that its latest member is MI Logistic Indonesia, a leading freight forwarder and heavy lift specialist based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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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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SC&RA Foundation looks to help fund industry students

November 4 - November 4 - The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) scholarship and grant scheme for 2012 and 2013 has been launched, offering sums of up to USD3,000 for students to attend college or university and grants of up to USD1,500 to attend tec
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Beer and wind powers Hamilton's traffic

November 4 - November 4 - Canadian thirsts for alternative green energy production and a refreshing cold beer are drivers of growth in project cargo at the Port of Hamilton, Ontario.
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Skelton Sherborne on the move in western Australia

November 3 - November 3 - Australian heavy equipment mover Skelton Sherborne has relocated its office in Western Australian from Fremantle to a new location in South Perth, effective immediately.
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Cargotec to deliver MacGregor ro-ro equipment

November 2 - November 2 - Cargotec has secured two contracts worth around EUR15 million (USD20.6 million) for complete MacGregor ro-ro access and transfer systems for deepsea container/ro-ro (ConRo) vessels.
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New rail product creates opportunities for industrial products

November 1 - November 1 - Canadian Pacific will be the exclusive Canadian rail transportation provider for Contrans, using innovative Raildecks multimodal flat rack containers. The agreement extends the long-haul efficiencies of rail to a markets currently served by t
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Freight's big-hearted response to Turkish earthquake

November 1 - November 1 - The freight industry has worn its heart on its sleeve in its response to the humanitarian tragedy created by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the Van province in eastern Turkey and killed around 500 people.
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Joint-move powers Senegal power generation

November 1 - November 1 - A multimodal joint American and Costa Rican move by two project freight forwarders is set to power Senegal's lights for the immediate future.
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