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North America News from December 2011

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Successful tow for Fairmount Marine

December 31 - December 31 - Fairmount Marine's super tug, Fairmount Sherpa has successfully towed the jack-up drilling rig Baharia I to its new position in the Zeit Bay oil field in the Gulf of Suez.
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Tuscor Lloyds cements concrete equipment shipment

December 30 - December 30 - Tuscor Lloyds was called in by the manufacturer of a mobile concrete batching plant (pictured below) after it struggled to find an appropriate vessel which could reach the destination within the limited timeframe.
Views: 787
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Fairstar wins contract for rig transport

December 29 - December 29 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a USD2.6 million contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the jack-up drilling rig Hercules 185 from Pascagoula, Mississippi to West Africa in the first quarter of 2012 onboard Fairstar's open ster
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Nice dozen for Dockwise

December 21 - December 21 - Dockwise has revealed 12 new awards totaling USD55 million, of which six, to the value of more than USD15 million, are for execution in Q4 2011. The remaining contracts are for execution in 2012 and 2013.
Views: 942
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PPG now has Central America covered with Aimar Group

December 20 - December 20 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, says it now has a one-stop expert business contact servicing Central America following the appointment of Aimar Group as a new member.
Views: 1760
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Fairmount Alpine helps refloat Ikan Sepat

December 19 - December 19 - Fairmount Marine's powerful tug, Fairmount Alpine has successfully assisted in the refloating of the grounded Ikan Sepat just offshore Puerto Cort
Views: 678
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Fairstar wins rig transportation contract

December 19 - December 19 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a USD2.8 million contract by Northern Offshore to transport the jack-up drilling rig Energy Exerter from Malta to Northern Europe in January 2012.
Views: 904
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Shipping confidence picks up despite eurozone fears

December 16 - December 16 - Overall confidence levels and the likelihood of major new investments in the shipping industry in the next 12 months picked up marginally in the quarter ended November 2011, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from accountant
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Ports and carriers united on the need to weigh loaded containers

December 13 - December 13 - The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has joined with the World Shipping Council (WSC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and BIMCO in the effort to encourage the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to am
Views: 777
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Oil and gas fuel Amytrans success in equipment shipment

December 13 - December 13 - Full service freight forwarder and ship broker Amytrans Corp in Vietnam, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has arranged for heavy and outsized oil and gas equipment to be moved by chartered ocean vessel from Busan,
Views: 884
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Long distance successes for Ahlers

December 13 - December 13 - Global offices of worldwide project cargo forwarder Ahlers have earned their Air Miles after organising two project movements that clocked up more than 15,000 km in distance.
Views: 981
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Doug Tilden joins Brookfield Ports Team

December 12 - December 12 - Brookfield Infrastructure Group has announced that Doug Tilden (pictured below), former chief executive officer of Marine Terminals Corp, has joined the company as senior consultant for its ports business.
Views: 1530
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Fairmount Expedition delivers Castor topside in Spain

December 12 - December 12 - Fairmount Marine's powerful tug Fairmount Expedition has safely delivered a 18,000 ton (16,329 tonnes) topside for process, utilities and living quarters for the Castor project offshore Spain. The topside was loaded onto Heerema's H-541 barg
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Noatum Ports open new offices in Valencia

December 5 - December 5 - Noatum Ports, the largest maritime terminal operator in Spain, has celebrated the opening of new offices in Valencia, Spain, in a landmark local building.
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Seaports of Niedersachsen sees strong interest at Amsterdam event

December 2 - December 2 - Port marketing company, Seaports of Niedersachsen, says it registered strong interest in port capacity and logistics solutions for the offshore wind energy industry at this week's international wind energy trade fair, EWEA offshore in Amsterd
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