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February 29 - February 29 - AVEVA has opened a new office in Charlotte, USA, to support the growing global nuclear energy market.
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Georgia on Caterpillar's mind

February 22 - February 22 - The ease of accessing the major ports of Savannah and Charleston on the US East Coast has been cited by construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar as a major factor in its decision to site a new manufacturing facility in Georgia.
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Sensitive projects hat trick for Rhenus Logistics

February 20 - February 20 - The French Industrial Project department of Rhenus Logistics (former Wincanton Mondia) has completed three sensitive projects in Russia, France and Qatar.
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Widdows to take over from Steffens at Rickmers

February 16 - February 16 - After ten very successful years with the Rickmers Group and especially, with Rickmers-Linie, Jan B Steffens will, by 31 March 2012, step down from the twin positions of CEO of Rickmers Holding and of Rickmers-Linie although he will continue
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SRT on track

February 13 - February 13 - Houston, Texas-based over-dimensional railroad car operator Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) undertook significant rail movements at the end of last year, including one movement that required a total logistics package, involving lifting, loa
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Mui-Fong Goh to deliver keynote Breakbulk China address

February 10 - February 10 - Global management consultant Mui-Fong Goh, a partner at global management consultancy A.T. Kearney, will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural Breakbulk China conference and exhibition later this month.
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ICS board meeting focuses on piracy and emissions

February 8 - February 8 - The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners' associations represent all sectors and trades and more than 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, met in London earlier his week.
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ACL's starts weekly ro-ro service to Russia and Finland

February 8 - February 8 - Atlantic Container Line is set to start a new, weekly ro-ro service from the USA and Canada to Russia and Finland and says it will be the fastest and most frequent service available in the market.
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First for Demag Cranes in Bermuda

February 7 - February 7 - A Gottwald HMK 170 Ewill be taking up commercial operations in the spring of 2012 at the port of Hamilton, the capital of Bermuda, where it will be handling containers and general cargo.
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Seventh Breakbulk business run set for Shanghai

February 6 - February 6 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced the seventh Break-Bulk Business Run, which will take place in Shanghai in February 2012, and the expansion of the Business Run circuit to include additional eve
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Seven Seas ships heat exchangers

February 6 - February 6 - Seven Seas Shipping Co, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Jordan and Iraq, has successfully completed the transport of two heavy heat exchangers for a Jordanian phosphate mining company's sulphuric acid plant; as well as
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Discovery Air Innovations launches student competition

February 2 - February 2 - Discovery Air Innovations (DAI), in collaboration with the Canadian Transportation Research Forum, has announced the first annual Hybrid Air Vehicle (HAV) student paper competition.
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Liebherr looks back at 2011

February 2 - February 2 - Significant orders for Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHC) in 2011 from emerging economies, as well as the market introduction of the new LHM 420 model, helped Liebherr-Werk Nenzing stabilise its bottom-line in what it describes as a "challenging" wo
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Braemar names regional director

February 1 - February 1 - Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) has appointed Richard Gayton to the key role of regional director, Americas.
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