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Stockton gets grant funding for deep water channel maintenance

May 31 - May 31 - The Port of Stockton has been awarded USD7.2 million to be spent on annual maintenance of the port's minimum 35 ft (10.6 m) mean low tide depth in the Stockton Deep Water Channel as well as performing overdraft dredging to deepen parts to 37 ft (
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Geodis Wilson committed to growth

May 31 - May 31 - Describing the Industrial Projects division of Geodis Wilson as the 'smallest of the big players'; Philippe Somers, senior vice president of Geodis Wilson's Industrial Projects group, said that the company is making progress in bridging the gap o
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Panama Canal toll rises are unacceptable, say shipowners

May 28 - May 28 - Plans to increase toll charges for the Panama Canal are 'rushed, excessive and likely to cause further problems for shipping companies' given the fragile state of economic recovery, say shipowners.
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Crowley Maritime disposes of heavy lift tug

May 21 - May 21 - Seattle, Washington-based Crowley Maritime has sold its 33.5 m, 40-year old twin-screw Seneca Class tug Sioux to Island Tug & Barge, also of Seattle. Sioux is to be renamed Island Venture by its new owner and is presently being painted in the new
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Oil rig transportation bonanza for Fairmount Marine

May 18 - May 18 - Three trans-ocean towage operations by marine contractor Fairmount Marine demonstrate the global reach of the Rotterdam-based heavy lift transportation operator's five modern long distance 250-tonne bollard pull super tugs.
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Shipping agreement signed between EU and USA

May 7 - May 7 - Officials from the EU and the U.S.A have signed an agreement to mutually recognize each other's certified trusted traders (known shippers), a decision that will go into effect on July 1.
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5K Logistics completes furnace project

May 7 - May 7 - 5K Logistics was brought in to provide heavy machinery transport for a new convection furnace which was to be installed at the Westlake Chemical Corporation styrene plant in Sulphur, Louisiana, USA.
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