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North America News from October 2012

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England Logistics acquires Kampstra Transportation & Logistics

October 31 - October 31 -England Logistics, a full service transportation and logistics provider with offices in North America and mainland China, has acquired certain assets of Portland, Oregon based Kampstra Transportation and Logistics.
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The Friday Flyer

October 26 - October 26 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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Harbor Freight joins CEE network

October 26 - October 26 - Harbor Freight Transport Corp, a full service warehouse operator inside the Port of New York, USA has been appointed a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in the crane, haul, pack, rig, and skid, service categories.
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Nautilus names new coo

October 25 - October 25 - Wilmington, California, USA based Nautilus International Holding has Michael F Giove as its chief operating officer, effective October 29, 2012.
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PAC joins C5C in Mexico

October 25 - October 25 - The Connecting 5 Continents network (C5C), part of the Gross Fuchs Group of Companies, has enrolled P.A.C. International in Mexico City, as a new member to the C5C network.
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SC Line extends along South American coast

October 24 - October 24 - Adding the 7,900 dwt vessel Monza Express to its fleet will enable ro/ro carrier SC Line to extend its Southtruck route from its hub in Cartagena, Colombia to the ports of Santos, Brazil and Zarate, Argentina.
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Dreamliner delivery moves aid to Ethiopia

October 24 - October 24 - Aircraft manufacturer Boeing joined with Ethiopian Airlines and Seattle Anesthesia Outreach to deliver 9 tonnes of medical supplies to Ethiopia's largest hospital, using the delivery flight of Ethiopian's third B787 Dreamliner to carry the go
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Shuttlelift crane for PCL

October 24 - October 24 - PCL Industrial Services, a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the USA, the Caribbean, and in Australia, has purchased a Shuttlelift DB70 double-beam mobile gantry crane and a SB30 single-beam mobi
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The Friday Flyer

October 19 - October 19 - As another working week draws to a close, HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team, drops into your in-box.
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Port of Vancouver USA secures development grant

October 18 - October 18 - The Port of Vancouver USA has securedUSD5.7 million in grant funding that will be used to develop 58 acres of the port's Centennial Industrial Park.
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DYT lifts valuable yachts to South Florida

October 18 - October 18 - Two Dockwise semi-submersible ships, the 686 ft (209 m) Yacht Express and the smaller 556 ft (169.5 m) Super Servant 4, are carrying over 3,708 ft (1 130 m) of luxury yachts from Genoa, Italy, and Palma de Mallorca, Spain to Port Everglades i
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Canaveral to widen its approach

October 17 - October 17 -Port Canaveral in Florida, USA has received approval from the US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board to widen and deepen the port's access channel.
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Heavy lift load flies into Le Havre

October 16 - October 16 - A unique heavy lift cargo recently flew itself into the ro-ro terminal at the French port of Le Havre, when an EC 145 helicopter of the country's Civil Protection Service landed on the roof of the building.
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Terex pulls its weight on highway project

October 15 - October 15 - Three Terex crane models: a Terex RT 780 rough terrain; a Terex HC 110 hydraulic crawler; and a 230-tonne lift capacity Terex HC 230 crawler have been used to support construction efforts of the new Donald Bridge project on the Trans-Canada H
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Not all doom and gloom say project owners

October 15 - October 15 - Speaking in a conference session on the second day of the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston last week, representatives of five large EPC companies were upbeat on prospects for the project cargo industry, outlining that it was "not all gloom
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The Friday Flyer

October 12 - October 12 - With HLPFI staff returning from the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and Houston's Breakbulk America event, it's all hands now back on deck at the office. Tales of joint ventures, takeovers and mergers throughout the industry have dominated this we
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Damco acquires Pacific Network Global Logistics

October 12 - October 12 - Damco is set to acquire PacNet, a leading freight forwarder in China and Australia, with almost 400 employees and a turnover of USD180 million in its last financial year (2011), as well as offices in Italy, India, the UK and the USA.
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Specialized Rail Transport's railcars in demand

October 10 - October 10 - Specialized Rail Transport says that its 20-axle railcar is on the move again and in higher demand than ever.SRT reports that it has handled the movement of a generator and turbine, totaling nearly 300 tonnes to a US power plant in the Caroli
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Cranes on route with Altius

October 8 - October 8 - The Projects Division of Altius, has been responsible for transporting four ship-to-shore cranes from Amsterdam to Vigo and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
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International Chamber of Shipping welcomes IMO comments

October 8 - October 8 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which claims to represent over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the acknowledgment by governments at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that there will be significant
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Breakbulk event is all set for Houston

October 8 - October 8 - For only the second time in the event's 23-year history, the Port of Houston Authority will facilitate host port responsibilities for this year's Breakbulk Americas Conference and Exhibition at the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hil
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The Friday Flyer

October 5 - October 5 - With three members of HLPFI staff at the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and two others heading to Houston for next week's Breakbulk America's event, it's been a little like the Marie Celeste in our head office this week.The news that Turkey, a key
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Geodis Wilson leads logistics support for Panama Canal expansion

October 5 - October 5 - Further to our report on August 31 (Sarens set to ship new Panama lock gates), Geodis Wilson, the freight forwarding and heavy lift specialist of Geodis, has advised that it is the lead contractor in the USD50 million contract awarded by steel
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Container weighing delayed

October 2 - October 2 - Last week saw two flag states raise concerns about container weighing proposals that will almost certainly delay efforts to bring in mandatory regulations, though not stop them altogether.
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