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WWPC duo cements project

December 31 - December 31 - BNSF Logistics, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network in the USA, and Turkish member of the WWPC network, Smart Logistics, have handled a project shipment of cement mill equipment from Izmir, Turkey to Houston in the USA.
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DYT floats Victoria to Florida

December 30 - December 30 - DYT Yacht Transport shipped a replica of Ferdinand Magellan's galleon NAO Victoria - the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world - from Palma de Mallorca in Spain to Port Everglades in Florida, USA.
Views: 1152
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December 24 - December 24 -
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Velez named HOT business manager

December 23 - December 23 - Hawaiian Ocean Transport (HOT) - a division of American Fast Freight - has named Julian Velez its new business development manager.
Views: 1109
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Crane Rental lifts heavy haul business

December 23 - December 23 - Based in Orlando, USA, Crane Rental Corporation is expanding its heavy haul logistics division as well as its crane rental and rigging operations, in response to a resurgence in commercial and industrial demand.
Views: 1213
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Multiple engine shipment for Jacky Line

December 23 - December 23 - Israel based Jacky Line has shipped 35 Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines from Israel to Kansas City in Missouri, USA.
Views: 1170
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South Pacific is music to NYK's ears

December 20 - December 20 - NYK will launch a new South Pacific Link (SPL) service between the Far East and the South Pacific islands from January, 2014.
Views: 724
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Mammoet completes Peabody desert haul

December 19 - December 19 - Netherlands headquartered Mammoet recently executed a specialised project transport in the USA, delivering a 3,500-tonne dragline across 35.4 km (22 miles) of New Mexican desert to the El Segundo mine, on behalf of Peabody Energy.
Views: 755
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No conclusions at FMC summit

December 19 - December 19 - Maritime regulators from the United States, China and the European Commission met on December 17, 2013 to discuss the changing state of the global maritime business, in particular the development of container line alliances.
Views: 907
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No river too shallow for France Cargo

December 17 - December 17 - France Cargo International has handled the transportation of various heavy cargoes from Macon, France to Antwerp, Belgium for oncarriage to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 1246
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Future alliances in container game

December 16 - December 16 - In Drewry Maritime Research's recent report, it claims that alliances between the world's largest container lines will have "far reaching consequences" for the industry as lines search for greater economies of scale.
Views: 1143
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BNSF wins wind farm contract

December 16 - December 16 - Through its Houston project group and in cooperation with its Brazilian JV partner in Belo Horizonte, BNSF Logistics has transported 28,000 cu m of wind farm equipment from India to Brazil.
Views: 1045
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ABS ups 'energy corridor' offering

December 9 - December 9 - Classification society, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), will establish a new office in Houston, USA to serve its offshore industry customers.
Views: 834
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Geodis appoints Devasia

December 9 - December 9 - Effective December 1, Geodis Wilson appointed Dean Devasia its new global chief information officer, and member of the freight management board.
Views: 850
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City of Adelaide sails back down under

December 9 - December 9 - The world's oldest clipper ship, which was built in Sunderland in 1864, and carried migrants and cargo to South Australia via 23 passenger voyages between 1864 and 1886, has begun its return journey to Adelaide from Rotterdam, on Combi Lift's
Views: 1354
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Terex serves Mexican copper mine

December 6 - December 6 - Grupo Mexico Mining Company has taken delivery of its first Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane from Megamax, the regional Terex Cranes distributor.
Views: 713
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Port of Everett plans infrastructure upgrades

December 6 - December 6 - The Port of Everett has adopted a USD64 million operating and capital budget for 2014, with critical infrastructure upgrades planned at the Washington, USA gateway.
Views: 929
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Port of Duluth in rail record

December 4 - December 4 - The Port of Duluth, USA has handled a total of 16 electrical transformers, each weighing over 300 tonnes, for a major power transmission line in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Views: 1141
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Jaxport eyes project growth

December 4 - December 4 - The heavy lift cargo berth reconstruction project at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, USA has been completed.
Views: 966
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KOG enters Pakistan

December 4 - December 4 - From today, KOG Transport's new Pakistan office is to become fully operational.
Views: 1148
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FMC P3 summit set for December 27

December 3 - December 3 - The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will host competition authorities from the United States, the European Union and China on December 17, 2013 in Washington DC, USA to discuss the P3 network.
Views: 1012
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Rupert joins APS Stevedoring

December 3 - December 3 - Long beach, USA headquartered APS Stevedoring LLC has appointed Donald E. Rupert its vice president East Coast.
Views: 1044
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Resolution of antitrust proceedings will be slow, says Drewry

December 3 - December 3 - According to maritime research agency, Drewry, the outcome of the European Commision's (EC) latest accusation of price fixing against ocean carriers is unclear and the case is unlikely to be resolved quickly.
Views: 732
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The Friday Flyer - November 29th 2013

November 29 - Are liner shipping lines hiding their cartels in plain sight? When the European Commission's (EC) lawmakers turned their sights on anti-competitive activity in 2011, the most obvious characteristic of a cartel was clandestine cloak-and-dagger meetings bet
Views: 2353
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Crowley and TITAN move to Houston

November 28 - November 28 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group, project logistics and global freight management team, and its subsidiary TITAN Salvage have relocated to a shared office and warehouse facility in Houston, Texas.
Views: 795
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JasProjects wins BG Group

November 28 - November 28 - JasProjects has signed a strategic alliance confirming Jas Forwarding Worldwide as BG Group's primary freight forwarding partner for the next five years.
Views: 1136
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Aeroscraft teams with IAC to serve Arctic regions

November 27 - November 27 - Aeroscraft Corporation - developer of the Aeroscraft, an innovative rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has established a strategic partnership with airline Icelandair Cargo (IAC) to develop new logistical air freight r
Views: 1050
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Triple crane contract for MacGregor

November 27 - November 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new subsea crane contract to deliver three cranes for a new offshore accommodation and construction vessel, which is being built at Chantier Davie Canada Inc in Quebec.
Views: 916
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DB Schenker to assist IPC

November 25 - November 25 - DB Schenker has extended the agreement to provide the Boon, Germany headquartered International Paralympic Committee (IPC) with logistics, freight forwarding and Customs clearance services for the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia 2014 and R
Views: 1002
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The Friday Flyer - November 22nd 2013

November 25 - The embattled STX Group has seen its biggest creditor become its biggest shareholder after the state-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) traded debt for equity in the troubled shipbuilder and its affiliated shipping company STX Pan Ocean. The move by the K
Views: 2066
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Nirint moves service to Rotterdam

November 22 - November 22 - Nirint Shipping has announced that it is switching its Europe-Caribbean-Canada-Europe (ECCE) multipurpose service for all liner vessels, from the port of Moerdijk to the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, effective January 1, 2014.
Views: 894
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Terex in Mexican ring road construction

November 21 - November 21 - Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) is utilising its Terex AC 500-2 all terrain cranes in the construction of an elevated ring road in Mexico City.
Views: 840
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Tradelossa in subway improvement

November 21 - November 21 - Tradelossa has transported several structures for Mexico's new subway project to extend one of the many subway lines in the country.
Views: 671
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Volga-Dnepr secures cargo

November 20 - November 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 23-tonne generator rotor on an IL-76TD-90VD freighter, from East Midlands Airport in the UK to St John's in Newfoundland, Canada.
Views: 1121
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Seal Trading in grain and brew move

November 20 - November 20 - Seal Trading Supplies has shipped two combine harvesters from Tifton in Georgia, USA to Managua, Nicaragua.
Views: 814
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Blue chip companies strengthen management

November 19 - November 19 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Henrik Lund as its new global airfreight director, based in Hamburg and reporting directly to Mark Hellmann, chairman of the global air cargo board.
Views: 1396
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Port of Everett adds AAL service

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett has added a new Austral Asia Line (AAL) liner service to its list of regular ship calls.
Views: 1425
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Two new offices for GAC

November 18 - November 18 - GAC has opened new offices in Louisiana, USA and Labuan, Malaysia, in response to the increase of offshore oil and gas activity in the respective regions.
Views: 1411
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The Friday Flyer - November 15th 2013

November 18 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 2466
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Hunt & Palmer chooses Platinum

November 15 - November 15 - As part of its expansion into North America, Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters (HPCC) has appointed Platinum Air Cargo as its general sales agent (GSA) in the USA.
Views: 826
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Port of Vancouver welcomes Shengking

November 15 - November 15 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed The China Navigation Company's multi-purpose vessel, Shengking, on its maiden voyage to the United States.
Views: 1294
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Aeroscraft wins Popular Science award

November 14 - November 14 - Science and technology magazine, Popular Science has named the Aeroscraft vertical airlift solution a 2013 recipient of the publication's Best of What's New award in the aerospace category.
Views: 747
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DHL busy with heavy projects

November 14 - November 14 - DHL Industrial Projects has completed a number of heavy lift projects in Vietnam, Denmark and Kuwait.
Views: 1517
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Scheuerle assists crane order at Gdynia

November 11 - November 11 - Based in Poland, Gdynia Port Technical Company, has begun processing a large onsite order for Konecranes' Finland branch, ready for shipment to Global Container Terminals (GCT) in New Jersey, USA.
Views: 994
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Maersk-Rickmers doubles up

November 11 - November 11 - US flag heavy lift project carrier, Maersk-Rickmers, has lifted and moved two range support craft, of which the largest weighed 220 tonnes, for the US Navy.
Views: 1693
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The Friday Flyer - November 8th 2013

November 11 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 2402
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Breaking the mould at Kita

November 8 - November 8 - Kita Logistics has handled the shipment of wind blade moulds from the USA to Izmir, Turkey.
Views: 979
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Dacotrans busy in Panama

November 6 - November 6 - Dacotrans de Centroamerica has recently executed several projects and heavy lift transports in Panama, alongside opening a new office in the country.
Views: 1296
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Crowley tows petrochemical gear

November 6 - November 6 - US headquartered Crowley Corporation mobilised three of its ocean class tugs to deliver and position the Lucius Spar in the Gulf of Mexico, on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum.
Views: 652
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Mammoet moves Chevron coke drums

November 6 - November 6 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet helped transport six coke drums for the Chevron El Segundo Refinery in El Segundo, California USA.
Views: 1065
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Concert Group rebrands as XPO Global Logistics

November 6 - November 6 - USA headquartered XPO Logistics has rebranded its international freight forwarding division, Concert Group Logistics (CGL), to XPO Global Logistics.
Views: 986
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Volga-Dnepr helps Jamaica's power supply

November 4 - November 4 - Volga Dnepr Airlines has transported a 28-tonne turbine rotor from Houston, USA to Montego Bay, Jamaica for air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn.
Views: 925
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The Friday Flyer - November 1st 2013

November 1 - November 1 - In the northern hemisphere, winter is upon us, as the nights draw in and thoughts turn to snow and ice on jobsites. There does seem to be a brighter light at the end of the tunnel, with improved economic prospects in sight in many markets.
Views: 2533
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Mammoet invests in Scheuerle SPMTs

November 1 - November 1 - Mammoet has signed a contract for 650 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) at Scheuerle, bringing the company's total number of employed axle lines to more than 3,000.
Views: 1073
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Dredge hose shipment for Tuscor Lloyds

November 1 - November 1 - Tuscor Lloyds was contracted by a client in the oil and gas industry to transport dredge hoses and sleeves from Felixstowe, UK to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 800
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Shuttlelift unveils new crane

October 31 - October 31 - Shuttlelift is to unveil its new DB 200 crane in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin - the largest rubber-tyred, double-beam, fully traversable gantry crane it has ever built, says the manufacturer.
Views: 796
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Crowley and Seaboard unite in Latin America

October 31 - October 31 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group and Seaboard Marine Ltd have entered into a vessel sharing agreement that will provide customers with a weekly service between South Florida, Costa Rica and Panama.
Views: 698
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Italian banks support Fagioli

October 29 - October 29 - Fagioli has secured new credit facilities from the group's existing pool of main Italian banks to support a three-year international growth plan and investments in new equipment.
Views: 1131
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Seaway wins Permaducto contract

October 29 - October 29 - Cyrpus-based Seaway Heavy Lifting is to use its crane vessel, Oleg Strashnov, to install the decks and jacket as part of an offshore installation project in Mexico.
Views: 982
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GPLN duo take heat out of exchanger shipment

October 28 - October 28 - Houston-based Logistics International Inc has handled the delivery of two 69-tonne heat exchangers to the Port Arthur Refinery in Texas.
Views: 874
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 2288
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SCL to acquire KFS

October 25 - October 25 - SCL Group LLC is set to acquire KFS Inc, a company based in Dallas, Texas.
Views: 821
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Fleet Line on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping Services LLC has shipped two 58-tonne pressure vessels from the Hamriya Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1442
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A valiant tow for Fairmount

October 23 - October 23 - Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Summit, has towed the semi-submersible drilling rig, Ocean Valiant, over a distance of almost 4,830 km from offshore Cameroon to the port of Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Views: 1256
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NYK returns boat to Japan

October 23 - October 23 - Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Yusen Logistics Co Ltd have handled the transportation of a training boat, free of charge, from the USA, back to its home city in Japan.
Views: 970
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FMC calls for global regulatory summit on P3 Alliance

October 23 - October 23 - The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman, Mario Cordero, issued a call to fellow regulators in the European Union and the People's Republic of China, to join with him in a Global Regulatory Summit on the proposed P3 Global Alliance of th
Views: 962
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Horseplay for Tuscor Lloyds

October 22 - October 22 - UK-based freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds, has handled the shipment of an oversized horse's head sculpture from Felixstowe, UK to Philadelphia, USA.
Views: 1131
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The Friday Flyer - October 18th 2013

October 18 - To misquote US Secretary of State Dean Rusk, lawmakers in Washington were 'eyeball to eyeball, and then the other side just blinked' this week when the US Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the USD16.7 trillion federal debt limit. T
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ITI announces 2014 course schedule

October 16 - October 16 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has announced the release of its 2014 training centre catalogue, featuring more course dates than any other calendar year to date.
Views: 781
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Laninco in geothermal power move

October 16 - October 16 - Laninco has moved a total of 2,800 tonnes of cargo for a power plant, from the port of Caldera to Las Pailas in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica.
Views: 878
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 2157
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Airbus forecasts global freighter growth

October 11 - October 11 - Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its latest Cargo Global Market Forecast, highlighting how it sees the market for freighter aircraft developing over the next 20 years.
Views: 1203
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Marcon completes NY tug

October 11 - October 11 - Washington, USA headquartered Marcon International has completed the 5,233 nm (9,697 km) tow of ocean crane barge Thomas W from Long Beach, California through the Panama Canal to the Hudson River in New York.
Views: 758
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AWA to market AAL's US West Coast service

October 10 - October 10 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) West Coast service.
Views: 1560
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C.H. Robinson charters AN-124

October 10 - October 10 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics chartered an AN-124 freighter aircraft to deliver heavy oilfield equipment from Calgary, Canada to the Middle East.
Views: 937
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MACS welcomes latest newbuild

October 10 - October 10 - The maiden voyage of MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Golden Karoo marks the end of a new build programme which has seen the shipping line take ownership of four new ships into its fleet of modern multi purpose container ships in recent month
Views: 1643
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Heavy machinery helps Brunswick figures

October 9 - October 9 -Heavy machinery exports from companies like Caterpillar helped Georgia Port Authority's Port of Brunswick to an impressive 47 percent increase in total tonnage for fiscal year 2013 and contributed to a 127,000-tonne increase in breakbulk tonnag
Views: 731
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ARC adds Freedom to ro-ro fleet

October 9 - October 9 - American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier LLC (ARC) has enhanced its Atlantic service with addition of the US flag ro-ro vessel Freedom to its fleet, and by adding Galveston, Texas and Veracruz in Mexico to its regular ports of call.
Views: 932
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Astral Aviation eyes Europe-Africa market

October 8 - October 8 - Nairobi, Kenya headquartered airline Astral Aviation and UK based airline general sales agent (GSA) ANA Aviation Services have signed a strategic partnership, following the delivery of a B747-400 freighter from ACMI firm Atlas Air.
Views: 1071
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Arctic Circle attracts key industry figures

October 8 - October 8 - Industry leaders, key government figures and other significant stakeholders will gather to discuss critical Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes at the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly, October 12-1
Views: 1315
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ABC sees sustained growth

October 8 - October 8 - Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines, a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has transported 223,732 tonnes of cargo in the first eight months of 2013.
Views: 963
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Safmarine MPV eyes growth in USA

October 8 - October 8 - Further to our exclusive report in the September/October edition of HLPFI, it was good to see the recently relocated management team of Safmarine MPV flying the flag at the Breakbulk Americas event in New Orleans.
Views: 1758
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 2312
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HANSA appoints EPS in Scandinavia

October 4 - October 4 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Denmark based Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) its exclusive agent in Scandinavia.
Views: 1651
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Grieg Star gets Good in UK

October 3 - October 3 - John Good Shipping has been appointed UK agent for Grieg Star, owner and operator of one of the world's largest open hatch fleets.
Views: 1136
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Panama Canal widening may slow US East Coast container transit

October 3 - October 3 - Project cargo forwarders handling containerised cargo through US East Coast ports may find the arrival of larger box ships following the expansion of the Panama Canal actually slows down the transit of their boxes through ports along the Easte
Views: 1226
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Volga-Dnepr flies oil gear

October 2 - October 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' latest project saw it transport more than 90 tonnes of oilfield equipment from Calgary in Canada to the Russian city of Surgut, using one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 848
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Omega Morgan eyes bridge span market

October 2 - October 2 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered specialised moving company Omega Morgan plans to target the ageing bridges in the Pacific Northwest, having already successfully moved bridge spans for two high-profile projects.
Views: 585
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Berard completes Polaris load-out

October 1 - October 1 - According to reports in the international media, Louisiana, USA based Berard Transportation has completed the load-out of the 2,000 tonne offshore supply vessel Polaris.
Views: 567
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AWA markets AAL West Coast service

October 1 - October 1 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) new West Coast service.
Views: 1438
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Etihad Rail and National Air tie-up

September 30 - September 30 - Developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, Etihad Rail, and USA based provider of on-demand air charter services National Air Cargo, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see the latter incorporate rai
Views: 1406
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USD150 million for Florida's ports

September 27 - September 27 - Governor Rick Scott of the Florida, USA cabinet has approved USD150 million in bond proceeds that will be used to finance port development projects in the state, as part of the Seaport Investment Program.
Views: 1133
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Allison executes lifeboat project

September 27 - September 27 - USA headquartered Allison Shipping International recently trucked an out-of-gauge lifeboat between California and Houston, Texas.
Views: 922
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ACP completes glass-bottom shipment

September 26 - September 26 - Brisbane headquartered project forwarder Australian Customs Professionals (ACP) completed the shipment of a glass-bottom boat and an aluminium pontoon to Fiji.
Views: 1089
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Corpus Christi Port goes social

September 26 - September 26 - In an attempt to elevate its outreach the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, has entered the world of social media at full speed, and can now be followed on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Views: 744
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GAC opens its doors

September 26 - September 26 - GAC USA is hosting an open house today to give its customers and all oil and gas companies the chance to view its new warehouse in the Central Green District of Houston, Texas.
Views: 803
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K25 demonstrated in US market

September 25 - September 25 - Heavy-duty equipment manufacturers Scheuerle and Kamag - members of the TII Group - used the Precision Enterprises Inc., facilities in Florida to demonstrate the K25 PowerBooster modular trailer.
Views: 803
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PCN duo reels-in South Korea

September 25 - September 25 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member V. Alexander International Logistics - representing Germany, Mongolia and Russia - along with Finnish representative Oy Hacklin Logistics, shipped special cable reels into Hamburg for on forwarding to Sout
Views: 1040
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New ro-ro terminal for Port Manatee

September 23 - September 23 - Florida, USA based Port Manatee together with The Pasha Group will develop and market a full-service multipurpose ro-ro terminal near the entrance of Tampa Bay.
Views: 1222
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The Friday Flyer - September 20th 2013

September 20 - September 20 - A keynote address at next week's Breakbulk Americas conference poses the stark question: What is the future of the breakbulk industry?
Views: 2313
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Drum double for CNC

September 20 - September 20 - CNC Freight Services has arranged the door-to-door transportation of a Hydrocarbon Drain Drum (HDD) and an Amine Drain Drum from Malaysia to Canada.
Views: 969
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Crowley's foursome deliver platform

September 19 - September 19 - Four of Crowley Maritime Corporation's ocean class tugboats have worked together to deliver the offshore oil production and drilling platform, Olympus, from Ingleside, Texas, 684 km to its deepwater location in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 671
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It's a winch for BigLift

September 18 - September 18 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Dynamic was contracted by Subsea 7's London office for Africa, Gulf of Mexico and the Mediterranean, to reposition a subsea winch and its associated equipment from Rio de Janeiro to Sonils' base in the Angolan port
Views: 1078
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Bennett's hand now includes Ace Doran

September 18 - September 18 - Bennett Motor Express, the largest of seven operating companies within Bennett International Group, has completed the asset purchase of Ohio-based Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging.
Views: 1001
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Bellville buy expands OIA's network

September 18 - September 18 - Portland, Oregon based OIA Global has purchased majority control of Bellville International Ltd, headquartered in London, UK.
Views: 1464
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New role for Global's Gibson

September 13 - September 13 - Global Cranes & Machinery, LLC have appointed Ed Gibson as sales manager Americas.
Views: 1060
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AIT opens office quartet

September 12 - September 12 - AIT Worldwide Logistics has expanded its American network into Omaha, Toronto and Houston, and opened its first European office in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Views: 927
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Yacht move to US

September 12 - September 12 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA based Yacht Exports has successfully transported a 2013 Grand Banks Motor Yacht 50 Eastbay SX from Singapore to Norfolk, Virginia for display at the Annapolis Boat Show 2013.
Views: 931
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TIGER grant funds Duluth renovation

September 11 - September 11 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has been awarded a USD10 million TIGER grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation for the rebuilding and expansion of a general cargo dock at the Port of Duluth, Minnesota, USA.
Views: 678
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Gruber takes over Intertransport

September 10 - September 10 - Gruber Logistics has acquired 100 percent shares of Bremen-based Intertransport Hohnholz GmbH.
Views: 1071
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Gas by the dozen for Transmarine

September 9 - September 9 - Transmarine Services India Pvt Ltd has handled a large shipment from Thailand to Egypt for Canada-based EMCO.
Views: 1000
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Heavy warms up with cold-former move

September 9 - September 9 - Antwerp's Heavy Logistics has handled the door-to-door delivery of a packed cold-former machine from Belgium to Mauston, Wisconsin.
Views: 1465
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The Friday Flyer - September 6th 2013

September 9 - September 9 - Expect plenty of ballyhoo in Rotterdam next week if COSCO's multi-purpose heavy lift ship, Yong Sheng, arrives on schedule on Monday.
Views: 2358
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Harbor Freight battles against time

September 6 - September 6 - Harbor Freight Transport has arranged the speedy movement of five heavy generators from the port of Newark, New York.
Views: 785
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Press call for Albacor

September 5 - September 5 - Albacor Shipping handled the transport of a heavy press from Cleveland to Ohio and steel plant equipment from China to Brazil.
Views: 1046
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Erickson confirms Air Amazonia deal

September 5 - September 5 - Erickson Air-Crane Inc has confirmed that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Air Amazonia Servi
Views: 1468
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A.R.T. adds to Mongolian canvas

September 4 - September 4 - A.R.T. Logistics has tripled the frequency and capacity of its LTL service connecting Vilnius, Lithuania with Ulan Bator, Mongolia.
Views: 1382
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IBC and Daewon join forces

September 3 - September 3 - IBC Internationale Spedition, based in Linz, Austria, and Daewon Logipia Co. Ltd, from Seoul, South Korea, teamed up to handle a project shipment of reactors.
Views: 1035
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Suez Canal security strengthened after failed attack

September 2 - September 2 - According to a statement issued by GAC, Egypt's armed forces are strengthening security measures in the Suez Canal, following an unsuccessful terrorist attack on a container ship transiting the waterway on August 31.
Views: 1010
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Big Belarus move for Nurminen

September 2 - September 2 - Nurminen Logistics will handle the transport of all the machinery required for a new pulp mill being built by mechanical group, Andritz, in Svetlogorsk, Belarus.
Views: 1055
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Austral Asia Line adds Xiamen

September 2 - September 2 - Effective October 11, Austral Asia Line will add a Xiamen call to its Far East to Australia and New Zealand multipurpose liner service.
Views: 596
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The Friday Flyer - August 30th 2013

August 30 - A debate has started as to whether dredging at ports on the United States East Coast (USEC) may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services.
Views: 2508
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Heavy gear transhipped at Le Havre

August 28 - August 28 - Earlier in August a shipment of 14 heavy and over-dimensional cargoes from Sens, Burgundy was transhipped in Le Havre, France destined for Mumbai in India.
Views: 882
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Volga-Dnepr demos AN-124 at DynCorp

August 28 - August 28 - US government state and congressional leaders toured a Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter aircraft on a visit to DynCorp International's new hangar facility at Huntsville International airport, USA.
Views: 928
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Damco names new American chief

August 27 - August 27 - Third party logistics services provider Damco has named Samuel Israel its new regional ceo for Latin America.
Views: 913
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GPLN welcomes new members

August 26 - August 26 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has welcomed a number of new members and offices to its ranks.
Views: 1563
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
Views: 2508
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Huge gates arrive at Panama Canal

August 23 - August 23 - Four new lock gates have arrived at the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal, a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion programme.
Views: 832
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Dragon Dream passes government tests

August 23 - August 23 - California, USA headquartered Aeros - developer of Aeroscraft, an innovate rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has seen its prototype aircraft Dragon Dream pass all Pentagon and NASA tests, set out under the Project Pelic
Views: 1136
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Xcell joins PPL

August 21 - August 21 - Xcell Logistics has become the newest member of the Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network representing Mexico.
Views: 788
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YCF Group makes senior changes

August 21 - August 21 - The YCF Group has named Carsten Gierga its managing director responsible for the company's activities in Germany.
Views: 1394
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Erickson wins maintenance contract

August 20 - August 20 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received a contract from Helicopter Transport Services to perform modifications and upgrades on seven CH54B tail boom and pylon assemblies.
Views: 919
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Beyel completes Disney project

August 19 - August 19 - Florida, USA headquartered crane and rigging company Beyel Brothers has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 250-1 all terrain crane.
Views: 955
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 2354
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FMT and Port of Milwaukee extend partnership

August 16 - August 16 - Montreal, Canada headquartered Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) has agreed a new lease that will see it continue to provide terminal and stevedore services at the Port of Milwaukee.
Views: 597
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Fracht develops new heavy-duty railcar

August 15 - August 15 - Houston headquartered rail logistics specialist Fracht USA has designed and build a new railcar for use in the North American market.
Views: 1439
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WWL extends services to Mexico

August 15 - August 15 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is set to expand its ocean transportation services from Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 841
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UTi opens Heathrow unit

August 14 - August 14 - California, USA headquartered supply chain services provider UTi Worldwide has opened its new London facility in Heathrow, UK.
Views: 720
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PSC launches compact SPMT

August 14 - August 14 - Chicago, USA headquartered PSC has unveiled its brand new self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) 600 trailer, aimed at heavy transport requirements inside nuclear facilities.
Views: 717
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Entrec sees strong growth

August 13 - August 13 - Entrec Corporation - an Alberta, Canada headquartered provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services - has issued its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2013 (Q2 2013).
Views: 1433
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Ceres and Albacor support charity barge

August 13 - August 13 - In an attempt to raise cancer awareness USA headquartered Ceres Barge Line - a provider of barge freight management and logistics services - has taken delivery of a 'hot pink' barge named Big Hope 1.
Views: 910
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Kerry buys Cargo Master's Group

August 12 - August 12 - Hong Kong headquartered logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG) - a Mexico based logistics and freight forwarding concern.
Views: 1334
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Coordinadora ships transformer gear

August 12 - August 12 - Spain headquartered project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has handled the shipment of a 378 tonne transformer from Seville to Texas, USA.
Views: 1003
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AAL Hong Kong completes maiden voyage

August 12 - August 12 - On August 7, 2013 the Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the newbuild Austral Asia Line vessel, AAL Hong Kong, on her maiden voyage from Shanghai, China.
Views: 860
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NEAS acquires MPV

August 12 - August 12 - Iqaluit, Canada headquartered shipping line NEAS has taken delivery of its newest multipurpose vessel - Mitiq - which will be deployed on services to Canada's isolated Arctic communities.
Views: 1491
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ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
Views: 1743
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Rickmers-Linie names South China agent

August 12 - August 12 - German heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has named Ben Line Agencies (HK) as its sales agent in Southern China, effective August 1, 2013.
Views: 1247
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
Views: 2019
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UTC promotes Loll

August 9 - August 9 - Houston, USA headquartered international forwarder UTC Overseas has promoted Matthias Loll to vice president project development North America.
Views: 740
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Van der Vlist moves heavy loaders

August 9 - August 9 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist has transported heavy construction machinery on behalf of Bergerat Monnoyear - Poland's official dealer of Caterpillar machinery.
Views: 1072
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PCN's exhibition tie-ups

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is a platform for project cargo specialists to increase their business by liaising and working with like-minded professionals.
Views: 1491
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Rickmers-Linie adds Pavao

August 8 - August 8 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered Rickmers-Linie has appointed a new representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Celso H V Pavao has assumed the role of owner's representative - South America.
Views: 1217
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Tanks and bullets for Jumbo Jubilee

August 7 - August 7 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Jumbo has transported three over-dimensional storage bullets and three heavy storage tanks from Ortona, Italy to Coatzacoalcos in Mexico.
Views: 1226
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Port of Baltimore has strong 2013

August 7 - August 7 - The Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals handled a record 9.55 million tonnes of general cargo during FY2013 - measured July 2012 to June 2013 - up 2.4 percent over FY 2012.
Views: 978
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Charleston sees breakbulk surge

August 6 - August 7 - The Port of Charleston's Union Pier Terminal, located in South Carolina, USA has seen breakbulk cargo tonnage surge driven primarily by increases in steel shipments.
Views: 1294
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 1354
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Birnbaum joins Ports America

August 6 - August 6 - New Jersey, USA headquartered Ports America has named Paul Birnbaum as vice president sales and marketing of Ports America Stevedoring.
Views: 856
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NNR boosts out-of-gauge offering

August 6 - August 6 - Illinois headquartered NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. has launched its new Out-of-Gauge Value Added Service.
Views: 767
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Damen delivers mega pontoon

August 5 - August 5 - Netherlands based Damen Shipyards Group has sold the largest pontoon it has ever stock-built to Canadian marine transport provider McKeil-Malaspina.
Views: 887
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DPL Logistics established in Turkey

August 5 - August 5 - Umut Hasan Demirkol has established a new project forwarding company - DPL Logistics - headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey with a branch office in Mersin.
Views: 818
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Aurora sponsors rowing challenge

August 5 - August 5 - Queensland, Australia headquartered Aurora Global Logistics - a leading international yacht transport company - is sponsoring Andrew Abrahams in the Adventure 4 a Cure -Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge Solo Row 2013.
Views: 819
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Cargolux returns Solar Impulse

August 5 - August 5 - Luxembourg headquartered Cargolux International Airlines returned the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse to its home in Switzerland on board a B747 freighter, after it completed a historic flight across the USA.
Views: 761
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Berard completes Big Foot loadout

August 2 - August 2 - USA headquartered Berard Transportation has successfully completed the loadout of the first of three modules for Chevron's Big Foot deepwater offshore platform in Texas.
Views: 766
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Learn with PPG at Breakbulk Americas

August 1 - August 1 - Forwarder network Project Professionals Group (PPG) will run the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course, in conjunction with Breakbulk Americas 2013 in New Orleans, USA from September 23-24.
Views: 708
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PCN makes its three in Chile

August 1 - August 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its third and final member in Chile, Faser Cargo Chile y Compa
Views: 946
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Erickson sees Q2 gains

August 1 - August 1 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has issued its Q2 2013 performance results.
Views: 1354
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Emmert in electromagnet project

August 1 - August 1 - USA headquartered project forwarding specialist Emmert International has successfully relocated an electromagnet from the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York to Chicago, Illinois.
Views: 978
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TCR buys Kamag heavy lift gear

July 31 - July 31 - Coffeyville, Kansas, USA headquartered Taylor Crane & Rigging (TCR), an industrial mover and crane services company, has acquired 32-axle lines of Scheuerle/Kamag K-25s.
Views: 1273
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Ballast water regulations imminent

July 31 - July 31 - Shipowners will soon be forced to address new and expensive regulations to deal with ballast water, says the UK P&I Club
Views: 1137
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Valentine's day at UTi Worldwide

July 31 - July 31 - California, USA headquartered UTi Worldwide has appointed Mike Valentine its new regional sales vice president for the Americas.
Views: 801
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Barloworld acquires TCS

July 30 - July 30 - Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) has acquired TCS Logistics (PYT) Ltd, a specialist in moving abnormal loads into and around sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 1609
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Geodis Wilson names USA boss

July 30 - July 30 - Michael Greco has been appointed managing director of Geodis Wilson (GW) in the USA.
Views: 1283
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Erickson adds Crespo to sales team

July 30 - July 30 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has named Santiago Crespo its vice president of global sales and marketing, effective July 31, 2013.
Views: 1451
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The Friday Flyer - July 26th 2013

July 26 - This week Cosco Shipping confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for a further four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.
Views: 1987
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Final Mexican member joins PCN

July 26 - July 26 - Trafiver Logistics SA de CV has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as its third and final representative in Mexico.
Views: 1514
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UTi Worldwide names new projects boss

July 26 - July 26 - California, USA headquartered supply chain and logistics company UTi Worldwide Inc. has named Bruce Hulings its global vice president for projects, mining and energy.
Views: 728
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Columbia completes ski slope project

July 25 - July 25 - Portland, Oregon based Columbia Helicopters has deployed one of its heavy lift aircraft in support of a ski lift refurbishment project in North-Central Washington State, USA.
Views: 1068
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Ro-ro gets go-go at Everett

July 24 - July 24 - The Port of Everett, USA received a USD1.5 million grant from the Washington State to complete the second phase of its ro-ro cargo facility.
Views: 1298
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First shipment of massive Panama lock gates

July 24 - July 24 - According to a post on the Geodis Wilson website, the Industrial Projects Division of Geodis Wilson, has successfully completed the loading of the first 4 lock gates, to be shipped to Panama.
Views: 723
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Beyel dismantles space crane

July 24 - July 24 - Florida headquartered Beyel Brothers Inc. recently purchased a new Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane, and its first mission was to complete a heavy lift project to support the NASA Space Shuttle Programme at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, USA.
Views: 1131
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Erickson expands with Air Amazonia

July 23 - July 23 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has signed a definitive purchase agreement for Brazil based Air Amazonia Servi
Views: 1406
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Noble executes US-Pakistan project

July 19 - July 19 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has completed the delivery of a gas booster compressor (SGBC) system on behalf of engineering firm Descon, between the USA and Pakistan.
Views: 1139
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McKeil tugs reach stacker

July 19 - July 19 - Ontario, Canada headquartered McKeil Marine recently moved a 1,200 tonne reach stacker between Belledune, New Brunswick and Port Cartier, Quebec.
Views: 729
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
Views: 2654
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Change at the top for WPG

July 19 - July 19 - World Project Group, a network of project cargo specialists, elected Efsun Sarac of Istanbul-based SNS International Transport and Foreign Trade as its president at its recent AGM in St. Petersburg.
Views: 895
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Everett names new marketing chief

July 19 - July 19 - Washington, USA based Port of Everett has named veteran maritime professional Walter Seidl as marketing director.
Views: 837
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Erickson secures Arctic-Alaska deal

July 16 - July 16 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has been awarded a contract renewal by the US Department of Transportation, providing helicopter passenger and cargo transport in Alaska for the Essential Air Service programme.
Views: 865
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Burkhalter expands Houston offering

July 16 - July 16 - Mississippi, USA headquartered heavy lift, rigging and specialised transport provider Burkhalter has expanded its Houston branch to include operations and sales teams, as well as establishing a local operating facility.
Views: 975
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PCN duo deliver cooler

July 16 - July 16 - Project Cargo Network members Allison Shipping (USA) and Ellery OS Project Cargo (New Zealand) teamed-up to deliver an industrial cooler.
Views: 863
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Bay Crane opens Smithfield facility

July 15 - July 15 - USA based crane supplier Bay Crane hosted almost 1,500 people at the opening of its new Smithfield, Rhode Island facility.
Views: 920
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Ports America serves new LGL service

July 15 - July 15 - Ports America will provide terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC's (LGL) new monthly service to the Middle East from Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Views: 935
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Massive jacket pile takes a bow

July 15 - July 15 - Earlier this month BOW Terminal - the breakbulk and offshore wind terminal located in Vlissingen, the Netherlands - unloaded its longest-ever jacket pile.
Views: 1117
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Erickson secures US Army contract

July 15 - July 15 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has won a contract extension to provide aerial services in support of medical evacuation and training for the Army Garrison in Hawaii.
Views: 907
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 2285
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Dragon Dream leaves hangar

July 12 - July 12 - At its California, USA base Aeros took another step forwards in its rigid cargo airship development.
Views: 496
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Schurig to start charity run at Breakbulk Americas

July 12 - July 12 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Buddy Schurig from Texas Terminals will be firing the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in New Orleans on September 25, during
Views: 1341
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CNCo buys PPL

July 10 - July 10 - The China Navigation CO (CNCo), the deep-sea shipping arm of the Swire Group, has taken 100 percent ownership in Polynesia Line Ltd (PLL).
Views: 1084
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Drilling rigs moved stateside

July 10 - July 10 - USA based WCA Projects network member Global Shipping Services recently transported three mobile drill rigs from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Port Hueneme, California, USA.
Views: 906
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ABS appoints Watson president and coo Americas

July 10 - July 10 - Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has said that James A. Watson, director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), will join ABS as president and coo of the Americas division, effective Se
Views: 758
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 2217
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Hansa Heavy Lift adds Great Lakes capacity

July 3 - July 3 - Hansa Heavy Lift has revealed dates of scheduled sailings between Europe and the Great Lakes. The services sail from Antwerp and offer discharges in Duluth, USA and Thunder Bay, Canada, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 1036
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Sarens welcomes thousandth Kamag unit

July 2 - July 2 - Heavy transport equipment manufacturer KAMAG has delivered its 1,000th K24 axle line to its long-term customer, Belgium headquartered Sarens Group.
Views: 692
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The Friday Flyer - June 28th 2013

June 28 - While politicians and eco-warriors might battle over the question 'to frack or not to frack', the heavy lift and project cargo community are no doubt considering whether the business of fracking for shale gas is good or bad for their bottom lines.
Views: 2232
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WWL ALS delivers US-bound power gear

June 28 - June 28 - WWL ALS - the combination of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and Abnormal Load Services (ALS) - has delivered a 78 tonne generator and 63 tonne turbine, plus ancillary equipment, to Woodville, Texas.
Views: 1179
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New finance man at Everett

June 28 - June 28 - Washington, USA based Port of Everett has appointed John Carter its new chief financial officer, filling the post left open by the retirement of Karen Clements.
Views: 1339
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Searoute now sells UK ro-ro connection

June 27 - June 27 - Searoute International has announced that as "K" Line's Scottish liner agent it is now able to provide space on the shipping line's ro-ro service between Southampton, UK and Galveston, USA.
Views: 740
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Mexico to invest in port projects

June 27 - June 27 - According to a announcement from the Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes, Mexico's transport and communications ministry is planning USD4.34 billion in infrastructure projects for the port sector.
Views: 777
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Wallenius Lines signs two-ship deal

June 26 - June 26 - Sweden headquartered shipping line Wallenius Lines and Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China have signed a contract to build two post-Panamax car carrier vessels, scheduled for delivery in 2015 and 2016.
Views: 1251
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Iceland and bremenports in port development

June 26 - June 26 - Iceland has outlined plans to build a new port in the Arctic Ocean, and will cooperate with planning experts at Germany's bremenports to make it a reality.
Views: 1481
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Terex delivers 30th floating crane

June 26 - June 26 - Terex Port Solutions has sold a Gottwald Model 8 floating harbour crane to Associated Terminals LLC (AT), for use at the Port of South Louisiana on the Mississippi River, USA. It is the 30th floating harbour crane that Terex has delivered since
Views: 1010
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UAL celebrates 30 years

June 25 - June 25 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has celebrated its 30-year anniversary at an event at the Cruise Terminal, Rotterdam, where it also christened the new 8,600 dwt cargo ship UAL Texas.
Views: 902
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Transcor starts hauling dump trucks

June 24 - June 24 - Johannesburg based forwarder Transcor has started delivering the first of 23 Komatsu-built mine dump trucks from Johannesburg to Namibia - a distance spanning more than 2,000 km.
Views: 547
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Erickson secures Afghan contract

June 24 - June 24 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received an annual option year subcontract with Fluor Corporation to support deployed forces in Afghanistan, as well as reconstruction activity.
Views: 1040
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STX Pan Ocean seeks protection in U.S.A

June 24 - June 24 - Further to our previous reports, less than two weeks after filing for court receivership in South Korea, STX Pan Ocean Co Ltd filed for protection under U.S. bankruptcy law last Thursday in an effort to protect its assets from creditors.
Views: 1217
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The Friday Flyer - June 21st 2013

June 21 - If you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing, you don't need an economist to help you understand the implications of PWC's suggestion this week that half of Germany's maritime shipping companies plan to enter alliances with peers o
Views: 1920
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Volga-Dnepr in AN-124 wing shipment

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported aircraft wings for the new Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' from Japan to Everett, USA, on board one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 1097
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BBC Chartering ships the stage

June 20 - June 20 - Leer, Germany headquartered heavy lift shipping line BBC Chartering has sponsored the Caravan Stage Company's Tall Ship Theatre.
Views: 1610
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Dockwise transports Lucius spar

June 20 - June 20 - Heavy lift shipping line Dockwise - a subsidiary of marine contractor Boskalis - has successfully offloaded the 23,000 tonne Lucius spar in the Lucius deepwater oil and gas field, Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1209
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Cargolux connects Oman

June 20 - June 20 - Cargolux Airlines International has added another new destination to its freighter network - Muscat, Oman. Effective June 29, 2013 the new route will be served by one of Cargolux's B747-8 freighters.
Views: 1512
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GAC connects industry with new App

June 18 - June 18 - Marine and shipping services provider GAC Group has launched the Android version of its Mobile Directory Application.
Views: 831
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Cargolux widens 787-8F network

June 18 - June 18 - Luxembourg's Cargolux Airlines International has added a new direct B747-8 freighter service connecting Hong Kong and Columbus, Ohio, USA effective June 16, 2013.
Views: 924
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Crowley establishes new LCL links

June 18 - June 18 - Florida headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation has launched a new LCL service from Chicago connecting Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Central America.
Views: 735
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Liebherr opens new US hub

June 17 - June 17 - Germany headquartered crane and construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has opened a new 40,000 sq m sales and service centre in Miami, USA.
Views: 1180
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Volga-Dnepr flies Ukrainian satellite

June 14 - June 14 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Ukrainian Lybid satellite payload from Montreal, Canada to Krasnoyarsk, Russia using one of its IL-77-90VD freighters.
Views: 780
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Burkhalter completes US bridge project

June 13 - June 13 - Columbus, Mississippi based rigging, lifting and transport provider Burkhalter has placed the final concrete arch for Fort Worth's new West 7th Bridge.
Views: 985
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Bigge installs steam generator

June 13 - June 13 - California crane rental firm Bigge Crane & Rigging and Warren County Energy Partners have teamed-up to erect heavy steam components for a power plant in Front Royal, Virginia, USA.
Views: 793
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BBC Chartering sells Teras BBC interest

June 12 - June 12 - US headquartered Teras Cargo Transport has acquired 100 percent ownership of Teras BBC - its heavy lift ocean transport joint venture with Germany headquartered BBC Chartering.
Views: 1241
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Terex plays key role in Hawaiian wind installations

June 12 - June 12 - State law in Hawaii, USA mandates that by 2030, at least 70 percent of its power needs to come from renewable resources. With this policy in place, wind energy is figuring heavily in the state's current energy policy.
Views: 1001
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ISS adds Canadian cargo info department

June 12 - June 12 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has launched its advanced cargo information (ACI) department for Canadian ports, following new regulations and procedures for cargo and vessel reporting issued by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
Views: 741
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Petrasco names new global md

June 12 - June 12 - Aberdeen, Scotland headquartered international freight forwarder specialising in the energy industry, Petrasco, has named Kevin Buchan its global managing director.
Views: 1050
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Chinese company to build Nicaragua's new canal?

June 10 - June 10 - Nicaragua's National Assembly says that a Chinese company will be contracted to build a canal across Nicaragua linking the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, providing an alternative to the Panama Canal, with the Chinese using funds from global invest
Views: 792
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The Friday Flyer - June 7th 2013

June 7 - In normal business cycles, some companies prosper and some companies fail. These are not normal business times so it is difficult to know whether STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, might have filed for court receivership even
Views: 2084
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PCN adds new Nicaraguan member

June 7 - June 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has widened its representation with the addition of Seal Trading Supplies in Nicaragua.
Views: 1242
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Dockwise delivers four cranes to GPA

June 7 - June 7 - Four super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes have arrived at the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal, Georgia, USA.
Views: 1438
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STX Pan Ocean files for court receivership

June 7 - June 7 - STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, is reported to have filed for court receivership after a drop in rates left it unable to pay off its debts.
Views: 1206
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Countdown to Gas and Oil Expo

June 6 - June 6 - 20,000 visitors and more than 500 exhibitors will gather in Canada's energy capital, Calgary, next week for the 2013 Gas and Oil Expo.
Views: 1197
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Third PCN member for the Philippines

June 5 - June 5 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added its third and final member in the Philippines - Nonpareil International Freight & Cargo Services (NIFCS).
Views: 797
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Crowley adds new Central America service

June 5 - June 5 - Florida, USA headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean logistics arm is now offering scheduled weekly LCL services to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico and select countries within Central America.
Views: 565
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Costs could rise USD500 billion, says ICS

June 4 - June 4 - The shipping industry faces USD500 billion in additional costs as a result of impending environmental legislation, says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 1250
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Cargolux connects Atlanta and Munich

June 4 - June 4 - Cargolux Airlines International has introduced a new regular B747-400 freighter service between Atlanta, USA and Munich, via its home hub of Luxembourg.
Views: 980
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Thomas heads-up ASCO Australasia

June 3 - June 3 - Oil and gas services company ASCO Group has appointed Matt Thomas its chief executive officer Australasia region, effective June 3, 2013.
Views: 1179
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The Friday Flyer - May 31st 2013

May 31 - Rivet-beating will start at Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry in H2 2013 on four 12,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels for an unnamed German client according to reports in the international media.
Views: 1930
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Zieba heads up AMI's IT

May 31 - May 31 - UK headquartered air and express wholesaler, Air Menzies International (AMI) has promoted Darren Zieba to the newly created position of global IT project manager.
Views: 398
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Noble delivers heavy SGBC

May 31 - May 31 - Pakistan based freight forwarder, Noble Shipping Services has transported a sales gas booster compressor (SGBC) from Brittmoore, USA to Karachi Port, Pakistan, via the Port of Houston.
Views: 1308
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SAL's Svenja loads five reactors

May 30 - May 30 - SAL Heavy Lift's ship, "Svenja", looks an impressive sight with five reactors on deck for its latest voyage.
Views: 1148
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PPG - successful conference in Le Havre

May 28 - May 28 - International project forwarder network the Project Professionals Group (PPG) hosted its annual conference in Le Havre, France, May 20-22, 2013.
Views: 737
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The Friday Flyer - May 24th 2013

May 24 - The global dash for gas and an oil price that remains resolutely north of USD100 a barrel has powered Australian megaprojects for oil and gas exploration and exploitation, according to a report from industry consultant GL Noble Denton.
Views: 2119
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It's a gas for Sarens

May 24 - May 24 - Sarens Group has been awarded a contract for the transport of equipment for the CNRL oil sands project in Alberta, Canada - one of the largest contracts in the company's history.
Views: 1396
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GAC and POLOG on a roll in the Arctic

May 23 - May 23 - GAC Norway AS and Polar Logistics Group ApS (POLOG) of Denmark have formed a strategic partnership - strengthening the GAC network in the Arctic Circle.
Views: 1090
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Corpus Christi sees first wind energy cargo exports

May 22 - May 22 - Having been an active participant in the import of wind energy components from global markets since 2006, with record-breaking volumes in 2012, the Port of Corpus Christi reports that new wind energy market trends have reversed trading patterns i
Views: 734
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New car carriers for WWASA

May 20 - May 20 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed an agreement for two post-Panamax car carriers, set for delivery in 2014 and 2015.
Views: 971
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Tradelossa adds US-Mexico spur

May 20 - May 20 - Mexican heavy haul and rigging specialist Tradelossa has built and inaugurated a railway spur at Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
Views: 615
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The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
Views: 2164
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Base S.p.A. delivers Congo loads

May 17 - May 17 - Base S.P.A. (Italy) has coordinated three project shipments from around the world to Pointe Noire, the Republic of Congo for the Mafumeira Sul offshore oil field development.
Views: 854
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Successful 2012 for TT Club

May 17 - May 17 - The TT Club - a liability insurer for the international transport and logistics industry - has issued its performance figures for year ending December 21, 2012.
Views: 1016
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CEE completes conference

May 16 - May 16 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network concluded its 4th annual membership conference in Antwerp, Belgium, May 12-13, 2013.
Views: 1238
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Volga's AN-124 starts in Papua

May 15 - May 15 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 1208
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C.H. Robinson shifts O&G equipment

May 14 - May 14 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has transported a reaction tank and blow down drum from Swan Island, Portland, USA to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. The machinery will be used in a stream assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) pilot plant near West El
Views: 702
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Rickmers ceo joins Hall of Fame

May 13 - May 13 - Rickmers Group and Rickmers-Linie ceo Ron Widdows has been inducted into the Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame.
Views: 747
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New deputy ceo at Seattle

May 13 - May 13 - Kurt Beckett has been promoted to deputy chief executive officer at the Port of Seattle, USA.
Views: 1127
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Chapman Freeborn hits 40

May 13 - May 13 - Last weekend saw air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn officially celebrate 40 years of operations.
Views: 896
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The Friday Flyer - May 10th 2013

May 10 - The Arctic is changing and future transport opportunities in the economy of the North have probably been one of the drivers behind this week's decision by BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping to create a joint company, BigRoll.
Views: 1919
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Q1 slowdown at IAG

May 10 - May 10 - IAG Cargo - the air freight division of the International Airlines Group - has seen its revenue for Q1 2013 drop by 7.2 percent year-on-year to EUR270 million (USD350.9 million).
Views: 1097
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Efficiency key for wind projects

May 8 - May 8 - According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), wind energy projects in the USA posted their strongest year ever - a total of 13,124 MW of power was brought online across 26 states and Puerto Rico.
Views: 759
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ABS releases LMP updates

May 8 - May 8 - Naval management software and ship design specialist Herbert-ABS Software Solutions, has released the newest version of its Load Management Programme (LMP) for offshore vessels.
Views: 527
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Extra adds web platform

May 7 - May 7 - North American logistics provider Extra Logistics has launched its web-based ocean/air freight booking service.
Views: 1283
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The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013

May 3 - This week saw CEVA Group announce the successful recapitalisation of its balance sheet, which may put an end to the intense speculation there has been about the company's future. That speculation began after a downgrade by Standard & Poor's to CEVA's cred
Views: 2244
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PCN ramps up with Ramps Logistics

May 3 - May 3 - Ramps Logistics of Trinidad and Tobago has become the 181st member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 786
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Evergreen Helicopters fly with Erickson

May 3 - May 3 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has closed its acquisition of Evergreen Helicopters (EHI) from Evergreen International Aviation.
Views: 1535
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Houston calling for Spliethoff

May 3 - May 3 - Amsterdam based Spliethoff Group - whose subsidiaries include BigLift Shipping, Sevenstar, Wijnne Barends and Transfennica - is opening a new branch office in Houston, USA.
Views: 1239
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FPS delivers unique warplane

May 2 - May 2 - FPS New Zealand has successfully moved the only operational De Havilland Mosquito bomber aircraft from New Zealand to Virginia, USA.
Views: 800
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Heavy quartet for Jumbo Shipping

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has transported two over-dimensional boilers and two mine hunter vessels to destinations in the Middle East.
Views: 959
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Damaged Illinois river lock to hinder barges for weeks

May 1 - May 1 - According to reports in the international media, a northern stretch of the Illinois river - a key artery for connecting export terminals in the Gulf of Mexico, USA - is expected to remain closed for several weeks.
Views: 590
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Dacotrans de Centro joins PCN

May 1 - May 1 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Dacotrans de Centro as its latest member, and first company representative in Honduras.
Views: 1031
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Areva barges generators to USA

May 1 - May 1 - Paris headquartered industrial manufacturer Areva has delivered two steam generators to the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in Red Wing, Minnesota, USA.
Views: 760
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Future arrives in full for Saga Forest Carriers

April 30 - April 30 - With last week's delivery of the Saga Fantasy, Saga Shipholding's (SSH) order for seven Future class open hatch box hold ships is complete. An eigth vessel is still to be delivered, but this is not going to be owned by SSH.
Views: 1085
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The Friday Flyer - April 26th 2013

April 26 - German businesspeople seem less confident in prospects for the future and their nervousness may impact project cargo and heavy lift operators in the coming year. Think tank Ifo has noted that for a second consecutive month, German business confidence fell
Views: 2382
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ABS elects new Council staff

April 25 - April 25 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has made a number of appointments to its Council and Offshore Technical Committees.
Views: 1176
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Bigge buys four Liebherr crawlers

April 25 - April 25 - Californian crane dealer Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased four new Liebherr LR1300SX crawler cranes at Bauma 2013 trade fair in Munich.
Views: 1183
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MIQ adds to sales team

April 24 - April 24 - Kansas, USA headquartered MIQ Logistics has added Thad Stanley to its sales team as director of business development.
Views: 765
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Maersk ships catamaran to US

April 23 - April 23 - Maersk Line teamed up with Emirates Team New Zealand to move its AC72 catamaran from Auckland to San Francisco to compete in the 2013 Americas Cup.
Views: 557
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ACS teams-up with Save the Children

April 19 - April 19 - Air Charter Service (ACS) recently chartered a B747-400 freighter from Nairobi, Kenya to Maputo, Mozambique, in conjunction with charity Save the Children.
Views: 739
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DB Schenker acquires Panamanian forwarder

April 18 - April 18 - Global logistics specialist DB Schenker has acquired 100 percent of the shares in Euro-Line Panamericana - a Panamanian freight forwarder and ocean import specialist.
Views: 876
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SC&RA recognises safe practice

April 17 - April 17 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) named its winners of the Fleet Safety, Zero Accident and Fleet Safety Improvement awards during its annual conference in Arizona, USA.
Views: 990
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Ruslan moves exceptional load

April 17 - April 17 - Ruslan International has arranged the shipment of a 101 tonne oil platform component from Bergen, Norway to Busan, South Korea, on an AN-124 freighter flight.
Views: 985
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Bigge's record-breaking week

April 16 - April 16 - California, US based crane dealer Bigge Crane and Rigging has delivered 34 Terex rough terrain (RT) cranes in one week - breaking the company's own sales record.
Views: 748
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Peters & May sees part-charter growth

April 15 - April 15 - Southampton, UK based yacht transportation specialist Peters & May has seen a significant boost in demand for its part-charter yacht shipping services.
Views: 1176
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SCRA makes senior appointments

April 15 - April 15 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SCRA) used its annual conference last week to make a number of senior managerial appointments.
Views: 1444
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The Friday Flyer - April 12th 2013

April 12 - April 12 - Anyone who has lived into their ninth decade, many in the public eye, will have made as many friends as enemies in that time.
Views: 2443
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Tradelossa nets SCRA award

April 11 - April 11 - Mexican project forwarder Tradelossa has won first place in the Specialized Crane Rigging & Rigging Association's (SCRA) 'Rigging Job of the Year' category
Views: 808
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ACS adds evp North America

April 10 - April 10 - Richard Thompson has been appointed executive vice president of Air Charter Service's (ACS) North American offices.
Views: 812
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Burkhalter wins SCRA awards

April 10 - April 10 - Columbus, Mississippi headquartered Burkhalter Rigging has won both Rigging Job of the Year and Hauling Job of the Year awards from the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SCRA).
Views: 1166
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EFIS flies rocket to Guyana

April 10 - April 10 - EFIS Air - the aviation project and charter division of general sales and services agent ECS Group - has delivered the fourth and last stage of the Ariane rocket from Paris Vatry airport to Cayenne, Guyana.
Views: 1070
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Volga adds to US management team

April 9 - April 9 - Russian freighter operator Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Sergey Reznikov as vice president, Volga-Dnepr unique air cargo (USA).
Views: 812
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The Friday Flyer - April 5th 2013

April 5 - Could this week's news that three Hamburg-based shipowners - F. Laiesz, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Rickmers Reederei have established a programme to financially stabilise loss-making cargo ships - Frachtschiff-Kontor (F-K) - be good for the bele
Views: 2204
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First calls at St. Lawrence ports

April 4 - April 4 - At the end of March the St. Lawrence Seaway opened its locks for vessels to enter the Great Lakes and deliver cargo to US and Canadian ports for the 55th annual international shipping season.
Views: 997
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Jumbo shifts world's largest TBM 'Bertha'

April 4 - April 4 - Jumbo Shipping has transported what is claimed to be the world's largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Japan to the USA on board its ship, Fairpartner.
Views: 848
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Intermarine sells and leases back Houston terminal

April 2 - April 2 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a sale and leaseback of Industrial Terminals, its breakbulk terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, which it claims is the largest project cargo terminal in the United States.
Views: 1078
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Pegg to start charity run at Breakbulk Europe

April 2 - April 2 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Albert Pegg, senior advisor at Antwerp Port Authority, will be wielding the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in Antwerp in May
Views: 1368
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Final Canadian member joins PCN

April 2 - April 2 - Safesea AMI Shipping has become the latest company to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN). It has become the fifth and final member of the network based in Canada.
Views: 806
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Damco makes Latin appointments

April 2 - April 2 - International forwarder and logistics services provider Damco has made a number of senior appointments to its Latin American management team.
Views: 1547
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Erickson extends Canadian contracts

April 2 - April 2 - Erickson Air-Crane - a provider of heavy lift helicopter services - has extended agreements with two Canadian clients for the provision of its S-64E helicopter services.
Views: 1114
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The Friday Flyer - March 29th 2013

March 29 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, we are digesting the latest report from shipping industry consultant Drewry. It starkly shows that for the next few years the multipurpose sector will be in choppy waters. In the long-term, prospects are good, accord
Views: 2338
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Braemar strengthens worldwide

March 28 - March 28 - Loss adjustor Braemar has made a number of additions to its worldwide team of marine surveyors and consultants, as well as opening two new locations.
Views: 1231
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Bahri uses new fleet to boost US services

March 26 - March 26 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), as a part of its fleet renewal programme, has scrapped its general cargo vessel Saudi Diriyah for a sum of SAR30.3 million (USD8.04 million).
Views: 1280
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Maersk links Sweden and South Korea

March 26 - March 26 - Maersk Line has added the South Korean city Busan to one of its routes from the Port of Gothenburg. It is the first direct Maersk Line service connecting Sweden and Busan.
Views: 694
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Canadian bison fly Russian

March 26 - March 26 - Russian freighter operator Volga-Dnepr Airlines has shipped 30 bison calves from Edmonton, Canada to Yakutia, Russia onboard an IL-76TD-90VD.
Views: 555
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Times are still tough, says Drewry

March 26 - March 26 - The multipurpose sector faces a difficult couple of years, but its long-term prospects are good, according to Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecast report.
Views: 1205
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Yacht Path files for Chapter 11

March 25 - March 25 - As reported in our last Friday Flyer, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US headquartered Yacht Path, and three associated companies, has voluntarily initiated proceedings under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
Views: 728
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business m
Views: 3606
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business model is dea
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Terex additions at Crane Service

March 21 - March 21 - Albuquerque, US based Crane Service Inc. has added a new 250-tonne capacity Terex AC 250-1 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 909
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Peters & May updates

March 21 - March 21 - Southampton, UK headquartered boat transportation specialist Peters & May has been named preferred shipping agent for The Christmas Caribbean Rally (CCR) - a new transatlantic rally.
Views: 869
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Crowley boosts Bahamas service

March 20 - March 20 - Florida, USA headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation will offer ocean freight customers a second-weekly sailing from Port Everglades to Nassau, Bahamas.
Views: 720
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Erickson acquires Evergreen Helicopters

March 20 - March 20 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane International is set to acquire Evergreen Helicopters Inc. (EHI) in a deal worth USD250 million.
Views: 1594
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WWL earns John Deere recognition

March 20 - March 20 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been inducted into the Supplier Hall of Fame as part of the John Deere Achieving Excellence programme.
Views: 703
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Tolls rising on St. Lawrence Seaway

March 19 - March 19 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is warning of a three percent increase in St. Lawrence Seaway tolls in Canada for the 2013 shipping season.
Views: 599
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Cargolux connects Dallas/Fort Worth

March 19 - March 19 - Cargolux Airlines International - the Luxembourg headquartered all cargo carrier - will introduce a twice-weekly B747-8 freighter service to Dallas/Fort Worth International airport, USA, effective March 20.
Views: 705
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Dockwise shifts Big Foot platform

March 19 - March 19 - Breda based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely transported the Chevron-operated extended tension leg platform (ETLP) hull from Silli-do Island, South Korea, to Corpus Christi, USA.
Views: 1240
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Omega shifts Lake Roosevelt ferry

March 18 - March 18 - Specialised heavy rigging and transportation firm Omega Morgan has delivered a ferry from Rainer, Oregon to Crescent Bay, Lake Roosevelt in Washington State.
Views: 672
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Gypsy Moth alert

March 18 - March 18 - Maritime services providers Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and GAC Group have both issued advice regarding Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) regulations for vessels arriving at North American ports this summer, as highlighted by the US Department of Agr
Views: 934
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The Friday Flyer - March 15 2013

March 15 - Two appointments under very different conditions this week have made global headlines, though arguably only one is likely to have any impact on the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. In the Vatican, white smoke heralded a new era for the Catholic
Views: 2351
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Project cargo surges at Hamilton

March 15 - March 15 - Canada's Port of Hamilton saw cargo tonnages grow by three percent year-on-year during 2012 to 10.3 million tonnes.
Views: 684
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Metro Ports celebrates 90 years

March 14 - March 14 - USA based stevedoring and terminal services provider Metro Ports is celebrating its 90th anniversary.
Views: 884
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Rickmers-Linie launches new service

March 14 - March 14 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered shipping line Rickmers-Linie has launched a new westbound round-the-world service.
Views: 1216
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PacArctic anticipates Alaskan growth

March 13 - March 13 - PacArctic Logistics will establish a monthly general cargo service between Port of Olympia, Washington, USA and Point MacKenzie, effective April 19.
Views: 1551
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Shell selects ITI for rigging training

March 13 - March 13 - Industrial Training International (ITI) in cooperation with Royal Dutch Shell has launched a custom rigging training programme for Shell personnel and contractors - the Shell Onshore Mobile Crane Rigging programme.
Views: 648
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Erickson Air-Crane flies in 2012

March 13 - March 13 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has reported strong revenue and profit growth for its financial year 2012, ending December 2012.
Views: 1427
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KR launches mobile app

March 12 - March 12 - Maritime classification society the Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has launched its new mobile app - SMART Fleet.
Views: 768
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Ruslan delivers Norwegian chopper

March 11 - March 11 - Ruslan International has transported a new Sikorsky S-92 helicopter from Stewart International airport, New York, USA to Stavenger in Norway.
Views: 752
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The Friday Flyer

March 8 - March 8 - The fact that today is International Women's Day casts a spotlight on the growing number of female managers and executives in the global supply chain.
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Canadian addition for PCN

March 8 - March 8 - Canaan Shipping has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Canada.
Views: 1245
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KR opens training facility

March 8 - March 8 - The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has formally opened a brand new education and training centre dedicated to international shipping and shipbuilding professionals.
Views: 820
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MIQ adds Neuburger

March 6 - March 6 - Devin Neuburger has joined MIQ Logistics as logistics manager of its new global service centre in New Orleans, USA.
Views: 742
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Krouse joins Braemar

March 5 - March 5 - Loss adjustor Braemar Adjusting has appointed Pierre Krouse as regional managing director of the Americas, effective April 2, 2013.
Views: 747
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The Friday Flyer - March 1st 2013

March 1 - As this is the first day of March, HLPFI staff would like to wish "Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapu - Happy St David's Day" to all our Welsh speaking readers.
Views: 2383
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Arctic R&D with ABS

March 1 - March 1 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will host a number of Arctic workshops, with industry experts sharing views on key research and development issues in the region.
Views: 794
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Peters & May offers special sailing

March 1 - March 1 - Southampton, UK based boat transportation specialist Peters & May is arranging a special sailing from Freeport, Bahamas to the US Great Lakes, in response to high customer demand.
Views: 477
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US port labour negotiations extended

February 28 - February 28 - Further to our previous reports, HLPFI understands that in the USA, the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and U.S. Maritime Alliance (USMX) have agreed to extend the March 1st deadline for completion of local negotiations to Mar
Views: 639
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Columbia adds 10

February 28 - February 28 - Heavy lift helicopter operator Columbia Helicopters has acquired ten new aircraft from the Swedish Department of Defence.
Views: 1030
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SC&RA: celebrating 65 years

February 25 - February 25 - The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) is celebrating its 65th anniversary at its Annual Conference, April 2 - 6, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
Views: 638
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The Friday Flyer

February 22 - February 22 - While the on-off strike that threatened to close the US East and Gulf coast, further south another country is facing a blockade by striking longshoreman.
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Cargolux lifts Solar Impulse

February 22 - February 22 - Luxembourg based all cargo carrier, Cargolux, has transported the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse between Switzerland and the USA.
Views: 867
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Ellery shifts skids

February 21 - February 21 - Ellery OS Project Cargo has become the latest company to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing New Zealand.
Views: 696
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MIQ strengthens New Orleans position

February 20 - February 20 - Kansas headquartered logistics concern MIQ Logistics has opened a new global service centre in New Orleans, USA.
Views: 715
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WWPC duo delivers under pressure

February 19 - February 19 - CNC Freight Services has managed the transport of heavy pressure vessels from Malaysia to DeKalb, Illinois, USA.
Views: 1027
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Dockwise Vanguard loads Jack/St Malo platform

February 19 - February 19 - Netherlands based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely completed its first ever float-on operation earlier this week utilising its newbuild Dockwise Vanguard.
Views: 1855
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IMO secretary general to visit Jamaica

February 18 - February 18 - Koji Sekimizu , secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will spearhead a delegation of IMO representatives to Jamaica from February 20 - 23, 2013.
Views: 344
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ISF calls for visa relaxation

February 18 - February 18 - The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, is calling on port states to facilitate the right of seafarers to shore leave, in line with international treaty obligations.
Views: 1133
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The Friday Flyer - February 15th 2013

February 15 - HLPFI staff's Valentine's Day present was the launch of a new-look website that we hope will set the agenda for heavy lift and project cargo reporting for years to come.
Views: 1937
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Multitrade Spain on right track

February 15 - February 15 - Multitrade Spain has been contracted to transport 57 metro cars for a metro line in Panama.
Views: 852
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DSV snaps up Seatainers

February 15 - February 15 - Logistics services provider DSV has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Seatainers Group A/S.
Views: 1216
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Details of US port labour deal revealed

February 14 - February 14 - The details of the tentative master contract that the International Longshoremen's Association has negotiated with the U.S. Maritime Alliance (USMX), has been revealed.
Views: 578
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WTS establishes Houston presence

February 14 - February 14 - In response to client demand Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has opened a new office in Houston, Texas, USA.
Views: 637
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World Bank backs Jamaica's hub dream

February 13 - February 13 - The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica's aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf and East Coast area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project.
Views: 1230
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Imperial secures Joy mining deal

February 13 - February 13 - USA headquartered mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global Mining has given the contract for its South African distribution services to IMPERIAL Distribution.
Views: 758
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GAC named Oman Sail's logistics partner

February 8 - February 8 - Dubai headquartered GAC Logistics has been named the official logistics partner by Oman Sail for the EFG Bank Sailing Arabia The Tour - a boat race that sets sail of on February 10.
Views: 903
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The Friday Flyer

February 8 - February 8 - The old adage - talk is cheap - does not seem to apply in the EU's corridors of power in Brussels where agreement is being sought on a trillion-euro budget for the next seven years for the 27-nation union.
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Fairmount couple tow rig to Brazil

February 8 - February 8 - The super tugs Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Expedition operated by Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine, have towed the drilling rig Noble Max Smith from the Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.
Views: 656
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MIQ adds to its sales force

February 8 - February 8 - Kansas, USA based transportation specialist MIQ Logistics has strengthened its sales force with the appointment of Dede Aguayo as director of business development.
Views: 1105
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Port of Albany serves O&G clients

February 8 - February 8 - The port of Albany has been tasked with shipping modular housing to an Exxon/Mobile offshore drilling project in Newfoundland.
Views: 650
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Crowley and TITAN relief efforts in wake of Sandy

February 6 - February 6 - Jacksonville headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation and its subsidiary TITAN Salvage have completed a number of emergency response projects in the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
Views: 1200
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Third Steel in Transit conference

February 6 - February 6 - On April 18-19, 2013 the third Steel in Transit conference will take place in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 820
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SeaWorks names Brazilian agent

February 6 - February 6 - SeaWorks bv, the Dutch company, which announced in January that is is the commercial agent of a new project carrier and liner service established under the name of C-Works Carriers (CWC) has announced the appointment of Seanet as general comm
Views: 1380
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London calling for ISS Palumbo

February 5 - February 5 - Following last October's news of a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo SpA, HLPFI has learned that ISS Palumbo has opened an office in the U
Views: 1809
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Cargolux widens freighter network

February 5 - February 5 - Luxembourg all-cargo airline Cargolux has added three new destinations to its freighter network: Xiamen, China; Latacunga, Ecuador; and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. B747-8 freighters will serve the three destinations.
Views: 882
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C.H. Robinson supports green movement

February 4 - February 4 - Multimodal logistics service provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc has donated USD20,000 to Cascade Sierra Solutions - a Eugene, Oregon, USA based non-profit organisation dedicated to helping small trucking business afford fuel and emissions-r
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The Friday Flyer

February 1 - February 1 - With just over a week to go before the Chinese New Year, HLPFI staff are beginning to break open the fortune cookies while looking forward to the lion parades near our London HQ.
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Fairmount Marine delivers Tamar jacket

February 1 - February 1 - Netherlands based Fairmount Marine has delivered the newbuild Noble Tamar jacket to the Tamar gas field in the eastern Mediterranean.
Views: 745
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All change at the top for DHL Industrial Projects

January 31 - January 31 - HLPFI understands that Hans Toggweiler, global CEO of DHL Industrial Projects, and a member of the DHL Global Forwarding, Freight Management Board (GFFB), will be leaving the company at the end of May.
Views: 394
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Sambo time at MIQ

January 31 - January 31 - Kansas, USA headquartered MIQ Logistics has appointed Robert Sambo as manager of business development for the greater New York City area.
Views: 1114
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Panama Canal expansion moves forward

January 29 - January 29 - The Panama Canal Expansion project is now 50 percent complete, according to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). "The program continues to progress and reach milestones while we focus the next phases on building the locks," commented Panama Cana
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The Friday Flyer

January 25 - January 25 - This week's Friday Flyer is again sponsored by Broekman Project Services, located in the Port of Rotterdam, which offers a total solution for handling and assembly of project cargoes - www.broekman-group.com/bps