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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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: 1078
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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: 578
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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: 799
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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