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North America News from March 2013

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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
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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