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North America News from April 2013

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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.
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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: 2404
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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: 1184
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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: 1192
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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: 780
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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: 565
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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: 745
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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: 884
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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: 998
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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: 996
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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: 760
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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: 1186
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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: 1457
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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: 2468
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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: 818
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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: 824
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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: 1179
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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: 1078
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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: 820
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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: 2232
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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: 1008
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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: 856
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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: 1092
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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: 1386
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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: 813
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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: 1566
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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: 1130

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