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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.
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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: 1196
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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: 1357
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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: 752
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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: 787
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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: 1290
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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.
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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: 1023
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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: 1108
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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: 1632
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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: 1227
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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: 1527
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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: 840
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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.
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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: 741
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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: 1193
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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: 788
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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: 1004
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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.
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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.
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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: 1012
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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: 748
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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: 1063
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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: 801
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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
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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: 1259
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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: 1454
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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: 1217
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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.
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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: 806
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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: 574
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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: 1262
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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: 988
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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.
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