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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: 1286
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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: 1149
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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: 810
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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: 1624
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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: 1295
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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: 1470
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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: 2005
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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: 1524
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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: 739
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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: 1078
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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: 1313
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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: 732
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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: 1144
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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: 1420
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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: 1148
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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: 733
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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: 2691
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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: 904
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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: 848
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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: 869
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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: 979
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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: 869
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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: 929
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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: 948
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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: 1125
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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: 916
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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: 2309
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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: 510
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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: 1354
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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: 1094
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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: 913
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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: 770
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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: 2238
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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: 1046
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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: 695

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