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The Friday Flyer - August 30th 2013

August 30 - A debate has started as to whether dredging at ports on the United States East Coast (USEC) may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services.
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Heavy gear transhipped at Le Havre

August 28 - August 28 - Earlier in August a shipment of 14 heavy and over-dimensional cargoes from Sens, Burgundy was transhipped in Le Havre, France destined for Mumbai in India.
Views: 882
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Volga-Dnepr demos AN-124 at DynCorp

August 28 - August 28 - US government state and congressional leaders toured a Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter aircraft on a visit to DynCorp International's new hangar facility at Huntsville International airport, USA.
Views: 928
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Damco names new American chief

August 27 - August 27 - Third party logistics services provider Damco has named Samuel Israel its new regional ceo for Latin America.
Views: 913
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GPLN welcomes new members

August 26 - August 26 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has welcomed a number of new members and offices to its ranks.
Views: 1563
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
Views: 2508
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Huge gates arrive at Panama Canal

August 23 - August 23 - Four new lock gates have arrived at the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal, a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion programme.
Views: 832
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Dragon Dream passes government tests

August 23 - August 23 - California, USA headquartered Aeros - developer of Aeroscraft, an innovate rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has seen its prototype aircraft Dragon Dream pass all Pentagon and NASA tests, set out under the Project Pelic
Views: 1136
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Xcell joins PPL

August 21 - August 21 - Xcell Logistics has become the newest member of the Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network representing Mexico.
Views: 788
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YCF Group makes senior changes

August 21 - August 21 - The YCF Group has named Carsten Gierga its managing director responsible for the company's activities in Germany.
Views: 1394
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Erickson wins maintenance contract

August 20 - August 20 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received a contract from Helicopter Transport Services to perform modifications and upgrades on seven CH54B tail boom and pylon assemblies.
Views: 919
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Beyel completes Disney project

August 19 - August 19 - Florida, USA headquartered crane and rigging company Beyel Brothers has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 250-1 all terrain crane.
Views: 955
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 2354
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FMT and Port of Milwaukee extend partnership

August 16 - August 16 - Montreal, Canada headquartered Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) has agreed a new lease that will see it continue to provide terminal and stevedore services at the Port of Milwaukee.
Views: 597
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Fracht develops new heavy-duty railcar

August 15 - August 15 - Houston headquartered rail logistics specialist Fracht USA has designed and build a new railcar for use in the North American market.
Views: 1439
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WWL extends services to Mexico

August 15 - August 15 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is set to expand its ocean transportation services from Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 841
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UTi opens Heathrow unit

August 14 - August 14 - California, USA headquartered supply chain services provider UTi Worldwide has opened its new London facility in Heathrow, UK.
Views: 720
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PSC launches compact SPMT

August 14 - August 14 - Chicago, USA headquartered PSC has unveiled its brand new self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) 600 trailer, aimed at heavy transport requirements inside nuclear facilities.
Views: 717
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Entrec sees strong growth

August 13 - August 13 - Entrec Corporation - an Alberta, Canada headquartered provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services - has issued its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2013 (Q2 2013).
Views: 1433
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Ceres and Albacor support charity barge

August 13 - August 13 - In an attempt to raise cancer awareness USA headquartered Ceres Barge Line - a provider of barge freight management and logistics services - has taken delivery of a 'hot pink' barge named Big Hope 1.
Views: 910
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Kerry buys Cargo Master's Group

August 12 - August 12 - Hong Kong headquartered logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG) - a Mexico based logistics and freight forwarding concern.
Views: 1334
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Coordinadora ships transformer gear

August 12 - August 12 - Spain headquartered project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has handled the shipment of a 378 tonne transformer from Seville to Texas, USA.
Views: 1003
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AAL Hong Kong completes maiden voyage

August 12 - August 12 - On August 7, 2013 the Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the newbuild Austral Asia Line vessel, AAL Hong Kong, on her maiden voyage from Shanghai, China.
Views: 860
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NEAS acquires MPV

August 12 - August 12 - Iqaluit, Canada headquartered shipping line NEAS has taken delivery of its newest multipurpose vessel - Mitiq - which will be deployed on services to Canada's isolated Arctic communities.
Views: 1491
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ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
Views: 1743
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Rickmers-Linie names South China agent

August 12 - August 12 - German heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has named Ben Line Agencies (HK) as its sales agent in Southern China, effective August 1, 2013.
Views: 1247
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
Views: 2019
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UTC promotes Loll

August 9 - August 9 - Houston, USA headquartered international forwarder UTC Overseas has promoted Matthias Loll to vice president project development North America.
Views: 740
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Van der Vlist moves heavy loaders

August 9 - August 9 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist has transported heavy construction machinery on behalf of Bergerat Monnoyear - Poland's official dealer of Caterpillar machinery.
Views: 1072
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PCN's exhibition tie-ups

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is a platform for project cargo specialists to increase their business by liaising and working with like-minded professionals.
Views: 1491
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Rickmers-Linie adds Pavao

August 8 - August 8 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered Rickmers-Linie has appointed a new representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Celso H V Pavao has assumed the role of owner's representative - South America.
Views: 1217
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Tanks and bullets for Jumbo Jubilee

August 7 - August 7 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Jumbo has transported three over-dimensional storage bullets and three heavy storage tanks from Ortona, Italy to Coatzacoalcos in Mexico.
Views: 1226
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Port of Baltimore has strong 2013

August 7 - August 7 - The Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals handled a record 9.55 million tonnes of general cargo during FY2013 - measured July 2012 to June 2013 - up 2.4 percent over FY 2012.
Views: 978
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Charleston sees breakbulk surge

August 6 - August 7 - The Port of Charleston's Union Pier Terminal, located in South Carolina, USA has seen breakbulk cargo tonnage surge driven primarily by increases in steel shipments.
Views: 1294
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 1354
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Birnbaum joins Ports America

August 6 - August 6 - New Jersey, USA headquartered Ports America has named Paul Birnbaum as vice president sales and marketing of Ports America Stevedoring.
Views: 856
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NNR boosts out-of-gauge offering

August 6 - August 6 - Illinois headquartered NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. has launched its new Out-of-Gauge Value Added Service.
Views: 767
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Damen delivers mega pontoon

August 5 - August 5 - Netherlands based Damen Shipyards Group has sold the largest pontoon it has ever stock-built to Canadian marine transport provider McKeil-Malaspina.
Views: 887
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DPL Logistics established in Turkey

August 5 - August 5 - Umut Hasan Demirkol has established a new project forwarding company - DPL Logistics - headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey with a branch office in Mersin.
Views: 818
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Aurora sponsors rowing challenge

August 5 - August 5 - Queensland, Australia headquartered Aurora Global Logistics - a leading international yacht transport company - is sponsoring Andrew Abrahams in the Adventure 4 a Cure -Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge Solo Row 2013.
Views: 819
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Cargolux returns Solar Impulse

August 5 - August 5 - Luxembourg headquartered Cargolux International Airlines returned the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse to its home in Switzerland on board a B747 freighter, after it completed a historic flight across the USA.
Views: 761
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Berard completes Big Foot loadout

August 2 - August 2 - USA headquartered Berard Transportation has successfully completed the loadout of the first of three modules for Chevron's Big Foot deepwater offshore platform in Texas.
Views: 766
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Learn with PPG at Breakbulk Americas

August 1 - August 1 - Forwarder network Project Professionals Group (PPG) will run the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course, in conjunction with Breakbulk Americas 2013 in New Orleans, USA from September 23-24.
Views: 708
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PCN makes its three in Chile

August 1 - August 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its third and final member in Chile, Faser Cargo Chile y Compa
Views: 946
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Erickson sees Q2 gains

August 1 - August 1 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has issued its Q2 2013 performance results.
Views: 1354
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Emmert in electromagnet project

August 1 - August 1 - USA headquartered project forwarding specialist Emmert International has successfully relocated an electromagnet from the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York to Chicago, Illinois.
Views: 978

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