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Etihad Rail and National Air tie-up

September 30 - September 30 - Developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, Etihad Rail, and USA based provider of on-demand air charter services National Air Cargo, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see the latter incorporate rai
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USD150 million for Florida's ports

September 27 - September 27 - Governor Rick Scott of the Florida, USA cabinet has approved USD150 million in bond proceeds that will be used to finance port development projects in the state, as part of the Seaport Investment Program.
Views: 745
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Allison executes lifeboat project

September 27 - September 27 - USA headquartered Allison Shipping International recently trucked an out-of-gauge lifeboat between California and Houston, Texas.
Views: 651
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ACP completes glass-bottom shipment

September 26 - September 26 - Brisbane headquartered project forwarder Australian Customs Professionals (ACP) completed the shipment of a glass-bottom boat and an aluminium pontoon to Fiji.
Views: 731
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Corpus Christi Port goes social

September 26 - September 26 - In an attempt to elevate its outreach the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, has entered the world of social media at full speed, and can now be followed on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Views: 495
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GAC opens its doors

September 26 - September 26 - GAC USA is hosting an open house today to give its customers and all oil and gas companies the chance to view its new warehouse in the Central Green District of Houston, Texas.
Views: 530
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K25 demonstrated in US market

September 25 - September 25 - Heavy-duty equipment manufacturers Scheuerle and Kamag - members of the TII Group - used the Precision Enterprises Inc., facilities in Florida to demonstrate the K25 PowerBooster modular trailer.
Views: 536
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PCN duo reels-in South Korea

September 25 - September 25 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member V. Alexander International Logistics - representing Germany, Mongolia and Russia - along with Finnish representative Oy Hacklin Logistics, shipped special cable reels into Hamburg for on forwarding to Sout
Views: 705
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New ro-ro terminal for Port Manatee

September 23 - September 23 - Florida, USA based Port Manatee together with The Pasha Group will develop and market a full-service multipurpose ro-ro terminal near the entrance of Tampa Bay.
Views: 794
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The Friday Flyer - September 20th 2013

September 20 - September 20 - A keynote address at next week's Breakbulk Americas conference poses the stark question: What is the future of the breakbulk industry?
Views: 1509
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Drum double for CNC

September 20 - September 20 - CNC Freight Services has arranged the door-to-door transportation of a Hydrocarbon Drain Drum (HDD) and an Amine Drain Drum from Malaysia to Canada.
Views: 686
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Crowley's foursome deliver platform

September 19 - September 19 - Four of Crowley Maritime Corporation's ocean class tugboats have worked together to deliver the offshore oil production and drilling platform, Olympus, from Ingleside, Texas, 684 km to its deepwater location in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 447
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It's a winch for BigLift

September 18 - September 18 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Dynamic was contracted by Subsea 7's London office for Africa, Gulf of Mexico and the Mediterranean, to reposition a subsea winch and its associated equipment from Rio de Janeiro to Sonils' base in the Angolan port
Views: 741
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Bennett's hand now includes Ace Doran

September 18 - September 18 - Bennett Motor Express, the largest of seven operating companies within Bennett International Group, has completed the asset purchase of Ohio-based Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging.
Views: 638
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Bellville buy expands OIA's network

September 18 - September 18 - Portland, Oregon based OIA Global has purchased majority control of Bellville International Ltd, headquartered in London, UK.
Views: 967
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New role for Global's Gibson

September 13 - September 13 - Global Cranes & Machinery, LLC have appointed Ed Gibson as sales manager Americas.
Views: 699
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AIT opens office quartet

September 12 - September 12 - AIT Worldwide Logistics has expanded its American network into Omaha, Toronto and Houston, and opened its first European office in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Views: 638
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Yacht move to US

September 12 - September 12 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA based Yacht Exports has successfully transported a 2013 Grand Banks Motor Yacht 50 Eastbay SX from Singapore to Norfolk, Virginia for display at the Annapolis Boat Show 2013.
Views: 648
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TIGER grant funds Duluth renovation

September 11 - September 11 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has been awarded a USD10 million TIGER grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation for the rebuilding and expansion of a general cargo dock at the Port of Duluth, Minnesota, USA.
Views: 443
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Gruber takes over Intertransport

September 10 - September 10 - Gruber Logistics has acquired 100 percent shares of Bremen-based Intertransport Hohnholz GmbH.
Views: 821
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Gas by the dozen for Transmarine

September 9 - September 9 - Transmarine Services India Pvt Ltd has handled a large shipment from Thailand to Egypt for Canada-based EMCO.
Views: 681
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Heavy warms up with cold-former move

September 9 - September 9 - Antwerp's Heavy Logistics has handled the door-to-door delivery of a packed cold-former machine from Belgium to Mauston, Wisconsin.
Views: 1031
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The Friday Flyer - September 6th 2013

September 9 - September 9 - Expect plenty of ballyhoo in Rotterdam next week if COSCO's multi-purpose heavy lift ship, Yong Sheng, arrives on schedule on Monday.
Views: 1560
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Harbor Freight battles against time

September 6 - September 6 - Harbor Freight Transport has arranged the speedy movement of five heavy generators from the port of Newark, New York.
Views: 537
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Press call for Albacor

September 5 - September 5 - Albacor Shipping handled the transport of a heavy press from Cleveland to Ohio and steel plant equipment from China to Brazil.
Views: 752
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Erickson confirms Air Amazonia deal

September 5 - September 5 - Erickson Air-Crane Inc has confirmed that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Air Amazonia Servi
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A.R.T. adds to Mongolian canvas

September 4 - September 4 - A.R.T. Logistics has tripled the frequency and capacity of its LTL service connecting Vilnius, Lithuania with Ulan Bator, Mongolia.
Views: 901
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IBC and Daewon join forces

September 3 - September 3 - IBC Internationale Spedition, based in Linz, Austria, and Daewon Logipia Co. Ltd, from Seoul, South Korea, teamed up to handle a project shipment of reactors.
Views: 735
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Suez Canal security strengthened after failed attack

September 2 - September 2 - According to a statement issued by GAC, Egypt's armed forces are strengthening security measures in the Suez Canal, following an unsuccessful terrorist attack on a container ship transiting the waterway on August 31.
Views: 679
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Big Belarus move for Nurminen

September 2 - September 2 - Nurminen Logistics will handle the transport of all the machinery required for a new pulp mill being built by mechanical group, Andritz, in Svetlogorsk, Belarus.
Views: 713
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Austral Asia Line adds Xiamen

September 2 - September 2 - Effective October 11, Austral Asia Line will add a Xiamen call to its Far East to Australia and New Zealand multipurpose liner service.
Views: 410

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