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Shuttlelift unveils new crane

October 31 - October 31 - Shuttlelift is to unveil its new DB 200 crane in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin - the largest rubber-tyred, double-beam, fully traversable gantry crane it has ever built, says the manufacturer.
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Crowley and Seaboard unite in Latin America

October 31 - October 31 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group and Seaboard Marine Ltd have entered into a vessel sharing agreement that will provide customers with a weekly service between South Florida, Costa Rica and Panama.
Views: 700
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Italian banks support Fagioli

October 29 - October 29 - Fagioli has secured new credit facilities from the group's existing pool of main Italian banks to support a three-year international growth plan and investments in new equipment.
Views: 1134
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Seaway wins Permaducto contract

October 29 - October 29 - Cyrpus-based Seaway Heavy Lifting is to use its crane vessel, Oleg Strashnov, to install the decks and jacket as part of an offshore installation project in Mexico.
Views: 986
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GPLN duo take heat out of exchanger shipment

October 28 - October 28 - Houston-based Logistics International Inc has handled the delivery of two 69-tonne heat exchangers to the Port Arthur Refinery in Texas.
Views: 875
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 2293
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SCL to acquire KFS

October 25 - October 25 - SCL Group LLC is set to acquire KFS Inc, a company based in Dallas, Texas.
Views: 825
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Fleet Line on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping Services LLC has shipped two 58-tonne pressure vessels from the Hamriya Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1448
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A valiant tow for Fairmount

October 23 - October 23 - Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Summit, has towed the semi-submersible drilling rig, Ocean Valiant, over a distance of almost 4,830 km from offshore Cameroon to the port of Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Views: 1261
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NYK returns boat to Japan

October 23 - October 23 - Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Yusen Logistics Co Ltd have handled the transportation of a training boat, free of charge, from the USA, back to its home city in Japan.
Views: 972
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FMC calls for global regulatory summit on P3 Alliance

October 23 - October 23 - The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman, Mario Cordero, issued a call to fellow regulators in the European Union and the People's Republic of China, to join with him in a Global Regulatory Summit on the proposed P3 Global Alliance of th
Views: 965
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Horseplay for Tuscor Lloyds

October 22 - October 22 - UK-based freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds, has handled the shipment of an oversized horse's head sculpture from Felixstowe, UK to Philadelphia, USA.
Views: 1132
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The Friday Flyer - October 18th 2013

October 18 - To misquote US Secretary of State Dean Rusk, lawmakers in Washington were 'eyeball to eyeball, and then the other side just blinked' this week when the US Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the USD16.7 trillion federal debt limit. T
Views: 2156
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ITI announces 2014 course schedule

October 16 - October 16 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has announced the release of its 2014 training centre catalogue, featuring more course dates than any other calendar year to date.
Views: 782
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Laninco in geothermal power move

October 16 - October 16 - Laninco has moved a total of 2,800 tonnes of cargo for a power plant, from the port of Caldera to Las Pailas in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica.
Views: 879
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 2164
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Airbus forecasts global freighter growth

October 11 - October 11 - Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its latest Cargo Global Market Forecast, highlighting how it sees the market for freighter aircraft developing over the next 20 years.
Views: 1208
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Marcon completes NY tug

October 11 - October 11 - Washington, USA headquartered Marcon International has completed the 5,233 nm (9,697 km) tow of ocean crane barge Thomas W from Long Beach, California through the Panama Canal to the Hudson River in New York.
Views: 760
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AWA to market AAL's US West Coast service

October 10 - October 10 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) West Coast service.
Views: 1569
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C.H. Robinson charters AN-124

October 10 - October 10 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics chartered an AN-124 freighter aircraft to deliver heavy oilfield equipment from Calgary, Canada to the Middle East.
Views: 939
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MACS welcomes latest newbuild

October 10 - October 10 - The maiden voyage of MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Golden Karoo marks the end of a new build programme which has seen the shipping line take ownership of four new ships into its fleet of modern multi purpose container ships in recent month
Views: 1646
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Heavy machinery helps Brunswick figures

October 9 - October 9 -Heavy machinery exports from companies like Caterpillar helped Georgia Port Authority's Port of Brunswick to an impressive 47 percent increase in total tonnage for fiscal year 2013 and contributed to a 127,000-tonne increase in breakbulk tonnag
Views: 732
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ARC adds Freedom to ro-ro fleet

October 9 - October 9 - American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier LLC (ARC) has enhanced its Atlantic service with addition of the US flag ro-ro vessel Freedom to its fleet, and by adding Galveston, Texas and Veracruz in Mexico to its regular ports of call.
Views: 934
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Astral Aviation eyes Europe-Africa market

October 8 - October 8 - Nairobi, Kenya headquartered airline Astral Aviation and UK based airline general sales agent (GSA) ANA Aviation Services have signed a strategic partnership, following the delivery of a B747-400 freighter from ACMI firm Atlas Air.
Views: 1077
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Arctic Circle attracts key industry figures

October 8 - October 8 - Industry leaders, key government figures and other significant stakeholders will gather to discuss critical Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes at the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly, October 12-1
Views: 1317
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ABC sees sustained growth

October 8 - October 8 - Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines, a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has transported 223,732 tonnes of cargo in the first eight months of 2013.
Views: 967
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Safmarine MPV eyes growth in USA

October 8 - October 8 - Further to our exclusive report in the September/October edition of HLPFI, it was good to see the recently relocated management team of Safmarine MPV flying the flag at the Breakbulk Americas event in New Orleans.
Views: 1764
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 2316
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HANSA appoints EPS in Scandinavia

October 4 - October 4 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Denmark based Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) its exclusive agent in Scandinavia.
Views: 1653
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Grieg Star gets Good in UK

October 3 - October 3 - John Good Shipping has been appointed UK agent for Grieg Star, owner and operator of one of the world's largest open hatch fleets.
Views: 1138
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Panama Canal widening may slow US East Coast container transit

October 3 - October 3 - Project cargo forwarders handling containerised cargo through US East Coast ports may find the arrival of larger box ships following the expansion of the Panama Canal actually slows down the transit of their boxes through ports along the Easte
Views: 1229
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Volga-Dnepr flies oil gear

October 2 - October 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' latest project saw it transport more than 90 tonnes of oilfield equipment from Calgary in Canada to the Russian city of Surgut, using one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 849
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Omega Morgan eyes bridge span market

October 2 - October 2 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered specialised moving company Omega Morgan plans to target the ageing bridges in the Pacific Northwest, having already successfully moved bridge spans for two high-profile projects.
Views: 587
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Berard completes Polaris load-out

October 1 - October 1 - According to reports in the international media, Louisiana, USA based Berard Transportation has completed the load-out of the 2,000 tonne offshore supply vessel Polaris.
Views: 571
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AWA markets AAL West Coast service

October 1 - October 1 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) new West Coast service.
Views: 1439

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