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North America News from November 2013

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The Friday Flyer - November 29th 2013

November 29 - Are liner shipping lines hiding their cartels in plain sight? When the European Commission's (EC) lawmakers turned their sights on anti-competitive activity in 2011, the most obvious characteristic of a cartel was clandestine cloak-and-dagger meetings bet
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Crowley and TITAN move to Houston

November 28 - November 28 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group, project logistics and global freight management team, and its subsidiary TITAN Salvage have relocated to a shared office and warehouse facility in Houston, Texas.
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JasProjects wins BG Group

November 28 - November 28 - JasProjects has signed a strategic alliance confirming Jas Forwarding Worldwide as BG Group's primary freight forwarding partner for the next five years.
Views: 1146
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Aeroscraft teams with IAC to serve Arctic regions

November 27 - November 27 - Aeroscraft Corporation - developer of the Aeroscraft, an innovative rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has established a strategic partnership with airline Icelandair Cargo (IAC) to develop new logistical air freight r
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Triple crane contract for MacGregor

November 27 - November 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new subsea crane contract to deliver three cranes for a new offshore accommodation and construction vessel, which is being built at Chantier Davie Canada Inc in Quebec.
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DB Schenker to assist IPC

November 25 - November 25 - DB Schenker has extended the agreement to provide the Boon, Germany headquartered International Paralympic Committee (IPC) with logistics, freight forwarding and Customs clearance services for the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia 2014 and R
Views: 1010
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The Friday Flyer - November 22nd 2013

November 25 - The embattled STX Group has seen its biggest creditor become its biggest shareholder after the state-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) traded debt for equity in the troubled shipbuilder and its affiliated shipping company STX Pan Ocean. The move by the K
Views: 2090
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Nirint moves service to Rotterdam

November 22 - November 22 - Nirint Shipping has announced that it is switching its Europe-Caribbean-Canada-Europe (ECCE) multipurpose service for all liner vessels, from the port of Moerdijk to the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, effective January 1, 2014.
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Terex in Mexican ring road construction

November 21 - November 21 - Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) is utilising its Terex AC 500-2 all terrain cranes in the construction of an elevated ring road in Mexico City.
Views: 852
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Tradelossa in subway improvement

November 21 - November 21 - Tradelossa has transported several structures for Mexico's new subway project to extend one of the many subway lines in the country.
Views: 677
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Volga-Dnepr secures cargo

November 20 - November 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 23-tonne generator rotor on an IL-76TD-90VD freighter, from East Midlands Airport in the UK to St John's in Newfoundland, Canada.
Views: 1132
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Seal Trading in grain and brew move

November 20 - November 20 - Seal Trading Supplies has shipped two combine harvesters from Tifton in Georgia, USA to Managua, Nicaragua.
Views: 820
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Blue chip companies strengthen management

November 19 - November 19 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Henrik Lund as its new global airfreight director, based in Hamburg and reporting directly to Mark Hellmann, chairman of the global air cargo board.
Views: 1412
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Port of Everett adds AAL service

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett has added a new Austral Asia Line (AAL) liner service to its list of regular ship calls.
Views: 1440
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Two new offices for GAC

November 18 - November 18 - GAC has opened new offices in Louisiana, USA and Labuan, Malaysia, in response to the increase of offshore oil and gas activity in the respective regions.
Views: 1423
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The Friday Flyer - November 15th 2013

November 18 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
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Hunt & Palmer chooses Platinum

November 15 - November 15 - As part of its expansion into North America, Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters (HPCC) has appointed Platinum Air Cargo as its general sales agent (GSA) in the USA.
Views: 833
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Port of Vancouver welcomes Shengking

November 15 - November 15 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed The China Navigation Company's multi-purpose vessel, Shengking, on its maiden voyage to the United States.
Views: 1306
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Aeroscraft wins Popular Science award

November 14 - November 14 - Science and technology magazine, Popular Science has named the Aeroscraft vertical airlift solution a 2013 recipient of the publication's Best of What's New award in the aerospace category.
Views: 752
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DHL busy with heavy projects

November 14 - November 14 - DHL Industrial Projects has completed a number of heavy lift projects in Vietnam, Denmark and Kuwait.
Views: 1527
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Scheuerle assists crane order at Gdynia

November 11 - November 11 - Based in Poland, Gdynia Port Technical Company, has begun processing a large onsite order for Konecranes' Finland branch, ready for shipment to Global Container Terminals (GCT) in New Jersey, USA.
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Maersk-Rickmers doubles up

November 11 - November 11 - US flag heavy lift project carrier, Maersk-Rickmers, has lifted and moved two range support craft, of which the largest weighed 220 tonnes, for the US Navy.
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The Friday Flyer - November 8th 2013

November 11 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 2427
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Breaking the mould at Kita

November 8 - November 8 - Kita Logistics has handled the shipment of wind blade moulds from the USA to Izmir, Turkey.
Views: 987
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Dacotrans busy in Panama

November 6 - November 6 - Dacotrans de Centroamerica has recently executed several projects and heavy lift transports in Panama, alongside opening a new office in the country.
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Crowley tows petrochemical gear

November 6 - November 6 - US headquartered Crowley Corporation mobilised three of its ocean class tugs to deliver and position the Lucius Spar in the Gulf of Mexico, on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum.
Views: 658
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Mammoet moves Chevron coke drums

November 6 - November 6 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet helped transport six coke drums for the Chevron El Segundo Refinery in El Segundo, California USA.
Views: 1074
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Concert Group rebrands as XPO Global Logistics

November 6 - November 6 - USA headquartered XPO Logistics has rebranded its international freight forwarding division, Concert Group Logistics (CGL), to XPO Global Logistics.
Views: 998
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Volga-Dnepr helps Jamaica's power supply

November 4 - November 4 - Volga Dnepr Airlines has transported a 28-tonne turbine rotor from Houston, USA to Montego Bay, Jamaica for air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn.
Views: 933
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The Friday Flyer - November 1st 2013

November 1 - November 1 - In the northern hemisphere, winter is upon us, as the nights draw in and thoughts turn to snow and ice on jobsites. There does seem to be a brighter light at the end of the tunnel, with improved economic prospects in sight in many markets.
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Mammoet invests in Scheuerle SPMTs

November 1 - November 1 - Mammoet has signed a contract for 650 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) at Scheuerle, bringing the company's total number of employed axle lines to more than 3,000.
Views: 1086
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Dredge hose shipment for Tuscor Lloyds

November 1 - November 1 - Tuscor Lloyds was contracted by a client in the oil and gas industry to transport dredge hoses and sleeves from Felixstowe, UK to Busan in South Korea.
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