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Duluth shipping season winds to a close

December 22 - December 22 - This weekend signalled the end of the 2014 shipping season at the Port of Duluth-Superior as the last oceangoing vessel departed from the Great Lakes gateway.
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Drum roll for Haropa

December 22 - December 22 - Twenty high-voltage wire drums, manufactured by General Cable, have been transported down the Seine between the Haropa ports of Montereau-Fault-Yonne and Le Havre.
Views: 826
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Bertling transforms Argentina with Antonov

December 22 - December 22 - Bertling Logistics and Antonov Airlines have worked together to deliver nine outsize transformers from Porto, Portugal to the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires onboard three AN-124-100 flights.
Views: 1578
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ACS promotes Howe

December 19 - December 19 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Thomas Howe from vice president to president of its US West Coast operation.
Views: 561
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Port Manatee website gets a revamp

December 19 - December 19 - Port Manatee has relaunched its website - www.portmanatee.com - providing new features in a fresh format.
Views: 983
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Final gate crosses Panama Canal

December 16 - December 16 - The final gate for the new locks of the Panama Canal expansion project has been transported through the canal for installation on its Pacific side.
Views: 1059
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RINA snaps up Hayes Stuart stake

December 15 - December 15 - Italy's growing engineering, testing, marine services and ship classification group RINA has acquired a majority stake in Montreal-based marine survey company Hayes Stuart.
Views: 1197
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Signet tug heads for the Congo

December 12 - December 12 - Signet Maritime Corporation's tug boat Signet Warhorse II has towed a large cargo barge carrying components for Saipem, from the US Gulf of Mexico to Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo.
Views: 579
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Final nail for Manston Airport?

December 12 - December 12 - Manston Airport on the south coast of the UK looks set to close for good after Thanet district councilors voted against pursuing a compulsory purchase order for the gateway.
Views: 1117
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Talbert debuts trailer

December 11 - December 11 - The latest addition to Talbert Manufacturing's Traveling Axle Series of trailers is ideal for hauliers who need the flexibility of a California-legal trailer with a lower deck height to clear bridges and tunnels when transporting taller equi
Views: 1019
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ISS appoints Schollaert

December 11 - December 11 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added to its senior management team with the appointment of Steve Schollaert as executive vice president for North America.
Views: 1062
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Portlog oils up

December 11 - December 11 - Portlog International has transported oil rig components, weighing a total of 1,000 tonnes, through Mexico for the country's state oil company Pemex.
Views: 1070
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Good crowd for crane and transport summit

December 11 - December 11 - This year's World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Miami brought together 260 delegates to hear from transport and lifting professionals.
Views: 1140
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Logistics sector looks set for more M&As

December 10 - December 10 - Transport Intelligence has said that the talks between DSV and UTi Worldwide which were revealed in the media last week show that there is an undiminished appetite for mergers and acquisitions in the global logistics industry.
Views: 1910
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2015 - a year of shelved oil projects?

December 9 - December 9 - The dramatic fall in the price of oil is causing major doubts about the viability of many oil and gas projects, says Rystad Energy.
Views: 1227
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McCain blasts Jones Act ... again

December 9 - December 9 - In the USA, senator John McCain has renewed his attack on the Jones Act, the law that requires ships servicing coastal businesses to be built and mostly staffed by US crews.
Views: 614
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Manatee re-elects Whitmore

December 8 - December 8 - Carol Whitmore has been elected to a third one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee, which has also welcomed Charles B. Smith as its newest member.
Views: 1135
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New year, new start for Hansa Meyer

December 8 - December 8 - The new year will see some changes for Hansa Meyer, with HEGO Partner Holding being renamed into Hansa Meyer Global Holding within the framework of a single brand strategy.
Views: 1067
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ABC flies plane parts

December 8 - December 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has flown a horizontal stabiliser for a Boeing 737 from Shanghai to Chicago, for final delivery by truck to the aircraft manufacturer's factory in Seattle.
Views: 590
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Bengal takes USA's first Explorer

December 5 - December 5 - Bengal Transportation Services of Geismar in the USA has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane - the first of the Explorer family to be sold in the USA.
Views: 818
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High five for SAL in Ichthys

December 5 - December 5 - SAL Heavy Lift has completed a series of complex shipments, totalling over 100,000 freight tonnes, for the Ichthys LNG project near Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory.
Views: 1265
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Burst of energy for Crane Rental

December 4 - December 4 - Crane Rental Corporation has completed the relocation of energy-generating equipment, manufactured by Siemens Energy, to a natural gas clean energy power plant under construction in south Florida.
Views: 1285
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MACS in transatlantic service launch

December 4 - December 4 - MACS Maritime Carrier will begin a new multipurpose service connecting the UK and northwest Europe with the US Gulf, Mexico and US East Coast in January 2015.
Views: 815
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Tradelossa crosses the finish line

December 3 - December 3 - Tradelossa has completed a project, which began in June 2014, to transport cargo for the La Rumorosa wind farm in the state of Baja California, Mexico.
Views: 608
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Crowley promotes two

December 2 - December 2 - Effective January 1, 2015, Crowley Maritime Corporation's Puerto Rico liner services group is promoting Ken Orben to general manager of terminal operations in Jacksonville, Florida, and Karen Dempsey to director of port operations in Pennsauk
Views: 663
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SCS hot off the press

November 28 - November 28 - SCS Heavy has transported two presses - one from Henriville, France and the second from Rechen, Germany - to the USA, as well as a third press from Germany to China.
Views: 1277
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ACS promotes Thompson

November 27 - November 27 - Richard Thompson has been appointed president of Air Charter Service's (ACS) North America operations.
Views: 856
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Managing a project from A-Z

November 27 - November 27 - Jumbo Shipping has completed its role in the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) project. The heavy lift shipping company transported thousands of freight tonnes of equipment from fabrication yards in China and Malaysia to Australia.
Views: 1228
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Managing a project from A-Z

November 27 - November 27 - Jumbo Shipping has completed its role in the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) project. The heavy lift shipping company transported thousands of freight tonnes of equipment from fabrication yards in China and Malaysia to Australia.
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Managing a project from A-Z

November 27 - November 27 - Jumbo Shipping has completed its role in the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) project. The heavy lift shipping company transported thousands of freight tonnes of equipment from fabrication yards in China and Malaysia to Australia.
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Risky alliances need controls

November 27 - November 27 - The European Shippers' Council (ESC) says it believes the formation of container shipping line alliances is a risky development for a free market for transportation of goods by sea, which is not good for clients of the carriers, shippers, an
Views: 974
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ARRC ups vessel capacity

November 24 - November 24 - The newbuild multipurpose ice-classed vessel Kingfisher will join Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers' (ARRC) service at the end of this month.
Views: 1269
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Metro Ports appoints new president

November 21 - November 21 - Michael S. Ferguson has accepted the position of president for Metro Ports, replacing former interim president Norman Hauser.
Views: 966
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Rickmers adds ECA surcharge

November 20 - November 20 - Rickmers-Linie has revealed its low sulphur surcharges to cover additional costs arising from the use of low sulphur fuels.
Views: 847
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Rickmers adds ECA surcharge

November 20 - November 20 - Rickmers-Linie has revealed its low sulphur surcharges to cover additional costs arising from the use of low sulphur fuels.
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Rickmers adds ECA surcharge

November 20 - November 20 - Rickmers-Linie has revealed its low sulphur surcharges to cover additional costs arising from the use of low sulphur fuels.
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Blue Water cooperates with SBM

November 20 - November 20 - SBM Offshore has chosen Blue Water Shipping to handle the transportation and freight forwarding of spare parts and equipment for FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela during the production phase.
Views: 888
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PCN celebrates record conference turnout

November 20 - November 20 - The Project Cargo Network's (PCN) fourth annual summit, which took place from November 16-18, saw 160 delegates from over 75 countries come together at the Crowne Plaza St Peter's Hotel in Rome.
Views: 1444
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BBC Chartering in the loop

November 20 - November 20 - BBC Chartering has shipped a loop reactor for a CP Chem project in the USA from South Korea to Freeport, Texas.
Views: 851
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BBC Chartering reveals surcharges

November 20 - November 20 - BBC Chartering has introduced a low sulphur surcharge and revealed the costs, which will become effective on December 15, 2014.
Views: 1021
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Samson ties up expansion project

November 20 - November 20 - High performance rope manufacturer Samson has completed a 4,500 sq m expansion at its Ferndale, Washington facility.
Views: 674
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Super job, Super Freight

November 13 - November 13 - Mumbai-based project forwarder Super Freight has transported the first of three new super post-Panamax rail-mounted ship-to-shore cranes from Pipavav Port to JN Port in India.
Views: 1095
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DICA unveils outrigger pad carrying solution

November 12 - November 12 - DICA Outrigger Pads has introduced its ZeroLift Pad Rack, which eliminates the need for crane operators to manually lift and carry outrigger pads.
Views: 1172
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Horizon splits up assets

November 12 - November 12 - Horizon Lines has entered into definitive agreements with Matson and the Pasha Group, which will see Pasha acquire Horizon's Hawaii trade lane business and Matson acquire all outstanding shares in the company.
Views: 715
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ABC ups winter schedule

November 11 - November 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added more B747 flights to Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, via the airline's hub in Moscow, to its winter flight schedule.
Views: 920
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IronPlanet acquires Kruse

November 11 - November 11 - IronPlanet, the online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment, has acquired Kruse Energy and Equipment Auctioneers.
Views: 604
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Ritchie Bros. in management shake-up

November 11 - November 11 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has made several changes to its reporting structure and senior management team.
Views: 1308
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JAXPORT aids Ebola relief shipment

November 5 - November 5 - The U.S. Army 832nd Transportation Battalion, in partnership with JAXPORT and Portus, has loaded a shipment of approximately 800 units of U.S. military equipment to be used for humanitarian aid, aimed at stopping the spread of Ebola in West A
Views: 736
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Swire inks deal with Everett

November 5 - November 5 - Swire Shipping's West Coast North America (WCNA) service will add a monthly, direct call linking the Port of Everett with Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Views: 1595
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Music to DHL's ears

November 3 - November 3 - DHL's trade, fairs and events division is to transport over 100 musical instruments for Leipzig Gewandhausorchester's annual seven-day concert tour through the USA.
Views: 1030
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CP Crane in boom truck buy

November 3 - November 3 - Canadian Professional Crane (CP Crane) recently purchased a new 72.5-tonne lift capacity Terex Crossover 8000 boom - the first one sold in Canada, says Terex.
Views: 812
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European study into the Aeroscraft

November 3 - November 3 - Members of the European Consortium of Aeroscraft Operations (ECAO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) defining an independent study concerning the Aeroscraft.
Views: 1274
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Share a Coke with PCYT

October 29 - October 29 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has completed a huge project to transport building materials from Turkey to Pakistan for Coca-Cola's new greenfield project in Multan.
Views: 955
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Tradelossa transforms wind farm

October 29 - October 29 - Tradelossa has transported a 160-tonne transformer from Tijuana to a wind farm located in Baja California, Mexico.
Views: 670
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Crane Rental opens in Alabama

October 29 - October 29 - Crane Rental Corporation is opening a new office and equipment yard on Highway 59 in Loxley, Alabama.
Views: 1491
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Giant reactor lift in Linz

October 27 - October 27 - A 380-tonne reactor, manufactured by Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec (SBN), has been loaded at Felbermayr's heavy lift port in Linz.
Views: 1160
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Crowley assists canal expansion

October 27 - October 27 - Crowley Maritime Corp.'s heavy lift barge 455 4 has delivered the first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion.
Views: 1168
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Vessel operating costs set to rise

October 27 - October 27 - According to a new survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens, vessel operating costs are expected to rise by 2.9 percent in both 2014 and 2015.
Views: 1437
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Shippers call for clarification on sulphur

October 24 - October 24 - The Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel, ahead of the implementation of the emission control areas (ECAs) from January 1, 2015.
Views: 1174
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Crowley con-ro construction begins

October 23 - October 23 - VT Systems subsidiary VT Halter Marine has begun construction on the first of two LNG-powered con-ro ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group, which the two companies originally contracted for in November 2013.
Views: 442
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Flying high at ABC

October 23 - October 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is on course for another year of record growth, having carried a total of 290,735 tonnes in the first nine months of 2014 - a 14 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 892
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BBC to introduce sulphur surcharge

October 23 - October 23 - BBC Chartering plans to introduce a low sulphur surcharge to offset additional costs incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in sulphur emission control areas (ECAs), effective January 1, 2015.
Views: 800
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Johnson in bumper birthday project

October 22 - October 22 - Teeside, UK-based freight forwarder, Johnson Partners, has celebrated its tenth anniversary by completing its largest project shipment to date.
Views: 730
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Houston, we have a vessel

October 22 - October 22 - BBC Chartering can now enjoy priority berthing and 24/7 serviceability in the Port of Houston, with the gateway's Manchester Terminal being named the carrier's dedicated North American hub.
Views: 1017
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CP ends merger talks with CSX

October 22 - October 22 - Further to our report in last week's Friday Flyer, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has confirmed that exploratory talks held with CSX Corp about a possible merger have been terminated.
Views: 1056
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Indiana's wind recovery

October 21 - October 21 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor has handled its first shipment of windmill blades and towers for more than three years, as cargo traffic picked up on the Great Lakes.
Views: 1146
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CEVA responds to Ebola crisis

October 20 - October 20 - CEVA Logistics has handled the airlift of more than 70 tonnes of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia to assist in ongoing efforts to combat the West Africa Ebola outbreak.
Views: 976
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A foxy dozen down Rio way

October 20 - October 20 - Fox Cargo do Brasil has project managed the transportation of 12 new electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Zhangzhou, China to the Libra Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 1755
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ABC adds AirLink

October 17 - October 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed AirLink Cargo as its general sales agent in the Pacific northwest region of the United States.
Views: 1356
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Crowley christens Ocean Sun

October 16 - October 16 - Crowley Maritime has christened the second of its four dynamic positioning 2 (DP2) tugs in the ocean class series and welcomed the vessel to the company's expanded ocean towing fleet.
Views: 579
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Transworld and NAWAH join forces

October 16 - October 16 - Dubai-headquartered Transworld Group and NAWAH have entered into a formal agreement to service Iraq's growing demand for imports, linking their respective shipping, logistics, marine services and port capabilities.
Views: 990
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Mammoet takes highway record

October 15 - October 15 - During a record-breaking operation, Mammoet successfully replaced a 2,100-tonne bridge over one of Ottawa's major highways.
Views: 1067
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Van der Vlist delivers DRC dumpers

October 14 - October 14 - Van der Vlist recently completed the shipment of five Hitachi dump trucks from its facility in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, to Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 509
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"K" Line ships emergency vehicles to El Salvador

October 10 - October 10 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line) provided free ocean transportation of an ambulance and a fire engine donated by Fujisawa-city Fire Department in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, to the Republic of El Salvador.
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ALE's Pembroke success

October 10 - October 10 - ALE has successfully completed a turnkey project on behalf of Valero, transporting eight waste heat boiler components almost 8,047 km from Texas to a refinery project in Pembroke, UK.
Views: 673
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The Friday Flyer - October 10, 2014

October 10 - At the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston, Ed Osterwald, a partner at CEG-Europe, gave a fascinating insight into why the oil and gas business is one of the largest - and most poorly understood - industries in the world.
Views: 2210
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VSA changes for Crowley and Seaboard Marine

October 10 - October 10 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group and Seaboard Marine have entered a new vessel sharing agreement (VSA) to service customers in the Dominican Republic trade lane, while also changing their current VSA to Panama and Costa Ric
Views: 556
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ICS steps up ballast water campaign

October 9 - October 9 - The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention (BWC) - which is expected to enter into force during 2016 - will force the global shipping industry to invest around USD100 billion in new water treatment syst
Views: 693
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All over for Hallin Marine?

October 9 - October 9 - Unconfirmed reports in the international business press indicate that Singapore's Hallin Marine has officially closed for business.
Views: 730
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Seattle and Tacoma form alliance

October 8 - October 8 - The US ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify the management of the two gateway's marine cargo terminals and related functions under a single Seaport Alliance.
Views: 1132
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Tuscor Lloyds in the eye of a storm

October 7 - October 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported three 9-tonne out-of-gauge anchors and their accompanying shackles from the UK to Hawaii.
Views: 1152
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Lone Star joins Daseke

October 6 - October 6 - Fort Worth, Texas based Lone Star Transportation is merging with the Daseke family of open-deck and specialty carriers.
Views: 1104
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DSV's Moller to step down

October 6 - October 6 - Jorgen Moller, ceo of DSV Air & Sea Holding, is to retire at the end of March, 2015, after spending 42 years with the company.
Views: 333
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North American short sea shipping booms

October 6 - October 6 - Total cargo tonnage transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway in 2014 has already surpassed 2013 levels, driven by a surge in North American import and export activity.
Views: 797
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Ritchie Bros. sees strong sales

October 3 - October 3 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than USD76 million of used equipment at its recent auctions in Quebec and Texas.
Views: 722
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Mexico opens skies for Aeros

October 2 - October 2 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has received validation of the 40D Sky Dragon airship's type certification from Mexico's aviation authorities.
Views: 597
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Further expansion for Panama Canal

October 1 - October 1 - International media reports suggest that the Panama Canal is likely to get a new upgrade within 25 years to meet increasing capacity demands.
Views: 623
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DICA celebrates new HQ

October 1 - October 1 - DICA Outrigger Pads has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate its move to a new headquarters, manufacturing and distribution facility in Guthrie Center, Iowa.
Views: 732
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Crowley adds heavy lift barges

September 30 - September 30 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has received the first two of potentially four, new heavy lift, ballastable deck barges (HDBs) for use by clients in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 1191
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BBC fills up in Norway

September 29 - September 29 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Sapphire has been loaded with various crown mounted compensators (CMCs) and hydrarackers in Norway, all of which are destined for Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1103
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Another reely good one for EXG

September 29 - September 29 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has worked together with its partner Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) to transport a 130-tonne cable reel from Newcastle in the UK to Abu Dhabi's Mina Zayed Port on board the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 964
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Houston and Antwerp to sign MOU

September 29 - September 29 - Today, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) is scheduled to be signed by the Port of Houston Authority and the Port of Antwerp in conjunction with the start of the 2014 Breakbulk Americas conference and exhibition.
Views: 1798
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Mammoet adds Freeport to network

September 26 - September 26 - Mammoet is to present its partnership with Texas' Port Freeport at the upcoming Breakbulk Americas event in Houston.
Views: 1168
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Fab four for Tradelossa

September 26 - September 26 - Tradelossa has handled the transportation of four transformers from the Port of Salina Cruz, Mexico, to an electrical substation in the country's Riviera Maya.
Views: 745
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Significant drop in shipping emissions

September 26 - September 26 - According to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the total greenhouse gas emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been over 20 percent lower in 2012 than in 2007.
Views: 789
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Thorco and Comarco combine strengths

September 25 - September 25 - Thorco Shipping and Consolidated Marine Contractors (Comarco) have joined forces to form Houston, Texas based Instant Ports Incorporated.
Views: 1074
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Proud moment for Manitowoc

September 24 - September 24 - Manitowoc Cranes has delivered its 400th Manitowoc 2250 crawler crane to Fincantieri Marine Group's Bay Shipbuilding Division, located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Views: 1085
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CMA CGM upgrades Amerigo Service

September 23 - September 23 - Effective October 1, CMA CGM will add a call at Miami to its Amerigo Service in order to develop market opportunities with Florida and Mexico and says that it will provide more opportunities for OOG and breakbulk cargoes on this service.
Views: 704
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USA sees construction machinery slip

September 22 - September 22 - US construction machinery exports dropped 17.3 percent during the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year, reports the SC&RA.
Views: 1273
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BUSINESSrun comes to Houston

September 22 - September 22 - Readers who are attending Breakbulk Americas in Houston next week are encouraged to join HLPFI's Luke King and Ian Matheson on the 19th BUSINESSrun, which takes place on October 1 at 07:30.
Views: 908
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The Friday Flyer - September 19th 2014

September 19 - Today we saw the climax of what has been a rollercoaster ride for the United Kingdom, in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum. The numbers were close, but the result is clear: a union that has lasted for 307 years remains together.
Views: 2413
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Cool job for Scan Marine

September 19 - September 19 - Scan Marine Estonia has transported an air cooler exchanger and its accessories from Oklahoma, USA to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 983
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Spliethoff adds second Cleveland ship

September 18 - September 18 - The Port of Cleveland and Spliethoff Group have announced their mutual intent to add a second monthly vessel to the Cleveland-Europe-Express scheduled ocean service for containerised and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 1164
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SC&RA launches new app

September 18 - September 18 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has introduced a free meeting app for all of its major events, beginning with its Crane & Rigging Workshop being held from September 24-26 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Texas.
Views: 627
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DSV opens two in USA

September 17 - September 17 - Global transport and logistics provider DSV has opened two new US offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Views: 755
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BigLift aims for the Star

September 17 - The second of its S-type vessels, Happy Star, has been delivered to BigLift Shipping.
Views: 1140
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Rice Lake eyes dimensions

September 16 - September 16 - Rice Lake Weighing Systems has revealed its unique imaging system, iDimension, which can instantly calculate the shape of boxes and irregular shapes.
Views: 694
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Klekotka joins Transportation Improvement Board

September 16 - September 16 - John Klekotka, chief of engineering and planning at the Port of Everett, has been appointed to represent public ports on Washington State's Transportation Improvement Board.
Views: 1226
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Long Beach sees cargo slip

September 16 - September 16 - Container cargo shipments at the Port of Long Beach declined by 9.1 percent year-on-year in August at 573,083 teus.
Views: 773
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Ocean Three: last piece in the jigsaw

September 16 - September 16 - Specialist shipping consultant Drewry Maritime Research has suggested that the newly formed Ocean Three agreement is the final piece in the "mega-alliance" jigsaw puzzle.
Views: 1473
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Roerborg delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Leer, Germany based shipyard Ferus Smit has delivered the multipurpose vessel Roerborg to Royal Wagenborg.
Views: 933
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Successful summer for SRT

September 12 - September 12 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has transported 32 railcar loads of power boilers from a mid-Atlantic port to a jobsite in the northeast USA.
Views: 658
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Third set of gates arrive in Panama

September 11 - September 11 - The third shipment of four gates for the Panama Canal expansion project's new locks has arrived at the Atlantic entrance to the waterway onboard Coscol's heavy lift vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6.
Views: 801
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Rickmers-Linie supports sulphur regulations

September 10 - September 10 - Rickmers-Linie has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that they will inevitably lead to an increase in the cost of marine fuels.
Views: 728
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Transtell powers in

September 10 - September 10 - Mexico based heavy lift and oversize cargo specialist Transtell has used two recently delivered Enerpac strand jacks to lift a 330-tonne generator at a combined cycle power plant under construction on the US/Mexico border.
Views: 840
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Sevenstar appoints Caren

September 10 - September 10 - With the demand for yacht transport expanding between North America and Asia, Sevenstar Yacht Transport has appointed Kris Caren as its new West Coast representative.
Views: 1630
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ArcelorMittal steels the show

September 10 - September 10 - The ArcelorMittal Las Truchas plant in Mexico has supplied more than 192,000 tonnes of steel rebar for the USD5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion project.
Views: 801
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Ocean Three makes a splash

September 9 - September 9 - CMA CGM has signed three major contracts on the largest worldwide maritime trades with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
Views: 937
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Extra Logistics goes the extra mile

September 9 - September 9 - Long Beach, California headquartered Extra Logistics LLC has transported a 16-tonne outsize mineral processing machine from a cement factory in Spain to the Port of Los Angeles.
Views: 1431
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General cargo booms on St Lawrence Seaway

September 8 - September 8 - Total cargo shipments on the St. Lawrence Seaway has surpassed 2013 levels, with 20 million tonnes transiting the waterway between March 25 and August 31, up 3 percent year-on-year.
Views: 841
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Crane Rental in underwater rescue

September 8 - September 8 - Crane Rental Corporation has recovered a customer's Manitowoc 4600 dragline that had slipped off a bank below 70 ft (21.3 m) of water.
Views: 1175
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AGL closes Tropical sale

September 5 - September 5 - AGL Resources has closed the sale of its Tropical Shipping and Seven Seas Insurance businesses to a subsidiary of Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources.
Views: 1189
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ALATRANS hits ground running

September 5 - September 5 - A consortium of Latin American companies specialised in the transport and handling of heavy cargoes are combining to form a new association: ALATRANS (Asociacion Latino Americana de Empresas de Transporte y Movimiento de Cargas Pesadas).
Views: 1148
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Toggweiler to head Panalpina's new service

September 5 - September 5 - Panalpina has merged its Panprojects and oil & gas activities to create Panalpina Energy Solutions, a specialised service that designs tailor-made transport solutions for the world's most ambitious energy projects.
Views: 632
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NCSG tucks in

September 4 - September 4 - NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation has acquired Tucker Oilfield Hauling Ltd.
Views: 855
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Roll-Lift barges into Houston

September 1 - September 1 - Roll-Lift has handled the transportation and installation of a splitter column in Houston, USA, on behalf of Kinder Morgan.
Views: 942
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Heerema charters Taurus tug

August 28 - August 28 - Harms Bergung, Transport & Heavylift GmbH has chartered its anchor handling tug Taurus to Dutch construction company, Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC).
Views: 1145
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Emirates SkyCargo heads to LA

August 27 - August 27 - Emirates SkyCargo has added Los Angeles to its network of freighter destinations across the USA, with the start of a weekly service to the city.
Views: 909
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Nautilus moves house

August 26 - August 26 - Nautilus International Holding Corp., along with its subsidiaries Metro Ports, Metro Cruise Services, Metro Shore Services and Metro Risk Management, is moving into a new facility in Long Beach, California.
Views: 722
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Education on the agenda at Breakbulk

August 26 - August 26 - Breakbulk Americas, a conference about breakbulk and project cargo, which will be held in Houston at the George R Brown Convention Centre from September 29 - October 2, will examine the market and challenges that face companies involved in mul
Views: 998
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UPDATE: Vigorous arrives in Portland

August 26 - August 22 - Constructed by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) in China, the floating dry dock Vigorous has arrvied in Portland, USA onboard Dockwise's semi-submersible vessel Blue Marlin.
Views: 942
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Bertling to sell AN-225 capacity in USA

August 25 - August 25 - Antonov Airlines has appointed Bertling Logistics, Inc as its sales and marketing agent to promote and offer Antonov-225 airlift capacity owned and operated by the airline in the USA.
Views: 1310
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OHT in Troll transport

August 22 - August 22 - Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Falcon has loaded the jack-up rig Troll Solution in Rotterdam for shipment to Mexico.
Views: 1269
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Neptune Pacific buys Polynesian Shipping

August 22 - August 22 - Neptune Pacific Line (NPL) has reached an agreement with Polynesian Shipping Line's shareholders to purchase the business.
Views: 1032
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Piggyback lift for Mammoet

August 20 - August 20 - Mammoet has lifted the 122 ft (37 m) long space shuttle replica Independence and positioned it on top of the original Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at the NASA Space Center Houston.
Views: 1103
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Insurers wary of Arctic shipping risks

August 20 - August 20 - UK based insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh says that improvements to vessel capabilities and support services are key to the future of Arctic navigation.
Views: 1017
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Longview gets on board

August 19 - August 19 - Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee, has appointed the ceo of the Port of Longview, Geir-Eilif Kalhagen, to the Washington State Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board (FMSIB).
Views: 1254
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Uneven global growth continues

August 15 - August 15 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has marked down its global growth projection for 2014 from 3.7 percent in April to 3.4 percent in July.
Views: 1376
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Crowley helps U.S. Navy launch

August 15 - August 15 - Crowley Maritime Coporation's ocean class tugboat Ocean Sky and heavy lift barge 455-4 has provided support to shipbuilder Austal USA during the launch of the newly built U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), USS Montgomery.
Views: 1030
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Projects roll in for BNSF

August 15 - August 15th - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of three 154-tonne transformers from the Port of Baltimore to their final job site in Maryland.
Views: 1180
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Sub sails with Yacht Exports

August 15 - August 15 - Yacht Exports has transported a 40-tonne submarine from Gothenburg, Sweden to Kingston in Jamaica.
Views: 1279
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Argosy on the gas

August 14 - August 14 - Argosy Transportation Group has transported four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks from Veracruz, Mexico to Georgetown in Guyana.
Views: 1201
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Crane Rental fleet keeps growing

August 13 - August 13 - As part of its ongoing investment in its heavy haul division, Crane Rental Corporation has ordered three new Peterbilt four-axle heavy haul tractors with sleepers.
Views: 1498
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Roll-Lift busy in USA

August 8 - August 8 - Roll-Lift has assisted the transportation and installation of a splitter column at a condensate processing facility in Houston, USA.
Views: 1190
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New ATC for Austin Crane

August 7 - August 7 - Austin Crane Services has taken delivery of its first Tadano ATF 90G-4 all terrain crane.
Views: 653
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Reactors on the double

August 7 - August 7 - Canada based Mantoria Inc has moved two large hydro reactors from Japan to South Korea for long term storage.
Views: 843
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TNT goes on a Stampede

August 6 - August 6 - TNT Crane has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Stampede/Eagle West, which comprises of Stampede Crane & Rigging Inc., Stampede Crane & Rigging Ltd., Eagle West Truck & Crane Inc., Eagle West Precast Ltd, and certain assets of J&B Trucki
Views: 1091
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Canaveral targets cyber crime

August 5 - August 5 - Canaveral Port Authority plans to spend USD1.6 million to fund a new cyber-security program.
Views: 1111
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Contracts fly in for Alexander

August 5 - August 5 - Alexander Global Logistics has won a number of contracts, which will begin this month and are scheduled for completion by November.
Views: 1402
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AAL adds Long Beach call

July 31 - July 31 - Austral Asia Line is extending its North Asia to Pacific Northwest/Canada project cargo liner service to include the US West Coast.
Views: 1128
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Ports America looks to "K" Line

July 31 - July 31 - Ports America is to purchase a 30 percent stake in International Transportation Service (ITS) through a strategic partnership with "K" Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha).
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Mixed results for Terex

July 30 - July 30 - "Our results for the second quarter and first six months of the year were mixed both from a business and geographical perspective," says Ron DeFeo, chairman and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation.
Views: 1066
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Long Beach re-elects Drummond

July 29 - July 29 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners has re-elected Doug Drummond as president of the board for the next 12 months.
Views: 512
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Unexpected weak trading at Air Partner

July 28 - July 28 - Air Partner's freight division continues to show progress, albeit from a low base, but this was offset by weaker than expected group trading in the period since the company's AGM in June.
Views: 1001
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Martin Bencher ships dozen

July 28 - July 28 - Martin Bencher has shipped a 15,000 freight tonne project, including 12 engines each weighing 290 tonnes, from Italy to Port Isabel in Texas.
Views: 836
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B747-8F makes Stuttgart debut

July 28 - July 28 - Chapman Freeborn has successfully coordinated a B747-8F cargo charter to transport a 77-tonne load from Stuttgart, Germany to Houston in the USA.
Views: 948
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GAC appoints Schensema

July 28 - July 28 - GAC has appointed Claus Schensema to take the helm of GAC North America Logistics in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1366
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Belgium and Mexico cooperate

July 25 - July 25 - Belgium's Polytra and Portlog International Mexico, both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have worked together to transport outsize transformers from ABB Mexico to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Views: 915
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McDermott wins Megalodon move

July 25 - July 25 - A McDermott International subsidiary has secured the contract to transport and install the Megalodon oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 739
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Record half-year for ABC

July 25 - July 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with a record performance in the first six months of 2014, transporting 188,354 tonnes of cargo across its international network, which is up 16 percent on the same period in 201
Views: 1030
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C.H. Robinson battles storm

July 25 - July 25 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has transported two tanks, weighing a total of 86.2 tonnes, for a mine construction project in Saskatchewan, Canada from Biggar to Bethune.
Views: 843
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Tuscor Lloyds heads to Libya

July 24 - July 24 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported an 80-tonne shipment of asphalt plant and scalping screen from Mexico to Libya via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 852
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SC&RA workshop scheduled

July 24 - July 24 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is to hold its Crane & Rigging Workshop from September 24-26 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Texas.
Views: 691
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Blue Water on the biogas

July 24 - July 24 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of equipment for a biogas plant in Horsens, Denmark for Swedish clean-tech company Malmberg.
Views: 1195
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Crowley deal on the Horizon?

July 24 - July 24 - According to reports in the international media, Crowley Maritime Corporation is in talks to acquire Horizon Lines' facilities at the San Juan port, as well as its ships and routes to and from Puerto Rico.
Views: 801
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Double digits for Cargolux

July 23 - July 23 - Cargolux Airlines International is to take delivery of its tenth 747-8 freighter from Boeing.
Views: 548
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ADPC sees general cargo growth

July 23 - July 23 - General cargo moving through Abu Dhabi Ports Company's (ADPC) commercial ports has increased by 37 percent this year.
Views: 1176
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Harms Bergung on the double

July 22 - July 22 - Harms Bergung Transport und Heavylift's anchor handling tug AHT Orcus has towed Transocean's semisubmersible rig Development Driller II from the Gulf of Mexico offshore Port Fourchon to Palermo.
Views: 1165
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Ruslan delivers on time

July 22 - July 22 - Ruslan International has delivered an urgent shipment of ethanol production equipment from Canada to Brazil in time for a VIP opening ceremony.
Views: 700
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Dachser takes over in South Korea

July 21 - July 21 - In South Korea, Dachser has rebranded as Dachser Korea Inc following its acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of the shares in MGI & Dachser Inc, which was established in 2006, and moved into new offices in Seoul.
Views: 1776
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Peel Ports names Walters

July 21 - July 21 - Peel Ports Group has appointed Patrick Walters as group commercial director.
Views: 1243
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Tyne call for WWL

July 18 - July 18 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has made its maiden call at the port of Tyne, near Newcastle in the UK, with a shipment from Asia.
Views: 1248
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SOHAR looks to Singapore

July 17 - July 17 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has announced its intention to strengthen economic interests with global shipping powerhouse, Singapore.
Views: 1524
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Sarens rebrands in America

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens USA and Sarens Canada have become the official trade names under which the Sarens Group will market its services in North America, replacing the previous names of Rigging International and Canada Crane Services.
Views: 1616
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Solar challenge for Crowley

July 15 - July 15 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has transported a racing vehicle, El Wanabi, from San Juan to the US mainland on board its ro-ro barge Miami for the 2014 American Solar Challenge.
Views: 668
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Drewry: What will 2M mean?

July 15 - July 15 - Maersk and MSC have announced a vessel sharing agreement - 2M - that will replace their failed P3 alliance, which will compare well in size with the G6 and CKYH alliances. But, asks Drewry Maritime Research, what about CMA CGM?
Views: 929
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Steely job for Stella Line

July 14 - July 14 - Stella Line SA has handled the shipment of 18 empty steel tanks from Mexico's Veracruz Port to San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 1010
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Antonov heats up

July 14 - July 14 - Antonov Airlines has arranged the transport of a 139-tonne heat exchanger from Germany to Canada on board an AN-255 freighter, the world's largest claimed aircraft.
Views: 855
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Scheuerle goes for gold

July 11 - On June 25, 2014 Scheuerle presented its new STB 550 side girder deck to UK based heavy haulage company Collett Transport at an event held at the trailer manufacturer's premises in Pfedelbach, Germany.
Views: 1143
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AAL gets XXL

July 11 - July 11 - AAL has successfully delivered and discharged one of the heaviest pieces of cargo the service has ever carried.
Views: 1199
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Tuscor Lloyds on recovery road

July 10 - July 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a disassembled 137-tonne recovery boiler from Spain to Mexico.
Views: 1077
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Crane Rental eyes Orlando

July 10 - July 10 - Crane Rental Corporation has lifted the 37.6-tonne hub of the new Orlando Eye observation wheel into place.
Views: 1246
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Wind power success for Tradelossa

July 10 - July 10 - For the past two months, Tradelossa has been carrying out the transportation of one for the most important wind projects in Mexico: Sureste II.
Views: 646
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Nicaragua Canal route unveiled

July 8 - July 8 - The Nicaraguan government and the company behind plans to build the proposed canal to link the Pacific and Atlantic, Hong Kong Nicaragua Development (HKND) Investment Co., have settled on a route.
Views: 1100
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New director for Hansa Meyer

July 8 - July 8 - Henrique Wohltmann has joined Hansa Meyer Global Transport as its new director of projects and services.
Views: 871
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Romania watches LR 11000 premiere

July 7 - July 7 - One of the first models of the new 1000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane has made its way to the Petrom refinery in Plojesti, where it is being used by Austrian heavy load contractor Felbermayr to hoist several steel columns into th
Views: 1052
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Four for Damen

July 7 - July 7 - Atlantic Towing (USA) has selected newly-designed, ice-strengthened PSV 5000 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group to meet its demanding 10-year offshore support contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Comp
Views: 947
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MEA chooses Kongsberg's port simulator

July 4 - June 4 - Kongsberg GlobalSim has been awarded a contract from the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) of Montreal, Canada to supply several K-Sim lift training simulators for heavy lift port equipment.
Views: 1021
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Launch day for Roerborg

July 4 - July 4 - Royal Wagenborg's 23,000 dwt multipurpose dry cargo vessel Roerborg is scheduled for launch today at the production site of Ferus Smit Shipyards in Leer, Germany.
Views: 680
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Outlook for air cargo stabilises

July 4 - July 4 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago.
Views: 1607
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North American first for Hamburg

July 3 - July 3 - Canada's Port of Halifax has joined the Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) organisation as its first member from North America.
Views: 1289
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OXL restructuring approved

July 3 - July 3 - Heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL has satisfied Belgian administrators and its creditors that it is credible ongoing concern, having restructured the operational and strategic sides of its business.
Views: 1180
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Angolan JV for Intermarine

July 3 - July 3 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a joint venture with Angolan company Transtar Transitario LDA to form Transmarine.
Views: 1154
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All aboard for the AAL

June 30 - June 30 - Austral Asia Line (AAL) has introduced a passenger service where travellers can experience life on board a cargo ship while enjoying the views of the Asia Pacific region.
Views: 1403
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Liebherr chalks up 30,000

June 30 - June 30 - The recent delivery of an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane was the 30,000th supplied by Liebherr-Werk Ehingen to date.
Views: 949
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Capital projects and contracts - June 27th 2014

June 27 - Here is this week's round up of capital projects and contracts. Over the past few days we have seen Alstom reject a takeover from Siemens and Mitsubishi in favour of GE's USD17 billion bid, Technip securing projects on the Danish Continental Shelf, and Le
Views: 1601
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Canaveral takes off

June 24 - June 24 - Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with Gulftainer USA to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal.
Views: 1077
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It's a wrap for Topline

June 24 - June 24 - Topline Express Logistics has shipped a consignment of cryogenic liquid storage tanks from Shanghai to Costa Rica's Port Caldera on board the multipurpose vessel Du An Chang.
Views: 791
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WWPC gets Caterpillars moving

June 20 - June 20 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Port Logistics Mexico and Steder Group, have worked together to arrange the transport of five heavy Caterpillar machines from Mexico to the Netherlands.
Views: 1009
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GAC brings Africa to Houston

June 20 - June 20 - The GAC Group is bringing its African market knowledge to US clients in and around the country's global energy hub, with the assignment of Gerrit Laubscher, business development manager, oil and gas for sub-Saharan Africa, to GAC's base in Houst
Views: 859
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Busy month for Crane Rental

June 20 - June 20 - This month has seen Crane Rental Corporation complete a number of heavy hauling projects across the USA.
Views: 1395
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Hansa appoints Neuendorff

June 19 - June 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Steven Neuendorff as head of Americas, based at the company's regional headquarters in Houston.
Views: 1620
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JAXPORT: harbour deepening progress

June 19 - June 19 - The pre-construction, engineering and design (PED) phase of the Jacksonville harbour deepening project has begun.
Views: 1006
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Blue Water promotes Nielsen

June 18 - June 18 - Blue Water Shipping has appointed general manager of its branch offices in Odense and Lindoe, Soren Nielsen, as the new director of its general cargo division.
Views: 1178
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Tuscor Lloyds gets reel going

June 17 - June 17 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a 58-tonne cable reel from Newcastle, UK to Manila in the Philippines via South Korea's port of Busan.
Views: 1222
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China sinks P3 Network

June 17 - June 17 - The P3 Network - a global container shipping alliance planned by AP Moller-Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM - is officially dead in the water after the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said that it would rule out allowing the tie-up to go forward.
Views: 1476
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SPL transforms New York

June 17 - June 17 - Specialized Power Logistics (SPL) has recently coordinated the delivery of a 226-tonne transformer in the New York area
Views: 1058
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ICS concerned by regulatory reform

June 16 - June 16 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - the principal global trade association for shipowners representing over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet - met in Limassol, Cyprus last week for its annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 1445
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Steady year for Liebherr

June 16 - June 16 - During 2013, Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of USD12.12 billion against what it described as a backdrop of moderate international progress.
Views: 1934
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Panama Canal: gates ahoy

June 13 - June 13 - The second shipment of new lock gates has arrived at the Panama Canal, marking a significant step forward in the Panama Canal expansion programme.
Views: 1125
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Megacar takes to the rails (video)

June 13 - June 13 - UTC Overseas has unveiled its brand new railcar suitable for the transport of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes.
Views: 586
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Seroka joins LA

June 12 - June 12 - Gene Seroka has been appointed as executive director of the Port of Los Angeles.
Views: 1215
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Bhadkamkar to chair IFCBA

June 10 - June 10 - Shantanu Bhadkamkar, immediate past chairman of the Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India (FFFAI) has been unanimously elected as chairman of the International Federation of Customs Brokers Association (IFCBA).
Views: 703
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Braemar enters Panama

June 10 - June 10 - Marine surveying and technical consultancy Braemar SA has opened a new office in Panama, which will be manned by staff surveyor Elonys Lopez.
Views: 654
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NYK welcomes Aries Leader

June 10 - June 10 - NYK has taken delivery of a new pure car carrier, Aries Leader, which was built by Shin Krushima Dockyard at its Onishi Shipyard in Japan.
Views: 542
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ARRC bags San Pablo

June 9 - June 9 - This month Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) will be adding a new multipurpose vessel - San Pablo - to its fleet, as part of its fleet upgrade and service expansion programme.
Views: 1482
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Intermarine adds service

June 9 - June 9 - Intermarine LLC has added a regular service from the US Gulf and East coasts to the Mediterranean and Middle East Gulf.
Views: 500
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Capital projects and contracts - June 6th 2014

June 6 - Over the past seven days we have seen the International Energy Agency call for more than USD48 trillion of energy investment by 2035 to meet global demand; billions of dollars have been earmarked for infrastructure projects in Queensland and the Australia
Views: 1552
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SC&RA meets with US state officials

June 6 - June 6 - A delegation of Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) members and staff have completed a series of successful meetings from May 28-30 with western US states regarding oversize and overweight permit issues.
Views: 844
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Salerno settles on Goldhofer

June 6 - June 6 - Panama based Salerno Heavy Lift has invested in the THP/SL 6 split-combination module from Goldhofer.
Views: 1140
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ARRC adds Antonio

June 6 - June 6 - As Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) celebrates its 20th anniversary in the Russian-USA trade, the shipping line has confirmed that it is proceeding with the introduction of additional upgraded vessels to its service.
Views: 1101
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Air cargo screening: concerns raised

June 6 - June 6 - A broad group of associations representing airfreight forwarding companies is calling on the U.S. federal government to solicit input from small and medium-sized forwarders before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) programme.
Views: 853
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Liverpool: ACL's UK call for new ships

June 5 - June 5 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has confirmed that the Port of Liverpool will remain as the UK port of call for its new five-strong fleet of the world's largest container/ro-ro ships (CONROs) after a review of potential schedules, market potential
Views: 1481
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Back to school for Shuttlelift

June 5 - June 5, 2014 - The success of Shuttlelift's Service School for dealers and field service technicians at its manufacturing facility in Sturgeon Bay, USA, earlier this year has prompted the manufacturer to hold a third class later this year.
Views: 727
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P3, G6 alliances gets EU clearance

June 4 - June 4 - European Union antitrust regulators have approved the P3 alliance planned by AP Moller-Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM and another, the G6, which is made up of Hapag-Lloyd, APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui OSK Lines, NYK and OOCL.
Views: 420
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Foss celebrates 125 years

June 2 - June 2 - Marine transportation and harbour services company Foss Maritime, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, has recently grown its business in Alaska and the Arctic, and says that three arctic tugs currently under construction are int
Views: 640
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Electrostatic move for ABC

May 28 - May 28 - ABC Cargo Logistic has transported electrostatic heater treatment equipment from the shipper's facilities in Carenco, Los Angeles to Houston.
Views: 1239
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World Logistics on the right track

May 28 - May 28 - World Logistics Consulting Inc. is currently in the process of transporting two transformers by rail from the Port of Houston to the Haldimand County wind farm in Ontario.
Views: 801
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Lambert St Louis welcomes AN-124

May 28 - May 28 - Lambert St Louis International Airport has handled a trailer-mounted flight simulator, a control trailer and containerised associated equipment bound for the Middle East onboard an Antonov freighter.
Views: 891
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Allianz appoints Khanna

May 23 - May 23 - Allianz Group's specialist corporate insurer, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Captain Rahul Khanna as global head of marine risk consulting, effective July 1, 2014.
Views: 1018
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Capital projects and contracts - May 23rd 2014

May 23 - This week we have seen Technip win a giant USD6.14 billion EPC deal for a LNG facility in Russia, a consortium including RWE Dea and Petrofac securing a USD976 million contact to build a gas processing plant in the Algerian Sahara, and Europe's largest bl
Views: 1900
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ATS in remote power delivery

May 22 - May 22 - ATS International Services has transported two 85-tonne turbine generators, along with associated accessories, from the manufacturer's facility in Southern California to Deadhorse in Alaska for TDX North Slope Generating Inc.
Views: 830
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Barnhart reaches new Hite

May 22 - May 22 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Hite Crane & Rigging based in Spokane, Washington.
Views: 1499
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Multitraslados in tank transport

May 21 - May 21 - Multitraslados has transported an empty tank from Naucalpan in Mexico to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica via the port of Altarima.
Views: 680
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Panama Canal gates on the move

May 21 - May 21 - The heavy lift vessel Sun Rise has set sail for Panama from Trieste in Italy, carrying four new gates for the Panama Canal's third set of locks.
Views: 1183
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Ruslan flies giant deck loader

May 21 - May 21 - Ruslan International has handled the movement of a large deck loader for the Boeing 747 Dreamlifter from the Riverside Air Force Base in California to the Charleston Air Force Base in South Carolina.
Views: 732
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Air Partner bags two

May 20 - May 20 - Air charter broker, Air Partner, has revealed that Mark Middleton has joined the group as director of business development for freight - Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Middleton was previously commercial director at Chapman Freeborn.
Views: 1400
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WWPC duo teams up

May 20 - May 20 - Portlog International, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Mexico, and fellow WWPC partner for the USA, BNSF Logistics, have worked together to transport a flight simulator from Toluca to Dallas for airline training purposes.
Views: 1189
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Power shipment arrives in St Petersburg

May 20 - May 20 - JSC Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has handled a consignment of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment, with a total weight of 1,672 tonnes, which arrived from Canada on board Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Tokyo.
Views: 1310
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Las Vegas welcomes PPG

May 19 - May 19 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG), with the support of its USA member TransProject LLC, enjoyed a successful annual conference in Las Vegas from May 7-9.
Views: 1142
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Deep South welcomes USA's first AC 1000

May 13 - May 13 - Deep South Crane & Rigging has become the first company in the United States to take delivery of the Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane.
Views: 646
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Drop-forge lift for HHLA

May 13 - May 13 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) recently handled a 167-tonne drop-forging hammer at its O'Swaldkai terminal.
Views: 1134
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Global Cranes expands

May 12 - May 12 - Global Cranes has moved into its new global headquarters in Houston, which is larger than its former location based on the success of the Zoomlion RT line.
Views: 737
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BNSF Railway allocates USD1 billion to Northern Corridor

May 12 - May 12 - BNSF Railway Corporation has started its USD1 billion investment plan to improve and extend rail capacity in US states along the Northern Corridor, which spans between the Pacific Northwest and Chicago.
Views: 1001
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Intermarine goes for 15

May 12 - May 12 - Intermarine LLC is adding 15 new vessels to its fleet to meet the rising demand of its heavy lift and project cargo customers.
Views: 1064
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Windy work for Crane Rental

May 9 - May 9 - Crane Rental Corporation has transported a nacelle, wind turbine rotor hub and support frame over 16 km to Siemens Energy's new state-of-the-art wind energy training facility in central Florida.
Views: 1306
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Steely job for WWPC members

May 9 - May 9 - Denholm Global Logistics and BNSF Logistics have worked together to transport two 53-tonne slag pots from Shanghai to a steel mill in the UK.
Views: 1385
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SAL delivers heart of LNG plant

May 9 - May 9 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported a 257-tonne cryogenic heat exchanger on board its vessel Annagret from Fairless Hills in the USA to Malaysia.
Views: 1084
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Capital projects and contracts - May 9th 2014

May 9 - Here is a round up of some the key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. This week we have seen GE secure a deal to supply gas engines for China's emerging shale gas market, Fluor winning an EPC contract for the Quell
Views: 2503
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Nordana in ro-ro fleet renewal

May 8 - May 8 - Through an agreement with Cobelfret of Luxembourg, Nordana can now present the complete fleet that will replace its current tonnage in the Mediterranean/Latin America - USA service.
Views: 1168
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WWPC duo cooperate

May 8 - May 8 - BNSF Logistics' global project group in Houston and Istanbul's Smart Logistics have worked together to transport 500 cu m of oil and gas equipment.
Views: 1267
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US report calls for structural repair of bridges

May 7 - May 7 - An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has found that more than 63,000 bridges in the USA are in need of structural repair.
Views: 1143
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Intermarine embarks on West Africa trade mission

May 7 - May 7 - Intermarine LLC will join 19 other companies on an Energy Business Development trade mission to West Africa from May 18-23, led by US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker.
Views: 711
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Alexander oils up

May 7 - May 7 - Alexander Global Logistics has shipped over 1,200 cu m of tubes and accessories for an oilfield project from the German port of Brake to Hamilton in Canada.
Views: 1005
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James Lomma strikes gold at SC&RA

May 5 - May 5 - James Lomma was named the 12th recipient of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA)'s Golden Achievement Award at its recent Annual Conference in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the specialised carrier and rigging ind
Views: 795
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Fagioli and NCSG target Canadian LNG

May 2 - May 2 - NCSG Crane and Heavy Haulage Corp and Fagioli Canada have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on crane, rigging, and heavy haul projects in the LNG sector in the Prince Rupert area.
Views: 1461
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Projects and contracts - May 2nd 2014

May 2 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen Saipem secure a USD1.8 billion deal for Stage 2 of the Shah Deniz Project, ICA Fluor win a substantial pipeline
Views: 1235
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Hunt & Palmer partners with Wexco

April 29 - April 29 - Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters has expanded its specialist air cargo network with the appointment of Wexco Group as its general sales agent (GSA) for Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1236
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Geodis Wilson oils up

April 29 - April 29 - Geodis Wilson has been awarded a contract from a global leader in the design, manufacture and sales of oil and gas mechanical equipment and components.
Views: 1077
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DYT lends helping hand

April 28 - April 28 - DYT Yacht Transport's Super Servant 4 diverted six miles from its course to Saint Thomas in order to assist racing sailors Thierry Chabagny and Erwan Tabarly aboard their dismasted yacht Gedimat.
Views: 1067
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Geodis appoints Indian head of sales

April 25 - April 25 - Geodis India has appointed Sascha Von Ometzinski as national sales manager, with responsibility for the sales and marketing development of Geodis' freight forwarding and logistics division in India.
Views: 1239
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Projects and contracts - April 25th 2014

April 25 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen Shenhua Ningmei Coal Group place an order with Siemens Energy for four CO2 compressor trains, Alstom securing a
Views: 1241
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Breakbulk volumes up at Tacoma

April 24 - April 24 - Breakbulk cargo volumes at the Port of Tacoma increased year-to-date, posting a 25 percent increase in March.
Views: 659
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Projects and contracts - April 17th 2014

April 17 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen a Technip Heerema consortium secure a USD3.5 billion contract offshore Angola, the NADB providing finance to Mex
Views: 1335
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Omega Morgan moves exchanger trio

April 15 - April 15 - Omega Morgan has transported three 158-tonne heat exchangers used in the water purification process of in situ oil recovery from Portland, Oregon to Fort McMurray in Canada.
Views: 1486
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Loomis to buy VIA MAT

April 14 - April 14 - Loomis AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Zurich-based VIA MAT Holding AG, which has an enterprise value of approximately CHF200 million (USD227.3 million)
Views: 1387
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Dynamar says PCC/PCTC fleet is growing while conventional ro-ro lags

April 14 - April 14 - A new study from Dynamar, "Deepsea Ro/Ro Shipping - Operators, Ships & Trades (2014), detailing conventional ro-ro vessels and vehicle carriers operating in the sector, found that while the conventional deep sea ro-ro fleet is contracting, the
Views: 1242
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Fairmount tows Sevan Louisiana

April 14 - April 14 - Fairmount Marine's Fairmount Sherpa has towed the ultra deep water rig Sevan Louisiana over 18,500 km from Singapore to Cura
Views: 1280
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Port of San Diego handles generator

April 11 - April 11 - The Port of San Diego has handled a 300-tonne generator destined for the Agua Prieta power plant in Sonora, Mexico.
Views: 699
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Projects and contracts - April 11th 2014

April 11 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week. We have seen the US and Russia fall out over nuclear energy, the incorporation of what will be one of the world's leading alumini
Views: 1807
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Crane Rental hauls transformer

April 10 - April 10 - Crane Rental Corporation has transported a 163-tonne transformer over a distance of 80 km through Florida on a 24-axle dual-lane Trail King Trailer.
Views: 1402
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Saltchuk makes Tropical acquisition

April 8 - April 8 - A subsidiary of Saltchuk Resources has entered into a binding purchase and sale agreement to acquire Tropical Shipping and its related transportation, consolidation and cargo insurance companies.
Views: 1228
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WWL expands service to Chile

April 7 - April 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has expanded its ocean service to South America's west coast by adding a monthly call to San Antonio in Chile.
Views: 946
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G6 Alliance gets the FMC go-ahead to expand its network

April 7 - April 7 - Following its approval of the P3 Alliance, the Federal Maritime Commission has announced that it has concluded a comprehensive review of the proposed amendment to the G6 Alliance Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 012194-002 including the information
Views: 868
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Projects and contracts - April 4th 2014

April 4 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week, including a QDVC-led JV winning a large motorway construction project and Wood Group securing retrofit projects in Australia.
Views: 1512
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Crane Rental in tower transport

April 4 - April 4 - Crane Rental Corporation has helped transport a huge tower used to refine ethane from a natural gas stream to a natural gas plant in the northeast USA.
Views: 1357
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Alexander makes for Mongolia

April 3 - April 3 - Alexander Global Logistics has transported over-dimensional mining equipment from Houston to Ulan Bator in Mongolia, via the port of Tianjin.
Views: 1059
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Mammoet relocates methanol plant

April 3 - April 3 - Mammoet has completed the transportation of an entire methanol plant over 8,720 km from the southernmost part of Chile to the US State of Louisiana for Methanex Corporation.
Views: 830
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ABC launches new routes to Moscow

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is expanding its presence in Europe with new B747F services linking Moscow with Malmo in Sweden and Leipzig in Germany.
Views: 1165
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AmQuip chooses Terex

April 2 - April 2 - At the CONEXPO in Las Vegas, AmQuip Corporation placed an order for a Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane and 24 Terex RT 555-1 rough terrain cranes.
Views: 1178
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Project shipping comes under pressure

April 2 - April 2 - Following a tough 2013 the multipurpose shipping sector looks set to bounce back this year, according to Drewry Maritime Research's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report. However, the project cargo market faces an uphi
Views: 1274
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Jumbo loads dredger

April 1 - April 1 - Jumbo's Fairload has loaded an IHC Beaver Dredger and a workboat in Rotterdam for shipment to Lazaro Cardenas in Mexico.
Views: 798
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Bishop acquires Delta

March 28 - March 28 - SBP Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Bishop Lifting Products, has completed the acquisition of Houston headquartered Delta Rigging & Tools.
Views: 1119
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Projects and contracts - March 28th 2014

March 28 - This week we have seen major developments in the oil and gas sector in Russia, a conflicted outlook for the future of Scottish renewables and the first step in China's shale gas journey - and much more.
Views: 1073
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Crowley delivers Tubular Bells

March 27 - March 27 - Crowley has provided ocean towing services for the Tubular Bells topside in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas industry contractor, Saipem.
Views: 984
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Julius delivered to Gray

March 27 - March 27 - Gray Offshore has taken delivery of a 91.4 m x 30.5 m ABS-classed heavy-duty ocean deck barge, Julius, from Conrad Shipyard LLC.
Views: 977
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Tradelossa in super-long move

March 27 - March 27 - Mexico's Tradelossa is currently engaged in a super-heavy movement, which will see it transport an 880-tonne C2 splitter column.
Views: 755
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De Jonghe to shoot off 18th BUSINESSrun

March 26 - March 26 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that TEJO's founder, Ingrid De Jonghe, will fire the starting pistol the 18th Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Antwerp.
Views: 1342
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Alexander wins plant project

March 26 - March 26 - Alexander Global Logistics GmbH has secured a new transportation project for a pipe and tube production plant from Europe, India, Thailand and China to Houston in the USA.
Views: 1156
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TII reveals US developments

March 25 - March 25 - Heavy-duty trailer and equipment manufacturer TII Group used CONEXPO in Las Vegas to exhibit its range of products and services geared to the North American market.
Views: 458
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Canaveral extension starts in April

March 25 - March 25 - The widening and deepening of Canaveral Harbor will begin during April and is scheduled for completion during November 2014.
Views: 998
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TotalViax and Martin Bencher join forces

March 25 - March 25 - Martin Bencher USA and Venezuela's TotalViax worked together to transport a 91.6-tonne rotary railcar dumper from its manufacturer's facility in New Orleans to the customer's premises 35 km away from the Venezuelan river port of Palua.
Views: 1116
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Polytra on the double

March 24 - March 24 - Polytra bv has shipped 80 bulk wagons from Romanian to Casablanca in Morocco, and 12,000 freight tonnes of pre-assembled steel structures from Moravski Krumlov in the Czech Republic to Germany's port of Hamburg.
Views: 1922
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52 tonne compressor shipped

March 24 - March 24 - The UK and German members of the project forwarding network, Project Professionals Group, have worked together to transport an over-dimensional compressor weighing 52 tonnes from Scotland to Mexico via Antwerp.
Views: 1136
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Maersk-Rickmers discontinued - official statement

March 22 - March 22 - Following the news reported on the HLPFI website on March 20 that the Maersk-Rickmers U.S. Flag Project Carrier joint venture is being discontinued, the two partners in the jv, Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) and Rickmers-Linie (Americas) have issue
Views: 831
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CSA urges ice breaker investment

March 21 - March 21 - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) is extremely concerned that Canada's ice breaker fleet will not be able to create and maintain the routes needed to move key cargo to Canadian and American industries.
Views: 1274
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P3 network receives FMC approval

March 21 - March 21 - The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has given the official go ahead for the P3 network, comprising Maersk, Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA-CGM, to become effective from March 24, 2014.
Views: 903
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Crane sales grow Stateside

March 20 - March 20 - A number of US based equipment rental, retail and service providers have added new crane, truck and trailer capacity to their ranks, including Bay Crane, Crane Service Inc. and Bigge Crane & Rigging.
Views: 1165
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Roethig appointed to WWPC board

March 20 - March 20 - During the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 14th membership conference in Phuket, General Transport's Fritz Mumenthaler resigned from the network's board of advisors and was replaced by Dirk Roethig of LS Cargo International.
Views: 1401
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Helicopters fly over Atlantic

March 19 - March 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown four helicopters from Italy's Milano Malpensa Airport to Los Angeles Airport for the Heli Expo in Los Angeles on board one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 790
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AGM regulations for North American entry

March 19 - March 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised on Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) regulations for vessels arriving at North American ports during summer 2014, as issued by the US Department of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency,
Views: 1183
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Pressure on for PSL

March 19 - March 19 - Paragon Shipping & Logistics (PSL) has handled the shipment of a 311-tonne high pressure separator from Sharjah in the UAE to Montreal, Canada for Belleli Energy.
Views: 979
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Terex adds Headden

March 18 - March 18 - Terex Cranes North America has named Steve Headden its vice president of sales.
Views: 1008
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Intermarine Operations Centre now open

March 14 - March 14 - Intermarine LLC's new Operations Centre at Industrial Terminal, the company's breakbulk terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, is now officially open housing Intermarine's entire technical, operations, traffic and terminal teams.
Views: 564
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Ports name regional reps

March 14 - March 14 - The Port of Antwerp is expanding its representation in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) with two new port representatives: Robert Giraud and Hans Knigs, who with Dr Dieter Lindenblatt complete Antwerp's team of German representatives.
Views: 1290
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Patrol boats moved to Columbia

March 14 - March 14 - Florida, USA yacht transportation specialist, Yacht Exports, has successfully transported and delivered a 63 ft naval patrol boat to C
Views: 587
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FMC reveals compromise agreements

March 13 - March 13 - In the USA, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that it has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD350,000 in civil penalties.
Views: 675
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Projects battle through Great Lakes ice-out

March 13 - March 13 - The Great Lakes - an important North American waterway that connects to the Atlantic Ocean through the St. Lawrence Seaway System - has seen the heaviest ice coverage for more than 40 years, says the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administra
Views: 562
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Royal Arctic Line reports deficit

March 12 - March 12 - A 9.1 percent decrease in freight volumes to and from Greenland has resulted in Royal Arctic Line posting a loss before tax and minority interests of DKK20 million (USD3.7 million) and DKK14million (USD2.6 million) after tax for 2013.
Views: 964
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Sea Star and Horizon face the music

March 11 - March 11 - Sea Star Line LLC and Horizon Lines LLC will pay a USD3.4 million settlement to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act when they knowingly fixed the price of government cargo transportation contracts between the USA and Pue
Views: 926
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Caterpillar move for Van der Vlist

March 10 - March 10 - Van der Vlist has transported two CAT 777F dump trucks from the its Zeebrugge site to the Bastenaken Terminal in Belgium for shipment to Port Hueneme in California, USA for Caterpillar Used Equipment Services International (CUESI).
Views: 755
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ISS appoints Ferguson

March 10 - March 10 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Michael Ferguson as vice president of cargo solutions, terminals and port infrastructure.
Views: 1140
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ENTREC fixes funds

March 7 - March 7 - ENTREC Corporation has closed a new USD240 million senior secured asset-based credit facility, the ABL Facility, with a syndicate of lenders led by Wells Fargo Capital Finance Corporation Canada.
Views: 931
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Tuscor sails slitter case

March 7 - March 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the shipment of a 35-tonne slitter case from Birmingham in the UK to Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 1101
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LA on hunt for port director

March 7 - March 7 - Los Angeles' mayor, Eric Garcetti, has announced that a global executive search to fill the position of executive director at the Port of Los Angeles has got underway.
Views: 1203
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Intermarine appoints Johnson

March 5 - March 5 - Intermarine LLC has appointed Mark Johnson as vice president of global sales and marketing.
Views: 1110
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UK backs HAV future

March 5 - March 5 - The UK Government-backed Technology Strategy Board has awarded a
Views: 727
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ABP petitions against ABLE renewables project

March 4 - March 4 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has petitioned against the decision by the British transport secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, to grant a Development Consent Order for the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP), to the dismay of the park developer, ABLE, an
Views: 1147
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Kalitta launches service to Amsterdam

February 27 - February 27 - Effective March 9, Kalitta Air LLC is launching a twice weekly B747-400F scheduled service routing New York - Amsterdam - New York in cooperation with Inter Aviation Services (IAS) and HAE Group.
Views: 1135
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Houston on upward path

February 27 - February 27 - The Port of Houston saw across the board increases in all areas of cargo throughput at the gateway during January 2014. More than 3 million of tonnes of cargo were handled, up 15 percent year-on-year over January 2013.
Views: 763
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Major players target Texas wind

February 27 - February 27 - BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) and Tri Global Energy (TGE) have signed a formal agreement to align resources, market knowledge and industry relationships to support BNSFL's development of its West Texas Wind Energy Logistics Center (WTWLC).
Views: 801
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Volga-Dnepr under pressure

February 26 - February 26 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported the pressurised cargo module (PCM) of the Cygnus resupply spacecraft from Turin, Italy to Wallops Island in the USA.
Views: 784
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Flyer arrives in the Netherlands

February 25 - February 25 - The sailing yacht, Flyer, has been shipped from Long Beach, California to the Netherlands via the Belgian port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 712
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Works resume in Panama

February 24 - February 24 - Construction on the Panama Canal extension project is back underway says the waterway's administrator, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).
Views: 460
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WWPC prepares for Phuket

February 21 - February 21 - Members, invited sponsors and supporting media will gather in Phuket from March 14 - 16 for the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) annual membership conference.
Views: 1066
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Project cargo railcar under construction

February 21 - February 21 - UTC Overseas Inc. has commisssioned a new custom-designed railcar for handling project cargoes, with a 12.2 m long centre-deck and a load capacity of over 400 tonnes.
Views: 713
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It's a first for Chapman Freeborn

February 20 - February 20 - Chapman Freeborn and its logistics partners, SPI Freight Ltd and Logik Logistics International have transported a C-Worker vessel from Portsmouth, UK to Lafayette, USA onboard a B747-800F.
Views: 871
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Super Puma hits the road

February 20 - February 20 - Schenker of Canada and Schenker USA together executed a complex project shipment, delivering a USD6.5 million Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter from Langley in British Columbia to Lima, Peru.
Views: 973
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Saudia to increase belly capacity

February 19 - February 19 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) is increasing its belly capacity on new international routes to Manchester and Los Angeles as of April 1, 2014.
Views: 536
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Panama reaches initial deal to resume canal expansion

February 14 - February 14 - Reports in the international media suggest that the outline of a deal has been reached towards ending a lengthy budget dispute over the stalled project to expand the Panama canal.
Views: 1030
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Glacier delivers Cassiopeia Star

February 13 - February 13 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Glacier has delivered the bulk carrier Cassiopeia Star to the port of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands.
Views: 630
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NSA and Rickmers-Linie join forces

February 10 - February 10 - National Shipping of America (NSA) has partnered with Rickmers-Linie (America) to provide more global connections to Puerto Rico shippers and expand breakbulk services to the island.
Views: 923
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Olympic moves for Volga-Dnepr

February 7 - February 7 - Volga-Dnepr Group has completed its role in helping the 2014 Winter Olympic Games get off to a flying start by delivering over 1,800 tonnes of air cargo to Sochi over the last 12 months.
Views: 1343
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Works grind to a halt in Panama

February 7 - February 7 - After two weeks of negotiations between the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Spanish-led consortium in charge of the construction of the third set of locks - Griupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) - almost all activity has ceased.
Views: 356
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Winkler off to Page & Jones

February 6 - February 6 - In the USA, GPS Global Project Services has been merged into Page & Jones Inc with the former's Heino Winkler joining the latter's team in its Atlanta office as director, global project services.
Views: 880
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Extension complete at Corpus Christi

February 5 - February 5 - The Port of Corpus Christi has completed its La Quinta Channel Extension Project, which has extended the La Quinta Ship Channel by approximately 2.25 km to a depth of 12.5 m below mean low tide.
Views: 633
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ISS supports Saipem

February 5 - February 5 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has supported international contractor to the oil and gas industry, Saipem, with a major pipe laying project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 893
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Tuscor Lloyds rushes to print

February 4 - February 4 - Tuscor Lloyds has organised the shipment of over 368 tonnes of flexographic printing machinery from Germany to Veracruz, Mexico.
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17th BUSINESSrun set for Shanghai

February 3 - February 3 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced the 17th BreakBulk BUSINESSrun, which will take place in Shanghai on March 12, 2014.
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