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APEC to cooperate with Cuba

January 31 - January 31 - The Cuban National Ports Authority and APEC - Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will enable the training of Cuban port professionals in Antwerp as well as the provision of training in
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Another good year for Liebherr

January 29 - January 29 - Liebherr reports that sales of mobile harbour cranes (LHM) have once more contributed strongly to its overall success in 2013.
Views: 1810
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Crowley on the move in Guatemala

January 29 - January 29 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's Guatemala-based liner and logistics teams have moved into a new office space in the heart of Guatemala City.
Views: 680
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GPA logs tonnage growth

January 29 - January 29 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has logged an 8 percent growth in total tonnage for the first six months of its fiscal year 2014.
Views: 861
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Vessel duo for WWL

January 29 - January 29 - Wallenius Lines, 50 percent owner of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has declared an option for two post-Panamax vessels to be built at the Tianjin Xingang Shipyard for delivery in the second and fourth quarter of 2016.
Views: 832
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Crane trio gives SOHAR a lift

January 28 - January 28 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has received three new post-Panamax ship-to-shore gantry cranes from Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC.
Views: 1657
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R&B ships crane dozen

January 27 - January 27 - R&B Global Projects Ltd has handled the transportation of 12 large crane jibs and their accessories from Croatia to a Korean shipbuilding yard.
Views: 1107
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Happy Star shines for BigLift

January 27 - January 27 - BigLift Shipping's second S-type vessel, Happy Star, has been launched successfully by Ouhua Shipyard in Zhousan, China.
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Triple success for SRT

January 24 - January 24 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has handled three impressive moves across North America.
Views: 916
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Chapman Freeborn helps avoid plant shutdown

January 23 - January 23 - Chapman Freeborn Australia has transported a 140-tonne turbo-shaft gas turbine a total of 18,606 km from Wilmington, USA to Karratha in Western Australia.
Views: 1081
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Mitsui fires Siskin Arrow

January 23 - January 23 - Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding has delivered the 72,800 dwt general cargo vessel Siskin Arrow to Panamanian shipping line, Misuga.
Views: 1141
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Concerns dent oil and gas optimism

January 22 - January 22 - According to new research study by DNV GL, 89 percent of Asia Pacific oil and gas professionals are confident about the industry outlook for 2014, but optimistic outlook is clouded by concerns over costs and uncertain oil prices.
Views: 1146
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Railcars on the move with Bombardier

January 22 - January 22 - Project forwarders and shipping lines active in North America and Australia will welcome the news of two large railcar orders placed with Bombardier Transportation.
Views: 875
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Appropriations bill to support US seaports

January 22 - January 22 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has noted that several high priority programmes crucial to safe, efficient and competitive operation of American seaports are included in the USD1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriation Act o
Views: 1064
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Abis Shipping duo christened

January 21 - January 21 - Last week, the latest arrivals into the rapidly expanding fleet of Abis Shipping were christened in Harlingen, the Netherlands.
Views: 1285
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Link-Belt adds Peruvian distributor

January 21 - January 21 - Kentucky, USA based crane manufacturer Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co, has named a new South American distributor - Peru based Montacargas Zapler S.R.L.
Views: 778
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GBS enters North America

January 20 - January 20 - German yacht transport company, Global Boat Shipping (GBS), has opened two new offices in Fort Lauderdale and Vancouver.
Views: 1449
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BNSF opens project cargo centre

January 20 - January 20 - BNSF Logistics has opened its global project cargo centre in Houston, USA, which will provide pricing, solutions development, carrier management and operations execution to its customers engaged in the movement of over dimensional and overwei
Views: 1057
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Dako powers plant transport

January 17 - January 17 - Dusseldorf, Germany headquartered Dako Worldwide has transported a new power plant from a factory in Germany via the US Gulf to Whitecourt in central Alberta, Canada.
Views: 1071
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Blue Water powers up plant

January 16 - January 16 - Blue Water Singapore has handled the logistics for the Leichhardt power station in Mount Isa, Australia - a part of the larger Diamantina power station project, which is currently under construction.
Views: 924
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Tuscor Lloyds goes transatlantic

January 15 - January 15 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a 17.3-tonne tracked scoop loader machine from the Rota military base in Cadiz, Spain to Alabama in the USA.
Views: 718
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Left Coast Lifter en route to New York

January 14 - January 14 - One of the world's largest floating cranes, Left Coast Lifter, has begun its four-day voyage through the Panama Canal en route to New York, USA.
Views: 622
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Sacyr details Panama cost overruns

January 14 - January 14 - Spanish construction company Sacyr, leader of the Panama Canal expansion project consortium, is in danger of losing USD574 million in guarantees and advance payments if a dispute regarding cost overruns is not resolved.
Views: 543
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The Friday Flyer - January 10th 2014

January 10 - Could a dispute between client and builder push back the completion of lock upgrading on the Panama Canal past the planned competition date of October 21, 2014 into 2015?
Views: 2174
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High five for ABC

January 9 - January 9 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its fifth Boeing 747-8F.
Views: 911
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Panama Canal dispute heats up risking further delays

January 9 - January 9 - The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) appears to be unwilling to negotiate over a new proposal by the consortium that is building the canal's new locks, to keep construction work going in the face of its threat to stop work in a dispute over the co
Views: 641
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KR authorised to survey and certificate Danish ships

January 9 - January 9 -The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) and the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) have signed an agreement enabling the Korean classification society to survey and certify Danish ships.
Views: 750
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Global Shipping delivers transformers

January 8 - January 8 - Global Shipping Services has handled the shipment of five transformers and 475 cu m of accessories and spare parts from the Port of Houston to the Tin Can Island Port and onwards to the IBESE cement plant in Lagos, Nigeria.
Views: 1063
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Houston welcomes SC&RA symposium

January 7 - January 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will hold its Specialized Transport Symposium during March 19-21, 2014 in Houston, Texas.
Views: 851
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Lights out for Evergreen

January 7 - January 7 - USA based provider of air freight and transportation services, Evergreen International Airlines, has sought bankruptcy protection from the US Bankruptcy Court.
Views: 684
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Expansion to go ahead at Lemesos port

January 7 - January 7 - The Cyprus Ports Authority (CPA) is going ahead with a contract which will see the port of Lemesos' western basin quay extended by 500 m, increasing its total length to 1,270 m.
Views: 1124
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MINTs - stars of the future

January 6 - January 6 - Jim O'Neill, former chief economist and head of asset management at Goldman Sachs and recognised inventor of the 'BRIC' acronym, has taken to looking at the next four frontier economies that over the next 10 years could develop into global sta
Views: 1323
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Steely move for Transpo

January 6 - January 6 - Transpo Logistics has handled the shipment of a steel fabricating mill from the Port of Laem Chabang in Thailand to Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 1494
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UTC opens in Mexico City

January 3 - January 3 - Texas, USA based project forwarder UTC Overseas Inc., has established a new office in Mexico.
Views: 1397

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