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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.
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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: 752
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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: 794
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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: 776
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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: 702
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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: 454
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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: 1048
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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: 707
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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: 859
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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: 957
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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: 530
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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: 1017
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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: 624
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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: 917
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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: 1334
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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: 354
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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: 872
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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: 629
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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: 883
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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.
Views: 1011
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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.
Views: 1222
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Success for GBS in Dusseldorf

February 3 - February 3 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) attended the yacht and water sports trade fair, Boot Dusseldorf, from January 18 - 16 for the 11th time and claims that it was a much better show than previous years.
Views: 762

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