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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.
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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: 1063
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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: 977
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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: 969
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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: 747
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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: 1331
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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: 1147
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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: 456
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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: 990
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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: 1103
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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: 1901
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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: 1127
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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: 824
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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: 1261
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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: 898
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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: 1154
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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: 1386
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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: 782
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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: 1169
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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: 971
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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: 999
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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: 558
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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: 1280
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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: 582
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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: 670
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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: 556
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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: 955
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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: 920
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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: 745
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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: 1131
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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: 921
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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: 1092
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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: 1192
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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: 1101
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UK backs HAV future

March 5 - March 5 - The UK Government-backed Technology Strategy Board has awarded a
Views: 718
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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: 1135

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