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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.
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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: 1070
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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: 1057
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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: 1223
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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: 1234
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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: 652
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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: 1299
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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: 1476
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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: 1377
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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: 1232
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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: 1268
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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: 694
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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
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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: 1388
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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: 1223
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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: 937
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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
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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.
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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: 1347
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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: 1053
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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: 822
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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: 1156
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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: 1162
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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: 1263
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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.
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