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North America News from May 2014

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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.
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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: 791
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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: 879
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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: 1007
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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: 1871
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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: 822
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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: 1477
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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: 676
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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: 1171
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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: 725
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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: 1384
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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: 1178
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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: 1296
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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: 1135
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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: 637
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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: 1122
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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: 730
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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: 990
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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: 1047
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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: 1294
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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: 1366
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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: 1073
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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: 2479
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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: 1157
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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: 1258
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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: 1132
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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: 704
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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: 995
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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: 785
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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: 1448
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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
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