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All aboard for the AAL

June 30 - June 30 - Austral Asia Line (AAL) has introduced a passenger service where travellers can experience life on board a cargo ship while enjoying the views of the Asia Pacific region.
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Liebherr chalks up 30,000

June 30 - June 30 - The recent delivery of an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane was the 30,000th supplied by Liebherr-Werk Ehingen to date.
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Capital projects and contracts - June 27th 2014

June 27 - Here is this week's round up of capital projects and contracts. Over the past few days we have seen Alstom reject a takeover from Siemens and Mitsubishi in favour of GE's USD17 billion bid, Technip securing projects on the Danish Continental Shelf, and Le
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Canaveral takes off

June 24 - June 24 - Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with Gulftainer USA to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal.
Views: 723
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It's a wrap for Topline

June 24 - June 24 - Topline Express Logistics has shipped a consignment of cryogenic liquid storage tanks from Shanghai to Costa Rica's Port Caldera on board the multipurpose vessel Du An Chang.
Views: 526
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WWPC gets Caterpillars moving

June 20 - June 20 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Port Logistics Mexico and Steder Group, have worked together to arrange the transport of five heavy Caterpillar machines from Mexico to the Netherlands.
Views: 700
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GAC brings Africa to Houston

June 20 - June 20 - The GAC Group is bringing its African market knowledge to US clients in and around the country's global energy hub, with the assignment of Gerrit Laubscher, business development manager, oil and gas for sub-Saharan Africa, to GAC's base in Houst
Views: 566
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Busy month for Crane Rental

June 20 - June 20 - This month has seen Crane Rental Corporation complete a number of heavy hauling projects across the USA.
Views: 976
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Hansa appoints Neuendorff

June 19 - June 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Steven Neuendorff as head of Americas, based at the company's regional headquarters in Houston.
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JAXPORT: harbour deepening progress

June 19 - June 19 - The pre-construction, engineering and design (PED) phase of the Jacksonville harbour deepening project has begun.
Views: 627
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Blue Water promotes Nielsen

June 18 - June 18 - Blue Water Shipping has appointed general manager of its branch offices in Odense and Lindoe, Soren Nielsen, as the new director of its general cargo division.
Views: 765
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Tuscor Lloyds gets reel going

June 17 - June 17 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a 58-tonne cable reel from Newcastle, UK to Manila in the Philippines via South Korea's port of Busan.
Views: 827
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China sinks P3 Network

June 17 - June 17 - The P3 Network - a global container shipping alliance planned by AP Moller-Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM - is officially dead in the water after the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said that it would rule out allowing the tie-up to go forward.
Views: 990
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SPL transforms New York

June 17 - June 17 - Specialized Power Logistics (SPL) has recently coordinated the delivery of a 226-tonne transformer in the New York area
Views: 717
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ICS concerned by regulatory reform

June 16 - June 16 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - the principal global trade association for shipowners representing over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet - met in Limassol, Cyprus last week for its annual general meeting (AGM).
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Steady year for Liebherr

June 16 - June 16 - During 2013, Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of USD12.12 billion against what it described as a backdrop of moderate international progress.
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Panama Canal: gates ahoy

June 13 - June 13 - The second shipment of new lock gates has arrived at the Panama Canal, marking a significant step forward in the Panama Canal expansion programme.
Views: 724
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Megacar takes to the rails (video)

June 13 - June 13 - UTC Overseas has unveiled its brand new railcar suitable for the transport of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes.
Views: 386
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Seroka joins LA

June 12 - June 12 - Gene Seroka has been appointed as executive director of the Port of Los Angeles.
Views: 806
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Bhadkamkar to chair IFCBA

June 10 - June 10 - Shantanu Bhadkamkar, immediate past chairman of the Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India (FFFAI) has been unanimously elected as chairman of the International Federation of Customs Brokers Association (IFCBA).
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Braemar enters Panama

June 10 - June 10 - Marine surveying and technical consultancy Braemar SA has opened a new office in Panama, which will be manned by staff surveyor Elonys Lopez.
Views: 447
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NYK welcomes Aries Leader

June 10 - June 10 - NYK has taken delivery of a new pure car carrier, Aries Leader, which was built by Shin Krushima Dockyard at its Onishi Shipyard in Japan.
Views: 343
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ARRC bags San Pablo

June 9 - June 9 - This month Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) will be adding a new multipurpose vessel - San Pablo - to its fleet, as part of its fleet upgrade and service expansion programme.
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Intermarine adds service

June 9 - June 9 - Intermarine LLC has added a regular service from the US Gulf and East coasts to the Mediterranean and Middle East Gulf.
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Capital projects and contracts - June 6th 2014

June 6 - Over the past seven days we have seen the International Energy Agency call for more than USD48 trillion of energy investment by 2035 to meet global demand; billions of dollars have been earmarked for infrastructure projects in Queensland and the Australia
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SC&RA meets with US state officials

June 6 - June 6 - A delegation of Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) members and staff have completed a series of successful meetings from May 28-30 with western US states regarding oversize and overweight permit issues.
Views: 537
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Salerno settles on Goldhofer

June 6 - June 6 - Panama based Salerno Heavy Lift has invested in the THP/SL 6 split-combination module from Goldhofer.
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ARRC adds Antonio

June 6 - June 6 - As Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) celebrates its 20th anniversary in the Russian-USA trade, the shipping line has confirmed that it is proceeding with the introduction of additional upgraded vessels to its service.
Views: 737
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Air cargo screening: concerns raised

June 6 - June 6 - A broad group of associations representing airfreight forwarding companies is calling on the U.S. federal government to solicit input from small and medium-sized forwarders before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) programme.
Views: 563
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Liverpool: ACL's UK call for new ships

June 5 - June 5 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has confirmed that the Port of Liverpool will remain as the UK port of call for its new five-strong fleet of the world's largest container/ro-ro ships (CONROs) after a review of potential schedules, market potential
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Back to school for Shuttlelift

June 5 - June 5, 2014 - The success of Shuttlelift's Service School for dealers and field service technicians at its manufacturing facility in Sturgeon Bay, USA, earlier this year has prompted the manufacturer to hold a third class later this year.
Views: 487
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P3, G6 alliances gets EU clearance

June 4 - June 4 - European Union antitrust regulators have approved the P3 alliance planned by AP Moller-Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM and another, the G6, which is made up of Hapag-Lloyd, APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui OSK Lines, NYK and OOCL.
Views: 278
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Foss celebrates 125 years

June 2 - June 2 - Marine transportation and harbour services company Foss Maritime, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, has recently grown its business in Alaska and the Arctic, and says that three arctic tugs currently under construction are int
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