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AAL adds Long Beach call

July 31 - July 31 - Austral Asia Line is extending its North Asia to Pacific Northwest/Canada project cargo liner service to include the US West Coast.
Views: 1128
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Ports America looks to "K" Line

July 31 - July 31 - Ports America is to purchase a 30 percent stake in International Transportation Service (ITS) through a strategic partnership with "K" Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha).
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Mixed results for Terex

July 30 - July 30 - "Our results for the second quarter and first six months of the year were mixed both from a business and geographical perspective," says Ron DeFeo, chairman and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation.
Views: 1066
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Long Beach re-elects Drummond

July 29 - July 29 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners has re-elected Doug Drummond as president of the board for the next 12 months.
Views: 512
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Unexpected weak trading at Air Partner

July 28 - July 28 - Air Partner's freight division continues to show progress, albeit from a low base, but this was offset by weaker than expected group trading in the period since the company's AGM in June.
Views: 1001
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Martin Bencher ships dozen

July 28 - July 28 - Martin Bencher has shipped a 15,000 freight tonne project, including 12 engines each weighing 290 tonnes, from Italy to Port Isabel in Texas.
Views: 836
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B747-8F makes Stuttgart debut

July 28 - July 28 - Chapman Freeborn has successfully coordinated a B747-8F cargo charter to transport a 77-tonne load from Stuttgart, Germany to Houston in the USA.
Views: 948
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GAC appoints Schensema

July 28 - July 28 - GAC has appointed Claus Schensema to take the helm of GAC North America Logistics in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1366
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Belgium and Mexico cooperate

July 25 - July 25 - Belgium's Polytra and Portlog International Mexico, both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have worked together to transport outsize transformers from ABB Mexico to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Views: 915
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McDermott wins Megalodon move

July 25 - July 25 - A McDermott International subsidiary has secured the contract to transport and install the Megalodon oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 739
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Record half-year for ABC

July 25 - July 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with a record performance in the first six months of 2014, transporting 188,354 tonnes of cargo across its international network, which is up 16 percent on the same period in 201
Views: 1030
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C.H. Robinson battles storm

July 25 - July 25 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has transported two tanks, weighing a total of 86.2 tonnes, for a mine construction project in Saskatchewan, Canada from Biggar to Bethune.
Views: 843
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Tuscor Lloyds heads to Libya

July 24 - July 24 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported an 80-tonne shipment of asphalt plant and scalping screen from Mexico to Libya via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 852
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SC&RA workshop scheduled

July 24 - July 24 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is to hold its Crane & Rigging Workshop from September 24-26 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Texas.
Views: 691
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Blue Water on the biogas

July 24 - July 24 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of equipment for a biogas plant in Horsens, Denmark for Swedish clean-tech company Malmberg.
Views: 1195
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Crowley deal on the Horizon?

July 24 - July 24 - According to reports in the international media, Crowley Maritime Corporation is in talks to acquire Horizon Lines' facilities at the San Juan port, as well as its ships and routes to and from Puerto Rico.
Views: 801
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Double digits for Cargolux

July 23 - July 23 - Cargolux Airlines International is to take delivery of its tenth 747-8 freighter from Boeing.
Views: 548
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ADPC sees general cargo growth

July 23 - July 23 - General cargo moving through Abu Dhabi Ports Company's (ADPC) commercial ports has increased by 37 percent this year.
Views: 1176
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Harms Bergung on the double

July 22 - July 22 - Harms Bergung Transport und Heavylift's anchor handling tug AHT Orcus has towed Transocean's semisubmersible rig Development Driller II from the Gulf of Mexico offshore Port Fourchon to Palermo.
Views: 1165
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Ruslan delivers on time

July 22 - July 22 - Ruslan International has delivered an urgent shipment of ethanol production equipment from Canada to Brazil in time for a VIP opening ceremony.
Views: 700
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Dachser takes over in South Korea

July 21 - July 21 - In South Korea, Dachser has rebranded as Dachser Korea Inc following its acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of the shares in MGI & Dachser Inc, which was established in 2006, and moved into new offices in Seoul.
Views: 1776
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Peel Ports names Walters

July 21 - July 21 - Peel Ports Group has appointed Patrick Walters as group commercial director.
Views: 1243
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Tyne call for WWL

July 18 - July 18 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has made its maiden call at the port of Tyne, near Newcastle in the UK, with a shipment from Asia.
Views: 1248
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SOHAR looks to Singapore

July 17 - July 17 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has announced its intention to strengthen economic interests with global shipping powerhouse, Singapore.
Views: 1524
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Sarens rebrands in America

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens USA and Sarens Canada have become the official trade names under which the Sarens Group will market its services in North America, replacing the previous names of Rigging International and Canada Crane Services.
Views: 1616
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Solar challenge for Crowley

July 15 - July 15 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has transported a racing vehicle, El Wanabi, from San Juan to the US mainland on board its ro-ro barge Miami for the 2014 American Solar Challenge.
Views: 668
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Drewry: What will 2M mean?

July 15 - July 15 - Maersk and MSC have announced a vessel sharing agreement - 2M - that will replace their failed P3 alliance, which will compare well in size with the G6 and CKYH alliances. But, asks Drewry Maritime Research, what about CMA CGM?
Views: 929
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Steely job for Stella Line

July 14 - July 14 - Stella Line SA has handled the shipment of 18 empty steel tanks from Mexico's Veracruz Port to San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 1010
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Antonov heats up

July 14 - July 14 - Antonov Airlines has arranged the transport of a 139-tonne heat exchanger from Germany to Canada on board an AN-255 freighter, the world's largest claimed aircraft.
Views: 855
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Scheuerle goes for gold

July 11 - On June 25, 2014 Scheuerle presented its new STB 550 side girder deck to UK based heavy haulage company Collett Transport at an event held at the trailer manufacturer's premises in Pfedelbach, Germany.
Views: 1143
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AAL gets XXL

July 11 - July 11 - AAL has successfully delivered and discharged one of the heaviest pieces of cargo the service has ever carried.
Views: 1199
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Tuscor Lloyds on recovery road

July 10 - July 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a disassembled 137-tonne recovery boiler from Spain to Mexico.
Views: 1077
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Crane Rental eyes Orlando

July 10 - July 10 - Crane Rental Corporation has lifted the 37.6-tonne hub of the new Orlando Eye observation wheel into place.
Views: 1246
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Wind power success for Tradelossa

July 10 - July 10 - For the past two months, Tradelossa has been carrying out the transportation of one for the most important wind projects in Mexico: Sureste II.
Views: 646
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Nicaragua Canal route unveiled

July 8 - July 8 - The Nicaraguan government and the company behind plans to build the proposed canal to link the Pacific and Atlantic, Hong Kong Nicaragua Development (HKND) Investment Co., have settled on a route.
Views: 1100
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New director for Hansa Meyer

July 8 - July 8 - Henrique Wohltmann has joined Hansa Meyer Global Transport as its new director of projects and services.
Views: 871
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Romania watches LR 11000 premiere

July 7 - July 7 - One of the first models of the new 1000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane has made its way to the Petrom refinery in Plojesti, where it is being used by Austrian heavy load contractor Felbermayr to hoist several steel columns into th
Views: 1052
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Four for Damen

July 7 - July 7 - Atlantic Towing (USA) has selected newly-designed, ice-strengthened PSV 5000 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group to meet its demanding 10-year offshore support contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Comp
Views: 947
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MEA chooses Kongsberg's port simulator

July 4 - June 4 - Kongsberg GlobalSim has been awarded a contract from the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) of Montreal, Canada to supply several K-Sim lift training simulators for heavy lift port equipment.
Views: 1021
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Launch day for Roerborg

July 4 - July 4 - Royal Wagenborg's 23,000 dwt multipurpose dry cargo vessel Roerborg is scheduled for launch today at the production site of Ferus Smit Shipyards in Leer, Germany.
Views: 680
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Outlook for air cargo stabilises

July 4 - July 4 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago.
Views: 1607
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North American first for Hamburg

July 3 - July 3 - Canada's Port of Halifax has joined the Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) organisation as its first member from North America.
Views: 1289
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OXL restructuring approved

July 3 - July 3 - Heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL has satisfied Belgian administrators and its creditors that it is credible ongoing concern, having restructured the operational and strategic sides of its business.
Views: 1180
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Angolan JV for Intermarine

July 3 - July 3 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a joint venture with Angolan company Transtar Transitario LDA to form Transmarine.
Views: 1154

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