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North America News from September 2014

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Crowley adds heavy lift barges

September 30 - September 30 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has received the first two of potentially four, new heavy lift, ballastable deck barges (HDBs) for use by clients in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 1191
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BBC fills up in Norway

September 29 - September 29 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Sapphire has been loaded with various crown mounted compensators (CMCs) and hydrarackers in Norway, all of which are destined for Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1103
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Another reely good one for EXG

September 29 - September 29 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has worked together with its partner Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) to transport a 130-tonne cable reel from Newcastle in the UK to Abu Dhabi's Mina Zayed Port on board the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 964
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Houston and Antwerp to sign MOU

September 29 - September 29 - Today, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) is scheduled to be signed by the Port of Houston Authority and the Port of Antwerp in conjunction with the start of the 2014 Breakbulk Americas conference and exhibition.
Views: 1798
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Mammoet adds Freeport to network

September 26 - September 26 - Mammoet is to present its partnership with Texas' Port Freeport at the upcoming Breakbulk Americas event in Houston.
Views: 1168
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Fab four for Tradelossa

September 26 - September 26 - Tradelossa has handled the transportation of four transformers from the Port of Salina Cruz, Mexico, to an electrical substation in the country's Riviera Maya.
Views: 745
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Significant drop in shipping emissions

September 26 - September 26 - According to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the total greenhouse gas emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been over 20 percent lower in 2012 than in 2007.
Views: 789
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Thorco and Comarco combine strengths

September 25 - September 25 - Thorco Shipping and Consolidated Marine Contractors (Comarco) have joined forces to form Houston, Texas based Instant Ports Incorporated.
Views: 1074
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Proud moment for Manitowoc

September 24 - September 24 - Manitowoc Cranes has delivered its 400th Manitowoc 2250 crawler crane to Fincantieri Marine Group's Bay Shipbuilding Division, located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Views: 1085
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CMA CGM upgrades Amerigo Service

September 23 - September 23 - Effective October 1, CMA CGM will add a call at Miami to its Amerigo Service in order to develop market opportunities with Florida and Mexico and says that it will provide more opportunities for OOG and breakbulk cargoes on this service.
Views: 704
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USA sees construction machinery slip

September 22 - September 22 - US construction machinery exports dropped 17.3 percent during the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year, reports the SC&RA.
Views: 1273
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BUSINESSrun comes to Houston

September 22 - September 22 - Readers who are attending Breakbulk Americas in Houston next week are encouraged to join HLPFI's Luke King and Ian Matheson on the 19th BUSINESSrun, which takes place on October 1 at 07:30.
Views: 908
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The Friday Flyer - September 19th 2014

September 19 - Today we saw the climax of what has been a rollercoaster ride for the United Kingdom, in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum. The numbers were close, but the result is clear: a union that has lasted for 307 years remains together.
Views: 2413
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Cool job for Scan Marine

September 19 - September 19 - Scan Marine Estonia has transported an air cooler exchanger and its accessories from Oklahoma, USA to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 983
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Spliethoff adds second Cleveland ship

September 18 - September 18 - The Port of Cleveland and Spliethoff Group have announced their mutual intent to add a second monthly vessel to the Cleveland-Europe-Express scheduled ocean service for containerised and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 1164
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SC&RA launches new app

September 18 - September 18 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has introduced a free meeting app for all of its major events, beginning with its Crane & Rigging Workshop being held from September 24-26 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Texas.
Views: 627
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DSV opens two in USA

September 17 - September 17 - Global transport and logistics provider DSV has opened two new US offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Views: 755
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BigLift aims for the Star

September 17 - The second of its S-type vessels, Happy Star, has been delivered to BigLift Shipping.
Views: 1140
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Rice Lake eyes dimensions

September 16 - September 16 - Rice Lake Weighing Systems has revealed its unique imaging system, iDimension, which can instantly calculate the shape of boxes and irregular shapes.
Views: 694
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Klekotka joins Transportation Improvement Board

September 16 - September 16 - John Klekotka, chief of engineering and planning at the Port of Everett, has been appointed to represent public ports on Washington State's Transportation Improvement Board.
Views: 1226
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Long Beach sees cargo slip

September 16 - September 16 - Container cargo shipments at the Port of Long Beach declined by 9.1 percent year-on-year in August at 573,083 teus.
Views: 773
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Ocean Three: last piece in the jigsaw

September 16 - September 16 - Specialist shipping consultant Drewry Maritime Research has suggested that the newly formed Ocean Three agreement is the final piece in the "mega-alliance" jigsaw puzzle.
Views: 1473
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Roerborg delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Leer, Germany based shipyard Ferus Smit has delivered the multipurpose vessel Roerborg to Royal Wagenborg.
Views: 933
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Successful summer for SRT

September 12 - September 12 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has transported 32 railcar loads of power boilers from a mid-Atlantic port to a jobsite in the northeast USA.
Views: 658
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Third set of gates arrive in Panama

September 11 - September 11 - The third shipment of four gates for the Panama Canal expansion project's new locks has arrived at the Atlantic entrance to the waterway onboard Coscol's heavy lift vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6.
Views: 801
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Rickmers-Linie supports sulphur regulations

September 10 - September 10 - Rickmers-Linie has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that they will inevitably lead to an increase in the cost of marine fuels.
Views: 728
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Transtell powers in

September 10 - September 10 - Mexico based heavy lift and oversize cargo specialist Transtell has used two recently delivered Enerpac strand jacks to lift a 330-tonne generator at a combined cycle power plant under construction on the US/Mexico border.
Views: 840
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Sevenstar appoints Caren

September 10 - September 10 - With the demand for yacht transport expanding between North America and Asia, Sevenstar Yacht Transport has appointed Kris Caren as its new West Coast representative.
Views: 1630
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ArcelorMittal steels the show

September 10 - September 10 - The ArcelorMittal Las Truchas plant in Mexico has supplied more than 192,000 tonnes of steel rebar for the USD5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion project.
Views: 801
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Ocean Three makes a splash

September 9 - September 9 - CMA CGM has signed three major contracts on the largest worldwide maritime trades with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
Views: 937
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Extra Logistics goes the extra mile

September 9 - September 9 - Long Beach, California headquartered Extra Logistics LLC has transported a 16-tonne outsize mineral processing machine from a cement factory in Spain to the Port of Los Angeles.
Views: 1431
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General cargo booms on St Lawrence Seaway

September 8 - September 8 - Total cargo shipments on the St. Lawrence Seaway has surpassed 2013 levels, with 20 million tonnes transiting the waterway between March 25 and August 31, up 3 percent year-on-year.
Views: 841
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Crane Rental in underwater rescue

September 8 - September 8 - Crane Rental Corporation has recovered a customer's Manitowoc 4600 dragline that had slipped off a bank below 70 ft (21.3 m) of water.
Views: 1175
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AGL closes Tropical sale

September 5 - September 5 - AGL Resources has closed the sale of its Tropical Shipping and Seven Seas Insurance businesses to a subsidiary of Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources.
Views: 1189
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ALATRANS hits ground running

September 5 - September 5 - A consortium of Latin American companies specialised in the transport and handling of heavy cargoes are combining to form a new association: ALATRANS (Asociacion Latino Americana de Empresas de Transporte y Movimiento de Cargas Pesadas).
Views: 1148
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Toggweiler to head Panalpina's new service

September 5 - September 5 - Panalpina has merged its Panprojects and oil & gas activities to create Panalpina Energy Solutions, a specialised service that designs tailor-made transport solutions for the world's most ambitious energy projects.
Views: 632
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NCSG tucks in

September 4 - September 4 - NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation has acquired Tucker Oilfield Hauling Ltd.
Views: 856
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Roll-Lift barges into Houston

September 1 - September 1 - Roll-Lift has handled the transportation and installation of a splitter column in Houston, USA, on behalf of Kinder Morgan.
Views: 942

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