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North America News from October 2014

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Share a Coke with PCYT

October 29 - October 29 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has completed a huge project to transport building materials from Turkey to Pakistan for Coca-Cola's new greenfield project in Multan.
Views: 955
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Tradelossa transforms wind farm

October 29 - October 29 - Tradelossa has transported a 160-tonne transformer from Tijuana to a wind farm located in Baja California, Mexico.
Views: 670
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Crane Rental opens in Alabama

October 29 - October 29 - Crane Rental Corporation is opening a new office and equipment yard on Highway 59 in Loxley, Alabama.
Views: 1491
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Giant reactor lift in Linz

October 27 - October 27 - A 380-tonne reactor, manufactured by Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec (SBN), has been loaded at Felbermayr's heavy lift port in Linz.
Views: 1160
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Crowley assists canal expansion

October 27 - October 27 - Crowley Maritime Corp.'s heavy lift barge 455 4 has delivered the first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion.
Views: 1168
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Vessel operating costs set to rise

October 27 - October 27 - According to a new survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens, vessel operating costs are expected to rise by 2.9 percent in both 2014 and 2015.
Views: 1437
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Shippers call for clarification on sulphur

October 24 - October 24 - The Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel, ahead of the implementation of the emission control areas (ECAs) from January 1, 2015.
Views: 1174
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Crowley con-ro construction begins

October 23 - October 23 - VT Systems subsidiary VT Halter Marine has begun construction on the first of two LNG-powered con-ro ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group, which the two companies originally contracted for in November 2013.
Views: 442
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Flying high at ABC

October 23 - October 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is on course for another year of record growth, having carried a total of 290,735 tonnes in the first nine months of 2014 - a 14 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 892
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BBC to introduce sulphur surcharge

October 23 - October 23 - BBC Chartering plans to introduce a low sulphur surcharge to offset additional costs incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in sulphur emission control areas (ECAs), effective January 1, 2015.
Views: 800
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Johnson in bumper birthday project

October 22 - October 22 - Teeside, UK-based freight forwarder, Johnson Partners, has celebrated its tenth anniversary by completing its largest project shipment to date.
Views: 730
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Houston, we have a vessel

October 22 - October 22 - BBC Chartering can now enjoy priority berthing and 24/7 serviceability in the Port of Houston, with the gateway's Manchester Terminal being named the carrier's dedicated North American hub.
Views: 1017
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CP ends merger talks with CSX

October 22 - October 22 - Further to our report in last week's Friday Flyer, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has confirmed that exploratory talks held with CSX Corp about a possible merger have been terminated.
Views: 1055
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Indiana's wind recovery

October 21 - October 21 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor has handled its first shipment of windmill blades and towers for more than three years, as cargo traffic picked up on the Great Lakes.
Views: 1146
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CEVA responds to Ebola crisis

October 20 - October 20 - CEVA Logistics has handled the airlift of more than 70 tonnes of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia to assist in ongoing efforts to combat the West Africa Ebola outbreak.
Views: 976
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A foxy dozen down Rio way

October 20 - October 20 - Fox Cargo do Brasil has project managed the transportation of 12 new electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Zhangzhou, China to the Libra Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 1755
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ABC adds AirLink

October 17 - October 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed AirLink Cargo as its general sales agent in the Pacific northwest region of the United States.
Views: 1356
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Crowley christens Ocean Sun

October 16 - October 16 - Crowley Maritime has christened the second of its four dynamic positioning 2 (DP2) tugs in the ocean class series and welcomed the vessel to the company's expanded ocean towing fleet.
Views: 579
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Transworld and NAWAH join forces

October 16 - October 16 - Dubai-headquartered Transworld Group and NAWAH have entered into a formal agreement to service Iraq's growing demand for imports, linking their respective shipping, logistics, marine services and port capabilities.
Views: 990
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Mammoet takes highway record

October 15 - October 15 - During a record-breaking operation, Mammoet successfully replaced a 2,100-tonne bridge over one of Ottawa's major highways.
Views: 1067
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Van der Vlist delivers DRC dumpers

October 14 - October 14 - Van der Vlist recently completed the shipment of five Hitachi dump trucks from its facility in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, to Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 509
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"K" Line ships emergency vehicles to El Salvador

October 10 - October 10 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line) provided free ocean transportation of an ambulance and a fire engine donated by Fujisawa-city Fire Department in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, to the Republic of El Salvador.
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ALE's Pembroke success

October 10 - October 10 - ALE has successfully completed a turnkey project on behalf of Valero, transporting eight waste heat boiler components almost 8,047 km from Texas to a refinery project in Pembroke, UK.
Views: 673
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The Friday Flyer - October 10, 2014

October 10 - At the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston, Ed Osterwald, a partner at CEG-Europe, gave a fascinating insight into why the oil and gas business is one of the largest - and most poorly understood - industries in the world.
Views: 2209
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VSA changes for Crowley and Seaboard Marine

October 10 - October 10 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group and Seaboard Marine have entered a new vessel sharing agreement (VSA) to service customers in the Dominican Republic trade lane, while also changing their current VSA to Panama and Costa Ric
Views: 556
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ICS steps up ballast water campaign

October 9 - October 9 - The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention (BWC) - which is expected to enter into force during 2016 - will force the global shipping industry to invest around USD100 billion in new water treatment syst
Views: 693
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All over for Hallin Marine?

October 9 - October 9 - Unconfirmed reports in the international business press indicate that Singapore's Hallin Marine has officially closed for business.
Views: 730
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Seattle and Tacoma form alliance

October 8 - October 8 - The US ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify the management of the two gateway's marine cargo terminals and related functions under a single Seaport Alliance.
Views: 1132
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Tuscor Lloyds in the eye of a storm

October 7 - October 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported three 9-tonne out-of-gauge anchors and their accompanying shackles from the UK to Hawaii.
Views: 1152
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Lone Star joins Daseke

October 6 - October 6 - Fort Worth, Texas based Lone Star Transportation is merging with the Daseke family of open-deck and specialty carriers.
Views: 1104
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DSV's Moller to step down

October 6 - October 6 - Jorgen Moller, ceo of DSV Air & Sea Holding, is to retire at the end of March, 2015, after spending 42 years with the company.
Views: 333
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North American short sea shipping booms

October 6 - October 6 - Total cargo tonnage transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway in 2014 has already surpassed 2013 levels, driven by a surge in North American import and export activity.
Views: 797
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Ritchie Bros. sees strong sales

October 3 - October 3 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than USD76 million of used equipment at its recent auctions in Quebec and Texas.
Views: 722
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Mexico opens skies for Aeros

October 2 - October 2 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has received validation of the 40D Sky Dragon airship's type certification from Mexico's aviation authorities.
Views: 597
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Further expansion for Panama Canal

October 1 - October 1 - International media reports suggest that the Panama Canal is likely to get a new upgrade within 25 years to meet increasing capacity demands.
Views: 623
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DICA celebrates new HQ

October 1 - October 1 - DICA Outrigger Pads has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate its move to a new headquarters, manufacturing and distribution facility in Guthrie Center, Iowa.
Views: 732

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