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North America News from December 2014

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Duluth shipping season winds to a close

December 22 - December 22 - This weekend signalled the end of the 2014 shipping season at the Port of Duluth-Superior as the last oceangoing vessel departed from the Great Lakes gateway.
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Drum roll for Haropa

December 22 - December 22 - Twenty high-voltage wire drums, manufactured by General Cable, have been transported down the Seine between the Haropa ports of Montereau-Fault-Yonne and Le Havre.
Views: 815
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Bertling transforms Argentina with Antonov

December 22 - December 22 - Bertling Logistics and Antonov Airlines have worked together to deliver nine outsize transformers from Porto, Portugal to the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires onboard three AN-124-100 flights.
Views: 1565
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ACS promotes Howe

December 19 - December 19 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Thomas Howe from vice president to president of its US West Coast operation.
Views: 556
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Port Manatee website gets a revamp

December 19 - December 19 - Port Manatee has relaunched its website - www.portmanatee.com - providing new features in a fresh format.
Views: 969
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Final gate crosses Panama Canal

December 16 - December 16 - The final gate for the new locks of the Panama Canal expansion project has been transported through the canal for installation on its Pacific side.
Views: 1048
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RINA snaps up Hayes Stuart stake

December 15 - December 15 - Italy's growing engineering, testing, marine services and ship classification group RINA has acquired a majority stake in Montreal-based marine survey company Hayes Stuart.
Views: 1178
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Signet tug heads for the Congo

December 12 - December 12 - Signet Maritime Corporation's tug boat Signet Warhorse II has towed a large cargo barge carrying components for Saipem, from the US Gulf of Mexico to Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo.
Views: 573
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Final nail for Manston Airport?

December 12 - December 12 - Manston Airport on the south coast of the UK looks set to close for good after Thanet district councilors voted against pursuing a compulsory purchase order for the gateway.
Views: 1107
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Talbert debuts trailer

December 11 - December 11 - The latest addition to Talbert Manufacturing's Traveling Axle Series of trailers is ideal for hauliers who need the flexibility of a California-legal trailer with a lower deck height to clear bridges and tunnels when transporting taller equi
Views: 1009
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ISS appoints Schollaert

December 11 - December 11 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added to its senior management team with the appointment of Steve Schollaert as executive vice president for North America.
Views: 1054
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Portlog oils up

December 11 - December 11 - Portlog International has transported oil rig components, weighing a total of 1,000 tonnes, through Mexico for the country's state oil company Pemex.
Views: 1062
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Good crowd for crane and transport summit

December 11 - December 11 - This year's World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Miami brought together 260 delegates to hear from transport and lifting professionals.
Views: 1133
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Logistics sector looks set for more M&As

December 10 - December 10 - Transport Intelligence has said that the talks between DSV and UTi Worldwide which were revealed in the media last week show that there is an undiminished appetite for mergers and acquisitions in the global logistics industry.
Views: 1892
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2015 - a year of shelved oil projects?

December 9 - December 9 - The dramatic fall in the price of oil is causing major doubts about the viability of many oil and gas projects, says Rystad Energy.
Views: 1210
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McCain blasts Jones Act ... again

December 9 - December 9 - In the USA, senator John McCain has renewed his attack on the Jones Act, the law that requires ships servicing coastal businesses to be built and mostly staffed by US crews.
Views: 607
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Manatee re-elects Whitmore

December 8 - December 8 - Carol Whitmore has been elected to a third one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee, which has also welcomed Charles B. Smith as its newest member.
Views: 1125
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New year, new start for Hansa Meyer

December 8 - December 8 - The new year will see some changes for Hansa Meyer, with HEGO Partner Holding being renamed into Hansa Meyer Global Holding within the framework of a single brand strategy.
Views: 1056
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ABC flies plane parts

December 8 - December 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has flown a horizontal stabiliser for a Boeing 737 from Shanghai to Chicago, for final delivery by truck to the aircraft manufacturer's factory in Seattle.
Views: 584
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Bengal takes USA's first Explorer

December 5 - December 5 - Bengal Transportation Services of Geismar in the USA has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane - the first of the Explorer family to be sold in the USA.
Views: 809
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High five for SAL in Ichthys

December 5 - December 5 - SAL Heavy Lift has completed a series of complex shipments, totalling over 100,000 freight tonnes, for the Ichthys LNG project near Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory.
Views: 1251
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Burst of energy for Crane Rental

December 4 - December 4 - Crane Rental Corporation has completed the relocation of energy-generating equipment, manufactured by Siemens Energy, to a natural gas clean energy power plant under construction in south Florida.
Views: 1275
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MACS in transatlantic service launch

December 4 - December 4 - MACS Maritime Carrier will begin a new multipurpose service connecting the UK and northwest Europe with the US Gulf, Mexico and US East Coast in January 2015.
Views: 804
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Tradelossa crosses the finish line

December 3 - December 3 - Tradelossa has completed a project, which began in June 2014, to transport cargo for the La Rumorosa wind farm in the state of Baja California, Mexico.
Views: 604
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Crowley promotes two

December 2 - December 2 - Effective January 1, 2015, Crowley Maritime Corporation's Puerto Rico liner services group is promoting Ken Orben to general manager of terminal operations in Jacksonville, Florida, and Karen Dempsey to director of port operations in Pennsauk
Views: 652

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