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Erhardt in US transformation

December 22 - December 22 - Erhardt Proyectos has coordinated the delivery of a 255-tonne ABB transformer, as well as some additional breakbulk cargo, from Spain to the USA.
Views: 1309
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Flamar and OXL file for bankruptcy

December 22 - December 22 - The multipurpose project shipping sector ends the year on a sad note with the news that ships agency Flamar and heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL have filed for bankruptcy at the commercial court in Bruges.
Views: 1437
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ABC reaches new heights

December 21 - December 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) continued its period of strong growth with a 27 percent year-on-year rise in cargo carried during November 2015.
Views: 1189
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Breakbulk shipping improvement 'some way off'

December 21 - December 21 - According to global shipping consultancy Drewry, although demand growth is expected to recover next year after a very poor 2015, and supply growth is likely to be minimal, competition from other sectors will maintain pressure on the breakbul
Views: 1399
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Lander lands at TransAtlantic

December 21 - December 21 - Effective January 1, 2016, Magnus Lander will become managing director for TransAtlantic AB, replacing Heléne Mellquist.
Views: 912
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M-Star on the double

December 18 - December 18 - M-Star Freight Services recently completed a pair of project moves from multiple points of origin to Russia.
Views: 2011
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What next for US crude?

December 18 - December 18 - With US Congress nearing a deal to end its longstanding crude oil export ban, HLPFI considers the impact this will have on the languishing sector.
Views: 2073
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Mammoet gets big fleet boost

December 18 - December 18 - Mammoet USA has invested in a 1,600-tonne capacity Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane to tackle several upcoming projects on the Gulf Coast.
Views: 1232
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Tradelossa on the boil

December 17 - December 17 - Tradelossa has transported an 850-tonne boiler from the Mexican Port of Altamira to a waiting barge, ready for shipment to the USA.
Views: 1032
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Six missing after tanker collision

December 17 - December 17 - Denmark headquartered Thorco Shipping confirmed that its multipurpose vessel, Thorco Cloud, sank following a collision with a Stolt Tanker vessel.
Views: 1048
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Swire links China to Pacific

December 17 - December 17 - Effective January 1, 2016, Swire Shipping is enhancing its Bali Hai service from North Asia to the South Pacific.
Views: 1095
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Airlines overturn price-fixing fines

December 17 - December 17 - The General Court of the European Union has upheld an appeal by 11 airlines against a EUR790 million (USD864 million) fine, originally imposed in 2010 for air cargo price-fixing between 1999 and 2006.
Views: 696
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Sohar steels Changbao deal

December 15 - December 15 - Sohar Port and Freezone has signed a lease agreement with Chinese steel manufacturer Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tube Company.
Views: 1510
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UTC hails Ex-Im bank renewal

December 11 - December 11 - UTC Overseas has expressed its thanks to industry colleagues, supporters and associates for their combined efforts in winning Congressional reauthorisation of the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).
Views: 1131
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Engineered Rigging unveils more

December 11 - December 11 - Engineered Rigging has presented its innovative pipe modular lift system (PMLS) at the Power-Gen conference in Las Vegas.
Views: 1097
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Cargolux CWA deal takes step backwards

December 10 - December 10 - Collective work agreement (CWA) talks between Cargolux management and the unions were cut short after LCGB backtracked on the principle agreement reached on December 1.
Views: 1255
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ACS fires up in Iraq

December 10 - December 10 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported three fire trucks from Turkey to Iraq on two IL-76 freighter aircraft.
Views: 1211
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Lufthansa stands United

December 10 - December 10 - Lufthansa and United Airlines plan to increase their cargo cooperation on routes between the USA and Europe.
Views: 843
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US approves highway bill and EXIM Bank

December 9 - December 9 - After lengthy debate, the US Senate approved a five-year USD305 billion highway bill and revived the charter of the US Export-Import Bank.
Views: 1235
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Imperial makes Speedway buy

December 9 - December 9 - Imperial Crane Services has acquired Speedway Crane, which it says will help accelerate its expansion into the Joliet region of Illinois, USA.
Views: 1172
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Adams joins ALE

December 8 - December 8 - ALE has appointed Darren Adams as the new director for its UK business.
Views: 1940
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AAL in Swire tie-up

December 7 - December 7 - Effective December 14, AAL is entering a space sharing agreement with Swire Shipping that aims to further strengthen its breakbulk liner service between Asia and the East Coast of Australia.
Views: 1337
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deugro extends with Siemens

December 4 - December 4 - deugro Danmark and Siemens Wind Power have agreed a long term contract for the transport of forthcoming offshore wind turbine projects, extending the strong cooperation the two companies have had for many years.
Views: 1542
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JAS moves O&G pair

December 3 - December 3 - Bremen headquartered JAS Projects has completed a pair of project shipments recently.
Views: 880
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Daco brings the blades

December 2 - December 2 - Heavy transportation specialist Daco Heavy Lift de Centroamerica has recently completed wind farm projects in Panamá, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and in its domestic market of Guatemala.
Views: 1271
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WWL to go weekly to US west coast

December 1 - December 1 - Effective January 2016, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) will increase the frequency and capacity of its transatlantic service, to offer a regular, weekly service from key ports in Europe to the US west coast.
Views: 1283
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BNSFL duo combine in refinery move

December 1 - December 1 - BNSF Logistics Toronto and BNSFL's Global Project Center in Houston have coordinated the transport of multiple over-dimensional cargoes, which had arrived at the Port of Houston from China, to Beaumont, Texas.
Views: 983
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MacGregor to supply CLdN

November 27 - November 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been contracted by Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver ro-ro access equipment packages for two ro-ro carriers currently under construction for Luxembourg based operator CLdN.
Views: 583
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Big Cat purrs with Mammoet

November 27 - November 27 - Mammoet has transported a fully-assembled Caterpillar 797 haul truck from Fort McKay, Canada to a mining site in the region for Finning International.
Views: 1026
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Faymonville US business soars

November 26 - November 26 - Berard Transportation has said that its new HighwayMAX trailer from Faymonville is working well on a number of projects, due to its superior strength and capacity.
Views: 736
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ICS concerns over BWM roll-out

November 25 - November 25 - Following ratification by Indonesia, the IMO secretary general has said that the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention will enter into force worldwide from November 24, 2016.
Views: 889
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Mammoet sets wheel in motion

November 24 - November 24 - Mammoet has formed a joint venture with Dutch engineering company Starneth to design and construct the New York Wheel - a giant observation wheel that is scheduled for completion by 2017.
Views: 648
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ProvPort plays offshore wind part

November 23 - November 23 - Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are establishing a new temporary manufacturing facility at Rhode Island's Port of Providence (ProvPort), for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island wind farm.
Views: 1570
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ABC adds Atlanta

November 20 - November 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter flights to Atlanta.
Views: 1163
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WLC on the right track

November 19 - November 19 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of a 178-tonne transformer by rail from the Port of Houston, Texas to Grafton, Ohio.
Views: 955
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ISS to defend itself against US lawsuit

November 19 - November 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) says it will 'vigorously defend its good name' following yesterday's announcement by the US Department of Justice that the US government has joined a lawsuit against the UK-headquartered company and a number
Views: 1214
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Hybrid airship plan approved

November 19 - November 19 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Lockheed Martin's project specific certification plan for the hybrid airship.
Views: 764
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Freighters fly to ABC

November 18 - November 18 - Boeing has delivered two 747-8 freighters to AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group.
Views: 1126
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Big builds for C.H. Robinson

November 18 - November 18 - C.H. Robinson has signed a seven-year lease with Liberty Property Trust on an office building and warehouse of around 22,000 sq m, located at 333 Howard Avenue in Des Plaines, Illinois.
Views: 317
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Ground broken on Crowley terminal

November 18 - November 18 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services has broken ground on a USD48.5 million construction project for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 1134
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BBC hopes to strike gold

November 18 - November 18 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Brisbane has shipped a consignment of building material and equipment to Nunavut, Canada for the Hope Bay gold mine project.
Views: 985
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Antwerp welcomes Fednav first

November 18 - November 18 - Fednav's next-generation vessel Federal Bering has made its maiden call at the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 755
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Entrec feels the squeeze

November 17 - November 17 - Entrec Corporation has recorded a 30 percent year-on-year decrease in revenue for the third quarter of 2015, down from USD58.9 million in 2014 to USD41.2 million in the same period this year.
Views: 981
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POGL goes transpacific

November 17 - November 17 - Shanghai headquartered Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is continuing to deliver oversize cargo to Formosa Plastic Corporation's new manufacturing facility in Point Comfort, Texas.
Views: 989
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CAL heads to Halifax

November 17 - November 17 - Effective December 2015, CAL Cargo Airlines will offer a peak season service out of Halifax to Belgium, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Views: 909
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Storming success for GAC

November 16 - November 16 - GAC's project logistics experts have coordinated the delivery of a pair of water-cooled reactors to the Pemex petrochemical complex in Morelos, Mexico.
Views: 832
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WWL ALS gets reeling

November 12 - November 12 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transportation of a 300-tonne cable reel from the UK to the USA.
Views: 1280
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AAPA names new board

November 12 - November 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Jim Quinn, president and ceo of the Saint John Port Authority in New Brunswick, as the 2015-16 chairman of the board.
Views: 1236
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Crowley reshuffles group

November 11 - November 11 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has formalised two new standalone business segments - Global Ship Management and Government Services - which were previously embedded in other company units.
Views: 729
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Alstom sells to GE

November 10 - November 10 - Alstom has closed the sale of its energy activities to General Electric (GE) for approximately EUR12.4 billion (USD13.25 billion).
Views: 1485
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CP Ships' Ray Miles dies

November 9 - November 9 - Raymond R Miles, who during his 43-year international transport career helped steer the course of container shipping as it evolved through its second generation, died on Friday November 6, 2015 after a brief illness. He was 71.
Views: 1729
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Manitoulin takes Entrec stake

November 9 - November 9 - Canada's Manitoulin Transport has made a strategic investment into Entrec Corporation, taking beneficial ownership of approximately 15.4 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares of the company on a non-diluted basis.
Views: 1397
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BNSF Logistics takes the crown

November 5 - November 5 - The Houston Global Project Centre of BNSF Logistics has handled the shipment of a 175-tonne crown from the port of Philadelphia to its final destination in Howell, in the state of Michigan.
Views: 927
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MatthewsDaniel completes Anadarko spar job

November 3 - November 3 - London, UK headquartered MatthewsDaniel has completed marine warranty services on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the installation of the Heidelberg spar in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1453
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GAC delivers boats for refugee rescue

November 2 - November 2 - GAC has coordinated the delivery of two, 12 m, high-speed boats to Greece on behalf of the not-for-profit NGO, the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS).
Views: 1286
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Jumbo Vision sails into Texas

October 29 - October 29 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Jumbo has transported subsea pump modules from Horsoy, Norway to Ingleside in Texas, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision.
Views: 1173
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Big B adds Terex lift

October 29 - October 29 - Texas headquartered Big B Crane & Rigging has purchased a new 285-ton (260-tonne) lift capacity Terex HC 285 lattice boom crawler crane - the highest capacity crane in its fleet and the first of its kind operating in the USA.
Views: 1149
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AAL opens in Dubai

October 26 - October 26 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has opened a new office in Dubai, trading as AAL Middle East.
Views: 1490
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Silver jubilee for Businessruns

October 26 - October 26 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that its 25th Businessrun will take place on November 2, 2015 ahead of the Europort conference and exhibition in Rotterdam and invites any HLPFI reader who is
Views: 1051
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GPA outlines port upgrades

October 22 - October 22 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) executive director, Curtis Foltz, has outlined an ambitious ten-year plan to enhance its Brunswick Terminal on the US Eastern Seaboard.
Views: 1415
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Sarens goes for Straightpoint

October 22 - October 22 - Sarens USA has used four wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint to weigh a large distillation column at a petrochemical plant on the Gulf Coast.
Views: 1150
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CAL considers enhancing US network

October 21 - October 21 - Ahead of the delivery of its third freighter, CAL Cargo Airlines has confirmed that it is considering new routes in North America to boost its network.
Views: 917
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PTV opens Brazil branch

October 21 - October 21 - Karlsruhe, Germany headquartered PTV Group has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 835
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On track with loco shipments

October 20 - October 20 - Heavy lift shipping line Intermarine is working with project freight forwarder Breakbulk Transportation on the shipment of six locomotives, each weighing 220 tonnes, from Texas to Gabon.
Views: 1423
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AAPA hails release of draft freight plan

October 20 - October 20 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) secretary Anthony Foxx for releasing the Draft National Freight Strategic Plan.
Views: 1293
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Seattle heavy haul network approved

October 20 - October 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance has applauded the Seattle City Council's approval of a heavy haul network that it believes will make the ports of Seattle and Tacoma more competitive.
Views: 1075
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ACS opens in Miami

October 20 - October 20 - In Miami, aircraft charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened its fifth North American office adding to the existing offices in Los Angeles, Houston, New York and Toronto.
Views: 625
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Milwaukee sends kiln on its way

October 20 - October 20 - Six sections of a rotary kiln, manufactured by A-C Equipment Services for McInnis Cement, have been loaded onto a barge at the Port of Milwaukee for shipment to a cement manufacturing plant in Quebec.
Views: 1374
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Logistics Plus in warehouse upgrade

October 19 - October 19 - Logistics Plus has moved its Dallas/Fort Worth warehouse to a new and improved facility in Haslet, Texas.
Views: 1351
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Gothenburg to gaze on Atlantic Star

October 16 - October 16 - The first of Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) five new vessels, Atlantic Star, will call at Sweden's Port of Gothenburg towards the end of December 2015.
Views: 2083
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Panalpina celebrates

October 14 - October 14 - Yesterday, at the UK's Stansted airport, Swiss forwarding group Panalpina celebrated the silver jubilee for the operations of its Charter Network.
Views: 1126
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DLT secures Canadian bridge deal

October 14 - October 14 - Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been contracted by The St Lawrence Construction Group to supply a DL-MT1000 Mega Transporter, as well as a 1,000-tonne capacity 2.5 m jack up system, for a bridge construction project in Canada.
Views: 1046
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Nanaimo gets a lift

October 14 - October 14 - Nanaimo Port Authority has invested in a new 104-tonne capacity Liebherr 500 mobile harbour crane, increasing its capacity for the handling of project and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 1120
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Foss adds project division

October 13 - October 13 - Foss Maritime has formed a new marine transportation project management group.
Views: 1208
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Edwards in Ohio opening

October 12 - October 12 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has established a new regional branch and equipment yard in Akron, Ohio.
Views: 406
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Foss Maritime wins Seattle appeal

October 12 - October 12 - Seattle's deputy hearing examiner, Anne Watanabe, has ruled against the city's Department of Planning and Development's land use code interpretation on the Port of Seattle's use of Terminal 5 for an offshore oil drilling rig, giving Foss Mari
Views: 1138
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Bahri on the up

October 9 - October 9 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), reported a significant increase in third-quarter net profits this week.
Views: 1610
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Swire ups Tasmanian coverage

October 9 - October 9 - Swire Shipping will expand its multipurpose liner service coverage in Tasmania with an additional call at Hobart.
Views: 942
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Lift It secures finance facility

October 9 - October 9 - Lift It Crane Hire has obtained a GBP250,000 (USD383,920) invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.
Views: 1475
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Aqualis establishes Malaysian foothold

October 8 - October 8 - Aqualis Offshore has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - the 14th country the offshore marine and engineering consultancy has entered since its establishment in 2013.
Views: 856
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Sterett adds Faymonville transporters

October 8 - October 8 - USA based Sterett Crane & Rigging has acquired six self-propelled trailers from Belgian manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 933
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POGL beats the drum

October 7 - 
October 7 - Shanghai headquartered Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is coordinating the delivery of oversized drums and heat exchangers from Ningbo, China to Point Comfort in Houston, USA.
Views: 811
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Tradelossa reacts in Mexico

September 30 - September 30 - Mexican project freight forwarder Tradelossa has coordinated the delivery of two 850-tonne reactors from the Port of Coatzacoalcos to the Morelos Petrochemical Complex.
Views: 754
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Lift & Move heads to Houston

September 30 - September 30 - The second Lift & Move USA careers event is being held in Houston, Texas on February 10, 2016, following the success of the inaugural event in Chicago this year.
Views: 869
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Four more for Seaspan

September 30 - September 30 - Seaspan Marine has added a new 16,000 dwt barge, Seaspan 252, to its fleet - the company's fourth new barge received over the past ten months.
Views: 476
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Shipmymachinery.com is now Absolute

September 30 - September 30 - Absolute Worldwide Logistics has acquired Shipmymachinery.com, the online web portal providing transportation lead generation services to the transportation industry throughout North America relating to capital equipment and machinery, as w
Views: 1078
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KOG founders hand over reins

September 29 - September 29 - Following its acquisition by the Rhenus Group and subsequent corporate transition, KOG Worldwide founders Rolf Gubler and Jürgen Osmers will be replaced by Carsten Schröter and Tobias König, both of whom join KOG from Rhenus Project Logisti
Views: 1374
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Omega Morgan delivers Boeing autoclaves

September 29 - September 29 - August 2015 saw the first of three huge autoclaves delivered to the 777X Composite Wing Center at Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Everett, Washington, USA.
Views: 1126
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Shipping confidence hits 2015 high

September 28 - September 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose in the three months ended August 2015, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1330
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Gefco buys out IJS

September 28 - September 28 - Gefco has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire Dutch logistics company IJS Global.
Views: 1624
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Stewart World Port launched

September 24 - September 24 - Canada's Stewart World Port - claimed to be the first commercial wharf built on the coast of British Columbia in over 30 years - has been officially opened.
Views: 804
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BNSF reforms North America

September 23 - September 23 - BNSF Logistics Toronto has worked together with BNSF Logistics' Global Project Centre in Houston to coordinate the transport of a 288-tonne reformer from the Port of Houston to the Nat Gasoline site in Beaumont, Texas.
Views: 841
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Crowley con-ro on track

September 22 - September 22 - The construction of the first of two LNG-powered con-ro ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group - El Coquí - is now 25 percent complete and on schedule for a 2017 delivery.
Views: 441
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StreamLines appoints Scandi agent

September 22 - September 22 - Curaçao based specialist cargo carrier StreamLines has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its agent in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Views: 1299
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AAL opens at Vancouver

September 21 - September 21 - AAL has continued its global expansion strategy by opening a new office in Canada, at the recently launched Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC).
Views: 1645
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Ocean7 gets six reels rolling

September 18 - September 18 - Ocean7 Projects has coordinated the shipment of six hose reels and associated equipment from the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda to Rio Grande, Brazil onboard the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 920
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Crane Service in Liebherr first

September 18 - September 18 - USA based Crane Service has invested in its first Liebherr crawler crane - a 300-tonne capacity LR 1300 SX model, which will mainly be used for lifting jobs in the wind energy industry.
Views: 862
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UTC calls for reinstatement of Ex-Im Bank

September 16 - September 16 - UTC Overseas has called on industry colleagues and US exporters to push for Congressional re-authorisation of the nation's Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which expired on July 1, 2015.
Views: 1380
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Growth spurt at ABC

September 16 - September 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported approximately 300,000 tonnes of cargo during the first eight months of 2015 - a 17 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 1579
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Everett backs AAPA campaign

September 15 - September 15 - The Port of Everett has expressed its support for the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) call for U.S. Congress to support critical freight mobility provisions in a major transportation bill that will be deliberated this autum
Views: 1315
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Success for HighwayMAX

September 14 - September 14 - Six months after it launched the HighwayMAX trailer into the North American market, Faymonville says that it has already sold units to a number of heavy hauliers based there, including Sarens, Berard Transportation, Global Specialized, Penn
Views: 801
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TPS makes Latin delivery

September 14 - September 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has sold four Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes to terminal operators in Brazil, Haiti and Sint Maarten over the past few months.
Views: 1152
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UTi lends hand to Sedgman

September 11 - September 11 - UTi Worldwide is joining forces with Sedgman to transport a mineral processing plant from China to the USA.
Views: 730
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Link-Belt reveals 90-tonner

September 11 - September 11 - Kentucky headquartered Link-Belt has developed a 90-tonne capacity HTC-86110 truck crane, featuring a 49.9 m long main boom.
Views: 942
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ACS expands in Houston

September 10 - September 10 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated to larger premises in Houston, USA.
Views: 441
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Höegh pulls the Trigger

September 10 - September 10 - Höegh Autoliners has named the second vessel in its New Horizon series, Höegh Trigger, at a naming ceremony held at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 611
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Noble named at Ceva

September 8 - September 8 - Clayton Noble has been appointed managing director of Ceva Logistics' Australia and New Zealand operations.
Views: 1202
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Energy glut could postpone LNG developments

September 7 - September 7 - A global oversupply of LNG, in addition to a spate of new LNG projects due for final investment decision (FID) in 2015/16, could depress the market for LNG in Asia until 2025, says analyst Wood Mackenzie.
Views: 1279
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Liebherr raises the roof in NY

September 4 - September 4 - Buckner HeavyLift Cranes has used a Liebherr LR 11000 crawler and two LR 1600/2 cranes to build a huge retractable roof over the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, USA.
Views: 938
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Tyre-ing job for X2 duo

September 4 - September 4 - Members of the X2 logistics network, Radius Logistics and Knot Global, have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a tyre uniformity machine from Japan to India.
Views: 957
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Bertha goes back below

September 4 - September 4 - After a painstaking operation to repair the tunnel boring machine (TBM), Bertha, after damage was discovered to its seals in 2013, Mammoet has successfully lowered the front end of the unit back into the ground in Seattle.
Views: 444
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Svensson to shoot off 23rd BUSINESSrun

September 3 - September 3 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Peter Svensson, senior vice president and head of Clipper Americas will fire the starting pistol at the 23rd Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Houston.
Views: 1744
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WLC in Ohio transformation

September 3 - September 3 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of a 178-tonne transformer from South Korea to Ravenna, Ohio.
Views: 888
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Turbine makes Strasbourg stop

September 2 - September 2 - The Port of Strasbourg has received a 370-tonne gas turbine from General Electric's (GE) factory in Belfort, France for final delivery to the Russian city of Kazan.
Views: 1275
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Best Services ships blade trio

September 1 - September 1 - Best Services International Freight has shipped three 53 m long wind turbine blades from Shanghai, China to Panama.
Views: 720
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Saudia Cargo makes way to JFK

August 27 - August 27 - Effective September 4, Saudia Cargo will begin operating freighter flights to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Views: 1075
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V. Alexander presses ahead

August 27 - August 27 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of an automotive press, weighing over 270 tonnes, from Germany to White in the US State of Georgia.
Views: 1319
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Choppers on the move

August 26 - August 26 - Global Shipping Services, X2 Projects member in the USA, has handled the transportation of helicopters from the Middle East to Jacksonville, Florida.
Views: 911
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Restaurants relish ACS delivery

August 25 - August 25 - Air Charter Service handled 90 tonnes of tomato ketchup sachets requested by a leading fast food restaurant chain last week.
Views: 612
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Chapman and GAC rally together

August 25 - August 25 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and GAC have worked together to transport 19 Rallycross cars, along with 30 tonnes of supporting equipment, from Canada to Norway onboard a chartered Kalitta Air B747-200 freighter.
Views: 876
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WWPC goes Hard Rock in 2016

August 21 - August 21 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network announced that its 16th membership conference will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama.
Views: 741
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Bigger ships make waves in Port of Everett

August 21 - August 21 - Everett Port and Westwood Shipping Lines are marking the tenth anniversary of weekly, direct aerospace shipments from Japan to Everett with the arrival of a new, large vessel.
Views: 1491
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HHL transports shiploader from China to USA

August 20 - August 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) successfully carried a shiploader weighing over 560 tonnes from Nantong, China to Portland, USA, for Sandvik Mining and Construction.
Views: 1114
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Integrated Logistics powers ahead

August 19 - August 19 - In July, Integrated Logistics Company safely delivered a 243-tonne transformer and two shunt reactors to the new Sabah Al Ahmad 1Z Substation - a distance of 60km - for the Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW).
Views: 830
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Kalitta is first with CHAMP in USA

August 18 - August 18 - The Michigan-based Kalitta Air will use CHAMP's next generation Weight & Balance application to manage load planning across its fleet of 14 Boeing 747 freighters and claims to be the first in the US to implement CHAMP's solution.
Views: 563
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MacGregor delivers for Grimaldi

August 17 - August 17 - The Chinese shipbuilding group Yangfan has contracted MacGregor, part of Cargotec, to supply ro-ro access equipment packages to five car carriers being built for Grimaldi.
Views: 676
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Spools shipped to San Fran

August 14 - August 14 - Schenker-Seino and ECL Americas teamed-up to complete the delivery of three 315-tonne cable spools from Japan to San Francisco, USA.
Views: 1349
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Altamira terminal gets a lift

August 14 - August 14 - The IPA Steel Terminal in Altamira, Mexico has taken delivery of its second Gottwald mobile harbour crane, with a maximum lifting capacity of 100 tonnes.
Views: 1095
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Eddings up at Braemar

August 14 - August 14 - Braemar Engineering has appointed Kyle Eddings to take over responsibility for global dynamic positioning (DP) and offshore projects, as part of plans to restructure its UK, US offshore and DP operations.
Views: 1179
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APM and Compas combine in Colombia

August 14 - August 14 - Colombia based port and terminal operator Compañia de Puertos Asociados (Compas) signed a joint venture agreement with APM Terminals that will see the latter manage Compas' existing multipurpose Cartagena Terminal.
Views: 716
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GPLN duo in Caribbean cooperation

August 13 - August 13 - Members of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), Highland Project Logistics and Sparber Group, have worked together to transport 45 Vestas wind turbine blades from the USA to the Dominican Republic.
Views: 868
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Element in excavator move

August 13 - August 13 - Element International Forwarding & Logistics has coordinated the shipment of a number of excavators from South Korea to Georgia.
Views: 1047
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Record lift at Vogtle

August 11 - August 11 - The 1,035-tonne CA01 module has been installed in the Unit 3 nuclear island as part of the Plant Vogtle expansion project in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1000
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Tuscor Lloyds on the double

August 10 - August 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported an oversize industrial washer unit and distillation module from Castilla de Leon, Spain to the Indonesian port of Jakarta.
Views: 885
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Mallory calls on Antonov

August 7 - August 7 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has used an AN-124 freighter aircraft to transport an urgent consignment of compressed gas containers from the USA to Ukraine.
Views: 1216
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PSP partners with United

August 5 - August 5 - Southampton, UK headquartered PSP Worldwide Logistics and Fort Lauderdale, Florida based United Yacht Transport have formed a new partnership.
Views: 759
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Seattle and Tacoma launch alliance

August 5 - August 5 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have formally launched the Northwest Seaport Alliance, which they claim is the first of its kind in North America.
Views: 1147
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Georgia looks inland

August 3 - August 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County, the Governor of Georgia and CSX Transportation have signed an agreement regarding the establishment of the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Georgia, USA.
Views: 1258
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Boa names new US president

July 31 - July 31 - Norway headquartered Boa Barges has appointed Mark van Meel as the company's president at its Houston, Texas based subsidiary Boa Barges LLC.
Views: 1546
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Maiden call at the Horizon

July 30 - July 30 - Höegh Autoliners' PCTC Höegh Asia made its maiden call at the newly built Horizon Terminal at the Port of Freeport, Texas.
Views: 1170
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DYT's largest semi-sub heads south

July 30 - July 30 - Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) will mobilise its largest semi-submersible yacht carrier to Australia later this year, following changes in legislation making it easier for foreign flagged vessels to operate in Australian waters.
Views: 561
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Managerial shuffle at Long Beach

July 30 - July 30 - Lori Ann Farrell Harrison has been appointed as president of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.
Views: 1034
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It's a gas for Noble

July 30 - July 30 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has coordinated the delivery of 814 cu m of gas processing equipment from Houston, USA to Karachi.
Views: 907
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1,000 up for Tadano

July 29 - July 29 - Tadano has delivered its 1,000th GR-1000XL rough terrain crane to Monroe, Louisiana based Scott Equipment.
Views: 960
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BBC rebrands inducement service

July 28 - July 28 - BBC Chartering is launching a new apac (any port, any cargo) service, which covers inducement calls for project, breakbulk and general cargo.
Views: 1244
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Ultimate interstate project for Liebherr

July 28 - July 28 - Several Liebherr LR 1100, LR 1130 and LR 1160 crawler cranes have been ordered by SGL Contractors - a joint venture between Skanska USA, Granite and Lane - for use on the renovation of Interstate 4 in central Florida.
Views: 860
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SRT returns rotor by rail

July 28 - July 28 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has transported a 210-tonne repaired rotor from its factory to a nuclear power plant in Texas.
Views: 685
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Bigge hands over Terex duo

July 27 - July 27 - Terex Cranes distributor in the USA, Bigge Crane & Rigging, has handed over the first of two new Terex T 340-1 XL truck-mounted cranes to OHL USA.
Views: 826
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Massive module lifted at nuclear site

July 27 - July 27 - A 1,088-tonne CA01 module that will house a number of major components has been installed at the first of two new nuclear plants at the VC Summer site in Jenkinsville, South Carolina.
Views: 865
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DSM stamps out trademark infringements

July 24 - July 24 - DSM Dyneema has stepped up legal action against online marketplaces by more aggressively enforcing the removal of advertisements in which the Dyneema trademark is used without permission.
Views: 1068
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Liebherr gives to Mexico

July 24 - July 24 - Liebherr has delivered a 750-tonne capacity LTM 1750-9.1 crane to Mexican crane contractor GMVykon.
Views: 757
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Liebherr reaches 100 mark

July 23 - July 23 - With the addition of customers in Haiti, Suriname and Luxembourg, Liebherr Maritime Cranes has now delivered mobile harbour cranes to over 100 countries.
Views: 1192
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ARRC adds calls

July 23 - July 23 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is set to add monthly calls at the US Gulf ports of Houston and New Orleans, as well as Antwerp, Belgium, to its existing service between North America and Europe.
Views: 910
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Kuebler celebrates fourfold

July 21 - July 21 - Kuebler Spedition took delivery of its 100th Scheuerle Combi axle line during an event to celebrate its 85th anniversary, five years since moving to new company headquarters in Michelfeld-Erlin and its managing owner's 60th birthday.
Views: 486
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Record month for ACS

July 21 - July 21 - In June, Air Charter Service (ACS) booked over 1,000 charter contracts for the first time in its history, making it the company's best month on record.
Views: 673
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GPLN generates American cooperation

July 21 - July 21 - Brazil's One Way International Logistics and USA based Acco Terramar have cooperated in the shipment of an 85-tonne generator from GE Energy's plant in Campinas, Brazil to a sugar mill in Panuco, Mexico.
Views: 869
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Strong half-year for ABC

July 17 - July 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reported a 17 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage carried across its global network in the first half of 2015.
Views: 944
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Worldwide and NAWAH target Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Shanghai headquartered Worldwide Logistics Group has forged an alliance with Dubai based NAWAH (North America Western Asia Holdings) to expand both companies' capabilities in southern Iraq.
Views: 859
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Global Rigging moves crane trio

July 15 - July 15 - Virginia, USA headquartered Global Rigging and Transport has been contracted to move three huge ship-to-shore cranes for the South Carolina Port Authority.
Views: 919
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Rodriguez joins Long Beach

July 15 - July 15 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners has selected former chief communications officer for Metro Los Angeles, Noelia Rodriguez, as the port's new managing director of communications.
Views: 749
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Marks Crane in Texas Tech lift

July 14 - July 14 - Lubbock, Texas based Marks Crane lifted and positioned a Genie scissor lift at Texas Tech University's Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center, using a Terex Explorer 5600 all terrain crane.
Views: 740
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ABP in ownership shuffle

July 13 - July 13 - GS Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) and Infracapital have sold their combined 33.3 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) to Anchorage Ports - a consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Views: 1364
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Seattle, Tacoma hail transport investment

July 13 - July 13 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have welcomed the passing of a USD16.2 billion transportation investment package that aims to speed the movement of cargo through Washington state's ports and freight corridors.
Views: 974
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BNSF takes trio of tanks north

July 13 - July 13 - BNSF Logistics has transported three cryogenic tanks, each weighing 109 tonnes, from Natchez, Mississippi to a plant in Ashtabula, Ohio.
Views: 793
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Davenport joins Lone Star

July 10 - July 10 - Lone Star Transportation - part of the Daseke group of companies - has acquired Davenport Transport & Rigging.
Views: 632
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Tight squeeze for Crane Rental

July 10 - July 10 - Following its recent acquisition, Crane Rental Corporation and new owner, Maxim Crane Works, have got to work on an impressive job to move a 136-tonne bullet tank in the northeast USA.
Views: 1750
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American ports go green

July 7 - July 7 - The US ports of Tacoma, Seattle and New Orleans have all recently received recognition for their efforts towards being more environmentally friendly organisations, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 880
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Air cargo boosted by Calais chaos

July 7 - July 7 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has reported a sharp spike in demand for air cargo charters in response to the gridlock caused by striking workers blockading the French port of Calais.
Views: 857
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Faymonville living the American Dream

July 6 - July 6 - Faymonville, the Belgian trailer manufacturer, is taking on a new challenge in North America, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 608
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EXG powers ahead in USA

July 6 - July 6 - Express Global Logistics, India (EXG) has transported 18,450 freight tonnes of project cargo for a power project in the USA, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 969
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Mexican job for Aqualis Offshore

July 6 - July 6 - International offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Perforadora Mexico to support, monitor and document the sequence for rig-down, transportation and offshore installation of the Veracruz platform rig
Views: 646
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More ships for Grimaldi

July 3 - July 3 - As part of the expansion and modernisation programme of its owned fleet, the Grimaldi Group has recently signed an agreement for the construction of eight new PCTCs (Pure Car Truck Carriers), for a total investment of USD 465 million, writes Isab
Views: 991
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IMO chooses Lim

July 3 - July 3 - South Korea's Ki-tack Lim has been elected secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for an initial term of four years, with effect from January 1, 2016.
Views: 709
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Congress allows Ex-Im Bank to expire

July 2 - July 2 - The US Export-Import Bank's (Ex-Im Bank) charter has expired, after members of Congress failed to reauthorise the 81-year-old bank by July 1.
Views: 1109
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Rica rewards success in Florida

July 2 - July 2 - CSX Transportation was named rail carrier of the year at the 47th annual conference of the Railway Industrial Clearance Association (Rica), taking place this week in Orlando, Florida.
Views: 683
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Aqualis heads to South Korea

July 2 - July 2 - In response to increased demand for Aqualis Offshore's services, the offshore marine and engineering company is to open an office in Busan, South Korea. Mr Gang-Yeoung Jeong is to be appointed general manager, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1103
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Barnhart acquires Sicklesteel Cranes

June 30 - June 30 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has reached a final agreement to purchase Mount Vernon, Washington based lifting service provider Sicklesteel Cranes.
Views: 1370
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Kenyan locomotion for BBC

June 30 - June 30 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Ganges has shipped 17 locomotives from Houston, Texas to the Kenyan port of Mombasa for Rift Valley Railways (RVR).
Views: 1172
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Walters is still on Georgia's mind

June 29 - June 29 - James A Walters (pictured below) of Gainesville, USA, has been re-elected to serve as chairman of Georgia Ports Authority, having just completed his first one-year term as chairman.
Views: 815
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CEVA puts gas in TANAP pipeline

June 29 - June 29 - CEVA Logistics has signed a deal with TANAP (Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project) to manage the logistics operations for the movement of giant pipes.
Views: 1227
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Quay wall moves quay wall

June 26 - June 26 - Maersk Line's Ocean Promise has loaded ten bundles of steel sheet profiles at the Broekman Breakbulk Terminal, in Rotterdam.
Views: 1332
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Boeing names new boss

June 24 - June 24 - Effective July 1, Dennis A Muilenburg will become Boeing's tenth chief executive, succeeding W James (Jim) McNerney, Jr, who has held the position for the past 10 years and will continue as chairman.
Views: 778
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DB Schenker opens Houston energy hub

June 24 - June 24 - In Houston, USA, DB Schenker has relocated to a new 150,000 sq ft (13,935 sq m) facility specifically built to cater to the needs of the oil and gas/energy industry in the Gulf Coast area.
Views: 938
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SC&RA workshop set for September

June 23 - June 23 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is holding its 2015 Crane & Rigging Workshop from September 23-25 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Colorado, USA.
Views: 929
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Success for first Lift & Move event

June 23 - June 23 - The first Lift & Move USA event, held from June 16-17 in Chicago, attracted over 140 attendees, including more than 100 students and veterans looking to learn more about career opportunities in the crane, rigging and specialised transportation i
Views: 1093
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Jaxport elects new officers

June 22 - June 22 - The Jaxport board of directors has elected John Allen Newman to serve as chairman of the board for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2015.
Views: 733
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Airbus components arrive in Mobile

June 22 - June 22 - The first components for Airbus' new manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama have arrived in the USA, having been shipped from Hamburg onboard a BBC Chartering vessel.
Views: 1216
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BBC goes fortnightly on Transatlantic

June 19 - June 19 - BBC Chartering is using its position as carrier of choice for Airbus shipments from Germany to the aircraft manufacturer's new production facility in Mobile, to promote a regular fortnightly service on the transatlantic.
Views: 724
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Crowley adds Puerto Rico sailings

June 19 - June 19 - Crowley Maritime is set to add liner sailings between Pennsauken, New Jersey and San Juan, Puerto Rico, this summer.
Views: 451
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SC&RA wins exemptions

June 18 - June 19 - In the USA, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a request from the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) for a limited exemption from compliance with the 30-minute rest break requirement of the agency
Views: 867
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Longitude wins wind farm contract

June 18 - June 18 - Longitude Engineering, a specialist marine engineering company, has won a major contract with A2SEA to deliver the transportation engineering package for the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines at Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off UK's east coast.
Views: 833
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Pasha Hawaii launches LA-Hawaii service

June 18 - June 18 - Pasha Hawaii has launched its LA-Hawaii Express (LHX) service, providing the islands with increased frequency and more capacity to support the growing Hawaii economy.
Views: 639
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Bennett shows who's BOSS

June 17 - June 17 - Bennett International Group has established crane and rigging solutions provider BOSS (Bennett On-Site Services) Crane & Rigging in Longview, Texas.
Views: 863
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Canals are on target

June 15 - June 15 - Egypt's 'new' Suez Canal is expected to open in early August, flanking the existing, historic 145-year-old waterway, reducing navigation time for ships to 11 hours from about 22 hours, and allowing two-way traffic of larger vessels.
Views: 593
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Biomass-ive job for Fox Brasil

June 15 - June 15 - Fox Brasil has coordinated the transport of an entire biomass plant from Santa Catarina, Brazil to Sitio del Nino in El Salvador.
Views: 1204
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Volga-Dnepr in Suez shipment

June 15 - June 15 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-tonne shipment of power station equipment from New York to Cairo, for use in the Suez Canal widening project.
Views: 875
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Expansion pays off for ABC

June 11 - June 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported 180,605 tonnes of cargo across its global route network in the first five months of 2015, which is a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Views: 1077
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New folding trailer from Scheuerle

June 10 - June 10 - Scheuerle has delivered a Highway Giant dual lane trailer to USA based Sterett Crane & Rigging with an integrated folding mechanism that allows the trailer to be transported in a folded state on flatbed trailers.
Views: 1155
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Teesport makes quay investment

June 10 - June 10 - Teesport has completed a GBP22 million (USD34.1 million) investment project, which included the reconstruction of 305 m of quay to enhance and expand the port's handling facilities.
Views: 1037
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WWL ALS and WSS hammer away

June 9 - June 9 - WWL ALS, in collaboration with its sister company Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) UAE, has handled the transport of a 123-tonne hydraulic hammer from Abu Dhabi to Hamburg.
Views: 1518
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Silk Way looks West with B747-8Fs

June 9 - June 9 - Silk Way West Airlines, based in Azerbaijan, has inaugurated its first flight to the USA from its hub in Baku, utilising a Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 1037
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Liebherr sees slight drop in turnover

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr Group posted a total turnover of EUR8.823 billion (USD9.826 billion) in 2014, which is 1.6 percent below the amount achieved in 2013.
Views: 1861
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ACE promotes Williamson

June 5 - June 5 - International insurance company ACE Group has appointed Andrew Williamson as its new executive vice president, global marine for ACE Overseas General (AOG), effective July 1.
Views: 1404
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Trucking from Russia to Kazakhstan

June 4 - June 4 - Van der Vlist has transported a Kenworth T800 vacuum truck from the port of St Petersburg to Atyrau in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1035
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New officers for SC&R Foundation

June 3 - June 3 - The SC&R Foundation has appointed Stephanie Bragg of Bragg Companies as president of the board for a two-year term.
Views: 1444
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Sirens sound at Jaxport

June 3 - June 3 - NYK Line North America has loaded the first of several shipments of new ambulances at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal for delivery to Saudia Arabia.
Views: 1015
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Long Beach budget approved

June 3 - June 3 - The Long Beach Board of Harbor (sic.) Commissioners has approved a USD829 million budget for the harbour department's next fiscal year, including USD555 million for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach.
Views: 1203
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UTC urges renewal of US Ex-Im Bank

June 2 - June 2 - UTC Overseas is pushing for the Congressional renewal of the 81-year-old U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) before it expires on July 1, 2015.
Views: 1531
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GAC adds four in USA

June 1 - June 1 - GAC has opened four new North American logistics offices in Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Views: 844
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BBC plays part in petrochemical project

June 1 - June 1 - BBC Chartering has shipped a number of ethylene refinery units from Ulsan in South Korea to Freeport, Texas for an ongoing US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project.
Views: 768
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Blue Water set to power Panama

June 1 - June 1 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Semco Maritime for the provision of warehouse and transport solutions in connection with the construction of a new power plant in Panama.
Views: 916
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SC&RA critiques interchange design

May 29 - May 29 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has published a white paper detailing how poorly designed intersections adversely affect the shipment of oversize and overweight cargoes in the USA.
Views: 889
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Ritchie Bros appoints new cfo

May 29 - May 29 - Ritchie Bros has appointed Sharon Driscoll as its new chief financial officer, effective July 6, 2015.
Views: 1109
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ACS responds to Nepalese tragedy

May 28 - May 28 - Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, Air Charter Service (ACS) has completed over 50 charter flights into and out of Kathmandu transporting relief goods as well as search and rescue teams.
Views: 1121
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WWPC member duo join forces

May 28 - May 28 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Portlog International and Steder Group, have jointly managed the transportation of pipes and dredging equipment from Mexico to Nigeria.
Views: 1313
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Competitors club together in crane quartet delivery

May 28 - May 28 - The last of four new super post-Panamax wharf cranes for the Port of Houston's Barbours Cut Container Terminal have been offloaded from ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 13 after a 73-day journey from South Korea.
Views: 1258
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Gruber gets in the frame

May 27 - May 27 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the shipment of an 84.9-tonne stator frame from Ohio in the USA to Linz, Austria.
Views: 796
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Maxim buys Crane Rental

May 26 - May 26 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Orlando, Florida based heavy haulage, specialised rigging and crane services provider, Crane Rental Corporation.
Views: 1926
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Korean specialist joins UTC

May 22 - May 22 - UTC Overseas has appointed Lloyd (Woo Sung) Bae as director of sales and operations for the company's Korea desk.
Views: 1389
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Panama Canal lock gates all in

May 22 - May 22 - The sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal has been installed.
Views: 850
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PPG enjoys Spanish hospitality

May 21 - May 21 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) enjoyed a successful eighth annual conference in Las Palmas, Canary Islands from May 13-15, with the support of local network member for Spain, Stier ShipAgency.
Views: 1059
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Ulstein introduces new HLV designs

May 21 - May 21 - Norway-based ship design, shipbuilding and system solutions provider Ulstein Group has introduced the HX103 and HX104 offshore heavy lift vessel designs.
Views: 1382
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Savannah breakbulk volumes doubled

May 20 - May 20 - Georgia's multipurpose facility in the Port of Savannah, Ocean Terminal, almost doubled its breakbulk cargo volumes in April, growing by 96.3 percent year-on-year to a total of 166,489 tonnes.
Views: 1070
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AsstrA revs up engine

May 18 - May 18 - AsstrA Associated Traffic has arranged the transportation of a PWC PT6A turboprop aircraft engine from Russia to the USA.
Views: 969
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Roll-Lift barges ahead in Louisiana

May 18 - May 18 - Roll-Lift USA has transported and unloaded 21 barges of project cargo for the UAN fertiliser plant expansion project in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Views: 1176
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WWPC raises the bar in Spain

May 15 - May 15 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has raised a record USD40,000 for Infania during its charity auction at the network's 15th annual conference in Fuengirola, Spain.
Views: 1684
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PCN members club together

May 14 - May 14 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Abu Dhabi, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS), has worked together with fellow PCN members, OTX Logistics in the USA and Wilhelmsen Towell in Oman, to transport equipment for an oilfield project.
Views: 1081
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Quinn elected to AAPA board

May 13 - May 13 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has elected Jim Quinn, president and ceo of Canada's Port Saint John, to serve as chairman of the international trade association's board for 2015-2016.
Views: 795
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Crowley commits to Puerto Rico

May 12 - May 12 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services will execute a USD48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 1547
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BBC ships Tembikai topside

May 11 - May 11 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Amber has shipped a 500-tonne topside from Texas to Kuantan, Malaysia for installation at the Tembikai offshore oilfield.
Views: 1077
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Sabre selects Shuttlelift

May 7 - May 7- Sabre Industries has taken delivery of a third Shuttlelift DB 30 double-beam mobile gantry crane, which it has added to its factory in Sioux City, Iowa.
Views: 956
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PCN members make international moves

May 6 - May 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member France Cargo International recently handled the shipment of two oversize compressors from Le Havre to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1068
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Berard barges ahead

May 5 - May 5 - Berard Transportation mobilised 56 axle-lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) to complete the movement of a 2,300-tonne barge in South Louisiana, USA.
Views: 714
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PCN pair completes trailer move

May 5 - May 5 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) recently collaborated with C.H. Robinson Project Logistics to deliver specialised trailers from Germany to Canada.
Views: 1067
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GAC in transatlantic dolly flight

May 1 - May 1 - GAC's project logistics team has loaded a 14.1-tonne assembly in Houston for delivery by air to Luanda in Angola, via Los Angeles for its customer Ensco.
Views: 848
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The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 2015
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Beaumont welcomes Mendonca

April 30 - April 30 - The Port of Beaumont, Texas, recently played host to the USNS Mendonca - the largest cargo ship in the US Navy - which was transporting over 1,650 pieces of military cargo.
Views: 722
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Omega Morgan takes Action

April 29 - April 29 - Omega Morgan has formed a partnership with Lynden, Washington based Action Specialialized Transportation & Rigging as part of a multi-year deal to purchase the assets of the company.
Views: 764
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Barnhart launches River Train

April 29 - April 29 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has launched its new barge service - River Train - which it says will facilitate the movement of project cargoes, weighing 150 tonnes and over, along any of the navigable US river systems.
Views: 1180
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Spliethoff targets Iberian Peninsula

April 28 - April 28 - Spliethoff has opened two new offices in Bilbao and Barcelona to meet the increasing demand for breakbulk and project cargo shipments out of Spain and Portugal.
Views: 1467
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The Friday Flyer - April 24th 2015

April 24 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 2252
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SC&RA conference success

April 24 - April 24 - Last week's annual conference of the SC&RA, attracted over 740 participants from around the world, including 87 individuals from ten nations outside the USA, including Brazil, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherl
Views: 1058
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SC&RA reveals winners

April 24 - April 24 - This year's SC&RA Job of the Year competitions featured 28 entries - 15 rigging jobs and 13 hauling jobs, with the winners being announced at the SC&RA's Annual Conference Closing Night Awards and Recognition Dinner last weekend.
Views: 768
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UTi names area leaders

April 23 - April 23 - UTi Worldwide Inc has appointed new leaders for two of its 16 freight forwarding area teams.
Views: 1285
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Tradelossa scoops SC&RA gong

April 23 - April 23 - Mexico's Tradelossa won the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's prestigious "Moving Job of the Year", for its role in the transportation of a C2 splitter column for the Etileno XXI project in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz.
Views: 916
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Mammoet brings up Bertha

April 23 - April 23 - After a year of planning, Mammoet has lifted the tunnel boring machine (TBM) Bertha's 1,700-tonne cutter drive unit (CDU) from the ground in Seattle.
Views: 1065
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Another hero joins WWL

April 22 - April 22 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has launched its newest post-Panamax HERO (high efficiency ro-ro) vessel, Thalatta.
Views: 1064
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Brake sailings open Great Lakes season

April 22 - April 22 - Three recent sailings by Fednav from the port of Brake, Germany, to the North American Great Lakes opened the season for the shipping company's FALLine (Federal Atlantic Lakes Line) service.
Views: 802
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Erickson pipes up in Mexico

April 20 - April 20 - Group Desarrollo Infaestructura (GDI) has awarded a contract to Erickson for a new rural infrastructure pipeline project that will bring clean-burning natural gas to Mexico.
Views: 872
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HLI transforms Ohio

April 17 - April 17 - HLI Rail & Rigging has transported a 134-tonne transformer by rail from Eagle Pass, Texas over 2,500 km to Troy, Ohio, before transporting it to its final destination in Luckey, Ohio by road.
Views: 1065
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AAPA hails bipartisan trade legislation

April 17 - April 17 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015).
Views: 1234
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Long Beach sees cargo rise

April 17 - April 17 - Cargo volumes at the Port of Long Beach in March 2015 showed a 32 percent increase over the same period in 2014, making it the busiest March in the gateway's history.
Views: 660
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Hydraulic filter innovation from MGR

April 17 - April 17 - UK-based hydraulics specialist MGR Fluid Power has taken delivery of its first shipment of own-branded hydraulic filters from North America, that it says will help hydraulics operators save money on repair costs.
Views: 682
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Global prevents blow out

April 16 - April 16 - Global Shipping Services has overseen the loading of three blow out preventers for the oil and gas industry on to the vessel Tong An Cheng in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1087
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Half Moon takes to the high seas

April 13 - April 13 - The Halve Maen (Half Moon) - a full scale, operating replica of the Dutch exploration ship that Henry Hudson sailed in 1609 - has been loaded onboard BigLift Shipping's vessel Traveller.
Views: 972
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Crowley gives blood

April 10 - April 10 - Crowley Maritime Corporations has shipped a retired bloodmobile from Jacksonville, Florida to Haiti for use on the island as a new Zanmi Lasante mobile health clinic.
Views: 856
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HAV receives Airlander funding

April 10 - April 10 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has received a EUR2.5 million (USD2.7 million) EU grant, furthering its campaign to raise the required funds to bring its Airlander 10 airship to flight.
Views: 806
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Two tanks arrive at ITER

April 10 - April 10 - Two 20-tonne emergency tanks destined for use in the ITER detritiation system have been delivered to the project site in the south of France.
Views: 921
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ALL on cloud nine with Terex buy

April 9 - April 9 - The ALL Family of Companies has purchased nine Terex cranes in response to the demand for increased bridge construction and other related construction work across the Midwest USA.
Views: 992
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Factory travels with OliCargo

April 8 - April 8 - OliCargo has transported components of a urea production factory from the manufacturing facility to the Portuguese port of Sines, for final shipment to New Orleans in the USA.
Views: 952
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Seaway secures Perla contract

April 8 - April 8 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Cardon IV for the transportation and installation of the Perla project gas production platforms in Venezuela.
Views: 1250
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Hansa doubles up to ship huge column

April 7 - April 7 - An ethylene fractionator column, measuring 87 m long and weighing 604 tonnes, has been safely loaded onboard Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Lagos at the Italian port of Ortona for CB&I.
Views: 1211
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ABC off to good 2015 start

April 7 - April 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) posted a 20 percent increase in tonnage for the first quarter of 2015, carrying 103,816 tonnes across its international route network.
Views: 818
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BNSF gives Ukraine a lift

April 7 - April 7 - BNSF Logistics, through its Global Project Cargo Centre in Houston, has coordinated the transport of a crane system from Savannah to Illichevsk in Ukraine.
Views: 1157
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Page & Jones in Airbus win

April 7 - April 7 - Airbus has awarded the import clearance and export services contract for its A320 family assembly line to Mobile, Alabama based logistics company Page & Jones.
Views: 706
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ABP gets new shareholder

April 2 - April 2 - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) for about GBP1.6 billion (USD2.4 billion), and may acquire a further 3.33 percent, depending on pre-exempt
Views: 1222
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Cameron LNG win for Mammoet

April 2 - April 1 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and heavy haulage contract for the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, Louisiana.
Views: 1336
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ABC adds LA

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added twice-weekly flights to Los Angeles to its North American freighter schedule, connecting the US West Coast with its global network.
Views: 1116
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HighwayTrailer MES makes US debut

April 2 - April 2 - Scheuerle - a member of the TII Group - has introduced a new heavy-duty trailer into the North American market - the HighwayTrailer MES (Modular Extra Strong).
Views: 612
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ABC adds Vietnam to network

April 1 - April 1 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is extending its global network to Vietnam with the launch of twice-weekly freighter services from Hanoi, beginning today, April 1.
Views: 1116
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Attendance up at Breakbulk China

March 30 - March 30 - The Breakbulk China exhibition, which was held from March 17-20 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre, hosted 6 percent more attendees this year compared with 2014.
Views: 1530
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Good Friday restrictions in the USA

March 30 - March 30 - WCS Permits has posted oversize and overweight transport restrictions for Good Friday (April 3, 2015) in the USA.
Views: 650
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Corpus Christi calls on Collin

March 27 - March 27 - Port Corpus Christi has appointed Rosie Collin as its director of community relations.
Views: 1062
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Oil prices cast shadow over project shipping

March 26 - March 26 - Global dry cargo demand growth, forecast at 5 percent per annum from 2016 to 2019, will be offset by falling project cargo volumes over the next twelve to eighteen months, according to the latest edition of the Multipurpose Shipping Market Revi
Views: 1315
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Mammoet completes three-year overhaul

March 25 - March 25 - Mammoet USA has safely completed its role in the Reficar refinery modernisation and expansion project, Colombia - a job it was contracted to during 2011.
Views: 1185
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ARRC welcomes two

March 25 - March 25 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is welcoming two new vessels - Warnow Venus and Warnow Sun - into its fleet at the end of March and beginning of April 2015.
Views: 1033
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Bertha begins rising

March 24 - March 24 - Seattle Tunnel Partners has successfully lifted the first three pieces of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) Bertha to the surface for repairs in Seattle, Washington.
Views: 859
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Traffic grows, investments approved at GPA

March 24 - March 24 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets during February 2015, including breakbulk, automobiles and machinery, as well as bulk and containerised freight.
Views: 1333
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Swire changes North Asia rotation

March 24 - March 24 - Swire Shipping's North Asia service will now call at the Japanese ports of Yokohama and Osaka before arriving at Busan, South Korea.
Views: 882
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Daseke welcomes new board members

March 23 - March 23 - North American open-deck and specialised transportation company Daseke has added three new members to its board of directors.
Views: 611
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Happy Star delivers huge shiploaders

March 23 - March 23 - Happy Star, which joined the fleet of BigLift Shipping in December 2014, has delivered two huge ship loaders destined for the Port of Sept-
Views: 839
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Ritchie in record Montreal auction

March 20 - March 20 - Ritchie Bros. sold more than CAD44 million (USD34 million) of heavy equipment and trucks at an unreserved public auction held in Montreal from March 18-19.
Views: 702
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HLI on the double

March 20 - March 20 - HLI Rail & Rigging has transported two 284,994-lb (129-tonne) transformers from the USA-Mexico border to their destination in Newark, New Jersey.
Views: 718
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Port of Vancouver USA has 'historic year'

March 17 - March 17 - Port of Vancouver USA ceo Todd Coleman says that 2014 was a "banner year" for the port, with the gateway experiencing its best year for revenue and tonnage in its 103-year history.
Views: 1173
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Titan delivers theme park

March 17 - March 17 - Titan Sea & Air Services has handled the shipment of equipment and machines from different parts of the world to India for the Adlabs Imagica amusement park near Khopoli.
Views: 855
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Fleet Line cradles latest boat

March 16 - March 16 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a 160-tonne crew boat, measuring 41 m x 8 m x 12 m, from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Dos Bocas, Mexico.
Views: 844
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Boiling hot transfer for HLI

March 12 - March 12 - HLI Rail & Rigging has completed the transhipment of a 111-tonne boiler from a girder bridge trailer on to a Goldhofer trailer at the company's yard in Laredo, Texas.
Views: 996
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Faymonville targets North America

March 10 - March 10 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has launched a new trailer concept for the North American market: the HighwayMAX.
Views: 1048
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Yusen targets projects in Brazil

March 9 - March 9 - Yusen Logistics Do Brasil - the Brazilian subsidiary of major Japanese forwarder Yusen Logistics - has established a dedicated project cargo team in Sao Paulo.
Views: 1345
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Ocean7 takes big hopper onboard

March 9 - March 9 - Ocean7 Projects' multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik has shipped a 17.5 m high hopper, weighing 138 tonnes, from Cartagena in Spain to Haifa, Israel.
Views: 1193
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SafmarineMPV heads south

March 9 - March 9 - SafmarineMPV is extending its service on the USA-West Africa trade to include port calls at Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo and Luanda/Sonils in Angola.
Views: 744
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Rhenus buys KOG

March 9 - March 9 - The Rhenus Group has taken over Swiss project logistics specialist KOG Worldwide.
Views: 1079
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Jumbo joy at EMAS project

March 9 - March 9 - Jumbo mobilised four of its heavy lift vessels to transport oversize materials for the construction of EMAS's subsea construction vessel Lewek Constellation.
Views: 1127
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US Cargo Airship Caucus launched

March 6 - March 6 - A Cargo Airship Caucus has been created in the US House of Representatives to encourage the development of these potentially revolutionary aircraft for military and civilian use.
Views: 1298
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Cargolux adds 30th Boeing

March 6 - March 6 - Cargolux has taken delivery of its 12th Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft, which becomes the 30th 747 freighter the airline has purchased from Boeing since 1979.
Views: 897
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Ruslan defies the odds in tower airlift

March 4 - March 4 - Ruslan International has, in conjunction with Volga-Dnepr's Engineering Logistics Centre (ELC), transported a 70-tonne oil refinery stripping tower from Bakersfield, California to Erbil in Iraq.
Views: 990
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Electrifying move for Crowley

March 3 - March 3 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has transported two large electrical equipment enclosures, each weighing 44.4 tonnes, to San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 845
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Navy boats make Jaxport call

March 3 - March 3 - Terminal operator Portus has moved the first shipment of next generation Mark VI patrol boats, built by SAFE Boats International and purchased by the U.S. Navy, through the heavy lift cargo berth at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 998
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Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

February 27 - February 27 - President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill from Congress that would have approved the Keystone XL pipeline.
Views: 641
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Minister checks Able energy park progress

February 27 - February 27 - A UK government minister has visited the GBP450 million (USD692.7 million) Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) development on the south bank of the Humber to witness the progress that has been made.
Views: 625
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Long Beach adds two

February 26 - February 26 - The Long Beach Board of Harbour Commissioners has appointed industry veterans Michael Christensen and Glenn Farren to newly created management positions, introduced to enhance cargo flow and service at the Port of Long Beach.
Views: 1066
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FESCO adds Tadano lift

February 25 - February 25 - Texas based oilfield service company FESCO has acquired two new ATF 180G-5 all terrain cranes from Tadano America.
Views: 716
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Crowley sets up shop at Jaxport

February 23 - February 23 - Jaxport has approved an expanded long-term lease with Crowley Liner Services, which will see Crowley relocate its Puerto Rican service from its private terminal alongside Jacksonville's harbour to the port's Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
Views: 761
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TPS celebrates end-of-year success

February 23 - February 23 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) concluded 2014 with a high order intake for various Terex Gottwald mobile harbour crane models.
Views: 1247
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Iraq gains power with CPP and NAWAH

February 23 - February 23 - China Petroleum Pipeline (CPP) and North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH) have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue potential energy sector development projects in Iraq.
Views: 1364
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South Carolina adds BBC link

February 19 - February 19 - The South Carolina Ports Authority reported a seven percent year-on-year increase in non-containerised cargoes transiting its gateways in January 2015, just as it confirmed a new BBC Chartering service connecting Charleston and Asia.
Views: 1602
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Berard doubles up

February 18 - February 18 - Berard Transportation has executed a brace of heavy lift projects in North America.
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Arctic station shipped by air

February 16 - February 16 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and logistics partners GAC Norway and POLOG have delivered a pre-fabricated Arctic research station to northern Greenland.
Views: 891
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Geodis appoints Indian sales head

February 13 - February 13 - Geodis India has appointed Martijn Tasma as its national sales manager, with responsibility for sales and the market development of its freight forwarding and logistics business in the country.
Views: 1134
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US ports suspend operations

February 12 - February 12 - The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), representing employers at 29 US West Coast ports, is suspending vessel loading and unloading at all ports starting today (Thursday February 12) amid stalled labour contract negotiations with the Intern
Views: 572
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Lloyd Fonds set to own ships

February 10 - February 10 - Lloyd Fonds, the shipping and property funds manager, seems set to realign its business as a listed shipping company.
Views: 1249
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Racing boats speed through Jaxport

February 10 - February 10 - Portus has helped moved seven H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing boats and eight specialty boat trailers through Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 830
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Heroic launch for WWL

February 9 - February 9 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has welcomed the first of its new generation of post-Panamax HERO (high-efficiency ro-ro) PCTC vessels, Thermopylae, into operation.
Views: 1066
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SC&RA helps promote industry careers

February 6 - February 6 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), KHL Group and the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) are jointly organising a new event - Lift & Move USA - to promote careers in the US crane, rigging
Views: 774
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Obama's budget to benefit Manatee

February 6 - February 6 - Port Manatee and its stakeholders look to benefit from full federal funding of a feasibility study related to the deepening of its channel and harbour area in President Obama's fiscal 2016 budget.
Views: 909
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Crane quartet in highway performance

February 5 - February 5 - Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental has used four Manitowoc 2250 crawler cranes in the assembly of several new overpass bridges, as part of a USD61 million highway project in Wisconsin, USA.
Views: 1023
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PD Ports steels the deal

February 5 - February 5 - PD Ports has signed a new seven-year deal with SSI UK for the handling of steel slab through Teesport in Middlesbrough, UK.
Views: 1077
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Ocean Globe makes a splash

February 4 - February 4 - Intermarine LLC, through its US flag affiliate US Ocean LLC, has taken delivery of the 17,000 dwt multipurpose vessel Ocean Globe.
Views: 981
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Mammoet's Kleijn to give keynote at summit

January 30 - January 30 - Jan Kleijn, Mammoet chief executive officer, will give the keynote address at the World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on November 4-5, 2015.
Views: 1614
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GAC secures FTZ status in Houston

January 29 - January 29 - GAC North America - Logistics has been awarded a license to operate as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in Houston, making it just the second logistics company in the city to secure such a status.
Views: 698
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High five for SHL

January 29 - January 29 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has successfully installed four topside structures and a jacket in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of Protexa and Pemex.
Views: 858
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-month project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore development.
Views: 1045
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-month project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore project.
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-moth project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore project.
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Project cargoes soar at Hamilton

January 26 - January 26 - The Port of Hamilton's strong connection with manufacturing industry in the region that it serves was behind a 53 percent increase in project cargo shipments in 2014, says the port authority.
Views: 703
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Mammoet rushes to Bertha's rescue

January 23 - January 23 - Mammoet USA has been contracted to recover the largest tunnel boring machine in the world, Bertha, from the ground in Seattle, Washington.
Views: 693
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Generational change at R

January 22 - January 22 - Thomas W. Herwig, managing partner of Bremen-headquartered logistics company R
Views: 709
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Crowley celebrates keel laying

January 22 - January 22 - The keel for the first two LNG-powered con-ro ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has been laid during a ceremony at VT Halter Marine's facility in Mississippi.
Views: 738
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First heavy load reaches ITER

January 21 - January 21 - The first in a series of exceptional loads has been delivered to the ITER project site in Saint Paul-lez-Durance, France.
Views: 1463
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Logistics Plus weathers the storm

January 21 - January 21 - USA-based Logistics Plus has coordinated the transport of a trailer, designed and manufactured by Rogers Brothers Corporation, from Albion in Pennsylvania to Peru, via the Port of Houston.
Views: 861
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Logistics industry looks beyond BRICS, says Agility

January 20 - January 20 - Mixed economic performances in BRICS countries has been offset by dynamic growth in a number of ASEAN and GGC countries, sub-Saharan Africa and large next-tier economies such as Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico and Pakistan, said the latest Agility
Views: 1659
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Grimaldi targets Med-North America ro-ro

January 19 - January 19 - Italian shipping line Grimaldi Group plans to launch a new ro-ro service connecting Civitavecchia, Italy and the ports of Baltimore (USA) and Halifax (Canada) on the North American East Coast.
Views: 1377
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ABC confirms fleet expansion plans

January 19 - January 19 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has confirmed reports that it will take two more freighters into its fleet in 2015, and is also considering adding two more aircraft.
Views: 522
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Sevenstar sets sail for season

January 15 - January 15 - Sevenstar Yacht Transport has announced that it will begin its first sailings of the season from the Caribbean and Florida to Europe at the end of February.
Views: 794
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Allseas launches Central Asian network

January 15 - January 15 - Allseas Global has established new offices in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, formed a joint venture in Pakistan, signed a partnership agreement in Kuwait and Iraq, and continued the expansion of its Dubai office.
Views: 1587
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BNSF to transform wind logistics

January 15 - January 15 - BNSF Logistics has successfully tested its new Blade Runner service - an innovative fixture designed to optimise the movement of wind turbine blades via rail and ocean transport.
Views: 1458
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Thorco ship under tow

January 13 - January 13 - The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is continuing to coordinate the response to a general cargo vessel experiencing mechanical issues near the Great Barrier Reef.
Views: 977
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Corpus Christi chief retires

January 12 - January 12 - The Port of Corpus Christi Authority's managing director Frank Brogan will retire from his position at the South Texas gateway on February 2, 2015.
Views: 637
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Kenworth hits a million

January 8 - January 8 - At the end of last year, Kenworth Truck marked the delivery of the millionth truck that it has produced since it started manufacturing some 91 years ago.
Views: 474
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Kenworth hits a million

January 8 - January 8 - At the end of last year, Kenworth Truck marked the delivery of the millionth truck that it has produced since it started manufacturing some 91 years ago.
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McDermott inks Mexican Gulf deal

January 5 - January 5 - McDermott International has secured contracts from Mexico's Pemex Corporation to install the offshore jacket, deck and piles for the Ayatsil-A drilling platform in the Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 977

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