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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: 460
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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: 447
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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: 794
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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: 524
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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: 563
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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: 897
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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: 1033
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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: 1198
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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: 657
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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: 841
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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: 435
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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: 912
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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: 645
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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: 818
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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: 572
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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: 672
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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: 743
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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: 803
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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: 774
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