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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: 1537
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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: 654
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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: 1070
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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: 1324
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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: 1192
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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: 1037
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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: 866
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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: 1342
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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: 886
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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: 618
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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: 844
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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: 710
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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: 721
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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: 1183
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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: 860
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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: 850
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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: 1000
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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: 1058
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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: 1356
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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: 1201
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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: 750
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Rhenus buys KOG

March 9 - March 9 - The Rhenus Group has taken over Swiss project logistics specialist KOG Worldwide.
Views: 1089
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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: 1136
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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: 1309
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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: 902
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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: 1001
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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: 853
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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: 1004

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