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North America News from April 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: 729
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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: 771
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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: 1186
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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: 1476
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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.
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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: 1066
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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: 772
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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: 1300
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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: 924
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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: 1071
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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: 1072
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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: 810
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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: 878
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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: 1075
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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: 1246
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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: 664
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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: 687
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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: 1093
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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: 980
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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: 865
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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: 815
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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: 923
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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: 1000
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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: 961
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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: 1262
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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: 1217
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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: 825
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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: 1164
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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: 715
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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: 1229
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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: 1342
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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: 1123
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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: 618
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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: 1128

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