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North America News from May 2015

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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: 585
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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: 733
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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: 732
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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: 884
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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: 877
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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: 533
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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: 1314
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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: 934
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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: 561
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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: 705
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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: 951
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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: 700
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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: 689
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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: 787
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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: 1149
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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: 759
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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: 553
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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: 1004
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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: 707
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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: 641
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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: 735
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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: 485
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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: 742
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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: 600
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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.
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