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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.
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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: 1178
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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: 819
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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: 1236
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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: 1340
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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: 787
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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: 944
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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.
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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
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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: 739
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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: 1225
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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: 730
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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: 456
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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: 872
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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: 841
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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: 646
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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: 870
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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.
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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: 1211
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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: 882
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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: 1086
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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: 1166
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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: 1048
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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: 1530
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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: 1042
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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: 1459
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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: 1019
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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: 1215
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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: 1545
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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: 853
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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: 774
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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: 921

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