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Boa names new US president

July 31 - July 31 - Norway headquartered Boa Barges has appointed Mark van Meel as the company's president at its Houston, Texas based subsidiary Boa Barges LLC.
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Maiden call at the Horizon

July 30 - July 30 - Höegh Autoliners' PCTC Höegh Asia made its maiden call at the newly built Horizon Terminal at the Port of Freeport, Texas.
Views: 1182
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DYT's largest semi-sub heads south

July 30 - July 30 - Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) will mobilise its largest semi-submersible yacht carrier to Australia later this year, following changes in legislation making it easier for foreign flagged vessels to operate in Australian waters.
Views: 567
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Managerial shuffle at Long Beach

July 30 - July 30 - Lori Ann Farrell Harrison has been appointed as president of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.
Views: 1047
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It's a gas for Noble

July 30 - July 30 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has coordinated the delivery of 814 cu m of gas processing equipment from Houston, USA to Karachi.
Views: 914
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1,000 up for Tadano

July 29 - July 29 - Tadano has delivered its 1,000th GR-1000XL rough terrain crane to Monroe, Louisiana based Scott Equipment.
Views: 966
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BBC rebrands inducement service

July 28 - July 28 - BBC Chartering is launching a new apac (any port, any cargo) service, which covers inducement calls for project, breakbulk and general cargo.
Views: 1251
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Ultimate interstate project for Liebherr

July 28 - July 28 - Several Liebherr LR 1100, LR 1130 and LR 1160 crawler cranes have been ordered by SGL Contractors - a joint venture between Skanska USA, Granite and Lane - for use on the renovation of Interstate 4 in central Florida.
Views: 869
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SRT returns rotor by rail

July 28 - July 28 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has transported a 210-tonne repaired rotor from its factory to a nuclear power plant in Texas.
Views: 693
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Bigge hands over Terex duo

July 27 - July 27 - Terex Cranes distributor in the USA, Bigge Crane & Rigging, has handed over the first of two new Terex T 340-1 XL truck-mounted cranes to OHL USA.
Views: 836
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Massive module lifted at nuclear site

July 27 - July 27 - A 1,088-tonne CA01 module that will house a number of major components has been installed at the first of two new nuclear plants at the VC Summer site in Jenkinsville, South Carolina.
Views: 873
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DSM stamps out trademark infringements

July 24 - July 24 - DSM Dyneema has stepped up legal action against online marketplaces by more aggressively enforcing the removal of advertisements in which the Dyneema trademark is used without permission.
Views: 1078
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Liebherr gives to Mexico

July 24 - July 24 - Liebherr has delivered a 750-tonne capacity LTM 1750-9.1 crane to Mexican crane contractor GMVykon.
Views: 761
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Liebherr reaches 100 mark

July 23 - July 23 - With the addition of customers in Haiti, Suriname and Luxembourg, Liebherr Maritime Cranes has now delivered mobile harbour cranes to over 100 countries.
Views: 1203
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ARRC adds calls

July 23 - July 23 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is set to add monthly calls at the US Gulf ports of Houston and New Orleans, as well as Antwerp, Belgium, to its existing service between North America and Europe.
Views: 917
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Kuebler celebrates fourfold

July 21 - July 21 - Kuebler Spedition took delivery of its 100th Scheuerle Combi axle line during an event to celebrate its 85th anniversary, five years since moving to new company headquarters in Michelfeld-Erlin and its managing owner's 60th birthday.
Views: 494
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Record month for ACS

July 21 - July 21 - In June, Air Charter Service (ACS) booked over 1,000 charter contracts for the first time in its history, making it the company's best month on record.
Views: 678
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GPLN generates American cooperation

July 21 - July 21 - Brazil's One Way International Logistics and USA based Acco Terramar have cooperated in the shipment of an 85-tonne generator from GE Energy's plant in Campinas, Brazil to a sugar mill in Panuco, Mexico.
Views: 878
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Strong half-year for ABC

July 17 - July 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reported a 17 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage carried across its global network in the first half of 2015.
Views: 952
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Worldwide and NAWAH target Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Shanghai headquartered Worldwide Logistics Group has forged an alliance with Dubai based NAWAH (North America Western Asia Holdings) to expand both companies' capabilities in southern Iraq.
Views: 865
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Global Rigging moves crane trio

July 15 - July 15 - Virginia, USA headquartered Global Rigging and Transport has been contracted to move three huge ship-to-shore cranes for the South Carolina Port Authority.
Views: 936
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Rodriguez joins Long Beach

July 15 - July 15 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners has selected former chief communications officer for Metro Los Angeles, Noelia Rodriguez, as the port's new managing director of communications.
Views: 753
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Marks Crane in Texas Tech lift

July 14 - July 14 - Lubbock, Texas based Marks Crane lifted and positioned a Genie scissor lift at Texas Tech University's Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center, using a Terex Explorer 5600 all terrain crane.
Views: 746
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ABP in ownership shuffle

July 13 - July 13 - GS Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) and Infracapital have sold their combined 33.3 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) to Anchorage Ports - a consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Views: 1377
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Seattle, Tacoma hail transport investment

July 13 - July 13 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have welcomed the passing of a USD16.2 billion transportation investment package that aims to speed the movement of cargo through Washington state's ports and freight corridors.
Views: 980
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BNSF takes trio of tanks north

July 13 - July 13 - BNSF Logistics has transported three cryogenic tanks, each weighing 109 tonnes, from Natchez, Mississippi to a plant in Ashtabula, Ohio.
Views: 799
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Davenport joins Lone Star

July 10 - July 10 - Lone Star Transportation - part of the Daseke group of companies - has acquired Davenport Transport & Rigging.
Views: 637
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Tight squeeze for Crane Rental

July 10 - July 10 - Following its recent acquisition, Crane Rental Corporation and new owner, Maxim Crane Works, have got to work on an impressive job to move a 136-tonne bullet tank in the northeast USA.
Views: 1760
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American ports go green

July 7 - July 7 - The US ports of Tacoma, Seattle and New Orleans have all recently received recognition for their efforts towards being more environmentally friendly organisations, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 888
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Air cargo boosted by Calais chaos

July 7 - July 7 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has reported a sharp spike in demand for air cargo charters in response to the gridlock caused by striking workers blockading the French port of Calais.
Views: 866
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Faymonville living the American Dream

July 6 - July 6 - Faymonville, the Belgian trailer manufacturer, is taking on a new challenge in North America, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 612
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EXG powers ahead in USA

July 6 - July 6 - Express Global Logistics, India (EXG) has transported 18,450 freight tonnes of project cargo for a power project in the USA, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 978
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Mexican job for Aqualis Offshore

July 6 - July 6 - International offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Perforadora Mexico to support, monitor and document the sequence for rig-down, transportation and offshore installation of the Veracruz platform rig
Views: 651
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More ships for Grimaldi

July 3 - July 3 - As part of the expansion and modernisation programme of its owned fleet, the Grimaldi Group has recently signed an agreement for the construction of eight new PCTCs (Pure Car Truck Carriers), for a total investment of USD 465 million, writes Isab
Views: 998
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IMO chooses Lim

July 3 - July 3 - South Korea's Ki-tack Lim has been elected secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for an initial term of four years, with effect from January 1, 2016.
Views: 717
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Congress allows Ex-Im Bank to expire

July 2 - July 2 - The US Export-Import Bank's (Ex-Im Bank) charter has expired, after members of Congress failed to reauthorise the 81-year-old bank by July 1.
Views: 1118
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Rica rewards success in Florida

July 2 - July 2 - CSX Transportation was named rail carrier of the year at the 47th annual conference of the Railway Industrial Clearance Association (Rica), taking place this week in Orlando, Florida.
Views: 694
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Aqualis heads to South Korea

July 2 - July 2 - In response to increased demand for Aqualis Offshore's services, the offshore marine and engineering company is to open an office in Busan, South Korea. Mr Gang-Yeoung Jeong is to be appointed general manager, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1112

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