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North America News from September 2015

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Tradelossa reacts in Mexico

September 30 - September 30 - Mexican project freight forwarder Tradelossa has coordinated the delivery of two 850-tonne reactors from the Port of Coatzacoalcos to the Morelos Petrochemical Complex.
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Lift & Move heads to Houston

September 30 - September 30 - The second Lift & Move USA careers event is being held in Houston, Texas on February 10, 2016, following the success of the inaugural event in Chicago this year.
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Four more for Seaspan

September 30 - September 30 - Seaspan Marine has added a new 16,000 dwt barge, Seaspan 252, to its fleet - the company's fourth new barge received over the past ten months.
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September 30 - September 30 - Absolute Worldwide Logistics has acquired, the online web portal providing transportation lead generation services to the transportation industry throughout North America relating to capital equipment and machinery, as w
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KOG founders hand over reins

September 29 - September 29 - Following its acquisition by the Rhenus Group and subsequent corporate transition, KOG Worldwide founders Rolf Gubler and Jürgen Osmers will be replaced by Carsten Schröter and Tobias König, both of whom join KOG from Rhenus Project Logisti
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Omega Morgan delivers Boeing autoclaves

September 29 - September 29 - August 2015 saw the first of three huge autoclaves delivered to the 777X Composite Wing Center at Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Everett, Washington, USA.
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Shipping confidence hits 2015 high

September 28 - September 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose in the three months ended August 2015, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1240
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Gefco buys out IJS

September 28 - September 28 - Gefco has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire Dutch logistics company IJS Global.
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Stewart World Port launched

September 24 - September 24 - Canada's Stewart World Port - claimed to be the first commercial wharf built on the coast of British Columbia in over 30 years - has been officially opened.
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BNSF reforms North America

September 23 - September 23 - BNSF Logistics Toronto has worked together with BNSF Logistics' Global Project Centre in Houston to coordinate the transport of a 288-tonne reformer from the Port of Houston to the Nat Gasoline site in Beaumont, Texas.
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Crowley con-ro on track

September 22 - September 22 - The construction of the first of two LNG-powered con-ro ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group - El Coquí - is now 25 percent complete and on schedule for a 2017 delivery.
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StreamLines appoints Scandi agent

September 22 - September 22 - Curaçao based specialist cargo carrier StreamLines has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its agent in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Views: 1222
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AAL opens at Vancouver

September 21 - September 21 - AAL has continued its global expansion strategy by opening a new office in Canada, at the recently launched Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC).
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Ocean7 gets six reels rolling

September 18 - September 18 - Ocean7 Projects has coordinated the shipment of six hose reels and associated equipment from the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda to Rio Grande, Brazil onboard the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 866
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Crane Service in Liebherr first

September 18 - September 18 - USA based Crane Service has invested in its first Liebherr crawler crane - a 300-tonne capacity LR 1300 SX model, which will mainly be used for lifting jobs in the wind energy industry.
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UTC calls for reinstatement of Ex-Im Bank

September 16 - September 16 - UTC Overseas has called on industry colleagues and US exporters to push for Congressional re-authorisation of the nation's Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which expired on July 1, 2015.
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Growth spurt at ABC

September 16 - September 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported approximately 300,000 tonnes of cargo during the first eight months of 2015 - a 17 percent year-on-year rise.
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Everett backs AAPA campaign

September 15 - September 15 - The Port of Everett has expressed its support for the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) call for U.S. Congress to support critical freight mobility provisions in a major transportation bill that will be deliberated this autum
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Success for HighwayMAX

September 14 - September 14 - Six months after it launched the HighwayMAX trailer into the North American market, Faymonville says that it has already sold units to a number of heavy hauliers based there, including Sarens, Berard Transportation, Global Specialized, Penn
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TPS makes Latin delivery

September 14 - September 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has sold four Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes to terminal operators in Brazil, Haiti and Sint Maarten over the past few months.
Views: 1074
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UTi lends hand to Sedgman

September 11 - September 11 - UTi Worldwide is joining forces with Sedgman to transport a mineral processing plant from China to the USA.
Views: 692
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Link-Belt reveals 90-tonner

September 11 - September 11 - Kentucky headquartered Link-Belt has developed a 90-tonne capacity HTC-86110 truck crane, featuring a 49.9 m long main boom.
Views: 884
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ACS expands in Houston

September 10 - September 10 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated to larger premises in Houston, USA.
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Höegh pulls the Trigger

September 10 - September 10 - Höegh Autoliners has named the second vessel in its New Horizon series, Höegh Trigger, at a naming ceremony held at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 573
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Noble named at Ceva

September 8 - September 8 - Clayton Noble has been appointed managing director of Ceva Logistics' Australia and New Zealand operations.
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Energy glut could postpone LNG developments

September 7 - September 7 - A global oversupply of LNG, in addition to a spate of new LNG projects due for final investment decision (FID) in 2015/16, could depress the market for LNG in Asia until 2025, says analyst Wood Mackenzie.
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Liebherr raises the roof in NY

September 4 - September 4 - Buckner HeavyLift Cranes has used a Liebherr LR 11000 crawler and two LR 1600/2 cranes to build a huge retractable roof over the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, USA.
Views: 883
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Tyre-ing job for X2 duo

September 4 - September 4 - Members of the X2 logistics network, Radius Logistics and Knot Global, have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a tyre uniformity machine from Japan to India.
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Bertha goes back below

September 4 - September 4 - After a painstaking operation to repair the tunnel boring machine (TBM), Bertha, after damage was discovered to its seals in 2013, Mammoet has successfully lowered the front end of the unit back into the ground in Seattle.
Views: 410
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Svensson to shoot off 23rd BUSINESSrun

September 3 - September 3 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Peter Svensson, senior vice president and head of Clipper Americas will fire the starting pistol at the 23rd Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Houston.
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WLC in Ohio transformation

September 3 - September 3 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of a 178-tonne transformer from South Korea to Ravenna, Ohio.
Views: 837
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Turbine makes Strasbourg stop

September 2 - September 2 - The Port of Strasbourg has received a 370-tonne gas turbine from General Electric's (GE) factory in Belfort, France for final delivery to the Russian city of Kazan.
Views: 1194
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Best Services ships blade trio

September 1 - September 1 - Best Services International Freight has shipped three 53 m long wind turbine blades from Shanghai, China to Panama.
Views: 669

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