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Jumbo Vision sails into Texas

October 29 - October 29 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Jumbo has transported subsea pump modules from Horsoy, Norway to Ingleside in Texas, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision.
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Big B adds Terex lift

October 29 - October 29 - Texas headquartered Big B Crane & Rigging has purchased a new 285-ton (260-tonne) lift capacity Terex HC 285 lattice boom crawler crane - the highest capacity crane in its fleet and the first of its kind operating in the USA.
Views: 1135
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AAL opens in Dubai

October 26 - October 26 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has opened a new office in Dubai, trading as AAL Middle East.
Views: 1480
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Silver jubilee for Businessruns

October 26 - October 26 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that its 25th Businessrun will take place on November 2, 2015 ahead of the Europort conference and exhibition in Rotterdam and invites any HLPFI reader who is
Views: 1043
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GPA outlines port upgrades

October 22 - October 22 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) executive director, Curtis Foltz, has outlined an ambitious ten-year plan to enhance its Brunswick Terminal on the US Eastern Seaboard.
Views: 1404
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Sarens goes for Straightpoint

October 22 - October 22 - Sarens USA has used four wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint to weigh a large distillation column at a petrochemical plant on the Gulf Coast.
Views: 1139
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CAL considers enhancing US network

October 21 - October 21 - Ahead of the delivery of its third freighter, CAL Cargo Airlines has confirmed that it is considering new routes in North America to boost its network.
Views: 911
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PTV opens Brazil branch

October 21 - October 21 - Karlsruhe, Germany headquartered PTV Group has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 829
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On track with loco shipments

October 20 - October 20 - Heavy lift shipping line Intermarine is working with project freight forwarder Breakbulk Transportation on the shipment of six locomotives, each weighing 220 tonnes, from Texas to Gabon.
Views: 1415
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AAPA hails release of draft freight plan

October 20 - October 20 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) secretary Anthony Foxx for releasing the Draft National Freight Strategic Plan.
Views: 1285
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Seattle heavy haul network approved

October 20 - October 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance has applauded the Seattle City Council's approval of a heavy haul network that it believes will make the ports of Seattle and Tacoma more competitive.
Views: 1068
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ACS opens in Miami

October 20 - October 20 - In Miami, aircraft charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened its fifth North American office adding to the existing offices in Los Angeles, Houston, New York and Toronto.
Views: 619
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Milwaukee sends kiln on its way

October 20 - October 20 - Six sections of a rotary kiln, manufactured by A-C Equipment Services for McInnis Cement, have been loaded onto a barge at the Port of Milwaukee for shipment to a cement manufacturing plant in Quebec.
Views: 1365
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Logistics Plus in warehouse upgrade

October 19 - October 19 - Logistics Plus has moved its Dallas/Fort Worth warehouse to a new and improved facility in Haslet, Texas.
Views: 1340
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Gothenburg to gaze on Atlantic Star

October 16 - October 16 - The first of Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) five new vessels, Atlantic Star, will call at Sweden's Port of Gothenburg towards the end of December 2015.
Views: 2049
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Panalpina celebrates

October 14 - October 14 - Yesterday, at the UK's Stansted airport, Swiss forwarding group Panalpina celebrated the silver jubilee for the operations of its Charter Network.
Views: 1110
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DLT secures Canadian bridge deal

October 14 - October 14 - Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been contracted by The St Lawrence Construction Group to supply a DL-MT1000 Mega Transporter, as well as a 1,000-tonne capacity 2.5 m jack up system, for a bridge construction project in Canada.
Views: 1038
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Nanaimo gets a lift

October 14 - October 14 - Nanaimo Port Authority has invested in a new 104-tonne capacity Liebherr 500 mobile harbour crane, increasing its capacity for the handling of project and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 1109
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Foss adds project division

October 13 - October 13 - Foss Maritime has formed a new marine transportation project management group.
Views: 1196
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Edwards in Ohio opening

October 12 - October 12 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has established a new regional branch and equipment yard in Akron, Ohio.
Views: 404
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Foss Maritime wins Seattle appeal

October 12 - October 12 - Seattle's deputy hearing examiner, Anne Watanabe, has ruled against the city's Department of Planning and Development's land use code interpretation on the Port of Seattle's use of Terminal 5 for an offshore oil drilling rig, giving Foss Mari
Views: 1131
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Bahri on the up

October 9 - October 9 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), reported a significant increase in third-quarter net profits this week.
Views: 1593
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Swire ups Tasmanian coverage

October 9 - October 9 - Swire Shipping will expand its multipurpose liner service coverage in Tasmania with an additional call at Hobart.
Views: 936
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Lift It secures finance facility

October 9 - October 9 - Lift It Crane Hire has obtained a GBP250,000 (USD383,920) invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.
Views: 1456
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Aqualis establishes Malaysian foothold

October 8 - October 8 - Aqualis Offshore has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - the 14th country the offshore marine and engineering consultancy has entered since its establishment in 2013.
Views: 851
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Sterett adds Faymonville transporters

October 8 - October 8 - USA based Sterett Crane & Rigging has acquired six self-propelled trailers from Belgian manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 927
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POGL beats the drum

October 7 - 
October 7 - Shanghai headquartered Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is coordinating the delivery of oversized drums and heat exchangers from Ningbo, China to Point Comfort in Houston, USA.
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