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North America News from March 2016

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R&B finds a quicker way

March 31 - March 31 - R&B Global Projects has arranged the chartering of a Thorco Shipping vessel to deliver an urgent consignment of factory equipment from Houston, USA to the Netherlands.
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Mammoet inks P-76 contract

March 31 - March 31 - Mammoet Brazil has signed a contract with the consortium Techint-Technip (CTTP76) for the lifting of 20 modules onto the hull of the Petrobas P-76 floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Views: 1720
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CMA CGM carries Calypso

March 31 - March 31 - CMA CGM's freight forwarding arm, CMA CGM LOG, has coordinated the transport of Jacques Cousteau's legendary oceanographic ship Calypso from France to Turkey.
Views: 1704
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Isaykin joins TIACA hall of fame

March 30 - March 30 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has inaugurated Alexey Isaykin, president of Volga-Dnepr Group, to its hall of fame.
Views: 505
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'Satisfaction' for Atlas Air as Stones rock Havana

March 30 - March 30 - Atlas Air carried equipment to help The Rolling Stones perform a historic concert in Havana, Cuba, after a 15-year long ban on Western rock music was lifted in the country.
Views: 698
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ABC flies high in February

March 24 - March 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 15 percent year-on-year growth in airfreight volumes in February, transporting over 37,000 tonnes across its global route network.
Views: 1187
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New low in shipping confidence

March 24 - March 24 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to a record low in the three months to February 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens.
Views: 1706
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AAL adds Stewart call

March 24 - March 24 - AAL has added a call at Stewart World Port in British Columbia, Canada to its Pacific service.
Views: 1358
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2016: 'pivotal year' for offshore wind

March 23 - March 23 - Following a record year for the offshore wind industry, Douglas Westwood (DW) forecasts that there will be fewer capacity additions in 2016, but suggests that the level of projects entering construction and the diversity of locations expected t
Views: 1806
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XLP members on the move

March 22 - March 22 - XLProjects (XLP) network representative in Israel, Jacky Line, has completed the transport of ammunition for the Dutch defence ministry to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
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St. Lawrence Seaway opens early

March 22 - March 22 - The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System has opened for its 58th navigation season, two weeks ahead of schedule.
Views: 932
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Hansa Meyer sets up in USA

March 22 - March 22 - Hansa Meyer Global has established its own company in the USA - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging - which has already undertaken a number of specialised transportation projects.
Views: 1604
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ISS goes fourth in Mexico

March 22 - March 22 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has opened a new office in Veracruz, Mexico - its fourth in the country.
Views: 962
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Shipping duo fined for false records

March 22 - March 22 - Farrell Lines and Damco have paid USD3.65 million to the USA in civil penalties regarding their failure to comply with certain terms of a contract with the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).
Views: 1086
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Adriatic gets Algerian link

March 22 - March 22 - According to the Port of Koper in Slovenia, CNAN MED has begun a new service connecting Algeria with Adriatic ports.
Views: 1578
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Mixed results for NWSA

March 18 - March 18 - Container volumes through the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) jumped 21 percent year-on-year in February, while breakbulk volumes declined 40 percent compared with the same period in 2015.
Views: 876
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Asciano agrees joint consortium bid

March 15 - March 15 - Australian logistics provider Asciano has entered into binding documentation to sell the company to Brookfield Consortium and Qube Consortium.
Views: 1458
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Sarens wins KBR refinery contract

March 15 - March 15 - Sarens has been awarded a heavy lift contract from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company KBR to support construction and expansion activities at an oil refinery in Corpus Christi, USA.
Views: 1200
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Crane quartet arrives at Sohar

March 14 - March 14 - Four new ZPMC post-Panamax quay cranes have been shipped on board the semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 24 from Shanghai to Sohar Port and Freezone in Oman.
Views: 1266
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Kaleido winds up Mexican project

March 10 - March 10 - Kaleido has completed a project to transport components for 43 wind turbines from China, Vietnam and Spain to the Mexican Port of Altamira for installation at a wind farm site in Jalisco.
Views: 1319
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ALE bridges Canadian gap

March 10 - March 10 - ALE has completed the skidding, moving and lifting of a 1,000-tonne main arch as part of the Walterdale Bridge replacement project in Edmonton, Canada.
Views: 719
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Air charter broker signs exclusive deal

March 10 - March 10 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and RUS Aviation have signed an exclusive cargo sales agreement, which aims to provide clients with airfreight solutions from Hong Kong to the Middle East and surrounding markets.
Views: 1373
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Etchart leaves Manitowoc

March 8 - March 8 - Eric Etchart has retired from Manitowoc after 33 years with the company, most recently serving as senior vice president, business development at the group.
Views: 1028
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UTC in Mexican power move

March 7 - March 7 - UTC Overseas has coordinated the delivery of an engine and generator to a Mexican power utility on behalf of a Spain based EPC contractor.
Views: 1382
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XLP members double up

March 4 - March 4 - Members of the XLProjects (XLP) network, International Freight Transport and Sacema Project Shipping, recently joined forces to transport a series of oversize cargoes from New Jersey, USA to Singapore.
Views: 1479
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WCA quartet prove expertise

March 4 - March 4 - WCA Projects network member, Altius, has completed the transportation of the final three 151-tonne transformers from Ilo port to the Nodo Energetico del Sur project site in Peru.
Views: 1963
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Barnhart transforms Missouri

March 3 - March 3 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has transported and installed a 370,000-lb (167-tonne) transformer from a railyard in Cuba, Missouri to Centerville in the US state.
Views: 1372
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K+N profit up in 2015

March 3 - March 3 - Despite recording a 4.4 percent year-on-year drop in turnover for 2015 at CHF16.7 billion (USD16.72 billion), Kuehne + Nagel posted EBITDA of CHF1.04 billion (USD1.041 billion) - a 3.6 percent increase compared with 2014.
Views: 1694
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Mammoet begins Sasol move

March 2 - March 2 - Mammoet has transported the first three boilers for Sasol's new ethane cracker and derivatives complex in Westlake, Louisiana from the Mexican Port of Altamira.
Views: 1340
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Barnhart in mass module move

March 1 - March 1 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has transported 48 convection modules over 40 miles (64 km) by road from Big Cabin and Locust Fork in Oklahoma to Tulsa Port of Catoosa.
Views: 1155

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