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Ex-Im Bank struggles not over

April 29 - April 29 - At an official reception hosted by UTC Overseas, US Senator Lindsey Graham provided an update on the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank and its work of underwriting loan guarantees for American-exported projects, large and small.
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PCN members keep on moving

April 29 - April 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in India, Procam Logistics, has coordinated the shipment of 24 wind turbine blades from Quinhuangdao, China to the Ratlam District of Madhya Pradesh via the Indian Port of Kandla.
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Cory Brothers goes Dutch

April 29 - April 29 - With effect from May 1, 2016, Cory Brothers Shipping Agency has established a new operation based at the Port of Amsterdam.
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BNSF presses ahead

April 29 - April 29 - BNSF Logistics has coordinated the shipment of a press bolster, weighing 220,000 lb (99.7 tonnes), from a factory in Ontario, Canada to Houston, USA.
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Bahri and Rickmers-Linie agree space charter

April 22 - April 22 - Rickmers-Linie and the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (trading as Bahri Liner) have recently signed a space charter agreement in the trade between the USA, the Red Sea and the Middle East.
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DHL launches US Customs brokerage system

April 21 - April 21 - DHL Global Forwarding (DHLGF) has been collaborating with software provider Kewill to develop and launch a new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)-compliant Customs brokerage system, in an effort to expedite DHL's customers' Customs entries
Views: 968
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WWL takes third ro-ro ship

April 21 - April 21 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has seen the maiden voyage of Theben, a brand new High Efficiency RoRo (HERO) class vessel, in the Asia-Europe trade.
Views: 1131
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Study shows US cross-border problems

April 21 - April 21 - In the USA, as part of a study on multi-state, multimodal oversize/overweight (OS/OW) transportation for the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the management consulting firm CPCS indexed 72 unique OS/OW regulations, operational restrictions,
Views: 1441
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Another container alliance formed

April 20 - April 20 - CMA CGM, Cosco Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a new container shipping alliance covering the Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean, Asia-Red Sea, Asia-Middle
Views: 1157
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Liquidation for maritime security group

April 20 - April 20 - The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has entered into voluntary administration following a fall in membership.
Views: 1169
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WWPC rocks on in Panama

April 19 - April 19 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) gathered at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City for the network's 16th annual membership conference.
Views: 1364
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Reactor rolls with Lift & Shift

April 18 - April 18 - Lift & Shift (LSPL) has transported and loaded out a 1,535-tonne Larsen & Toubro (L&T) reactor in Hazira, India, destined for a Sasol plant in the USA.
Views: 944
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Another two years of misery, says Drewry

April 14 - April 14 - Drewry predicts that the multipurpose shipping market is not expected to recover until the end of 2017, when it is anticipated that there will be more bulk demand for Handysize tonnage and therefore more breakbulk cargoes for multipurpose vesse
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BNSF handles cable reels

April 14 - April 14 - The Houston Global Project Center (GPC) of BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) has managed the shipment of six cable reels with a total weight of 184,000 lbs (83.46 tonnes) from Europe to a private jetty at the Jensen Beach, FL Power Plant in the USA.
Views: 934
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Hat trick for Berard

April 12 - April 12 - Berard recently transported a 13.6-tonne electrical building from Houston, Texas to Killdeer, North Dakota, using a nine-axle extendable drop deck trailer.
Views: 876
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MACS makes diamond buy

April 12 - April 12 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has purchased the general cargo ship Diamond Land (previously called Calabria) through a group company.
Views: 1213
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Spliethoff in Canadian reshuffle

April 11 - April 11 - Spliethoff Group is integrating BigLift Shipping's Toronto office into its Great Lakes department.
Views: 1150
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Borusan makes Scheuerle buy

April 8 - April 8 - Turkish transport and logistics services provider Borusan Logistik has ordered a Scheuerle rotor blade adapter, which is designed to transport wind turbine blades under difficult conditions.
Views: 974
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Eller joins Talbert

April 7 - April 7 - Indiana, USA headquartered Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Jim Eller as its new west region sales manager.
Views: 1322
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WWPC to gather in Panama

April 4 - April 4 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) will gather at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama from April 13-15 for the network's 16th annual membership conference.
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