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Kaleido adds Mexican head

May 31 - May 31 - Kaleido Logistics has appointed Hans C. Wurche as general manager of its Mexican operation.
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Fednav reaches 50 in Belgium

May 31 - May 31 - Fednav (Belgium) has celebrated its milestone 50th anniversary, with Mark Pathy, president and ceo of Fednav International Ltd noting that the Fednav office in Belgium has been critical to the development of the shipping company's transatlantic t
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Pasha goes green in LA

May 30 - May 30 - Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals and the Port of Los Angeles are launching the Green Omni Terminal Demonstration Project, a full-scale, real-time demonstration of zero and near-zero emission technologies at a working marine terminal, which they cl
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MPM adds mining machine

May 30 - May 30 - Santiago, Chile based equipment rental company MPM has added a 130-tonne capacity Grove GMK5130-2 crane to its fleet to assist with lifting operations in the country's mining industry.
Views: 920
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Another American sale for Faymonville

May 30 - May 30 - American Heavy Moving & Rigging has acquired 36 axle lines of Faymonville's new DualMAX modular semi-trailer, which can be widened under load.
Views: 588
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Yusen names Mexican head

May 27 - May 27 - Yusen Logistics Mexico has appointed Jordan Dewart as its new president.
Views: 1567
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Huisman adds Singapore simulator

May 27 - May 27 - Huisman has introduced a new crane simulator at its sales and service facility in Singapore, which will be used for regular and customised education and training purposes.
Views: 1137
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PD Ports opens breakbulk quay

May 27 - May 27 - UK port operator PD Ports has declared its 550 m deepwater quay at Teesport open for business following a GBP35 million (USD51.2 million) redevelopment project.
Views: 844
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Choppers land in Jaxport

May 27 - May 27 - Stevedoring company Portus has moved four helicopters through Jaxport's heavy lift and oversize cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 1516
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Cimolai forms transport division

May 27 - May 27 - Italian steel manufacturer Cimolai - which was responsible for the construction of the 16 new Panama Canal lock gates - has established its own dedicated specialised transport division, Cimolai Heavy Lift.
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AAL handles shiploader

May 26 - May 26 - In a series of shipments, multipurpose liner shipping company AAL has completed the delivery of a mobile grain shiploader to Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) where it will be installed at the port's Pacific Terminal, which is run by Canada's largest gr
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Oil majors must remain integrated

May 26 - May 26 - The best way for oil companies to survive the current low prices is to remain integrated, according to Ed Osterwald, senior partner, CEG Europe. Oil companies such as BP that sell refineries when margins are low will suffer more and might not eve
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Hapag-Lloyd postpones AGM

May 25 - May 25 - The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of Hapag-Lloyd have cancelled the company's Annual General Meeting, which was scheduled for June 1, 2016.
Views: 1454
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Walpole up at Schenker

May 18 - May 18 - DB Schenker has appointed Robert Walpole as ceo of its US business, Schenker Inc.
Views: 1300
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GAC names South American head

May 18 - May 18 - GAC North America has appointed Carlos Arrieta as regional commercial director, oil and gas in South America.
Views: 1442
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Breakbulk slides at NWSA

May 18 - May 18 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has posted a 36 percent year-on-year decline in breakbulk cargo volumes during January-April 2016.
Views: 1354
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Pasha to open at Pier 80

May 18 - May 18 - The Port of San Francisco has approved a 15-year agreement for Pasha Automotive Services to provide cargo handling and other terminal services at Pier 80.
Views: 1206
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Safer sulphur levels for WWL

May 17 - May 17 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has launched a new company policy which states that all vessels are to operate using fuel containing sulphur levels of less than 0.1 percent, or equivalent at berth, in all ports across the globe.
Views: 1080
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ALE loads out TLP

May 16 - May 16 - ALE has completed the load out of the Malikai tension leg platform (TLP), which weighed 27,500 tonnes, at Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering in Johor Darul Takzim.
Views: 1458
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AAPA welcomes new bill

May 13 - May 13 - The U.S. Senate has passed the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill for the financial year 2017, by a margin of 90 to eight.
Views: 789
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Container lines form THE Alliance

May 13 - May 13 - Hanjin Shipping, Hapag-Lloyd, "K"Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) and Yang Ming have partnered to form THE Alliance - a new container shipping alliance covering East-West trade lanes.
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Users hail CombiMAX reliability

May 11 - May 11 - According to Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville, its CombiMAX trailer has been extremely well received by the heavy transportation industry, delivering flexibility, speed and efficiency for its users.
Views: 1043
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BNSF targets Mexico

May 11 - May 11 - BNSF Logistics has established a new subsidiary in Mexico - BNSF Railway Servicios de Logistica.
Views: 1180
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WCA Projects on cloud nine

May 10 - May 10 - Nine members of the WCA Projects network have recently completed a number of complex project moves worldwide.
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Celtic handles GE turbines

May 10 - May 10 - Celtic Shipping Agencies was recently contracted by GE Wind to handle wind turbine components shipped from Turkey to Ireland.
Views: 1335
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Erickson to electrify Brucejack mine

May 10 - May 10 - Rokstad Power has contracted Erickson for heavy lift delivery services to the Brucejack mine in Stewart, British Columbia, Canada, utilising its S64 Erickson Aircrane helicopter.
Views: 1166
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Crane issues discussed at ICSA

May 5 - May 5 - Industry representatives gathered for the 2016 meeting of the International Crane Stakeholder Assembly (ICSA) at the Novotel Munchen Messe in Munich, Germany on April 13, 2016.
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High brings crane back

May 5 - May 5 - High Logistics has shipped crane parts back to the USA from Lithuania on a Hapag-Lloyd ship after the machine was used in the disassembly of the Ignalina nuclear power plant.
Views: 1210
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Port Manatee offers workshops

May 4 - May 4 - The International Trade Hub at Port Manatee has started a series of workshops aimed at encouraging innovative commercial ties with European and Latin American businesses.
Views: 1551
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AmQuip and Maxim to merge

May 3 - May 3 - North American private equity firm Apollo Global Management has signed agreements to acquire and merge together AmQuip Crane Rental and Maxim Crane Works.
Views: 1881
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NWSA goes Green

May 3 - May 3 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has signed up to participate in Green Marine - North America's voluntary environmental certification programme for the maritime industry.
Views: 1132
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GAC plays it by ear

May 3 - May 3 - GAC has coordinated the shipment of a 3.5-tonne sculpture of Van Gogh's ear from Poland to New York, USA.
Views: 974
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Houston calling for Damen

May 3 - May 3 - Damen Shipyards Group has a new branch office in Houston, Texas, operating as Damen North America and representing the Damen Shipyards Newbuild, and Damen Shiprepair & Conversion businesses across North America and Canada.
Views: 833
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Conquest gives Allseas a lift

May 2 - May 2 - Conquest Offshore was contracted by Allseas Group to replace the pipelaying vessel Allseas Solitaire's 300-tonne capacity crane with a new 850-tonne capacity Huisman crane at the Dutch Offshore Base in Amsterdam.
Views: 1119

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