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North America News from July 2016

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EXG steels the show

July 29 - July 29 - Mumbai headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) successfully completed the delivery of more than 12,000 freight tonnes of steel structures for a Chinese client.
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Sasol equipment rolls in

July 29 - July 29 - Mammoet has coordinated the unloading of the two largest units - a wash tower and reactor - for Sasol's ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1284
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Seven Waves sails into Lerwick

July 28 - July 28 - Subsea 7's construction vessel Seven Waves has become one of the first ships to use the extended quay at Lerwick Port's deepwater Dales Voe Base in the UK.
Views: 867
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Vancouver extends Vanport lease

July 28 - July 28 - The Port of Vancouver USA's board of commissioners has approved a lease agreement with its long-term tenant Vanport Trucking at a recent meeting.
Views: 1151
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Air Partner names US director

July 27 - July 27 - Air Partner has appointed Seth Rotman as director of business development in the USA.
Views: 1216
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Mammoet expands in US Gulf

July 27 - July 27 - Mammoet USA has opened two new offices on the US Gulf Coast - one in Westlake, Louisiana and the second in Columbus, Mississippi.
Views: 563
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Long Beach re-elects Guzmán

July 27 - July 27 - Lori Ann Guzmán has been re-elected president of the board of harbour commissioners that oversee the Port of Long Beach, USA.
Views: 1333
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Omni Specialized now in operation

July 27 - July 27 - In the USA, Omni Holdings has announced that its Omni Specialized subsidiary is now in full operation after it acquired the flatbed assets of Tennant Truck Lines.
Views: 1130
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SRT doubles up

July 27 - July 27 - Houston headquartered SRT Transportation Solutions completed the multimodal shipment of a 49.07 m long by 4.2 m wide splitter tower using a combination of rail transport, river barge and an ocean class deck barge.
Views: 1130
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SAL in Lone record smash

July 26 - July 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has transported a 1,100-tonne submerged turret production buoy from Batam, Indonesia to the Firth of Forth in Scotland - a 8,733 nautical mile (16,173 km) journey that took just 20 days to complete.
Views: 1347
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DHL signs Madagascan mine deal

July 26 - July 26 - DHL Global Forwarding has entered into a three-year global freight forwarding agreement with Madagascan mining enterprise Ambatovy - a joint venture between Sherritt International Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Korea Resources Corporation
Views: 1352
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GAC inks Team Britannia deal

July 25 - July 25 - GAC has been named official shipping and logistics partner of Team Britannia, which is attempting to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year.
Views: 1298
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Maersk welcomes US chief

July 25 - July 25 - Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) - the US-flag arm of Maersk Line - has appointed William (Bill) Woodhour as its new president, with effect from July 1.
Views: 1123
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Splitter sets sail to US Gulf

July 21 - July 21 - LPL Projects Logistics in Spain has worked together with US headquartered TransProject to load a 275-tonne splitter in Tarragona for delivery to a refinery in Houston.
Views: 1521
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Panalpina responds to oil and gas slump

July 20 - July 20 - Due to the continuing slowdown in the oil and gas business, Panalpina recognised a restructuring cost of CHF26 million (USD26.3 million) in the second quarter of 2016, leaving it with an adjusted consolidated profit of CHF47.9 million (USD48.4 m
Views: 1642
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Breakbulk struggles at NWSA

July 20 - July 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) handled 93,975 tonnes of breakbulk cargo in June - a 36 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 1292
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Qatar adds American flights

July 19 - July 19 - Qatar Airways Cargo has launched freighter services to New York (JFK), USA and Halifax, Canada.
Views: 815
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Strong half for Schiphol

July 19 - July 19 - Freight volumes at Schiphol Cargo - the cargo department of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands - reached 796,801 tonnes in the first six months of 2016, representing a 1.6 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 1151
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WWL welcomes Themis

July 19 - July 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added its fourth neo-Panamax class newbuild vessel, Themis, to its fleet.
Views: 928
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RTL opens in Vladivostok

July 18 - July 18 - Russian logistics specialist RTL has opened a new office in Vladivostok.
Views: 930
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EXG delivers to Malawi

July 18 - July 18 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of 14 earthmoving machines from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Malawi.
Views: 1061
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Chipolbrok moves to C. Steinweg

July 15 - July 15 - In light of the upcoming closure of Buss Hansa Terminal, Chipolbrok has decided to nominate C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal) as its new Hamburg terminal, with effect from September 1.
Views: 1272
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Hotel rises with Manitowoc

July 14 - July 14 - A Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane owned by Central Contractors Service - a division of the ALL Family of Companies - is being used in the construction of a new hotel at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Views: 767
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Jumbo loads crane giants

July 14 - July 14 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairlane has loaded two Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 1501
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NWSA names two

July 13 - July 13 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has appointed Zachary Thomas to lead its operations service centre (OSC) and promoted Bob Meyer to head up port operations and manage safety.
Views: 1198
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GAC wins Pacific Drilling

July 13 - July 13 - Pacific Drilling has appointed GAC North America - Logistics to provide centralised warehousing and distribution services to its two offshore rigs in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1341
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GE delivers to Block Island

July 12 - July 12 - GE Renewable Energy's offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France is completing the production of its first five Haliade offshore wind turbine nacelles, which will be shipped to the USA for installation at the Block Island offshore wind
Views: 737
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NYK ship makes Jaxport call

July 12 - July 12 - NYK's new ro-ro vessel Iris Leader has arrived at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, marking its first ever port call in the USA.
Views: 979
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Qatar Airways flying high

July 11 - July 11 - Qatar Airways Cargo has reported a record 2016 fiscal year, growing to the third-largest cargo operator in the word and increasing its freighter destinations to 54.
Views: 1421
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Manitowoc makes Montreal bridge lift

July 8 - July 8 - Two Manitowoc MLC650 crawler cranes are currently working on a project to replace the Champlain Bridge, which spans the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Canada.
Views: 992
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Vornholt to stay at Milwaukee

July 8 - July 8 - Paul Vornholt has secured an additional four-year term as director of the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 1128
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ALE toasts crane work

July 6 - July 6 - ALE's Middle East branch is currently managing the delivery and installation of a variety of port cranes in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Togo and Guatemala.
Views: 1391
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Modul on track with Cuban shipments

July 5 - June 5 - Russia based project logistics specialist Modul is currently engaged in the delivery of railway equipment to Port Mariel in Cuba.
Views: 1272
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Terex makes dual delivery

July 5 - July 5 - Scotland's Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane; while Canada based Guay has received a new Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck crane.
Views: 1027
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ABC adds Cambodian call

July 4 - July 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has introduced a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, with effect from July 5.
Views: 1013
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Mallory Alexander names Onofrio

July 1 - July 1 - Claudio Onofrio has been appointed vice president of global business development for Mallory Alexander International Logistics.
Views: 1315

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