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Mallory Alexander names admin chief

August 31 - August 31 - Robert E. Mallory has been appointed chief administrative officer of Mallory Alexander International Logistics.
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BNSF moves press across states

August 30 - August 30 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston has coordinated the transport of a large automotive press from Lafayette, Indiana to Georgetown, Kentucky in the USA.
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Combi Lift opens US hub

August 30 - August 30 - Combi Lift has established a US subsidiary - Combi Lift America - based in Houston, Texas.
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Intermarine receives first Ecolift ship

August 30 - August 30 - Intermarine has taken delivery of the 12,500 dwt multipurpose vessel Industrial Skipper, which was constructed at Shandong Huanghai shipyard in Rongcheng, China.
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DHL inks racing car contract

August 26 - August 26 - A new partnership agreement has been signed by DHL and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), which will see the logistics provider organise the shipment of the teams' motor sport materials and equipment to the overseas events.
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Dolphins stadium gets a lift

August 25 - August 25 - Maxim Crane Works is employing a fleet of Manitowoc crawler cranes as part of the construction of the new Miami Dolphins football stadium in the USA.
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Milwaukee steps up for Emmert

August 22 - August 22 - Emmert International has arranged for the transportation of a 295 tonnes (650,000 lbs) press from Canada on a McKeil Marine deck barge across the Great Lakes through the Port of Milwaukee to a Scot Forge plant in Illinois.
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JAXPORT gets heavy lift of its own

August 22 - August 22 - In the USA, JAXPORT's ongoing investment could be seen as three container cranes arrived at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal aboard the ZPMC semi-submersible ship, Zhen Hua 14, which departed from Shanghai, China in early June. They wi
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PPG milestone

August 19 - August 19 - Project forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG), is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary on August 27.
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Grove crane in Paradise

August 17 - August 17 - Crane and heavy transport service provider, DCH Crane, has taken delivery of a Grove GMK5250L in a move to enhance the mobility of its fleet.
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Crowley names strategy VP

August 16 - August 16 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Eric Evans to vice president of strategy, a newly-created position that will focus on facilitating long-term growth through external business partnerships, including mergers and acquisitions.
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Scheuerle SPMTs on the move in Mexico

August 15 - August 15 - Trasportes y Gruas Aguado has transported two distillation columns for the petrochemical industry weighing 521 and 483 tonnes using its new 24 axle SPMT (self-propelled modular transporter) axle lines.
Views: 734
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DSV USA completes UTi merger

August 12 - August 12 - DSV Air & Sea in the USA has completed the office and IT integration of the former UTi freight forwarding division.
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High five for big blade shipment

August 12 - August 12 - Hamburg based shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has worked together with liner agent Nepa Shipping to arrange the transport of 150 individual wind turbine blades from China to the USA on board the newbuild heavy lift vessel Chipolbrok Atla
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St Lawrence Seaway traffic down

August 11 - August 11 - Falling coal and iron ore volumes on the St Lawrence Seaway contributed to an 11 percent reduction in total tonnage in the first quarter, while steel slabs - up 214 percent - were one of the few cargoes to show growth.
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NWSA benefits from widened Panama Canal

August 11 - August 11 - Officials at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) have welcomed the first call of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL)'s ro-ro vessel Thalatta as an excellent example of how the ports of Seattle and Tacoma will benefit from the widening o
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Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr support solar flight

August 11 - August 11 - Solar Impulse 2's (Si2) historic mission to become the first solar-powered aircraft to circumnavigate the globe was successfully achieved with the logistics support of Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
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NASA balloon recovered by BNSFL

August 11 - August 11 - BNSF Logistics' (BNSFL) global project centre in Houston has recovered a NASA super pressure balloon from a site close to the city of Arequipa in Peru.
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Hydra-Slide transforms in Texas

August 10 - August 10 - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging has used an HT500 skidding system from Hydra-Slide to position two transformers in Texas, USA.
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Wind energy benefits Brownsville

August 10 - August 10 - Wind farm projects continue to flourish in Cameron County and surrounding Texan counties, which the Port of Brownsville says is creating revenue for the US gateway as it continues to handles a host of wind turbine components.
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BNSF presses ahead

August 9 - August 9 - BNSF Logistics' global project team in Houston has coordinated the shipment of a 220,000 lb (99.7-tonne) press bolster from Ontario, Canada to Texas, USA.
Views: 975
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Biomass plant arrives in Brunswick

August 8 - August 8 - Grieg Star's multipurpose vessel Star Lygra has delivered equipment for a biomass plant under construction in Albany to the Port of Brunswick in Georgia, USA.
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Queen B makes Manatee call

August 8 - August 8 - Port Manatee has welcomed World Direct Shipping's new vessel Queen B on its maiden voyage from Mexico to the USA.
Views: 1234
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Berard on the double

August 5 - August 5 - Iberia, Louisiana headquartered Berard Transportation completed the load-out of a 285-tonne module bound for the Gulf of Mexico.
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WCA Projects members on the move

August 5 - August 5 - WCA Projects member, Falcon Logistics Solution, has completed the trial shipment of seven mobile cranes from China to Thailand, with the help of Qingdao Maga International Logistics, reports Yasmin Sinclair.
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Terex begins transition period

August 5 - August 5 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD109.6 million and net sales of USD1.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016, compared with income of USD75.9 million and net sale of USD1.4 billion in the same period of 2015.
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Ritchie Bros makes Petrowsky buy

August 3 - August 3 - Industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros has acquired the business of North Frankin, Connecticut based Petrowsky Auctioneers for USD7 million.
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CLC Projects members kept busy

August 2 - August 2 - Member of CLC Projects representing Malta and Libya, Carmelo Caruana Company, has moved a vast amount of cargo for an LNG power station, writes Yasmin Sinclair.
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Modulift adds Canadian rep

August 1 - August 1 - Modulift has named Ontario based Equipment Corps as its first distributor in Canada.
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Grants awarded to six US ports

August 1 - August 1 - Six TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grants, totalling USD61.8 million, have been awarded to seaports in the USA or projects directly aiding the efficient movement of goods to and from the country's ports.
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