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Cargolux adds new 747-8F

September 30 - September 30 - Cargolux Airlines has taken delivery of a new Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 741
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Drewry 'even more pessimistic'

September 30 - September 30 - Drewry analyst Susan Oatway has said that she is even more pessimistic than she was six months ago about the outlook for the heavy lift and multipurpose market over the next couple of years.
Views: 1037
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Downturn sees Hansa shift focus

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift is responding to difficult market conditions by focusing on specialised transport and installation projects, rather than bread-and-butter project shipments.
Views: 1145
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Bahri looks to US expansion

September 30 - September 30 - Bahri intends to develop and expand its business in the American market, with the opening of a second US office in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1221
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Antonov gets US flight exemptions

September 28 - September 28 - Ukrainian operator Antonov Company (Antonov Airlines) has been granted broad air charter exemptions for flights to and from the USA by the US Department of Transportation (US DOT).
Views: 777
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Mejia on board at Dan-Gulf

September 28 - September 28 - Dan-Gulf Shipping, which is based in New Orleans, USA, has appointed Alberto Mejia as vice president in the company's liner department.
Views: 866
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Bahri secures Qualship 21 accreditation

September 27 - September 27 - Saudi Arabia headquartered shipping line Bahri has been enrolled into the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Qualship 21 programme.
Views: 791
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Antwerp opens new port house

September 26 - September 26 - The Antwerp skyline has been changed with the inauguration of the city's new port house.
Views: 568
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Return cargo contract at Everett

September 22 - September 22 - Forest Marketing Enterprises (Formark) has been working with Eastern Car Liner (ECL) to deliver logs from the Port of Everett to Japan.
Views: 566
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Long Beach names interim ceo

September 21 - September 21 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners is holding a meeting today to consider the appointment of Duane Kenagy as the Port of Long Beach's interim chief executive officer, following the resignation of Jon Slangerup.
Views: 742
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ABC adds Seattle flights

September 21 - September 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow, Russia to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the USA.
Views: 738
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Logistics Plus moves tank quartet

September 21 - September 21 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of four 1,038-tonne gas tanks from Ulsan, South Korea to Portland in Oregon, USA.
Views: 972
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NWSA posts breakbulk slide

September 20 - September 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recorded a 29 percent year-on-year drop in breakbulk volumes for the period covering January - August 2016.
Views: 728
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Canadian breakbulk terminal planned

September 19 - September 19 - The Port of Prince Rupert has signed a feasibility assessment agreement with SSA Marine and its subsidiary, Western Stevedoring, to explore the viability of a breakbulk and bulk terminal located on Kaien Island.
Views: 518
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Daimler unveils North American flagship

September 19 - September 19 - Daimler Trucks North America has presented its new heavy-duty Freightliner Cascadia, which it says is the most advanced truck it has ever produced.
Views: 335
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Bragg to host Lift & Move USA

September 16 - September 16 - Bragg Companies will host over 750 students at the fourth Lift & Move USA event on November 2, 2016 at its headquarters in Long Beach, California.
Views: 605
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Samson director steps down

September 15 - September 15 - Terry Crump will officially retire from his position as director of sales at US rope manufacturer Samson on September 30, 2016.
Views: 303
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Logistics Tech Accelerator demo day held

September 15 - September 15 - Kaleido has held a demo day for its Logistics Tech Accelerator programme at Rocket Space's offices in San Francisco, USA.
Views: 481
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Maxim acquires Essex Crane crawlers

September 15 - September 15 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Essex Crane Rental's core fleet of crawler cranes, and added five new branches to its roster.
Views: 1134
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TBM moves with Hydra-Slide

September 15 - September 15 - Yu Sin Engineering has used a Hydra-Slide HT300 skidding system to move a tunnel boring machine (TBM) underground for a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 924
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Straightpoint adds US dealers

September 14 - September 14 - Straightpoint has named three new distributors in the USA: The Scale People and Cooper Instruments & Systems in Virginia; and R.D. Jacobs Company in Florida.
Views: 495
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Silk Way adds new Boeing

September 14 - September 14 - Silk Way West Airlines has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 718
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First for Pasha at Pier 80

September 13 - September 13 - The first ship has called at Pier 80 since Pasha Automotive Services was awarded a 15-year lease to operate the 69 acre (27.9 ha) terminal by the Port of San Francisco in May 2016.
Views: 568
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New Bedford hailed as offshore wind hub

September 13 - September 13 - The Baker-Polito Administration has signed a letter of intent with Dong Energy, Deepwater Wind and OffshoreMW to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in Massachusetts, USA as a staging and deployment location for future offshore w
Views: 579
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Straightline brings airship to Alaska

September 13 - September 13 - UK based hybrid airship owner and operator Straightline Aviation has formed a partnership with Alaskan remote site logistics provider PRL Logistics to introduce Lockheed Martin's first heavy lift hybrid airship, LMH-1.
Views: 786
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LM-100J production makes progress

September 13 - September 13 - Production of the first LM-100J commercial freighter is making significant progress at Lockheed Martin's facility in the USA.
Views: 686
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BNSF transforms in Florida

September 12 - September 12 - BNSF Logistics has coordinated the transport of a 440,000 lb (199-tonne) transformer from the Port of New Orleans to the FPL Levee substation in Florida.
Views: 527
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ITI to launch crane simulator

September 9 - September 9 - Industrial Training International (ITI) is developing a virtual reality mobile crane simulator product, which it plans to unveil at Conexpo in March 2017.
Views: 811
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Long Beach ceo resigns

September 9 - September 9 - Port of Long Beach ceo Jon Slangerup will resign from the US gateway on October 28.
Views: 464
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NACR opens Florida hub

September 9 - September 9 - North American Crane & Rigging (NACR) has begun operations at its new southeast division headquarters in Lakeland, Florida.
Views: 749
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All eyes on Barnhart

September 9 - September 9 - Construction services company Rentenbach contracted heavy lift specialist Barnhart to lift a huge four-screen television structure, weighing 700 tons (635 tonnes), at the Bristol Motor Speedway track venue in Bristol, Tennessee, USA.
Views: 758
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OHL becomes Geodis

September 8 - September 8 - After being acquired by Geodis in 2015, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL) has now been fully rebranded under the Geodis name.
Views: 1016
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Petrasco ships to Caspian

September 8 - September 8 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the transport of subsea blowout preventers from the USA to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1012
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Mammoet in Freeport LNG win

September 7 - September 7 - Mammoet has been awarded the transportation contract for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Freeport, Texas.
Views: 476
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Bragg ups crane capacity

September 7 - September 7 - Long Beach, California headquartered Bragg Crane Service has taken delivery of two Liebherr LR1750/2 crawler cranes, which have been put to work across the USA.
Views: 720
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Krehbiel named Longview ceo

September 2 - September 2 - Norm Krehbiel has been elected as chief executive officer (ceo) at the Port of Longview, Washington state, USA.
Views: 759
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IT makes for safer and greener shipping

September 2 - September 2 - Höegh Autoliners is currently adding new pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) to its fleet, which are fitted with advanced information technology (IT) systems.
Views: 803
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WWPC duo moves cement mill

September 2 - September 2 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston coordinated the transportation of a cement mill from Europe to Africa.
Views: 949
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NorSea makes offshore wind commitment

September 1 - September 1 - NorSea Group has established an offshore wind company in Denmark, NSG Wind, which it says will provide a full range of industry services.
Views: 706
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Air Partner appoints Katsouris

September 1 - September 1 - UK based air charter broker Air Partner has named Alexander Katsouris as business development manager for its freight division.
Views: 549
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Vancouver receives Fednav first

September 1 - September 1 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed the cargo ship Federal Iris on its maiden voyage to the USA.
Views: 549

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