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North America News from October 2016

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Horizon opens at Jaxport

October 31 - October 31 - Horizon Terminal Services has commenced operations at the Port of Jacksonville in Florida, USA.
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Mammoet in tandem exchanger lift

October 31 - October 31 - Mammoet has installed the main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on the US Gulf Coast, which currently comprises three LNG trains.
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Parrott flies to top at Metro Ports

October 28 - October 28 - Metro Ports has appointed David Parrott as its new director of operations for the US Gulf and East Coast.
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Cargolux adds Oslo stop

October 28 - October 28 - Cargolux is beginning a weekly service from Oslo, Norway to Luxembourg, on its flight C85022 from New York, effective November 1.
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Harren & Partner in Caribbean expansion

October 27 - October 27 - Harren & Partner has established a new office in Kingston, Jamaica, which comprises three companies, H&P Ship Management Office Kingston, H&P Caribbean Maritime Services and the newly founded German Ship Repair Jamaica - a joint venture betwe
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Crowley progresses with Puerto Rico project

October 24 - October 24 - Crowley Maritime Corporation said it is progressing with the construction of two con-ro ships, which will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
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GAC shuffles American management

October 21 - October 21 - GAC North America - Logistics has appointed Paul Fardy as managing director to succeed Claus Schensema, who has been named director, general freight.
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Atlantic Sea christened in Liverpool

October 21 - October 21 - Yesterday, October 20, Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) third newbuild container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel, Atlantic Sea, was christened by HRH Princess Anne at the UK's Port of Liverpool.
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Coordinadora in global expansion

October 20 - October 20 - Spain headquartered Coordinadora has established new offices in Abu Dhabi, Chile and Peru as part of its strategic growth plan.
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Jaxport in Puerto Rico power move

October 19 - October 19 - Stevedoring company SSA Cooper has loaded two turbine rotors at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, bound for a power plant in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Mustonen named NR Rail head

October 18 - October 18 - Harri Mustonen has been appointed managing director of NR Rail - the newly created company jointly owned by Finland's Nurminen Logistics and Russia based Rustranscom.
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Volga-Dnepr delivers Boeing part

October 17 - October 17 - A large production component for a Boeing 767 aircraft has been delivered from Japan to Paine Field Airport in Washington, USA on board a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighter, as part of the long-term logistics support agreement between
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Nine Boeing 767 conversions for Atlas Air

October 13 - October 13 - Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings have announced an order to convert nine 767 passenger aircraft into Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Four of the orders were previously announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July, attr
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Big crane comes to Caribbean

October 12 - October 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered an LHM 600 mobile harbour crane to Kingston Wharves in Jamaica.
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Mallory makes for Miami

October 11 - October 11 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has opened a new office and warehouse in Miami, Florida, USA.
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US clears Konecranes-Terex deal

October 11 - October 11 - Konecranes has received clearance from the committee on foreign investment in the USA for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
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Port NOLA strengthens Cuban ties

October 11 - October 11 - The Port of New Orleans has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cuba, which pledges to expand trade and commerce opportunities between Louisiana and the Caribbean nation.
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Drewry releases latest multipurpose report

October 7 - October 7 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, "the last three months have been some of the worst the multipurpose and project carrier sector has endured in living memory".
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New York Wheel components begin rolling

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has transported four legs to the USA for the construction of the New York Wheel, which will stand at 192 m tall when complete.
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Longview claims ship-to-rail first

October 6 - October 6 - The Port of Longview claims to be the first port in the USA to have discharged wind turbine blades directly from a vessel onto rail cars.
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FOX Brasil on the boil

October 6 - October 6 - Project logistics provider FOX Brasil has coordinated the door-to-door delivery of a 56-tonne boiler from the USA to Salvador, Brazil.
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Crosby to sell Tycan chains

October 5 - October 5 - USA based manufacturer Crosby has been named global provider of Norway based Load Solutions' fibre lashing chain, Tycan.
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ALE in transatlantic transformation

October 5 - October 5 - ALE has transported a 249-tonne transformer from Stafford, UK to Gillam in Manitoba, Canada - a distance of almost 6,000 miles (9,656 km).
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Target arrives at Jaxport

October 3 - October 3 - Jaxport has welcomed Höegh Autoliners' pure care and truck carrier (PCTC), Höegh Target, to its Blount Island Marine Terminal.
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Coalition pushes for further Ex-Im bank action

October 3 - October 3 - Despite the fact that reauthorisation of the US Export Import Bank (Ex-Im) finally passed both houses of Congress with strong majorities last year, the ability of the American credit finance agency to regain full operational efficiency remains
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Staff shortages drive longer project life cycles

October 3 - October 3 - The length of capital expenditure (capex) project life cycles - from initial definition and funding authorisation, through to detailed engineering, procurement of materials, components, transport and logistics services, and construction - has
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