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North America News from November 2016

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ALE in transformer move

November 30 - November 30 - ALE has used its new widening trailers to transport a transformer from Stafford to Ellesmere Port in the UK.
Views: 987
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First for WWL in Japan

November 28 - November 28 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) claims to have become the first ro-ro shipping company to transport breakbulk cargo weighing over 92 tonnes from Japan to the USA.
Views: 1261
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EC green lights Hapag-Lloyd and UASC merger

November 25 - November 25 - The European Commission has approved the merger between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC - subject to certain conditions, including the latter withdrawing from the North Atlantic trade.
Views: 1425
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PCN holds sixth summit

November 25 - November 25 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomed over 175 attendees from more than 70 countries to its sixth annual summit, which took place at the Radisson Blu in Dubai from November 19-21.
Views: 1379
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Korea Line gains Hanjin operation

November 25 - November 25 - South Korean bulk carrier Korea Line - which is owned by the Samra Midas (SM) Group - has acquires the Asia-USA operation of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping.
Views: 1216
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Blue Water delivers to White Rock

November 22 - November 22 - Blue Water Shipping has coordinated the first shipment of wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New South Wales from China to the Port of Newcastle in Australia.
Views: 1627
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Port of Wilmington to expand site

November 18 - November 18 - The Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) and The Chemours Company have signed an agreement, which will see the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, USA purchase Chemours' former Edgemoor site, located to the north of the port's existing facility
Views: 931
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ABC poised for record 2016

November 14 - November 14 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) says that 2016 is already a record-breaking year for the company, following a 30 percent year-on-year growth in tonnage during October to 57,608 tonnes.
Views: 1219
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Traveller visits Southampton

November 14 - November 14 - Höegh Autoliners' pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Höegh Traveller has made its maiden call at the Port of Southampton in the UK.
Views: 1083
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Omega Morgan signs JV with Sarens

November 14 - November 14 - Omega Morgan and and Sarens have formalised their existing partnership by signing a joint venture agreement to provide crane services in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 1610
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Martin Bencher powers ahead in Texas

November 10 - November 10 - Martin Bencher USA has used an LP400 low profile skidding system from Hydra-Slide to help install 24 oversize loads at a power plant in Texas, USA.
Views: 1073
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Vancouver seeks terminal operator

November 9 - November 9 - The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking statements of interest from companies interested in designing, permitting, constructing and operating a high-volume marine facility at the gateway's Terminal 5.
Views: 718
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R.H. Shipping relocates

November 8 - November 8 - Due to the company's growth, R.H. Shipping is moving its corporate office to a new location in Mexico City.
Views: 657
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BIMCO: Record containership scrapping

November 8 - November 8 - Containership demolition has reached an all-time high, as ships with a combined capacity of 500,000 teu have already been scrapped this year, 4.2 times more than the scrapping activity for the same months in 2015, reports The Baltic and Inter
Views: 913
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Four into two for SRT

November 7 - November 7 - SRT Transportation Solutions has executed several interesting projects in the last few months, including two steam generators being relocated across the USA.
Views: 1074
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ABC begins Oslo flights

November 7 - November 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is commencing twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter operations from Oslo to cater for Norway's oil and gas and seafood industries.
Views: 1229
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Factory travels with M&M

November 7 - November 7 - Militzer & Münch has coordinated the delivery of an entire factory that will produce float glass (plate glass made by allowing it to solidify on a layer of molten metal) from various locations in North America, Europe and Asia to a site in Ky
Views: 1170
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Dimerco pumps up the volume

November 7 - November 7 - Dimerco Express Group has coordinated the delivery of 30 tonnes of oversized petrochemical pumps by air for a Chinese oil company from Los Angeles, USA to Tianjin.
Views: 656
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Modulift names Mexican rep

November 3 - November 3 - Modulift has appointed below-the-hook equipment provider Cargo Lift as its first distributor in Mexico.
Views: 927
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Compass completes Afghan airlift

November 3 - November 3 - Aerospace logistics specialist Compass Forwarding has completed the delivery of a Bell 212 Twin Huey utility helicopter from Alberta, Canada to Afghanistan on a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 954
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The heat is on at Manatee

November 3 - November 3 - Port Manatee has handled the export shipment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) heat exchanger, manufactured at Air Products' production facility close to the port in Florida, USA.
Views: 1451
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Terex suffers in challenging market

November 2 - November 2 - Terex Corporation posted income from continuing operations of USD33.3 million in the third quarter of 2016, compared with USD30.3 million in the same period of 2015.
Views: 1449
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Breakbulk container launched

November 1 - CakeBoxx Technologies and ATS International have launched a hybrid shipping container designed to carry breakbulk and oversize cargoes, dubbed the Breakbulk Box.
Views: 1349

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