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GPA and VPA file agreement

February 27 - February 27 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) have filed the East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).
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Bahri adds Mumbai office

February 27 - February 27 - Shipping company Bahri has opened a branch office in Mumbai to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Indian maritime industry and lay the foundations to offer diverse shipping services to domestic customers.
Views: 1972
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Erring on the side of caution

February 24 - February 24 - Speaking at a recent Journal of Commerce webinar this week, Susan Oatway, associate director of Drewry Maritime Research, outlined some of the challenges, which still face the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 1822
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Liebherr sends three to Puerto Rico

February 23 - February 23 - Three Liebherr cranes that are currently dominating the skyline at Rushbrook, Ireland, are ship-to-shore container handling cranes which are being loaded onto OHT's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Albatross.
Views: 1716
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Logistec USA and GCBE join forces

February 23 - February 23 - Logistec USA has formed a joint venture with Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment (GCBE) - Logistec Gulf Coast - to consolidate and expand its bulk cargo handling services in southeast USA and the Gulf region.
Views: 853
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Barnhart secures lift off

February 23 - February 23 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has been chosen by the USA's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide transportation of a mock-up of the core stage of the agency's rocket for deep space missions, the Space Launch System (SLS)
Views: 1252
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Antonov and Air Charter Service team up

February 22 - February 22 - Air Charter Service (ACS) chartered an Antonov AN-124 to deliver a new engine to a Swiss International Airlines Boeing 777-300 aircraft that was grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing.
Views: 1561
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Cranes get capacity lift

February 21 - February 21 - Grove has unveiled the 100-tonne capacity TMS9000-2 truck crane.
Views: 1019
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Rhenus adds in South Korea

February 20 - February 20 - Following its launch into the South Korean market in November 2016, Rhenus Group has opened an office in Busan.
Views: 1179
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BDP grows in Peru

February 20 - February 20 - BDP International has opened an office in Lima, Peru, supporting the logistics and transportation company's efforts to grow its Latin American presence.
Views: 1835
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A strong start for NWSA

February 20 - February 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) reported a 17 percent growth in container cargo for January, handling 301,105 teu.
Views: 874
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Curtain falls on Hanjin Shipping

February 17 - February 17 - Hanjin Shipping has been declared bankrupt by the Seoul Central District Court earlier today, after suffering from rising debt amid a slowdown in the global shipping market.
Views: 1576
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Forwarders criticise protectionism

February 16 - February 16 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), the umbrella organisation for global freight forwarder associations, has commented on the value of free trade, trade facilitation, and trade development in the wake of
Views: 1771
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Steam rises with Tradelossa

February 15 - February 15 - Tradelossa has completed the installation of components using a 570-tonne capacity strand jack lifting system at the Empalme I combined-cycle power plant in Sonora, Mexico.
Views: 595
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Bolloré handles massive loads

February 15 - February 15 - Bolloré Logistics Chile has handled the transportation of a 155-ton (140.6-tonne) transformer from São Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago in Chile using the Antonov AN-225 aircraft.
Views: 1601
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Atlas Air flies for Asiana Cargo

February 15 - February 15 - Altas Air, an Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings company, has entered into an agreement to operate one of its Boeing 747-400 Freighters for Asiana Cargo.
Views: 612
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Mammoet bulks up in USA

February 14 - February 14 - Mammoet USA has added 23 cranes, with capacity ranging from 65 tons (59 tonnes) to 500 tons (453.5 tonnes), to support clients and plants along the US Gulf Coast.
Views: 1278
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PCN round-up

February 13 - February 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy moving oversized cargo around the globe.
Views: 2492
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LM-100J Super Hercules rolls out

February 13 - February 13 - Lockheed Martin has introduced the latest member of the C-130J Super Hercules family: the LM-100J commercial freighter.
Views: 984
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Saadé replaces Saadé at CMA CGM

February 9 - February 9 - Jacques Saadé has installed his son Rodolphe Saadé as chief executive officer (ceo) of the CMA CGM Group.
Views: 1101
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Peterson partners with Port Cameron

February 9 - February 9 - International energy logistics provider, Peterson, has signed an agreement with Port Cameron to develop a 500-acre (202 ha) deepwater staging port and supply base facility in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 933
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McTyre presses on

February 9 - February 9 - McTyre Trucking Company has delivered a press, with a gross vehicle weight of 357 tonnes, from the Port of Savannah to a stamping facility in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1436
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Seattle appoints interim ceo

February 8 - February 8 - David Soike has been appointed as interim ceo of the Port of Seattle, USA, following the resignation of Ted Fick.
Views: 1115
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First lift for Milwaukee crane

February 7 - February 7 - A 300-ton (272-tonne) capacity Manitowoc crawler crane has made its first lift at the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 1780
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Pan Ocean back on track

February 7 - February 7 - Mandatory disclosures of financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the full 2016 financial year on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) indicate that shipping company Pan Ocean finished its 2016 financial year with a net profit of US
Views: 1888
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SRT's double delivery

February 3 - February 3 - SRT Transportation Solutions has completed two project cargo deliveries, consisting of a 228-tonne press machine and three identical transformers.
Views: 736
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Worldwide slide for clean energy investment

February 3 - February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.
Views: 2038
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Intermarine bursts into Song

February 3 - February 3 - Arkon Shipping & Projects' latest newbuilding, Industrial Song, has been delivered by the shipyard and entered into long-term employment with heavy lift shipping line Intermarine.
Views: 1792
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An ACE deal for OIA

February 2 - February 2 - OIA Global has acquired American Cargo Express (ACE), which it believes will help expand its North American logistics and supply chain services.
Views: 1765
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XLP trio on the move

February 2 - February 2 - Three members of the XLProjects (XLP) network have completed project cargo deliveries to destinations across the world, including Slovakia, Colombia, Vietnam and the USA.
Views: 1903
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SC&RA's conference confirmed

February 1 - February 1 - The 2017 Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) annual conference will take place at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA from April 18-22.
Views: 1104

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