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North America News from April 2017

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Port of Palm Beach signs ten-year contract

April 28 - April 28 - The Port of Palm Beach District approved a new ten-year contract with its largest tenant, Tropical Shipping, in an agreement that includes options for both parties to extend the partnership with four five-year terms.
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OL obtains Orion

April 27 - April 27 - OL International has acquired Orion Marine - a project steamship agent specialising in delivering project, oversized and hazardous cargo.
Views: 905
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Xellz expands by five

April 26 - April 26 - Xellz has announced the opening of five offices at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1404
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G2 Ocean to go live

April 24 - April 24 - The joint venture between Gearbulk and Grieg Star - G2 Ocean - will begin operations on May 1, 2017.
Views: 2089
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Port Manatee extends Veracruz link

April 21 - April 21 - Port Manatee has extended its agreement with World Direct Shipping to maintain its weekly service between the Florida Gulf Coast port and the Mexican state of Veracruz, for up to five more years.
Views: 1004
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Luttfring joins Talbert

April 21 - April 21 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Bob Luttfring as its southeast regional sales manager.
Views: 1267
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Eastland joins Seko Logistics

April 20 - April 20 - John Eastland has been appointed president of Seko Logistics' aerospace and aviation division.
Views: 1679
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Grimaldi goes down Mexico way

April 19 - April 19 - The Grimaldi Group has launched a direct service to Mexico, dedicated to the transport of cars, rolling freight and project cargo
Views: 957
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GSL gains Demag

April 19 - April 19 - Mexico-based crane and logistics company Gruas y Soluciones Logisticas (GSL) has added a Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1240
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Ex-Im Bank to get full functionality?

April 18 - April 18 - In the USA, many have welcomed President Trump's announcement last Friday naming former Congressmen Scott Garrett and Spencer Bachus as nominees to the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) board of directors.
Views: 1382
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Senior lifts at Crane Worldwide

April 18 - April 18 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed six vice presidents (vp), which it claims demonstrates an increased focus on services and tailored supply chain solutions.
Views: 1612
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Cordero called in at Long Beach

April 18 - April 18 - The Port of Long Beach, USA, has appointed Mario Cordero as the port's executive director.
Views: 1298
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ABS braves it in Houston

April 18 - April 18 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has broken ground on the development of its global headquarters, CityPlace 2, in Houston, USA.
Views: 996
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Indiana opens season with a Briese

April 14 - April 14 - The first ocean vessel of the year arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor - the 413 ft (125.8 m) heavy lift vessel BBC Mont Blanc marking the official opening of the international shipping season.
Views: 1507
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Emirates' sees a flying boat

April 14 - April 14 - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported the New Zealand Aotearoa - Emirates Team New Zealand's race boat - from Auckland to Bermuda for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup sailing competition which will begin in late Ma
Views: 838
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GPA marches to a new record

April 12 - April 12 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported a 9.8 percent increase in total tonnage across all of its terminals in March, 2017, moving 2.89 million tons (2.62 million tonnes), marking the busiest March in the authority's history.
Views: 989
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An Ace loading in Mumbai

April 11 - April 11 - Ace Trading & Logistics, an India-based freight and project cargo forwarding company, has loaded a yacht on board Bahri's ro-ro vessel, Bahri Jazan, at Mumbai Port, India from where it was shipped to Savannah, USA.
Views: 1519
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ABC adds Taipei

April 11 - April 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched its 12th destination in the Asia Pacific region with a twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter service to Taipei, Taiwan.
Views: 1524
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SOL is sailing with seven

April 11 - April 11 - Swedish Orient Line (SOL) has increased the capacity and sailing frequency of its Gothenburg, Sweden - Zeebrugge, Belgium service due to the high growth and demand of cargo on this route.
Views: 1014
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Mammoet moves MCHE

April 10 - April 10 - Mammoet has completed the transportation and installation of a main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefaction project in southwest Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1506
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Ryan in as ABC vice president

April 10 - April 10 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has promoted Vince Ryan to the post of vice president, North and South America.
Views: 1414
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WaterFront expands

April 7 - April 7 - Global ship agency WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has expanded by adding five new network partners across North and South America as well as the UK, in a move that provide it with a further 57 offices and access to more than 400 staff
Views: 1792
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Vancouver breaks tonnage record

April 6 - April 6 - The Port of Vancouver USA handled more than 7.49 million tonnes of cargo during 2016 - eight percent more than the port's 2015 record of 6.95 million tonnes.
Views: 826
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Terex books 27-crane order from Bigge

April 6 - April 6 - Bigge Crane and Lifting, headquartered in San Leandro, USA , has ordered 27 new Terex cranes that will join its rental fleet over the next several months.
Views: 927
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FLS moves in Myanmar

April 6 - April 6 - FLS Projects has completed the discharging operations for ten heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) modules, shipped from South Korea and Vietnam to a 250 MW combined cycle project in Myingyan, Myanmar.
Views: 1585
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Spliethoff off to Veracruz

April 6 - April 6 - Following the end of Nordana/Weco's 60 year-old service from the Mediterranean to the Americas, shipping line Spliethoff has revealed that it is extending its Medliner service to include a direct call at Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 1786
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Silk Way West adds fifth B747-8F

April 6 - April 6 - Boeing has delivered a fifth B747-8 Freighter to Silk Way West Airlines, completing the airline's fleet modernisation programme.
Views: 1123
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Mammoet expands in Peace

April 5 - April 5 - Mammoet Canada has opened a branch operation in Grande Prairie, in the Peace River Country.
Views: 1519
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Schneider goes for IPO

April 5 - April 5 - Green Bay, USA-based trucking company, Schneider National has launched an initial public offering (IPO) of 28,947,000 shares of its Class B common stock, at an anticipated IPO price between USD18 and USD20 per share.
Views: 1142
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VGM nine months on

April 5 - April 5 - Nine months on since the implementation of the SOLAS amendment requiring the verified gross mass of packed containers (VGM) to be obtained and communicated prior to loading on board a ship at the point of export, anecdotes abound - and do not im
Views: 1240
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Meritor launches heavy haulage axle

April 3 - April 3 - In the USA, Troy, Michigan-based axle giant, Meritor has launched its new P600 Series Tridem heavy haulage planetary axle.
Views: 1298
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LNG tanks ready at Jaxport

April 3 - April 3 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has seen the arrival and installation of two 260-tonne cryogenic liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks onto their foundations at Crowley Maritime Corporation's new shoreside fuelling facility on Tall
Views: 1273

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