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Cranes on the double

May 31 - May 31 - Intermarine's recent delivery of two mobile harbour cranes marked the start of Yilport Holding's investment in Ecuador's Puerto Bolivar container terminal.
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Tranformers skid to final position

May 30 - May 30 - Hydra-Slide's hydraulic skidding systems, supplied and operated by M&J Total Transport & Rigging (TTR), have been utilised in the Maritime Link project in Canada.
Views: 938
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Asia Energy Logistics pulls out of semi-sub deal

May 30 - May 30 - HLPFI understands that Hong Kong-based Asia Energy Logistics (AEL) has backed away from a previously announced deal that it would be buying GPO Grace, a 65,000-dwt semi-submersible newbuilding, launched in December last year at China Shipbuilding
Views: 1171
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Peking to cross the atlantic

May 26 - May 26 - Bremen-based Combi Lift has been chosen as the logistics partner of Stiftung Hamburg Maritim (Hamburg Maritime Foundation) for the transport of the historic windjammer Peking.
Views: 1380
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Kenagy named deputy

May 24 - May 24 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Duane Kenagy as its deputy executive director.
Views: 1276
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FLS discharges in NOLA

May 24 - May 24 - FLS Projects USA has discharged air filter equipment, with a volume of 2,200 cu m, in New Orleans.
Views: 877
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BBC launches Euro-Gulf service

May 22 - May 22 - BBC Chartering will launch the BBC Euro-Gulf Express Line service, departing every fortnight from Europe to the US Gulf, starting in mid-June, 2017.
Views: 1562
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Fagioli slides to replace

May 22 - May 22 - Fagioli has utilised its 500-ton (453.6-tonne) capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and other rigging equipment to remove and replace a 230,000 lb (104.3-tonne) pipe bending machine.
Views: 1304
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Kalitta takes a Boeing

May 19 - May 19 - USA-based Kalitta Air has taken delivery of the first of two leased Boeing 747-400Fs from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
Views: 578
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MACS appoints Swedish agent

May 19 - May 19 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Aseco AB as its agent in Sweden.
Views: 1628
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UYT loads in Everglades

May 18 - May 18 - United Yacht Transport (UYT) has loaded 19 yachts on board Intermarine's heavy lift vessel Industrial Guide in Port Everglades, USA.
Views: 2084
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National and Navitrans fly around the world

May 18 - May 18 - National Airlines and Navitrans USA have launched a weekly scheduled round-the-world (RTW) freighter service utilising a Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 1215
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Spliethoff sets sail to Sagunto

May 17 - May 17 - Following the extension of its Medliner service into Veracruz, Mexico, Spliethoff has added the Port of Sagunto, Spain to the schedule.
Views: 886
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Tidewater to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

May 15 - May 15 - Hampered by a global slowdown in oil-drilling activity and a prolonged slump in oil prices, New Orleans, USA-based Tidewater Inc announced that it will file a prepackaged bankruptcy plan aimed at removing USD1.6 billion in debt.
Views: 906
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Malaysia to lift cabotage rules

May 15 - May 15 - Effective June 1, 2017, the government of Malaysia will abolish its cabotage restrictions on routes between East Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak and Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan).
Views: 1075
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Rhenus expands global services

May 15 - May 15 - The Rhenus Group will increase the number of its business sites in the Asia/Pacific region by more than ten percent during 2017 to support the expansion of its sea and airfreight business divisions.
Views: 1589
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Commissioners continue at Freeport

May 12 - May 12 - John Hoss and Shane Pirtle will retain their seats on the Port Freeport Commission, in the USA, serving six-year terms.
Views: 757
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Jones Act changes postponed

May 12 - May 12 - In a sharp reversal for US offshore service companies, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) withdrew its proposed changes to Jones Act rules that could have shut the door to foreign-flag operators in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1245
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Mammoet expands in USA with acquisition

May 12 - May 12 - Mammoet has acquired USA-based George Young Company, which specialises in rigging, machinery installation and heavy hauling.
Views: 1520
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Antonov plans US expansion

May 11 - May 11 - Antonov Airlines has confirmed that it will establish a presence in the USA and Hong Kong as part of its ambitious international expansion plans.
Views: 1709
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SC&R appoints officers

May 9 - May 9 - During its annual conference in Arizona, USA the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) appointed officers to its SC&R Foundation - its non-profit organisation promoting research projects, scholarships, grants, and education in the hea
Views: 1725
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WWL is shipshape in Bristol

May 9 - May 9 - To support increased cargo flows from the UK, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added the Port of Bristol as a regular call on its Europe to the US West Coast service.
Views: 1054
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Maxim eyes up Coast acquisition

May 8 - May 8 - Maxim Crane Works and Essex Rental Corp have entered into a stock purchase agreement, in which Maxim will acquire Coast Crane Company, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Essex.
Views: 1648
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XLP members keeping busy

May 4 - May 4 - FLS Projects in Taiwan, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, has delivered an oversized plastic forming machine, with accessories, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 2398
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PLA raises membership in Antwerp

May 3 - May 3 - The Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) network held its first annual event, with 40 members attending the meeting in Antwerp, Belgium last week.
Views: 1733
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Daseke builds open-deck trucking group

May 3 - May 3 - Daseke Inc, one of the largest owners of open-deck transportation equipment in North America, is merging with fellow open-deck truck operators The Schilli Cos and Big Freight Systems Inc.
Views: 1410
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Mammoet moves for Phillips 66

May 3 - May 3 - Mammoet has completed a lift of coke drums at the Phillips 66 Lake Charles refinery in Louisiana, USA with its 5,000-ton (4535.9-tonne) capacity PTC 140 crane.
Views: 1131
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Berard doubles up

May 2 - May 2 - Berard has transported a 67-tonne boiler from Mississippi to Nevada, USA utilising a 12-axle Trail King specialised trailer and a Peterbilt tractor.
Views: 1349
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Cargolux profits tumble in volatile 2016

May 1 - May 1 - Cargolux Airlines carried almost 1 million tonnes of cargo on its global freight network during a volatile 2016. However, the carrier's profit fell some 90 percent year-on-year from USD49 million in 2015 to USD5.5 million in 2016; revenues fell by
Views: 1666
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Port promotions in the USA

May 1 - May 1 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Elizabeth Gotelli as chief financial and administrative officer (cfao).
Views: 1632

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