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Cargolux adds Atlanta

June 30 - June 30 - Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta, USA to its destinations served from Zhengzhou, China (CGO), becoming the second US-destination, after Chicago, to receive direct connections to and from Cargolux's Chinese hub.
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Canaveral's OOG handling sky-rockets

June 30 - June 30 - SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket booster has returned to Port Canaveral, USA on board the drone ship, Of Course I Still Love You, after its successful launch and landing on June 23.
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Delta delivers in Albania

June 29 - June 29 - Delta Maritime has delivered five out-of-gauge (OOG) generator sets (gensets) from Piraeus Port, Greece to Fier in Albania for Bankers Petroleum Albania.
Views: 1322
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FiberMax receives US patent

June 29 - June 29 - DICA has received its first US patent for the manufacturing process of its FiberMax crane pads. DICA states that this new process allows the pads to be a lighter weight than other products.
Views: 1096
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Oxbo adds equipment

June 28 - June 28 - Oxbo Mega Transport Solutions has added a Greiner 250-tonne capacity high beam system and two 13-axle Aspen Perimeter Trailers.
Views: 954
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It's as easy as ABC for Mammoet

June 27 - June 27 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 385-tonne bridge structure in Edmonton, Canada for Supreme Group.
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Demag launches AC 300-6

June 27 - June 27 - Demag has launched the six-axle AC 300-6 all terrain crane, which boasts a 300-tonne lift capacity and features an 80 m main boom.
Views: 937
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Demand drivers give rise to optimism

June 27 - June 27 - Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for vessels in the multipurpose shipping sector, according to global shipping consultancy Drewry.
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CraneWorks goes Demag for five-axle

June 26 - June 26 - Terex Cranes distributor CraneWorks has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5, which Terex claims is one of the first Demag five-axle all terrain cranes in the USA.
Views: 1364
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Metro Ports gains Great Lakes base

June 22 - June 22 - The Ports of Indiana has named Metro Ports as the bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor as of July 1, managing the loading and unloading of shipments for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes, including pr
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Officers elected at Freeport

June 22 - June 22 - Port Freeport, USA has elected Paul Kresta chairman of the port commission and John Hoss as port commission vice chairman.
Views: 874
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UAL launches Latin America service

June 21 - June 21 - Universal Americas Lines, a newly introduced brand within the Universal Africa Lines (UAL) Alliance, has announced a service to Latin America and the Caribbean, departing from the US Gulf with the first sailing scheduled for mid July.
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AD Ports lines up Fujairah development

June 21 - June 21 - Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah, UAE have signed a 35-year concession agreement, granting the former exclusive rights to develop port infrastructure and manage its operations.
Views: 1005
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Cut and dried shipment for Röhlig Spain

June 20 - June 20 - Röhlig Spain, the Spanish sister company of Röhlig Projects, has handled the shipment of a rotary drying machine drum from Spain to Australia, working on behalf of Spain's Rocalor, which supplies direct heated rotary dryers for drying different
Views: 1196
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Tacoma names Vandenberg

June 20 - June 20 - The Port of Tacoma, USA has appointed Jane Vandenberg as director of engineering.
Views: 1295
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HLPFI - May/June 2017 - now available!

June 20 - HLPFI's May/June 2017 digital edition is now available to view and is packed full of useful information. Click here to see more.
Views: 1503
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Port Manatee dedicates rebuilt Berth 9

June 19 - June 19 - Port Manatee's Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads as a result of the completion of a reconstruction project in association with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Views: 1072
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Mustang Cat opts for Shuttlelift

June 16 - June 16 - Shuttlelift has delivered a 100,000-lb (45.4-tonne) capacity SB50 rubber-tyred gantry crane to Mustang Cat Power Systems in Houston, USA.
Views: 902
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MHIA contracts KOG in Texas

June 16 - June 16 - MHIA (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc) has awarded KOG Transport Inc, a member of the Rhenus Group, the contract for Customs clearance and onshore transport for general cargo on its Polymer Project in Texas.
Views: 830
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Nicole Foss completes tug trio

June 14 - June 14 - The final of three tugs designed to operate in the extreme conditions of the Arctic, Nicole Foss, was christened at the Foss Waterway Seaport in Tacoma, USA and will enter service this summer.
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Hebron heads to final position

June 13 - June 13 - The Hebron project has announced that it has commenced the tow-out of the platform from the Bull Arm construction site, Mosquito Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, to the Hebron field in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin, located about 350 km offshore Newfou
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Maxim completes Coast acquisition

June 12 - June 12 - Maxim Crane Works has completed the acquisition of Coast Crane Company, an indirect subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp.
Views: 1660
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Gruber moves rail by sea

June 12 - June 12 - Gruber Logistics has managed the shipment of a Matisa railway ballast cleaner from Porto d'Ascoli, Italy to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 1462
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
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Volga-Dnepr moves in Myanmar

June 9 - June 9 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has used a combination of a Boeing 747 scheduled service and an Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD charter flight to deliver a 12.66-tonne gas turbine to a power station in Yangon, Myanmar.
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More moves for PCN members

June 8 - June 8 - Nonpareil International Freight & Cargo, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Philippines, has transported a kiln shell from Croatia to the Philippines, with assistance from TransOcean Shipping, PCN member in Slovenia, Croatia, Hung
Views: 2882
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WWPC duo deliver in Kenya

June 8 - June 8 - Houston, USA-based BNSF Logistics and Smart Logistics Istanbul in Turkey have arranged the shipment of 23 tons (20.1 tonnes) of cement making equipment to Mombasa, Kenya.
Views: 1493
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Largest Sasol lifts completed

June 7 - June 7 - Mammoet has transported and installed an ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol (EOEG) reactor and wash tower for Sasol's Ethane Cracker and Derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1201
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Mammoet turns around in Texas

June 6 - June 6 - Mammoet USA's Crane Services Division has successfully completed its first turnaround at Pasadena Refining System Inc. (PRSI) in Texas.
Views: 1164
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Edwards adds to its fleet

June 6 - June 6 - Edwards Moving & Rigging, specialists in heavy lifting and multimodal transport solutions, has acquired four six-axle Goldhofer ADDrives, which it claims are the first to be used in the USA.
Views: 1230
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Atlas Air flies for Yangtze

June 6 - June 6 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will lease a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft to Yangtze River Express Airlines on an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.
Views: 663
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LOC Renewables launches

June 5 - June 5 - The LOC Group has launched LOC Renewables, a specialised division to bring the group's broad capabilities to the offshore renewable energy sector.
Views: 1086
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LPL active in Egypt Megaproject

June 2 - June 2 - LPL Group has completed the last installation at a 4.8 GW combined-cycle power plant under construction in Beni Suef, Egypt.
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