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North America News from September 2017

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Baltimore sets new record

September 29 - September 29 - The USA's Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has handled a record amount of containers and general cargo during the fiscal year 2017, which ran from July 1, 2016 through to June 30, 2017.
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Falcon names Ron Jackson

September 27 - September 27 - New York, USA-based Falcon Maritime and Aviation has appointed former Nordana Line vice president Ron Jackson as director of sales.
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PCN members on the move

September 26 - September 26 - Fortune International Transport and Gebrüder Weiss, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have coordinated the transport of a 60-tonne rotor from Italy to St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Jaxport goes green

September 26 - September 26 - Following a nationwide executive search to fill the vacant position, the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida, USA, has named Eric Green as chief executive officer (ceo).
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SAL reflags vessels

September 25 - September 25 = Following Germany-based Harren and Partner's acquisition of SAL Heavy Lift, which was previously owned by Japan's “K” Line, the heavy lift carrier will reflag six of its vessels to the German flag.
Views: 2124
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Mammoet completes Canadian mine

September 21 - September 21 - Mammoet has completed all the major heavy lift operations for the main construction programme of K+S Potash Canada's Bethune Potash mine in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Views: 1085
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Liebherr launches in Lodi

September 20 - September 20 - Liebherr USA has opened a sales and service centre in Lodi, California, as part of its continued expansion in the country.
Views: 959
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Antonov assists with Irma relief

September 18 - September 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported 32 generators from Châteauroux, France to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, onboard one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 1664
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Sparx fly with VD UAC

September 18 - September 18 - Sparx Logistics has signed an agreement of cooperation with Volga-Dnepr Unique Air Cargo (VD UAC), expanding its range of air services to and from Canada.
Views: 945
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Krusel retires at PRPA

September 15 - September 15 - Don Krusel has retired as president and ceo of the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA), Canada, after leading the organisation for 25 years.
Views: 1088
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Africaborg sold and re-delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Royal Wagenborg has announced that the 17,300 dwt multipurpose vessel Africaborg has been sold and delivered to new owners, meaning the Dutch shipping line will no longer charter the vessel.
Views: 1837
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Atlas Air flies for DHL

September 14 - September 14 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) has placed a Boeing 747-400 freighter with DHL Global Forwarding under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance agreement.
Views: 1136
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General Transport delivers in Texas

September 13 - September 13 - General Transport has transported two LNG hyper compressor units and their accessories to a job site in Point Comfort, Texas, USA.
Views: 1376
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PPG celebrates its 10th anniversary

September 12 - September 12 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) held its tenth anniversary conference at the Langham Hotel in Melbourne, Australia from September 6-8.
Views: 614
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Construction continues at Derince

September 11 - September 11 - Turkey's Safiport Derince has commenced piling of its new container terminal, as part of a USD350 million project which will increase the port's 1.8 km berths with a 490 m container berth and a 450 m ro-ro berth.
Views: 1476
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Motor moves to Point Comfort

September 11 - September 11 - Switzerland-based General Transport and BNSF Logistics Canada have transported a motor from the General Electric (GE) factory in Peterborough to the Port of Oshawa, Canada.
Views: 1537
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BNSFL completes Canadian rig move

September 8 - September 8 - BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) Canada has transported a rig from Alberta, Canada to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, USA.
Views: 1125
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Bahri rolls in to the Big Easy

September 8 - September 8 - Bahri Logistics' 26,000 dwt multipurpose ro-ro vessel, Bahri Yanbu, has called at the Port of New Orleans (Port Nola), USA marking the commencement of its ro-con service connecting the port with the Mediterranean, Middle East and India.
Views: 1328
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Bastiaansen steps up at Wagenborg

September 7 - September 7 - Gerard Bastiaansen, previously project manager in Canada, Australia and USA, has succeeded Ton Klijn as ceo of Wagenborg Nedlift.
Views: 1488
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Fairplay Shipping delivers in Germany

September 7 - September 7 - Danish Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Fairplay Shipping recently oversaw the movement of four out-of-gauge (OOG) CO2 production units by truck from Denmark to Bremen, Germany, before being shipped to Algiers, Algeria.
Views: 2434
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Contracts roll in for Dockwise

September 7 - September 7 - Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded a number of marine transport contracts, with a combined contract value of approximately USD50 million.
Views: 1928
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CakeBoxx launches latest box

September 7 - CakeBoxx Technologies will introduce the BreakBulkBoxx 45 ft shipping container at the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Intermodal Expo in Long Beach, USA on September 18.
Views: 1322
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KOG names Flores

September 6 - September 6 - KOG Transport, a heavy-duty transport and project logistics specialist within the Rhenus Group, has appointed Julian Flores as business development Americas executive at its Houston, USA location.
Views: 1467
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Call to arms on ballast water deadline

September 6 - September 6 - Two days before the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention enters into force, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) chairman is calling on all parties to ensure successful implementation.
Views: 1040
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XLP members on the move

September 5 - September 5 - New Zealand-based Freight Traders Limited (FTL) has collaborated with fellow XLProjects (XLP) member Globe Cargo Logistics (GCL) in China, for the transport of equipment to a power station in the USA.
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Blue Water assists Tahkoluoto

September 5 - September 5 - Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the onshore logistics for the 42 MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm project, on behalf of wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy.
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PSC slides underground

September 4 - September 4 - Ohio, USA-headquartered PSC Crane & Rigging has supplied a Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and four newly acquired JS250 jacking load shoes to setup and assemble a boring machine at the Dugway Storage Tunnel in Clevel
Views: 1209
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C.H. Robinson grows with Milgram

September 4 - September 4 - Third party logistics (3PL) company C.H. Robinson has acquired Canadian freight forwarder Milgram & Company for approximately CAD62 million (USD50 million).
Views: 1392
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BNSF Logistics keeps its cool

September 1 - September 1 - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of a cold box from Ohio to Arizona, USA.
Views: 1078

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