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Jumbo deals direct in Canada

October 30 - October 30 - Jumbo Maritime has ended its exclusive agency agreement with Project Transport & Trading (PTT) in Canada.
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Bloodhound set to take off

October 30 - October 30 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will utilise one of its Boeing 747 freighters to transport the Bloodhound SSC to Hakskeen Pan, South Africa in 2018, where it will attempt to set a new world land speed record and break through the 1,000 mph (1,609.4 kph)
Views: 1191
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Everett authorises modernisation project

October 27 - October 27 - The Port of Everett commission in the USA has authorised the second phase of the south terminal wharf modernisation project.
Views: 1409
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Marseille debuts ro-ro ramp

October 27 - October 27 - The largest ro-ro ramp in France is now operational at Marseille Fos following a EUR2.7 million (USD3.13 million) eight-month build that was managed by the Marseille Fos port authority in support of a nuclear energy construction project.
Views: 1444
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New Bedford deepens ties to offshore wind

October 26 - October 26 - Deepwater Wind plans to use the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal at the Port of New Bedford, USA as its base of operations for its Revolution Wind project.
Views: 1044
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Legislation targets the Jones Act

October 26 - October 26 - In the USA, four bills are currently pending in Congress to repeal or limit the reach of the Jones Act, including three that are focused upon relief efforts to assist Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Views: 1038
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ALS wastes no time in the UK

October 26 - October 26 - ALS' project team in the UK has handled the shipment of materials, oversized equipment and containers, from over ten countries, to an incinerator plant in Hull, UK.
Views: 1346
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Jaxport adds to board

October 24 - October 24 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport), USA has appointed new officers to its board of directors.
Views: 1426
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MacGregor moves at DPH

October 23 - October 23 - Diversified Port Holdings (DPH)/Patriot Rail, the parent company of Seaonus and Portus, has appointed Scott MacGregor as vice president of operations.
Views: 1499
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Camp fires up at Sims

October 23 - October 23 - Florida, USA-based Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Ryan Camp as vice president - corporate services, responsible for the company's sourcing, procurement and supplier relations as well as fleet asset management and business development.
Views: 1740
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CLA adds second scheduled service

October 19 - October 19 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has introduced its second scheduled air cargo service with a weekly route connecting Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Views: 1868
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 2157
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Compressor flies with Antonov

October 17 - October 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan using its fleet of AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 1677
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Portlog and Polytra move in Mexico

October 17 - October 17 - Mexico-based Portlog International and Belgium-based Polytra have transported rotation equipment from Monterrey, Mexico to Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1105
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The Price is right at Longview

October 13 - October 13 - The Port of Longview, USA has appointed Mark Price as director of marine terminals.
Views: 1213
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Treasure loads USS John S McCain

October 12 - October 12 - The US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain has been loaded onto the Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible ship, Treasure for transport to the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard for repairs following its collision
Views: 1506
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Stevens tows the line with Island Merchant

October 11 - October 11 - Stevens Towing has transported a 104-ton (94.3-tonne) Siemens rotor from Charleston, South Carolina to Port Everglades, Florida, USA using a barge and its tugboat, Island Merchant.
Views: 1310
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Crane Worldwide hooks Mailhiot

October 11 - October 11 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jeff Mailhiot as vice president, ocean products.
Views: 1789
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Seko reins-in Unrein

October 10 - October 10 - Seko Logistics has appointed Terry Unrein as chief commercial officer, Americas, responsible for sales and revenue growth, and air and ocean production strategy in the region.
Views: 1813
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US clamps down on wooden packaging

October 9 - October 9 - Importers into the USA have been warned that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is about to get a lot stricter on enforcing regulations concerning wood packaging materials.
Views: 1141
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 2659
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CMA CGM acquires Sofrana Unilines

October 3 - October 3 - CMA CGM is set to purchase through its subsidiary, ANL, a majority stake in Sofrana Unilines, which operates shipping services in the Pacific Islands regional maritime trade.
Views: 1885

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