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North America News from November 2017

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Eimskip ups Green service

November 30 - November 30 - Icelandic carrier Eimskip has launched a shortsea feeder shipping service between the Port of Halifax, Canada and Portland, USA.
Views: 1082
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Everett overhauls freight corridor

November 30 - November 30 - The Port of Everett has completed the first phase of its 41st Street freight mobility project, improving the city's heavy haul freight corridor from the Interstate-5 highway to the port.
Views: 674
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Locomotive arrives in Goes

November 29 - November 29 - Goud Transport has transported a Whitcomb diesel locomotive, originally built in 1944 for the US Army, from Antwerp to the Stoomtrein Goes-Borsele (SGB) museum, the Netherlands.
Views: 1136
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Mammoet expands at Freeport

November 29 - November 29 - Mammoet USA has completed the expansion of its site at Port Freeport in Texas, USA.
Views: 988
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New cranes at Port of Savannah

November 28 - November 28 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced four new neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Savannah.
Views: 1228
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OOS and Fanzhou sign MoU

November 28 - November 28 - OOS International and Jiangsu Fanzhou Shipping have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a strategic alliance and expand the coverage of their vessels globally.
Views: 1280
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FMT inks Albany deal

November 28 - November 28 - The Albany Port District Commission, USA has signed a 10-year agreement with Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) to provide longshore and other cargo handling services at the port.
Views: 1260
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Longview looks ahead

November 27 - November 27 - The Port of Longview in Washington, USA, says it will make expansion of port infrastructure a key priority in its 2018 budget, capitalising on momentum from past years.
Views: 955
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Container volumes set to break record

November 27 - November 27 - Container volume growth continues apace with loaded shipments on course to break 200 million teu in 2017, says global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 1344
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PCN members keeping busy

November 27 - November 27 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has delivered 49 wind turbines to a project site near Bluff Point in Indiana, USA.
Views: 1913
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B&B and Portlog team up

November 23 - November 23 - France-based B&B International and Mexico's Portlog International have arranged the transport of an injection unit and accessories from the Port of Antwerp to Altamira Port, Mexico.
Views: 821
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Maersk Line names president

November 22 - November 22 - Effective December 1, 2017, the veteran Maersk senior manager, Omar Shamsie (pictured below), will become president of Maersk Line in North America.
Views: 895
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Digging & Rigging goes for Faymonville

November 21 - November 21 - Maryland, USA-headquartered Digging & Rigging has acquired 13 axle lines of G-SL ModulMAX and PowerMAX trailers, manufactured by Faymonville.
Views: 847
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PCN Annual Summit opens in Prague

November 20 - November 20 - Project Cargo Network's (PCN) 2017 Annual Summit opened today in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Views: 1649
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Crowley helps Puerto Rico rebuild

November 20 - November 20 - ­Crowley Maritime is transporting an initial batch of what will total 32,000 utility poles from the USA to Puerto Rico to help restore the island's power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Views: 861
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OL adds US office

November 17 - November 17 - OL International Holdings has acquired the US office of Transitainer Global, based in Long Beach, California.
Views: 1230
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Tadano makes Bigge deal

November 17 - November 17 - Crane manufacturer Tadano has appointed Bigge Crane & Rigging as its dealer in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado.
Views: 1013
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Cat sails to Canada

November 17 - November 17 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS), part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has loaded a 210-ton (190.5-tonne) catamaran onboard Harren & Partner's multipurpose vessel Palabora, at the Port of Emden, Germany.
Views: 1208
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Jubb flies into Air Partner

November 16 - November 16 - Global aviation services group, Air Partner, has appointed Robert Jubb as freight trading manager.
Views: 968
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Swire set to serve Portland

November 15 - November 15 - Swire Shipping will introduce a liner service from the Port of Portland's Terminal 6 in January 2018.
Views: 951
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deugro bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - deugro Canada has handled the transportation of the main bridge section from a fabrication yard in China to Victoria, Canada for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project.
Views: 1517
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Slight revenue uptick for Boskalis

November 10 - November 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster saw a slight increase in revenue in the third quarter of 2017, compared to the quarterly average reported for the first half of the year.
Views: 1294
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CLA's flying start

November 9 - November 9 - In the first two and a half months of services, CargoLogicAir (CLA) has carried over 2,000 tonnes of cargo on its scheduled route from the USA to the Middle East.
Views: 575
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Mammoet swivels to success

November 7 - November 7 - Mammoet has transported nine process modules from the Port of Anacortes to Andeavor's refinery in Washington, USA for the latter's clean product upgrade project.
Views: 1178
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Grimaldi welcomes Grande New York

November 7 - November 7 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande New York at the Jinling shipyard in Nanjing, China.
Views: 962
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Mammoet lifts in Louisiana

November 2 - November 2 - Earlier this year, Mammoet utilised its PTC 200 DS, the largest crane in its fleet, to lift a 350 ft (106.7 m) long, 1,600 tonne wash tower for the Lotte Chemical's Ethylene Glycol project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 871
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Barnhart expands in Kentucky

November 1 - November 1 - USA-based Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened a second location in Kentucky.
Views: 1142

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