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It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic

December 31 - While the US port of Wilmington was welcoming its first load of SSAB/Swedish steel for the 2018-19 winter season, UK  logistics specialist AV Dawson secured a three-year extension to support British Steel’s steel rolling operations at two sites.
Views: 3098
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Mammoet relocates port crane

December 31 - Mammoet has relocated a port crane at the port of Montréal, Canada for terminal operator Termont Montréal.
Views: 2902
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Nola partners with Ports America

December 28 - Ports America has signed a 50-year lease with the port of New Orleans to continue to operate the port's Napoleon Avenue and Nashville Avenue Terminals.
Views: 3589
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Metalmark invests in T. Parker Host

December 20 - Having acquired the 254 acre (102 ha) Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, USA in October, maritime services provider T. Parker Host has received strategic investment from private equity firm Metalmark Capital.
Views: 3689
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Second Crowley con-ro delivered

December 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has taken delivery of its con-ro vessel Taíno, the last in a series of two vessels from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.
Views: 3262
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Topside takes shape in Texas

December 20 - ALE has used its AL.SK350 super-heavy lift crane, featuring a lifting moment of 354,000 tonne/metres, to place the first of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.
Views: 3181
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CraneWorks adds to inventory

December 19 - Houston-headquartered CraneWorks has expanded its fleet with three Demag AC 100-4L, one AC 300-6, four AC 160-5 and three AC 220-5 all terrain cranes, plus eight Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck cranes.
Views: 3091
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Myshak skids with Hydra-Slide

December 18 - Canada-based Myshak Crane & Rigging has utilised its Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment to replace a 514-tonne converter at a fertiliser production plant in Alberta.
Views: 3596
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AAPA promotes Long and Martino

December 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has promoted Mary Beth Long to vice president of external affairs, and Meredith Martino to vice president of member engagement.
Views: 3047
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Mammoet revitalises Pier 70

December 12 - Mammoet has transported a 175-tonne steel building frame as part of the Pier 70 revitalisation project in San Francisco, USA.
Views: 3051
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Crane Worldwide opens in Savannah

December 12 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened a new facility in Savannah, Georgia, which will enhance its services on the USA’s East Coast.
Views: 3316
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Houston calling for Volga-Dnepr

December 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an operations base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.   
Views: 4456
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USA and China agree tariff delay

December 4 - The USA has agreed to suspend the increase of tariffs on USD200 billion worth of Chinese goods, which was scheduled to enter force on January 1, 2019, as the two nations take a step towards the development of a longer-term trade accord.
Views: 3371
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GPA to develop inland port

December 4 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has confirmed that it will develop an inland port at Hall County, near Gainesville, Georgia.
Views: 3319
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Barnhart concludes six-year hydro project

November 30 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging recently transported its sixth water runner destined for a hydroelectric power plant in Michigan, completing a project that started in 2013.
Views: 3632
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Versatile beams lift Mortenson project

November 30 - Equipment supplied by Modulift was used to complete the construction of the citizenM Hotel in South Lake Union, Seattle, USA.
Views: 3463
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Matson modernisation programme kicks off

November 30 - Honolulu-headquartered shipping line Matson has added the first of four 3,600 teu containerships that will join its Hawaiian service over the next two years.
Views: 3201
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Crowley integrates liner division

November 30 - Crowley Maritime Corporation will complete the merger of its liner services group into Crowley Logistics on January 1, 2019.
Views: 3628
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Platen delivery by C.H. Robinson

November 27 - C.H Robinson has coordinated the delivery of two 121-tonne machine components from a supplier in Dalian, China, to a site in Holiday City, Ohio, USA.
Views: 3138
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for GECAS

November 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered two GE-90 engines and accompanying aerospace equipment for GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
Views: 3313
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Everett adopts 2019 budget

November 16 - The port of Everett has adopted its operating budget for 2019, earmarking USD58.7 million for new capital investment.
Views: 3269
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Omega Morgan powers through Washington

November 14 - Heavy rigging and transportation specialist Omega Morgan has handled the delivery of a 209-tonne transformer for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Rock Creek substation. 
Views: 3683
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Out of this world shipment for Volga-Dnepr 

November 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Bolloré Logistics have delivered one of the first European Service Modules (ESM) for the Orion space programme, which aims to transport astronauts beyond low Earth orbit. 
Views: 3173
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Class 8 orders on the up

November 13 - Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck orders for October 2018, standing at 43,000 units.
Views: 3281
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Mammoet starts ring road work

November 12 - Heavy lift and engineered transport provider Mammoet has started work on the Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR) project in Canada.
Views: 2929
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Oxbo on the double

November 12 - Oxbo Mega Transport Solutions has coordinated the delivery and installation of ten engines and ten generators for a power plant project in southwest USA.
Views: 3152
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LD Seaplane handles engine move

November 9 - Louis Dreyfus Armateurs subsidiary, LD Seaplane, has loaded the second batch of 28 engines for the Dassault Mirage F1 fighter aircraft in Montoir, France.
Views: 3416
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Positive outlook for Entrec

November 8 - In announcing its third quarter financial results, specialised transportation and crane services provider Entrec has outlined its strategy and outlook for 2019.
Views: 3819
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Virginia gets the go-ahead

November 7 - The port of Virginia has secured full federal authorisation for its project to deepen and widen Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels.
Views: 3435
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Equipment flows through Jaxport

November 7 - State-of-the-art cancer treatment equipment, with a combined weight of nearly 200 tons (181.4 tonnes), has moved through the port of Jacksonville’s (Jaxport) Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
Views: 2973
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Beaumont secures Main Street grant

November 5 - The port of Beaumont in Texas has been awarded a USD5 million grant from the US Economic Development Administration for the construction of the first phase of the Main Street Terminal 1 project.
Views: 3810
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Volga-Dnepr's speedy solution

November 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has handled the urgent transportation of an 8-tonne engine, measuring 3 m wide, using one of its Ilyushin Il-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 3250
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BNSF Logistics on track with railcar

November 2 - BNSF Logistics has expanded its fleet with the addition of a 20-axle railcar, the TEXX 900, which the USA-based logistics provider says provides more options for customers moving heavy and over-dimensional loads.
Views: 3808
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Bellingham partners with Ports America

November 2 - The port of Bellingham in Washington, USA, has signed a three-year service contract with Ports America, with the option for two additional three-year terms.
Views: 3678
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Specialized Transportation Symposium registration opens

November 1 - Registration opens today, November 1, for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's (SC&RA) Specialized Transportation Symposium, which takes place next year from February 19-22 in Houston, Texas.
Views: 3446
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BBC partners with Seaboard for joint service

October 30 - BBC Chartering has entered a strategic cooperation with Seaboard Marine to improve its services between the US Gulf Coast, Jamaica and ports in Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
Views: 5313
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Ocean Group secures investment

October 30 - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Fonds de solidarité FTQ have taken a minority stake in Canada’s Ocean Group, representing a total investment of CAD112 million (USD85.3 million).
Views: 3258
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Martin Bencher opens in Canada

October 30 - Martin Bencher Group has expanded its presence in North America with the opening of an office in Vancouver, Canada. 
Views: 3527
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Chipolbrok delivers a dozen

October 24 - Chipolbrok has transported a dozen brand new motor yachts from Florida, USA and Golfito, Costa Rica to the Mexican ports of La Paz and Ensenada, as well as Yokohama in Japan on its heavy lift vessel, Władysław Orkan.
Views: 3476
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Crowley christens El Coquí

October 24 - Crowley Maritime has christened its con-ro vessel El Coquí, which it says is among the first of its kind to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), at the port of Jacksonville’s (Jaxport) cruise terminal.
Views: 3032
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Pallas set for LM-100J launch

October 23 - Lockheed Martin has announced that Pallas Aviation will be the first commercial freighter operator of its LM-100J, a variant of its C-130 Super Hercules aircraft.
Views: 2972
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ALL set to add 15 Liebherr cranes

October 23 - North American crane rental company, ALL Family of Companies, has acquired 15 all-terrain cranes from Liebherr, with the units scheduled for delivery throughout 2019.
Views: 3271
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Parrott steps up at Metro Ports

October 23 - Metro Ports has promoted David Parrott to vice president operations for its US Gulf Coast, East Coast and Great Lakes regions. 
Views: 3000
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AAPA names new officers

October 23 - William D. Friedman, president and ceo of the port of Cleveland, has succeeded Steve Cernak as chairman of the board for the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). 
Views: 3082
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Houston, we have a problem: Wood wasps

October 22 - C Logistics Solutions (CLS) has supported the delivery of equipment to a chemical plant in Houston after the US authorities found the packing to be contaminated with wood wasps and ordered the cargoes to be reloaded and the vessel ejected from the port.
Views: 3441
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Chapman Freeborn adds Canadian rep

October 19 - Chapman Freeborn has launched a partnership with GTA Air Solutions, which will see the Mississauga-based company act as the charter broker’s representative in the Canadian market.
Views: 3258
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Jumbo sails from Taiwan to Texas

October 19 - Jumbo has transported 16 petrochemical columns, as well as accompanying general cargo, from Mailiao in Taiwan to Texas, USA on behalf of Pacific Ocean Group.
Views: 3063
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BNSF handles boiler move

October 18 - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of a boiler, weighing 255,000 lbs (115.7 tonnes), from Houston, Texas to Hawesville, Kentucky.
Views: 3424
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C.H. Robinson handles the pressure 

October 18 - C.H. Robinson has handled the movement of a pressure vessel from Texas to Houston City Docks for onward transportation to the UK. 
Views: 3313
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Nagle set to retire from AAPA

October 18 - Kurt J. Nagle, president and ceo of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), will retire from the association in 2019 following more than 33 years of service.
Views: 3222
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ACL christens Atlantic Sun

October 15 - Atlantic Container Lines (ACL) has christened one of its fourth-generation container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessels, Atlantic Sun, at the port of New York and New Jersey.
Views: 2965
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Able UK wins decommissioning contract

October 15 - Heerema Marine Contractors has awarded Able UK the contract to dismantle, recycle and dispose of ExxonMobil Canada’s offshore natural gas platforms, which have been operating off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.
Views: 3450
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Conceptum opens in Toronto

October 15 - Conceptum Logistics has strengthened its presence in the North American market by opening an office in Toronto, Canada.
Views: 3496
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Harren & Partner sells CFS

October 12 - Spain’s Pérez y Cía is set to acquire CFS Caribbean Feeder Services from German shipping company Harren & Partner.
Views: 4335
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XL Lifts to distribute eBull

October 10 - Wiggins Lift Company has selected XL Lifts to distribute its Wiggins Yard eBull – one of the first large-capacity, zero-emission forklifts manufactured exclusively in the USA.
Views: 3052
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GT USA invests in Wilmington

October 5 - GT USA, a subsidiary of UAE-based Gulftainer, is investing approximately USD600 million in the port of Wilmington as part of a 50-year concession agreement.
Views: 3104
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Mammoet teams up in Kitimat

October 4 - Mammoet Canada has partnered with the Haisla Nation in the north coast region of British Columbia to open a Mammoet-Haisla branch office in Kitimat.
Views: 3065
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Entrec closes Capstan deal

October 3 - Entrec has completed the acquisition of Capstan Hauling, a heavy haul transportation provider that serves the oil and natural gas industry in northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia.
Views: 3295
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AmWINS adds to insurance offering

October 3 - Insurance broker AmWINS Group has formed two specialty managing general agencies focused on the marine industry, AmWINS Specialty Logistics Underwriters (ASLU) and Sentinel Marine Underwriters (SMU).
Views: 3094
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The projects sector – is the tide turning?

October 3 - The standout session at this week's Breakbulk Americas must be the one on Thursday, during which experts from both sides of the project logistics supply chain will discuss the current prospects for the sector.
Views: 2796
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Dickey takes helm at Metro Ports

October 2 - Metro Ports has appointed Robert Dickey as president, responsible for all terminal and stevedoring operations.
Views: 2688
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NCA resumes Chicago service

October 2 - Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has recommenced its Narita to Chicago, USA service – the airline’s first transpacific freighter service to resume operation since the grounding of its entire fleet during June.
Views: 2517
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PPG concludes its 11th annual conference

October 1 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) announced that its 2019 annual conference will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as the network concluded its 11th annual conference in Portland, Oregon.
Views: 2626
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Houston readies for Breakbulk Americas

October 1 - Leading logistics professionals are heading to Houston, one of the world’s leading oil and gas centres, for Breakbulk Americas, which takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center from October 2 - 4.
Views: 2302
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First aid for Antonov AN-225

September 28 - On behalf of Radiant Global Logistics, Air Partner chartered the Antonov AN-225 ‘Mriya’ for an around-the-world mission to deliver emergency supplies to the typhoon-hit island of Guam.
Views: 2847
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Serra handles recycling equipment

September 27 - Serra International has handled the delivery of a 50,000-lb (22.7-tonne) unit destined for a recycling plant in New Jersey, USA.
Views: 2297
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Bigge picks Enerpac strand jacks for bridge lift

September 27 - Crane and heavy lift rigging specialist Bigge Crane and Rigging has used Enerpac HSL 5000 strand jacks to lift two 613-tonne pier tables to a height of 62.5 m for the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project on Long Beach, California.
Views: 3021
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ACL christens Atlantic Star in Baltimore

September 26 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has held a formal christening ceremony for one of its fourth generation container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel, Atlantic Star, at the port of Baltimore’s Dundalk Marine Terminal.
Views: 2517
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Beyel Brothers handles transformer move

September 26 - Florida-based Beyel Brothers Crane and Rigging has handled the delivery of a 340,000-lb (154.2-tonne) transformer from Rockledge to the Gaco Substation in DeLand.
Views: 3629
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Express Mondor continues expansion

September 25 - Canada’s Express Mondor has completed the acquisition of Transport L’Épiphanie and integrated the entire team and assets into the Express Mondor Group.
Views: 2413
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C.H. Robinson is the safe bet in Vegas

September 25 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has handled the delivery of a transformer from the port of Long Beach in California to a substation site near Las Vegas in Nevada.
Views: 2050
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AAL names Morland in North America

September 24 - AAL has strengthened its North American expansion strategy with the appointment of Michael Morland as general manager Americas. 
Views: 2388
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Grubb grabs Demag crane

September 20 - USA-based WO Grubb Crane Rental has taken delivery of a Demag all-terrain AC 500-8 machine.
Views: 1946
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Equipment mover gets on the skids

September 20 - Edwards Moving & Rigging is using a variety of equipment, including a 150-tonne capacity Hydra-Slide skidding system to swap transformers at a high security power plant in the USA.
Views: 2337
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WW Solutions and Keen team up in Tacoma

September 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WW Solutions) is to consolidate its facility at the US west coast port of Tacoma with that of Keen Transport, the trucking company that it acquired in December 2017.
Views: 2004
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LGH takes Straightpoint load cells

September 18 - US lifting equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is overhauling its load cell fleet with an order for Straightpoint (SP) Radiolink plus units of up to 220,000-lb (99.8-tonne) capacity.
Views: 1774
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The beer tanks are on us, says Indiana-Burns

September 17 - The port of Indiana-Burns recently took delivery of 12 brewery tanks destined for a Michigan beer producer, on board Fednav’s bulk carrier Federal Mackinac.
Views: 1684
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ALE's space race success

September 5 - ALE has transported the 12-tonne satellite, SAOCOM 1A, for Argentina’s Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales.
Views: 2303
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CMA CGM handles yacht shipment

September 5 - CMA CGM’s project cargo division has handled the transport of yachts, worth approximately USD14 million, in a single shipment from Australia to Fort Lauderdale, USA.
Views: 2515
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Centurion closes its doors

September 3 - The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has revoked Miami-based Centurion Air Cargo’s air carrier operating certificate (AOC). 
Views: 2534
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Long Beach names executives

August 31 - The port of Long Beach in the USA has named Richard D. Cameron and Dr. Noel Hacegaba as co-deputy executive directors, succeeding Duane Kenagy, who has served as interim deputy executive director since May 2017. 
Views: 2618
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Arrendo places Terex order

August 31 - Mexico-based Arrendo has placed an order with Terex for four Demag all-terrain cranes, including a 300-tonne capacity AC 300-6.
Views: 2411
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Rickmers awarded Sinotrans contract

August 30 - Rickmers-Line has signed a six-year contract with the project logistics division of Sinotrans for the ocean transportation of breakbulk and project cargoes, as part of a major infrastructure project.
Views: 3837
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BNSF handles transformer trio 

August 28 - BNSF Logistics has transported three transformers from Baltimore to a substation in Maryland, USA. 
Views: 3669
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PhilaPort welcomes Warnow Sun

August 24 - Atlantic RoRo Carriers’s (ARRC) vessel, Warnow Sun, has completed its maiden call at the port of Philadelphia’s Tioga Marine Terminal. 
Views: 2860
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Mexican jack-up for ALE

August 23 - ALE has used its Mega Jack system to complete the 14 m jack-up of a topside, weighing over 13,000 tonnes, in Mexico.
Views: 3105
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Crowley tows out Appomattox

August 22 - Crowley Maritime has completed the tow-out of Shell’s Appomattox semi-submersible floating production system (FPS) from Kiewit Offshore Services' construction facility in Ingleside, Texas.
Views: 2657
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Mississippi River deepening moves forward

August 22 - The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a final economic justification report for the proposed Mississippi River Ship Channel deepening project.
Views: 2801
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ALS dumps in Panama

August 21 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has transported an excavator and six T284 Liebherr dump trucks to a remote copper mine in Panama.
Views: 2900
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Burt joins Air Partner

August 16 - Air Partner has appointed Jack Burt as vice president of its US cargo division.
Views: 3180
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Hecht takes the helm of Panalpina heliship

August 16 - Panalpina has appointed Ryan Hecht to lead its helicopter shipping (heliship) division, replacing Juerg Boschung who will retire after 25 years with the company. 
Views: 3016
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Valleyfield secures funding

August 14 - The port of Valleyfield in Canada has received a CAD3.5 million (USD2.67 million) grant from the Québec government to support its marine transportation infrastructure investments.
Views: 3462
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Mammoet moves for Bridgewater

August 14 - Mammoet has transported a 3,152-ton (3,150.9-tonne) heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) module from Coeymans, New York to PSEG Power Connecticut’s Bridgeport Harbor Station 5 project site.
Views: 3076
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DeLuca steps up at Duluth

August 14 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority (DPSA) in the USA has appointed Deb DeLuca as executive director, effective August 16.
Views: 3392
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Universal acquires Southern Counties

August 13 - Universal Logistics Holdings, a provider of customised transportation and logistics solutions, has acquired Southern Counties Express.
Views: 3440
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Miller Transfer adds to fleet

August 13 - North American specialised transport provider Miller Transfer has added five lowbed mini-deck trailers to its fleet.
Views: 3632
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Ace arrival at Vancouver USA

August 10 - The port of Vancouver USA has welcomed Mitsui OSK Line’s (MOL) ro-ro vessel Orca Ace on its maiden voyage.
Views: 3499
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CNCo opens Vancouver branch

August 10 - China Navigation Company (CNCo), part of the Swire Group, has expanded its presence in North America by establishing a branch office in Vancouver, Canada.
Views: 3533
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Changes at the top for Brownsville

August 9 - The port of Brownsville in the USA has appointed Lorena Hernandez as director of finance and Jose Herrera as special projects director.
Views: 3676
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Wind shipments keep rolling

August 9 - Roll-Lift USA has transported wind turbine blades, measuring 67 m in length, from ship-side to a storage facility at Industrial Terminals on the Houston ship canal.
Views: 3429
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Berard: successful tugboat load-out

August 3 - New Iberia, Louisiana-headquartered Berard Transportation recently moved a 548-ton (497-tonne) tugboat measuring 123 ft (37. 4 m) long, 36 ft (10.9 m) wide and 67 ft (20.4 m) high.
Views: 3628
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WVFA project inaugurated

August 1 - The port of Vancouver, USA, has inaugurated its USD251 million West Vancouver Freight Access (WVFA) rail project.
Views: 3840
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Happy delivery for Virginia

July 31 - BigLift Shipping has delivered six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMG) to the port of Virginia's Norfolk International Terminals (NIT), using its heavy lift vessel Happy Buccaneer.
Views: 3856
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Barnhart on the acquisition trail

July 31 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging is set to acquire the crane and rigging operations, including all associated personnel and equipment, of Ohio-based Selinsky Force.
Views: 4527
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Long Beach selects board

July 30 - The port of Long Beach in the USA has elected Tracy Egoscue as board president and Bonnie Lowenthal as vice president. 
Views: 3898
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Cosco recovers after cyber attack

July 30 - Cosco Shipping Lines has reclaimed control of its IT infrastructure after it’s US network fell victim to a cyber attack last week.
Views: 3641
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Nautilus names Owens

July 27 - Nautilus International Holding has appointed Robert B. Owens as president and ceo, succeeding James R. Callahan who will remain as chairman.
Views: 4182
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Faymonville delivers double-drop trailer

July 27 - Massachusetts, USA-based Cappello Heavy Transport has taken delivery of one of the first four-axle MegaMax double-drop trailers with a steerable pin-on flip axle from trailer manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 3969
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G2 increases San Diego services

July 26 - G2 Ocean, the joint venture of Grieg Star and Gearbulk, has increased its sailings to the port of San Diego.
Views: 4871
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Ruest steps up at CN

July 25 - Canadian National Railway (CN) has appointed Jean-Jacques Ruest as president and ceo, effective immediately. 
Views: 4297
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Construction begins at Canaveral

July 25 - Florida’s Orion Marine Group has started installing the 413 concrete piles for Port Canaveral’s multipurpose cargo berth.
Views: 3940
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Maxim expands footprint with Tri-State

July 24 - USA-based crane rental and lifting services provider Maxim Crane Works has acquired the assets of Cincinnati-based Tri-State Crane.
Views: 4409
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El Coquí set to enter service

July 23 - Crowley Maritime has taken delivery of El Coquí, which it says is one of the world’s first con-ro vessels powered by LNG, from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.
Views: 4313
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SC&RA moves for harmonisation in Canada

July 20 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has visited Ontario and Quebec, as part of a continuing effort to work toward harmonisation of heavy haulage regulations for its 116 Canadian members.
Views: 4245
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Dawes updates fleet with Link-Belt

July 20 - USA-based Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has taken delivery of six Link-Belt truck cranes.
Views: 4159
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Corpus Christi welcomes wind shipments

July 20 - Port of Corpus Christi’s recently developed breakbulk cargo laydown yard, the Rincon West Yard, has received its first shipment of wind turbine components.
Views: 4463
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Demag duo for Madisa

July 19 - Mexican heavy machinery and Terex distributor, Madisa, has expanded its crane inventory with the addition of two new Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 4212
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DB Schenker innovates for Airbus

July 18 - Airbus has partnered with DB Schenker to develop a logistics plan to transport components of the A320 range of aircraft from Hamburg, Germany to the manufacturer’s US facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 4718
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Mammoet transports Island tug duo

July 17 - Heavy transport specialist Mammoet has completed the transport of two 430-ton (390-tonne) tugboats from the Island Tug and Barge (ITB) Annacis Island facility to Vancouver harbour.
Views: 4264
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Contracts roll in at Boskalis

July 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has received a letter of award from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MHB) for the transportation and installation of an offshore platform for the Bakor central processing platform redevelopment project in Malaysia.
Views: 4849
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Volga-Dnepr delivers GE engine

July 13 - On behalf of GE Aviation, Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a GE9X jet engine from Victorville, California to Ohio for additional testing.
Views: 4777
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Virginia wins USACE approval

July 12 - The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has authorised the port of Virginia’s plan to widen and deepen the commercial shipping channels serving Norfolk Harbor.
Views: 5404
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Mammoet streamlines lifts

July 11 - Mammoet has utilised its Liebherr LR 13000 crawler crane to install two reactors inside a US Gulf Coast polypropylene plant currently undergoing expansion.
Views: 4733
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WW Ocean soars with helicopter shipment

July 10 - WW Ocean has transported an Airbus AS350 helicopter from Brunswick, Georgia to the port of Southampton in the UK on behalf of Helicopters International Shipping Services (HISS). 
Views: 4797
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Stevens Towing completes heavy lifts

July 10 - Stevens Towing and Charleston Heavy Lift have transported a 103-ton (93.4-tonne) Yankee dryer from the port of Charleston to Lake Santee, USA.
Views: 4770
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Calls for ELD study

July 10 - Kevin John Cramer, the US representative for North Dakota, has called on Congress to conduct a study about the impact of electronic logging devices (ELDs).
Views: 4980
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Unlimited expansion for BNSF

July 5 - BNSF Logistics has acquired Texas-based third-party logistics provider Unlimited Freight.
Views: 5386
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ACS opens office in San Francisco

July 4 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has strengthened its US West Coast presence by opening a new office in San Francisco.
Views: 5311
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Daseke snaps up Aveda Transportation

July 3 - Texas-based flatbed and specialised haulage company, Daseke, has completed the acquisition of Aveda Transportation and Energy Services.
Views: 5756
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Jensen joins Port Nola

July 2 - The port of New Orleans has appointed Jack C. Jensen Jr to the board of commissioners. He will serve a five-year term, succeeding Robert R. Barkerding Jr. 
Views: 5587
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Amerijet adds to leadership team

June 29 - Miami-based Amerijet International Airlines has appointed Jon Olin as senior vice president for corporate strategy and administration, and Derry Huff as vice president of sales and marketing.
Views: 5847
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IATA predicts slower airfreight traffic ahead

June 29 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has predicted a likely slowdown ahead for airfreight traffic, as traffic in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) rose by a slower 4 percent year-on-year during the three months ended April.
Views: 5266
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ARRC goes direct to Philadelphia

June 28 - Effective mid-July, Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) will introduce a direct port call at Philadelphia’s Tioga Marine Terminal as part of its liner service operating between St. Petersburg, Russia and the US East Coast.
Views: 5730
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Trail King names Heschke 

June 27 - North American trailer manufacturer Trail King Industries has appointed Mike Heschke as director of international market development. 
Views: 5259
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Rocky rail car rolls through Tacoma

June 26 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has handled the arrival of a 75-ton (68-tonne) double-decker sightseeing railcar for the Rocky Mountaineer rail line.
Views: 5278
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Link-Belt launches crawler crane

June 25 - Link-Belt Cranes has introduced the 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane, featuring a lifting capacity of 300 tons (273 tonnes).
Views: 5345
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Stevenson steps up at PRPA

June 22 - Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) has appointed Shaun Stevenson as president and ceo.
Views: 5792
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ABP handles fighter jet in Hull

June 21 - ABP Humber Ports in the UK has handled a supersonic jet, worth GBP14 million (USD18.5 million), at its ports in Hull and Immingham on behalf of CEVA Logistics.
Views: 6789
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Moseley promoted at Port Houston

June 20 - Port Houston has named John Moseley as chief commercial officer, succeeding Ricky Kunz who has elected to retire.
Views: 5958
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Dimerco saves the day

June 20 - Dimerco Express Group overcame a vessel delay and a Customs hold-up to deliver machinery to a trade show in Florida.
Views: 5610
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Cosco wins Vito FPU contract

June 19 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has been awarded a transportation contract by Shell for the Vito floating production unit (FPU). 
Views: 6142
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Cargolux sponsors Solar Arctic project

June 19 - Cargolux is providing transportation for a prototype solar-powered boat, between Luxembourg and Calgary, Canada, ahead of an Arctic expedition.
Views: 5753
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Managerial reshuffle at TOTE Maritime

June 18 - Tote Maritime has appointed Michael Noone as president at TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico; Grace Greene will assume the role of president at TOTE Maritime Alaska.
Views: 6119
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Long Beach plans investment

June 15 - The port of Long Beach has approved a USD982 million budget for its upcoming fiscal year, with 70 percent of spending focused on modernisation and other construction projects at the port.
Views: 6348
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Coda to succeed Cooper at Indiana

June 14 - Vanta E. Coda II will replace Rich Cooper as ceo at Ports of Indiana, effective July 1, 2018, following Cooper's retirement. 
Views: 6310
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Canaveral gains project funding

June 13 - The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has allocated USD14.76 million of funding towards Port Canaveral’s improvement projects.
Views: 5957
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US ports secure funding

June 12 - The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded ports across the USA with funding for improvement projects.
Views: 5991
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WW Ocean expands fleet with Titus

June 11 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has added the large car and truck carrier (LCTC), Titus, built at China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation’s (CSIC) shipyard in Xingang, to its fleet of neo-Panamax vessels.
Views: 6245
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DeMarco steps up at Jaxport

June 11 - The port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) has appointed Kristen DeMarco as chief commercial officer, who will be responsible for leading the port’s international cargo sales.
Views: 6297
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GlobalTranz goes to Jordan

June 8 - USA-based freight broker GlobalTranz Enterprises has been sold to private equity firm The Jordan Company.
Views: 6293
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Straightpoint supports module lifts

June 7 - Straightpoint load cells were added to a custom-built lifting frame to raise refinery modules in Saint John, Canada.
Views: 6659
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Facelift for Port Canaveral

June 6 - Port Canaveral has renovated its North Cargo Piers 1 and 2 as part of an infrastructure improvement plan to maximise the usability of existing space at the port.
Views: 6621
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Flatbed truck demand soars in the USA

June 5 - Demand for flatbed trucks in the USA has steadily increased over the past two years, with the national average flatbed truck rates hitting the highest levels since 2010, according to DAT RateView.
Views: 6770
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New CFO for Ports America

June 4 - Ports America Group (Ports America) has named Richard Surett as the company's chief financial officer.
Views: 6895
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Ontario takes escorts private

June 4 - Effective July 1, 2018, all superload permit moves in Ontario, which previously required provincial police escorts, will require newly certified private pilot escorts through the Certified Superload Escort Program.
Views: 6842
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Hunt & Palmer names Farquharson

June 1 - Hunt & Palmer has named Karen Farquharson as director of business development, responsible for developing the company’s US operations and activities in the air charter markets in the Americas and Caribbean.
Views: 6727
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DeMase moves with Faymonville

June 1 - USA-based DeMase Trucking & Rigging has transported a 1946 Gloster meteor aircraft using a three-axle double drop trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 6893
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Trail King expands team in South Dakota

May 31 - Trail King Industries has appointed Jon Duesterhoeft as the director of sales operations, supporting the company’s team at its South Dakota location.
Views: 6595
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Schlicht steps up at Milwaukee

May 31 - Adam Schlicht has been appointed as municipal port directorn at Port Milwaukee. He succeeds former port director Paul Vornholt.
Views: 6322
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Ports America names Montgomery

May 31 - Ports America Group has appointed Mark Montgomery as president and ceo, replacing Michael Hassing.
Views: 6596
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Scott-Macon expands with Demag

May 30 - USA-based Scott-Macon Equipment has placed an order with Terex for two Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain cranes, in addition to its existing order of an AC 160-5 and oneAC 220.5.
Views: 6267
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SimsHD expands fleet

May 22 - SimsHD has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a heavy haulage trailer fleet, including a USD3 million Trail King 24-axle dual lane trailer.
Views: 6491
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Red Hook enters SSBMT partnership

May 22 - The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has awarded a long-term lease of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) to Red Hook Terminals and Industry City.
Views: 6015
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Mammoet heats up in Texas

May 17 - Mammoet has completed the demolition and replacement of five heater furnaces in Texas City, USA.
Views: 5961
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Largest US wind power distribution hub opens

May 16 - The recent expansion of its location in Garden City, USA, has given Transportation Partners and Logistics (TP&L) the largest wind power component distribution centre in North America, the company claims.
Views: 5877
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BNSF names Ronning

May 16 - BNSF Logistics has appointed Nancee Ronning as chief commercial officer, effective immediately.
Views: 5868
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Mammoet expands Texas services

May 14 - Mammoet Americas has taken delivery of the first of 11 Liebherr all-terrain cranes, as the company prepares to target the crane rental market in Texas.
Views: 5831
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Long Beach names Dupras

May 11 - The port of Long Beach has appointed Marlene Dupras as the harbour department's director of project controls.
Views: 6578
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ATS inks TOTE partnership

May 10 - ATS International, a division of Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), has entered into a strategic partnership with TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico for the provision of its equipment for shipping non-containerised cargo.
Views: 6631
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TRPA opens breakbulk terminal

May 9 - The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) has inaugurated its CAD27.3 million (USD21.1 million) breakbulk terminal in Québec, Canada.
Views: 5915
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Jumbo wins Shell contract

May 9 - Jumbo has been awarded the installation contract for Shell's deepwater Vito development in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 6164
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Freeport approves Proposition A

May 9 - Port Freeport's Proposition A, a USD130 million bond package supporting the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement project, has been approved.
Views: 5768
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Sims opens in Tallahassee

May 8 - Sims Crane & Equipment is now open for business in Tallahassee at a location that will cater for the north Florida market.
Views: 5755
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Caldwell partners with RUD Chain

May 8 - Caldwell Lifting Solutions and the RUD Group have combined their sales and service activities for their lifting and material handling solutions in the USA and Canada.


Views: 5718
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SC&RA names Koberg

May 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has appointed Kerry Koberg, strategic accounts manager for DICA Outrigger Pads, to serve on the association's Allied Industries Governing Committee.
Views: 5553
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Floating docks arrive in Curaçao

May 4 - Cosco Heavy Transport's semi-submersible vessel Xin Guang Hua has delivered two floating docks to Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu) in the southern Caribbean.
Views: 4953
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Marmedsa opens in Houston

May 4 - Noatum Maritime Services, through its Marmedsa Oil & Gas division, has opened commercial offices and a warehouse in Houston, USA.
Views: 6925
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Crowley appoints Sullivan

May 2 - David Sullivan has joined Crowley Maritime as vice president, business development and capture management, government services.
Views: 5107
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Poole joins Port Canaveral

May 2 - Michael B. Poole has been appointed as chief financial officer at Florida's Port Canaveral.
Views: 5333
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Shuttlelift delivers for Oldcastle

May 1 - Oldcastle Precast, a USA-based manufacturer of precast concrete, has taken delivery of two Shuttlelift Double Beam series rubber-tyred gantry cranes for its operation in Perris, California.
Views: 5032
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Bryson builds with MOD 50

May 1 - Bryson Crane has utilised a Terex all-terrain crane, equipped with two Modulift spreader beams below-the-hook, in order to lift a 40.8-tonne prefabricated building at a communications tower in Edgewater, Florida.
Views: 5140
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Ambercor Shipping expands

April 30 - The recently established Ambercor Shipping has established a US-based subsidiary, Ambercor Shipping USA, based in New York.
Views: 5362
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Antonov boosts SALIS support

April 26 - Antonov Company will provide additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 4678
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Hapag-Lloyd expands PS8 service

April 25 - Hapag-Lloyd has expanded its Pacific South Loop 8 service (PS8) with the addition of Prince Rupert to its Canadian network.
Views: 4372
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Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec
Views: 6095
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Grimaldi's latest newbuild christened

April 20 - Grimaldi Group's Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) newbuilding, Grande New York, has been christened at the Port of New York & New Jersey's FAPS Port Newark Auto Marine Terminal, USA, by Amanda Matilda Cuomo Cole - the granddaughter of former N
Views: 3973
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Sarens upholds seven pillars

April 11 - Sarens has recently transported seven foundation pillars for the Bollinger Canopy of Peace to the World War II Museum in New Orleans, USA.
Views: 3677
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Jaxport names Damiano

April 10 - The port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) in the USA has appointed Justin Damiano as director, government affairs.
Views: 3753
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MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy.
Views: 4996
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Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

April 9 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri
Views: 4608
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LOC names Ahilan

April 6 - LOC Group, the international marine and engineering consulting firm, has appointed Dr RV Ahilan as joint ceo, alongside Jerome Rutler.
Views: 3569
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Ambercor Shipping sets sail



April 6 - The launch of Ambercor Shipping by Gerald Hess heralds a return to independent operations for a senior transportation industry executive with 44 years of experience in project forwarding.


Views: 3792
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Hooper swans-in to Manitowoc

April 6 - Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Mark Hooper as vice president, sales - North America, distribution management, hydraulic and crawler cranes.
Views: 3700
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Choppers on the Horizon

April 6 - Horizon Terminal Services has handled the movement of two helicopters through Jaxport's heavy lift and oversize cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 3802
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ABC explores US potential

April 3 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) will introduce a scheduled service to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Ohio, USA.
Views: 3449
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Faymonville on track with MegaMAX delivery

April 3 - Dagen Trucking Company, Stephen Izzi Trucking & Rigging, and DeMase Trucking & Rigging have teamed up to transport railcars from the port of New York and New Jersey to Massachusetts.
Views: 2944
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Höegh increases Oceania service

April 3 - Höegh Autoliners has increased its direct services to Australia and New Zealand from the USA and Mexico to two sailings per month.
Views: 3368
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Talbert names Gardonyi

April 2 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Steve Gardonyi as sales manager in Canada.
Views: 3181
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Liebherr expands in the USA

March 30 - Liebherr will invest USD45 million in the expansion of its Newport News facility in Virginia, USA.
Views: 3754
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SC&RA launches UPT2021 initiative

March 29 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has launched the Uniform Permit Transport 2021 (UPT2021) initiative, which aims to establish harmonisation in weight allowances and permitting systems across all 50 US states.


Views: 3508
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Twin cranes arrive in Philadelphia

March 28 - Two super-post-Panamax cranes have arrived at the US port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) on board ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 16.
Views: 2911
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ALE and Roll-Lift end JV

March 28 - ALE and Roll-Lift have ended their Canadian joint venture - ALE Roll-Lift Canada.
Views: 3748
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NAM urges approval of Ex-Im nominees

March 26 - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has urged senators to approve President Trump's four nominees for the board of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, following the resignation of the last remaining board member, Scott Schloegel.
Views: 2776
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Pasha Hawaii handles Chinooks

March 26 - Pasha Hawaii has transported 12 CH-47 Chinook helicopters from Honolulu Harbor to the port of San Diego on board its ro-ro vessel, Marjorie C.
Views: 2864
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Steel tariffs threaten global shipping

March 23 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has warned that while the USA's metals tariff will have a limited impact on most international bulk trades, it could have a negative impact on global shipping.
Views: 3104
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Conceptum Logistics doubles up

March 23 - Conceptum Logistics' teams in the USA and Australia teamed up to move a 1, 805 cu m coal mining system from the USA to the Mackay region of Australia.
Views: 3077
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Devlin steps up at Geodis

March 15 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Dennis Devlin as director of industrial projects business development, capital projects North America.
Views: 2999
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Utility One expands with Terex

March 14 - Utility One Source (Custom Truck & Equipment) has acquired five Terex BT 792 boom trucks, five Terex Crossover 8000 boom trucks and four Terex HC 80 lattice boom crawler cranes.
Views: 2694
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Mammoet craning to new heights

March 12 - Mammoet has recently completed a series of heavy lifting activities at Lotte Chemical's monoethylene glycol (MEG) project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 2374
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Faymonville flips in North America

March 12 - Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has introduced a fourth pin-on flip axle as the latest option for the MegaMAX double drop trailer in North America.
Views: 2697
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Entrec reports revenue uptick

March 12 - Heavy haul transportation and crane solutions provider, Entrec, has reported a 30 percent revenue increase in 2017, up to USD148.7 million from USD114.1 million in 2016.
Views: 2514
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CN Rail CEO steps down

March 8 - Luc Jobin, the ceo of Canadian railway operator CN Rail, has stepped down with immediate effect.
Views: 2532
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Locos move through Jaxport

March 8 - Stevedoring company Portus has loaded two locomotives onboard Amasus' heavy lift vessel Eemslift Dafne at the port of Jacksonville (Jaxport), for onward transportation to Guinea.
Views: 2173
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Mammoet supports Seaspan

March 6 - Mammoet Canada has assisted Seaspan Shipyards with the launch of the first of three ships designed and built for the Canadian Coast Guard.
Views: 2105
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Terex adds to Empire

March 5 - North American Terex crane distributor, Empire Crane, has placed an order for several Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2147
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Jas handles plant relocation

March 5 - Jas Forwarding has handled the shipment of a paper fabric plant from the USA to India, on behalf of mechanical engineering company Voith.
Views: 1958
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STS cranes arrive at Wando Welch

March 2 - Two ship-to-shore cranes have arrived at the port of Charleston's Wando Welch Terminal in South Carolina, USA and will enhance the handling of neo-Panamax vessels.
Views: 2073
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Logistec expands with Gulf Stream Marine

March 2 - Canada-based Logistec has expanded its network of terminals with the acquisition of Gulf Stream Marine, a cargo handling and stevedoring specialist in the US Gulf Coast region.
Views: 2208
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Everett awards construction contracts

March 2 - The port of Everett has awarded approximately USD25 million in construction contracts for the second phase of its south terminal modernisation project.
Views: 2129
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Crowley carries bridges for Rio Abajo

March 2 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has transported multiple bridges, as well as an IMT AF-160 drill, to Puerto Rico to support the roadway reconstruction efforts in the Utuado region.
Views: 1815
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Change at the top for GAC Americas

March 2 - Bob Bandos has been appointed GAC's group vice president - Americas, following the retirement of Lars Heisselberg who held the position since 2009.
Views: 1919
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Specialized Transport Symposium under way

March 1 - Marcia Taylor, ceo at Bennett International Group and Ellen Voie, Women in Trucking's ceo, kicked off the Specialized Transportation Symposium in St. Louis, USA, yesterday.
Views: 1848
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Biesterfeld up at C.H. Robinson

February 28 - Third-party logistics (3PL) provider C.H. Robinson has appointed Robert Biesterfeld's as its chief operating officer.
Views: 1823
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NWSA cranes arrive in Tacoma

February 27 - Four container cranes have arrived at the US port of Tacoma on board ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 1621
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Nola names Langenstein

February 23 - The port of New Orleans (Port Nola) has appointed William H. Langenstein III to the board of commissioners.
Views: 1880
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KOG expands in Chicago

February 22 - The Swiss project logistics specialist, KOG Worldwide - part of the Rhenus Group - has opened a branch in Chicago, USA under the management of its subsidiary company, KOG Transport.
Views: 1930
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Esmeralda gets a lift on semi-sub

February 19 - O&S Shipping has transported a 120-tonne yacht from Malta's Valletta harbour to the USA onboard DYT Yacht Transport's semi-submersible vessel Super Servant 4.
Views: 1812
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Dogotch steps down at Tadano

February 15 - Ron Dogotch, senior vice president at Tadano, has announced his retirement from the company.
Views: 1482
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Indiana shipments on the up

February 15 - The Ports of Indiana handled 1.8 million tons (1.6 million tonnes) of cargo in 2017, a five percent increase over 2016.
Views: 1365
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Outdoor storage opens at Jaxport's FTZ

February 14 - North Florida Warehouse FTZ, a division of JZ Expedited Companies, has opened the port of Jacksonville's (Jaxport) Foreign Trade Zone No. 64's first outdoor storage facility.
Views: 1162
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AAPA pleased with Trump's infrastructure plan

February 14 - President Donald Trump has called on Congress to pass his long-awaited national infrastructure rebuilding plan, which proposes allocating USD200 billion for direct federal spending for US infrastructure over the next ten years.
Views: 1807
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Cropac orders with Terex

February 13 - Terex Cranes distributor, Cropac Equipment, has placed an order for four Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 1178
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Coalition of carriers launch joint services

February 9 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Hapag-Lloyd have entered a vessel sharing agreement that will see the carriers launch joint services.
Views: 1195
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HLI railcar on track

February 9 - HLI Rail & Rigging's 20-axle Schnabel railcar, which is currently under construction, will be available to carry cargo in June 2018.
Views: 981
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Oxbo on track with Amtrak transport

February 8 - Oxbo Mega Transport Solutions won the contract for the transport of the Amtrak Cascades passenger train that derailed on December 18, 2017 in Washington, USA.
Views: 1154
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Curtis named at BNSF

February 7 - Third-party logistics service provider BNSF Logistics has appointed Dan Curtis as president, effective immediately.
Views: 1198
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ACS expands US presence

February 2 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened an office in Manhattan, its second operation in New York and sixth in North America.
Views: 1037
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USA and Russia propose Arctic shipping routes

January 31 - In response to increased Arctic shipping traffic, the USA and Russia have proposed a two-way route system for vessels to follow in the Bering Strait and Bering Sea.
Views: 812
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Ostergaard steps up at Hapag-Lloyd

January 31 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Uffe Ostergaard, former chief commercial officer at UASC, as president region North America, succeeding Wolfgang Freese.
Views: 957
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Service upgrades at MSC

January 31 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has enhanced its Med-to-US East Coast service (MedUSEC) with a new port rotation, which is expected to cut transit times for cargo shipped from continental Europe.
Views: 1030
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Foss delivers in Puerto Rico

January 29 - Foss Maritime has transported five barges, loaded with 498 utility trucks, to Ponce in Puerto Rico, as part of the ongoing effort to restore power to the island.
Views: 655
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Canaveral eyes heavy lift dock

January 26 - Canaveral Port Authority has approved the construction of a multipurpose berth, located on the port's north side.
Views: 940
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CraneWorks places Demag order

January 26 - US supplier of lifting equipment, CraneWorks, has placed an order for eight Demag cranes, including three AC 45 city models, two AC 220-5 and three AC 100-4 all terrain cranes.
Views: 617
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CraneWorks places Demag order

January 25 - US supplier of lifting equipment, CraneWorks, has placed an order for eight Demag cranes, including three AC 45 city models, two AC 220-5 and three AC 100-4 all terrain cranes.
Views: 660
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Jaxport names Wong

January 25 - The Port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) has appointed Frederick P. Wong Jr. as chief operating officer.
Views: 931
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Intermarine names Pla

January 25 - Project, breakbulk and heavy lift shipping line, Intermarine, has named Alejandro Pla as country manager for Mexico.
Views: 982
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Tenth Avenue modernisation starts

January 24 - The port of San Diego, USA, has started the USD24 million modernisation of its Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.
Views: 623
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Markets emerge stronger in 2018

January 24 - Growth prospects for emerging markets appear brighter than they have for years, according to the latest Emerging Market Logistics Index by Agility.
Views: 1776
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Crowley brings the power

January 24 - Crowley Maritime's liner and logistics teams have provided supply chain management services for the first of several expected shipments to help restore power in Vieques, an island located off the coast of Puerto Rico.
Views: 707
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Antonov USA lifts off with satellite

January 23 - Antonov Airlines has transported a communications satellite from the USA to French Guiana, for aerospace and defence manufacturer Orbital ATK.
Views: 1071
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USS Fitzgerald arrives in Pascagoula

January 22 - The damaged Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald has arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi onboard the Dockwise heavy lift vessel, Transshelf.
Views: 704
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Manitowoc names Mi-Jack

January 19 - Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Mi-Jack Canada as a dealer of Manitowoc and Grove cranes in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Views: 932
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Kobelco unveils crawler trio

January 19 - Late last year, Kobelco Construction Machinery launched three models in its multipurpose hydraulic crawler crane range, featuring a maximum lifting capacity of 350 tonnes in the super heavy lift configuration.
Views: 1089
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Höegh set for service launch

January 12 - Höegh Autoliners has introduced a direct express service from Europe to the USA, Mexico and Oceania.
Views: 755
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Jaxport cargo generates buzz

January 10 - Stevedoring company Portus has handled a diesel-powered generator, weighing approximately 331,000 lbs (150.1 tonnes), at the Port of Jacksonville (Jaxport), on behalf of UTC Overseas.
Views: 697
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Coalition urges US port investment

January 5 - Letters have been sent by the Coalition for More Efficient Ports to President Donald Trump and senior politicians calling for greater investment in port infrastructure, as part of the much publicised US infrastructure investment plan first ann
Views: 925
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Florida is key for BNSF

January 3 - January 3 - BNSF Logistics has established a new office in St. Petersburg, USA.
Views: 848

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