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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: 1118
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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: 1426
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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: 1382
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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: 971
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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: 1350
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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: 911
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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: 932
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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: 1339
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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: 1405
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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: 858
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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: 2364
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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: 974
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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: 1488
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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: 946
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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: 1346
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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: 1511
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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: 1062
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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: 949
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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: 1306
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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: 1164

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