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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.
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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: 5591
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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: 6191
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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: 5604
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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: 5674
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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: 5654
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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: 6270
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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: 7138
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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: 6453
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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: 5904
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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: 6619
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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: 6065
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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: 6607
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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: 6784
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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: 6731
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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: 6214
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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: 6264
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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: 6612
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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: 6757
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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: 6677
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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: 7074
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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: 7051
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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: 7062
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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: 7336
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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: 7253
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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: 7123
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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: 7334

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