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North America News from October 2018

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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: 6773
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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: 3750
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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: 4168
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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: 3867
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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: 3384
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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: 3286
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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: 3589
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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: 3486
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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: 3639
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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: 3943
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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: 3722
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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: 3438
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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: 3886
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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: 3738
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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: 3710
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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: 3333
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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: 4001
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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: 3805
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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: 4986
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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: 3372
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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: 3575
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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: 3490
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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: 3907
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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: 3346
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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: 3102
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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: 3111
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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: 2822
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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: 2976
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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: 2557

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