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Schottel selected for Seaspan newbuilds

July 31 - Propulsion system manufacturer Schottel will supply two combi drives and two transverse thrusters for Seaspan's newbuild ro-ro ferries, which are under construction at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania.
Views: 1909
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Wilmington introduces IPOS

July 30 - GT USA Wilmington has implemented an integrated port operating system (IPOS) to upgrade and optimise the port’s IT system.
Views: 2504
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Matson christens con-ro

July 30 - Hawaii-headquartered Matson has taken delivery of its first Kanaloa-class con-ro vessel.
Views: 2205
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Ørsted to develop wind energy centre in Maryland

July 29 - Ørsted US Offshore Wind has signed an agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging centre at Tradepoint Atlantic to support the construction of the Skipjack wind farm.
Views: 2856
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Atlas Air expands in Kentucky

July 29 - USA-based freighter airline Atlas Air is expanding its operations in northern Kentucky to support its growing global workforce.
Views: 1935
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ALE coordinates power project

July 25 - ALE has lifted 29 modules at the Montgomery County power station construction project in Houston, Texas.
Views: 2176
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Lowenthal elected at Long Beach

July 24 - The board of harbour commissioners at California’s port of Long Beach has appointed Bonnie Lowenthal as president.
Views: 2428
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BNSFL in transformer move 

July 24 - BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) has transported a transformer from the port of Long Beach to Mojave, California. 
Views: 2478
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C-Job opens in Houston

July 23 - The Netherlands-headquartered C-Job Naval Architects is set to open an office in Houston, USA.
Views: 2429
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Sims Crane appoints Lester

July 19 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has named Jared Lester as its business development manager. 
Views: 2571
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ITI and FHS to open Florida training centre

July 19 - Florida Handling Systems (FHS), a Mazzella Company, and Industrial Training International (ITI) have confirmed that they will develop a training centre in Bartow, Florida.
Views: 2851
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Bishop takes AWRS

July 18 - Bishop Lifting Products has completed the acquisition of American Wire Rope & Sling (AWRS), a leading provider of rigging, lifting and overhead crane solutions.
Views: 3327
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Sutton steps up at Crowley

July 18 - Crowley Maritime has appointed Peter Sutton as vice president of operations integrity and health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) for its shipping business unit.
Views: 2552
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CITB readies for Alaska’s ice-free season

July 18 - Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), a subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company, has announced that the 2019 ice-free season on Alaska’s North Slope are under way.
Views: 2445
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Guzmán to depart Long Beach

July 18 - Lori Ann Guzmán is stepping down as harbour commissioner at the port of Long Beach, California.
Views: 2533
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Sarens partners with Moir Crane

July 16 - Sarens has teamed up with Canada’s Moir Crane as the two companies look to capitalise on the region’s upcoming construction projects.
Views: 3608
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Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH

July 15 - Equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire has rebranded as LGH in order to standardise its corporate identity across the group’s 36 locations.
Views: 2703
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Sims Crane names Baldree

July 12 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Thomas Baldree as vice president of the company’s operations/utility division.
Views: 2790
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UAL adds Houston port call

July 12 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has added the port of Houston to its liner service that connects the US Gulf and Mexico with West Africa.
Views: 2965
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Illinois passes USD45 bn construction bill

July 11 - The US state of Illinois is to spend USD45 billion on the construction and refurbishment of roads, sewers, schools and parks over the next six years.
Views: 2577
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Mammoet searches for green SPMTs

July 10 - Mammoet is partnering with German technology company Keyou to explore potential designs of emission-free engines for SPMTs.
Views: 2916
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APL introduces ACC service

July 10 - APL has launched a weekly America Central America Caribbean (ACC) service, connecting the US East Coast with the Dominican Republic.
Views: 2547
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Cargolux increases calls to Xiamen

July 9 - Cargolux has increased the frequency of its calls to Xiamen, China to three flights per week using one of its Boeing 747 freighters.
Views: 2591
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SpotSee secures US certification

July 5 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer, SpotSee, can now sell its ShockLog Cellular system in the USA, having been certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Views: 2917
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Canada approves ELD mandate

July 2 - Last month, Canada’s transport ministry finalised an electronic logging device (ELD) mandate that will come into force on June 12, 2021, aligning the country’s vehicle regulations with the USA.
Views: 2728
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Empire expands Demag inventory

July 2 - North American Terex crane distributor, Empire Crane, has placed an order for three Demag AC 60-3 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2637
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Menoyo steps up at Crowley

July 1 - Crowley Logistics has promoted Sal Menoyo to vice president, Caribbean logistics, succeeding Jose Ayala who is leaving the company later this year.
Views: 2741
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Canada invests in Belledune

July 1 - The Canadian government is investing approximately CAD17 million (USD12.98 million) in infrastructure projects at the port of Belledune.
Views: 2583

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