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C.H. Robinson Worldwide to Acquire Phoenix International

C.H. Robinson Worldwide to acquire Phoenix International for $571.5 million in cash & about $63.5 million in newly-issued C.H. Robinson stock. Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions,

Halt Arctic Oil Drilling Urges UK Parliamentary Committee

The Environmental Audit Committee has published the report of its inquiry into Protecting the Arctic. The Environmental Audit Committee calls for a halt on oil drilling until:     •    A pan-Arctic

New Offshore Turbine Service Catamaran Joins CTruck Fleet

The third CTruk 20T multi-purpose catamaran to join the expanding Offshore Turbine Services fleet is now operational on the London Array. The new vessel, named Admiral P,  joins sister workboats Cardinal P and Captain P,

Siem Car Carriers at Houston Texas Break Bulk Expo

Siem Car Carriers to exhibit at upcoming Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference & Exhibition. Siem Car Carriers operates a transpacific liner service, specializing in the movement of cars, roll on roll off (RO-RO),

Rolls-Royce to Sell Tidal Generation Ltd to Alstom

The sale is expected to complete within the next few months, subject to closing conditions. About Tidal Generation Ltd. (TGL)     1.    Rolls-Royce will sell TGL to Alstom UK Holdings Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alstom.

DP World Orders Operating System for Jebel Ali Terminal

CyberLogitec, a Korea-based IT company to provide its OPUS Terminal Operating System (TOS) for Terminal 3, at the expanding port complex. OPUS TOS has modules to support the sophisticated operational

US Coast Guard Hero Wins AFRAS Gold Medal

The Association for Rescue at Sea, Inc. (AFRAS) will hold its annual awards ceremony and reception on 4 October 2012 on Capitol Hill. The event will be co-hosted by the Honorable Howard Coble, co-chairman, U.

Troy Container Line Partners with Spain's International Forwarding

Troy Container Line, one the world’s largest American-owned NVOCCs, announce a new partnership with International Forwarding S.L. (IFS) of Spain. Founded in 1984 as a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) Troy has become one of the largest companies in its industry.

Panama Canal Expansion 5-Year Update

Five years ago, the Panama Canal Expansion broke ground at Paraiso Hill & the latest update shows progress estimated at 44.5%. "The Panama Canal Expansion Program is moving forward at a good pace.  The program has made positive contributions to Panama´s economy such as direct employment,

High Availability on the High Seas

ETHERNET Controller helps Shipbuilders Meet ABS Network Redundancy Requirements Safety-critical tasks place exacting demands on the performance, capability and availability of shipboard controls. Thus, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) requires network redundancy.

Postal Service to Honor Barge Fleeting

U.S. Postal Service to dedicate Earthscapes Forver stamps to include "Barge Fleeting," an aerial view of towing vessels.   WHAT: The United States Postal Service will dedicate a series of Forever Stamps entitled “Earthscapes,

Who is Leading Environmental Change?

In the marine industry, we have key interests in direct conflict with each other. For example, the shipowner wants a solid return on investment for the lifetime of the asset but the shipyard wants to build at lowest cost.