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Metro Ports gains Great Lakes base

June 22 - The Ports of Indiana has named Metro Ports as the bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor as of July 1, managing the loading and unloading of shipments for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes, including pr

Metro Ports is the brand used to collectively identify stevedoring affiliates of Metropolitan Stevedore Company and its parent company, Nautilus International Holding Corporation, both based in California, USA.

Operating at 27 ports on the east, west and Gulf coasts, the stevedoring company handles bulk and breakbulk cargoes, including ro-ro, military, steel, wind energy, yachts and project cargo. According to the the Ports of Indiana, this is the company's only Great Lakes facility.

In addition to the nearly USD2.5 million investment in port infrastructure, which includes the dredging and stabilisation of two ship berths to increase dock capacity for handling seaway draft vessels, the Ports of Indiana and Metro Ports have planned investments to upgrade the bulk terminal and increase the port's throughput capacity.

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ESTA joins EC best practice project

July 16 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has been asked to support a European Commission study to “explore health, safety and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector”.
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LDA installs kite system 

July 16 - Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has fitted its ro-ro vessel Ville de Bordeaux with an AirSeas kite system, as it looks to develop the use of wind propulsion technologies.
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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.
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Karl Gross teams up with Natco

July 15 - Bremen-headquartered Karl Gross Group and Natco SA have formed an exclusive partnership in South Africa.
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