Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

HWH corridor gets a boost with Morrow grant

The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, has been awarded a USD19.4 million grant to fund infrastructure projects at the marine terminals within the port. 

The grant was issued under the US Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) programme. 

The investment will be used to extend rail lines from the Union Pacific mainline to four terminals at the port. This will enable rail-to-barge access for shipments along the Columbia River, said the port of Morrow

The project also includes infrastructure improvements, including new bridges and connecting roads. 

The port of Morrow is one of the founding members of the High, Wide and Heavy (HWH) coalition that aims to develop a 1,300 mile (2,092 km) transport corridor for energy and infrastructure project cargoes destined for the Pacific Northwest region. 

Other HWH coalition members include the port of Longview, port of Portland, port of Vancouver USA, Jones Stevedoring, Omega Morgan, Oregon Trucking Association and Tidewater Barge Lines.

www.portofmorrow.com

hwhcorridor.com 

Heavy Lift | News

Superior bridge service with Imperial thumbnail image

Superior bridge service with Imperial

May 22 - Imperial Crane Services and Superior Construction have utilised a Liebherr LR1300 SX crawler crane to lift six concrete beams for the Chase Street bridge replacement project in California, USA.
Views: 342
Seaboard ups Savannah services thumbnail image

Seaboard ups Savannah services

May 21 - The port of Savannah in Georgia has welcomed its first Seaboard Marine vessel call earlier this month, and the shipping line is preparing to launch additional services from the port.
Views: 416
Crowley realigns activities thumbnail image

Crowley realigns activities

May 17 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has realigned its shipping and solutions business units in a bid to enhance its focus on non-asset based customer solutions.
Views: 786

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.