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Straightpoint assists Speedy move

August 23 - Speedy Services has used load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment from Straightpoint to weigh and calculate the centre of gravity of a 298-tonne flare stack bound for a BP oil rig in the North Sea.

Speedy utilised four 150-tonne capacity wireless compression load cells and centre of gravity software to execute the job.
Accurate measurement of the stack was so critical that weighing was carried out under a shelter in Aberdeen, Scotland to prevent rainwater impacting the calculations, explained Straightpoint.
Once it had been weighed, the 98 m long flare stack had to be loaded out - a job that took approximately five hours. Self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) were used to jack up the unit, before it was moved to the quayside, from where it will be transported to the North Sea site.

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Ceva launches BRI block train

April 22 - Ceva Logistics North Asia has launched a block train service from China to Europe as the company looks to tap into the potential of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
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Crowley promotes Sandra Goranovic

April 22 - Crowley Maritime has appointed Sandra Goranovic as vice president of finance and accounting for the Crowley Shipping business unit.
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Big Bend Channel expanded

April 22 - Port Tampa Bay in Florida has completed the USD63 million expansion of the Big Bend Channel, one year ahead of schedule.
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Penman joins Malin React

April 22 - Malin Group has named Graham Penman as business unit manager of its recently launched Malin React division.
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