Heavy Lift | Business

The latest business news and developments of those active in the heavy lift and project logistics sector, including mergers & acquisitions (M&A), consolidation, expansion, forecasts and personnel changes across the sector.

Universal acquires Southern Counties

August 13 - Universal Logistics Holdings, a provider of customised transportation and logistics solutions, has acquired Southern Counties Express.
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CNCo opens Vancouver branch

August 10 - China Navigation Company (CNCo), part of the Swire Group, has expanded its presence in North America by establishing a branch office in Vancouver, Canada.
Views: 387

Changes at the top for Brownsville

August 9 - The port of Brownsville in the USA has appointed Lorena Hernandez as director of finance and Jose Herrera as special projects director.
Views: 429

Comerford steps up at Tyne

August 9 - The UK's port of Tyne has appointed Mike Comerford to its board as a non-executive director.
Views: 420

Trade tariffs take hold…

August 8 - In its second-quarter analyst call, Caterpillar confirmed that the USA’s decision to impose import tariffs on steel and other metals will have a real effect on its businesses and customers in the second half of 2018.
Views: 660

Strømmen joins G2 Ocean

August 6 - Leif Arne Strømmen has joined G2 Ocean as the company’s vice president for innovation.
Views: 660

Antwerp XL reveals initial exhibitor list

August 2 - Launched just eight weeks ago, the latest exhibition for the breakbulk sector, Antwerp XL, has already signed up some blue-chip names from the heavy lift and project forwarding sector as exhibitors.
Views: 947

Cosco completes OOCL takeover

August 1 - Cosco Shipping has completed the acquisition of Orient Overseas International Ltd (OOIL) and its subsidiary Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL).
Views: 830

Barnhart on the acquisition trail

July 31 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging is set to acquire the crane and rigging operations, including all associated personnel and equipment, of Ohio-based Selinsky Force.
Views: 995

Long Beach selects board

July 30 - The port of Long Beach in the USA has elected Tracy Egoscue as board president and Bonnie Lowenthal as vice president. 
Views: 820

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