By Sophie Barnes2018-10-05T12:10:00+01:00
GT USA, a subsidiary of UAE-based Gulftainer, is investing approximately USD600 million in the port of Wilmington as part of a 50-year concession agreement.
Plans for the deepwater port include the development of its all cargo terminal capabilities, while USD400 million is earmarked for a 1.2 million teu container facility.
Two landmark channel improvement projects in the USA have progressed in recent weeks, with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) kickstarting the deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel and awarding a USD15.4 million contract for the first phase of the Freeport harbour channel improvement project.
For the next fiscal year, the port of Long Beach in the USA plans to invest USD369 million in capital projects to construct and renovate facilities.
ALL Erection & Crane Rental, working with Regency Construction, has used a 600-ton (544-tonne) capacity crane to install a dome over Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s rainforest habitat in Ohio, USA.
Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has appointed Christian Iversen as director of people and culture.
Geodis has appointed Mike Honious as president and ceo of its operations in the Americas, effective October 3.
Blue Water Shipping has confirmed that it was affected by a hacking attempt on September 11.
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