February 23 - Logistec USA has formed a joint venture with Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment (GCBE) - Logistec Gulf Coast - to consolidate and expand its bulk cargo handling services in southeast USA and the Gulf region.

"Joining together will allow us to increase our market coverage and operational resources to better serve our customers throughout Florida and the US Gulf," said Madeleine Paquin, president and ceo of Logistec Corporation - parent company of Logistec USA.

Logistec Gulf Coast will handle bulk cargo at various locations in Florida, Louisiana and along the Mississippi River.

Logistec handles heavy and over-dimensional cargoes including turbines, generators, yachts, transformers, locomotives, cranes, heavy trucks and tracked equipment, as well as all kinds of machinery.