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Beaumont secures BUILD grant

The port of Beaumont in Texas has received a USD18 million infrastructure investment through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant programme.

The investment will fund the port’s corridor expansion and improvement project, which includes: the reconstruction of the condemned wharves 2, 3 and 4 and the Main Street Terminal 1; the addition of approximately 16,000 ft (4,876.8 m) of new rail track and upgrades to 4,275 ft (1,303 m) of existing rail track; and the replacement of a grain dock.

Through the reconstruction of the wharves, which were decommissioned in 2012, the port said it would be able to once again able to service to handle military, breakbulk and project cargoes.

www.portofbeaumont.com

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Fire outbreak at US port

June 5 - A fire broke out aboard Höegh Autoliners’ ro-ro vessel Höegh Xiamen yesterday (June 4) at Blount Island, Jacksonville, USA; there are no injuries to any of the 21 crew members, who have all been evacuated from the vessel.
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Intradco charters AN-225

June 5 - Intradco Global, in collaboration with GTA GSM, charted the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to transport nearly 1,000 cu m of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
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Pacific Osprey returns to service 

June 5 - Swire Blue Ocean’s (SBO) wind farm installation vessel Pacific Osprey has returned to service following the installation of its extended crane boom in Denmark. 
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