Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Sea Star ends Philadelphia-Puerto Rico service as business falls

August 1 - Sea Star Line, an ocean transportation company providing transportation services to and from North America, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands, has suspended its weekly call at Philadelphia, USA connecting to Port Tioga Marine Terminal San J

Traffic is now transferred from Philadelphia to its services from Jacksonville, Florida by land-bridge services.

"The maritime community in Philadelphia has been very supportive and great to work with but we have been unable to secure an adequate revenue stream to support this service," said Steve Hastings, president of Sea Star Line.

"We have invested millions of dollars in this service over the last sixteen months. The decision to suspend our service from Philadelphia was a very difficult one."

Sea Star Line, which describes itself as a "lift-on carrier for out-of-gauge cargoes" and operates container/ro-ro ships, launched the Philadelphia service in May, 2010, as reported on HLPFI's website.

Heavy Lift | News

Steel shipment for Alistair thumbnail image

Steel shipment for Alistair

April 2 - Alistair Group has transported steel structures from Durban, South Africa to Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Views: 112
Boskalis issues Covid-19 update thumbnail image

Boskalis issues Covid-19 update

April 2 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has suspended crew and project staff rotations in response to the outbreak of Covid-19, but cargo is still moving.
Views: 152
A bleak economic picture thumbnail image

A bleak economic picture

April 2 - As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has revised its growth forecasts for countries across the world.
Views: 119
Mitchell promoted at Crane Worldwide thumbnail image

Mitchell promoted at Crane Worldwide

April 1 - Chris Mitchell has been promoted at Crane Worldwide Logistics and he will now manage the company’s activities in the Middle East region.
Views: 345

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.