All North America articles – Page 11

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    Jaxport progresses with berth enhancements


    Significant progress has been made on the latest phase of a USD109 million (GBP83.5 million) berth enhancement project at Jacksonville Port Authority’s (Jaxport) Blount Island Marine Terminal in the USA.

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    UHL opens in Texas


    United Heavy Lift (UHL) is opening an office in Houston, Texas, to meet the needs of its customers in the USA.

  • CH Robinson handle air coolers, PCN, oct 2020

    C.H. Robinson cuts time in Houston


    C.H. Robinson has transported 18 air coolers from Oklahoma to the port of Houston and coordinated the loading of the cargoes onto ocean vessels bound for the Middle East.

  • Chris Smith SC&RA appt, oct 2020

    SC&RA appoints Smith


    The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has appointed Chris Smith as its vice president of transportation, effective November 5.

  • Mario Cordero, executive director of California’s Port of Long Beach, to serve a two-year term as the association’s Chairman of the Board.

    Cordero steps up for AAPA


    Mario Cordero, executive director of California’s port of Long Beach, has formally stepped up as the chairman of the board of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).

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    Inchcape plots expansion


    Inchcape Shipping Services plans to grow its presence in the Americas.

  • StevenToddPic appt The pit row group, oct 2020

    Pit Row welcomes Todd


    Steven Todd has been named president of Pit Row Transportation Solutions (PRTS) and partner of Pit Row Legal Solutions (PRLS).

  • GSM to begin operations in NOLA, oct 2020

    GSM to begin operations in NOLA


    Gulf Stream Marine (GSM) will operate the Alabo Street Wharf at the port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), USA.

  • John-Good-Logistics-Inc-US-Office, oct 2020

    John Good expands in the USA


    John Good Logistics has opened an office in New Jersey – the company’s first office in the USA.

  • Jones Act, oct 2020

    US progresses with Jones Act amendment


    The USA is moving ahead with a bill that promotes the development of renewable energy, which includes an amendment that ensure that Jones Act requirements are enforced for all offshore renewable energy production.

  • Stevens Towing, oct 2020

    Stevens Towing handles turbine transport


    USA-based Stevens Towing has transported a Mitsubishi turbine from Savannah to Mount Vernon, Indiana.

  • Berkley Offshore adds to insurance offerinG, sept 2020

    Berkley Offshore adds to insurance offering


    Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers has launched an ocean cargo product line within its marine division that includes coverage for project cargo for US-based companies.

  • Charles Haymaker, CVI sept 2020

    Haymaker joins CVI’s project logistics team


    USA-based CV International (CVI) has appointed Charles Haymaker to lead its project logistics division.

  • Franzi Inman BWS appointment, sept 2020

    Inman joins Blue Water in the Americas


    Blue Water Shipping has appointed Franziska Inman to its Houston team as business development vice president.

  • SCHEUERLE and KAMAG provide transport solutions for wind industry, sept 2020 2

    Momentum gathers for wind projects in North America


    Trailer manufacturers Scheuerle and Kamag – part of the TII Group – have reported signs of an increase in demand for wind projects in North America. As a result, demand for specialised transport solutions are also on the rise.

  • BNSF Logistics moves Oshkosh Striker AARF Vehicle 2, sept 2020

    BNSF Logistics handles Oshkosh transport

    BNSF Logistics has coordinated the transport of a 22-ton (20-tonne) Oshkosh striker airport rescue and firefighting (ARFF) truck from Wisconsin to Barrow, Alaska.

  • Duluth wind tower lift, sept 2020

    Wind energy shipments remain buoyant at Duluth


    The Port of Duluth-Superior, USA, has reported a 31 percent decline in total tonnage moving through the port as of August 31, compared with the same period in 2019. Wind energy shipments, however, are on the rise.

  • Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging on September 11. Photo Credit Big River Coalition, sept 2020

    Channel projects move ahead in the USA


    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.

  • Port of long beach investment plans, sept 2020

    Long Beach outlines investment plans


    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 saves time in rainforest lift, sept 2020

    ALL saves time in rainforest lift


    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.