Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

Latin America News from 2019

Boskalis doubles up thumbnail image

Boskalis doubles up

December 24 - Boskalis has secured a pair of contracts, one in El Salvador and a second in its home market of the Netherlands.
Views: 4096
ALE supports maintenance works in Argentina thumbnail image

ALE supports maintenance works in Argentina

December 6 - ALE removed the rotors of three generators at an aluminium smelting facility in Puerto Madryn, Argentina as part of a scheduled maintenance programme.
Views: 3265
ALE lifts in A Coruña thumbnail image

ALE lifts in A Coruña

December 4 - ALE has transported and lifted a separator for the Repsol refinery in A Coruña, Spain.
Views: 2831
Mercomar moves in San Lorenzo thumbnail image

Mercomar moves in San Lorenzo

November 8 - Mercomar, part of the Robinson Group, has transported a turbine, generator and steam condenser, plus accessories, for a combined-cycle power plant in San Lorenzo, Argentina.
Views: 2316
Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO thumbnail image

Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO

September 16 - The port of Açu – a privately owned industrial complex in São João da Barra, Brazil – has appointed José Firmo as its ceo, effective November 1.
Views: 2196
Boskalis doubles up thumbnail image

Tele Radio opens in Brazil

September 16 - USA-headquartered remote control manufacturer Tele Radio has opened a facility in São Paulo, Brazil, due to strong regional demand. The site located in Itupeva is near Viracopos International Airport.
Views: 2218
ALE supports maintenance works in Argentina thumbnail image

CTO completes brewery shipment

September 12 - CTO do Brasil has coordinated the delivery of brewery equipment from the port of Nantong, China to the port of Santos, Brazil.
Views: 1910
Mercomar moves in San Lorenzo thumbnail image

APM invests in MOST

July 25 - APM Terminals Callao has introduced the MOST customer platform to log, streamline and coordinate general cargo operations at the Peruvian port.
Views: 2607
CCA launches Guyanese subsidiary thumbnail image

Hulst steps up at Pecém

July 22 - Corné Hulst has been named as operational director at the port of Pecém, Brazil.
Views: 2546
Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO thumbnail image

Centauro crosses the Andes

July 18 - Centauro Argentina has coordinated the delivery of turbines for a hydroelectric energy project in Mendoza.
Views: 2737
ALE supports maintenance works in Argentina thumbnail image

APL introduces ACC service

July 10 - APL has launched a weekly America Central America Caribbean (ACC) service, connecting the US East Coast with the Dominican Republic.
Views: 2546
ALE lifts in A Coruña thumbnail image

Carnival Vista's floating drydock

July 4 - Boskalis will deploy its semi-submersible heavy lift ship BOKA Vanguard to lift and transport an enormous cruise ship to a yard in Freeport, the Bahamas.
Views: 2972
Mercomar moves in San Lorenzo thumbnail image

Demags delivered to Chile 

June 28 - Chilean crane service provider Trex has taken delivery of six Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2682
CCA launches Guyanese subsidiary thumbnail image

Chipolbrok’s luxury deliveries

June 27 - Chipolbrok has loaded and delivered sailing boats, catamarans and luxury motor yachts using its multipurpose vessel Kraszewski.
Views: 2575
Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO thumbnail image

Conceptum handles mining equipment

June 26 - Conceptum Logistics has coordinated the shipment of 2,000 freight tons of conveyor equipment from China to a mine in Ecuador.
Views: 2491
Tele Radio opens in Brazil thumbnail image

Verhage joins DB Schenker

June 26 - DB Schenker has appointed Hessel Verhage as its ceo for the Americas region, effective August 1, 2019.
Views: 3658
CTO completes brewery shipment thumbnail image

SAL appoints Brazilian agents

June 25 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed BrazGlobal Projects Shipping & Logistics and Over Projects as commercial agents in Brazil. 
Views: 3208
ACS expands in South America thumbnail image

Crane Worldwide opens in Guyana

June 19 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened an office in Guyana as it aims to capitalise on the country’s growing energy and oil and gas sectors.
Views: 2988
APM invests in MOST thumbnail image

Cargolux adds Santiago call

June 18 - B747 operator Cargolux Airlines has re-introduced Santiago de Chile as a call on its South American service.
Views: 2695
Hulst steps up at Pecém thumbnail image

Mammoet moves for Sergipe project

June 17 - Mammoet has teamed up with Fracht to transport oversized cargo for the Usina Termoelétrica Porto de Sergipe combined-cycle power plant in Brazil.
Views: 2361
Carnival Vista loaded aboard BOKA Vanguard  thumbnail image

From Antwerp to Açu

May 17 - Earlier this month, BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, making it the first vessel to cross from Antwerp to the Brazilian seaport.
Views: 3061
APL introduces ACC service thumbnail image

ALE moves crane in one piece

April 16 - ALE is utilising its fleet of SPMTs for the relocation of a Manitowoc 18000 crawler crane as part of the Loma Blanca wind farm project in Argentina.
Views: 2753
Carnival Vista's floating drydock thumbnail image

Freight Traders on the double

April 11 - Freight Traders has coordinated the transport of a drilling rig from Whangarei port in New Zealand to St Vincent in the Caribbean.
Views: 2701
Demags delivered to Chile  thumbnail image

GAC sets up in Guyana

April 8 - GAC has established GAC Logistics and Shipping (Guyana), which will provide support for oil and gas clients in the Atlantic region of South America.
Views: 2538
Chipolbrok’s luxury deliveries thumbnail image

Liebherr retrofits for Burger

March 26 - Liebherr has retrofitted two LTM 1500-8.1 mobile cranes with low temperature equipment and an altitude package for Chilean crane contractor Burger Grúas.
Views: 2415
Conceptum handles mining equipment thumbnail image

Yilport places Konecranes order

March 5 - Turkey-based Yilport Holding has placed an order with Konecranes for four Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour cranes, which will be mobilised at two of its terminals in Latin America.
Views: 2898
Verhage joins DB Schenker thumbnail image

C.H. Robinson acquires Space Cargo

March 1 - C.H. Robinson has acquired the Space Cargo Group, which provides freight forwarding, Customs brokerage and logistics services in Spain and Colombia, for approximately USD48 million. 
Views: 3326
SAL appoints Brazilian agents thumbnail image

FOX presses ahead with machinery move

February 21 - FOX Brasil has handled the transport of heavy machinery from an automotive manufacturing plant, including four heavy presses and furnace equipment.
Views: 3099
Crane Worldwide opens in Guyana thumbnail image

Antonov soars with satellite shipment

February 20 - Antonov Airlines has transported the GSAT-31 communication satellite for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on behalf of Flywell Aviation.
Views: 3187
Mammoet moves for Sergipe project thumbnail image

ECL adds Hull to service

February 11 - Europe Caribbean Line (ECL) made its first call at the port of Hull this month, handling more than 300 tonnes of heavy vehicles and industrial components destined for Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad.
Views: 4877
Changes at the top for Lufthansa Cargo thumbnail image

Entries open for the Heavy Lift Awards

February 1 - Entries for the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards are open. Now is the time to submit your entries for a chance to gain recognition for your complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 4286
From Antwerp to Açu thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr supports OneWeb satellite project

January 31 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported six satellites, weighing 30 tonnes in total, from Toulouse, France to Cayenne in French Guiana for the OneWeb constellation project.
Views: 3850
ALE moves crane in one piece thumbnail image

CEE members on the move

January 22 - SAL Heavy Lift has delivered a range of heavy and oversized cargoes, including a 550-ton (499-tonne) reactor, to Houston, USA on its heavy lift vessel Anne-Sofie. 
Views: 3674
Freight Traders on the double thumbnail image

GAC expands to Uruguay 

January 22 - GAC has opened an office in Uruguay in response to a growing demand for its shipping services from the offshore oil and gas industry. 
Views: 3203
GAC sets up in Guyana thumbnail image

Service enhancements at APL

January 21 - APL is set to launch a weekly service connecting North, Central and South China with ports in Malaysia.
Views: 2900

Heavy Lift Across The World

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