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News and developments from logisticians and specialised transport providers active in the North American heavy lift and project forwarding market.

Universal acquires Southern Counties

August 13 - Universal Logistics Holdings, a provider of customised transportation and logistics solutions, has acquired Southern Counties Express.
Views: 160

Miller Transfer adds to fleet

August 13 - North American specialised transport provider Miller Transfer has added five lowbed mini-deck trailers to its fleet.
Views: 159

Ace arrival at Vancouver USA

August 10 - The port of Vancouver USA has welcomed Mitsui OSK Line’s (MOL) ro-ro vessel Orca Ace on its maiden voyage.
Views: 385

CNCo opens Vancouver branch

August 10 - China Navigation Company (CNCo), part of the Swire Group, has expanded its presence in North America by establishing a branch office in Vancouver, Canada.
Views: 386

Changes at the top for Brownsville

August 9 - The port of Brownsville in the USA has appointed Lorena Hernandez as director of finance and Jose Herrera as special projects director.
Views: 428

Wind shipments keep rolling

August 9 - Roll-Lift USA has transported wind turbine blades, measuring 67 m in length, from ship-side to a storage facility at Industrial Terminals on the Houston ship canal.
Views: 463

Berard: successful tugboat load-out

August 3 - New Iberia, Louisiana-headquartered Berard Transportation recently moved a 548-ton (497-tonne) tugboat measuring 123 ft (37. 4 m) long, 36 ft (10.9 m) wide and 67 ft (20.4 m) high.
Views: 717

WVFA project inaugurated

August 1 - The port of Vancouver, USA, has inaugurated its USD251 million West Vancouver Freight Access (WVFA) rail project.
Views: 822

Happy delivery for Virginia

July 31 - BigLift Shipping has delivered six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMG) to the port of Virginia's Norfolk International Terminals (NIT), using its heavy lift vessel Happy Buccaneer.
Views: 880

Barnhart on the acquisition trail

July 31 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging is set to acquire the crane and rigging operations, including all associated personnel and equipment, of Ohio-based Selinsky Force.
Views: 995

Long Beach selects board

July 30 - The port of Long Beach in the USA has elected Tracy Egoscue as board president and Bonnie Lowenthal as vice president. 
Views: 820

Cosco recovers after cyber attack

July 30 - Cosco Shipping Lines has reclaimed control of its IT infrastructure after it’s US network fell victim to a cyber attack last week.
Views: 877

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