Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

North America News from August 2017

LGH lifts in LA thumbnail image

LGH lifts in LA

August 31 - August 31 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint for the benchmark weighing of ten ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Los Angeles, USA.
Views: 1474
Trail King names Kolb thumbnail image

Trail King names Kolb

August 31 - August 31 - North American trailer manufacturer, Trail King Industries has appointed Joe Kolb as president.
Views: 926
Blanchard in at APP thumbnail image

Blanchard in at APP

August 31 - August 31 - Elizabeth Blanchard, port commissioner at the Port of Stockton, USA has been named president of the Association of Pacific Ports (APP).
Views: 906
TCS opens in Mexico thumbnail image

TCS opens in Mexico

August 29 - August 29 - Air chartering specialist The Charter Store (TCS) has opened an office in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Views: 992
MTL and UAL double up thumbnail image

MTL and UAL double up

August 25 - August 25 - Shipping lines, Maritime Transport Logistics (MTL) and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have reached an agreement to cooperate with their services to Mauritania and Senegal.
Views: 1579
Swire serves Micronesia thumbnail image

Swire serves Micronesia

August 25 - August 25 - From September 2017, Swire Shipping will introduce a fixed weekly service to Guam and Saipan, in cooperation with American President Line (APL).
Views: 1664
LGH lifts in LA thumbnail image

BNSF keeps on track

August 24 - August 24 - BNSF Logistics has transported four transformers by rail from the Port of Houston, Texas to Fairbanks, Indiana, USA.
Views: 1122
Trail King names Kolb thumbnail image

Atlas Air on the double

August 22 - August 22 - Atlas Air has agreed to operate a second Boeing 747-400 freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an opportunity for additional aircraft in the future.
Views: 1047
Blanchard in at APP thumbnail image

B&G skids in Louisiana

August 21 - August 21 - B&G Crane Service has removed and replaced five heat exchangers at a project in Calcasieu, Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1078
TCS opens in Mexico thumbnail image

Semi-sub will move USS Fitzgerald

August 18 - August 18 - The US Navy has confirmed that it will use a heavy lift semi-submersible ship to transport the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald from Japan back to the USA.
Views: 1530
MTL and UAL double up thumbnail image

Chapman completes pipe move

August 16 - August 16 - Chapman Freeborn's Dubai office has coordinated the transport of 60 tons (54.4 tonnes) of pipe spooling from Sharjah, UAE to Houston, USA, on board a Boeing 747.
Views: 1577
Swire serves Micronesia thumbnail image

MACS adds Charleston to MTA

August 15 - August 15 - MACS has added the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, USA to its North West Continent to North America service (MTA).
Views: 1446
Trail King names Kolb thumbnail image

UTC grows in Guyana

August 14 - August 14 - UTC Overseas has expanded its presence in Guyana with the appointment of Bob Stevens, the firm's Caribbean field director, to support its recently opened Guyanese office.
Views: 1762
Blanchard in at APP thumbnail image

Mammoet moves multimodal

August 14 - August 14 - Mammoet has transported an 800,000-lbs (362.9-tonne) process vessel from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Robinson, Illinois, USA.
Views: 1132
TCS opens in Mexico thumbnail image

Crowley and King Ocean expand services

August 14 - August 14 - Port Everglades, USA, has announced that King Ocean Services and Crowley Caribbean Services, both long-standing customers have entered into a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) that will expand their reach into Central America.
Views: 828
MTL and UAL double up thumbnail image

BNSFL cement Smart project move

August 11 - August 11 - BNSFL Logistics and Smart Logistics have transported cement making equipment from the Port of Izmir, Turkey to the Port of Caldera, Costa Rica.
Views: 1177
Swire serves Micronesia thumbnail image

BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda

August 11 - August 11 - Earlier this month, BLRT Grupp's 11,000-ton (9,979-tonne) floating dock was loaded on board the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard at the Adriatic Shipyard Bijela in Montenegro, for onward transportation to Klaipeda, Lithuani
Views: 1355
BNSF keeps on track thumbnail image

HHL assists Pirie project

August 9 - August 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL), on behalf of Geodis, has transported 13 modules, measuring over 147,124 cu m, from China to Australia to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie.
Views: 1629
Atlas Air on the double thumbnail image

CLA launches Mexico connection

August 9 - August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.
Views: 2069
B&G skids in Louisiana thumbnail image

Breakbulk benefits from tolls restructure

August 9 - August 9 - The Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama has officially approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors.
Views: 792
Semi-sub will move USS Fitzgerald thumbnail image

Atlantic Coastal readies for launch

August 9 - August 9 - Later this year, Miami, USA-based Atlantic Coastal Shipping (ACS) plans to begin a regular weekly fixed-day shipping service on the US East Coast, as well as a regular fixed nine-day Caribbean feeder service.
Views: 988
Chapman completes pipe move thumbnail image

DICA pads out ICUEE line-up

August 8 - August 8 - DICA Outrigger Pads will showcase design updates to its ProStack interlocking cribbing system and introduce the Cavity Pad Plus range of outrigger pads at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), in Kentucky, USA,
Views: 676
MACS adds Charleston to MTA thumbnail image

Indiana-Burns development on track

August 8 - August 8 - The US Department of Transportation has recommended to Congress that the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor receive one of 10 Fastlane small project grants for 2017.
Views: 1281
HLPFI - July/August 2017 - now available! thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement

August 7 - August 7 - Volga-Dnepr is exploring the prospects for the development of a replacement super-heavy cargo transporter, which it hopes will be 35 - 40 percent more efficient than the Antonov AN-124, both technically and economically.
Views: 1944
UTC grows in Guyana thumbnail image

ZPMC confirms GPO stake

August 7 - August 7 - China's Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has confirmed that it is taking a 50 percent shareholding in Greenland Heavylift Holdings (Hong Kong).
Views: 1820
Mammoet moves multimodal thumbnail image

Europe Cargo completes pipe project

August 4 - August 4 - Europe Cargo, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Belgium, has handled the unloading of 20 pipes, ranging in length from 39.2 m to 44 m, at the Port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 1816
Crowley and King Ocean expand services thumbnail image

Crowley tow-out for US Gulf installation

August 3 - August 3 - Crowley Maritime's ocean class tugboats and 455-series high-deck strength barges recently played an integral role in the tow-out and installation of Hess' Stampede tension-leg platform (TLP) in the deep waters of the US Gulf.
Views: 635
BNSFL cement Smart project move thumbnail image

Leadership changes at Intermarine

August 3 - August 3 - Al Stanley has stepped down as president and ceo of project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargo carrier Intermarine, effective immediately.
Views: 1575
BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda thumbnail image

Seaboard Marine enhances services

August 3 - August 3 - Effective August 23, 2017, Seaboard Marine will begin offering two weekly sailings from PortMiami to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica, both having a three day transit, one leaving Miami every Wednesday, the other every Friday.
Views: 1153
HHL assists Pirie project thumbnail image

Bishop Lifting takes Matex Wire Rope

August 3 - August 3 - SBP Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Bishop Lifting Products, has acquired Kilgore, USA-based, Matex Wire Rope.
Views: 1494
CLA launches Mexico connection thumbnail image

ACS grows in Canada

August 2 - August 2 - The Canadian office of Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved to larger premises in Toronto to facilitate its growth plans in the country.
Views: 970
Breakbulk benefits from tolls restructure thumbnail image

Crystal clear job for ALE

August 2 - August 2 - ALE's joint venture in Canada, ALE Roll-Lift, has transported a 258-tonne crystalliser for JNE Welding and Veolia Water Solutions in Saskatchewan.
Views: 874
Atlantic Coastal readies for launch thumbnail image

B747 trio to fly for Hong Kong Air Cargo

August 2 - August 2 - Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) has placed three Boeing 747-400 freighters with Hong Kong Air Cargo Carrier, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines, under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.
Views: 580
DICA pads out ICUEE line-up thumbnail image

Roberts named at Foss

August 2 - August 2 - Washington, USA-based Foss Maritime has appointed Will Roberts as chief commercial officer.
Views: 968
Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement thumbnail image

Transaid trains Ugandan drivers

August 1 - August 1 - Transaid, the international development organisation, has started a major project to develop heavy goods vehicle and passenger service vehicle driver training in Uganda.
Views: 1494

Heavy Lift Across The World

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