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North America News from July 2018

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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: 4257
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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: 5193
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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: 4407
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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: 3953
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Nautilus names Owens

July 27 - Nautilus International Holding has appointed Robert B. Owens as president and ceo, succeeding James R. Callahan who will remain as chairman.
Views: 4663
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Faymonville delivers double-drop trailer

July 27 - Massachusetts, USA-based Cappello Heavy Transport has taken delivery of one of the first four-axle MegaMax double-drop trailers with a steerable pin-on flip axle from trailer manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 4381
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G2 increases San Diego services

July 26 - G2 Ocean, the joint venture of Grieg Star and Gearbulk, has increased its sailings to the port of San Diego.
Views: 5196
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Ruest steps up at CN

July 25 - Canadian National Railway (CN) has appointed Jean-Jacques Ruest as president and ceo, effective immediately. 
Views: 4937
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Construction begins at Canaveral

July 25 - Florida’s Orion Marine Group has started installing the 413 concrete piles for Port Canaveral’s multipurpose cargo berth.
Views: 4239
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Maxim expands footprint with Tri-State

July 24 - USA-based crane rental and lifting services provider Maxim Crane Works has acquired the assets of Cincinnati-based Tri-State Crane.
Views: 4971
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El Coquí set to enter service

July 23 - Crowley Maritime has taken delivery of El Coquí, which it says is one of the world’s first con-ro vessels powered by LNG, from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.
Views: 4833
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SC&RA moves for harmonisation in Canada

July 20 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has visited Ontario and Quebec, as part of a continuing effort to work toward harmonisation of heavy haulage regulations for its 116 Canadian members.
Views: 4589
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Dawes updates fleet with Link-Belt

July 20 - USA-based Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has taken delivery of six Link-Belt truck cranes.
Views: 4451
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Corpus Christi welcomes wind shipments

July 20 - Port of Corpus Christi’s recently developed breakbulk cargo laydown yard, the Rincon West Yard, has received its first shipment of wind turbine components.
Views: 4949
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Demag duo for Madisa

July 19 - Mexican heavy machinery and Terex distributor, Madisa, has expanded its crane inventory with the addition of two new Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 4574
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DB Schenker innovates for Airbus

July 18 - Airbus has partnered with DB Schenker to develop a logistics plan to transport components of the A320 range of aircraft from Hamburg, Germany to the manufacturer’s US facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 5159
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Mammoet transports Island tug duo

July 17 - Heavy transport specialist Mammoet has completed the transport of two 430-ton (390-tonne) tugboats from the Island Tug and Barge (ITB) Annacis Island facility to Vancouver harbour.
Views: 4589
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Contracts roll in at Boskalis

July 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has received a letter of award from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MHB) for the transportation and installation of an offshore platform for the Bakor central processing platform redevelopment project in Malaysia.
Views: 5309
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Volga-Dnepr delivers GE engine

July 13 - On behalf of GE Aviation, Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a GE9X jet engine from Victorville, California to Ohio for additional testing.
Views: 5170
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Virginia wins USACE approval

July 12 - The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has authorised the port of Virginia’s plan to widen and deepen the commercial shipping channels serving Norfolk Harbor.
Views: 5830
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Mammoet streamlines lifts

July 11 - Mammoet has utilised its Liebherr LR 13000 crawler crane to install two reactors inside a US Gulf Coast polypropylene plant currently undergoing expansion.
Views: 5271
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WW Ocean soars with helicopter shipment

July 10 - WW Ocean has transported an Airbus AS350 helicopter from Brunswick, Georgia to the port of Southampton in the UK on behalf of Helicopters International Shipping Services (HISS). 
Views: 5139
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Stevens Towing completes heavy lifts

July 10 - Stevens Towing and Charleston Heavy Lift have transported a 103-ton (93.4-tonne) Yankee dryer from the port of Charleston to Lake Santee, USA.
Views: 5101
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Calls for ELD study

July 10 - Kevin John Cramer, the US representative for North Dakota, has called on Congress to conduct a study about the impact of electronic logging devices (ELDs).
Views: 5407
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Unlimited expansion for BNSF

July 5 - BNSF Logistics has acquired Texas-based third-party logistics provider Unlimited Freight.
Views: 5833
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ACS opens office in San Francisco

July 4 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has strengthened its US West Coast presence by opening a new office in San Francisco.
Views: 5776
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Daseke snaps up Aveda Transportation

July 3 - Texas-based flatbed and specialised haulage company, Daseke, has completed the acquisition of Aveda Transportation and Energy Services.
Views: 6213
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Jensen joins Port Nola

July 2 - The port of New Orleans has appointed Jack C. Jensen Jr to the board of commissioners. He will serve a five-year term, succeeding Robert R. Barkerding Jr. 
Views: 6065

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