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North America News from August 2018

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Long Beach names executives

August 31 - The port of Long Beach in the USA has named Richard D. Cameron and Dr. Noel Hacegaba as co-deputy executive directors, succeeding Duane Kenagy, who has served as interim deputy executive director since May 2017. 
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Arrendo places Terex order

August 31 - Mexico-based Arrendo has placed an order with Terex for four Demag all-terrain cranes, including a 300-tonne capacity AC 300-6.
Views: 2730
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Rickmers awarded Sinotrans contract

August 30 - Rickmers-Line has signed a six-year contract with the project logistics division of Sinotrans for the ocean transportation of breakbulk and project cargoes, as part of a major infrastructure project.
Views: 4338
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BNSF handles transformer trio 

August 28 - BNSF Logistics has transported three transformers from Baltimore to a substation in Maryland, USA. 
Views: 3944
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PhilaPort welcomes Warnow Sun

August 24 - Atlantic RoRo Carriers’s (ARRC) vessel, Warnow Sun, has completed its maiden call at the port of Philadelphia’s Tioga Marine Terminal. 
Views: 3205
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Mexican jack-up for ALE

August 23 - ALE has used its Mega Jack system to complete the 14 m jack-up of a topside, weighing over 13,000 tonnes, in Mexico.
Views: 3641
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Crowley tows out Appomattox

August 22 - Crowley Maritime has completed the tow-out of Shell’s Appomattox semi-submersible floating production system (FPS) from Kiewit Offshore Services' construction facility in Ingleside, Texas.
Views: 2938
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Mississippi River deepening moves forward

August 22 - The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a final economic justification report for the proposed Mississippi River Ship Channel deepening project.
Views: 3093
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ALS dumps in Panama

August 21 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has transported an excavator and six T284 Liebherr dump trucks to a remote copper mine in Panama.
Views: 3320
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Burt joins Air Partner

August 16 - Air Partner has appointed Jack Burt as vice president of its US cargo division.
Views: 3594
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Hecht takes the helm of Panalpina heliship

August 16 - Panalpina has appointed Ryan Hecht to lead its helicopter shipping (heliship) division, replacing Juerg Boschung who will retire after 25 years with the company. 
Views: 3323
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Valleyfield secures funding

August 14 - The port of Valleyfield in Canada has received a CAD3.5 million (USD2.67 million) grant from the Québec government to support its marine transportation infrastructure investments.
Views: 3937
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Mammoet moves for Bridgewater

August 14 - Mammoet has transported a 3,152-ton (3,150.9-tonne) heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) module from Coeymans, New York to PSEG Power Connecticut’s Bridgeport Harbor Station 5 project site.
Views: 3371
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DeLuca steps up at Duluth

August 14 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority (DPSA) in the USA has appointed Deb DeLuca as executive director, effective August 16.
Views: 3854
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Universal acquires Southern Counties

August 13 - Universal Logistics Holdings, a provider of customised transportation and logistics solutions, has acquired Southern Counties Express.
Views: 3916
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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: 4107
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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: 3870
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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: 4021
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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: 4147
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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: 3749
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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: 3906
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WVFA project inaugurated

August 1 - The port of Vancouver, USA, has inaugurated its USD251 million West Vancouver Freight Access (WVFA) rail project.
Views: 4194

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