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North America News from December 2018

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It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic

December 31 - While the US port of Wilmington was welcoming its first load of SSAB/Swedish steel for the 2018-19 winter season, UK  logistics specialist AV Dawson secured a three-year extension to support British Steel’s steel rolling operations at two sites.
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Mammoet relocates port crane

December 31 - Mammoet has relocated a port crane at the port of Montréal, Canada for terminal operator Termont Montréal.
Views: 3485
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Nola partners with Ports America

December 28 - Ports America has signed a 50-year lease with the port of New Orleans to continue to operate the port's Napoleon Avenue and Nashville Avenue Terminals.
Views: 4038
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Metalmark invests in T. Parker Host

December 20 - Having acquired the 254 acre (102 ha) Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, USA in October, maritime services provider T. Parker Host has received strategic investment from private equity firm Metalmark Capital.
Views: 4261
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Second Crowley con-ro delivered

December 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has taken delivery of its con-ro vessel Taíno, the last in a series of two vessels from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.
Views: 3804
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Topside takes shape in Texas

December 20 - ALE has used its AL.SK350 super-heavy lift crane, featuring a lifting moment of 354,000 tonne/metres, to place the first of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.
Views: 3665
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CraneWorks adds to inventory

December 19 - Houston-headquartered CraneWorks has expanded its fleet with three Demag AC 100-4L, one AC 300-6, four AC 160-5 and three AC 220-5 all terrain cranes, plus eight Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck cranes.
Views: 3447
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Myshak skids with Hydra-Slide

December 18 - Canada-based Myshak Crane & Rigging has utilised its Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment to replace a 514-tonne converter at a fertiliser production plant in Alberta.
Views: 4225
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AAPA promotes Long and Martino

December 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has promoted Mary Beth Long to vice president of external affairs, and Meredith Martino to vice president of member engagement.
Views: 3458
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Mammoet revitalises Pier 70

December 12 - Mammoet has transported a 175-tonne steel building frame as part of the Pier 70 revitalisation project in San Francisco, USA.
Views: 3369
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Crane Worldwide opens in Savannah

December 12 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened a new facility in Savannah, Georgia, which will enhance its services on the USA’s East Coast.
Views: 3644
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Houston calling for Volga-Dnepr

December 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an operations base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.   
Views: 6373
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USA and China agree tariff delay

December 4 - The USA has agreed to suspend the increase of tariffs on USD200 billion worth of Chinese goods, which was scheduled to enter force on January 1, 2019, as the two nations take a step towards the development of a longer-term trade accord.
Views: 3759
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GPA to develop inland port

December 4 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has confirmed that it will develop an inland port at Hall County, near Gainesville, Georgia.
Views: 3650

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