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North America News from February 2020

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GPA opts for Konecranes units

February 28 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has acquired two Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes for its Ocean Terminal in the port of Savannah.
Views: 1244
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A1A introduces 3D Lift Vision

February 27 - A1A Software will launch a virtual-reality simulator for lift planning at the ConExpo-Con/Agg construction trade show that takes place in Las Vegas on March 10-14.
Views: 1241
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LOC lands LNG Canada deal

February 26 - LOC Group has signed a multi-year contract with LNG Canada to provide marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services and vessel quality assurance at the project in Kitimat.
Views: 1664
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DSV Panalpina opens China link

February 26 - DSV Panalpina has started operating a Boeing 747-8 freighter three times per week, east and westbound, between Huntsville, Alabama in the USA (HSV) and Shanghai (PVG) to cope with capacity constraints caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China.
Views: 1621
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Zuchowski joins Pintsch Bubenzer

February 24 - Pintsch Bubenzer USA has named Mike Zuchowski regional sales manager for ports in the western region of the USA and Canada.
Views: 1264
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Buckner boosts training programme

February 24 - Buckner Heavylift Cranes has added ITI Online's library of courses to supplement its monthly safety training curriculum.
Views: 1486
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Fitzgerald returns to Crowley 

February 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Ray Fitzgerald as its chief operating officer, effective March 1. 
Views: 1511
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NTSB publishes report on Ingalls collision

February 21 - The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a Marine Accident Brief on the collision between a heavy lift vessel, an unarmed barge and the destroyer Delbert D Black in Pascagoula, Mississippi last March.
Views: 1949
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Liebherr delivers a first in the USA

February 19 - North Carolina Ports (NCP) has added a Liebherr LPS 420 rail-mounted gantry harbour crane at its terminal at the port of Morehead City.
Views: 2017
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Canaveral secures funding for multipurpose berth

February 18 - Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded a USD14.1 million grant from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernise and expand North Cargo Berth 3 (NCB3).
Views: 2145
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Apache aircraft soars with Antonov

February 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported four Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) in Arizona, USA to the Hindan Airforce Base in India.
Views: 2203
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Ambercor completes yankee move

February 17 - Canada-headquartered Ambercor Shipping has coordinated the delivery of a yankee dryer and two through-air dryer (TAD) rolls in Quebec.
Views: 1597
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Duluth awarded infrastructure grant

February 17 - The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated a USD10.5 million grant to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. 
Views: 1646
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Wm. O'Brien opens in the USA

February 17 - Ireland’s Wm. O'Brien is opening its first office in the USA, in Princeton, New Jersey.
Views: 1522
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ProLift acquires ARM

February 14 - ProLift Rigging has acquired Advanced Riggers & Millwrights (ARM), a rigging and plant relocation company based in Riverside, California.
Views: 1956
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Heavy lift cargo boosts volumes at Duluth

February 13 - Cargo volume exceeded 33.5 million tons at the port of Duluth-Superior for the 2019 shipping season, ranking as the port’s third-highest throughput since 2015, reports Morgan McClean.
Views: 1709
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Caldwell launches TLC clamp

February 12 - The Caldwell Group has launched a clamp designed for lifting and turning curved plate or pipe from horizontal to vertical positions, and vice versa.
Views: 1493
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Easter named permanent ceo at Daseke 

February 11 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has appointed Chris Easter as its permanent ceo and a member of the board of director
Views: 1572
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HLI handles the pressure in yankee move 

February 11 - HLI Rail & Rigging has moved a yankee dryer – a pressure vessel used in the production of tissue paper – 300 miles (482.8 km) from Erie to Lock Haven in Pennsylvania. 
Views: 2081
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Intermarine begins operations

February 10 - Intermarine has commenced its Americas liner service, following the brand’s resurrection at the end of January.
Views: 2284
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KOGA Shipping launched

February 10 - King Ocean Gulf Alliance (KOGA) Shipping has been launched out of Houston, USA, and will focus on breakbulk, project, and bulk shipping throughout the Americas.
Views: 2726
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Onshore wind grows in the Americas

February 7 - The Americas and the Caribbean installed 13,427 MW of onshore wind capacity in 2019, an increase of 12 percent on the previous year’s 11,892 MW, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
Views: 2057
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Port of Morrow wins federal funding

February 5 - The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded USD1.6 million to the port of Morrow for equipment and infrastructure improvements.
Views: 1807
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Talbert adds Modular 65SA range

February 4 - USA-based Talbert Manufacturing has added the Modular 65SA to its range of specialised trailers.
Views: 1560
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Devlin moves to Mærsk

February 3 - Dennis Devlin has joined A.P. Møller–Mærsk as the shipping company’s senior director for special project logistics in North America.
Views: 2277

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