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Rail siding rebuilt for high and heavy load

July 25 - A combined rail and road shipment of a 292.1 tonne transformer by Spring, Texas-based rail project shipment forwarder Colossal Transport Solutions (CTS) brought more than just issues with regulatory and official freight transport laws

In order to transfer the transformer from CTS' 16-axle FD railcar, which had moved as a special movement from Houston, Texas to Plain Dealing, Louisiana to a 19-axle Goldhofer trailer, an entire siding had to be completely rehabilitated to allow the safe passage of the railcar.

The 24 km onward road movement four 30 m bridges to be bypassed and a 137 m bridge that had to be crossed utilising eight wing dollies in order to obtain the necessary permits.

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Damco names Meierkort

April 6 - Mike Meierkort has been appointed as head of Americas at freight forwarder Damco.
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Kota Bakat gets under way

April 6 - The 25,000 dwt Kota Bakat – operated by King Ocean Gulf Alliance (KOGA) Shipping – made its maiden voyage from Port Houston's CARE Terminal last week.
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Odyssey begins epic move

April 6 - S7 Space called on the project logistics industry to help relocate its Odyssey launch platform, part of the Sea Launch project, from the USA to the port of Slavyanka in Primorsky Krai, Russia.
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