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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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Fitzgerald returns to Crowley 

February 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Ray Fitzgerald as its chief operating officer, effective March 1. 
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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.
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