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Baltimore sets new record

September 29 - The USA's Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has handled a record amount of containers and general cargo during the fiscal year 2017, which ran from July 1, 2016 through to June 30, 2017.

The port handled 907,957 teu and 10,347,794 tons (9,387,360.8 tonnes) of general cargo, which includes cars, containers, farm and construction machinery, forest products and breakbulk.

According to the port, this represents a 9.8 percent increase in the amount of cargo handled from the previous year.

In June, the port handled 87,565 teu, the most of any month in its history. June also saw 897,871 tons (814,534.9 tonnes) of general cargo pass through the port.

 

www.mpa.maryland.gov

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LR 13000 crane cuts load time

November 18 - Mexico’s ESEASA has used its 3,000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 13000 crawler crane for the first time to load seven oil platforms onto barges at the port city of Tampico.
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PAC invests in Baltimore terminals 

November 18 - Ports America Chesapeake (PAC) has implemented the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) at the Seagirt and Dundalk marine terminals at the port of Baltimore. 
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ACS expands US headquarters

November 18 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its US headquarters in Long Island in order to facilitate future growth in the Americas region.
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Lovemore steps up for steel move 

November 18 - South Africa’s Lovemore Bros has utilised its MultiMAX 2+6-axle stepdeck trailer from Faymonville to move a steel structure. 
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