November 19 - Teras Cargo Transport (America), LLC, a full-service marine transport and logistics service provider and BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Co. KG, which delivers tailor-made shipping solutions for both heavy lift and project cargoes, have ent
Svend Andersen, president and CEO of BBC Chartering, says that under the US flag, BBC Houston sets a milestone in the company's history and "we are proud to be able to now offer a US flag vessel to our global customers through our US company."
Joe Sanders, president and CEO of Teras Cargo Transport, said: "This latest edition to our fleet will increase our presence in the USA and worldwide, and it will improve our service on every continent."
BBC Houston, a 7,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessel with combined crane capacity of 500 tonnes and a service speed of 16.5 knots, is operated by the new joint venture company Teras BBC Chartering Houston LLC located in Houston. Teras BBC is jointly owned by the US subsidiaries of BBC Chartering and Teras.
This new US flag service reinforces the strong commitment of Teras and BBC to the US market.