AAL delivers tower components for US petroleum refinery project

AAL Shipping recently delivered 456-metric-tonne industrial tower components to the US West Coast. The cargo was loaded in South Korea onboard the 31,000-deadweight heavy lift AAL Pusan and transported across the Pacific to the Port of Everett in Washington. Cargo handling was further complicated by strict Covid-19 restrictions at multiple ports of call, which required …

Creative solutions to keep the customer’s freight moving

C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has recently completed a nine-month project involving multiple ocean shipments of oversized cargo from Portugal to the USA. First, they utilized out-of-gauge flat racks and open-top containers to transport the equipment through container carriers. For the breakbulk equipment, the team relied on MAFI trailers and transported via RORO vessels. The final …

Antonov Airlines transports Turksat 5B satellite for launch by SpaceX

Antonov Airlines in cooperation with Bollore Logistics Space has transported Turkey's new telecommunication satellite Turksat 5B on board one of its AN-124-100 aircraft from Toulouse, France, to Florida, USA, later launched by the US aerospace company SpaceX. The cargo weighed a total of 60 tonnes including a special container measuring 14.69 m in length, 5.45 m …

Enerpac JS-500 rental now available in USA

When President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law last month, he destined an already booming construction industry to reach new heights. With the US government’s hefty investment in civil construction, the construction industry will grow significantly in 2022 and beyond.  Demand for heavy lifting and specialized transport equipment is expected to skyrocket.  …

Maher Terminals LLC opts for three new Liebherr Megamax STS cranes

Liebherr Container Cranes have been awarded the contract for the supply of three ship to shore (STS) container cranes for Maher Terminals LLC at the Port of New York & New Jersey. The cranes will take their place alongside the existing eight Liebherr STS cranes and will assist Maher in becoming a Net Zero emissions …

CoreRFID expands into the US

Asset management software firm CoreRFID is expanding into the US after winning a contract from a leading American construction safety company. The Lancashire-based company is installing a new system for North Carolina headquartered Evan Fall Protection, part of the SpanSet International Group, which provides safety equipment for workers operating at height, to enable the it …