Konecranes to deliver the Mediterranean region’s largest-ever mobile harbor crane

Konecranes to deliver the Mediterranean region’s largest-ever mobile harbor crane

Lorenzini & C. S.r.l. (Lorenzini) placed an order for a Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 crane in the third quarter of 2018. Starting in January 2019 the crane will be handling containers in Livorno, Italy. The Model 8 …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Curious
NYK Group Establishes Logistics Joint Venture for Finished Cars Using Automobile Freight Trains in India

NYK Group Establishes Logistics Joint Venture for Finished Cars Using Automobile Freight Trains in India

On July 13, NYK Auto Logistics India Pvt. Ltd. (NALI), an NYK Group company, signed an agreement with Adani Logistics Ltd. (ALL) to form a joint venture that specializes in the transportation of finished vehicles using …
Jul 17, 2018 /  Curious
JAXPORT begins construction of a new automobile processing terminal

JAXPORT begins construction of a new automobile processing terminal

JAXPORT is set to begin construction of a new automobile processing terminal, the first phase of a multi-year project which will increase the port’s vehicle-handling capacity by 25 percent. Caption: …
Nov 17, 2017 /  Curious
Clipper Adds Second Ship To Its Steel Shuttle Express Service

Clipper Adds Second Ship To Its Steel Shuttle Express Service

Clipper Steel Services introduced a shuttle express service from Alabama to Mexico in early 2014. The Steel Shuttle Express with its short 2-day transit quickly gained popularity and the cargo volumes have …
Mar 13, 2017 /  Vessels
Curious to Know and See: AAL - Cargo Discharge (Video)

Curious to Know and See: AAL - Cargo Discharge (Video)

Leading multipurpose heavy lift operator AAL has completed a series of shipments to Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) of an innovative ‘mobile’ grain shiploader to be installed at the Port’s Pacific …
Jun 3, 2016 /  Curious
General Dynamics Awarded $106Mln Advance Procurement Contract for U.S. Navy’s Fifth Expeditionary Mobile Base

General Dynamics Awarded $106Mln Advance Procurement Contract for U.S. Navy’s Fifth Expeditionary Mobile Base

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $106 million contract by the U.S. Navy to procure long lead time material and engineering support for the Expeditionary Mobile Base …
Jun 2, 2016 /  Naval
AAL Delivers ‘Mobile’ Grain Shiploader To Port Metro Vancouver

AAL Delivers ‘Mobile’ Grain Shiploader To Port Metro Vancouver

Leading multipurpose heavy lift operator AAL has completed a series of shipments to Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) of an innovative ‘mobile’ grain shiploader to be installed at the Port’s Pacific …
May 28, 2016 /  Vessels
Austal Awarded LCS Support Contract Worth Up to US$198 Million

Austal Awarded LCS Support Contract Worth Up to US$198 Million

Austal Limited (Austal) announced on Monday (Dec 21) that Austal USA has been awarded a contract for US$51,684,797 to its 11-ship $3.5 billion Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contract for the U.S. Navy. This contract …
Dec 22, 2015 /  Naval
US Navy to christen USS Omaha

US Navy to christen USS Omaha

The U.S. Navy announced the christening ceremony of the newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Omaha (LCS 12), that will take place in Mobile, Alabama, December 19. Image: Austal ***** Omaha, …
Dec 18, 2015 /  Naval
General Dynamics NASSCO Begins Construction on Second Expeditionary Base Mobile Ship

General Dynamics NASSCO Begins Construction on Second Expeditionary Base Mobile Ship

On October 14 General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics announced that began construction on the second ship of the U.S. Navy's newly reclassified Expeditionary Base Mobile (ESB) …
Oct 15, 2015 /  Vessels