Marine link
 

Wallenius Delivers 100,000th Deere Unit At Galveston

Earlier this year, Woodcliff Lake, N.J.-based Wallenius Lines' M7S Aida delivered the 100,000th Deere & Company unit at the Port of Galveston. The unit, a special tractor, was driven aboard Aida in Antwerp, Belgium, by Richard Ruf, general manager of Deere Tractor Works, Mannheim, Germany.

According to Ernest Connor, general manager of the Port of Galveston, "Galveston is the Gulf of Mexico operations center for Wallenius Lines, and because of Wallenius, Galveston is the leading Gulf port for mobile machinery." With the shipment, Wallenius Lines and Deere & Co. marked a milestone in their business relationship. Deere & Co., the Illinoisbased manufacturer of agricultural machinery, has been shipping tractors on Wallenius' vessels for three decades. Units manufactured at the Mannheim work factory are transported on the Rhine River to Antwerp, where they are driven aboard RoRos destined for the U.S. The Port of Galveston is located 30 minutes from the open sea at the mouth of Galveston Bay, and has facilities capable of handling all types of cargo, including containers, import and export dry bulks, breakbulk commodities and a variety of mobile machinery.




Port Authority History

A Partnership In Maritime Evolution
ACTU-VATOR: Folding Hatch Cover Innovation From The Main Deck, Inc.
Belgians Scoop Up dreding Contracts
Braking New Ground; Creating New Opportunities
Commercial Metals Ships Scrap
Company Initiates Cruise Operation Between California And Mexico
Drive For Quality To Afflict Owners, Benefit Builders
Forest Products Nicho Looks Ripo For Expansion
Hong Kong To Build First Terminal Handling Pearl River Delta Cargo
Hvide Investment Signals Consolidation Continuation
International Shipholding Corp. Announces Executive Appointments
INTERTANKO: Zero Waste At Sea Is Possible
Kopphil Shipyard Clindios $6 Million In Now Contracts
Libra Opens Private Brazilian Container Terminal
Mexican Officials Detail Governments Plan To Privatize Its Ports
Pilot Vessels Designed For Anticipated USCG Regulation Changes
Port Everglades And Kings Ocean In Preliminary Agreement For Increased Service
Port States And Flag States: WHAT THE FLAG STATE C A N D O TO HELP THE SHIPOWNER WHEN THE PORT STATE INTERVENES
Port To Porty Dock To Dock
Portland, Vancouver & Army Corps Place Mooring Buoys In Columbia River
Posidonia '94:
Setchell Named TT Club Director
ShipNet: Information Solutions For Shore And Ship
Short Sea Container Survey: No Pain, No Gain
U.S. Ports' Agenda: Focus Is On Infrastructure
Unitor Invests In Two New Workboats For Far East Operation Cruise Ship Sally Albatross
Viet Porlex'97 Merges With Maritime Vietnam For Asian Exhibition
VTS Analyzing Neeed, Cost & Safety In U.S. Ports
Wiiiardi Builds Conpositc Boats For L.A.
Worldport LA Receives Go-Ahead For Activation Of Foreign Trade Zone
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright