Energy sector fuels West Coast market

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  • March 8, 2019

Logisticians are benefitting from strong wind energy and hydropower project activity on the US West Coast, but patchy demand in the petrochemicals and steel sectors is tempering optimism, writes Gregory DL Morris. http://content.yudu.com/web/42n2u/0A42uap/HLPFIJanFeb19/html/index.html?page=66&origin=reader

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Mega-load move from PNW to Canada takes mega planning

Published on JOC.com (https://www.joc.com) Chris Barnett, Special Correspondent | Aug 31, 2018 5:01PM EDT Specialized Freight Solutions of Lake Mills, Wisconsin, has been commissioned by the new High, Wide and Heavy Corridor Coalition to conduct a feasibility route study for moving up to 1,000-ton mega-loads from Pacific Northwest ports east into Idaho and Montana and up into Western Canada. The …

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Heavy-load coalition working to entice cargo to Pacific Northwest

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  • September 7, 2018

Chris Barnett, Special Correspondent JOC.com | Aug 29, 2018 A coalition of Pacific Northwest ports and transportation organizations have raised a war chest of approximately $500,000 to fund a proposed 1,300-mile multimodal high, wide, and heavy transport corridor intended to smooth the transit of energy and infrastructure project cargoes imported from Asia and bound for western North America. Most of these …

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US Northwest ports race for breakbulk shipments

Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor JOC.com | Jan 21, 2018 Shippers of breakbulk and project cargoes through the US Pacific Northwest have plenty of choices among ports battling for business in each other’s back yards. “It’s an extremely competitive environment,” said Ken O’Hollaren, marine marketing director at the Port of Portland, Oregon (https://www.joc.com/port-news/us-ports/port-portland-ore), one of more than a half-dozen Pacific Northwest …

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