Cargo ship crew evacuated and port closed to vessel movement

ST. SIMONS SOUND, Ga. — A cargo ship carrying vehicles was being evacuated after sharply listing near a port on the Georgia coast.The U.S. Coast Guard says the Golden Ray cargo ship was leaving Brunswick when it drastically leaned to its side early Sunday. An unknown number of crew members were being evacuated. Local agencies were helping with the rescue.Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson says it is not known if weather conditions caused the ship to lurch. Hurricane Dorian brushed past the Georgia coast last week before being downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone.Dickinson said it was not immediately known whether there were any injuries on board.The name of the ship’s owner was not immediately available.The Port of Brunswick is currently closed to vessel traffic.The Associated Press read more

TerraSource Global expands presence in India

first_imgTerraSource Global has announced that its sister company, Coperion, will immediately begin supporting TerraSource Global customers in India by selling capital equipment, stocking wear parts and providing service for TerraSource Global, whose brands include Gundlach Crushers, Jeffrey Rader and Pennsylvania Crusher. “This move represents a next major step for us in increasing our global footprint, in an effort to provide better service and support to our global customers,” said Doug Sublett, Vice President of Power and Mining for TerraSource Global.“We’ve previously had contracted representation for our products and services; however, with the acquisition of Coperion into the Hillenbrand Process Equipment Group portfolio, we have been able to quickly expand into other markets. India was a very easy decision for us considering our current customer following for our brands,” Sublett added. “Coperion’s staff is expanding its expertise to support the sale and service of TerraSource Global equipment in India, providing us the ability to act quickly to the demands of that market,” said Rick Dreyer, Director of International Sales for TerraSource Global.“Coperion India is the market leader in the field of material handling for the plastics industry,” said Umesh Verma, Managing Director and CEO of Coperion India. “We have the required infrastructure that TerraSource Global needs to eventually produce machines in India and be more attractive for the local market. It offers a great opportunity to enhance its offerings to Indian customers in the power sector, which is one of the fastest growing sectors in India.”last_img read more