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Page 20 of 31 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 21 SCRA Move of the Year award, in 2016, was for transportation of a 1,300-ton, 103-by-48-by-122-foot "cold box" module for a natural gas liquefaction plant that Bechtel was building in Australia. The cold box was fabricated at New Iberia, a shallow-draft port. Berard used an 80-axle, self-propelled mobile trans- porter to move the box onto a fl at-deck barge that was towed to Port Fourchon, Louisiana, an offshore oil service port. There, the box was rolled directly onto a heavy-lift ship for the transit to Australia. In moving an oversize load, it's best if a If you need a port with a convenient location and built-in efficiencies, the Port of Galveston has it all. We can handle almost every type of ship, cargo and traffic, and offer all the support you need. Call today to learn more about our benefits. • Just 30 minutes to open sea • Efficient labor and competitive rates • No port congestion • An efficient part of your supply chain • Terminals near the Interstate Highway System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway • Direct connection to BNSF and Union Pacific Railroads • Foreign Trade Zone No. 36 PORT OF EVERYTHING CONVENIENCE Port of Galveston P.O. Box 328 Galveston, TX 77553 409.766.6112 "THE BETTER WE GET AT MOVING BIG PIECES, THE BIGGER MODULES THE CUSTOMERS WANT TO BUILD."

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