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Strategic Alliance for new Port locations

  Castaloop USA

  Castaloop USA continues its strategic growth with the offer of new Port locations on the Great Lakes.  On September 14th, 2020,  Castaloop established a strategic alliance with Carmeuse North America to provide both its marketing and stevedoring services throughout Carmeuse’s private terminal facilities. This new alliance will enable Castaloop to offer its services for the handling of bulk, breakbulk and wind energy components. Castaloop is proud for this opportunity to contribute to Carmeuse’s continued network growth across the Great Lakes. Thanks to this strategic agreement, Castaloop can now also provide services in the following ports: Port of Sprague, ON Port of Buffington, IN Port of Portage, IN Port of Rogers City, MI Port of Huron, OH Port of Mentor...


The 4 fundamental components to selecting the right port

  As in

  As in any endeavour that involves real estate the three main rules are:  “Rule #1 : Location, Rule #2 : Location and Rule #3 : Location.” Although these rules of thumb come in handy when selecting a port for loading or discharging cargo there are a number of contributing factors that must be kept in mind. It goes without saying that the idea is always to please the customer, which usually means landing or picking up cargo at the closest place possible to the final destination or point of origin, whatever the case. 1 : The Quay Firstly and foremostly, there usually has to be some kind of pier available to accept the vessel. In rare cases cargo can...


Port of Buffalo

  In its continued and

  In its continued and strategic growth, Castaloop USA is proud to announce having concluded an alliance with The Port of Buffalo, NY for the marketing and operational stevedoring services to develop and promote the private facilities for bulk, break bulk, wind and project cargoes.   (more…)


Port of Oswego

The board of Directors

The board of Directors for the Oswego Port Authority and Castaloop USA Inc. are pleased to announce a strategic alliance in the Port of Oswego’s continued growth and commitment to service the Greater Northern New York region.



Well, everyone is handling

Well, everyone is handling them… We just think it’s AWESOME that Castaloop is as well!