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Breakbulk slides at NWSA

May 18 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has posted a 36 percent year-on-year decline in breakbulk cargo volumes during January-April 2016.

The alliance - which comprises the ports of Tacoma and Seattle - attributed the slump to slowing economic growth in China and the impact of low oil prices.

Automobile imports continue to be a bright spot for the gateway's non-containerised cargo, with 62,113 units handled in April.

April also saw the alliance's full containerised exports and import volumes increase by 7 percent year-on-year, but for the period covering January-April the gateway noted that its container volumes were "flat" at 1,080,957 teu.

stated that domestic volumes continue to lag due a weaker Alaskan economy.

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ACE Belgium readies for launch

April 25 - ACE Belgium Freighters is preparing to launch its scheduled and charter services out of Liège Airport after receiving its air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority.
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Carrick joins ACS board

April 25 - UK-headquartered charter specialist Air Charter Service (ACS) has named Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to its group board.
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Scott-Macon adds with Tadano

April 25 - USA-based Scott-Macon Equipment has purchased four Tadano Mantis telescopic boom crawler cranes.
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