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The Friday Flyer - March 29th 2013

March 29 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, we are digesting the latest report from shipping industry consultant Drewry. It starkly shows that for the next few years the multipurpose sector will be in choppy waters. In the long-term, prospects are good, accord
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Ulferts & Wittrock adds Terex crawler

March 28 - March 28 - German lifting and transport specialist Ulferts & Wittrock has taken delivery of the first Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane.
Views: 443
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Mercator uses WWPC network to deliver

March 28 - March 28 - Mercator Transport, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has teamed up with WWPC partners in China and Portugal to deliver a number of heavy project shipments.
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Antwerp recognised for environmental achievements

March 28 - March 28 - For the second year in succession the Port of Antwerp has been awarded the Environmental World Ports Award - during the World Ports and Trade Summit (WPTS) in Abu Dhabi.
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Braemar strengthens worldwide

March 28 - March 28 - Loss adjustor Braemar has made a number of additions to its worldwide team of marine surveyors and consultants, as well as opening two new locations.
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SAL Heavy Lift relocates to Hamburg

March 28 - March 28 - German shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has completed the relocation of its head office to HafenCity, Hamburg.
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Landmark for Terex crane deliveries

March 28 - Terex Port Solutions has supplied its 1,500th Terex Gottwald mobile harbour crane - a G HMK 607 B - to client SEA-invest.
Views: 331
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Cargotec to supply Malaysian cranes

March 28 - March 28 - A leading Malaysian shipbuilding and chartering group has ordered two 100-tonne active heave-compensated (ACH) offshore cranes from Finnish equipment manufacturer Cargotec.
Views: 427
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Cordstrap recognised in the Netherlands

March 27 - March 27 - Cargo securing system specialist Cordstrap has positioned 20th in the top 100 most successful small and medium sized manufacturing companies in the Netherlands - according to a MT Management Team magazine poll.
Views: 453
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Boost skills in Antwerp

March 27 - March 27 - The Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management - a training course designed to fast-track project forwarding management skills - will be held May 13-14, 2013, in conjunction with Breakbulk Europe 2013, Antwerp, Belgium.
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GROUP7 secures Lufthansa award

March 27 - March 27 - Munich based logistics concern GROUP7 has been named a Lufthansa Cargo Business Partner - just seven years after its founding.
Views: 322
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Volga delivers sports gear

March 27 - March 27 - Russian freighter operator Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed a series of flights delivering sports equipment for the 2012/13 Biathlon World Cup from Holmenkollen, Norway to Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
Views: 381
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ALE plays key role in i54 project

March 27 - March 27 - UK headquartered heavy lift specialist ALE has completed the transportation and installation of a 250 tonne bridge in South Staffordshire, UK.
Views: 533
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Maersk links Sweden and South Korea

March 26 - March 26 - Maersk Line has added the South Korean city Busan to one of its routes from the Port of Gothenburg. It is the first direct Maersk Line service connecting Sweden and Busan.
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Georgia Ports sees cargo surge

March 26 - March 26 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) saw strong growth in February 2013 with 2.27 million tons (2.08 million tonnes) of freight handled at its gateways - a year-on-year improvement of 6.9 percent over February 2012.
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Saudia Cargo adds two B747-8Fs

March 26 - March 26 - Saudi Airlines Cargo - the air freight arm of Saudia Airlines - has added its first two B747-8 freighters to its fleet.
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CEE duo delivers Euro-Asia shipment

March 26 - March 26 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member representing Belgium, Heavy Logistics, has delivered a delivery duty unpaid (DDU) shipment of sensitive CNC machinery from Europe to Shanghai, China.
Views: 342
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Saxony ports team-up to grow

March 26 - March 26 - The newly-formed association of Lower Saxony Seaports has described its 10-point programme to improve its members' efficiency and competitiveness.
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Rolldock delivers damaged boat

March 25 - March 25 - Earlier this month, Dutch heavy lift shipping line Rolldock delivered Venezuelan patrol boat Warao to the Arsenal of the Brazilian Navy, Rio de Janeiro.
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CNCo secures four more bulk carriers

March 25 - March 25 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has ordered four Deltamarin-designed 39,500 dwt Bdelta handysize bulk carriers - to be built at Chengxi Shipyard, China.
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Big container lines merger on ice

March 25 - March 25 - It would appear that the attempt to create the fourth-largest container shipping company by capacity has hit the rocks as Germany's Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg S
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business m
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ABS awards WSS safety approval

March 22 - March 22 - Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has obtained worldwide approval for its safety services from classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).
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ABS awards WSS safety approval

March 22 - March 22 - Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has obtained worldwide approval for its safety services from classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business model is dea
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Eisele adds Liebherr lift

March 22 - March 22 - Frankfurt, Germany based crane hire company Eisele, has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
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Kiel Canal set for new lock

March 22 - March 22 - At a parliamentary evening in Berlin - organised by the Port of Hamburg Marketing and attended by Pater Ramsauer, minister of transport for Germany, and 150 high-ranking representatives of politics, business and trade associations - the threat
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Toll names new UK air freight director

March 22 - March 22 - Logistics services provider Toll Global Forwarding has named Paul Chinery as director - air freight for its UK operations.
Views: 452
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PP adds Hungarian member

March 21 - March 21 - Eurogate Logistics has become the newest member of the Project Partners forwarder network, representing Hungary.
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OSRL speeds-up oil response

March 21 - March 21 - Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) has launched its new well-capping equipment. The cutting edge technology can be deployed in the event of a subsea well control incident.
Views: 386
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Cargotec adds to board

March 21 - March 21 - Cargotec Corporation hosted its Annual General Meeting on March 20, 2013 in Helsinki.
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Peters & May updates

March 21 - March 21 - Southampton, UK headquartered boat transportation specialist Peters & May has been named preferred shipping agent for The Christmas Caribbean Rally (CCR) - a new transatlantic rally.
Views: 352
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March 21 - March 21 - For a third successive year, Hamburg, Germany based K
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Leadership changes at CT Offshore

March 20 - March 20 - Paw Cortes, ceo of Denmark headquartered offshore cable specialist CT Offshore, will step down from the position effective May 1, 2013.
Views: 224
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Martinair champions CHAMP IT systems

March 20 - March 20 - Martinair Cargo - one third of the Air France - KLM - Martinair Cargo airline group - has adopted the CHAMP Cargosystems Cargospot application suite.
Views: 230
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Transition pieces loaded at Cuxport

March 20 - March 20 - Cuxhaven e.V (HWG) - a group of companies working together to develop the Cuxport gateway, Germany - has handled heavy wind farm components destined for the Meerwind Sud/Ost wind farm.
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Agility moves in project loads to Caspian

March 20 - March 20 - Global logistics provider, Agility has successfully completed the first delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organisation operating an investment pipeline project in Russia.
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Chapman teams up with Lufthansa

March 20 - March 20 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Lufthansa Cargo have signed a strategic cooperation agreement, which will see the global aircraft charter specialist, handle Lufthansa Cargo's third-party chartering requirements and allow the German airline t
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Globalink uses coverage to deliver

March 19 - March 19 - Globalink has delivered two over-dimensional transformers from Turkey to North Buzachi, Kazakhstan, in a project crossing three countries and the Caspian Sea.
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Gebr

March 19 - March 19 - Austria headquartered global logistics provider Gebr
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Cargolux connects Dallas/Fort Worth

March 19 - March 19 - Cargolux Airlines International - the Luxembourg headquartered all cargo carrier - will introduce a twice-weekly B747-8 freighter service to Dallas/Fort Worth International airport, USA, effective March 20.
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What if the Suez Canal was shut?

March 19 - March 19 - Drewry's latest Container Insight Weekly contains a good article which asks 'What if the Suez Canal was shut?'
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Hat trick for PCN

March 18 - March 18 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Base spa, representing Italy, has handled a large project shipment at port Livorno.
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Asco adds to European team

March 18 - March 18 - International oil and gas logistics firm Asco Group has appointed three new members to its European management team.
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B747-8F serves Hanoi

March 18 - March 18 - Luxembourg all-cargo carrier Cargolux has flown its first B747-8 freighter flight to Noi Bai International airport, Hanoi, Vietnam.
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V. Alexander breaks ice to deliver

March 18 - March 18 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member for Germany - has successfully delivered a 96-ton (87.1-tonne) reactor and accessories from Germany to Indonesia, via Hamburg port.
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FWPL performs heavy transport at Adani port

March 18 - March 18 - Two oversized cargoes manufactured by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have been shipped from Adani Port, India to Suriname. It was the heaviest-ever shipment handled at the Adani gateway, according to Indian forwarder Freight Wings Pvt (FWPL).
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The Friday Flyer - March 15 2013

March 15 - Two appointments under very different conditions this week have made global headlines, though arguably only one is likely to have any impact on the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. In the Vatican, white smoke heralded a new era for the Catholic
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Project cargo surges at Hamilton

March 15 - March 15 - Canada's Port of Hamilton saw cargo tonnages grow by three percent year-on-year during 2012 to 10.3 million tonnes.
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Modulift lifts Navy turbines

March 14 - March 14 - Modulift designed and built bespoke spreader beams for the installation of a gas turbine on board the British Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Views: 285
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Rickmers-Linie launches new service

March 14 - March 14 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered shipping line Rickmers-Linie has launched a new westbound round-the-world service.
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Steady performance at Boskalis

March 14 - March 14 - Royal Boskalis Westminster reported record revenues of EUR3.1 billion (USD4.02 billion) for financial year 2012 - up 10 percent year-on-year over 2011.
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PCN pair shift project cargoes

March 14 - March 14 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members Cargofast Logistics do Brasil and 3P Logistics of Poland are in the process of shifting heavy breakbulk pieces to Rio de Janeiro.
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A.R.T. serves Mongolian demand

March 13 - March 13 - A.R.T. Logistics has launched a twice-monthly LTL service connecting Europe and Mongolia.
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Van der Vlist hosts sustainability day

March 13 - March 13 - Van der Vlist teamed up with a number of logistics companies to hold a sustainability day in three locations around Groot Ammers, Holland.
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ALE hauls Dutch farmhouse

March 13 - March 13 - Staffordshire, UK headquartered heavy lift transportation specialist ALE has moved a farmhouse in Lent, the Netherlands.
Views: 552
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Lane joins ISS

March 12 - March 12 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Clive Lane as vice president of operations for Europe and North Africa.
Views: 447
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SHL awarded Welsh offshore contract

March 12 - March 12 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has secured a large contract for the installation of monopiles and transition pieces at one of Europe's largest offshore wind farms in the North Sea.
Views: 460
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Ruslan delivers Norwegian chopper

March 11 - March 11 - Ruslan International has transported a new Sikorsky S-92 helicopter from Stewart International airport, New York, USA to Stavenger in Norway.
Views: 307
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The Friday Flyer

March 8 - March 8 - The fact that today is International Women's Day casts a spotlight on the growing number of female managers and executives in the global supply chain.
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ABC ups Milan lift

March 8 - March 8 - Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has increased its number of flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo International airport to Milan to three times-a-week.
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MacGregor secures equipment order

March 7 - March 7 - Helsinki headquartered Cargotec Corporation has received an order for MacGregor ro-ro access equipment for five con-ro vessels in South Korea.
Views: 223
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SCS presses ahead

March 7 - March 7 - Netherlands headquartered SCS Heavy Lifts & Transports has shifted a heavy press frame between Ruhrarea and Ginsheim, Germany.
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Sunseeker hits Dubai with PSP

March 7 - March 7 - Southampton, UK based boat transportation specialist PSP Worldwide Logistics has delivered a 40 m yacht to the Dubai International Boat Show.
Views: 560
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Mutitrade wins Indo-Australia project

March 7 - March 7- Multitrade Spain, in cooperation with Dextra Industries & Transport, will shift a nitrate plant from Indonesia to Australia.
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Jurtransa by the dozen

March 7 - March 7 - Lithuania's Jurtransa worked with partners from Finland and Poland to manage the transportation of 34 modules (produced by CMEC, China) from Klaipeda, Lithuania to two power stations in Novolukoml and Beooozersk in Belorussia.
Views: 504
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Liebherr crawlers on wind farm projects

March 6 - March 6 - Two Liebherr LTR 11200 telescopic crawler cranes have been deployed on a wind farm construction project in Saterland, Germany.
Views: 337
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ISS acts as agent at DP World London

March 6 - March 6 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) was called on to act as an agent for the arrival of the first giant cranes at DP World London Gateway - the UK's newest container port.
Views: 383
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Orca Projects update

March 6 - March 6 - Germany's Orca Projects - a member of the Project Partners forwarder network - has undertaken a number of heavy project shipments recently.
Views: 300
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MLB joins XLProjects

March 6 - March 6 - Manfred Lauterjung Befrachtung SL (MLB Spain) is the newest member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, representing Spain.
Views: 508
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Wasel acquires Liebherr fleet

March 5 - March 5 - Bergheim, Germany headquartered crane and heavy lift contractor Wasel has purchased 20 Liebherr mobile cranes.
Views: 319
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Babaji lifts and shifts oxidizer stack

March 5 - March 5 - Babaji Shivram Clearing & Carriers has transported a thermal oxidizer and related cargoes from Mundra port, India to the Aishwariya project site in Barmer, Rajasthan.
Views: 405
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Briese names Spanish broker

March 4 - March 4 - VN Navegacion in Bilbao, Spain, has been named exclusive chartering broker for Briese Coasters, of Leer, Germany.
Views: 239
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March 4 - March 4 - Ho
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Rollit handles heavy wind

March 4 - March 4 - Antwerp based Rollit Cargo has handled a 6MW offshore wind turbine for its clients Rhenus/Wirtz Shipping, set for the Belwind North Sea Project.
Views: 461
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Wembley gates set for Chile

March 4 - March 4 - London headquartered forwarder Anglo Pacific has been tasked with an unusual shipment - the famous Wembley Stadium royal tunnel gates to a museum in Chile.
Views: 358
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Air freight shows signs of recovery

March 4 - March 4 - The International Air Cargo Association (IATA) claims that air freight statistics for January 2013 show a stabilisation of air freight markets.
Views: 452
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Lange steps down at K+N

March 4 - March 4 - International freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has accepted the request of Reinhard Lange, ceo of the Kuehne + Nagel Group, to release him from his duties because of health reasons, effective May 7, 2013.
Views: 433
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DP World accepts giant cranes

March 4 - March 4 - DP World's London Gateway - the UK's newest deep-sea container port - has seen giant cranes arrive at the port after a two-month voyage from China.
Views: 431
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The Friday Flyer - March 1st 2013

March 1 - As this is the first day of March, HLPFI staff would like to wish "Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapu - Happy St David's Day" to all our Welsh speaking readers.
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New PCN member shifts generator sets

March 1 - March 1 - Advantage Worldwide (UK) (AWL) has become the third and final member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing the United Kingdom.
Views: 458
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Air Partner awarded ISO 9001

March 1 - March 1 - London headquartered air charted broker Air Partner has been awarded ISO 9001 accreditation.
Views: 151
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Agility names new md South Europe

March 1 - March 1 - Kuwait headquartered global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Pietro Albarelli as managing director, area South Europe.
Views: 453
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WSM opens new Bergen office

March 1 - March 1 - Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has opened a new office in Bergen, Norway.
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