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Chapman Freeborn founder given lifetime achievement award

May 6 - Chris Chapman, chairman and founder of Chapman Freeborn Airchartering, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Air Cargo News Awards in London last week, in recognition of his contribution to the air charter industry.

Since founding the Chapman Freeborn group in 1973, Chris has become a well-known figure within the industry through his successes in nurturing the growth of the company into a leading charter service provider. Over the past 35 years the business has developed into a global network of 32 offices in 22 countries, which co-ordinates around 4,500 cargo and passenger charters per annum. 

In his acceptance speech, Chris Chapman said: "After nearly 50 years of chartering aircraft, I still enjoy the business and I can't believe how lucky I was to find something that I could do and enjoy. I have an incredible team of dedicated, hardworking colleagues who make it all possible for me."

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Damen ships multiple hulls with Boskalis

June 25 - Royal Boskalis Westminster’s heavy lift vessel Black Marlin has departed Shanghai loaded with 18 Concordia Damen hulls and a crane barge.
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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Road rules drive cargoes on to rail

June 24 - Germany is seeing more project cargoes switching to rail as road regulations are more strictly enforced, while in Russia the sheer distances involved ensure the economic advantages of rail, writes Yvonne Mulder.
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Duke steps up at Grieg Star

June 21 - Matt Duke is to succeed Camilla Grieg as ceo of Grieg Star, effective July 1, 2019. 
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