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Port of Antwerp - slight decline in freight volumes

October 18 - The port of Antwerp handled 138,905,003 tonnes of freight during the first nine months of this year, a drop of 2.2 percent compared with the same period last year.

While the container volume at the Belgian port was down very slightly, by 0.6 percent, ro/ro continued its positive trend of the past nine months, rising by 18.6 percent, with the number of cars handled growing by 18.9 percent to 918,995.

In the conventional/breakbulk field more than 8 million tonnes of freight was handled, a decrease of 15.9 percent compared with the same period last year.

www.portofantwerp.be

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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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