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Antwerp Port organises St Petersburg breakbulk forum

October 21 - Antwerp Port Authority has organised a breakbulk forum at St Petersburg in recognition of the St Petersburg region's importance as a growth market for breakbulk and project cargo.

The city's main industries are high-tech engineering and metalworking; together these two sectors account for 42 percent of the city's production volume and half of its employment.


Last year, the total volume of freight carried between Antwerp and Russia came to nine million tonnes. Around 60 percent of the total is carried between Antwerp and the Baltic coast of Russia, making this region the fifth most important for the port of Antwerp.


Attending the forum were Eddy Bruyninckx, CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, and Captain Parinov, chairman of the port of St Petersburg. This is the second time that Antwerp Port Authority has organised such a breakbulk forum; the first was held in London earlier this year.

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Drake closes Cometto deal for ANI

May 20 - The Drake Group, in its capacity as representative of the Cometto brand in Australia, has received an order from Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI) for 16 self-propelled MSPE modules.
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Dsouza joins Virgin Atlantic 

May 20 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has named Bosco Dsouza as its account manager in Melbourne as the airline looks to continue its expansion in Australia. 
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Sohar launches online route planner

May 20 - Sohar Port and Freezone has launched an online route planner that provides information on available connections to hinterland destinations.
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Crowley realigns activities

May 17 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has realigned its shipping and solutions business units in a bid to enhance its focus on non-asset based customer solutions.
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