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Boskalis ship attacked in Guinea

July 8 - Earlier this week, according to the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre, six robbers in a boat armed with machine guns and knives boarded an anchored heavy lift vessel - believed to be the Boskalis ship Teal - at Conakry Ancho

The report states that the robbers attacked the duty ordinary seaman, causing injuries, and took the second officer hostage, before opening fire to threaten the crew members and damaging the accommodation.

The robbers then stole cash and personal belongings from the crew members before escaping. According to the report, the ship's master tried to contact the port control but received no response.

The incident was reported to port authorities through the local agents. After an hour a security boat arrived at the location, said the report.

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Fesco and RZD team up to link Europe and Asia

May 24 - Fesco Transportation Group and Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) are launching a Trans-Siberian multimodal service to expedite the delivery of goods from Japan to Europe via Russia.
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POSH to launch maritime training centre in Taiwan

May 24 - POSH Kerry Renewables – a joint venture of PACC Offshore Services Holding (POSH) and Kerry TJ Logistics – has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop Taiwan’s first specialised maritime training centre. 
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PPG restructures training course

May 24 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) has restructured its project cargo forwarding training course into a one-day format.
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