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Bosphorus Strait faces second closure

July 14 - The Bosphorus Strait in Turkey will be closed in both directions on July 15, 2015, between 7:00-14:00, says Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS).

The closure is due to ongoing construction work on the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge - also known as the Third Bosphorus Bridge. The exact time of re-opening will depend on the completion of bridge works, and is subject to change, said ISS.

It is the second time in five days that the Strait, a key shipping channel in the region, has been closed.

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EGL in transformer move

May 21 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has unloaded and transported two transformers destined for a power station at Damietta Furniture City.
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Multipurpose charter rates dip

May 21 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have declined over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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Seaboard ups Savannah services

May 21 - The port of Savannah in Georgia has welcomed itsĀ first Seaboard Marine vessel call earlier this month, and the shipping line is preparing to launch additional services from the port.
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