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Break bulk cargo in freefall at Halifax

January 21 - Cargo volumes for the Port of Halifax declined overall by 6.2 percent in 2009 compared to the previous year, according to recently released figures.

Breakbulk cargo, including over-dimensional project cargoes such as windmills and locomotives, tumbled by a whopping 35.7 percent overall to 110,120 tonnes from 2008's 171,323 tonnes. Export traffic showed the steepest fall: from 23,843 to 13,351 tonnes, a fall of 44 percent. This trade makes up around two percent of the port's business. The Port of Halifax has multi-user facility terminals that are capable of handling special project cargo.

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CakeBoxx enters coil market

May 22 - CakeBoxx Technologies has launched the 20 ft CoilBoxx container, specifically designed for the transportation of steel and aluminium coils.
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Mammoet in Meyer takeover

May 22 - Mammoet has agreed to acquire heavy lifting, installation and assembly specialist Meyer Anlagenbau.
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Grool appointed at Zeaborn Ship Management

May 22 - Rob Grool has been appointed ceo of Zeaborn Ship Management. He succeeds Holger Strack, who has been acting as the company’s interim ceo since the beginning of the year.
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