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BWS funnels into France

April 13 - Blue Water Shipping's (BWS) team in Turku, Finland, arranged two part-charters to deliver an exhaust funnel system for the world's largest cruise vessel, currently under construction in France.

Loading the chimney frame in Rauma, Finland.

The exhaust funnel system was manufactured in Finland by Tejera and loaded at Rauma port, before being delivered to the STX France shipyard in St. Nazaire.


Discharging the chimney frame in St. Nazaire, France.

The hoistable exhaust funnel system will ensure that the Oasis-class cruise ship can enter the Baltic Sea when coming from the North Sea; the system enables the ship's funnel to lower in order to pass under the Great Belt Bridge.

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Egbert joins at Weserport

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Tyne moves Bedford lifeboat

April 18 - After almost two years in covered storage, the historic Bedford lifeboat has been relocated from the port of Tyne to the North East Maritime Trust’s yard in the UK, ahead of a restoration project.
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Panalpina improves profitability

April 18 - In the first three months of 2019, Panalpina boosted its profitability by 15 percent compared to the same period of last year.
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