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Sectors News | Shipping

The latest news and developments from the rapidly changing shipping sector, one of the primary modes in which heavy lift, project and breakbulk cargo is transported internationally.

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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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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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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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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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DEME awarded Hornsea project

May 17 - DEME Offshore has been awarded a transport and installation contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, located approximately 89 km off the Yorkshire coast in the UK.
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Damen opens in Helsinki

May 16 - Damen has opened an office in Helsinki as it looks to take advantage of Finland’s engineering expertise.
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Scrubber debate rumbles on

May 16 - As the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC74) meets this week in London, several environmental organisations have raised concerns about the use of scrubbers as an alternative compliance mechanism for the looming 2020 sulphur regulations.
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Breakbulk boosts ro-ro revenue

May 13 - Ro-ro operators are one of the main disruptors for traditional carriers of breakbulk and project cargoes, and these shipments are continuing to boost volumes for the companies that specialise in moving vehicles.
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Master Projects moves massive magnet

May 10 - Master Projects, part of Tarros Group, has handled the transport and loading of a 200-ton (181.4-tonne) magnet at Terminal Del Golfo in La Spezia, Italy.
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Portland towers ahead 

May 10 - In January and February of this year, 143 Vestas tower sections were discharged at the USA's port of Portland. 
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Service upgrades at APL

May 9 - APL is adding port calls in southern China and the Philippines to its Japan, Thailand, Vietnam (JTV) service.
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