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Breakbulk Americas hears evidence of a recovery

October 21 - This year's Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition in Houston saw record levels of attendees and exhibitors.

More than 3,800 attendees and nearly 220 exhibitors were present at this year's event which included a Leadership Summit of industry executives who reviewed compliance issues, a sold-out Breakbulk Education Day for 120 students, a charity golf tournament benefiting the Houston Seafarers, a tour of the Port of Houston and two days of programme sessions and keynote speakers addressing industry issues and forecasts.

HLPFI publisher, Peter Edwards expressed his delight with the reception his team got at the event. Edwards says that: "The Breakbulk Americas event is well-established, very well run and a must-attend event for our magazine as we see to gather business intelligence for our readers."

Keynote speakers at the conference included David Hammerle, principal vice president at Bechtel CorpSusan Oatway, senior consultant for Drewry Shipping Consultants and Robert Drew, general manager of logistics, Tata Steel International.

Besides forecasts for capital projects, multipurpose fleets and steel shipping, industry executives discussed important breakbulk and project cargo issues ranging from trends in the energy market and evolving contract strategies to solutions for US surface transportation project cargo restrictions and the changing role of freight forwarders.

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Consortium to develop ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd 

January 20 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) plan to invest USD150 million to develop and operate a ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd, Egypt. 
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Senior appointments at Kaleido 

January 20 - Spain-based Kaleido Logistics has appointed Xosé Martínez as its general director and Beatriz Alvarado as its sales director. 
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MOL boosts services in Thailand

January 20 - MOL Logistics Thailand (MLG Thailand) is boosting its services in the country to cover inland transport and Customs clearance.
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