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Charter rates fall in January 

January 17 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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Brighter signs for multipurpose shipping

January 14 - The outlook for multipurpose shipping, comprising both breakbulk and heavy lift vessels, is brightening despite rising geopolitical risks and economic uncertainty, according to maritime consultancy Drewry.
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Confidence hits 18-month high

December 31 - Confidence in the shipping industry rose to its highest level for 18 months in the last quarter of 2019, according to BDO’s confidence survey.
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RSS assists with vessel installation

December 17 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) provided equipment and personnel to help install a 50-tonne vessel at manufacturing plant in Scotland this month.
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Hansa Meyer expands as growth holds steady

November 22 - Bremen-based international transport and logistics company Hansa Meyer Global has opened a new branch – the fourth it has added this year – in Azerbaijan.
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Economic outlook threatens recovery

November 8 - The global economic outlook is one of the biggest risks to the recovery of the multipurpose shipping sector, according to maritime consultancy Drewry. 
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Boskalis reports cautious signs of recovery

November 8 - In its third-quarter trading update, Royal Boskalis Westminster reports a more positive outlook for the high-end heavy transport market, with a number of long-term transport contracts signed for 2021-2022.
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Trade wars take their toll on confidence

October 10 - Confidence in the shipping industry has fallen to its lowest level for two-and-a-half years, according to the latest survey from BDO.
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Multipurpose charter rates rise

August 13 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have improved slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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Tariffs taking their toll

August 9 - Last week, US President Donald Trump said that an additional 10 percent tariff will be imposed on Chinese-origin goods effective September 1, 2019.
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