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Latest rumour regarding restart for An-124 production

June 23 - Staff at HLPFI don't know what is more repetitive. Watching the England football team struggle through the group stage of a World Cup final (thank goodness for John Terry's backside), or anticipating news that the manufacture of the AN-124 is ab

Since the end of its production, rumours of its resumed manufacture have been as regular as they have been wrong.

And the latest such rumours suggest that Boeing may take over the final assembly of the AN-124 for use in the US market, with reports indicting that both the Russian and US governments have discussed the matter and taken it up with Boeing.

For England football fans anticipating a World Cup final win (after 44 years of hurt) and for potential buyers of a new An-124, we have some sound advice. Don't hold your breath.

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Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
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