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Metro Ports gains Great Lakes base

June 22 - The Ports of Indiana has named Metro Ports as the bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor as of July 1, managing the loading and unloading of shipments for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes, including pr

Metro Ports is the brand used to collectively identify stevedoring affiliates of Metropolitan Stevedore Company and its parent company, Nautilus International Holding Corporation, both based in California, USA.

Operating at 27 ports on the east, west and Gulf coasts, the stevedoring company handles bulk and breakbulk cargoes, including ro-ro, military, steel, wind energy, yachts and project cargo. According to the the Ports of Indiana, this is the company's only Great Lakes facility.

In addition to the nearly USD2.5 million investment in port infrastructure, which includes the dredging and stabilisation of two ship berths to increase dock capacity for handling seaway draft vessels, the Ports of Indiana and Metro Ports have planned investments to upgrade the bulk terminal and increase the port's throughput capacity.

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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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