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Mississippi freight flows again

December 18 - According to reports in the international media, the Mississippi River has reopened to commercial barge traffic near the Port of St Louis after a 36-hour closure; a number of barges were grounded last weekend due to ongoing shallow water lev

Water levels are expected to remain at their current level for the next two weeks before receding by almost one metre - according to a National Weather Service forecast - so those shipping through the busy port may well encounter problems and delays over the coming period.

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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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