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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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French offshore contractors appointed

January 15 - EDF Renewables selected a consortium of Atlantique Offshore Energy, GE Grid Solutions and DEME Offshore to deliver offshore substations for French offshore projects.
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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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GSF calls for scrutiny of sulphur surcharges 

January 7 - The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) is encouraging ocean freight customers to scrutinise surcharges from shipping lines designed to cover the cost of compliance with the IMO’s sulphur emissions regulations. 
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Low-sulphur fuel prices rise

January 3 - Very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) prices had risen to USD710 per metric tonne in Singapore on January 2, 2020, a price increase of 30 percent when compared to December 2, 2019.
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Looking back on 2019

December 24 - Reporting on the heavy lift and project forwarding sector over the course of 2019 has been a pleasure. Everyone at HLPFI would like to extend their gratitude to those that have continued to support this title in what has proven to be a tumultuous year.
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Rotterdam tests shore power options

December 18 - The Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have been trialling shore-power systems that aim to reduce air and noise pollution.
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Managerial changes at Thomas Miller

December 18 - Leo Kirchner will assume the role of president and ceo at Thomas Miller Americas when Mike Jarrett retires at the end of February 2020.
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Fred. Olsen opens in Taipei

December 13 - Fred. Olsen Ocean has opened a branch office in Taipei, Taiwan to support the growing offshore wind business in the Asia Pacific region.
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