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    Project logistics providers adapt to market realities


    With the world in turmoil, project logistics providers are operating in an environment where the only certainty is uncertainty. David Kershaw takes a look at how companies are coping and at where the markets may be heading.

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    Mammoet questions lump-sum approach to wind projects


    As Mammoet steps up its focus on the renewables sectors and implements changes to its organisation to tackle the growing markets, the global engineered heavy lifting and transport specialist has criticised the wind energy industry’s lump-sum approach to projects.

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    A look at the UK’s freeport model


    The UK’s freeport model may not offer a ‘big bang’ of changes for Customs processes but, in the long-term, could improve ease of doing business and be used as a vehicle to support the energy transition and decarbonisation.

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Improving relations in the Middle East Gulf


Last week, Saudi Arabia announced that it was reopening its land borders with Qatar, marking a major step towards resolving a three-year diplomatic crisis that saw the latter’s neighbours sever ties and suspend all land, air and sea links.

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EU sets massive 2050 target


The European Union (EU) revealed details of a huge offshore wind energy construction campaign today (November 19).

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The UK’s green ambitions: A wind energy boost or hot air?


At the Conservative Party conference, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged GBP160 million (USD206 million) to upgrade ports and factories across the country that manufacture the next generation of wind turbines, vowing to make the coronavirus pandemic a catalyst for green growth.

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Bilbao positions itself as wind energy hub


In 2019, the port of Bilbao in Spain handled 142,000 tonnes of wind turbine components. The sector is forecast to grow in the years ahead and the port is positioning itself as a hub for wind energy cargoes.