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Crowley delivers six new turbine blades to Costa Rican wind farm

November 10 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group recently shipped six oversized wind turbine blades from Port Everglades, USA to Limon, Costa Rica.

The blades, which weighed 2.5 tons (2.2 tonnes) each and were 72 feet (21.9 m) long (pictured below), were lifted onboard Crowley's Stadt Emden, using gantry cranes, slings and hooks, and transported to Costa Rica in time to meet the shipper's tight deadline.

With a project solutions team, including project management professionals, engineers, naval architects and logistics experts, and specialised equipment such as ships, tugboats, flat-deck barges and jack-up barges, Crowley says it is ideally suited to serve the renewable energy companies with their projects.

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Well positioned to ride out the crisis

April 9 - Lucius Bunk, director at shipowner Auerbach Schifffahrt, discussed the current and potential impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on multipurpose shipping, along with the group's plans for the years ahead.
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Container shipping’s complex Covid-19 reaction

April 9 - A wave of consolidation in container shipping has made the sector more robust over the past five-seven years. Nonetheless, the outbreak of Covid-19 will be a considerable stress on all container shipping finances, according to analyst Ti.
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