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Steady levels at St Petersburg

October 20 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 6.2 million tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2015, which it says is similar to volumes handled in the same period of 2014.

The volume of general cargo handled at the Russian gateway increased by 8 percent to 5 million tonnes, which SP SPb attributed to increased handling of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, with volumes of ferrous metals up by 19 percent year-on-year.

SP SPb handled 0.3 million tonnes of ro-ro cargo in the reporting period, which represents a 34 percent drop compared with the same period of 2014.

The port says it also handled a number of project, heavy lift and oversize cargoes in the first nine months of 2015, as well as cargo for the agricultural industry and wood pellets.

SP SPb's share of exports in the structure of the company's turnover amounted to 84 percent, while import share amounted to 16 percent.

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Odyssey begins epic move

April 6 - S7 Space called on the project logistics industry to help relocate its Odyssey launch platform, part of the Sea Launch project, from the USA to the port of Slavyanka in Primorsky Krai, Russia.
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Barrus handles wind shipment

March 17 - Barrus Projects has delivered wind turbine blades for the Kochubeevskaya wind farm in Russia. 
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