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Sectors News from 2018

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It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic

December 31 - While the US port of Wilmington was welcoming its first load of SSAB/Swedish steel for the 2018-19 winter season, UK  logistics specialist AV Dawson secured a three-year extension to support British Steel’s steel rolling operations at two sites.
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Mammoet relocates port crane

December 31 - Mammoet has relocated a port crane at the port of Montréal, Canada for terminal operator Termont Montréal.
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SAL loads in Finland

December 28 - A 140-ton (127-tonne) Wärtsilä engine and six generators have been loaded on board SAL Heavy Lift’s vessel Annette in Mäntyluoto, Finland.
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Nola partners with Ports America

December 28 - Ports America has signed a 50-year lease with the port of New Orleans to continue to operate the port's Napoleon Avenue and Nashville Avenue Terminals.
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WWPC members team up for crane shipment

December 28 - Platetrade and Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics have teamed up to transport a dismantled crawler crane and two extendable trailers from China to Argentina.
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GAC adds warehouse in Middle East

December 27 - Effective January 2019, GAC will open a warehouse and open storage yard at the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), the Middle East’s largest industrial zone.
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MSC revises Asia, Europe services

December 27 - Effective March 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is planning significant revisions to its ocean network to better serve shippers moving cargo between Asia and Europe.
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SGRE opts for Oostende for SeaMade

December 24 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has selected the Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) at the Belgium port for the construction of 58 wind turbines destined for the SeaMade offshore wind farm.
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DFDS adds to lifting capacity in Immingham

December 24 - DFDS has taken delivery of a 124-tonne lifting capacity Liebherr mobile harbour crane at its terminal in Immingham, UK in preparation for the launch of enhanced DFDS liner services between Immingham, Norway and Belgium at the start of 2019.
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Chipolbrok powers down to Chennai

December 21 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose heavy lift vessel Qian Kun has delivered a range of heavy and oversize pieces from Antwerp and Hamburg to Chennai, India.
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Metalmark invests in T. Parker Host

December 20 - Having acquired the 254 acre (102 ha) Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, USA in October, maritime services provider T. Parker Host has received strategic investment from private equity firm Metalmark Capital.
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Second Crowley con-ro delivered

December 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has taken delivery of its con-ro vessel Taíno, the last in a series of two vessels from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.
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Shipping confidence dips

December 17 - According to the latest survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens, shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018 falling to 6 out of a maximum score of 10.
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