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Alliance in the city of brotherly love

August 1 - The US arm of Dubai-based logistics company GAC has formed a strategic alliance with a 30-year old shipping agency based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia-based GAC USA has formed an alliance with Wightman Shipping which will operate as GAC-Wightman Shipping, offering shipping services across north eastern and mid-Atlantic ports in Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore.

Wightman Shipping was established in 1983. In addition to ships agency, it provides specialised services such as spares delivery, crew changes and bunker supplies.

GAC Shipping is a major player in ship and hub agency services, representing more than 3,500 principals and handles more than 50,000 vessels annually. In addition to ship/hub agency services, GAC Shipping is an experienced provider of bunker supplies, ship-to-ship transfers, with GAC Marine, canal transits and ship supply services. It also acts as correspondent for most International group P&I clubs.

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UAL vessels gather in Antwerp

August 23 - Three Universal Africa Lines (UAL) ships have been spotted at the port of Antwerp. All three are being loaded with cargoes destined for West Africa.
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Höegh rolls to Mombasa

August 23 - Höegh Autoliners has shipped 100 breakbulk units destined for a cement plant in Kenya on using two of its ro-ro services.
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ALE-Giant executes Formosa works

August 23 - ALE has established a joint venture with Giant Taiwan to handle the movement, transport and storage of wind turbine foundations for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm.
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