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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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Fire outbreak at US port

June 5 - A fire broke out aboard Höegh Autoliners’ ro-ro vessel Höegh Xiamen yesterday (June 4) at Blount Island, Jacksonville, USA; there are no injuries to any of the 21 crew members, who have all been evacuated from the vessel.
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Intradco charters AN-225

June 5 - Intradco Global, in collaboration with GTA GSM, charted the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to transport nearly 1,000 cu m of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
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Pacific Osprey returns to service 

June 5 - Swire Blue Ocean’s (SBO) wind farm installation vessel Pacific Osprey has returned to service following the installation of its extended crane boom in Denmark. 
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