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Baltimore sets new record

September 29 - The USA's Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has handled a record amount of containers and general cargo during the fiscal year 2017, which ran from July 1, 2016 through to June 30, 2017.

The port handled 907,957 teu and 10,347,794 tons (9,387,360.8 tonnes) of general cargo, which includes cars, containers, farm and construction machinery, forest products and breakbulk.

According to the port, this represents a 9.8 percent increase in the amount of cargo handled from the previous year.

In June, the port handled 87,565 teu, the most of any month in its history. June also saw 897,871 tons (814,534.9 tonnes) of general cargo pass through the port.

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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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