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Break bulk cargo in freefall at Halifax

January 21 - Cargo volumes for the Port of Halifax declined overall by 6.2 percent in 2009 compared to the previous year, according to recently released figures.

Breakbulk cargo, including over-dimensional project cargoes such as windmills and locomotives, tumbled by a whopping 35.7 percent overall to 110,120 tonnes from 2008's 171,323 tonnes. Export traffic showed the steepest fall: from 23,843 to 13,351 tonnes, a fall of 44 percent. This trade makes up around two percent of the port's business. The Port of Halifax has multi-user facility terminals that are capable of handling special project cargo.

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Winners revealed at Heavy Lift Awards

October 16 - Almost 400 guests gathered at the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards ceremony last night at the Hilton Old Town hotel in Antwerp to celebrate the achievements of the heavy lift, specialised transport and project logistics sector.
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Marguisa teams up with NileDutch

October 16 - Marguisa has signed an agreement with NileDutch that will see the company’s Calabar service expanded with additional port calls in the Republic of the Congo and São Tomé and Príncipe.
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C.H. Robinson delivers

October 16 - C.H. Robinson has delivered cargo for one of Australia’s largest oil and gas producers in less than 24 hours. 
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