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Breakbulk steady in Antwerp

October 21 - The Port of Antwerp handled 7.26 million tonnes of breakbulk cargo during the first nine months of 2016, just 0.5 percent down on the previous year's figures.

Ro-ro volumes were also down at the port, with 3.3 million tonnes handled in the reporting period - a 1.9 percent year-on-year decline. Container volumes grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year to 88.63 million tonnes.

The largest decline was recorded in the dry bulk market, with the port handling 9.2 million tonnes during the first nine months - an 11.6 percent drop when compared with the same period last year. 

Overall, however, the Port of Antwerp posted an "excellent performance" with a 3.3 percent rise in total cargo throughput compared with the first nine months of 2015.

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ALP wins FLNG towage contract

February 25 - The Netherlands-headquartered ALP Maritime Services has secured towing and positioning contracts for the Coral South floating LNG (FLNG) platform, which will enter service offshore Mozambique.
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POSH lands PFLNG Dua charters

February 25 - Petronas has awarded PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) two contracts related to the Petronas Floating Liquefied Natural Gas 2 (PFLNG Dua) project in Malaysia.
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