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Breakbulk up at SC Ports

July 16 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) posted a 6 percent year-on-year growth in breakbulk tonnage for the 2015 fiscal year, which ended on June 30.

1.4 million tonnes of breakbulk were handled during the reporting period, with Georgetown moving 548,933 tonnes and Charleston handling 817,974 tonnes.

Ro-ro cargo within the breakbulk sector also grew significantly, with 253,338 vehicles moving across SCPA docks - an increase of 15 percent over the previous record achieved in the 2008 fiscal year.

Container volumes also increased by 14 percent year-on-year.

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Challenges facing towage and offshore operators

September 20 - Sandro Lipani, director chartering and operations for Malta-based Augustea Maritime Transportation, discusses some of the challenges of operating in the towage and offshore support sector.
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Allseas wins decommissioning work

September 20 - Allseas has been awarded a contract for the removal, transfer, load in and disposal of the Gyda platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.
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Innovation overhauled

September 20 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel Innovation has undergone a major refit at Damen’s Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam.
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Sun shines with Chipolbrok

September 20 - Chipolbrok has delivered a range of heavy and oversized components using its vessel Chipolbrok Sun, including 56 wind turbine tower sections in Piteå, Sweden.
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