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DHL looks to the moon

June 10 - DHL and Airbus Defence and Space have agreed to support space robotics technology developer Astrobotic to develop its lunar payload delivery service.

As part of the agreement, DHL will become the logistics provider for Astrobotic's first mission to the moon, providing logistics services for the company's spacecraft and its customer payloads.

Airbus Defence and Space will contribute initial engineering support to Astrobotic through a memorandum of understanding, as the company advances its spacecraft design to a preliminary design review.

The so-called lunar lander - Peregrine - will carry Astrobotic's first delivery of payloads to the moon. It has a payload capacity of 265 kg.

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UAL vessels gather in Antwerp

August 23 - Three Universal Africa Lines (UAL) ships have been spotted at the port of Antwerp. All three are being loaded with cargoes destined for West Africa.
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Höegh rolls to Mombasa

August 23 - Höegh Autoliners has shipped 100 breakbulk units destined for a cement plant in Kenya on using two of its ro-ro services.
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ALE-Giant executes Formosa works

August 23 - ALE has established a joint venture with Giant Taiwan to handle the movement, transport and storage of wind turbine foundations for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm.
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