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Gulf oil and gas demand drives new CaytransBBC service

November 11 - CaytransBBC, a service managed by New Orleans-based Dan-Gulf shipping, has commenced regular sailings of breakbulk vessels from the US Gulf to Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago, twice a month.

The service will load out of Care Terminals in Houston and Alabama State Docks in Mobile and discharge in Guanta and Maracaibo in Venezuela as well as Port Lisas in Trinidad. Other load and discharge ports can be called on inducement basis.

"We are pleased to offer this service expansion to Trinidad due to the strong demand we encounter from international shippers that are involved inlocal oil and gas projects," says Niels Busse, president of Dan-Gulf Shipping.

CaytransBBC is a joint venture service between multipurpose and heavy lift fleet operator BBC Chartering andCaytrans Project Services (Americas).

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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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