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Keynote speaker announced for Breakbulk Africa

August 24 - Breakbulk Africa will take place from November 2-3, 2011 in Bremen, Germany and will feature a keynote speech from Klaus-Dieter Ruske, global transportation & logistics leader, Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

Mr Ruske will speak on the topic of emerging trade lanes addressing how growing global demand for raw materials and energy is creating new trade lanes that bypass mature economies, and link emerging markets and developing nations. The global transportation and logistics leader from one of the "Big Four" accountancy firms will outline these trends and discuss how Africa is becoming a major link on the supply chain highway.

In addition to this keynote address, the congress promises a full two-day agenda to provide you with key insights into project cargo movement in the African region.

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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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