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Marine Travellift names new president and COO

August 11 - Marine Travelift has named Erich Pfeifer to president and chief operating officer succeeding Steve Pfeifer, who will remain Marine Travelift's CEO and continue to serve the company in a strategic and advisory role.

Pfeifer joined Marine Travelift in 2003 as sales manager and was subsequently promoted to sales director of the Americas and then vice president of Business Development and Marketing. He will lead the company's worldwide growth efforts and brings great understanding of the industry, backed by his engineering background, and his experience and familiarity with company operations.

The Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, US-based company manufactures mobile boat hoists, marine forklifts, self-propelled transporters and other related marine lifting products.

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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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