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More cargo aircraft rumours from Russia

October 6 - This year has seen repeated reports of an imminent resumption in the production of the An -124, the world's largest cargo jet with the Pentagon reportedly signing contracts for An-124 planes for military transport purposes for years to come.

Now comes news in the Russia media that the Beriyev Aviation Scientific-Technical Center in Taganrog jointly with the Zhukovsky Central Aerodynamics Institute outside Moscow is mapping out a project to create the world's most sophisticated cargo plane - the Be-2500 - which, say the reports, will boast a takeoff weight of 2,500 tonnes and maximum payload of 1,000 tonnes.

Watch this space for more information.

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West P&I to acquire NMI stake

February 24 - West of England P&I Club has signed an agreement to acquire a significant stake in Nordic Marine Insurance (NMI).
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Fitzgerald returns to Crowley 

February 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Ray Fitzgerald as its chief operating officer, effective March 1. 
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KENC completes engineering scope for Jumbo

February 21 - The Netherlands-based KENC Engineering has collaborated with Jumbo to prepare the heavy lift vessel Fairplayer for an FPSO installation project offshore Brazil. 
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