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PCN names first Nigerian member

November 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has signed up its first member in Nigeria, International Express Logistics Services Ltd (INTEX), based in Lagos.

INTEX began trading in 2001 and its head office is in the former capital of Lagos. The company also has branch offices in the key locations of Port Harcourt and Kano.

INTEX has an experienced staff of 12, headed by managing director Johnson Akede, and will provide PCN members with further strong African representation in a key region, says Rachel Humphrey, PCN chairwoman.

Representatives from INTEX have confirmed their attendance at the network's first annual summit this weekend in London, where the heavy lift and project cargo specialists have been busy scheduling over 550 individual 1-2-1 meetings, which will take place over the two-day gathering (HLPFI Nov 10).

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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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