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Ace arrival at Vancouver USA

The port of Vancouver USA has welcomed Mitsui OSK Line’s (MOL) ro-ro vessel Orca Ace on its maiden voyage.

Built in Japan, Orca Ace measures 656 ft (199.9 m) long and has a deadweight capacity of 15,495 tonnes. Designed to transport automobiles and ro-ro cargoes, the vessel features a specially designed hull shape and an improved two-stroke engine to help reduce carbon emissions.

The vessel will sail to other ports on the US West Coast before arriving at its final destination in San Diego, California.

www.mol.co.jp

www.portvanusa.com

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Record unit at Bilbao

February 15 - The port of Bilbao, Spain, has loaded its heaviest-ever cargo: a 2,450-ton (2,223-tonne) ship-to-shore (STS) crane.
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Blue Water appointed at Anaklia

February 12 - Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) is investing USD2.5 billion to develop a deepsea port at Anaklia, Georgia.
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FMT extends Indiana-Burns agreement

February 11 - The port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, located in the USA, has extended its partnership with stevedore and marine terminal operating company, Federal Marine Terminals (FMT), until at least 2023.
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Tacoma names commission officers

February 8 - Clare Petrich has been appointed commission president at the port of Tacoma in Washington, USA, succeeding Don Meyer.
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