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Ports of Indiana ships largest annual tonnage since 2006

February 17 - The Ports of Indiana handled more than 7.7 million tonnes of cargo at its three ports in 2010 - an increase of eight percent over the previous year.

The port said that new cargoes including heavy lift shipments helped propel the state port system to its largest annual tonnage since 2006. The heavy lift shipments included building-size storage tanks, transformers and ship engines as well as a windmill project that required 11 shiploads of components.

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor shipped 14-times more heavy lift cargo in 2010 than the previous year, which resulted in a 43 percent increase in overall shipments and a total tonnage of 1.8 million.

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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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