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MACS appoints UAL America as agent

MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Universal Africa Lines, America (UAL America) as its sales agent in Texas, effective June 1, 2019.


 
MACS’ Gulf Africa Line services to and from Southern Africa and its Stinnes service to and from Europe will continue to be handled in house by its offices in Houston and Savannah.
 
Last week HLPFI reported that MACS launched a joint multipurpose service with Universal Africa Lines (UAL). The monthly service will connect Europe and East Africa.
 
www.macship.com
www.ualalliance.com

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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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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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Time charter rates level out 

June 5 - The latest report from shipbroker Toepfer Transport indicates that time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector are starting to level out. 
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WW Ocean calls in Freeport 

June 5 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean’s (WW Ocean) ro-ro vessel Bess has completed its maiden call at Port Freeport, Texas as part of its service connecting Asia with the Gulf Coast. 
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