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Traffic down slightly for Seaports of Niedersachsen

August 4 - Whilst overall volumes were down three percent in the first half of 2011, compared to the same period of 2010, a number of ports in the Seaports of Niedersachsen saw double digit growth, with wind energy components showing particularly strong i

Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Nordenham and Papenburg all reported double-digit growth rates. 

The port of Brake reports strong growth in project cargo, primarily components of the wind energy industry and theport of Emden also reported and increase in wind energy components, up 7 percent to 80,118 tonnes compared to 74,932 tonnes in the first half of 2010. 

In all the seaports of Lower Saxony in the first half of 2011 approximately 22,156 tonnes of cargo were handles which represents a decrease of three percent over the same period last year (22,958 tonnes). 

The Seaports of Niedersachsen represents the nine Niedersachsen seaports including numerous stevedoring companies, nationally active logistics networks and specialists for port services of all kinds at port locations on the Elbe, Weser, Jade and Ems.

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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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