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TransAtlantic to be discontinued

November 29 - Viking Supply Ships has decided to discontinue the remaining operations of its subsidiary TransAtlantic in order to meet financing commitments.

Sweden based TransAtlantic is the ro-ro and general cargo shipping arm of Viking Supply Ships. The company's container operations and ship management services were sold to X-Press Feeders and AtoB@C respectively in 2015.

Viking Supply Ships advised that an agreement was reached during the third quarter of this year for the sale of the ro-ro vessel TransReel, which was delivered to its new owners in October. An agreement has also been signed regarding the sale of the ship TransFighter.

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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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