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Monday, August 29, 2016

TOP STORY

EU To Invest In Croatian Infrastructure

The European Union plans to invest US$1.5 billion in transport infrastructure in Croatia by 2020, with several planned construction projects expected to add significant demand for breakbulk services in the region.

Key projects include expansion of the Dubrovnik Airport and construction of the Pelješac Bridge, which will be one of the largest bridges in Europe once complete.

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Featured Event



September 26-29, 2016
George R. Brown Convention Center
(Exhibition Hall E)
Houston, Texas

Breakbulk Americas is the largest exhibition of its kind in North America, bringing top-tier shippers together with breakbulk and projecr cargo service providers.

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OCEAN

NORD/LB Sells Shipping Portfolio

German business bank Norddeutsche Landesbank has disposed of US$1.5 billion of assets from its shipping loans portfolio to U.S. investment firm KKR Credit.

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Rickmers Cancels E.R. Capital Merger

Breakbulk shipping line Rickmers has reportedly shelved plans to consolidate its ship management activities with German investment firm E.R. Capital.

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Bankruptcy Drives Western Bulk Losses

Heavy cargo carrier Western Bulk has reported a second quarter loss, impacted by impairments arising from the bankruptcy of its former parent company Bulk Invest.

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ASIA

Blue Water Wins Kazakh Breakbulk Contract

Danish shipping and freight forwarding company Blue Water has won a US$154 million breakbulk transport contract in the Tengiz oil field in Western Kazakhstan.

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Combi Lift Moves Refinery Cargo

Project cargo expert Combi Lift has completed loading operations for a vacuum column and a cooker fractionator in Masan, Korea.

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PACTL Posts Record Cargo Growth

China’s Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal has reported continued growth in cargo volumes in the first seven months of 2016.

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SOUTHEAST ASIA

MISC Signs Thai Offshore Transport Deal

Malaysia International Shipping Corp. Berhad has entered Thailand's offshore oil and gas transportation market with a contract to lease and operate a FSO.

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Exhibitions

Breakbulk Americas

September 26-29, 2016
George R. Brown Convention Center (Exhibition Hall E)
Houston, TX, USA

Breakbulk Middle East

23-26 October 2016
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Breakbulk China

13-16 March 2017
Shanghai World Expo & Convention Center
Shanghai, China

Breakbulk Africa

18-20 April 2017

Breakbulk Europe

24-26 April 2017
Antwerp Expo
Antwerp, Belgium

Breakbulk Africa

4-6 September, 2017
Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

 

EUROPE

Huisman To Deliver Nine Heavy-Lift Cranes

Project cargo specialist Huisman has signed contracts worth a combined value of €300 million to build and deliver nine heavy-lift cranes.

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LATIN AMERICA

IDB to Invest in Brazilian Transport Links

The Inter-American Development Bank approved US$25 million in funding to improve transport infrastructure and cargo transit times in Santo André, Brazil.

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Kestrel Launches Atlantic Breakbulk Service

Shipping agent Kestrel Liner Agencies has launched a new breakbulk and roll-on, roll-off service from Europe to the Caribbean and Latin America region.

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NORTH AMERICA

Intermarine Earns ISO 14001 Accreditation

Breakbulk and heavy-lift cargo specialist Intermarine has completed accreditation to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.

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ZPMC Delivers Cranes To Jaxport

Crane manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries has delivered three over-dimensional electric cranes from Shanghai to the Jacksonville Port Authority.

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MIDDLE EAST

WorldLink Delivers Yemen Humanitarian Aid

Project cargo handler WorldLink International Express delivered breakbulk cargoes of humanitarian equipment on behalf of several organizations to war-torn Yemen.

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