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Biggest Vessel in Port’s History Called; Arrival of 13,000-TEU COSCO Development

The vessel can carry 13,092 twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs. The previous record was held by the MOL Benefactor when it sailed to Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) last summer.

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Huge maritime training centre to open in Rotterdam

A total of 59 simulators will be installed at the 5,000m² location, including life-size replicas of a ship’s bridge and engine room. The founders have announced that they will open a second centre in Singapore next year.

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Pulp production in Brazil recorded 3% growth

Pulp production in the first three months totalled 4.69 million tons against the 4.55 million tons recorded in the same period of last year.

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Acquisition of Hamburg Süd approved by Maersk Line and Oetker Group's boards

The sale and purchase agreement for Maersk Line’s acquisition of Hamburg Süd was approved by the boards of Maersk Line and the Oetker Group. The acquisition still remains subject to regulatory approvals.

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TS 22: Take Advantage of a 30% Early Bird Discount

The registration rate also includes an opening day port tour and cocktail reception hosted by Georgia Ports Authority.

The Program:

•          A 2-day program consisting of key expert presentations.

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U.S. paper and paperboard capacity declined 1.3%

In its 57th Annual Survey of Paper, Paperboard and Pulp Capacity, the American Forest & Paper Association is reporting that U.S. paper and paperboard capacity declined 1.3% in 2016.

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Pulp and paper freight struggles on North American railroads

Pulp and paper railroad freight volume was broadly lower among a group of major US and Canadian carriers through 18 weeks of 2017, with lumber/wood products more favourable, according to key metrics reports.

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Discussions with the Government of Uruguay progressing - key items aligned

"We are now in agreement regarding the majority of the key items on the negotiation agenda,” says Jaakko Sarantola, Senior Vice President, UPM, Uruguay Platform.

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