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Star Bulk acquires 15 vessels from Songa

Star Bulk acquires 15 vessels from Songa

Athens - Star Bulk Carriers has announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of 15 operating dry bulk vessels from Songa Bulk for an aggregate of 13.725 million common shares of Star Bulk and US$ 145.0 million in cash

China to expand imports

China to expand imports

Beijing - China on Monday publicized guidelines on expanding imports for balanced foreign trade, with policy incentives detailed in several areas. The government should keep exports stable while at the same time further expand imports

“No one gains in a trade war”, China’s premier says
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Qatar’s food giant invests $500 mln in Sudan

Qatar’s food giant invests $500 mln in Sudan

Doha - Qatar’s Hassad Food has announced its plan to invest 500 million U.S. dollarsin the agricultural and food sector in Sudan over the next three years. The announcement came after Hassad, the wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority, signed a mutual agreement with a Sudanese company

Harley says EU duties could prompt price hikes

Harley says EU duties could prompt price hikes

Frankfurt - Harley-Davidson Inc could be forced to raise prices in Europe due to EU tariffs on U.S. goods, hitting buyers of new motorcycle models when they are shipped to dealers later in the year, the head of its central European business said

Borsalino to be auctioned for 7.8 million but the name will remain with Camperio
Genoa, Maersk returns to the Sech Terminal

Genoa, Maersk returns to the Sech Terminal

Genoa - Yesterday afternoon, the Port of Genoa’s Sech terminal received its first ship from Maersk Line’s ME2 service. The Danish company was returning to Sech after several years elsewhere. The ship that called was the Maersk Senang, at 7,250 TEU, 318m long and 40m wide

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