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    May 5, 2015 5:47:00 AM

    Singapore-listed integrated marine logistic company Marco Polo Marine posted a profit of SGD3.8 million (USD2.85 million), up 24% year on year (y/y) for the second quarter of 2015, which ended on 31 March 2015.
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    May 5, 2015 5:06:00 AM

    Ocean terminal and warehouse operator BLG Logistics has rebounded from the heavy write-downs it sustained in 2013, ramping up its pre-tax earnings to EUR30.1 million (USD33.7 million) last year.
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    May 5, 2015 5:00:00 AM

    After bowing to public pressure, a turnabout move by Ports of Auckland’s (POAL) owner, Auckland Council, has forced the company to stop work on an already consented wharf extension.
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Best Management Practices

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In response to the developing situation in the Yemen, MSCHOA recommends that all mariners in the Gulf of Aden:

- Continue to follow BMP 4.

- Consider that evacuations are likely together with increased potential for refugee traffic, which may increase the likelihood of SOLAS events