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Neill & Brown Global Logistics has won new business following the single most expensive investment in its fleet.   Its bespoke £180,000 crane mounted truck is capable of lifting units of up to nine tonnes, and has a 14-metre crane reach.  
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Bucharest sounds an unlikely place to start setting up new India-UK trade links.   But a chat between Hull delegate Philip Tighe and Mumbai-based businessman Vijay Kalantri at the World Trade Centers Association General Assembly in the Romanian capital has brought a rapid agreement on helping Humber firms find new opportunities to serve India's growing economy.   Following their meeting in April, World Trade Centre Hull and Humber has signed a memorandum of understanding with the All India Association of Industries, whose president is Mr Kalantri, in recognition of the 'immense possibilities for enhancing economic and commercial links between India and the UK'.  
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Henderson Insurance Brokers has set up a new marine division as the UK maritime and ports sector continues to grow.   Building on the company’s existing marine client base, the new division is already proving successful, having won new insurance work for ports, workboats, the movement of goods, and storage of high valued items.  
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Andrew Jackson announces that its client Rix Sea Shuttle, which specialises in operating vessels for firms in the renewables sector, has expanded its fleet by investing £3 million in a new vessel.
The "Rix Lion" will be used to carry engineers and equipment to and from the UK's shores to off-shore windfarms.   Commenting on the decision to purchase the Rix Lion, managing director James Doyle, said: "The FSC 2610 is a vessel with an excellent reputation and our customers demand that.
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The Humber LEP is inviting businesses and organisations to join them for a review of progress over the last 18 months and a look forward to what's next for the Humber.
The breakfast event on Friday June 20 at Willerby Manor Hotel starts at 8am for a breakfast roll and tea or coffee and networking. Speakers – Lord Haskins, Paul Sewell, Kishor Tailor and Sam Whitaker – will start from 8.30am followed by a Q&A session.
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The Humber Renewables team and eight Humber businesses will join Siemens, ABP, Dong Energy, Vestas and Res Offshore at the Global Offshore wind event tomorrow and Thursday.   The Renewable UK Offshore Wind 2014 - an annual conference and exhibition that showcases world-class developments and gathers leading players in the UK’s offshore wind market - is being held at one of the most exciting times for the sector in our region.  
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The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil on 12 June bringing with it a number of potential headaches for employers, a sports law specialist with Hull firm Andrew Jackson has warned.   Employment lawyer Lindsay Gordon says that with a combination of early and late evening kick-offs and the obligatory post match celebrations/commiserations, employers are likely to see an increased demand for time off, experience problems with lateness, World Cup fever "sickies" and poor productivity during the tournament.
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Businesses can now apply for smaller Growing the Humber Grants after an extra £1m was added to the fund as part of the Humber LEP Growth Hub.   The funding, which is part of £2.5m that was awarded by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund for the Growth Hub as part of a bidding process run by Lancaster University, formed part of the Hull and Humber City Deal.  

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