September 2016 Compass Chronicles

Hamburg port rebuild

During World War II, Hamburg was a prime target. Port capacity was reduced to approximately 20% and damage was said to amount to £50,000. After the war, an extensive rebuild took place, which reinstated Hamburg port one of the world’s most important ports. 

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Offering a first class service in Hong Kong, then and now

ExxonMobil has a history of establishing new industry standards for marine services in Hong Kong, one of the busiest harbours in the world. Today, it is pioneering the MFMS for accurate fuel measurement in Hong Kong. Over 60 years ago every vessel lubricated with Gargoyle Marine Oils that arrived at the port was greeted by a representative who offered a full maintenance check.

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