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Business News from May 2015

Ritchie Bros appoints new cfo thumbnail image

Ritchie Bros appoints new cfo

May 29 - May 29 - Ritchie Bros has appointed Sharon Driscoll as its new chief financial officer, effective July 6, 2015.
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Able looks to decommissioning market

May 29 - May 29 - Able UK has been awarded the contract for the disposal of four offshore structures from the Shell-operated Brent field, which is located northeast of the Shetland Islands.
Views: 502
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Beginning of new life for Toll

May 29 - May 29 - Toll Group today celebrates its first official day as part of Japan Post, after a USD5.1 billion takeover deal was agreed.
Views: 587
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Panalpina makes Egyptian buy

May 29 - May 29 - Panalpina is to acquire its long-standing Egyptian agent, Afifi - a family-owned company specialising in freight forwarding, Customs clearance and logistics.
Views: 737
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Palfinger adds Malaysian dealer

May 29 - May 29 - Salzburg-based Palfinger has appointed Asia Group Sdn Bhd - a Singapore-based crane rental company with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Myanmar - as its new distributor for Malaysia.
Views: 945
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Eriksen to head up DNV GL

May 28 - May 28 - The DNV GL Group board of directors has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company's new group president and ceo.
Views: 407
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Demand for freighter aircraft to keep growing, says ACMG

May 27 - May 26 - According to Air Cargo Management Group's (ACMG) freighter forecast for 2015, the airfreight market will need around 125 new freighters per year to meet growth and replacement needs over the next 20 years.
Views: 417
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TNT Crane in Rocky buy

May 26 - May 26 - TNT Crane & Rigging has acquired Denver, Colorado headquartered Rocky Mountain Structures (RMS). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Views: 746
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Despert joins CEA

May 26 - May 26 - CEA Projects has appointed Jean-Jacques Despert as its new regional manager for Bangkok.
Views: 547
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Maxim buys Crane Rental

May 26 - May 26 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Orlando, Florida based heavy haulage, specialised rigging and crane services provider, Crane Rental Corporation.
Views: 997
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Korean specialist joins UTC

May 22 - May 22 - UTC Overseas has appointed Lloyd (Woo Sung) Bae as director of sales and operations for the company's Korea desk.
Views: 675
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Currie joins Forth Ports

May 20 - May 20 - Forth Ports has appointed Sharon Currie as its new business development manager for Scotland.
Views: 582
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Antwerp gives green ship discount

May 19 - May 19 - Effective June 1, the port of Antwerp will grant a discount to seagoing vessels that use alternative technology to reduce emissions of particulates.
Views: 560
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New MD for Braemar Adjusting

May 15 - May 15 - Braemar Adjusting has appointed Ian McInroy as its new regional managing director of Europe and West Africa.
Views: 565
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TTS Group sees Q1 improvements

May 15 - May 15 - TTS Group posted an operating profit (EBITDA) of NOK600,000 (USD80,500) in the first quarter of 2015, compared with a loss of NOK38.4 million (USD5.1 million) in the same period of 2014.
Views: 615
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Intrepid load for Dockwise

May 13 - May 13 - Dockwise's largest semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Dockwise Vanguard has loaded the Armada Intrepid floating production, storage and offloading platform - the first ever ship-shaped FPSO - in Rotterdam.
Views: 739
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Crowley commits to Puerto Rico

May 12 - May 12 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services will execute a USD48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 703
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SSL expands Baltic coverage

May 11 - May 11 - Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) has been appointed agent in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by Kestrel Liner Agencies and Tropical Shipping.
Views: 536
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Marjorie makes maiden voyage

May 8 - May 8 - Pasha Hawaii's new con-ro vessel Marjorie C has arrived at the Port of San Diego, California ready for its maiden voyage to Honolulu in Hawaii.
Views: 692
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD25.92 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
Views: 617
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Ocean 7 chooses Kestrel

May 7 - May 7 - Ocean 7 has appointed Kestrel Maritime Asia as its agent in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, effective May 1, 2015.
Views: 869
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Van Roozendaal joins MacGregor

May 6 - May 6 - Cargotec Corporation has appointed Michel van Roozendaal as president of the MacGregor business unit.
Views: 227
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Confidence slides, says Moore Stephens

May 6 - May 6 - According to Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey, the average confidence level for the shipping industry hit its lowest level for two-and-a-half years.
Views: 326
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Nurminen updates outlook

May 6 - May 6 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics expects its net sales, operating result and earnings per share to decline from the level of 2014, having previously said in March that it expected them to improve compared to 2014.
Views: 565
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EMS takes Europatrans stake

May 5 - May 5 - EMS Log, member of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has purchased 70 percent of heavy duty trucking company Europatrans.
Views: 552
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Lie joins Cargotec

May 5 - May 5 - Cargotec Corporation has appointed Leena Lie as senior vice president, communications, effective August 1, 2015.
Views: 403
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GAC's sharpens focus on oil and gas

May 5 - May 5 - GAC is further strengthening its strategic focus on the worldwide energy sector with the appointment of William Hill as its executive group vice president - Oil & Gas.
Views: 225
The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 920
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Flying start for Atlas Air

May 1 - May 1 - For the three months ended March 31, 2015, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings reported a net profit of USD29.23 million - up from USD11.3 million in Q1 2014.
Views: 373
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Pan Ocean profits double

May 1 - May 1 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has more than doubled its first quarter 2015 net profit.
Views: 576

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