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Business News from August 2015

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Tiong Woon sees heavy lift slide

August 26 - August 26 - Tiong Woon posted a 10 percent year-on-year decrease in the turnover of its heavy lift and haulage business segment for the financial year ended June 30, 2015, from SGD142.1 million (USD101.4 million) to SGD128.5 million (USD91.6 million).
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Schenker gains Sontheimer

August 25 - August 25 - Effective January 1, 2016, Markus Sontheimer has been appointed chief information officer for Schenker AG.
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ACP to sell for Saudia Cargo

August 25 - August 25 - ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo general sales agent (GSA) across South Africa for Saudia Cargo.
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Ceva names Kaaks

August 25 - August 25 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Arjan Kaaks as its new chief financial officer.
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Lammers returns to Rotterdam

August 24 - August 24 - Sohar Port and Freezone has appointed Marc Vertsee to replace current executive commercial manager, Edwin Lammers, who is returning to the Port of Rotterdam as the new director of breakbulk.
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Positive period for TTS Group

August 24 - August 24 - TTS Group ASA's multipurpose and general cargo unit posted a turnover of NOK38 million (USD4.6 million) in Q2 2015, an improvement on takings in Q2 2014.
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Joe Quain joins Hill Dickinson

August 21 - August 21 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed Captain Joe Quain, formerly of Bentley's Stokes and Lowless, to join its international shipping team.
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Women sail forth at LISW

August 21 - August 21 - “Women in command” is among the topics that Women's International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA-UK) will be exploring at their event on September 7, the opening day of this year's London International Shipping Week (LISW).
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Damco wins KONE business

August 21 - August 21 - Third party-logistics provider Damco has been appointed by KONE as its global logistics partner for shipping elevators, escalators and spare parts to selected overseas destinations.
Views: 412
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Bigger ships make waves in Port of Everett

August 21 - August 21 - Everett Port and Westwood Shipping Lines are marking the tenth anniversary of weekly, direct aerospace shipments from Japan to Everett with the arrival of a new, large vessel.
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Inchcape picks up Paragon project

August 19 - August 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has scooped the first new commercial drilling project to be awarded in Tanzania in recent years. ISS was appointed by Paragon Offshore in Houston to work on a new drilling campaign off the Songo Songo Islands.
Views: 534
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Konecranes in fraud case

August 17 - August 17 - Konecranes has confirmed that one its foreign subsidiaries has become the victim of fraud.
Views: 522
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'Steady growth' for Agility

August 14 - August 14 - Agility has posted a net profit of KWD13.5 million (USD44.6 million) for the second quarter of 2015 - a 5 percent increase compared with the second quarter of 2014.
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Work set to start at Wismar

August 14 - August 14 - A three-year EUR36 million (USD40.2 million) expansion project at the Baltic port of Wismar is set to start.
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Two ships up at Allcargo

August 14 - August 14 - India's Allcargo Logistics has acquired two 24,000 dwt multipurpose vessels through its wholly owned subsidiary Allcargo Shipping.
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Eddings up at Braemar

August 14 - August 14 - Braemar Engineering has appointed Kyle Eddings to take over responsibility for global dynamic positioning (DP) and offshore projects, as part of plans to restructure its UK, US offshore and DP operations.
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Rickmers-Linie back in black

August 12 - August 12 - Rickmers Group has presented its half year results for 2015, posting a 6.6 percent year-on-year improvement in revenue to EUR289.6 million (USD324.5 million), while operating profit surged 35.4 percent to EUR137.4 million (USD153.96 million).
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ABP names McLoughlin

August 12 - August 12 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Colin McLoughlin as head of operations at the UK ports of Hull and Goole.
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Terex and Konecranes to merge

August 11 - August 11 - Cranes and materials handling specialists Terex and Konecranes have agreed an all-share merger of equals to form a leading global lifting and materials handling solutions company.
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Edwards gains Faktor 5

August 10 - August 10 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has added a Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge to its fleet of trailers.
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Naylor in at GAC Superyacht

August 7 - August 7 - GAC Superyacht Services has strengthened its team serving the superyacht market with the appointment of Amanda Naylor as superyacht service executive, based in Southampton, UK.
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Suez Canal expansion now open

August 7 - August 7 - One year after the announcement of a development programme, Egypt's expanded Suez Canal is open for business.
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DSM names new chief

August 5 - August 5 - DSM Dyneema has appointed Golnar Motahari Pour to succeed Gerard de Reuver as president of the company.
Views: 406
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Seattle and Tacoma launch alliance

August 5 - August 5 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have formally launched the Northwest Seaport Alliance, which they claim is the first of its kind in North America.
Views: 556
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ISS ceo steps down

August 4 - August 4 - Claus Hyldager has stepped down as chief executive officer of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), with current chief financial officer, Chris Whiteside, appointed to step in as acting ceo.
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All change at Schenker

August 4 - August 4 - Jochen Thewes has been appointed the new chairman of the Schenker AG board of management, in which role he will lead the DB Schenker Logistics business unit.
Views: 685
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UTC targets chartering market

August 3 - August 3 - UTC Overseas has established a new global chartering group, and appointed Bremen, Germany based Andreas Walter as its director of global chartering.
Views: 482
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LOC names London head

August 3 - August 3 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) has appointed Jonathan Britain as its new managing director in London.
Views: 510
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Georgia looks inland

August 3 - August 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County, the Governor of Georgia and CSX Transportation have signed an agreement regarding the establishment of the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Georgia, USA.
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