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Business News from April 2017

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CEE and PCN meet in Amsterdam

April 27 - April 27 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network (PCN) jointly held their membership conferences at the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, the Netherlands, during April 23-24, 2017.
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CLA adds to executive team

April 27 - April 27 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has appointed David Bowden and John Nicholas as chief financial officer (cfo) and technical director, respectively.
Views: 773
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Construction at Cuxport

April 27 - April 27 - The deepwater terminal of Cuxport, located in Cuxhaven, Germany is undergoing the construction of a fourth berth.
Views: 839
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THLG adds two to board

April 26 - April 26 - The Heavy Lift Group has appointed Iris Müllejans of Rolf Riedl GmbH (Germany) and Elisabeth Cosmatos from Cosmatos Group (Greece) to its board.
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Herfurth takes two

April 25 - April 25 - Herfurth Logistics, part of the Herfurth Group, has acquired the Netherlands-based companies M-Star Freight Services and Falconex.
Views: 721
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Three Lines Shipping seeks investor

April 24 - April 24 - Three Lines Shipping (TLS), a UAE-based transportation and logistics company, has confirmed reports that it is looking for an investor to help boost its regional expansion and grow its brand.
Views: 962
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G2 Ocean to go live

April 24 - April 24 - The joint venture between Gearbulk and Grieg Star - G2 Ocean - will begin operations on May 1, 2017.
Views: 1090
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Luttfring joins Talbert

April 21 - April 21 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Bob Luttfring as its southeast regional sales manager.
Views: 714
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Simões heads up Sindipesa

April 20 - April 20 - Julio Eduardo Simões has been appointed as president of the National Association of Heavy Goods and Exceptional Cargo and Transport Companies (Sindipesa) In Brazil.
Views: 764
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Moore Stephens flags shipping pool pitfalls

April 20 - April 20 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens issued a warning to ship owners and operators to check carefully the financial, tax and jurisdictional implications of participating in shipping pool arrangements.
Views: 821
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Ex-Im Bank to get full functionality?

April 18 - April 18 - In the USA, many have welcomed President Trump's announcement last Friday naming former Congressmen Scott Garrett and Spencer Bachus as nominees to the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) board of directors.
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Senior lifts at Crane Worldwide

April 18 - April 18 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed six vice presidents (vp), which it claims demonstrates an increased focus on services and tailored supply chain solutions.
Views: 805
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Cordero called in at Long Beach

April 18 - April 18 - The Port of Long Beach, USA, has appointed Mario Cordero as the port's executive director.
Views: 666
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Ripken winkles into J.Müller

April 17 - April 17 - Jens Ripken has been appointed to the management of port terminals operator, J. Müller Weser in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 643
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RSS names directors

April 13 - April 13 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Alan Varney and Angela Holmes as operations and finance directors respectively.
Views: 491
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Liebherr expands in Buenos Aires

April 12 - April 12 - Liebherr-Argentina, a subsidiary of Liebherr, has opened a 314 sq m office in Buenos Aires, expanding the group's activities in Argentina and Uruguay, primarily in the areas of mining, mobile cranes, and port and harbour cranes.
Views: 827
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Aqualis opens in Taiwan

April 11 - April 11 - Aqualis Offshore, part of Aqualis ASA, has opened an office in Taiwan to support local offshore wind and oil and gas developments.
Views: 680
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Ryan in as ABC vice president

April 10 - April 10 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has promoted Vince Ryan to the post of vice president, North and South America.
Views: 770
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Weak year for Grieg shipping arm

April 7 - April 7 - In 2016, Grieg Star recorded a loss of NOK64 million (USD7.4 million), against a net deficit of NOK476 million (USD55.3 million) in 2015, says its parent company, Grieg Group.
Views: 654
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WaterFront expands

April 7 - April 7 - Global ship agency WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has expanded by adding five new network partners across North and South America as well as the UK, in a move that provide it with a further 57 offices and access to more than 400 staff
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Steimler selected at NYK

April 6 - April 6 - NYK Group has appointed Svein Steimler as president and chief executive officer (ceo) of NYK Group Europe, succeeding Takuji Nakai.
Views: 781
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Zeaborn completes Rickmers-Linie takeover

April 6 - April 6 - Rickmers-Line GmbH, a company within the Bremen-based Zeaborn Group, has completed the takeover of the business operations of Rickmers-Linie and MCC Marine as well as NPC Projects, which was originally announced on February 9 and received cleara
Views: 1046
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Embleton in at IAG Cargo

April 5 - April 5 - Lynne Embleton, current British Airways managing director at Gatwick, is to become chief executive of IAG Cargo, the freight arm of the airline, with immediate effect.
Views: 359
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SCPA appoints Van Ostran

April 5 - April 5 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has appointed Stan Van Ostran as senior vice president of finance and administration/chief financial officer (cfo), following the retirement of Peter Hughes, effective at the end of the 2017 fiscal year.
Views: 601
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Finnlines adds to the Breeze

April 5 - April 5 - Starting from September 2017, Finnlines will lengthen four of its Breeze series vessels, increasing vessel capacity by around 1,000 lane metres.
Views: 720
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TII India remains on course

April 5 - April 5 - TII India, a subsidiary of the TII Group, has delivered the first three TIIGER Extender semi-trailers to Darshan Roadlines Pvt Ltd (DRPL), in the Indian city of Bawal.
Views: 727
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Schneider goes for IPO

April 5 - April 5 - Green Bay, USA-based trucking company, Schneider National has launched an initial public offering (IPO) of 28,947,000 shares of its Class B common stock, at an anticipated IPO price between USD18 and USD20 per share.
Views: 627
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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius complete merger

April 4 - April 4 - The boards of Wilh. Wilhelmsen and Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding have received all the necessary approvals to complete the merger between Wilh. Wilhelmsen and Wallenius Lines, including the jointly owned entities Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, EUKOR
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Double Boeings for ABC

April 4 - April 4 -BOC Aviation Limited, an aircraft lessor, has purchased two Boeing 747-8 freighters, committing both on long-term leases to AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines.
Views: 691
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GAC Malaysia wins COSL business

April 4 - April 4 - China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has appointed GAC Malaysia to provide a range of on and offshore support services in Malaysia, as well as to render support as required further afield in South East Asia and worldwide.
Views: 633
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Collett skids to Immingham

April 4 - April 4 - Collett has transported three skid units, weighing 47 tonnes, 19 tonnes and 16 tonnes, from Rotherham to the Port of Immingham, UK.
Views: 521
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Armitt handles ship unloaders

April 3 - April 3 - In the UK, the Armitt Group has successfully managed the removal of two 1,050-tonne ship unloaders from the former Tilbury power station located on the River Thames, east of London.
Views: 855
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Antwerp adds reps

April 3 - April 3 - Malini Dutt, Robert Feng and Martin Hubenak have been appointed to represent the Port of Antwerp in India, China and Eastern Europe respectively.
Views: 811

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