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Glavind to head up A2SEA

June 30 - June 30 - A2SEA has appointed Michael Glavind as ceo, replacing Jens Frederik Hansen.
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Tinsley named at BIMCO

June 30 - June 30 - BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as head of maritime security.
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Zhukov in at Saint-Petersburg

June 30 - June 30 - Vladislav Vladimirovich Zhukov has been named managing director of Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SPSP), part of Universal Cargo Logistics (UCL) Holding, effective July 1, 2017.
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Understanding cyber risk

June 29 - June 29 - The latest spate of cyber attacks has been a wake-up call for shipping, highlighting the risks of operating on outdated platforms and the ease of infecting multiple systems by clicking on apparently innocent-looking emails, warns Global Navigati
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ABP is in the mood for Nolan

June 29 - June 29 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Phil Nolan as non-executive chairman effective July 4, succeeding Robert Walvis who retired in February.
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Necotrans - update

June 27 - June 27 - Further to our news report from yesterday, Necotrans has now confirmed that during a hearing held before the Commercial Court in Paris, the Necotrans group requested the opening of receivership proceedings in relation to its 11 French subsidiari
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Demand drivers give rise to optimism

June 27 - June 27 - Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for vessels in the multipurpose shipping sector, according to global shipping consultancy Drewry.
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Necotrans on the brink?

June 26 - June 26 - France-based freight forwarding and logistics group Necotrans is remaining tight-lipped on recent reports in the French media that it is about to be placed under judicial protection by the commercial court in Paris.
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Manzi in at Crowley

June 23 - June 23 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Paul Manzi as vice president of safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship (SSQE), effective July 1.
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Crane Worldwide buys Pacorini Forwarding

June 23 - June 23 - In Italy, the Pacorini Group has concluded the sale of its subsidiary Pacorini Forwarding to CWL International, a company within the US-based Crane Worldwide Logistics Group, a global player operating in the freight forwarding business.
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Shipping confidence on the up

June 22 - June 22 - Shipping confidence reached its equal highest rating in the past three years in the three months to end May 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
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Tacoma names Vandenberg

June 20 - June 20 - The Port of Tacoma, USA has appointed Jane Vandenberg as director of engineering.
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Perfect storm looms

June 19 - June 19 - Shipping losses continue to decline but a perfect storm of regulation, cost saving and cyber security looms, says Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality's (AGCS) fifth annual safety and shipping review 2017.
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Vroon responds to negative media

June 19 - June 19 - Family-owned Dutch shipping group Vroon has responded to negative articles published in the Dutch media concerning its financial state.
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DP World develops Eurasian corridor

June 16 - June 16 - Two memorandums of understanding (MoU) were signed between DP World and the government of Kazakhstan for the development of a port community system (PCS) and to integrate Customs processes.
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Ernst Russ and Ecofin form ship investment platform

June 15 - June 15 - Hamburg-based asset management company Ernst Russ and specialist investment group, Ecofin Holdings, have established Elbe Financial Solutions (EFS), an international investment services firm focused on the maritime and infrastructure sectors.
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ESTA director to step down

June 12 - June 12 - Ton Klijn will serve as interim ESTA director following Søren Jansen's resignation at the end of June.
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Maxim completes Coast acquisition

June 12 - June 12 - Maxim Crane Works has completed the acquisition of Coast Crane Company, an indirect subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp.
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Cargolux signs Chinese JV

June 12 - June 12 - Cargolux has signed a joint venture equity contract to establish a resident cargo airline operating out of Zhengzhou under a Chinese air operator certificate (AOC).
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Germany's shipping lenders face squeeze on profits

June 9 - June 9 - Albeit early signs of recovery became visible during the first months of 2017, but the shipping industry's protracted slowdown will continue to exert pressure on German ship lenders' profitability, Moody's Investors Service said in a report publi
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
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BIMCO's bosses named

June 7 - June 7 - Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, ceo of Common Progress, has been appointed president of the international shipping association, Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO).
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Bugsier plays fair with merger

June 5 - June 5 - Fairplay Towage and Bugsier have announced their intention to merge their respective business activities in order to expand and strengthen their presence in Germany and Europe.
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Scharwath on board at DHL



June 5 - June 5 - Tim Scharwath has joined the board of management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new ceo of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.


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Managerial moves at GAC

June 1 - June 1 - GAC has announced several appointments to drive the growth and development of a range of the GAC Group businesses.
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IronPlant joins the Ritchie family

June 1 - June 1 - Heavy equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros has acquired IronPlanet, an online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets.
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Hiscock in at Hunt & Palmer

June 1 - June 1 - Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters has further expanded its charter broking team with the appointment of Tim Hiscock.
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