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Business News from September 2017

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Broshuis builds for the future

September 29 - September 29 - A 6,000 sq m production hall, currently under construction at the Broshuis Kampen site in the Netherlands will be used to undertake work currently done externally by suppliers.
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Falcon names Ron Jackson

September 27 - September 27 - New York, USA-based Falcon Maritime and Aviation has appointed former Nordana Line vice president Ron Jackson as director of sales.
Views: 384
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CES reachstackers in service with CS Wind

September 26 - September 26 - Scottish wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind has taken delivery of two brand new heavy-duty reachstackers manufactured by Germany-headquartered Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES).
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More Boeing orders for Qatar Airways

September 26 - September 26 - Qatar Airways has ordered two additional Boeing 747-8 freighters and four Boeing 777-300ERs, with a value of USD2.16 billion at list prices.
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Jaxport goes green

September 26 - September 26 - Following a nationwide executive search to fill the vacant position, the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida, USA, has named Eric Green as chief executive officer (ceo).
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SAL reflags vessels

September 25 - September 25 = Following Germany-based Harren and Partner's acquisition of SAL Heavy Lift, which was previously owned by Japan's “K” Line, the heavy lift carrier will reflag six of its vessels to the German flag.
Views: 608
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BDP names Grajales

September 22 - September 22 - Global logistics and transportation solutions provider BDP International has appointed Alberto Grajales as finance director for Latin America.
Views: 515
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Van Beest forges Irizar agreement

September 22 - September 22 - Van Beest - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired the majority of the shares of Irizar Forge, based in Spain.
Views: 512
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DSV names Seven Seas in Iran

September 19 - September 19 - DSV Global Transport and Logistics has appointed Seven Seas as an agent in Iran, expanding its air, sea and road transport services to and from the country.
Views: 515
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ABP chief to step down

September 18 - September 18 - After ten years on the company's board, James Cooper, the current chief executive of Associated British Ports Holdings (ABP), is to step down.
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Zeaborn set for more purchases

September 15 - September 15 - The Zeaborn Group has confirmed media reports that it is in the market for further acquisitions having been part of a consortium that purchased Rickmers Group's ship management activities last week.
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Bryn Thomas opens in Newcastle

September 12 - September 12 - UK-based Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened its fifth crane depot in the country as part of the group's expansion.
Views: 683
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OOIL takeover approved

September 12 - September 12 - Cosco Shipping Holdings and Shanghai International Port Group's (SIPG) acquisition of Orient Overseas International (OOIL) has been approved by Chinese regulators.
Views: 563
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Blue Water names new boss

September 12 - September 12 - Danish transport and logistics group, Blue Water Shipping, has appointed Søren Nørgaard Thomsen as its new chief executive officer (ceo), replacing the company's founder and current ceo Kurt Skov, who will soon return to his role as executi
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Vogel moves into SAL Heavy Lift

September 11 - September 11 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has been appointed sales/chartering manager of SAL Heavy Lift, following Harren & Partner's acquisition of SAL earlier this year.
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Rickmers ship management business saved

September 8 - September 8 - The ship management arm of the insolvent Rickmers Group has been rescued by Bertram Rickmers and the Zeaborn Group, which have come together in a consortium to acquire the business with its main sites in Hamburg, Singapore and Cyprus.
Views: 339
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Van Beest gets Load Solutions

September 8 - September 8 - The Van Beest Group, manufacturer and supplier of lifting accessories for wire rope and lifting chains, has acquired Load Solutions, based in Rådal, Norway.
Views: 515
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LOC boosts offshore wind in Taiwan

September 7 - September 7 - LOC Renewables, part of the LOC Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four other parties, outlining its intention to progress offshore wind farm development and construction in Taiwan.
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Leman expands in the UK

September 7 - September 7 - Danish transport and logistics company Leman has acquired UK-based freight forwarder Maru International.
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KOG names Flores

September 6 - September 6 - KOG Transport, a heavy-duty transport and project logistics specialist within the Rhenus Group, has appointed Julian Flores as business development Americas executive at its Houston, USA location.
Views: 451
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A2SEA accepts Merkur challenge

September 6 - September 6 - A2SEA, with its parent company GeoSea, will transport and install 66 transition pieces (TP) for the 396 MW Merkur offshore wind farm.
Views: 336
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Boeing raises forecast for China

September 6 - September 6 - Boeing has projected a demand for 7,240 new aircraft in China over the next 20 years valued at nearly USD1.1 trillion, a 6.3 percent increase over last year's forecast.
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OMA names Kodock in Senegal

September 4 - September 4 - The OMA Group has appointed Vincent Bayiha Kodock as country manager of OMA Logistics Senegal.
Views: 439
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C.H. Robinson grows with Milgram

September 4 - September 4 - Third party logistics (3PL) company C.H. Robinson has acquired Canadian freight forwarder Milgram & Company for approximately CAD62 million (USD50 million).
Views: 319
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GeoSea completes A2SEA purchase

September 4 - September 4 - GeoSea has completed the acquisition of A2SEA, following approval of the international competition authorities.
Views: 365
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Bolloré makes the news

September 1 - September 1 - Bolloré Logistics has acquired Someport-Walon, an international freight forwarding company which specialises in the movement of industrial projects.
Views: 435
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Erickson appoints Kitani

September 1 - September 1 - Global aviation services company, Erickson Incorporated, has appointed Doug Kitani as ceo and director, effective August 31, 2017.
Views: 292

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