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Business News from September 2018

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dship ups newbuild order

September 27 - dship Carriers has decided to place an order for a further two F-500 Eco Trader multipurpose ships with Taizhou Sanfu Shipbuilding.
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DHL predicts slower trade growth

September 27 - DHL’s latest Global Trade Barometer (GTB) index expects international trade to continue growing over the next three months, albeit at a slower pace.
Views: 1956
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Mukran inks Blue Water BREB deal 

September 27 - German port service provider Mukran Port Terminals and Blue Water BREB have signed a partnership agreement that will see the latter become a shareholder of the Sassnitz-based company.
Views: 2276
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Mammoet wins Australian wind projects

September 26 - Mammoet and Goldwind Australia have signed a multi-year framework agreement that will initially see the Dutch heavy lift specialist handle the transport and installation work for the 530 MW Stockyard Hill wind farm in western Victoria.
Views: 2134
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BDP adds fourth location in Egypt

September 26 - BDP International has expanded its presence in Egypt with the opening of an office in Port Said, its fourth office in the country, and 150th office worldwide.
Views: 1988
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Confidence slips marginally on geopolitical fears

September 25 - Concerns about geopolitical factors have taken their toll on shipping confidence in Moore Stephens' latest survey, with confidence levels slipping from the four-year high of 6.4 out of a maximum of 10.
Views: 1742
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Express Mondor continues expansion

September 25 - Canada’s Express Mondor has completed the acquisition of Transport L’Épiphanie and integrated the entire team and assets into the Express Mondor Group.
Views: 1977
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Jumbo wins Sapura contract

September 24 - Sapura Energy has awarded Jumbo a contract to transport and install a mooring system for a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), as well as project management and engineering services, for the Porto de Sergipe project in Brazil.
Views: 2320
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Preparing for the 2020 Sulphur Cap

September 24 - Ahead of the global sulphur cap on marine emissions, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has produced comprehensive guidance on implementation planning to help ensure compliance with the regulatory game changer.
Views: 1792
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Turner named at IUMI

September 21 - Richard Turner, European director of global risk solutions at RSA Insurance, has been elected as the new president of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), taking over from Dieter Berg who has completed his four-year term of office.
Views: 1555
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Multipurpose rates continue to rise

September 21 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have increased over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 1881
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All change, but no change at AP Møller - Mærsk

September 20 - AP Møller - Mærsk (APMM) will maintain its Damco freight forwarding entity as a separate business under its own brand as part of a reorganisation that will see the Danish giant combine its ocean and supply chain offerings.
Views: 2059
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New ship for Scotline

September 19 - Multipurpose shipping operator Scotline has seen the launch of its latest newbuilding at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Groningen, the Netherlands.
Views: 1941
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New CEO for Wallem Group

September 19 - Frank Coles is to join Hong Kong-headquartered marine services company Wallem Group as chief executive officer.
Views: 1561
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Mammoet signs Samsung contracts

September 19 - Heavy lifting and engineered transport specialist Mammoet has signed two contracts with Samsung Engineering (Thailand) for petrochemical projects in Map Ta Phut, Rayong Province.
Views: 1974
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WW Solutions and Keen team up in Tacoma

September 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WW Solutions) is to consolidate its facility at the US west coast port of Tacoma with that of Keen Transport, the trucking company that it acquired in December 2017.
Views: 1613
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Project Cargo Summit set to return in 2019

September 18 - Having made its debut this year, the Project Cargo Summit is set to return to Rotterdam next year, as the organisers announce dates for 2019.
Views: 1674
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Sulphur cap set to raise shipping costs

September 17 - Maersk Line is to introduce a new bunker adjustment factor (BAF) surcharge ahead of the global sulphur cap on marine emissions which enters into force on January 1, 2020.
Views: 1535
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Volga-Dnepr cuts out brokers

September 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines intends to discontinue its relationship with charter brokers and has decided to target direct sales instead.
Views: 1358
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Insourcing: a threat to project forwarders?

September 14 - At the inaugural Project Cargo Summit, held at Rotterdam’s Onderzeebootloods this week, questions were raised about the future role of freight forwarders in the project cargo supply chain, as shippers start to bring their transport activities in-house.
Views: 2323
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CLA expands management teams

September 13 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has expanded its executive and management teams as it prepares to take delivery of its next Boeing 747 freighter. 
Views: 1702
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Gosselin restructures logistics unit

September 13 - Walter Van Mechelen has joined the executive board of Antwerp-based logistics group Gosselin and will no longer be managing the operations of Gosselin Logistics.
Views: 1746
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Jakobs steps up at Terex

September 12 - Terex Cranes has appointed Guntram Jakobs as director of customer support - mobile cranes for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR). 
Views: 2015
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LMA launches SOMWS

September 11 - Lloyds Market Association (LMA) plans to launch the Society of Offshore Marine Warranty Surveyors (SOMWS) on September 18.
Views: 1744
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Mund + Bruns renames in the USA

September 11 - Houston-based Jaeckel Mund + Bruns has rebranded to correspond with its Bremen-headquartered parent company and will operate as Mund + Bruns.
Views: 1594
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Kerry expands in Pakistan

September 10 - Kerry Logistics Network has formed a subsidiary in Pakistan in order to extend its footprint in the region and tap into the increasing trade in South Asia.
Views: 1647
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Panalpina expands executive board

September 7 - Panalpina has added to its executive board with the appointment of Lucas Kuehner and Peder Winther, in order to represent the company’s core services – airfreight, oceanfreight and logistics. 
Views: 2081
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Bolloré Ports eyes La Rochelle terminal

September 7 - Bolloré Ports La Rochelle has signed a terminal agreement to operate the future Chef de Baie 4 terminal with Atlantic Port La Rochelle, France.
Views: 2043
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Jaxport names officers

September 6 - The port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) in the USA has appointed John Falconetti as chairman of the board of directors.
Views: 1878
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Marko retires at Longview

September 5 - Larry Marko has retired as manager of marine terminals at the port of Longview, following a career that spanned more than three decades.
Views: 1907
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BWS wins wind contract

September 4 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been awarded the logistics contract for the Stockyard Hill wind farm in Victoria, Australia.
Views: 2348
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More infrastructure required for Arctic sailings

September 4 - As the Northern Sea Route (NSR) becomes an increasingly attractive shipping lane, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) says more support is required to facilitate the provision of adequate insurance for Arctic sailings.
Views: 2261
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Centurion closes its doors

September 3 - The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has revoked Miami-based Centurion Air Cargo’s air carrier operating certificate (AOC). 
Views: 2165
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Zeamarine gets the go ahead

September 3 - The proposed joint venture between Zeaborn and Intermarine – Zeamarine – has received governmental and agency approvals.
Views: 2394
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Seaway awarded Triton contract

September 3 - Seaway Heavy Lifting, part of the Subsea 7 Renewables and Heavy Lifting business unit, has been awarded a transport and installation contract for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.
Views: 2183

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