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Business News from December 2018

It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic thumbnail image

It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic

December 31 - While the US port of Wilmington was welcoming its first load of SSAB/Swedish steel for the 2018-19 winter season, UK  logistics specialist AV Dawson secured a three-year extension to support British Steel’s steel rolling operations at two sites.
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All change at Nurminen Logistics

December 31 - Following a warning about future profitability, Finland’s Nurminen Logistics is streamlining its organisation and making changes to the composition of its group management team.
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Nola partners with Ports America

December 28 - Ports America has signed a 50-year lease with the port of New Orleans to continue to operate theport'sNapoleon Avenue and Nashville Avenue Terminals.
Views: 2498
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Changes at the top for Zeaborn Ship Management

December 24 - Effective January 1, 2019, Holger Strack, former co-ceo, will step up as ceo of Zeaborn Ship Management, following Nils Aden's decision to leave the company in the new year. 
Views: 3071
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SGRE opts for Oostende for SeaMade

December 24 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has selected the Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) at the Belgium port for the construction of 58 wind turbines destined for the SeaMade offshore wind farm.
Views: 2472
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Wikborg Rein adds three

December 21 - International law firm, Wikborg Rein has appointed Renaud Barbier-Emery and Jonathan Goldfarb as partners, and Ina Lutchmiah as a senior lawyer. 
Views: 2823
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Grishkovets joins FESCO executive board

December 20 - Ekaterina Grishkovets joined the executive board of Russian transportation and logistics group FESCO, effective December 12, 2018.
Views: 2845
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Shipping confidence dips

December 17 - According to the latest survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens, shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018 falling to 6 out of a maximum score of 10.
Views: 2758
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Multipurpose charter rates continue to rise

December 17 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have marginally increased over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2742
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Sarens inks Zambian partnership

December 14 - Sarens South Africa has established a partnership with Shumba to serve the growing construction market in Zambia.
Views: 2816
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AAPA promotes Long and Martino

December 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has promoted Mary Beth Long to vice president of external affairs, and Meredith Martino to vice president of member engagement.
Views: 2515
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Koch set to crow for Coyne

December 12 - Effective January 2019, Tristan Koch will become managing director at Coyne Airways.
Views: 2695
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Crane Worldwide opens in Savannah

December 12 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened a new facility in Savannah, Georgia, which will enhance its services on the USA’s East Coast.
Views: 2896
Dr. Peters CEO resigns  thumbnail image

Dr. Peters CEO resigns 

December 12 - Effective end of 2018, Anselm Gehling will resign as ceo of Dr. Peters Group, the Germany-based investment company that undertakes tailored asset management of aircraft, ship and real estate funds.
Views: 2724
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Beeton to the port of Tyne

December 11 - Effective January 7, 2019, Matt Beeton will become  ceo for the port of Tyne in the UK.
Views: 2798
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Hansa Heavy Lift files for insolvency

December 10 - Years of rumours and hearsay came to a dramatic climax today following confirmation that Hansa Heavy Lift has filed for insolvency.
Views: 5426
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Lomas joins Aqualis Offshore

December 10 - Mark Lomas has been appointed as director of European operations at international marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore.
Views: 2921
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Zeaborn backs technology investor

December 7 - Zeaborn Group has joined Bitstone Capital and Inno Real to invest in TecPier, a new maritime technology investor.
Views: 3132
BIMCO set to tackle cyber security thumbnail image

BIMCO set to tackle cyber security

December 6 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) expects to publish a cyber security clause in May 2019.
Views: 3412
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Coffey served at Atlas Air 

December 6 - Debora Coffey has been appointed as vice president and chief communications officer for Atlas Air Worldwide.  
Views: 3124
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Mammoet wins nuclear decommissioning contract

December 6 - Mammoet Germany will remove three steam generators and a pressure holder for German utility EnBW, as part of the dismantling of the Neckarwestheim I nuclear power plant (GKN I).
Views: 5126
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MSC readies for additional costs from Sulphur 2020 

December 6 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has estimated that the various changes it is making to comply with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sulphur 2020 regulations will cost the shipping line in excess of USD2 billion per year. 
Views: 3183
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JOC launches new breakbulk conference

December 5 - The Journal of Commerce (JOC) has established a new breakbulk and project cargo conference, which will be held for the first time in New Orleans, USA next year from April 29 - May 2.
Views: 2981
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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Costs set to rise as Sulphur 2020 looms

December 5 - With the 2020 deadline looming for the IMO’s sulphur cap, the industry is still uncertain about the best path to take for compliance. One thing seems to be assured, however, and that is price hikes for shippers and beneficial cargo owners.
Views: 2961
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USA and China agree tariff delay

December 4 - The USA has agreed to suspend the increase of tariffs on USD200 billion worth of Chinese goods, which was scheduled to enter force on January 1, 2019, as the two nations take a step towards the development of a longer-term trade accord.
Views: 2853

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