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Business News from February 2019

Setramar sells multipurpose unit thumbnail image

Setramar sells multipurpose unit

February 21 - International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has confirmed that it advised Italy's Armamento Setramar, part of the Setramar Group, on the sale of its vessel Pietro Benedetti.
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ESTA decides on ECOL management

February 20 - The final structure of ESTA’s planned European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme is taking shape, as the organisation readies for its launch later this year.
Views: 555
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Delta Cargo rebrands products

February 20 - Delta Cargo has rebranded its international product offering to align with global airline alliance SkyTeam Cargo, of which it is a member.
Views: 347
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Biesterfeld appointed ceo

February 20 - Robert Biesterfeld will assume the role of ceo at C.H. Robinson, effective May 9, 2019, succeeding John Wiehoff.
Views: 302
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RSS names Maslen

February 19 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Sean Maslen as regional sales manager for southwest UK.
Views: 478
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Tiong Woon sets up in Bangladesh

February 19 - Singapore-headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Bangladesh.
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Slowing growth threatens shipping

February 19 - As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revises its predictions for global growth in 2019 and 2020 - down to 3.5 percent and 3.6 percent respectively - BIMCO says the risks are piling up for the shipping industry.
Views: 671
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Bolloré and Cosco strengthen ties

February 15 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics and Cosco Shipping Lines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their commercial relationships, while exploring new opportunities for cooperation in transport, logistics and port infrastructure.
Views: 1092
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DSV ups Panalpina bid as Agility enters the fray

February 15 - Panalpina’s board of directors confirmed that it has received a revised, non-binding proposal from DSV to acquire the company at a price of CHF180 (USD178.9) per share, all in cash.
Views: 1053
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CMA CGM launches Ceva takeover

February 14 - France-based container shipping giant CMA CGM launched its USD1.65 billion public tender offer for Switzerland-headquartered Ceva Logistics on February 12.
Views: 1268
ACS opens in Atlanta thumbnail image

ACS opens in Atlanta

February 14 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened its sixth office in the USA in Atlanta, Georgia.
Views: 900
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TT Club appoints Peers

February 14 - TT Club has appointed Andrew Peers as the senior underwriter of its UK, Nordic and Benelux underwriting team.
Views: 853
Seafox 5 turns Blue thumbnail image

Seafox 5 turns Blue

February 14 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has renamed the jack-up vessel Seafox 5 to Blue Tern.
Views: 956
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End in sight for Hansa Heavy Lift

February 12 - Dr. Christoph Morgen, preliminary insolvency administrator of Hansa Heavy Lift, has confirmed that the Hamburg-headquartered shipping line "will no longer have a business model at its disposal from March 2019 onwards".
Views: 1861
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OHT appoints Thornton

February 12 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has appointed Stuart Thornton as business development and tendering manager as it continues to expand.
Views: 1095
Boskalis secures LNG contract thumbnail image

Boskalis secures LNG contract

February 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a transportation contract that will see the Dutch shipping company deliver a number of large modules for a North American LNG export facility.
Views: 1537
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Tacoma names commission officers

February 8 - Clare Petrich has been appointed commission president at the port of Tacoma in Washington, USA, succeeding Don Meyer.
Views: 1507
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dship partners with ISLA

February 8 - dship Carriers has appointed Italian Shipping & Logistics Agency (ISLA) as its exclusive commercial agent in Italy. 
Views: 1858
Woehrel to step down from Marseille Fos thumbnail image

Woehrel to step down from Marseille Fos

February 8 - Christine Cabau Woehrel will step down from her position as ceo at Marseille Fos port authority upon completion of her five-year term in March.
Views: 1459
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Glen steps up at SpotSee

February 7 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer SpotSee has appointed Dale Glen as vice president of supply chain. 
Views: 1522
ALE settles in the USA thumbnail image

ALE settles in the USA

February 7 - As part of its US expansion, ALE has established a permanent branch in the I-10 energy corridor with the relocation of its office in Houston.
Views: 1548
Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder thumbnail image

Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder

February 7 - Ulrich Strieder has assumed the role of operations director for the two Terex Cranes plants in Zweibrücken – Dinglerstraße and Wallerscheid.
Views: 2001
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Enerpac to showcase innovations at bauma

February 6 - Enerpac will showcase its expanded range of lifting systems for industrial movers and heavy lift contractors at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 1804
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Nord/LB ties up with DSGV

February 5 - Nord/LB has rejected a joint offer from two financial investors for a minority stake in the bank, as it focuses on a joint solution with the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV). 
Views: 1885
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New Swiss head for M+R Spedag

February 5 - M+R Spedag Group has appointed Boris Lukic as ceo in Switzerland, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 1671
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BigMove establishes forwarding arm

February 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has established a project forwarding arm, BigMove Projekt.
Views: 1941
Jumbo pays tribute to founder thumbnail image

Jumbo pays tribute to founder

February 5 - Jumbo Maritime has released a tribute video on YouTube in honour of the late Hans Kahn, who founded the company in 1968.
Views: 1746
BDO completes Moore Stephens merger thumbnail image

BDO completes Moore Stephens merger

February 5 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has completed its partial merger with advisory BDO.
Views: 1722
Panalpina shareholder rejects DSV's bid thumbnail image

Panalpina shareholder rejects DSV's bid

February 4 - Panalpina’s largest shareholder, the Ernst Göhner Foundation, has rejected DSV’s USD4.1 billion offer to acquire the Swiss freight forwarder.
Views: 2240
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Ainscough builds upon safety culture

February 4 - In 2018, Ainscough Group launched an employee engagement application designed to improve communications between its workforce and build upon the company’s safety culture.
Views: 1907
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Van Weezel in at ABP

February 4 - UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Harm van Weezel as the group’s chief information officer.
Views: 1632
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Entries open for the Heavy Lift Awards

February 1 - Entries for the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards are open. Now is the time to submit your entries for a chance to gain recognition for your complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 2310
BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik thumbnail image

BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik

February 1 - BKL Baukran Logistik has acquired mobile crane and heavy haulage provider Bruns Spezial Logistik, expanding the Munich-based crane specialist’s presence in north Germany.
Views: 2313
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Arndt joins deugro

February 1 - deugro has appointed Christian Arndt as senior vice president – oil and gas logistics. 
Views: 2574

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