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Business News from October 2015

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Next step for Pek

October 28 - October 28 - Rik Pek has been appointed managing director breakbulk terminals at Broekman Logistics, effective November 1, 2015.
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Nobilliaux joins Daher

October 28 - October 28 - Bertrand Nobilliaux has been appointed as vice president industrial projects at Daher.
Views: 468
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Antwerp explores Iran

October 27 - October 27 - A delegation of petrochemical and shipping experts from the port of Antwerp has visited Iran to meet various ministries, petrochemical organisations and private companies to seek ways to re-open the doors of Iran for the Antwerp port communit
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Panalpina names Energy Services head

October 27 - October 27 - Effective January 1, 2016, Michel Dubois will become global head of Energy Solutions at Panalpina, replacing Hans Toggweiler.
Views: 977
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AAL opens in Dubai

October 26 - October 26 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has opened a new office in Dubai, trading as AAL Middle East.
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AAPA cheered by transport bill

October 23 - October 23 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is encouraged to see new freight provisions contained in the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 (STRR), which was introduced and approved this week.
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GPA outlines port upgrades

October 22 - October 22 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) executive director, Curtis Foltz, has outlined an ambitious ten-year plan to enhance its Brunswick Terminal on the US Eastern Seaboard.
Views: 1022
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ALE inks Santos contract

October 22 - October 22 - ALE has been awarded a heavy haulage contract by Santos Queensland Upstream Developments for the Santos GLNG project in Australia.
Views: 1066
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Perkins gets new chief

October 20 - October 20 - Perkins STC has appointed John Ehr as president and ceo to replace Neil Perkins, who will become chairman of the board of directors, effective January 1, 2016.
Views: 421
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AAPA hails release of draft freight plan

October 20 - October 20 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) secretary Anthony Foxx for releasing the Draft National Freight Strategic Plan.
Views: 899
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Soon up at GAC

October 20 - October 20 - GAC has strengthened its focus on the Asia Pacific energy sector with the appointment of Lailah Soon as regional business development manager, oil and gas.
Views: 895
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Crowley looks to SeaFreight buy

October 20 - October 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has signed a letter of intent to acquire Miami based SeaFreight Agencies, a liner and logistics company that serves the Caribbean and parts of Central America.
Views: 1060
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Havator wins Metsä contract

October 19 - October 19 - Havator has won a contract from Metsä Fibre, part of the the Metsä Group, to provide lifting services for the construction of a bioproduct mill in Aänekoski, central Finland.
Views: 788
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Volga-Dnepr takes Polet duo

October 19 - October 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a finance lease agreement with Sberbank Leasing to acquire two AN-124-100 Ruslan freighter aircraft, previously operated by Polet Airlines.
Views: 940
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Logistics Plus in warehouse upgrade

October 19 - October 19 - Logistics Plus has moved its Dallas/Fort Worth warehouse to a new and improved facility in Haslet, Texas.
Views: 947
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Iran plans 'significant return' to shipping

October 19 - October 19 - According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Iran is planning a fleet expansion programme comprising 579,000 teu of containerships, 2 million dwt of dry bulk vessels and 1.6 million dwt of tankers - all of which are sched
Views: 1055
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New head at Terex

October 16 - October 16 - Effective November 2, 2015, Terex Corporation has appointed John L. Garrison, Jr. to replace Ronald M. DeFeo as the company's new president and chief executive officer (ceo).
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Grimaldi increases Finnlines stake

October 16 - October 16 - Grimaldi Group subsidiary Grimaldi Euromed has purchased 5,449,032 additional shares in Finnlines, increasing the group's share capital investment in its Finnish subsidiary to 91.32 percent.
Views: 864
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ALE ups Australian operations

October 15 - October 15 - ALE has formed a dedicated unit to serve the onshore oil and gas sector in Australia, by recruiting specialist personnel and investing in bespoke equipment.
Views: 1162
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Darwin gets new operator

October 15 - October 15 - The Northern Territory government has signed an agreement to lease the Port of Darwin to Chinese-owned Landbridge Group for the next 99 years.
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Growth accelerates at K+N

October 14 - October 14 - While Kuehne + Nagel's (K+N) net turnover and gross profit slightly decreased year-on-year in the first nine months of 2015, the company's operational result showed a 4.6 percent improvement.
Views: 1135
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Foss adds project division

October 13 - October 13 - Foss Maritime has formed a new marine transportation project management group.
Views: 832
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XPO set for chopper move

October 12 - October 12 - AgustaWestland has appointed XPO Logistics to coordinate the transportation of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters from Brazil to the UK.
Views: 950
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Routila takes Konecranes reins

October 12 - October 12 - Effective November 1, 2015, Panu Routila has been appointed president and ceo of Konecranes.
Views: 584
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Foss Maritime wins Seattle appeal

October 12 - October 12 - Seattle's deputy hearing examiner, Anne Watanabe, has ruled against the city's Department of Planning and Development's land use code interpretation on the Port of Seattle's use of Terminal 5 for an offshore oil drilling rig, giving Foss Mari
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Bahri on the up

October 9 - October 9 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), reported a significant increase in third-quarter net profits this week.
Views: 1163
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Lift It secures finance facility

October 9 - October 9 - Lift It Crane Hire has obtained a GBP250,000 (USD383,920) invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.
Views: 1048
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TT Club remains stable

October 8 - October 8 - The TT Club has published its mid-year update for the January 1 - August 31, 2015 trading period, reporting USD116 million in gross premiums earned and total assets of USD492.8 million.
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TSL handles Thai crane delivery

October 7 - October 7 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL) has coordinated the delivery of a 1,400-tonne container crane, plus three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, to Thailand.
Views: 1225
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ACE adds marine risk expert

October 7 - October 7 - ACE Group has appointed Captain Sivakumaran Divakaran as its new marine risk manager for Asia Pacific.
Views: 1113
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UTC partners with Transaex

October 7 - October 7 - UTC Overseas Brasil has signed a strategic alliance with Brazilian consultant Transaex Comercio Internacional.
Views: 800
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Cargolux JV targets heavy and OOG

October 6 - October 6 - Cargolux is targeting heavy and outsize cargo as a likely significant traffic for a planned new joint venture Chinese international all-cargo airline it is now close to setting up, writes HLPFI correspondent, Phil Hastings.
Views: 1384
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Big cat purrs through RHB

October 6 - October 6 - RHB Stevedoring has discharged the 137-tonne catamaran Sea Slice at its terminal in the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1049
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Thorleifsson rejoins SAL

October 5 - October 5 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Sune Thorleifsson as head of its project department.
Views: 1189
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Höegh names SSL in Finland

October 5 - October 5 - Höegh Autoliners has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Finland, effective December 1, 2015.
Views: 812
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Veson teams-up with MeteoGroup

October 5 - October 5 - MeteoGroup, one of the world's leading weather forecasting companies, has teamed-up with Veson Nautical - a provider of maritime software and services - to simplify reporting aboard vessels and communications with onshore operations.
Views: 866
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Braemar adds senior spark

October 2 - October 2 - Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, has named Chis Kruszewski as senior electrical engineer in its Offshore, DP and FMEA Group.
Views: 839
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Allport names Kenning

October 1 - October 1 - Allport Cargo Services has appointed Alan Kenning executive director of its supply chain management division.
Views: 799

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