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Business News from June 2016

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Chapman strengthens Indian team

June 29 - June 29 - Chapman Freeborn has enhanced its on board courier (OBC) business in India with the appointment of Franklin Henry and Paraq Joshi to its business development team in the country.
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MPV sector improvement 'some way off'

June 29 - June 29 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, the demand outlook for the multipurpose fleet has not improved since the first quarter of 2016.
Views: 1309
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Hapag board approves UASC merger

June 29 - June 29 - Hapag-Lloyd's supervisory board has approved the merger of the German container line with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
Views: 1150
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Air Charter Service rebrands

June 29 - June 29 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has unveiled a new logo - its first rebranding in over a decade.
Views: 607
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Freja strengthens project team

June 24 - June 24 - Following investment in its project forwarding business in the past year and as a response to the increasing amount of jobs, FREJA Group has employed Kari Samuelsen Moldeklev as area sales manager.
Views: 1175
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Skou moves up at Maersk

June 24 - June 24 - Effective July 1, Søren Skou will become the new chief executive officer of A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S, replacing Nils S. Andersen, who will leave the Maersk Group.
Views: 650
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UAFL names Simba

June 23 - June 23 - United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) has appointed Simba Africa Maritime (SAM) to be its agents in South Africa from August 1 this year, replacing Seaclad Maritime.
Views: 1682
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Lingohr in at Agility

June 22 - June 22 - Global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Markus Lingohr to be managing director for Area Central Europe, giving him responsibility for its operations in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland.
Views: 1233
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Geodis targets oil and gas resupply

June 21 - June 21 - International logistics provider Geodis is presently opening a new office in Aberdeen, UK, focusing on the oil and gas resupply business.
Views: 1714
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Siemens and Gamesa to merge

June 21 - June 21 - Siemens has signed a binding agreement to merge its wind power business with Gamesa to create what it claims will become “a leading global wind power player”.
Views: 1439
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Scheuerle trailer in Alaskan haul

June 20 - June 20 - Alaska West Express - part of the Lynden group of companies - acquired a Scheuerle trailer last year, which has recently played a key role in an Alaskan pipeline project.
Views: 863
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Grieg Star completes refinancing

June 17 - June 17 - Grieg Star has completed a senior debt refinancing, involving extended maturities for the financing of 23 vessels in its fleet.
Views: 1194
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Fesco shuffles board of directors

June 17 - June 17 - Fesco's vice president, legal and corporate affairs, Dmitry Shokhin, is leaving the company and resigning from the management board.
Views: 1067
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Modulift names I&I Sling

June 17 - June 17 - Modulift has appointed I&I Sling as its latest North American distributor, offering coverage of eastern regions of the USA from facilities in Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.
Views: 1098
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ABC serves six in China

June 16 - June 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added its sixth destination in China with the launch of flights to Chongqing.
Views: 1802
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Dunkerque names board member

June 16 - June 16 - The board of trustees of Dunkerque-Port have appointed the port's chief commercial officer, Daniel Deschodt, as a member of the executive board.
Views: 952
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Liebherr turnover growth continues

June 15 - June 15 - Liebherr Group recorded a turnover of EUR9.2 billion (USD10.3 billion) in 2015, a 4.7 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 1617
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Kieldrecht Lock ready for business

June 15 - June 15 - Grimaldi's vessel Grande Lagos has become the first ship to enter the new Kieldrecht Lock in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1525
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Geodis adds Indian head

June 15 - June 15 - Geodis India has appointed Sushma Fulsunge as regional director, western region.
Views: 1342
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Wikborg Rein appoints three

June 14 - June 14 - International law firm Wikborg Rein has appointed Nick Shepherd and Mike Stewart as partners, and Mary Lindsay as senior lawyer.
Views: 1466
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Chipolbrok celebrates 65 years

June 14 - June 14 - The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), which celebrates its 65th anniversary tomorrow, says that, in spite of the "ongoing shipping crisis since 2008, the latest mergers, cooperations and startups", the company has dealt w
Views: 2112
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High five for training course

June 13 - June 13 - The Project Forwarders Certificate in Project Cargo Management celebrates its fifth anniversary in Houston during the Breakbulk Americas education programme from September 26-27.
Views: 1654
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BDP expands into Morocco

June 10 - June 10 - BDP International is opening a new office in Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 1894
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Great Lakes ports kick-start shipping season

June 9 - June 9 - During the first nine weeks of the 2016 navigation season, a number of ships have delivered high-value project cargoes to ports in the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway system.
Views: 1901
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Ecuador port deal agreed

June 8 - June 8 - DP World has been awarded a 50-year concession for the development of a greenfield multipurpose port project in Posorja, Ecuador, 65 km from Guayaquil.
Views: 1338
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WWPC director wins recognition

June 7 - June 7 - Wolfgang Karau, owner and managing director of Finnish project forwarder Procargo and director of operations at the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has been awarded the Diamond Cross from the Federation of Finnish Enterprises in recognition
Views: 1296
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Straightpoint adds NY distributor

June 7 - June 7 - Straightpoint has appointed New York, USA based Electromatic Equipment Co as a distributor of its force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment.
Views: 1165
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Juul takes helm at dship

June 7 - June 7 - Martin Juul has been appointed to replace Finn Rasmussen as president of dship Carriers (Americas).
Views: 1146
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AAL optimistic about Japan

June 7 - June 7 - At AAL Japan's one-year anniversary celebrations in Tokyo, almost 200 industry stakeholders came together to share cautious optimism about Japan's economic outlook and the future for the country's project cargo exports.
Views: 1917
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K+N names airfreight head

June 6 - June 6 - Kuehne + Nagel International has appointed Yngve Ruud to its management board to assume responsibility for the company's airfreight business.
Views: 1195
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RiverOak continues Manston fight

June 6 - June 6 - RiverOak Investments has appointed a team of legal, aviation, planning, environmental impact and public affairs specialists to support its application for a development consent order (DCO) in relation to the UK's Manston Airport.
Views: 1317
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Lubbers to take on Wagenborg division

June 6 - June 6 - Dutch specialised transport services provider Lubbers Logistics Group intends to acquire the special road transport division of Wagenborg Nedlift, with effect from July 1.
Views: 1278
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It's Allgood at GPA

June 6 - June 6 - James L. Allgood has been elected chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), while Griff Lynch will replace Curtis Foltz as executive director of the authority.
Views: 1159
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Lifting first for Balmer

June 6 - June 6 - Balmer Spedition und LKW-Service has purchased its first mobile crane - a five-axle Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2.
Views: 1527
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Gebrüder Weiss targets Iran

June 3 - June 3 - Gebrüder Weiss sees its recent introduction of a direct consolidated freight link between Sofia in Bulgaria and the Iranian capital of Tehran, as the start of the expansion of its portfolio of services for the country, including FCL transport and
Views: 1252
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CEA expands in SE Asia

June 3 - June 3 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has opened two new logistics bases in Laos and Vietnam.
Views: 1362
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ALE signs huge Siemens deal

June 3 - June 3 - Siemens has awarded a four-year crane framework agreement to ALE for the supply and deployment of cranes, specialised transport equipment and personnel to the manufacturer's harbour-based offshore wind sites in the UK and Germany.
Views: 1601
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Poulsson named ICS chair

June 2 - June 2 - Esben Poulsson, president of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), has been elected as the new chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 1370
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Rickmers takes on Nordana's project line

June 1 - June 1 - Consolidation in the multipurpose shipping sector took a further step forward today with the news that Rickmers-Linie is set to take over Nordana Project & Chartering.
Views: 1552
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AKD names transport specialist

June 1 - June 1 - Rotterdam based law firm AKD has appointed Annemieke Spijker as a partner in its transport and energy team.
Views: 1262
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Crowley continues Puerto Rican investment

June 1 - June 1 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services is going ahead with an additional USD21 million construction contract for improvements and upgrades at its Isla Grande port terminal in San Juan.
Views: 1347

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