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Business News from September 2016

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New chairman at Jurong

September 30 - September 30 - Jurong Port has appointed Ng Chee Keong as its new chairman effective October 1, 2016.
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Cargolux adds new 747-8F

September 30 - September 30 - Cargolux Airlines has taken delivery of a new Boeing 747-8 freighter.
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Drewry 'even more pessimistic'

September 30 - September 30 - Drewry analyst Susan Oatway has said that she is even more pessimistic than she was six months ago about the outlook for the heavy lift and multipurpose market over the next couple of years.
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Bahri looks to US expansion

September 30 - September 30 - Bahri intends to develop and expand its business in the American market, with the opening of a second US office in Houston, Texas.
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New CEO for Baltic Exchange

September 29 - September 29 - The Baltic Exchange Limited (Baltic Exchange) has named Mark Jackson as its next ceo.
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Six shipping lines raided in South Africa

September 29 - September 29 - South Africa's Competition Commission has conducted a search and seizure operation at the premises of six cargo shipping companies operating in the Western Cape and Kwazulu-Natal provinces.
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Mårtensson appointed Stena Line CEO

September 28 - September 28 - Effective September 28, 2016 Stena Line has promoted deputy ceo Niclas Mårtensson to the role of ceo.
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Hanjin Shipping: sale just one option

September 28 - September 28 - Reports in the international business media suggest that the South Korean court that is overseeing Hanjin Shipping's receivership process is considering multiple means of rehabilitating the world's seventh-largest container shipping line, w
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Shipping confidence rises

September 27 - September 27 - According to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens, shipping confidence, notably on the part of charterers and managers, improved for the second successive quarter in the three months ending August 2016.
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"K" Line considers 'drastic structural reform'

September 23 - September 23 - In its 2016 report, "K" Line has said that its heavy lift shipping business, which is conducted by SAL Heavy Lift, is "striving to improve earnings by implementing various cost-cutting measures in addition to pursuing efficient fleet alloca
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APM Terminals gets new ceo

September 23 - September 23 - Morten Engelstoft, current chief executive of A.P. Moller Shipping Services has been appointed ceo of APM Terminals, with effect from November 1, 2016.
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Seaforth prototype ready for action

September 22 - September 22 - Ballast Water Containers (BWC), a company set up by Glasgow based Malin Group, has recently begun trials with its Seaforth containerised ballast water treatment system (BWTS).
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Reduced income for marine cargo insurers

September 22 - September 22 - The International Union of Maritime Insurers (IUMI) said that global cargo premiums fell by 9 percent between 2014 and 2015 to USD15.8 billion.
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Drydock sails with ZOMC

September 21 - September 21 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has transported an 883 ft x 174 ft (269 m x 53 m) drydock - dubbed Ex-Machinist (AFDB-8) - from Guam in Micronesia to Shanghai, China on board its heavy transport vessel Zhen Hua 28.
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Long Beach names interim ceo

September 21 - September 21 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners is holding a meeting today to consider the appointment of Duane Kenagy as the Port of Long Beach's interim chief executive officer, following the resignation of Jon Slangerup.
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PEMA adds officers and members

September 20 - September 20 - The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has added two new members and appointed four new officers to its committees.
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Cargolux confirms Zehren

September 20 - September 20 - Following the resignation of Jason Holt last month, the Cargolux board of directors has confirmed the appointment of Claude Zehren as its new executive vice president and nominated person for flight operations.
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NWSA posts breakbulk slide

September 20 - September 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recorded a 29 percent year-on-year drop in breakbulk volumes for the period covering January - August 2016.
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McAleese in administration

September 19 - September 19 - Australia's McAleese Group, which operates a heavy haulage and lifting business, has entered into voluntary administration.
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Baldwins outsources haulage operations

September 19 - September 19 - UK crane rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has inked an agreement with North Yorkshire based Metcalfe Farms Haulage for the outsourcing of its haulage operations.
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GPA names McCarthy

September 19 - September 19 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has appointed Ed McCarthy as its new chief operating officer.
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Indiana holds 14th logistics event

September 16 - September 16 - The 2016 Indiana Logistics Summit will take place at the Indiana Convention Centre in Indianapolis from November 16-17.
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C.H. Robinson in APC buy

September 15 - September 15 - C.H. Robinson has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire APC Logistics, a provider of freight forwarding and Customs brokerage services in Australia and New Zealand.
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Maxim acquires Essex Crane crawlers

September 15 - September 15 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Essex Crane Rental's core fleet of crawler cranes, and added five new branches to its roster.
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BWM convention to come into force in 2017

September 14 - September 14 - Following Finland's decision to ratify the convention, the IMO's ballast water management (BWM) convention is set to enter into force on September 8, 2017.
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New Flettner Freighter design revealed

September 14 - September 14 - Following the development of a 4,500 dwt vessel last year, C-Job Naval Architects has been contracted by the Switijnk family to design an 8,000 dwt Flettner Freighter, dubbed FF8000.
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ITI to launch crane simulator

September 9 - September 9 - Industrial Training International (ITI) is developing a virtual reality mobile crane simulator product, which it plans to unveil at Conexpo in March 2017.
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New chief at Ainscough

September 9 - September 9 - Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Janet Entwistle to succeed Robin Richardson as ceo, following his decision to step down from the company.
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OHL becomes Geodis

September 8 - September 8 - After being acquired by Geodis in 2015, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL) has now been fully rebranded under the Geodis name.
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Rotterdam names logistics manager

September 7 - September 7 - Matthijs van Doorn has been appointed the Port of Rotterdam Authority's new logistics manager.
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LOC in offshore wind first

September 6 - September 6 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) in South Korea has been appointed the marine warranty surveying service provider for the Tamra wind farm project off the coast of Jeju Island.
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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius rejig partnership

September 5 - September 5 - By the first quarter of 2017, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA and Wallenius Lines AB intend to establish a new ownership structure for their jointly owned investments and majority of ships.
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Zhukov joins Volga-Dnepr

September 5 - September 5 - Vasiliy Zhukov has been appointed as Volga-Dnepr Group's new global director of energy and heavy machinery.
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Thomas up at Hill Dickinson

September 2 - September 2 - Hill Dickinson has appointed Caroline Thomas as a new partner at its Hong King practice, effective September 5, 2016.
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GAC rings the changes

September 2 - September 2 - Integrated logistics, shipping and marine services provider, GAC Group, has made a swathe of managerial changes.
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SBP Holdings shuffles the pack

September 2 - September 2 - SBP Holdings, including its Singer Equities and Bishop Lifting Products business units, have made a number of managerial changes.
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Krehbiel named Longview ceo

September 2 - September 2 - Norm Krehbiel has been elected as chief executive officer (ceo) at the Port of Longview, Washington state, USA.
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