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Business News from December 2016

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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius sign reshuffle agreement

December 23 - December 23 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding and Wallenius Lines have signed an agreement leading to a new ownership structure for their jointly owned investments in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Eukor Car Carriers and American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier.
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Brunel adds Chinese rail link

December 22 - December 22 - Brunel Project Cargo says that it can now offer a rail service for containers between Yiwu, China to London, UK.
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M&M Bank opens doors

December 21 - December 21 - Maritime & Merchant Bank (M&M) - a Norwegian headquartered specialist bank for the shipping and offshore sector - has officially opened for business.
Views: 754
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Tampa Bay agrees new berth

December 21 - December 21 - The board of commissioners of Port Tampa Bay has agreed to award a construction contract to GLF Construction Company to build a second new cargo berth at Port Redwing (Berth 302).
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Shipping confidence hits 15-month high

December 21 - December 21 - Shipping confidence improved for the third successive quarter in the three months ending November 16, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
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Steely move for Blue Water

December 20 - December 20 - Blue Water Shipping's terminal crew transported two steel structures weighing 99 tonnes and 65.5 tonnes respectively at the Port of Esbjerg.
Views: 663
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Genesee & Wyoming buys Pentalver

December 15 - December 15 - APM Terminals has reached an agreement to sell UK based container-related services provider Pentalver to US based railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming.
Views: 681
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DSV names divisional CCOs

December 14 - December 14 - DSV has appointed two new divisional chief commercial officers (CCOs), in addition those already appointed for Solutions and Sub Saharan Africa, giving all DSV divisions and Sub Saharan Africa their own cco.
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Gaylin opens in South Korea

December 13 - December 13 - Gaylin - the Singapore headquartered supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment - has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.
Views: 1113
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Brownsville expects record year

December 9 - December 9 - The Port of Brownsville expects to set tonnage and revenue records for 2016, said Eduardo A. Campirano, port director and ceo.
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Appel gets a bigger bite

December 9 - December 9 - Deutsche Post AG has reappointed its chief executive officer, Frank Appel, to the Corporate Board of Management for another five years until October 2022.
Views: 336
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Germany aids Namibian logistics

December 9 - December 9 - The German government through its implementing agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Logistics Hub Project from the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) are partnering to implement the latter's Logistic
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Chinese shipping line rebrands

December 8 - December 8 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line, Cosco Shipping Company Limited (Coscol) has officially changed its name to Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co Ltd, during a ceremony attended by more than 200 people.
Views: 1048
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Get connected to build trade

December 8 - December 8 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a study identifying a quantitative link between a country's air cargo connectivity and its participation in global trade.
Views: 633
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Report shows consolidation impact

December 7 - December 7 - A recent report by VesselsValue gives a clear indication of the impact that container line consolidation is having on the total box ship fleet.
Views: 841
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Devereese joins UK P&I Club

December 6 - December 6 - The UK P&I Club has appointed George Devereese as loss prevention advisor in London, UK.
Views: 645
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TT Club in Russian liability warning

December 2 - December 2 - International freight and logistics insurer TT Club has warned forwarders and logistics operators offering services within Russia to consider their liabilities beyond just cargo protection.
Views: 726
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Hamilton Port names chief

December 1 - December 1 - Hamilton Port Authority's (HPA) board of directors has appointed Ian Hamilton as president and ceo of the Canadian port, with effect from January 1, 2017.
Views: 818
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First blade made at Green Port Hull

December 1 - December 1 - The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens' new wind power factory at Green Port Hull on the UK Port of Hull's Alexandra Dock.
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Maersk to buy Hamburg Süd

December 1 - December 1 - Maersk Line has reached an agreement to purchase German container shpping line Hamburg Süd from the Oetker Group.
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