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Business News from April 2018

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Ambercor Shipping expands

April 30 - The recently established Ambercor Shipping has established a US-based subsidiary, Ambercor Shipping USA, based in New York.
Views: 6007
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Boskalis renames Dockwise Vanguard

April 30 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has renamed its semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Dockwise Vanguard, as the company begins the process of rebranding of all of its business units under the Boskalis name.

Views: 5823
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HMC to focus on heavy lift

April 30 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will discontinue its offshore pipe laying activities and will focus entirely on its heavy lift, decommissioning and renewable energy activities.
Views: 5498
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Swanson in at DHL

April 27 - Jake Swanson been appointed as global head, EPC projects sector - DGF Industrial Projects, a part of DHL Industrial Projects.
Views: 5159
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Goffin up at Sheerness

April 27 - Peel Ports has appointed Richard Goffin as port director at its London Medway Sheerness facility, as part of the company's plans to drive growth at the port.
Views: 5076
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Manitowoc names trio

April 27 - Manitowoc has expanded its sales team in the Philippines with a trio of appointments,
Views: 4998
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Cargolux soars to record year

April 27 - Luxembourg-based Cargolux has reported that 2017 was the best year in its history, with a net profit after taxes reaching USD122.3 million, compared to USD5.5 million in 2016.
Views: 5035
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APS names Mori

April 25 - APS Stevedoring has appointed Nick Mori as its sales and marketing manager.
Views: 4897
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GAC expands at Port Elizabeth

April 25 - GAC South Africa has opened its fifth branch in the country to provide shipping services at Port Elizabeth and its neighbouring port Ngqura, in the Coega Industrial Development Zone.
Views: 4884
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Hunt & Palmer soars with acquisition

April 24 - Hunt & Palmer (H&P) has acquired all of the shares in UK-based Aircraft Chartering Services, upon the retirement of its founder Mark Hugo.
Views: 5099
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Broekman names de Man

April 23 - Broekman Logistics has appointed Cor de Man as its general manager, responsible for Broekman's forwarding activities in the Netherlands and its specialised breakbulk-related project logistics activities.
Views: 4781
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Multipurpose rates continue to increase

April 23 - The multipurpose shipping sector has seen a further rise in time charter rates over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 4597
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Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec
Views: 6877
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Van Beest merges brands

April 20 - The Netherlands-based Van Beest, which manufactures Tycan fibre chain, Excel chain fittings and Green Pin rope fittings, is merging its Tycan and Excel brands into Green Pin, with immediate effect.
Views: 5667
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AAL strengthens European footprint

April 19 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has strengthened its European network with the appointment of new agents in Belgium, France and Spain, while adding new staff in Germany.
Views: 4651
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CLA committed to UK

April 18 - UK-headquartered freighter airline, CargoLogicAir (CLA), has rebuffed media reports suggesting that it is planning to relocate its operations to Germany.
Views: 4589
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Kässbohrer presents new lowbed range

April 17 - Kässbohrer will develop a new lowbed trailer manufacturing plant in Turkey, has introduced an extended range of lowbed and specialist trailers, and is investing in various research and development initiatives.
Views: 4733
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Kerry Logistics names Biron and Cheah

April 17 - Asia-based Kerry Logistics Network has made two new appointments in a move to develop the company's international freight forwarding development activities.
Views: 4296
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LOC wins offshore surveying work

April 16 - LOC Renewables has been contracted by the Belgian electricity transmission system operator, Elia, to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project, located 40 km off the Belgian coast in the North Sea
Views: 3651
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Vroon reaches agreement with lenders

April 16 - Dutch shipping company, Vroon has reached an in principle agreement with all its lenders regarding the terms of its financial restructuring.
Views: 4330
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Air Partner review takes off

April 13 - Air Partner has released a statement claiming that the total cumulative impact for the accounting error between the financial years ended July 31, 2011 and January 31, 2018 will not exceed GBP4 million (USD5.7 million).
Views: 4145
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OMA teams up with 3PL Energy

April 13 - OMA Group has entered into a collaboration agreement with oil and gas supply chain specialist 3PL Energy, to strengthen its oil and gas capabilities in Senegal.
Views: 5097
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deugro celebrates UK golden jubilee

April 13 - The deugro Group's UK subsidiary is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the appointment of two senior members of staff and the relocation of its headquarters to a significantly larger office building.
Views: 4359
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Breakbulk Europe set for Bremen return in 2019

April 12 - In a move that will end current speculation, it has been revealed that Breakbulk Europe, the largest exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will return to Bremen, Germany in 2019, and not return to Antwerp, which had been the
Views: 4560
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DFDS acquires U.N. Ro-Ro

April 12 - Danish shipping and logistics group DFDS has acquired 98.8 percent of the shares in Turkey's U.N. Ro-Ro, for approximately EUR950 million (USD1.7 billion).
Views: 4543
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BDP opens in Ireland

April 11 - BDP International has opened an office in Dublin, Ireland; its first location in the country.
Views: 4288
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ESTA nominates van Noort

April 11 - Mammoet's Wouter van Noort has joined the board of ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, as the representative of the Dutch crane association VVT.
Views: 4653
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Jaxport names Damiano

April 10 - The port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) in the USA has appointed Justin Damiano as director, government affairs.
Views: 4120
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MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy.
Views: 5639
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Huisman names Bruijninckx

April 9 - Huisman Equipment has appointed Theo Bruijninckx as ceo, following Joop Roodenburg's decision to take on the role of president.
Views: 3795
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It's a gas for Malin Marine

April 9 - Malin Marine Consultants (MMC) and Linde Engineering have signed a three-year framework agreement covering the supply of technical support and marine assurance surveying services.
Views: 3721
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Shipping weighs on Grieg

April 6 - In reporting its annual results for 2017, the Grieg Group indicated that an increased loss at Grieg Star, was only partly offset by improved results within its seafood and investment activity arms.
Views: 3654
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Re-export regime set to launch in Australia

April 6 - According to a customer advisory issued by Depth Logistics, The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) in Australia has announced a re-export regime coming into force under the Biosecurity Act 2015.
Views: 8075
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Cosco's OOCL acquisition on track

April 6 - Cosco Shipping's planned acquisition of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is on track to be completed by the end of June, according to Reuters.
Views: 4415
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LOC names Ahilan

April 6 - LOC Group, the international marine and engineering consulting firm, has appointed Dr RV Ahilan as joint ceo, alongside Jerome Rutler.
Views: 3889
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Ritchie Bros launches Marketplace-E

April 6 - Ritchie Bros has introduced Marketplace-E as its latest online solution to buy and sell used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets.
Views: 3874
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Ambercor Shipping sets sail

April 6 - The launch of Ambercor Shipping by Gerald Hess heralds a return to independent operations for a senior transportation industry executive with 44 years of experience in project forwarding.

Views: 4363
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Hooper swans-in to Manitowoc

April 6 - Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Mark Hooper as vice president, sales - North America, distribution management, hydraulic and crawler cranes.
Views: 4089
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Air Partner shares tumble

April 5 - The Air Partner share price has continued to fall this week after the air charter broker announced on Tuesday a GBP3.3 million (USD4.64 million) accounting error dating back seven years.
Views: 3786
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ONE names senior executives

April 5 - Ocean Network Express (ONE), the joint venture of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line), has appointed five senior executives.
Views: 3719
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Multipurpose shipping is ripe for recovery

April 4 - The multipurpose shipping sector is forecast to recover further in 2018 after starting the year on a confident footing, according to the latest edition of the Multipurpose Forecaster and Annual Review, published by global consultancy Drewry.
Views: 3738
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Meyer steps up at UTC

April 4 - UTC Overseas has appointed Hans J. Meyer as ceo, succeeding Brian Posthumus.
Views: 3670
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ABC explores US potential

April 3 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) will introduce a scheduled service to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Ohio, USA.
Views: 3799
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LoPriore named at BDP

April 3 - BDP International has appointed Chris LoPriore as vice president, global sales and marketing.
Views: 3718
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HHLA buys Transiidikeskuse terminal

April 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) has acquired Estonian terminal operator Transiidikeskuse, located close to the port of Muuga, near Tallinn.
Views: 3792
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Conbit lines up with Frames

April 3 - Conbit, a subsidiary of transport engineering company ALE, has formed a partnership with Frames - a supplier of equipment used in oil, gas and energy projects.
Views: 3921
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Talbert names Gardonyi

April 2 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Steve Gardonyi as sales manager in Canada.
Views: 3468

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