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Pohjanpalo promoted

December 13 - Iiris Pohjanpalo has been appointed as chief financial officer at Finland’s Nurminen Logistics.
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Fred. Olsen opens in Taipei

December 13 - Fred. Olsen Ocean has opened a branch office in Taipei, Taiwan to support the growing offshore wind business in the Asia Pacific region.
Views: 538
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Charter rates hold firm

December 12 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have slipped very slightly over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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Bahri joins MACN

December 10 - Saudi Arabia’s Bahri has become an official member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).
Views: 748
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Sulphur 2020: A perfect storm?

December 9 - Low-sulphur fuel regulations have the potential to present the perfect storm for litigators dealing with disputes between owners, charterers and bunker suppliers in cases of non-compliance, warns Hill Dickinson.
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LNG projects move forward at Brownsville

December 9 - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved proposals for new LNG projects, totalling USD38.75 billion, at the port of Brownsville, USA.
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Martin Bencher opens in Istanbul

December 6 - Denmark-headquartered project logistics specialist Martin Bencher is opening an office in Istanbul, Turkey. 
Views: 1110
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CS Wind places Kalmar order 

December 6 - Kalmar will supply CS Wind Vietnam with two Super Gloria reachstackers, each with a lifting capacity of 100 tons (90.7 tonnes). 
Views: 1047
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Sobering picture from DHL’s GTB

December 6 - The DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) indicates that world trade will contract over the next three months.
Views: 1134
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New berth opens in Montrose 

December 5 - Montrose Port Authority in Scotland has completed the second phase of a quayside refurbishment project. 
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White to depart Baltimore

December 5 - James White will resign as executive director at the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA), effective December 31.
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Networks attend sustainability summit 

December 4 - Representatives of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network attended the seventh Sustainable Ocean Summit in Paris during November. 
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Guthrie joins COLI 

December 4 - COLI Group has appointed Simon Guthrie as a senior broker at its Hamburg office. 
Views: 1283
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Hollandia to call at Gothenburg

December 3 - DFDS will deploy its recently delivered newbuild ro-ro vessel Hollandia on its services from the port of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Views: 1264
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DHL partners with Chinese wind turbine OEMs

December 3 - DHL Global Forwarding has signed cooperation agreements with several Chinese wind turbine manufacturers for the provision of its logistics services.
Views: 1553
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Curnow steps up for Humber role 

December 3 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Ashley Curnow as the head of operations for its largest facility, Humber International Terminal (HIT).
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UWL deck carrier launched in Zhenjiang

December 2 - Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched United Wind Logistics’ (UWL) specialised deck carrier at its shipyard in China. 
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UECC secures green financing 

December 2 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has secured a “green” financing package for three of its newbuild pure car truck carriers (PCTC) on order with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group.
Views: 1205
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Tyne prepares for offshore wind work 

November 29 - The port of Tyne in the UK is investing nearly GBP10 million (USD12.9 million) in the Tyne Dock Enterprise Park to support the offshore wind energy sector. 
Views: 1828
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OHT selected for Dogger Bank project 

November 28 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for foundation installation at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm. 
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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins EDF project 

November 28 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract by EDF Renewables for the transport and installation of 54 wind turbines for the Neart na Goithe offshore wind farm.