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Business News from 2019

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Confidence hits 18-month high

December 31 - Confidence in the shipping industry rose to its highest level for 18 months in the last quarter of 2019, according to BDO’s confidence survey.
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Looking back on 2019

December 24 - Reporting on the heavy lift and project forwarding sector over the course of 2019 has been a pleasure. Everyone at HLPFI would like to extend their gratitude to those that have continued to support this title in what has proven to be a tumultuous year.
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Boskalis doubles up

December 24 - Boskalis has secured a pair of contracts, one in El Salvador and a second in its home market of the Netherlands.
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Stolberg loses appeal

December 20 - German press reports state that Niels Stolberg, the former chief executive of Beluga Shipping, has lost his appeal against a 42-month prison sentence.
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Appointments at Finnlines

December 19 - Finnlines, a part of the Grimaldi Group, has made a pair of senior appointments
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BIMCO restructures committees

December 18 - BIMCO has divided its Marine Committee in two, to “facilitate a better handling of the many important topics on the environment, safety and security agendas”, according to Angus Frew, the association’s secretary general and ceo.
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Managerial changes at Thomas Miller

December 18 - Leo Kirchner will assume the role of president and ceo at Thomas Miller Americas when Mike Jarrett retires at the end of February 2020.
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RSS assists with vessel installation

December 17 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) provided equipment and personnel to help install a 50-tonne vessel at manufacturing plant in Scotland this month.
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Stehle leaves Zeamarine

December 13 - HLPFI understands that Dominik Stehle has resigned as chief commercial officer at multipurpose shipping line Zeamarine.
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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.
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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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Seif joins Bansard

December 11 - Milad Seif has joined French logistics company Bansard International as global sales director.
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