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Business News from January 2019

Crowley promotes three  thumbnail image

Crowley promotes three 

January 30 - Crowley Logistics has made a trio of appointments, including the promotion of Patrick Collins to vice president of terminal operations. 
Views: 2621
Kongstein teams up with GSL for US wind farms thumbnail image

Kongstein teams up with GSL for US wind farms

January 30 - European offshore engineering and logistics service provider Kongstein has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with USA-based Green Shipping Line (GSL) to provide supply chain solutions for the offshore wind energy market in the USA. 
Views: 2424
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Easter arrives at Daseke

January 29 - Chris Easter has been appointed chief operating officer at North American specialised transport provider Daseke. 
Views: 2588
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Brack joins Columbia Shipmanagement

January 29 - Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) has appointed Joachim Brack as finance and commercial managing director, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 2814
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Ceva rejects CMA CGM's takeover bid

January 29 - The board of Ceva Logistics recommended that shareholders reject CMA CGM’s latest USD1.67 billion offer to acquire the remaining shares of the Swiss logistics company.
Views: 3317
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Registration opens for AntwerpXL

January 25 - Registration for the AntwerpXL exhibition, which takes place between May 7-9, 2019, has officially opened. 
Views: 2710
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Middle East to ramp up energy investments

January 25 - Rystad Energy said that up to USD240 billion of greenfield oil and gas investments could be sanctioned in 2019, with almost 25 percent of this coming from the Middle East region.
Views: 2607
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Röhlig expands advisory board

January 25 - Germany’s Röhlig Logistics has appointed Verena Pausder and Jan Brorhilker to its advisory board.
Views: 2985
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Jugovich steps up at Duluth

January 23 - Duluth Seaway Port Authority has appointed Michael Jugovich as commissioner of its board.
Views: 2762
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Spliethoff acquires Hansa vessels

January 22 - The Spliethoff Group confirmed that it has acquired five multipurpose tweendeck vessels from Hansa Heavy Lift’s fleet.
Views: 3357
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deugro group names de Souza 

January 22 - deugro group has appointed Ivan Rodrigues de Souza as corporate vice president - sales and business development, effective January 28, 2019. 
Views: 3151
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ABC readies for Boeing delivery

January 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has contracted Aviation Capital Group (ACG) to finance part of the acquisition of a Boeing 747-8 freighter, which is expected to be delivered to the Russian operator in February 2019. 
Views: 2579
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GAC expands to Uruguay 

January 22 - GAC has opened an office in Uruguay in response to a growing demand for its shipping services from the offshore oil and gas industry. 
Views: 2696
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HAV awarded POA

January 21 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind the development of the Airlander 10 aircraft, has been awarded production organisation approval (POA) from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Views: 2396
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CITB acquires Alaskan assets

January 18 - Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), a subsidiary of Foss Maritime, has agreed to purchase Crowley Vessel Sales Group’s assets in the Prudhoe Bay, Alaska region.
Views: 3020
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BBC targets yacht community

January 18 - Leer-headquartered multipurpose carrier, BBC Chartering, has launched a dedicated division for yacht transportation.
Views: 3369
Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide   thumbnail image

Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide  

January 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics, has appointed Ivan Liso as director of projects, EPC and Marine, for the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) regions. 
Views: 3852
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ABC flies high with XL cargoes

January 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw its volumes of ‘special commodities’ increase by over 25 percent in 2018.
Views: 2718
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OIA appoints Lovetro

January 17 - Keith Lovetro has been appointed ceo at OIA Global, the Portland, USA-based supply chain management company.
Views: 3022
Meriaura appoints two thumbnail image

Meriaura appoints two

January 16 - Meriaura Group has appointed Bengt-Erik Rosin as managing director and Ville Koskinen as managing director of VG-Shipping, its ship management subsidiary.
Views: 3789
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DSV makes move on Panalpina

January 16 - Denmark’s DSV has made an offer to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina for approximately CHF170 (USD172) per share.
Views: 4135
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Drewry remains neutral on multipurpose prospects

January 15 - For those involved in the supply of multipurpose shipping services, there was little to get excited about in a webinar, hosted by maritime consultancy, Drewry, earlier today.
Views: 2889
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ABP steels itself with new contract

January 15 - UK freight forwarding company R.M. Maritime has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to handle steel at the port of Immingham.
Views: 2759
Stingl steps up at Panalpina thumbnail image

Stingl steps up at Panalpina

January 15 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Stingl as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe.
Views: 3409
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Magdalena moves to Noatum Castellón

January 15 - Óscar Magdalena has been appointed director of Noatum Terminal Castellón in Spain, after spending three years at the helm of Noatum Terminal Málaga.
Views: 2678
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Xellz eyes African market

January 14 - Xellz Operations intends to open an office in Lagos, Nigeria during the first quarter of 2019.
Views: 2929
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Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 3334
Puig steps up at Noatum thumbnail image

Puig steps up at Noatum

January 14 - Noatum Logistics, a division of Noatum Maritime, has appointed Sergi Puig as director of its Barcelona office.
Views: 2797
Sentences announced in Jasmine case thumbnail image

Sentences announced in Jasmine case

January 11 - Four individuals convicted over a corruption plot relating to ConocoPhillips' Jasmine North Sea oil exploration project have avoided prison after the judge suspended the sentences.
Views: 3058
AntwerpXL plans conference agenda thumbnail image

AntwerpXL plans conference agenda

January 11 - The organiser behind the AntwerpXL exhibition, Easyfairs, has teamed up with Meantime Communications to finalise the seminar and content programme for the three-day event.
Views: 3086
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Hansa's woes continue

January 11 - Six of Hansa Heavy Lift’s multipurpose vessels have been arrested, according to a spokesperson from the preliminary administrator appointed to oversee the carrier’s insolvency proceedings.
Views: 3664
Senior appointment at Hapag-Lloyd thumbnail image

Senior appointment at Hapag-Lloyd

January 11 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Maximilian Rothkopf as the group’s chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 2756
Antonov extends SALIS contract thumbnail image

Antonov extends SALIS contract

January 11 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Antonov Company have agreed a three-year contract extension for the provision of airfreight support for the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 3041
Jan De Rijk renews haulage fleet thumbnail image

Jan De Rijk renews haulage fleet

January 10 - The Netherlands-based, Jan De Rijk Logistics has acquired 80 DAF trucks as part of its fleet expansion and renewal programme.
Views: 2623
HeavyLift@Sea introduces deck carrier design thumbnail image

HeavyLift@Sea introduces deck carrier design

January 10 - Hamburg-based engineering company HeavyLift@Sea has introduced the basic design for a heavy cargo deck carrier, the DC 10000, which is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard.
Views: 3013
NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement thumbnail image

NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement

January 9 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has expanded its existing operating agreement with Atlas Air to include three additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 3032
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Oaktree invests in Watco

January 9 - Oaktree Capital Management has formed a strategic partnership with Watco Companies that will see the Los Angeles-based private equity firm invest USD450 million in the Kansas-heaquartered transportation company.
Views: 4223
Aqualis sets up Australian office   thumbnail image

Aqualis sets up Australian office  

January 8 - Aqualis Offshore has set up an office in Perth, Western Australia, to support oil and gas developments in the Australasia region. 
Views: 3269
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McNally joins GTMaritime

January 8 - Maritime software specialist GTMaritime has appointed Mike McNally as its sales and marketing director.
Views: 2457
HLPFI launches Heavy Lift Awards thumbnail image

HLPFI launches Heavy Lift Awards

January 8 - Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) has established the Heavy Lift Awards to recognise and reward excellence in complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 2272
Boskalis dons Cape  thumbnail image

Boskalis dons Cape 

January 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a pre-construction agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.
Views: 3236
Faymonville acquires Stürzer thumbnail image

Faymonville acquires Stürzer

January 7 - Faymonville has purchased commercial vehicle dealer Stürzer Heavy Trucks, effective January 2, 2019.
Views: 2774
Kastrup steps up at APL thumbnail image

Kastrup steps up at APL

January 7 - APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has appointed Lars Kastrup as ceo. 
Views: 2981
LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane thumbnail image

LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane

January 7 - LiftWerx Solutions, a specialist in heavy lift technology and lifting solutions for wind turbine repair works, has launched the BoxHook up-tower crane. 
Views: 2946
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Seko acquires GoodShip

January 7 - Seko Logistics has purchased Chicago-based freight forwarder and Customs brokerage, GoodShip International.
Views: 2427
Emslie appointed at Swain thumbnail image

Emslie appointed at Swain

January 7 - David Emslie has been appointed by the Swain Group as its strategic development director.
Views: 2290
Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment thumbnail image

Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment

January 4 - Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019, as long as the industry fulfils its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities, according to accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. 
Views: 4247
Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects   thumbnail image

Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects  

January 4 - Global shipping consultancy Drewry is hosting a free webinar later this month, looking at the recent trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both the breakbulk and project cargo sectors. 
Views: 3209
Titzrath to stay at HHLA thumbnail image

Titzrath to stay at HHLA

January 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has extended Angela Titzrath’s contract as chairwoman of the executive board from September 2019 to October 2024.
Views: 3007
OuYang 1 jacks it up  thumbnail image

OuYang 1 jacks it up 

January 3 - Aqualis Offshore has completed the jacking trial of the wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1. 
Views: 3241
DSV announces expansion  thumbnail image

DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 3425
TTS wins Cosco contract thumbnail image

TTS wins Cosco contract

January 2 - Norway’s TTS Group has been awarded a NOK 102 million (USD11.7 million) contract with Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard Company in China for five sets of cargo cranes and hatch covers.
Views: 3098

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