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Business News from April 2019

SAL teams up with Intermare in Italy thumbnail image

SAL teams up with Intermare in Italy

April 30 - SAL Heavy Lift has established official representation in the Italian market through a partnership with Genoa-based Intermare Group.
Views: 2612
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Damen showcases InvaSave 300

April 30 - Damen Green Solutions is touring its InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system around Europe to demonstrate its effectiveness in complying with the upcoming International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) regulations.
Views: 2176
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Green vessels for Finnlines

April 30 - Knud E. Hansen has signed a contract with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China for the construction of three ro-ro vessels, designed in close cooperation with Finnlines.
Views: 2074
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UAL and BOCS team up

April 29 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) and BOCS Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) are combining their liner services and vessels that operate from Europe to West Africa.
Views: 2587
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JAS names Pei Wang

April 29 - JAS China & Hong Kong has appointed Pei Wang as head of global and multinational accounts.
Views: 2402
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Cargolux flies high in 2018

April 26 - For the second year running, Cargolux has reported an increase in net profit after tax, despite softening demand for its services in the second half of 2018.
Views: 2624
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Silva steps up at Dachser

April 26 - Celestino Silva has been appointed managing director of Dachser’s European Logistics (EL) Iberia business unit.
Views: 2365
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ACE Belgium readies for launch

April 25 - ACE Belgium Freighters is preparing to launch its scheduled and charter services out of Liège Airport after receiving its air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority.
Views: 2402
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Carrick joins ACS board

April 25 - UK-headquartered charter specialist Air Charter Service (ACS) has named Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to its group board.
Views: 2390
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Baltimore sets cargo record

April 24 - Combined international cargo throughput at the state-owned and privately owned marine terminals at the port of Baltimore totalled a record 43 million tons in 2018.
Views: 2749
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Macnaughton joins Air Partner

April 24 - UK-headquartered charter broker Air Partner has appointed Kevin Macnaughton as managing director, charter, with immediate effect.
Views: 2144
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MACS appoints UAL America as agent

April 23 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Universal Africa Lines, America (UAL America) as its sales agent in Texas, effective June 1, 2019.
Views: 2816
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EU recognises Scheuerle and Kamag

April 23 - The EU Commissioner for budget and human resources, Günther Oettinger, congratulated TII Group for a combined 200 years of innovation and competence at its subsidiaries, Scheuerle and Kamag.
Views: 2430
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Ceva launches BRI block train

April 22 - Ceva Logistics North Asia has launched a block train service from China to Europe as the company looks to tap into the potential of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 2630
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Crowley promotes Sandra Goranovic

April 22 - Crowley Maritime has appointed Sandra Goranovic as vice president of finance and accounting for the Crowley Shipping business unit.
Views: 2458
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Penman joins Malin React

April 22 - Malin Group has named Graham Penman as business unit manager of its recently launched Malin React division.
Views: 5453
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Big Bend Channel expanded

April 22 - Port Tampa Bay in Florida has completed the USD63 million expansion of the Big Bend Channel, one year ahead of schedule.
Views: 2544
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Crosby delivers training courses

April 19 - The Crosby Group has conducted two rigging training courses in the USA on behalf of its distribution partner, B.C. Wire Rope & Rigging.
Views: 2565
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Egbert joins at Weserport

April 19 - Rudolf Egbert has been appointed to the management of Bremen-based terminal operator Weserport.
Views: 2830
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Ritchie realigns in North America

April 19 - Ritchie Bros has made two senior appointments, effective July 1, 2019, as the company aims to realign its organisation in North America.
Views: 2550
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Panalpina improves profitability

April 18 - In the first three months of 2019, Panalpina boosted its profitability by 15 percent compared to the same period of last year.
Views: 3013
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Wallem sets out strategy change

April 18 - Wallem has rebranded its corporate identity to reflect the company’s updated strategy and service offering. 
Views: 2667
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Zeaborn to take full control of Zeamarine

April 18 - The Zeaborn Group has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining shares in Zeamarine – the joint venture with Intermarine that was established in May 2018.
Views: 2738
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MACS and UAL launch joint service

April 17 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have launched a joint multipurpose service from Europe to East Africa.
Views: 3000
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Project market clouded by slowing trade

April 17 - Rates will improve in the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector through 2019 fuelled by rising volumes of project cargo traffic, but prospects thereafter are muted by an anticipated slowdown in world trade.
Views: 2523
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Bahri eyes APAC market

April 17 - International logistics and shipping company Bahri has launched a corporate strategy that aims to bolster its position in the Asia Pacific (APAC) maritime sector.
Views: 2726
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FIATA searches for director general

April 17 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) is seeking a new director general to succeed Hans Guenther Kersten.
Views: 2419
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WTS design approved

April 17 - Classification society DNV GL awarded China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an approval in principle (AiP) certificate for its wind turbine shuttle (WTS) concept.
Views: 2568
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AntwerpXL conference programme finalised

April 16 - Easyfairs, the company behind the upcoming AntwerpXL exhibition, has finalised the conference programme for the three-day event, which takes place from May 7-9.
Views: 2367
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Multiple orders for Terex

April 16 - Terex received multiple crane orders at this year’s bauma exhibition, which took place last week in Munich.
Views: 2492
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Dimerco opens in Seattle

April 15 - Taiwan-headquartered Dimerco has expanded its North American network by opening an office in Seattle.
Views: 2227
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Lowe joins Freeport

April 15 - Port Freeport has appointed Rob Lowe as director of administration and chief financial officer. 
Views: 2521
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ESTA honours members with 2019 awards

April 12 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2019 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have excelled in their field of operations.
Views: 3146
M&M expands in Europe thumbnail image

M&M expands in Europe

April 12 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) is building a logistics facility, covering approximately 2,600 sq m, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Views: 2568
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CSA welcomes SAMSA scrubber decision

April 12 - The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has welcomed the decision by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to accept all types of approved exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for use in its territorial waters.
Views: 2632
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SRT restructures

April 12 - SRT Transportation Solutions, a Houston-based heavy rail transport logistics management company, has restructured its business.
Views: 1751
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Shipping associations join forces

April 11 - Three shipowner associations representing more than 90 percent of the global merchant fleet have agreed to strengthen ties in a bid to tackle geopolitical threats affecting the sector.
Views: 2205
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Panalpina nominates Kern

April 10 - Panalpina’s board of directors is proposing to elect Thomas Kern as chairman of the board at its annual general meeting (AGM) on May 9.
Views: 2580
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ALS opens in Stockholm

April 9 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has increased its Scandinavian coverage by opening an office in Sweden.
Views: 2086
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Record year for Liebherr

April 9 - The Liebherr Group has achieved an annual turnover of over EUR10 billion (USD11.3 billion) for the first time in the company’s history. 
Views: 2187
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Changes at the top for UHL

April 9 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) has appointed Lars Bonnesen as managing director and Christian Monsted as general manager, as Lars Rolner takes on the position of managing director of the holding company, United Shipping Group.
Views: 3140
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Nord/LB exits ship financing

April 8 - Germany bank Nord/LB has confirmed that it will withdraw from the ship financing sector.
Views: 2420
GAC sets up in Guyana thumbnail image

GAC sets up in Guyana

April 8 - GAC has established GAC Logistics and Shipping (Guyana), which will provide support for oil and gas clients in the Atlantic region of South America.
Views: 2294
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BIMCO to open office in Athens

April 8 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is opening an office in Athens later this year.
Views: 1996
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Thwin joins Air Partner

April 5 - Air Partner, a global aviation services group, has appointed Oscar Thwin as its Asia Pacific vice president of freight.
Views: 2921
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AntwerpXL readies for first show

April 4 - The new three-day breakbulk, ro-ro and heavy lift project cargo event, AntwerpXL, is readying for its inaugural show, which takes place from May 7-9 this year at the Antwerp Expo.
Views: 2256
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Jill joins Fred. Olsen's fleet

April 3 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a long-term time charter agreement with Falcon Global that will see the jack-up vessel Jill join its fleet.
Views: 2461
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Hemmingsen to leave Mærsk

April 3 - A.P. Møller - Mærsk has announced that Claus Hemmingsen is stepping down as vice ceo and ceo of the energy division.
Views: 2217
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Spliethoff-BigLift UK established

April 2 - The Spliethoff Group has established Spliethoff-BigLift UK to expand and develop the commercial representation of both companies in the UK.
Views: 2479
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Air Partner names Warner

April 2 - Ed Warner has been appointed as the non-executive chair of Air Partner, effective April 1, 2019.
Views: 2013
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Risking the supply chain thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Risking the supply chain

April 2 - A worrying and increasingly prominent trend is the amount of risk being shouldered by those active in the project logistics supply chain. David Kershaw reports.
Views: 1930
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Panalpina agrees DSV takeover bid

April 1 - DSV and Panalpina have reached an agreement to join forces in a deal worth approximately CHF4.6 billion (USD4.6 billion). 
Views: 3899
SAL sets up Spanish entity thumbnail image

SAL sets up Spanish entity

April 1 - SAL Heavy Lift, in partnership with Grupo Davila, has established a new entity that will represent the heavy lift shipping line in the Spanish market.
Views: 2382
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Renee Toh takes on Ceva role

April 1 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Renee Toh as global head of ocean procurement and trade lane management.
Views: 2032
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Officers elected at Duluth

April 1 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has elected Rick Revoir as president of the board of commissioners, succeeding Ray Klosowski, who completed his two-year term. 
Views: 1980

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