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Business News from September 2019

Ex-Im approves USD5 bn loan thumbnail image

Ex-Im approves USD5 bn loan

September 30 - The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has authorised a USD5 billion loan to finance US exports to the Mozambique LNG project.
Views: 2050
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Rising costs slow US construction projects

September 30 - Mace North America reports that the growth of the USA's construction sector is waning, despite the country's economy starting the year on a bullish note.
Views: 1821
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Kässbohrer names Koel

September 27 - Trailer manufacturer Kässbohrer has appointed Vincent Koel as its regional manager for North Germany.
Views: 2369
Haliade-X orders thumbnail image

Haliade-X orders

September 27 - Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbines at two of its US offshore wind farms, subject to final project approvals.
Views: 2751
Frew to step down thumbnail image

Frew to step down

September 27 - Angus Frew, secretary general and ceo of the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), will step down from his roles during August 2020.
Views: 1806
ITE rebrands as Hyve thumbnail image

ITE rebrands as Hyve

September 26 - As the industry prepares to gather in Houston for the Breakbulk Americas exhibition, ITE Group –the organiser behind the event – has rebranded as Hyve Group.
Views: 1676
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Walters departs Peel Ports

September 25 - Patrick Walters has stepped down as chief operating officer of the UK’s Peel Ports Group.
Views: 1989
Star potential in Windhoist thumbnail image

Star potential in Windhoist

September 24 - European fund manager Star Capital Partnership has acquired Scotland-headquartered Windhoist Holdings, a wind turbine installation contractor, for an undisclosed amount.
Views: 1788
Felbermayr starts HQ construction thumbnail image

Felbermayr starts HQ construction

September 24 - Felbermayr has held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of the construction of its new company headquarters in Wels-Oberthan, Austria.
Views: 1646
ALS opens Hamburg office thumbnail image

ALS opens Hamburg office

September 24 - Oversize cargo and project logistics specialist ALS Deutschland has moved its office from Bremen to Hamburg.
Views: 1702
BIMCO publishes decommissioning contract thumbnail image

BIMCO publishes decommissioning contract

September 23 - DISMANTLECON – an international standard contract for offshore decommissioning projects from the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) – is now available.
Views: 2112
Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity thumbnail image

Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
Views: 1654
Zeaborn forms JV with MPC thumbnail image

Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
Views: 2189
DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa thumbnail image

DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
Views: 2360
ALE plans Swedish branch thumbnail image

ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
Views: 1942
Ruud Gullit revealed as guest speaker at Heavy Lift Awards thumbnail image

Ruud Gullit revealed as guest speaker at Heavy Lift Awards

September 17 - HLPFI can exclusively reveal that Ruud Gullit - Ballon d'Or winner and former AC Milan, PSV, Chelsea, Feyenoord, and the Netherlands international football icon - will be kickstarting the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards 2019 ceremony.
Views: 1841
Shelala joins ALG board thumbnail image

Shelala joins ALG board

September 17 - Compass Forwarding’s Robert Shelala has joined the board of Aerospace Logistics Group (ALG), a network of companies that specialise in the movement of aircraft parts and components.
Views: 1714
Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO thumbnail image

Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO

September 16 - The port of Açu – a privately owned industrial complex in São João da Barra, Brazil – has appointed José Firmo as its ceo, effective November 1.
Views: 1769
Talbert names Henderson thumbnail image

Talbert names Henderson

September 13 - USA-based Talbert Manufacturing has appointed David Henderson as dealer development manager.
Views: 1848
XLP gathers in Dubai thumbnail image

XLP gathers in Dubai

September 13 - Almost 160 delegates from around the world gathered in Dubai last week for the XLProjects (XLP) annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 1809
Persson joins Kässbohrer thumbnail image

Persson joins Kässbohrer

September 13 - Kässbohrer has appointed Christian Persson as its key account manager for Sweden, Finland and Norway.
Views: 8779
ACS adds office space in Spain thumbnail image

ACS adds office space in Spain

September 13 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Spanish operation to larger premises in Madrid.
Views: 1830
JAS takes to the skies thumbnail image

JAS takes to the skies

September 13 - JAS Worldwide has introduced an aerospace team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Views: 1779
TV company seeks spectacular shipments for new series thumbnail image

TV company seeks spectacular shipments for new series

September 12 - back2back productions is keen to hear from companies moving anything unique, expensive, oversize or overweight that may want to showcase their services and expertise on the Mega Shippers 3 series.
Views: 1495
Jan De Nul lands French renewables contract thumbnail image

Jan De Nul lands French renewables contract

September 12 - Jan De Nul Group’s French subsidiary, Sodraco International, will transport and install 80 wind turbines for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm.
Views: 1849
Gutormsen named CEO at Höegh Autoliners thumbnail image

Gutormsen named CEO at Höegh Autoliners

September 10 - Ivar Myklebust has resigned as ceo at Norway-headquartered Höegh Autoliners, with Thor Jørgen Gutormsen appointed to take over the position.
Views: 1928
Finnlines promotes from within thumbnail image

Finnlines promotes from within

September 10 - Helsinki-headquartered ro-ro operator Finnlines has made a pair of managerial appointments.
Views: 1736
Hellmann adds to management team thumbnail image

Hellmann adds to management team

September 9 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Sven Eisfeld as managing director, Germany and Volker Sauerborn as chief operating officer of the company’s contract logistics division.
Views: 1893
Multipurpose charter rates dip thumbnail image

Multipurpose charter rates dip

September 9 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have fallen slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 1752
Antwerp forwarders team up thumbnail image

Antwerp forwarders team up

September 6 - Aneka and Edmond Van Dyck & Sons, two Antwerp-based freight forwarders, are merging their operations to create Steelduxx, a new entity that will be fully operational in 2020.
Views: 2133
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Airships and drones prepare for lift-off thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Airships and drones prepare for lift-off

September 5 - There have been calls for increased levels of innovation in the airfreight sector. Drones may find their calling for smaller deliveries on project sites, or in remote surveying; airships could carve a niche in inaccessible areas. Ian Putzger reports.
Views: 3571
Tjallingii joins PRPA board thumbnail image

Tjallingii joins PRPA board

September 5 - The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) has named Frans Tjallingii as chairman of its board of directors, effective immediately.
Views: 1688
Daseke restructures management thumbnail image

Daseke restructures management

September 5 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has initiated a comprehensive restructuring plan that includes a management reshuffle.
Views: 1741
TGP appoints Ollmann thumbnail image

TGP appoints Ollmann

September 4 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has named Martin Ollmann as its second managing director in Germany.
Views: 1867
Rhenus acquires PSL thumbnail image

Rhenus acquires PSL

September 4 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired UK-headquartered PSL Group.
Views: 1828
MOL eyes Turkish steel market thumbnail image

MOL eyes Turkish steel market

September 3 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a memorandum of agreement with Turkish steel company, Tosyalı.
Views: 1579
Meriaura opens door for green shipping thumbnail image

Meriaura opens door for green shipping

September 3 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has signed an agreement with Stockholm Exergi for the transport of wood chips and wood pellets using its biofuel-powered EcoCoaster vessels.
Views: 1868
GAC Malaysia wins Petronas licence thumbnail image

GAC Malaysia wins Petronas licence

September 2 - Petronas has awarded GAC Malaysia a licence to provide bunkering, freight forwarding, shipping and non-bonded warehousing services for the country’s oil and gas sector.
Views: 2001
First joint shipment for DSV Panalpina thumbnail image

First joint shipment for DSV Panalpina

September 2 - Last week, DSV Panalpina delivered thrust reverser engine parts from Huntsville, USA to Luxembourg – the first shipment handled by the new organisation’s combined network.
Views: 2198
PSA acquires Penn Terminals thumbnail image

PSA acquires Penn Terminals

September 2 - PSA International has acquired Penn Terminals, located on the Delaware River in the USA, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners.
Views: 1833
Montrose appoints Hutchison thumbnail image

Montrose appoints Hutchison

September 2 - Montrose Port Authority in the UK has named Tom Hutchison as its ceo, effective immediately.
Views: 1538

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