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ABP names Humber head

September 22 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Simon Bird as the UK port operator's new director, Humber.

Bird, who has served as chief executive of Bristol Port Company for the past 15 years, will be responsible for delivering further growth and over GBP400 million (USD630 million) investment in facilities and infrastructure at the four Humber ports of Hull, Goole, Grimsby and Immingham.

"As the country's busiest trading gateway the Humber ports are vital to the economy of the region and the UK as a whole, and I feel enormously privileged to have been asked to lead the Humber team to ensure these four ports continue to thrive," said Bird.

 

Simon Bird.

 

www.abports.co.uk

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Zeamarine restructuring continues 

February 17 - Zeamarine has confirmed that its German booking and operating divisions – Zeamarine Bremen, Zeamarine Germany and Zeamarine Chartering – will operate under court supervision, in accordance with creditor protection conditions.
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Ambercor completes yankee move

February 17 - Canada-headquartered Ambercor Shipping has coordinated the delivery of a yankee dryer and two through-air dryer (TAD) rolls in Quebec.
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Duluth awarded infrastructure grant

February 17 - The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated a USD10.5 million grant to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. 
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Wm. O'Brien opens in the USA

February 17 - Ireland’s Wm. O'Brien is opening its first office in the USA, in Princeton, New Jersey.
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