July 17 - GAC UK has expanded its capability in the heavy lift and project forwarding sector with the appointment of Martin Kenney as its chartering and project manager.

For 27 years, Kenney served as ship broker and agent with a number of heavy lift carriers, including BigLift Shipping, RollDock, Jumbo and CPC (Consolidated Project Carriers).

He has managed his own company, Project Navigation, for the past seven years.

Kenney will be based in GAC UK's Southampton and London Heathrow offices, and will be responsible for the commercial development and expansion of the company's project and chartering operations.