August 3 - Licvem NBP (LBP) - a joint venture between Licvem Shipping & Trading and NYK Bulk & Projects - has appointed German Cargo Services (GCS) as its sales agent in Germany.

HLPFI reported in May that the joint venture had been established to commercially operate a number of multipurpose ships for breakbulk, dry bulk, general, project, IMO and ro-ro cargoes.

GCS will operate as LBP's sales agent from its offices in Bremen and Hamburg.