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Rumours fuel OOCL share price rise

January 13 - The share price of Orient Overseas International (OOIL), the parent company of shipping line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), has jumped more than 25 percent since the end of 2016, reaching a 52-week high of HKD39.70 (USD5.12) on Wednes

Today (Friday) OOIL's share price on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange closed at HKD18.50 (USD2.39). 

There has been much speculation in the trade media and amongst container shipping analysts that in light of the merger and acquisition activity that has swept the container shipping industry the Tung family, which controls OOIL, might consider a sale of the carrier. 

Voting rights for approximately 430 million shares - 68.7 percent of the company's stock - are held by chief executive C.C. Tung through Tung Holdings (Trustee) Inc, according to OOIL's most recent annual report.

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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.
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Talbert names Henderson

September 13 - USA-based Talbert Manufacturing has appointed David Henderson as dealer development manager.
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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).
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