January 5 - Hartmut Wolberg succeeds Michael Sieck as the new managing director of Unikai Lagerei- und Speditionsgesellschaft.

In July 2016 Wolberg was appointed to the management of the Hamburg based terminal and as planned, has taken on the role of managing director effective January 1, 2017. Wolberg said of his new position: "I am looking forward to the challenge of guiding the company successfully into the future in what are times of upheaval."

The outgoing managing director, Michael Sieck, joined Unikai on April 1, 1979. He will continue to support Unikai in an advisory capacity until June 30, 2017 before going into retirement.