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BDP names new senior managers, Crowley names Larkin as VP

March 18 - BDP International has promoted John Bolte to the newly created position of chief strategy and development officer, and Michael Andaloro has been promoted to global chief operating officer. Both will report to president and ceo Richard J Bolte J

Previously serving as the company's global chief operating officer, Bolte will be responsible for developing and deploying strategies for its continued global expansion, including mergers and acquisitions, start-ups 
and joint ventures. Reporting to Bolte will be BDP's Centrx consulting unit, as well as its chemicals, healthcare, retail and consumer goods, projects and oil and gas vertical business development units.

Andaloro, who prior to his present appointment was managing director of BDP's Asia-Pacific region, will be responsible for the company's owned and joint venture operations worldwide. Reporting to him will be BDP's regional managing directors.

At Crowley Maritime Corporation, Francis Larkin (pictured below) has rejoined as vice president, sales and customer care for the company's liner services and logistics groups, based in Jacksonville and reporting to Steve Collar, senior vice president and general manager, logistics; John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager, Latin America services; and John Douglass, senior vice president and general manager, Puerto Rico and Caribbean services.

Larkin will lead the domestic and international sales efforts for Crowley's container and breakbulk shipping services in the Caribbean Basin and the company's worldwide logistics services.

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Well positioned to ride out the crisis

April 9 - Lucius Bunk, director at shipowner Auerbach Schifffahrt, discussed the current and potential impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on multipurpose shipping, along with the group's plans for the years ahead.
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Container shipping’s complex Covid-19 reaction

April 9 - A wave of consolidation in container shipping has made the sector more robust over the past five-seven years. Nonetheless, the outbreak of Covid-19 will be a considerable stress on all container shipping finances, according to analyst Ti.
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