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Rickmers-Linie rings the changes in North America

June 16 - Jerry Nagel has been appointed chairman of the board of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc where he will continue to participate and contribute with his experience to the activities of Rickmers Group in North America.

Nagel's former position as president & CEO of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc has been assumed by Sean Carney(pictured below) who joined the Rickmers-Linie team in Houston in December 2010 as vice president and chief operating officer.

Both Nagel and Carney joined Rickmers from leading shippers, Carney from GE Energy, where he had been directing all project logistics and trade service operations for its Power & Water business; Nagel from Foster Wheeler Corp USA, where he had been the company's traffic manager.

Jan B Steffens, president & CEO of Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie. KG in Hamburg, thanked Mr Nagel for his commitment to the company: "Jerry has truly established and developed a powerful organisation in America and has contributed significantly to the image of our company in the United States."

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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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