May 15 - Germany based multipurpose and heavy lift shipping line BBC Chartering has opened a new sales office in Brisbane, Australia.

Lars Schoennemann, md for the Asia/Oceana region commented: "With this new dot on the BBC Chartering world-map we move ahead and further improve services in Australia for our international clients."
Captain Igor Konovalenko - who previously worked within BBC Chartering's Melbourne office - will manage the new Brisbane branch.