April 3 - Melanie Moriz has been named as manager, Corporate Communications in the Buss Group, becoming responsible for internal and external communications of the Buss Group which includes Buss Ports, Buss Safelox and Ixocon.

Melanie suceeds Jost Broichmann and joins from Hamburger Volksbank, where she was in charge of communications and press relations. 

The Buss Group provides port, logistics, financing and logistics real estate services. Founded in 1920 as a stevedoring company, Buss today employs a total staff of over 550 in Hamburg, as well as in its branch offices in Rostock, Sassnitz and Antwerp.