Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Verdict in sight in Stolberg trial

Reports in the German mainstream media suggest that a conclusion to the long-running trial of ex-Beluga Shipping chief Niels Stolberg is in sight.

Yesterday in Bremen District Court, prosecutor Silke Noltensmeier demanded a four and a half year prison sentence, which Stolberg's defence team considers to be completely inappropriate, suggesting that a suspended sentence is more fitting.

The prosecutor considers it proven that Stolberg was guilty of fraud in a number of cases. The defence says that there is no evidence of that.

In addition to Stolberg, three former Beluga executives have also been charged in the trial, which has been ongoing since January 2016.

For them, the prosecutor demanded suspended sentences between 11 months and one year and ten months.

HLPFI understands that verdicts are expected to be announced on March 15.

Heavy Lift | News

Zeamarine restructuring continues  thumbnail image

Zeamarine restructuring continues 

February 17 - Zeamarine has confirmed that its German booking and operating divisions – Zeamarine Bremen, Zeamarine Germany and Zeamarine Chartering – will operate under court supervision, in accordance with creditor protection conditions.
Views: 416
Ambercor completes yankee move thumbnail image

Ambercor completes yankee move

February 17 - Canada-headquartered Ambercor Shipping has coordinated the delivery of a yankee dryer and two through-air dryer (TAD) rolls in Quebec.
Views: 208
Duluth awarded infrastructure grant thumbnail image

Duluth awarded infrastructure grant

February 17 - The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated a USD10.5 million grant to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. 
Views: 231

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.