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Tribute to Mr. Hans Kahn, Jumbo’s Founder

Mr. Kahn founded Jumbo in 1968, and we would not be the company we are today without the "luck and guts" of this remarkable man. The video includes interviews with Michael Kahn, Richard Borchard, Peter Bloch and Joop Roodenburg.

Meriaura fleet expands with a deck cargo vessel and more

Meriaura has signed five new time charter agreements. A deck cargo carrier, two multipurpose-heavy lift dry cargo vessels and two traditional dry bulk carriers are joining Meriaura fleet. M/S Enough Talk is a deck cargo carrier of the same type and size as Meriaura’s deck cargo carriers Aura and

COSCO Shipping collects multi-purpose vessel

COSCO Shipping collected a 62,000 dwt multi-purpose pulp ship “COSCO Shipping Development” from Dalian COSCO Shipyard in eastern China on 11 January. The vessel is 201.8m long, 32.3m beam and 19.3 deep. The ship has six large cargo bays with a total storage capacity of 72,500 cubic meters. The

Cyber Security, the next global tread.

Maritime and transport & logistics cyber-attacks are no longer the stuff of science fiction. They are happening now, and the threats are growing. The maritime and logistics industry has been shown to be under increasing levels of cyber-attack, with future attacks having the potential to brutally disrupt critical infrastructure. However, the industry lacks a standardized approach

China Navigation to acquire activities of Hamburg Süd

Hamburg Süd and The China Navigation Company (CNCo), a subsidiary of the Swire Group, today announced an agreement for CNCo to acquire the bulk shipping business in Hamburg Süd which includes Rudolf A. Oetker (RAO), Furness Withy Chartering and the bulk activities in Alianca Navegacão (Aliabulk). The bulk shipping business

Spliethoff buys five vessels from bankrupt Hansa Heavy

The Amsterdam shipping company Spliethoff is about to take over five ships from the bankrupt Hansa Heavy Lift. Spliethoff does not want to confirm or deny this, but 'hopes to be able to provide clarity at the end of the week'. Striking is the detailed reporting of the Danish trade journal, which

Heavylift@Sea Unveils Deck Carrier

Engineering firm HeavyLift@Sea has unveiled a new heavy cargo deck carrier, designed to transport breakbulk cargoes for offshore wind projects Small port, big cargo, narrow waterways: the heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects in the North and Baltic Seas, which is currently being built at a Chinese

Dangerous Good Containers Overboard.

Some 270 containers were lost, mainly with spare parts, toys and furniture. There are though, 3 containers with dangerous organic peroxides. Yellow container number MSCU3713629, blue container number CXDU2077321 and a rust brown container number TCLU41747408. Those locating dangerous containers are asked to call 112. 21 containers were located on the

Strack takes charge of ZEABORN Ship Management

Holger Strack, current Co-CEO of ZEABORN Ship Management together with Nils Aden, will become Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2019 and will take charge of all shipping activities at the third-party ship manager. Nils Aden will leave the company at his own request at the end of the year

Dr. Morgen to be Hansa Heavy Lift administrator

The Hamburg District Court has appointed Dr. Christoph Morgen as preliminary insolvency administrator for Hansa Heavy Lift. BBN was the first one to report on December 10, 2018, that Hansa Heavy Lift was dropped by its investor, Oaktree, and filed for insolvency.  Oaktree Capital Management, said that due to ongoing challenges in the heavy lift