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Rickmers Group has published Half-Year Report 2016

The Rickmers Group has published its Half-Year Report 2016 yesterday. In the first half of 2016 the Group generated consolidated revenues of € 249.3 million, 13.9 percent lower than in the corresponding period in 2015 (€ 289.6 million). The main underlying factors are the persistently strained market situation, expiring high-margin

Knowledge Preservation Strategies

Knowledge preservation strategies can keep senior employees' acquired wisdom from walking out the door when they retire. When retirees walk out the door, they take with them everything they've learned on their jobs. Their replacements must slowly regain the on-the-job knowledge the ex-employees spent years accruing. In the Project Freight industry where

Hanjin Shipping Lenders Reject Revamp Plans as Insufficient

Creditors of Hanjin Shipping Co. won’t extend support for South Korea’s biggest container shipping line as restructuring plans submitted by the company are insufficient to tide over its cash shortage.  The board of Hanjin Shipping will meet Wednesday morning in Seoul to decide on court receivership, the company said in an e-mailed

Paccon Logistics SA (PTY) Ltd. is joining Project Freight Net (PFN)

August 24, 2016– PFN (Project Freight Net B.V.) has announced the addition of Paccon Logistics SA (Pty) Ltd as their new member for South Africa to its Project Freight Forwarders network. Paccon is a multi-disciplinary freight management company, operating from Durban in South Africa. They act for agent, principal and cargo owner alike, always with the

Intermarine Earns ISO 14001 Accreditation

Breakbulk and heavy-lift cargo specialist Intermarine has completed accreditation to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards, an achievement that the firm expects will “improve trust with stakeholders” and deliver “competitive advantage.” “Few companies in the breakbulk and project cargo industries hold these certifications – by achieving this standard, we are reinforcing

PFN member, Volga-Dnepr make Solar Impulse 2’s round-the-world trip a success.

Solar Impulse 2 has achieved its mission of circumnavigating the globe using a solar-powered aircraft with the logistics support of Chapman Freeborn and our PFN Member+, Volga-Dnepr Airlines. The mission was achieved with  Volga-Dnepr Airline’s IL-76TD-90VD and ATR-72 and Chapman Freeborn’s  in-house flight support team managing the project’s operations ranging from

Intermarine Has Named Ferguen Chartering Manager for Europe

HOUSTON – Intermarine, LLC, the global leader in the transport of project, breakbulk and heavylift cargo, has named Samir Ferguen as Chartering Manager – Europe. Ferguen rejoins Intermarine from Nordana. He will be based in Naestved, Denmark. In his new role, Ferguen will be responsible for developing and maintaining commercial chartering