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Natco Appoints New Projects Director.

Natco AG is bringing Lukas Kopp on board as its new Projects Director, effective 1 February, 2019. Kopp will be based at Natco's headquarters in Ruemlang near Zurich in Switzerland. Natco AG is an international project logistics expert and part of the UK-based Trans Global Projects Group (TGP). Lukas Kopp,

The Future of Transportation is Changing

Passenger transportation has already seen anything from Uber and Lyft, to car-sharing. All this has not only reduced car emission, but also made passenger transportation more cost- and time-efficient. If you try to find a way from point A to point B in Google Maps, with our “tracker” in hand,

UAE industry leaders emphasize regional breakbulk importance

The GCC’s leading breakbulk and project cargo sector event, held a press conference today in anticipation of the event’s fast approaching 4th annual edition. This year’s two-day conference and exhibition will be held under the patronage of H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister

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

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