AAL’s Mandates IMO 2020

With widespread discussion and reporting about the IMO 2020 ‘Sulphur Cap’ regulation, coming into effect January 1st 2020, we would like to clarify our position and how we plan to move forward over the coming weeks and months to fully prepare ourselves and our customers for

ZEAMARINE secures its largest contract

ZEAMARINE has successfully been awarded a large ocean transportation contract from Schenker Australia Pty Limited for the BHP South Flank Project in Western Australia. The project scope encompasses the transportation of approximately 450,000 freight tons from China to Port Hedland, Western Australia, with the majority of the

Ove Meyer stepping down as Managing Director

Ove Meyer, co-founder of ZEABORN GmbH & Co. KG (ZEABORN), which was established in April 2013, has resigned as Managing Director from all operating ZEABORN and ZEAMARINE subsidiaries with immediate effect. Ove Meyer remains Managing Partner of the ZEABORN holding. “It has been more than six exciting and intense years, during

AAL launches Europe-Far East MPP heavylift service

Heavylift company AAL has introduced a new regular Europe-Far East multipurpose service with its 19,000-dwt S-Class heavylift vessels. The new service will offer regular sailings and flexible port calls between Northern Europe’s ARA range and the Baltic region, Middle East, Southeast Asia and over to the Far East. In addition

One Dead in LPG Tanker Explosion

One crew member has been reported deceased while fifteen more were seriously injured in an LNG tanker explosion at the port of Aliaga, Turkey. At the time of the incident, the Italy-flagged tanker Syn Zania was anchored at the Petkim petrochemical plant operated by the Azerbaijani state oil company SOCAR, media

Brexit wipes out 30% of UK Flag

Data shows that while the threat of a Brexit-fuelled exodus from the UK flag has been looming for some time, several major shipowners have quietly been making good on their threats to pull tonnage in the face of the financial and political uncertainties CMA CGM reflagged 40 vessels away from

DP World to develop Arctic shipping line

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem DP World, a global port and logistics operator, has signed an agreement to implement a project for the integrated development of the Northern Sea Routes (NSR), an Arctic shipping lane along Russia’s northern coast. The quadrilateral agreement of intent with Russian Direct Investment Fund,

Ulrich Ulrichs appointed new CEO for BBC Chartering

BBC Chartering, the market-leading operator of multipurpose and heavy lift vessels, announces the appointment of Ulrich Ulrichs as Chief Commercial Officer, effective May 2, 2019. Ulrichs will head the group’s global commercial business development activities, complementing the existing management team. As part of the group’s future

Roll Group on a Roll

Heavy transport and lifting company Roll Group has won a contract from major energy company Total, for the transport of 24 ethane cracker modules. The modules will be transported from Hamriyah in the United Arab Emirates to Port Arthur, Texas in the United States of America (USA) by ship. It