Prysmian Lays Keel

Italian cable specialist Prysmian has announced the start of keel laying work for the cable-laying (CLV) vessel Leonardo da Vinci at Vard’s shipyard in Tulcea, Romania. Ordered in April 2018, the new cable-layer is expected to be operational by the second quarter of 2021. “The acquisition of €700 million Viking

Antononv to step away from Ilyushin revamped An-124

Antonov has called for a revamped variant of the An-124-100 aircraft being developed by Russia’s Ilyushin Design Bureau to be given a new designation on the grounds that the updates will result in key changes to the aircraft’s performance. Reports suggest that Ilyushin is developing deep modifications to

G2 Ocean Expands its Project Cargo

G2 Ocean, a joint venture of two of the world's leading breakbulk and bulk shipping companies - Gearbulk and Grieg Star, hired three new Senior Project Cargo Managers and opens offices in Houston and Hamburg. Since the launch of G2 Ocean in 2017, the company has worked strategically

Roll Group expands in Asia

Heavy lifting and moving specialist Roll Group, which includes Roll-Lift and RollDock, has opened offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Korea. It is the latest stage in the Dutch company’s bid to expand its land-based operations and to further make the most of combining land and sea projects,

Breakbulk back to New Orleans

The original JOC breakbulk event in New Orleans, fondly remembered by so many in breakbulk and project cargo industry, has been re-established and will return in 2020 on April 27-29 at the Hilton Riverside at the foot of Canal St. Hosted by the Port of New Orleans, the event

multipurpose sector experienced a tough first half of 2019

The multipurpose sector has experienced a tough first half of 2019, following a trend of difficult market conditions spanning over a decade. Fallout from ongoing global political trade discussions is taking its toll on both project and commodity trades, cutting down volumes at a time when external competition from non-MPV

BBC Chartering appoints Ulrich Ulrichs as CEO

BBC Chartering has announced that Ulrich Ulrichs has taken over the CEO position from Svend Andersen as announced in May of this year. The shareholders are thanking Svend Andersen for his many years with BBC Chartering and his contribution to develop and grow the company to become the

ACTANIS PROJECT CARGO to be integrated into NOATUM LOGISTIC

Actanis is pleased to announce that, following the strategy of consolidation and further reinforcement of the NOATUM GROUP,  ACTANIS PROJECT CARGO will be integrated into the NOATUM LOGISTIC company structure, as an initiative to reinforce the Project Cargo activity across the entire Noatum Group in the different geographies they are present. This

CargoLogicAir CEO David Kerr quits

CargoLogicAir (CLA) chief executive David Kerr has told colleagues he is to quit the all-cargo carrier. Mr Kerr informed his team, by email, that he would be “ending his adventure” with CLA in the coming weeks. “As part of some necessary restructuring during this tough trading period, we have recommended to

A Project Cargo Icon Passed Away

Project Cargo and Logistics veteran and icon, David Raymond Pulk has passed away unexpected on August 8 in Double Oak, Texas. With a career that spans over several decades in the industry working for companies companies like Circle Freight and Ceva, and having founded EP-Team, which was sold to the Berkshire