Archive for the ‘Company Profiles’ Category

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building
Lloyd’s of London Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building 19th July 2019 – Ince has today announced that it is moving its insurance practice from Aldgate Tower to the Lloyd’s building in the heart of the London insurance market. The well-established insurance team consisting...
July 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, News | Read More

Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows

Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows
Frank Coles, CEO, Wallem Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows Wallem Group is rolling out cloud-based software to reduce paperwork and streamline workflows across its ship agency business. Simplifying the management of documentation and actions required in port calls in...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move

WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move
An areal view of part of Houston Port. Copyright Ken Cedeno 2014 WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move ​18 July 2019 – Global port agency business, WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has today opened a local agency office in Houston, Texas. The company, which is one of the world’s...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2019

Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2019
Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2019 WÄRTSILÄ’S HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2019 STABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NET SALES, EQUIPMENT PROFITABILITY CHALLENGING This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Half Year Report January-June 2019. The complete report is attached...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Shipping promotes Peter Sutton to VP, HSSE and Operations Integrity

Crowley Shipping promotes Peter Sutton to VP, HSSE and Operations Integrity
Peter Sutton Crowley Shipping Promotes Peter Sutton to VP, HSSE and Operations Integrity (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; July 16, 2019) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. has promoted Peter Sutton to vice president of health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) and operations integrity for the company’s Shipping...
July 16th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana announces increase of purchase price and extension of the tender offer for shares of common stock

Diana announces increase of purchase price and extension of the tender offer for shares of common stock
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES INCREASE OF PURCHASE PRICE AND EXTENSION OF TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES OF COMMON STOCK ATHENS, GREECE, July 11, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
July 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets, Tenders | Read More

“K”Line Selected for Leading Global ESG Indices, including FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index

“K”Line Selected for Leading Global ESG Indices, including FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index
.. “K”Line Selected for Leading Global ESG Indices, including FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has been selected again as a constituent of the “FTSE4Good Index Series”, one of the leading global indices for ESG investing (*), for the...
July 9th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market | Read More

GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg

GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg
The Danish Port of Kalundborg is home to GAC Denmark’s latest new office GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg Providing ship agency and logistics support for liquid bulk  and energy sectors Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 July 2019 – GAC Denmark has opened a new branch in Kalundborg...
July 8th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Diana announces date for Q2 2019 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana announces date for Q2 2019 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR  THE 2019 SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ATHENS, GREECE, July 3, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
July 3rd, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

IMCA appoints Andy Seymour of FUGRO to its board

IMCA appoints Andy Seymour of FUGRO to its board
Andy Seymour, Global Director Operational Excellence at Fugro NV joins IMCA Board IMCA appoints Andy Seymour of FUGRO to its board The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Andy Seymour, to its Governing Board. Mr Seymour is the Global Director...
July 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Wake Media strengthens its agency by appointing Operations Director

Wake Media strengthens its agency by appointing Operations Director
Andy Ford, Operations Director, Wake Media Wake Media strengthens its agency by appointing Operations Director Specialist Maritime and Offshore marketing agency Wake Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Ford, as Operations Director, effective as of Monday 1st July 2019. Reporting to the...
July 1st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence
Mitsuhiko Ida heads up Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo has just celebrated 30 years since the granting of its licence by the Japanese Ministry of Finance (now the Financial Services...
July 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

Crowley Promotes Sal Menoyo, Patrick Collins to Key Supply Chain Services Roles

Crowley Promotes Sal Menoyo, Patrick Collins to Key Supply Chain Services Roles
Sal Menoyo Crowley Promotes Sal Menoyo, Patrick Collins to Key Supply Chain Services Roles (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; June 28, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics has promoted two of its veteran leaders, Sal Menoyo and Patrick Collins, to continue advancing the efficiency and growth of its integrated supply chain...
June 28th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment

SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment
SAGA’s “Spirit of Discovery” – picture credits: Chris Ison SAGA sails into Kent with over £600m investment SAGA SAILS INTO DOVER LAUNCHING BRITISH BOUTIQUE CRUISINGWITH OVER £600m INVESTMENT IN NEW CRUISE SHIPS Kent-based Saga today (Friday, 28th June) sails into its future,...
June 28th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Markets | Read More

2018 results: Heppner confirms its growth strategy as turnover exceeds €700m (up 5.3%)

2018 results: Heppner confirms its growth strategy as turnover exceeds €700m (up 5.3%)
Jean-Thomas Schmitt, CEO of Heppner. 2018 results: Heppner confirms its growth strategy as turnover exceeds €700m (up 5.3%) With revenue of €715.5m, Heppner grew by +5.3% in 2018. The main revenue driver was an ambitious strategy of growing the group’s international business (44% revenue)...
June 27th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Launch of the biggest port capacity in the Mediterranean: The Port Tanger Med

Launch of the biggest port capacity in the Mediterranean: The Port Tanger Med
Launch of the biggest port capacity in the Mediterranean: The Port Tanger Med About Tanger Med: Tanger Med is a global logistics hub, located on the Strait of Gibraltar. It is connected to 186 world ports, providing processing capabilities for 9 million containers, transit of 7 million passengers and...
June 27th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GEODIS publishes its 2018 activity and CSR report

GEODIS publishes its 2018 activity and CSR report
 GEODIS PUBLISHES ITS 2018 ACTIVITY AND CSR REPORT With the publication of its 2018 Activity and CSR Report, GEODIS, the global leader in transport and logistics, takes stock of a year marked by a new phase in its strategy. In 2018, the Group achieved strong financial results and hit the key targets...
June 26th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

American Club: Board news

American Club: Board news
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club JUNE 21, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 21/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   BOARD NEWS   At the one hundred and second Annual Meeting of the Members which took place in New York yesterday, all...
June 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image

West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image
Tom Bowsher, WOE’s Global CEO West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image The West of England P&I, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is launching a new brand identity which looks ahead to an exciting future while continuing to adhere to the values and ethos...
June 20th, 2019 | Communication, Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

LOC Group opens new office in Hamburg, Germany

LOC Group opens new office in Hamburg, Germany
LOC Group opens new office in Hamburg, Germany Entry into Germany enables LOC to develop the Renewables and Shipping offering in Europe  LOC has opened a new office in Hamburg, Germany, to develop the Renewables and Shipping offering of the Group within the region. This will be the Group’s sixth...
June 20th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

LISCR appoints Humera Ahmed as VP of Legal and Business Development

LISCR appoints Humera Ahmed as VP of Legal and Business Development
Humera Ahmed LISCR appoints Humera Ahmed as VP of Legal and Business Development F Humera Ahmed has been appointed Vice-President of Legal and Business Development of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry. Mrs Ahmed brings to...
June 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Flags, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. Announces New Management Team

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. Announces New Management Team
Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. Announces New Management Team June 11, 2019 – Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. (the “Company”) (N-OTC: CHEMS), an international shipping company focused on the transportation of chemicals, today announced that it has appointed Jens Gronning as CEO and Torben Bager as CFO....
June 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Leading P&I professional recruited to Shipowners Claim Bureau (UK) Ltd., to augment service capabilities of Eagle Ocean Marine

Leading P&I professional recruited to Shipowners Claim Bureau (UK) Ltd., to augment service capabilities of Eagle Ocean Marine
Richard Linacre Leading P&I professional recruited to Shipowners Claim Bureau (UK) Ltd., to augment service capabilities of Eagle Ocean Marine Richard Linacre, a well-known figure in the fixed premium P&I and related sectors, joins London team to undertake important market liaison role NEW YORK,...
June 10th, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Nikos Vafias adds 12th aframax tanker

Nikos Vafias adds 12th aframax tanker
r to l: Nikos Vafias and George Procopiou Nikos Vafias adds 12th aframax tanker Nikolaos Vafias spending spree roars to US$90m with swoop for Brightoil aframax Nikolaos Vafias has extended his investment in tonnage to almost US$90m in less than two weeks with a swoop for a Brightoil Petroleum aframax...
June 7th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Sales and Purchases | Read More

American Club circular no. 17/19 – Management News

American Club circular no. 17/19 – Management News
Dan Tadros AMERICAN P&I CLUB MANAGERS APPOINT PROMINENT MARITIME LAWYER FROM PRIVATE PRACTICE AS NEW CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER IN NEW YORK. Dan Tadros, admiralty partner and practice area coordinator at Chaffe McCall, LLP of New Orleans, to join Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. on July 1, 2019. NEW YORK,...
June 6th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More