Posts Tagged ‘Switzerland’

Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA

Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA
Carleen Lyden Walker Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA April 9, 2019- NAMEPA Co-Founder and Executive Director, Carleen Lyden Walker, welcomes The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) as a new member of NAMEPA. MSC shares a common interest with NAMEPA in maintaining best industry practices...
April 9th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Lukas Kopp joins Natco AG as new Projects Director

Lukas Kopp joins Natco AG as new Projects Director
Lukas Kopp Ruemlang/Zurich, 31 January 2019: 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...
January 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit, Global economic challenges in 2019

Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit, Global economic challenges in 2019
Commentary: Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit By Denis MacShane in Davos Amid all the Brexit excitement in London, no one seems to have noticed that Switzerland is as much embroiled in a row with the EU as is the UK. Switzerland has been engaged in on-off negotiations with Brussels since 1992. The...
January 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

PPG holds inaugural Innovation Summit in Switzerland

PPG holds inaugural Innovation Summit in Switzerland
ROLLE, Switzerland, Sept. 06, 2018 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) today held its inaugural Innovation Summit in Montreux, Switzerland, to provide customers across market segments with an overview of innovative paint and coatings technologies that the company is developing. Recent innovations, highlighted during...
September 6th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Turning point for Italy and Switzerland on the railway and logistics axis

Turning point for Italy and Switzerland on the railway and logistics axis
A full house attending the conference The ports of Genoa and Savona target 750-metre long cargo trains which will guarantee competitive fares and will favour a rebalancing between Northern and Southern European ranges. The Genoa and Savona Port Authority confirm over 2 billion public and private investments...
March 15th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

ABB acquires Tekomar and extends its ABB AbilityTM digital offering

ABB acquires Tekomar and extends its ABB AbilityTM digital offering
… ABB to offer digital engine performance monitoring solution  ABB Turbo Systems Ltd. has signed an agreement to acquire Tekomar Group Ltd. headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland.  ABB will further develop Tekomar’s digital solution for engine analytics and advisory systems enabling better...
October 24th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Veson Nautical adds 10 new clients over the past five months

Veson Nautical adds 10 new clients over the past five months
New Clients Span the Globe, Including Inroads in Great Lakes Region, and Represent a Trend toward Hosted Solutions Boston, MA – October 26, 2016 — Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, today announced the addition of ten new clients to its growing...
October 26th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB to power world’s largest emission-free electric ferries…

ABB to power world’s largest emission-free electric ferries…
ABB Shore Connection ABB to power world’s largest emission-free electric ferries and deliver first automated shore-side charging station Zurich, Switzerland,  June 21, 2016 – Innovative ABB technology reduces emissions, increases efficiency of battery charging, reduces safety risk on HH Ferries...
June 21st, 2016 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABB’s Marine Software to help ensure safe passage of entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet

ABB’s Marine Software to help ensure safe passage of entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet
Xiang Rui Kou Xiang Rui Kou semi-submersible vessel to be outfitted with ABB’s decision support system.  Zurich, Switzerland,  May 31, 2016 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply its onboard motion monitoring and forecasting system to the Xiang Rui Kou heavy lift...
May 31st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

OEM suppliers favored by 87% for reduced downtime and better parts availability

OEM suppliers favored by 87% for reduced downtime and better parts availability
ABB Turbocharging services – Greece – TPL turbocharger Independent study shows organizations favor OEMs for long term business value Baden, Switzerland, May 12, 2016: An independent study for ABB Turbocharging found that 87% of organizations work only or mostly with original equipment manufacturers...
May 12th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

World Sailing celebrate success at Olympic Museum in Lausanne

World Sailing celebrate success at Olympic Museum in Lausanne
Maria Erdi and World Sailing Vice President Gary Jobson World Sailing, the international governing body of the sport, celebrated the success of all sailors with an evening reception at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland on Saturday 7 May. World Sailing’s Mid-Year Meetings are currently...
May 8th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

EFL Distribution has new partner in trade between Ireland and the Benelux

EFL Distribution has new partner in trade between Ireland and the Benelux
Chris Radley Dublin-based EFL International Distribution has signed an agency partnership with the Swiss Gondrand International Ltd, which will see the two companies offering freight forwarding and logistics services in the trade between Ireland and the Benelux countries. Joint import and export services...
April 14th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABB wins key contract to electrify new Norwegian hybrid car ferry

ABB wins key contract to electrify new Norwegian hybrid car ferry
An artist’s impression of the MM63 ferry ABB establishing itself as market leading provider of power systems for electric and hybrid ferries Zurich, Switzerland,  11 April 2016 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply the power system for a hybrid car ferry serving...
April 11th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB Turbocharger upgrade boosts Return on Investment to 64%

ABB Turbocharger upgrade boosts Return on Investment to 64%
Zurich, Switzerland, January 12, 2016: Independent study shows ABB turbocharger upgrades further improve engine performance and reduce fuel consumption. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced study results1showing a 64% return on investment from turbocharger upgrades. The increased...
January 15th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Global delivery activists condemn India knife attack and union repression in Korea

Global delivery activists condemn India knife attack and union repression in Korea
KPTU delegation in Nyon Over 100 global delivery workers and union activists meeting in Nyon, Switzerland have united to condemn a knife attack on a DHL courier in India and union repression in Korea. 06/11/2015 – Last week, Sunil Pilani, 36, was stabbed several times on his way from work to his...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ABB invests in most advanced cable laying vessel for subsea installation and service

ABB invests in most advanced cable laying vessel for subsea installation and service
ABB’s new state-of-art cable laying vessel Zurich, Switzerland,  September 18, 2015 — New state-of-the-art cable ship to boost capacity and flexibility; key ABB marine technologies on-board ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has ordered the world’s most advanced cable-laying...
September 18th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB Turbocharging wins global marine service contracts covering 400 units

ABB Turbocharging wins global marine service contracts covering 400 units
Vessel owned by Torghatten who has signed service agreement with ABB OEM service agreements signed with three Norwegian marine customers Baden, Switzerland,  September 16, 2015: ABB Turbocharging, has signed long-term service agreements with three leading marine and offshore transport firms covering...
September 16th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana charters “Alcmene” on period to ADM

Diana charters “Alcmene” on period to ADM
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ALCMENE WITH ADM ATHENS, GREECE, May 6, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly owned subsidiary,...
May 6th, 2015 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News | Read More

Global Risk experts warn of turbulent decade ahead

Global Risk experts warn of turbulent decade ahead
Friday 16 January 2015 – A new report from the World Economic Forum identifies the biggest risks facing the world – and the important role insurance can play in mitigating them. (source: Lloyd’s of London) International conflict is the biggest threat to world stability in the next ten...
January 16th, 2015 | Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

DongBang and OHT select OCTOPUS advisory solution

Decision-support tool enables safer and more efficient heavy lift operations. Zurich, Switzerland, 2 December 2014 – Amarcon, an ABB Group company, today announced that the company will deliver OCTOPUS-Onboard vessel advisory solutions to a total of three vessels owned by Norwegian oil service company...
December 2nd, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB selected to deliver power solutions to Ocean Rig’s new drillships

ABB selected to deliver power solutions to Ocean Rig’s new drillships
Drilling vessels of new joint Ocean Rig/SHI design will be built at Samsung Heavy Industries’ Goeje shipyard in South Korea. Zurich, Switzerland, September 9, 2014 – ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured an order to deliver total power solutions to Ocean Rig’s two...
September 9th, 2014 | Drill ships, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Royal Caribbean signs 15 year service agreement with ABB

Royal Caribbean signs 15 year service agreement with ABB
Zurich, Switzerland, 8 September, 2014 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group,  has signed an extensive service agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCC) to increase cost efficiency and predictability of maintenance costs. The agreement spans 15 years and encompasses six...
September 8th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ABB to maintain all turbochargers in Prestige Cruise line fleet

ABB to maintain all turbochargers in Prestige Cruise line fleet
The “Marina” Five-year turbocharger maintenance agreement will ensure safe and reliable operation; vessels can be serviced at every major port around the world Baden, Switzerland, August 6, 2014 – ABB announced that it has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Prestige Cruise...
August 6th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB Turbocharging inauguration in Fredericia tops off Scandinavian service revamp

ABB Turbocharging inauguration in Fredericia tops off Scandinavian service revamp
Baden, Switzerland, June 4, 2014 – ABB Turbocharging announced today it will be celebrating the opening of a new service facility in Fredericia, Denmark on 12th June 2014. The ceremony will also mark the completion of the amalgamation of its activities in Norway, Denmark and Sweden into a single...
June 9th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ABB Turbocharging at Posidonia 2014 – Hall 2, Stand 2.211

ABB Turbocharging at Posidonia 2014 – Hall 2, Stand 2.211
Baden, Switzerland, May 7, 2014 – ABB Turbocharging, a global leader in the manufacture and maintenance of turbochargers for two- and four-stroke engines, announced today that it will be participating at Posidonia 2014, the world’s most prestigious maritime event. The event which takes place...
May 29th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More