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Steve Walker, managing director of JD Neuhaus (left); and Colin Naylor, managing director of Lifting Gear Hire. (Photo: LGH)

LGH Acquires JDN’s UK Hire Division

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the Aberdeen-based hire division of JD Neuhaus (JDN) Ltd., a manufacturer of hoists and crane systems for extreme environments.    JDN, headquartered in Germany, will retain its other U.

Maera. Photo: Diana Shipping Inc

Diana Enters TC Contract with Unico Logistics

 Diana Shipping, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Unico Logistics,

Graph: Drewry Benchmarking Club

Global BCOs Hit by Rising Contract Rates from Asia

 Contract freight rates paid by Beneficial Cargo Owners to move their products by container have increased for a 4th consecutive quarter, according to actual contract rate data from the Drewry Benchmarking Club.

Pictured above (l-r) Christian Haunso, Co-Founder and Chair, The Marcura Group Simon Francis, Founder and CEO, G-Ports & Falmor Jens Lorens Poulsen, Co-Founder and CEO, The Marcura Group (Photo: The Marcura Group)

Marcura Group Acquires G-Ports (UK) and Falmor

The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing business solutions to the maritime industry, has announced the acquisition of the UK-based companies G-Ports (UK) Ltd., which specialises in port,

Terry O'Hearn (Photo: Superior Industries)

Superior Industries Appoints O’Hearn as Territory Manager

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has hired Terry O’Hearn as its new conveyor components territory manager for the southcentral United States.

Garamendi receives the Hirsch Award from the Navy League of the United States (Photo: Navy League)

Garamendi Receives Navy League's Hirsch Award

U.S. Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, received the Vincent T. Hirsch Maritime Award for

RSC Bio Solutions Gains Kawasaki OEM Approvals

RSC Bio Solutions, a provider of high performance Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) - hydraulic fluids, gear oils and greases - and industrial cleaners and solvents, said it has received OEM

Mark Charman (Photo: Faststream)

Report: Job Security an Issue for Maritime Execs

Maritime recruiter Faststream has surveyed more than 3,000 of the industry’s senior executives for a report examining maritime executives’ thoughts about their careers.   “Business leaders and executives

Tom Wolber (Photo: Crystal Cruises)

New CEO at the Helm of Crystal Cruises

Genting Hong Kong appointed travel industry veteran Tom Wolber as President and CEO of Crystal Cruises, effective September 15.   Wolber brings to the role over three decades of experience in general management,

Photo:  Eni

CNPC, Eni Sign LNG Deal

 China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Italy’s Eni signed a cooperation agreement that includes assessing opportunities in the gas and LNG value chain.   "CNPC and Eni signed cooperation agreement

Photo: Hapag-Lloyd AG

Hapag-Lloyd Orders 7,700 New Reefer Containers

 This year, Hapag-Lloyd will once again make investments to maintain and expand its container fleet. The liner shipping company has ordered a total of 7,700 refrigerated containers (Reefers) of the latest generation – including 7,