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Rinnhofer Named EMEA Managing Director

May 23, 2014

CLIMAX Portable Machining & Welding Systems, a company in the design and manufacture of portable on-site machining and welding tools, announced it has hired Dr. Johann Rinnhofer as Managing Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa. The move…

Germans Push Renewable Energy Reform

Apr 07, 2014

The German government will give its blessing on Tuesday to a sweeping reform of renewable energy laws designed to slow cost increases as Europe's largest economy moves to nearly double its green power share to 45 percent by 2025.Chancellor…

Ecospeed Agent Appointed in Germany

Apr 03, 2014

Karberg & Schmitz GmbH of Hamburg, Germany, have been appointed as Ecospeed agents for the German territory, representing Subsea Industries and Hydrex in the sale and delivery of Ecospeed, Ecoshield and related products including service, maintenance and warranty work…

Metzger Appointed Managing Director at Geodis Logistics

Dec 19, 2013

Andrea Metzger has been appointed Managing Director of Geodis Logistics Northern Europe, an entity grouping the logistics activities of Geodis in Belgium, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands.Andrea Metzger is a graduate of European Business School…

YCF Group Expands Management Team in Germany

Aug 19, 2013

The YCF Group has appointed Carsten Gierga as managing director responsible for its activities in Germany. Suwarie Topaz, general manager, has also been promoted to vice-president, global marketing and business development with worldwide responsibilities…

Germany Does 'Pierhead Jump' Aboard MLC

Aug 18, 2013

The Government of Germany registered its ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) with the International Labour Office days before it becomes effective on 20, August 2013.Germany becomes the 43rd ILO Member State and…

Bureau Veritas Acquires Another NDT Firm

Apr 03, 2013

Classification society BV acquire  LVQ-WP, a German group specializing in non-destructive testing (NDT) and industrial inspection services. Founded in 1994, LVQ-WP is headquartered in Muelheim in the Rhein-Ruhr area, which is a strategic industrial cluster in Germany…

Shipyard Seeks Loan to Build New Cruise Ship

Dec 16, 2012

STX Finland is now lobbying the Finnish government on behalf of Royal Caribbean in a bid to get contract for third 'Oasis-class' cruise ship.A loan would help facilitate a deal to avoid Royal Caribbean building its third Oasis-class cruise ship in Germany or France…

Northrop Grumman Names a Managing Director

Feb 29, 2012

FREIBURG, Germany - Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Eckehardt Keip as managing director of Northrop Grumman Holding GmbH, which includes operating entities Northrop Grumman L.E.F. GmbH and Northrop Grumman LITEF GmbH.Keip has been…

Coune Becomes Secretary General, International Transport Forum

Aug 03, 2011

Carole Coune has officially assumed the office of Secretary General of the International Transport Forum at the OECD. As of August 1, 2011, Coune takes over from Jack Short, who is retiring, as leader of the Paris-based intergovernmental organization which brings together 52 nations…

Shipbuilding Merger: Germany, France Reportedly Eye Deal?

Aug 01, 2011

Germany and France are considering merging their naval shipbuilding operations, according to a report from Reuthers which cited a German newspaper report, in a deal that would be one of the largest industrial partnerships in a decade. ThyssenKrupp…

GAC Appoints Steindamm, Bjorklund

Jul 27, 2011

GAC has expanded its regional Shipping Marketing team with the appointment of Niko Steindamm. As Marketing Manager, Shipping, based in Bremen, Germany, Steindamm will promote GAC's global shipping and related services to the maritime and commodity/trading communities in Germany…

LNG: Germany to Benefit from Dutch LNG Terminal

Jul 26, 2011

As Germany seeks to replace its shuttered nuclear reactors, it appears that the country will likely to become the biggest customer for the Netherlands' first liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal within two to three years, according to a report on Reuters…

This Day in Naval History – Feb. 3

Feb 03, 2010

1801 - Senate approves peace treaty with France ending undeclared naval war that began 17981917 - US severs diplomatic relations with Germany(Source: Navy News Service)

Streetcars Shipped from Germany to Tacoma

Dec 07, 2009

Two streetcars, shipped from Germany, arrived at the Port of modern Bombardier Flexity streetcars Tacoma last week. They are being transported on special-purpose road trailers to Vancouver, B.C. The streetcars arrived in Tacoma onboard the Tomar…

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