Tag: personalities

Women in shipping

WISTA Spain

On the 8th of March we celebrate International Women’s Day by appreciating the long path women have gone to advance in society, politics, economics. We honour the powerful, high-achieving women who lead, encourage, inspire. But it is also time to discuss the problems we still face on the way to equal rights and opportunities. Glass […]

Former Maersk CEO joins Unifeeder as Chairman of the Board

Unifeeder

Unifeeder, the largest European operator of feeder and shortsea container shipping services, has announced this week the appointment of Nils Smedegaard Andersen, former Group Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S, as new Chairman of the Board of Directors. At this post, he succeeds former Hapag-Lloyd CCO Jesper Præstensgaard who takes up the […]

Guenter Schmidmeir to head Kalmar’s relationships with GTO

Guenter Schmidmeir Kalmar

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has announced today the appointment of Guenter Schmidmeir as Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators, with effect from 1 November 2017. Guenter Schmidmeir will be part of Kalmar’s Leadership Team, reporting to Antti Kaunonen, President, Kalmar Business Area. He will lead strategic account management to further strengthen and deepen relationships with the global terminal […]

Noatum undergoes major changes

Noatum Valencia container terminal

Spain’s leading logistics and port operating group Noatum announced several important changes last week. First, the new management team has arrived in Spain to head Noatum Ports. As we wrote earlier, COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd acquired 51% of Noatum Ports in June 2017. The transaction involved the container terminals in Valencia, Bilbao, Zaragoza and Madrid. […]