BREMEN. Achim Boehme, chief executive of container ship and bulk carrier Lomar Shipping, died on 25 July 2020 at the age of 56. A lawyer by training, Boehme worked for many years for merchant banks. He joined Lomar Shipping, headquartered in London, as chief financial officer in 2010 and shortly afterwards was appointed chief executive. He ensured that Bremen became a significant location for the company, and was a member of the board of the Bremer Rhederverein.
BRAKE. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (right) paid a visit to the Brake seaport and its transhipment company J. MÜLLER in May.