BRAKE. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (right) paid a visit to the Brake seaport and its transhipment company J. MÜLLER in May.
OSNABRÜCK. In May, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announced that it had appointed Natasha Solano-Vesela as its new Global Airfreight Director Perishables.
BREMEN. “2022 will go down in history as the year of multicrises,” said BLG CEO Frank Dreeke at the 143rd Annual General Meeting of the Bremer Lagerhaus-Gesellschaft in June.
BREMEN. The 11th “Bremen Cup” golf tournament, held by BHV (Bremische Hafen- und Logistikvertretung), took place in perfect weather in June.
CUXHAVEN. On International Professional Drivers Day in May, Cuxport and DFDS launched a special campaign.
OSLO. In late May, Lower Saxony’s Minister President Stephan Weil (left) and Lower Saxony’s Minister for Economics, Labour, Transportation and Digitalisation Olaf Lies (second from right) travelled to Norway and Estonia with a delegation of around 60 people from politics, business and science.
ROTTERDAM. The Lower Saxony seaports are considered to be experts in handling breakbulk, heavy-load and project cargo, which requires specialised logistics and handling.
BREMEN. Bremer Rhederverein unanimously appointed Michael Vinnen (l) and Ralf Reinhardt to the management board again at its regular general meeting in June.
BREMEN. In June, Mercedes-Benz presented BLG LOGISTICS with the 2023 Supplier Award in the “Sustainability” category.
BREMEN/EMDEN. NPorts Emden, Delft University of Technology and five additional ports met up at the “Workshop on Dredging and Surveying” in Bremen this June to tackle the challenges associated with siltation and nautical depth as well as the development of automated processes in the future.
EMDEN/OLDENBURG/STADE. In collaboration with NPorts, the Lower Saxony seaports working group commissioned a study that examines port compliance in terms of wind energy expansion, so that these ports can help make the German energy transition as successful as possible in the coming years.
BREMEN. BHV – Bremische Hafen- und Logistikvertretung aims to be a reliable partner for its members in uncertain times and has therefore recently expanded its service and network activities.
BREMEN. Bremische Bürgerschaft appointed the members of the new Senate for the 21st legislative period in early June.
EMDEN. Anker Schiffahrts-Gesellschaft continues to support the Emden site and has had a new office building built at its headquarters alongside the Flügeldeich dyke.
BREMEN. BHV – Bremische Hafen- und Logistikvertretung has its hand on the pulse, demonstrated twice in June with “Project Logistics Monitor 2023” and the “Quick survey”.
BERLIN. In June, the senators and ministers responsible for German North Sea ports gathered at the Bremen Representative Office in Berlin with Dieter Janecek, Federal Government Coordinator of the Maritime Industry.
BREMEN. The international World Congress of Dredging and Surveying was held in Bremen in June, just one week after the European seaports conference.
BREMEN. For the first time, Germany hosted the annual conference of the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO), which represents the interests of seaports when it comes to the European Union.
EMDEN. Emder Hafenförderungsgesellschaft (EHFG) has restructured its management team.
STADE. In mid-June, Stade’s port industry celebrated the 50th anniversary of the industrial port on the Elbe river – with Lower Saxony’s Minister for Economic Affairs and Transport Olaf Lies and around 100 guests from the maritime sector, industry and politics.
BREMEN. Two new board members were appointed at the BHV – Bremische Hafen- und Logistikvertretung general meeting in June: Stefan Meyer (right, Kuehne+Nagel) and Stefan Schultze (left, Kpt. Wilhelm Schultze).
ROTTERDAM. Plenty of experts were there to represent the Bremen ports at Breakbulk Europe in Rotterdam from 6 to 8 June.
EMDEN. Dieter Janecek, Federal Government Coordinator for Maritime Business and Tourism, kicked off a two-day tour of the different port locations along the North Sea coast in Lower Saxony in late May.
CUXHAVEN. NPorts sent out an invitation to the closing event for the IHATEC project SmartKai in Cuxhaven in late May.