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Change at the top of BAG

Change at the top of BAG

KÖLN. Christian Hoffmann was elected the new president of the Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG) in mid-August.

Paul takes over at K+N

Paul takes over at K+N

SCHINDELLEGI. In early August, Stefan Paul took over from Detlef Trefzger as CEO at Kühne + Nagel.

Dettmer Group expands waste and recycling segment

Dettmer Group expands waste and recycling segment

BREMEN. In July, the Dettmer Group announced the takeover of Purus Plastics, a company that manufactures completely recycled products such as “Ecoraster” ground reinforcement pavers, as well as rooftop greenery.

Canadian-German port collaboration

Canadian-German port collaboration

WILHELMSHAVEN. The Belledune Port Authority (BPA) of the Canadian port in New Brunswick and the Lower Saxony port of Wilhelmshaven signed a memorandum of understanding in August to work together in the logistics of dry and liquid bulk as well as industrial goods traded between Canada and Germany.

Joint solution for dock basins

Joint solution for dock basins

EMDEN. Over the past months, NPorts and Emden Dockyard (EWD) have agreed on a maintenance concept for the dock basins around the former Nordseewerke.

XXL parking assistance for ships

XXL parking assistance for ships

CUXHAVEN. In July, after a two-and-a-half year development period, the “SmartKai” project went into trial operation with a berthing manoeuvre of the “Sealandia Seaways” ferry at the RoRo bridge of the Europakai.

Spectacular Apprentice Day at NPorts

Spectacular Apprentice Day at NPorts

OLDENBURG. For the first time in two years, the “Apprentice Day” at NPorts was once again an in-person event with a potpourri of talks, interactive sessions and networking.

Gruschka is new chairman of MCN

Gruschka is new chairman of MCN

LÜBECK. The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) has had a new chairman since June. Prof. Bastian Gruschka (2nd from right) from the Bremen City University of Applied Sciences succeeded Knut Gerdes.

Guttrof reinforces Zech Logistics

Guttrof reinforces Zech Logistics

BREMEN. Since June, Michael Guttrof has become the second managing director at Zech Logistics. Previously, he was the managing director of Bremen-based overseas forwarding company Kopf & Lübben.