Hapag-Lloyd executes its UASC redundancy plan

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Hapag-Lloyd has launched the process to streamline UASC and execute its redundancy plan. Rumors are circulating at the soon-to-be former HQ of the Arabic container carrier in Dubai. ShippingWatch can present the new regional manager who will effectively replace UASC CEO Jørn Hinge.

Court declares Mitsui liable in dramatic wreck

A court has ruled that Japan's largest carrier, Mitsui OSK Lines, and not shipbuilder Mitsubishi, is responsible for the wreck of container ship MOL Comfort, in which the ship broke in two. A milestone in the case, says lawyer Jesper Windahl, Windahl Sandroos & Co., who anticipates several new claims.

New Job

Brian Darnowski, Container Owners Association
Brian Darnowski
New title: Chairman
New employer: Container Owners Association (01.01.17)

Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen
New title: Deputy Chairman
New employer: Container Owners Association (01.01.17)

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Nikolaj Svane
New title: Head of HR
New employer: Maersk Drilling

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Michael Dyhre Hansen
New title: CCO, DSV Air & Sea Holding A/S
New employer: DSV

The Maersk family investment company takes shape

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Two generations in the Maersk family hold central positions in the investment company A.P. Møller Holding, which has now recruited two experienced Maersk execs. With CEO Robert Uggla's own information officer, the company will take on a more outgoing profile. ShippingWatch outlines the new firm here.