Consulting engineers Niras has established a solid presence in West Africa with projects that include developing the port in Lomé, Togo, for MSC. The market is lucrative, but the business needs to grow even further, the company tells ShippingWatch.
The market for scrapping offshore wind turbines looks set to become big in the coming years. Engineering company Niras is looking to enter this market with a new tool for scrapping that will be developed in collaboration with Maersk and others.
Peter Abildgaard, whose professional background includes Torm and Navig8, has been chosen to head ship management company V. Ships' new office in Copenhagen. Even though the carriers are under pressure, the market remains active, he says, and outsourcing is no longer a remote notion.
Engine supplier MAN Diesel & Turbo is experiencing a highly competitive market. Following a lower revenue last year and a very quiet 2014 so far, the company now expects a slower growth from next year, Man Diesel & Turbo CEO Thomas S. Knudsen tells ShippingWatch.