Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou of Cyprus has chosen – in addition to her job as CFOO in the shipping industry – to pursue a Blue MBA at CBS in Copenhagen. The large load of homework is best done on planes around the world, she says.
Pureteq's Board of Directors has decided to focus all its energy on the scrubber market. We have to be a multi million dollar business, says CEO Anders Skibdal, who is also halting the company's production of ballast water management systems for the time being.
The first quarter was surprisingly bad for dry bulk, but one of the world's biggest operators, Pacific Basin, is pleased to have achieved above-average spot rates in the market. The 2nd half of 2014 looks good, says the carrier.