Blue Water Shipping announces Ørsted profile John O'Keeffe as the new head of renewables in the Americas. The appointment is part of Blue Water's strategy to better capture the US offshore wind market.
After turning a record profit last year, Danish logistics company Blue Water Shipping expects a significantly lower profit in 2021. Growth must come from multiple smaller high-value contracts going forward, says CEO Søren Nørgaard Thomsen in an interview with ShippingWatch.
Danish logistics company Blue Water Shipping reports another record high profit in 2020, despite a declining top line. The profit is expected to drop "to around half" in 2021, during which important contracts in Kazakhstan expire.
The cyberattack on logistics company Blue Water Shipping may have impacted the majority of its employees, the company informs ShippingWatch. Blue Water has reported the incident to the Danish police and the Danish Defence Intelligence Service, reveals access to documents.
Blue Water Shipping's major project in Kazakhstan is a significant growth driver in 2020 while several other divisions have struggled due to the coronavirus crisis. New orders in project logistics must be secured, chief executive Søren Nørgaard Thomsen tells ShippingWatch.
Only a fourth of China's workforce has returned to factories following the Coronavirus outbreak, COO of Blue Water Shipping tells business daily. Rates for air freight to China have increased significantly, NTG estimates to the paper.
The Danish transportation and logistics company is opening an office in Guyana to benefit from a developing oil market, where Blue Water has collaborated for a few years with ExxonMobil, which has drilled into a big deposit in the country's waters.
While the logistics industry is currently experiencing a great deal of consolidation, 72-year-old Kurt Skov emphasizes that Blue Water will remain in the family. The founder is currently in the midst of handing over ownership of the company to his daughter.
After leading Blue Water for nearly 50 years, founder Kurt Skov now hands off large parts of the company to his daughter Anne Skov. "Blue Water is my life's work, which I would like to see continued by the Skov family," he tells ShippingWatch.
Denmark's Blue Water Shipping has found its new CEO, appointing Esvagt Chief Executive Søren Nørgaard Thomsen, after a year and a half where founder and owner Kurt Skov served as interim CEO, Skov confirms to ShippingWatch.
Blue Water Shipping will begin the search for a new CEO in the fall of 2016 at the earliest, to replace Kim Hedegaard Sørensen, who unexpectedly left the company this January after serving three years as Chief Executive.
2015 var ifølge Blue Water Shippings ejer Kurt Skov lidt kedeligt, og 2016 handler om at styrke virksomhedens økonomiske resultat frem for at fortsætte de seneste års ekspansion under den tidligere topchef.
After three years as head of Blue Water Shipping, Kim Hedegaard Sørensen is now stepping down from the company. He confirms to ShippingWatch that his departure stems from fundamental disagreements with owner Kurt Skov about the future strategy.
Blue Water Shipping had a good 2014 in which the bottom line grew by more than 80 percent and the revenue increased 11 percent. "Our position has been strengthened with increased market shares," says Blue Water Shipping CEO Kim Hedegaard Sørensen.
Esbjerg-selskabet Blue Water Shipping har haft et godt 2014, hvor bundlinjen er vokset med 80 procent, og omsætningen er øget med 11 procent. "Vores position er styrket med øgede markedsandele," siger adm. direktør i Blue Water Shipping, Kim Hedegaard Sørensen.