Norden raises profit guidance for 2017

Carrier Norden is now confident that it will deliver a double-digit million dollar profit for 2017, says the carrier. "This is a significant shift," CEO Jan Rindbo tells ShippingWatch.

Samskip looking for new acquisitions after top-line growth in 2017

The Icelandic logistics company, headquartered in the Netherlands, is not done buying up after completing several acquisitions in Norway and elsewhere. Help from consultants has given the company a "clear strategy and direction" for the years to come, CEO for Samskip Logistics Ásbjörn Gíslason tells ShippingWatch.

Evergreen to order 20 new container ships

Taiwan's Evergreen Marine confirms a deal for 20 new 11,000 teu container ships. With the newbuilds, the carrier will be prepared for future demand, says the company in a press release.

Nicklas Fursund could represent the shipping man of 2030

Nicklas Viby Fursund found himself between two worlds when he left a senior position at Maersk Line and the entire shipping industry to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams. And perhaps the shipping professionals of the future will have to break away from shipping as it looks today.

South Korean fund to support construction of 200 new ships

South Korea's shipping industry can look forward to massive support from a newly established fund, which will aid the construction of up to 200 new ships, announces the director for ports and logistics at the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.

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