Topic: COVID-19

Boskalis so far beats Covid-19

Despite the inevitable negative impacts of the pandemic and oil crisis combined, Boskalis is “cautiously confident” about the rest of the year now Covid-19 restrictions are stabilizing. The company ended the first quarter above expectations...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

OPEC+ agrees on record production cut

OPEC and its allies have agreed to cut oil production by 9.7 million barrels per day starting May 1st. The record cut is aimed at stabilizing the oil price which has dropped dramatically due to...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Gard: working from home increases cyber risks

PRESS RELEASE – Maritime consultant Gard is warning of increased cyber risks now most employees are working from home or other remote locations. “Crises like the COVID-19 pandemic often lead malicious cyber actors to take...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Konecranes wins largest-ever reachstacker order

PRESS RELEASE – Konecranes has won its largest-ever reachstacker contract from a customer in Germany. The order for 39 units was won in March with Konecranes’ distributor Richter Fördertechnik. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Freight forwarders declare ‘Force Majeure’

DHL Global Forwarding and Ceva Logistics have declared ‘force majeure’, temporarily relieving the companies of their normal contractual obligations if the inability to perform is caused by consequences of the coronavirus. DHL Global Forwarding was the...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Singapore opens port for crew changes

Singapore has opened its port for crew changes, answering the call of the shipping industry. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, many ports prohibited crew changes leaving seafarers stuck on their ships and putting extra...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers