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DNV GL Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kjetil M. Ebbesberg is appointed as new Group CFO in DNV GL and will succeed Thomas Vogth-Eriksen, who will become Director, Certification Division in DNV GL – Business Assurance. Mr. Ebbesberg will join DNV GL on 1 April 2020 and take up the Group CFO …

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DNV GL Awards MSC New Container Ship Fire Safety Notation

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: At DNV GL’s recent annual London press briefing, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen announced the classification society had awarded a ground-breaking new class notation to mitigate fire risks on container ships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The notation has been implemented on the …

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Hamburg Süd Expands Business in Italy, Spain, and Egypt

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hamburg Süd is now exclusively represented by its own offices in Italy and Spain after business was previously partially handled by agents and joint-venture organizations. Furthermore, in Egypt the company has taken full management of Hamburg Süd Egypt recently. Poul Hestbaek, General Manager of Hamburg …

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Hapag-Lloyd Improves Operating Result by More Than 80 percent in 2019

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: On the basis of preliminary figures, Hapag-Lloyd’s earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the 2019 financial year significantly increased to EUR 811 million (2018: EUR 444 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose to EUR 1,986 million (2018: EUR 1,139 million). …

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