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Major ship management merger in the pipeline? (pipe)

A potential large-scale marriage is on the cards. The Rickmers Holding and E.R. Capital Holding have decided to review the potential for a merger of their ship management departments, Rickmers Maritime Services and E.R. Schiffahrt, into a joint venture. A declaration of intent has been signed. The new corporation would manage around 220 vessels. E.R. Capital Holding was founded in Hamburg in 1992 by Erck Rickmers, and employs 3,500 people.

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«Pulling pipes across Anatolia» (30/06/2015)

Source: ITJ (International Transport Journal). Read news here


The trans-Anatolian natural gas project (Tanap) aims to transport 16 billion cbm of natural gas from the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan to Turkey, and to Europe via Turkey, at an estimated cost of USD 10 billion. Tanap has now signed a subcontract with Ceva Logistics for the latter to manage certain operations – including ground transportation and contract logistics services – for the movement of giant pipes for the Ardahan to Edirne (both Turkey) route.