SIBA places $250m livestock order

  Italy-based Siba Ships, the world’s leading maritime livestock transporting company, has placed a $250 million order for two state of the art livestock carriers to be built at Croatia’s Uljanik yard. The new vessels will carry 18,000 cattle or 75,000 sheep in comfort and security. Aimed at the thriving Australian livestock export trade, the […]

Marseilles sanctions Terrier appointment

A special meeting of the Port of Marseilles Authority board has sanctioned the French transport minister’s nomination of Jean-Claude Terrier to become director general in succession to Guy Janin, who has opted to retire after nearly three years in the post. With varied public and private sector experience, 56-year-old M. Terrier has been DG at the […]

Lloyd’s Register expands in human factors technical services

Lloyd’s Register has significantly enhanced its human factors technical services business by acquiring Human Engineering Limited, a leading supplier of ergonomics and human factors technical services worldwide. The signing took place on July 23, 2008 in London, between Lloyd’s Register Transportation Commercial Director, Rod Evans, and Human Engineering’s Managing Director, James Amende. “The acquisition of […]