War of words between two Irish ports

A war of words has broken out between two Irish ports, one on each side of the border, but only 10 km apart. Warrenpoint in Co Down, on the Northern Ireland side of Carlingford Lough, has invested £20 million in expanding its ro-ro facilities. It also handles lo-lo, in total, about 2.5 million tonnes of […]

Schou confirms position as head of Wilhelmsen Ship Management

Carl Schou has been appointed President of Wilhelmsen Ship Management, succeeding the public and controversial figure Geir Sekkesaeter in the post. Schou has been acting President since August 2008 but the confirmed appointment will take effect from November 1st this year. He graduated from the Maritime University College in Oslo and has also done graduate […]

World’s Economy Already Past Worst Stage claims Nobel Laureate

Nobel economics laureate Robert Mundell has declared that the worst of the world economic crisis is over, saying the US is now in the recovery phase, according to a report by the Korean news agency Yonhap. “The world economy is not in as bad shape as it appears from the news,” he said in his […]