Freighter under tow to Husum
The "Anna G" suffered a mechanical failure and was disabled on Jan 7, 2019, at 8.30 a.m. NW of Cuxhaven, while en route from Rotterdam to Husum. The drifting ship was taken in tow by the tug "Wulf 7 (IMO: 9183075) at 1.15 p.m., later joined by the "Taucher O. Wulf 8" (MMSI: 211328570) on the Elbe. The ships were proceeding towards Cuxhaven with 3-4 knots. The ship was berthed at the Lenz Quay at 10.25 p.m.
Unifeeder acquires United Feeder Services
The Unifeeder Group has reached an agreement to acquire United Feeder Services Ltd (UFS), the Company said in a press release. The two companies will, in combination, offer the most comprehensive feeder network in Europe with an unparalleled coverage of ports in both Northern Europe and in the Mediterranean. Unifeeder and UFS will continue to trade as separate companies and with separate organisations but will focus on combining its capabilities to improve services and operations to match the increasing requirements of clients. The merger of the companies will benefit all stakeholders, from customers to employees, suppliers and the environment through superior port coverage, optimized operations and further strengthening of the well-known service levels of the two companies. Press release: http://www.unifeeder.com/C1257026006095A6/0/77B7FE005247542DC1257BEC002E2661Upload News