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Kanoo Shipping Acquires Wallem South Africa

Kanoo Shipping, a shipping agencies in the Middle East will acquire Wallem South Africa, a provider of integrated maritime solutions in the cities of Durban and Cape Town. Wallem South Africa, now Kanoo Africa PTY LTD, was part of The Wallem Group, the world’s largest providers of Ship Management, Ship Agency, Ship Broking, Commercial Vessel Management and Freight & Logistics.   The strategic acquisition by the fully owned business division of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo) will give it access to all South African ports as well as clients in Mozambique, Namibia and other

Mingfa Liu (Photo courtesy of the Wallem Group)

Liu Joins Wallem Ship Management China

has developed through senior roles in Hong Kong, U.K. and China, and most recently included the senior management position in China for a leading global tanker owner. Speaking of the appointment, Wallem Group CEO Simon Doughty said, “We have the opportunity to provide a wider range of maritime solutions to clients, and build a stronger local client base in China. As a shipbuilding and ship owning country, China offers opportunities for ship management, newbuilding supervision, ship agency, procurement services, lifeboat repair and maintenance, technical and crewing services and much more

Dickson Chin (Photo courtesy of Wallem)

Chin to Lead Wallem Ship Agency

Wallem Ship Agency, a service sector in Wallem Group’s maritime solutions value proposition, has a new leader in Dickson Chin, who has been promoted to the position of Managing Director. Dickson Chin has been with Wallem Ship Agencies since 2008, initially in the role of General Manger for the Hong Kong ship agency business, and in 2012 was promoted to Managing Director for Indo-China. Simon Doughty, Group CEO, said “Dickson will continue to ensure a high quality service delivery from our agency teams that our clients expect, and he will also mentor and coach individuals so that

Paul Gallagher

Gallagher Returns to Foss Maritime

lower 48 states. For the past year Paul has been on assignment with a key oil and gas client in Anchorage as a marine logistics resource and consultant. "The addition of Paul to the commercial services group, coupled with our extensive resources in project management, helps round out the Maritime Solutions campaign we inaugurated in 2010," said Gary Faber, Senior Vice President. Paul grew up in Maine as the son of fisherman and attended Maine Maritime Academy where he earned a BS in Nautical Science. He resides in Seattle with his wife and three children. foss.com  

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