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Japanese container carrier Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha could be targeted by Singapore-based hedge fund Effissimo, the firm’s largest shareholder as of early August, according to recent media reports.
Electronics manufacturer Samsung said in court filings that "cargo owners are being held hostage," while Maher Terminals said it "is not required to extend free credit to Hanjin, and should not be forced to."
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore appoints new chairman, while B&H Worldwide promotes managing director, Germany, ICAO names new president of its Air Navigation Commission, and ATA hires vice president of safety policy and connectivity.