Ocean Carriers

Kalmar Acquires Service Business in Australia

Kalmar Acquires Service Business in Australia
Danny Gill

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement to acquire the port services business of Inver Engineering in Australia. The investment in Inver Port Services supports and strengthens Kalmar’s existing service capabilities throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. The acquisition will be closed on December 29, 2017.

Inver Engineering is a privately owned company established in Melbourne, Australia in 1981 servicing ports, rail, petrochemical, oil and gas and manufacturing industries. Inver Port Services, part of Inver Engineering, has a strong track record in providing repairs, maintenance and crane refurbishment projects for major terminal operators across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Inver Port Services sales account for approximately EUR 5 million and it employs 23 people.

Peter McLean, Senior Vice President, Kalmar Asia-Pacific, said: “We are excited to welcome the Inver Port Services team to Kalmar Australia. The region is a strategically important market for Kalmar and this acquisition further strengthens our capabilities to serve our customers in ports and terminals across the region. Furthermore, we see great synergies in building our current offerings with Inver Port Services and providing our customers with a more comprehensive range of services. Inver’s strong brand and good reputation among their customers will help us take the next step in executing our services strategy.”

Stuart Smith, Director, Inver Port Services, said: “Kalmar’s investment into Inver Port Services provides an excellent platform for the further development of Inver Port Services’ personnel competencies, enabling us to better support our existing customers throughout the region and expand our business globally.”

Ocean Carriers
Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

More in Ocean Carriers

CMA CGM Ventures Forth with Further Investments into Thailand

CMA CGM Ventures Forth with Further Investments into Thailand

Danny GillApril 18, 2019

Hamburg Süd Finalize Sale of their Dry Bulk Subsidiaries

Logistics ManagerApril 2, 2019
HMM Appoint Jae-hoon Bae as next President & CEO

HMM Appoint Jae-hoon Bae as Next President & CEO

Logistics ManagerApril 2, 2019
Ocean Network Express Celebrates First Anniversary of Operations

Ocean Network Express Celebrates First Anniversary of Operations

Danny GillApril 1, 2019
Sealand Asia Launch New Intra-Asia 1 (IA1) Service

Sealand Asia Launch New Intra-Asia 1 (IA1) Service

Logistics ManagerApril 1, 2019
Maersk Relocate their Yangon Office in Myanmar

Maersk Relocate their Yangon Office in Myanmar

Logistics ManagerMarch 14, 2019
ZIM Announce Major Investment in Ladingo

ZIM Announce Major Investment in Ladingo

Logistics ManagerMarch 5, 2019
Crowley Maritime have officially christened the U.S.-flag combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ship MV Taíno in San Juan, where the company says their investments have ushered in a new era of world-class supply chain services in the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico trade.

Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico

Danny GillFebruary 25, 2019
Maersk to Launch Captain Peter Virtual Assistant in 2019

Maersk to Launch Captain Peter Virtual Assistant in 2019

Logistics ManagerFebruary 8, 2019
LM is the leading source of logistics and cargo news within ASEAN and is regarded as one of the most authoritative sources of information. Our subscribers keep up to date with the latest logistics news, views, features and events within ASEAN and beyond.
AFL Real Logo

Airfreight Logistics is the air cargo professional’s number one provider of news and information in ASEAN and around the World. To keep abreast of all the latest news and for in-depth features visit our website www.airfreight-logistics.com

UpMedio

Subscribe to our newsletter!

© 2015 Logistics Manager | About Us | Advertise | Subscribe | Contact | thai Thai Version