Cutting through the Brexit noise

The outcome of the British referendum to leave the European Union (EU) has sent shock waves across the globe that are still reverberating. 51.9%of Brits voted ‘leave’ the security of the EU to 48.1 percent who voted ‘remain’; in the immediate aftermath David Cameron promptly resigned as Prime Minister; UK banks lost around almost 22% […]

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Allianz named ‘International Corporation of the Year’ in Africa

At the 5th annual Africa CEO Forum held in Geneva March 20-21, Allianz received the ‘International Corporation of the Year’ award. Coenraad Vrolijk, Regional CEO Africa at Allianz, said: “We are so honored that Allianz’ commitment to Africa has been recognized with this award. Allianz has been in Africa for 105 years.” And he added: […]

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Seatrade Gains Energy Efficiency EDGE

Expanding its refrigerated container capabilities with an eye toward reducing energy consumption, Seatrade Group N.V. has acquired more than 2 400 Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® container refrigeration units, This includes 2 000 featuring EDGE energy-saving technology. “The PrimeLINE units were selected for their reliability and performance as well as Carrier’s extensive support network,” says Gerben van Zwieten, […]

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Global economy gathers steam

Despite a guarded global economic growth outlook last year, the world economy gathered steam in the first quarter of 2017. “Export confidence was up with regard to all major markets. Of these, the United States saw the highest level of confidence in the first quarter of 2017 (50.3), followed closely by Japan (49.8) and the […]

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