KWH Logistics, one of KWH Group’s divisions, is uniting its ship agency operations under the new Galea Shipping brand.
Oy Blomberg Stevedoring Ab, part of the KWH Logistics business division, has acquired a crane with a lifting capacity of 208 tonnes to the Port of Vaskiluoto in Vaasa. The crane s one of the largest harbour cranes in Finland and at the same time in the northern Baltic Sea. The value of the acquisition is approximately EUR 7 million.
Our division KWH Logistics is among the first in line participating in a development project where they convert the existing equipment from diesel to electric. The converting process starts with changing the power line of the equipment into a new one and continues by utilizing every part that is possible.
Major changes are taking place in KWH Logistics’ management this spring.
The current Head of Division of KWH Logistics and CEO of Oy Backman-Trummer Ab, Hannu Uusi-Pohjola, will move forward into retirement as of 1.5.2021. Forestry engineer, MBA Joakim Laxåback has been appointed his successor.
Oy M. Rauanheimo Ab and Outokumpu Shipping Oy have signed a contract for crane operations in the port of Tornio. The operations will commence in the beginning of year 2021.
KWH Logistics, formerly known as Backman-Trummer Group, has renewed both its name and its brand.
Oy M. Rauanheimo Ab has signed a letter of intent with Port of Hanko Ltd to start a long-term cooperation.
KWH Group has three articles in Coastline, a magazine that presents all the people, companies and phenomenons behind the Ostrobothnian success.
The year 2017 has been a time for strong growth for KWH Group. The growth means also need for new personnel and know-how. KWH Group has hired over 100 people after the beginning of the year and has now almost 2000 employees.
Vuosaari Harbour will serve as the export harbour for the new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski.