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Sune Thorleifsson, new Head of Projects at SAL Heavy Lift (Photo credit: SAL Heavy Lift)

Sune Thorleifsson, new Head of Projects at SAL Heavy Lift (Photo credit: SAL Heavy Lift)

Sune Thorleifsson takes over Project Department at SAL

Hamburg,  5 October 2015 – SAL is pleased to announce Mr Sune Thorleifsson as their new Head of Project Department. Having already been with SAL before, he is providing the best possible premises for a prosperous new start with SAL.

Sune Thorleifsson started with SAL in 2004 after having worked five years in respective Rotterdam and Singapore. Until 2012, he was responsible for managing the Project Department of SAL. From 2012 to 2015, Sune worked as Project Director both in Combi Lift as well as BigLift. Sune Thorleifsson has in his various management positions and many years in the industry been broadening his experience in the heavy lift shipping industry and is now returning to SAL with his great know-how, new ideas and concepts. As of 1st of October, his responsibilities are to strengthen and expand the Project Department, which includes maintaining and expanding key client relationships but also developing new business opportunities.

“I’m very pleased that I have been given the opportunity to work together with my “new” old colleagues, and am looking forward to promoting our safe and excellent service in many years to come”, he points out.

About SAL Heavy Lift

SAL Heavy Lift, a member of the “K” Line Group, is one of the world’s leading carriers specialized in sea transport of heavy lift and project cargo. The company was founded in 1980 as “Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land GmbH & Co. KG” and belongs to “K” Line Group since 2011.  The modern fleet of 16 heavy lift vessels offers highly flexible options to customers. The vessels of SAL Heavy Lift boast an impressive travel speed of 20 knots, up to 3500 square metres of unobstructed main deck space and combined crane capacities ranging from 550 to 2000 tons: amongst the world’s highest lifting capacity in the heavy lift sector. As a leading global company in the heavy lift and project cargo segment, the company meets the highest standards with regard to quality, technical innovation and health, safety and environment.  www.sal-heavylift.com

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