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KVH Videotel announces promotion of Raal Harris to managing director

KVH Videotel announces promotion of Raal Harris to managing director
Raal Harris KVH Videotel, a market-leading provider of training films, computer-based training, and eLearning for the maritime industry, announced today that Raal Harris has been named managing director. In his new role, Mr. Harris is responsible for the overall business, including creative production,...
November 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company
Brent Bruun, Chief Operating Officer The promotions leverage business and maritime industry experience within the tech innovation company MIDDLETOWN, RI – November 15, 2018 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), a leader in global mobile connectivity and inertial navigation solutions, today announced...
November 15th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation
In December 2017, RINA, the certification, testing, inspection and consultancy multinational, unveiled its new corporate brand identity to clients worldwide. RINA’s new positioning acknowledges the new role of digitalisation. This is not only evident within the company’s own in-house processes,...
November 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, IT and Communications | Read More

BDA appoints Roland (Andy) Burrows as next CEO

BDA appoints Roland (Andy) Burrows as next CEO
Roland (Andy) Burrows Hamilton, Bermuda, November 13, 2018 – The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) announced today its Board of Directors has appointed Roland (Andy) Burrows as the organisation’s next Chief Executive Officer. Burrows, who most recently served as Chief Investment...
November 13th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility
A quarter of a century after opening the first distribution centre in the Middle East, GAC Dubai has officially unveiled its new purpose-built contract logistics facility, at Dubai South. The inauguration ceremony was held under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of...
November 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Kierstin Lachtman to succeed Joe Ludwiczak as head of LSC

Kierstin Lachtman to succeed Joe Ludwiczak as head of LSC
Kierstin Lachtman Kierstin Lachtman to succeed Joe Ludwiczak as head of Liberian Shipowners’ Council Kierstin M Lachtman is to take over as General Secretary of the Liberian Shipowners’ Council Ltd (LSC) in February 2019 from Joseph E Ludwiczak, who is retiring after 17 years at the helm. Kierstin,...
November 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Flags, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana announces the sale of a panamax dry bulk vessel, the m/v Triton

Diana announces the sale of a panamax dry bulk vessel, the m/v Triton
ATHENS, GREECE, November 7, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated...
November 7th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping and offshore finance expert Martin Brown joins Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance

Shipping and offshore finance expert Martin Brown joins Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance
Martin Brown Law firm Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has strengthened its shipping and offshore finance practice with the appointment of Martin Brown as partner. Brown joins the firm from Ince & Co, where he was head of finance in Singapore. Brown specialises in cross-border ship finance...
November 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Wärtsilä divests its pumps business

Wärtsilä divests its pumps business
Wärtsilä Corporation, 31 October 2018 at 2.25 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has divested its pumps business to Solix Group, a Scandinavian investment company with offices in Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden. Wärtsilä Pumps has belonged to the Wärtsilä Marine Solutions organisation...
October 31st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Diana completes redemption of its 8.50% senior notes due 2020

Diana completes redemption of its 8.50% senior notes due 2020
DIANA SHIPPING INC. COMPLETES REDEMPTION OF ITS 8.50% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2020 ATHENS, GREECE, October 30, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on October 29, 2018, it completed the...
October 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Stock Markets | Read More

Hill Dickinson Hong Kong boosts shipping practice with two senior hires

Hill Dickinson Hong Kong boosts shipping practice with two senior hires
Edward Liu, Counsel, Hill Dickinson Hong Kong. Leading commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed two senior hires to join its Hong Kong office. Counsel and registered foreign lawyer Edward Liu and Counsel Antony Cowie both joined on 22 October 2018. Edward, a qualified solicitor in England and...
October 29th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Ince & Co LLP to merge with Gordon Dadds LLP

Ince & Co LLP to merge with Gordon Dadds LLP
Peter Rogan As you may have seen, it was announced this morning that the members of Ince & Co International LLP have approved the terms of a merger with Gordon Dadds LLP to form a top 40 UK legal firm, Ince Gordon Dadds LLP.  This is a momentous time for us and I want to take the opportunity...
October 29th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

ShipMoney announces new appointments to its operations in Europe

ShipMoney announces new appointments to its operations in Europe
Stuart Ostrow of SeaMoney Specialised global maritime payments provider ShipMoney is delighted to announce a series of high level appointments to its European operations team. Roula Zachariou joins the ShipMoney team as Vice President of Business Development and Client Management. She brings with her...
October 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

MarineTraffic appoints COO, sets bold path for future

MarineTraffic appoints COO, sets bold path for future
Nikos Psaltopoulos (left), COO, MarineTraffic and Demitris Memos, CEO, MarineTraffic Athens, 12 October 2018 – Global ship tracking and intelligence company MarineTraffic has appointed Nikos Psaltopoulos as its first ever Chief Operating Officer (COO) to bolster the firm’s ambitious 2020...
October 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón  at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz
l to r: Capt. Jens Gulowsen (Braemar), Capt. Mikael Degerlund (Boudicca), Capt. Henrik Mattsson (Black Watch), Capt. Juha Sartela (Boudicca), Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Mr. Fred Olsen Jr, President of FRED OLSEN CRUISE LINES, Capt. Jozo Glavic (Braemar), Capt. Valentin Giuglea (Black Watch), Capt. Rommel...
October 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

North P&I Club celebrates new, larger office opening in Piraeus

North P&I Club celebrates new, larger office opening in Piraeus
Paul Jennings and Ioanna Procoplou cutting the ribbon at office opening October 10, 2018 – North P&I Club celebrated the opening of its new office in Piraeus, Greece, yesterday with an open-house reception for around 350 representatives from the Greek shipping community. The reception, which...
October 10th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

North P&I Club strengthens global underwriting team

North P&I Club strengthens global underwriting team
North P&I Club joint managing director Paul Jennings October 8, 2018 – North P&I Club has further strengthened its underwriting team to meet the evolving needs of its global membership, with the appointment of a new UK based underwriter combined with some operational changes to a number...
October 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. TO launch extension for business combination

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. TO launch extension for business combination
October 5, 2018 – Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: HUNT) (the “Company” or “Hunter”) announced that it has today commenced a tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) to purchase up to 14,173,100 of its Class A common shares, par value $0.0001 per share, at a purchase price of $10.00...
October 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Mergers and Aquisitions | Read More

Farewell M. Didier Bouttier

Farewell M. Didier Bouttier
Mr. Didier Bouttier, Senior Vice President, South Europe, Middle East and Africa zone (SEMEA) retired at the end of September. In a distinguished career – spanning 36 years of dedicated service to the Marine & Offshore division of Bureau Veritas – he oversaw significant growth in the...
October 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Britannia Announces Team for Greek Office Opening

Britannia Announces Team for Greek Office Opening
Britannia Announces Team for Greek Office Opening Britannia has finalised its Greek office opening plans by announcing the team that has recently taken up residence in Piraeus, Greece. The office will be tasked with enhancing service delivery to its Greek members and is part of an ongoing expansion of...
October 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

GTMaritime celebrates 20 years delivering essential maritime communications with excellence

GTMaritime celebrates 20 years delivering essential maritime communications with excellence
GTMaritime, the maritime communication specialists, are celebrating 20 years of delivering essential maritime communications with excellence. Since 1998 GTMaritime has been providing a range of technology solutions to the maritime industry that serve to enable effective communications over satellite. In...
October 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, IT and Communications | Read More

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value
Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 October 2018 at 9.30 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has decided to reorganise into two business areas, Wärtsilä Marine Business and Wärtsilä Energy Business, covering both new sales and services for the respective markets. With this change, Wärtsilä...
October 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets | Read More

Glander International Bunkering Opens New Office in Spain

Glander International Bunkering Opens New Office in Spain
Hernan B. Ortiz Glander International Bunkering, a leading marine fuel and lubricant trading firm, has now opened in Valencia, Spain. The Valencia office will be the company’s seventh office globally and third service point in Europe, serving clients in the Mediterranean and Spanish-speaking regions. As...
October 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

AAL continues North America expansion strategy with appointment of Michael Morgan as GM of America

AAL continues North America expansion strategy with appointment of Michael Morgan as GM of America
Michael Morland, AAL General Manager Americas September 24, 2018 – Global multipurpose operator AAL has announced the appointment of Michael Morland to the role of General Manager Americas. Following AAL’s appointment of Marc Schutzbier as its Canadian Commercial Manager at the end of 2017, Michael’s...
September 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More