Archive for the ‘Person Profiles’ Category

DVB Bank – Changes at the Board of Managing Directors

DVB Bank – Changes at the Board of Managing Directors
Wolfgang Köhler, Chairman of DVB Frankfurt/Main, 23 November 2017 – DVB Bank SE (DVB) announces that on 30 November 2017 Bart Veldhuizen will step down from the Board of Managing Directors and leave DVB. On 1 December 2017, David Goring-Thomas, Member of DVB’s Board of Managing Directors...
November 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

SHIPSERV appoints Business and Account director for EMEA and opens Athens office

SHIPSERV appoints Business and Account director for EMEA and opens Athens office
Philip Nielsen, EMEA New Business & Account Director, ShipServ Philip Nielsen to support continued growth drive in Europe with specific focus on building relationships with Greek shipowners and operators in Southern Europe    LONDON – 23 November 2017: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime...
November 23rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK
Hans Rasmussen – Chairman The founder member of Telemar (UK) Ltd, Rodger Perks, who stepped down from the board at the end of September, after 18 years as managing director, has agreed to postpone retirement to join the board of SRH International (SRHi) based in London, as a non-executive director. SRHi...
November 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tsavliris takes charge of top school in Athens

Tsavliris takes charge of top school in Athens
Nicholas A. Tsavliris NICOLAS A. TSAVLIRIS, NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HELLENIC-AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION Nicolas A. Tsavliris was elected Chairman of the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation (Athens College), the largest and most prestigious school in Greece. Mr Tsavliris...
November 20th, 2017 | Education and Training, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

New legal commentary on CMR uncovers Danish and international jurisprudence

New legal commentary on CMR uncovers Danish and international jurisprudence
Ulla Fabricius The inclusion of additional protocols to the CMR Convention in Danish legislation gave access to the possibility of establishing electronic freight agreements and communications for international road transport in Denmark. Lawyer and partner Ulla Fabricius has prepared a new legal commentary...
November 16th, 2017 | Insight, Land Trasnport, Legal, Logistics, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”
Vitaly Klyuyev The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview* with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev**, Director...
November 14th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, HR, IMO, Interviews, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement | Read More

Monika Lemajic: achiever in maritime project management and enthusiast for the Blue MBA

Monika Lemajic: achiever in maritime project management and enthusiast for the Blue MBA
Monika Lemajic As business improvement project manager for maritime at Thales Australia, Monika Lemajic has an ideal view of business activity in her chosen industry – and a wonderful view from her office window. The yard is on Sydney Harbour, “and we have lovely views of the famous bridge from here.” For...
November 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

MacGregor celebrates opening of its Head office in Singapore

MacGregor celebrates opening of its Head office in Singapore
Grand opening ribbon cutting – (from left to right) Michel van Roozendaal, Finnish Ambassador Paula Parviainen, Dutch Ambassador, Margriet Vonno, Mika Vehviläinen, Tan Kong Hwee, EDB CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 13 NOVEMBER 2017 AT 11:00 AM EST MacGregor, part of Cargotec, announced plans in September...
November 13th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Middle East and India appointment by IMCA

Middle East and India appointment by IMCA
Chris Rodricks Chris Rodricks has been appointed in a business development role for the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in their Middle East and India Region. “Chris is well known to IMCA and its members, having been Chairman of our Middle East and India Region for the past...
November 13th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, major European bourses opened lower on Friday on the back of increased...
November 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Reflecting Asian bourses’ positive tone, the majority of European equity markets were modestly higher in early trade on Wednesday supported...
November 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Additional Diving technical adviser joins IMCA

Additional Diving technical adviser joins IMCA
Tim Helsdon Tim Helsdon has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) team as a Technical Adviser – Diving working with Bryan McGlinchy, the Senior Diving Technical Adviser, and fellow Adviser, Peter Sieniewicz. IMCA’s Diving Division has some 330 member companies globally and...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Maersk Container Industry appoints new CEO

Maersk Container Industry appoints new CEO
Sean S. Fitzgerald Accomplished international manufacturing leader to spearhead continued market expansion, technology development and efficient operations. Maersk Container Industry (MCI) announced today that it has appointed Sean S. Fitzgerald as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2018. Maersk...
November 3rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring gains in the majority of Asian bourses earlier today, European equity markets opened higher on Wednesday supported by improved...
November 1st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was little changed on the day but still below recent multi-month highs as investors turned more cautious on news that two former...
October 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 30, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 30, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the EUR/USD remained under pressure as President Mario Draghi’s dovish tone at last week’s ECB post-meeting press...
October 30th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting to keep its key interest rates stable and extend the APP programme...
October 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD edged lower early on Tuesday as market attention turns to the candidate who will replace Fed Chair Janet Yellen when her term...
October 24th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Friday and UST yields moved higher on the back of increased US tax reform optimism. With a...
October 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…
John Faraclas Did I hear you say shipping business intuition, eh??? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a steady upwards …“spree” ended the day with four points down at 1,578, which on the other hand is 91 points plus since last week’s closing (1,487). The wets were both down. The Geopolitics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Charity, European Union, Events, Food and Drink, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Tipping point: law firms must change or die

Tipping point: law firms must change or die
Julian Clark Tipping point: law firms must change of die – Interview with Julian Clark, Hill Dickinson Law firms have a stark choice, says Julian Clark, Head of Global Shipping at Hill Dickinson: be prepared to make radical changes, or cease to exist altogether. These are changing and challenging...
October 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Interviews, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

U-Freight gains further accreditation for E-Commerce capabilities

U-Freight gains further accreditation for E-Commerce capabilities
The U-Freight Group (UFL) – www.ufreight.com – has seen its North American E-commerce Fulfillment Centre (EFC) being named as one of the most valuable by the China Cross Border Electronic Commerce Professional Committee. Diana Peng, Vice President of the Hong Kong-based freight forwarding and logistics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Friday and UST yields moved higher on the back of increased US tax reform optimism. With a...
October 20th, 2017 | At the end of the day..., Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Blue MBA Ambassador

The Blue MBA Ambassador
Thomas Damsgaard The Blue MBA appoints Thomas Damsgaard as Ambassador to enhance links with North and Central America Thomas Damsgaard, a global maritime and logistics executive based in Houston, Texas, has been formally named as an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue...
October 20th, 2017 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In a letter sent to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy earlier today, Catalan leader Puigdemont said that the Catalan parliament will...
October 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More