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Interferry names new chairman and board members

Interferry names new chairman and board members
Interferry chairman John Steen-Mikkelsen Interferry, the trade association representing the worldwide ferry industry, has announced that the new chairman of its board of directors is John Steen-Mikkelsen, CEO of Danish ferry operator Danske Faerger. He was elected together with three new board members...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | 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

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

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

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

The Blue MBA appoints Gunnar Georgs as an Ambassador to enhance links with German market

The Blue MBA appoints Gunnar Georgs as an Ambassador to enhance links with German market
Gunnar Georgs Gunnar Georgs, a maritime industry personality with impressive experience in Europe and Asia, is to be an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) with special responsibility for the German market. He will enhance the links of the world-renowned Copenhagen...
September 24th, 2018 | Academia, Communication, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Richard Turner elected President of IUMI

Richard Turner elected President of IUMI
Richard Turner 19 September, Cape Town. Richard Turner, European Director of Global Risk Solutions at RSA Insurance Group has been elected President of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). In accordance with the Articles of Association, IUMI’s Council formally elected Richard at...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles | Read More

BIFA expands training team with another key appointment

BIFA expands training team with another key appointment
Claire Capaccioli The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Claire Capaccioli as Trainer – Freight and Customs Procedures.  For some time the trade association for freight forwarding companies has anticipated a significant increase...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Education and Training, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

New management structure at IBIA

New management structure at IBIA
Justin Murphy The International Bunker Industry Association is restructuring to provide a greater diversity of expertise within the secretariat to match IBIA’s ambitions and goals. The changes will take effect when Justin Murphy, the current CEO, leaves his post at IBIA on September 15 to take up a...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

HRAS welcomes new research intern Alejandro Woodroffe Guzman

HRAS welcomes new research intern Alejandro Woodroffe Guzman
HRAS welcomes new research intern Alejandro Woodroffe Guzman Press Release Immediate Friday 8 September 2018 Human Rights at Sea welcomes a new intern, Alejandro Guzman Woodroffe to conduct remote research on the Charity’s pillar Business and Human Rights.   Alejandro  is a qualified Venezuelan...
September 7th, 2018 | Charity, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Kimmo Naski elected as the new Chairman of the Baltic Ports Organization

Kimmo Naski elected as the new Chairman of the Baltic Ports Organization
Dr Kimmo Naski, the CEO of the Port of HaminaKotka, Dr Kimmo Naski, the CEO of the Port of HaminaKotka, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO). The vote took place during the annual event organized by the BPO, the Baltic Ports Conference, held on 6 – 7 September...
September 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Person Profiles | Read More

ABS: New Director for GSSC

ABS: New Director for GSSC
When the ABS Operating Model launched last spring, Dr. Elias Kariambas was recruited from his duties with the Global Ship Systems Center (GSSC) to join the newly formed Business Development team.  Elias was a successful first director, having supported the GSSC from its inception in June 2017 through...
August 31st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Foreship appoints Head of Project Management Services to meet shipowner demand

Foreship appoints Head of Project Management Services to meet shipowner demand
Viktor Gingsjo has been appointed Foreship Head of Project Management Services Foreship has appointed Viktor Gingsjo as Head of Project Management Services – a newly-created post that reflects a significant rise in demand for this aspect of the leading naval architect and engineering company’s services. The...
August 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden
Johan Ehn The GAC Group has appointed industry veteran and current Chair of the Swedish Shipbrokers Association, Johan Ehn, as Managing Director of its operation in Sweden. Ehn started his career in shipping in 1989 when he joined Swedish Maritime AB, and subsequently gained logistics expertise as a...
August 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Dupre Marine Transportation launches Helm CONNECT Personnel

Dupre Marine Transportation launches Helm CONNECT Personnel
Rachel Aylard, Product Manager for Helm CONNECT Personnel, signs with the Dupre Marine Transportation​ team Houma, Louisiana-based towing operator becomes first company to roll out new Helm Operations software for crew management. Houma, LA – Leading marine software company Helm Operations...
August 23rd, 2018 | Accountancy, Chartering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

DWF launches Asia corporate insurance practice with partner appointment

DWF launches Asia corporate insurance practice with partner appointment
Jonathan Goacher DWF has appointed corporate and regulatory partner Jonathan Goacher to its Singapore office as the business looks to strengthen its transactional practice in the Asia Pacific region. He joins from Kennedys, where he led the firm’s regional corporate insurance practice, prior to...
August 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Management news from the American Club

Management news from the American Club
MANAGEMENT NEWS After more than sixteen years’ service to the American Club, most recently as Senior Vice President of Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. (SCB), in which capacity he occupied the roles of Global Claims Director and General Counsel, George Tsimis has recently resigned from the management...
August 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

David F. Doorley named CFO of SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd.

David F. Doorley named CFO of SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd.
David F. Doorley (WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ) August 22, 2018 –  SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd. (“SeaCube”), is pleased to announce the promotion of David F. Doorley to the position of Chief Financial Officer. This promotion was announced by Robert Sappio, CEO, SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd. Prior...
August 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

New North American Office for North

New North American Office for North
Ian Duthie August 22, 2018 – North P&I Club has today announced the opening of a new office in New York, USA, to represent our interests across North America.   The new office will be headed by Ian Duthie, who joins the Club from brokers, Marsh. The office will work closely with the existing...
August 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Niels Juncker: a leader in marine cleaning sector backs the Blue MBA

Niels Juncker: a leader in marine cleaning sector backs the Blue MBA
Niels Juncker Searching for possibilities in a $1bn-plus market, supporting the growing focus on safe chemicals and clean environment, and helping the shipping industry in its fight for survival; taking the latest chem-tech and quality equipment to a business area which values its traditions yet is open...
August 21st, 2018 | Environment, Health and Safety, Insight, Maritime Education and Training, News, Oceanology, Person Profiles, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

Nomination for IUMI President

Nomination for IUMI President
Richard Turner The presidency of IUMI – the International Union of Marine Insurance – is for a four-year term. The present incumbent, Dieter Berg, ends his full term at this year’s IUMI annual conference in Cape Town and will formally hand over the position to his successor on Wednesday 19...
August 15th, 2018 | Associations, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles | Read More

North P&I Club adds strength and depth to the Greek office team

North P&I Club adds strength and depth to the Greek office team
Paul Jennings August 13, 2018 – Leading global marine insurer North P&I Club has further strengthened its Greece based team with a number of new appointments and internal promotions, demonstrating North’s continuing commitment to providing the highest standards of service to its local...
August 13th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Alexey Khaydukov elected President of PAO Novoship

Alexey Khaydukov elected President of PAO Novoship
Alexey Khaydukov President Novoship The Board of Directors of PAO Novoship has elected Alexey Khaydukov as the company’s new President. Igor Tonkovidov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PAO Novoship, introduced the new President to the company’s management team on 8 August, in Novorossiysk. Novoship’s...
August 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More