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Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019, The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019,  The Winners
Winners of 2019 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 THE WINNERS Economou, Hadjieleftheriadis, Martinos and Youroukos win awards in front of over 1,000 at annual shipping gala – M/Maritime, Latsco Shipping, Levante Ferries and Piraeus Bank among others honoured – Shipowner George Economou...
December 9th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, has been awarded as International Personality of the Year at the 16th Lloyd’s List...
December 7th, 2019 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

V.Group appoints John Adams as managing director of V.Ships UK Ltd

V.Group appoints John Adams as managing director of V.Ships UK Ltd
John Adams V.Group appoints John Adams as managing director of V.Ships UK Ltd December 2, Glasgow, UK – V.Group today announced the appointment of John Adams as managing director of V.Ships UK Ltd. John brings a wealth of experience from 30 years at Teekay Shipping, most recently holding the...
December 2nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

GEODIS: Albertine Hanin named EVP Group Legal & Insurance

GEODIS: Albertine Hanin named EVP Group Legal & Insurance
Albertine Hanin GEODIS: Albertine Hanin named EVP Group Legal & Insurance Albertine Hanin has been appointed EVP Group Legal & Insurance at GEODIS. She becomes a member of the Group’s Management Board, directly reports to Marie-Christine Lombard, Chief Executive Officer of GEODIS.  Albertine...
December 2nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Land Trasnport, Logistics, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Brravery at Sea

Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Brravery at Sea
Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly of USCG, being warmly congratulated by IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly* receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Bravery at Sea He was called upon and said: “Good evening Ministers, Secretary General, Excellences, distinguished...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Person Profiles, Safety and Security | Read More

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!
What a reaction! Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize! I was more than honoured to be present to this award for a man whom I know for years, his life being interwoven with the Shipping Industry in all sectors, particularly with tankers. Joe J. Angelo was the former Deputy Managing...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Intertanko, Person Profiles | Read More

GAC opens in Gibraltar

GAC opens in Gibraltar
l to r: Sergio Delatorre (Agency Coordinator), Manuel Tirado (CEO & Captain of the Port of Gibraltar), Herman Jorgensen (MD, GAC UK), John Ghio (Deputy Captain of the Port) and Ivo Verheyen (GAC Group VP, Europe). GAC opens in Gibraltar Gibraltar, 22 November 2019 – As part of its ongoing European...
November 22nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking

Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking
New hire – James Whistler, Head of Energy Derivatives, SSY Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking Leading independent shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) is launching a new energy derivatives service through its derivatives business SSY Futures Ltd., based in New York,...
November 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Energy, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy

South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy
Aldworth Mbalati, Chief Executive Officer, DNG Energy South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy Company to commence LNG bunkering operations from Algoa Bay in 2020 in line with ongoing investment drive London, November 20, 2019 – DNG Energy, the leading South...
November 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, LNG, Person Profiles | Read More

Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany

Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany
Olli Somerkallio has been appointed Managing Director of Foreship GmbH Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany  Leading naval architect and marine engineering company Foreship has announced plans to establish a new business entity in Germany, targeting January 1, 2020 as the launch date...
November 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Danfoss Editron appoints Erno Tenhunen as new Marine Director

Danfoss Editron appoints Erno Tenhunen as new Marine Director
Erno Tenhunen   Danfoss Editron appoints Erno Tenhunen as new Marine Director Erno Tenhunen adds nearly 20 years’ experience to Danfoss Editron’s marine team. He joins from ABB, where he held several senior sales positions before moving into the company’s digital business. Erno Tenhunen anticipates...
November 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

ECSA welcomes the confirmation of new Transport Commissioner-designate Adina Ioana Vălean

ECSA welcomes the confirmation of new Transport Commissioner-designate Adina Ioana Vălean
ECSA welcomes the confirmation of new Transport Commissioner-designate Adina Ioana Vălean On behalf of the European shipping industry, ECSA warmly welcomes the confirmation of Adina Ioana Vălean as the new Transport Commissioner-designate, after the hearing at the European Parliament held yesterday. Of...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

Galileo Maritime Academy appoints Captain Julius Valladares

Galileo Maritime Academy appoints Captain Julius Valladares
Anthony H Gould AFNI FRGS Galileo Maritime Academy appoints Captain Julius Valladares  Galileo Maritime Academy appoints Captain Julius Valladares to head its’ MCA commercial courses and bridge simulator school in Phuket. The appointment of Capt. Julius Valladares as Director of Training and Internal...
November 1st, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, Yachting | Read More

IMarEST chairman presents Thordon founder with Engineering’s highest accolade

IMarEST chairman presents Thordon founder with Engineering’s highest accolade
George A. (Sandy) Thomson, 2019 Elmer A. Sperry Award Winner IMarEST chairman presents Thordon founder with Engineering’s highest accolade  On 31st October 2019, George A. (Sandy) Thomson, the founder of Thordon Bearings and a pioneer in the development of advanced polymer materials, was presented...
November 1st, 2019 | Associations, Awards, BIMCO, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year

WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year
2019-2020 WISTA International Executive Committee. l to r: Fabiana Simoes Martins, Sanjam Gupta, Alexandra Anagnostis, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Connie Roozen, Angie Hartmann, Naa Densua Aryeetey. WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year October 31, 2019-...
October 31st, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc announces appointment of deputy CEO

Performance Shipping Inc announces appointment of deputy CEO
.. PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ATHENS, GREECE, October 31, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that its board of directors has...
October 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Person Profiles, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager
Tom Adams Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager Navigate Response, the global maritime crisis communication consultancy, announced today that Tom Adams has joined its expanding London team as a Crisis Response Manager. Tom joins Navigate Response from the security sector...
October 30th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Claims, Company Profiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee

Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee
Ed Saade Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has reappointed Fugro USA President Edward Saade to its Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP). The 15-member federal advisory committee comprises individuals...
October 29th, 2019 | Climate, Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Person Profiles | Read More

Wrist Group CEO hands over the reins

Wrist Group CEO hands over the reins
Jens Holger Nielsen Wrist Group CEO hands over the reins Wrist Ship Supply announces that, as of 1st January 2020, Deputy Group CEO Jens Holger Nielsen will take over from Robert Kledal as Group CEO. Noerresundby, Denmark – Jens Holger Nielsen joined Wrist end April 2019 and will, as of January 2020,...
October 29th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Supplies | Read More

GEODIS: Stéphane Cassagne named new executive vice president of distribution & express line of business

GEODIS: Stéphane Cassagne named new executive vice president of distribution & express line of business
Stéphane Cassagne GEODIS: Stéphane Cassagne named new executive vice president of distribution & express line of business Stéphane Cassagne has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Distribution & Express Line of Business at GEODIS. He is a member of the Group’s Management Committee,...
October 29th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Appointment of Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Appointment of Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Appointment of Deputy Chief Executive Officer ATHENS, GREECE, October 25, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the appointment of Ms. Semiramis Paliou...
October 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Britannia Announces New Chairman

Britannia Announces New Chairman
(l-r) Outgoing Chairman Nigel Palmer with new Chairman Tony Firmin Britannia Announces New Chairman The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited (Britannia) has announced that on 15 October, Nigel Palmer OBE retired as chairman of the Britannia Board and was succeeded by Tony Firmin. Nigel...
October 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Blue acquires Maritime Consultancy 20|20 Marine Energy

Blue acquires Maritime Consultancy 20|20 Marine Energy
Blue Andrian Tolson Blue acquires Maritime Consultancy 20|20 Marine Energy BLUE Insight added to Inspire and Engage practices to provide commercial advisory services and research for business-critical areas that are evolving and disrupting traditional marine and energy business models LONDON and STAMFORD,...
October 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

New Horizons from Moore Greece

New Horizons from Moore Greece
Costas Constantinou, Managing Partner Moore Greece,Global Head of shipping Moore Global. New Horizons from Moore Greece Moore Stephens Greece, a pioneer in the Greek audit and accounting sector, a firm with deep roots in shipping, has changed its name to Moore Greece. This is part of a broader global...
October 23rd, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More