Archive for the ‘Person Profiles’ Category

The Swedish Club Appoints Five New Board Members

Lars Rhodin,Managing Director, The Swedish Clubspeaking at the Club’s AGM AGM2018: The Swedish Club announced at its AGM last week that it has appointed five new Board members. The following new Board members were elected, bringing with them a wealth of experience from many sectors of the shipping...
June 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp
Harbourlife – Patick Verhoeven With the English edition of ‘Harbour Life’ the Antwerp-based publisher Pandora returns to its maritime roots. ‘Harbour Life’ presents the full gamut of life in the Port of Antwerp. In four walking and cycling tours through the city and port, author Patrick...
June 19th, 2018 | Books, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Travis Monson Becomes CEO at Callisto Agency Systems Co

Travis Monson Becomes CEO at  Callisto Agency Systems Co
Trevis Monson Shipping agency software supplier Callisto Agency Systems Co has appointed a new CEO to take its A3 product, which is designed to reduce the administrative workload and improve efficiencies for ship agencies, to the next level. ​After 15 years with Monson Agencies Australia, and over...
June 18th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW boosts Greek ship finance with partner appointment and senior associate hire as office celebrates 25th Anniversary

HFW boosts Greek ship finance with partner appointment  and senior associate hire as office celebrates 25th Anniversary
Sector-focused law firm HFW has boosted its leading Greek ship finance practice with the promotion of Piraeus consultant Kalliopi Karaiskaki to partner and the hire of senior associate Dimitra Gelti. Kalliopi has also been appointed as head of the firm’s ship finance practice in Piraeus. The moves...
June 15th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, News, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA announces strategic appointment in the USA

IMCA announces strategic appointment in the USA
Bruce Gresham The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced that Bruce Gresham has been appointed as director for client engagement in the USA, in a part-time consulting role. He will be supporting the Association in developing and expanding its engagement with oil companies...
June 15th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

PD Ports director Jim French recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

PD Ports director Jim French recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
Jim French MBE Jim French, PD Ports’ Director Portcentric Logistics and former RHA (Road Haulage Association) Chairman, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to young people in the transport industry. Jim started his career as a traffic office trainee before moving...
June 12th, 2018 | Awards, HR, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fast-growing start-up Adnavem hires operations specialist Andreas Gustavsson

Andreas Gustavsson In June 2018 the Adnavem team was further strengthened with the operations specialist  Andreas Gustavsson who most recently comes from TTS Marine AB where he was responsible for all logistics. “We are proud and happy that Andreas Gustavsson decided to join Adnavem and I am confident...
June 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

AIG’s Kathleen Bibbings named new BIMA President

AIG’s Kathleen Bibbings named new BIMA President
New Bermuda Insurance Management Association (BIMA) President Kathleen Bibbings Hamilton, Bermuda, June 5, 2018 – Kathleen Bibbings, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry and currently heads up AIG’s Bermuda captive operations, has been appointed President...
June 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Paul “Chip” Jaenichen joins Liberty Global Logistics

Paul “Chip” Jaenichen joins Liberty Global Logistics
Paul “Chip” Jaenichen Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) announced today that Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, former U.S. Maritime Administrator, has joined the Company as its Executive Vice President – US Flag. In his new position, he will be responsible for the oversight of the day to day aspects of the...
June 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

North P&I Club’s Tony Baker steps down after 14 Years at the helm of loss prevention

North P&I Club’s Tony Baker steps down after 14 Years at the helm of loss prevention
Tony Baker 4 June, 2018 – After almost 14 years of running North P&I Club’s loss prevention department, Tony Baker (Director, Loss Prevention), will step down from this role on 30 June 2018. Following 18 years at sea and other roles in the industry, including working as a lecturer in maritime...
June 4th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

New offices in new York, Shanghai and Athens signal Newport Shipping expansion

New offices in new York, Shanghai and Athens signal Newport Shipping expansion
Newport Shipping Group CEO Erol Sarikaya Newport Shipping Group announced today that it has opened new offices in New York City, Shanghai, and Athens as part of the company’s “near customer, near market” efforts, expanding its presence in key shipowning and ship repair communities around the world. The...
June 4th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Britannia Appoints New Exclusive Correspondent in Copenhagen

Britannia Appoints New Exclusive Correspondent in Copenhagen
Michael Boje-Larsen Britannia is further bolstering its overseas presence with the appointment of a new exclusive correspondent in Copenhagen, Denmark. Denmark is an important market for Britannia and accounts for approximately 16% of its business. The move to open an office in Copenhagen is designed...
May 31st, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA announces new president

IMCA announces new president
Iain Grainger Iain Grainger of McDermott becomes IMCA’s new President and Chairman of the Board In accordance with its constitution, International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announces that Iain Grainger is its new President and Chairman of the Board. Iain, Vice President Commercial at...
May 22nd, 2018 | Associations, News, Person Profiles | Read More

New COO for Transnet National Ports Authority

New COO for Transnet National Ports Authority
Ms Nozipho Mdawe, Chief Operating Officer (COO), [Johannesburg, South Africa, 21 May 2018]  As Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) settles into the new financial year 2018/19 its focus is on using its strengths to grow and diversify its business and to establish itself as a world class ports authority. Ms...
May 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute welcomes three new board members

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute welcomes three new board members
l to r: Robert Cannizzaro, Richard Larrabee and Susan Winfree Hamburg Sud’s Robert Cannizzaro, Admiral Richard Larrabee and NYSA’s Susan Winfree Join CII’s Board of Directors (Holmdel, NJ) May 17, 2018 – The Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) has announced three...
May 17th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, Person Profiles | Read More

Greek Shipping Leading the Way

Greek Shipping Leading the Way
Tony Allen, Director (Greece), North P&I Club Greek Shipping Leading the Way By Tony Allen, Director (Greece), North P&I Club It is nearly a decade since the global crisis began and Greek shipping has proven its ability to weather the storm. With freight rates improving a little at least in some...
May 17th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana Containerships announces results of 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Diana Containerships announces results of 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
.. Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Results of 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders ATHENS, GREECE, May 10, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that the Company’s Annual...
May 10th, 2018 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Results of 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Results of 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
ATHENS, GREECE, May 10, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) was duly held on May 7, 2018, in Limassol, Cyprus,...
May 10th, 2018 | Accountancy, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry
Sylvia Boer, Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. WISTA the Netherlands was founded in 2000 and currently has 140 members from across the maritime industry. Sylvia,...
May 9th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A critical analysis of some issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters

A critical analysis of some issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters
Emily Lionis A critical analysis of some issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters by Emily Lionis* ABSTRACT The purpose of this dissertation is to review certain issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters, an area of maritime law which has become fairly...
May 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Insight, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Andreas Chrysostomou joins Tototheo Maritime

Andreas Chrysostomou joins Tototheo Maritime
Andreas Chrysostomou Tototheo Maritime is pleased to announce that Andreas Chrysostomou has joined its ranks. As Chief Strategy Officer, Mr Chrysostomou will play a key role in developing and implementing the global satellite communications and technology provider’s strategic vision. Andreas Chrysostomou...
May 4th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles | Read More

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired
In recognition of her dedicated service to the charity, His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent presented Ann with a certificate at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary service The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society, has retired yesterday ...
May 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

Thomas Cooper hires Shipping & Insurance Specialist Rhys Clift

Thomas Cooper hires Shipping & Insurance Specialist Rhys Clift
International law firm, Thomas Cooper, is pleased to annouce the appointment of Rhys Clift,  as a partner in its Shipping & Insurance group, based in London. Rhys has over 30 years’ experience in commercial litigation and arbitration; specialising in marine and non-marine (re)insurance; maritime...
May 3rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Ambassador Fatema Khamis Al Mazrouei seeks to step up trade links between the UAE and Europe

Ambassador Fatema Khamis Al Mazrouei seeks to step up trade links between the UAE and Europe
Her Excellency Fatema Khamis Al Mazrouei Boosting trade relations is high on the agenda of the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Denmark. Her Excellency Fatema Khamis Al Mazrouei says that her Copenhagen base is a strong platform for furthering growing links with the European Union as a whole. She...
May 3rd, 2018 | Insight, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

Port pro of the month: Luckasz Greinke (PL)

Port pro of the month: Luckasz Greinke (PL)
Luckasz Greinke Since 2016, Luckasz Greinke has been serving as the new President of the Board and Managing Director of the Port of Gdańsk. After two years in this position, we thought it was time for a conversation! In this Port pro of the month, Luckasz Greinke will tell you more about his long term...
May 2nd, 2018 | Communication, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More