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Wikborg Rein appoints new shipping and energy partners in London

Wikborg Rein appoints new shipping and energy partners in London
Renaud Barbier-Emery LEADING international law firm Wikborg Rein has appointed two new partners and a senior lawyer to its Shipping, Trade, Energy & Infrastructure team in London. Renaud Barbier-Emery, who joins Wikborg Rein as a partner from Ince & Co, is a specialist in the energy, maritime...
December 13th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018
All Winners THE WINNERS Platsidakis, Palios, Frangou and Kassidokostas-Latsis  win awards in front of over 1,000 at annual shipping gala – Contships, Euronav, Seajets, Signal Ocean Platform among others honoured – Intercargo chairman John Platsidakis was named Greek Shipping Personality of...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Nicolas Blanchard appointed new Chief Clients and Products Officer (CCO)

Nicolas Blanchard appointed new Chief Clients and Products Officer (CCO)
CCO Nicolas Blanchard HAMBURG/KIEL – The Supervisory Board of HSH Nordbank has appointed Nicolas Blanchard (50) as a new Management Board member. He takes on the role of Chief Clients and Products Officer with immediate effect. Torsten Temp (58), the longstanding Board member for Markets, will resign...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office appoints Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE as Acting Chief Executive

UK Hydrographic Office appoints Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE as Acting Chief Executive
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, Acting Chief Executive & Accounting Officer TAUNTON, 10 DECEMBER 2018 – The UK Hydrographic Office has announced the appointment of Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, the current UK National Hydrographer and Deputy Chief Executive, to the position of Acting Chief Executive...
December 10th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Person Profiles | Read More

North P&I Club’s Alan Lo retires after 23 years with the Club

North P&I Club’s Alan Lo retires after 23 years with the Club
Alan Lo December 3, 2018 – After over 23 years of service, Alan Lo, the Director of North’s Hong Kong office, retired on 30 November. Alan has served the Club and its members with distinction throughout this period and has been a respected ambassador and a good friend and colleague to all at...
December 3rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Thome Chairman receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Thome Chairman receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Olav Eek Thorstensen, Executive Chairman of Thome Group with his Lifetime Achievement Award Olav Eek Thorstensen, Executive Chairman of the Thome Group, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tanker Shipping and Trade’s annual conference held in London on 20-21 November. Looking back over his...
December 3rd, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans
Kira Phoenix K’inan Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans Kira Phoenix K’inan talks to James Brewer about her innovative glass creations. London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together art and craft through her glass sculptures, many of...
November 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Exhibitions, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, News, Oceanology, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Liberian Corporate Registry appoints Anthony Perea new MD

Liberian Corporate Registry appoints Anthony Perea new MD
Anthony Perea Anthony Perea has been appointed Managing Director of the Liberian Corporate Registry. Anthony was previously Managing Director at global corporate and fiduciary services provider AMICORP, where he was head of institutional sales for the Americas, Latin America and Asia. He has nearly 25...
November 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Crowley merges liner services unit into integrated logistics organization

Crowley merges liner services unit into integrated logistics organization
.. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Nov. 28, 2018) ­– To better serve customers with integrated supply chain solutions, Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will complete the merger of its liner services group into Crowley Logistics on Jan. 1 under the leadership of Steve Collar, senior vice president...
November 28th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Person Profiles | Read More

AFL Sud America launches in Argentina

AFL Sud America launches in Argentina
Guillermo Pastore Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd (AFL) is delighted to today announce the launch of AFL Sud America LLC (AFL Sud America), as part of a joint venture with Special Division Reinsurance Brokers (Special Division), one of the largest reinsurance brokers in South America. Headquartered...
November 28th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

IMO Council agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of the IMO for a second four-year term

IMO Council agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of the IMO for a second four-year term
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim The IMO Council has agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of the IMO for a second four-year term, beginning 1 January 2020, subject to the approval of the IMO Assembly in December 2019. ___ www.allaboutshipping.co.uk congatulates and...
November 23rd, 2018 | IMO, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Shipping Centers, Story of the Day, UN | Read More

GEODIS appoints a global head of E-Commerce

GEODIS appoints a global head of E-Commerce
  Ashwani Nath GEODIS announces the creation of a global position for e-commerce with the appointment of Ashwani Nath as Vice-President & Global Head of e-channel solutions. Reporting to Philippe de Carné, Group CCO, Ashwani Nath will be responsible for building and promoting end-to-end e-commerce...
November 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

GAC welcomes new Marketing Manager for Americas Atlantic coast

GAC welcomes new Marketing Manager for Americas Atlantic coast
Daniel Young has been appointed as GAC’s Group Marketing Manager, covering the eastern United States, eastern Canada, and the Caribbean. Washington D.C., USA – 21 November 2018 – Daniel Young has been appointed as GAC’s Group Marketing Manager, covering the eastern United States, eastern...
November 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high
New Leader Award GENEVA – The longstanding outgoing Shipping Professional Network (SPNL) Chairman, Claudio Chiste, was presented the New Leader Award from the prestigious Crans Montana Forum for his work in promoting and empowering the next generation. After handing the reins over to Patricia Schlotmann,...
November 18th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

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

New Secretary-General appointed to the Paris MOU

New Secretary-General appointed to the Paris MOU
Luc Smulders Luc Smulders has been appointed as the new Secretary-General at the Secretariat of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control. He is succeeding Mr. Richard Schiferli who retired 1st of November 2018 after 29 years of service to the Paris MoU. Mr Smulders stated: “I am...
November 15th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Person Profiles, Safety and Security | Read More

IoD launch Director of the Year Awards

IoD launch Director of the Year Awards
IoD NI Chairman Gordon Milligan, left, is joined by Adrian Moynihan, Head of awards sponsor First Trust Bank * Leaders in the export and shipping sector called to enter IoD  director of the years awards  The Institute of Directors (IoD) is inviting business leader from across the export and shipping...
November 15th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Person Profiles | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2019

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces  Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2019
A view from the last Gala Dinner [November 14, 2018] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its seventh major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 8 April 2019 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.  The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | 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

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

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

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs
Margaret Fitzgerald Maritime lawyer joins the IMCA Secretariat The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Margaret Fitzgerald as its Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs. She will represent the Association on all regulatory matters and lead its involvement with the...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Gas, HR, Oil Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer

Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer
Mary Churchill, later The Lady Soames, is given away by her father on her wedding day. Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer Churchill: Walking with Destiny, the new book by Andrew Roberts, is reviewed here by medical biographer Dr John H Mather. By all accounts, Andrew...
October 31st, 2018 | Books, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President
Aziz Mantrach, FONASBA President for 2018 to 2021 As it approaches its 50th year, FONASBA has demonstrated increasing global reach by appointing the first President from an Arabic and North African country. Aziz Mantrach, Partner and General Managing Director of Transports Marocaines S.A. of Casablanca,...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

David Dingle CBE announces Harry Theochari and Sarah Kenny as Maritime UK successors

David Dingle CBE announces Harry Theochari and Sarah Kenny as Maritime UK successors
  Maritime UK is pleased to confirm the appointment of Harry Theochari as its Chair and Sarah Kenny as Vice Chair.  Theochari is global head of transport at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, and Kenny is CEO at BMT Global. Maritime UK is the sector’s umbrella body, bringing together the shipping,...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More