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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

Hill Dickinson Hong Kong boosts shipping practice with two senior hires

Hill Dickinson Hong Kong boosts shipping practice with two senior hires
Edward Liu, Counsel, Hill Dickinson Hong Kong. Leading commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed two senior hires to join its Hong Kong office. Counsel and registered foreign lawyer Edward Liu and Counsel Antony Cowie both joined on 22 October 2018. Edward, a qualified solicitor in England and...
October 29th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

ShipMoney announces new appointments to its operations in Europe

ShipMoney announces new appointments to its operations in Europe
Stuart Ostrow of SeaMoney Specialised global maritime payments provider ShipMoney is delighted to announce a series of high level appointments to its European operations team. Roula Zachariou joins the ShipMoney team as Vice President of Business Development and Client Management. She brings with her...
October 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

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