Archive for the ‘Person Profiles’ Category

Turi Fiorito to become new EFIP Director

Turi Fiorito to become new EFIP Director
Turi Fiorito Turi Fiorito has been appointed as new Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). He will take up his function on 20 August, 2018. Turi Fiorito comes with a solid background in EU policy making and transport, having worked as Transport Policy Advisor for a Dutch Member of...
July 5th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

British Marine appoints CEO

British Marine appoints CEO
Lesley Robinson British Marine is delighted to announce that Ms Lesley Robinson has been appointed as CEO and will take up the position on 16 July 2018. Lesley is a high calibre, proven, Chief Executive with both UK and international experience in numerous public, non-marine as well as leisure marine...
July 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – June 2018 and Port of the Month

ESPO Monthly Overview – June 2018 and Port of the Month
Raivis Veckagans (UKR) PORT PRO OF THE MONTH beginning with the Port pro of the month: Raivis Veckagans (UKR) On 31 May, the Ukranian Sea Ports Authoritiy (USPA) officially joined ESPO as an observer member. We thought this would be the perfect occasion to have an interview with Mr Raivis Veckagans,...
June 29th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Interviews, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77
Jeong-kie Lee, 29/06/18 – ENGAGEMENT, INNOVATION AND DELIVERY TO BE CORE OBJECTIVES OF NEW IACS CHAIRMAN’S TIME IN OFFICE The IACS Council held its 77th session (C77) in Hamburg last week, where the wide range of discussions reflected the key role IACS plays in supporting the maritime sector....
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Capt. Heinrich Schoeller, explains the journey from a boy’s dream to today’s success on “It’s ALL about Shipping”

Capt. Heinrich Schoeller, explains the journey from a boy’s dream to today’s success on “It’s ALL about Shipping”
l to r: Gina Panayiotou and Captain Heinrich Schoeller, at Columbia Ship management offices in Limassol. Captain Heinrich Schoeller, Chairman of Columbia Group, talks to Gina Panayiotou, for the radio show “It’s All about Shipping!”* in a first interview, on the journey from a boy’s...
June 25th, 2018 | Communication, Company Profiles, Interviews, Person Profiles | Read More

The American Club concludes 2017 centennial year with growth…

The American Club concludes 2017 centennial year with growth…
Joe Hughes THE AMERICAN CLUB CONCLUDES 2017 CENTENNIAL YEAR WITH GROWTH IN TONNAGE AND SURPLUS DESPITE A CHALLENGING BUSINESS CLIMATE  Positive trends of recent years continue into 2018 P & I and FD & D entries grow by 8% and 6% respectively during 2017. Headline premium declines by 5% to $98.7...
June 25th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles, Reports | 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

The Swedish Club Appoints Five New Board Members

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 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | 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