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Thome Group appoints new CEO

Thome Group appoints new CEO
Olav Nortun The Thome Group has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Olav Magnus Nortun, who will take up the position on 1st April, 2015. Mr Nortun, a Norwegian national, brings with him vast experience in the maritime industry, especially in the areas of strategic development...
January 8th, 2015 | Company Profiles, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Sea Hawk Paints appoints Mike Detmer chief operating officer

Sea Hawk Paints appoints Mike Detmer chief operating officer
Mike Detmer CLEARWATER, Fla. – (Jan. 6, 2015) – (Marine NewsWire) New Nautical Coatings, Inc. announced today the appointment of Mike Detmer to chief operating officer. Based at the company’s headquarters in Clearwater, Fla., Detmer will report to Erik Norrie, co-founder and chief executive officer...
January 6th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Appointment of Paul Stanley as chief executive

Appointment of Paul Stanley as chief executive
Paul Stanley Global Navigation Solutions (‘GNS’), the maritime services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Stanley as Chief Executive with effect from 5 January 2015. During the last fifteen years, Paul has held a number of senior executive positions in the business information...
January 5th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping must adopt can-do attitude in 2015

Moore Stephens says shipping must adopt can-do attitude in 2015
Richard Greiner International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says shipping needs to adopt a can-do attitude in order to successfully meet the challenges which are likely to come its way in 2015. Moore Stephens shipping partner Richard Greiner says, “Shipping confidence started 2014...
January 5th, 2015 | Accountancy, Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

An Update on Cuxhaven: Issue 12/2014

An Update on Cuxhaven: Issue 12/2014
Hans-Peter Zint Dear readers, The year is coming to an end, encouraging us all to reflect on the last twelve months. What have we accomplished so far, and what do we still want to achieve? This year, again, the analysis is positive: Cuxhaven is forging ahead. As should be the case for a multipurpose...
December 18th, 2014 | Communication, Company Profiles, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

SINWA appoints Alex van Zuijlen as Group Sales & Marketing Director

SINWA appoints Alex van Zuijlen as Group Sales & Marketing Director
Alex van Zuijlen SINWA, Asia Pacific’s leading marine, offshore supply and logistics company, has appointed Alex van Zuijlen as Group Sales & Marketing Director with effect from January 5th 2015. Alex, a familiar face, previously worked for Sinwa as Marketing Director from 2003 to 2011, will take...
December 17th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Leadership change at BSM

Leadership change at BSM
  Norbert Aschmann Rajaish Bajpaee will hand over CEO responsibility of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) to his current deputy, Capt. Norbert Aschmann, through planned succession at the end of December 2014 after more than 27 years of loyal service to the Schulte Group. He will then take up...
December 15th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA’S regional director an observer to SSA offshore services committee

IMCA’S regional director an observer to SSA offshore services committee
Denis Welch Denis Welch, the recently appointed Regional Director Asia-Pacific of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), has been invited to serve as an Observer in the meetings of the Singapore Shipping Association’s (SSA) Offshore Services Committee (2013/2015). “We are delighted...
December 15th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services announces new Vice President Africa Operations

Inchcape Shipping Services announces new Vice President Africa Operations
Peter Nielsen Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions provider has announced the appointment of Peter Nielsen to the position of VP Africa. Peter joined the team this month and will support Mombasa-based SVP David Mackay with operations activity...
December 15th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

New CEO at E.R. Schiffahrt

New CEO at E.R. Schiffahrt
  Nils Aden New CEO at E.R. Schiffahrt: Hermann Klein hands over to Nils Aden Isabelle Rickmers appointed to the shipping company’s board                              Hamburg, 12 December 2014. Nils Aden (41) will take over the position of chief executive officer (CEO) for Hamburg-based...
December 12th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

ABP coxswain honoured at Women of Achievement Awards

ABP coxswain honoured at Women of Achievement Awards
Sue Hickson-Marsay (centre) receives the Overall Woman of Achievement Award from Katie Piper and founder member of the Women in Business Group, Karen Newton.(image courtesy of @Insight Photography) Associated British Ports’ (ABP) only female coxswain Sue Hickson-Marsay, was ‘shocked and surprised’...
December 12th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, HR, IMarEST, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services announces new Executive Vice President, North America

Inchcape Shipping Services announces new Executive Vice President, North America
Steve Schollaert Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions provider has announced a key hire to its senior management team with the appointment of Steve Schollaert as Executive Vice President for North America region. Steve joins ISS with extensive...
December 11th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Informed innovation for the London insurance market…

Informed innovation for the London insurance market…
Rob Stavrou Sales and Marketing Director Sequel Informed innovation for the London insurance market: software specialist Sequel Business Solutions launches its Innovation Forum,  By James Brewer Senior personalities in the London insurance market have lent their prestige to efforts to ensure that technological...
December 9th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 December 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 December 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS  WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from losses in Wall Street overnight, Asian and European stock markets broadly fell on Tuesday as oil prices plummeted...
December 9th, 2014 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

IUA appoints new director for London Market modernisation projects

IUA appoints new director for London Market modernisation projects
Louise Day The International Underwriting Association has appointed a new Programme Director to lead company involvement in the London Market’s modernisation programme. Louise Day will be the IUA’s primary representative across a range of modernisation initiatives including electronic placement,...
December 9th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping
  Nigel Lowry What an event it was earlier on tonight at Athens’ Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel! A brigade from the Greek shipping industry’s diverse field was present to honour the personalities and companies for this year’s awards despite another annus horribilis due to the state of the...
December 5th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

American Club strengthens its presence in Asia

American Club strengthens its presence in Asia
Katherine Wang Katherine Wang, who is well known in Asian P&I circles, has joined the American Club as assistant vice president and marketing manager for Greater China and Northern Asia.  In the first instance she will be stationed in the Hong Kong office of the club’s managers, Shipowners...
December 5th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

CONNECT introduces its internship program and invites the shipping community to become MEMBERS

CONNECT introduces its internship program and invites the shipping community to become MEMBERS
Irene Notias CONNECT supports companies and young professionals with the mission of sustaining the excellence in shipping. It adds value by safeguarding quality and sustaining high standards, by ensuring that the new entries are well equipped and can fit into the shipping work ethic. “As college students...
December 4th, 2014 | Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Scholarships | Read More

Korean Register elects Dr Park Bum-shik as new Chairman and CEO

Korean Register elects Dr Park Bum-shik as new Chairman and CEO
Dr Park Bum-shik On 4 December, in Seoul, at an extraordinary meeting of the general assembly, the Korean Register (KR) elected DrPark Bum-shik, formerly COO (Chief Operating Officer) of the Korea P & I Club as its new Chairman & CEO. Dr Park graduated from the Korea Maritime University with...
December 4th, 2014 | Classification Societies, News, Person Profiles | Read More

WISTA Argentina president Maria Belén Espiñeira is named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year

WISTA Argentina president Maria Belén Espiñeira is named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year
Maria Belén Espiñeira. WISTA Argentina president Maria Belén Espiñeira is named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year,  By James Brewer Buenos Aires-based maritime attorney Maria Belén Espiñeira has been honoured by the International Bar Association with the accolade of Outstanding Young Lawyer...
December 3rd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Events, HR, Legal, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime law expert Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado (Mexico) receives 2013 International Maritime Prize

Maritime law expert Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado (Mexico) receives 2013 International Maritime Prize
​IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu presents the prize to Dr. Salgado y Salgado​ Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado, Mexican academic and author of the Manual de Derecho Internacional Marítimo (Manual of International Maritime Law), has received the 2013 International Maritime Prize, for his significant...
December 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Communication, HR, IMO, Legal, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Joined-up thinking

Joined-up thinking
Science of Risk winners, Dr Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Dr. Juliet Biggs London Monday 1st of December 2014 –This year’s two Science of Risk winners have both channelled a multi-disciplinary approach to further their chosen perils of flood and volcanic eruption. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Each...
December 1st, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Ian Moncrieff CBE to retire as UKHO Chief Executive

Ian Moncrieff CBE to retire as UKHO Chief Executive
Ian Moncrieff CBE On 31 January next year, Ian Moncrieff will retire from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, after 8 years as National Hydrographer, Chief Operating Officer and finally Chief Executive. Ian said “I am proud of what we have achieved, and enjoyed building and working with a great...
December 1st, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA make key appointments in Asia, and Australia & New Zealand

IMCA make key appointments in Asia, and Australia & New Zealand
Two regional directors appointed by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) ensure that the association has an increasingly active presence in two key offshore oil and gas areas of the world – Asia, and Australia & New Zealand. Denis Welsh Chris Charman, Chief Executive of IMCA,...
December 1st, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!
When we say a full house we mean a full house! For the 14 th year in a row, NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS organized its annual highlevel event, “The Shipping Decision Makers Forum”. The Forum took place on the 20th of November 2014 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel in Athens and was attended...
November 28th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Flags, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Story of the Week, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More