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WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!

WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!
Despina Panayiotou-Theodossiou introducing the event October 17, 2014—At its International Annual General Meeting & Conference, nearly 300 members of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) and conference attendees from 35 countries were treated to an energetic, exciting...
October 20th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Featured, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Story of the Month, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dimitris Vlantos announces retirement

Dimitris Vlantos announces retirement
Dimitris Vlantos After 37 years of working faithfully for MAN Diesel & Turbo Hellas, Dimitris  Vlantos retired on 30 September, 2014. He originally joined MAN Diesel &  Turbo in 1977 and played a prominent role in driving the company’s major developments and changes, enabling it to successfully...
October 20th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Former naval commander charts course for international maritime consultancy

Former naval commander charts course for international maritime consultancy
TMG director of strategy Les Chapman A former nuclear submarine commander who was responsible for £1billion worth of nuclear assets has taken the helm at a global maritime consultancy. Les Chapman, who has more than 40 years of naval and business experience, has joined The Maritime Group (International)...
October 20th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Military, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

OMFIF appoints Fabrizio Saccomanni Senior Adviser

OMFIF appoints Fabrizio Saccomanni Senior Adviser
Fabrizio Saccomanni OMFIF has appointed former Italian Minister of Economy and Finance Fabrizio Saccomanni senior adviser. Mr Saccomanni will contribute to OMFIF’s efforts to enhance monetary and financial cooperation in Europe and the global economic system. He has long experience in European banking...
October 17th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Entries open for Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Awards

Entries open for Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Awards
Joe Cox Entries are starting to roll in for the second annual Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Awards to be held in Houston on Wednesday February 19, 2015. The inaugural awards event was a big success attracting more than 300 maritime industry representatives from across North America. The event...
October 16th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Bibby Line Limited celebrates officer trainee of the year award

Bibby Line Limited celebrates officer trainee of the year award
Jonty Turnbull Bibby Line Limited sponsored Trainee Deck Officer Jonty Turnbull is celebrating being awarded the prestigious Trainee Officer of the Year Award by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The MCA Officer Trainee of the Year Award is presented each year to a newly certificated Officer...
October 15th, 2014 | Awards, Person Profiles | Read More

Vincent Doumeizel appointed LRQA Vice President

Vincent Doumeizel appointed LRQA Vice President
Vincent Doumeizel Vincent Doumeizel appointed LRQA Vice President – Strategic Marketing Food and Beverage Appointment strengthens global food team and demonstrates LRQA’s commitment to the ongoing delivery of best in class food safety assurance services worldwide Vincent Doumeizel has been appointed...
October 14th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

INTERMANAGER e-elects Gerardo Borromeo as president for a second term

INTERMANAGER e-elects Gerardo Borromeo as president for a second term
Gerardo Borromeo, Intermanager President Gerardo Borromeo has been elected as President of InterManager for a second term and will serve as head of the global third party and in-house ship managers association until 2016. The vote at InterManager’s Annual General Meeting in Singapore was unanimous...
October 14th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Intermanager, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Uncovering the “Music” Buyers Hear In Their Heads

Uncovering the “Music” Buyers Hear In Their Heads
George Constantopoulos “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care” – a phrase that is extremely important and applicable in the professional services sector. It is important to note that while goods or products are consumed, services are experienced. Professional services...
October 13th, 2014 | Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Featured, Insight, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Jeff Isaacs new head of commodities at Hill Dickinson

Jeff Isaacs new head of commodities at Hill Dickinson
Jeff Isaacs Hill Dickinson LLP is pleased to announce that partner, Jeff Isaacs, is the new head of the firm’s extremely successful Commodities team. With the firm yet again ranked in the top tier for commodities by Legal500, Jeff is described as ‘at the top of the premier league in [his] field’...
October 13th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Legal, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Rathbone Investment Management Market Outlook – Q4 2014

Rathbone Investment Management Market Outlook – Q4 2014
Evangelos Assimakos Having suffered a fair degree of disappointment through the year, investors are sitting once again at a cross-road; stock markets have undergone a correction of about 10% in most major indices and government bonds are once again looking rather expensive. So how should investors be...
October 10th, 2014 | Markets, News, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Intercargo Appoints New Secretary General

Intercargo Appoints New Secretary General
Intercargo has appointed David Tongue, as its new Secretary General. Mr Tongue, took up the role on 8 October, following confirmation of the appointment by Intercargo’s Executive Committee which met in London on 7 October. Mr Tongue brings with him a wealth of maritime experience, having most recently...
October 9th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Intercargo, Person Profiles | Read More

Hempel’s new fouling defence system wins Shipping Efficiency 2014 award

Hempel’s new fouling defence system wins Shipping Efficiency 2014 award
  HEMPAGUARD®, a ground-breaking hull coating concept from Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel, has won Shipping Efficiency’s prestigious Environmental Technology award. Presented last week (2 October) in London, the award is an endorsement of a technology that “makes a significant contribution...
October 6th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

OMFIF appoints Bronwyn Curtis Chief Economic Adviser

OMFIF appoints Bronwyn Curtis Chief Economic Adviser
Former head of global research at HSBC joins research group Bronwyn Curtis, a senior global financial economist, is becoming Chief Economic Adviser of Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, part of an effort to develop further OMFIF’s international reach. Australia-born Curtis, who previously...
October 6th, 2014 | Finance, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

SSA highlights marine insurance and finance as areas to develop

SSA highlights marine insurance and finance as areas to develop
Patrick Phoon SSA President Singapore has to further develop and strengthen the pillars of marine insurance and shipping finance if it is to be fully regarded as an influential International Maritime Centre, according to Singapore Shipping Association President Patrick Phoon. Addressing a Gala Dinner...
October 3rd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Events, Finance, HR, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, Shipping Centers | Read More

Panama Maritime 2015 World Conference & Exhibition revealed during the Canal Centennial Celebrations.

Panama Maritime 2015 World Conference & Exhibition revealed during the Canal Centennial Celebrations.
Captain Orlando Allard A hundred years of shipping tradition in Panama will offer hundreds of opportunities for the visitors and delegates to the Panama Maritime conference and exhibition, next April 2015. During the Panama Canal Centennial celebrations, it was announced that the 2015 Panama Maritime...
October 3rd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Stone Chambers takes on three barristers…

Stone Chambers takes on three barristers…
Stone Chambers takes on three barristers, Joseph England, James Smithdale and international arbitration specialist Steven Walker International arbitration specialist Steven Walker and juniors Joseph England and James Smithdale have joined leading commercial and shipping set Stone Chambers. Steven, called...
October 2nd, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

NAMEPA Announces 2014 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners

NAMEPA Announces 2014 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners
Joe Cox Titan, BSEE, CLIA, Toledo Academy and Joe Cox to be honored  October 1, 2014- The Board of Directors of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the recipients of NAMEPA’s 2014 Marine Environment Protection Awards.  The awards will be presented at NAMEPA’s...
October 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Person Profiles | Read More

Inland Ports elect Hans-Peter Hadorn as new EFIP President

Inland Ports elect Hans-Peter Hadorn as new EFIP President
Hans-Peter Hadorn Brussels,  01 October 2014 – The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) has elected Hans-Peter Hadorn, the CEO of Port of Switzerland (Basel) as its new President. He succeeds Jean-Louis Jérôme, Director of the Port of Strasbourg, who had held the presidency since 2012. EFIP...
October 1st, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, HR, Inland Waterways, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

OW BUNKER strengthens North America operations with senior appointment

Georgia Kounalakis is appointed to boost business development and sales capabilities across North America    OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading resellers and physical suppliers of marine fuels, today announced the appointment of Georgia Kounalakis to its physical supply operation in North America....
September 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

First impressions of the underwriting room

First impressions of the underwriting room
Monday 29 September 2014 – Deandra Major is the first female broker from the Bahamas to work in the Lloyd’s market. We discuss her career, walking into the underwriting room for the first time and living with London weather. (source: Lloyd’s of London) What attracted you to a career in...
September 29th, 2014 | HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Deepening Lloyd’s footprint in Italy

Deepening Lloyd’s footprint in Italy
Based in Milan, Vittorio Scala was appointed Country Manager for Lloyd’s in Italy last month. He tells us how he hopes his diverse experiences in the Italian insurance industry can help Lloyd’s deepen its footprint in his native country.(source: Lloyd’s of  London) What have your career highlights...
September 26th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Management changes at CMB

Management changes at CMB
Today the Board of Directors of CMB unanimously – and with immediate effect – appointed  Mr. Marc Saverys as Chairman of the Board, in replacement of Mr. Etienne Davignon who was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Furthermore, in accordance with the decision of the Board of Directors,...
September 23rd, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Markets, Person Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

IMCA reaches thousand membership milestone

IMCA reaches thousand membership milestone
Chris Charman IMCA’s CEO The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) now has over a thousand member companies involved in offshore, marine and underwater engineering in more than 60 countries, delivering major offshore construction projects from arctic to equatorial waters. “This...
September 22nd, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright announces new shipping partner in Hong Kong

Norton Rose Fulbright announces new shipping partner in Hong Kong
Jonathon Silbver Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has today announced the appointment of Jonathan Silver as a shipping finance partner in its Hong Kong office. Jonathan joins from Hong Kong firm, Howse Williams Bowers where he was a partner. Prior to this, he was an of counsel in the Hong...
September 22nd, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More