Archive for the ‘Person Profiles’ Category

Early change of guard in the Hellenic Coast Guard

Early change of guard in the Hellenic Coast Guard
Athanassios Athanassopoulos, the new Commandant of the Harbour Corps/Hellenic Coast Guard Rear Admiral Athanassios Athanassopoulos, fourth in the hierarchy of the Hellenic Coast Guard is  now its  new Commandant. In an unexpected move, earlier from the expiration of Admiral Dimitris Bandias’ tenure...
February 19th, 2014 | HR, Military, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

Dry bulk cargo specialist brought-in by ISS

Dry bulk cargo specialist brought-in by ISS
Vincent Mazzone Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced a key hire in its Cargo Solutions division. Vincent Mazzone, a dry bulk supply chain and risk management professional, has been appointed to the newly created Geneva-based role of Vice...
February 10th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

American Club strengthens management team…

American Club strengthens management team…
Joe Hughes Significant strengthening of management team as American Club regionalises underwriting and business development activity NEW YORK, December 6, 2013: The American P&I Club is reorganising its underwriting and business development functions into a regionalised structure comprising the Americas,...
December 6th, 2013 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Alexander G. Tsavliris Inducted to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame

Alexander G. Tsavliris Inducted to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame
Alexander G. Tsavliris The following announcement comes from the TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP: It is with great pleasure that Tsavliris Salvage Group announces the induction of their founder, Alexander G. Tsavliris, to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame on Friday 29th November 2013 at the Lloyd’s List Greek...
December 5th, 2013 | Awards, Person Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

London new base for longstanding Ince & Co Piraeus office head

London new base for longstanding Ince & Co Piraeus office head
Renowned legal adviser Jonathan Elvey returns to London; Nick Shepherd appointed to head the firm’s Piraeus office In the New Year Jonathan Elvey, head of the Piraeus office for international law firm Ince & Co, will be returning to the firm’s London office after 17 years advising clients at...
December 4th, 2013 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Shipping Professional Network launches North -East England Branch

Shipping Professional Network launches North -East England Branch
SPNL Contingent getting ready to explore the North East The Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) is proud to announce the official launch of the North east England chapter, aptly named SPN-NE. The SPN-NE will be primarily covering the maritime hubs of Newcastle and Middlesborough. The occasion...
November 17th, 2013 | Associations, Clubs, HR, Jobs, Person Profiles | Read More

Women in the Argentine Merchant Marine

Women in the Argentine Merchant Marine
  Horacio Vasquez signing his book Now, you all know the honour we give to all women in our industry – personal as well as that of www.allaboutshipping.co.uk; with all due respect to the rest of the women of the world, all women in the entire spectrum of the shipping industry continue to offer...
November 7th, 2013 | Books, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

DVB Bank SE: Elisabeth Winter to take over as Head of Group Corporate Communications

DVB Bank SE: Elisabeth Winter to take over as Head of Group Corporate Communications
Elisabeth Winter 04.11.2013 / 09:37 – Frankfurt/Main,  4 November 2013 – With effect from 1 December 2013, Elisabeth Winter will succeed Professor Dr Borislav Bjelicic as Head of DVB Bank SE’s Group Corporate Communications. Professor Bjelicic is leaving DVB to focus on his university...
November 4th, 2013 | Communication, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Operation Unthinkable: historian Jonathan Walker unfolds the story of how Churchill was ready to start a Third World War in 1945

Operation Unthinkable: historian Jonathan Walker unfolds the story of how Churchill was ready to start a Third World War in 1945
Operation Unthinkable: historian Jonathan Walker unfolds the story of how Churchill was ready to start a Third World War in 1945,  By James Brewer Winston Churchill ordered his military chiefs in 1945 to draw up a top-secret plan for a massive quick-fire attack via key fronts including the Baltic aimed...
October 26th, 2013 | Books, Military, People and Places, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

Willard Marine names new director of sales

Willard Marine names new director of sales
  Taylor HunterWillard marine Anaheim, Calif., – October, 2013 – Willard Marine, a 56-year-old builder of composite and aluminum boats, today announced the appointment of Taylor Hunter as director of sales. Hunter, an experienced senior-level sales executive, will assume overall responsibility...
October 11th, 2013 | HR, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice

Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice
Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice. Susan Ottaway’s stirring account of two courageous women agents behind enemy lines By Georgina Natzio After France fell to the Germans in June 1940, the sisters Jacqueline and Eileen (Didi) Nearne, Anglo-French, fluent French speakers, made the dangerous journey to...
August 4th, 2013 | Books, Military, People and Places, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

SBS Worldwide Appoints Chris Paulz as Regional Vice President South East

SBS Worldwide Appoints Chris Paulz as Regional Vice President South East
Chris Paulz, Regional Vice President South East, SBS Worldwide SBS Worldwide has appointed Chris Paulz as its Regional Vice President South East, based in Atlanta. Paulz, who will report to Christian Marz, Director of Operations USA, will focus on the company business plan, ensuring growth targets are...
July 15th, 2013 | HR, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Specialist Partner joins Hill Dickinson’s Commodities and Energy Group

Specialist Partner joins Hill Dickinson’s Commodities and Energy Group
Mark Evans International law firm Hill Dickinson has enhanced its market-leading Commodities and Energy Group with the appointment of Mark Evans from Watson, Farley & Williams. Mark has extensive experience as a transactional lawyer. He is an expert in regulatory issues, project development and financing,...
June 21st, 2013 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

SBS Worldwide appoints Mike Barber as General Manager – Manchester

SBS Worldwide appoints Mike Barber as General Manager – Manchester
  Mike Barber SBS Worldwide has appointed Mike Barber as General Manager – Manchester. He will help SBS continue building the full range of forwarding and supply chain services it offers in the north of the UK. Mr Barber has 40 years’ experience in the forwarding and logistics industry, most...
June 11th, 2013 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

HILLDICKINSON’S marine business group announces promotions

HILLDICKINSON’S marine business group announces promotions
Mari Pittordis Hill Dickinson’s market-leading marine, trade and energy group has announced its latest series of promotions. The eight promotions have been made across the group’s yacht, shipping and energy and commodities teams. Pawel Wysocki, Stuart Kempson andIan MacLean have been promoted to...
May 14th, 2013 | HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Tributes to Lady Thatcher from four people who acclaim her role at home and abroad

Tributes to Lady Thatcher from four people who acclaim her role at home and abroad
Tributes to Lady Thatcher from four people who acclaim her role at home and abroad We present tributes from four people from different walks of life to former UK prime minister Baroness Thatcher, who died at the age of 87 on April 8 2013. Major Christopher Halsall, Tatiana Roshupkina, Sophie Shrubsole...
May 3rd, 2013 | News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

Russian billionaire’s daughter buys Greek island which belonged to Onassis

Russian billionaire’s daughter buys Greek island which belonged to Onassis
Oxana Andrienko Russian billionaire’s daughter buys Greek island which belonged to Onassis, By Oxana Andrienko The daughter of a Russian billionaire has bought the Greek island where shipping oligarch Aristotle Onassis married Jacqueline Kennedy in 1968. Ekaterina Rybolovleva, 24, who last year...
April 21st, 2013 | Jet set, Person Profiles | Read More

A good hair day: Lloyd’s barber Leon goes to Chelsea

A good hair day: Lloyd’s barber Leon goes to Chelsea
Lloyd’s broker Antony Delderfield (left) and Lloyd’s barber Leon A good hair day: Lloyd’s barber Leon goes to Chelsea By Antony Delderfield Most people are familiar with the history of Edward Lloyd’s coffee shop, but the story of Lloyd’s barber shop is not so widely known. Just over...
March 17th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Launch of Specialist Event Management Company

Launch of Specialist Event Management Company
Fiona Morris and Christine Martin FIGS Events Limited, whose launch is being held in London today, focuses on the organisation of technical events specifically for professional institutions, research and development organisations and societies. www.figsevents.co.uk “Technical events and conferences...
February 21st, 2013 | Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More