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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

An award-winning year for Jeanius Consulting continues

An award-winning year for Jeanius Consulting continues
  The Jeanius team celebrated their first year by supporting the OSCAR Charity dragon boat and meeting Olympic Rower Helen Glover Jeanius Consulting is celebrating its first year in business by being ‘highly commended’ for its entry in the Breaking the Mould Awards. The Breaking the Mould Awards,...
September 22nd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Rowing, Sports | Read More

EMS Seven Seas announces appointment of new CEO

EMS Seven Seas announces appointment of new CEO
Lars Rosenkrands EMS Seven Seas announces appointment of new CEO Also enters into agreement to acquire Wave Shipping, a Singapore-based maritime and port agency services company (London, UK: September 17, 2014): EMS Seven Seas, an international ship chandler and leader in the provision of goods to the...
September 17th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies, Stores and Provisions | Read More

Philippe Ruttley joins Ince & Co as Head of EU and Competition Law…

Philippe Ruttley joins Ince & Co as Head of EU and Competition Law…
Philippe Rutley Philippe Ruttley joins Ince & Co as Head of EU and Competition Law bringing over 25 years’ experience advising shipping, aviation and energy clients International law firm Ince & Co is delighted to announce the appointment of new shipping and aviation partner, Philippe Ruttley,...
September 16th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Pitsilos to run Manaco Marine (Hellas) P.C, office in Greece

Pitsilos to run Manaco Marine (Hellas) P.C, office in Greece
Captain Antonis H. Pitsilos Following Announcement comes from Captain Antonis H. Pitsilos: Please note that as from today we have launched our new office in PIRAEUS : Manaco Marine (Hellas) P.C, which is an associate company of Manaco Marine Pvt Ltd Sri Lanka*, an ISO 9001-2008 (DNV) and MLC (GL) certified...
September 15th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Ship Agencies | Read More

Second term for Marseilles Fos development board chairman

Second term for Marseilles Fos development board chairman
Marc Reverchon Port news from Marseilles Fos  10 September 2014 – The development board at leading French port Marseilles Fos has re-elected ferry company boss Marc Reverchon as chairman of the consultative body for its second five-year term.  The 61-year-old is chairman and managing director...
September 10th, 2014 | Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WISTA Argentina chooses Horacio Vázquez as 2014 Personality…

WISTA Argentina chooses Horacio Vázquez as 2014 Personality…
Prof Horacio Vázquez WISTA Argentina chooses marine educator and author Horacio Vázquez as 2014 Personality of the Year and nominee for WISTA International title,  By James Brewer A champion of the advancement of women in the maritime industry has been selected by WISTA Argentina as the group’s...
September 4th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Books, Breaking News, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Braemar Engineering welcomes Alexander Harsema-Mensonides to important new role

Braemar Engineering welcomes Alexander Harsema-Mensonides to important new role
Alex Harsema-Mensonides Braemar Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Harsema-Mensonides as Director of Marine Business Development, effective from 1 September 2014. Mr Harsema-Mensonides joins Braemar Engineering with a wealth of experience. He has held key roles across Europe,...
September 3rd, 2014 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Energy, LNG, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stamatellos appointed Marine Area Manager for LR’s GEMA

Stamatellos appointed Marine Area Manager for LR’s GEMA
Theodosis Stamatellos Theodosis Stamatellos appointed Marine Area Manager for Greece, East Mediterranean & Adriatic (GEMA) Regional Manager Apostolos Poulovassilis will depart LR in November 2014 to join Eletson Corp. Theodosis Stamatellos (48) has been promoted to the important Lloyd’s Register...
September 3rd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Headlines, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

New shipping agency set to bring radical change to the industry

New shipping agency set to bring radical change to the industry
Lars Rosenkrands Wave Shipping to bring change to current industry practice with its differentiated value proposition Singapore, 2 September 2014 – The shipping industry is set to see an unprecedented paradigm shift with the launch of Wave Shipping. Through a fresh approach to meeting customers’...
September 2nd, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

New Hand on the Oceanology International tiller

New Hand on the Oceanology International tiller
Jonathan Heastie Oceanology International, the global forum for marine technology and ocean science, has a new Event Director.  Reed Exhibitions’ Jonathan Heastie, Event Director of All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, has taken on a similar role for Oceanology...
August 29th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Oceanology, Person Profiles | Read More

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav
Peter G. Livanos ANTWERP, Belgium, 27 August 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the Board of Directors of Euronav  NV (NYSE EURONEXT BRUSSELS: EURN) unanimously appointed Mr. Peter G. Livanos as Chairman of the Board, with immediate effect in replacement of Mr. Marc Saverys who was appointed Vice Chairman of...
August 27th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABS Opens Beijing Office

ABS Opens Beijing Office
Office expands best-in-class service for the Chinese market. 26 August 2014 – (Houston) ABS, a leading global provider of classification services to the marine and offshore industries, announces the opening of a new office in Beijing. This move shows ABS’ determination in expanding best-in-class...
August 26th, 2014 | Accessories, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Board of the Shipowners’ Club Appoints New Chairman

Board of the Shipowners’ Club Appoints New Chairman
Philip Orme 18 August, 2014 – The Shipowners’ Club marked the conclusion of Donald MacLeod’s six year tenure as Chairman with a Board meeting in his home town of Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as a reception there for local Members and brokers. Philip Orme was appointed to succeed him as Chairman...
August 18th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

50 new jobs announced at DP World London Gateway port

50 new jobs announced at DP World London Gateway port
Nicki Allabush and SimonMoore · Women candidates encouraged to apply · DP World London Gateway attempts to break perception port work is for ‘men only’ 5th August 2014  – London Gateway, Essex: DP World London Gateway has announced a further 50 jobs at its South Essex deep-sea container...
August 5th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Jobs, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

Patrik Wheater joins Image Line Communications

Patrik Wheater joins Image Line Communications
Patrick Wheater Patrik Wheater has joined leading media consultancy Image Line Communications as Public Relations Manager, Maritime, Offshore & Energy. He will manage the company’s new maritime, offshore and energy division. Patrik has over 16 years’ experience communicating the technical...
July 31st, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Expert appointed to head export finance advisory services for UK Export Finance

Expert appointed to head export finance advisory services for UK Export Finance
Ken Ackroyd UK Export Finance (UKEF) has appointed trade finance specialist Ken Ackroyd as its first head of UK trade finance and insurance advisory services in its increased drive to support exporters who are seeking to grow by entering new global markets.  UKEF, the UK’s export credit agency, helps...
July 30th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Energy appoints Mark Bassett to strengthen safety capability…

Lloyd’s Register Energy appoints Mark Bassett to strengthen safety capability…
Lloyd’s Register Energy appoints Mark Bassett to strengthen safety capability for global nuclear industry. Nuclear role supports organisation’s global nuclear aspiration to become a leading Technical Support Organisation (TSO) benefiting nuclear plant operators, builders, owners, and regulatory...
July 30th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Energy, HR, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

Hong Kong-based SART Underwriting poised to build on marine success

Hong Kong-based SART Underwriting poised to build on marine success
Hong Kong-based SART Underwriting poised to build on marine success,  By James Brewer Larry Kwok SART Underwriting Ltd, a Lloyd’s coverholder based in Hong Kong, has underlined its ambition for further growth by announcing enhanced roles for two of its key people. The risk and reinsurance underwriting...
July 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

TODDYMANDIAS

TODDYMANDIAS
  Joe Hughes and Stuart Todd To mark his retirement this month from the American Club, where he has headed the underwriting team for many years, the managers arranged a farewell dinner in New York for Stuart Todd and his colleagues as well as leading members of the local marine insurance community. Joe...
July 29th, 2014 | Marine Insurance, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Industry veteran appointed Managing Director of GAC North America Logistics

Industry veteran appointed Managing Director of GAC North America Logistics
Houston – July 28 2014: GAC has moved Claus Schensema to Houston, Texas,  to take the helm of GAC North America Logistics. Claus Schensema, Managing DirectorSchensema brings 25 years’ experience in shipping and logistics to his new role as GAC North America Logistics’ Managing Director,...
July 28th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Key leadership appointments strengthen Lloyd’s Register’s…

Key leadership appointments strengthen Lloyd’s Register’s…
Key leadership appointments strengthen Lloyd’s Register’s Management Systems business, LRQA Lloyd’s Register (LR) announces a number of key appointments to strengthen one of LR’s core business streams John Rowley has been appointed Managing Director LR Management Systems, effective 1st July,...
July 23rd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More