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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

BIFA names new director general

BIFA names new director general
Robert Keen BRITISH INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT ASSOCIATION NAMES NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has named Robert Keen as its new Director General to succeed Peter Quantrill who retires from the trade association in August. Mr Keen, joined the industry in 1970...
July 22nd, 2014 | Associations, HR, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

ABP Humber welcomes new Port Manager for Hull & Goole

ABP Humber welcomes new Port Manager for Hull & Goole
Mark Frith, ABP Port Manager, Hull & Goole The management team of Associated British Ports (ABP) Humber has been strengthened following the appointment of Mark Frith to the post of Port Manager Hull & Goole.  The move comes after a significant restructure for ABP on the Humber, which recently...
July 17th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WISTA-UK welcome for new Transport Secretary

WISTA-UK welcome for new Transport Secretary
Claire Penny, the UK Shipping Secretary LONDON 16 JULY. 14 WISTA-UK today welcomed the announcement of Devizes MP, Claire Perry as the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport. The organisation which represents women working in the shipping industry recognises the importance...
July 16th, 2014 | Person Profiles, Politics and Government, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil
Henrique Schlaepfer Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed experienced maritime professional Henrique Schlaepfer as its new Managing Director Brazil. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Henrique will report directly to regional Executive Vice President, Jaime Otero. Commencing his maritime career in 1984,...
July 14th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

Guy Campbell appointed Baltic Exchange Chairman, two new directors

Guy Campbell appointed Baltic Exchange Chairman, two new directors
  Guy Campbell Guy Campbell of the China Navigation Company has been appointed by the Baltic Exchange Board of Directors as Chairman for a two year term of office. He replaces Quentin Soanes who served as Chairman from 2012.  Welcoming the appointment, Baltic Exchange Chief Executive Jeremy Penn...
July 10th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Markets, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Baltic Exchange awards honorary life membership to Eyal Ofer

Baltic Exchange awards honorary life membership to Eyal Ofer
Eyal Ofer The achievements of Eyal Ofer, the principal of Zodiac Group, have been celebrated with the award of honorary life membership of the Baltic Exchange. The prestigious award was last awarded in 2009 to the late Sammy Ofer, KBE, father of Mr Eyal Ofer. Other recipients of Baltic Exchange honorary...
July 10th, 2014 | Awards, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

A Greek Liveryman in the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

A Greek Liveryman in the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.
Omiros Sarkias receiving the Freedom of the City of London We are pleased to announce that Mr. Omiros D. Sarikas, M&A Director at AHV Associates LLP, Citizen and International Banker of  the City of London, coming from Athens, Greece, has been duly admitted to the Worshipful Company of International...
July 9th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Banking, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

SSA appoints new executive director

SSA appoints new executive director
Michael Phoon The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) is delighted to announce that Mr Michael Phoon has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the SSA as a result of the forthcoming retirement of Mr Daniel Tan after 29 years of dedicated service to the Association. Mr Phoon, 53, will formally...
July 3rd, 2014 | Associations, HR, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

OMFIF appoints Aslihan Gedik as Senior Adviser

OMFIF appoints Aslihan Gedik as Senior Adviser
Aslihan Gedik Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) has appointed Aslihan Gedik as Senior Adviser. Frankfurt-based Gedik runs the European treasury operations of Oyak, the Turkish Armed Forces Pension Fund, and will contribute to OMFIF’s efforts to build up additional activities...
July 2nd, 2014 | Finance, HR, Military, Person Profiles, Politics and Government | Read More

Maritime art from the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria…

Maritime art from the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria…
Fishing boats at Sozopol. Oil painting by Angelina Dobreva Nedin. Maritime art from the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria radiates its strength in Sozopol Foundation Museum,  By James Brewer An honourable tradition of recording pictorially the mellow daily life and the bursts of commercial activity in towns...
July 2nd, 2014 | Art and auctions, Country Profiles, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Art, Maritime Tourism, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Savage impact: From Solvency II to Santa

Savage impact: From Solvency II to Santa
Wednesday 02 July 2014 – After ten productive years at Lloyd’s, Luke Savage steps down as Lloyd’s Director of Finance and Operations. We found out what he’s most proud of and what he’ll miss from his decade at the Corporation. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Luke Savage Which of...
July 2nd, 2014 | HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Key Marine leadership appointment at Lloyd’s Register

Key Marine leadership appointment at Lloyd’s Register
  Nick Brown, LR’s COO Nick Brown appointed Marine Chief Operating Officer (COO) while EMEA area is split into two operating regions The appointment of Nick Brown, previously Director Business Development & Innovation, as Marine Chief Operating Officer reflects the growth in Lloyd’s...
June 25th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

American Club strengthens its capabilities in Asia

American Club strengthens its capabilities in Asia
John Wilson AMERICAN CLUB strengthens  its loss prevention and risk  management capabilities in Asia John Wilson joins managers’ Hong Kong office to undertake wide- ranging regional responsibilities New York, June 23, 2014:  John Wilson, a leading figure in the marine surveying and consultancy community...
June 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Hutton’s Group strengthens its Aberdeen team

Hutton’s Group strengthens its Aberdeen team
Kirstene Wilson.j Leading ship supplier The Hutton’s Group has strengthened its Aberdeen logistics team with the appointment of a new Branch Manager. Kirstene Wilson starts work today at the firm’s Sinclair Road depot, having completed a week’s induction training at Hutton’s head office in Hull. Ms...
June 16th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Jens joins ABP as Commercial Director

Jens joins ABP as Commercial Director
Jens Skibsted Nielsen Jens Skibsted Nielsen has joined Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, as Commercial Director. Jens joins ABP with more than 30 years’ experience of Europe’s marine, transport and logistics industries. Jens will be working with colleagues on ABP’s...
June 16th, 2014 | Associations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Organisational changes – a foundation for profitable growth

Organisational changes – a foundation for profitable growth
Samskip is pleased to announce the following organisational changes within the Samskip group. The main goal of the changes is to simplify and streamline the operations and business approach, as well as to further strengthen Samskip‘s position to even better take advantage of the many opportunities...
May 30th, 2014 | HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

ISS GMT launches in Palma de Mallorca

ISS GMT launches in Palma de Mallorca
Gemma Woodcock ISS GMT the marine travel specialist announces the opening of its new office in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Placed at the heart of the Mallorcan yachting community, the office is conveniently located in office 10 inside the Global Building at STP, one of the largest superyacht facilities...
May 19th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Executive Travel, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

Glander International Bunkering promotes Staff Member

Glander International Bunkering promotes Staff Member
Glander International Bunkering DMCC is please to announce the promotion of Mr. Alexandros Margaritis to Senior Bunker & Lubricant Trader and Team Leader as of  tomorrow 1st May 2014. “Alex has proved to be a hardworking and valuable team member, who takes responsibility in the office. He has...
April 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Stefan Rensinghoff heads Corporate Finance division

Stefan Rensinghoff heads Corporate Finance division
Stefan Rensinghoff The former Products division and the subsidiary HSH Corporate Finance GmbH, specialising in mergers & acquisitions, are to be merged Hamburg/Kiel,  April 29, 2014 – On 1 April Stefan Rensinghoff took charge of the Corporate Finance division. Most recently he worked as an...
April 29th, 2014 | Banking, Person Profiles | Read More

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations
The London Hellenic Centre The Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, Alliance and Research (CEDAR) of UClan Cyprus, the Enterprising British University on the Island, in cooperation with www.allaboutshipping.co.uk and supported by the Hellenic Centre London, are  hosting a  workshop focusing on «The...
April 15th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Key management change at GAC Australia

Key management change at GAC Australia
Scott Henderson Scott Henderson takes over from Phil Coolican as Managing Director   Sydney, Australia – 09 April 2014: Scott Henderson has been appointed Managing Director of GAC Australia following the retirement of Phil Coolican after seven years with the company and more than four decades...
April 9th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Surrealism and sensibility…

Surrealism and sensibility…
Mónica Andrés Alvarez Surrealism and sensibility: London artist Mónica Andrés Alvarez is inspired by the great women painters and by film director Almodóvar,  By James Brewer In just over a year of successfully exhibiting her work on the London art scene, Madrid-born Mónica Andrés Alvarez has...
March 2nd, 2014 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More