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CIMIC Group Appoints Valderas as CEO

Oct 19, 2016

Adolfo Valderas, a civil engineer, is CIMIC Group’s new Chief Executive Officer. Valderas was previously CIMIC Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras…

Keaney Joins Hill Dickinson

Oct 18, 2016

International law firm Hill Dickinson has further strengthened its London shipping team with the arrival of Master Mariner Donal Keaney, bringing the total number of Master Mariners at the firm to six.Keaney is currently studying to become…

GAC’s Global Husbandry Centre Now Operates 24/7

Oct 18, 2016

GAC’s Global Husbandry Centre (GHC) is now operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week – in response to the growing demand from its shipping principals.The GHC serves as a single point of contact for global clients, coordinating a range of services including crew handling…

LOC Boosts London Team

Oct 11, 2016

International marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has moved one of its top performers from Asia back to London to focus on growing the company’s shipping services in London and around the world. Nick Haslam, Group Director of Shipping Services…

LOC Boosts London Team

Oct 11, 2016

Leading international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group, has moved one of its top performers from Asia back to London to focus on growing the company’s shipping services in London and around the world.Nick Haslam, Group Director of Shipping Services…

Barcelona Port Encourages Partnering for Development

Oct 07, 2016

The Port of Barcelona is pursuing an active policy to increase the competitive edge of its customers, fostering the development of efficient and operational services that respond to their needs for international shipping and logistics services…

Consolidation, Greater focus on Risk Management and Higher Finance Costs - BIMCO

Oct 06, 2016

BIMCO has today published the next in its series of reports looking at the “road to recovery” for dry bulk shipping beyond the current market difficulties. The foundation for the new report follows the conclusion of BIMCO’s previous analysis…

OSK-ShipTech Appoints New CEO

Oct 04, 2016

Jacob H. Thygesen has been named the new CEO of Danish naval architecture firm OSK-ShipTech A/S, effective November 1, 2016.  Thygesen comes to the role with a background as Sales Director of Wärtsilä Ship Design, and prior to that he was Managing Director of Wärtsilä Denmark…

MTCS UK Launches Competence Program

Oct 03, 2016

MTCS UK of Windermere, who worked with Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering on the development of a Shipping Industry Competence Program, is now ready to role out the program to the entire marine industry.MTCS UK has taken a proactive…

Trelleborg to Present Port of the Future at PIANC-COPEDEC IX

Sep 26, 2016

Trelleborg’s marine systems operation is sponsoring the 9th PIANC-COPEDEC conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the 16 to 21 October 2016. Trelleborg will be exhibiting on booth 21, discussing its new Port of the Future initiative and…

What next for THE Alliance? - Drewry

Sep 26, 2016

Hanjin’s bankruptcy leaves the proposed carrier grouping THE Alliance at a size disadvantage to both its future rivals. Might a replacement be called up?The container shipping industry is in a state of flux at the moment and nobody can honestly…

Maritime & Coastguard Agency Mulls New Fee Structure

Sep 14, 2016

Proposals to revamp the way the Maritime & Coastguard Agency charges for fees for ship registrations, ship surveys and merchant navy costs are being put out for consultation.Under the new proposals, most fees including ship surveys and examinations would go up but others will decrease…

ICS Chairman Sets 3 Challenges for Shipping

Sep 07, 2016

At the annual International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Conference in London today (7 September) – in the presence of IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim – the new ICS Chairman, Esben Poulsson, suggested that the shipping industry must respond proactively…

Pew Joins ST Engineering Board

Aug 12, 2016

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced the appointment of Mr Quek Gim Pew as a non-independent non-executive Director of the Company and Chairman of the Research, Development and Technology Committee with effect from 15 August 2016…

Trident Maritime Systems to Acquire Callenberg Technology Group

Aug 11, 2016

Wilhelmsen Maritime Services AS (WMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA, said it has signed an agreement whereby technology subsidiary Callenberg Technology Group will be acquired by Trident Maritime Systems.'We have in Trident and their principal…

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