Members News


Verhoeven Named President of IADC Board

Jan 12, 2017

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced  the appointment of Frank Verhoeven as the new President of the IADC Board of Directors.Verhoeven was part of the Royal Boskalis Westminster group of companies for 40 years…

Obituary: Walter Sellick – Founder, Sellick Equipment

Jan 11, 2017

Walter Sellick, founder of Sellick Equipment, passed away on January 10, 2017. He was 98.  Walter is survived by sons Howard and David, daughter Heather, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Born in 1918, Walter was raised on a farm in Harrow…

Baugh to Chair Port Manatee Board

Dec 15, 2016

Vanessa Baugh has been elected to a one-year term as chairwoman of the governing board of Port Manatee, which also has chosen its two newest members – Priscilla Whisenant Trace and Stephen R. Jonsson – and continuing member Charles B. Smith as officers…

Haaijer Nominated to Boskalis' Board

Sep 29, 2016

Ilona Haaijer has been nominated as member of the supervisory board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., following the board's decision to increase the number of its members from six to seven.Haaijer has the Dutch nationality and is President…

InterManager Expands Global Membership

Sep 28, 2016

The international ship managers’ body, InterManager, has extended its global membership by welcoming four new members, including its first Chinese member.  Chinese shipping firm The International Trade Ocean Shipping Supply Company (ITOS Supply)…

Bimco Opens Office In Singapore

Jun 20, 2016

BIMCO has opened a new regional office in Singapore in order to increase services to its members in the Southeast Asia region and boost collaborations with regional maritime associations.  BIMCO’s new Singapore contact will be General Manager…

AWO Holds Spring Convention

May 09, 2016

AWO members converge on Washington D.C. for another record-setting barge-in; new leadership elected The American Waterways Operators’ (AWO) 2016 Spring Convention attracted more than 200 members to Washington, D.C. April 19-21, including 36 first-time attendees…

CLIA Names Senior VP for Member Operations

May 02, 2016

Caroline Johnson has joined the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) as Senior Vice President, Membership Operations. Johnson will be responsible for leading membership strategy, planning and business operations in North America. Johnson…

Petrobras Board Member Fraga Britto Quits

Mar 22, 2016

Luiz Augusto Fraga de Britto Filho quit as board member of embattled Brazilian state-controlled oil producer Petróleo Brasileiro SA on Monday. In a securities filing, the company known as Petrobras said Fraga Britto had resigned to take…

Statoil Reccommends Van der Veer for BoD

Mar 15, 2016

The nomination committee in Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) recommends that the company's corporate assembly elects Jeroen van der Veer as a new member of Statoil's board of directors.   Van der Veer was the Chief Executive Officer in the…

USCG Names New NBSAC Members

Mar 10, 2016

U.S. Coast Guard announces National Boating Safety Advisory Council appointments The U.S. Coast Guard announced on Thursday the appointments of the chairman and seven members to serve on the 21-member National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC)…


Mar 03, 2016

HELMEPA purchased a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB Simulator and Instructor Station for training of its fleet members. The simulator was delivered and installed by VSTEP at HELMEPA premises in Athens, Greece.The simulator purchased by HELMEPA included…

ABS' Tikka Elected Foreign Member of NAE

Feb 09, 2016

ABS, a provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, announced the election of ABS Europe and Africa Division President Dr. Kirsi Tikka as a Foreign Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE)…

Executives and Stakeholders Gather for FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit

Jan 19, 2016

Relationship and business building moved into high gear on the high seas as more than 100 FCCA Platinum Members, key cruise industry stakeholders, joined over 30 high-ranking FCCA Member Line cruise executives from January 14-18 for the PAMAC Cruise Summit…

New Appointments for Subsea UK Board

Dec 24, 2015

Subsea UK has unveiled its new Board, following a members’ ballot at the industry body’s Annual General Meeting.  Following an unprecedented number of member nominations, two new Board members were appointed and seven members reelected.Cameron Mitchell…

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