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Monday, May 27, 2019

Bibby Line Group News

Sir Michael Bibby. Photo: UK Chamber of Shipping

Sir Michael Bibby New President of UK Chamber of Shipping

Sir Michael Bibby was elected President of the UK Chamber of Shipping at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in London. He becomes the Chamber’s 132nd president in its 140th year. John Denholm, chairman of J&J Denholm, was elected Vice-President at the meeting, which was attended by over 100 people from the Chamber’s member companies. Sir Michael is planning to step back from his position as Managing Director of Bibby Line Group during 2018 to allow him to better focus his time on external work interests, including his involvement with the UK Chamber.

Clive Richardson, V.Group chief executive officer Photo V Group

V.Group Buys Bibby Ship Management

V.Group has acquired Bibby Ship Management, part of the Bibby Line Group, which has an established track record for providing high quality, safe and reliable ship management and support services to blue-chip clients. Bibby Ship Management services all types of vessels and has particular strengths in the management of offshore vessels. It also provides extensive crew management solutions, technical support services, marine travel, marine surveying, training and recruitment services.

Jim Teasdale (Photo: Mersey Maritime)

Mersey Maritime CEO Retires

Press release- Jim Teasdale, CEO of Mersey Maritime, has announced his retirement after 11 year at the helm of the industry representative body. His last day in the role will be Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Teasdale was a founder director of the Birkenhead based not-for-profit organization, set up in 2003 to represent the interests of the Ports and Maritime Sector on Merseyside, by helping to create the right conditions for business growth. He leaves Mersey Maritime in a healthy position, acting as a linchpin between the private and public sector.

Pictured, L-R: Sandra Corrigan of Bibby Ship Management, Mary Doyle of Hospice Isle of Man and Nicky Davenport of Bibby Ship Management (Photo: Bibby Ship Management)

Bibby Ship Management Employees to Trek for Charity

Bibby Ship Management (WE) Ltd., part of Bibby Line Group, informs its employees Sandra Corrigan and Nicky Davenport will embark on a trekking and camping challenge in the Grand Canyon as part of a challenge to fundraise for charity. Corrigan, raising funds Hospice Isle of Man, and Davenport, raising funds for the Isle of Man Sea Cadets, will walk 10-15 miles each day in 80 degrees heat, camping in a Native American camp site by night. In 2007, Bibby Line Group began the ‘Giving Something Back’ program for its employees…

MLE Puts Liverpool on the Maritime Map

The inaugural Maritime Logistics & Energy thematic within the International Festival for Business 2014 has come to a close. Highlighting Liverpool’s international role as a mercantile, maritime and global trade gateway city, the MLE fortnight’s 48 events wrapped up on June 20. Chris Shirling-Rooke, Commercial Director for Mersey Maritime said, “The MLE fortnight in June has been a huge success. We have been able to showcase the breadth of talent and expertise that Liverpool has to offer on a global level. Mersey Maritime worked in partnership with Shipping Innovation Ltd.

Sir Michael Bibby

Bibby Line to Host Supply Chain and Logistics Events

Liverpool headquartered global company Bibby Line Group is hosting a series of events at this year’s International Festival For Business during the Maritime, Logistics and Energy thematic of the four-week program. Being held at the Museum of Liverpool on June 12, the day includes two industry seminars tackling challenging current issues, followed by an invitation-only VIP reception. From 3:30 - 6 p.m. delegates, including senior managers involved in the logistics industry, will…

Photo by Myak Homberger

London Maritime Sector Can Benefit from Liverpool's Lessons

Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) held their last event of the year on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. The event was well attended with guests travelling far and wide to hear views and opinions on the next generation in shipping and the future of maritime London. Speaking at the new London offices of the U.K. Chamber of Shipping, Sir Michael Bibby, Managing Director of Bibby Line Group Limited, addressed the question: In today’s high tech global maritime industry does it really matter where you are based?

(l to r) Nicky Davenport, Jess Kramer, Sarah Ryan, and Sandra Corrigan

Bibby Ship Management 'Girl Power'

Intrepid trekkers – Jess Kramer, Sarah Ryan, Nicky Davenport and Sandra Corrigan have just arrived home from a trip of a lifetime. All four Bibby Ship Management (BSM) Isle of Man employees took part in the Bibby Line Group ‘Giving Something Back’ Dalai Lama Trek in India, in October. The five day trek saw the team reach an altitude of 3,500 meters, camping in some extreme weather, however with such a fantastic support crew keeping the team firmly on the ground the trip was a great success.

Mark Robertshaw

New Commercial Director for Bibby Ship Management

Bibby Ship Management Group Ltd announced the appointment of Mark Robertshaw as its new Commercial Director, joining the business on September 23, 2013. His responsibilities will also include the role of new Managing Director for Bibby Ship Management’s Western Europe office, based in the Isle of Man. Mr. Robertshaw, a shipping and marine professional, is joining the business from Faststream Recruitment, where he set up its new Asian operation and took responsibility for sales performance for the region.

David Howe, project director and Robin Longstaff, survey manager BRIL

Bibby Makes Two Staff Appointments

Bibby Offshore’s newest division, Bibby Remote Intervention Limited (BRIL) Recently increased its workforce following the creation of two new positions. David Howe joins the firm as project director and Robin Longstaff as survey manager. BRIL was established at the end of 2011 to manage the increased market demand for ROV services and has since expanded from support of the company’s own vessels and diver-less intervention services to external clients. The past 12 months has seen staff numbers rise considerably…

Bibby Offshore Expands Latest Division Further

Bibby Remote Intervention Limited (BRIL) has announced the recent appointments of Lloyd Duncan as Senior Inspection Repair and Maintenance (IRM) Consultant and Andy Inglis to the role of Inspection Manager. BRIL is the latest division of Aberdeen-based subsea installation contractor Bibby Offshore and was initially established with the intention of internalising Bibby’s existing Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) needs and to bring the service provision in-house. An initial investment…

Alastair Evitt, InterManager President

Intermanager Welcomes Bibby Shipmanagement

InterManager, the international trade association for the ship management industry, is delighted to welcome Bibby Ship Management Ltd to its membership. Located in Liverpool, Bibby Ship Management Ltd provides a quality assured comprehensive technical management service to the international marine industry. The firm's parent company, Bibby Line Group Limited, has been established for 200 years and appreciates investment in long-term results and commitment to core values - aims which chime well with InterManager's aims and objectives.