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Green Marine (UK) appoints Nicola Williams Shipmaster

May 22, 2024

Green Marine (UK) appointed Shipmaster Nicola Williams to its workboat crewing division. A South African native, Williams was appointed skipper of the Damen 2610 Twin Axe crew transfer vessel – Green Storm - carrying out transfers across the UK and Europe. She has experience operating workboat vessels across UK windfarms since 2016, alongside positions supporting seafarer charities including Lyme Regis Sea School and the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution)…

Røjgaard joins CIMAC Board

May 21, 2024

CIMAC welcomes Charlotte Røjgaard, Bureau Veritas, as a new Board member. She will act as Vice President Working Groups. Røjgaard succeeds Marko Dekena who recently decided to leave the CIMAC Board after many years in various roles.Røjgaard is the Global Marine Fuels Director at Bureau Veritas…

CJC Appoints Aik Hui Transactional Director in Singapore

May 20, 2024

Maritime law firm Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) added a senior member to its team in Singapore when it appointed Chua Aik Hui as Director.Joining the maritime law firm’s transactional team at partner level, Aik Hui specialises in advising multinational financial institutions…

Borzone to Lead SSA Marine Cruise Division

May 15, 2024

SSA Marine, an independent marine terminal operators, launched a cruise division and appointed Stefano Borzone as president. Borzone spent several years in senior vice president roles with Carnival Corporation, as well as 13 years with Metro Cruise Services, where he served as president.

Auramarine Expands in South Korea

May 15, 2024

Auramarine, a provider of fuel supply systems for the marine, power and process industries, signed a representative agreement with Specs Corporation Ltd., a Korean marine equipment and services provider to expand and strengthen the company’s presence in the South Korean maritime market…

Vos Steps Down as President of Stolt Tankers

May 15, 2024

Lucas Vos is stepping down as President, Stolt Tankers effective July 1, 2024. He will be replaced by Maren Schroeder as President and Chief Operating Officer, while Bjarke Nissen will assume the role of Chief Commercial Officer at Stolt Tankers…

Marlink Expands Global Service Support Network

May 14, 2024

Marlink is expanding its global service support network in strategic maritime locations in Houston, Bratislava, Athens, Dubai, Singapore and Tokyo, covering strategic business locations and supporting customers in close proximity. Instead of a centralized model…

Bean Tapped to Succeed Ian Gooch as London P&I Club CEO

May 07, 2024

The London P&I Club said that Ian Gooch will be stepping down during the year from the role of CEO after 15 years as CEO and 21 years as a Director of A.Bilbrough & Co., the company that manages The London P&I Club.Subject to regulatory approval…

Kruger Named President of Austal USA

Apr 26, 2024

The Austal USA Board of Directors has elected Michelle Kruger as Austal USA President. She has been serving as interim president since August 2023.Kruger joined Austal USA in 2022 as the vice president of global services and support. In that…

Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck: MSC Needs More Mariners, New Ships

Apr 25, 2024

Founded as the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) and renamed Military Sealift Command in 1970, MSC today not only support the Navy, but we are the Department of Defense's provider of all sealift. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently interviewed Rear Adm…

Muddy Water Dredging Christens Marlin Class Dredge

Apr 23, 2024

On April 19th, 2024, Muddy Water Dredging, LP, held the christening ceremony of its Marlin Class dredge at the Port of New Orleans. The event was attended by many esteemed business leaders, media personnel, and distinguished dignitaries.  'We are happy to unveil the Vaneta Marie dredge…

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

Apr 15, 2024

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) appointed Vanessa Blake to the position of interim Chief Executive and Accounting Officer.Blake is the current Chief Customer Officer at the UKHO and will take up the role of Chief Executive on an interim basis…

ClassNK Announces Executive Appointments

Apr 02, 2024

ClassNK has carried out a regular reshuffle of its full-time executives, underlining its commitment to charting the maritime industry’s shift through a period of significant transformation. President & CEO Hiroaki Sakashita and Senior Executive…


Mar 26, 2024

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management (Arcline), has acquired AMMCON Corp., a Jacksonville- based fittings and assembled components manufacturer. The defense contractor’s acquisition continues its…

Stena Bulk Completes Sale of LNG Tankers

Mar 26, 2024

Stena Bulk completed the sale of two of its LNG carriers – Stena Crystal Sky and Stena Clear Sky – to BW LNG.As part of the sale, BW LNG will assume the existing charters for both vessels.Both vessels were originally delivered in 2011 from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea…

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