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ABS Approves Autonomous Tech for HHI Group

Oct 04, 2022

ABS’ support for the development of autonomous technology at sea took another step forward with the granting of approval in principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries Group (HHI Group) for four areas of autonomous functions: navigation, machinery health management…

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Extends Crew Payment with ShipMoney

Oct 04, 2022

ShipMoney has expanded its agreement with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) to include the ship manager’s global fleet.Extending the existing agreement to the worldwide fleet reinforces BSM’s commitment to digitizing its payment processes…

Edvardsen Haugan takes the Helm at Kongsberg Maritime

Oct 03, 2022

Lisa Edvardsen Haugan was appointed as the new President of Kongsberg Maritime, the largest business area of Kongsberg, replacing  Egil Haugsdal starting in November 2022.Edvardsen Haugan has long and extensive experience from both the defense…

Port of New Orleans Board Elects Jensen as Chairman

Sep 22, 2022

Rhe Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) on Thursday elected Jack C. Jensen, Jr. to serve as Board Chairman, succeeding Charles H. Ponstein, whose term as Chairman ended this month. Also elected were Joseph F. Toomy…

Johnson Tapped to Lead Rovco's US Expansion

Sep 22, 2022

Rovco, a provider of subsea robotics and hydrographic survey solutions to the marine renewable and wider energy sectors, has its sights set on supporting the energy transition in the US market with the strategic appointment of Mitchell (Mitch) Johnson as the company’s new Director – Americas…

Cal Maritime Names Golden Bear's First Female Captain

Sep 20, 2022

California State University Maritime Academy appointed Samaro Bannister-Schneider as interim captain of Training Ship Golden Bear (TSGB). Captain Bannister will serve as Cal Maritime’s first female TSGB captain.  She is a 2000 graduate of Cal Maritime’s Marine Transportation (MT) program…

Manson Construction Names Rodriguez CFO

Sep 19, 2022

Seattle-based marine contractor Manson Construction Co. announced Jon Rodriguez assumed the role of chief financial officer (CFO) effective August 15, 2022. Rodriguez will serve as Manson's third CFO in the last 30 years.“Jon is highly qualified…

Interview: Dan Keane, Commanding Officer, USCG RDC

Sep 16, 2022

United States Coast Guard service is a family legacy for Dan Keane, who today serves as the Commanding Officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center in New London, CT.'My dad was in the Coast Guard (for nearly 37 years), so this is a way of life for me…

ZeroNorth Opens Singapore Office

Sep 15, 2022

Technology company ZeroNorth announced it is opening an office in Singapore’s Central Business District, headed by ZeroNorth’s VP Sales and General Manager for Asia.The move to establish a presence in one of the world's top shipping hubs follos several months of rapid expansion for ZeroNorth…

CEO in Focus: Allard Castelein, Port of Rotterdam

Sep 14, 2022

The Port of Rotterdam has blazed a path for ports globally in terms of automation, digitalization and decarbonization. As he enters the final year of his tenure, Allard Castelein, CEO, Port of Rotterdam, says there is still much work to do.While…

Digitalization: NAVTOR, Veracity by DNV Partner

Sep 14, 2022

NAVTOR signed an Integrated Partner agreement with Veracity by DNV, a deal intended to help shipowners and operators simplify reporting, enable sustainable shipping and unlock green finance.“Our ecosystem collects, aggregates and utilizes enormous amounts of business-critical data…

Vogel Promoted to Shareholder at Cozen O’Connor

Sep 13, 2022

Law firm Cozen O’Connor announced it has promoted 11 members to shareholder including Marine News contributor Jeff Vogel.Vogel focuses his practice on strategic and operational matters affecting the U.S. maritime industry and on government contracts across all industries…

Witjens, Gorgels Tapped to Lead EST-Floattech

Sep 13, 2022

Maritime battery supplier EST-Floattech appointed Mark Witjens as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Joep Gorgels as Chief Financial Officer/Chief Business Development Officer (CFO/CBDO). Since its foundation in 2009, EST-Floattech has a track…

PASSER SIDC Aims to Double Production at New Plant

Sep 13, 2022

Norway’s PASSER Group AS acquired SIDC Group UAB in 2020 with the goal to transform the Klaipeda-based company into a full-service EPCI provider with complete control of the value chain. “The deciding factor for PASSER was that SIDC was a perfect match for their targeted development strategy…

Anderson to Chair Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council

Sep 12, 2022

The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council (FSTED) announced it has elected a new slate of officers for the 2022-2024 cycle. Paul Anderson, President and CEO of Port Tampa Bay, was elected Chair, Alex King, Executive Director of Port Panama City…

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