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Coast Guard R&D Center Receives Auxiliary Integration Award

Feb 13, 2024

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC), under the command of Capt. Michael Chien, has won the Commodore Viggo C. Bertelsen Jr. and Vice Admiral John P. Currier Auxiliary Integration Award in the category of Applied Innovation…

Aarseth new GM for Vard Interiors

Feb 12, 2024

Birgit Aarseth has been appointed General Manager for Vard Interiors AS coming from the position as Vice President Operations. Aarseth has been working at Vard Interiors since March 2022, first as Department Manager Interior and then as Vice President Operations.

Gladys Goh takes the Helm at Nippon Paint Marine

Feb 09, 2024

Nippon Paint Marine appointed Gladys Goh as its President, effective immediately, making her the first female and foreign national to lead a principal operating company in Japan. The marine division is the founding business for the 140-year-old Nippon Paint Holdings Group…

Maersk to Spin Off Svitzer

Feb 08, 2024

Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday it will spin off its towage and marine services activities and plans to list the new company on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange.Maersk has sought to streamline its business in recent years,…

Hakim Wins Feadship Young Designer Award

Jan 29, 2024

Pradipta R. Hakim of Indonesia captured the 2024 Young Designer of the Year (YDOY) Award with his concept yacht Blueminance. This is Feadship’s first time as the official sponsor of YDOY, a program that fosters creativity and excellence within the yacht design community…

AsstrA appoints Staples as Middle East Regional Head

Jan 23, 2024

AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG, an international logistics and transportation company, announced the appointment of Daniel Staples as its newest addition to the executive team. Staples will focus on AsstrA’s growth in regional Project Logistics…

Advanced Polymer Coatings Starts Factory Expansion

Jan 23, 2024

Protective tank coatings manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) announced an expansion of its factory, an investment central to its plans to increase its market share of the chemical and product tanker markets.APC President David Keehan said the renovation of its Avon…

Ivø Appointed Deputy Secretary General at BIMCO

Jan 03, 2024

BIMCO’s Director of Contracts & Support, Stinne Taiger Ivø, has been appointed Deputy Secretary General at BIMCO from January 1, 2024.Ivø joined BIMCO in early 2022 to lead the Contracts & Support department. Prior to working at BIMCO, Ivø headed…

Wilhelmsen, MPC Capital Acquire Zeaborn

Dec 21, 2023

Wilhelmsen Ship Management and MPC Capital jointly acquire 100 % of Zeaborn Ship ManagementWilhelmsen Ship Management (Wilhelmsen) and MPC Capital have agreed to acquire 100% of the company Zeaborn Ship Management, which the acquiring companis…

Jolly Rosa Enters the Messina Fleet

Dec 20, 2023

Genoese group Ignazio Messina & Co.has been taken delivery of the container vessel Jolly Rosa. Flying the Italian flag and enrolled in the International Registry at the Genoa Port Authority, the ship measures 260 x 32m with a gross tonnage of 42…

Bloem Appointed Group Director Corporate Affairs at Damen

Dec 19, 2023

Martin Bloem will start as Group Director Corporate Affairs at Damen Shipyards Group effective January 1, 2024 a new position at the largest shipbuilding concern in the Netherlands.Bloem was involved with the shipbuilding sector when working…

Höegh Autoliners to Deploy Marlink Hybrid Network

Dec 19, 2023

Marlink said it will deploy its guaranteed bandwidth hybrid network solutions to the Höegh Autoliners fleet. Already a customer using remote IT service, support and maintenance from Marlink, Höegh Autoliners will adopt Marlink’s hybrid network solutions…

Aker Arctic CEO Suojanen to Step Down

Dec 18, 2023

Aker Arctic’s CEO Reko-Antti Suojanen announced he will leave his position in the company, while he and the Board of Aker Arctic have agreed that he will continue in his position as CEO until of January 31, 2024.Suojanen has benn CEO of Aker Arctic for 10 years…

Management Change at German Dry Bulk Shipper

Dec 05, 2023

Monique Hezel-Reyntjens will retire effective December 31, 2023, having worked in and led what is now known as BeKa HGK GmbH for almost 42 years. Her parents, Franz Josef and Corrie Becker founded the dry shipping company in 1982. Monique Hezel…

Armstrong Tapped to Lead Babcock Marine Sector

Dec 04, 2023

Babcock International Group (Babcock) appointed Paul Armstrong to lead its marine sector, delivering a number of critical UK and international defence programmes, including the UK’s Type 31 frigates for the Royal Navy.With a career that started in shipbuilding in Barrow-in-Furness…

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