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Theodossopoulos Names CEO of METIS

Dec 04, 2023

METIS Cyberspace Technology appointed Panos Theodossopoulos as its new Chief Executive Officer.Theodossopoulos has considerable experience in leadership roles in the ICT and maritime sectors. In recent years, he has specialized in maritime digitalization…

Banga Takes Hong Kong Shipowners Association Helm

Dec 01, 2023

Angad Banga of the Caravel Group was elected as new Chairman of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA). He succeeded Wellington Koo, of Valles Steamship Co., Ltd, who stepped down after completing his two-year term as Chairman of the HKSOA…

Danelec Acquires MacGregor VDR Business

Nov 02, 2023

Danelec, a leader in the production of electronic equipment for the maritime industry, consolidates its market position in the Voyage Data Recorders sector with the acquisition of MacGregor's business in this field. With this investment, Danelec enhances its installed base to a total of 16…

Inmarsat Maritime Safety Team Wins IMRF Award

Oct 19, 2023

Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, won the 2023 International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Award for Innovation and Technology in Maritime Search and Rescue after a highly respected judging panel led by former IMRF Chair Michael Vlasto…

Obituary: Captain David J.F. Bruce

Oct 03, 2023

Captain David J.F. Bruce, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and Senior Deputy Commissioner of Maritime Affairs, RMI Maritime Administrator passed away on Friday…

Orlowski Named VP Engineering at Austal USA

Oct 02, 2023

Austal USA introduced Chris Orlowski as the company’s vice president of engineering, leading a team of more than 350 engineers, naval architects, designers, and other engineering support staff. Orlowski has more than 30 years of program and…

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

Sep 21, 2023

Bleecker Street Group (BSG), a global software holding company, announced the acquisition of Ripple, an integrated maritime software company. The acquisition underscores BSG's commitment to the maritime sector, solidifying its position as an…

Murdaugh Resigns as Austal USA President

Aug 30, 2023

Rusty Murdaugh has resigned as president of Austal USA effective August 30, 2023, the Mobile, Ala. based shipbuilder announced.Murdaugh was named president in September 2021 after serving as acting president since February 2021. During his tenure…

Savage Takes the CTO Seat at Silverstream

Aug 29, 2023

Silverstream Technologies appointed Catriona Savage into the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Savage will lead the continued development of the innovative Silverstream System and will further develop the technical centre-of-excellence built by Silverstream Technologies…

The Marcura Group Acquires ShipServ

Aug 29, 2023

The Marcura Group signed a definitive agreement to acquire ShipServ, a maritime online procurement platform and marketplace. ShipServ’s 126 employees will come together with Marcura’s 850 to serve a combined customer base of 800 maritime customers and a network of 47…

IBIA Appoints Dr. Edmund Hughes as Its New IMO Representative

Aug 17, 2023

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) announced the appointment of Dr. Edmund Hughes as its International Maritime Organization (IMO) Representative, effective from September 1, 2023. Dr. Hughes will succeed Unni Einemo.A prominent figure in the maritime community…

Udo Lange Named CEO of Stolt-Nielsen Limited

Aug 09, 2023

Stolt-Nielsen said that, after 23 years as Chief Executive Officer, Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen will step down from his role as CEO on September 1, 2023, and will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Stolt-Nielsen Limited. He will be succeeded as CEO by Udo Lange…

Boreas Maritime Opens New Branch in Croatia

Jul 19, 2023

Crewing agency Boreas Maritime, headquartered in the Netherlands, announces the opening of a new branch in Croatia. The team has been expanded with two new, dedicated team members to run the branch in Rijeka, Croatia.The branch office will be largely focused on the offshore industry…

Panama's Arsenio Dominguez Elected as IMO Secretary General

Jul 18, 2023

The International Maritime Organization's Council (IMO) has elected Arsenio Antonio Dominguez Velasco from Panama as its secretary-general, the UN shipping agency said on Tuesday.Dominguez beat six other contenders from China, Turkey, Kenya…

Marine Assekuranz, Fram Insurance Brokers Form JV "Marine Alliance"

Jul 12, 2023

Marine insurance brokers Marine Assekuranz from Hamburg and Fram from Norway are joining forces. With the core expertise in insuring ships and transports worldwide for decades – now they are joining forces under the umbrella of the 'Marine Alliance'…

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