People & Company News


Dumont Takes the Helm at Cal Maritime

Jul 07, 2023

Michael J. Dumont started his tenure as interim president of California State University (CSU) Maritime Academy.Aside from service as a reserve military officer, Dumont was a senior executive in several agencies of the Federal government. Earlier…

Aegir Opens Office in Turkey

Jul 06, 2023

AEGIR-Marine - which provides a wide range of parts and services for stern tube seals, (bow) thrusters, CPP's and azimuth thrusters - expanded its global reach stationing seven service engineers at its new office in Turkey.The new office is located in Pendik Istanbal…

Mack Boring Names Henkin COO

Jul 05, 2023

Jonathan (Jon) Henkin has been promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer for Mack Boring & Parts Co.  Most recently Henkin was Director of Operations since 2010, and has led the integration of lean manufacturing principles into our operations…

Taylor Named Austal USA COO for Transformation

Jun 26, 2023

Austal USA promoted Christy Taylor to the newly established position of Chief Operating Officer for Transformation. She will report to Austal USA president Rusty Murdaugh, and oversee Human Resources, Production Control, IT and Supply Chain…

Ullbro Named CEO of Evac Group

Jun 26, 2023

Evac Group appointed Björn Ullbro CEO effective July 1, 2023, taking over alongside his current role as the President of Evac Business Line. With more than a decade of experience in the maritime industry, Ullbro has brought a wealth of knowledge to Evac Group after joining the company in late 2021…

Toomy Tapped as Chairman at Port of New Orleans

Jun 23, 2023

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) selected new officers with the election of Joseph F. Toomy to serve as Board Chairman, Walter J. Leger Jr. as Vice Chairman, and James J. Carter Jr. as Secretary-Treasurer for the nine-month term…

Feng Joins Birns as Financial Controller

Jun 15, 2023

BIRNS announced that Steve Feng has joined the company as Financial Controller, where he will lead the Accounting team and oversee the firm’s finances and operational accounting, and as part of the corporate management and leadership team will…

Goltens Worldwide Appoints Sandeep Seth CEO

May 31, 2023

Goltens Worldwide appointed Sandeep Seth as Chief Executive Officer.He joined Goltens in 2002 and occupied positions of increasing responsibility since then. Since 2019 he has served as company President, leading the organization through the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic…

Osman Named President, CEO at AET

May 12, 2023

MISC Berhad announced the change of President & CEO and Chairman of AET effective June 1, 2023. Zahid Osman has been appointed as the President & CEO, succeeding Capt. Rajalingam Subramaniam. The current Chairman, Datuk Yee Yang Chien will step down as of 31st May 2023…

Propeller Club to Honor Senator Cantwell

Apr 27, 2023

The International Propeller Club of the United States said that Senator Maria Cantwell, Chair of the Senate Committee on  Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will be honored at its annual Salute to Congress event on June 13, 2023.   Senator…

O'Connor Named COO at Interlake

Mar 28, 2023

Brendan P. O’Connor was recently named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Interlake, a newly created role for the growing family-owned and operated fleet. Previously, O’Connor, a 27-year veteran of the company, held leadership roles as Vice President of Marketing and Marine Traffic…

ClassNK Grants "Innovation Endorsement" to Yusen Logistics

Mar 28, 2023

ClassNK granted the Class C Innovation Endorsement Provider Certification to Yusen Logistics.ClassNK offers its third-party Innovation Endorsement 'Provider Certification', which supports innovative initiatives, to companies and organizations…

SSY Hires Wang to Drive LNG Business in China

Mar 24, 2023

Shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) hired Justin Wang will join the global SSY LNG team as a ship broker, effective from April 2023.Based in Beijing, Wang will be the first active LNG shipbroker in the Chinese capital and will focus on further expanding SSY’s LNG presence in the region…

Women Offshore Founder Cedeno to Address Cal Maritime Grads

Mar 20, 2023

Ally Cedeno, founder and president of the Women Offshore Foundation, has been selected to address California State University Maritime Academy’s class of 2023 at its Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 6.  Cedeno is a 2008 graduate of the U…

Inmarsat Expects Asia Pacific Coverage to Double

Mar 16, 2023

Inmarsat’s I-6 F1 satellite has connected to new ground stations in Perth and Merredin, Western Australia, as it aims to provide an upgrade in communications availability for the region.I-6 F1 launched in December 2021 and spent seven months travelling to geostationary orbit above the Atlantic…

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