People & Company News

 

OSK Group Fortifies Strategic Segment of OSK Defense

Feb 23, 2023

Danish ship designers OSK continue to cement its position within naval ship design with the establishment of OSK Defense – a strategic department solely designated to specialized naval design, both nationally and internationally. Heading the new department will be Commander Lars Povl Jensen…

Boluda to Acquire Smit Lamnalco, Tugboat Fleet to Top 600

Feb 10, 2023

Boluda Corporación Marítima, through its Boluda Towage division, has reached an agreement to acquire Smit Lamnalco, the world's fifth-largest towage operator.With the acquisition of Smit Lamnalco, Boluda Towage will boast a fleet of 600 tugboats…

Svitzer Appoints Spanjic as Global Head of Green Ports

Feb 09, 2023

Svitzer announced that Svitzer Australia Chief Commercial Officer Ivan Spanjic has been appointed as Global Head of Green Ports.This is a newly created role to focus on unlocking value for partners across the marine supply chain, as the demand…

VIDEO: Patrick Ryan Named CTO at ABS

Feb 08, 2023

As Patrick Ryan assumes the top tech exec spot at ABS, Maritime Reporter TV interviewed him on the eve of the announcement. While shipowners face multiple technology challenges ahead, Ryan said a top priority is the bridging of technology from the fundamental phase into operational solutions…

Lücke to the Helm of Key German Maritime Exhibitions

Jan 30, 2023

Christoph Lücke is taking on the role of Project Head of Hamburg Messe und Congress’ maritime trade fairs SMM, MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo, and Seatrade Europe effective February 1, 2023. He takes over from Claus Ulrich Selbach…

Leadership Change at NYK Group Europe

Jan 28, 2023

Svein Steimler, president and CEO of NYK Group Europe Ltd., will retire on March 31, 2023, and will subsequently become a special advisor of the company. Steimler’s successor as president and CEO will be Carl-Johan Hagman.

Poroy named CEO of Strategic Robotic Systems

Jan 18, 2023

General Oceans appointed Omer Poroy as CEO of Strategic Robotic Systems, Inc.; one of its four operating companies. Poroy brings more than 25 years of experience in the ocean technology space, including sensors, robotics, autonomy, and the interplay of multi-domain maritime systems…

The Dutra Group Names Stewart CEO

Jan 11, 2023

The Dutra Group has named Harry K. Stewart as its Chief Executive Officer. Stewart, who previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Dutra, assumes his new role as the company celebrates its 50th anniversary. Bill T. Dutra, who led the company since its founding…

Tom Perrine, Austal VP of Engineering, Retires

Jan 11, 2023

Austal USA Vice President of Engineering, Tom Perrine, has retired after eight years of service with the company and over 40 years in the shipbuilding industry. During his tenure, Perrine led Austal USA’s engineering department overseeing the work of over 250 engineers…

Interview: Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime, DNV

Jan 10, 2023

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime, DNV, says that while progress towards industry decarbonization should be applauded, it must be accelerated. Shipping needs to work together, in tandem with other sectors and stakeholders, if we’re to stand a hope of reaching our most ambitious…

NYK President Nagasawa Outlines Challenges, Priorities in 2023

Jan 06, 2023

In his annual New Years' address to employees, NYK President Hitoshi Nagasawa warned that while markets, particularly the containershipping market, will be more challenging in 2023 compared to the past two years, overall the group has 'long anticipated that the strong tailwind would not last long…

Quay Crew partners with CrewPass for Crew Criminal Background Checks

Jan 05, 2023

As part of its standard superyacht industry recruitment service, Quay Crew has partnered with CrewPass to include criminal background checks for crew and yachting professionals. Owners, yachts, management companies and the wider yachting sector…

Obituary: Donald Keehan, founder, Advanced Polymer Coatings

Jan 05, 2023

Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), based in Avon, Ohio, announced the passing of its founder Donald Keehan on December 28, 2022, aged 87.In a statement the Keehan family said:“Don was key driving force behind the business, but much more than that…

States Joins Blue Sky Maritime Coalition as VP/CSO

Jan 04, 2023

The Blue Sky Maritime Coalition (BSMC) appointed Jennifer States, a renewable energy and clean technology leader, to serve as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. States brings 20 years of industry experience in renewable energy and clean technology…

Management Shuffle at SunStone Ships

Jan 02, 2023

Sunstone Ships reports that its president Ulrik Hegelund, 52, has, for family reasons, decided to move back to Denmark. As of January 1, 2023, Hegelund will take the position as CFO of SunStone Maritime with overall responsibility for the group’s accounting…

Logistics News

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News