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Lennerstedt Named CEO at Humphree

Dec 20, 2022

Helena Lennerstedt was appointed CEO of Humphree. She has a background in several leading positions in different companies in the Swedish industry, and for the last seven years whe has been Vice President Purchasing at Volvo Penta. She has a…

Singapore's Tan tapped as Vice-Chair of IMO MEPC

Dec 16, 2022

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) officer, Tan Hanqiang, currently First Secretary (Maritime), High Commission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Kingdom (UK), has been appointed by the International Maritime Organization…

Liberian Registry Hires Boyle as VP, Fleet Performance

Dec 12, 2022

The Liberian Registry announced that Commander Jason Boyle, United States Coast Guard-retired, has been hired as the Vice President of Fleet Performance of the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry (LISCR) at Headquarters in Dulles…

Shipping Giant Maersk Replaces CEO

Dec 12, 2022

Shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Monday it had appointed Vincent Clerc, who has been with the firm for 25 years, to replace Soren Skou as Chief Executive Officer as of Jan 1. Company veteran Clerc, who currently heads the company's Ocean & Logistics business…

Radder to head up BMT’s Groningen Office

Dec 12, 2022

BMT appointed Ronald Radder to head up its Groningen office, a new relocation move for Radder that will see his Marine Surveying services and leadership going beyond Groningen to cover the Northern region of the Netherlands and Germany’s ports as well, with effect from January 1, 2023.

Chris Hughey Named FMC General Counsel

Nov 10, 2022

U.S. federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel B. Maffei announced Phillip C. “Chris” Hughey has been hired as the General Counsel of the Federal Maritime Commission and appointed to be a member of the Senior Executive Service.In his capacity as General Counsel to the Commission…

Tindall-Schlicht Named Seaway Administrator

Nov 08, 2022

The White House announced President Biden's appointment of former Milwaukee port director, Adam Tindall-Schlicht, as the next Administrator of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS). Tindall-Schlicht resigned his position at Port Milwaukee on October 19…

Kommer Damen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 08, 2022

During the Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Kommer Damen was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his achievements, methods and contribution to the Dutch maritime industry. Damen (78) is Chairman of the…

SAYFR, MSI ink MOU to collaborate on Safety Culture, Loss Prevention

Nov 07, 2022

SAYFR entered into an MoU with Japanese underwriter Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI) aimed at reducing risks of major incidents through building safety culture maturity in the maritime and offshore energy sectors. SAYFR has worked with MSI on several joint initiatives in the last two years…

GEA Breaks Ground on New U.S. Facility

Nov 07, 2022

GEA marked the official start of construction of its new repair, logistics, assembly, production and training facility in Janesville, Wis. The groundbreaking ceremony of GEA’s first greenfield site in North America in 50 years was attended by…

Foreship Makes a Pair of Senior Appointments

Nov 02, 2022

Foreship made two senior appointments to grow its design and technology capabilities to support shipping’s sustainable future. From November 1, Joonatan Haukilehto joins Foreship as Lead Consultant, Newbuilds & Decarbonization, while Pekka Pohjanen is appointed Senior Technology Specialist…

AAPA Elects Strawbridge as Next Board Chairman

Oct 31, 2022

Trade group the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) elected a new Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sean Strawbridge of the Port of Corpus Christi, last week during its 111th Annual Convention and Expo in Orlando, Fla. Outgoing…

ASRY Appoints New Internal Audit and Legal Affairs Managers

Oct 31, 2022

ASRY, a ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, appointed Layla Mukhtar as the new Internal Audit Manager and Fatima AlRayes as the Legal Affairs Manager.Mukhtar is a certified Public Accountant from the New Hampshire Board of Accountancy…

Petraki Appointed President of WISTA International

Oct 28, 2022

WISTA International (Women's International Shipping and Trading Association) elected their new President, Elpi Petraki, from WISTA Hellas, at its Annual General Meeting on October 26, in Geneva, Switzerland. WISTA International consists of 56…

Svitzer Promotes Two Senior Leaders

Oct 27, 2022

Svitzer, the towage arm of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, announced two senior leadership appointments: Kasper Karlsen as Global Chief Operating Officer and Deniz Kirdar True as Managing Director in the AMEA region.Karlsen has held different leadership positions in the A…

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