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Bell Finance Director, Aberdeen Harbour

Jan 13, 2010

Aberdeen Harbour Board has appointed James Bell as finance director following the recent retirement of Graeme Clark after 26 years service.Bell joins the Board from the Caledonian Brewing Company, a subsidiary of Heineken UK, where he was head of finance since 2002…

Commissioner Khouri Joins the FMC

Jan 10, 2010

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that Michael A. Khouri of Louisville, Ky., has been sworn in as a Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2011. Commissioner Khouri was nominated by President Barack Obama on December 3, 2009…

Cardone Named C-PORT Executive Director

Jan 06, 2010

C-PORT, Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing, the national association for the Marine Assistance Industry, announced the hiring of Tina Cardone as Executive Director.  Formerly the Director of Government Affairs at C-PORT…

MOL President’s 2010 New Year Message

Jan 04, 2010

MOL President, Akimitsu Ashida published the following 2010 New Year Message:A Happy New Year to all in our MOL Group companies.There is a Japanese saying, “ichiyo-raifuku” (the return of spring), meaning that “the winter has left and the spring has come”…

Payne Named to AAPA Board

Dec 22, 2009

J. Stanley Payne, Chief Executive Officer of the Canaveral Port Authority, will serve on the 2009-10 Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). He was named to the 10-member board during the annual AAPA meeting held this year in Galveston…

MMS Names Cooke Regional Supervisor

Dec 20, 2009

Minerals Management Service (MMS) Gulf of Mexico Regional Director Lars Herbst has selected David W. Cooke, Ph.D. as the new Regional Supervisor for Resource Evaluation in the Gulf Region Office.As Regional Supervisor for Resource Evaluation…

Alexander Chairs Port of London Authority

Dec 20, 2009

The UK Secretary of State for Transport, Lord Adonis, has appointed Helen Alexander, CBE, as Chairman of the Board of the Port of London Authority (PLA), with effect from 1 January 2010. She will succeed Simon Sherrard, who has been PLA Chairman since 2001…

Pedersen BIMCO Deputy Secretary General

Dec 20, 2009

BIMCO has appointed Lars Robert Pedersen as new Deputy Secretary General of BIMCO as of 1 February 2010. Lars Robert Pedersen is currently Director of Regulatory Affairs in Maersk Maritime Technology at A.P. Moller-Maersk Group in Copenhagen…

Calhoun Named Chair WCI

Dec 09, 2009

Rick Calhoun, president of Cargill Marine and Terminal, Inc., has been elected chairman of the Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI), the national public policy organization advocating a modern and well-maintained national system of ports and inland waterways…

Matsuda Nominated MARAD Administrator

Dec 09, 2009

President Barack Obama has announced his intent to nominate David T. Matsuda, Administrator, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. David T. Matsuda has been serving as Deputy Administrator and Acting Administrator of the United States Maritime Administration since July 2009…

Thommen Appointed Trustee of CG Foundation

Dec 06, 2009

John Thommen, CEO of marine manufacturers representative firm Ocean Marketing and a 33-year veteran of the industry, has been appointed to a three-year term as a Trustee of the Coast Guard Foundation.(www.coastguardfoundation.org)

Cummings Congratulates RADM Stosz On Promotion

Dec 03, 2009

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-7) offered his congratulations this week to United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral (lower half) Sandy Stosz, on the occasion of her promotion to that rank. Stosz, who is from Ellicott City, in the Seventh District…

ABS Adds to Membership

Nov 19, 2009

At the recent ABS Council meeting in N.Y., 40 prominent members of the shipping and offshore industries were elected as new members of the international classification society. The ABS Council also elected two new members to the society’s Technical Committee…

Kurz, Widdows, USCG 2009 AOTOS Recipients

Nov 17, 2009

The United Seamen’s Service (USS) 2009 40th Annual Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) were presented to Donald Kurz, President and CEO of Keystone Shipping Co., headquartered in Philadelphia, and to Ronald Widdows, Group President and CEO of Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) of Singapore…

Innovation Award for Primar Distributor

Nov 12, 2009

Netherlands based Datema and its ENCTrack service has been awarded the 2009 maritime innovation award for its innovative approach to the distribution and management of electronic navigational chart services.It helped to define the overall project deliverables for ENCTrack…

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