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WOC Signs Pact with WISTA International

Nov 22, 2019

A new partnership between World Ocean Council (WOC) and WISTA International will advance women’s leadership in the sustainable blue economy.The WOC and WISTA is initiating a partnership to advance women’s leadership in the ocean and coastal business community and the Sustainable Blue Economy…

IMO Supports Women in Port Management

Nov 20, 2019

What do successful, well-run ports and female empowerment have in common? Both can make a significant contribution to sustainable economic development.International Maritime Organization (IMO)  provided support to eight female officials from developing countries…

Oakland Port Names Danny Wan as ED

Nov 14, 2019

Danny Wan, who has been the Port of Oakland’s interim executive director since July, is now  appointed to that role on a permanent basis.The Port’s governing Board selected Wan, who was was Port Attorney for six years earlier, at a special meeting on November 14…

Dover Port Wins ESPO Award 2019

Nov 14, 2019

Port of Dover, the cross-channel port in Kent, south-east England, was awarded the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO) Award 2019 in recognition of its successful strategy to reach out to the local community and to directly communicate with the port citizens…

Prince Frederik to Address WindEurope Event

Nov 13, 2019

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark will deliver the opening address at the WindEurope Offshore 2019, which is claimed to be the world’s largest event dedicated to offshore wind.The event, which will take place in Copenhagen from 26 to 28 November…

Hapag-Lloyd Appoints New CFO

Nov 13, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd AG appointed Mark Frese to the Executive Board effective November 25, 2019. On March 1, 2020, he will become the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), replacing Nicolás Burr.Mark Frese (55) was most recently employed as the Chief Financial Officer of Ceconomy AG…

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Appoints Co-CEO

Nov 11, 2019

The Board of Directors of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has appointed Johnny Thomsen as the new Co-CEO following the resignation of Lars Bondo Krogsgaard.Thomsen is the former Vestas Senior Vice President of Product Management, said a press note from the Dutch offshore wind power solutions provider…

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Nov 10, 2019

Army veteran-turned-Royal Caribbean Cruise Line founder Edwin W. Stephan passed away on Friday at 87 years old.'We at Royal Caribbean mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to the Stephan family,' said a statement from the global cruise company said…

KN Appoints Darius Silenskis as CEO

Nov 07, 2019

Lithuania-based  oil and LNG terminal operator Klaipėdos nafta (KN) appointed Darius Silenskis as the new CEO.  Until now, D. Silenskis held the position of director of KN Oil business.The selection procedure of the new CEO was carried out by…

Empowering Women in Maritime

Nov 07, 2019

'Women bring intelligence and high skills to all fields of the shipping industry – let’s throw off the bowlines!”.This is the message from Port Captain Basak, one of the latest maritime women being featured by International Maritime Organization…

ITOPF Elects Erik Hånell as Chairman

Nov 06, 2019

Tanker owners’ group International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF) selected Erik Hanell President & CEO of Stena Bulk, as its new Chairman.After eight years, former Euronav chief executive Paddy Rodgers has stepped down as ITOPF chairman…

ORE Catapult Mulls Humber Expansion

Nov 05, 2019

UK's technology innovation and research center  Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has announced ambitious expansion plans in the Humber, including a commitment to open a base of operations in Grimsby and create 50 to 70 jobs in the region in the next 10 years…

Seafarers Are Happy!

Nov 04, 2019

New report from the Mission to Seafarers paints optimistic picture across the shipping industry and  shows increased positivity and satisfaction among those working at sea.After concerning reports earlier in the year, the latest Seafarers Happiness Index…

OWC Opens Aussie Office

Nov 03, 2019

International engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Australia, as offshore wind plans in the country are moving forward.The International Energy Agency’s recently launched “Offshore Wind Outlook 2019” has identified more than 7…

WISTA Re-elects Theodosiou as President

Nov 03, 2019

Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) announced that Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou (WISTA Cyprus), CEO of Tototheo Maritime, was re-elected to a second term as President.WISTA International elected Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons…

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