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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Andy Warder (Photo: Pharos Offshore)

Pharos Offshore Names Warder COO

Pharos Offshore announced Andy Warder has joined the team as Chief Operations Officer with immediate effect.   Warder joins Pharos with over 25 years’ experience in the offshore industry holding senior and executive management positions with a track record of successfully growing his business units and providing strong support and solutions to Clients predominantly throughout the Asia Pacific regions.  

Little Named President at Greatland Laser

Greatland Laser CEO, Kim Erickson, announced that Andy Little has joined the company as its new President. “We welcome Andy’s experience and leadership to Greatland Laser,” Erickson said. “In his role as President, he will be responsible for driving revenue growth, enhancing marketing and setting strategic direction for 2015 and beyond.” Little brings more than 20 years of technology and business consulting experience, most recently with Acquity Group (now part of Accenture), where he led business transformation, organizational change and digital strategy projects

Andy Lawrence (Photo: T&T Salvage)

Andy Lawrence Joins T&T Salvage

Andy Lawrence has signed on to bring his background and experience to T&T Salvage’s global response team, where he will have the opportunity to apply his know-how and grow professionally, the company announced. Lawrence graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2004, and later obtained a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University. Picking up sea time along the way, Lawrence sailed aboard the USCG Cutter Mackinaw, then worked as a Naval Architect with the USCG Marine Safety Center performing stability-stren

Steve Roth, President of Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Makes Leadership Moves

Abu Dhabi, UAE. Prior to that, he acted in a senior leadership capacity for energy and drydock companies in the Middle East. And, before that, he served in a number of different roles over the course of three decades at Saint John Shipbuilding in New Brunswick, including 16 years at Irving Shipbuilding. Andy Hale has been promoted to the position of Vice President – Program Delivery. In this role, Andy is responsible for the execution and delivery of large, complex shipbuilding contracts and programs. He is also accountable for the profit and loss performance of each project and has full authority

TT Club Supports Supply Chain Learning Initiative

; TT Club sees the initiative as an imaginative means to educate and inspire young people in the UK, motivating an interest in and comprehension of modern supply chains and the transport resources that service them. Business on the Move has been devised by two former Business Studies teachers – Andy Page and Pat Smedley - who set up their Very Enterprising Community Interest Company in 2011 to create a versatile supply chain game that could be used by teachers across age groups, school subjects and ability levels. While aligned to the UK education system, the appeal of the game is such that there

Peter McIntosh

McIntosh Named CTruk Chairman

Composite high-speed craft designer and builder CTruk has appointed shipbuilding industry veteran Peter McIntosh OBE to succeed Andy White as chairman. McIntosh, the former executive director of VT Group PLC, holds experience of the marine and defense industries and will steer the innovative company through its next stage of growth, CTruk said. White will remain on the board as an executive director. Managing director Ben Simpson will be working closely with McIntosh on implementing an expansion and development plan now that CTruk’s designs have gained significant traction in the

Jobs: GE Transportation Seeks 50 Diesel Engine Machinists

. The new hires will support not only these projects, but also production for marine and stationery power. “We’re excited to start the pursuit and interviews of qualified machinists to join the GE team and fill these critical roles across our new and remanufactured engine plants,” said Andy Newpher, Grove City plant executive. “Our customers ultimately determine our success, and as the demand and our production volume increases, we’re focused on finding, attracting and developing skilled employees who will mesh with our culture rooted in compliance, quality and safety. I&rsquo

James J. Cannon  (Photo: FLIR Systems)

Cannon Tapped to Lead FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. has appointed James J. “Jim” Cannon as its new president and chief executive officer, effective June 19, 2017, succeeding Andy Teich, who will retire after 33 years of service. Cannon previously served for more than 16 years in a variety of senior leadership positions at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., most recently as president of Stanley Security North America & Emerging Markets. Prior to that, he was president of the company’s Industrial & Automotive Repair (IAR) business unit, first in North America and subsequently in Europe and Latin America

Left to right: Mike Roger, Emily Colwell, Marc Terry and Andy Nelson  (Photo: Flynn Refrigeration)

Flynn Makes Series of Staff Appointments

new appointments.    Merseyside-based Flynn Refrigeration specializes in the global supply, installation, maintenance and conversion of refrigeration and air conditioning systems and parts. Its team is expanding with three new sales coordinators Emily Colwell, Mike Roger and Marc Terry while Andy Nelson has been appointed as warehouse assistant.    Flynn Refrigeration Account Director Carolyn Flynn said the new recruits come at an important time after experiencing increased volumes of orders and enquiries.    “We are making a number of strategic changes to our

Camille Olivere (Photo: Norwegian Cruise Line)

Olivere Joins Norwegian Cruise Line as SVP, Sales

Camille Olivere is returning to Norwegian Cruise Line as Senior Vice President, Sales effective November 30, 2016.   Olivere will be based at Norwegian Cruise Line’s headquarters in Miami reporting to Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line and will head the North American sales leadership team that includes Alex Pinelo, vice president, key accounts and Nathan Hickman, vice president, field sales.    Formerly Senior Vice President of Partner Brands at World Travel Holdings, Olivere returns to Norwegian to cultivate and further enhance travel

SeaRiver Names New US-flag Tanker

refining operations. They will replace two existing double hull tankers.   “This project has had a significant economic impact, creating more than 1,200 jobs and generating millions of dollars in revenue for the city of Philadelphia, the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond,” said Andy Madden, vice president of ExxonMobil Supply & Transportation Company. “What we celebrate today is a reminder of what America’s energy industry can do and is doing – investing in our country. Expanding supplies of affordable, reliable energy has been a major contributor to our

Photo courtesy of Bibby Line Group

Bibby Line Presents at MLE Showcase

guests with magicians, Beatles music and local cuisine during a champagne VIP reception amidst the museum exhibits.   Shipping skill shortages were firmly on the agenda during Bibby’s seminar ‘Global Skills Shortage – Changing the Maritime and Offshore Industry’, chaired by Andy Bounds, North of England Correspondent and Enterprise Editor for The Financial Times.   Hard hitters on the panel included John Ridgway, CEO, BP Shipping; Jonathan Taylor, Vice President, European Investment Bank; James Leake, Managing Director of Arrowe Research Group; Jacqueline Foster MEP

Andy Bright (Photo: Braemar Engineering)

Braemar Engineering Restructures Leadership

very best levels of service and the quality end product they demand,” McClain said. “This restructuring has simplified how we do business, increasing project efficiency, improving quality and inspiring our amazing employees to be the best that they can be.”   The team comprises Andy Bright - Director, Marine Projects; Constantyn Gieskes - Director, Onshore Projects; Kyle Eddings - Director, DP & Offshore Projects; and Alexander Harsema, Director, Business Development.   Bright has global responsibility for all Marine Projects undertaken by Braemar Engineering. With

(Photo: Seacat Services)

Seacat Services Invest in UK Offshore Training

within the business and sets participants on a track ultimately towards a Masters License. “Last year’s Maritime Apprenticeship scheme was a huge success and has set a number of really promising candidates on their way to careers in the maritime and offshore energy sectors,” commented Andy Calderbank-Link, Fleet Operations Manager, Seacat Services. “That said, it was only the first small step in an ongoing program of investment into training opportunities for the next generation of offshore energy seafarers.” “We’re really excited to be able to channel some

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UK Minister Calls for Investment in Maritime

, a new £300 million deepwater container terminal.   David Jones, Project Director of Marine Energy Pembrokeshire, discussed new ways of harnessing tidal power to provide a secure and sustainable source of renewable electricity with efficiency and minimal impact on the environment.   Andy White, CEO and Managing Director, CTruk Group, spoke about reinvigorating the historic boatbuilding industry in his hometown through the establishment of CTruk Boats, producers of robust multipurpose work platforms.    Finally Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director, Innovation and Enterprise

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