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Mark Guthrie (Photo:  KVH Industries)

​Guthrie to Direct KVH Initiatives in Asia-Pacific Region

KVH Industries, Inc. announced that Mark Guthrie has been named KVH’s vice president for the Asia-Pacific region.Guthrie will oversee all KVH activities in this area, which is of vital importance in the mobile connectivity market. Mobile tech innovator KVH provides connectivity solutions for the maritime market, including global mini-VSAT Broadbands services used by thousands of vessels worldwide.Guthrie joined KVH in 2013, and has held a variety of roles, most recently serving as vice president for global channel management. Mark’s extensive experience in the satellite communications and

Wan Ching Chiang (Photo: LISCR)

Liberian Registry Strengthens Asia Team

The Liberian Registry has announced strategic new appointments in a number of key areas within the Asian regional offices operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR).   Wan Ching Chiang has been promoted to Registrations Manager for the Liberian Registry in Singapore. Chiang is embarking on her fifth year with the Liberian Registry, which she joined as Registrations and Corporate Coordinator. In her new role, she will be overseeing vessel mortgage and corporate registrations for the Liberian Registry’s fast- growing number of South-East

American Welding Society Opens Asian Offices

The American Welding Society (AWS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the science of welding, has announced  the opening of AWS Asia. Based in Hong Kong, China, with a second office in Beijing, AWS Asia will help serve AWS’s growing Asian market. In early May, AWS purchased the World Engineering Xchange International Limited (WEX Asia) office in Hong Kong.  The office, located at Technology Park, Unit 2508, 25/F, 18 On Lai Street, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, will now serve as AWS Asia’s headquarters and Yoanne Lau will lead as Managing Director of AWS Asia. Bob Wing

Vijay Minocha (Photo: INTTRA)

Minocha Joins INTTRA as President, Asia Pacific

INTTRA, an ocean shipping electronic marketplace, has announced that Vijay Minocha has joined the company as President, Asia Pacific. He will report to John Fay, INTTRA's CEO.   Based in Singapore, Mr. Minocha is responsible for meeting INTTRA's strategic, financial, commercial and operational targets in the region. He will work to further strengthen relationships with INTTRA's customers and partners and drive business development. Mr. Minocha will join INTTRA's Executive Committee and contribute to the company's global initiatives and growth strategy.   Mr. Minocha brings 34 years

John Wilson will join SCB’s Hong Kong office as technical services director, Asia, towards the end of July. (Photo courtesy of the American Club)

Wilson Joins American Club’s Asia Office

John Wilson, a figure in Asia's marine surveying and consultancy community, has been recruited by Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. (SCB), managers of the American Club. Wilson will join SCB’s Hong Kong office as director – technical services, Asia, towards the end of July.  Wilson was previously general manager of a marine surveying and consultancy firm, and he also served for over five years as a marine casualty investigator at an international law firm, both based in Hong Kong.  A master mariner whose 15-year seagoing career included service with Shell Tankers, Stena Line and

GAC Appoints New Group VP for Asia Pacific

GAC has appointed Fredrik Nystrom as its new Group Vice President for the Asia Pacific region. He takes over from Dan Hjalmarsson, who has retired. Nystrom has been GAC's Regional Business Controller based at the Regional Office in Singapore since 2007. He continues the work of his predecessor to guide the activities and expand the business of GAC companies throughout the region in line with the group’s ongoing growth strategy. GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand said, "In the 12 years since Fredrik joined us, he has served key roles in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Asia

XL Group Grows in Asia

XL Group strengthened its Insurance Marine team with the appointment of Mike Davies as Chief Underwriting Officer, Marine, Asia Pacific and Ian Picton as Senior Upstream Underwriter.   Understanding the local industry and what is impacting it, is a key recruitment driver for XL Group. Explaining, Lee Meyrick, Chief Underwriting Officer, Global Marine and Offshore Energy, said: “Asia is an important market for our global clients and it plays a huge part in supply chain logistics for companies operating around the world.   “We have made these appointments because we recognize

Mei Ling Chan (Photo: Global Maritime)

Global Maritime Makes Two Hires in Asia Pacific

Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has made two important hires to support its Asia Pacific (APAC) operations.   Mei Ling Chan has been appointed as Regional Finance Manager for APAC where she will take responsibility for finance functions and reporting across the region; and Leong Weng Yoon has been named Global Maritime’s new HSEQ Manager for APAC. Leong Weng Yoon’s appointment reaffirms Global Maritime’s commitment to the highest health, safety, environmental and quality standards across its

Image provided by Asia Maritime Pacific showing the vessel Shanghai Spirit, sailing outside Shanghai city, China.

Asia Maritime Pacific Implements Onboard Training Solution

Asia Maritime Pacific implements learning solutions from Seagull Maritime fleetwide. Asia Maritime Pacific (AMP) is an Asia-based dry bulk shipping company, specializing in offering personalised solutions and reliable, innovative solutions to its customers. With its modern fleet of Handysize and minibulker vessels, specially designed and fitted to service AMP’s trades, AMP is a trusted partner for dry bulk shipping needs. AMP owns and controls a  fleet of over 40 vessels, covering three sectors:  Minibulker & MPP vessels of 6,600dwt up to 8,500dwt tweendeckers; small Handysize

New SENER Directors for Asia and Pacific

  SENER has strengthened its presence in Asia with new appointments to head its local premises. The Company has appointed Alfonso Cebollero as new Regional Director for Asia and Pacific, where SENER’s main activity is focused on marine projects, both for marketing the FORAN System – SENER’s shipbuilding CAD/CAM software, whose new V70R3.0 release has just been launched – and for developing engineering projects. Meanwhile, Guangwu Liu has been appointed as SENER’s Country Manager in China, reporting to Alfonso Cebollero, with the mandate to develop business

Dr. Sukhy Barhey (Photo: BMT)

BMT Hires Barhey to Lead Regional Development in Asia

BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has appointed Dr. Sukhy Barhey as Director to lead the implementation of BMT Asia Pacific’s strategy and expand its specialist service offering across the region.   Dr. Richard Colwill, Managing Director of BMT Asia Pacific commented, “The ports, infrastructure and built environment sectors are increasingly faced with complex challenges requiring ever greater specialization, efficiency and problem-solving capability across their value chains. Dr. Barhey’s appointment reinforces our commitment to assisting investors, developers

Steen Lund (Photo: Radio Holland)

Radio Holland Names Lund Asia Regional Director

Radio Holland has appointed Steen Brodsgaard Lund as Regional Director Asia. He will be responsible for Radio Holland’s operations in Asia, with offices in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.   Lund is a Danish national, and developed his career over the past 28 years while living in Pakistan, South Korea, India, Hong Kong, China and Singapore. He began his career in the maritime industry in 1987 as a Trainee at A.P. Moller Maersk in Denmark, and spent 21 years in the group holding in a variety of commercial and operational leadership positions. His last assignment at A.P. Moller

Photo: Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited

Grand Bahama Shipyard Expands Sales Team

Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited (GBSL) has added three regional sales directors to its Marketing and Sales Division, with posts in the Americas, Europe and Asia/Middle East.   According to the shipyard, their prime objectives will be to increase yard exposure, as well as develop future projects with existing and new customers for their refit, refurbishment or revitalization projects.    The team is comprised of the following:   Andre Szadzinski: Regional Sales Director – America Andre Szadzinski joined GBSL in August 2016 as Regional Sales Director for North and South

Joanne Tse

Tse Heads Risk Management, BMT Asia Pacific

  BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group has appointed Joanne Tse as Head of Risk Management based in Hong Kong. The new appointment will help support the regional growth of risk consultancy services - principally in the transportation and construction sectors. Joanne will be actively involved in developing and managing risk projects for our growing client base. She brings more than 15 years of experience in the rail industry specialising in risk assessment and management, safety assurance, and corporate/enterprise risk management. Rejoining BMT after three years at Willis Insurance

Paul Douglas (Photo: MDL)

MDL Hires Douglas in Asia-Pacific

Maritime Developments (MDL) has increased its support to the Asia-Pacific market with the appointment of a Business Development Director for the region. Paul Douglas has joined the back deck specialist with more than 20 years of experience in global sales and business development roles, including VP at Aquatic Engineering & Construction and Business Development Manager at Subsea 7. From his base in Perth, Australia he will focus on supporting the company’s existing clients in the APAC area, as well as building the MDL brand in the region. The appointment has come as the next step in the

Henry Woo (Photo: HANSA HEAVY LIFT)

Woo to Head HANSA HEAVY LIFT’s APAC Division

Henry Woo has been appointed to head up the Asia-Pacific (APAC) division at HANSA HEAVY LIFT, taking over from Joerg Roehl.   Woo, who will be based at the shipping line’s Asia headquarters in Singapore, has two decades of experience in the supply chain and shipping industry, including senior roles with BBC Chartering, DHL Global Forwarding Management and DB Schenker, where he helped build teams in the region.   Roehl, who was part of the company’s founding management team, decided to move back to Europe after almost six years with the organization. He will remain in close

Thome Boosts Its Presence In Southeast Asia

Thome Group has underlined its commitment to the burgeoning Southeast Asian shipping cluster by opening a Crew Recruitment and Placement Services Agency in Myanmar.   The move was announced at an inaugural reception held in the country at the InnWa II Ball Room, Summit Park View Hotel in Yagon. The reception was hosted by Thome Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Olav Eek Thorstensen as well as Thome Group President Claes Eek Thorstensen and attended by Myanmar dignitaries including U Aung Khin, Minister for Transport, Daw San San New, Minister for Finance, U Maung Maung Oo, Director

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