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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

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

North P&I Club Boost Loss Prevention Team in Asia Pacific

North P&I Club has boosted its loss-prevention presence in the Asia Pacific. Loss prevention executive George Cuthbert moved to Singapore from North’s head office in Newcastle this month to work alongside loss prevention executive Aniruddha Desai, who joined North last April.   North’s Singapore office manager James Moran says, ‘There is a growing demand for loss prevention support and advice from our members in Asia Pacific. Having senior staff from North’s 13-strong loss prevention team based in the region will help to provide a more effective service and strengthen

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

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

(L-R) Doug Whyte, Hydro Group managing director, and Steve Ang, Hydro Group Asia technical sales manager (Photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Plans for Asia Pacific Growth

 Aberdeen-headquarter subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc announced multiple Asia Pacific Business Partner agreements as the firm continues strategic growth in the region.   As part of international expansion plans in 2013 the firm formed its Singapore based division, Hydro Group Asia, which has shown an annual increase of sales in the region of over £1.5 million. The five new Business Partner agreements with Uni-One in Taiwan, ISL in China, Oceanpixel in the Philippines, PT Indonesia in Indonesia and DKHG in Vietnam will aid Hydro Group’s cabling interconnect

Anna Keen (Photo: Global Maritime)

Global Maritime Appoints Asia Pacific Manager

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has appointed Anna Keen as Regional Manager for the Asia Pacific region.   Keen, who previously held a management role at Global Maritime Mooring Group, will be responsible for bringing increased cohesion to Global Maritime’s Asia Pacific operations and driving new business in the region. She will report to Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering CEO, David Sutton.   Keen has worked in the oil and gas and marine consultancy business

Ed Sheridan (Photo: AccessESP)

AccessESP Names Sheridan Asia Pacific Region Manager

AccessESP, a provider of rigless electric submersible pump (ESP) conveyance solutions for the worldwide oil industry, has appointed Ed Sheridan as its Asia Pacific region manager. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he will be responsible for increasing market share in the region.    Prior to joining AccessESP, Sheridan worked for nine years with Baker Hughes Artificial Lift in the United Kingdom in a variety of sales, technical and operational positions. Most recently, Sheridan worked as AccessESP’s product line manager for Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Australia. Sheridan has

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.  

Photo: Maersk Line

Cargo Shipping Market to Reach 12.52 Bln Ton by 2021

trade compared to other types of cargos.    Demographic changes and the increased globalization drive the growth for container transport. Additionally, the investments in port infrastructure, global supply & demand cycle will have positive impact on container transport.    Asia-Pacific region dominates the container transport followed by Europe and North America in 2016. Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest share of the global cargo shipping trade in 2016. Developing Asian economies are driving growth in Asia-Pacific region.    China is major exporter in Asia-Pacifi

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

AJ Jain (Photo: Kreuz Subsea)

New Senior Management at Kreuz Subsea

was part of the senior management team at Dynamic Industries International LLC responsible for international operations. He also held several senior executive assignments at Global Industries Ltd (acquired by Technip in 2011) including chief operating officer and senior vice president responsible for Asia Pacific and the Middle East earlier in his career.   New COO Bhashyam has been with Kreuz Subsea for the last two years as vice president, business development and corporate strategy. He has more than 25 years’ operational experience in subsea project management and engineering. He previously

Photo: Thyssenkrupp

Vivek Bhatia New CEO of Thyssenkrupp AsiaPac

 Vivek Bhatia (38) will become the new CEO of thyssenkrupp Asia Pacific effective October 1, 2016.    He succeeds Dr. Stefan Schmitt (40), who will move to thyssenkrupp AG as Head of Human Resources Strategy effective October 1.    Vivek Bhatia has been Head of Strategy, Markets and Development at the Regional Headquarters in Singapore since May 2014, prior to which, as part of the Boston Consulting Group for several years, he advised industrial businesses on their strategy and operations, in markets across the world and as part of Engineers India Ltd. gained extensive

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

.   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 contact with the organization in an advisory role.   Woo joined HANSA HEAVY LIFT in 2012 as Head of Commercial, Asia Pacific, and built the commercial network and the team in the APAC region.   HANSA HEAVY LIFT opened its Singapore office in 2012 and has eight offices globally, including Shanghai, Perth, Sao Paulo, Houston, Monaco and Dubai, with global headquarters in Hamburg. The specialist heavy lift shipping

David Richards (Photo: North P&I Club)

Richards Joins North P&I

North P&I Club said it has appointed David Richards as Deputy Director (Cargo), part of the group’s specialist cargo claims team.Richards, formerly a partner with Ince & Co and a Legal 500 recommended dispute resolution lawyer, is a specialist in commercial shipping and trade and brings a range of experience and expertise in dealing with commodities, bill of lading and charterparty contracts. Richards regularly lectures on all areas of shipping and trade law, as well as on litigation and arbitration generally and has a special interest in Japan and the Asia Pacific region.

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