Seaspan Appoints Brass as CFO
and analysis, Christof will help drive the continued success and improvement of Seaspan. “As a leader with experience in transforming international finance teams, Christof has all of the skills that we were looking for to lead the financial components of our business,” said Brian Carter, President and CEO – Seaspan Shipyards. “We are pleased to welcome him to Seaspan as our company continues to grow and look forward to the contributions he will make.” Christof is a highly accomplished finance executive who will provide the leadership and guidance necessary
Vancouver Shipyards Begins Building New Cable Ferry
the project. “Seaspan has a long and established relationship working with BC Ferries in building and repairing ships for the people of British Columbia, and we are proud to begin construction today of its first-ever Cable Ferry at our new, state-of-the-art, $185 million facility,” said Brian Carter, President – Seaspan Shipyards. The Cable Ferry project follows several other BC Ferries contracts that have been successfully completed at Seaspan Shipyards in 2013/14, including maintenance refits on the Northern Adventure, Island Sky, Coastal Celebration and Spirit of Vancouver Island
Canada’s Largest Gantry Crane: Seaspan Unveils Name
from Boundary Elementary’s Ella Tinto. “The number of great names and quality of the creative inspiration we received was nothing short of incredible, and Seaspan is honoured to have had the opportunity to collaborate with a long-standing community partner,” said Brian Carter, President, Seaspan Shipyards. “Our new 300-tonne gantry crane not only marks a major milestone in the Government of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), but it also represents a permanent fixture in the North Shore skyline and the future of North Vancouver.&rdquo
Seaspan Appoints Page as VP, Government Relations
Association of Defence and Security Industries. A graduate from Carleton University’s Master of Arts program, Tim also holds a BA (Hons.) in History and Politics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. “I am thrilled to welcome Tim to our team of experts,” said Brian Carter, President of Seaspan Shipyards. “His appointment is the latest example of Seaspan’s unwavering commitment to its investment in people as we continue to establish a world-class shipbuilding and ship repair centre of excellence on the West Coast. Tim’s unique and diverse background
Cummins' Carter to Retire
Cummins Inc. announced that Distribution Business President Pamela Carter, the first woman to lead one of the company's four main business units, will retire April 1. Carter, who became Indiana's first African American woman Attorney General in 1993, has been with Cummins since 1997. She initially served as the Company's Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Carter then held several key positions within Cummins Fleetguard before leading Cummins Filtration from 2005 to 2007. She has been President of the Distribution Business Unit since 2007. "Pamela is a uniquely talented
Danos Names Carter Coatings Operations Manager
Danos has promoted Clay Carter as coatings operations manager, a position with responsibility for all day-to-day activities of the company’s coatings service line. The appointment follows Carter’s tenure as acting coatings operations manager since 2016. A native of Sugar Land, Texas, Carter attended the U.S. Naval Academy and went on to serve six years in the Navy. He joined Danos in 2013 as a project manager, eventually moving up to senior project manager in 2016 as he began to oversee the company’s coatings operations. Carter resides in New Orleans but
Glander Bunkering Hires New Senior Trader
Glander International Bunkering announced that they have hired Brian Turnbull as a Senior Bunker & Lubricant Trader. Brian will begin working with Glander International Bunkering in their Dubai office. Brian comes to Glander International Bunkering with 23 years of experience in the bunker industry. He has previously been one of the driving forces in starting up and managing multiple successful bunkering companies in South Africa. His experience in business development and knowledge of the South African markets is welcomed at Glander International Bunkering.
Survitec Appoints Baines VP, Cruise
equipment reliability objectives. He joined Survitec on secondment from Survitec’s majority owners Onex in July 2017 and has been heavily involved in the development of Survitec’s go-to-market strategy. He will also retain his current role as Group Strategy Director, reporting to CEO Brian Stringer. Prior to his role at Onex, where he was involved in the acquisition of Survitec from Warburg Pincus, Mark spent four years at Terra Firma and has a Masters Degree in Chinese Studies from Cambridge University
Ingalls Shipbuilding Celebrates Apprentice Graduation
two- to four-year curriculum for students interested in shipbuilding careers. "As you go to work next week as an apprentice graduate, I would like to challenge you to choose to make a difference and make sure what you do each day matters," said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias. "You have already chosen to start down the path to be an Ingalls leader, and your future is bright and full of tremendous opportunities. You are the future of Ingalls Shipbuilding. Ingalls is great, not just because of the facilities, but because of the people. The people make Ingalls
WAGO Introduces New Transportation Industry Manager
WAGO today announced the appointment of Brian Ley to the position of Industry Manager – Transportation. Ley joins WAGO after an extensive career in technical and operations management, engineering and consulting. “Brian’s wide-ranging experience in the transportation sector with special emphasis on the railroad industry will be invaluable to our customers and sales team," said Toby Thomman, Vice President of Sales. "We are looking forward to tapping his expertise to further our growth in this sector.” In addition to his Bachelor's of Science degree in
GOST Names Kane Chief Technology Officer
Marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems company GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies) has promoted Brian Kane to the position of Chief Technology Officer. A founding partner and GOST Board of Director member, Kane will, in his new capacity, will be responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company, including the development and implementation of strategies for new security technologies for the global maritime marketplace. “Brian was one of the founders of GOST over 12 years ago and is the backbone of our organization,” said
Hall Joins Bouchard Transportation
Retired Active Duty Coast Guard Commanding Officer Brian Hall has joined Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the nation’s largest independently-owned oceangoing petroleum barge company, as Southern Port Captain / Vetting Manager. Hall brings with him more than 25 years of experience in marine safety, security and environmental protection. In his new position, Hall will report to Mike Brady, VP Health, Safety, Security and Environment and be based in Tampa, Fla. A graduate of Maine Maritime Academy with a degree in Marine Engineering, Hall most recently worked as the Technical Operations
KPI Bridge Oil Names Coyne Managing Director
Global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products KPI Bridge Oil has promoted Brian Coyne to managing director at its New York office. Coyne recently completed his MBA at New York University and has been with KPI Bridge Oil for more than 10 years. He has a broad knowledge of the bunkering industry as well as shipping as a whole, having sailed and worked ashore for an oil major prior to joining KPI Bridge Oil, the company said.
ISS Appoints VP Operations – Marine Outsourcing
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has made a key addition to its Marine Outsourcing team with the appointment of Tony Carter to VP Operations – Marine Outsourcing. Tasked with optimising the company’s service delivery across the globe, Tony will report to Trond Baade, ISS Senior VP – Marine Outsourcing. Tony has over 30 years’ experience in international port agency and indepth expertise in developing and managing global businesses in local, regional, trans-regional and worldwide environments. The new appointment demonstrates ISS’ commitment to continuall
Northrop Grumman Appoints Kim
Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Brian Kim as chief executive for South Korea, effective Feb. 2, 2015. In this new position, he will be responsible for coordinating the corporation's relationship with South Korea, supporting current programs and developing strategies for growth. Kim has more than 30 years of experience working in the aerospace industry in the U.S., South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. He joins Northrop Grumman after five years with Boeing Defense, Space and Security, where he was vice president of business development and country director for South Korea.
Troy Container Line Expands Export Dept.
Troy Container Line Ltd., one of the largest American-owned NVOCCs, announced the expansion of its LCL Export Department with the hiring of Teresa Becker, Miguel Odria and Brian O’Malley in the company’s Red Bank, N.J. headquarters. Becker, Odria and O’Malley’s roles will focus on three key aspects of the business: documentation, customer relations and operations to meet the heightened demand of the company’s continually expanding exports division. “Our strength is in our team's shared dedication to our customers. The growth of our export division is not only due
Dugas Named Laborde's General Service Manager
Laborde Products has hired Bobby Dugas as its general service manager, company president Brian Laborde announced during a recent company-wide meeting. Dugas has more than 25 years of experience in the engine service business. Most recently, he held the position of general manager of aftermarket services at Reagan Power & Compression. In his new role, Dugas will be responsible for service support operations at all three Laborde locations, as well as the company's extensive network of over 90 service dealers. He will work out of Laborde's Covington, Louisiana corporate headquarters.