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Ron Fenska (Photo: Fathom)

Fathom Names Fenska VP of Sales

Fenska hired to lead overall sales strategies for Carnival Corporation’s newest brand, Fathom   Carnival Corporation’s 10th and newest brand, the social impact travel company Fathom, has appointed Ron Fenska as the company’s vice president of sales, responsible for leading the brand’s overall sales strategies and initiatives, including managing and oversight of group travel, travel professionals and emerging segments. He will also help to identify new markets and develop and implement offers and incentives. He will report directly to Tara Russell, president of Fathom and

Christine Stevens (Photo: Hurtigruten)

Stevens Joins Hurtigruten Americas

Hurtigruten’s 125 years of polar pioneering and know-how.Hurtigruten also welcomes Mimma Waters, Northwest Sales Director and Kelli Ann Mills, Northeast Sales Director for the Americas. Waters is a 20-year veteran of the cruise industry and was most recently a Business Development Director at Carnival Cruise Line. Mills is a travel sales professional with 16 years of experience owning her own agency and at brands such as Liberty Travel. With a focus on maximizing guests’ experiences and a dedication to client service, Waters and Mills will build the North American book of business

Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald

Carnival Corp. to Invest $400m in Scrubber Technology

Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald announced that Carnival will significantly extend its installation of exhaust gas cleaning technology, investing $400m in the coming three years to install the technology on 70 ships across its brand, a significant jump from the 32 announced last year.   Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) is the world’s largest cruise company, and Donald stressed that it is the company’s intention to use “communication, collaboration and cooperation” across its 10 brands to both build revenue generation opportunities, to

Bjoern Sprotte (Photo: OSM)

New Global Managing Director in OSM

positions in commercial and technical management. Holding a degree in navigation and maritime transport, he originally pursued a nautical career at sea and later attended postgraduate studies for his Master of Business Consulting. Prior to joining OSM, Sprotte has been part of the Leadership Team at Carnival Maritime, managing a large fleet of cruise ships in an innovative way at highest operational standards.  

Lassen, Anderson Join OSM Board

 Jens Lassen, former head of Carnival Maritime and Donald Anderson, former CEO of V. Ships Group, have joined OSM Maritime Group as members of the board.   “Jens Lassen has extensive experience from the maritime industry and ship management in particular, from his years in senior management with companies like V. Ships, Stolt Nielsen, RCL and Carnival. Donald Anderson has more than 25 years in ship management, marine services, private equity and financial investments. Both Jens and Donald will play an important role in developing the strategy for OSM Maritime Group going forward

(Photo: CSMART)

Simulation: CSMART

CSMART, Center of Simulator Maritime Training The Arison Maritime Center Zeeduinweg 9 1361 BG Almere, The Netherlands  Web: www.csmartalmere.com While much of the maritime world slumps, the cruise sector is enjoying its most vibrant growth in a generation. Carnival Corporation, in particular, is doing very well as its financial performance is stronger than ever, with 2016 delivering the best year of earnings in company history. The company’s adjusted earnings for 2016 of $2.6 billion is the best annual financial performance in its 44-year history. With that, Hans Hederstrom, Managing

Webb Institute’s Class of 2017 throwing their caps in the air after the 121st Commencement Ceremony. (Photo: Jonathan Wang, Webb Institute student, Class of 2020)

Webb Institute Class of 2017 Turns Tassels

achievements in a variety of areas, such as excellence in thesis and mathematics.    Following commencement, Webb’s Class of 2017 will spread out across the country and the world to begin graduate work or start their professional careers in the marine industry for employers such as Carnival Cruise Line, General Dynamics Electric Boat and Cruise Lines International Association.   

Port NOLA Chairman Michael Kearney, joined by Port NOLA President and CEO Brandy D. Christian, receives the 2017 Diolkos Award at the 7th Annual Rail Supply Chain Summit in Chicago on June 14, 2017. Photo Credit: MEP&A

Port NOLA Chairman Receives Leadership Award

has worked tirelessly to forward the Port’s mission to maximize maritime commerce, help gain and retain new business, and improve efficiency.   In 2016, Kearney was recognized for his outstanding commitments to New Orleans by the Rex Organization by being named “Rex,” King of Carnival.  With a deep commitment to the well-being of the New Orleans community, Kearney has served on numerous boards and commissions. 

Carnival UK Announces Executive Appointments

David Dingle appointed chairman of Carnival UK; David Noyes promoted to chief executive officer Carnival Corporation & plc announced that David Dingle has been appointed chairman of Carnival UK and David Noyes, currently executive vice president operations, has been promoted to the CEO role, with operating responsibility for the UK-based brands P&O Cruises and Cunard Line. Dingle and Noyes will take up their new roles on October 1, and will both report to Carnival Corporation & plc president and CEO Arnold Donald. “This moves allows us to strengthen further our overall leadership

MV Adonia (Photo: Carnival Corporation)

Cuba Opens Up for Carnival Corp. Brand

Carnival Corp. granted U.S. licenses to operate direct U.S.-to-Cuba travel for the purpose of providing cultural exchange Carnival Corporation & plc said that the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce granted approval for the company to begin travel to Cuba. Carnival Corporation intends to take travelers to Cuba beginning in May 2016 via its newly launched fathom brand – a new social impact travel brand providing purpose-oriented, social impact experiences, initially in the Dominican Republic. Carnival Corporation intends to operate fathom travel itineraries

Michelle Sutter (Photo: Fathom)

Carnival’s Fathom Names Senior Sales Leader

Carnival Corporation's new brand Fathom has appointed Michelle Sutter as a company senior sales leader. Sutter will be responsible for marketing and business development supporting sales of the new “social impact travel” brand.   A 15-year cruise industry veteran, Sutter joins Fathom from Holland America Line and Seabourn where she was business development manager since 2013. Sutter previously served in several sales roles of increasing responsibility at Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International.   Sutter earned a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American studies and

Captain Inger Klein Thorhauge, who helms Cunard ships, is among women with prominent roles at Carnival Corporation. (Photo: Cunard)

Cruise Industry Sees More Women in Leadership Roles

for Cunard.    Thorhauge is part of a sea change at the top of the cruise industry, as women are smashing through the glass ceiling, bringing a new energy and new ways of thinking.   In days of yore, women actually were considered bad luck in the maritime world.    Today, Carnival Corporation has women in key leadership positions at all levels of the company that serves nearly 11 million cruise passengers annually. Women head three of the company's 10 brands – Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Fathom – and a woman runs Carnival Australia, representing

Carnival Announces Leadership Changes

Carnival Corporation names Michael Ungerer to new Chief Operations Officer Role for Asia, also appoints Felix Eichhorn as President of AIDA Cruises   Carnival Corporation & plc announced that Michael Ungerer, currently President of Germany-based AIDA Cruises, has been appointed Chief Operations Officer-Shared Services for Carnival Asia, effective September 1, 2015. Ungerer will relocate to Shanghai, China, and directly support each of the Carnival Corporation brands operating in the region to leverage the company's industry-leading presence and scale in the region.   Ungerer will

Ron L. Phillips

Phillips Named Sr VP Of Human Resources, Carnival Cruise

  Ron L. Phillips has been appointed Senior Vice President of Human Resources – Office of People and Potential for Carnival Cruise Line.  In this capacity, Phillips will oversee shoreside and shipboard human resources for the world’s largest cruise line, including talent acquisition, talent management, leadership development, human capital planning, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, and performance management. Phillips begins his new role effective October 19 and will report to Carnival President Christine Duffy.   Phillips has nearly 20 years of HR experience

Maurice Zarmati

Zarmati joins Fathom

love of travel with their desire to make a difference, will tap Zarmati’s extensive knowledge of the cruise industry to augment its already robust tools designed to support travel professionals in marketing this one-of-a-kind travel experience.   “Maurice has been a trusted advisor to Carnival Corporation and me for more than four decades, beginning in 1972 when my father invited Maurice to be among the small group of founding members of the Carnival Cruise Lines team,” said Micky Arison, chairman of Carnival Corporation. “I look forward to Maurice’s wealth of industry

Peter Fetten (Photo: MV WERFTEN)

Fetten Named CEO at MV WEFTEN

veteran Peter Fetten will take over as President & CEO of German shipbuilder MV WERFTEN as of May 1, 2018. Jarmo Laakso will remain as Managing Director and step into the position of COO to focus on cruise shipbuilding.Fetten was previously the Senior Vice President of Corporate Ship Refits at Carnival Corporation & PLC for the past nine years. He was also Vice President Newbuilding and Fleet Design of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. for eight years and held several executive positions during his 16 years at Blohm+Voss Shipyard. Fetten is also a past member of the board of directors of Grand

Photo: Carnival

Carnival Maritime, ENSM Partner for Cadet Training

Carnival Maritime GmbH of Hamburg, Germany, and the ENSM French Maritime Academy of Le Havre and Marseille, France, have agreed on cooperation to ensure future high standards in nautical and technical training of cadets.The aim of the collaboration is to train the next generation of qualified officers for the cruise industry and their future responsibilities, based on both the nautical and the technical IMO curriculum at the ENSM. Moreover, the collaboration aims to provide cadets with the necessary experience at sea on board the Costa Group fleet (Costa Crociere and AIDA Cruises) to qualify for STCW

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