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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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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

RCCL and Seafarers Gala (Photo: Seafare??rs’ House)

Seafarers’ House Launches $4.5m Campaign

inside Port Everglades. It will allow for the consolidation of administration and operations under one roof, offering a facility that provides for the emotional, physical and spiritual wellness of seafarers.   Several other organizations also have stepped up with lead gifts including: Carnival Cruise Lines; Cliff Berry, Inc.; Holland America Line; Princess Cruises; SEACOR Holdings, Inc.; The ITF Seafarers’ Trust; and The TK Foundation.   Seafarers’ House welcomes nearly 150,000 mariners annually, providing them with practical resources, emergency assistance and access

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.   

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

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 the seven brands that operate in the region.   “The opportunities for women in the industry are the same as they are for men,” said Thorhauge, who has been a Cunard captain since 2010

Maurice Zarmati

Zarmati joins Fathom

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 expertise furthering the success of this new category of cruise being pioneered by Fathom.”   An award-winning, multilingual, seasoned expert who is

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

Zachary Gilfus and Marissa Stutzman (Photos: BHGI)

Bristol Harbor Group Announces Two New Hires

BHGI, joining the team at the end of August as a naval architect and marine engineer. Gilfus graduated this past spring from Webb Institute with a Bachelor’s of Science in naval architecture and marine engineering. During his time at Webb, Gilfus interned at four different companies including Carnival Cruise Lines and General Dynamics NASSCO. He was given the American Bureau of Shipping Stevenson Taylor Award for best thesis. Zach passed the fundamentals of engineering exam in the spring of 2015 and was recently approved as a New York State Engineer in Training.   Stutzman joined BHGI as

Jim Berra (Photo: Royal Caribbean International)

Berra Named Marketing Head at Royal Caribbean

, consumer and trade advertising, web and loyalty marketing, research, brand development and communications. He will report to the cruise line’s president and chief executive officer, Michael Bayley. Berra most recently served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Carnival Cruise Line where he oversaw the company's advertising, public relations, customer marketing and digital efforts.  Previously, he served as senior vice president and general manager for media company Rodale Interactive, where he led the development and marketing of the company’s online

Brian Hall

Hall Joins Bouchard Transportation

with a degree in Marine Engineering, Hall most recently worked as the Technical Operations Manager for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines where he was responsible for the safety of over 18,000 passengers and 9,000 crew members on a weekly basis. Prior to that, Hall worked as a Senior Ship Manager for Carnival Cruise Lines and spent four years at Golden Pass LNG Marine Terminal as a Marine Technical Superintendent and Company Security Officer. Brian Hall began his career in the United States Coast Guard and spent 21 years rising through the ranks to Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Unit in Galveston

Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald

Carnival Corp. to Invest $400m in Scrubber Technology

goals, as well as mitigate escalating fuel costs.   The systems, known for their ability to clean – or “scrub” – exhaust from high-sulfur fuel, are scheduled to be installed over the next three years. The current installation schedule initially includes 22 Carnival Cruise Lines vessels, nine Holland America Line vessels, seven Princess Cruises vessels and three Cunard vessels. In addition to those 41 ships, two other Carnival Corporation brands, AIDA Cruises and Costa Cruises, will also install the systems – 10 ships for AIDA Cruises and six ships for Costa

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