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John Moseley (Photo: Port Houston)

Port Houston Taps Moseley as CCO

;s Foreign Trade Zone.Moseley began his career in international supply chain and logistics in 1987 and has held expanding roles in the U.S. and overseas with international freight forwarders, customs house brokers, beneficial cargo owners and ocean carriers Mitsui OSK Lines, COSCO Container Lines and CMA CGM. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international business administration from California State University at Los Angeles and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Isenberg School of Management. Moseley actively serves in leadership positions of the Retail Industry Leaders

Tim Haas (Photo: CMA CGM)

Haas Named COO at CMA CGM America

CMA CGM America has appointed Tim Haas as its new Chief Operations Officer.Haas leads CMA CGM’s U.S. Operations team from its headquarters in Norfolk, Va. He began on June 25, 2018, and he reports to the Ludovic Renou, President of CMA CGM America.Haas has more than 27 years of experience in shipping, terminal operations and executive management. For 21 years, Haas worked at Maersk, including APMT and Sea-Land, taking on a variety of roles in the U.S. and abroad. Among his assignments, he was COO of the APMT terminal in Oman, General Manager of Business Development in The Hague, and COO of

Greg Tuthill (Photo: SeaCube Container Leasing)

Tuthill Named COO of SeaCube Container Leasing

implementation of evolving business strategies designed to further SeaCube’s vision of being the customer’s first choice for refrigerated intermodal equipment while also driving company growth.Most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Americas Region, for CMA CGM, Tuthill brings 30 years of industry experience to this position. He began his career with American President Lines, Ltd in 1988 where he held several positions in marketing and sales before heading up North America Operations for APL, Ltd. After leaving APL, he continued to expand the depth and

Rodolphe Saadé (Photo: CMA CGM)

New CEO at CMA CGM

Rodolphe Saadé is the new chief executive of container shipping line CMA CGM, taking over the role previously held by his 80-year-old father.   The top spot at CMA CGM Group has been passed from one generation to another. Jacques Saadé announced on his 80th birthday that his son Rodolphe Saadé would take over as the French shipping line’s next chief executive officer.   Jacques Saadé, who founded the company 1978, will remain chairman of the board of directors.   Previously executive officer, Rodolphe Saadé has been with CMA CGM since 1994.

Nicolas Sartini (Photo: NOL)

NOL Appoints New CEO, CFO

Amid a takeover by France’s CMA CGM, Singapore container shipper Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) has named a new chief executive officer and chief financial officer.   Nicolas Sartini will take over as chief executive officer, succeeding Ng Yat Chung, who has served as NOL president and CEO since 2011.   New chief financial officer Serge Corbel will join Sartini as executive directors of the newly constituted 10-member NOL board.   Ng will continue as executive director on the NOL board and will be a special adviser to the new chairman, Rodolphe Saadé, who is also the vice

Maersk Mc_Kinney Moller (Photo courtesy Maersk)

Maersk Fights to Stay on top as Containership Downturn Deepens

, compared with a $182 million loss in the last quarter of last year. However, the profit was down 95 percent from the $714 million it made a year earlier.   COMPETING WITH THE BIG BOYS Now it must deal with stiffer competition created by the mergers and acquisitions. The world's no. 3 player, CMA CGM of France, is in the process of acquiring Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) for S$3.4 billion (US$2.5 billion). Last week CMA announced it would also form a joint venture with PSA Singapore Terminals to operate container berths. In China, former state-controlled rivals COSCO and China Shipping

Chris Lytle (Photo: Port of Oakland)

Oakland Port Director Signs on for 3 More Years

Franklin, the largest cargo ship to ever visit the U.S.; and a new master lease at tourist-favorite Jack London Square with CIM Group.   Lytle joined the port in 2013 after serving as Executive Director at the Port of Long Beach. Before that, he worked as a shipping industry executive with CMA CGM, P&O Ports, APM Terminals and Sea-Land Service

Richard Lidinsky Jr, Federal Maritime Commission commissioner (Source: FMC)

Maersk, MSC Win U.S. OK to Launch Shipping Pact

failed. The so-called 2M alliance would see the two carriers pool 185 ships on European, transatlantic and transpacific services, which Maersk Line says would save it $350 million a year. The proposal follows the rejection in June of a larger planned venture involving Maersk, MSC and France's CMA CGM by China's Ministry of Commerce on competition grounds. The tie-up won U.S. approval on Wednesday after four out of five commissioners at the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) voted not to seek further information from the two shippers about the impact of the alliance on exporters and ports. The

(Photo: CMA CGM)

CMA CGM among the Top Companies for Trainees

French based CMA CGM Group is one of the world’s largest maritime transport firms. It is also a top company for trainees, a recent survey found. After ranking 11th last year, CMA CGM reached 7th place in the Happy Trainees ranking, which lists companies of all nationalities that provide the best internships. The survey conducted by Choosemycompany.com was sent to 104 students between September 1, 2016 and August 21, 2017, and asked trainees to evaluate the host companies on professional growth, stimulating environment, management, motivation, pride and fun and pleasure. “We are

RoadOne Appoints Chandler to Sales Leadership Team

for the U.S. Southeast and Gulf regions.  Chandler brings to the position more than 30 years of container shipping, intermodal drayage and logistics experience. Prior to RoadOne, Chandler held numerous business development and account management positions with top global ocean carriers including CMA-CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and NYK Line, as well as his most recent position at another leading intermodal trucking company.  He also served in the U.S. Air Force as a freight management specialist. To further support shippers in the U.S. Southeast, RoadOne IntermodaLogistics has opened a new Atlanta-based

Ed McCarthy (Photo: GPA)

Georgia Ports Authority Taps McCarthy as COO

services, as well as the senior director of strategic operations and safety. A total staff of 973 employees will report to this position, which represents nearly 90 percent of the GPA's total workforce. McCarthy comes to Georgia from his latest post in Norfolk, Va., as chief operating officer for CMA CGM America, where he oversaw an annual budget of $1.9 billion and led a team of 150 employees, managing more than 400 vendors in marine, rail, trucking and logistics. Named CMA CGM America's senior vice president of operations in 2011, McCarthy was promoted to chief operating officer for

Hapag-Lloyd's Nachbar Appointed to Industry Board

joins six other Directors, who represent some of the world’s largest container owners, on the Board of the Container Owners Association. The COA Board comprises senior representatives from some of the world’s largest container shipping lines and leasing companies, including: Maersk Line, CMA-CGM, Matson Line, Seaco Global, Triton International and Florens Container Services. 

Rajesh Krishnamurthy (Photo: CMA GCM)

CMA CGM Recruits Digital Expert Krishnamurthy

The CMA CGM Group has hired Rajesh Krishnamurthy as group senior vice president IT & transformation, as the French container carrier seeks to further accelerate its digital push.   Digitalization is considered an integral piece of CMA CGM’s growth plan, having been labeled a key strategic priority by CEO Rodolphe Saadé.   “To accelerate this transformation, CMA CGM is recruiting the best specialists in the field and that is why CMA CGM is recruiting Rajesh Krishnamurthy to drive this strategy,” CMA CGM said.   Krishnamurthy, who joins CMA CGM on

Photo: CMA CGM

CMA CGM Appoints New CFO

 CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, announces the appointment of Michel Delville as Chief Financial Officer. Michel Sirat will continue to support the Group on strategic development missions.   Michel Delville was Chief Financial Officer of the Saft Group, the world’s leader in high technology batteries.    Prior to this, he was Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialties for industry, which he joined in 1999. Michel Delville started his career at the Schlumberger group where he held

Edward Joannides Photo Intellian

Joannides to Lead Intellian's American Business

Intellian has appointed industry veteran Edward Joannides to take the helm of its Americas business unit as General Manager. Joannides’ experience in both the maritime and satellite communications industries spans over 25 years. This includes time at sea as a Chief Officer working for CMA CGM, and senior shore-based posts including Fleet Manager for Northern Navigation, Director of Strategy & Business Development at Inmarsat and most recently Program Manager for SATCOM Services at Northrup Grumman.   Joannides has had a longstanding relationship with Intellian and has worked with the

CMA CGM to Inaugurate In-house University

The CMA CGM Group announced the opening of the CMA CGM Academy, its new in-house university, located in its Marseilles (France) headquarters.   The first in-house university was launched years ago to make the group’s collaborators’ training a priority. Today, this priority is being reinforced with the CMA CGM Academy. With this new structure, the group’s collaborators will not only benefit from high-quality courses regarding shipping, but also different subjects such as management. As an international company, CMA CGM has developed intercultural courses to assist all

Rachel Hoyland

Hill Dickinson Appoints Hoyland

International law firm Hill Dickinson LLP has  announced the recruitment of Rachel Hoyland as a Senior Associate in its shipping team. Hoyland was the in-house Head of Legal with CMA CGM (UK) Shipping Ltd and is an experienced dry shipping lawyer. Hoyland  will be based in the Liverpool office of Hill Dickinson, but will be working closely with London.  

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