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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Kelly Tomlin (Photo: CPV)

Tomlin Named Executive VP, CFO of Admiral Valve

vice president and chief financial officer. Tomlin, who had held the position of chief financial officer at CPV for the past four years, will assume the expanded role of executive vice president as a key member of the CPV leadership team. This appointment comes just after CPV Manufacturing named David London as president, further positioning the valves and fittings leader for future growth. In Tomlin’s expanded role, her financial expertise and experience as a CPA will be an integral part of CPV’s long-term plans for future growth and sustained industry leadership. Prior to joining CPV

Neil Walker (Photo: Houlder)

Houlder Recruits Walker for Marine Assurance Business

provider of technical advice. Known for its team members high levels of competence and deep knowledge of Class Rules and regulations, Houlder is now involved in many of the UK major shipbuilding projects. Recent examples include high-profile projects such as the new Royal Research Ship (RRS) Sir David Attenborough, CMAL’s MV Glen Sannox LNG Dual Fuel Ferry and Wightlink’s new G Class Ferry. It is also providing a range of advisory services to the UK Ministry of Defence’s current new build programs.  

David Smith

David Smith Appointed CFO of Rolls-Royce

  Rolls-Royce announced today that David Smith has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. He takes up his new role with immediate effect, replacing Mark Morris who has decided to leave the company after 27 years, serving most recently as Chief Financial Officer since January 2012. David Smith joined Rolls-Royce earlier this year, and is currently Chief Financial Officer of the Aerospace Division. David spent the first 25 years of his career at Ford where he held a number of senior positions including Chief Financial Officer and subsequently Chief

David Turnbull (Photo: Seabury Capital)

Turnbull Named Senior Advisor at Seabury Capital

Seabury Capital LLC has appointed David M. Turnbull as a Senior Advisor. Turnbull will serve to facilitate Seabury Capital’s expansion of its global product and advisory service offerings in specialty finance, investment banking, technology and software applications.   Seabury Capital Chairman, President & CEO John E. Luth commented, “The addition of an experienced and well-respected industry expert such as David Turnbull will advance Seabury Capital’s efforts in serving our clients’ needs. His insights and significant reference points within the aviation, aerospace

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

Patrick Hawkins

Hill Dickinson Appoints Global Head of Shipping

former Clyde & Co partner Chris Edwards in Singapore in June this year, and Kennedys partner Anthony Woo in the new Hong Kong Office in September. In the last 12 months the firm has also relocated two other shipping partners from London to its burgeoning overseas operations with Michael Mallin and David Reardon opening new offices in Hong Kong and Monaco. Hawkins said, “I am looking forward to building on our significant investment in the firm’s European and Asia-Pacific offices in recent years and ensuring that the firm’s overall shipping capability is completely aligned to

Dan March (Photo: WCA)

WCA Announces Leadership Changes

Dan March has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the independent forwarder network WCA, with founder David Yokeum becoming Chairman, and Ram Menen joining a new global Supervisory Board.   Based in London, March, who has been WCA Communications Director for over five years, will oversee the day-to-day operations and work closely with Yokeum and the new non-executive Supervisory Board – comprising Eric Fady, Philip Bilney, and Jim Barnhart, as well as Menen.   Yokeum, who founded WCA in 1998, will remain actively involved in overseeing the direction and strategy of the

Port of London Authority Names Chief Harbor Master

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has appointed Bob Baker as chief harbor master.   Bob Baker will join the PLA from Forth Ports, where he has been chief harbor master since 2001.  He will succeed David Phillips, who is retiring from the PLA in April, after nine years’ service.   Bob Baker’s seagoing career lasted from 1975 to 1991, before he came ashore to work at the Port of Tilbury, latterly as general manager, conventional operations and harbor master. He has been chief harbor master at Forth Ports and a director of Forth Estuary Towage since 2001.  He holds

David Kelly (Photo: IMarEST)

IMarEST Further Expands into Asia-Pacific

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has strengthened its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region by appointing David Kelly MCIM MIMarEST, currently Head of Marketing at IMarEST’s London headquarters, as Director of Asia-Pacific. The new position, based in Singapore, will be taken up in August this year and has been created to support the existing Asia-Pacific team and to drive growth and awareness of the Institute in the region. A Chartered Marketer, Kelly  graduated with a degree in Marketing and Public Relations and rose through the ranks to become

Brunswick Promotes Foulkes to Chief Technology Officer

Brunswick Corporation today announced that effective immediately, David M. Foulkes, has been promoted to the new position of chief technology officer, reporting in this additional capacity to Brunswick President and Chief Operating Officer Mark D. Schwabero.  Foulkes also will retain his current responsibilities as vice president - product development, engineering and racing for Mercury Marine, Brunswick's largest operating segment.  In that capacity, Foulkes will continue to report to John C. Pfeifer, President - Mercury Marine. "In this new role, David will work with all of Brunswick

Dieleman Takes over as Cargill Shipping Head

in shipping, will head Cargill's agricultural supply chain business in Europe, Middle East and Africa.   Last year, privately held Cargill Inc streamlined its executive team to speed up decision making and launched a restructuring that included job cuts. (Reporting by Jonathan Saul; Editing by David Holmes

Oman Drydock Company (ODC) appointed Said bin Homoud Al Mawali as Chief Executive Officer. (Photo: ODC)

New Shipyards CEO at Oman Drydock Company

Oman Drydock Company (ODC) appointed Said bin Homoud Al Mawali as Chief Executive Officer replacing Stephan Aumann who announced earlier last year by the ASYAD (formerly Oman Global Logistic Group) board of directors in Duqm/Oman.   Prior to his role at ODC, Said was providing leadership and governance for the Executive Management of OTTCO since February 2014. With the 21 years extensive experience in construction, asset management, plant operations, supply chain, cost control, business development, mergers and acquisition, Said is leading the corporate strategies and overall policies and

Claudio Chiste & Gustav Ellingsen

London Shipping Professionals Weigh in for SPNL Report

The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) has  released their full Future London report, an initiative that gathered the views and opinions of London’s young shipping professionals on what needs to be done for London to retain and improve its position as a global maritime capital. The report was led by Gustav Ellingsen, SPNL Immediate Past Chair and Claudio Chiste, SPNL Chairman who works at Investec Shipping & Marine Finance. “The driver behind the SPNL Future London project was to use the superb resource of the SPNL: access to some of the most active and passionate

Kostas Ladas (Photo: Liberian Registry)

Liberian Registry Appoints London GM

The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the U.S.-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Kostas Ladas as general manager of its London office. Ladas joins LISCR from London-based ship and insurance broker and agent Victoria Steamship Co. Ltd., where he was vessel operations manager. Prior to that, he spent over 25 years with Coscon/Cosco (U.K.) Ltd. in London, where he held a variety of executive roles, including Chartering & Shipbroking deputy general manager, commercial manager and company legal adviser.

At the Seafarers Awareness Week launch on 9 February, from left to right: Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK; Drew Brandy, Senior Vice President Market Strategy, Inmarsat Maritime; David Dingle CBE, Chairman, Maritime UK. (Photo: Seafarers UK)

Two New Themes for Seafarers Awareness Week

Mariners.   ‘So when we talk about promoting Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore, and Sea Ports for Prosperity, we see many diverse employment opportunities for men and women, especially talented young people, beyond our traditional Merchant Navy.’   Following presentations by David Dingle, Chairman, Maritime UK and Drew Brandy, Inmarsat Senior Vice President Market Strategy, Commodore Bryant continued by highlighting the importance of Seafarers Awareness Week: ‘We believe it is good for the whole UK maritime world to benefit from raised public awareness of the contribution

Soren Gath Hansen

DONG Energy Appoints CEO for E&P

  Søren Gath Hansen will step down as Group Executive Vice President and CEO for E&P. His successor is David B. Cook who comes from a position as Executive Officer and Head of Oil & Gas at the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, TAQA. Søren Gath Hansen will continue in DONG Energy as head of the group's Quality, Health, Safety and Environment activities (QHSE). Søren Gath Hansen said, "I have worked for DONG Energy for more than 30 years and throughout the past 12 years I have had the privilege to head the build-up of the oil and gas business which has become

James Enston (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil London Ventures Into City of London

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced its move to a new location in the City of London. The KPI Bridge Oil Group has strong maritime roots and has been a major stakeholder in the bunker industry for over 45 years. The Group has 9 offices covering all major time zones. The London office serves as the head office for the KPI Bridge Oil Group, home to most of the Group level staff as well as having the largest number of traders. KPI Bridge Oil London has been based in Westminster for the past 9 years and has moved to

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