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Kasper Karlsen (Photo: Svitzer)

Svitzer Europe Names Karlsen COO

Maersk Drilling, where he has held a variety of leadership roles spanning the organization’s operational, technical and support functions. He was recently Head of Transformation Office and Customer Solutions at Maersk Drilling. Karlsen holds a Master's Degree from the Technical University of Denmark in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, along with several other business and leadership qualifications from among others the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and IMD Business School.Kasper Nilaus, recently named Svitzer CEO, said, “With the towage sector undergoing a significant

Kasper Rosenberg (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Promotes Bunker Trader

Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. has announced that effective May 1, 2020, Kasper Rosenberg has been promoted to Senior Bunker Trader in its Stamford office.Rosenberg, a Danish national, commenced his career in the bunker industry when joining the company’s office in Middelfart, Denmark, as Bunker Trader in 2013. Prior to that he spent two years working for the group’s shipping and agency division.In 2015, Rosenberg relocated to Stamford to help start up the company’s first office on the US East Coast as well as expand the company’s presence in the North American market.The office

Image courtesy of Vestas Wind Systems AS

Danish Offshore Wind Turbine Builder Lays Off 400 Workers

Danish offshore wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will lay off 400 workers in Denmark and elsewhere in Europe and stop work on certain projects, citing the goal to „to ensure a strong focus on execution and long-term competitiveness,” and the impact of COVID-19."In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to shape societies and economies, and the industrial challenges and economic turmoil it brings will likely take years for societies to recover from. Together with the renewables industry’s changing competitive landscape, Vestas is taking steps to ensure we exit 2020 in

Masato Yamada - Image Credit: MHI Vestas

MHI Vestas Eyes Further Asia Pacific Growth. Appoints Regional Manager

Offshore wind turbine specialist MHI Vestas has appointed Masato Yamada as Regional Manager Asia Pacific to facilitate broader growth across the region.The company, a joint venture between Denmark's Vestas and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, said Wednesday Yamada would oversee the company’s growth across the Asia Pacific region. He was formerly the company’s Chief Strategy Officer based in Aarhus, Denmark, and will now be based in MHI Vestas’ Tokyo office."Mr. Yamada has been with MHI Vestas since the formation of the joint venture between the two parent

Dan-Bunkering (Monaco) S.A.M. appointed Hans Lind Dollerup as Managing Director.

Dollerup Tapped to Lead Dan-Bunkering (Monaco)

Dan-Bunkering (Monaco) S.A.M. appointed Hans Lind Dollerup as Managing Director.Dollerup entered Dan-Bunkering and the industry in 2002, and his employment has taken him from Denmark, where he was born and raised, to Monaco, Houston, Florida and now back to Monaco. During the years, he has been involved in trading, management and strategic business development giving him a broad interface and a great deal of valuable and diverse knowledge.The Monaco office currently consists of four people; however, the company is on the lookout for more traders.

Dawn Summers - Credit: Wintershall Dea

Wintershall Dea Appoints New COO

Oil and gas company Wintershall Dea will name Dawn Summers to the Executive Board and as Chief Operating Officer (COO).As COO, she will be responsible for the Business Units Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, UK and Denmark, Egypt, Libya, Algeria and UAE as of 1 June 2020.Summers has more than 25 years of extensive international experience in the oil and gas industry and has worked for BP, Genel Energy, Origin Energy, and Beach Energy, among others.For the last two years, Dawn has served as Chief Operating Officer of the Australian oil and gas producer Beach Energy. Prior to that she was Chief Operating

Bjørn Joensen and Erik J. Aalbæk   (Photo: MacArtney)

MacArtney Strengthens Offshore Renewable Energy Sector

MacArtney A/S has appointed new personnel to strengthen the Offshore Renewable Energy department at headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark.Bjørn Joensen and Erik J. Aalbæk join MacArtney to begin work on strengthening and developing MacArtney’s Offshore Renewable Energy sector, in line with the corporate strategy.Esbjerg local, Bjørn Joensen joins the MacArtney Group as Sales Director for Offshore Wind from the SH Group A/S where he worked as the General Manager to develop the overall business and increase sales. With a maritime-based background, Joensen was initially educated as a

Patrick Jany (File photo: Clariant)

Maersk Names Jany CFO

key role in the acceleration of our strategic transformation. Patrick brings solid financial experience and a proven record of managing cost discipline as well as profitable growth through M&A and innovation. I look forward to our cooperation,” says Søren Skou, CEO, A.P. Moller - Maersk.Denmark-based Maersk has had several leadership changes in recent months.In November 2019, Maersk CFO Carolina Dybeck Happe departed to join General Electric, just after the shipper's chief operating officer Søren Toft exited to join Swiss headquartered rival Mediterranean Shipping Co

Image: Danish Shipping

Denmark Targets Gender Equality in Shipping

, who has now initiated a charter where the shipping companies can commit to focusing on gender equality.The first 13 shipping companies sign the charter later today, where Mogens Jensen, Minister for Equal Opportunities, will also speak.“We have a major challenge in recruiting labor to the Blue Denmark. Right now, we are simply missing out on half the talent pool unless we can attract more women. We are trying to address this and will make an effort to get more women on board together with the shipping companies. I am pleased with the great support for the initiative and for the fact that the

Mike Unger (Photo: Britannia P&I)

Britannia P&I sets up Shop in NY

experience.B Americas will enhance the Club’s ability to provide a round-the-clock claims service to all its Members, while also focusing on the needs of Britannia’s North American Members.This development follows other recent steps taken by the Club, including the opening of new offices in Denmark and Greece and the strengthening of its teams in Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore

(Photo: APM Terminals)

APM Terminals Pipavav Appoints Sørensen

APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited), has appointed Mr. Jakob Friis Sørensen as Managing Director, effective January 1, 2020Sørensen has been a part of A.P. Moller Maersk Group since 1987 starting at the internal A. P.  Moller Shipping School in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has held various positions within the Group in Maersk Line, Maersk Logistics and Damco in countries like Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and India.  Sørensen holds an MBA from Henley Management College, UK and has attended several Executive Management courses at IMD, Lausanne

Patrick Hoe (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Managing Director

KPI Bridge Oil has appointed Patrick Hoé as Managing Director for its Denmark operations.Hoé  joins KPI Bridge Oil from an international sales position in the wind power industry but he previously spent eiight years with a global trading house as senior bunker trader.

Erno Tenhunen (Photo: Danfoss)

Danfoss Editron Appoints Tenhunen as Marine Director

, focusing on developing new and innovative digital systems for ships including those relating to automation, navigation and intelligent operations.Danfoss Editron has electrified a growing number of vessels in the marine industry. Significant projects delivered this year include the Ellen E-ferry in Denmark, which is the world’s most powerful fully-electric ferry, while the company also provided the electric power equipment for two workboats operating on the Miyun Reservoir, Asia-Pacific’s largest artificial lake

Agne Damidaviciute (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Welcomes Damidaviciute

her to add value to the office in Stamford, CT, in terms of procurement experience from day one.She is, however, neither American nor Dutch, but was born and raised in Lithuania, and entered the shipping industry in 2016.Before joining Dan-Bunkering, her education and professional career brought her to Denmark, Brazil and the Netherlands, and finally Stamford, CT, as per September 1, 2019.  

Ulrich Kadow (Photo: AGCS)

Kadow tapped to head AGCS Marine

company, he has held a variety of positions within AGCS in Europe, Asia and North America and directly prior to his move to Toronto, was Global Head of Package & Multiline where he established the mid-market Property, Liability and Engineering business in Canada, Asia, South Africa, Australia and Denmark. He has an MBA from Columbia Business School and an M.S in Computer Science from University of Technology Munich TUM. He also holds a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation

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Atals Sets Sights on Asian Offshore

.Atlas is currently supporting  their clients  from their Bristol (UK) and Hoofddorp (Netherlands) offices  with permanent recruitment. Atlas’ vast, worldwide network and track record in providing professionals for nearly all of the wind farms in the UK, Netherlands, Germany and Denmark since 2008, makes it a logical choice to extend their services to the offshore wind hub in Singapore.“We are proud of the very good relationships we have with our clients. As recruitment is very time consuming and clients don’t always have access to the right professionals, Atlas is

Gavin Bell (Photo: Xodus Group)

Xodus Hires Bell as Decom Manager

years’ experience in the international oil and gas industry. He joins from Repsol Sinopec Resources UK where he led a number of P&A projects through early planning phases including rig option selection and the development of P&A cost models.  Previously, he worked for DONG Energy in Denmark and spent 20 years working with well service contractors, Halliburton and Baker Hughes INTEQ. Before joining the oil industry, he completed training in marine engineering and industrial engineering.Xodus said the appointment follows a successful year for its decommissioning division which secured

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