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Michael Behrens (Photo: MacArtney)

MacArtney Hires Behrens as CCO

Michael Behrens has been named chief commercial officer of subsea technology provider MacArtney Underwater Technology from November 1, based at the company's headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark.Behrens joins MacArtney from the largest steel and technical sales company in Denmark. He has a HD(O) in Organizational Leadership from the University of Southern Denmark, and is currently finishing an MBA in Business Administration. Behrens' career began in international sales, and over the years he has taken sales director and business management roles with leading technology companies from Saab to ABB.

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EU to Legislate on Maritime Working Conditions

;, the Working Conditions Directive, there have been heated discussions in Brussels.A press release from Danish Shipping said that the proposed directive is linked to the so-called 'European Pillar of Social Rights'. The pillar was adopted last year at a Social Summit in Gothenburg, where Denmark together with the other member states joined 20 non-binding declared intentions with the aim of securing minimum rights within social and employment policies in the EU.The ambition of the proposed directive has been to introduce minimum rules across all sectors of the European labour market. This

Yevheniia Karyndzha  (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Hires Five in Denamrk

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced the employment of below five Bunker Traders in the office in Middelfart, Denmark, as of September 2018.Matea Jelicic was born and raised in Croatia and holds a double degree in Petroleum Engineering and Supply Chain Management. Additionally, she brings along a vast amount of experience from different parts of the industry.Yevheniia Karyndzha is of Ukranian origin and has been living and working in Turkey for a period, providing her with great knowledge and experience within the Black Sea and Mediterranean markets.Marie-Louise Haahr was born and raised in Denmark

Dan-Bunkering DMCC Welcomes Three New Bunker Traders

Dan-Bunkering said it has hired three new Bunker Traders in its Dubai office.Benedek Nagy was born and raised in Hungary, however, at the age of 18 he moved to Denmark to study International Shipping and Trade as well as gain experience within the shipping industry.Fabio Rossetti grew up in Denmark and holds a graduate diploma in Managerial Economics and Innovation Management from Copenhagen Business School.Nemish Jose is of Indian descent. He is an MBA Port & Shipping Management graduate from Indian Maritime University and speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam, and Tamil. Furthermore, he has six years

Alexey Khaydukov (Photo: SCF Group)

Khaydukov Named President of PAO Novoship

Services (Novorossiysk) in 2016.He graduated from the Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy in 1992 as an engineer-navigator, and then from the Admiral Ushakov Maritime State University in 2001 as an economist. He holds an Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics from the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, received in 2011.Khaydukov holds the titles of Honored Worker of the Marine Fleet and Merited Worker of Transport of the Kuban region. He has also been awarded: a Certificate of Merit from Russia’s Ministry of Transport; a Certificate of Appreciation from Russia’s Minister of Transport

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Sea Machines Quadruples Headcount in 18 Months

the port city of Hamburg, Germany, which provides convenient access to several key locations and is supporting the company’s growing demand for engineering, sales and marketing across Europe. Then, in April, Sea Machines shared that it had signed a contract with A.P. Moller-Maersk, of Copenhagen, Denmark, to trial its industry-leading perception and situational awareness technology aboard one of the company’s new-build ice-class container ships.Later this year, in September, the company will release its SM300, the world’s first productized industrial-grade control system to provide autonomous

(Photo: A.P. Moller-Maersk)

Maersk Poaches New CFO from Assa Abloy

Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk has chosen Carolina Dybeck Happe as its new Chief Finance Officer, it said on Wednesday.Happe will take the position at a time where Maersk is undergoing a strategic transformation from a broader conglomerate including an oil business to a more focused shipping company.The 45-year Swede, who comes from a CFO position at the world's biggest lock group Assa Abloy, will start on Jan. 1 2019 at the latest, Maersk said in a statement.The move comes after former CFO Jacob Stausholm stepped down in March after the company decided to separate the finance role from its IT

New Hires Boost RCG US Team

was deputy construction project manager of the recently completed 574 MW Race Bank project in the United Kingdom. Negrelli earned his BSc/BS in Civil Engineering at The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and his MSc/MS in Engineering/Industrial Management at The Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Negrelli will support clients in project planning, supply chain analysis, independent engineering, and technical advisory.Kuhn is a renewable energy legislative affairs and policy expert, working most recently as a strategy analyst with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and prior to that

Klas Bendrik (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Hires Bendrik as Chief Digital Transformation Officer

digital transformation,” Eriksen said. “I am confident that Klas Bendrik will help us to leverage the full potential of operating in an increasingly digital world.”Bendrik joins DNV GL from Gartner, where he held the role of Executive Partner and Vice President heading up Sweden and Denmark for Research & Services. Before that, he held several executive positions at Volvo Car Group, including Senior Vice President IT & Chief Information Officer. Bendrik holds a degree in business administration from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.“Digital transformation is the integratio

Helge Lund  Photo courtesy of BP

BP Names Former Statoil Boss Lund as Next Chairman

; Svanberg said in a statement.Svanberg, from Sweden, became chairman on Jan. 1, 2010, four months before the worst offshore oil disaster in U.S. history that left 11 workers dead. He played a key role in the aftermath of the disaster that cost the company over $65 billion.Lund, who is also chairman of Denmark's Novo Nordisk AS , will stand down as a director at oilfield service company Schlumberger with immediate effect. He has been a Schlumberger director since June 2016.He started his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company and a parliamentary adviser for Norway's Conservative party

Genco Sets Up Minor Bulk Subsidiary

to solidify our sizeable and leading dry bulk platform and further enhance our ability to provide a full-scale logistics solution to leading charterers and cargo providers on a 24-hour basis,” said Genco CEO, John C. Wobensmith. “We are pleased to have established a European subsidiary in Denmark and have Sune join our in-house commercial team, complementing our group of seasoned chartering professionals in New York and Singapore, and further strengthening our position in our key trading markets. The ongoing success we have had incorporating voyage charters and direct cargo liftings to our

Søren Skifter Christensen, MacArtney South America Operations. (Photo: MacArtney)

MacArtney Expands Global Presence

and underwater video technology. Emil resides in Mölnlycke, Sweden.    In their capacities as MacArtney representatives, the new operations get access to the entire range of MacArtney products, systems and integrated solutions, working with the MacArtney Group headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark. Today the MacArtney Underwater Technology Group runs 20 Group operations supplemented by a distributor network of 25 companies spread across the world

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SUNY Maritime, Greece Maritime Academy Begin Collaboration

has signed to build international partnerships, and to help students and faculty stay connected to the international maritime industry. Previously, the college has signed agreements with LJM Maritime Academy in the Bahamas, National Taiwan Ocean University and Svendborg International Maritime Academy in Denmark.    

Magnus Hall (Photo: Vattenfall)

Sweden's Vattenfall to Cut 1,500 Jobs

that Vattenfall announced a year ago. "The fact that we now show a positive financial result doesn't mean that we can rest on our laurels," Vattenfall Chief Executive Magnus Hall said in a statement. Vattenfall has about 20,000 employees, primarily in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland and Britain. The resources freed up but the job cuts would help fund new investment and maintain the group's profitability, Hall added. After five straight years of losses, partly due to a disastrous expansion into continental Europe, Vattenfall in February swung to a pretax profit of

Nils Smedegaard Andersen (File photo: Danish Maritime Days)

Former Maersk Boss Named Unifeeder Chairman

Nils Smedegaard Andersen has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Denmark based feeder and shortsea operator Unifeeder, taking up his first directorship within the logistics and shipping industry after stepping down from his position as Group Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S in 2016. Andersen, who is a board member and strategic adviser to Unifeeder’s largest investor, e.g. Nordic Capital Funds, also serves as Non-Executive Director at BP plc, Non-Executive Director at Unilever as well as Chairman of the Board of international retail group, Dansk Supermarked

Sean S. Fitzgerald (Photo: Maersk Container Industry)

Fitzgerald Named CEO of Maersk’s Container Unit

; Maersk’s Transport & Logistics division.   Fitzgerald will assume overall responsibility for the strategic direction and the entire operations of the company including its more than 5,000 employees in three container manufacturing plants in Chile and China and its R&D center in Denmark.    The new CEO brings to the role more than 20 years of expertise across management, manufacturing, product management and marketing. Since 2014, Fitzgerald has acted as President at Joy Global China, part of the Japanese manufacturing company Komatsu Mining Corp, leading a footprint

Steen Lund (Photo: Radio Holland)

Radio Holland Names Lund Asia Regional Director

in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.   Lund is a Danish national, and developed his career over the past 28 years while living in Pakistan, South Korea, India, Hong Kong, China and Singapore. He began his career in the maritime industry in 1987 as a Trainee at A.P. Moller Maersk in Denmark, and spent 21 years in the group holding in a variety of commercial and operational leadership positions. His last assignment at A.P. Moller Maersk was Senior VP Eastern Operations Center in Singapore. He left Maersk in 2009 to join Germanischer Lloyd in 2010 as Executive VP and Regional Manager

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