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Monday, January 27, 2020

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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

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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

Left to right: CEO Søren Kringelholt Nielsen and Chairman Søren Ø. Sørensen (Photo: ????Svanehøj Group)

New CEO at ​​​​Svanehøj Group

, became an independent company in the autumn of 2018, when investment company Solix purchased what was then Wärtsilä Pumps from the Finnish Wärtsilä Group.The new Svanehøj Group is present in more than 100 markets globally, and employs approximately 230 employees in offices in Denmark, Singapore and the UK

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EU Okays Danish Seafarer Support Scheme

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules extending a scheme supporting the maritime transport sector in Denmark, including the ones working in the offshore wind industry.Under the amended scheme, shipping companies registered in the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) and employing seafarers aboard certain specialised vessels providing off-shore activities, such as, for example, guard  vessels, vessels servicing off-shore installations and vessels for raising, repairing and dismantling windmills can benefit from an exemption from income taxes for their seafarers.

Fred Jeeninga, Cluster Managing Director, Continental Europe (Photo: Svitzer)

Svitzer Appoints Jeeninga, McKeating as Cluster Managers

recently appointed Fred Jeeninga as Cluster Managing Director, Continental Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Georgia) and Maurice McKeating as Cluster Managing Director, UK South.Fred Jeeninga holds nearly 20 years of experience from the marine service industry. His work has taken him to Russia, Germany, Denmark, Brazil, and the Caribbean. He has been with Svitzer since 2009, most recently as Operations Manager in Svitzer Americas before taking on his new role.Maurice McKeating has nearly 30 years of international experience, the majority of which were regional or managing director roles. He was born in

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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