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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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New Seafarer Social Network App Launched

The eMaritime Group have launched a free social network app eMaritime Exchange for Apple and Android.   Developed by seafarers for seafarers, the focus of the app is solely on improving the lives of mariners around the world. From breaking news to latest jobs posted daily and an interactive forum allowing  the community to ask questions relevant to them and gain free advice from their global colleagues.   The app was conceived through extensive research from both users and others within the industry and has highly interactive content by the use of push notifications for breaking

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MISC Signs up Entire LNG Fleet for ECDIS Training

MISC Berhad has chosen eMaritime Group's ACAT online courses as its ECDIS type specific continuous personal development training solution. The agreement has enabled MISC to sign up its entire fleet of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers while being able to effortlessly monitor all students progress themselves via an online portal on the three different systems throughout their fleet; namely JRC 901, JRC 9201 and FURUNO FEA. ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training (Or ACAT) is based on the top 20 questions for inspectors and is a continuation of the already well-established ECDIS training

Morgan Fanberg (Photo: Glosten)

Glosten Taps Fanberg as President

Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Glosten has appointed Morgan Fanberg, PE as president.Fanberg, who has over two decades of experience with the firm, will succeed Glosten’s fifth president, John Springer III, PE.Fanberg has led Glosten’s Marine Engineering Group since 2009 and was instrumental in growing the firm’s mechanical capabilities and leading the development of the firm’s Electrical Engineering Group.

François Dupont (Photo: Naval Group)

Naval Group Names Dupont Director, International Trade

With effect on 2 April, François Dupont is appointed Director of the International Trade department at Naval Group. He will oversee all the areas in which Naval Group has prospective customers. He reports to Alain Guillou, Executive Vice President, Development.   International development represents a major challenge for Naval Group, whose international sales should represent 50% of its revenues by 2020, compared to a third currently. François Dupont joined Naval Group at the age of 54 as Director of the International Trade department after having dedicated 28 years of his

Andrea Maserati (Photo: Louis Dreyfus Company)

Louis Dreyfus Names Maserati as COO

Louis Dreyfus Company has named Andrea Maserati as Chief Operating Officer and former Edesia head Ian McIntosh as Chief Strategy Officer as part of a management reshuffle.As the "D" in the "ABCD" quartet of trading houses, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) dominates global agricultural commodity trading alongside Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge and Cargill.All have been reorganizing in response to a period of high supply and reduced price volatility that have eroded margins for buying, selling and shipping agricultural goods."As Group COO, (Andrea Maserati) will continue to strengthen

DR R V Ahilan Photo LOC Group

Ahilan Named Joint CEO at LOC Group

 LOC Group has today announced the appointment of Dr RV Ahilan to the position of joint CEO, alongside Jerome Rutler.   Ahilan brings a strong strategic and technical understanding of LOC's key offshore markets to the leadership team. Over a 30-year career in maritime, oil and gas and renewable energy consulting, Ahilan served as Executive Vice President of the Renewables Advisory Division at DNV GL, President of GL Garrad Hassan and MD of GL Noble Denton in Americas and Europe before he joined LOC Group in February 2016.   Commenting on his appointment, Ahilan said: "We must

Stephan Schaller (Photo: Voith Group)

Schaller Takes Over as Head of the Voith Group

As of April 1, 2018, Stephan Schaller has begun in his role as head of the Corporate Board of Management at Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA and will lead the international technology company. He succeeds the long-serving head of the Board, Dr. Hubert Lienhard, who, at the age of 67, is retiring as planned. Schaller has supported Voith since 2015 as a member of Voith’s Shareholders’ Committee. Schaller has many years of international experience in various sectors and industries outside Voith. In the course of his career he has been employed in multiple management and leadership positions at

Appointment of Dorothy Thompson CBE as non-executive Chair of Tullow Oil plc Photo Tullow Oil

Thompson takes over from Founder Heavey, Tullow Oil

 Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announced the appointment of Dorothy Thompson as independent non-executive Director and Chair-designate of Tullow with effect from the conclusion of the Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 25 April 2018. It is anticipated Thompson will succeed Aidan Heavey, Tullow’s current Chairman and Founder, as Chair at the conclusion of the Board meeting scheduled for 20 July 2018. Aidan will retire from the Board at the same time.   Thompson (57) brings extensive experience to Tullow having served for 12 years as CEO of Drax Group plc, the

Beth McCague (Photo: JAXPORT)

JAXPORT Names McCague Interim CFO

Experienced financial executive Beth McCague has been tapped to serve at Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT).McCague, who has been serving as an advisor to JAXPORT’s CEO and finance group, will assume responsibility for the port’s budget and accounting, treasury, payroll, procurement, economic forecasting/planning, and external auditing functions effective May 7, 2018. She will also oversee JAXPORT’s $600 million capital program and will be JAXPORT’s primary liaison with bondholders, lenders and credit rating agencies.Prior to joining

Simon Allison (Photo: Xodus Group)

Xodus Strengthens APAC Team

Xodus Group’s Perth office has won more than A$3.5 million (£2million) in new contracts over the last six months.   Xodus’ Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has had significant success in the growth of its decommissioning business, both in Australia and South-East Asia, where the company has established relationships with several key players. The company has also enhanced its digital production optimization and monitoring tools.   With the success, Xodus has increased its workforce locally and appointed Simon Allison as operations director for the APAC region.   Allison

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Crowley’s Solutions Group Reorganizes

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s solutions group announced that it is reorganizing and establishing new leadership to better serve customers in need of engineering, project management and government services.  Solutions is the company’s dedicated, full-service engineering, project management and government services team, reporting to Crowley’s Todd Busch, senior vice president and general manager, technical services. Jay Edgar, who is new to Crowley, has been appointed vice president and leader of the company’s newly formed engineering services team, which encompasses all

LOC Group Announces Two Appointments

Global marine engineering consultancy LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants) announced appointments in two new positions; John Quarrington has joined the company in London as Group Marine Warranty Surveying Manager and Mark McGurran has been appointed to the Singapore office in the role of Asia Regional Hull & Machinery Coordinator.   John Quarrington is based in London where he will be supporting the Group Energy Services Director (Alex Harrison) with the continued development of LOC’s global marine warranty surveying activities across its 33 offices. A master mariner by background

Sheila Armstrong (Photo: V.Group)

V.Group Appoints Head of Communications

Maritime services provider V.Group has appointed Sheila Armstrong to the newly created position, head of communications.   Based in the company’s V.Ships office in Glasgow, Armstrong will report directly to Executive Director, Bob Bishop.     Previously head of communications at Inchcape Shipping Services, Armstrong brings to the role communications experience primarily gained in the maritime services sector.   

Karen Russell (Photo: NorSea Group)

NorSea Group Adds UK Finance Director

NorSea Group (UK) Ltd has appointed Karen Russell as its first UK Finance Director. Russell becomes the third addition to the group’s executive team as the company continues to grow its activity across Scotland in both the decommissioning and subsea support sectors.   She joins MD Walter Robertson and Operations Director Mike Munro in the new team leading the company’s expansion in the UK.   Russell has more than 13 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. She began her accountancy training with Deloitte and Touche, then worked in financial roles with both Qserv

Zachary Gilfus and Marissa Stutzman (Photos: BHGI)

Bristol Harbor Group Announces Two New Hires

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) announced the addition of naval architect Zachary Gilfus and mechanical engineer Marissa Stutzman to its naval architecture and marine engineering practice.   Gilfus is the most recent addition to BHGI, joining the team at the end of August as a naval architect and marine engineer. Gilfus graduated this past spring from Webb Institute with a Bachelor’s of Science in naval architecture and marine engineering. During his time at Webb, Gilfus interned at four different companies including Carnival Cruise Lines and General Dynamics NASSCO. He was given the

LOC Appoints Rutler as Group CFO

International marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has appointed Jerome Rutler to the newly created post of Group Chief Operating Officer, responsible for LOC’s global operations including marine assurance and risk, energy and shipping sectors.   Rutler has worked for more than 20 years in the oil and gas, petrochemicals and marine industries for a variety of companies, EPCI (engineering, procurement, construction and installation), consultancy and technical advisory. He also has experience as a company director, with particular expertise in management, operations and strategy.

Toril Eidesvik (Photo: TTS Group ASA)

Eidesvik Named CEO of TTS Group ASA

Toril Eidesvik has been appointed as new CEO of TTS Group ASA after Björn Andersson. She enters the position immediately and resigns as Director of the Board of the company.   Toril Eidesvik has previously been CEO of Green Reefers ASA and EMS Seven Seas ASA. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of TTS Group ASA since 2013 and has extensive board experience from several companies within the shipping and offshore industry. Eidesvik holds a law degree from the University of Oslo and has previously worked as a legal attorney with corporate law. She has also taken education at BI

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