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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Christiaan Vermeijden (Photo: Gardline)

Gardline Names Vermeijden CEO

green shoots of a recovery in offshore exploration and production, and consistent strong growth in offshore renewables," Vermeijden said. "Our partners recognize that Gardline's marine geophysical, geotechnical, and environmental surveys will be vital for them to succeed in a transforming energy sector."

Doug Robertson (Photo: Carlton)

Strategic Appointment for Carlton Resource Solutions

, Doug Robertson has joined the Aberdeen-based business as operations director with a remit to enhance the firm’s capabilities through his expertise both in the UK and internationally.Carlton, part of the Maxwell Drummond Group, supplies engineering, technical and commercial personnel to the energy industry, including oil majors, independent operators and engineering contractors.Most recently president of operations – Canada for a global recruitment business, Robertson has an honors degree in Business Studies from the Robert Gordon University and has extensive experience in global oil

Nikos Gazelidis is Global Head of Shipping at ATPI Griffinstone

How to achieve crew travel efficiency in your business

down where possible.Putting your travel programme in the spotlight is a great way to think differently about your business, and will almost certainly deliver intelligent rewards beyond just cost.About the AuthorNikos Gazelidis is Global Head of Shipping at ATPI Griffinstone, the specialist marine and energy division of the travel management and events business, the ATPI Group. For more information please visit www.atpi.com/griffinstone and the ATPI Knowledge Hub

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Equatorial Guinea Punishes Subsea 7

Equatorial Guinea has ordered energy operators to stop doing business with oil and gas service firm Subsea 7 for failing to comply with local laws aimed at creating more jobs for locals, the oil minister said on Thursday.In September, an oil ministry source warned that Schlumberger, Subsea 7 and FMC faced bans from working in Equatorial Guinea if they did not commit to local content laws.The move was part of a crackdown by the African country to enforce local content laws that have been in place since 2014. Petroleum operators were told in July to cancel contracts with Canadian-based CHC Helicopter.

Mintra Group's CEO Scott Kerr (left) and UK Managing Director Gareth Gilbert (Photo: Mintra Group)

Mintra Group Acquires Atlas Knowledge

training specialist Mintra Group said it has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge.The move will bring both Aberdeen operations together to offer learning and competency systems and services to customers in the oil and gas, maritime, aviation, construction and energy sectors.With a turnover of around £15 million, Mintra employs more than 100 people globally and is backed by investor The Riverside Company. Atlas delivers digital learning solutions to safety critical industries, employing 39 people with revenues of around £5 million.The acquisition

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Skills Focus for Maritime UK’s Futures Program

that recommendation.Richard Westgarth, Head of Campaigns at BMT and Maritime UK Futures Program coordinator said: “We have skills shortages, we see trade changing and we’ve seen the impact of the potential of Brexit starting to come through,” he says. “I think there’s a real energy now within the industry from academia, companies and the sector is really take control of this and drive it forward. The UK government’s Maritime Growth Study and subsequent review paper have been key points driving that.”Maritime UK’s Futures Program will initially focus on skills

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Maritime Education to Focus on Quality

, plus two PhD graduates and 83 graduates from WMU’s distance-learning programmes.This year, WMU is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Since its inception, its curriculum has expanded and evolved, from initial programmes in maritime safety and marine environment protection, to embrace maritime energy management and ocean sustainability, governance and management.The class of 2018 brings the total number of WMU graduates to 4,921 from 168 countries, many of whom have gone on to hold senior positions in their countries and in the wider maritime world. Current IMO Secretary-General and WMU Chancellor

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Crew Management: Day to Day Challenges

of the ship, all within a turbulent industry. The support and expertise of a specialist TMC can save time and money for ships and provide security and compliance for crews no matter where they are.The AuthorNikos Gazelidis is Global Head of Shipping at ATPI Griffinstone, the specialist marine and energy division of the travel management and events business, the ATPI Group

Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the first woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history. Photo: HII/NNS

One-on-One with Suzanne Beckstoffer

national levels for more than three decades. Now it’s an honor to represent my industry and I’m looking forward to serving as President as SNAME celebrates 125 years.Looking at the organization today compared to when you joined, how is it the same and how is it different?I see a lot of fresh energy at SNAME. We’ve grown our student sections and branched out internationally. The maritime and offshore industries are truly international and projects in our field span the globe, so it’s appropriate that our professional society be global, too. What hasn’t changed is SNAME&rsquo

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Neptune Energy Names Lumens CFO

Private equity backed oil and gas producer Neptune Energy on Monday named former Louis Dreyfus executive Armand Lumens as its chief financial officer. Lumens worked with Louis Dreyfus Co as its group chief financial officer for less than two years and last month left the commodities trader citing personal reasons.Lumens will join Neptune on December 1, the company said in a statement.Neptune, based in London, is backed by Carlyle Group and CVC Capital partners and headed by former Centrica boss Sam Laidlaw.(Reporting by Shanti S Nair; Editing by James Emmanuel)

Maritime Finance Lawyer Johnson Joins Haynes and Boone

as well as  negotiating the workout and restructuring of shipbuilding contracts.Haynes and Boone is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With more than 550 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer.Since Haynes and Boone entered the London market in 2016 by merging with Curtis Davis Garrard

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Predictive Analytics Drives Better Crew Travel Management

is unforeseen, and drive better business decisions. So if I have a sleepless night, I think about lovely spreadsheets rather than sheep in order to drift off into a calm snooze.The AuthorEleftheria Letsiou is Head of Global Account Management for Shipping at ATPI Griffinstone, the specialist marine and energy division of the travel management and events business, the ATPI Group

Odin Estensen (Photo: Neptune Energy)

Neptune Energy Names Estensen Managing Director for Norway

Neptune Energy has appointed Odin Estensen as Managing Director of its Norwegian business, based in Stavanger.Estensen joins Neptune Energy from A/S Norske Shell, where he is currently the Norway Operated Asset Manager.With more than 28 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector, Estensen started his career with Schlumberger before joining Shell in 1990, where he went on to hold various senior roles across Europe, and also to support operations in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.Anne Botne, currently Interim Country Director of Norway for Neptune, will remain with the company and fully resume

Marcus Höglund (Photo: Foreship)

Foreship Eyes US West Coast Cruise Business

how that experience can be deployed to enhance design, project management, documentation and approvals processes,” he said. “They may also not be fully aware of the full scope of our expertise across the luxury and expedition cruise ship markets, or our work on vessel performance analysis, energy saving, fuel consumption optimization, ballast water system retrofits, or battery and fuel cell technologies.”Haavisto added that Höglund’s posting also signaled Foreship’s continuing commitment to its U.S.-based operation, where the company seeks to develop young talent continuousl

David Harley will head up Britannia's Greek office (Photo: Britannia)

Harley to Lead Britannia's Greek Office

. Opening a Britannia office in Greece will mean that we can enhance the personalised service to our current and future Greek Members,” said Andrew Cutler, CEO of Tindall Riley (Britannia) Ltd.Greece now accounts for 10 percent of Britannia’s business with the Club recently welcoming Tsakos Energy and Ionic Holdings to the Members Representative Committee (MRC). Other key Greek members of the Club include, Atlantic Bulk Carriers, Neda Maritime Agencies, Diana Shipping, Olympic Shipping, Konkar, Star Bulk, Navios, Eastern Med, Minerva, Thenamaris, Sun Enterprises and ENESEL.Britannia said it

Steve Mitchell  (Photo: ASCO)

Mitchell to Head Up ASCO Operations Function

, who will be based at ASCO HQ in Aberdeen, will focus on the operation of the company's supply bases in Peterhead and Aberdeen.Mitchell has worked in oil and gas for 34 years and has experience both in the U.K. and internationally with several major international oil companies including Chevron, Oryx Energy, Kerr-McGee and Maersk Oil, where he held the role of Global Head of Logistics. In his role at Maersk

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YANMAR, ABYC Partner in Technician Training

making ABYC Certification more accessible than ever for rising marine technicians.YANMAR Academy brings a systematic approach to training with a variety of course offerings for YANMAR product lines, including agriculture equipment, construction equipment, utility task vehicles, industrial diesel engines, energy systems and marine diesel engines. All courses are led by staff experts and conducted in state-of -the -art, product -specific training labs designed with student computers, 60-inch computer displays, advanced audio systems for student convenience, master and student tool boxes as well as room exhaust

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