Guthrie to Direct KVH Initiatives in Asia-Pacific Region
.Guthrie joined KVH in 2013, and has held a variety of roles, most recently serving as vice president for global channel management. Mark’s extensive experience in the satellite communications and telecom industries includes roles held prior to joining KVH – at SES, BT (British Telecom), Europe Star, and Verestar.Guthrie will work out of KVH’s Asia-Pacific headquarters, located in Singapore; KVH also has a presence in Tokyo and in Hong Kong. KVH first established an office in Singapore in 2010, and recently relocated to a larger space including an area for demonstrating live satellite
Heyman Joins Tymor Marine
Tymor Marine hired Matthew Heyman as Business Development Manager. Heyman has more than 20 years maritime industry experience with companies including Wilhelmsen, Maersk and Stena, in the UK, Europe and Australasia. Tymor Marine is a UK- and USA-based independent marine and naval architectural consultancy with offices in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Lafayette. Tymor delivers a range of design and analysis functions, such as vessel and rig stability and modifications, seafastening of cargo and equipment, subsea deployment analysis, mooring analysis and offshore equipment design and modification.
Actisense Restructures Its Management Team
25 percent in 2017 alone. Based in Poole they also expanded their extensive international network into new markets including China, India and South America. The company now works with more than 70 distributors in 42 countries, stretching from Norway to New Zealand, Canada to Korea and all of mainland Europe
Geodis Wilson Names Hansen Regional VP
Geodis Wilson has appointed Matthias Hansen as the new regional vice president (RVP), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) with immediate effect. Hansen has been acting as interim RVP for the last few months. He now replaces Alain Chimene on a permanent basis. Hansen became managing director for Germany in 2009 and also served as managing director North Europe (including Belgium, Netherland and United Kingdom). Hansen will continue with his responsibilities in the North European region in addition to his new role, until a successor is nominated.
Kalmar Organizes Idea Creation Challenge
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will organise a idea creation challenge, Kalmar Co-Create, during TOC Europe that will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The two-day event organised on 12-13 June 2018 aims to discover disruptive ideas to specific customer challenges in container handling industry through co-creation with terminal operators, solution providers and development partners. "We at Kalmar want to shape the industry through promoting openness and collaboration. We have invited three teams from our partner network to work on specific customer pains. TOC
Nick Sloane Joins Resolve Marine Group
Sloane to oversee operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as Resolve Marine Group expands global response presence Senior Salvage Master Nick Sloane has joined the senior management team at Resolve Marine Group., aiming to help guide the global growth of the marine services company. The news comes just months after Resolve opened its operations in Gibraltar, expanding its emergency response capabilities to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “Nick is a force in the industry and now that Resolve has a worldwide footprint, he is a natural fit,” said
Gulf Petrochem Bolsters its European Bunkering Division
Gulf Petrochem Group (GP) has strengthened its bunker trading team in Europe with the appointment of Maxime Cramer to the group’s Rotterdam office . He joins a team of bunkering traders headed up by Chris Todd in Europe’s largest bunkering port, Rotterdam. Cramer has in-depth knowledge and vast experience on both the customer and supply side of the business, having previously held trading positions with OW Bunker and Minerva Bunkers. The appointment of Cramer will further bolster GP’s global bunkering division which is currently headed up by Chris Todd, West of
Faststream Wins Chevron Recruitment Contract
recruitment services by Chevron Products UK Limited Maritime, offshore and oil and gas recruitment group Faststream has been awarded a two-year supplier agreement by Chevron Products UK Limited. The agreement will see Faststream supply permanent recruitment services to Chevron in the U.K. and Europe within four of its operating companies covering gas and midstream, downstream and chemicals, technology, products and services and corporate/business services. Faststream noted it has been a preferred supplier to Chevron Products UK Limited for the past three years within these disciplines
ACR Electronics Names Delcourt Sales Manager
ACR Electronics, Inc. manufacturer of maritime safety and survival products, has appointed a new sales manager within its Land and Marine Division for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Guillaume Delcourt will focus on expanding ACR’s international sales footprint in these geographic regions as demand increases for its popular range of 406 MHz beacons, AIS man overboard devices, distress lights and other safety products for the recreational and commercial markets. Delcourt brings several years of experience in the marine sector to his new role at ACR, including European
Dittmann Named Chairman of SEA Europe
Kjeld Dittmann, the Managing Director of Lyngsø Marine A/S, is the new Chairman of the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe). He succeeds Govert Hamers, CEO of Vanderlande Industries in the Netherlands, who has completed his term as Chairman. The announcement was made at the SEA Europe Annual General Meeting in Istanbul on June 26 hosted by the Turkish Association of Ship Industrialists (full member of SEA Europe). “SEA Europe has established a strong voice in Brussels for both Europe’s shipyards and equipment
Dijhuizen Named Petersen's Business Development Manager
our business and this appointment will ensure we can keep that momentum going while continuing to provide the excellent technical service we are famed for.” Before joining Petersen, Aries served as Commercial Manager at Holmatro Marine Equipment. Previously he held positions at Lewmar Mid-Europe and Mennnens working in sales management, product management, and project management in the Netherlands, Europe and the Middle East.
TNA Appoints Williams as President & CEO
Effective August 6, 2016, Terma North America Inc. has appointed Steve Williams as President & CEO. Since the beginning of 2014 until present, Williams has held the position of Regional Executive, Lockheed Martin International Business Development, Europe-Americas. Prior to this, Steve was Regional President for Lockheed Martin Continental Europe, and before that, Senior Director, Europe-Eurasia at Lockheed Martin Corporate. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, he was president of a security and telecommunications company, leading business partnerships in the U.S.
Trumf Bunker Promotes Pedersen
Joachim Kjaeldgaard Pedersen has been promoted as Trumf 's Head of Trading, Europe & Americas. Pedersen has been with Trumf since 2009 and has shown strong commitment and willingness to lead and train the company’s bunker suppliers. This, combined with his knowledge of the business and of the market makes him the ideal candidate for this new position in Trumf Bunker. Effective from November 1, 2014, Joachim has thus taken over management of Team Europe & Americas which now comprises a total of four Bunker Suppliers.
Faravelli Joins Sea-Fire Europe
A professional in fire engineering and safety, Alberto Faravelli has joined Sea-Fire Europe Ltd, a leading distributor of marine fire detection and suppression systems in Europe. Julia Phillips, general manager, made the announcement. Faravelli leads technical support, especially in the critical pre-sales and planning phase. Additionally, he engineers systems, using schematics and piping diagrams. His responsibilities extend to commissioning and startup of supplied systems, and continued technical assistance to customers. Based in Genoa, Italy, Faravelli works closely with Sea-Fire's distributor
Bonnesen to head Intermarine Europe Ops
Breakbulk and heavylift cargo specialist Intermarine, LLC named Lars Bonnesen as Chartering Director Europe effective immediately. Bonnesen has more than 25 years of experience in the heavylift and project cargo markets and has held positions throughout the U.S., Singapore and Malaysia. In 1989 he began his career in Denmark. In 1993 he co-founded Scan Trans and served as Managing Director for 19 years until the company’s merger with Intermarine in 2012. “It is great to have Lars back in the role given his unmatched leadership and experience,” said Al Stanley, Preside
Townley, Mankey Join Halcyon Recruitment
Director in Singapore and Neal Mankey as a Principal Consultant in the U.K. Townley's expertise lies in the oil and gas and marine sectors where he has placed candidates in graduate through to CEO positions. With over 10 years experience as a recruitment manager for positions in the U.K., Europe and Asia Pacific, Townley has been involved with a wide range of roles for companies such as Shell, Maersk and BP. Mankey, a principal consultant with over four years’ experience within the maritime sector, has placed technical and marine superintendents, HSEQ managers, crewing managers
Fecke Named CLIA Europe Secretary General
Tom Fecke will join Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) on January 3, 2017 as Secretary General, CLIA Europe. Fecke will be responsible for managing the European region and will play a key part in strategically implementing CLIA Global programs across Europe. A seasoned professional in the travel industry, Fecke began his career as a travel agent. He holds a degree as master of business administration and had various management roles with Galileo/ Travelport and Avis Rent-a-Car. For more than eight years he worked for RCL Cruises as a regional General Manager. In his previous role, Fecke