Maritime Jobs
Monday, April 22, 2019

Finance News

Alison Henriksen (Photo: V. Group)

V. Group Appoints New CFO

, Henriksen will serve as a member of V.Group’s board of directors, joining the group’s governing body which includes V.Group CEO Ian El-Mokadem and chairman John Pattullo.Henriksen joins V.Group from Compass Group PLC, the world’s largest catering business, where she most recently was finance director for its UK and Ireland business, having formerly been the finance director for the group’s Australian business. In both countries, Henriksen played a key role in the transformation of those businesses that led to both growth and efficiency improvements.Prior to this, Henriksen held

Mike Schulte (Photo: McCarthy)

McCarthy Promotes Schulte

strong ties to the market and brings a depth of experience in the industry. Additionally, Schulte will lead the new Channelview office, set to officially open on Feb. 20, 2019.Schulte holds a Master of Business Administration in Management from the University of Miami and a double Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from the University of Southern Indiana

Ricaurte Vasquez. Pic: Florida State University

Panama Canal Appoints New Administrator

through its next era of growth."Vasquez has more than 30 years of experience in financial and international capital market management and in the public sector. He served as Minister for Canal Affairs and Chairman of Panama Canal Board of Directors (2004-2006), deputy administrator (2000-2004) and finance director (1996-2000) for the waterway, playing a role in laying the groundwork for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Recently, he served as General Electric's executive director (2013-2015), vice president, and CEO for Central America and the Caribbean (2008-2011).He has a PhD in Managerial

From left: Navin Mahajan and Dale Walsh (Photos: Chevron)

Chevron Announces Leadership Changes

Oil major Chevron announced Monday it has named Navin Mahajan vice president and treasurer, effective February 1, 2019, and Dale Walsh vice president of Corporate Affairs, effective March 1.Mahajan, who is currently vice president, Finance Downstream & Chemicals, succeeds Randy Richards, who is retiring from Chevron after 40 years of service. Mahajan will oversee banking, financing, cash management, insurance, pension investments, and credits and receivables activities across the corporation. He will report to Patricia Yarrington, Chevron’s vice president and chief financial officer.Walsh

Nikos Gazelidis is Global Head of Shipping at ATPI Griffinstone

How to achieve crew travel efficiency in your business

deadline.Human error is usually to blame in these circumstances, typically when information has been transferred manually across platforms in an old-fashioned way. End-to-end workflow management systems such as ATPI’s CrewLink platform can take away this risk by seamlessly integrating HR and finance systems. This allows personal data to be captured so visas and other essentials can be managed easily. Profiling tools like ATPI’s eProfile ensures data is always accurate and consistent, allowing the booking process to occur as smoothly as possible.VisibilityThe best way to see how to save

Image: European Transport Workers' Federation

Europe to Fund ‘SkillSea’ Project in Maritime Sector

The European Commission  said it will co-finance the project ‘Futureproof Skills for the Maritime transport sector (SkillSea)’.The project aims to develop strategies to identify and meet the future skills needs of the maritime sector and attract greater numbers of Europeans to work in maritime industries. The four-year project will begin in January 2019.SkillSea is being launched by a Europe-wide consortium established by the industry's recognised social partners, the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF)

Nils Hoff (Photo: Bergen Group)

Bergen Group: New CEO, CFO

;r Holding AS (owner of Endùr Fabricom AS). The merger process between Bergen Group and Endûr Holding is expected completed mid first quarter of 2019.Hoff joined Bergen Group as CFO in June 2015 to assist in its restructuring process, and has previously held various leadership roles in both finance and industry, including as CFO in Tandberg Data, CFO in Tandberg Storage and CFO in Data Invest. He also has board experience from industrial companies, including position as board member in Norske Skog. He has a total of 1,417,000 shares in Bergen Group ASA through his privately held company Eagle

Halliburton Appoints Loeffler CFO

and investor relations. Chris Weber is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities."We believe Lance’s financial expertise, along with his knowledge of Halliburton and experience with the investment community, makes him best suited to lead our financial strategy and outstanding Finance organization," said Jeff Miller, President and CEO. "Lance understands our returns-focused strategy, has a strong relationship with our executive management team and will have an immediate impact as he transitions into his new role.”“We sincerely thank Chris for his contributions

Ole Jacob Sandal (Photo: Ridge)

Ridge Hires Sandal as Subsurface Manager

exploration, drilling, corporate management and business development, combined with. He brings to the role a broad technical background, with a masters in petroleum geophysics and geology from University of Bergen, and a large national and international network within oil and gas business, research and finance.In connection with this appointment, Ridge enters into a co-operation agreement with HRH Geology.“In recent years, I have focused on establishing HRH Geology AS in Norway,” Sandal said. “HRH is a world-leading niche company in geo operations. Therefore, it makes sense that HRH

Victoria Freeman (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Freeman to CFO

fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced the promotion of Victoria Freeman to Chief Financial Officer.Freeman, 34, joined KPI Bridge Oil as Accountant in 2009 and was promoted to Group Financial Controller in 2013 when she took overall responsibility for the accounting and finance functions across the Group’s 9 offices worldwide. Coincidentally, she also celebrates her 9th anniversary with the Group on November 1, 2018.Prior to joining KPI Bridge Oil, Freeman worked in audit at a renowned accounting and advisory firm in London. She is an ACA Qualified Accountant and

Sailors’ Society CEO Stuart Rivers presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support (Credit: Geoff Garfield)

Sailors’ Society Celebrates 200 Years

;s 200th anniversary.This was the sixth annual wine-tasting hosted by ING at its London headquarters. More than 50 guests attended the evening, where expert sommelier Richard Yates of Ellis Wines guided on wines sourced from countries in which the charity operates.Stuart Rivers, who presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support, said: “We’re extremely grateful to ING and guests for their on-going support. Over the years, this event has raised more than $20,800 (USD) towards our work supporting seafarers and their families.”Tributes were also

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

career, specifically the challenges of being a woman, rising through the ranks in a field dominated by men.My mother never expected her daughter to work in a shipyard! My parents are both educators, and encouraged my academic interests, but I think they believed my love of math would lead to a career in finance. Maybe now that I’m Chairman of the Board of BayPort Credit Union, they think I’m finally doing what they’d expected all along.Newport News Shipbuilding is a great place to work for anybody with the skills and interest in shipbuilding. Our current president Jennifer Boykin attended

Nigel Clark (Photo: Solis Marine Consultants)

Solis Marine Consultants Hires Clark

with the preparation and implementation of a strategic plan for the further expansion of the Group. He brings to the organisation over 30 years of experience within marine consultancy and within the oil and gas sectors. Apart from previously heading up Braemar Salvage Association, he was also a past Finance Director at the London Marine Group.Established in 2012, Solis is an independent company providing expert witness and all types of incident investigation services as well as salvage support, SCR attendances and casualty management to the maritime industry. It has offices in London, Singapore and

© burnel11 / Adobe Stock

Croatian Shipbuilders Strike Again Over Late Salary

to complete another restructuring plan.The chosen strategic partner reportedly aimed to convert part of the shipyard into a tourism business, drawing worker opposition. Economy Minister Darko Horvat said the government was also in contact with potential investors from Ukraine, Italy and the Netherlands.Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said last week the state might have to pay 4.2 billion kuna ($651 million) for the costs of state guarantees extended to Uljanik in the past.Workers control less than 50 percent of the company, with the state also being a minority shareholder. Other owners include several

Maritime Finance Lawyer Johnson Joins Haynes and Boone

and Boone entered the London market in 2016 by merging with Curtis Davis Garrard LLP, it has hired lawyers from many established firms, more than doubling the London office’s partner headcount and broadening the office’s capabilities in arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, finance, energy, and shipping

Boskalis Nominates van Noort as New CFO

Carlo van Noort to be appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Boskalis at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) in May 2019. The term of the current CFO, Hans Kamps, expires on the date of that same AGM.van Noort is currently financial director of Boskalis Nederland. He has held various finance positions within the three divisions of the Group over the last 12 years and is currently financial director of Boskalis Nederland. Following his accounting and auditing degree from Nyenrode Business University, van Noort worked as an auditor with EY followed by finance positions at among others

Julie Schoenberg (Photo: Elliott Bay Design Group)

EBDG Names Schoenberg HR Manager

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired Julie Schoenberg as the new Human Resources Manager. She will be responsible for the firm’s HR function, working from the Seattle office.Schoenberg joins the team with a thorough working knowledge of human resources within the marine industry. Her background has focused on compliance, HRIS, employee and labor relations, onboarding, and performance evaluations. She received a BA in Human Relations and Women's Studies with a minor in Finance from Washington State University.

Featured Employers

Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware

The General Assembly established the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware (RDC) to create

Military Sealift Command

The Military Sealift Command (MSC) is a United States Navy organization that controls most of the re

Featured Jobs

Captain-Near Coastal

Galveston, TX, United States

Power Plant Operator 2

Storrs, CT, United States

Operations Engineer (Software), Dorado AUV

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research InstituteMoss Landing, 95039, USA

Pumpman

Military Sealift CommandNorfolk, VA, USA

Electronics Technician

Military Sealift CommandNorfolk, VA, USA

Refrigeration Engineer

Military Sealift CommandNorfolk, VA, USA

Cook Baker

Military Sealift CommandNorfolk, VA, USA

Chief Cook

Military Sealift Command

Yeoman Storekeeper

Military Sealift CommandNorfolk, VA, USA

Assistant Cook

Military Sealift Command