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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

George Devereese News

Risk Ahoy: New Game App Promotes Safety at Sea

. It provides an opportunity for businesses to entertain, challenge, educate and reward their chosen audiences. Gamification engenders engagement which in a fast-paced, distraction-laden world makes it one of the most exciting and powerful communication channels for businesses today.   George Devereese, Senior Loss Prevention Executive, said, “Loss prevention isn’t always the most exciting or easiest subject to communicate. UK P&I Club is committed to finding new ways to share our knowledge and expertise in the promotion safety at sea. By developing an interactive game that

George Devereese (Photo: UK P&I Club)

Devereese Joins UK P&I as Loss Prevention Advisor

The UK P&I Club has appointed George Devereese as Loss Prevention Advisor in London. Devereese joins from Edge Brokers London where he handled a wide variety of marine claims. He has over a decade of insurance and shipping experience, including service with a container line and Royal Navy.

Jim George (Photo: OEM Group)

George Joins OEM Group

OEM Group said it has welcomed on board a new global business development manager as the company gears up for growth in the U.K. and internationally. The firm created the position for Jim George to support ongoing operations in Europe and the Middle East.   Based at OEM Group’s Aberdeen headquarters, George will focus on all commercial matters as well as building and strengthening client relationships across all regions.   George has more than four decades’ experience in the oil and gas industry with a track record across a diverse portfolio of companies covering operators as

Photo: Petrofac

Marine Employers Urged to Prep for Regulatory Changes

1 August 1998 and are deemed to be qualified in any of the following:   Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Personal Survival Techniques Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats George Masson, Marine Team Leader at Petrofac Training Services’ (PTS) quayside facility in Aberdeen, explained, “The changes are being introduced to ensure seafarers maintain the necessary standards of competence to undertake practical emergency, occupational safety and survival functions such

North P&I Club Boost Loss Prevention Team in Asia Pacific

North P&I Club has boosted its loss-prevention presence in the Asia Pacific. Loss prevention executive George Cuthbert moved to Singapore from North’s head office in Newcastle this month to work alongside loss prevention executive Aniruddha Desai, who joined North last April.   North’s Singapore office manager James Moran says, ‘There is a growing demand for loss prevention support and advice from our members in Asia Pacific. Having senior staff from North’s 13-strong loss prevention team based in the region will help to provide a more effective service and strengthen

George Dunigan (Photo: Pettit Marine Paint)

Pettit Adds Technical Sales Staff

Marine coatings manufacturer Pettit Marine Paint announced the addition of George Dunigan to its technical sales team. As part of his role, Dunigan will be responsible for bolstering customer retention efforts and developing new relationships in the Maryland market.   “George has been in the marine coatings business for the past 17 years,” said Don Zabransky, vice president sales & marketing, Pettit Marine Paint. “His thorough knowledge of application techniques, special coatings and his ability to address customers’ concerns and solve problems makes him a great

Michael Lempke (Photo: HII)

Lempke to Lead Newport News’ Energy Programs

positions with the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Department of Energy, the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program and the Department of the Navy. Lempke earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in acquisition management from The George Washington University

Photo: MISC Berhad

MISC Signs up Entire LNG Fleet for ECDIS Training

and cost the equivalent to only £8 per officer based on average crew turnover and numbers. “We're delighted to sign up MISC to ECDIS ACAT. The courses will allow MISC crew members to stay current, refreshed and Competency Assured in the key elements of their navigation systems,” said George Ward, Project Support, ECDIS Ltd

George Whitehouse (Photo: MTN)

MTN Appoints Whitehouse

MTN announced George Whitehouse as its new director of business development for Yacht Services.   Whitehouse is responsible for creating new business opportunities and relationships that enhance the MTN client community, particularly in the large yacht segment. His role will include strategic relationship development with clients and partners to accelerate sales and expand the company’s product portfolio.  He will drive partnerships and synergize with marketing efforts to achieve short and long-term objectives of MTN and EMC.   Most recently, Whitehouse was vice president of

Andrew Green CEO Survivex

Survivex Appoints New CEO

Survivex has announced  Andrew Green as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing former CEO George Green, who is appointed as non-executive director. Previously, as Managing Director, Andrew Green played a key role in establishing Survivex and building its reputation as a leading provider of survival training within the industry. Following his appointment as CEO, the ambitious 30 year old will lead the company into its next phase of growth, with a focus on developing its portfolio of industry safety skills courses to complement its existing offshore safety training capabilities

Tracy Egoscue formerly ran Baykeeper, Regional Water Board

Environmental Attorney Joins Long Beach Harbor Commission

,” Egoscue said. “I bring a perspective that I hope the Commission will find useful.” Egoscue serves on the Boards of Directors of the California League of Conservation Voters and Mujeres de la Tierra, a nonprofit environmental justice organization. She received her law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a member of the State Bar of California and is also licensed to practice in Connecticut. The Board of Harbor Commissioners directs the 500-person staff of the City of Long Beach Harbor

Dorothy Shaw, Manager of community relations at Huntington Ingalls Industries

Dorothy Shaw of HII Receives "Forever Young" Award

exemplify the spirit of service to their professions and who have, by their leadership, made a significant contribution to the advancement of a Coast Young Professionals member's career. Shaw has held leadership roles in the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson and George Counties and the Gulf Pines Girl Scout Council, among other organizations. She has also spent 15 years on the Moss Point School Board. "Dorothy truly has a passion for volunteering, and this award highlights her efforts," said Edmond E. Hughes, Ingalls' vice president of human resources

Upcoming Chesapeake MTI Professional Mariner Job Fair

Training Institute Established in 1992, Chesapeake Marine Training Institute (CMTI) – a service disabled, Vietnam era veteran owned business – provides professional marine educational services to military and civilian mariners. Its modern classrooms and outdoor training area is located on George Washington Memorial Highway near Gloucester Point in Hayes, CMTI proud  http://www.chesapeakemarineinst.co

Maritime Studyies Lecture: Image courtesy of CMTI

Upcoming Maritime Recruitment Fair at CMTI

. About CMTI Established in 1992, Chesapeake Marine Training Institute (CMTI) – a service disabled, Vietnam era veteran owned business – provides professional marine educational services to military and civilian mariners. While its modern classrooms and outdoor training area is located on George Washington Memorial Highway near Gloucester Point in Hayes, where it also offers on-site training and home study programs. To register for the fair go to: http://www.chesapeakemarineinst.com/classdetails.aspx?classid=495  

AMSEC employee Garrett Barber was named the Virginia Ship Repair Association’s Senior Tradesperson of the Year. Photo courtesy of the VSRA

HII’s AMSEC Employee Named VSRA Senior Tradesperson of the Year

of the Year by the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA). Garrett Barber, a senior master tradesperson mechanic in AMSEC's elevator support unit division in Chesapeake, was recognized for his work aboard the aircraft carriers USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Harry Truman (CVN 75) and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). Barber was one of 10 nominees from 245 member companies in the VSRA, a regional trade association representing companies supporting the ship repair industry in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise leading repairs to the ships' aircraft elevators and hangar bay

George Jones (Photo: HII)

Ingalls Shipbuilding Appoints 2 New VPs

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced the appointment of two vice presidents at its Ingalls Shipbuilding division. George Jones has been appointed vice president of operations, and Tim Farrell has been appointed vice president of new Navy programs.   In his new position, Jones will be responsible for all facets of ship construction through delivery. He is responsible for enhancing cost and schedule performance, process and facility improvements and driving production strategies across all Ingalls programs.   Jones began his career with Ingalls in 1984 as an apprentice. He was

from left:  Stephanie Braid, Base Operator NorSea Group, Chancellor George Osborne, Jakob Thomasen CEO Maersk, Walter Robertson MD NorSea Group UK

UK Chancellor Visits NorSea Group HQ

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne toured NorSea Group’s U.K. headquarters during a visit to Aberdeen this week.  During the tour, Walter Robertson, MD of NorSea Group, gave the Minister an update on the work the company is carrying out in support of the subsea, construction and decommissioning sectors. NorSea Group provides a vendor consolidation service at its Altens HQ prior to transporting equipment to the company’s deepwater quayside facilities at Peterhead and Montrose. The primary role is to ensure the safe and efficient transfer of goods and equipment to and

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