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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

Nick Hawkes (Photo: Aquaterra Energy)

Aquaterra Names Hawkes Financial Director

pound investment from EV Private Equity as part of its pledge in 2016 to invest $200 million in North Sea businesses with new technologies and high growth potential. The independent private equity firm confirmed it was seeking to invest between $10 million to $40 million in each company.   George Morrison, managing director of Aquaterra Energy, said, “Nick’s appointment marks an important development as the company shapes itself for future growth. His experience will bring important skills to our top management team.”   Aquaterra, which has operations in Aberdeen

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

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

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

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

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

Webb Institute’s Class of 2016 at the 120th Commencement Ceremony. Pictured is, Lauren West, Michael Walker, Cody Stansky, Dylan Przelomski, Kelly O’Brien, llya Mouravieff, Brian Mills, and Jenny Lorenc. Photo credit, Kerri Allegretta (Photo: Webb Institute)

Webb Institute Holds 120th Commencement Ceremony

you think you have in your head now is not where you’re going to end up, because the world is not that clear of a blueprint, and your life is not as perfect as the science you have learned over the past four years.”   Additional remarks were made by Webb’s Chairman of the Board, George Campbell Jr., Ph.D., President R. Keith Michel, Dean Matt Werner, and the Class of 2016’s Student Speaker, Zachary Backas.    Backas’ speech touched on the many triumphs and challenges his class encountered throughout their time at Webb, acknowledging that without the support

Jack Noonan, CEO, Chembulk Tankers

Noonan Named CMA's 2017 'Commodore'

This morning CMA announced that Mr. John D. “Jack” Noonan, CEO of Chembulk Tankers, has been named as the CMA Commodore for the year 2017. Noonan joins a presigious list of previous award winners, including Ole Skaarup, Jacob Stolt-Nielsen, George Livanos, Phil Loree, Thomas Moran, Gregory Hadjieleftheriadis, Helmut Sohmen, Gerhard Kurz, William O’Neil, Richard du Moulin, Per Heidenreich, Marc Saverys, Frank Tsao, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Peter Georgiopoulos, C. Sean Day, Torben Jensen, Morten Arntzen, John Fredriksen, Capt. Wei Jiafu, Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, Angeliki Frangou, Øivi

(Photo: Piraeus Port Authority)

Greek Cruise Operators Fret over Strikes Sparked by Port Sale

board of the Greek travel agents association.   Port workers want COSCO to safeguard jobs for a minimum number of people, with current labour contracts, as part of a concession agreement to be signed later this year.   "Renewing the 48-hour strikes is what we have in mind," said George Georgakopoulos, the dock workers union director. "We recognise there is an inconvenience for passengers and that is why we ask the government to resolve the matter the soonest."   The Greek government called on workers on Monday to stop strike action and help find a realistic and

Nick Sheperd (Photo: Wikborg Rein)

Wikborg Rein Bolsters London Team

he was most recently the head of that firm’s office in Piraeus, Greece. According to Wikborg Rein, Shepherd has a reputation as an 'owner's lawyer' for the Greek shipping market, where he is the first-choice lawyer for a number of the largest shipping groups, including TMS / Dryships / Ocean Rig (George Economou); the Navios Group (MAngeliki Frangou); Alpha Bulkers / Pantheon Tankers ( Anna Angelicoussi); and Marmaras Navigation / Delta Tankers (Diamantis Diamantides). Shepherd’s practice spans a wide range of contentious and non-contentious work, including charter parties, drilling contracts

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

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

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

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