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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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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, Norwich

Neil D. Morrison

Morrison Named POLB Asst. Managing Director

Neil D. Morrison, P.E. was promoted Monday by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners to Assistant Managing Director to oversee Harbor’s Engineering Design and Maintenance divisions. Morrison’s new post was created as part of the ongoing reorganization of the Engineering Bureau, to better guide the construction and maintenance of the Port of Long Beach’s (POLB) terminals, roads, bridges and other infrastructure. Morrison joined the Long Beach Harbor Department in August 2009 as Director of Engineering Design, and has also served since March as Acting Director of Maintenance

Morrison Express Names Krajniak Americas VP

Logistics, transportation and supply chain management provider Morrison Express announced that Ron Krajniak has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager, Americas Region.   “Serving in key leadership roles in both domestic and global operations with clients across the supply chain and logistics industry, Ron brings broad-reaching experience to our management team," said Morrison Express Chairman and CEO, Danny Chiu. "Ron has a history of driving results and achieving corporate goals while managing operations and cross-functional teams to success,"

Pam Thom

Duo of Senior Appointments for ATR Group

Global  equipment specialist ATR Group has appointed a new operations director to lead its Lifting Solutions division as it continues to build for sustained growth in the international oil and gas marketplace. Pam Thom brings more than 18 years industry experience to the newly-created role which will see her focus on supporting onshore operations across ATR’s UK network. Formerly operations director at Conserve Oilfield Services, she brings a wealth of knowledge in supply chain management, procurement, logistic and operational excellence to ATR. Her remit will include reviewing

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

John Y. Chun

Long Beach Names Chun Director of Engineering Design

18-year port veteran moves up the ranks The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has appointed John Y. Chun, P.E., as the new Director of Engineering Design, heading up roads, utilities and other infrastructure projects for the Port of Long Beach. Chun, who started with the Port in 1996 as a civil engineering assistant, has served as a Deputy Chief Harbor Engineer since 2008, and has been involved in a number of port projects including the Middle Harbor Redevelopment, Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement, Stormwater Master Plan, Pavement Management System, Traffic Sign Inventory Program and more.

Cranes Boost For EnerMech in Malaysia

Engineering services specialist EnerMech has won its first contract to provide crane personnel in Malaysia.   The company will provide training services and supply up to 70 offshore crane operators for a major oil and gas Operator on projects located offshore in the South China Sea.   The five year multi-million-pound contract will see EnerMech deploy a crane simulator to its Kemaman base for the assessment and training of offshore crane operators assigned to the contract.   EnerMech international director of mechanical handling services, John Morrison, said: “This is our

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.

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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