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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Photo: ASL Marine Holdings

Fire Kills Five at ASL Marine's Batam Shipyard

 The vessel owner-operator and shipbuilder  ASL Marine Holdings said that a fire occurred in its shipyard in Batam, Indonesia.   ASL press release that initial investigations showed the incident occurred on board a tanker that was being repaired at one of its dry docks. The fire likely started inside and was confined to the pump room, the company added in its statement.   Whilst this may restrict damage and deaths, nevertheless five people died and one person is injured, they were employees of our subcontractor. Initial investigations suggest that there was no explosion.  

Glander International Bunkering Hires Trader

Glander International Bunkering has welcomed Collin She to the Singapore office as Bunker and Lubricant Trader. She joins Glander International Bunkering with several years experience in the Bunkering industry, originally working as a physical supplier. She is familiar supplying throughout Malaysia, Indonesia and can speak English, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia and Mandarin.

Indonesian maritime industry looks bullish

With Indonesian President Joko Widodo declaring his intention to develop the long-neglected maritime sector, the shipping industry expect greater opportunities. Indonesia’s shipyards may see a silver lining to what has been a cloudy past as the government’s focus on the maritime sector is reinforced by steps to improve the national logistics system, states a report in Jakarta Globe. President Joko Widodo has declared his intention to develop the long-neglected maritime sector. Many parties in the shipping industry and related businesses are confident that the time has finally come for

Darren Yeo, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Vallianz Acquires OER Holdings for $28m

OER Holdings Pte. Ltd.  for $27.7 million (USD). Headquartered in Singapore, OER is a provider of manpower services to the offshore industry and has been supplying professional crew with proven experience in offshore work and related hospitality services to clients worldwide including Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, India and Mexico. OER was founded by Sugianto Tandio, a respected business entrepreneur who has gained recognition for his achievements through several awards, notably the World Economic Forum's 2013 "Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award"

(L-R) Doug Whyte, Hydro Group managing director, and Steve Ang, Hydro Group Asia technical sales manager (Photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Plans for Asia Pacific Growth

of international expansion plans in 2013 the firm formed its Singapore based division, Hydro Group Asia, which has shown an annual increase of sales in the region of over £1.5 million. The five new Business Partner agreements with Uni-One in Taiwan, ISL in China, Oceanpixel in the Philippines, PT Indonesia in Indonesia and DKHG in Vietnam will aid Hydro Group’s cabling interconnect solutions presence in these important markets.   “Entering into these new agreements allows us to improve our network across South East Asia, as part of our continued growth plans for the region,&rdquo

Ed Sheridan (Photo: AccessESP)

AccessESP Names Sheridan Asia Pacific Region Manager

in the region.    Prior to joining AccessESP, Sheridan worked for nine years with Baker Hughes Artificial Lift in the United Kingdom in a variety of sales, technical and operational positions. Most recently, Sheridan worked as AccessESP’s product line manager for Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Australia. Sheridan has a mechanical engineering degree from Aberdeen College in Scotland and is an active member of SPE

Luca Madeddu, Sound Oil's Italian Managing Director

Sound Oil Promotes Italy MD to its Board

and has extensive experience in hydrocarbon production, field development, petroleum engineering, supply chain management and reservoir engineering.  He has managed large teams in complex operations in sensitive onshore and offshore environments and has worked in Italy, Venezuela, Nigeria, Indonesia, UK and Congo.   Luca holds a Degree in Geology from Milan University and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).    Simon Davies, Sound Oil's Chairman, commented, "Luca is a core part of the Sound Oil team and has made a significant contribution to the

Oliver Stettner (Photo: Global Maritime)

Global Maritime Appoints Indonesia Country Manager

Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has appointed Oliver Stettner as Country Manager for Indonesia. Stettner will be tasked with growing Global Maritime’s Indonesian business as well as spearheading the company’s renewables efforts across the Asia Pacific.   Stettner is an engineer who has extensive experience in hydrodynamic and structural analysis and marine warranty surveying, particularly in the offshore wind industry. While based in Global Maritime’s Hamburg office, Stettner played

Photo: Thyssenkrupp

Vivek Bhatia New CEO of Thyssenkrupp AsiaPac

experience in the Oil & Gas Industry.   The Asia Pacific region includes several important growth markets for thyssenkrupp: large, comparatively well-established economies such as Australia and Japan, but also a large number of markets of varying sizes offering dynamic growth such as Indonesia and Vietnam.    thyssenkrupp generated sales of €2.0 billion with customers in the region in the past 2014/15 fiscal year and employs more than 4,100 people there.   The shipyard of ThyssenKrupp is an expert in the design and construction of non-nuclear submarines than ThyssenKru

Office of the Ministry of Manpower, Singapore (Source: Wiki Commons)

Singapore: Maritime Firms Opting for Foreigners

general view of about a dozen employers in the sector who spoke to The Sunday Times, most of whom did not wish to be identified.   Singapore has more than 5,000 maritime companies that employ 170,000 people. However, the bulk of the seafaring jobs are filled by foreigners from countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines. The sector contributes 7% to Singapore’s GDP.  

Joachim Nessa, business development manager at Omega in Stavanger

Omega Completion Technology Strengthens Team in Norway

joined Omega’s Stavanger office from Interwell Norway AS where he had worked as sales engineer for three years and previously spent six years as a tool specialist with PI Intervention AS. Nessa has extensive international experience, delivering projects for operators in the Middle East, Baku, Indonesia and across Europe and also has broad technical expertise within the intervention and completions market. He started his oil and gas career with Maritime Well Service (now Altus Intervention) where he was a wireline operator and crew member offshore in Norway. Fredrik Harestad, general manager

4th Edition of International Graduate Program

of having 40 more young people join the Group during the first quarter of 2015.   After the success of the first three editions, which has seen the recruitment of some 100 graduates from 30 countries (Australia, Brazil, China, Columbia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA, Venezuela), this year’s program once again offers successful candidates a permanent employment contract, competitive salary, and an initial period of induction and

Lady engineer: File photo

Fit for Sea Medical Program Tests 300,000th Applicant

;I Club but a few continue to support PEME while placing their ships with other clubs. There are thirteen clinics in the Philippines including Manila, Davao City and Iloilo City and twelve clinics in India, four in Croatia, three in South Africa and the UK, two in Romania and Australia, one each in Indonesia, France, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Spain, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine as well as extensive coverage throughout the USA & Canada. The busiest clinics are in the Philippines as that country accounts for largest percentage of total examinees. www.ukpandi.com      

Nick Sheperd (Photo: Wikborg Rein)

Wikborg Rein Bolsters London Team

, Oman, Jordan, India and Ethiopia. He has advised on construction and energy disputes throughout the Middle East, acted on international arbitrations arising out of major projects in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Yemen, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, India and Sri Lanka, and on disputes arising from FPSOs in Malaysia, Indonesia and Brazil.   Also joining Wikborg Rein from K&L Gates, as a senior lawyer, is Mary Lindsay. Lindsay’s practice concentrates on international arbitration. She is primarily concerned with disputes arising out of complex construction, infrastructure and energy projects, having acted

Kenichi Okamoto (Photo: GAC)

GAC Japan Appoints Operations Manager

; Acting as GAC Japan’s primary local interface, Okamoto will manage relationships with the company’s internal and external stakeholders on all ship agency matters. He brings to this role experience in the LNG sector and ship agency activities from working at energy companies locally and in Indonesia, as well as his relationships with LNG players in Japan.    As more LNG shipments arrive at the Japanese ports, Yuichi Adachi, GAC Japan’s Country Manager says Okamoto’s coming aboard will be of considerable value in driving the company’s LNG-related ship agency business

Photo courtesy of Alnmaritec

Alnmaritec's Brown to Retire

Scotland in 1976 and then to try his hand at the civil engineering sector in London until 1981 when he returned to shipbuilding and engineering where he stayed until the demise of the shipbuilding industry on Tyneside.   Throughout his career, Brown traveled widely, spending time in Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia.   In 2003, hearing of an opportunity at the fledgling aluminum-hull boat builders, Alnmaritec, he jumped at the chance to return to his roots and to an industry he knew well.   When he joined Alnmaritec, it was on project number 7. The builder is now completing projects

Teekay Veteran Glendinning to Retire

; Glendinning's successor, Kremin, has 20 years of experience in the shipping industry. In 2000, he joined Teekay as in-house counsel, and in 2006 was promoted to his current position of Vice President, Teekay Gas. He represents Teekay Gas on the boards of joint ventures with partners in Belgium, Indonesia, Japan and Qatar. Prior to joining Teekay, Kremin was an attorney in an admiralty law firm in Manhattan. Prior to attending law school in New York City, he worked for a leading owner and operator of containerships

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