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Boreas Maritime Moves HQ

Boreas Maritime, a full-service crewing agency based in the Netherlands, moved its headquarters into a new, own building in Arkel, the Netherlands. Since the company’s start-up in 2017, Boreas Maritime has experienced rapid growth, with offices in the Netherlands, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Nigeria and the UAE. The new office location offers larger premises to accommodate the growing team, as well as better accessibility for visiting customers.The new Dutch headquarters not only houses the current team, but also offers room for future expansion. Additionally, its location at the junction

Pascal Bounin, Operations Director, Richard Leistra, Regional Manager Singapore and Harrie van der Steldt, CEO (Photo: Boreas Maritime)

Boreas Maritime Opens Singapore Branch Office

around the world.”The new branch office has been formed after Boreas acquired the shares of a Singapore-based company, where Richard Leistra will be Regional Manager.The company said it has been on a path of growth since its establishment in 2017, now with offices in the Netherlands, Singapore, Indonesia and UAE

(Photo: Galileo Maritime Academy)

Thailand Emerges as an International Maritime Training Center

are travelling to attend MCA courses here in Phuket.  Over the last twelve months we have welcomed professional seafarers from USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Norway, France and the UK, in addition to our local  student groups from Thailand, Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and Indonesia.”Now with more than 20 MCA approved courses being delivered each month, Galileo Maritime Academy is expecting similar growth in international students from the cruise ship and offshore oil & gas industries, partly due to the growth in cruise ship operations based in Asia and voyaging

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Liverpool to Lead Way in Cruise Ship Crew Welfare for Third Year

welfare center in a cruise terminal. This makes all the difference to the crew, who would otherwise struggle to find the time to travel to outreach centers. Liverpool is leading the way in offering support to cruise ship crew. The seafarers are mostly from poor third world countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia, India and the Philippines. They are bread winners and spend their lives working away from their families just to send money home. With such a tough life it is vital they have a friendly person they can turn to, to offer confidential support, in case they have difficulties either on ship or at

Pascal Bounin is the new Operations Director at Boreas Maritime (Photo: Boreas Maritime)

Boreas Maritime Names Bounin Operations Director

crewing services in challenging environments, and Pascal and Eric joining the team is an important step towards achieving this goal.”   Boreas Maritime said it has been on a path of considerable growth since its establishment in 2017. The company has offices in the Netherlands, Singapore, Indonesia and UAE

Wolfgang Freese, President Region North America. Photo: Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd North America President Freese Retires

Region North America, will be retiring after almost five decades with Hapag-Lloyd.    Freese began his career in the shipping company in 1971 with an apprenticeship to become a shipping agent. In recent decades, he has held management positions in several locations, including Germany, Indonesia, Great Britain and the U.S.    Since 2009, Freese has led this region headquartered in Piscataway, near New York City. Following a transitional period, he will be succeeded on April 1, 2018 by Uffe Ostergaard, who joined Hapag-Lloyd in May 2017 following its merger with the Arab liner

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.  

Mo Tafazzoly (Photo: Vryhof)

Vryhof Expands Its Global Footprint

; Franklin Offshore Group is an integrated provider of rigging and mooring equipment and services primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry. Under the terms of the agreement with Vryhof Anchors, Franklin will market and resell Vryhof’s anchoring and mooring equipment in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Vryhof Anchors will provide engineering support to Franklin as and when required

Workers at Jakarta Port Ends Strike Early

Workers at one of the operators of Indonesia's busiest ports ended their strike on Monday, sooner than planned, out of consideration for the "national interests", the chairman of the labour union said.   More than 600 workers of PT Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) have been on strike since Thursday to demand bonus payments, disrupting operations at the biggest terminal of Jakarta's Tanjung Priok port.   JICT operates the largest container terminal at Tanjung Priok, handling 70 percent of the port's exports and imports.   The JICT Labour Union had originally

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

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Rigmarine Opens Aberdeen Facility

oil and gas, renewables, construction, break bulk, shipping and marine industries, joins other Rigmarine locations in Baku, Azerbaijan; Aktau, Kazakhstan; and Sharjah, UAE. As part of the Gaylin Group, this is the 10th international hub alongside others in Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, China and Indonesia. Mike Duncan, managing director of the Gaylin Group of companies, said, “The facility gives Aberdeen a new source of heavy-lift rigging available on short- or long-term rental at respectable prices and with low lead times. We will hold the largest stock of heavy-lift rigging as well as

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

WSL Champion Mick Fanning Photo World Surf League

Mick Fanning Claims Victory at J-Bay Open

. “Definitely it’s a really good result for me,” said Toledo. “I’m really happy to make a really good heat against Mick. It’s always exciting to surf against him. Now I’m just training harder, looking forward and looking for good results. I’m going to Indonesia before Tahiti, right after the US Open, and will probably spend two weeks over there. I’m going to train a lot and try to do my best in Tahiti and at Pipe.” Highlights from the J-Bay Open will be webcast LIVE at WorldSurfLeague.com High Res Images from this event available for

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

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

(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

Kemp: Gulf Migrant Workers Will Be Biggest Victims of Oil Shock

; The share of migrants in the population and the workforce has increased despite attempts to encourage the employment of locals under official "Saudisation" policies pursued fitfully over the last four decades.   In 2015, Saudi Arabia hosted 1.9 migrants from India, 1.3 million from Indonesia, 1.1 million from Pakistan, 970,000 from Bangladesh, 730,000 from Egypt, 620,000 from Syria, and 580,000 from Yemen, according to the UN.   Smaller but significant numbers of migrants came from Afghanistan (365,000), Sudan (365,000), Nepal (380,000), Myanmar (200,000), Jordan (180,000),

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