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Kasper Karlsen (Photo: Svitzer)

Svitzer Europe Names Karlsen COO

Head of Transformation Office and Customer Solutions at Maersk Drilling. Karlsen holds a Master's Degree from the Technical University of Denmark in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, along with several other business and leadership qualifications from among others the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and IMD Business School.Kasper Nilaus, recently named Svitzer CEO, said, “With the towage sector undergoing a significant transformation and our industry under unprecedented strain, Kasper is ideally placed to help Svitzer Europe adapt to the new normal and help bring in a new age

Brian Hobbs (Photo: Gibbs & Cox)

Gibbs & Cox Hires Hobbs as Chief Information Officer

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. Hobbs served as the Director of Client Data Protection at Accenture Federal Services and as a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he served in multiple information technology and cyber security leadership roles. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech, the Air Force Institute of Technology, and most recently the National Defense University's Chief Information Security Officer program

Jennifer K. Waters (Photo: Maritime College)

Maritime College Names Waters Provost and VP

Affairs at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.Dr. Jennifer Waters, a native New Yorker, received her bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and marine engineering from the Webb Institute before earning a master’s and doctoral degree in ocean engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.Dr. Waters is a professional engineer with broad experience in both naval architecture and ocean engineering. For more than 25 years she has been a member of USNA’s faculty, distinguishing herself as the Academy’s senior female civilian leader. In her role as Associate Dean for

David DeVilbiss (Photo: Glosten)

DeVilbiss Joins Glosten

all marine casualty and emergency response operations throughout all operating regions. He brings over 25 years of marine industry experience ranging from vessels, marine infrastructure, and the oil and gas industry.DeVilbiss attended Le Tourneau University (Mechanical Engineering), the Divers Institute of Technology (Commercial Diver), and Lloyds Maritime Academy (Salvage Law and Practice)

Kenneth Vareide (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Appoints New Digital Solutions CEO

. He holds a master’s degree in Naval Architecture from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and a master’s degree in Technology Management from NTNU and the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH Bergen), in cooperation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), The Sloan School of Management.Digital Solutions is one of DNV GL’s five business areas, along with Maritime, Oil & Gas, Energy and Business Assurance.  

Photo: Scania

Scania Appoints Karin Rådström as EVP

Executive Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing.She takes up her position on 1 March and will report to Henrik Henriksson, President and CEO.Rådström, born in 1979, joined Scania as trainee in 2004 after graduating Master of Engineering in Industrial Management at Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Since 2007, she has held various managerial positions within Scania’s sales and service organization. She took up her current position in 2016.“I welcome Karin Rådström to my team and look forward to her contribution to the further development of Scania&rsquo

Mia Vikner (Photo: MJP)

Vikner Joins MJP as COO

where she most recently held the post of CEO at the company’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. With over ten years of experience in the marine industry, Mia is well versed in operations management and quality control.Vikner holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology. She lives near Stockholm with her husband and three children and enjoys recreational boating in her free time. 

Garry Schwartz (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Promotes Schwartz

a broad array of customers. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired in 2004 as a lieutenant colonel.Schwartz earned a Master of Science degree in operations research from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology

Dorothea Ioannou (Photo: The American Club)

American P&I Club Manager Prepares for Further Growth

;s IT and related capabilities, including systems enhancement and cyber-security.Beri has twenty years of experience in this arena.  He currently serves as Chairman of the International Group of P&I Clubs' Information Technology Sub-Committee. An honors graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a dual degree in electrical engineering and computer science, Beri’s practical knowledge of this important operating domain and has been responsible for building a highly competent IT team within the Club’s management company.Philip Clancey has assumed the role of Chief

Redzic Joins Caterpillar as Digital Enabled Solutions VP

to Redzic's role at Renault Nissan Alliance, he held leadership positions at Mitsubishi, Nokia HERE, NAVTEQ, PCTEL, Inc., cyberPIXIE, and Motorola. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a master's degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology

Photo: OPITO

O&G Industry Urged to Support Digital Skills

that more than 40,000 new people will need to be recruited into the industry over the next 20 years, including 10,000 in posts that don’t exist today.The UKCS Workforce Dynamics Review, by global energy skills body OPITO in partnership with Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Oil and Gas Institute, assesses the changing skills requirements for the industry over the next 20 years. The research will assist in providing a roadmap for a new skills strategy to ensure the sector is ready to take advantage of emerging roles and diversification opportunities.Modelling different scenarios, the report

Jens F. GrĂ¼ner-Hegge is the new CFO at Stolt-Nielsen (Photo: Stolt-Nielsen)

Stolt-Nielsen Names Grüner-Hegge CFO

Stolt Offshore S.A., and President & General Manager of Stolt-Nielsen Singapore Pte. with overall responsibility for the Company's operations in the South-East Asia. He has been associated with Stolt-Nielsen since 1974. Engelhardtsen earned an MBA from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, after receiving undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Finance

Darling, Parker join Tidewater

Company. Darling has additional offshore vessel industry experience as a Vessel Master and Operations Manager. Darling earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management from Brenau University and his Master of Science in Human Resources Management and Labor Relations from the New York Institute of Technology.  Parker joins the company with over 13 years of experience in domestic and international accounting and taxation. Prior to his appointment with Tidewater, Parker served as Senior International Tax Manager for Rowan Companies Inc. since 2008, where he was responsible for global tax

Dennis joins SeaRobotics as Director of Programs

Lou Dennis has joined the SeaRobotics Corporation as Director of Programs based at the company's headquarters in Stuart, Fla.   Dennis entered the ocean industry as a commercial diver after graduating from Florida Institute of Technology. He then joined Subsea 7's engineering group focused on Deepwater ROV and Intervention Tooling System design. Dennis later joined ROV manufacturer Perry Slingsby Systems, as its Vice President of Programs then moving onto Lockheed Martin as Business Development Manager for its AUV program. Before joining SeaRobotics, he served as General Manager of the Southeast

Tadaaki Naito, President, NYK Photo: NYK Line

NYK Partners with KOSEN

 Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and the National Institute of Technology (KOSEN) agreed to collaborate in the fields of education and public relations for the purpose of human resources development in the maritime industry and the promotion of maritime affairs awareness.   NYK has a number of programs to educate the next generation of seafarers, and one of those programs facilitates international student-exchanges between students at KOSEN maritime schools and the NYK-TDG Maritime Academy, which NYK operates in the Philippines.   In addition to these overseas exchange programs

Alejandro Pla. Photo: Intermarine, LLC

Intermarine Appoints Alejandro Pla as Mexico Manager

beyond the traditional hook-to-hook scope of many operators.”   Pla holds a B.A. in International Relations with a focus in Foreign Trade from Universidad De Las Americas A.C. (Mexico City Campus); and a graduate diploma in Transport and Distribution Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.  

Perez Joins Hepburn and Sons

Admiral Sam Perez as Chief, Advisory Services.   Rear Admiral, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, earned his Masters of Art degree in Strategic Planning from Naval Postgraduate School and completed a year-long tour of the Federal Executive Fellowship (FEF) Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   Perez served in the U.S. Navy for 36 years, following commissioning from the United States Naval Academy in 1980. His at-sea commands included command of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and command of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1. During his tour as the Deputy Director Joint Interagency

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