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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Kevin Menon conducting wellness workshop during recent Wallem Fleet Officers' Meeting in Manila. Photo: Wallem

5 Tips to Manage Wellness at Sea

The safety, health and wellbeing of Wallem’s seafarers is something which is top priority and reinforced at every level of the organization. Clinical psychologist and author of Wallem’s Wellness@Sea guide Kevin Menon has been working with Wallem Ship Management for over two years, helping to conduct wellness workshops at regular Wallem Fleet Officers’ Meetings held around the world. According to Menon, wellness is particularly important when it comes to life at sea due to the unique conditions seafarers face. These include weather concerns, piracy fears, workload, isolation, fatigue

Ajay Menon

New MD for Glander Int'l Bunkering (India)

  Glander International Bunkering is proud to announce that Ajay Menon has been appointed as the Managing Director of Glander International Bunkering (India) Private Limited. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Menon was Senior Bunker/Lubricant Trader & Team Leader in the Dubai office. Ajay is a native of Kerala and has an MBA from Warwick University, UK. He is the longest serving employee of the Glander International Bunkering Group and has been working from the Dubai office. The company has made the decision to change the leadership in order to boost the performance level of the office and

CWind Appoints Global Head of SHEQ

CWind announced it has created a new role in the business to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain high levels of safety, health, environmental and quality (SHEQ) as it expands its global footprint.   Kevin ‘Pat’ Paton has been appointed to the role of Global Head of SHEQ, making him responsible for the SHEQ functions of CWind Ltd and its subsidiary companies within the U.K. and Germany. This new appointment reflects CWind’s absolute commitment to the safety of CWind’s people and partners at all times during its operations.   Paton joins the company

Kevin Smith Courtesy GKN Plc

Smith Taken on Rolls-Royce Holdings Board

  Rolls-Royce Holdings plc today announces the appointment of Sir Kevin Smith CBE as a Non-Executive Director.  Sir Kevin will join the Board with effect from 1 November 2015 and will become a member of the Nominations and Governance Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Science & Technology Committee. Sir Kevin joins from Unitas Capital, a leading Asian private equity firm, where he has been a full-time partner based in Hong Kong since joining the firm in February 2012. He has used his extensive industrial leadership experience to work closely with Unitas' portfolio companies

Kevin Wingart (Photo: Greensea)

Greensea Adds Wingart as Quality Control Engineer

Greensea has appointed Kevin Wingart as Quality Control Engineer. In this role he will lead the company's quality control department and is primarily responsible for designing and implementing methods for process control and quality assurance.   Prior to joining Greensea, Wingart worked as a principal engineer for ERIN Engineering and Research where he performed probabilistic risk assessment for nuclear power plants. Wingart served four years in the U.S. Air Force as an Information Technology Specialist and one year in the Peace Corps as a renewable energy technology transfer volunteer. He

Fred Harris (Photo: General Dynamics NASSCO)

Fred Harris to Retire

Ubiquitous General Dynamics Leader Fred Harris to Step Down January 1, 2017; Dirk Lesko to Lead Bath Iron Works; Kevin Graney to Lead NASSCO General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) said that in the wake the retirement of Frederick J. Harris  effective January 1, 2017, Dirk A. Lesko will be a vice president of the corporation and appointed as president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, and Kevin M. Graney will be a vice president of the corporation and appointed as president of General Dynamics NASSCO.  “Dirk and Kevin are seasoned leaders with proven track records of managing complex shipbuildi

Manos Gryllakis (Photo: Glander Interational Bundering)

Glander Training Academy Promotes Former Interns

Nearly three years after the launch of Glander International Bunkering’s Training Academy, the firm has announced the promotion of two more successful interns; Kevin Lundgaard and Manos Gryllakis.   Both interns were initiated into the program in November 2015 and after superseding the internship’s expectations, they have been working as qualified Bunker & Lubricant Traders.   Taking part in Glander International Bunkering’s internship is a demanding task, but one that paves the way for a promising career as a commercial trader. The program is structured in a way

Kevin Strachan (Photo: Seatronics)

Seatronics Names Strachan Head of Finance

Seatronics, an Acteon company, and part of its survey, monitoring and data business segment, has appointed Kevin Strachan as head of finance. The new role will require Strachan to lead the finance function in each of Seatronics’ global bases and divisions. Strachan holds a masters degree in accounting from Aberdeen University, and a chartered accountant designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. With more than 20 years of experience, he has held a number of managerial roles, including chief financial officer at Chantry Networks in Toronto, Canada, and group

Chas Reid (Photo: Dynasafe)

Dynasafe Promotes Chas Reid

Dynasafe BACTEC Limited has appointed Chas Reid to International Marine Services Director.   Kevin Kneebone MD, Dynasafe BACTEC said, “Chas has over the last 19 years been totally committed to the organization and has in recent years, been instrumental in the development and great success of our marine services worldwide.”   Chas has been involved in Explosive Ordnance Disposal, both on and off shore for 27 years, starting with his career in the British army, the Royal Engineers EOD, active in the first Gulf War, the Falklands, Iraq, Kuwait and Bosnia, and from 1997 Chas has

Rowan Appoints Butz CFO

., where for the past nine years he has served in various corporate development, treasury and finance functions, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Butz also has more than 10 years' experience in commercial and investment banking.   Butz will take over from Kevin Bartol, whose resignation was previously announced and is effective as of November 30, 2014

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DP World Trains Next Generation

Global trade enabler DP World is to launch an international education programme, focusing on trade and logistics to help ensure the future growth of the sector and knowledge of its vital role in providing employment and developing national economies.   The programme aims to counter findings revealed today of a survey across the MENA region commissioned by DP World that highlights widespread misunderstanding of trade and logistics, its role in everyday lives, value to economies and potential as a career option. DP World believes this is impeding the industry’s ability to attract and

Crawford Tennant (Credit:UTEC)

UTEC Exhibits Developmental Growth in EMEA

staff changes and expansion into new geographical territories. The company’s growth has benefited from opportunities in current locations, augmentation of its core construction support service line and expansion of AUV and IMDC services.   UTEC has strengthened its position by promoting Kevin McBarron to Director of Business Development for the EMEA region. McBarron is primarily responsible to lead the expansion of service lines into new areas across the region and continue to build on the company’s service portfolio through organic growth, partnerships and acquisitions. Crawford

Kevin Brenton is HII’s corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs. Photo by Chris Oxley/HII

HII Appoints Brenton as Corporate Director

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that Capt. Kevin Brenton (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined the company as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs. Brenton served most recently as deputy director of the Navy's Strategic Systems Programs, overseeing strategic weapons systems. He began his new position on Monday. "Kevin brings a wealth of leadership and maritime experience to our company, and he is going to be an excellent fit for our team," said Marty Chanik, HII's corporate vice president, customer affairs for Newport News Shipbuilding. "His

Pam Thom

Duo of Senior Appointments for ATR Group

chain management, procurement, logistic and operational excellence to ATR. Her remit will include reviewing processes and procedures with the Lifting Solutions business to maximise efficiencies and deliver cost benefits to ATR’s customers. She is joined by newly appointed supply chain manager Kevin Morrison. Formerly with Archer (UK) and Sodexo, he has over 13 years supply chain experience of working across the UK and Europe. Mr Morrison will be responsible for leading, developing and maintaining all supply chain operations across the Group to deliver competitive advantage in the marketplace

Abdel Ben Amara

Camcon Names Amara Business Development Manager

Camcon Oil has announced the appointment of Abdel Ben Amara as Business Development Manager for the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.   Based in Dubai, Abdel will report to the Camcon CEO. He will be responsible for leading the development and sales of Camcon’s groundbreaking Digital Intelligent Artificial Lift (DIAL) solutions portfolio to oil operators in the region and for building and managing a distribution network.   Abdel joins Camcon with over 11 years’ experience in the oil, gas and manufacturing industries. He has spent the last year as Head of Business

Chris Hearne (Photo: Dana Gas)

Dana Gas Announces New Senior Management

Dana Gas PJSC, a publicly listed natural gas company in the Middle East, has announced several key senior management appointments.   Chris Hearne was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the company on January 4, 2016.  Prior to joining Dana Gas, Hearne was with Serica Energy plc, an international oil exploration and production company listed on the AIM market in London, where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Director from 2005.  Hearne has over 20 years’ experience within the oil industry having been CFO and Senior Vice President of Erin Energy, a NYSE

Photo: Petronas

Petronas to Cut about 1,000 Positions

Malaysia's Petronas announced it is making about 1,000 positions redundant and is reshuffling some senior executives after a strategic review, as the state-owned oil and gas company tries to cope with the hit from a plunge in oil prices.   Petronas, or Petroliam Nasional Bhd, is one of the biggest employers of Malaysians and has a staff of about 51,000 people, according to its 2014 annual report.   A 70 percent slump in crude prices since mid-2014 has been squeezing the finances of oil companies globally, including those of Petronas, which makes up about a third of the Malaysian government

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