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Lars Francke Riisberg (Photo: Logimatic)

Logimatic Announces Leadership Change

IT company Logimatic Solutions A/S said it has experienced significant growth in recent years. The company has therefore appointed Lars Francke Riisberg as CEO to strengthen the management with new leadership. Although new in the position as CEO, Riisberg has been part of Logimatic's Board of Directors. For 25 years, he has been involved in the development, sale and implementation of software solutions for the maritime sector. In addition, he has an MBA in Corporate Entrepreneurship. Since the beginning of 1989, Riisberg has assisted in the development of the software known today as SERTICA.

Nils Smedegaard Andersen (File photo: Danish Maritime Days)

Former Maersk Boss Named Unifeeder Chairman

by building closer customer relationships and developing the service offering, while considering entering into new markets, possibly through M&A.”  Andersen succeeds Jesper Præstensgaard (formerly of Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk), who has stepped in as Deputy Chairman at Unifeeder. Lars Terney, Partner in NC Advisory A/S, advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds, and member of Unifeeder’s Board of Directors, said, “We look forward to drawing on Nils Smedegaard Andersen’s sector knowledge, network and strategic insights to further accelerate organic and acquisitive growth

Lars Bonnesen was named Chartering Director Europe for Intermarine LLC

Bonnesen to head Intermarine Europe Ops

Breakbulk and heavylift cargo specialist Intermarine, LLC named Lars Bonnesen as Chartering Director Europe effective immediately.   Bonnesen has more than 25 years of experience in the heavylift and project cargo markets and has held positions throughout the U.S., Singapore and Malaysia. In 1989 he began his career in Denmark. In 1993 he co-founded Scan Trans and served as Managing Director for 19 years until the company’s merger with Intermarine in 2012.  “It is great to have Lars back in the role given his unmatched leadership and experience,” said Al Stanley, Preside

Lars Rosenkrands

EMS Seven Seas Announces New CEO

Seven Seas announces new CEO; enters into agreement to acquire Wave Shipping, a Singapore-based maritime and port agency services company. EMS Seven Seas, an international ship chandler and leader in the provision of goods to the marine, offshore and defense sectors, has announced that it has appointed Lars Rosenkrands as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. Lars has 30 years’ experience in the shipping industry, having worked for a variety of ship supply and ship services companies across Europe, the Middle East and South East Asia, including Inchcape Shipping Services

Norden CEO Jan Rindbo (Photo: Carsten Lundager)

Norden Shuffles Executive Management Team

;   Effective immediately, Norden’s new plan sees the executive management team trimmed down to CEO Jan Rindbo, CFO Martin Badsted and executive vice president Ejner Kiel Bonderup.    The new management plan calls for the resignation of Michael Tønnes Jørgensen and Lars Bagge Christensen, formerly CFO and executive vice president, respectively. Both will be available for a “short period of time” before being “released from their duties,” the shipper said.   Former executive vice president Badsted, now CFO, will lead the company&rsquo

North P&I Club Names de Groot Vice Chairman

North P&I Club has appointed Job de Groot of Van Oord as its new vice chairman, succeeding Lars Christensen of Norden, who stood down from the role as well as from the club’s board at the directors’ meeting on November 5.   de Groot first joined North as a director in 2006 and continues to serve on its group risk and audit committees. He is also a director of North’s fishing and aquaculture subsidiary Sunderland Marine. de Groot currently heads the legal and contracts department at Rotterdam-based Van Oord, one of the world’s leading dredging, marine engineering and

Carlos Arrietta (Photo: GAC)

GAC Names Arrieta O&G Director for S. America

. Arrieta brings with him more than 40 years of industry experience to his new role. Prior to his latest appointment, he was Commercial Director, Oil and Gas for GAC North America – Logistics, after joining the Group in 2010 when it launched its oil and gas and logistics activities in the U.S. Lars Heisselberg, Group Vice President Americas, says his appointment underlines the company’s commitment to the upstream oil and gas industry: “GAC maintains a strong foothold in the region and this move is key element of our long-term strategy to support our oil and gas endeavors throughout

Lars Ljungström (Photo: Volvo Penta)

Volvo Penta Names Ljungström VP of Finance, CFO

 Lars Ljungström has been appointed to vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) for Volvo Penta of the Americas, effective July 2017.    Ljungström will provide strategic leadership over finance, planning, budgeting and reporting for North, South and Central America and the Caribbean. He will also oversee coordination of IT systems and services, as well as legal and sales operations.    Prior to this appointment, Ljungström was CFO at GKN Aerospace Engine Systems, where he was responsible for finance and IT, internal control compliance

Semco/Maersk Drilling

Semco Maritime wins order for Expansion of Maersk Guardian

.   The order for Semco Maritime comprises installation of new accommodation blocks as a supplement to existing quarters on the jack-up rig. Semco Maritime won the order in an open tender with several Danish and foreign participants. Head of Semco Maritime’s rig division, Senior Vice President Lars Skov Christensen, is very pleased with the order for Maersk Guardian, which is strategically important in a market under pressure.   "Our shipyard-in-a-box concept is a figurative concept of flexibility, which allows us to swiftly relocate our rig engineers to where the work is,"

Lars Møller

Dynamic Oil Trading Appoints New Bunker Trader

for a marine fuel trader for two years across a number of Russian ports, including St Petersburg, Murmansk and Arkhangelsk, where his responsibilities included bunker trading, contract work and operational liaison for fuel deliveries. He was educated at Saint-Petersburg State Politechnical University. Lars Møller, CEO, Dynamic Oil Trading, commented, “Nikita brings exactly the hands-on experience that we want at Dynamic Oil Trading, including a breadth of knowledge of the Russian bunker market, which is seeing significant growth, and will be of tremendous value to our customers. Mø

Mikael Kromli (Photo: The Swedish Club)

Swedish Club Names New CFO

Singapore-based IMC Shipping Co. Pte, onto the Swedish Club board. IMC Shipping is part of the IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group – a privately-owned enterprise with a diverse range of business interests, including shipping, investments, and lifestyle/real estate.   Welcoming the two appointments, Lars Rhodin, The Swedish Club’s Managing Director, said they slotted perfectly in line with the Club’s growth strategy. “SK Lim is a key addition to the Club’s board and brings with him valuable experience of working at senior levels within major international companies. In turn

Claus Schensema (Photo: GAC)

Schensema Named GAC Managing Director

welfare, the environment and underprivileged children. While at GAC China, he participated in the launch of the Green Bamboo program which supports the Longnan Elementary School for migrant children in Shanghai. He also volunteered at monthly read-a-thons with the pupils. He will report directly to Lars Heisselberg, Group Vice President – Americas. gac.com  

Continuing Education Opportunities at WMTC

and moments will be presented including airfoil theory, keel and rudder design, yacht model testing and sail design. A spreadsheet based velocity prediction program that computes speed polar diagrams will be given out in class. The course will draw heavily on the textbook Principles of Yacht Design by Lars Larsson, Rolf E. Eliasson and Michal Orych, Fourth Edition, 2014.  

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