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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Hannah Wistort (Photo: Crowley)

Webb Awards Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship

projects. She is a member of the Webb Leadership Committee, which organizes community service and outreach projects for students. She has also been the student representative to Webb’s Board of Trustees and is the co-chair of the Women of Webb. Her interests include workboat design, liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling and the energy sector. Upon graduation, Wistort is interested in joining the maritime industry and earning a professional engineer’s license.   “Hannah is hardworking and dedicated student who has been an important member of the Webb community for the past

SENER  appointed Jorge Sendagorta Cudós to be head of the Engineering and Construction area. Photo: Sener

Cudós Tapped to Lead Engineering and Construction for SENER

, Chile, China, United Arab Emirates, Spain, USA, Morocco, Mexico, Portugal, UK, and South Africa.Cudós joined SENER in October 2012 in the energy sector. He worked as Assistant Project Manager in the biomass plant for ENCE in Mérida (Spain). Later, he was the Project Manager for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in the Zeebrugge Port (Belgium). In 2015, he was appointed as SENER Country Manager in Mexico, one of SENER’s main offices in the area of Engineering and Construction, with nearly 500 employees. During its time in Mexico, SENER has undertaken several major projects, such

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Kalleklev Takes Over as CEO of FLEX LNG

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier owner and operator FLEX LNG has appointed Øystein M. Kalleklev as Chief Executive Officer to replace Jonathon Cook, who resigned in May.Kalleklevm, who has served as Chief Financial Officer of Flex LNG since October 2017, will continue to serve as CFO until a replacement is found.Additionally, Marius Foss has joined the company as Head of Commercial. Foss comes from a similar role at Golar LNG.

Photo: MISC Berhad

MISC Signs up Entire LNG Fleet for ECDIS Training

MISC Berhad has chosen eMaritime Group's ACAT online courses as its ECDIS type specific continuous personal development training solution. The agreement has enabled MISC to sign up its entire fleet of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers while being able to effortlessly monitor all students progress themselves via an online portal on the three different systems throughout their fleet; namely JRC 901, JRC 9201 and FURUNO FEA. ECDIS Annual Competency Assurance Training (Or ACAT) is based on the top 20 questions for inspectors and is a continuation of the already well-established ECDIS training

President /CEO Ventis, Jose Ramon R. Garcia (left), with Managing Director OSM Crew Management Ltd., Tommy Olofsen (right). (Photo: OSM)

‘K’ Line Partners with OSM for LNG Crewing

 In a meeting in Manila on April 18, OSM signed a joint venture agreement with “K” Line’s crewing agency Ventis to provide Filipino crew to “K” Line’s entire fleet of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.   “Today marks a significant milestone in the relationship between ‘K’ Line group and OSM, in that we have signed an MOU for establishing a JV for ‘K’ Line’s LNG Filipino manning,” said Tommy Olofsen, Managing Director for OSM Crew Management.   When the two companies signed the strategic manning partnershi

Andy Bright (Photo: Braemar Engineering)

Braemar Engineering Restructures Leadership

Recently appointed Managing Director of Braemar Engineering, Sheila McClain, has unveiled the company’s new management team that will spearhead the future strategic direction of the marine engineering and liquefied natural Gas (LNG) expert technical advisory consultancy.   The new team balances expertise, diversity and continuity, and is fully representative of the depth and breadth of expertise that Braemar Engineering offers its customers worldwide, the company said.   Since assuming operational responsibility for Braemar Engineering, McClain has been meeting with staff, clients

Frank Ketelaars (Photo: DNV GL)

Ketelaars Takes the Lead for DNV GL - Oil & Gas in the Americas

.”    Reducing dependence on imports is a key driver for the energy transition in North America. Large shale gas reserves have enhanced energy security, enabling the substitution of coal-fired power plants with gas-fired capacities and complementing the shift to renewables. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals will diversify sources of import and boost exports. Unconventional onshore gas will retain an important share of supply in North America, with production increasing towards 2025 and then declining slightly until 2050.   “With gas demand set to persist, there will

Maurice Brand - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of LNG Ltd

Doris Joins LNG Ltd

  Liquefied Natural Gas Limited has appointed Ms Kinga Doris as General Counsel and Joint Company Secretary.  Ms Doris will take up her appointment in early September 2015, based in Houston, Texas, USA. Ms Doris will be responsible for all statutory, securities, regulatory and other legal activities of the LNGL group as well as management of outside legal counsel across all operations and global project activities.  In this capacity, she will be part of LNGL’s senior leadership team reporting to Maurice Brand, LNGL’s Managing Director and CEO. Mr.  Brand 

Protheroe Joins Greystoke Team in Vancouver

Tim Protheroe has joined consultancy Greystoke Marine Management, headquartered in Vancouver.   Protheroe is a Master Mariner who came ashore with Lloyds Register in 1992 and worked in several senior positions before being appointed President, Lloyds Register America’s Inc. in 2014.    Greystoke recently secured a two-year contract with Swan LNG providing essential marine oversight for the company’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal development in Gujarat on the north west coast of India.

(Photos: Crowley)

Crowley Shipping Announces Management Team

in a variety of roles. He will be based in Seattle.   Crowley is currently in the process of transitioning its non-liner and logistics business units into three main business units – Crowley Shipping, Crowley Fuels and Crowley Solutions. Crowley Fuels includes Crowley’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales, distribution and engineering unit, and the company’s fuel sales and distribution business in Alaska. Crowley Solutions consists of engineering and project management services; naval architecture and engineering through subsidiary Jensen Maritime; government vessel management

From left to right: Ray Martus, Tom Crowley Jr. and Zoe Goss (Photo: Crowley)

Goss, Martus Receive Thomas Crowley Awards

Crowley empowers us to do that across our business units.”   Ray Martus was recognized for his tireless leadership of the ongoing construction of Crowley's two Commitment Class, combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships that will be among the first in the world powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Martus oversees a team of experts guiding the entire construction process, including serving at the shipyard to effectively build the vessels for the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico trade. He also was credited with managing a team that not only oversees the build-out of Crowley ships, but

Burdeau Appointed COO of GTT

GTT, a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of LNG liquefied natural gas (LNG), announced that its board of directors met on October 14 and appointed Julien Burdeau as chief operating officer of the company, following the proposal of Philippe Berterottière, chairman of the board and CEO.   Burdeau joined GTT in 2013 as vice president, in charge of innovation, a position he will retain. He began his career with the French ministry for industry before he moved into the steelmaking sector in 2002. He gained 11 years of industry experience and

Rick Meidel (Photo: Crowley)

Meidel Joins Crowley Fuels in Alaska

;We expect Rick to keep the team focused on safe, flawless operations and exceptional customer service while growing and continually improving the company.” Crowley Fuels provides transportation, distribution and sales of petroleum products to more than 280 communities across Alaska, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales, distribution and engineering services primarily in Alaska, the Caribbean and Central America

Kenneth Hvid (Photo: Teekay Corporation)

Hvid to Take Over as Teekay President and CEO

cash flows.”   Since Evensen became CEO in 2011, he has built on its daughter company structure and partnering model to expand Teekay's broad service offerings to its customers in the oil and gas industry. Today, the company is one of the world's largest independent operators of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers; the world's largest operator of shuttle tankers; a leader in floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units; and the largest operator of medium-sized crude oil tankers. The combined Teekay entities currently manage and operate consolidated assets of approximately

LNG Ltd Appoints Chief Development & CTO

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited has announced the appointment of Anthony Gelotti as Chief Development Officer based in Houston, Texas, USA. John Baguley, Chief Operating Officer for Magnolia LNG will assume the additional responsibilities of LNGL Chief Technical Officer. Dr Nimalan Gnanendran has been promoted to the position of LNGL Technology Manager.   The above appointments are effective December 1, 2015.   Chief Development Officer:  Anthony Gelotti Gelotti’s responsibilities will include assisting in the close‐out of the full production capacity of Magnolia LNG; developin

Anthony Chiarello (Photo: TOTE)

TOTE President Chiarello to Retire

President of Maersk Logistics USA. Prior to joining TOTE, Chiarello was COO and EVP of NYK Logistics (Americas).  Chiarello is a recipient of the AOTOS (Admiral of the Ocean Sea) award and was named a White House Champion of Change during the Obama Presidency for his work bringing liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the maritime industry

Keppel Wins $88.5M in Floating Production Contracts

and overseas subsidiaries continue to win support from repeat customers by securing four contracts worth a total of about $88.5 million.   In Singapore, Keppel O&M's wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) secured two conversion contracts - the first is for a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Floating Storage Unit (FSU) vessel awarded by Armada Floating Gas Storage Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bumi Armada Berhad (Bumi Armada); the second is for a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel awarded by Yinson Production (West Africa) Pte Ltd (Yinson)

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