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Daniel Young (Photo:GAC)

Young Joins GAC

both commercial and government customers, port operations management and freight forwarding. Young’s appointment reflects the Group’s continuing drive to fully understand and meet the needs of its customers by drawing on its strengths and versatile, integrated range of shipping and logistics services. From his base in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, Young has already started his work with contacts in the region to establish a strong rapport and spread the word about how GAC can help them

Autonomous shipping company Massterly has appointed Tom Eystø (left) as managing director and Per Brinchmann as chair of the company's board (Photo: Massterly)

Autonomous Shipping Firm Massterly Appoints Top Brass

as chair of the Massterly board.Announced on April 3, 2018 as a new joint venture company between Norwegian ship owner Wilhelmsen and systems and solutions provider KONGSBERG, Massterly sets out to offer a complete value chain for autonomous vessels, from design and development, to control systems, logistics services and vessel operations.“Autonomy will revolutionize shipping and the industry will need technical and operational support from expert organizations such as Massterly if the full economic and environmental benefits are to be realized,” said Eystø, who is transitioning to the

Patrik Ziegler (GNAL)

New Managing Director for GAC North America

Industry veteran Patrik Ziegler has been appointed Managing Director of GAC North America – Logistics (GNAL). He brings to the role more than 30 years’ experience in logistics and oil and gas.   In his new role, Ziegler is tasked with overseeing the continuing expansion of GAC’s integrated logistics services throughout North America. He is based at the company’s main office in Houston. The Group also serves the U.S. logistics market through its offices in Atlanta, Chicago and Los Angeles.    

Daniel Vargas (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Names Vargas VP, Business Development

Business Development, prtnering with Jeffrey de la Combe to enhance Caribbean services   Veteran sales executive in ocean transportation and logistics Daniel Vargas has been appointed vice president of international business development to support the Crowley Maritime Corp. liner and logistics services groups. He will work closely with Crowley's new director of logistics in St. Maarten, Jeffrey de la Combe, to bring supply chain solutions for customers and their cargoes originating outside the U.S.     In the newly created role, Vargas will spearhead the development of both full-

Greencarrier AB, its founders   Björn Eklund, Chief Executive Officerr(left), Stefan Björk, Chairman(right) at their offices in Gothenburg. (Photo: Greencarrier Freight

Greencarrier Freight Services Appoints New CEO

chain manager and as MD will be of great benefit to us. He also knows our business and industry from the customer perspective and I think that is another great asset.”   Greencarrier Freight Services employs 625 people in 13 countries. It offers the full range of freight forwarding and logistics services, and has also identified project forwarding and the energy industry as two of its main target areas for growth

Mukesh Chakraborty Photo GAC

Chakraborty Appointed Branch Manager, GAC Bangalore

GAC Shipping (India) Pvt Ltd has appointed Mukesh Chakraborty as the Branch Manager, Logistics Services for its Bangalore office. Mukesh brings 13 years of experience in freight forwarding, customs clearance, transportation and warehousing and distribution to his new role. GAC is tapping into growing logistics business potential in Bangalore, India’s fastest growing major metropolis. The city is also a major hub for Business Process Outsourcing and specialised services like information technology and aeronautics. Mark Delaney, GAC Shipping India’s Managing Director, says that with

GAC India Appoints Logistics GM for Chennai

GAC Shipping (India) Pvt Ltd has appointed C Krishnakumar as the General Manager, Logistics Services for its Chennai office to take care of the growing logistics demand in the South India market, with a primary focus on the pharmaceutical and automotive industries. Krishnakumar brings over 23 years of hands-on shipping and logistics experience to this role.   Transformations in the Indian logistics sector have presented many opportunities to providers of transport and warehousing services. Mark Delaney, GAC Shipping India’s Managing Director says Krishnakumar’s coming aboard is

Frank Olsen (Photo: ISS)

ISS Names Olsen VP for Ship & Crew Solutions

husbandry with centralized services. Working as a leading member of the company’s global commercial team, Olsen will ensure that the company’s Ship & Crew Solutions continue to deliver cost savings and value-added services to its expanding customer base. Key focus areas will be Crew Logistics Services, Owners Matters, Husbandry Services and Ship Spares Logistics.   Olsen joins ISS from his previous role as Global Operations Director, Ship Agency & Maritime Logistics at Wilhelmsen Ships Service and will report to Chief Commercial Officer, Neill Tomlin.   Olsen has over 15

GAC India Names Delaney Managing Director

metric tonnes in 2015 and set to grow by more than 60 percent by 2017. It will be interesting to see how developments in India’s ports and road infrastructure unfold under the Sagarmala project. Such infrastructural projects investments and increasing cargo traffic will benefit shipping and logistics services providers like GAC.”   “GAC India has made remarkable progress under Paul’s leaderhip, and I believe it will continue to serve the industry well with our comprehensive suite of services, under the new leadership,” Nyström said.   Dr. Roy Mathews, Chairman

Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi (Photo: Milaha)

Milaha CEO Al-Hetmi to Step Down

in July 1957 as the first public shareholding company registered in Qatar and holds commercial registration number 1. Milaha’s current activities include marine transportation in gas, petroleum products, containers and bulk; offshore support services; port management and operations; logistics services; shipyard; trading agencies; real estate investments; and asset management

L to R - President R. Keith Michel, Thomas B. Crowley, Jr., Dr. George Campbell, Jr. (Photo: Webb Institute)

Webb Awards Crowley, Jr. Honorary Degree

, Jr. has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Crowley Maritime, succeeding his father and grandfather in these roles, dating back to the company’s founding in 1892.  Today, Crowley is a US-based, $2 billion-a-year marine solutions, energy, and logistics services company with operations around the world. Mr. Crowley’s Honorary Degree Citation reads, “A staunch supporter of the American maritime industry, Mr. Crowley has invested substantial resources in the construction of American-built tugboats, heavy-lift flat-deck barges, articulated

Lars Rosenkrands

EMS Seven Seas Announces New CEO

into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Wave Shipping , a maritime and port agency services company based in Singapore. Wave Shipping provides a full suite of maritime services to the global shipping and offshore industry, offering port agency services, outsourcing solutions and logistics services. It is helmed by a strong team of industry veterans from leading maritime services companies around the world and has offices in Singapore and Australia. Following the acquisition of Wave Shipping, EMS Seven Seas now has a combined office network across four continents and a network of more

Claus Schensema (Photo: GAC)

Schensema Named GAC Managing Director

& gas support and ship agency management. Prior to his latest appointment, he served as Managing Director of GAC China for 12 years, based in Shanghai. During that time he guided the company as it expanded its operations from start-up to the recognized leader in international and domestic logistics services it is today. GAC China now has six offices and almost 200 employees providing a wide range of integrated logistics services throughout the country. “My goal is to significantly expand our work with the oil and gas, mining and project logistics industries in North America,” he

Dickson Chin (Photo courtesy of Wallem)

Chin to Lead Wallem Ship Agency

delivery from our agency teams that our clients expect, and he will also mentor and coach individuals so that they can further their careers in the group.” Chin will be leading a network of 26 offices across Asia, with teams delivering a full port agency service and a range of marine and logistics services to vessel owners, operators, charterers and cargo interests in all Asian ports. Chin has lead teams in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar, mentoring staff, coordinating the navy calls in the region and building the business. He has also continued to support the growth of Wallem&rsquo

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