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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Kent Lee  (Photo: GNS)

Lee Named GNS Chief Executive

the development of a simplified ERP solution that enables businesses with mobile workforces to operate more effectively. Prior to joining the Cornes group and the subsequent appointment to his current role, he was CEO of Dimension Data in Singapore, the USD 8 billion global systems integrator and managed services provider

Ken Loke (Photo: KVH Industries)

KVH Appoints Loke VP Asia Pacific

KVH Industries (Nasdaq: KVHI) said that Ken Loke has been named Vice President – Asia Pacific, to direct all initiatives for KVH in this  region. Loke has extensive experience in satellite and managed services with top companies active in the telecommunications and maritime industries. KVH provides connectivity solutions for the maritime market, including global mini-VSAT Broadbandsm services used by thousands of vessels worldwide.Prior to joining KVH, Loke held the positions of chief commercial officer and chief executive officer for Eutelsat – Asia Pacific, and senior vice

(File photo; Sea Trucks Group)

Compliant & Efficient Solutions for Telford Offshore

In July 2015, Worldwide Recruitment Solutions (WRS) was awarded the contract as a provider of managed services for Telford Offshore (previously Sea Trucks Group). As a rostered managed services provider tasked with providing all contract manpower requirements and associated mobilization and HR services, WRS undertook responsibility for two DP3 accommodation vessels and one DP2 multipurpose support vessels (MPSV), working in the offshore oil and gas industry in Brazil, Mexico and Nigeria.A combination of factors created challenges to the success of these projects, including changes to maritime regulation

(Photo: Topaz Energy & Marine)

Overcoming Local Crew Challenges

company Topaz Energy & Marine provides marine solutions to the global energy industry with primary focus on the Caspian, Middle East, West Africa and Subsea operations in the North Sea and Gulf of MexicoIn 2017, Topaz awarded Worldwide Recruitment Solutions (WRS) a contract as sole provider of managed services, which saw the UK based workforce solutions provider undertake crew management responsibilities for five vessels, all Topaz owned and operated, and based in Nigeria.The vessels used in this project consisted of dynamically positioned (DP) anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) and DP platform

The Kognifai digital platform is a set of tools built on modern Cloud technology providing access to KONGSBERG and third-party simulation solutions. (Image: Kongsberg)

Maritime's Digital Transformation & Simulation-based Training

historical data,” she said.   “Digital transformation brings data together and significantly increases the value of data,” Skryseth continued. “But there are other drivers, for instance a company will no longer need to buy and manage its own servers. Likewise, with managed services, the experts can take care of the user’s cybersecurity needs. At a more detailed level, the advantage of Kognifai is in having access to diverse applications on a single platform: this has the added benefit of enabling data sharing between diverse systems.As anexample, KONGSBERG&rsquo

Philip Shepherd (Photo: WRS)

WRS Singapore Relocates to Larger Premises

Shepherd, WRS’ APAC Regional Director, said, “On the back of the global successes within our Marine division with key wins across the APAC region we are also launching our Marine division in Singapore. The division, alongside contract and permanent solutions, will specialize in Managed Services (Crew Management) within the shipping and crewing sectors to assist in the management of our global contracts and also to further develop and support our local client base in Singapore and the Asia region. “In the coming months WRS Singapore will also be launching operating divisions

WRS Launch Global Managed Services Division

Global energy, maritime, construction and mining recruitment provider Worldwide Recruitment Solutions (WRS) have launched a Managed Services product across all its divisions.    WRS' specialist Marine division has won a contract with a major offshore support services provider to manage crewing requirements for a number of vessels. To bolster delivery capabilities, WRS welcome Donna Watson to the operational board where she will lead capabilities in her position as Head of Marine Managed Services. Watson works out of WRS’ Abu Dhabi office.   Scottish-born Abu Dhabi resident

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