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Tiffanny King (Left), Jeannie Stewart (Right) (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Promotes King and Stewart

through the human-resources roles of generalist, manager and regional manager. In 2017, Crowley designated King as the company's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) coordinator. King earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Florida in 2001 and a master’s degree in human resource management from Webster University in 2006. She holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certificate, issued by the Human Resources Certification Institute, as well as a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation by the Human Resource Certification Institute

Vice Adm. Richard Hunt to lead SNA

in January. Hunt succeeds retired Vice Adm. Barry McCullough, who has been president since 2013.Hunt is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was commissioned in February 1976 through the Officer Candidate School program in Newport, R.I. He attended Naval Post Graduate School, receiving a Master of Science in Telecommunications Systems Management in March 1988.He has served in USS Sampson (DDG 10), USS Underwood (FFG 36) and USS Roark (FF 1053), and has commanded USS Crommelin (FFG 37) and USS Philippine Sea (CG 58).  As a flag officer, he commanded Carrier Strike Group Six/John F Kennedy

Maximilian Rothkopf. Pic: Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd Names Rothkopf COO

Hapag-Lloyd has announced that Maximilian Rothkopf  is to be its new chief operating officer (COO). He will take over as new COO of Hapag-Lloyd when Anthony J. Firmin retires in late June.Maximilian Rothkopf, who holds a master's degree as well as a doctorate in business administration, has been a Partner since 2014 at McKinsey & Company, where he has been a member of the global Travel, Transport and Logistics (TTL) leadership team. He started his career in 2005 at the management consulting firm, where he has particularly provided advice to larger liner shipping companies, airlines and

Brendan Warn (Photo: Total)

Total Taps Warn as Investor Relations SVP

equity research across three investment banks including Macquarie Capital and Jefferies International in London. Previously, Warn was an Associate Director at Evans & Peck and a mining engineer at BHP in Australia.Warn qualified as a Mining Engineering at the University of South Australia and holds a Master of Commerce from The University of New South Wales, and an MBA from University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney. He is an Australian citizen

Christiaan Vermeijden (Photo: Gardline)

Gardline Names Vermeijden CEO

.Vermeijden joins the U.K. based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. subsidiary after leaving his position as CEO at Norway-based Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS). Prior to his role with EMGS, he was part of the Executive Management Team and Global Offshore Geotechnical Director at Fugro N.V.He holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Physical Geography from the University of Amsterdam and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Rotterdam School of Management."We’re seeing the green shoots of a recovery in offshore exploration and production, and consistent strong growth in offshore

Campbell Transportation Appoints Buese EVP

Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. said that Kyle Buese will be joining the company as Executive Vice President of Operations effective January 7, 2019.Buese is a graduate of Tulane University where he received his Master of Business Administration degree and a graduate of Loyola University of New Orleans where he received his Bachelor of Business Degree. Buese is also an active CFA charterholder.Buese has worked at Kirby Corporation since 2006 where he has served in several key roles including General Manager, River Vessel Operations; General Manager, Vessel Operations; and Regional General Manager

Barbara Leslie  (Photo: Port of Oakland)

Former Port of Oakland Staffer Returns as Commissioner

, a Board Member for the Oakland African American Chamber Foundation, the Youth Employment Partnership, the Hayward, Walnut Creek, Oakland and Berkeley Chambers of Commerce and as an appointee on multiple civic committees.She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics and a master’s in Public Administration

CAPT Timothy Crone (Photo: Hepburn and Sons LLC)

Hepburn and Sons Appoints Crone as Director

has welcomed CAPT Timothy Crone as its newest Director. CAPT Timothy Crone, USN (Ret) will serve as Hepburn’s Director, Advisory Services.CAPT Crone, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the US Naval Academy and completed a Master of Science in Justice, Law and Society from American University. He has also received a Master of Arts in National Security Policy and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.CAPT  Crone served as the Commanding Officer on USS PONCE (LPD 15) through two major overseas deployments.

Mia Vikner (Photo: MJP)

Vikner Joins MJP as COO

company after serving in various roles within Uson Marine Group, where she most recently held the post of CEO at the company’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. With over ten years of experience in the marine industry, Mia is well versed in operations management and quality control.Vikner holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology. She lives near Stockholm with her husband and three children and enjoys recreational boating in her free time. 

Nils Hoff (Photo: Bergen Group)

Bergen Group: New CEO, CFO

has varied accounting, consulting and audit experience from a number of different companies in various industries, including various assignments towards Bergen Group over a number of years. He is a state-authorized public accountant and graduated from the Norwegian School of Business and Economics with a master's degree in auditing and accounting. He currently holds no shares in the company

The Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Mansukh L. Mandaviya. Photo: PIB, Govt of India.

Number of Indian Seafarers Jump by 42.3%

the sector.Also, internal departments of DGs, function of the various outside organization/ agencies viz a viz Maritime Training Institutes (MTIs), Multimodal Transport Operators (MTOs), Recruitment & Placement Agencies (RPSLs), Recognized Organization (RO)Mercantile Marine Department (MMD), Shipping Master Offices (SMOs), Seamen’s Provident Fund Organization (SPFO) and Seafarers’ Welfare Fund Society (SWFS) would be brought on the portal

Garry Schwartz (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Promotes Schwartz

manager with Alion Science and Technology. He was also a vice president and division manager with SAIC, where he led a portfolio of domestic and international programs supporting a broad array of customers. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired in 2004 as a lieutenant colonel.Schwartz earned a Master of Science degree in operations research from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology

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Synergy Group Launches iCALL Help Line

, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Sindhi and Kutchi.“iCALL currently has 14 counselors all located at Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai to ensure peer support, supervision and standard professional counselling services,” said Capt Unni. “All the counselors have at least a Master’s degree in Clinical or Counselling Psychology.”Prior to the launch of the service, all counselors received three months of specialist training to help treat issues such as emotional distress, relationship and family concerns, suicidal thoughts, sexual and reproductive health, LGBT issues

Photo courtesy of Warsash Superyacht Academy

Warsash Superyacht Academy Partners with Porto Montenegro

a purpose-built fire school, helicopter underwater escape trainer, survival pool and medical roomsGMDSS radio communications and dynamic positioning (DP) facilitiesNew cyber security center with cutting-edge interactive training suitesNew superyacht training facilities at Porto MontenegroNew superyacht master’s degree, MSc Superyacht DesignTwo new vessels at the world’s leading ship-handling cente

Photo courtesy of MAC

Key Appointments at MAC

its offering and add further expertise to the business.In the wake of MAC recording its highest ever number of offshore man/days in its first half of the year and the second half of 2018 looking to match this trend, the company has enhanced its engineering team by welcoming Sigurd Vermundundsen as Master Mariner, John Stockdale as Marine Manager and Oguz Oktay, as Principal Naval Architect. The fourth new recruit, Theresa Suttar, joins the document control team.As MAC enjoys one of its busiest periods to date, Vermundundsen and Stockdale will work closely to support MAC Operations Manager Neale Fraser

Photo: YANMAR

YANMAR, ABYC Partner in Technician Training

utility task vehicles, industrial diesel engines, energy systems and marine diesel engines. All courses are led by staff experts and conducted in state-of -the -art, product -specific training labs designed with student computers, 60-inch computer displays, advanced audio systems for student convenience, master and student tool boxes as well as room exhaust systems

Casey Hehr (Photo: Port of Long Beach)

Hehr Named Security Director at Port of Long Beach

director.Prior to his position at the Port, Hehr served with the U.S. Coast Guard for more than 20 years, retiring as the Chief of Operations and Response for the Los Angeles-Long Beach Sector. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and a master’s degree in Business Administration at the Boston College Carroll School of Management

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