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Richard Pearce (Photo: Seacroft Marine Consultants)

Seacroft Hires Pearce as Engineering & DP Manager

offshore vessel operators.   “We’re delighted to welcome Richard to the Seacroft team. He brings a wealth of valuable industry experience and in particular, knowledge of Dynamic Positioning systems which complements our very capable marine consultancy team here in Aberdeen, said Michael Cowlam, Seacroft’s technical director.   “His extensive experience of the sector, along with his vast engineering knowledge will be a tremendous asset as we look to develop our capabilities in more technically challenging offshore marine projects in the North Sea and further afield

Michael Matern Hedager

Dan-Bunkering Employs Head of Trading

Dan-Bunkering (Middle East) DMCC is pleased to announce that Michael Matern Hedager has rejoined the Dan-Bunkering Group as Head of Trading in Dubai on August 15. Michael brings more than 10 years of bunker experience from both trading and physical supply from his previous positions in Denmark, Singapore and latest Dubai. “We are an expanding office”, states Kasper Fulton Stiedl and continues: “Michael was the perfect match to head our Trading Department when the opportunity arose.” This most recently established Dan-Bunkering office now comprises a team of 12 traders and

Photo courtesy of The Landing School

The Landing School to Graduate 78 Students

Founder and President of Michael Peters Yacht Design to Give Keynote Address. On June 21 The Landing School will celebrate its 35th annual commencement, graduating 78 diploma students, a record high. Graduates in the Marine Systems, Yacht Design, Composite Boat Building and Wooden Boat Building programs will hear speaker Michael Peters, Founder and President of Michael Peters Yacht Design. Students and their families will also enjoy the christening of the boats built this year. The Wooden Boat Building program will christen three Flyfisher 22s and three Joel White Pea Pods. Graduates from this

Carnival Announces Leadership Changes

Carnival Corporation names Michael Ungerer to new Chief Operations Officer Role for Asia, also appoints Felix Eichhorn as President of AIDA Cruises   Carnival Corporation & plc announced that Michael Ungerer, currently President of Germany-based AIDA Cruises, has been appointed Chief Operations Officer-Shared Services for Carnival Asia, effective September 1, 2015. Ungerer will relocate to Shanghai, China, and directly support each of the Carnival Corporation brands operating in the region to leverage the company's industry-leading presence and scale in the region.   Ungerer will

Lars Francke Riisberg (Photo: Logimatic)

Logimatic Announces Leadership Change

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.   Former CEO, Michael Paarup, will continue as Vice Director/COO and with Riisberg on board, will focus on the company’s current customers, internal processes, innovation and further development of the Renomatic and FotoDok products.    

Michael Braun (Photo: Xeneta)

Xeneta Hires Braun as Director, Value Engineering & Advisor Services

Xeneta, an ocean freight rate benchmarking and market intelligence platform, has appointed Michael Braun as Director, Value Engineering and Head of Xeneta Advisor department.   Braun comes to Xeneta after 10 years with TIM Consult where he held the position of Project & Community Manager of Ocean Freight.   "Xeneta is experiencing rapid growth and as the density of our ocean freight data increases there is a need to enhance our customer's knowledge of how to best use our data. Michael's extensive background in ocean freight working closely with hundreds of global shippers will

Michael Stephen Smith, corporate vice president, business growth. Huntington Ingalls Industries photo

Smith Joins HII Corporate Team

Huntington Ingalls Industries appoints Michael S. Smith to its Washington, D.C., government and customer relations team Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that Michael S. Smith has joined the company as corporate vice president, business growth. He will work closely with the HII's senior leadership team in support of corporate development and strategic endeavors and will serve as the company interface with business associations in Washington, D.C. Smith will work in HII's Washington, D.C., office and report to Mitchell B. Waldman, corporate vice president, government and customer

Schiendorfer is ABB's Head of BMR

   ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Michael Schiendorfer as head of its Business Media Relations team focusing on financial and business topics, effective Aug. 1, 2015. He will report directly to Christoph Sieder, Head of ABB Group Corporate Communications. Schiendorfer joins from Novartis, succeeding Thomas Schmidt who will focus on public affairs ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Michael Schiendorfer as head of its Business Media Relations team focusing on financial and business topics, effective Aug. 1, 2015.

NewLead Holdings' CFO Quits

  NewLead Holdings Ltd. announced yesterday that Antonios Bertsos has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Company in order to pursue other career opportunities. Antonios Bertsos will remain with the Company until the end of June 2015 to ensure a smooth transition. Michael Zolotas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NewLead, stated, "I would like to thank Antonis for his contribution to NewLead."  

Michael Hansen (Photo: Hempel)

Hansen Joins Hempel as CCO

Hempel has appointed Michael Hansen as its new executive vice president and chief commercial officer (CCO). He will join the coatings manufacturer’s executive management board on 1 May, reporting directly to group president and chief executive officer (CEO), Henrik Andersen.   Hansen joins Hempel after 19 years with Maersk, where he most recently held the position of vice president and global head of sales in Maersk Line.   Based in Hempel’s headquarters in Denmark, Hansen will cooperate with his colleagues across the world and across Hempel’s different coating segments:

Michael Mathewson (Photo: FarSounder)

Mathewson Joins FarSounder as Sales Director

 Marine electronics manufacturer FarSounder, Inc. announced that Michael Mathewson has joined the company in a newly-created position of Director of Global Sales, charged with addressing the continued growth in the international marketplace for FarSounder key technologies for commercial, defense and private luxury yachts. He will report to CEO Cheryl M. Zimmerman. A mechanical engineer by training with expertise in the marine science, technology, engineering and international marketplace, Mathewson has spent his career managing multifaceted projects and developing high-performing engineering

Mike Paul (Photo: UCA)

UniCarriers Americas Expands Regional Sales Team

UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) expands its regional sales team by hiring Aaron C. Boemmel, Michael Paul, Terre Robert Haff and Paul G. West.   As a regional sales manager for the northeast, Aaron Boemmel is responsible for strengthening UCA’s dealer network and increasing UCA’s dealer market share. Prior to joining UCA, Boemmel worked as an account manager of equipment sales for Eastern Lift Truck Company. He currently lives in Bel Air, Md., and studied computer science and business at Frostburg State University in Maryland.   In his role as southeast regional sales

Michael Butler (Photo: BSS)

Butler Joins BSS as Nonexecutive Chairman

Michael Butler, former Chief Operating Officer of Inmarsat and current board member at Thuraya, has joined Satcom Global and AND Group’s parent company, Broadband Satellite Services Ltd (BSS) as Non-Executive Chairman. Butler brings with him senior level insight and operational experience in the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) market, following a successful career spanning over 20 years in world class technology based companies. This new appointment will bring extensive market knowledge and expertise to the Senior Management team at BSS, said the company, which also recently welcomed Matt

Norden CEO Jan Rindbo (Photo: Carsten Lundager)

Norden Shuffles Executive Management Team

of the executive management.”   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

Photo: MET

MET Honors 3,000th Participant

Press release - The Maritime Education & Training Center (MET) has honored its 3,000th course participant. The award, in the form of a certificate and gift, was officially presented to the American electrical engineer Guillermo Medina by Michael Neumann, the technical head of the MET. Guillermo Medina had successfully completed the three-day seminar on "Marine Electronics, Engine Monitoring and Automation" for marine engineers and technicians. In addition to power management, the aim of the seminar was to make participants more familiar with the functionality and operation of automation

Rolf Habben Jansen

Habben Jansen Takes over as Hapag-Lloyd CEO

Hapag-Lloyd announced changes in its Executive Board resulting from departure of Michael Behrendt and Ulrich Kranich; Anthony J. Firmin to become new Executive Board member Rolf Habben Jansen, who has been a member of the Hapag-Lloyd AG's Executive Board since April 1, has assumed the position of CEO effective July 1. He succeeds Michael Behrendt, who left the Hapag-Lloyd AG's Executive Board as scheduled on June 30, as did COO Ulrich Kranich. The new COO is Anthony J. Firmin who joined the Executive Board today after 19 years at the company. Peter Ganz continues as CFO, a position he has held

NewLead Takes Delivery of Eco-Type Handysize Vessel

cash and external financing. Specifically, in March 2014, NewLead paid a deposit of $1.85 million in cash, and the remaining balance was paid through the combination of cash and 75% financing in a transaction arranged by Pareto Project Finance AS and supported by strong institutional investors. Mr. Michael Zolotas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NewLead, stated, "We are pleased to announce the delivery of the Newlead Albion, the first vessel to be added to our fleet after our successful restructuring. To receive delivery, we secured financing through a leading shipping and financial

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