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MOL Launches 2017 Session of 'One MOL Global Management College'

 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced that the in-house training program "One MOL Global Management College was launched on September 4.  One MOL Global Management College started in 2014 with the aim to improve management skills in a cross-cultural environment and develop the next generation of executives who will be leaders in the MOL Group's global management.    The 2017 session marks the fourth year MOL has offered the program. In response to today's global marketplace, the program targets not only employees in Japan, but also personnel from overseas subsidiaries

MOL's Masaaki Nemoto: Image courtesy of MOL

MOL Philippine Maritime Students Graduate

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) inform of the graduation of 126 students in the third class of the “Third Year Program,” which targets new seafarers from among third-year students at seven partner maritime schools in the Philippines. MOL explains that it provides education and training at the Magsaysay Institute of Shipping(MIS), its training center in the Philippines. The program received accreditation as the equivalent to university-level education under the Academe-Industry Linkage Program promoted by the Philippine government. Selected students will be educated and trained at the

Picture Courtesy: Canadian Pacific Railway

Canadian Pacific Hires Marsh as Sales VP

some big intermodal customers to Canadian National Railway Co., and appears to be taking a big step toward winning new contracts in the business of handling containers that travel by ship, rail and truck.   Marsh will lead a sales team that has recently lost the intermodal business of APL Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, and Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. in addition to Chrysler. CP has said it is happy to focus on domestic intermodal business, where the margins are better.   At CP, Marsh will be responsible for "enhancing existing revenue, winning new business, prioritizing and improving

MOL Global Management College topics encourage innovative thinking and lively discussion.

MOL Launches 'Global Management College'

Cultivating next generation of leaders  from head office and overseas subsidiaries,  promoting management skills to drive future innovation. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that the company launched a program on August 4 to train candidates for the next-generation of executive management, targeting employees who work in MOL Group companies all over the world. The participants of the “MOL Global Management College” totaled 20, including eight national staff from subsidiaries and 12 from the head office. MOL’s business fields have been expanding in step

MOL Inaugurates Ikeda as President

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) inaugurated Junichiro Ikeda as its new president on June 23, 2015.   “The world economy continues to expand, and demand for ocean transport is growing steadily. On the other hand, the world political and economic situations and the environment surrounding the ocean shipping industry are changing drastically,” Ikeda said in his inaugural message. “I have gained a new appreciation of the need to be ‘excellent and resilient,’ as stated in our long-term vision.”   “This is the second fiscal year of the midterm management

Left to right: senior lecturer Paul Stott, top MSc graduate Cvetan Belchev and professor John Mangan (Photo: North P&I Club)

North P&I Club Awards Marine Technology Students

program is led by professor John Mangan and senior lecturer Paul Stott and one of the program’s eight modules is run by North. The module covers an introduction to P&I insurance and underwriting as well as collisions, damage to property and pollution.   Bulgarian Cvetan Belchev of Mitsui OSK Lines received the award for the best performance on the 2014/15 MSc program overall. Aged 29, he is currently working in London as an operations coordinator for the Japanese firm’s European tanker division. Singaporean research student Adnan Rahim won the award for the best performance in the

General Manager of Human Resources Division Miwako Ando giving a speech in opening ceremony

MOL Offers Management Training Program

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that "MOL Global Management College, 2016" was launched on September 5. MOL Global Management College started in 2014 with the aim of improving management skills in cross-cultural environments and developing next generation executives who will be in the forefront of the MOL Group's global management. This year marks the third session of the program. In response to today's global marketplace, the college targets not only employees in the Head Office, but also personnel from overseas subsidiaries who represent the future of the MOL Group. This year

A commemorative shot of graduates with guests. Photo: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

MOL Holds Graduation Ceremony for Filipino Seafarers

 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines announced the graduation of 88 students in the sixth class of the "3rd Year Program," which MOL introduced with the goal of developing crewmembers who will uphold strict safety standards in vessel operation.   The 3rd Year Program targets new seafarers from among third-year students at partner maritime schools in the Philippines. MOL provides education and training at the Magsaysay Institute of Shipping (MIS), its training center in the Philippines.   On hand for the graduation ceremony were Development Bank of the Philippines President, Cecilia C.

Jacob H. Thygesen (Photo: OSK-ShipTech A/S)

OSK-ShipTech Appoints New CEO

Jacob H. Thygesen has been named the new CEO of Danish naval architecture firm OSK-ShipTech A/S, effective November 1, 2016.    Thygesen comes to the role with a background as Sales Director of Wärtsilä Ship Design, and prior to that he was Managing Director of Wärtsilä Denmark. As CEO of OSK-ShipTech A/S, he will be responsible for continuing the direction the company has taken since Anders Ørgård became majority shareholder 13 years ago. Ørgård will continue to play a vital role in OSK, focusing primarily on the company's commercial activities.

Bob Barone (Photo: PDS)

Barone Named VP of Precision Drive Systems

 Precisions Drive Systems (PDS), a global provider of high-speed precision spindle motors, support and repair based in Bessemer City, N.C., announced that Bob Barone has been named vice president of the company.   Barone brings a wealth of experience to PDS, including owning and operating an architectural millwork company, as well as holding product management and sales positions with Michael Weinig, Biesse America and Benz. His experience in wood, plastic and engineered composite manufacturing applications will be brought to bear assisting PDS customers with all of their spindle needs

Australia Bans Bulker for Underpaying Crew

 A Panama flagged bulk carrier, DL Carnation, has been banned from entering Australian ports for a period of 12 months after authorities uncovered a scheme which saw the vessel’s crew being intentionally underpaid.   The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said it received a complaint on Friday, September 8 via the International Transport Workers’ Federation alleging discrepancies in the payment of wages for the crew of the DL Carnation. An AMSA surveyor attended the vessel in Gladstone and found that the ship was operating with two sets of wage accounts on board: one

Klaus Rud Sejling (Photo: Maersk)

Management Changes in Damco

Klaus Rud Sejling, current Head of East West Trades in Maersk Line, has been appointed CEO of Damco with effect from October 1.   Klaus Rud Sejling joined the group in 1997 and has worked in various roles in Maersk Tankers and Maersk Line before joining Maersk Logistics as Branch Manager and later as CCO for Greater China. Most recently, he has been Head of Group Strategy; and COO and CCO of Maersk Tankers, before re-joining Maersk Line as Head of East West Trades in 2014.   Klaus Rud Sejling’s replacement as Head of East West Trades in Maersk Line will be announced at a later stage.

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

Chris Donzelli (Photo: Troy Container Line)

Troy Container Line Adds Midwest Sales Rep

American-owned NVOCC Troy Container Line Ltd. has appointed Chris Donzelli as the company’s new Midwest Account Executive.   Based in Chicago, Donzelli has been charged with expanding Troy Container Line’s presence in the Midwest region. In this new position, he will work closely with the company’s current clients while also establishing new relationships and services.   “Troy Container Line has spent the past several years increasing our presence in the Midwest. Troy’s newly expanded Chicago warehouse, recently established direct import and export routes

Beth Bodensteiner

Beth Bodensteiner is Sr VP at Holland America Line

  Beth Bodensteiner has been promoted to senior vice president, revenue management for Holland America Line. In this capacity, Bodensteiner will lead the development and execution of all revenue management programs and initiatives that support Holland America Line’s revenue goals. She will report directly to Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line. “Since joining the company more than a decade ago Beth has consistently demonstrated a level of professionalism and expertise that have been instrumental in the company’s planning and decision making,” said Ashford.

Gerald Mosslinger Vice President Food & Beverage

Holland America Line Promotes Mosslinger as VP

  Holland America Line has promoted Gerald Mosslinger to vice president, food and beverage, as part of the renamed Guest Experience and Product Development Department that was formerly the Marine Hotel Operations Department. The cruise line made the departmental name change to better reflect the department’s core objectives and primary focus.   As vice president, food and beverage, Mosslinger will oversee all of the culinary and dining service operations as well as manage all beverage operations for the Holland America Line fleet, including revenue activities, product innovation and

Jason Dao

Troy Container Line Names Dao Sales Representative

Troy Container Line Ltd., one of the largest American-owned NVOCCs, today announced the appointment of Jason Dao as sales representative. Based in the company’s Red Bank, N.J. office, Dao has been charged with further expanding Troy Container Line’s long-standing tradition of personalized service that customers around the world call on to meet their transportation needs. “In the course of 2014, Troy Container Line has established several new services and enhanced our capabilities in the Midwest. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of customer service and this mission

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