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Active discussions in small groups. Photo: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

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

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 who represent the future of the MOL Group. This year

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MOL Group Eyes Talents for Its GROWWW Program

 GROWWW, MOL Group’s award winning recruitment and development programme is looking for talents again in 2017.    Fresh graduates and young professionals with up to one year experience who plan their career with one of the largest corporations in the Central Eastern European region will have a unique opportunity to pursue their goals.    In line with the MOL Group 2030 strategy, the company looks to the future and aspires to provide the best and most desirable services to people on the move, and in order to achieve these goals, MOL Group needs new and open-minded

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

MOL Offers Management Training Program

. 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, the college will begin

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

MOL Launches 'Global Management College'

; 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 with economic globalization. This program helps

MOL Names Nakamura as SVP Transpacific, Caribbean and Latin Trade

. He earned his undergraduate bachelor of law degree from Waseda University and has also held positions in container operations; import and export sales; sales, planning, and corporate operations; ports and terminals; liner planning; and marketing. Nakamura has served these roles in a variety of MOL Group companies, including MOL, Ltd., MOL (America) Inc., MOL (Asia) Ltd., and MOL (Japan) Ltd.  

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

MOL Holds Graduation Ceremony for Filipino Seafarers

. Always think about how, not in a passive manner, you can create positive results and take action. Through your jobs, aim higher to become the seafarer you aspire to be, and increase your value." He then introduced "MOL CHART," which was established as a set of common values that MOL Group employees permanently inherit.   The program received accreditation as the equivalent to university-level education under the Academe-Industry Linkage Program (AILP) promoted by the Philippine government. Selected students study at the MOL training institute and aboard MOL-operated vessels

Richard “Dick” Craig

Craig Named President and CEO of MOL America

(America) Inc. up to one of the most efficient and productive organizations within MOL Liner in the last 10-plus years. I believe Dick is ideally suited to continue to drive the company forward, build on its potential and realize its intrinsic value in order to accomplish and exceed our goals under the MOL Group’s “STEER FOR 2020” mid-term management plan.” Craig, currently the executive vice president, sales and operations of MOL (America) Inc., joined MOL (America) Inc. in April 2003. He earned his undergraduate economics degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA in

MOL's Masaaki Nemoto: Image courtesy of MOL

MOL Philippine Maritime Students Graduate

to win customers’ trust. This is always our top priority in every circumstance. All of you, always bear in mind that you are on the front lines helping us ’become the world leader in safe operation.’"   Form more information contact: Koichi Asada, General Manager, Seafarer Group, Marine Safety Division Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Email: sfgmo@molgroup.com    

Armstrong Named VP MOL (America)

MOL (America) Inc. welcomed Ronnie Armstrong to the position of vice president, area operations. He leads MOL (America) Inc.’s vessel and equipment management, intermodal services, contract management, and cost control and planning groups for the United States and Canada and has functional accountability for operations in Mexico and the Caribbean. He reports to Richard Craig, President & CEO, MOL (America) Inc.   Armstrong joins MOL (America) Inc. after 20 years in the container shipping industry, including experience serving as a head of intermodal operations along with responsibility

Susan Duguid (left) and Brenda Bryant (Photo: Cammach Recruitment)

Cammach Recruitment Acquires Bryant Group

Aberdeen recruitment specialist Cammach Recruitment said it has acquired rival firm Bryant Group in a deal that is expected to create a new, locally-owned market leader, based in the heart of the city, with combined turnover of more than £14 million ($18.6 million).   Cammach Recruitment paid an undisclosed sum to take control of Bryant Group. The business – which consists of Bryant Engineering and Bryant Personnel – will continue to trade under its current name.   The company’s founder, Brenda Bryant, retires from the business after 37 years in the recruitment

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

Sharon Gill, VP of Sales, Singapore

ShipServ opens Singapore office

  ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore marketplace with an expected annual trade of $3bn in 2015, has cemented its position in Asia with the opening of a new office in Singapore. The office will be managed by ShipServ’s VP of Sales Sharon Gill and will be open for business from July 1st. “We are very excited to get much closer to one of the biggest and most vibrant shipping markets in the world and will look to increase our already substantial customer base in the region,” said Kim Skaarup, Chief Operating Officer of ShipServ. Singaporean owners, managers and

Caroline McGovern (Photo: UTEC Survey)

UTEC Appoints New Head of Finance

UTEC Survey, an Acteon company, has announced the appointment of Caroline McGovern as its new Head of Finance.    Before joining UTEC, Caroline was the CFO for MOL Energy UK where she was a founding director of the business which grew to comprise ownership of 20 North Sea exploration and production licenses.  Prior to that, Caroline was Finance Manager for EnQuest PLC, where she spent four years leading and supporting the finance function through their initial IPO listing on the U.K. stock market, and the company’s subsequent asset consolidation and growth period.    C

Carsten Ladekjaer (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Promotes Dubai Management

manager; and Hernan Ortiz will be appointed to a newly created role as business development manager.   “All three of the newly appointed candidates have played a critical role in guiding Glander International Bunkering DMCC through pivotal points in the office’s history,” said group CEO, Carsten Ladekjaer. “As the group continues to expand its relationships regionally and internationally, we require the correct leadership and expertise in place to help us navigate and continue to thrive in an ever-changing marketplace.”   Langthjem joined the company in 2014

Captain Raja Ray

Isle of Man Flag Appoints Raja Ray as BDM, Singapore

this rise through the world rankings set to continue. The Isle of Man’s gross registered tonnage now stands at 16.6 million GRT and the register comprises some 450 ships and 100 super yachts; with a portfolio of clients such as Berge Bulk, BW, Masterbulk, Pioneer, Hanjin, MOL, Synergy, and Thome Group. To continue to provide the speed and quality of service to clients, the register has expanded its network of surveyors in the region to include: Singapore; Hong Kong; Shanghai; Manila; and Brisbane.  

Matt Corbin (Photo: Sparrows)

Corbin Joins Sparrows Group as European Director

Sparrows Group has appointed Matt Corbin as its regional operations director for the UK and Europe to support the company’s continued growth in the oil and gas, renewables and industrial sectors.   Corbin, who has more than 20 years’ experience working in the oil and gas industry, has held several leadership positions including UK managing director for the subsea division of Aker Solutions and UK regional general manger for GE Oil & Gas.  Most recently, he was supply chain consultant to the UK Government’s regulatory body, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) and

Giaever to Take Over as CFO at NAT, NAO

(NAT) and Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) from October 16, 2017.   Giaever joins NAT/NAO from maritime focused investment bank Fearnley Securities AS, where he served as a director and partner in the Corporate Finance division. Giaever has served as a corporate advisor in the John Fredriksen group in London, top rated Senior Shipping Analyst in DNB Markets and partner in Inge Steensland AS, specializing in gas related maritime matters.    Outgoing NAT/NAO CFO, Turid M. Sorensen, will leave her administrative duties before the end of 2017. She will be suggested as board member of NAT

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