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Florian Dussler  (Photo: Xeneta)

Dussler tapped to Lead Xeneta's U.S. Ops

Xeneta is moving to accelerate the growth of its North American operation with the appointment of Florian Dussler as General Manager and VP Sales, Americas. Dussler, previously VP Americas for logistics software firm Transporeon, will head Xeneta’s New York office and aim to grow both awareness and market share for the leading global freight benchmarking and market intelligence platform. The news comes as Xeneta announces it has now built its database to over 55 million contracted rates, while also welcoming some major names to its community of global shippers. Xeneta, which crowd-sources data

Daniel Sundberg (Photo: Yanmar)

Yanmar Hires Nordics Regional Manager

Yanmar Marine International has appointed Daniel Sundberg as its new Nordics Regional Manager to oversee sales, after-sales and marketing related to the manufacturer’s commercial and leisure marine engines and other Yanmar Group brands in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Latvia.Sundberg's position encompasses the roles of Nordics Regional Manager, General Manager of Yanmar Norway and General Manager of Yanmar Sweden.According to Yanmar, the addition of a focused Nordics Manager further demonstrates its commitment to the Nordics region following the establishment of Yanmar Marine Finland

Photo courtesy of Kongsberg

Kongsberg Digital Wins ACE Award

Kongsberg Digital has received a 2018 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award in the Overall Business Impact category.  This years ACE Awards winners have been selected for demonstrating unwavering commitment to listening to the Voice of the Customer and driving customer-focused change throughout their organizations. Established in 2005 to highlight dedication and contribution to achieving universal customer excellence, Confirmit’s ACE Awards program is a well-respected cross-industry, international initiative. Kongsberg Digital’s service and support for companies

Danny Trasher (Photo: Actisense)

Actisense Restructures Its Management Team

Marine electronic equipment provider Actisense has undergone an internal reorganization.  Danny Thrasher, Head of Sales & Operations, has taken on the newly created role of Head of Sales & Marketing. Additionally, Mark Pay former Operations Supervisor, has been promoted to the role of Operations Manager. As the Head of Sales & Operations, Thrasher has been responsible for promoting the Actisense brand overseas as well as managing the internal operations team. In his new role as Head of Sales & Marketing, he will be aligning sales activities with the company’s global

Tim Nolan (Photo: TOTE)

Nolan Tapped to Take Over as TOTE CEO

Tim Nolan has been named the next president and CEO of U.S. domestic ocean carrier TOTE Inc., parent company Saltchuk announced today. TOTE is the parent company to TOTE Maritime and TOTE Services.Nolan, who is currently president of TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, will succeed retiring president CEO Anthony Chiarello who will step down July 16 after eight years at the helm.Nolan has been with the TOTE family of companies since 2013. He will remain in Jacksonville, Fla., as TOTE’s corporate headquarters shift to Jacksonville where both TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico and TOTE Services are currently

Brian Turnball

Glander Bunkering Hires New Senior Trader

Glander International Bunkering announced that they have hired Brian Turnbull as a Senior Bunker & Lubricant Trader. Brian will begin working with Glander International Bunkering in their Dubai office. Brian comes to Glander International Bunkering with 23 years of experience in the bunker industry. He has previously been one of the driving forces in starting up and managing multiple successful bunkering companies in South Africa. His experience in business development and knowledge of the South African markets is welcomed at Glander International Bunkering.  

Gustaf Kristiansson (Photo: Markel International)

Markel International Appoints Kristiansson in Singapore

Markel International Singapore, the specialist insurer, has appointed Gustaf Kristiansson as marine underwriter based in Singapore.   Kristiansson joins the Singapore office from Markel International’s Sweden office where he held the same position. Prior to that, he was located in Dubai, UAE working for Gulf Agency Co., an international shipping logistics and marine services company. Kristiansson brings with him more than 10 years of shipping and marine insurance experience.    

Alf-Kristian Aadland (Photo: Innova)

Aadland Named Managing Director at Innova

Innova AS, a technology distributor and service provider for the underwater industry, has appointed Alf-Kristian Aadland as its new Managing Director.   Aadland has been Innova’s Technical Director since January 2014, prior to which he served in leading roles at Oceaneering since 1993. His area of responsibility included offshore operation to department manager for different development and engineering groups. Aadland’s last position in Oceaneering was Manager for Subsea All Electric department.   Aadland’s educational background is in electric automation and electronic

FairfieldNodal Names New President, CEO

Walter Pharris, who is retiring after 35 years. Pharris will continue to serve as chairman of the company’s board of directors.   Davison brings with him expertise in global operations and business management. Before joining FairfieldNodal, he was senior vice president at Oceaneering International, Inc., where he had worldwide P&L responsibility for their subsea products group. He began his career at Oceaneering as vice president of the umbilical solutions division in 2007. During the eight years prior to this, he served in several executive and general management roles at General

Matthew Long (Photo: Phoenix International Holdings, Inc.)

Phoenix Hires Long, Turner in Manager Roles

, supervisor, project manager and general manager. As a professional commercial diver for over half his career, he also possess an unwavering commitment to safe diving practices and procedures, and is an industry advocate for diver safety. A graduate of the Commercial Diving School at the College of Oceaneering, Turner has completed leadership and team performance training and participates in several charitable organizations benefiting those in need in the oil and gas Industry

Chad Fuhrmann (Photo: Faststream)

Faststream Awards Inaugural Leadership Scholarship

;s E.J. Ourso College of Business Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute. Fuhrmann is the business director for the Americas at Maritime Assurance and Consulting, Ltd. (MAC), where he is responsible for all U.S. operations. He previously held leadership roles at DNV GL, GL Noble Denton, and Oceaneering International. Fuhrmann has nearly 20 years of experience in the marine industry and was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy Individual Ready Reserve. Eric Peters, managing director, Americas, Faststream Recruitment Group, said, “Chad’s impressive employment history and qualifications

Photo: Statoil

Norway Labor Union in Small Expansion of Oil Industry Strike

would meet next week to review the state of the strike and what to do next, he said.   Mediation between Industri Energi and the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association broke down earlier this week, triggering the initial strike at the Norwegian units of Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, Oceaneering and Oceaneering Asset Integrity.   The negotiations were on behalf of about 6,500 union members at around 30 companies.   Norway is western Europe's top oil and gas producer, with state-controlled Statoil its largest firm. Reporting by Terje Solsvik    

FairfieldNodal Welcomes New Member to Its Board of Directors

Seismic nodal technology and services firm FairfieldNodal has welcomed Knut Eriksen as the newest member of its Board of Directors.   Eriksen recently retired from Oceaneering International where he served as Executive Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development. He has also held other key executive positions in the oil and gas industry, on the operator, service company and contractor sides of the business. He brings industry experience, strategic orientation, demonstrated business development track record and in-depth understanding of the offshore oil and gas segment as

Martin Leon (Photo courtesy: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Offers Internship Program

In 2014, as a new concept, Glander International Bunkering launched its first Internship program offering the youth an opportunity to gain experience and hopefully build a long-term career in the shipping industry. The Internship recruitment campaign was run on a small scale at the end of 2013 with a high response rate. From the campaign, three interns were chosen to be apart of a six month program which includes training at the Glander International Bunkering Training Academy in Dubai. The Glander International Bunkering Training Academy syllabus was created by the most experienced leaders

Carina Baekkegaard (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Adds Trader in Dubai

Glander International Bunkering has hired Carina Baekkegaard as senior bunker and lubricant trader at the company’s Dubai office.    Baekkegaard joins Glander International Bunkering with technical and physical supply knowledge from several years of experience in the bunkering industry. She is familiar with the Middle East and various international ports and speaks Danish, English and German.  

(Photo: Galileo Maritime Academy)

Thailand Emerges as an International Maritime Training Center

Since mid 2015 when MCA first approved a Thailand based seafarer training facility, that destination has experienced growth as a popular focus for both advanced seafarers and also entry level crew to complete STCW 2010 and the new updating STCW courses.Anthony Gould, CEO and major investor in Galileo Maritime Academy, said at the recent launch of their Survival Craft and Fast Rescue Boats training facility in Phuket, “Over the last three years international professional seafarers coming to Phuket, Thailand for advanced refresher and other MCA courses in approved marine engineering, efficient

Sylvia Boer (Photo: Damen)

Damen's Boer Secures WISTA Post

Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. WISTA the Netherlands was founded in 2000 and currently has 140 members from across the maritime industry. WISTA the Netherlands focuses on a number of priority topics affecting the industry. Amongst these are sustainability, new technologies, big data, health & safety, cyber security, block chain, developing cultural sensitivity and last, but by no means least, clean oceans. WISTA has 3,000

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