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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Chauncey Naylor (Photo: Resolve Maritime Academy)

Naylor Named Resolve Maritime Academy Director

Resolve Maritime Academy, the learning arm of the Resolve Marine Group, has welcomed Chauncey Naylor as the Academy’s new Director responsible for operational management, strategic course, and certification development. Naylor comes to Resolve from Williams Fire and Hazard Control in Port Arthur, Texas with extensive experience leading safety management and emergency service teams.For the past 23 years, Naylor has been a driving force behind Williams’ response teams earning himself the prestigious Red Adair Industrial Community Award.  Naylor, highly decorated in the fire service

Carlos del Corral (Photo: iContainers)

iContainers Hires Barcelona Office Director

charge of transforming the processes and systems. As UTI Worldwide’s operating controller of Spain, his work involved ensuring process compliance, continuous improvements, and performance measurement through metrics.    At UTI Spain, Del Corral was responsible for commercial and operational management. In 2006, he went over to UTI New York, where he led the team dedicated to strategic clients. Upon his return to Spain in 2011, he held a management position on the UTI global team, with the aim of coordinating systems and standardizing processes within the corporate network of over 60 countries

Ian Edward Ross (Photo: GBSL)

Grand Bahama Shipyard Adds Four Executives

modules. He started his career in ship repair in 1988 as an Apprentice Ship fitter at Kings Bay Submarine Base.    During his 28-year career in the marine industry, he has successfully embraced positions in production from an apprentice to production manager. With over 20 years of operational management experience in new construction and ship repair. He constructively integrates knowledge of industry technical practices, production operations, and resource management. Don utilizes a team building management style expeditiously achieving defined objectives and promoting long-term successful

Cadets with Bibby Ship Management and X-Press Feeders staff (Photo: Bibby Ship Management)

Training the Next Generation of Seafarers

of British Officers. I wish all four Trainee Officers the best in their roles and look forward to guiding them in their career.”    X-Press Feeders has always recruited into a management trainee scheme, as part of a policy to secure the right caliber people for commercial and operational management roles within the company. Seagoing experience is crucial to the way the industry can move forward and develop, in the hope that the current trainee officers will fill the pipeline from which future general managers and directors can be drawn.    Julie Arnold, Training and Cadet

Miriam Maes (Photo: Port of Rotterdam Authority)

Maes Joins Port of Rotterdam Supervisory Board

Miriam Maes has been appointed to the Supervisory Board of the Port of Rotterdam Authority as of January 1, 2016, filling the position that fell vacant after Merel Vroonhoven stepped down from the Board on July 1, 2015.   Maes has extensive international experience in a variety of operational management positions at Unilever, ICI, Texas Utilities and EDF.   After mostly working in the food industry for the first twenty years of her career, over the past decade, the main focus of Maes’s activities has shifted towards the energy sector and climate change. Among other roles, Maes

EBDG Hires HR Expert de Rubertis

EBDG announced the hiring of Human Resources Generalist, Carolyn de Rubertis in its Seattle office.  De Rubertis brings more than 20 years of experience to her role, as well as a proven track record of strong leadership. De Rubertis' broad-ranging background encompasses expertise in operational management, human resources management, strategic planning and process improvement.  A graduate of Occidental College, de Rubertis has a BA in American Studies and a MS in Industrial Relations from the University of New Haven.

Mark Preece (Photo: Ceona)

Ceona Appoints Preece as New CEO

, has announced  that the company’s executive vice president commercial and business development, Mark Preece, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Preece takes over from current CEO, Steve Preston, who after 40 years in the industry has decided to retire from operational management and step down. Steve has worked tirelessly to establish Ceona as a key subsea player over the last three years, having been a prime mover and overseeing the construction of the company’s purpose-built flagship, Ceona Amazon, the company said. John Smith, chairman at Ceona, said,

Dr. Ahmed Al Abri (Photo: Oman Drydock Company)

Oman Drydock Appoints Deputy CEO

, repairs and conversions, and take Oman Drydock to the next level.”    Dr. Al Abri said his role is to oversee the operations at the yard as it becomes much busier, giving clear, coherent guidance so all departments are working in harmony.   “My PHD was in the operational management of shipyards,” he said. “So it is fantastic to have the opportunity to put those ideas into practice. We are tackling big issues that have slowed operations in the past such as visa and customs bureaucracy as well as complex environmental obstacles. In addition, we are expanding

Todd Grove (Photo: ABS Group)

Grove Named ABS Group President, CEO

the appointment of Todd Grove as its new President and CEO.    Grove most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for ABS Group's parent company, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). He has served more than 30 years at ABS, in various senior technical and operational management roles across the world.   Grove holds a bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan, an MBA from the University of Houston and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program

Dr. Thomas Lieb, 56, Chairman of Management Board of Schenker AG

Dr. Thomas Lieb leaves Schenker AG

Asia-Pacific and the Americas, as well as, later on, for all the other management regions. With effect from July 1, 2008, he assumed the chairmanship of the Board of Management of Schenker AG. His focal points included further expansion of key customer support structured by industry as well as operational management of the management regions.  

Jean-Michel Sintome

Exova Appoints Sintome

of its specialist corrosion and materials technology facility in Daventry. Jean-Michel joins Exova from Jordan Manufacturing, the provider of multi-disciplined engineering services, where he held the position of Managing Director. With a career spanning over 30 years in engineering and operational management, Jean-Michel has held senior positions with global organizations  including , Pernod-Ricard, Unilever and Oberthur Technologies. Robin McGill, sector director for Oil & Gas Europe at Exova said: “Jean-Michel has strong skills in operational management and a proven track

Helge Vatnehol

Rapp Marine Hires Vatnehol as CEO

board member of its Norwegian branch Rolls-Royce Marine AS. Vatnehol is Sivilingeniør (MSc) from NTNU, the Norwegian University of technology and Science, and has held senior leadership positions in Engineering, IT & Process development, Strategy & Business Development as well as Operational Management both in Rolls-Royce and before that in the Ulstein Group – a Norwegian yard, ship design and equipment supplier that was acquired by Rolls-Royce plc back in 2000. “Rapp Marine is going through a period of restructuring to bolster our competitiveness. Our ambition is to grow

Helge Vatnehol

Vatnehol Named CEO at Rapp Marine

Director and board member of its Norwegian branch Rolls-Royce Marine AS. Helge is Sivilingeniør (MSc) from NTNU, the Norwegian University of technology and Science, and has held senior leadership positions in Engineering, IT & Process development, Strategy & Business Development as well as Operational Management both in Rolls-Royce and before that in the Ulstein Group – a Norwegian yard, ship design and equipment supplier that was acquired by Rolls-Royce plc back in 2000. “Rapp Marine said it is going through a period of restructuring to bolster our competitiveness. Our ambition is

Lesley Maxwell (left) and Nick Knight

InterMoor UK Expands Management Team

Marine Services Ltd. Maxwell has more than 20 years of international experience as a senior manager in management consulting and human resources roles across different sectors including oil and gas and will be based in Aberdeen, U.K. She brings experience in strategic human resources, operational management, project management and leadership and development to InterMoor. Maxwell holds a master’s degree in human resources management, a postgraduate degree in employment law and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She is also an accredited coach, trainer and

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