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Glenn Hong (Photo: Saltchuk)

Hong to Take up New Role at Saltchuk

company Saltchuk, focusing on Hawaii business initiatives effective January 1, 2018.   Hong began at Young Brothers in 1991 as vice president of finance and government affairs, coming from Hawaiian Electric Industries. In 1992, he assumed the presidency and immediately set to work to infuse the organization with a customer-driven mindset.   Hong joined the Saltchuk organization in 1999, when the company acquired Young Brothers and Hawaiian Tug & Barge from Hawaiian Electric Industries. In the next decade, Saltchuk added Hawaii Petroleum, Minit Stop and Ohana Fuels.   Under Hong&rsquo

4th Edition of International Graduate Program

the processes, by spending time in direct contact with factory activities, product technologies or the dynamics of customer relationships.   This will be followed by at least 24 months of experience abroad within a specific function, during which their involvement and integration in the organization will make a significant contribution to the business goals. After three years within the program, the aim is to assign junior management roles in the home country or abroad, based on the following criteria: performance appraisals, personal ability, achievements and business needs.   "

Douglas Owen (Photo: BIC)

Owen Appointed Secretary General of the Bureau International des Containers

Douglas Owen has been appointed Secretary General of the Bureau International des Containers (BIC) following almost four years of service at the organization. With more than 20 years of experience in the maritime transportation industry, Douglas Owen joined the BIC as Deputy Secretary General in late 2012. He has helped to broaden the horizons of the 83-year-old organization which promotes safety, security, sustainability and efficiency in container transportation.  Since joining, he has launched a number of new initiatives and increased interaction with members and partner associations.

Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Creates Digital Solutions Organization

DNV GL announced it is creating a specialized Digital Solutions organization that will set out to capture the opportunities that lie in data sharing, advanced analytics, automation, and machine learning as well as addressing challenges related to data quality and security.   Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad will leave her post as CEO for DNV GL’s Oil & Gas business to head the new Digital Solutions business, which will consist of 1,000 digital experts. She will be based at DNV GL headquarters in Høvik, Norway as a member of the Executive Committee for the DNV GL Group.  

Photo: Maersk Line

Maersk Line Talent Development is Best in Class

Maersk Line was named the world’s #1 organization for employee development in the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) 2016 BEST Awards at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C.   Central to the win was Maersk Line senior leaders’ commitment to people development and a strong partnership between Human Resources, global functions and project teams in building specialization and functional excellence to drive Maersk Line’s strategy. This includes, among others, building and implementing leadership development, digitization, commercial excellence, customer service and

Lesley Warrick (Photo: Seafarers' House)

Seafarers’ House Warrick Named ICMA Trustee

Executive Director Lesley Warrick was appointed a trustee of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA).   Warrick, who also is vice president of the board of the North American Maritime Ministry Association (NAMMA), will represent North American concerns within the international organization.   ICMA is an ecumenical association of 28 Christian organizations, representing different churches and Christian communities. The members are all non-profit organizations actively engaged in welfare work for people who work at sea, including seafarers, fishers and the families of both

Two Join Ports of Indiana Commission

facilities in central Indiana.    "It is an honor to have two business professionals with such distinguished careers and extensive experience in transportation planning and industrial development join the Ports of Indiana team," said Ports of Indiana CEO Rich Cooper. "Our organization is dedicated to growing Indiana's economy by developing world-class ports with a sustainable business model that does not require state funding to subsidize operations. We have been extremely successful because of the highly-qualified, business-focused leadership provided by our commission and

GAC is Awarded ISO 29990 Certification (Credit GAC)

GAC Corporate Academy Certified

The GAC Corporate Academy (GCA) has joined the group of organizations to achieve ISO 29990 certification in recognition of the learning opportunities it offers. Only about 30 learning organizations hold ISO 29990 certification, which sets the international learning service standard for non-formal education and training. The GCA is one of the first to receive recognition in the Middle East and African region. Certification acknowledges that GCA courses offered to GAC Group employees around the world meet international standards, complying with quality standards for learning service providers

Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Empowering Maritime Women in East and Southern Africa

 Promoting women's access to quality employment and senior management level within the maritime sector is a key priority for International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s gender and capacity-building program and was at the core of the 8th regional conference to support the Association of Women Managers in the Maritime Sector in East and Southern Africa (WOMESA), held in Mahé, Seychelles (September 26 to 29).   Under the theme "A Decade of empowering Maritime Women - What does the future hold for Africa's Blue Economy?", the event, supported by the Seychelles Maritime

Photo: Rickmers-Linie

Senior Management Changes at Rickmers-Linie

Rickmers-Linie, which specializes in worldwide project and heavy lift liner services, said it continues to streamline operations and improve its global organization. Robert Sappio, who has been heading Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc since September 2012, will step down from the position of President and CEO effective July 1, 2014. However, he will remain connected to the company as a member of the Board of Rickmers-Linie (America). Waldemar (Val) Poulsen has been named President and CEO of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc. based in Houston, Texas effective the same date. Before joining Rickmers-Linie

Todd Shou (Photo: CMR Group)

CMR Group Makes Two Senior Appointments

specialist, has announced two senior appointments as it continues to develop and expand its global operations. Jean-François Michel has joined as vice-president in charge of production, supply chain and purchasing, bringing over 20 years’ international experience working for industrial organizations in Tunisia, China and France to the role.   He will have specific responsibility managing all production and supply chain activities worldwide with the exception of CMR Far East.   CMR’s Asia operations will also be boosted with Todd Shou’s appointment as sales manager

Loralyn Cropper (Photo: Coast Guard Foundation)

Coast Guard Foundation Names NE Regional Director

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, has announced  that Loralyn Cropper joined its staff as regional director for the Northeast.   In her role, Cropper will work closely with Coast Guard units in the area to identify and fulfill education, morale and family support needs for Coast Guard members. She replaces Susan Ludwig in this position, who was recently named president of the Coast Guard Foundation. Cropper brings twenty-five years of corporate sales and marketing, and nonprofit

Jarmo Halonen (Photo: Greencarrier Freight Services)

Greencarrier Freight Services Names Halonen as COO

to bring together all the services we offer to ensure we can focus on our international growth and strengthen our product offering,” said Halonen, formerly Group Director Road Freight.   Halonen added, “This appointment also streamlines the communication between our international organization and the many countries in which it operates.&rdquo

Henrik Andersen

Andersen will be CEO of Hempel

tenure, ISS UK grew from GBP 500m to GBP 925m in turnover and more than doubled earnings.   ISS A/S is one of the world´s largest facility services providers with more than 500.000 employees, operations in 77 countries and revenue of DKK 74 billion in 2014 and has become a truly global organization with operations and customers in Europe, Asia, Pacific and the Americas. Prior to joining ISS A/S, Henrik spent more than 10 years with Jyske Bank. Henrik has a Master of Law from the University of Aarhus and diploma in International Finance from the Business School of Aarhus. Henrik is a non-executive

Both Friso Bakker and Michel Vachey will report to Brett Bissell, CEVA's Chief Operating Officer for Contract Logistics,

CEVA Appoint Two Sr Executive

Consumer and Retail, Healthcare and Energy.  This team's role is to drive global standardization and innovation across all of CEVA's vertical sectors while helping its customers meet today's challenges in the marketplace. The two new senior additions to the global Contract Logistics operations organization are Friso Bakker, Senior Vice President for Global Technology Operations, and Michel Vachey, Senior Vice President for Global Consumer and Retail Operations.  Both executives report to Brett Bissell, CEVA's Chief Operating Officer for Contract Logistics, and are responsible for driving the

AWO Celebrates 70th

Waterways Operators celebrates its 70th anniversary as a trade association, founded on May 20, 1944, to advocate for towboat and barge operators in response to changing national transportation needs and the new regulatory climate emerging during World War II. The association has grown into a national organization representing tugboat, towboat and barge operators on the inland waterways, along the coasts, on the Great Lakes, and in ports and harbors around the country. AWO President & CEO Tom Allegretti noted the association’s seven decades of contributions to its members and to the country, emphasizin

Pictured clockwise: Kainen Bell, Joshua Banks, Xuan Liao and Maninder Grewal (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Scholarships Aid Four UW Students

. After graduation, he plans to pursue graduate school along with a career in corporate social responsibility or global community development.    Maninder Grewal, originally from Renton, Wash., is studying human resource management and finance. Grewal is involved with the Dream Project organization, mentors high school students and is an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management. She interned with Boeing’s human resources department in 2015 and will join the company full-time following graduation.   Xuan Liao from Port Townsend, Wash., is studying accounting

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