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Harkand North America Salvaged by MBO

, project management and survey services. This will provide a sound platform for growth as new opportunities arise. Operations in the three regions will continue to be led by AJ Jain as chief executive officer, supported by Brian Schacht, head of business development and communications, James Parker, head of North America operations and Doug Fieldgate, head of West Africa operations

Sean Whiteley (Photo: Cargomatic)

Cargomatic Hires Whiteley as COO

Whiteley has joined the company as chief operating officer. Whiteley will be charged with overseeing operations, sales and marketing efforts for Cargomatic as it continues its mission to transform local trucking through its mobile technology.    Cargomatic also announced that co-founder Brett Parker will transition to the role of president and chief commercial officer to focus on corporate strategy and enterprise account development.   “Sean’s extensive, hands-on background in technology start-ups will prove invaluable to Cargomatic as we continue our mission to modernize

Shulah Jones (Photo: PAL)

New Liverpool Maritime College Launches Memorabilia Appeal

to keep Britain working. And of course it was from here that so many men and women risked, and gave, their lives boarding ships during the Battle of the Atlantic.     “We’ve already had great help from Sefton Council who curate Bootle Town Hall’s archive and Phil Parker, of Atlantic Container Line, which is a major user of the docks.   “It’s really interesting how you can take some incident from the past and grow people’s interest from there. One idea is for our students to interview local people about their memories. We aim to be a hub

Parker Harrison (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Promotes VP of Procurement

Parker Harrison has been promoted to vice president of procurement at Crowley Maritime Corporation, the company announced.   Harrison, former director of claims within Crowley’s risk management group, will be responsible for corporate-wide procurement, managing teams in Florida, Washington, Alaska, Louisiana and New Jersey, with additional support provided by personnel in El Salvador. She will remain based in Jacksonville and report to John Calvin, senior vice president and controller.    Harrison joined Crowley in 2013 from Shipowners Claims Bureau in New York where she

AME's new hydraulics division will be led by Jeremy Short. Photo: AME

AME Expands into Hydraulics

managing a team of hydraulic technicians, rebuilding hydraulic cylinders and valves, to restoring cranes, bow thrusters, gangways, and much more. He received a Diploma in Auto and Diesel Mechanics from Nashville Auto Diesel College and attended NTT Hydraulic School. Jeremy’s certifications include Parker & Eaton Hydraulic Hose Crimping Certification, Besenzoni Cranes & Tender Launch System Training Certification, ABT Trac Factory Certification, and Wesmar Factory Certification

Photo courtesy of Parker Kittiwake

Simplex-Turbulo to Host Technical Condition Monitoring Seminar

to learn how the technology can help prevent expensive, preventable engine damage.   Taking place on Friday,  March 9th, 2018, the seminar will cover key topics such as lubrication oil condition monitoring, bunker sampling and acoustic emissions monitoring. Representatives from Parker Kittiwake, the company at the forefront of condition monitoring research and development, will be co-hosting the event.    The Baltic Exchange building is home to the membership organization at the heart of the global maritime marketplace, and a fitting venue for this exciting seminar

Michelle Handforth (Photo: Aberdeen Harbor)

Handforth is New CEO of Aberdeen Harbor Board

has taken over the role of chief executive at Aberdeen Harbor Board, the U.K. offshore oil and gas port.   This comes after an extensive recruitment process, when Handforth, who has 20 years of board and leadership experience in global, multi-site businesses, was recruited to succeed Colin Parker as Chief Executive.   Alistair Mackenzie, Chairman of Aberdeen Harbor Board, said, “Michelle is joining Aberdeen Harbor at an incredibly important time for the organisation. Construction works are well under way at the Aberdeen South Harbor site, whilst we continue to focus on providing

(Image: Rolls-Royce)

The Human Aspect of the Autonomous Ship

, beam and draft. That’s about to change, albeit slowly. The ship of the future will likely be measured by the number and quality of the bells and whistles that make it float. And if this is indeed the case, the quality of the professionals running it will be even more important. The Author Barry Parker, bdp1 Consulting Ltd. provides strategic and tactical support, including analytics and communications, to businesses across the maritime spectrum. The company can be found online at: (As published in the 3Q 2015 edition of Maritime Professional -

Darling, Parker join Tidewater

Tidewater has strengthened its management team with the appointments of David Darling as VP and Chief Human Resources Officer and Mark Parker as Vice President, Corporate Taxation.  Darling joins Tidewater with over 24 years of domestic and international human resources experience, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Gulfmark Offshore, Inc., where he was the Human Resource Director since 2007.  Prior to Gulfmark, he served in executive human resources roles with Rigdon Marine and a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. Darling has additional offshore

Rod shaking hands with Alec Don Photo courtesy

British Ports Chairman Steps Down

Harbour Master is President of the UK Harbour Masters Association.   Shoreham Port’s Finance Director & Deputy Chief Executive, Sara Bassett was previously Treasurer of the BPA and is still involved in advising on financial matters as part of the Finance Managers Working Group, with Tony Parker Director of Engineering participating in the Port Infrastructure group.   Although Rodney has stepped down as Chair, he will still be an influential presence within the Association sitting on the BPA council, advising on pressing matters such as the implications of Brexit. As members of the

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