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Thursday, November 14, 2019

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Deep Down Taps Simmons as COO

Micah Simmons as Chief Operating Officer, a new role at the company. Simmons' appointment is part of a broader management realignment effort initiated last month, which included the appointment of Deep Down CFO Charles Njuguna to serve as CEO.Simmons was most recently Vice President of Project Management for Global Operations in Siemens Oil and Gas, based in Houston. Prior to Siemens, he spent 20 years with TechnipFMC most recently as a Vice President, Global Supply..Simmons earned an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and a Bachelor

Dr. Matthew Asplin (Photo: ASL Enviromental Sciences)

ASL Hires Dr. Asplin

Sciences appointed Dr. Matthew Asplin to the position of Metocean and Arctic Project Manager. Dr. Asplin brings a diverse set of multidisciplinary research skills in meteorology, sea ice, and oceanography, and has over 15 years of experience in these fields.  He will be responsible for project management and client liaison tasks for projects across these disciplines, and will also be active in responding to business development opportunities and academic collaborations, as well as expanding new consulting services to ASL's present clients. Dr. Asplin will also be active in strategic planning

Ravi Edirisinghe, Director/Chief Executive Officer - GAC Sri Lanka (Photo: GAC)

GAC Sri Lanka Taps Edirisinghe as Director

Business veteran Ravi Edirisinghe has been appointed Director/Chief Executive Officer of GAC Group of companies in Sri Lanka.He brings to his new role 27 years of knowledge and experience in strategic planning, business development and re-engineering, supply chain management, logistics and project management in diverse industries to this role. He is responsible for the strategic growth and business direction of the Group comprising GAC Shipping Ltd, GAC Marine Services Pvt Ltd and GAC Logistics Ltd. He replaces Mahesh Kurukulasuriya, who continues to be a member of the Group’s board of directors

Stork Names Hunt UK Regional Director

over four decades within the international nuclear, thermal, petro-chemical, process, industrial and manufacturing industries. He graduated from Dudley and Reid Kerr Technical Colleges, as well as The Welding Institute in Cambridge. Furthermore, he attended Cranfield University where he studied project management

Raimon Strunck (53) has been appointed as MV WERFTEN's Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Photo: © MV WERFTEN

Strunk Named CTO at MV Werften

Raimon Strunck (53) has been appointed as MV WERFTEN's Chief Technology Officer (CTO), taking over the newly created role on October 1. His responsibilities include project management, design, planning as well as procurement and logistics. He is a member of the senior management and reports to CEO Peter Fetten.Strunck has 24 years of professional experience in the shipbuilding industry. After studying mechanical engineering at the University of Hanover, he held various positions in the areas of project management, sales and planning, working for different shipyards in Germany and abroad. His

Marcus Höglund (Photo: Foreship)

Foreship Eyes US West Coast Cruise Business

ferry owning community, and to renewing and developing relationships with regional shipyards.“Many know Foreship as the company with the most extensive reference list in cruise ship construction and conversion but are not so familiar with how that experience can be deployed to enhance design, project management, documentation and approvals processes,” he said. “They may also not be fully aware of the full scope of our expertise across the luxury and expedition cruise ship markets, or our work on vessel performance analysis, energy saving, fuel consumption optimization, ballast water system

Reed Peré (Photo: Danos)

Leadership Changes at Danos

company.Among these new positions, Mike Guidry, who currently serves as operations manager, will move to a new role as general manager of production. A resident of Cut-Off, Guidry has been with Danos for 25 years and was named Danos’ Staff Employee of the Year in 2009.Additionally, Manager of Project Management Kevin Biringer will become the general manager of projects for the Permian. Biringer interned with Danos in 2013 and joined full time in 2014. A native of New Mexico, Biringer currently lives in Houston

Preston Khomo (Photo: TNPA)

TNPA Focuses on Ship Repair

from MEDUNSA, Sithole holds an MBA from the Midrand Graduate Institute, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Thames University, London, and a Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs, from the University of Pretoria Continuing Education.  He recently completed a Project Management Professional Diploma from PM IDEEAS.   

Thomas Rigolo (Photo: Great Lakes Group)

Great Lakes Group Announces New Management Hires

afloat and ashore. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Akron and a 100-ton Masters License. Her focus will be on building upon the company’s brand, presence and business development opportunities through strategic marketing, public relations, business consulting and project management.Emery Eiber is a 2015 State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and a USCG 3rd Assistant Engineers license. He has gained a variety of marine engineering and vessel operations experience during his work as a 3rd Assistant

Ian Cummins (Photo: LOC)

LOC Names Cummins Energy Projects Development Director

has appointed ex-Head of Engineering at BP, Ian Cummins as its new Energy Projects Development Director. Ian will focus on the oil and gas and renewables markets, and help to identify and develop new and innovative engineering opportunities to progress the business.Cummins brings extensive major project management and engineering experience to LOC, gained from working on exceptionally large projects, significantly boosting LOC's specialist expertise in this area.  Throughout Cummin's career he has worked for an operator, contractor and engineering firm in a number of international locations

Simon Allison (Photo: Xodus Group)

Xodus Strengthens APAC Team

director for the APAC region.   Allison is responsible for the management of the group's office including business development and growing strategic new markets. Having previously been Xodus’ general manager in Scotland, he is maintaining an active technical role in projects, including project management.   Allison has worked in the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years after graduating with honors in Chemical Engineering from the University of Melbourne. After starting his career as a process engineer, he later specialized in the field of flow assurance.   Xodus Group will

Pradeep Verma (Photo: Kreuz Subsea)

Kreuz Subsea Strengthens Senior Management Team

from Subsea 7 where he held the role of regional vessel and asset manager, based in Houston, Texas. He also worked at EMAS Offshore Ltd for five years and Rubicon Oilfield International prior to this. Kaminski brings more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry, specifically across project management and operations roles.   As director of marine assets, Kaminski will be responsible for the overall supervision of the company’s owned and chartered fleet.   These recent additions to the senior management team follow on from last October’s changes to the top positions

Andrew Imrie (Photo: M² Subsea)

M² Subsea Taps Imrie to Lead Sales and Marketing

its international offering from its hubs in Aberdeen and Houston. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Aberdeen and will join the main board alongside Mike Arnold, Mark Wood and Stuart Bannerman.   M² Subsea is an independent provider of underwater ROVs and subsea project management and engineering services

Ferry man through and through. Naval Architect Carsten Ortloff has designed ferries since he was a young boy. From 1 February 2018 he will design ferries for Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech. (Photo: OSK)

Naval Architect Ortloff Joins OSK

With a series of RoRo and RoPax projects lined up in the not so distant future, Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech A/S are ramping up the naval architect and project management department with the addition of a naval architect with more than 18 years of design experience. German naval architect Carsten Ortloff will join OSK-ShipTech February 1, 2018. He is a through and through ‘ferry man’, creating his very first ferry designs when he was only a boy. He holds a diploma in naval architecture, and since the start of his career in 2000, his main focus has been concept designs and the

Photo: Crowley

Crowley’s Solutions Group Reorganizes

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s solutions group announced that it is reorganizing and establishing new leadership to better serve customers in need of engineering, project management and government services.  Solutions is the company’s dedicated, full-service engineering, project management and government services team, reporting to Crowley’s Todd Busch, senior vice president and general manager, technical services. Jay Edgar, who is new to Crowley, has been appointed vice president and leader of the company’s newly formed engineering services team, which encompasses all

(Photos: Crowley)

Crowley Shipping Announces Management Team

units – Crowley Shipping, Crowley Fuels and Crowley Solutions. Crowley Fuels includes Crowley’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales, distribution and engineering unit, and the company’s fuel sales and distribution business in Alaska. Crowley Solutions consists of engineering and project management services; naval architecture and engineering through subsidiary Jensen Maritime; government vessel management; and a unified government business development team.  

James Callahan (Photo: Danos)

Danos Announces Executive Leadership Changes

and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. He holds a master’s degree in accounting from the University of New Orleans.   In his new executive position as vice president of project services, Callahan will provide strategic oversight and management of the company’s project management, construction, fabrication, automation, coatings, scaffolding and other related service lines. Callahan is charged with the operations of projects worldwide, providing integrated total project support for customers’ onshore and offshore activity.   Callahan joined Danos in 2013

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