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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Lefty Charalambopoulos (Credit Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Appoints Charalambopoulos

Dan-Bunkering (Monaco) S.A.M. announced that Lefty Charalambopoulos has been appointed as Bunker Trader. Lefty was born and raised in Athens, Greece, with a resumé which exceeds over 10 years of experience within the real estate industry prior to a career change directed toward the bunker business.    

Mistry Resigns as a Director of Bumi Armada

Malaysia-based international offshore energy facilities and services provider Bumi Armada Berhad  has announced that its Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director, Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry, has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Group. Mistry joined the Board of Bumi Armada in October 2014. Mistry is the Chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji group, a conglomerate involved in construction, real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy.

Chris Lytle (Photo: Port of Oakland)

Oakland Port Director Signs on for 3 More Years

Chris Lytle at the helm for gains with airport, seaport, commercial real estate portfolio   Port of Oakland Commissioners have awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract. The agreement means the longtime industry veteran will remain at the helm in Oakland through July 2019. Commissioners unanimously approved the new deal at a meeting last week.    “Chris Lytle has transformed the Port of Oakland and raised its visibility as a center for trade, transportation and economic vitality,” said Earl Hamlin, President of the Board of Port Commissioners.

Port of Oakland headquarters (Photo: Port of Oakland)

Port of Oakland Welcomes 20 Paid Interns

, law, marketing and more have started paid summer internships at the Port of Oakland. For the next two months, interns will be involved in the port’s daily operations while learning technical skills on a wide range of assignments at the port’s maritime, aviation and commercial real estate businesses. They will also have a “hands on” opportunity to work on the port’s major development projects. “Our interns represent the future workforce of the Port of Oakland and the region,” said Port of Oakland Director of Social Responsibility Amy Tharpe. &ldquo

Bryceon Sumner (Photo: Foss)

Foss Names Sumner CFO

Bryceon Sumner has joined Foss Maritime as chief financial officer, hired to oversee all aspects of the organization's financial function and performance. Sumner brings to the role years of experience gained at a number of organizations ranging from education technology and real estate, to architecture and financial services. Prior to joining Foss, Sumner served as COO and CFO for public and private companies, family offices and as a senior financial officer of a $60 billion government banking insurance fund. Most recently, he was CFO of Academic Partnerships, a Dallas-based educational technology

Louis Gutierrez (Photo: Port of Long Beach)

Port of Long Beach Names HR Director

former Fortune 500 company executive, will lead a new bureau dedicated to supporting recruitment, hiring and training of harbor department personnel.   In his current position as Vice President of Human Resources for the Lewis Group of Companies, one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development companies, Gutierrez heads the human resources division, serving more than 500 employees, and overseeing the Lewis Group’s talent acquisition, benefits/compensation, succession, learning, executive development and employee relations functions.   He previously served as

John Walsh (Photo: Port Cnaveral)

Port Canaveral CEO’s Tenure Ends in January

partners with the excellent customer service for which Port Canaveral is known,” said Port Chairman Jerry Allender. Walsh has served as CEO since March 2013. He began his tenure with the Port Authority in February 2011 serving as Deputy Executive Director of Infrastructure, Construction and Real Estate

Chad Call (Photo: Intermarine LLC)

Intermarine Promotes Corporate Finance Director

financial operations. Prior to joining Intermarine, Call was employed by Ernst & Young LLP where he served in the company’s Assurance Services for five years. While in this position he gained diverse experience and expertise across the transportation, oilfield, manufacturing, airline and real estate industries. Call received a Master of Accountancy from Brigham Young University in 2005. He is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Texas. Call is active in community service activities through religious organizations and the Boy Scouts of America.  

Mikael Kromli (Photo: The Swedish Club)

Swedish Club Names New CFO

of the Dry Transport Logistics Division of the Singapore-based IMC Shipping Co. Pte, onto the Swedish Club board. IMC Shipping is part of the IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group – a privately-owned enterprise with a diverse range of business interests, including shipping, investments, and lifestyle/real estate.   Welcoming the two appointments, Lars Rhodin, The Swedish Club’s Managing Director, said they slotted perfectly in line with the Club’s growth strategy. “SK Lim is a key addition to the Club’s board and brings with him valuable experience of working at senior levels

Senior staff members Hacegaba, Gamette named to Port posts

Executive Appointments at Long Beach Port

Director of Business Development. Before that, he had been Manager of Commercial Trade – Ocean Carriers since June 2014. He was hired at the Port as a Marketing Manager in 2007. Eamonn Killeen, a Senior Port Leasing Officer, has been appointed to the position of Assistant Director of Real Estate, to succeed Gail Wasil, who retired in August. Killeen started with the Port in July 2002

Dr. Noel Hacegaba (left) and Sean Gamette, P.E.

Port of Long Beach Announces Executive Appointments

Director of Business Development. Before that, he had been Manager of Commercial Trade – Ocean Carriers since June 2014. He was hired at the Port as a Marketing Manager in 2007. Eamonn Killeen, a Senior Port Leasing Officer, has been appointed to the position of Assistant Director of Real Estate, to succeed Gail Wasil, who retired in August. Killeen started with the Port in July 2002

Chevron Names Morris VP of Human Resources

.    In her new role, Morris will oversee Chevron's Human Resources, Diversity and Ombuds, and Medical and Health Services groups. She will report to Chevron's corporate vice president of Human Resources and Corporate Services, Joe Laymon, who will continue to oversee Chevron Business and Real Estate Services, Global Security and Aviation until his planned retirement in late 2017.    Morris joined Chevron in 1991 in the Corporate Human Resources Development Program. Since that time, she has held a number of roles of increasing responsibility in human resources, global marketing

Two Join Ports of Indiana Commission

America, the primary trade association for airports in the U.S. and Canada, and one of five worldwide regions.    Browning has been chairman of the board for Browning Investments since 2013 and was the company's president and CEO from 1981 to 2013. The Indianapolis-based real estate development company's portfolio includes large industrial parks, such as AirTech Park, AllPoints Midwest, AllPoints Anson, and several downtown office buildings totaling over 2 million square feet, including Capital Center, 300 North Meridian, Gateway Plaza, Landmark Center and Pan Am Plaza. Michael

Nigeria Energy Sector Closing the Gender Gap

"We are there not because we are women. We are there because of our competence as managers." Another prominent industry leader is Bola Shagaya, managing director of Practoil Limited, one of the largest importers and distributors of base oil in Nigeria. Her businesses include investment in real estate, spanning across major cities in the country with more than 300 employees. Moreover, the richest woman in Africa is Nigerian energy mogul Folorunsho Alakija, an entrepreneur who earned the title after the Ministry of Energy approved her oil prospecting license in 1993, granting her a lucrative

Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi (Photo: Milaha)

Milaha CEO Al-Hetmi to Step Down

company registered in Qatar and holds commercial registration number 1. Milaha’s current activities include marine transportation in gas, petroleum products, containers and bulk; offshore support services; port management and operations; logistics services; shipyard; trading agencies; real estate investments; and asset management

Roland C. Mower

Roland Mower New President/CEO of Port San Antonio

airport, East Kelly Railport and mixed-use Kelly Center could support over 30,000 jobs upon full build-out—underscoring the large site's significant potential to further benefit the region. In his upcoming role, Mower will lead a team of about 100 employees, including professionals in real estate and business development, airport and railport management, construction, asset management, finance, and marketing. Port staff also provides comprehensive customer support through its experienced property maintenance specialists—electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, handymen and a landscape

© Carabay / Adobe Stock

For Payroll Purposes, is Your Seaman Really a Seaman?

to take a close look at the nature of these positions before you are served with a lawsuit.     The Author Larry DeMarcay is a partner in the law firm of Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer. His areas of practice include commercial litigation, admiralty, personal injury, transportation, real estate, construction and corporate law. Prior to attending law school, DeMarcay served on the Washington based legislative staff of Congressman Jimmy Hayes. On the web: www.bhbmlaw.com     (As published in the July 2017 edition of Marine News)  

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