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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Left to right: Russian Minister of Transport Evgeny Ditrich and Sergey Frank CEO Sovcomflot (Photo: SCF Group)

Sovcomflot and ABB Open Training Center in Russia

The new Vessel Electric Propulsion Training Center at the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University in Russia will help to prepare seafarers for work on vessels equipped with Azipod propulsion systemsThe center will be used to train MSUN cadets, as well as to provide advanced training to commissioned officers of the merchant fleet. It is also planned to conduct research, including scientific and experimental activities, in the area of automation of electric propulsion and vessel power supply.The establishment of the center follows the trilateral research, technological and educational partnership

Photo: Drydocks World

Drydocks World Initiates Health Care Campaign

our continuous process improvement plan and our strategic initiative to prioritize the well-being of our staff. We hope to deliver a better experience at Drydocks World to meet medical needs, while cost effectively improving our medical resources.”Dr. Hesham Abdallah, Galderma Head for ME, Africa, Russia, India and Turkey said, “At Nestle Skin Health we aim to enhance the quality of people’s lives by focusing on science based solutions in skin health and we want to change the way the world talks about skin health. The skin is the largest organ in the body; healthy skin is a reflection

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Hundreds of Norway Oil Workers Go On Strike

1.97 million barrels of oil and natural gas liquids a day in 2017, according to BP's Statistical Review published in June.Natural gas production was 123 billion cubic metres last year, BP reported, making Norway the world's seventh biggest producer and Europe's largest gas supplier after Russia.Safe said workers on rigs that conduct exploration or production drilling for oil firms would also walk out on Tuesday.That includes 117 workers from the Transocean Spitsbergen rig; 80 from the Songa Offshore Enabler; 71 from Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger; and 60 from North Atlantic Drilling

Alexey Khaydukov (Photo: SCF Group)

Khaydukov Named President of PAO Novoship

The Board of Directors of Russian tanker shipping company PAO Novoship has elected Alexey Khaydukov as the company’s new President.Khaydukov replaces the firm’s previous President, Yury Tsvetkov, who stepped down from his role on August 8, 2018, following his appointment as a Deputy Minister of Transport of Russia, Head of the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport.Prior to his appointment, Khaydukov was Managing Director of SCF Management Services (Novorossiysk) Ltd. He will retain this position in addition to his new responsibilities as President of Novoship.Khaydukov has served

Teruyuki Yamaoka (Photo: YANMAR)

YANMAR Announces Key Appointments

with YANMAR in 2003 as a sales engineer for the leisure marine market in the Benelux, progressing to Area Manager Marine for Europe and then Project Specialist for marine, leisure and commercial high-speed engines with Yanmar Co. Ltd, in Osaka, Japan, before returning to specialise in sales in Europe, Russia and Africa

President Donald Trump (Official White House photo)

What does Trump's Presidency Mean for the Power Industry?

time that President Trump has held office, but aside from hearing concerns from environmentalists around increases in greenhouse gas emissions, one positive for the US market would be Trump’s plans to increase natural gas exports to places like Europe (where certain areas depend on natural gas from Russia) and China (who deal with air pollution issues from over-dependency on coal). More natural gas exports should allow a level of environmental improvements abroad, whilst benefitting the US economy at the same time.   Are there any particular areas of the power market that will benefit or suffer

Genoil Bolsters Management Team

development, mergers and acquisitions, financial performance and risk management.   Phillips joins Genoil after the agreement of several major initiatives for the company. In November 2016, Genoil signed a US $50 billion Letter of Intent to develop and construct upgrading and energy projects in Russia and Chechnya, including the provision of a complete solution from oil field development through to the production of 3.5m barrels per day of clean fuels. In April 2016, Genoil received a $5 billion Letter of Intent from a Chinese Policy "Superbank" to develop a project in the Middle East

MMT Appoints Regional Executive in Russia

Andrey Voronov has started as MMTs representative in Russia from May 1, 2017, responsible primarily for increasing MMT’s regional presence in Russia and strengthen business relations on this market. He will be stationed in Moscow.     Voronov brings to the role leadership experience from subsea operations and survey technologies, having worked in the offshore industry for 25 years at companies such as Nord Stream AG, Blue Stream and a leading Russian survey company.  

Glander International Bunkering Announces Promotions

.   In the Middle East and Indian subcontinent market, Abdur Rahman, who joined the Dubai office in 2013, has been promoted to Senior Bunker and Lubricant Trader.   Laura Toplar joined the Glander International Bunkering group in 2014 as Bunker and Lubricant Trader in Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the Black and Mediterranean Sea, and has now been promoted to Senior Bunker and Lubricant Trader.     Elza Adamyan has also been promoted to Senior Bunker and Lubricant Trader and will continue to handle the regional areas of Middle East and Africa. Adamyan began her career

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Andhra Signs MoU with Russian Maritime Varsity

 The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) Andhra Pradesh will soon have a world class maritime university.   AP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russia's State Marine Technical University to promote marine education and technology.   The agreement was signed at the port city of St. Petersburg on the first day of AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's visit to Russia on Wednesday. The Chief Minister held consultations with the heads of the university during his tour.   The representatives of the university have also signed an MoU with the Andhra Pradesh

Photo: Maersk Line

Cargo Shipping Market to Reach 12.52 Bln Ton by 2021

is major exporter in Asia-Pacific as it is developed as manufacturing hub. Market demand, developments in port infrastructure and strong government support has enabled Asia-Pacific to achieve largest market share.   The European region has been segmented into Germany, France, the U.K., Spain and Russia. Europe is estimated to account for the second-largest share in the global cargo shipping trade in 2016. The EU countries are expected to show steady growth in near future due to various initiatives by European Union and rising global demand.   North America is estimated to have the third-largest

Nick Phillips (Photo: Tatham Macinnes)

Phillips Joins Tatham Macinnes

and has spent more than 30 years as a solicitor and partner in the maritime sector with a track record dealing with charterparty disputes and all aspects of ship and superyacht construction. He has a core client base of shipyards, ship/yacht owners, charterers and insurers many of which are based in Russia and Eastern Europe.   A commercial dispute resolution lawyer in the maritime sector, Phillips’ main area of expertise is in the shipbuilding sector. However, he also advises businesses in the energy and trade sector and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights

Abdullah Aldubaikhi will take over as CEO at Saudi Arabia’s largest shipping company Bahri, effective January 1, 2018 (Photo: Bahri)

Aldubaikhi Named Bahri’s Next CEO

Investment Company (SALIC), where he served as CEO for six years. He previously held senior management roles at several firms, including Afwaf Investment, Awalnet and DowLog Technology Company.   Aldubaikhi is a member of the joint business councils between Saudi Arabia and the nations of Canada, Russia and France, and sits on the board of directors of several local and global companies, including Bank Alkhair, Alessa Industries, Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros. Co. W.L.L., G3 Global Grain Group (G3), and United Farmers Holding Company (UFHC). He holds an Executive MBA from the University of Oxford

Ben Oudman (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Taps Oudman as Regional Manager

to succeed in the years ahead.” Elaborating on the differences in the energy markets which now lie under his new responsibilities in DNV GL, Ben Oudman said: ‘’While Western Europe is rapidly embracing the energy transition across the value chain, the focus in Eastern Europe and in Russia is on gas as the fuel of choice, with security of supply a key concern.  There we see significant investments in transnational pipeline projects such as TANAP and TAP.  In the East Mediterranean, recent developments off the coast of Egypt, Cyprus, Israel and Lebanon are some of the main

NAVTOR CEO Tor Svanes with new CTO Anders Holme (Photo: NAVTOR)

NAVTOR Hires Holme as Chief Technology Officer

E-navigation specialist NAVTOR said it has appointed Anders Holme for the role of Chief Technology Officer.     Holme will manage teams that work across offices in Egersund, Norway, Singapore, Japan, Sweden, Russia, the U.S. and U.K. NAVTOR’s main software development takes place at the company’s head office in Egersund and its dedicated base in St Petersburg.   “There is a growing appreciation within shipping that new technology can unlock real operational advantages and business opportunities,” Holme said. “NAVTOR’s product range has shown

Glander International Bunkering Expands Trading Floor

brings with him over eight years of bunkering experience, having worked for a shipping company in Denmark. He speaks Danish, English and German, all of which have greatly facilitated his international client reach and global market understanding. His areas of expertise lie within West Africa and Russia, however his extensive industry experience have built an excellent foundation for accessing markets and regions worldwide. Kasper has held team leadership roles in both of his last posts and will play an integral role in the group’s business development initiatives going forward.    

 Kineteco senior technical manager Max Sheppard. (Photo: Kineteco)

Kineteco Expands Distributor Network

Kineteco International, a U.K. spring starter manufacturer, appointed a new European and Russian distributor to push export sales. Kineteco added Hatraco, a Netherlands-based supply company, which will be tasked with increasing sales and raising Kineteco’s profile across continental Europe and Russia, aside from the Benelux countries.    This deal follows the earlier appointments of Atlantic Diesel Services (ADS) as UK distributor and Kemper en Van Twist (KVT) for the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.   Kineteco currently sells around 1,000 spring starters a year and has

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