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Lars Francke Riisberg (Photo: Logimatic)

Logimatic Announces Leadership Change

. The company has therefore appointed Lars Francke Riisberg as CEO to strengthen the management with new leadership. Although new in the position as CEO, Riisberg has been part of Logimatic's Board of Directors. For 25 years, he has been involved in the development, sale and implementation of software solutions for the maritime sector. In addition, he has an MBA in Corporate Entrepreneurship. Since the beginning of 1989, Riisberg has assisted in the development of the software known today as SERTICA.   Former CEO, Michael Paarup, will continue as Vice Director/COO and with Riisberg 

Walter Hannemann (Photo: Dualog)

Dualog Names Hannemann Product Manager

Ex-Maersk and Torm IT Manager Walter Hannemann joins Dualog to drive development of future-ready maritime software solutions   Independent maritime software solutions and ITC (Information & Communication Technology) services provider Dualog has appointed Walter Hannemann as its new Product Manager.   Hannemann, an electronics engineer and experienced shipping industry ITC specialist joins Dualog after holding positions in IT management at Maersk Tankers and Torm. His previous roles have covered the full ITC spectrum for vessel and fleet operations.

Royal Caribbean Selects Quintiq Software

  Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company, announced that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has selected its software solution to optimize the assignment of more than 80,000 crew members across its various brands and ships globally.   As a global company, Royal Caribbean required a solution that could handle increasingly complex workforce planning conditions unique to the cruise business, and its manual approach to crew planning and scheduling was time-consuming and left no room for optimization.   Quintiq is able to incorporate all the rules, regulations and requirements of its

Inna Kuznetsova (Photo: INTTRA)

INTTRA Names Kuznetsova President and COO

handles approximately one in four ocean container shipping transactions and generated a 12 percent increase in container orders in 2015, volume growth that exceeded that of the overall market.    Kuznetsova has also lead INTTRA's eVGM Initiative and the development of an eVGM compliance software solution for carriers and shippers.  The eVGM Initiative is a noncommercial group consisting of more than a dozen leading carriers, freight forwarders and ports working to develop technology and business process standards to foster industry-wide compliance with upcoming Safety of Life at Sea

Tideworks Grows with New European Office

Tideworks Technology, Inc., a full-service provider of comprehensive terminal management and planning software solutions, announced that it is moving to a newly renovated office space at the World Port Building in Rotterdam to accommodate growth and better serve its customers in the European region. The move will be complete in September 2014. “We are excited to house our new regional office at the largest commercial port in Europe,” says Michael Schwank, president of Tideworks Technology, “Our European customer base is growing, and we want to solidify our commitment to the

Sebastian Sjoberg

BMT SMART Appoints Sjoberg

Ltd., a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd.  has appointed Sebastian Sjoberg as Sales & Business Development Manager. Sebastian has a BSc in Naval Architecture from Arcada University of Applied Science, with over 10 years’ experience within the maritime sector working with suppliers of software solutions for shipping, shipyards and consulting companies. He also has over six years sales and business development experience during which Sebastian was based in South-Korea and Singapore. As a Sales & Business Development Manager, Sebastian will be responsible for the Asia Pacific and Scandinavian

INTERSCHALT Shuffles Executive Management

shared goal – and that is to help carriers, vessel owners and their shipping partners automate manual processes and gain easier access to higher-quality information and data through new technologies.” He then added, “INTERSCHALT’s extensive maritime expertise and proven software solutions for carriers and vessel owners combined with multi-tenant collaboration technology will provide our customers with smart, connected solutions to directly reduce costs and improve operational performance.”   INTERSCHALT customers will also benefit from integration and development

Walter Hannemann (Photo: Dualog)

Hannemann Joins Dualog as Product Manager

Dualog, an independent maritime software solutions and ITC (Information & Communication Technology) services provider has appointed Walter Hannemann as its new Product Manager. Hannemann, an electronics engineer and experienced shipping industry ITC specialist joins Dualog after holding positions in IT management at Maersk Tankers and Torm.   Hannemann's previous roles have covered the full ITC spectrum for vessel and fleet operations. His expertise in leading diverse, global teams, co-operating with vendors and working closely with business management in addition to a deep

Rucker Named President of Tideworks

Tideworks Technology Inc., a full-service provider of terminal management and planning software solutions, announced that Thomas J. “T.J.” Rucker will assume the role of president effective September 1, 2017, succeeding retiring president Michael Schwank, who led the company for 19 years. Rucker will relocate to Seattle in August to ensure a smooth transition into the role.   Rucker is currently vice president of operations at Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT), one of the largest container terminals in Latin America, where he is responsible for managing liner customer relationsh

Ilmo Kuutti (Photo: NAPA Group)

NAPA Group Names Kuutti President

Software solution provider for ship design and operation NAPA Group (Napa Ltd.) has appointed Ilmo Kuutti as its new President.   Kuutti assumes the position from Juha Heikinheimo, who served as President of NAPA Group for five and a half years.   Kuutti holds a master’s degree in naval architecture from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland. He started his career in shipyards, where he undertook various roles throughout the 1980s. Since joining NAPA in 1991, he has been taken on various leadership positions, most recently Executive Vice President, NAPA for Design and Senior

Douglas Owen (Photo: BIC)

Owen Appointed Secretary General of the Bureau International des Containers

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.   Using his wide experience of innovative data and software solutions for container fleet management, he most recently led the launch of the BoxTech Technical Characteristics Database (TCD). The organization’s newest endeavor, the BoxTech TCD is  a non-profit platform for the sharing of container technical details.     &ldquo

Matt McKinley (Photo: Datum360)

McKinley Named VP at Datum360

Engineering information management company Datum360 has announced the appointment of Matt McKinley to the role of Global Vice President of Business Development.   With prior leadership experience at several major engineering software vendors, including Intergraph, AVEVA, COMOS and most recently Siemens Oil and Gas, McKinley brings with to the role more than 20 years’ experience of providing enterprise solutions to serve the oil and gas industry.    From his home location in Houston, he steps up to this role having previously engaged with Datum360 via his consultancy, 6T

Paul Ashton (Photo: iMarine Software)

Ashton Joins iMarine Software

iMarine Software has announced that Paul Ashton has joined the company as Director and will be responsible for continuing software development of the company's range of software applications including SeaProc, a cloud based maritime e-procurement solution for buyers and sellers in a marine environment.   Ashton is known in the marine industry as a founder of SpecTec where he was the U.K. Managing Director then group VP responsible for U.K., France, Middle East and Africa. After the merger with Station 12 to create Xantic, the largest satellite communication and software company in the maritime

SSI Hires Holder for US Sales

, EnterprisePlatform product line and new pricing options that SSI now offers. He will be based in the Gulf Coast Region but will provide technical consultation to the shipbuilding and offshore industry throughout the United States.   Holder brings experience to the new role, having utilized CAD software for over 20 years and sold and consulted with companies on implementations of 3D CAD/Analysis, data management and ERP integration for the last decade.  

ABB on the Indan subcontinent Courtesy ABB

ABB Strengthens Commitment to India’s economic development

in India, and has several centers of excellence devoted to developing solutions with global applications in both power and industrial automation.   The Bangalore R&D center has already made important contributions to ABB’s global projects in engineering, oil and gas, robotics and software development. A unique solar pump drive designed especially for the local market has been one of the key projects of this center. ABB also operates its robotics service center in Bangalore, where engineers continuously monitor the health and performance of 5,000 working robots deployed worldwide

ABB Names Jouret Chief Digital Officer

. He has lived in 12 countries including France, Singapore and the United States. Additionally, he worked for Cisco as IT Director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region and in the Internet Business Solutions Group.   Jouret left Cisco in 2014 to join Envision Energy, where he led the software products business, including a platform for the emerging energy internet. Jouret has been Chief Technical Officer at Nokia Technologies since April 2015, and recently drove a major acquisition in the digital health sector.   “Guido Jouret is a proven leader in the digital revolution

(Image: Wilhelmsen Ships Service)

WSS: Digital Solution Focus @ Norshipping

(AR) project at the world’s biggest maritime show, this immersive, interactive tool enables visitors to view the company’s very latest products and systems, inside and out.   Developed in conjunction with Austrian technology company Imagination Computer Serv. GesmbH, using their AR software ‘MagicLens’, visitors will download a reader app to their phones and scan a printed image to unlock the AR system. Kjell Andre Engen, Executive VP, Marine Products, WSS believes AR has the capacity to be much more than just a marketing tool for exhibitions. He says, “AR helps us

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