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Maria Teresa Pisabarro Castanedo, Manager DNV GL Academy Spain (3rd from the right) accepted the “Impulso a la Formacion” award on behalf of DNV GL. (Photo courtesy: DVN GL)

Spanish Cluster Recognizes DNV GL’s Maritime Academy

DNV GL’s Maritime Academy has been recognized for its training program by the Spanish Maritime Cluster. DNV GL received the “Impulso a la Formación” award, in recognition of the Maritime Academy’s efforts in the Maritime Training Sector in Spain. The award is under the patronage of King Felipe VI and honours initiatives that improve training programs and promote the development of new opportunities for professionals in the Spanish maritime sector. It also rewards projects that enable professionals to more easily move careers to a new maritime subsector. “We

Photo: IDC

European Dockworkers to Hold Two-hour Strike

The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the policies of the European Commission (EC).   Once the conflict in Spain has been resolved, the IDC said it expects the EC to reconvene the European Commission Sectorial Social Dialogue Committee, which the IDC will re-join in order to promote new changes.   The IDC said it demands that International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions 137 and 152 be ratified and complied with by all member states of the European Union.   The

Sven Thy Christensen (Photo: PBES)

PBES Hires Christensen to Develop Mediterranean Markets

efficiency, emissions reduction, and power generation including diesel and gas generation, wind, and solar energy.   Christensen comes from Odense Maritime Technology, where he held the position as Sales & Business Development Director. Prior to this he worked for MAN Diesel & Turbo in Spain. Here he spent four years as Managing Director Deputy, representing the company at Spanish shipyard group Astilleros Españoles, and then ten years as CEO for Spain for all group companies, simultaneously responsible for business development in Latin America.   Christensen is a mechanical

Carlos del Corral (Photo: iContainers)

iContainers Hires Barcelona Office Director

career in 1998 at the maritime operations department of logistics firm Servicios Logísticos Integrados in Madrid. After multinational firm UTI Worldwide acquired the company, Del Corral took charge of transforming the processes and systems. As UTI Worldwide’s operating controller of Spain, his work involved ensuring process compliance, continuous improvements, and performance measurement through metrics.    At UTI Spain, Del Corral was responsible for commercial and operational management. In 2006, he went over to UTI New York, where he led the team dedicated to strategic

Photo courtesy of Trelleborg

Trelleborg Welcomes Pianc Young People to Factory

on the understanding of fender performance and lifecycle.   Key to the organization of the event was Alfred Roubos, Project Leader at the Port of Rotterdam.  Mr Roubos commented: “The event was a great success, with attendees coming from all over the world, including Belgium, Iceland, Spain and as far away as Brazil and Argentina.”   Mr Roubos presented some preliminary findings from PIANC Working Group 145, which is focused on updating PIANC guidance on berthing velocities and fender design.  The objective of the Working Group is to produce a report providing data

Spanish Dockers Call Strike over Non-union Labor

it would not change parts of the plan, El Pais said, citing the CETM union.   Reuters could not reach CETM for comment.   The proposals would allow companies operating in ports to hire staff that do not belong to unions, a move unpopular with union members but which would help bring Spain in line with European Union regulations.   The nine days of stoppages across dozens of Spanish ports would take place on alternate days, meaning disruptions could drag on for three weeks between March 6 and March 24, El Pais said.   Negotiations between the unions and the government

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Quantum of the Seas to Embark on World Tour in 2015

collection of fascinating destinations for an experience only found on Royal Caribbean.   Alternatively, vacationers can choose among five sailings, ranging from three to 16 nights, which comprise the Quantum Global Odyssey:   An 11-night Ocean Voyage – Cape Liberty to Spain cruise, departing May 2, 2015, from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J., to Barcelona, Spain, with calls at Ponta Delgada, Azores; and Cartagena and Palma De Mallorca, Spain, A 16-night Suez Canal – Barcelona to Dubai itinerary, departing May 13, with calls at Rome (Civitavecchia)

Photo: ConocoPhillips

Conoco to Cut 7% of Canadian Workforce

for the company, said in an email.   ConocoPhillips shares were up 4 cents in midday trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $62.05.   The layoffs follow one from Talisman Energy Inc on Wednesday; the company will cut 15 percent of its staff due to low prices ahead of its acquisition by Spain's Repsol SA .   Other Canadian producers that have already announced job cuts include CNOOC-owned Nexen Energy, Suncor Energy Inc and Royal Dutch Shell.     (Reporting by Anna Driver and Scott Haggett; Editing by Terry Wade and Bernadette Baum

Thomas P. Ostebo (Photo: CLIA)

Ostebo Chosen to Head CLIA

CLIA global headquarters in Washington D.C., and will work with the orgainzation’s 15 offices across the globe, including Abremar-Brasil, Alaska, Australasia, Belgium & Luxembourg, Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, North America, North Asia, North West & Canada, Southeast Asia, Spain and UK & Ireland.  

Federico Decio (Photo: ZF)

ZF Appoints Pleasure Craft Product Manager

, gaining experience in project management and business processes. Further, he developed a background in supply chain and production process through management roles in international companies in the commercial vehicle and home appliances industries. The multilingual Decio, having held positions in Italy, Spain and Germany, is familiar with the international working environment.   “Looking at the slow but steady market recovery of the largest markets in the recreational boating industry, I am convinced that the business has the opportunity to move forward in a positive way,” Decio said

James Leeson (Photo: DP World London Gateway)

DP World London Gateway Hires Head of Commercial Port

Ports (ABP) Humber region, covering the ports of Immingham, Hull, Grimsby and Goole.   After starting out as a trainee with Harrison Line in Liverpool, Leeson moved on to P&O Nedlloyd and Maersk Line, working in a range of commercially focused roles based in the UK, Latin America, France and Spain.   In 2008, Leeson moved into container terminal management heading up the commercial function at Tilbury Container Services. This was followed by a brief spell with Inchcape Shipping Services as Global Key Account Manager and subsequently with ABP.   Tabare is set to take up the post

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Cargo Shipping Market to Reach 12.52 Bln Ton by 2021

; China 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

Andreas Maierhofer  (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Names Maierhofer Oslo GM

industry, including Project Broker and Commercial Director. His diverse industry awareness is further complemented by his cultural adaptability and impressive language skills. As a result of the many countries he has lived in, including but not limited to; Canada, Norway, Germany, U.K., Hong Kong, Spain and Dubai, Andreas is fluent in English, Norwegian and German

Photo: Troy Container Line

Troy Container Line Expands Export Dept.

, has mastered the skill of tracing clients LTL trucking from door to CFS and problem shooting on a moment’s notice to ensure on-time delivery for every customers’ cargo. O’ Malley’s role as a Customer Service Representative includes daily agent communications with Italy, Spain and Belgium, as well as booking, tracking and tracing cargo. His attention to detail and instinctive ability to find the most competitive trucking and ocean rates has made him a perfect match for Troy’s growing clientele and their pricing needs. Prior to joining the Troy Container Line team

Talisman Energy to Cut up to 15% of Head Office Jobs

Talisman Energy Inc, the Canadian oil and gas company being acquired Spain's Repsol SA, plans to cut as much as 15 percent of staff at its Calgary head office as a result of collapsing crude oil prices, a company spokesman said.   Around 150 to 200 employees and contractors will be laid off, Talisman spokesman Brent Anderson said, and employees will be notified beginning this week.   Other Canadian producers that have already announced job cuts include CNOOC-owned Nexen Energy, Suncor Energy Inc and Royal Dutch Shell.   "With low oil prices we have reduced our 2015 capital

4th Edition of International Graduate Program

the success of the first three editions, which has seen the recruitment of some 100 graduates from 30 countries (Australia, Brazil, China, Columbia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA, Venezuela), this year’s program once again offers successful candidates a permanent employment contract, competitive salary, and an initial period of induction and training at the Milan headquarters followed by a 12-month job rotation in their country of

Photo: Paris MoU

Paris MoU Reports 113 MLC Detentions in First Year

August 20, 2012 were entitled to conduct PSC inspections on MLC requirements from August 20, 2013. As a result, the following 12 member States started enforcing the MLC, 2006 from August 20, 2013: Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the Russian Federation, Spain and Sweden. During the first year of implementation, member states Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Malta and the United Kingdom began to enforce MLC, 2006, bringing the total to 21

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