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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Jill Maone (Photo: SpotSee)

SpotSee Appoints Malone as Marketing Director

Instruments. While there, she developed worldwide digital marketing strategies including defining objectives, channel activation and success metrics, while overseeing multi-channel digital marketing campaigns. Previously, Malone held multiple marketing leadership positions at MoneyGram International, Splash Media and Advanced TMS Clinics of Texas. She also launched Malone Marketing Strategies, which catered to individuals and small businesses to provide cost effective and innovative traditional and digital marketing services while establishing and maintaining brand standards

Kerry Gerot (Photo: Port of Long Beach)

New Comms Director at Port of Long Beach

 The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Thursday approved the selection of Kerry Gerot to lead the Port’s Communications and Community Relations Division. The appointment is effective August 19.   Gerot is currently the Public Affairs Officer for the Long Beach City Manager’s Office, a position she has held for almost three years. As Director of Communications and Community Relations for the Port, she will oversee media relations, crisis communications, community engagement and educational outreach at the Harbor Department.    The Communications Division

Hannah Birong (Photo: ASA Electronics)

ASA Electronics Hires PR Specialist

ASA Electronics has added Hannah Birong as its new Public Relations Specialist to oversee content creation as well as public relations for ASA Electronics’ various industries and proprietary brands. Her position includes a range of media relations, advertising planning, social media management and web marketing.   Birong holds a B.A. in Mass Communications with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Graphic Design from Indiana University South Bend. She comes to ASA Electronics from a marketing firm and has extensive communications and marketing experience.

Kathryn Geivett Director Social Media

Holland America Line Appoints Geivett as Director, Social Media

  Holland America Line has hired Kathryn Geivett as director, social media. In this capacity Geivett’s primary responsibility will be to drive, plan and oversee the execution of strategic social media and digital initiatives for the cruise line.   She will report to Mary Beth Wressell, vice president, marketing communications, for Holland America Line.   “Social media is an important way we communicate with our fans, and we’re thrilled to have someone of Kathy’s caliber join the company to oversee all of our different engagement channels,” said Wressell.

ASA Appoints Clark Communications Manager

The American Salvage Association announces the appointment of Jason Clark as the Association’s Communications and Public Relations Manager. Jason will assume a range of duties, to include the writing and issuance of press releases as well as working on the editorial board of the quarterly Soundings magazine, overseeing its publication. Jason brings a wide range of communications experience, working in the New Orleans television media market for the previous fifteen years in various capacities ranging from sales support to Operations. This breadth of experience in fast paced media environments

Jannie Slone

Slone Joins ASA Electronics

ASA Electronics has hired Jannie Slone as their new Public Relations and Digital Marketing Specialist. Slone will handle all written promotional materials, social media, public relations, email marketing campaigns as well as SEO/SEM strategies for the corporation and its product lines.  “We are excited to have Slone on our team. Her background in digital marketing is going to be a valuable asset to our team as we continue to expand our marketing mix as well as embrace current technology trends,” said Monica Pletcher, ASA Marketing Manager. Slone recently graduated from FIT in

Mark Miller (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Promotes Communications VP

Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Mark Miller to vice president, corporate and marketing communications, within Crowley’s corporate services group.   Miller directs all aspects of internal and external communications around the world for Crowley and its commercial subsidiaries. He, along with his team, is responsible for the companies’ brand development and protection; media relations and crisis communications; strategic development, execution and oversight of marketing communications, including advertising, website development, internet marketing, social media engagement

Schiendorfer is ABB's Head of BMR

   ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Michael Schiendorfer as head of its Business Media Relations team focusing on financial and business topics, effective Aug. 1, 2015. He will report directly to Christoph Sieder, Head of ABB Group Corporate Communications. Schiendorfer joins from Novartis, succeeding Thomas Schmidt who will focus on public affairs ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Michael Schiendorfer as head of its Business Media Relations team focusing on financial and business topics, effective Aug. 1, 2015.

Estefania Fenoy (Photo: Peli Products)

Peli Names Fenoy Marketing Director

Peli Products, designer and manufacturer of high performance protective cases and advanced portable lighting systems, has appointed Estefania Fenoy as Director of Marketing and Communication for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).   With more than 20 years of media industry and marketing management experience, Fenoy leads Peli’s business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing efforts for the Commercial/Government and Consumer divisions of the company, in nearly 100 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.   Since starting with Peli in 2000 Fenoy has been a

Charlie Stuart (Photo: OceanLED)

Stuart, Shapiro Join OceanLED

Marine and underwater LED lighting provider OceanLED has anounced two new staff appointments to its global leadership team: sales, product, business and organizational expert Charlie Stuart joins the company as Global Managing Director, and Lindsay Shapiro joins as the new Marketing Manager.  A seasoned leader with expertise in design, sales, operational change and process management, Stuart is responsible for implementing new business and operational processes, while also overseeing the product development lifecycle and new product launches, driving new global marketing, sales, and new

Felixstowe, the busiest container port in the United Kingdom, where the IMO kicked off its 2017 World Maritime Day theme ‘Connecting ships, ports and people.’ Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

"It is Easy for Seafarers to Feel Lonely and Isolated" Says UN

 Highlighting the challenges faced by seafarers – women and men sailing and working aboard ships – the United Nations International Maritime Organization has called on everyone around the world to show appreciation for their vital contributions.   “Even though seafaring can provide the basis for a fulfilling and life-long career, it is still a very difficult and demanding job,” Kitack Lim, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), said in his message on Day of the Seafarer.   In addition to personal issues, conditions onboard

(Image:  © Ivelin Radkov / Adobe Stock)

Launch: MarTID - the Global Maritime Training Insights Database

MarTID – the Maritime Training Insights Database -- a historic initiative to study global maritime training practices -- launches today. There is broad agreement that as much as 80% of maritime accidents involve human factors causes. As such, top vessel operators and maritime training centers are pouring significant resources into creating best practice and innovative training programs.  This is good.   To a large degree, however, the industry as a whole, knows little about the training approaches and successes of vessel operators and training centers outside personal circles.

(From Left) Associate Professor, Michael Manuel, WMU; Mr Greg Trauthwein, Vice-President, New Wave Media; Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, WMU; Mr Murray Goldberg, CEO, Marine Learning Systems, President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, the CEO of Marine Learning Systems, Mr Murray Goldberg, and the Vice-President of New Wave Media, Mr Greg Trauthwein, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 29 June at WMU in Malmö, Sweden. (Photo: WMU)

WMU signs MoU with MLS, New Wave Media for Global Survey

The MoU establishes a partnership between the three organizations to conduct recurring global surveys on seafarer training practices in industry and sets out the guiding principles and terms by which WMU, Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media will conduct these surveys as well as publicize the findings. Speaking at the signing, WMU President, Dr. Doumbia-Henry noted that for many decades there has been a dearth of information regarding how the industry actually manages, delivers and assesses training within and beyond the framework of the requirements of the STCW Convention, as amended. These

At the Seafarers Awareness Week launch on 9 February, from left to right: Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK; Drew Brandy, Senior Vice President Market Strategy, Inmarsat Maritime; David Dingle CBE, Chairman, Maritime UK. (Photo: Seafarers UK)

Two New Themes for Seafarers Awareness Week

Announcing the themes ‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’, Seafarers UK has launched this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign, with the focus on promoting maritime career opportunities, both at sea and ashore, including in the UK’s thriving port industry.   More than 150 maritime professionals came together to celebrate the launch of the seventh Seafarers Awareness Week campaign, organised by the charity Seafarers UK. The week-long campaign will provide a platform for national and regional promotions and events intended to

Rofia Larsson (Photo: Nautilus International Holding Corp.)

Metro Cruise/Metro Shore Hires Marketing VP

Metro Cruise Services and Metro Shore Services, the cruise divisions of Nautilus International Holding Corporation, have  appointed Rofia Larsson to the newly created position of vice president of sales and marketing.    Larsson joined Metro Cruise and Metro Shore on June 1 and will be responsible for the implementation of various marketing programs and branding strategies to increase the visibility of cruise and shore event business to potential customers within the industry. She also will provide visibility to cruise ship calls and the occurrence of events to current customers

Keoni Wagner (Photo: Matson)

Matson Appoints Communications Director

Matson, Inc., a U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has appointed Keoni Wagner as director of corporate communications, succeeding Jeff Hull, who is retiring from Matson after a 33-year career with the company.   Wagner will report to Matt Cox, president and chief executive officer, and is based at Matson's corporate office in Oakland, Calif.   Wagner most recently served as public information officer and spokesman for Oakland International Airport. Prior to that, he served as vice president of public affairs at Hawaiian Airlines, based in Honolulu. During his more than 20 years at Hawaiian

Maritime Regs: Preparing For Future Emission Requirements

A Webinar: December 11, 2014 2pm to 3:15pm (EST) This week, find out why and how choosing ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants Mobilgard 410 NC can help optimize the performance of engines that meet Tier IV emission requirements, which continue to be phased in from Jan. 1, 2015, depending on vessel and engine type. This webinar will show you how this specially formulated lubricant can help:   Improve engine cleanliness; Minimize liner wear; Optimize the performance of engines that meet Tier IV emission requirements. The EPA requires that new and medium

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