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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Stuart Ostrow, President, ShipMoney (Photo: ShipMoney)

Continuing to Pay Crews with Cash Will Bring Further Challenges

Paying crew members in cash will lead to further challenges of increased incidents of piracy and theft, says global financial payments company ShipMoney.   ShipMoney President Stuart Ostrow will address delegates at Crew Connect Global, taking place between in Manila November 6 to 8, explaining the challenges ship managers face by continuing to pay their seafarers with cash.   The company believes that shipping businesses are leaving themselves open to increased incidents of piracy and theft by not looking at alternative payment methods and fully embracing the new digital age.   Giv

James Murray (Photo: Gulfsteam Shipbuilding)

James Murray Joins Gulfstream Shipbuilding Management Team

Team. James is the son of Jim Murray, who originally opened the shipyard 35 years ago as Freeport Shipbuilding.  James built a variety of custom boats at the shipyard before venturing off to start his own successful passenger excursion company. Now, James returns to partner with the current owner Stuart Reeves on a new generation of custom shipbuilding.   “James exhibits the same passions and values that his father instilled on this company 35 years ago, including quality building, timeliness and on-going communication and customer service,” stated Stuart Reeves, owner of Gulfstream

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

Stuart Bannerman (Photo: M² Subsea)

Bannerman Named CFO at M² Subsea

ROV services provider M² Subsea has appointed Stuart Bannerman as the company’s new chief financial officer.   Bannerman brings more than 30 years of executive management experience to the business, having held previous roles as chief operating officer for BW Offshore, chief financial officer position at Remedial Offshore and regional CFO position at Technip.   

Business development manager Jorge Anez

James Fisher Subsea Excavation Expands

Three key appointments have been made to the business development team at the world’s leading mass flow excavation (MFE) provider James Fisher Subsea Excavation.   The company welcomed business development manager Jorge Anez and business development executives Steve Kaub and Stuart Porteous to build its presence worldwide.   Jorge has an in-depth knowledge of Latin America and its business culture, having previously held similar roles in the marine trenching sector where he has a track record of increasing revenues and client portfolios. He said: “It’s an exciting and

Nils Nelson

Nelson Joins IMS American Marine Electronics

knowledge of marine systems for vessels ranging from sportfishermen to megayachts to commercial vessels.  Nils will direct all IMS sales and customer relations activities in the U.S. and overseas.   An affiliate of Florida-based American Custom Yachts, IMS operates out of facilities in Stuart, FL and Beaufort, NC, providing the design, installation and service of marine electronics, communications and onboard entertainment systems. The Stuart facility, located on the Okeechobee Waterway, offers a covered yacht port with a 52-foot clearance providing protected installation on vessels up

Capt. Miller is an unlimited master with decades of marine experience, including previous work for TITAN as a salvage master. (Photo courtesy of TITAN Salvage)

Miller Rejoins TITAN as Salvage Master

Captain Stuart Miller has rejoined Crowley Maritime Corporation’s TITAN Salvage operations team as salvage master, bringing with him over 30 years of worldwide, hands-on maritime and salvage experience. Capt. Miller will be based in the United States, but will deploy worldwide for salvage, wreck removal and other emergency response operations. “TITAN Salvage is pleased to welcome Capt. Stuart Miller back home to our operations team,” said Chris Peterson, vice president. “Capt. Miller is an unlimited master with decades of marine experience, including previous work for TITAN

Photo: Kadey-Krogen Yachts

Kadey-Krogen Yachts Expands to Rhode Island

Kadey-Krogen Yachts has expanded and planted roots this month in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.    Headquartered in Stuart, Florida with additional offices in Annapolis, Maryland and Seattle, Washington, Kadey-Krogen Yachts partner and vice president of sales Tucker West leads the company’s expansion into New England.    A Rhode Island native, West entered the marine industry after graduating from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire with a degree in business management. His primary focus throughout the last 20 years has been in yacht sales, marketing, and after-sales

UK Club Promotes Edmonston to Director Role

Shipping protection and indemnity mutual insurer UK P&I Club has appointed Stuart Edmonston as director of loss prevention and ship inspections, following the retirement of Karl Lumbers. Edmonston joined UK P&I Club in 2014 as loss prevention deputy director, having spent eight years at Holman Fenwick and Willan as a marine manager and casualty investigator. He is a master mariner and has spent time at sea in a wide variety of sectors including tankers, cruise ships, offshore supply and FPSO.  Lumbers’s retirement will see the end of a spell at the club dating back to 1986

Rob Hardy (Photo: Seal Analytical)

UK Growth at Seal Analytical

digestion systems, has announced the appointment of Rob Hardy as UK Sales Manager. "With a Masters degree in Chemistry and experience as a research chemist, Rob has a good understanding of the needs of our customers, so we are delighted that he has joined our UK team," says SEAL President Stuart Smith. "Working from our new facilities in Southampton, Fareham, our UK business is performing extremely well, and Rob's appointment will help us to fulfil the next stage of our growth plan." After working as a researcher in the chemical industry, Hardy  studied Chemistry at Newcastle

Mark Preece (Photo: Ceona)

Ceona Appoints Preece as New CEO

with all our stakeholders to ensure that our cost base is aligned to come through this down cycle strongly.” Preece said of his appointment, “Working with Steve has been great and he leaves some big shoes to fill. But with the team’s support, especially chief operating officer Stuart Cameron, who has been fundamental in getting the company this far, and despite the strong head winds, I feel optimistic for the future.”

Captain Harry Gale (Photo: The Nautical Institute)

Cape Town Hosts Nautical Institute Command Seminar

, while independent marine surveyor and consultant Captain Gary Walsh MNI discusses some aspects of ECDIS.    Proper training and preparation for command is vital to the safety of vessel and crew. With this in mind, the final presentation of the Cape Town Seminar will be delivered by Captain Stuart McAllister, on the topic Preparing for Command. The subject ties in with the newly launched Nautical Institute Command Diploma Scheme distance learning program, which is designed for those aspiring to command or who have recently been promoted to Master. To find out more about the scheme, email:

Camille Olivere (Photo: Norwegian Cruise Line)

Olivere Joins Norwegian Cruise Line as SVP, Sales

Camille Olivere is returning to Norwegian Cruise Line as Senior Vice President, Sales effective November 30, 2016.   Olivere will be based at Norwegian Cruise Line’s headquarters in Miami reporting to Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line and will head the North American sales leadership team that includes Alex Pinelo, vice president, key accounts and Nathan Hickman, vice president, field sales.    Formerly Senior Vice President of Partner Brands at World Travel Holdings, Olivere returns to Norwegian to cultivate and further enhance travel

Ron Mathison

Changes in Swire Pacific's Top Deck

. SPO’s Operations Director, Ian Offland has been re-designated as Safety and Marine Assurance Director. There will also be new additions to his team, including Christopher Bowden as Global Head of Marine Manning, Training and Competence Assurance, Grant Michels as Competence Assurance Manager and Stuart Mooney as Operations Manager

Photo courtesy of TTA

New Thames Apprentices Celebrated

Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.   The eleven apprentices are: Ricardo Salerno (20), Herne Bay; Conor Keeshan (22), Gravesend; Peter Duggan (23), Luton; Adam Green (20,) Eltham; Stuart McKenna (22), Kingston; Thomas Hassan (25), Gravesend; Terry Gooch (23), Erith; George Surry (20), Bexleyheath; Max Goodwright  (21), Bexleyheath; Shane Pink (19), Hoo; Patrick White (20), Longfield; and Max Liles (18), Chalk.   TTA chairman, Chris Livett added: “Today is a proud

(From left) The Apprentice School Director Everett Jordan presented the school’s 10,000th graduate, Sara Ruggles, with a plaque to commemorate the milestone as Newport News Shipbuilding President Matt Mulherin and Newport News Shipbuilding Vice President of Trade Operations Ray Bagley joined other shipyard leadership in applause. Photo by John Whalen/HII

Apprentices Graduate to Newport News Shipbuilding

leaders of our company," he said. "Leaders who are more diverse than the team you see up here today. That is a good thing. Your diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are what we need to grow and expand our business and to improve engagement across the entire shipyard."   Stuart Mitchell Brauer proved himself a leader of the 2014 graduating class. He attained the highest grade point average in combined required academics and crafts, which earned him the Homer L. Ferguson Award. Brauer, who first graduated from James Madison University with a degree in business administration

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