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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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AIMU Elects New Officers

The American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU) elected the following slate of officers at its annual Board of Directors meeting on November 15:•Michael McKenna of Navigators – Chairman•Michael Csorba of Great American – Vice Chairman•Tony Cowie of Swiss Re – Director of FinancesThe following three individuals were named to the Management Committee for a three-year term:•Gordon Lewis – Crum & Forster•Ryan O’Connor – Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty•Robert Ryan – NavigatorsLes Bogdan of Berkley Offshore Underwriting

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

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 agreement signed by Russian shipping company Sovcomflot, Swedish-Swiss tech company ABB and the university in 2016, representing the next chapter in a history of longstanding partnership between Sovcomflot and the university, a leading educational center serving the Russian maritime industry.ABB equipped the new center with the unique Azipod simulator designed to replicate

Gunvor Hires BP's Former Top US Trader

Gunvor has hired a senior veteran oil trader, David Garza, previously with BP and most recently U.S. oil refiner Tesoro, to run its U.S. operations as the Swiss trading house further expands in North American energy markets. Gunvor began building its U.S trading operations last year, expanding outside its core markets in Europe, Asia and Africa. The company initially focusing on refined products and natural gas but this year has hired several traders to launch a crude oil desk in Houston, Texas, and beefed up its Canadian trading desk. Garza will start in September as the new managing director

Sam Foster (Photo: Braemar Adjusting)

Braemar Adjusting Promotes Foster

graduated from Loughborough University in 2006 with a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering. Prior to joining Braemar, he worked for AMEC as a Mechanical Engineer, where he specialized in rotating and static machinery, working on a range of projects including a Libyan onshore rig modernization study, a Swiss refinery development and BP’s North Sea Clair Ridge Project.   Foster joined Braemar Adjusting London in 2009 where he ran a number of notable claims, including jack-up rig and FPSO losses in West Africa, along with various offshore construction and operational losses involving subsea

Markus Huber (Photo: R&M)

R&M Names Huber as N. America Manager

 Recently acquired Silicon Valley-based REALM Communication Group Inc. will operate under R&M USA Inc. as of May 1   Swiss Cabling and Connectivity specialist R&M announced that Markus Huber will lead its North American Operation and become President of its U.S. subsidiary.   During his career, Huber has held various senior management positions within the ICT industry. He has been Sales director of a large System Integrator and Managing Director of a leading ICT Distributor in Switzerland. Within R&M, Markus founded and managed R&M Far East with its subsidiaries in

Justin Mongello (Photo: WQIS)

WQIS Hires Mongello as COO and Senior VP

. Mongello to fill the role, as well as that of Senior Vice President.   Mongello holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation from State University of New York Maritime College and brings to the role almost 20 years as a team leader in underwriting with firms such as Zurich North America, Swiss Reinsurance Corp and Liberty International Underwriters.   WQIS said it created the new COO position to further strengthen the senior management team, and to provide a liaison between top-ranked WQIS personnel and the insurance/broker community. As COO, Mongello’s responsibilities will

Oil Industry Turns to Women in Hour of Need

industry's top executives said they struggled to find and retain young talent.   Year after year, it was cited as one of the biggest problems for the industry - one of the best paying in the world - during annual gatherings of its top brass on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos.   But never the issue of gender inequality, which has also been a major topic for discussion at Davos for several years and is once again high on the agenda in 2016.   "Men still run the world ... I'm not sure it's going that well," Facebook Chief Operating

Stolt-Nielsen Board Elects a New Director

Board in April 2014.  He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Damco, the global logistics firm, since 2009.  Before that he was Head of Global Customer Solutions at DHL since 2006.  He began his career at Royal Nedlloyd, the former Dutch shipping company, before joining Danzas, the Swiss logistics firm, which merged with DHL in 1999. Habben Jansen, who is a Dutch citizen, graduated from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 1991 with a degree in Economics.    

Schiendorfer is ABB's Head of BMR

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 ABB from Novartis, where he has been Head of Public Relations for the pharmaceutical company’s Swiss unit since 2007. Prior to that, he held a global role as spokesman for Hilti Corp., a maker of tools and equipment for the construction and energy sectors. Schiendorfer, a Swiss national, also has experience as a spokesman for global businesses in the insurance and software industries, and as

Angola LNG Trade Arm Slashes Headcount

following wide-ranging repairs at the facility. The $10 billion project has struggled to squeeze out cargoes since starting up last summer thanks to a succession of faults including a rig capsize, electrical fires, pipeline leaks and recurring mechanical problems. An LNG trader hired from a major Swiss trading house, a cargo scheduler from RWE Supply and Trading and others have been asked to leave by the end of August, the first source said. More people seconded temporarily from Chevron, BP , Total and Eni have returned to their former jobs, the sources said. "They have kept the shipping

Rolf Habben Jansen

Habben Jansen Takes over as Hapag-Lloyd CEO

, a position he has held since April 2009. Habben Jansen graduated in Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 1991. In the same year, he embarked on his career as a trainee at the former Dutch shipping company Royal Nedlloyd. He held a number of different positions both there and at the Swiss logistics firm Danzas, before the latter merged with DHL, the subsidiary of Deutsche Post AG. From 2001, he was responsible at DHL for contract logistics for large parts of Europe, and from 2006 he was in charge of the services group’s 100 most important customers as Head of Global Customer

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World (Courtesy DP World)

DP World Raises $1B

Dhabi completed a $465 million, five-year convertible that was later raised to $500 million. Pricing came with a 1 percent coupon and a 30 percent conversion premium. However, a number of European corporates have issued convertibles in the last two weeks, including French telecoms firm Alcatel-Lucent, Swiss duty free group Dufry , and French oil and gas group Maurel & Prom. JP Morgan acted as global coordinator for DP World's convertible sale and Citigroup, HSBC and UBS were classed as joint bookrunners. The company can buy back the bonds after three years, should the DP World share price

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