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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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André Meijer (Photo courtesy of Huisman)

Meijer Appointed CEO of Huisman

is appointed as CEO, effective August 1, 2015. This appointment follows the decision of Joop Roodenburg to step down as the company’s CEO this year to the CTO position.   From his new position as CTO, Roodenburg will remain a member of the board and will now be able to fully focus on technical innovation for the company’s various product groups, Huisman said.  Furthermore, to continuously develop the company’s link with clients, Roodenburg will also continue to lead the sales and concepts group.   On behalf of the Huisman Board, Joop Roodenburg said, “Since

Frank Ketelaars (Photo: DNV GL)

Ketelaars Takes the Lead for DNV GL - Oil & Gas in the Americas

the acquisition of Jardine and Associates, where he specialized in asset performance and availability analysis. He worked for Shell UK Expro as a subsea and pipeline engineer prior to his ten-year career at Jardine. Ketelaars holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands.   Ketelaars succeeds Peter Bjerager, who has been in charge of Region Americas for the last nine years. Bjerager will be transferring back to a new role in Norway.  

Firdaus Hadi

Demand for EPRS Means Expansion for IRM Systems

the EPRS needs of each client, in order to ensure that equipment and personnel conform to requirements.      Saad Wahid, a Dutch national, has been appointed as Junior Engineer after gaining qualifications at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam, and later at the Technical University of Delft, where he gained a Master of Science degree in Offshore and Dredging Engineering.  Saad’s role is to support the engineering team with computer modelling and finite element analysis.   New Appointments Offer Convincing Evidence of Vitality of IRM Systems Since its founding

Michael Smith (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Leadership Changes

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced changes to its senior leadership team.   Michael Smith, executive vice president, strategy and development, is moving to HII’s Technical Solutions division, where he will serve as president of the SN3 business and report to Michael Lempke, president of the Nuclear & Environmental group, effective immediately.    Scott Stabler, executive vice president, internal audit, is moving into a new role as HII’s executive vice president and chief transformation officer, reporting to Mike Petters, HII’s president and CEO.   Smi

Oliver Stettner (Photo: Global Maritime)

Global Maritime Appoints Indonesia Country Manager

Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has appointed Oliver Stettner as Country Manager for Indonesia. Stettner will be tasked with growing Global Maritime’s Indonesian business as well as spearheading the company’s renewables efforts across the Asia Pacific.   Stettner is an engineer who has extensive experience in hydrodynamic and structural analysis and marine warranty surveying, particularly in the offshore wind industry. While based in Global Maritime’s Hamburg office, Stettner played

Prof. Stapersma MSc (TU Delft), Robert Hekkenberg MSc (Pamas committee), Elena Stroo-Moredo MSc (Training Manager), Peter de Vos MSc (TU Delft) - Copy right: Kees Opstal

NMT Propulsion Course Earns First Pamas Certification

Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) has been awarded the first Post academic certification their course on Marine Propulsion.   The Pamas certification is the first Dutch certification for technical, maritime academic trainings. This certification is an official recognition for the high quality of the NMT Marine Propulsion course. Participants who pass the exam of this course receive an official certificate that proofs that they have acquired in-depth knowledge required for the design of these systems.   Together, three modules of the Marine Propulsion training series have been

Howard Fireman (Photo: ABS)

ABS Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

ABS named Howard Fireman as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) effective April 20 in a move that strengthens alignment and generates further synergies across all of ABS' technical programs, ABS announced.   Fireman, who will report to ABS Chairman and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki, assumes this role following former Senior Vice President and CTO Todd Grove's appointment as ABS Group President and CEO.   Technology continues to be a core element of the ABS mission of protecting life, assets and the environment. ABS said Fireman's appointment further strengthens its

Morandi to Head GustoMSC’s Houston Office

solutions, associated hardware and specialist consultancy and engineering services in the local markets of the U.S. and the Americas. With Dr. Morandi’s appointment, GustoMSC said it aims to further ensure close working relations with its local clients and to facilitate easy access to the technical expertise of its headquarters in the Netherlands. Dr. Morandi had been with Global Maritime for over 18 years where he held a number of senior managerial and technical positions in Houston, London and Rio de Janeiro. He has a PhD from the University of Glasgow in reliability of marine structures

Carmen Marchionni (Photo: Lumintec)

Lumitec Expands Sales Team

Lumitec, a designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting, has announced the appointment of Carmen Marchionni as Director of Sales.   In his new position, Marchionni will work closely with company President John Kujawa on strategies to build on the company’s 10+ years of consistent year-over-year double-digit growth.  He will direct inside sales, field sales and channel management teams to strengthen relationships with current customers and to cultivate new growth opportunities in existing and new markets.   Marchionni brings to the role more than 25 years’

John Fairbank (Photo: DSI)

DSI Appoints New Engineering Manager

Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI) announced the appointment of John Fairbank to the position of engineering manager.    Fairbank has 28 years of experience in the thin film optical coating industry with core skills in technical project management, proposals and contracts. He joined DSI in 2008, managing programs and technical projects in both the commercial and the government products groups.    Prior to his employment at DSI, Fairbank held a variety of engineering and program management roles at JDSU (formerly OCLI, Santa Rosa, Calif.).   Fairbank has a bachelor’s

Tony Kelleher (Photo: Volvo Penta)

Volvo Penta Names Kelleher VP Customer Support, Training

Volvo Penta of the Americas announced the appointment of Tony Kelleher as vice president for customer support and training.   Kelleher will be responsible to support both marine and industrial segments within the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. He will serve as a member of the Volvo Penta of the Americas executive team and the extended aftermarket management team   Kelleher was previously director of the marine leisure segment with responsibility for OEM and dealer sales and partnership development for North America. He has also served as head of the service

Imraan Bux (Photo: Global Maritime)

Global Maritime Strengthens Ports & Shipping Department

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering has strengthened its Ports & Shipping team with the appointment of Imraan Bux as Principal Port Engineer, based in London. Bux comes to Global Maritime with over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of maritime project engineering, design and construction for large-scale port and marine infrastructure including offshore oil and gas facilities.   Global Maritime provides practical but innovative solutions pertaining to port development and master planning, ship simulations and maneuverability, port operations, port marine safety code

Alberto Morandi (Photo: Global Maritime)

Global Maritime Establishes Technical Authority Board

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has established a Technical Authority Board to be led by Alberto Morandi, formerly head of Global Maritime Americas.   Global Maritime said the Technical Authority Board will promote excellence throughout the company, ensuring consistent and high-quality technical standards. Each board member, who will be nominated for a two-year term, will have specific knowledge in one of the following disciplines: marine operations, structural engineering, naval

Signing the technical partnership renewal are University of Cebu President Atty. Augusto W. Go. (left) and Shell Marine Executive Director Jan Toschka (Photo: Shell)

Shell to Continue Philippine Mariner Training

Shell Marine has renewed its technical partnership for a further four years with the University of Cebu - Maritime Education and Training Center (UC METC).  At the signing of the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) were Shell Marine Executive Director Jan Toschka, University of Cebu President Atty. Augusto W. Go.    Shell Marine will provide expertise in lubrication technology to the students and lecturers of the UC METC. A technical team from Shell Marine will provide training and knowledge modules through workshops and seminars at the UC METC.   Shell Marine Executive

Melanie Anderson (Photo: HII)

HII’s Technical Solutions Division Appoints Two

 Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) said it has appointed two leaders at its Technical Solutions division: Melanie Anderson has joined the division as vice president of human resources, and Kristine DiMarco has been named director of communications.   Anderson brings 20 years of multifunctional human resources experience supporting organizations in the government services, aerospace and defense, commercial and high technology industries. Most recently, she led human resources for the engineering business of KBRWyle, following KBR’s acquisition of Honeywell Technical Solutions, Inc.

Jonathan Puonti (Photo: Sea IT)

Sea IT Welcomes New Recruits

Sea IT continues to win large scale integration projects from the maritime sector and has welcomed John Olsson and Jonathan Puonti, two technical specialists to the team. Olsson has studied at Chalmers University of Gothenburg in Sweden and holds a wide array of maritime certificates. He has served several years working for shipping companies around the world in different positions. From his maritime career, Olsson has expertise in technical integrations including C and Ku-band, Vsat, TV, communication, radio and navigation equipment from suppliers such as Seatel, Jotron, Intellian, Sailor, STM

Photo: AP Govt

Andhra Signs MoU with Russian Maritime Varsity

 The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) Andhra Pradesh will soon have a world class maritime university.   AP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russia's State Marine Technical University to promote marine education and technology.   The agreement was signed at the port city of St. Petersburg on the first day of AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's visit to Russia on Wednesday. The Chief Minister held consultations with the heads of the university during his tour.   The representatives of the university have also signed an MoU with the Andhra Pradesh

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