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Sunday, August 19, 2018

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Rovco to Double Its Workforce

Africa markets. We are also looking to expand our offshore wind contracts in the U.K. and Europe.“A key part of our growth strategy is investing in R&D, we already offer innovative solutions for subsea survey, but over the next 12-months we plan to invest another £2-3 million in our technology. We are looking at projects including applied artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicle path planning and live 3D underwater computer vision.“Our commitment to R&D ensures we continue to be at the top of our game and can deliver our services at the highest level. We are confident that

North Carolina Ports Hires Chief Information Officer

North Carolina Ports announced it has hired Bill Corcoran as Chief Information Officer to grow the Authority’s Information Technology department and Business Process area.Corcoran enters his new role as CIO with nearly 30 years of experience in both the IT and maritime industries. Before joining the North Carolina Ports team, Corcoran served as the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Service Management and Vice President of Business Process and Information Technology with Mitsui OSK Lines. During that time, Corcoran established a plan to modernize and rationalize the service delivery organizatio

Dr. Aaron Bryden (Photo: PEIR)

Bryden Named CTO at PEIR

PEIR, a new app that helps the transportation logistics and shipping industries better assign costs based on responsibility for damaged shipping containers and trailers, has announced the hiring of Dr. Aaron Bryden as Chief Technology Officer and the acquisition of Tamper-Secure technology and patents from PRAXIK.Tom Burke, CEO of TCompanies, parent company of PEIR, said,  “Acquiring the Tamper-Secure technology and patents from PRAXIK made a great deal of sense for PEIR as we continue to develop the technology that utilizes photos to document and prove that something was in a particular

Hans van Peet (Phoot: N-Sea)

N-Sea Hires van Peet as Survey Lead

offshore companies, including the technical management of major frame agreements for ROV and survey and positioning services.Based in the Netherlands, van Peet will be responsible for overseeing all survey activities within N-Sea, as well as driving forward innovation of survey products, services and technology

New assembly facility at Shoreham Airport (Photo: Cox Powertrain)

Cox Powertrain Announces New Engine Assembly Facility

;Routsis also sees many advantages of having an assembly facility on the company’s doorstep: “We’ve been working out of Shoreham-on-Sea since 2007 and the prospect of having our assembly line working alongside our engineers gives us the agility we need to deliver this game-changing technology. The U.K. is a hotbed for engineering talent and the Government’s declared commitment to support U.K. innovators as part of its Industrial Strategy makes this the right time and place to move ahead with our plans.”Work has started to fit out the new premises and Cox Powertrain expects

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Port of Cape Town to Open Training Center in September

, a Ship Maintenance program and internationally accredited Lighthouse and Navigational Systems programs.The Maritime Training Center will leverage off existing partnerships with institutions such as the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), False Bay College, Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and Northlink College.Key training programs will include General Purpose Rating, Berthing Master, Master Port Operations, Skipper Port Operations, Able Seafarer Deck, Ordinary Seafarer Engine, Ordinary Seafarer Deck, Fitter and Turner, Electrician and Information Communication and Technology

Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin speaks at Victory Landing Park during the announcement of a hiring partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia. Also pictured (left to right) are Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball, Gov. Ralph Northam and Newport News Mayor McKinley Price. Photo by John Whalen/Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

Newport News Shipbuilding Partners With Commonwealth of Virginia

, as well as increased submarine fleet support work and the refueling and complex overhaul and defueling of Nimitz-class aircraft carriers.   In addition to this significant hiring initiative, Newport News is retraining employees over the next five years to incorporate new digital shipbuilding technology and is continuing to make capital investments in the company's facilities and technology infrastructure.   "As we continue to transform our business, we look forward to recruiting, training and retaining talented men and women who will help meet our workforce needs now and into the

Redzic Joins Caterpillar as Digital Enabled Solutions VP

;s role at Renault Nissan Alliance, he held leadership positions at Mitsubishi, Nokia HERE, NAVTEQ, PCTEL, Inc., cyberPIXIE, and Motorola. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a master's degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology

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'Maritime Center of Excellence' Launched in Long Beach

of Long Beach have a strong partnership of working together to positively impact our community,” said Long Beach Community College District Superintendent-President Dr. Reagan F. Romali. “At LBCC, we have been preparing our students to work in a complex global economy with ever-changing technology needs. This innovative partnership will truly change the lives of our students by providing them education and skills that will transition them from LBCC to the workforce.”The training at the Maritime Center of Excellence will focus on in-demand occupations which may include jobs like: warehouse

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Closed Bell Diving Courses Relaunched at The Underwater Centre

enabled us to redesign the system in consultation with the industry and deliver these courses.”McGhie added, “We are particularly grateful to Subsea 7 and TechnipFMC for the help and support they have given us in helping to create an improved training environment which uses the very latest technology and positions us the only provider to offer this combination of facilities.”Recent research from DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, confirms that senior oil and gas sector professionals expect to step up spending on training and competence this year. The figure expecting

Peter Granqvist (Photo: Volvo Penta)

Granqvist Joins Volvo Penta Executive Team

the role a background in industrial engineering, business management and higher education.As of July 1, Inden took up the role of President Region Europe, replacing Stefan Carlsson. Inden had held the position of Senior Vice President for Product Development, Planning and Purchasing – and Chief Technology Officer – for four years. Previously, he was the President of Volvo Group Venture Capital. His career at Volvo started in 2000 and he has had positions at Volvo IT, Volvo Technology Transfer and Wireless Car.Carlsson will continue to support the Volvo Penta Executive Group as Senior Advisor

Klaus Heim (Photo: WinGD)

WinGD Names Heim CEO

.Heim is slated to take up the role August 6, 2018, joining the company from OMT in Turin, Italy, where he currently serves as chief technical officer. He brings to WinGD more than 25 years of experience in the large engine industry, having held a variety of senior roles, including vice president technology two-stroke and vice president global research and development at Wärtsilä from 2004-2010. Heim holds the position as president of CIMAC, the International Council on Combustion Engines, which he has chaired since 2016

Navis Taps Krishnamoorthy to Drive Tech Development

Terminal operating systems (TOS) provider Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation, announced that former Sabre and PayPal leader Lakshmanan “Laks” Krishnamoorthy has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager of Engineering.In his new post, Krishnamoorthy is tasked with driving technology innovation and leading product and service development for the N4 TOS, XVELA, Navis Carrier and Vessel Solutions (NCVS) and future business lines. He is the latest technology leader to join Navis’ leadership team as the company continues to execute its broader software strategy and fulfill

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Sea Machines Quadruples Headcount in 18 Months

Boston-based developer of autonomous vessel technology Sea Machines Robotics has announced that it has quadrupled in size in the past 18 months. This significant increase in talent, based both the U.S. and in Europe, is the result of multi-year strategic plans that are now positioning the company as a leader in the new marine technology space.Sea Machines’ employee growth comes on the heels of the company’s announcement in March that it had opened a second office in the port city of Hamburg, Germany, which provides convenient access to several key locations and is supporting the company&rsqu

Dorothea Ioannou (Photo: The American Club)

American P&I Club Manager Prepares for Further Growth

strategy in the development and implementation of the organization's IT and related capabilities, including systems enhancement and cyber-security.Beri has twenty years of experience in this arena.  He currently serves as Chairman of the International Group of P&I Clubs' Information Technology Sub-Committee. An honors graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a dual degree in electrical engineering and computer science, Beri’s practical knowledge of this important operating domain and has been responsible for building a highly competent IT team within the Club&rsquo

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TecNiq Adds Staff

background in industrial lighting, Terri Thornton was previously an engineering manager at Kurtzon Lighting and Paramount Industries. Prior, she was regional sales manager at Rig-A-Lite AZZ Lighting Systems, LDPI and Sigma Luminous.Darryl Lanier brings a unique combination of outdoor product sales and technology to TecNiq. Most recently, he was a manager at Leaders Marine where he amassed an impressive sales record. Previously, Lanier was an account manager at C2wireless

Steve Moore (Photo: Ocean Signal)

Ocean Signal Appoints Moore as Product Manager

Raymarine.Assisting in the management of new product launches as well as the continued development of Ocean Signal’s established range of safety devices, Moore will focus on the growth of the company’s 406 MHz beacon range, now offering enhanced life-saving capabilities due to new satellite technology available from Cospas-Sarsat’s next-generation MEOSAR system and the EU’s Galileo navigation system. He will also aim to increase the market presence of Ocean Signal’s ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders and to grow sales of the renowned rescueME devices and SafeSea

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