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Friday, May 25, 2018

Technology Development News

Photo: Tymor Marine

Heyman Joins Tymor Marine

Tymor Marine hired Matthew Heyman as Business Development Manager.   Heyman has more than 20 years maritime industry experience with companies including Wilhelmsen, Maersk and Stena, in the UK, Europe and Australasia. Tymor Marine is a UK- and USA-based independent marine and naval architectural consultancy with offices in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Lafayette.  Tymor delivers a range of design and analysis functions, such as vessel and rig stability and modifications, seafastening of cargo and equipment, subsea deployment analysis, mooring analysis and offshore equipment design and modification.

Brian Kane (Photo: GOST)

GOST Names Kane Chief Technology Officer

Marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems company GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies) has promoted Brian Kane to the position of Chief Technology Officer.   A founding partner and GOST Board of Director member, Kane will, in his new capacity, will be responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company, including the development and implementation of strategies for new security technologies for the global maritime marketplace.   “Brian was one of the founders of GOST over 12 years ago and is the backbone of our organization,” said

Photo: Kalmar

Kalmar Organizes Idea Creation Challenge

 Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will organise a idea creation challenge, Kalmar Co-Create, during TOC Europe that will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.    The two-day event organised on 12-13 June 2018 aims to discover disruptive ideas to specific customer challenges in container handling industry through co-creation with terminal operators, solution providers and development partners.   "We at Kalmar want to shape the industry through promoting openness and collaboration. We have invited three teams from our partner network to work on specific customer pains. TOC

Jim McCaul, IMA

Offshore Floating Production Market Update

yards and manufacturers in forming a a plan of action to penetrate the offshore market.  Our assignments have included advice on acquiring an FPSO contractor, forming an alliance to bid for large FPSO contracts, satisfying local content requirements and targeting unmet requirements through technology development. t: 1 202 333 8501 / e: imaassoc@msn.com / w: www.imastudies.com   (As published in the June 2014 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - http://magazines.marinelink.com/Magazines/MaritimeReporter

JMS Hires Business Development VP

Justin Manley has joined Juliet Marine Systems (JMS) as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, the company announced today.   Manley brings over 20 years of experience in the marine technology sector including roles at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He has also led growth of sales and development of new products at both startup companies and public corporations. At JMS, Manley will lead all aspects of sales, marketing and business development.   In addition to his new role at JMS, Manley is

Dominic Tasker (Photo courtesy of Silverstream Technologies)

Silverstream Technologies Expands Technical Team

New naval architect appointed following first commercial installation, and pipeline of orders   Dominic Tasker has been hired as a new naval architect at Silverstream Technologies, a developer of air lubrication technology for the shipping industry.   Silverstream said the move is in line with its strategy for infrastructure expansion following the company’s first commercial installation of the Silverstream System with Norwegian Cruise Lines, and the development of a significant pipeline of further orders.     Tasker joins Silverstream Technologies from global maritime

Brunswick Promotes Foulkes to Chief Technology Officer

Brunswick Corporation today announced that effective immediately, David M. Foulkes, has been promoted to the new position of chief technology officer, reporting in this additional capacity to Brunswick President and Chief Operating Officer Mark D. Schwabero.  Foulkes also will retain his current responsibilities as vice president - product development, engineering and racing for Mercury Marine, Brunswick's largest operating segment.  In that capacity, Foulkes will continue to report to John C. Pfeifer, President - Mercury Marine. "In this new role, David will work with all of Brunswick

Sean S. Fitzgerald (Photo: Maersk Container Industry)

Fitzgerald Named CEO of Maersk’s Container Unit

; said Soren Toft, Chairman of the Maersk Container Industry Advisory Board. “Sean’s proven track record driving production intensive businesses to profitability and market leadership makes him the ideal leader to spearhead Maersk Container Industry towards further market expansion, technology development and efficient operations.”    “Moving ahead, we will aim to further develop Maersk Container Industry as a profitable company that offers innovative, state-of-the-art container equipment and technology to its many customers,” Fitzgerald said

Ronnie Garrick (Photo: TWMA)

TWMA Appoints Garrick as CEO, President

Branch will expand his current Director role within TWMA, taking over from Ronnie Garrick as CEO. Mr Garrick expands his remit as President of the Company, focusing and leading on three key growth development areas: merger and acquisitions activity; new geographic expansion; and new product and technology development.    Specialists in the oil and gas sector, private equity investors Buckthorn acquired TWMA in May 2017.  With a current a turnover of £50million ($65mln), TWMA employs 540 personnel across offices and service bases in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa

Bruce Heppenstall (Photo: Subsea UK)

Subsea NE Names Heppenstall Regional Chairman

and former general manager for the GE Oil & Gas Wellstream division, Heppenstall will be tasked with promoting the North-east sector on a global scale to maximize opportunities, while working with Subsea UK, the national industry body to provide a forum for collaboration, diversification and technology development.     With the region’s subsea sector generating more than £1.5 billion a year and accounting for 20 percent of manufacturing jobs, he will ensure the region is represented as a world class center for offshore technologies and solutions on the national stage. 

NAVTOR CEO Tor Svanes with new CTO Anders Holme (Photo: NAVTOR)

NAVTOR Hires Holme as Chief Technology Officer

E-navigation specialist NAVTOR said it has appointed Anders Holme for the role of Chief Technology Officer.     Holme will manage teams that work across offices in Egersund, Norway, Singapore, Japan, Sweden, Russia, the U.S. and U.K. NAVTOR’s main software development takes place at the company’s head office in Egersund and its dedicated base in St Petersburg.   “There is a growing appreciation within shipping that new technology can unlock real operational advantages and business opportunities,” Holme said. “NAVTOR’s product range has shown

Bharat Amin (HII photo)

Amin Named VP, CIO at Newport News Shipbuilding

with Northrop Grumman.   Amin joins Newport News after serving as chief information officer for BAE's Land & Armaments division. He is a mechanical engineer with master's degrees in industrial engineering and business administration. Amin also has experience in business processes, technology development, cyber security and large information technology project implementation.  

Bruce Stuart (Photo: Interventek)

Interventek Appoints Stuart as Business Development Director

held a seven year tenure at FMC Technologies, responsible for U.K. and Canada sales and marketing for their subsea products and systems. This new position at Interventek will support increasing levels of commercialization activity, as new applications for the company’s Revolution valve technology are rolled out. These new configurations of the already successful, field tested, subsea in-riser shear and seal valves will add similar performance and cost saving benefits to well control systems for light well intervention applications and subsea well abandonments

LNG Ltd Appoints Chief Development & CTO

has announced the appointment of Anthony Gelotti as Chief Development Officer based in Houston, Texas, USA. John Baguley, Chief Operating Officer for Magnolia LNG will assume the additional responsibilities of LNGL Chief Technical Officer. Dr Nimalan Gnanendran has been promoted to the position of LNGL Technology Manager.   The above appointments are effective December 1, 2015.   Chief Development Officer:  Anthony Gelotti Gelotti’s responsibilities will include assisting in the close‐out of the full production capacity of Magnolia LNG; developing new North America and international

Em Roosevelt

Roosevelt Nmaed DPV Technical Sales Rep

Diamond Petroleum Ventures LLC (DPV), a thermal unit provider based in Lafayette, Louisiana, has appointed Em Roosevelt as technical sales representative. Roosevelt is responsible for direct sales and account management and will work toward expanding the company’s markets in the offshore oil and gas industry. He will also manage marketing and sales efforts aimed at bringing new technologies to commercialization. Roosevelt joined Diamond Petroleum Ventures in December 2013 and has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. In his previous position, Roosevelt led the

(Photo: Fugro)

Fugro to Train Saudi Students in Marine Technology

Fugro’s new partnership with KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) was marked recently with the inauguration of the KAUST - Fugro Center of Excellence for Marine Technology. The new center will provide training in ROV operations and hydrographic survey within the Kingdom as part of the Saudization program.KAUST’s facilities and location, on the shore of the Red Sea, are ideal for addressing the challenges associated with mapping the Red Sea, large tracts of which remain unexplored due to extreme depths, temperature and salinity.“This close working relationship

Sylvia Boer (Photo: Damen)

Damen's Boer Secures WISTA Post

speeches and company visits. Last month, one such visit took place in Sharjah, when WISTA UAE visited Albwardy Damen. Present at the event was HRH Princess Sarah Al Saud, Director of Maritime Business Development and the International Forum for Maritime Transport at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.  

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