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Aqueos Adds Manager for Special Projects

onboard our Team. His experience in deep water ROV and diving operations adds depth to our team and complements our Gulf of Mexico operations. His ability to present technical solutions and support to our Houston based clientele is expected to enhance both our sales and project execution.” said Ted Roche, Aqueos President / Chief Executive Officer. Roche further states, “We look forward to Jason’s contribution and enhanced value to Team Aqueos.”   Aqueos Corporation, with offices in Broussard, La. and Ventura, Calif., provides marine construction and specialty subsea services

Port of Seattle image by Don Wilson

Port of Seattle CEO Resigns

Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick tendered his resignation at a public port commission meeting Thursday after more than 2.5 years at the helm.   Fick was recently placed on paid administrative leave due to “personnel issues” and the separation was described as “mutual”.   “We accept the resignation of Ted Fick, and acknowledge his desire to return to the private sector,” said Commission President Tom Albro. “We are currently working through the details of his departure and will defer further comment until those details are resolved.”   Port

L-R, RMSpumptools managing director, Stan Foster-Rooke with new vice president of global sales, Ted Boeri and the new STEALTH Penetrator

RMSpumptools Appoints Boeri VP of Sales

RMSpumptools, specialists innovative artificial lift technology, has announced the appointment of electrical connector specialist Ted Boeri as vice president of global sales. One of the industry’s leading names in electrical connectors, Boeri will head up the Aberdeenshire-based company’s Electrical Penetrator division. With over 30 years’ experience in the industry and long-standing membership of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, he is a prominent figure within the sector. Commenting on his appointment, Mr Boeri explains: "The move to RMSpumptools was driven by two

Lindsay Pulsifer (Photo: Port of Seattle)

Port of Seattle Names Interim Maritime Division MD

Lindsay Pulsifer, general manager of marine maintenance for the Port of Seattle, has been selected as the interim maritime division managing director.   Pulsifer will be responsible for directing the strategic and daily operations of maritime environmental services, harbor services, marine maintenance, industrial properties and cruise operations until a maritime division managing director is identified.   “While providing excellent leadership to diverse teams, Lindsay has demonstrated strong support for talent development, keen business acumen, and organizational guidance during

Angeliki Frangou (Photo: SUNY Maritime College)

Frangou to SUNY Maritime Grads: Take Risks

On a rainy day in May, 230 graduates at SUNY Maritime College’s commencement ceremony were encouraged to take risks, embrace failure and leave their comfort zones.   Angeliki Frangou, chairman and CEO of the Navios Group, applauded the students for the leadership skills, discipline and real-world experience they gained in their time at the college. She was also awarded an honorary doctor of science degree from the State University of New York.   “SUNY Maritime prepares you for a successful life. After four years, you may take for granted this education but consider for a

Captain Ted Morley, COO of Maritime Professional Training

MPT to Break Ground on 25,000-sq.-ft. Expansion

For anyone keeping score, the south Florida maritime training and education infrastructure is enjoying rapid growth, driven largely by an outreach for lucrative offshore oil and gas training and education business.   Case in point, today Maritime Professional Training (MPT)—the largest private maritime training school in the nation— said it selected Fort Lauderdale-based Gulf Building Corp. as the general contractor for the construction of its planned 25,000-square-foot facility expansion at its Fort Lauderdale campus.   “We are pleased to have such an esteemed, highly-re

Photo courtesy of the Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle Co-Presidents Reelected for 2015

The Port of Seattle’s co-presidents Stephanie Bowman and Courtney Gregoire have been reelected by the port’s commission for another full-year term. The commission also elected John Creighton to serve as vice president, Tom Albro to serve as commission secretary and Bill Bryant to serve as assistant secretary.   “We began 2014 with a focus on critical issues including enhancing the competitiveness of our seaport, finding the right executive leadership for the port and expanding job opportunities in our communities,” said commission co-president Gregoire.   In August

Julie Collins (Photo: Port of Seattle)

Collins Named Port of Seattleā€™s Public Affairs Director

Port of Seattle CEO Ted J. Fick has appointed Julie Collins as a member of the Port’s executive team, effective May 1.   As senior director of public affairs, Collins’ portfolio will include government relations, community outreach, strategic communications and airport public relations. In addition, she will serve as a member of the executive team supporting the executive office and commission and will report directly to the CEO.   “Julie brings deep knowledge of ports, elected officials throughout the state, and a proven ability to lead dynamic teams,” said Fick.

David McFadden (Photo: Port of Seattle)

Port of Seattle Hires Economic Development Director

Port of Seattle CEO Ted J. Fick has hired David McFadden as a member of the port’s executive team, effective July 21.   McFadden joins the Port of Seattle as the Managing Director of the Economic Development Division, responsible for a portfolio that includes recruiting and retaining businesses especially in aviation, manufacturing and maritime sectors. He is also tasked with driving economic development activities at the port to maximize opportunities while making Seattle a gateway for international commerce.   “David brings over 20 years of experience in economic development

David Freiboth (Photo: Port of Seattle)

Port of Seattle Hires Director of Labor Relations

David Freiboth has been hired as a member of the Port of Seattle’s executive team, assuming the role of senior director of labor relations effective July 16.   In his new position, Freiboth will be responsible for providing strategic direction and guidance for labor relations, helping to support workforce development throughout the Puget Sound region. He will also work to build and enhance communication between a wide range of labor unions and the Port of Seattle. The position will report directly to port CEO Ted J. Fick.    “David has been a key player in the local

Photo: Laborde Products

Laborde Hosts Mitsubishi Training Seminar

Laborde Products hosted a three-day Mitsubishi engine training sminar in Covington, Louisiana for its North American dealers. The company welcomed representatives from all over the continent: Boatswains Locker, Mack Boring & Parts Company, Inc., Sansom Equipment Limited, Frontier Power and Hatton Marine all had participants in attendance, and Ted Hahn, vice president of Mitsubishi Engine North America also came to the seminar. Literature packets, including engine specification sheets and technical drawings were given to all training participants. Discussion topics included installation

Wisconsin Energy to Buy Integrys

Wisconsin Energy Corp said it would buy Integrys Energy Group Inc for $5.71 billion to create a larger, more diverse Midwest electric and natural gas delivery company. The deal is the latest in a series of transactions aimed at minimizing exposure to the volatile wholesale power market, and analysts expect consolidation to continue. "More than 99 percent of the combined company's earnings will come from regulated businesses," said Wisconsin Energy Chief Executive Gale Klappa, who will lead the combined company. Prices on both the open and regulated markets have fallen, due to an

More Coverage Expected from New Federal Regs

Legislation passed on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by the U.S. House of Representatives will bring a benefit to improve insurance coverage at lower cost to companies and their workers in the recreational boating industry, said the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), a trade organization dedicated to promoting, protecting and growing marine business jobs. H.R. 3896 achieved this by amending the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act to provide a simplified definition of recreational vessels for purposes of the Act. The legislation was spearheaded and introduced last

Roy Strand

GWMC Appoints Strand and New Board Members

Goltens Worldwide Management Corp. (GWMC) has announced the appointment of Roy Strand as Chief Operating Officer. Strand has previously served as the Vice President of Operations in the Americas and Europe, and will continue to serve as the Advisory Board Chairman within the Goltens Worldwide group of companies. Prior to joining Goltens, Strand held various managerial and global executive positions in the professional services field, including at KPMG Consulting, Netegrity and Computer Associates. Strand’s professional and managerial career started as a Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy

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Norwegian Cruise Line, Port of Seattle Ink 15-year Lease

Cruise contract is port’s largest ever, cruise line homeports at Seattle's Pier 66 for 15 years   The Port of Seattle signed a 15-year lease with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The deal secures NCLH ships in Seattle for the full term of the lease and provides passenger volume guarantees estimated to bring $73 million dollars of revenue to the port.   “We thank Norwegian Cruise Line for their commitment to Seattle and the Alaska cruise business,” said Commissioner John Creighton.

Photo: Voith

Voith Welcomes 42 New Apprentices

Forty-two young people will begin their apprenticeships today at Voith in Heidenheim. Seven of them are students enrolled in a dual studies program based on the “Ulm model”. Voith offers its apprentices a vocational education according to its own company model. Whether they choose a technical or a commercial track, the apprentices receive a practical education characterized by complex projects and interdisciplinary qualifications.   “Today these young people are embarking on their careers. Voith will accompany them on this journey; Voith’s apprenticeship concept and

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Simulation: Maritime Professional Training

Maritime Professional Training 1915 S Andrews Ave., Ft Lauderdale FL 33316 USA  Tel: (954) 525-1014  Web: www.mptusa.com  COO: Captain Ted Morley   In South Florida sits MPT, one of the most prolific and progressive maritime training facilities. Already fully stocked, MPT added significant weight to its offering in 2016 with investment in 25,000 sq. ft. of new training space and technology.   Overview MPT handles more than 12,000 students a year from all segments of the maritime industry and from more than a dozen countries. With that range MPT has students from ship

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