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Tony Carter, VP Operations – Marine Outsourcing.

ISS Appoints VP Operations – Marine Outsourcing

  Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has made a key addition to its Marine Outsourcing team with the appointment of Tony Carter to VP Operations – Marine Outsourcing. Tasked with optimising the company’s service delivery across the globe, Tony will report to Trond Baade, ISS Senior VP – Marine Outsourcing.  Tony has over 30 years’ experience in international port agency and indepth expertise in developing and managing global businesses in local, regional, trans-regional and worldwide environments. The new appointment demonstrates ISS’ commitment to continuall

FORCE Expands Tidal Energy Project Team

Scotia's efforts to harness the power of the highest tides in the world are accelerating this year, and more people are joining the project to help ensure its success.   Today, speaking to industry, science, and government representatives at the Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development Forum, Tony Wright, general manager of FORCE (the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy), announced two new staff members and two new volunteer board members have joined the team to help realize the clean energy potential in the Bay of Fundy.   "As we build on the success of installing the first-ever

Tony Bon (Photo: Samson)

Tony Bon: From Yarn Handler to CEO

January of 2017 saw the retirement of one of the veterans of the Samson family. Tony Bon, CEO through 2015 retired as of December 31, 2016.   Bon shares his impressions of the time he’s been with Samson and the high points of both the company and the industry it serves. In the Navy they have an expression to describe a captain that moves up through the ranks: “He came up through the hawse pipes.” Bon’s journey to the corner office at Samson is a similar story.   In 1974, after leaving Berklee College of Music in Boston, Bon needed a job. He was about to start work

Darren Wall (Credit Hill Dickinson)

Hill Dickinson Announces Promotions

promotion of Darren Wall, previous commodity team member, to the role of Partner, with immediate effect. In addition to Wall, four members of the firms marine, trade and energy team have been promoted to the position of Legal Director. The appointees include: Colin Lavelle (Shipping, Liverpool office), Tony McDonach (PI & Regulatory, London City), Caroline Bridge (Cargo & Logistics, Manchester) and Shanna Ghose (Shipping, Singapore). Maria Pittordis, Head of Marine, Trade and Energy, welcomed the news saying: “I am delighted, on behalf of the LLP Board, to announce these senior promotions

Independent Director Mr Tony Chew Leong-Chee

Keppel's Independent Director Leong-Chee to retire

  Keppel Corporation Limited (Keppel Corporation) announced that Mr Tony Chew Leong-Chee, Non-Executive and Independent Director, will be retiring from the Board of Directors of Keppel Corporation on 1 May 2015. Mr Chew will concurrently cease to be Chairman of the Nominating Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Dr Lee Boon Yang, Chairman of Keppel Corporation said, "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Tony for his contributions during his 13 years of distinguished service. The Keppel Group has benefited from his extensive business experience, wisdom and entrepreneurial

Ret. Navy Director Joins HALO Maritime Defense Systems

Michael A. "Tony" Reid, LCDR, USN (Ret.) joins HALO Maritime Defense Systems   Paul C. Jensen, CEO of HALO Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS), announced that Michael A. "Tony" Reid, former United States Navy Director for Anti-terrorism, Force-protection (AT/FP), has joined HMDS as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on threat analysis and systems integration.   Reid, a native of Texas, enlisted with the United States Navy at the Armed Forces Enlistment Center in Houston, Texas in November 1976. During his active duty service, he completed major deployments to the Mediterranean

Harkand North America Salvaged by MBO

Ethos Offshore Completes Harkand North America Management Buy Out   A team led by AJ Jain, Harkand North America Managing Director, has agreed to a management buyout (MBO) of Harkand’s North American and African business. The new company, to be named ETHOS OFFSHORE LIMITED, will continue to provide subsea engineering and construction services to Harkand’s existing US, Mexican and West African client base to market-leading standards.     The new company, backed by investment funds advised and managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”), is expected

Sean Whiteley (Photo: Cargomatic)

Cargomatic Hires Whiteley as COO

Cargomatic announced that technology executive Sean Whiteley has joined the company as chief operating officer. Whiteley will be charged with overseeing operations, sales and marketing efforts for Cargomatic as it continues its mission to transform local trucking through its mobile technology.    Cargomatic also announced that co-founder Brett Parker will transition to the role of president and chief commercial officer to focus on corporate strategy and enterprise account development.   “Sean’s extensive, hands-on background in technology start-ups will prove invaluable

Parker Harrison (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Promotes VP of Procurement

Parker Harrison has been promoted to vice president of procurement at Crowley Maritime Corporation, the company announced.   Harrison, former director of claims within Crowley’s risk management group, will be responsible for corporate-wide procurement, managing teams in Florida, Washington, Alaska, Louisiana and New Jersey, with additional support provided by personnel in El Salvador. She will remain based in Jacksonville and report to John Calvin, senior vice president and controller.    Harrison joined Crowley in 2013 from Shipowners Claims Bureau in New York where she

Tony McKay

Cortez Subsea Appoints New Operations Director

Subsea services and technology products company Cortez Subsea has appointed a new operations director, as the company looks to expand its scope internationally. Tony McKay has joined the company at a time of rapid growth as demand for their services is expected to increase following U.K. patent approval of their Modular Pipelay System (MPS).  With more than 35 years of professional experience working onshore and offshore in the oil and gas industry, McKay was recently successful in turning Topaz Oil and Gas Limited in UAE from a loss making company into a profit generating business which was

Ronnie Garrick (Photo: TWMA)

TWMA Appoints Garrick as CEO, President

of specialized Drilling Waste Management services, is expecting its growth strategy to accelerate, with a target turnover of £200 million ($263 million) and headcount to reach 1,500 following investment from Buckthorn Partners earlier this year.    To support the strategy implementation, Tony 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

Tony Brejwo

Hubbell Promotes Brejow to Marketing Manager

Hubbell Marine recently promoted Tony Brejwo to marine marketing manager.   Brejwo started his career at Hubbell in August 2000 in the customer service department. Now, 14 years later he has grown into the role of marine marketing manager where he works alongside the director of marine and Wirecon marketing and sales, Joe DiMaria. Together, they develop new products.

Photo courtesy of Parker Kittiwake

Simplex-Turbulo to Host Technical Condition Monitoring Seminar

Simplex-Turbulo is hosting a condition monitoring seminar in March at the Baltic Exchange in London.   The seminar aims to educate technical managers in both the marine and power industries about the growing importance of condition monitoring. Industry experts will be on hand to demonstrate the latest equipment, giving participants the opportunity to learn how the technology can help prevent expensive, preventable engine damage.   Taking place on Friday,  March 9th, 2018, the seminar will cover key topics such as lubrication oil condition monitoring, bunker sampling and

Michelle Handforth (Photo: Aberdeen Harbor)

Handforth is New CEO of Aberdeen Harbor Board

Michelle Handforth has taken over the role of chief executive at Aberdeen Harbor Board, the U.K. offshore oil and gas port.   This comes after an extensive recruitment process, when Handforth, who has 20 years of board and leadership experience in global, multi-site businesses, was recruited to succeed Colin Parker as Chief Executive.   Alistair Mackenzie, Chairman of Aberdeen Harbor Board, said, “Michelle is joining Aberdeen Harbor at an incredibly important time for the organisation. Construction works are well under way at the Aberdeen South Harbor site, whilst we continue

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

Tony McWilliams (Photo: Pharma-Safe Industrial Services)

Pharma-Safe Expands into West Texas

Health and safety services provider Pharma-Safe Industrial Services said it has expanded into the West Texas market through the addition of a new office in Midland. In conjunction with Pharma-Safe’s new office, the company announced that Tony McWilliams will join as the West Texas Area Manager.   With more than 20 years of experience, McWilliams will lead business development strategies for health, safety and environmental services and deliver exceptional results to clients.    “Tony’s experience will help drive our company’s sales strategy and continued

Rod shaking hands with Alec Don Photo courtesy

British Ports Chairman Steps Down

Harbour Master is President of the UK Harbour Masters Association.   Shoreham Port’s Finance Director & Deputy Chief Executive, Sara Bassett was previously Treasurer of the BPA and is still involved in advising on financial matters as part of the Finance Managers Working Group, with Tony Parker Director of Engineering participating in the Port Infrastructure group.   Although Rodney has stepped down as Chair, he will still be an influential presence within the Association sitting on the BPA council, advising on pressing matters such as the implications of Brexit. As members of

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