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Friday, March 24, 2017

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Tom Hiller (Photo: EdgeTech)

Hiller Joins EdgeTech

Tom Hiller has joined EdgeTech as director of international business development.   Hiller is a technically experienced sales and business development professional with over 16 years in the marine sector.   Working out of the United Kingdom, Hiller will help continue to strengthen the growing Multi Phase Echo Sounder (MPES) vessel mounted, AUV, ROV and ASV-based sonar products in addition to business development activities with other core EdgeTech sonar products. Hiller’s reach will extend beyond the U.K. and is expected to help the company with recent growth in Europe, Russia

Matthias Hansen (Photo courtesy: Geodis Wilson)

Geodis Wilson Names Hansen Regional VP

Geodis Wilson has appointed Matthias Hansen as the new regional vice president (RVP), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) with immediate effect.  Hansen has been acting as interim RVP for the last few months. He now replaces Alain Chimene on a permanent basis. Hansen became managing director for Germany in 2009 and also served as managing director North Europe (including Belgium, Netherland and United Kingdom). Hansen will continue with his responsibilities in the North European region in addition to his new role, until a successor is nominated.  

Bob E. Mallory (Photo: Mallory Alexander International Logistics)

New Chief Administrative Officer at Mallory Alexander

., Mallory will focus on developing programs to drive company growth through expansion and acquisitions.     He is a member of the fifth-generation family owning Mallory Alexander International Logistics.   Mallory has over 20 years’ experience in international sales in the United Kingdom, Europe and Canada through Morgan Keegan and Company and Raymond James

(Photo: Lloyd's Register)

Darley Named LR Americas Regional Marine Manager

business challenges.”     Before assuming his present position last month, Darley had been with Lloyd’s Register for the last 15 years in various operational and business roles. He has served in a wide variety of leadership positions within LR to include positions in the United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia. Most recently, Darley led the South Asia Area.          He assumed the position from Tim Protheroe, who will continue as the Operations Director for the Lloyd’s Register Americas region.   Darley graduated from the University of Strathclyde

DP World Jebel Ali. Photo: DP World

Dubai Shipping Volumes Sink

Ali, Mina Al Hamriya and Mina Rashid in the UAE.   DP World group chairman and chief executive Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem said the company remains confident in meeting its full-year target with larger contributions in the second half expected from terminals in India, Netherlands, Turkey and the United Kingdom.  

Svitzer Names Manager for Middle East & Africa

Sri Lanka.   Ahmed has been with the Maersk Group for 11 years, most recently working as Maersk Line Cluster Manager of Africa Horn Cluster in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Prior to this, Mohammed has worked in various commercial roles in East and West Africa, United Arab Emirates as well as in the United Kingdom.   Ahmed is tasked to further accelerate growth of the Svitzer MEA region and will replace Torsten Pedersen, who has been instrumental in improving the performance of our MEA and Asia operations and portfolio over the last three years, the company said

Intelsat Appoints Jacques Kerrest as CFO

municipal bond marketplace in the United States. Prior to DPC Data, he was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at ActivIdentity Corporation (known today as HID Global). Kerrest’s experience also includes CFO roles at Virgin Media, the second largest communications company in the United Kingdom, Equant, and Chancellor Broadcasting

Ed Sheridan (Photo: AccessESP)

AccessESP Names Sheridan Asia Pacific Region Manager

oil industry, has appointed Ed Sheridan as its Asia Pacific region manager. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he will be responsible for increasing market share in the region.    Prior to joining AccessESP, Sheridan worked for nine years with Baker Hughes Artificial Lift in the United Kingdom in a variety of sales, technical and operational positions. Most recently, Sheridan worked as AccessESP’s product line manager for Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Australia. Sheridan has a mechanical engineering degree from Aberdeen College in Scotland and is an active member of SPE

Alan Broxson

Danos Names Broxson Division Manager

been charged with leading the API integration into the Danos organization and leveraging the companies’ resources to expand I&E capabilities and offerings. Prior to joining Danos, Broxson, held senior-level management positions with CAMCO, Baker Hughes, NATCO and Weatherford in the U.S., United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia Pacific areas. With services including I&E construction, commissioning, maintenance, calibration and testing, control system design, system integration, manufacturing and installation, Danos’ new division will be able to provide a broad spectrum of I&E solutions

Courtesy Foster Wheeler

Foster Wheeler Signs Agreement With BOC to Replace Heat Exchangers

generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services. The company is based in Zug, Switzerland, and its operational headquarters office is in Reading, United Kingdom

Adam Singer, Chair, UKHO

New UK Hydrographic Office Chair Appointed

Adam Singer has been appointed to the role of Chair of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) for three years. He takes over the role from Sandra Rogers who has served on the Hydrographic Office Board for 13 years. Adam is currently Chairman of the British Screen Advisory Council, Digital Radio UK, and the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society. He is also on the Board of Trustees for The Sixteen, one of the U.K.’s leading choral groups. Adam has worked in broadcasting and telecoms in the U.K., U.S., France and Japan. He launched the Discovery Channel in Europe, helped

Photo: Paris MoU

Paris MoU Reports 113 MLC Detentions in First Year

the MLC, 2006 from August 20, 2013: Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the Russian Federation, Spain and Sweden. During the first year of implementation, member states Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Malta and the United Kingdom began to enforce MLC, 2006, bringing the total to 21

Golnar Motahari Pour (Photo: DSM Dyneema)

DSM Dyneema Names President’s Successor

DSM, Golnar was a member of the European Executive Committee responsible for Emerald Kalama Chemical’s plasticizer business in Europe and the Middle East.    She has vast international business experience in the chemical industry, having lived and worked in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Hungary, France and Germany. Golnar holds a Master of Arts degree & Postgraduate Studies in Ecology from the Applied Sciences Faculty of the University of Brussels.  

Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Appoints Brennan

compliance, intellectual property and licensing matters, design and management of procurement terms and conditions of purchase and sale, and all commercial and legal matters.    Prior to that, he was Commercial and Procurement Director for Project Management International Limited in the United Kingdom, as well as worked on a number of major projects, including the UK Aircraft Carrier, T45 Destroyer, Brunei Offshore Patrol Vessels, the Hibernia Oil Platform and Canadian Patrol Frigates.  A graduate of the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law, Ian also holds a Bachelor of Arts

New Qualifications for Commercial Yacht Crews

skilled seafarers and a pathway to further their careers in the maritime industry.”   The qualifications provide seafarers with a career path that allows them to upgrade qualifications to larger vessels by undertaking further study.   Similar qualifications have existed in the United Kingdom for some time, and Marine Order 74 will allow AMSA to recognize equivalent certificates issued by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency.   AMSA said it is currently drafting Marine Order 74 (Master and deck officer yachts) to give effect to these new qualifications and anticipates that

Harald Scherleitner (Photo: Fronius)

Fronius Perfect Welding Division Under New Management

. Customers and their needs have to be at the heart of everything we do. Every activity and development we make has one primary goal: to save our customers money,” explains Scherleitner.   His successor at the Perfect Charging Division, Patrick Gojer, was formerly the head of Fronius United Kingdom

Mott MacDonald Signs Up to The 5% Club

Global management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald has signed up to The 5% Club, an industry-led campaign focused on creating career opportunities for apprentices and graduates in the United Kingdom. Members of the club commit to ensuring that at least 5% of their UK workforces are on a formalized apprentice, sponsored student and/or graduate program. With the growth in infrastructure investment, the UK Government’s National Infrastructure Plan for Skills has identified the need for more than 250,000 construction and over 150,000 engineering construction workers by 2020

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