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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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New Hires Boost RCG US Team

is a respected project manager and engineer with practical experience delivering offshore wind construction projects, working for the major wind turbine supplier Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Negrelli was deputy construction project manager of the recently completed 574 MW Race Bank project in the United Kingdom. Negrelli earned his BSc/BS in Civil Engineering at The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and his MSc/MS in Engineering/Industrial Management at The Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Negrelli will support clients in project planning, supply chain analysis, independent engineering

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

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

Shunichi Miyanaga (Photo: MHI)

MHI Welcomrd New Employees

and worldwide, has consistently conducted business with a firmly embraced mission to contribute to social and industrial development.     Miyanaga next introduced some of the Company's most recent achievements: namely, its participation in an offshore wind power generation project in the United Kingdom that will ultimately deliver the world's largest power output, and in the Doha Metro project - one of the largest of its kind in the world - to create an urban transport system in the State of Qatar. In addition, as a brilliant example of new value being created leveraging the MHI Group's comprehensiv

Photo: UK Chamber of Shipping

Brexit: The Implications for Shipping

 “Brexit” is the notion that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union. What would be the impact of Brexit on the shipping sector? Dr Vincent Power, EU & Competition Partner, looks at impacts of Brexit on the shipping sector.   Shipping is extremely important to the EU. In 2014, more than 51.5% of EU external freight trade by value was transported by sea. More than 400 million people are transported by sea from EU ports annually.    The EU’s 22 coastal Member States have more than 1,200 seaports offering direct employment to around 110,000 people

Scott Stephen (Photo: Ashtead Technology)

Stephen Joins Ashtead Technology

Ashtead from RSL NDT where he held the role of UK manager and was previously with Euro NDT as general manager, both based in Aberdeen.   The move comes as the independent firm, which has facilities in Aberdeen, London, Abu Dhabi, Houston and Singapore, recently gained certification from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for the calibration of NDT equipment and has expanded its NDT equipment rental fleet.   Having previously gained UKAS accreditation for the calibration of survey, positioning and oceanographic sensors, this most recent approval also covers the delivery of calibratio

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

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.  

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

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

Trojan Battery Names Thomas President and CEO

including Chevron Corp. and Dresser Inc. Earlier in his career, he was a strategic management consultant with Arthur D. Little in its Global Energy practice. Thomas earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wales and an MBA from Warwick Business School, both based in the United Kingdom. Elder, who has been president and CEO since 2013, joined Trojan in 2005 as chief financial officer and added the title of chief operating officer in 2008. He became president in 2010 and took on the role of CEO following Trojan’s equity partnership with Charlesbank Capital Partners

(Photo: OSC)

OSC Holds Mumbai Seafarers’ Conference

begins with its sector-leading recruitment and training processes. Safety plays a large role in the curriculum when it comes to OSC’s Scholarship Program (cadetship), which sees recruits from high school study either for Nautical Science or Marine Engineering in maritime colleges in Oman or the United Kingdom.    OSC is also keen on developing its seafarers through the Scholarship Program for securing management level certificates, under which fully paid scholarships are made available to the local seafarers enrolled with the company. Safety is again a central part of that program.  

Jeff McCray (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries to Open Australian Office

, he held several business development positions for BAE Systems, including vice president, international business development, in Asia and Europe. He is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, and the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, where he earned a master’s degree in international relations.   The 2,500-square foot office space is centrally located in Canberra near Parliament House, the Defense Department’s Russell Offices and the airport. HII said it is hiring office staff and expects to officially

BP Shipping’s Aggies left to right: Daniel Justus, Stewart Andrews, Jenny Long, Sara Broadrick, Garrett Jones and Michael Flannery.

Texas A&M Galveston Degrees Lead Six Aggies to BP Shipping

the quality of candidates and hires we have received from the university.” In fact, there are six Texas A&M Galveston graduates working at BP Shipping, including Long.With a staff of 390 and 1,270 BP Maritime Services Officers, BP Shipping has main offices in Sunbury and Canary Wharf in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Houston and Chicago serving Europe, North America and the Asia/Pacific. The company brings more than 100 years of expertise in providing a variety of skills such as seafaring, engineering, chartering and legal services to manage shipping risks and deliver innovative and agile marine

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

Petterson Named Great Lakes CEO

Berger will work to ensure a seamless transition.   Petterson brings to the role 35 years of experience in the engineering, construction and maritime industries. Over the tenure of his career, he gained considerable international experience while working and living in Norway, Asia and the United Kingdom to oversee operations and major projects in Australia, Middle East and South America. Most recently, he served as a private consultant to clients in the oil and gas sector. Petterson served as chief operating officer and executive vice president at Chicago Bridge and Iron (CB&I) from 2009

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