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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Mark Warner (Photo: Inmarsat)

Warner to Head Inmarsat Maritime Marketing

of Digital Maritime and Professional Division for Informa.   Warner joins Inmarsat after seven years with ShipServ, where he was a Director for Marketing and Business Development playing a central role in ShipServ's contribution to the EU e-maritime digital development project.   A University of Plymouth alumnus, holding an MSc in International Logistics and a BSc in Maritime Business & Law, Warner has recently finished serving five years as Chairman of the Plymouth Nautical Degree Association, many of whose 500 members now occupy senior positions across the maritime industry. He is also

Simon Redfern (Photo: RCGP)

Redfern Joins RCG

Lynn & Inner Dowsing (£340 million CapEx) and Lincs (£1.1 billion CapEx), both of which were delivered on time, within budget and with an excellent safety record.   BSc/BS Nautical Studies (navigation, hydrography, meteorology, oceanography and naval architecture) from the University of Plymouth, England

John Phillips

Phillips Heads Gulf Petrochem's Credit Risk, Bunkering Div.

blend of leadership, organizational ability and business insight will play a critical part in achieving Gulf Petrochem’s vision of sustained growth moving into the future.” Phillips is a graduate in Maritime Business with Maritime Law and has completed his MSc in Port Management at University of Plymouth, UK in 2002. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, a chartered member of the Institute of Logistics & Transport, and a Member of the Institute of Petroleum, IBIA and IECA

Laura Escobar, Purser Trainer of HKCYIA, gave a talk on cruise careers (Photo: HKCYIA)

HKCYIA Gives Talk on Cruise Careers

Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) recently provided a talk for some 100 youths on cruise careers and industry developments at the Plymouth University x HKU SPACE Day. The talk was part of a seminar at the Plymouth University x HKU SPACE Day jointly organized by the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) and Plymouth University, with the aim of promoting youth employment in the cruise industry and fostering its growth in the local sector. The Day featured several seminars given by industry veterans from Hong Kong’s Kai Tak

Carmen Marchionni (Photo: Lumintec)

Lumitec Expands Sales Team

sectors. Prior to joining Lumitec Carmen held Regional Vice President positions at Zones, Inc. and Datalink and was the founder of Open Systems Solutions, Inc. (OSSI), a successful value-added reseller in the information technology space. Carmen holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Drexel University

Tony Kelleher (Photo: Volvo Penta)

Volvo Penta Names Kelleher VP Customer Support, Training

as head of the service department and purchasing director within Volvo Penta of the Americas. Kelleher previously held purchasing and quality positions at Ford Motor Company in the U.K. and Visteon Corporation in the U.S. He earned a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Leeds Metropolitan University.   Kelleher replaces Martin Bjuve, who has been promoted to CFO and senior vice president business office at Volvo Penta’s global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden

Michael Smith (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Leadership Changes

nuclear markets. In 2016, he became HII’s executive vice president, strategy and development. Before joining HII, Smith worked for BAE Systems, where he served as sector vice president, business development, strategy and planning, for the Support Solutions sector. He is a graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s in engineering management.   With this management change, HII’s strategy and development team will move back to business management, reporting to Chris Kastner, executive vice president, business

LR Appoints Butcher as Managing Director

announced the appointment of Paul Butcher as Managing Director, LR Management Systems & Inspection Services.    Based in Birmingham, U.K., Butcher brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience in global professional services businesses.  After graduating from Southampton University, Butcher held a number of leadership roles in the assurance, IT services and telecommunications sectors, including positions with SAI Global, Marconi, Ericsson and Damovo.    With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Lloyd’s Register’s Management Systems

Tony McWilliams (Photo: Pharma-Safe Industrial Services)

Pharma-Safe Expands into West Texas

the Gulf Coast,” said Darrell Fontenot, Director of HSE. “His outstanding leadership credentials and business expertise allows us better serve clients in the Midland and Odessa areas and meet our strategic objectives.”    McWilliams holds a degree in Biology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a National Registered Paramedic and an active member of the Pittsburg State University Advisory Board for the School of Construction and Technology.   “Adding a physical presence in Midland was a logical step for us,” said Fontenot. “With

The MarTID partnership was started more than a year ago, a partnership solidified in the summer of 2017 in the office of Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University. L to R: Associate Professor, Michael Manuel, WMU; Greg Trauthwein, Vice-President, New Wave Media; Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, WMU; Murray Goldberg, CEO, Marine Learning Systems.  Photo courtesy WMU

MarTID Survey Closing Today

Insights Database (MarTID), giving the industry one last chance to take 20 minutes and become a part of this historic initiative. The partnership was started more than a year ago, a partnership solidified in the summer of 2017 in the office of Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University, Malmö, Sweden, with the signing of an MoU with the World Maritime University, Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media, publishers of Maritime Reporter & E‪ngineering News and MarineLink.com. Once the MarTID survey is closed, the information will be analyzed and the results published

Photo: Kadey-Krogen Yachts

Kadey-Krogen Yachts Expands to Rhode Island

Kadey-Krogen Yachts has expanded and planted roots this month in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.    Headquartered in Stuart, Florida with additional offices in Annapolis, Maryland and Seattle, Washington, Kadey-Krogen Yachts partner and vice president of sales Tucker West leads the company’s expansion into New England.    A Rhode Island native, West entered the marine industry after graduating from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire with a degree in business management. His primary focus throughout the last 20 years has been in yacht sales, marketing, and after-sales

Shawn Lobree (Photo: Silver Ships)

Silver Ships Hires Lobree as Federal Contracts Manager

; Lobree's experience handling customer-facing activities, improving operations efficiency in the Navy and assisting maritime companies in managing capital allocation will help support continued growth at Silver Ships.    Captain Lobree grew up in Miami, Florida and attended Florida State University where he earned a degree in Economics. He has also earned an M.S. in Information Technology Management (Naval Postgraduate School, 1998) and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies (Naval War College, 2004). During his naval career, Captain Lobree commanded an amphibious warship and

Mercedes Sierra is SENER’s new CEO in the U.S. (Photo: SENER)

Sierra Named CEO of SENER US

;s Concentrated Solar Power Business in the U.S. In 2012, she was appointed Head of Innovation at SENER, a position she now leaves to assume the new position as SENER CEO in the U.S., headquartered in Los Angeles.   Sierra received her Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of Cantabria (Spain) nominated Distinguished Alumni-. Mercedes also holds a Master's degree from the IESE Business School.    The former CEO, Angel Ares, has been appointed to take the leadership in the development of SENER’s infrastructure Design & Build Business in systems

Rick Meidel (Photo: Crowley)

Meidel Joins Crowley Fuels in Alaska

of Crowley’s Alaska division. Meidel previously spent 32 years with ExxonMobil in downstream lubricants, retail fuels marketing, refinery optimization and natural gas and co-generation power commercialization. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.  In his new role, Meidel will be based in Anchorage and report to Rocky Smith, senior vice president and general manager. “Crowley Fuels had a strong 2017, and under Rick’s leadership going forward we are poised to continue our success this year,” said

Photo courtesy of PML

PML Partners With IMarEST

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) has announced it is to renew its partnership with the Institute for Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST).   The year-long partnership will see the Institute and PML working together to encourage career development among the laboratory’s 166 employees, as well as boost its profile among the international marine community. PML, which develops integrated marine science to promote sustainable oceans, will also have access to the IMarEST’s vast global information resources and industry networks. PML’s CEO, Prof. Stephen de Mora

Eric Coleman (Photo: EBDG)

Coleman Joins Elliott Bay Design Group

.  His background includes hands-on shipyard experience, comprising production oversight, class and regulatory compliance, and designing for production.   Coleman is a licensed professional engineer in Washington State and received his BSE in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from University of Michigan

Igor Maximtsev and Alexey Miller. Photo by St. Petersburg State University of Economics

Gazprom Steps into St. Petersburg University

  The Gazprom Specialized Department was opened today in St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia's top-rated higher education institution of economics. Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee Chairman and Igor Maximtsev, Rector of St. Petersburg State University of Economics took part in the event. “As early as this academic year the new department will supervise all the postgraduates whose papers would be considered useful for the Company's business. From September 1 next year, the new department will offer master's degree courses available to Gazprom's

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