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Sunday, December 16, 2018

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Mintra Group's CEO Scott Kerr (left) and UK Managing Director Gareth Gilbert (Photo: Mintra Group)

Mintra Group Acquires Atlas Knowledge

maritime and international course libraries. Combining these with the Atlas portfolio enhances our support to standards bodies, regulators and corporate customers whilst helping more than a million learners to develop their skills and stay safe.”With offices in Aberdeen, Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Dubai and Singapore, Mintra offers a full suite of services from HR, rotation and payroll to workforce development and management tools. Over 150 offshore and maritime customers use its HR systems on thousands of vessels and 150,000 seafarers and personnel on offshore installations are paid through its

Dan-Bunkering DMCC Welcomes Three New Bunker Traders

Dan-Bunkering said it has hired three new Bunker Traders in its Dubai office.Benedek Nagy was born and raised in Hungary, however, at the age of 18 he moved to Denmark to study International Shipping and Trade as well as gain experience within the shipping industry.Fabio Rossetti grew up in Denmark and holds a graduate diploma in Managerial Economics and Innovation Management from Copenhagen Business School.Nemish Jose is of Indian descent. He is an MBA Port & Shipping Management graduate from Indian Maritime University and speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam, and Tamil. Furthermore, he has six years

Photo: Drydocks World

Drydocks World Initiates Health Care Campaign

Drydocks World - Dubai organized a health care campaign in cooperation with Al Baraha Hospital and Dubai Health Authority.Employees benefited from medical tests, examinations, information and health advice from doctors and experts at 12 stations covering: safety, nutrition, urology, dermatology, physiotherapy, pharmacy, accident and emergency. This annual health care campaign aims to bring specialist medical services and educational awareness to the yard’s large workforce, in order to promote healthy lifestyles and practices.At Drydocks World putting the well-being of employees first is a

Jyothi Mani (Photo: EMAC)

EMAC Welcomes Mani To its Case Management Team

deal of case handling experience with a detailed know how as to arbitration and mediation procedures.  We maintain confidence that EMAC will deliver excellence in maritime arbitration and mediation”, said Majid Obaid bin Bashir, Acting Chairman and Secretary General, EMAC. Having been in Dubai for just short of a decade, Jyothi brings with her a wealth of case management experience from the likes of Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).  Before joining DIAC, Jyothi worked as an in-house counsel for a large corporate in the Indian entertainment sector, followed by a role with

Graeme Alexander (Photo: Pirie & Smith)

Pirie & Smith Names Alexander GM

General Manager to head up the company and take responsibility for leading its activities across the globe.The appointment is in response to a 12-month period of international expansion for the Aberdeen-headquartered firm, which has seen it establish representative agencies in Thailand, India, Singapore, Dubai and Europe to provide a global network for local and international clients in the offshore, marine, fishing, renewables and insurance industries. In addition, Pirie & Smith, which also has an office in London, is actively looking at additional business opportunities in the Middle East.Alexander

From top Richard Inman,Steve Myatt and Simon Williams Photo Britannia

Britannia Bolsters Underwriting Team

falls on the 30-year underwriting career of Steve Myatt, who has decided to step down from his role as underwriting Director, marking the successful 2018 renewal as his last.   John O’Flaherty joins from broker JLT to head up the Club’s new Singapore operation. John worked for JLT in Dubai for five years having previously worked for Skuld P&I Club and brokers AON Heath Lambert.   The move to put an underwriting presence in Singapore comes as the Club looks to bring parity of operations across the Association which will also see current London head office based underwriter

Clockwise from top left: Pravin Kirolikar, R Sudharshan, Viraj Padiyar, B. Jeyanthan (Photo: Goltens)

Goltens Bolsters Middle East and India Teams

Several senior staff members have stepped up in the latest round of promotions at Goltens Worldwide.   Goltens appointed Pravin Kirolikar to the position of Managing Director of Goltens Dubai. Kirolikar makes the move from Goltens India, where he served as Managing Director for eight years. Starting his career as a professional marine engineer, Kirolikar sailed for 13 years before going ashore to work as a marine surveyor for the Indian Register of Shipping. Prior to joining Goltens, Kirolikar worked in after sales services for Wärtsilä India for 12 years. Kirolikar holds degrees in

Lamin Bara  (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Promotes Two Bunker Traders

Dan-Bunkering has announced the promotion of Bunker Traders Rali Bara and Lamin Bara in its Dubai office as of March 1, 2018.   Rali Bara, who joined the Dubai office in 2013 was promoted to Bunker Trader & Team Leader and has during his career with Dan-Bunkering shown great business instinct and strong leadership skills, which is why a promotion to Team Leader was an obvious next step up the internal career ladder.   Lamin Bara, who was also promoted to Bunker Trader & Team Leader started with Dan-Bunkering in Dubai in 2015 and has demonstrated the ability to motivate the team

Capt. Milind Karkhanis (Photo: KVH Videotel)

KVH Videotel Names Karkhanis Middle East Sales Director

maritime location. Capt. Karkhanis has more than 40 years’ experience in the maritime industry, including 15 years at sea on tankers, bulk carriers, and container ships; on shore, he worked in Mumbai and Hong Kong in ship manning and operations roles. Capt. Karkhanis has recently relocated to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. “I am looking forward to servicing our current clients in the region and expanding our operations to new clients who are based in this part of the world,” says Capt. Karkhanis. “With the launch of Videotel Performance Manager earlier this month, we have an

Ville Parpala (Photo: The Switch)

Parpala Joins The Switch

the €3.3 billion ($3.9 billion) turnover Yaskawa Electric Corporation, from Marioff Marine, where he spent almost three years as Area Sales Manager for Germany and Italy. Prior to that, he spent nearly 10 years at Emerson, including a stint growing the firm’s Marine Tank Management division in Dubai, and over seven years at ABB, working with azimuth propulsion and variable speed drives.   “There’s a clear trend towards cleaner, more sustainable shipping solutions,” Parpala said. “Consider the shift towards hybrid vessels, increased focus on emissions, ballast water

Carsten Ladekjaer (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Promotes Dubai Management

Marine fuel and lubricant trading firm Glander International Bunkering has made three internal promotions in its Dubai office: former sales manager Morten Langthjem will take on a new role as managing director; Alex Margaritis, former team leader and senior bnker/lubricant trader, will take over Langthjem’s former position as sales manager; and Hernan Ortiz will be appointed to a newly created role as business development manager.   “All three of the newly appointed candidates have played a critical role in guiding Glander International Bunkering DMCC through pivotal points in the

Photo: Dubai Maritime City Authority

DMCA Training for Marine Drivers

 The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed the growing demand for marine driving licenses in the Emirate of Dubai as reflected by the high volume of applications for marine crews operating within local waters.    In response, the DMCA’s Maritime Traffic Management team ensures the Skippers’ Evaluation course being provided to Skippers with a one-hour briefing class on ‘Marine Knowledge for Boat Operation’ with a focus on deepening and enriching modern marine knowledge in managing operational processes before undergoing formal inspection.   

Stephan Aumann (Photo: Oman Drydock Company)

Aumann Named CEO of Oman Drydock

within the international maritime industry, especially in the ship repair and conversion as well as the oil and gas business. Stations of his career are spanning around the globe: Curacao Drydock Company, Curacao/Netherland Antilles, Blohm & Voss Shipyards, Hamburg/Germany, Topaz Engineering in Dubai/UAE, Damen Ship Repair, Gothenburg/Sweden and the family owned Theodor Buschmann Shipyard in Hamburg/Germany. Aumann is a past member of the executive board of the German Shipbuilding and Ocean Industries Association (VSM), the biggest European maritime association

Guyson Kang (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Relocate Kand to Dubai

the relocation of one of its leading Bunker and Lubricant Traders, Guyson Kang. After joining the Singapore office more than a year ago, Guyson has proven himself to be extremely adaptable and has brought an unfaltering determination to the office every day; a truly energic team player.   The Dubai office welcomes Guyson and looks forward to the “regional expertise he will bring on board. While our office is bursting with niche skills and specialisations, it is together that our knowledge transfers across the globe, leaving no port untouched”, Carsten Ladekjaer, CEO of Glander Internatio

(Photo: Mammoet)

Mammoet Expands in the Middle East

Dutch heavy lift specialist Mammoet said it has opened new branch offices in Oman and the United Arab Emirates, having seen an increase in projects across the Middle East. Mammoet has been operating in the Middle East for over 40 years and has already established a head office in Dubai. The company has now branched out and taken up residence in the Mussafah Industrial area in Abu Dhabi, and in Sohar, Oman, enabling Mammoet to provide more localized support and increase its offering of specialist services in engineered heavy lifting and transport across the region.

The maritime sales division in the regions Australia, New Zealand and Oceania will be developed out of the Sydney office (Photo: Liebherr)

Liebherr Bolsters Its Australia Maritime Business

division in the regions Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. Clark has already been internationally active for the Liebherr Group in various sales positions since 1991. Following his start with Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd, his career led him via Liebherr-Africa (PTY) Ltd. and Liebherr Middle East, FZE. in Dubai to the company’s factory in Rostock

Captain Khamis Weld Ghumail, Director of Maritime Traffic Management, DMCA  (Photo: DCMA)

DMCA Celebrates Dubai Training Achievements

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently evaluated the achievements of the Dubai Maritime Training Center (DMTC) for its major accomplishments in establishing new standards for professional maritime training, which is being conducted through integrated training programs designed in collaboration with international experts in order to adapt to rapid changes regionally and internationally.   With the goal of making Dubai a leading global destination for maritime training and an ideal market for leading maritime companies, the Dubai Maritime Training Center has taken advanced steps to

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