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COVE Internship Project Begins Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

(NSCC) and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD). Their backgrounds range from a Senior Ship’s Officer with a diploma in business administration, electronics technician, environmental engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, interdisciplinary design, and electronic commerce.IBM and Accenture have donated their time and resources in a week-long orientation course for the interns prior to the project start date allowing the interns to hit the ground running on their first day. The interns will be engaged in project-based Working Integrated Learning (WIL) by virtual means

Trevor Whitworth (Photo: Pentonet)

Whitworth Joins Maritime IoT Firm Pentonet

connected on a daily basis.With an extensive background in maritime operations with O.I.L. Ltd in South America, the Middle East and the UK, Trevor can also claim marketing success securing specialist tonnage contracts in South-East Asia, West Africa and Central America. Trevor has a BSc in Maritime Commerce from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology and is certified as a British Navigating Officer.Pentonet was founded in 2016 by Darryn Trowell and Markus Sandelin with the goal of providing onboard cellular connectivity using modern and cost-effective solutions, a mission that

TWG Names Mirdha President

and Chief Executive Officer, Richard J. Tobin. Arjun will focus on expanding TWG's broad portfolio of market-leading products globally.Arjun has over 24 years of global commercial and P&L leadership experience in construction equipment and industrial markets. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from Shriram College of Commerce, New Delhi, India, an MBA (Distinction) from Cardiff Business School in the UK, as well as being a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (CPA equivalent), UK

The Propeller Club of the U.S. Port of New Orleans honored Brandy D. Christian as their 2019 Maritime Person of the Year at its 86th Annual Maritime Person of the Year Gala on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Metairie Country Club. Photo: The Propeller Club.

Christian Honored by Propeller Club

numbers for consecutive years.“Being recognized by a distinguished body such as the Propeller Club is an honor and validation that we as a Port are moving forward in the right direction,” said Christian. “We are focused on continuing to build the necessary infrastructure to drive commerce and create jobs for our region. Port NOLA is a vital economic engine for the state of Louisiana, and we are focused on continued growth as we move forward.”The two public agencies under her leadership have combined annual revenues of $100 million, nearly 500 employees and more than $200 million

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Matson Promotes Three

and terminal operations across Matson's Pacific network. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Kinney serves as a member of the boards of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and Oakland Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the Coast Steering Committee of the Pacific Maritime Association and the Board of Managers of SSA Terminals, SSAT (Oakland) and SSAT (Seattle)

Teckie Hinkebein (Photo: HII)

Hinkebein Named Ingalls Media Manager

served as director of marketing for the Gulfport-Biloxi Airport since 2015. She has also held several marketing and communications positions in the Gulf Coast area, including director of new market develop, community and government relations for Wetlands Solutions; director of the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, and she conducted marketing and client development for Balch & Bingham LLP. In 2007 she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and information sciences from the University of Alabama.Hinkebein is a member of the United Way Community Investment Team, Mental Health Association of

From left: Dr. Noel Hacegaba, Port of Long Beach; Gregory Tuthill, SeaCube Container Leasing; 
Michael Wilson, Consolidated Chassis Management

CII Announces Three New Directors

. He is the 2018 recipient of the Connie Award given in Newark, NJ by CII.CII's other new officers are Sue Coffey of The Northwest Seaport Alliance, first vice president; Mike DiVirgilio, second vice president; Anne Kappel of the World Shipping Council, secretary, and Chris Brooks of The Journal of Commerce, treasurer. Barbara Yeninas is senior advisor. Lisa Aurichio is executive director. 

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WA State Maritime Accelerator Launched

Blue and the Port of Seattle: help maritime companies innovate and grow, establish Washington as a global leader in maritime innovation, and increase the sustainability of maritime businesses in both Seattle and beyond.Funded by the Port of Seattle and a grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce, the maritime accelerator will be housed and supported by WeWork Labs in Seattle. WeWork’s global innovation platform for early-stage startups will run the accelerator through unique programming and events.Dr. Lisa Brown, Director, Washington State Department of Commerce: “Support for

Image: American Maritime Partnership

Great Lakes Region Creates 132K+ Maritime Jobs

Kaptur (D-OH).“In Ohio alone, the efforts of over 13,000 workers facilitate more than $3 billion moving into local economies and generating $817.5 million in worker income. These are the benchmarks from which workers and industry leaders can build on our successes and plan a future of expanded commerce and opportunity,” she added.Thanks to the Jones Act, the domestic maritime industry employs approximately 650,000 Americans across all 50 states, creates $41 billion in labor income for American workers, and adds more than $154.8 billion in annual economic output each year.The U.S. domestic

Brendan Warn (Photo: Total)

Total Taps Warn as Investor Relations SVP

across three investment banks including Macquarie Capital and Jefferies International in London. Previously, Warn was an Associate Director at Evans & Peck and a mining engineer at BHP in Australia.Warn qualified as a Mining Engineering at the University of South Australia and holds a Master of Commerce from The University of New South Wales, and an MBA from University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney. He is an Australian citizen

International Propeller Club Looks for new Executive VP

The International Propeller Club of the United States is looking for a new Executive Vice President to lead its Fairfax, Virginia office in early 2019.The International Propeller Club is an international business network dedicated to the promotion of the maritime industry, commerce, and global trade. It has 5,000 members in more than 75 ports around the world who represent a cross-section of the maritime industry. The Propeller Club is ninety-one years old and serves as the premier networking organization of the maritime industry.Interested persons may learn more about the Propeller Club at http://www.

Barbara Leslie  (Photo: Port of Oakland)

Former Port of Oakland Staffer Returns as Commissioner

Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce CEO Barbara Leslie has joined the Port of Oakland’s governing Board of Port Commissioners.  Ms. Leslie, a onetime Port Government Affairs Specialist, replaces Earl Hamlin who resigned from the seven-member Board.Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf nominated Leslie for the volunteer post.  The City Council appointed her this week.Leslie went to work for the Chamber of Commerce in 2014 as its first woman President and CEO. She has 25 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, including service as Assistant to the City Manager during

CAPT Timothy Crone (Photo: Hepburn and Sons LLC)

Hepburn and Sons Appoints Crone as Director

on USS PONCE (LPD 15) through two major overseas deployments. During his tenure in command, he served as Maritime Interdiction Operations Commander for the deployed battle group, skillfully coordinating multi-ship anti-piracy interdiction efforts, resulting in sustained safe passage for international commerce in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.Starting in December 2010, CAPT Crone joined the Surface Warfare Officer Acquisition Corps, and worked at the Washington Navy Yard in DC, working in a variety of positions including Technical Director in the Anti-Terrorism Program Office (PMS 480), Principal Assistant

International Propeller Club Looks for new Executive VP

The International Propeller Club of the United States is looking for a new Executive Vice President to lead its Fairfax, Virginia office in early 2019.The International Propeller Club is an international business network dedicated to the promotion of the maritime industry, commerce, and global trade. It has 5,000 members in more than 75 ports around the world who represent a cross-section of the maritime industry. The Propeller Club is ninety-one years old and serves as the premier networking organization of the maritime industry.Interested persons may learn more about the Propeller Club at http://www.

Kelly Craighead (Photo: CLIA)

Craighead Appointed as CLIA President and CEO

over the role currently held by Cindy D'Aoust, who in July of this year announced her intent to leave her position by year’s end.Craighead has spent over 15 years in the public and private sectors, recently serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Travel and Tourism in the U.S. Department of Commerce where she advanced travel and tourism priorities within the Administration and with Congress. As the first Executive Director of the National Travel & Tourism Office, Kelly led initiatives that generated over $250 billion annually from International visitors to the U.S. while also representing

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ShipMoney Announces New Appointments in Europe

has been appointed Director of Account Management Europe, bringing with him an international, professional and strategic approach to the role having worked for the past few years at American Express. He was UK Client Manager at American Express working with more than 100 merchants before joining its E-commerce/multi-currency acquisition team.Liliia Bakalova is also appointed as an Onboard Trainer and will be looking after the ShipMoney program onboard clients’ ships, liaising with crew and management, focusing on training and offering face-to-face assistance with any problems crew members encounter

Rev. David M. Rider, President & Executive Director, Seaman’s Church Institute. (Photo: SCI)

New Mental Wellbeing Guide for Seafarers

. Rider, President & Executive Director, Seaman’s Church Institute, said: “Coming from our insurance and humanitarian perspectives respectively, the American Club and the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) share a passion and deep respect for the human factors involved in safe maritime commerce and quality of life for those who work on ships around the world.With nearly 300 years of combined maritime service, our organizations know intimately the triumphs, tragedies, and risks associated with maritime life. Together, we want to better understand the root causes of failure and the unique

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