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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

Ingalls Apprentice Graduation 2018 (Photo: HII)

110 Graduate Ingalls Shipbuilding Apprentice School

. This is where all of you, as graduates, will play such an important role for our nation.“I am committed to ensuring Mississippi’s industry partners remain competitive so we can preserve America’s national security superiority and our nation’s role as the world’s leader in commerce,” Hyde-Smith continued. “And, importantly, the jobs that make Mississippi families stronger and more secure.”Since 1952, Ingalls’ Apprentice School has produced more than 5,000 graduates trained to fulfill the shipyard’s operational needs. The program offers a comprehensive

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System their connecting channels and the St. Lawrence River, serves the industrial and agricultural heartland of the U.S. and Canada. Photo provided by The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership

Great Lakes Shipping Supports 237,000 Plus Jobs

.A year-long study of the economic impacts of the entire Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway navigation system is a definitive and detailed report documenting the many contributions made by the Great Lakes Seaway system to federal, state/provincial and local economies.The study reports that in 2017 maritime commerce supported: 237,868 jobs, $35 billion in economic activity, $14.2 billion in personal income and local consumption expenditures and $6.6 billion in federal, state/provincial and local tax revenue.The study also highlights the specific economic benefits of key navigation infrastructure, such as the

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Learn to Weld with a Virtual Personal Trainer

totally virtual.Latest teaching methods ensure successThe Fohnsdorf Training Center is one of the most modern and innovative professional training establishments in Austria. Situated in Murtal in Styria, it has been operating on behalf of the Employment Agency since 1975 to provide specialist staff for commerce and industry. Its emphasis on practical experience and ability to adapt to the requirements of business enable it to broadly fulfill its objective of integrating its students as quickly as possible into the country’s labor market. A success rate of 53.4% in 2016 was the highest in Austria

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

Goltens Bolsters Middle East and India Teams

serving Goltens India as the Senior Manager responsible for the Sales and Services of the Chennai and Vishakhapatnam branches since 2008. Prior to joining Goltens, Jeyanthan was General Manager for Reefer Mech Engineers Pvt Ltd in India. Jeyanthan holds a Bachelor’s degree in law and a Masters of Commerce.    Viraj Padiyar was recently named General Manager for Goltens Abu Dhabi. With 20 years of industry experience, Padiyar has worked with Goltens Dubai for the previous eight years as Senior Sales Manager overseeing key accounts in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. Prior to joining

Kenneth Graham (Photo: NOAA)

NOAA Taps Graham to Lead National Hurricane Center

this new role on April 1.   “The forecasts in last hurricane season were 25 percent more accurate than average, and with new satellites and other measures they are undertaking, we are very hopeful to keep improving the timeliness and accuracy of our forecasts,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “Ken will be a great leader of the Department’s efforts in this regard.”   “Ken will undoubtedly build on the center’s history of improving forecasts while serving as a vital link to effectively communicate that information to the public and core

Gov. Edwards Appoints Charles H. Ponstein to Port NOLA Board of Commissioners Photo courtesy Port NOLA

Ponstein Appointed on Port of New Orleans Board

.”   Ponstein is a landlord and owner of several commercial and industrial buildings. A life-long resident of St. Bernard Parish, Ponstein served as Councilman-At-Large from 1992-1996 and Parish President from 1996-2004. He has served as a member of the St. Bernard Parish Chamber of Commerce, St. Bernard Economic Development Commission, Regional Planning Commission and United Way of New Orleans.   “Although I have had the honor to serve in a number of political positions, I have never considered myself a politician. I view my career as one of a public servant and businessma

James Callahan (Photo: Danos)

Danos Announces Executive Leadership Changes

, risk management, asset management and procurement, and has held executive leadership positions in the telecommunication and ship repair industries. A resident of Lockport, Callahan serves on the board of Restore or Retreat, a coastal advocacy group, and is a former chairman of the Lafourche Chamber of Commerce. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MBA from Nicholls State University

Lee Named Partner at Holland & Knight

trade, maritime, transportation and energy groups.    As a member of the international team, Lee helps companies in the supply chain, logistics and other transportation services industries, including maritime, air, road and rail. He also represents industrial shippers, including e-commerce, manufacturers and processors, commodities, mining and large retail firms, as well as new and emerging market entrants with their supply chain, logistics, and transportation matters.   Lee has experience serving as in-house counsel in both the government and the private sector. As an government

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Military to Maritime Digital Career Platform Launched

how they can attain the proper certificates during their military career to successfully transition into a civilian career,” said Chairman Hunter at a recent House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation hearing.   “The current cadre of mariners which have served the commerce and national security of the United States so admirably since the end of the Vietnam War is quickly aging out along with the ships. It's imperative that the federal government, along with its partners in the state maritime academies and maritime unions, develop a comprehensive plan to ensure that

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