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Scott R. Atkinson (Photo: Markey Machine)

Markey Machine Hires Atkinson as Business Development VP

development roles were at the former Rapp Hydema (now part of MacGregor), AdvanTec Marine and Arctic Storm, as well as through his consulting firm, Jaeger Marine. Prior new business included advances into offshore wind, offshore oil and gas, research vessels, and varied marine business in the Russian Far East.Blaine Dempke, CEO of Markey Machine, said, “Scott adds an important aspect to our customer relations and business development efforts. His experience in the marine equipment market is unique and makes for a great addition to the Markey team.&rdquo

Giovanni Greco (Photo: SMSR)

Rear Admiral Greco Joins San Marino Ship Register

San Marino Ship Register said it has hired Rear Admiral Giovanni Greco to develop institutional relations and national maritime legislation.A graduate of the Genoa Nautical Institute, R. Adm. Greco’s career started on board merchant ships in Europe, the United States, the Persian Gulf, and the Far East. In 1991, he joined the Italian Coast Guard until his retirement in May 2022. During his service, he was harbor master in Fano, Ortona, Crotone, and Vice Commandant in Ravenna. Moreover, he was a lecturer at the IMO Academy IMSSEA, ILO International Training Centre, the World Maritime University

Ulla Nielsen, Managing Director of V.Ships, Germany. Photo courtesy V. Ships, Germany

Profiles in Maritime Leadership: Ulla Nielsen, MD, V.Ships Germany

;s (WISTA) annual conference, scheduled to be held in person October 12-15, 2021 in Hamburg, Germany.Ulla, to start, can you provide some insight on your maritime career path?My background is as a master mariner sailing with Maersk Line, primarily in the container vessel trade from Europe to the Far East. I then went ashore, taking up various positions within Maersk and another shipping company, before joining V.Ships in January 2019. What I've taken away from my time at sea is teamwork. (At sea) you develop some incredible leadership skills working with a team, because (at sea) you know that

Teresa Peacock (Photo: Spinnaker Global)

Teresa Peacock Joins Dryad Global as Non-executive Director

UK) and a part of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Women and Work. Her experience spans a career in recruitment of over 30 years, most recently working to deliver major global recruitment projects in shipping and the offshore and oil and gas markets in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Middle East, Far East, Africa and Europe.Peacock joins the team to provide senior counsel and strategic guidance as Dryad Global expands its international team and seeks to recruit a diverse workforce more reflective of the ever-changing seascape workplace."I am incredibly excited to be joining the Dryad Global

Jack Mahoney is the new President and CEO of Westwood Shipping Lines (Photo: Westwood Shipping Lines, Inc.)

Mahoney Named President and CEO of Westwood Shipping Lines

his time in Canada, Mahoney and his team worked to elevate Maersk's position there, including entering new markets in Canada and abroad. One step was the introduction of a new liner service, which connected eastern Canada with the Mediterranean, Africa, the Middle East, India, Pakistan and the Far East.Mahoney earned his B.A. at The College of William and Mary and an M.Sc. in transportation management and logistics from the University of Denver. He is a Certified Supply Chain Professional, or CSCP.Mahoney will officially begin in his new position effective September 8, leading an organization

Alex Gregg-Smith (Photo: Bureau Veritas)

BV Appoints Gregg-Smith as China Chief Executive

in ship management and shipbuilding provides additional critical commercial and technical experience and expertise."Gregg-Smith began his career at BV over 15 years where he served as a Plan Approval surveyor; a Marine Centre Surveyor; an Assistant to the Operations Manager for Middle and Far East; as well as the Regional Marine Manager for East and Southern Africa. During his time at Bureau Veritas, he qualified as a Surveyor, ISM, ISPS, and ISO Lead Auditor.He subsequently spent three years at DNV GL as Manager of the London Maritime Service Center, although most recently Alex has spent

Joseph F. Harrington (Photo: APC)

APC Announces Retirement of Harrington

in Maryland.  He later introduced epoxy shop primers to Bethlehem Steel and General Dynamics and landed other new customer accounts, thereby earning the nickname of “Epoxy Joe” in the Marine Coating Industry.From 1967-1970 he worked for Mobil Chemical in New York and Tokyo, Japan, as Far East Marine and Industrial Manager, where he organized and directed the coating of twelve 212,000 DWT tanker newbuildings for Mobil Oil, plus additional tankers, and other projects.From  1970-1983 he served as Vice President for Farboil Paint Company, a division of Beatrice Foods where he was engaged

Sandeep Seth (Photo: Goltens)

Goltens Appoints Seth as President

Finance of Goltens Worldwide.  In these positions, he has overseen the operational, business development and financial aspects of the organization in the Asia Pacific region.  Seth began his career at Goltens as a Regional Controller Asia, then served as Regional Controller Middle East and Far East, thereafter as Managing Director Middle East and India, and for a period as Group IT Head.  Since 2010, Seth has overseen all Goltens business units in the Asia Pacific region and has made substantial contributions to the management of operations in the Middle East as well.  During this

Dennis de Roos (Photo: Fairline Yachts)

Fairline Appoints de Roos

, followed by 10 years with General Motors and 5 years with Ingersoll Rand, developing its sales networks and delivering sustainable growth.de Roos was born in the Netherlands, where he grew up at the family boating business. The family business meant moving to different parts of the world such as the Far East, USA, and Europe. de Roos did his secondary studies in France and completed a Master of Science and MBA in the US, with a clear focus on international management.de Roos lives in Bristol with his wife Susan, and son Max. He enjoys international travel, sailing, historic car racing, and spending

KPI Bridge Oil Singapore Moves Office

Oil Singapore as a Bunker Trader. Tang joins KPI Bridge Oil from a Hong Kong based trading company where she held an Assistant Manager position. She achieved a Master’s Degree from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012. Tang has worked for more than four years in bunkering in Asia and Russian Far East and is particularly experienced in high seas ship to ship (STS) deliveries.  

Nigel Hopkins (Photo: Harris Pye)

Hopkins Named Managing Director at Harris Pye UK

he spent the following 20 years and was involved with new builds, conversions and upgrade projects of both floating and fixed platforms for global companies including ConocoPhillips, Bluewater Energy and BW Offshore. He was primarily involved with the commissioning and start-up phases. Based in the Far East for the past 15 years, since 2007 he was Technical Director at offshore oil and gas project management and completions specialised company, Tecnomar & Associates Pte Ltd, the company he founded with his brother Paul Hopkins.  

Malcolm Christie (Photo: OEM Group)

Christie Joins OEM Group in Technical Support Role

years.   Christie is a time served experienced engineer who started his career as an apprentice diesel engineer before going on to hold roles including service engineer, workshop foreman and technical engineer. He has also worked internationally on oil and gas projects in the Middle East, Asia, Far East and the U.S.   He has experience in leading a number of large-scale global projects which have harnessed tangible results including projects on drilling rigs which required the main engines and generators to be upgraded to increase power output, with no increase in footprint. This also included

Russell Hodge (Photo: Pirie & Smith)

Hodge to Lead Pirie & Smith’s DP Division

brought on board with that number expected to double by the end of the year.   Hodge began his career as a shipboard Electrical Technical Officer working on first generation DP drillships, construction and diving vessels.  This was followed by 20 years’ onshore experience in the U.S., Far East, Europe and South America providing DP services to oil and gas clients, rig and ship owners, underwriters and original marine equipment manufacturers.  He has also written the syllabus and delivered DP maintenance courses and regularly presents papers on DP at industry conferences.   Charles

Martin White (Photo: SMT)

Stream Marine Training Building New HQ

is a big issue for seafarers. Plus the study will look at how accidents are caused through lack of knowledge so we can identify holes in existing training programs.”    White said SMT has further plans to expand to Merseyside and is actively pursuing new business in Singapore, the Far East, the United States, Europe and the Isle of Man.   SMT’s courses meet the requirements of training approval bodies such as Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Merchant Navy Training Board

Mark Gillespie (Photo: ESS)

ESS Appoints Gillespie as Managing Director

are adaptable for hydrocarbon, power generation and renewables projects.   The company recently agreed a multimillion-pound revolving credit facility with Handelsbanken which will support larger tenders on renewables and power generation contracts and new business opportunities in the Baltic Sea, Far East and U.S. Turnover is expected to grow in the current year to between £23-£25 million with profits increasing to around £5 million and staff numbers exceeding 50 people

Graeme Temple  (Photo: BraemarSA)

Traditional Training to Counter the Over-reliance on Technology

Addressing delegates at the 4th Asian Marine Insurance Conference, BraemarSA’s Far-East Regional Director, Graeme Temple spoke of the root causes of machinery damage, citing a lack of focus on traditional training as a major concern. Speaking at the conference, Mr Temple said: “The rising number of crew errors is a concern to me, but I believe this can be addressed with the right training and commitment. Too often, we see the use of technology increasing at a faster rate than the employment of traditional training. This puts human vigilance and interaction in jeopardy.   “We

Todd Shou (Photo: CMR Group)

CMR Group Makes Two Senior Appointments

, supply chain and purchasing, bringing over 20 years’ international experience working for industrial organizations in Tunisia, China and France to the role.   He will have specific responsibility managing all production and supply chain activities worldwide with the exception of CMR Far East.   CMR’s Asia operations will also be boosted with Todd Shou’s appointment as sales manager for China, where he will head-up sales activity across the country with specific responsibility to expand and develop the company’s OEM engine business.   Employing 650 people

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