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Erifili Tsironi (Photo: Navios Containers)

Navios Containers Appoints Tsironi CFO

previously served as Co-Chief Financial Officer of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation since December of 2018 and as Chief Financial Officer of Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. from its inception in 2014 until December 2018.She has more than 17 years of experience in banking focusing on ship finance. Before joining Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P., she was Global Dry Bulk Sector Coordinator and Senior Vice President at DVB Bank SE. Mrs. Tsironi holds a BSc. in Economics, awarded with Honors, from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance

Malibu Boats Announces c-Suite Changes

;Smith will be responsible for driving marketing strategy for the Malibu, Axis, Cobalt and Pursuit Brands. He brings to Malibu 30 years of B2B and B2C marketing experience and over 20 years of digital experience working for Fortnue 500 and start-up companies. Smith received his Bachlors of Science in Finance and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Tennessee

Prasanta Roy (Photo: Sailors’ Society)

​​​​Sailors’ Society Appoints New Director

Maritime Charity Sailors’ Society welcomes Prasanta Roy as its new director general.Roy, who has 25 years of experience in leadership and governance within the banking and finance industry, is stepping down as a trustee of the charity to take the key role.Sandra Welch, previously the Society’s deputy CEO and director of program, has been promoted to chief operating officer. She will continue to head up global program delivery as well as taking on additional responsibilities across the operations of the Society, while Prasanta focuses on the charity’s growth and development.Sailors&rsqu

Image: Clipper Bulk

Clipper Bulk Axes 40 Staff

the changes, Clipper Bulk announces a new Senior Management Team, comprised of Peter Norborg (CEO), Amrit Peter Kalsi (COO, Head of Chartering & Operations), Thomas Martinussen (Head of Legal), Britt Jørgensen (Head of HR & Comms) and Anders Bruun (Head of Business Development). A Head of Finance & Accounting will be named later.The new Senior Management Team will put great emphasis on making Clipper a more focused and specialized dry bulk operator, by leveraging Clipper’s positions of strength in various trades and routes as well as its long-term partnerships with clients, technical

Engine Room Wall (Photo: Advanced Mechanical Enterprises)

'Sea the World' Reveal At Huizenga Center

hard to find. To assist, Advanced Mechanical Enterprises/AMESOLUTIONS.COM, and 23 marine industry companies have joined forces with Junior Achievement of South Florida.On May 1, 2019, Junior Achievement of South Florida will unveil the Marine Industry Storefront, Sea the World, in the Patten Family Finance Park located at JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Well Pavilion. Each year more than 20,000 eighth grade students from Broward and south Palm Beach Counties learn how financial decisions will impact their lives. These include expenses related to family health care, real estate and home

Alison Henriksen (Photo: V. Group)

V. Group Appoints New CFO

, Henriksen will serve as a member of V.Group’s board of directors, joining the group’s governing body which includes V.Group CEO Ian El-Mokadem and chairman John Pattullo.Henriksen joins V.Group from Compass Group PLC, the world’s largest catering business, where she most recently was finance director for its UK and Ireland business, having formerly been the finance director for the group’s Australian business. In both countries, Henriksen played a key role in the transformation of those businesses that led to both growth and efficiency improvements.Prior to this, Henriksen held

Mike Schulte (Photo: McCarthy)

McCarthy Promotes Schulte

strong ties to the market and brings a depth of experience in the industry. Additionally, Schulte will lead the new Channelview office, set to officially open on Feb. 20, 2019.Schulte holds a Master of Business Administration in Management from the University of Miami and a double Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from the University of Southern Indiana

Ricaurte Vasquez. Pic: Florida State University

Panama Canal Appoints New Administrator

through its next era of growth."Vasquez has more than 30 years of experience in financial and international capital market management and in the public sector. He served as Minister for Canal Affairs and Chairman of Panama Canal Board of Directors (2004-2006), deputy administrator (2000-2004) and finance director (1996-2000) for the waterway, playing a role in laying the groundwork for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Recently, he served as General Electric's executive director (2013-2015), vice president, and CEO for Central America and the Caribbean (2008-2011).He has a PhD in Managerial

From left: Navin Mahajan and Dale Walsh (Photos: Chevron)

Chevron Announces Leadership Changes

Oil major Chevron announced Monday it has named Navin Mahajan vice president and treasurer, effective February 1, 2019, and Dale Walsh vice president of Corporate Affairs, effective March 1.Mahajan, who is currently vice president, Finance Downstream & Chemicals, succeeds Randy Richards, who is retiring from Chevron after 40 years of service. Mahajan will oversee banking, financing, cash management, insurance, pension investments, and credits and receivables activities across the corporation. He will report to Patricia Yarrington, Chevron’s vice president and chief financial officer.Walsh

Nikos Gazelidis is Global Head of Shipping at ATPI Griffinstone

How to achieve crew travel efficiency in your business

deadline.Human error is usually to blame in these circumstances, typically when information has been transferred manually across platforms in an old-fashioned way. End-to-end workflow management systems such as ATPI’s CrewLink platform can take away this risk by seamlessly integrating HR and finance systems. This allows personal data to be captured so visas and other essentials can be managed easily. Profiling tools like ATPI’s eProfile ensures data is always accurate and consistent, allowing the booking process to occur as smoothly as possible.VisibilityThe best way to see how to save

Image: European Transport Workers' Federation

Europe to Fund ‘SkillSea’ Project in Maritime Sector

The European Commission  said it will co-finance the project ‘Futureproof Skills for the Maritime transport sector (SkillSea)’.The project aims to develop strategies to identify and meet the future skills needs of the maritime sector and attract greater numbers of Europeans to work in maritime industries. The four-year project will begin in January 2019.SkillSea is being launched by a Europe-wide consortium established by the industry's recognised social partners, the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF)

Nils Hoff (Photo: Bergen Group)

Bergen Group: New CEO, CFO

;r Holding AS (owner of Endùr Fabricom AS). The merger process between Bergen Group and Endûr Holding is expected completed mid first quarter of 2019.Hoff joined Bergen Group as CFO in June 2015 to assist in its restructuring process, and has previously held various leadership roles in both finance and industry, including as CFO in Tandberg Data, CFO in Tandberg Storage and CFO in Data Invest. He also has board experience from industrial companies, including position as board member in Norske Skog. He has a total of 1,417,000 shares in Bergen Group ASA through his privately held company Eagle

Halliburton Appoints Loeffler CFO

and investor relations. Chris Weber is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities."We believe Lance’s financial expertise, along with his knowledge of Halliburton and experience with the investment community, makes him best suited to lead our financial strategy and outstanding Finance organization," said Jeff Miller, President and CEO. "Lance understands our returns-focused strategy, has a strong relationship with our executive management team and will have an immediate impact as he transitions into his new role.”“We sincerely thank Chris for his contributions

Ole Jacob Sandal (Photo: Ridge)

Ridge Hires Sandal as Subsurface Manager

exploration, drilling, corporate management and business development, combined with. He brings to the role a broad technical background, with a masters in petroleum geophysics and geology from University of Bergen, and a large national and international network within oil and gas business, research and finance.In connection with this appointment, Ridge enters into a co-operation agreement with HRH Geology.“In recent years, I have focused on establishing HRH Geology AS in Norway,” Sandal said. “HRH is a world-leading niche company in geo operations. Therefore, it makes sense that HRH

Victoria Freeman (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Freeman to CFO

fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced the promotion of Victoria Freeman to Chief Financial Officer.Freeman, 34, joined KPI Bridge Oil as Accountant in 2009 and was promoted to Group Financial Controller in 2013 when she took overall responsibility for the accounting and finance functions across the Group’s 9 offices worldwide. Coincidentally, she also celebrates her 9th anniversary with the Group on November 1, 2018.Prior to joining KPI Bridge Oil, Freeman worked in audit at a renowned accounting and advisory firm in London. She is an ACA Qualified Accountant and

Sailors’ Society CEO Stuart Rivers presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support (Credit: Geoff Garfield)

Sailors’ Society Celebrates 200 Years

;s 200th anniversary.This was the sixth annual wine-tasting hosted by ING at its London headquarters. More than 50 guests attended the evening, where expert sommelier Richard Yates of Ellis Wines guided on wines sourced from countries in which the charity operates.Stuart Rivers, who presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support, said: “We’re extremely grateful to ING and guests for their on-going support. Over the years, this event has raised more than $20,800 (USD) towards our work supporting seafarers and their families.”Tributes were also

Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the first woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history. Photo: HII/NNS

One-on-One with Suzanne Beckstoffer

career, specifically the challenges of being a woman, rising through the ranks in a field dominated by men.My mother never expected her daughter to work in a shipyard! My parents are both educators, and encouraged my academic interests, but I think they believed my love of math would lead to a career in finance. Maybe now that I’m Chairman of the Board of BayPort Credit Union, they think I’m finally doing what they’d expected all along.Newport News Shipbuilding is a great place to work for anybody with the skills and interest in shipbuilding. Our current president Jennifer Boykin attended

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