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Jillian Carson-Jackson (Photo: The Nautical Institute)

Nautical Institute's New President Outlines Top Goals

, graduating from the Canadian Coast Guard College as a navigation officer. With over three decades in the industry, she has worked both afloat and ashore in the CCG, including 10 years as an instructor at the CCGC.  Following an active role at IALA in the development of VTS Training, she moved to France to work with IALA as Technical Coordination Manager. She then moved to Australia to work with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as Manager of Vessel Traffic and Pilotage Services.In 2016 Carson-Jackson left AMSA to set up her own consultancy, focusing on maritime technical advice and

Andreas Enger (Photo: Höegh Autoliners)

Enger Named CEO of Höegh Autoliners

a partner at Deloitte, leading its Nordic strategy practice. Earlier in his career Enger was a partner at McKinsey & Co and subsequently held senior executive positions at Norske Skog, PGS and Peterson Packaging. He holds a MSc in Engineering Cybernetics from NTNU in Norway, and an MBA from INSEAD in France.  Following the planned succession Guttormsen will continue to support Höegh Autoliners as a non-Executive Director and Senior Advisor.  Enger will continue to chair Posten, Norway's state owned postal service

Gary Paver is ASCO's new CFO- Image by ASCO

ASCO Names New CFO

during my career, driving business strategy and direction, and I am very much looking forward to working with the management team and making a positive contribution to ASCO’s strategic objectives, as they continually strengthen their leading position within the energy market."ASCO CEO Peter France commented on the appointment: "Gary is an extremely accomplished individual with a proven track record with private equity experience.  I have no doubt he will  play a pivotal role as part of the leadership team as we seek to grow and strengthen the business.&rdquo

Robert Heijder (Photo: OneOcean)

Heijder Joins OneOcean

OneOcean appointed Robert Heijder as its new Head of Sales for Benelux and France. Heijder has a wealth of knowledge and experience, most notably from his time with Transas, provider of ship operations solutions.Heijder has  driven sales teams and has a track record in selling ECDIS, simulation and shore-based systems. He brings the comprehensive expertise required to power OneOcean’s new Rotterdam office through the company’s next phase of expansion.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Morgan Harnay has gone from being a deck officer on super yachts to being a machinery technician in the Coast Guard. Harnay now spends his free time on liberty as a captain of a dinner cruise yacht. (Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Honolulu)

From Superyachts to Fast Response Cutters

above 90 percent. Most people who join the Service, stay in the Coast Guard, even if that wasn’t their original plan.For Petty Officer 3rd Class Morgan Harnay, his road to joining the Coast Guard is one-of-a-kind.Harnay was born in a small town, Athis-Mons, which is about 40 minutes south of Paris, France. For most of his life, he lived in a small fishing town -- St. Raphael in southern France. There are several historical connections to the U.S. and World War II in the area, but being a member of the U.S. military was never even a thought to Harnay growing up much less a possibility.Living near the

Sergey Frank (Photo: Sovcomflot)

Sovcomflot Elects New Chairman and New CEO

graduated from the Odessa Institute of Marine Engineers with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1986. In 2001, he graduated from the University of London, UK, with a degree in Financial Management, and in 2018 he completed the AVIRA educational program for senior executives at INSEAD Business School, France.Mr Tonkovidov has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer of PAO Sovcomflot since December 2012, while also being a member of the Management Board of the Company. Earlier, between 2008 and 2012, he was Vice-President for Fleet Operations and then President of Novorossiysk Shipping

Photo courtesy of Sanmar

Friends Strengthen Turkish Tug Builder

subjects.Kazgan graduated in Business Administration and Cek in Economics and both joined different companies which today have been absorbed into Ernst & Young. Kazgan ventured off to the United States to deepen his academic knowledge whereas Cek stayed in Europe working in the United Kingdom, France and Austria.Following the acquisition of a wealth of experience in a variety of companies and industries, now aged 56 and 57, both men saw the opportunity offered by joining Sanmar Marine, one of the most progressive enterprises in Turkey with a truly international reputation. Fate has determined

Dennis de Roos (Photo: Fairline Yachts)

Fairline Appoints de Roos

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 time with the family. 

Pic: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Empowering Women in the Maritime

and dependent territories and 490 participants.The programme provides gender-specific fellowships, giving access to high-level technical training for women in the maritime sector in developing countries. A good example is the long-running "Women in Port Management" course, hosted in Le Havre, France, in partnership with the Port Institute for Education and Research (IPER) and the Le Havre Port Authority, where, in 2018, 48 women from 32 countries received training on port management. A total of 308 women have received training under this activity alone.At IMO’s World Maritime University

Vincent Touya (Photo: Dachser)

Touya Joins Dachser USA

On February 1, Vincent Touya joined Dachser USA as Managing Director at the company’s US Regional Office in Atlanta.Touya is from France and has held several managerial positions during his 30-year tenure with the family-owned company. Previously, Touya was responsible for the expansion of the air and sea freight business in France and North Africa. Prior to that assignment, he was Head of Sales for Dachser France’s overland transport organization.

Image: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

IMO to Empower Port Women

course aimed at female officials from maritime and port authorities entitled to encourage more women to join the maritime ranks in many aspect of the industry.Twenty-seven women from 18 developing countries are taking part in the two-week "Women in Port Management" course, hosted in Le Havre, France (12 – 23 November).  The countries are Antigua & Barbuda, Bangladesh, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Dominica, Guyana, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, the Sudan, Uganda and Viet Nam.The course includes lectures on subjects such as port

The Maritime Alliance Seeks Executive Director

development. The ideal candidate would be in position to start on November 1, 2018.Entering its 13th year in 2019, TMA has over 90 regional and international members and is a proud charter member of the BlueTech Cluster Alliance made up of 10 leading BlueTech clusters from 8 countries (Canada, France, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Spain, U.K. & U.S)The Executive Director works closely with the President and the Board of Directors to promote a common Blue Voice and create an ecosystem of companies, policy makers, economic development officials, researchers, educators, innovators and students

Steven Matthew (Photo: BIO-UV Group)

Matthew to Head BIO-UV Group's New Asia Office

BIO-UV Group, the France-headquartered manufacturer of the fully type-approved BIO-SEA ballast water management system, has appointed Steven Matthew to head up the company’s new sales office in Hong Kong.While Matthew’s focus initially will be on increasing sales of the UV-based BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Vietnam, BIO-UV Group ASIA, established on August 4, 2018, will target the Asia-Pacific market as a whole.With fewer components and welded parts, the UV-based BIO-SEA system is designed and manufactured at BIO-UV Group’s production plant

Schlumberger CFO Ayat to Retire Soon

of 2018, James West, a senior managing director for Evercore ISI, wrote in a note on Monday.Biguet previously held positions as Schlumberger's treasurer and as controller of operations, according to its financial filings. He has worked at Schlumberger since 1995 with roles in Venezuela, Canada and France before taking on his current position in December, 2017, according to his LinkedIn profile.Biguet "is very skilled in managing the organization," said one person familiar with proposed changes. "Now, he needs to manage the Street."Ayat started at Schlumberger in 1982, serving

Redzic Joins Caterpillar as Digital Enabled Solutions VP

years of global experience in delivering digital solutions like connected vehicles, digital services and autonomous technologies, most recently in the automotive industry. He previously served as senior vice president of connected vehicles and mobility services at Renault Nissan Alliance based in Paris, France.Prior to Redzic's role at Renault Nissan Alliance, he held leadership positions at Mitsubishi, Nokia HERE, NAVTEQ, PCTEL, Inc., cyberPIXIE, and Motorola. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a master's degree in computer science from the Illinois

(Photo: Galileo Maritime Academy)

Thailand Emerges as an International Maritime Training Center

and ISPS facilities came on line, but what has surprised us is the distance that so many of our students and captains are travelling to attend MCA courses here in Phuket.  Over the last twelve months we have welcomed professional seafarers from USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Norway, France and the UK, in addition to our local  student groups from Thailand, Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and Indonesia.”Now with more than 20 MCA approved courses being delivered each month, Galileo Maritime Academy is expecting similar growth in international students from the cruise ship and offshore

Photo: Carnival

Carnival Maritime, ENSM Partner for Cadet Training

Carnival Maritime GmbH of Hamburg, Germany, and the ENSM French Maritime Academy of Le Havre and Marseille, France, have agreed on cooperation to ensure future high standards in nautical and technical training of cadets.The aim of the collaboration is to train the next generation of qualified officers for the cruise industry and their future responsibilities, based on both the nautical and the technical IMO curriculum at the ENSM. Moreover, the collaboration aims to provide cadets with the necessary experience at sea on board the Costa Group fleet (Costa Crociere and AIDA Cruises) to qualify for STCW

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