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Curtin Joins Acteon as TerraSond Managing Director

for the Americas region. His project execution experience includes pre-front-end-engineering design, front-end-engineering design and detailed engineering, procurement and construction projects working in contractor and client company joint ventures. Curtin has held project leadership positions in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Americas.Mathias Bruneau, Acteon Executive Vice President for Insight and Integrated Solutions, says, “[Curtin] brings 32 years of international industry experience and a strong background in project execution. In his most recent role as KBR’s vice president

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

Copenhagen, Denmark headquarters.During 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

Mike Holliday - LR's Marine & Offshore president for South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa (SAMEA) - Credit: LR

LR Names Marine & Offshore President for SAMEA

LR has appointed Mike Holliday as Marine & Offshore president for South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa (SAMEA).In his new role, Holliday will lead LR’s Marine and Offshore operations across SAMEA, primarily based in Singapore, and be responsible for developing the business in current and emerging markets as well as identifying growth opportunities in the region including key gas, naval and offshore projects.Holliday’s remit will also include LR’s traditional portfolio such as classification, compliance, and advisory services to as well as collaborating with clients on industry

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Life on Hold for Many Philippine Seafarers

nearly 10% of the country’s gross domestic product.But hundreds of thousands were likely to lose their jobs this year, cutting an important lifeline for many poor families.RemittancesAbout 10 million Filipinos work or live overseas, official figures show, spread across North America, Europe, the Middle East and parts of Asia such as Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong.Remittances by overseas Filipino workers reached a record high of $33.5 billion last year, according to the central bank.But as global coronavirus cases keep climbing, up to 400,000 Filipino overseas workers were projected to lose their

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McDermott Names Senior VP for EMEA Region

Engineering and construction company McDermott International Ltd. has appointed Tareq Kawash as Senior Vice President for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.Kawash was formerly the Senior Vice President for the Europe, Africa, Russia and Caspian (EARC) region, which has been combined with the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.David Dickson, President and Chief Executive Officer of McDermott, said, "Tareq has a wealth of experience and is a strategic, high-performing leader who understands the challenges and opportunities of our business and is committed to finding the best

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ConocoPhillips CFO Retires After 39 Years with the Company

ConocoPhillips on Wednesday announced the retirement of Don E. Wallette, Jr. as executive vice president and chief financial officer after a 39-year career with the company. Wallette’s retirement is effective on Aug. 31, 2020.William (Bill) L. Bullock, Jr., currently president, Asia Pacific Middle East, will assume the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer on Sept. 1, 2020. Bullock has more than 34 years of experience in leading engineering, operations, commercial and business development functions across the company. Bullock has a bachelor’s degree in chemical

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Xodus Names Subsea and Pipelines Branch Boss

businesses in the energy sector are facing tough decisions, however, I know we have some of the greatest minds in the industry who have the ability to deliver the best advice, always putting our clients’ needs first.”Rebecca Hewlett, Xodus’ operations director for London & the Middle East said: “Nigel has extensive experience across subsea and pipelines projects ranging from concept to decommissioning. He has also supported many energy producers, finance houses and legal firms for expert witness, due diligence, and assurance scopes throughout his career."There&rsquo

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Motive Offshore Appoints Leith

Motive Offshore Group appointed David Leith as Rentals Division Manager.Motive Offshore Group has also reported an impressive start to 2020 for its Rentals division, with first quarter results exceeding initial expectations.Launched in 2010 by James Gregg and Dave Acton, Motive Offshore Group is headquartered in Boyndie, Banff, Scotland, with additional offices in Aberdeen, Houston, Norway and the Middle East.

Martin Helweg (Photo: P&O Maritime Logistics)

P&O Maritime Logistics Names Helweg CEO

Technology.For the past three years, Helweg has been responsible for P&O Maritime Logistics’ global operations. Earlier, Martin spent over 15 years in marine service solutions working for Svitzer, an A.P. Moller-Maersk Company in regional CFO and CEO roles across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.P&O Maritime Logistics was created last year following DP World’s acquisition of Topaz Energy and Marine and its integration with P&O Maritime. POML focuses on three strategic segments – offshore, port services and logistics

Michael Madely (Photo: Ecochlor)

Madely Joins Ecochlor as VP of Global Service

;Mick" Madely to fill a newly created position of Vice President of Global Service.  Madely has had a full career in the global maritime industry with over 25 years of experience in senior management positions in both Commercial and Technical roles. He has extensive experience in Asia and the Middle East with a hands-on approach in leading sales and operations of world class capital equipment and engineering providers. For the past 10 years, prior to joining Ecochlor, Madely held the positions of General Manager and Managing Director for Goltens, firstly Vietnam and latterly China, steering both

Trevor Whitworth (Photo: Pentonet)

Whitworth Joins Maritime IoT Firm Pentonet

communications products.In his 17-year tenure with Telaurus (later Globecomm Maritime) he was responsible for growing a start-up business into a company that kept over 3,000 vessels 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

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Torqeedo Hires Engelmann as Sales VP

Torqeedo announced it has appointed Jochen Engelmann as vice-president sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1.In this position, Engelmann will have responsibility for expanding sales and driving the company’s growth across the EMEA region for Torqeedo’s marine electromobility systems.Engelmann comes to Torqeedo from Volvo Penta, where he was head of sales, central Europe for the industrial engine division. Prior to joining Volvo Penta, he worked in the engine development department at Stihl as a technical project manager.Engelmann holds a degree in mechanica

Sandeep Seth (Photo: Goltens)

Goltens Appoints Seth as President

Vice 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.  

Frank Relou  (Photo: Sea Machines Robotics)

Sea Machines Expands European Sales Force

UXO surveying, dredging and oil-spill response. He also will support the company’s advanced situational awareness technology trials currently being piloted on an A.P. Moller-Maersk container ship that calls regularly in Rotterdam.Relou is based in The Netherlands with responsibility over Europe, Middle East and African regions.Strengths developed during Relou’s nearly three-decades-long career include persistence and perseverance, as well as the ability to build lasting relationships with clients. His diverse career has spanned the ship-building sector to retail and distribution. He began in

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IMO Movie Promotes Gender Diversity

University my career has really skyrocketed," says Deniece Aiken, Lawyer, General Counsel, Jamaica.As well as training opportunities, IMO has facilitated the establishment of seven regional associations for women in the maritime sector across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific Islands, some 152 countries and dependent territories and nearly 500 participants

Grool Named CEO at ZEABORN Ship Management

on an international career as a marine engineer, eventually holding executive positions as managing director and board member of renowned companies across the globe. Over the various stages of his professional life, Grool has worked in many different parts of the world, ranging from Europe and the Middle East to Asia and North America. Along with his professional skills, he has a considerable reputation for his dedicated approach to the customer and a strong focus on teamwork

i-Tech 7 Hires New Business Development Manager

i-Tech 7, Subsea 7’s life of field business unit, has appointed Craig Roberts as its new regional business development manager for its Asia Pacific & Middle East region.Roberts, who joins from Total Marine Technology (TMT) where he was operations manager, will be based in the company’s Perth office, in Australia. He brings to the role more than 25 years’ experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, specializing in the delivery of remotely executed subsea solutions and tooling across the entire lifecycle of a subsea development.Roberts will work with Simon Hird, i-Tech 7’s

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