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Friday, February 22, 2019

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Dennis de Roos (Photo: Fairline Yachts)

Fairline Appoints de Roos

brings a wealth of experience from across a range of business industries, starting his career across the hospitality and services sector, 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

Photo: Boreas Maritime

Boreas Maritime Moves HQ

Boreas Maritime, a full-service crewing agency based in the Netherlands, moved its headquarters into a new, own building in Arkel, the Netherlands. Since the company’s start-up in 2017, Boreas Maritime has experienced rapid growth, with offices in the Netherlands, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Nigeria and the UAE. The new office location offers larger premises to accommodate the growing team, as well as better accessibility for visiting customers.The new Dutch headquarters not only houses the current team, but also offers room for future expansion. Additionally, its location at the junction

Fred Jeeninga, Cluster Managing Director, Continental Europe (Photo: Svitzer)

Svitzer Appoints Jeeninga, McKeating as Cluster Managers

Svitzer, aprovider of harbor and terminal towage to the global shipping industry, has recently appointed Fred Jeeninga as Cluster Managing Director, Continental Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Georgia) and Maurice McKeating as Cluster Managing Director, UK South.Fred Jeeninga holds nearly 20 years of experience from the marine service industry. His work has taken him to Russia, Germany, Denmark, Brazil, and the Caribbean. He has been with Svitzer since 2009, most recently as Operations Manager in Svitzer Americas before taking on his new role.Maurice McKeating has nearly 30 years of international

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Croatian Shipbuilders Strike Again Over Late Salary

has yet to complete another restructuring plan.The chosen strategic partner reportedly aimed to convert part of the shipyard into a tourism business, drawing worker opposition. Economy Minister Darko Horvat said the government was also in contact with potential investors from Ukraine, Italy and the Netherlands.Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said last week the state might have to pay 4.2 billion kuna ($651 million) for the costs of state guarantees extended to Uljanik in the past.Workers control less than 50 percent of the company, with the state also being a minority shareholder. Other owners include

Hans van Peet (Phoot: N-Sea)

N-Sea Hires van Peet as Survey Lead

U.K.- and Netherlands-based subsea provider N-Sea has appointed Hans van Peet as the company’s survey authority.Hans van Peet, who joins the organization from Heerema Marine Contractors, brings more than 30 years of specialist experience in survey, positioning and ROV intervention to the role. He previously led subsea services for a variety of leading offshore companies, including the technical management of major frame agreements for ROV and survey and positioning services.Based in the Netherlands, van Peet will be responsible for overseeing all survey activities within N-Sea, as well as

Pascal Bounin, Operations Director, Richard Leistra, Regional Manager Singapore and Harrie van der Steldt, CEO (Photo: Boreas Maritime)

Boreas Maritime Opens Singapore Branch Office

Crewing agency Boreas Maritime bv, headquartered in the Netherlands, said it has set up a new regional office in Singapore to provide services and support to clients based in the Asia Pacific region.Boreas Maritime Operations Director, Pascal Bounin, said, “Having a dedicated office in Singapore is crucial to fulfilling our mission of providing the best in class crewing services to our clients around the world.”The new branch office has been formed after Boreas acquired the shares of a Singapore-based company, where Richard Leistra will be Regional Manager.The company said it has been on a

Photo: Kalmar

Kalmar Organizes Idea Creation Challenge

 Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will organise a idea creation challenge, Kalmar Co-Create, during TOC Europe that will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.    The two-day event organised on 12-13 June 2018 aims to discover disruptive ideas to specific customer challenges in container handling industry through co-creation with terminal operators, solution providers and development partners.   "We at Kalmar want to shape the industry through promoting openness and collaboration. We have invited three teams from our partner network to work on specific customer pains. TOC

Sylvia Boer (Photo: Damen)

Damen's Boer Secures WISTA Post

Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. WISTA the Netherlands was founded in 2000 and currently has 140 members from across the maritime industry. WISTA the Netherlands focuses on a number of priority topics affecting the industry. Amongst these are sustainability, new technologies, big data, health & safety, cyber security, block chain, developing cultural sensitivity and last, but by no means least, clean oceans. WISTA has 3,000

Evans to Lead International Salvage Union

, bulk carriers, container and general cargo ships. Evans came ashore in 1985 to join Smit International and has served the Dutch offshore, towage and salvage firm in a number of roles including as contracts manger in London for Smit International, senior contracts manager for Smit Salvage in the Netherlands and, since 2013, as Manager for Smit Salvage in the U.K

Pascal Bounin is the new Operations Director at Boreas Maritime (Photo: Boreas Maritime)

Boreas Maritime Names Bounin Operations Director

Netherlands based full-service crewing agency Boreas Maritime has appointed Pascal Bounin as Operations Director as the company ramps up for projected growth from 2018 and beyond.   In addition, Eric Nijman has been named Senior Account Manager.   Both men joined the company April 1, 2018 and bring professional experience in the crewing industry to their roles at Boreas Maritime.   “There couldn’t be a better time for Boreas Maritime to add both Bounin and Nijman to the team, and I’m excited to welcome such impressive talent. Their appointments further reinforce

Magnus Hall (Photo: Vattenfall)

Sweden's Vattenfall to Cut 1,500 Jobs

programme that Vattenfall announced a year ago. "The fact that we now show a positive financial result doesn't mean that we can rest on our laurels," Vattenfall Chief Executive Magnus Hall said in a statement. Vattenfall has about 20,000 employees, primarily in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland and Britain. The resources freed up but the job cuts would help fund new investment and maintain the group's profitability, Hall added. After five straight years of losses, partly due to a disastrous expansion into continental Europe, Vattenfall in February swung to a pretax

Andrew Imrie (Photo: M² Subsea)

M² Subsea Taps Imrie to Lead Sales and Marketing

M² Subsea has appointed Andrew Imrie as global sales and marketing director.   With a career spanning more than 20 years in the global oil and gas industry, Imrie joins M² Subsea from Ampelmann where he was commercial director, based in the Netherlands. Prior to this, he held a number of senior roles with Proserv, Amec, GE Oil & Gas and National Oilwell Varco. His broad industry experience, coupled with his strong commercial track record has seen him develop new and profitable business opportunities throughout his career.   As global sales and marketing director, Imrie

Frank Ketelaars (Photo: DNV GL)

Ketelaars Takes the Lead for DNV GL - Oil & Gas in the Americas

Associates, where he specialized in asset performance and availability analysis. He worked for Shell UK Expro as a subsea and pipeline engineer prior to his ten-year career at Jardine. Ketelaars holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands.   Ketelaars succeeds Peter Bjerager, who has been in charge of Region Americas for the last nine years. Bjerager will be transferring back to a new role in Norway.  

Carlos del Corral (Photo: iContainers)

iContainers Hires Barcelona Office Director

accelerating the development of new products and services rooted in technology and innovation.    iContainers said it has expanded its businesses to new markets in just a short period of time. In addition to its existing offices in Miami and Barcelona, it opened new offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in the space of five months. It’s also keeping up its dedication to improving the ocean freight industry by adding new products and services to its platform to make it easier for shippers to contract and track shipments. iContainers currently serves

Kris Nieuwenhuis (Photo: Ocean Signal)

Ocean Signal Appoints Nieuwenhuis as Sales Manager

EPIRB with memory capsule for VDRs and growing sales of the established SafeSea range of GMDSS products. Nieuwenhuis joins the safety and communication specialist following a three-year spell as Sales Manager at world leader in AIS technology and Ocean Signal distributor True Heading in the Netherlands. He gained further technical experience and understanding of navigation and safety planning and bridge layout on large vessels through previous engineering-based roles at Amels Shipyard and Feadship Shipyards. From his base in the Netherlands, Nieuwenhuis will work with the company’s

The Kognifai digital platform is a set of tools built on modern Cloud technology providing access to KONGSBERG and third-party simulation solutions. (Image: Kongsberg)

Maritime's Digital Transformation & Simulation-based Training

Nearly 200 delegates from across the world gathered in Den Haag, The Netherlands in September 2017 to hear about the latest developments in maritime training based on state-of-the-art simulation technology. The three-day Kongsberg UC2017 International Maritime Simulation User Conference brought attendees up to date on developments in digitalization, maritime training, navigation technology, maritime operations simulation and the use of virtual reality in training. Tom Mulligan reports.   New digital technology and advanced simulation are set to improve modern education and training methods

Ben Oudman (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Taps Oudman as Regional Manager

of relevant experience to his new position from both within DNV GL and outside the company. Oudman joined DNV GL in 2013 and has previously held senior positions in Phillips and Kiwa Technology.  In his previous role, he was Country Manager for DNV GL’s Oil & Gas operations in The Netherlands, leading a team covering technical advisory, technical assurance-verification and risk management advisory services across the gas value chain, LNG and pipeline segments. Oudman holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Oudman

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