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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.

CGG Names Baidoukov CFO

Yuri Baidoukov as Group CFO, effective September 1, 2018. He will be based in Paris and report to the Chief Executive Officer, Sophie Zurquiyah.Baidoukov brings to the role 25 years of international oil and gas industry experience. He is currently Group CFO at OiLSERV Group, a Middle East and North Africa Oilfield Services company. Prior to this, he was CFO of Maersk Oil US, and Group CFO of Integra Group, a CIS oilfield services company. Baidoukov spent 10 years of his career at Schlumberger in finance positions at the corporate and regional levels.Baidoukov holds an MBA degree from TRIUM Global

Ronnie Garrick (Photo: TWMA)

TWMA Appoints Garrick as CEO, President

product and technology development.    Specialists in the oil and gas sector, private equity investors Buckthorn acquired TWMA in May 2017.  With a current a turnover of £50million ($65mln), TWMA employs 540 personnel across offices and service bases in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa and the Americas.  The firm’s expertise and technology continue to be internationally recognised for providing tailored, drilling waste management solutions that reduce drilling costs and maximise operational efficiency.   With a strong presence in the Middle East

Mo Tafazzoly (Photo: Vryhof)

Vryhof Expands Its Global Footprint

the provision of first class engineering, marine and inspection services and personnel, and the rental and sales of high quality, state of the art mooring equipment and anchors. The launch of the Aberdeen office will also facilitate the management and servicing of our offshore operations across North Africa, West Africa, the Mediterranean, the Caspian and the Eastern Canada regions. We look forward to exciting times ahead and are confident that the Aberdeen office launch will be the start and basis for achieving even greater milestones.”   Franklin Offshore Group is an integrated provider

Paul Manzi (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Names Manzi Vice President of SSQE

. He has also served on technical committees and in leadership roles in trade safety organizations. Prior to joining Crowley, Manzi held a number of health, safety and environmental roles with BP, including stints in shipping, major projects in the Middle East and drilling and exploration in North Africa.   Manzi is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and earned a master's degree in environmental management from the University of Houston and a bachelor of science degree in marine transportation and nautical science from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point. 

Ian Edward Ross (Photo: GBSL)

Grand Bahama Shipyard Adds Four Executives

over 25 years’ practical experience delivering strategic and operational support to major organizations in the oil and gas, power generation and heavy construction and fabrication industries. Prior to joining GBSL, Ian held several senior international HSSEQ executive roles in the U.K., Europe, North Africa, Middle East, China, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.    Ian holds a Master of Science Degree in Health and Safety Management and is a lead auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems.     Don Keirce, Vice President Operations Donald “Don”

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DP World Trains Next Generation

skills, aspirations and knowledge of the sector amongst young people.   The need for education   The survey focused on parents of children aged 6 to 14 in the UAE, KSA, Egypt, Morocco and Algeria with responses combined to gain an understanding of the situation across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It found that fewer than three in ten parents know what ‘trade and logistics’ means. Knowledge was highest in the UAE, where 40% understood the term, followed by KSA and Egypt (both 28%), Algeria (22%), and Morocco (20%). Respondees also showed considerable misunderstanding

Manuel Jiménez (Photo: SENER)

SENER Names Jiménez Financial, Administrative Director

in the company, he served as Financial Director of Inabensa, a subsidiary of Abengoa specializing in the fields of Power Transmission, Renewable Energy and Infrastructure, in which his responsibility included U.S., Canada, U.K., Denmark, India, and South Africa, and the regions of Latin America and North Africa. Prior to this, he was Financial Director for Latin America and Abengoa Brazil

New Growth Record at French Port

;   Passenger throughput rose 2% to top 2.5 million for the first time as cruise numbers soared 11% to a record 1.446 million – including 947,000 passengers in transit (+16%) and 499,000 home port passengers (+2%).  In contrast, ferry carryings fell 8% to 1.06 million – North Africa services saw a 2% increase to almost 460,000 but Corsica numbers plunged 12% to 603,200 due to year-end strike action against the takeover of operator SNCM, which will now be run as Maritima Ferries.   Investments and 2016 outlook  Marseille Fos is gearing for more growth in the

Abdel Ben Amara

Camcon Names Amara Business Development Manager

Camcon Oil has announced the appointment of Abdel Ben Amara as Business Development Manager for the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.   Based in Dubai, Abdel will report to the Camcon CEO. He will be responsible for leading the development and sales of Camcon’s groundbreaking Digital Intelligent Artificial Lift (DIAL) solutions portfolio to oil operators in the region and for building and managing a distribution network.   Abdel joins Camcon with over 11 years’ experience in the oil, gas and manufacturing industries. He has spent the last year as Head of Business

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Frank Inouye Appointed MD of AZIPAC

  The Board of Directors of AziPac Ltd. have appointed Mr Frank Inouye as Managing Director, with immediate effect. Frank brings over 34 years of industry experience to AziPac and the wider Azimuth and Seacrest Group. He has worked extensively in Australia, Asia, North Africa, Canada and South America and has a proven track record of building and managing asset portfolios in both public and private E&P companies. During his career Frank has held many senior management positions including; Executive Chairman, CEO/COO of Coastal Energy (a company he founded in 2004 and led until 2008 which

Richard J Schuhmann, Ph.D

The Landing School Names Schuhmann President

research at MIT, assisting the Red Cross in the development of a flood early warning system for residents in the Manafwa River Basin in Uganda. Outside of MIT, Dr. Schuhmann has been active as a consultant for the US State Department, promoting innovation and engineering enterprise development in North Africa. Before his appointment at MIT, he spent 15 years at Penn State University, where he was a faculty member in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Science-Technology-and-Society, and Engineering Design, and Director of Engineering Leadership from 2005-2012. "The time I spent at The Landing

Patrick Walters

Walters Joins Peel Ports Group

for Southampton Container Terminals and Tilbury Container Services, in which P&O Ports was a shareholder. He was subsequently made managing director of both terminals. When P&O was acquired by DP World in 2006, Patrick Walters was named senior vice-president and managing director for Europe, North Africa and Russia and played a part in the regional integration of DP World and P&O Ports. He has been commercial director of ABP since 2008 and most recently has been providing advisory and consulting services to firms operating in the ports sector. peelports.co.uk  

Marseilles Fos Targets Antwerp Trade Potential

French port Marseilles Fos is aiming to play a link role in cargo bound from Belgium to North Africa and the Middle East following a presentation in Antwerp on May 15 to freight forwarders from Europe’s second biggest port. In a first-time initiative to attract business sourced in Antwerp, the meeting was hosted by promotional body Via Marseille Fos (VMF), which represents the port authority, port professionals and the chamber of commerce.  More than 20 Antwerp forwarders attended, including their association president, and were said to have expressed ‘real potential and interest&rsq

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