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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Parker Harrison was named Crowley Maritime's SVP of procurement and risk management. (Photo: Crowley Maritime)

Crowley Promotes Harrison

Crowley Maritime appointed Parker Harrison to its leadership team as senior vice president of procurement and risk management, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Harrison, former VP of procurement, will continue to be based at the company’s headquarters in Jacksonville, and will report to Bill Pennella, vice chairman and executive vice president.In her new role Harrison will work across all of Crowley’s business units to strategically align risk management functions while continuing the company’s procurement transformation into a strategic center-led competency. She will be responsible for the

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Skills Focus for Maritime UK’s Futures Program

; PortsWilson Wong - Academic Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel and DevelopmentRichard Westgarth - Head of Campaigns, BMTFreyja Lockwood - Future City and Innovation Manager, Bristol City CouncilThe Futures Program is sponsored by BMT, a leading international design, engineering, science and risk management consultancy.BMT’s CEO, Sarah Kenny, was last week announced as the next Vice Chair of Maritime UK, to serve alongside Norton Rose Global Head of Transport, Harry Theochari, from December 1.The UK government’s Maritime Growth Study review (February, 2018) urged industry to consider

Victoria Freeman (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Freeman to CFO

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine 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

Maritime Finance Lawyer Johnson Joins Haynes and Boone

as a captain of a patrol boat through 2005 and 2006 – an appointment which included planning and directing the deployment of multiple patrol vessels in addition to his own. He said his experience as a naval officer working to build  motivated teams and provide resilient planning and risk management has been helpful in his legal career.Most recently, Johnson handled a broad range of matters, including advising companies in connection with building, acquiring, and disposing of vessels and rigs in the offshore oil and gas sector as well as  negotiating the workout and restructuring of

Kendra MacDonald (Photo: OSC)

MacDonald to Lead Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

Deloitte Global and was responsible for building internal audit function for Global. During this time, she also maintained a role as Atlantic Risk Advisory Partner for Deloitte LLP in St. John’s, a position she held since 2010, providing leadership in the areas of cybersecurity, governance, risk management, internal audit and external audit, to both large and small organizations within the private and public sectors.With a long track record of community and volunteer leadership, MacDonald is currently the Chair and Acting CEO for the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries

Dorothea Ioannou (Photo: The American Club)

American P&I Club Manager Prepares for Further Growth

;s practical knowledge of this important operating domain and has been responsible for building a highly competent IT team within the Club’s management company.Philip Clancey has assumed the role of Chief Actuary and Risk Officer (CARO).  In this capacity Phil is responsible for the risk management dimensions of operating the American Club and its associated enterprises.  He joined the Managers in 2016 as Senior Actuary & Risk Manager, bringing with him over twenty-years of varied insurance and financial experience, having served in actuarial, risk management, treasury and compliance

Reed Peré (Photo: Danos)

Leadership Changes at Danos

supervision of successful project operations worldwide, providing integrated project support for customers’ onshore and offshore activity.Callahan joined Danos in 2013 as director, and later vice president, of finance and administration. With nearly three decades of experience in finance, risk management, asset management and procurement, he has held executive leadership positions in the telecommunication and ship repair industries.The moves of Peré and Callahan have created additional organizational changes, allowing for 12 Danos team members to take on new positions within the company

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Trainee Program in Glander International Bunkering

to become a successful bunker trader.   What We Offer The program is designed to give you hands-on experience working among the best traders in the industry. You will gain a solid understanding of the shipping industry with emphasis on logistics, product knowledge, legal aspects, compliance, risk management and finance. Simultaneously, an assigned mentor will give you intensive training in core trading skills and competencies. After your progress is reviewed, successful candidates will be offered a Bunker Trader role at the end of the program. Requirements Relevant education with diploma/degre

Alysha Chambers  (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Chambers to Marketing Manager

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has promoted Alysha Chambers from Group Marketing Coordinator to Group Marketing Manager.Chambers joined KPI Bridge Oil two years ago from a UK healthcare manufacturer where she was responsible for the company’s B2B and B2C marketing activities. Chambers has a MA degree from Kingston University, London in Marketing Communications & Advertising and a BA degree from Saint Leo University, USA in Communication Management.

KPI Bridge Oil Singapore Moves Office

KPI Bridge Oil  said its Singapore office’s move to new premises and appointment of a new Bunker Trader, Zoe Tang. KPI Bridge Oil first established an office in Singapore in 1998.  In addition, Zoe Tang recently joined KPI Bridge Oil Singapore as a Bunker Trader. Tang joins KPI Bridge Oil from a Hong Kong based trading company where she held an Assistant Manager position. She achieved a Master’s Degree from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012. Tang has worked for more than four years in bunkering in Asia and Russian Far East and is particularly experienced in high seas ship

Pavlos Papageorgiou. Photo from Youtube video Eurofinancechannel

Papageorgiou Named CFO of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network

as Head of Principal M&A Execution, responsible for major strategic initiatives including deal sourcing, and executing acquisitions. More recently, Pavlos served as Assistant Treasurer and Global Head of Liquidity Planning and Coverage at Morgan Stanley where he led the firm's Global Liquidity Risk Management Framework, including Contingency Funding Plan (CFP), governance, escalation and mitigating actions.    Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. is an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and

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Rotterdam Port Fund Supports Tagpoint Training

of the Rotterdam Port Fund lays a solid foundation under Tagpoint Training, both financially and in terms of networking," says Tagpoint Training director and co‐shareholder Egbert Vennik. "The appointment of Professor Jop Groeneweg,an internationally recognized authority in the field of risk management, to our Consultative Council, is a good example thereof."

Ben Oudman (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Taps Oudman as Regional Manager

. 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 succeeds Liv Hovem, who has taken the role of CEO in DNV GL Oil & Gas. Oudman&rsquo

James Callahan (Photo: Danos)

Danos Announces Executive Leadership Changes

has more than 25 years of experience in construction and energy accounting and finance, including management positions with Ernst & Young LLP, Arthur Andersen LLP and the Shaw Group. He also has worked with a variety of public and private companies, advising them in finance, administration and risk management. A resident of Metairie, Cedro serves on the Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America (SELA Council) and the University of New Orleans Accounting Department Advisory Council. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Society of Louisiana

The Impact of Decarbonization on Shipping Finance

NGO Carbon War Room, worked with shipping leads from major global financial institutions to explore the challenges of decarbonisation for ship financing.   With the launch of the report Preparing shipping banks for climate change: How can internal carbon pricing help ship-financing banks in risk management?, the two organizations called for shipping’s financial institutions to begin analyzing and managing the risks created by the shipping industry’s imminent decarbonization. In order to do so, they suggest that the industry unites around a global standard for maritime-specific climate

Brenda Lim (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Hires Lim

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels and lubricants, physical supply and specialist in marine risk management products, has announced the appointment of bunker and lubricant trader Brenda Lim at its Singapore office. Lim has more than six years’ experience in the industry, working as a dry bulk broker, in operations at a well-known shipping company and as a Bunker Trader for the past three years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from The Singapore Institute of Management in Accounting and Finance.       

Hans Gieskes (Photo: Chartco)

Chartco Appoints Gieskes as Chairman

of companies, including the successful AXIO Data Group, Mr Gieskes has been CEO and President of organizations such as Cision – global market leader of cloud-based software and services for PR professionals, and LexisNexis - global market leader for online information and services for legal and risk-management industries.  Almost all of his career has been associated with digital technology businesses.    ChartCo has made two acquisitions this year, strategically-driven purchases which help pave the way for its ambitious plans.  Already offering the most comprehensive and

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