Britannia P&I sets up Shop in NY
claims service to all its Members, while also focusing on the needs of Britannia’s North American Members.This development follows other recent steps taken by the Club, including the opening of new offices in Denmark and Greece and the strengthening of its teams in Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore
APM Terminals Pipavav Appoints Sørensen
, effective January 1, 2020Sørensen has been a part of A.P. Moller Maersk Group since 1987 starting at the internal A. P. Moller Shipping School in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has held various positions within the Group in Maersk Line, Maersk Logistics and Damco in countries like Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and India. Sørensen holds an MBA from Henley Management College, UK and has attended several Executive Management courses at IMD, Lausanne, Penn State University in the US
Amoil Appoints Margaritis MD
Amoil has appointed Alexandros Margaritis as Managing Director as of January 1, 2020.Margaritis brings 14 years of industry experience and has held previous positions in Singapore and Dubai respectively.Amoil was established in 1984 as the first independent bunker trading and supply service in South Africa.
SSY Grows Suezmax Team
suezmax market to 17. Oliver Rae has 10 year's broking experience, with much of that time spent at Genesis Shipbrokers. Dean Abrahams has 15 years of broking experience and has worked at a range of shipbroking companies including Affinity and EA Gibson.SSY's tanker teams are based in London, Singapore, Houston, New York, Madrid and Mumbai and offer the full range of deep-sea chartering and operational support services
Goltens Appoints Seth as President
organization. In addition, he is experienced working with companies of international reputation in numerous industries, including manufacturing, technology and finance in the Far East, Middle East, Europe and United States.Seth is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). He holds an MBA from Nanyang Technical University in Singapore.Seth will continue to be based in Singapore for Goltens, where he has developed extensive experience in global operations, finance, strategic partnerships, and joint ventures. Under his leadership
Keppel Wins 18 Awards at WSH 2019
Keppel Group has clinched 18 awards at this year's Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Awards, organized by the Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Singapore. This is the highest number of awards won by a single organization this year. Keppel had also won the highest number of awards in 2018.Of the 18 awards, Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) received 12 awards under the Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP) category for exemplary project safety and health management systems.Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel O&M, also
Yang to the Helm at Singapore Shipping Assoc.
The Council of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)—the industry voice of Singapore’s maritime community— made history by nominating the association’s first-ever female President since its founding in 1985.At SSA’s 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 26 June 2019, the 2019/2021 Council elected Ms. Caroline Yang, Chief Executive of Hong Lam Marine, as the association’s President. Ms. Yang started her career with Hong Lam Marine as their in-house counsel in 1991, and has more than 25 years’ experience in the shipping industry.As President of SSA, Ms.
KVH Appoints Loke VP Asia Pacific
services used by thousands of vessels worldwide.Prior to joining KVH, Loke held the positions of chief commercial officer and chief executive officer for Eutelsat – Asia Pacific, and senior vice president for General Electric Satellite for North Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Oceania region. A Singaporean citizen, Loke speaks English, Mandarin, Bahasa, and Cantonese.Loke has a master’s degree in business administration from the National University of Singapore and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical and production engineering
Charity Helps Cadets Achieve Career at Sea
was trusted to load the main deck and lower holds, take charge of mooring stations and even manoeuvre the ship off the berth under the Captain’s supervision.”She then joined a large cargo vessel with a multinational crew.“I saw a great deal of the world, sailing to Brazil, America and Singapore.“It was hard getting used to not having any passengers on board.”Although she doesn’t speak any Tagalog, that didn’t hinder Rachel from engaging with her crewmates.“The crew spent time honing their English skills and even managed to learn a few Geordie phrases.&rdquo
Keppel to Add 1,800 Offshore, Marine Staff
Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corp is planning to add 1,800 staff this year at its offshore and marine business, the first time the company is hiring for the division after cutting thousands of jobs since 2015.The slump in oil prices in 2014 and a global oversupply of drilling rigs had hit orders at the company's O&M division, but demand is slowly returning."With the expected increase in work flow as well as preparing for the upturn we would be looking to add to our (O&M) workforce this year," Keppel CEO Loh Chin Hua said at the company's results briefing. "And this
WMU, MPA Sign MoU
The World Maritime University (WMU) signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), to cooperate on global maritime leadership training and capacity building for the international maritime community. The enhanced MoU was signed by Ms. Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive, MPA, and Dr. Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU.The agreement provides for cooperation between the two partners on the education of maritime leaders, leadership development programmes, as well as exchange of faculty members.Under the agreement, MPA Academy will continue to
New CEO at POSH
Lee Keng Lin will take over as the new CEO and executive director of Singapore based offshore services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) following the retirement of Gerald Seow Kang Hoe, effective May 1.Lee, who is currently the group's deputy CEO, has more than 10 years of experience in the offshore marine industry and has been with the company since 2007.
Atals Sets Sights on Asian Offshore
. As the European offshore wind sector is still continuing to grow, we need to develop our own executive expertise in Asia-Pacific and therefore recruiting and training senior-level people here”, says Edgare Kerkwijk. He joined Atlas Professionals as Strategic Director Renewables APAC in Singapore and will lead this initiative for the region.Atlas is currently supporting their clients from their Bristol (UK) and Hoofddorp (Netherlands) offices with permanent recruitment. Atlas’ vast, worldwide network and track record in providing professionals for nearly all of the
New CEO at Svanehøj Group
independent company in the autumn of 2018, when investment company Solix purchased what was then Wärtsilä Pumps from the Finnish Wärtsilä Group.The new Svanehøj Group is present in more than 100 markets globally, and employs approximately 230 employees in offices in Denmark, Singapore and the UK
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
BV Appoints Barrow as Vice President
Bureau Veritas has announced that it has appointed David Barrow as Vice-President for its Marine & Offshore South Asia Zone. He succeeds Kerem Kiper, who has already taken up the post of Vice-President, Middle-East, Africa and India.Based in Singapore, Barrow is responsible for leading the development and delivery of new activities and services for Marine & Offshore for the region. Alongside this, Barrow will be at the helm of a number of key accounts and will ensure compliance with both Group and Marine & Offshore Division standards.With over 35 years of experience in the maritime industry
Svitzer Appoints Jeeninga, McKeating as Cluster Managers
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 experience, the majority of which were regional or managing director roles. He was born in the UK and has worked in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Bangladesh, and The Philippines before moving back to the UK. Prior to joining Svitzer, he was most recently Cluster Head, UK, Ireland and Mediterranean of APL.