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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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Source: Tidewater

Tidewater Appoints Dick H. Fagerstal Chairman of the Board

; both onshore and offshore – throughout the world.”Fagerstal serves as the Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, member of the ESG Committee of Valaris Limited since April 2021. He previously served as Executive Chairman of the Global Marine Group, based in Chelmsford, United Kingdom, a subsea cable installation and maintenance business operating globally in the telecoms, offshore renewables, and oil and gas sectors, from February 2020 to March 2023.From 2014 to 2020, Fagerstal served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Global Marine Holdings LLC, which was the prior

(Photo: Crowley)

US Maritime Industry Working to Solve the People Puzzle

, CityCruises, CityFerry, CityExperiences & Journey Beyond businesses.”Paine added that Hornblower’s size creates a wider range of workforce opportunities “from coast-to-coast and everywhere in between”, as well as in various marine roles in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom in addition to other hospitality and experience-based offerings around the world. “Our crew can stay within the company while pursuing new opportunities and licensing advancements throughout our family of companies,” he said. “Not many companies can offer what Hornblower can

The Executive Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, during the event held in Bilbao - ©Iberdrola

350 New Jobs: Haizea Bilbao to Supply Monopiles for UK's East Anglia Three Offshore Wind Farm

vessels. 350 new jobsIn addition, the agreement will result in the creation of some 350 direct new jobs at Haizea Bilbao. The 50 monopiles that Haizea Wind Group will fabricate for Iberdrola will be used to support the wind turbines of the East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom. In total, this wind farm will have a capacity of 1.4 GW and will supply electricity to more than one million British households.As per the agreement signed with Iberdrola, Haizea Bilbao will be responsible for the supply of materials, the engineering of the manufacturing process, and monopile

Mark Heward (Photo: MITAGS)

Mark Heward Named Director at MITAGS

time in the Royal Navy commanding Mine Counter Measures Squadron 2 Crew 1, serving on HMS HURWORTH in June 2018 to undertake a training cycle, before deploying to the KIPION JOA (Persian Gulf) on HMS LEDBURY in January-July 2019. He then commanded HM Ships CHIDDINGFOLD and CATTISTOCK while conducting United Kingdom-based operations.Heward brings his experience both as a commanding officer and as a teacher to the role of Director of MITAGS. After coming to the United States, Heward served at the United States Naval Academy as the Operations Officer from July 2020 until August 2022, teaching Advanced Navigation

Jan Wilhelmsson was tapped to be Nautilus Labs' new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), heading up its newly opened London office. Photo courtesy Nautilus Labs

Nautilus Labs Opens London Offiice, Taps Wilhelmsson as CCO

Nautilus Labs is expanding to the United Kingdom, opening an office in London to be led by Jan Wilhelmsson, an experienced shipping executive and Nautilus Labs' new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).Wilhelmsson has more than 30 years of diverse shipping industry experience. Prior to Nautilus, as a former Master Mariner, he moved into commercially operating institutional-sized fleets before focusing on digital transformation and fuel efficiency on the tech supplier side as well as the carrier side."In the years ahead we will see the shipping industry go through massive changes driven by new

Victoria Strickland (Photo: MTL)

MTL Supports the Next Generation

carrying out hull structural repairs on FPSOsVictoria, who is 22-years-old, said: “MTL is a great work placement. The atmosphere in the office is very welcoming and everyone is incredibly helpful. Even before the work term started, Ian was a great help in getting me prepared for the move to the United Kingdom.“I was devastated to learn of the Coronavirus and how it was sadly impacting so many people throughout the world, and I became anxious to return home to family when I learned of the seriousness of the situation. MTL’s team worked effortlessly to ensure I flew home before the situation

Nine Hunter Class Frigates will be built in Adelaide by a workforce of more than 2,400. (Image: BAE Systems)

Ship Jobs to Fuel South Australian Recovery

course, aimed at upskilling the remaining AWD workforce with the latest industry 4.0 technologies and techniques that will benefit the Hunter program and future shipbuilding projects in the state.The Hunter Class Frigates are based on the Type 26 Global Ship, which BAE Systems is building for the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy in Scotland.The first of more than 40 ASC shipbuilding staff seconded to BAE’s Scotland shipyards as part of a knowledge transfer are beginning to return to South Australia after up to 18 months in the UK learning how to build the ships.The two-year first building of

David Loosley (Photo: BIMCO)

BIMCO Names Loosley CEO

BIMCO has appointed David Loosley as its new Secretary General & CEO with effect from June 2020. Loosley joins from the Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST), which he led for the last eight years.Prior to joining IMarEST, Loosley ran operations at the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) where he was responsible for the transition from analogue to digital navigational products, and chaired the Digital Geospatial Information Working Group (DGWIG) to help drive global standardization. He has also served at sea for 10 years in the UK Royal Navy.Alongside

Photo courtesy of Sanmar

Friends Strengthen Turkish Tug Builder

studying different subjects.Kazgan graduated in Business Administration and Cek in Economics and both joined different companies which today have been absorbed into Ernst & Young. Kazgan ventured off to the United States to deepen his academic knowledge whereas Cek stayed in Europe working in the United Kingdom, France and Austria.Following the acquisition of a wealth of experience in a variety of companies and industries, now aged 56 and 57, both men saw the opportunity offered by joining Sanmar Marine, one of the most progressive enterprises in Turkey with a truly international reputation. Fate has

Paul Allan (Photo: MTL)

MTL: Allan Named Senior Naval Architect

will be supporting the MTL team developing systems and procedures, driving MWS and supporting the company’s global FPSO and marine activities.MTL, which employs 44 people and has just signed an agreement to expand its services in Brazil, has worked throughout the globe in Canada, Africa, United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS), Europe and Asia Pacific.MTL is a specialist FPSO integrity and repair management company, providing structural integrity management, on-station FPSO repair, naval architectural and equipment solutions. MTL’s unique approach to delivering safety, value and quality

American Club: Four Senior Appointments

;s collective engagements.In the Managers’ office in Piraeus, Joanna Koukouli has been appointed as Deputy Global Claims Director, reporting to Global Claims Director Don Moore in New York. Holding both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in law, and qualified to practice in Greece, the United Kingdom and New York, Koukouli also has 20 years’ industry experience including that of in-house counsel at a major Greek container company. Koukouli has also been appointed as Joint Managing Director of the Piraeus office, in which role she will continue to work closely with Dorothea Ioannou,

New Hires Boost RCG US Team

is a respected project manager and engineer with practical experience delivering offshore wind construction projects, working for the major wind turbine supplier Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Negrelli was deputy construction project manager of the recently completed 574 MW Race Bank project in the United Kingdom. Negrelli earned his BSc/BS in Civil Engineering at The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and his MSc/MS in Engineering/Industrial Management at The Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Negrelli will support clients in project planning, supply chain analysis, independent engineering

BP Shipping’s Aggies left to right: Daniel Justus, Stewart Andrews, Jenny Long, Sara Broadrick, Garrett Jones and Michael Flannery.

Texas A&M Galveston Degrees Lead Six Aggies to BP Shipping

the quality of candidates and hires we have received from the university.” In fact, there are six Texas A&M Galveston graduates working at BP Shipping, including Long.With a staff of 390 and 1,270 BP Maritime Services Officers, BP Shipping has main offices in Sunbury and Canary Wharf in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Houston and Chicago serving Europe, North America and the Asia/Pacific. The company brings more than 100 years of expertise in providing a variety of skills such as seafaring, engineering, chartering and legal services to manage shipping risks and deliver innovative and agile marine

Trojan Battery Names Thomas President and CEO

including Chevron Corp. and Dresser Inc. Earlier in his career, he was a strategic management consultant with Arthur D. Little in its Global Energy practice. Thomas earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wales and an MBA from Warwick Business School, both based in the United Kingdom. Elder, who has been president and CEO since 2013, joined Trojan in 2005 as chief financial officer and added the title of chief operating officer in 2008. He became president in 2010 and took on the role of CEO following Trojan’s equity partnership with Charlesbank Capital Partners

Scott Stephen (Photo: Ashtead Technology)

Stephen Joins Ashtead Technology

Ashtead from RSL NDT where he held the role of UK manager and was previously with Euro NDT as general manager, both based in Aberdeen.   The move comes as the independent firm, which has facilities in Aberdeen, London, Abu Dhabi, Houston and Singapore, recently gained certification from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for the calibration of NDT equipment and has expanded its NDT equipment rental fleet.   Having previously gained UKAS accreditation for the calibration of survey, positioning and oceanographic sensors, this most recent approval also covers the delivery of calibratio

Petterson Named Great Lakes CEO

Berger will work to ensure a seamless transition.   Petterson brings to the role 35 years of experience in the engineering, construction and maritime industries. Over the tenure of his career, he gained considerable international experience while working and living in Norway, Asia and the United Kingdom to oversee operations and major projects in Australia, Middle East and South America. Most recently, he served as a private consultant to clients in the oil and gas sector. Petterson served as chief operating officer and executive vice president at Chicago Bridge and Iron (CB&I) from 2009

Jeff McCray (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries to Open Australian Office

, he held several business development positions for BAE Systems, including vice president, international business development, in Asia and Europe. He is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, and the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, where he earned a master’s degree in international relations.   The 2,500-square foot office space is centrally located in Canberra near Parliament House, the Defense Department’s Russell Offices and the airport. HII said it is hiring office staff and expects to officially

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