Sovcomflot Elects New Chairman and New CEO
Frank is the recipient of a number of national, government and industry awards.Igor Tonkovidov Igor Tonkovidov was born in Khabarovsk in 1964.Mr Tonkovidov graduated from the Odessa Institute of Marine Engineers with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1986. In 2001, he graduated from the University of London, UK, with a degree in Financial Management, and in 2018 he completed the AVIRA educational program for senior executives at INSEAD Business School, France.Mr Tonkovidov has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer of PAO Sovcomflot since December 2012, while also being a
Navios Containers Appoints Tsironi CFO
was Global Dry Bulk Sector Coordinator and Senior Vice President at DVB Bank SE. Mrs. Tsironi holds a BSc. in Economics, awarded with Honors, from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance, awarded with Distinction, from Cass Business School of City University in London.Chris Christopoulos, who previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Navios Containers, recently left the company
EMAC Welcomes Mani To its Case Management Team
estate and construction in the UAE. While in India, Jyothi has been involved with various NGOs dealing with Mental Health and Human Rights issues, playing an important role in contributions towards the amendment of the Indian Mental Health Act 1987. She holds a Masters in Law from the University of London specialising in Dispute Resolution with a minor in Maritime Law.
ST Engineering Appoints New Director
effect from June 8, 2018.MG Ong is currently Chief of Defense Force. He joined the SAF in 1994 and has held a broad range of staff and command appointments in the course of his military career. MG Ong holds a Master of Science, (Science) from the London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London.ST Engineering also announced SLTC Xu Youfeng has been appointed as alternate director to MG Ong on the same date.SLTC Xu is currently the Branch Head, General Staff (Development)/G5 – Army. He has held various command and staff positions in Singapore’s Ministry of Defense since
The Impact of Decarbonization on Shipping Finance
of climate risk into lending decisions as well as to foster the development of best practices and tools to support their uptake. The Task Force on Decarbonizing Shipping is a collaboration between the Global Maritime Forum, Carbon War Room, the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), and University College London (UCL). Angela Churie Kallhauge, lead, Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), said, "As nations implement the Paris Agreement, the financial sector is also working to understand and manage the risks and opportunities created by this fundamental shift in the global
ST Engineering Adds Nonexecutive Director
held various command positions in the Ministry of Defense, including Chief of Army and Chief of Defense Force. He was also Permanent Secretary (Education Development) at Ministry of Education until June 19, 2017. Neo holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) from the University of London, U.K. as well as a Master of Science (Management of Technology) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S. Neo had served on the board from March 2010 to April 2013 when he was the Chief of Defense Force.
The Human Aspect of the Autonomous Ship
less thought given to the human aspect of the autonomous vessel. The Autonomous Ship – a Revolution A refreshing change comes in a new report, Global Marine Technology Trends 2030, authored by the IACS member Lloyds Register (LR), in conjunction with the UK-based consultancy QinetiQ , and University of Southampton. Commercial shipping is one of three segments examined in the report, which also looks at naval vessels and Ocean Space, which also delves into natural resources extraction. The authors delve into the ‘fourth industrial revolution,’ not yet upon us, but coming, which
BAE Systems Welcomes Record Number of Paid Interns
More than 140 university students from across the country are being given a unique insight into working life at BAE Systems, as part of the company’s 12-week summer internship program. At Portsmouth Naval Base and Cowes on the Isle of Wight, 11 interns are currently working across a number of disciplines from HR and finance, through to engineering and supply chain. Now in its third year, this growing program gives students the opportunity to learn from employees who are experts in their fields and gain insights that can only come from real world experience. Over a
Changes on BHP Billiton Board
Limited, Executive Director at Abbott Mead Vickers Plc and a Director of Corporate Development at WPP Group Plc, and held various leadership roles at Scottish Provident and Royal Bank of Scotland Plc. Ms Frew has a BA (Hons) from the University of Strathclyde, a Masters of Research from the University of London and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Cranfield for her contribution to the industrial and finance sectors.
Kelvin Hughes Expands International Sales Team
team. Andrew Chia joins Kelvin Hughes as Regional Business Manager based in the company’s Singapore office. He will be responsible for the growth and development of the Kelvin Hughes Security Systems division across the Far East region. A graduate in Economics and Management from the University of London, Andrew served as an Artillery Officer in the Singapore Armed Forces for 6 years before joining a local company representing European and US defence manufacturers in Southeast and North Asia. Ralph Bell is the company’s new Regional Sales Manager in North America. Operating from