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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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Kelly Craighead (Photo: CLIA)

Craighead Appointed as CLIA President and CEO

and Tourism in the U.S. Department of Commerce where she advanced travel and tourism priorities within the Administration and with Congress. As the first Executive Director of the National Travel & Tourism Office, Kelly led initiatives that generated over $250 billion annually from International visitors to the U.S. while also representing the United States internationally.  Kelly remains active in global tourism efforts and is engaged with several international organizations focused on advancing travel and tourism priorities.In the role of President and CEO, Craighead will direct CLIA'

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Half a Million Seafarers Benefited from 'Ship Visitor' App

International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) Ship Visitor app is used internationally by 10 maritime welfare organizations, who provide chaplaincy to seafarers who are far from home.Sailors’ Society’s CEO Stuart Rivers said: “Real-time reporting enables port chaplains and ship visitors to deliver more joined-up care to the seafarers they meet.“It’s encouraging that the Ship Visitor app has reached this milestone and is testament to the collaborative work between the maritime welfare providers who have embraced its potential to improve care provisions.”The 500

Photo: Drydocks World

Drydocks World Initiates Health Care Campaign

and prosperity.  During the health campaign event, Drydocks World – Dubai signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to receive products and services from Galderma to enhance health support provided in the yard. The Dubai Health Authority and Galderma also gave free samples and products to visitors, with specialized information to meet individual needs. The MoU was signed by by Mr. Ismail Abdul Rahman Mohammad Divisional Manager of HR Operations & Services at Drydocks World, and Dr. Hesham Abdulla Regional Director for Galderma MERITA region.Commenting on the MoU Mr. Ismail said, &ldquo

Sailors’ Society’s Rebecca Bridgen

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Sailors' Society: Take the 'Loch Ness' Challenge

the Great Glen and raise funds for its work.The charity, which celebrated its 200th anniversary in March, transforms the lives of seafarers and their families at home, in port and at sea through initiatives such as its Wellness at Sea coaching programme and Crisis Response Network.Its chaplains and ship visitors have a presence in 91 global ports, with wider projects and services covering 30 countries.“Our chaplains provide a variety of services to seafarers; whether it’s practical help like a lift to the shops, access to Wi-Fi so they can talk to loved ones or emotional support after a crisis

RCCL and Seafarers Gala (Photo: Seafare??rs’ House)

Seafarers’ House Launches $4.5m Campaign

; Expanded recreation areas to improve overall health and wellness; •     An improved experience shopping for essential personal items; •     Space for training, meetings, and professional development; •     A café with indoor and outdoor seating so visitors can enjoy a hot meal with friends.   Seafarers’ House also will continue to offer wire transfer services, free WiFi, and a chapel for multidenominational services, but in a newly upgraded setting.   Seafarers’ House anticipates groundbreaking to commence mid-year 2019.

Greg Jung (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Names Jung Marketing VP

consultant at Aprimo, Inc. Jung holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Purdue University, as well as a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in organizational leadership from Butler University. He served on Butler University’s College of Communications Board of Visitors from 2011-14, and he is a board member of the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association.  

(Image: Wilhelmsen Ships Service)

WSS: Digital Solution Focus @ Norshipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) are bringing the maritime digital solutions of the future to life at Nor-Shipping. Unveiling their augmented reality (AR) project at the world’s biggest maritime show, this immersive, interactive tool enables visitors to view the company’s very latest products and systems, inside and out.   Developed in conjunction with Austrian technology company Imagination Computer Serv. GesmbH, using their AR software ‘MagicLens’, visitors will download a reader app to their phones and scan a printed image to unlock the AR system. Kjell Andre Engen

Tim Miller (Photo: YANMAR)

Miller Named Senior Manager for YANMAR Training Center

make him a valuable addition to the company. In his new role, Miller will be responsible for the direction and delivery of innovative, solutions-driven learning across all business units and aspects of the company. He will also be in charge of ensuring an excellent customer experience for all visitors to the new center.   Prior to joining YANMAR, Miller was most recently the Senior Manager of Dealer Development Training and Kubota University for Kubota Tractor Corporation. Other experience includes global training and learning management, product marketing management and similar related

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Cross-Bay Ferry Launched

and Pinellas County – each of which committed to support the project. “The opening of ferry service between Tampa and St. Petersburg is a major addition to our offerings as a tourism destination,” said Santiago Corrada, president and CEO of Visit Tampa Bay. “We know that visitors pay no attention to municipal boundaries, so providing them with an exciting alternative to driving between Tampa and St. Petersburg will make their visit all the more memorable.” Cross-Bay Ferry service organizers have designed the schedule and focus of service to test and serve various

Shulah Jones (Photo: PAL)

New Liverpool Maritime College Launches Memorabilia Appeal

about their memories. We aim to be a hub of all things maritime and want to start a history group.”   “Capt Walker’s former wartime family home, Flotilla House, is under a minute’s walk from the Academy, and has potential for telling a long term story to our students and visitors.   “The foundations of technical education college in Bootle were laid in 1892 and opened in 1900 by the 15th Earl of Derby. Therefore, it is very fitting that Edward Stanley, the present and 19th Earl of Derby, joins us at the official opening as we look to the future.   &ldquo

Women Are Moving up in the Maritime Industry

. If it goes well, she adds, the Maritime Career Market could become a fantastic cooperation opportunity for the women and companies concerned.   WISTA has played a part at SMM for many years, holding an evening reception for its international members attending SMM as exhibitors or trade visitors. A special highlight is planned again this year – WISTA Germany will present the “Personality of the Year 2016” award at SMM. “Our aim with this award is to highlight female personalities who have an exemplary function in career and commitment in the maritime industries,&rdquo

File image: UK Flag

UK Marine Industry Continues Growth

for exporters who are still feeling the effects of a sluggish Eurozone and the wider global economic conditions felt by most U.K. business sectors. Inland hire, charter and passenger boat services have performed particularly well, capitalising on the increasing popularity of the U.K. with international visitors and the growth in U.K. consumer confidence, which for the six months from June to November, saw its highest levels of growth since the end of the financial crisis.    Strong results were also seen in insurance, financial and brokerage services, as both domestic and international customers

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V.Group Inaugurates New Center in Manila

a crew manning suite which saw the arrival of 1,000 seafarers on its opening day to register with the group. In addition, an array of training facilities are provided, including a full mission bridge and engine room simulator, a culinary and hospitality instruction center, which can cater for almost 400 visitors per day, two housekeeping areas which fully replicate the luxury accommodation of a cruise liner, an officers’ mess and a full suite of classrooms and auditoriums.   V.Group said the new opening is testament to the importance of the Philippines as the principal recruitment ground for

Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal (Photo courtesy of the Port of San Diego)

Port of San Diego Generates $7.6b Regional Impact

heavy industrial equipment, like ship repair and cargo/container processing; providing professional services like vessel insurance brokers, boat brokers, marketers and attorneys; conducting manual labor such as loading and unloading cruise passenger luggage and setting up conventions; interacting with visitors and customers in restaurants, hotels, upscale stores, boutiques and mobile street carts; and taking clients on excursions for ocean fishing, whale watching and dinner cruises.   An additional 24,600 jobs and $3.2 billion in indirect impact are generated in San Diego County based on the goods

Offshore rig worker: File image

Australia Job Seekers Meet Employers at AOG Perth Conference

in 2014, providing a unique opportunity to see what’s new and build business connections with industry leaders. Bringing together more than 550 exhibitors from across 20 countries, AOG has become Australia’s largest oil and gas event and the only exhibition of its kind to attract over 15,000 visitors. Also incorporating  the AOG Graduate Careers Day, networking opportunities and more, AOG 2014 is at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19-21 February. www.aoge  

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