Maritime Job News

Volvo Penta Names Brown Commercial Marine Sales Director

Dave Brown has joined Volvo Penta of the Americas as director of commercial marine sales.   In this new position, Brown will provide strategic and administrative direction and leadership to support

IRClass First to Certify Indian Recycling Yards per EU Standard

IRClass is amongst the first organizations in the world to certify ship recycling yards according to EU standards as an ‘Independent Verifier’. IRClass Systems and Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

New CEO for Philadelphia Port

The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Board has named Jeff Theobald, a veteran of the maritime industry, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

KVH Promotes Bruun to COO

KVH Industries has  announced  that Brent Bruun, currently executive vice president of mobile broadband for the company, has been promoted to the newly created position of chief operating officer

Foxx Names New Members to Maritime Industry Advisory Panel

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the appointment of 29 new members to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC).

Blohm+Voss Strengthens Team

Blohm+Voss has appointed Jean-Gabriel Tridon as General Manager and Dieter Pladeck as Finance Director for its new maintenance and refit facility in La Ciotat in the south of France.

HMM May Hire Foreign CEO for Revival

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) will start the process to appoint a new chief executive officer (CEO) when Hyundai Group loses control on Aug. 5, reports Korea Times quoting un-named industry sources.

Indian Ports Record 6.2% Growth in Cargo Traffic Last Q

According to the Ministry of Shipping in India, the 12 major ports in the country together handled 159.0 million tonnes of cargo in the first quarter of the current fiscal (April-June 2016-17)

Search on for Missing Diver in Shark River Inlet

The Coast Guard and local police are searching for a missing diver in the Shark River Inlet in the vicinity of Belmar, New Jersey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by

Cargo Shipping Market to Reach 12.52 Bln Ton by 2021

The Cargo Shipping Market is estimated to gain momentum after fiscal year 2018 after years of sluggish growth. Cargo Shipping Market is projected to reach 12.52 Billion Tons at CAGR of 3.

Colbruno Elected Port of Oakland Board President

Michael Colbruno, a managing partner with the Milo Group of California, has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners.

Andhra Signs MoU with Russian Maritime Varsity

The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) Andhra Pradesh will soon have a world class maritime university.   AP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russia's State Marine Technical

BMT Hires Barhey to Lead Regional Development in Asia

BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has appointed Dr. Sukhy Barhey as Director to lead the implementation of BMT Asia Pacific’s strategy and expand its specialist service offering

Danos Appoints Broom as Executive Account Manager for Shell

Danos has announced the hiring of Tom Broom as executive account manager. In this role, Broom will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining Danos’ long-term relationship with Shell.

Book Review: Matterhorn

Matterhorn: The Operational History of the US XX Bomber Command from India and China: 1944-1945 is the operational history of the XX (20th) Bomber Command and its combat missions from India and China.

Sonardyne Appoints Brown as Sales and Marketing Director

Subsea technology company Sonardyne International Ltd. UK, has named Graham Brown as its new Sales and Marketing Director. With immediate effect

NAO Names Executive Vice Chair

On June 1st 2016, Ms Marianne Lie assumed the position of Executive Vice Chair of Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAO).  Prior to this Ms Lie had served as the non-executive Vice Chair of NAO since

Mick Fanning Claims Victory at J-Bay Open

Three-time WSL Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) has won the J-Bay Open, stop No. 6 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT)

GE Appoints Mohammed as Power Conversion President & CEO

GE has announced Azeez Mohammed has been appointed President & CEO of GE Energy Connections’ Power Conversion business, effective July 11, 2016.

Peeters to Leave Barco; Desender Appointed as New CFO

Barco has announced the departure of its Chief Financial Officer, Carl Peeters, who has decided to pursue a new professional opportunity. Ann Desender