Maritime Job News

How To: Training Tips for Ships

Important training need? A quick video may be the answer!Have you ever witnessed a mariner performing a task poorly or unsafely? Possibly day-to-day confined space entry? A commonly misapplied or

Training Tips for Ships

Tip #1. Immediate exam retakes should never be allowed.It is very common practice, especially in eLearning environments, to allow trainees to immediately retake an exam they just failed.

Butner Gets a Third Term in Oakland

Cestra “Ces” Butner will serve a third term as President of the Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners.  President Butner joined the Board of Port Commissioners in 2012.

Samskip Appoints Laaksonen as Group CEO

Samskip, a European multimodal service provider group, appointed Kari-Pekka Laaksonen as the Group Chief Executive.Laaksonen, who takes up his post at Samskip’s Rotterdam headquarters on August 1st

Navios Containers Appoints Tsironi CFO

Navios Maritime Containers L.P. (NASDAQ: NMCI) appointed Erifili Tsironi as Chief Financial Officer of Navios Containers. Tsironi previously served as Co-Chief Financial Officer of Navios Maritime

Ford Named Operations Director at Wake Media

Wake Media appointed Andy Ford as Operations Director effective July 1, 2019.Ford will be responsible for enhancing, managing and driving the company’s future growth strategy and operational

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

DeVilbiss Joins Glosten

Glosten announced the hiring of David DeVilbiss, who will join Glosten’s Marine Construction group as a Senior Marine Consultant.Formerly Vice President of Marine Casualty & Emergency Response at

Kadow tapped to head AGCS Marine

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE  (AGCS) said that, effective July 1, 2019, Ulrich Kadow will be appointed as AGCS Global Head of Marine.

Friends Strengthen Turkish Tug Builder

Reflecting its now dominant role in the international tug bulding market, Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey has taken the decision to significantly strengthen its team of executive directors with the

Malibu Boats Announces c-Suite Changes

Paxson St. Clair steps down from roles as President of Cobalt Boats and Board Member of Malibu Boats, Inc. Shane Stanfill announced as President of Cobalt Boats and Chip Smith joins Malibu Boats, Inc.

​21 Graduate from Webb Institute

On Saturday June 22, 2019, Webb Institute awarded 21 Bachelor of Science degrees at its 123rd Commencement Ceremony. Each graduating student received a dual degree in Naval Architecture and Marine

Over 1,650 Cadets Graduate from American Maritime Academies

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) — the voice of the domestic maritime industry — congratulates the more than 1,650 young men and women who have graduated from the seven U.S.

​​​​Sailors’ Society Appoints New Director

Maritime Charity Sailors’ Society welcomes Prasanta Roy as its new director general.Roy, who has 25 years of experience in leadership and governance within the banking and finance industry

Study: Explore Diversity and Inclusion Across Shipping

The first ever survey and study to explore levels of diversity and inclusion across the shipping industry has been announced by the newly-formed Diversity Study Group.

Dan-Bunkering Sydney Hires Senior Bunker Trader

Dan-Bunkering (Sydney) announced the hiring of Sean James Butler as Senior Bunker Trader as of May 2019.Butler was born and raised in Sydney but has been working in Europe and Melbourne for a number

IMO Movie Promotes Gender Diversity

A new film from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) shows how IMO's Women in Maritime program is helping to support gender diversity in the maritime sectorThe maritime world is changing -

New Profile for The Shipbuilding Sector in Liguria

Pursuant to the agreement signed last year between Fincantieri, the Liguria Region and the trade unions Cgil, Cisl and Uil, aimed at carrying out a series of initiatives to encourage job placement

Cimco Marine Names Losch as Sales Director

Ralf Losch has been appointed Sales Director for Cimco Marine AB's (publ).Ralf Losch started his position on June 24, 2019. He brings more than 20 years of technical sales experience and has an

Samson Appoints Rheault as President & CEO

Samson, a worldwide leader in performance cordage, announces the appointment of Christian Rheault as CEO, effective July 1, 2019.Rheault comes to Samson with a strong combination of multinational