Maritime Job News

Maritime Fatigue: Just another band aid?

On 24 January, the IMO issued updated guidelines on fatigue.  This is just another in a long series of band aids that attempt to cover over the problem without providing a solution.

USSA recruits next generation for refits

The sixth annual summit for the United States Superyacht Association (USSA) in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. championed more refits in American shipyards

'Sea the World' Reveal At Huizenga Center

South Florida’s marine industry is a $12 billion/year economic engine that provides the region with 142,000 careers and jobs. With an aging workforce and a unique skill set

Franco out as Harley Marine Services CEO

The Board of Directors of Harley Marine Services announced via press release that Harley Franco will no longer be serving as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.

Cammell Laird Strengthens Management Team

UK based shipbuilding and engineering company Cammell Laird  announced a series of changes to its senior management team.The restructure sees company founder and CEO John Syvret CBE extend his role

Marshall Joins Ecochlor

Ecochlor announced Andrew Marshall as its new Vice President of Business Development, to oversee the sales, marketing and communications team, manage major client accounts

Bergink takes over as Framo CEO

Sameer Kalra has passed the helm of pumping system manufacturer Framo over to new CEO Martijn Bergink.Bergink will be based in Bergen, Norway.

Laaksonen Resigns as Containerships CEO

Containerships plc’s board of directors announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Kari-Pekka Laaksonen, has resigned. The board of directors of Containerships plc plans to meet tomorrow to discuss

Hugo De Stoop Takes over as Euronav CEO

Hugo De Stoop, currently CFO at Euronav NV, is the choice to succeed Paddy Rodgers as CEO of the company. The company expects the transitiion to be complte in the second quarter of 2019.

Port of Oakland: 84K Bay Area Jobs Generated

The Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20 percent of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study released today.

Talakar Named CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas

Arja Talakar has been appointed CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas, effective April 1, 2019. He will be based in Houston.Talakar brings to this position extensive leadership experience.

Keppel to Add 1,800 Offshore, Marine Staff

Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corp is planning to add 1,800 staff this year at its offshore and marine business, the first time the company is hiring for the division after cutting thousands of jobs

WMU, MPA Sign MoU

The World Maritime University (WMU) signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

New CEO at POSH

Lee Keng Lin will take over as the new CEO and executive director of Singapore based offshore services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) following the retirement of Gerald Seow Kang Hoe

V.Group Opens New Center in Mumbai

V.Group, a global marine support services provider, opened its state-of-the-art new home in Mumbai in a ceremony earlier this week. Colleagues from across the Group were joined by CEO, Ian El-Mokadem

Crowley Logistics Names Hill VP

Crowley Logistics named LaSonya Hill, vice president, customer care.Hill, previously director of customer care, will continue to be based at the company headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla.

Port of Oakland Generates 84,000 Jobs

Californian Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20 percent of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study.

NIMASA Makes IMO Representative Director

The Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the promotion of the Nigerian Alternate Permanent Representative at the International Maritime

Forum Unveils eROV Simulator Training

The latest version of Forum Subsea Technologies’ VMAX simulator launched this week is designed to integrate with its next generation of electric remotely operated vehicles (eROV).

American Club: Four Senior Appointments

Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. (SCB), Managers of the American Club, has announced several senior appointments which have been made to enhance the capabilities of its global service teams.