Maritime Job News

Oilfield Services Employment Diving to 10-Year Low

Oilfield services sector is set to reach the lowest total workforce count in over 10 years, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, low oil prices, and cuts in spending by the oil companies.

Svitzer Announces Leadership Changes

Towage operator Svitzer announced Monday that effective September 1, 2020, Lise Demant will leave her role as global chief commercial officer and take up the position of managing director for

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

U.S. inland barge transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has named Mike Ellis as the company’s new chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors

COVE Names Melanie Nadeau CEO

Melanie Nadeau, P. Eng. has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), a collaborative facility on Halifax Harbor dedicated to applied

Rolls-Royce to Boost Output for the US Navy

Rolls-Royce and the Defense Production Act Title III office will invest millions of dollars to upgrade the company’s capability and capacity for U.S.

Jamaica Opens for Crew Changes and Repatriations

In order to enable crew changes, the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has listed seafarers among the class of “essential workers” under its Disaster Risk Management Act and has put in place measures to

Lindström Joins Hempel as COO

Hempel's new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Katarina Lindström officially stepped into her new role on August 1.As a member of the company’s Executive Management Board

Socha Joins Conrad Shipyard’s Senior Management Team

Conrad Shipyard announced it has hired Robert A. Socha to lead the company’s sales and marketing efforts as vice president of sales and marketing.

Bladt Names Offshore Wind Specialist as Its New CEO

Danish offshore construction company Bladt has appointed Anders Søe-Jensen, the former head of both Vestas Offshore Wind and GE Offshore Wind, as its new CEO.

Mahoney Named President and CEO of Westwood Shipping Lines

Longtime Maersk executive Jack Mahoney has been named president and CEO of Westwood Shipping Lines, Inc., a Puyallup, Wash. based independent conbulk liner carrier in the north Transpacific trade.

Ocean Installer Names Director to Lead Offshore Wind Branch

Norwegian offshore installation contractor Ocean Installer has established a new business branch called "developer of offshore wind," and has appointed Olav Hetland as Director Offshore Wind Farms.

Axxis Geo Solutions Names New CEO

Oslo-listed seismic surveyor Axxis Geo Solutions has appointed Ronny Bøhn as CEO with effect from August 10, 2020. Bøhn has more than 20 years of experience from the seismic industry and has held

Newport Shipping Names Loges Managing Director for Germany

Newport Shipping said Ingmar Loges has joined the company as Managing Director, Germany, supportSing U.K.-based drydocking services firm in group financial strategy and marketing strategy for the

Crew Welfare Innovation Challenge Launched

Challenge for start-ups and SMEs will fund and test application that helps improve the safety of deck operations, minimizes fatigue on board, reduces administration on board and improves overall

StormGeo Names Sørensen COO of Its Shipping Division

Weather intelligence and decision support services provider StormGeo said it has appointed Kim Hedegaard Sørensen as the new Chief Operating Officer for its shipping division effective immediately.

Ex-Subsea 7 Man to Head Harvey Gulf's New Subsea Services Business

The U.S.-based offshore support vessel operator Harvey Gulf International Marine has appointed Ed Galloway to manage Harvey’s new subsea venture company, Harvey Subsea Services.

Eni Names CFO

Italian oil and gas company Eni has named Francesco Gattei as its Chief Financial Officer.In 2019, Gattei moved to Houston to become Eni's Upstream Director of the Americas

Maersk Drilling CFO to Step Down

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling said Friday its Chief Financial Officer Jesper Ridder Olsen would step down from the position by January 2021.

BMT Names de Bruin Managing Director for Europe

BMT announced Dennis de Bruin has been appointed Managing Director for BMT’s Commercial Shipping Europe business, with immediate effect.A BMT employee since 2004

Royal Caribbean Hires Chief Medical Officer

Royal Caribbean Group has hired Dr. Calvin Johnson as Global Head, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer, a new role created to lead the cruise line operator's global health and wellness policy