Maritime Job News

Biden Encourages Continued Collective Bargaining in US Ports Dispute

U.S. President Joe Biden has urged both sides in the West Coast ports labor dispute to continue collective bargaining, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Wednesday

Retailers, Manufacturers Urge White House to Mediate in West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Groups representing major retailers and manufacturers urged the White House on Monday to intervene in contentious West Coast port labor negotiations

MarTID: 2023 Survey of Maritime Training Practices is Open

Vessel owners/operators, Maritime Education and Training Institutes and Seafarers are encouraged to participate in the 2023 MarTID survey of maritime training practices.

Port of Rotterdam Names Siemons Interim CEO

Boudewijn Siemons will become interim CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority effective July 15, 2023, taking the reins from Allard Castelein, who is stepping down as CEO this summer after nearly a

AI is Changing How Americans Find Jobs, Get Promoted and Succeed at Work

Whether we realize it or not, advancements in artificial intelligence are increasingly influencing the paths of our careers.Advancements in human capital management systems

US Maritime Industry Working to Solve the People Puzzle

For companies active in all parts of the commercial maritime sector, finding and holding onto the workers they need to build, operate and service the industry’s wide range of vessels has been

Head of Top US Oil-export Port Resigns Suddenly

Sean Strawbridge, chief executive of the Port of Corpus Christi, the largest U.S. oil-export port by volume, resigned on Tuesday, the port operator said without providing any explanation.

US West Coast Port Labor Unrest Continues Amid Pay Quarrel

The largest terminal at Southern California's Port of Long Beach closed on Monday as dockworkers who have been working without a contract since July rally for better pay.

Career Moves: US Offshore Wind Powering Up

In addition to wind, offshore wind demands human energy, individuals with knowledge and skills first to build and then operate and maintain the dozens of projects required to meet President Biden’s

Goltens Worldwide Appoints Sandeep Seth CEO

Goltens Worldwide appointed Sandeep Seth as Chief Executive Officer.He joined Goltens in 2002 and occupied positions of increasing responsibility since then.

Nikolaus Schües Elected as BIMCO President

BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, has elected Nikolaus H. Schües, CEO and owner of Reederei F. Laeisz as President at the organization's general meeting in Hong Kong on Thursday.

Time to Meet the US Mariner Shortage Head On

We have a national and economic security crisis on our hands. It is time for Washington policymakers to stop dancing around the facts and looking for small fixes. The U.S.

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Waterways Workforce

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) is taking action to help address an industry need and a national imperative to recruit, retain and develop the next generation of maritime employees.

Inchcape Shipping Services Names Evangelidis COO

Port agency and marine services provider Inchcape Shipping Services announced it has appointed Anna Evangelidis as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective June 6, 2023.

Port of New Orleans Names Wypyski COO

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed maritime industry veteran Matthew Wypyski to the executive team as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Retaining Gen Z in the Marine Industry

While people in all generations measured themselves against eternal factors—fellow employees, family, their industry, etc.—Generation Z is fixated on measuring themselves against the world as seen

Unique Group Names New CEO

Unique Group, a subsea technology and engineering services firm, has appointed Sahil Gandhi as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Himanshu (Harry) Gandhi

Hapag-Lloyd Names Sonne Senior Managing Director for North Europe

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd announced Joerg Sonne will become Senior Managing Director Region North Europe, succeeding Martin Rolf

Americraft Marine Group Names Hugel CFO

Americraft Marine Group, a U.S.-based maritime subsidiary of the Libra Group, announced it has named Eric C. Hugel, CFA, CPA as its new chief financial officer (CFO).

OPT Adds Three Senior Directors to Help Drive Defense & Security Business

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) announced the addition of three seasoned industry veterans to its commercial team to help drive strategy and development in its defense and security business.