Maritime Job News

MarTID: The Global Maritime Training Survey

In a coming edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, we explore modern training and “blended learning” techniques with Murray Goldberg, CEO of Marine Learning Systems, maker of MarineLMS.

Unpaid Seafarers Stranded in Durban

A group of seafarers are stuck in the port of Durban, South Africa after their vessel was detained for non-payment of wages. The multinational crew working aboard tug/supply ship PSD2 had not been

Women in Maritime: New UK Taskforce Established

Setting out to increase fairness, equality and inclusion within the maritime sector, Maritime UK has established a Women in Maritime Taskforce, a move welcomed by the U.K.

Forhaug Steps in as CEO at MMT

Marine surveying company MMT has appointed Peter Forhaug as acting CEO from January 1, 2018 while the Sweden based firm conducts its search for a permanent CEO.

ZIM Hires Geffen as Chief Digital Officer

Israel's largest cargo shipping firm ZIM has hired Liav Geffen to serve in the newly created position of chief digital officer (CDO).   “The new Digital Unit in ZIM will drive the digital

Liberia Opens Maritime Training Institute

The Liberia Maritime Training Institute (LMTI) was officially opened by Liberia President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf during an inauguration ceremony in Marshall City, Liberia, on January 5.

DNV GL Taps Oudman as Regional Manager

As the global energy transition in the oil and gas industry marks significant changes to come, regional adaptions will pose a broad variation of challenges and opportunities.

Foss Names Sumner CFO

Bryceon Sumner has joined Foss Maritime as chief financial officer, hired to oversee all aspects of the organization's financial function and performance.

Woodruff Named American Maritime Partnership President

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) today announced the election of Matt Woodruff of Kirby Corporation as its new President. He succeeds Thomas A.

Crowley’s Solutions Group Reorganizes

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s solutions group announced that it is reorganizing and establishing new leadership to better serve customers in need of engineering, project management and government services.

Greensea Names Hamdy as VP, Business Development

Greensea said it has hired Galal Hamdy in the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships.   Hamdy has spent the past eight years working for Cox Automotive

BMT Hires Strategy Director Tomlinson

BMT has appointed Guy Tomlinson as Group Capability and Strategy Director.   Tomlinson joins BMT from QinetiQ where he led a 35-strong business development team as UK Sales Director.

Naval Architect Ortloff Joins OSK

With a series of RoRo and RoPax projects lined up in the not so distant future, Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech A/S are ramping up the naval architect and project management department with the

JAXPORT Hires Kalata as Container Accounts Director

JAXPORT has hired logistics and transportation professional David Kalata as Director, National Container Accounts. Kalata joins JAXPORT’s sales and marketing team and is responsible for developing

Dan-Bunkering Promotes Cördük

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced the promotion of Ibrahim (Ibo) Cördük to Senior Bunker Trader effective January 9, 2018.   Cördük originally joined Dan-Bunkering’s Middelfart office in 2008

Hapag-Lloyd's Nachbar Appointed to Industry Board

The Container Owners Association – the international organization representing container shipping lines and container leasing companies worldwide – has appointed Frank Nachbar

Mercury Marine Canada Celebrates Safety Milestone

Mercury Marine Canada is celebrating a major milestone at its Milton, Ontario plant, reporting one million hours of no lost time injury. Milton, which is Mercury’s headquarters in Canada

NOAA Names Pentony Atlantic Fisheries Administrator

NOAA has named Michael Pentony as the new Regional Administrator for the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office in Gloucester, Mass. He will assume his new duties on January 22, 2018.

LEEA Announces New Leadership

LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), a representative body for the lifting equipment industry, has announced the appointment of Paul Fulcher as the new LEEA Chairperson and to welcome Dr.

US Dredging Invests in American Workers, Safe Navigation Channels

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, has highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe