Maritime Job News

Mariner Training in Brazil: Inside the Institute of Nautical Sciences

For a long time there has been a deficit of trained maritime officers in Brazil, as for decades the only accredited training institutes were run by the Brazilian Navy

Coles joins Wallem as CEO

Following the purchase of Transas by Wärtsilä, Transas' ubiquitous CEO Frank Coles will depart the newly merged company, finding a spot on top as the CEO of Wallem Group.

BSM Singapore Relocates to Larger Office

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has relocated to a new, larger Singapore office in the Republic’s Central Business District.The new premises now house Bernhard Schulte

ESVAGT Names Taylor UK Regional Director

ESVAGT UK has appointed Ian Taylor as iUK Regional Director.Taylor brings many years of shipping experience and a considerable amount of ESVAGT knowledge to ESVAGT’s UK office at Dock Gate House in

UTEC Names Rahmatullah Middle East Director

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has appointed Nadir Rahmatullah as the commercial and strategy director of its Middle East and Caspian operations.

UKHO Names Armour Director of Customer Division

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced the appointment of Cathrine Armour as the new Director of its Customer Division.Armour brings experience in leading data

Kosonen Named Managing Director of Turku Repair Yard

Oskari Kosonen has been named managing director of Turku Repair Yard, a Finnish ship repair arm of the Estonia-based BLRT Grupp.Kosonen joined Turku Repair Yard in November 2007.

GAC UK Announces New Senior Management

Shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC UK has appointed four General Managers to strengthen its core services and commercial focus.

USMMA Names Academic Dean and Provost

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point (USMMA) announced today that John R. Ballard, Ph.D., has been named the new Academic Dean and Provost at the federal service academy.

Sovcomflot and ABB Open Training Center in Russia

The new Vessel Electric Propulsion Training Center at the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University in Russia will help to prepare seafarers for work on vessels equipped with Azipod propulsion

Kuehne Named GM of Bollinger Quick Repair

Louisiana based shipbuilding and repair group Bollinger Shipyards, LLC, announced it has promoted Matthew Kuehne to General Manager of Bollinger Quick Repair.

Women in Maritime Charter to be launched next week

The Task force behind efforts to address the lack of gender diversity in the U.K. maritime sector is to launch a new Charter next week.The Charter creates a framework to challenge companies to make

Port of Duluth-Superior Generates $1.4 bln and 8,000 Jobs

The Port of Duluth-Superior generated $1.4 billion in economic activity and supported 7,881 jobs last year. Handling 35 million short tons of cargo generated over $504 million in total wages

Greek Seamen End Strike after Reaching Deal on Wage Increase

Greek seamen on Tuesday called off a strike that had kept ferries and passengers stranded in ports around the country, after reaching a deal with employers on a wage increase.

Mitchell to Head Up ASCO Operations Function

Steve Mitchell has been appointed to the Senior Management team at ASCO, taking up the role of Operations Director (Scotland) as the materials management company continues its drive for efficiency

Key Appointments at MAC

Maritime Assurance & Consulting (MAC), a Bureau Veritas Group company, has announced four new appointments to strengthen its offering and add further expertise to the business.

Dan-Bunkering DMCC Welcomes Three New Bunker Traders

Dan-Bunkering said it has hired three new Bunker Traders in its Dubai office.Benedek Nagy was born and raised in Hungary, however, at the age of 18 he moved to Denmark to study International

YANMAR, ABYC Partner in Technician Training

YANMAR and the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) are teaming up to conduct marine technician certification courses at Yanmar Academy which is located at the new YANMAR Evo Center in Acworth

Hanseaticsoft Unveils New Crewing Module

Cloud-based maritime management software provider Hanseaticsoft GmbH has launched its updated and enhanced crewing module, Cloud Crewing 2.0 to help shipping companies better manage their crews

Huisman, ATC Offer Offshore Crane Training in Singapore

Huisman, a worldwide provider of stepchanging technical solutions, and the Australasian Training Company (ATC) signed a cooperation agreement for the joint offering of Offshore Crane Operator