Maritime Job News

Parrott Takes over as CEO of Foss Maritime

John Parrott assumed the role of President and CEO of Foss Maritime on January 1, 2017, after completing a four-month transition announced last July.

US Energy Jobs on the Rise

U.S. oil and natural gas producers added jobs in November, the sector's first monthly employment increase in more than two years as drillers returned to the well pad due to a rally in crude prices

Living Life Aboard a Floating Hospital

The author, 14-year-old Caleb Biney, is one of 39 Kid Reporters in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps. He reports “news for kids, by kids” from onboard Mercy Ships in Africa.

Djibouti Breaks Ground on Massive FTZ

The president of Djibouti on Monday formally launched the construction of a project touted as Africa's largest free trade zone, to be built in the tiny Horn of African nation with Chinese backing.

Obituary: Donald F. Hastings, former Lincoln Electric CEO

Former Lincoln Electric chief executive officer (CEO) Donald F. Hastings passed away on Dec. 27, 2016, at the age of 88.   Hastings had a 44-year career at Lincoln Electric.

Port of Portland Director Announces Retirement

Port of Portland Executive Director Bill Wyatt formally announced to the Port Commissioners that he will retire from the Port on June 30, 2017. He has led the Oregon port since 2001.

Eastern Hires Adm. Papp as President Washington Ops

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has appointed Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., U. S. Coast Guard (Retired), as President of Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Washington Operations.

Unique Group Expands into Health Care with Hyperbaric Chambers

Unique Group is investing $2m in a  healthcare division to bring its 25 years’ of expertise in hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) chambers to new markets.

DiCianna Joins Choice Ballast Solutions

Choice Ballast Solutions (Choice), a provider of ballast water treatment planning, installation and compliance, has hired Debra DiCianna as Senior Compliance Engineer.

Magnus Joins Kvaerners Executive Team

Sturla Magnus has been appointed new executive vice president (EVP) for Structural Solutions and responsible for Kvaerner's yard at Verdal. He will start in his new position April 1, 2017

Wölk Named CEO of bMC

brand MARINE CONSULTANTS GmbH (bMC) announced that Peter Wölk joined the company as CEO based in Hamburg on January 1, 2017. As a member of the company’s management team, he will shape strategic

Seaspan Marine Names Hilder Marine Operations VP

Seaspan announced the appointment of Paul Hilder to Vice President, Marine Operations.   As a member of Seaspan’s senior leadership team, Hilder will oversee the operational efficiency and safety of

Liberian Registry Strengthens Asia Team

The Liberian Registry has announced strategic new appointments in a number of key areas within the Asian regional offices operated by its US-based manager

Webb Awards Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Wistort, Webb Institute class of 2017, is the 2016-2017 recipient of Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship.

Odfjell SVP Olsen Steps Down

Norway based shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell SE said its Senior Vice President Helge Olsen will step down from his role as Head of Ship Management, effective January 9, 2017.

NMRA Offers Scholarship to Maritime Student

Aiming to contribute to the future of the marine industry, the National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) announced it is offering a $3

Carboline Names Andrews Executive VP of US Sales

Carboline has appointed Darrin J. Andrews as Executive Vice President of Sales USA, effective December 5, 2016.   Andrews has been in the protective and industrial coatings industry for over 27

J.F. Lehman & Company Appoints Hanenberg to Principal

J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace and maritime sectors, is pleased to announce the promotion of William J.

Militzer & Münch Completes Management Team in Germany

The Militzer & Münch Group has named Marc Pinheiro as its new Managing Director of M&M air sea cargo GmbH. Since the beginning of the year, he has been in charge of the air and sea freight

Seafarers’ House Wraps Up Shoebox Christmas

Thanks to the generosity and hard work of our many volunteers, more than 1,460 mariners were the recipients of gift-filled shoeboxes that were delivered aboard more than 80 ships docked at Port