Maritime Job News

Training Tips for Ships: Never Give the Same Exam Twice

We’ve all heard the stories, and many of us have seen it first-hand: the completely ineffective assessment practice of giving the same multiple-choice exam to people over and over.

Training Tips for Ships: Tip #5

– The Simple Secret to Making Randomized Exams Fair  – In last month’s Training Tips for Ships, we made the important point that we must never give different people the same exam.

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Adds New Tech Courses

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy launched a new portfolio of courses focusing on Technology and Innovation.  “Digitalization is becoming part of everyday life within shipping where techniques from other

New Online Marine License Insurance Program

Mariners looking for insurance have a new option that is touted as being fast and affordable, cared for immediately in an online format that is designed to be more expedient than ever.

Call Steps Up as CFO of ZEAMARINE

ZEAMARINE said Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. An experienced financial executive, Chad Call has nearly a decade of financial leadership

Koniordos Appointed CEO of Yara

Yara, a Norwegian based scrubber supplier announced a change of leadership as Dr. Thomas Koniordos was introduced as the company’s new CEO.  Koniordos, who up until September 18

Golar LNG CFO Robjohns Steps Down

Golar LNG Limited said that, after almost 20 years of service with the Golar group Graham Robjohns has decided to step down from his position as Chief Financial Officer.

SMT’s Tech Division Offers Polar Code Training

The adoption by the IMO of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) makes it mandatory for ships sailing into Artic or Antarctic waters to demonstrate that extra

WA State Maritime Accelerator Launched

Washington Maritime Blue, the Port of Seattle and WeWork Labs have partnered to launch Washington’s first maritime accelerator to help maritime companies innovate and grow.

Bibby Marine Appoints Samuels as CEO

Leading marine asset company Bibby Marine Ltd has appointed Helen Samuels as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company into its next phase of development.

Phoenix International Promotes VanHorn

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) has announced that Kent VanHorn has been promoted to Vice President for Global Submarine Rescue.  A retired U.S.

Port of Vancouver USA by the Numbers

The Port of Vancouver USA supported more than 24,000 jobs in the region in 2018, an increase of nearly 4,000 jobs since 2014, according to an independent analysis by Martin Associates.

Sovcomflot Elects New Chairman and New CEO

On September 24, 2019, the Board of Directors of PAO Sovcomflot elected Sergey Frank as its new Chairman. Igor Tonkovidov was appointed as the company's new Chief Executive Officer.

Online Tool Helps Assess Drilling Safety

A newly created online assessment tool aims to help drilling employers reinforce the competency of roustabouts.Developed as part of the OPITO Skills Screening online tool

ITF Expands into Asia Pacific

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has established its latest Contacts Network, covering Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea

Wallenius Wilhelmsen CEO Joins WISTA

Today is the celebration of International Maritime Organization (IMO) World Maritime Day, where the 2019 theme is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community“.

Study Highlights Benefits of Crew Management

A new two-year study from researchers at Solent University entitled, ‘The Effective Crew Project’[i] has highlighted that stable crewing can improve safety, wellbeing and financial outcomes.

SSY Grows Suezmax Team

Simpson Spence Young (SSY), one of the largest independent shipbroker, has strengthened its tanker desk by hiring two experienced brokers to bolster its London suezmax team.

MAJ, WiMAC Celebrate Women in the Shipping Sector

Members of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) and the Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC) will share their career journeys, explaining whether they were mentored as they progressed

Ardmore Appoints Dr. Tikka to Board of Directors

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) (“Ardmore”) has announced the appointment of Dr. Kirsi Tikka to the company’s Board of Directors.Dr. Tikka has over 30 years of shipping experience having