Maritime Job News

Well-Safe Buys Seadrill Rig for North Sea P&A. Move to Create 100 New Jobs

UK-based offshore decommissioning company Well-Safe Solutions has bought Seadrill's 1993-built West Epsilon jack-up rig, in a move that the company says will create a 100 new jobs.

Tidewater Hires Sperling as COO

Vancouver, Wash. based Tidewater Transportation and Terminals announced Friday it has hired Johan Sperling as its new Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

IMO Head Urges Governments to Resolve Crew Change Crisis

International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim is urging governments to take swift action to resolve the crew change crisis that has left several hundred thousand seafarers

Offshore Wind Giant Ørsted Names New CEO

Ørsted, one of the world's largest offshore wind developers, has elected Mads Nipper as its new CEO. He will take over from Henrik Poulsen who recently announced the decision to step down.

Miami Shipyard RMK Merrill-Stevens to Hire 75 Staff

Miami shipyard RMK Merrill-Stevens says it is hiring 75 new employees over the next two months to staff its newly renovated North Yard and South Yard.

Eight Propane Forklift Safety Considerations Crews Need to Know

Material handling equipment, like forklifts, are vital to a port’s day-to-day operations. Forklifts enable employees to keep containers and other heavy materials on the move during their shift.

Theisen Returns to Philly Shipyard as CFO

Philly Shipyard announced Wednesday that Jeffrey Theisen will re-join the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective September 8. Theisen fills the vacancy created by last month's sudden passing

Silva Tapped to Lead Corpower Ocean Portuguese Ops

CorPower Ocean, designer of wave energy systems, appointed Miguel Silva as head of its Portuguese operation.The news comes shortly after CorPower revealed plans for a new $18.

Foreship Appoints Sward to Head US Operations

Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship Ltd has appointed Benjamin Sward as President of Foreship LLC to take responsibility for the company’s U.S. activities.

KPI OceanConnect Appoints Managing Director for Its Hamburg Office

Marine fuels services provider KPI OceanConnect announced Tuesday it has appointed industry expert Boris Gronenberg as Managing Director of its Hamburg operations.

Maltese Firms Partner on Maritime Training

Two Maltese maritime training and contingency management training organizations will be offering a new set of integrated courses from 2021 after agreeing a memorandum of understanding earlier this

Oilfield Services Giant Weatherford Appoints New CEO

Oilfield services company Weatherford will appoint Girish K. Saligram as its President and CEO effective October 12, 2020.He will replace the interim CEO Karl Blanchard who took the role after the

Lime Rock CEO Joins ConocoPhillips' Board

U.S. oil and gas company ConocoPhillips has appointed Eric Mullins to serve as a board member.Mullins has spent his career in finance, most recently founding Lime Rock Resources in 2005

Golden Ocean CFO Resigns. Successor Joins from Avance Gas

Dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group said Monday that Per Heiberg, Chief Financial Officer of Golden Ocean Management AS, had resigned.

Aker Solutions Renews with Recruitment Firm NES

Norwegian offshore engineering services company Aker Solutions has retained NES Advantage Solutions as its provider of permanent recruitment and temporary staffing services for a further 5 years.

Exxon Considering Global Job Cuts after Lay-Off Plan in Australia Revealed

Exxon Mobil Corp is assessing possible worldwide job cuts, a spokesman said on Wednesday, after the company announced a voluntary lay-off program in Australia.

Laborde Products Adds East Coast Sales Rep

In April of 2020, Laborde Products was named the new engine distributor for the East Coast of the United States for Mitsubishi Marine Engines.

Dana Petroleum Names New CEO

Dana Petroleum, a North Sea-focused subsidiary of South Korea's KNOC, has appointed Jongwoo Kim as its new CEO.Kim joins Dana Petroleum from its parent company Korea National Oil Corporation.

Sailors’ Society Launches Helpline for Indian Seafarers

A new dedicated helpline aims to support Indian seafarers and their families as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to place added pressures on maritime workers globally.

Curtin Joins Acteon as TerraSond Managing Director

Acteon Group Ltd, a global provider of services for the marine and subsea renewables, nearshore construction and oil and gas sectors, announced that Bill Curtin is joining as the managing director