Maritime Job News

MarTID 2019: Autonomy & the Seafarer

While the technology to facilitate autonomous shipping matures, many questions remain, led by the size, shape and role of the Future Mariner. The MarTID 2019 Survey aims to shed some light.

Lachtman to Succeed Ludwiczak as Head of LSC

Kierstin M Lachtman is to take over as General Secretary of the Liberian Shipowners’ Council Ltd (LSC) in February 2019 from Joseph E Ludwiczak, who is retiring after 17 years at the helm.

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Freeman to CFO

KPI Bridge Oil, a global trader and broker in marine fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced the promotion of Victoria Freeman to Chief Financial Officer.

Bergen Group: New CEO, CFO

Norway's Bergen Group has appointed Nils Hoff as its new CEO and Morten Riiser as CFO, effective Thursday.Hoff succeeds Torgeir Nærø, who has resigned as CEO to pursue other opportunities.

SeaKing Hires Apprentices

Merseyside’s SeaKing Electrical is ushering in four new starters on the 10th anniversary of its apprentice training scheme.  A grand total of 43 apprentices have now been employed by the marine

Currie to Step Down as MD at Fairline Yachts

Fairline Yachts announced Russell Currie is stepping down from the role of Managing Director after three years at the helm. Currie will return to leading his dealership, Fairline North Mallorca.

Skills Focus for Maritime UK’s Futures Program

Maritime UK has announced the first workshop as part of its Futures Program, looking specifically at future skills. The umbrella body for the maritime sector has initiated its Futures Program to

Crew Management: Day to Day Challenges

Tackling the time-sensitive challenges of maritime operations is at the forefront of all crew managers’ minds. They face an ongoing balancing act of supporting their Captain and crew in the best

Halliburton Appoints Loeffler CFO

Halliburton Company said that Lance Loeffler, previously vice president of Investor Relations, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.Loeffler will lead the company’s financial functions

Ridge Hires Sandal as Subsurface Manager

Norwegian offshore consultancy Ridge has appointed Ole Jacob Sandal as subsurface manager, effective November 1, 2018.Sandal possesses extensive international and North Sea experience gained over 20

Strengthening Role of Women in Fisheries

Fishing is one of the world's most dangerous professions. But many people rely on the fishing industry for their livelihoods, especially women who often face difficult conditions.

New Tech Improves Offshore Safety Training

Offshore workers are set to be better prepared for helicopter safety training thanks to new innovative technology being launched at a U.K. safety training provider.

Mintra Group Acquires Atlas Knowledge

The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group said it has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge.

Online Hook Inspection Courses

Henriksen Hooks of Tønsberg, Norway, believes that the maritime world is becoming a little safer thanks to the take-up of its hook inspection training courses.

MacArtney Hires Behrens as CCO

Michael Behrens has been named chief commercial officer of subsea technology provider MacArtney Underwater Technology from November 1, based at the company's headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark.

Maritime Education to Focus on Quality

As a United Nations agency, International Maritime Organization (IMO)  is firmly committed to the Sustainable Development Goals, one of which is about delivering quality education.

Virtual Reality Training for Maritime

Recognizing the appeal of virtual reality (VR) for engaging seafarers who need training as they enter and advance through the maritime industry

North P&I Club Launches Mind Matters Campaign

North P&I Club  launched its new ‘Mind Matters’ campaign, including a confidential helpline for crew provided in partnership with the International Seafarer’s Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN).

EU to Legislate on Maritime Working Conditions

In the future, seafarers would be subject to the rules set out in the Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions if it were up to the European Parliament.

V.Group Showcases Seafarer App, Manila Training Facilities

V.Group, a leading provider of marine support services, has announced that it will unveil a new app for seafarers as well as an upgraded training center in Manila as progress accelerates on Project