Maritime Job News

MarineLink.com Gets a Facelift

MarineLink.com – the commercial maritime industry’s longest running online news site, launched a newly designed version today.  The new mobile-friendly site features a sleek new look

US West Coast Dockworkers, Shippers to Talk Contract Extension

Major cargo shippers and the union representing dockworkers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports have agreed to talks on a possible extension of their current contract, which is set to expire in mid-2019

Management Changes in Damco

Klaus Rud Sejling, current Head of East West Trades in Maersk Line, has been appointed CEO of Damco with effect from October 1.   Klaus Rud Sejling joined the group in 1997 and has worked in various

MarAd Stresses Economic Impact of Shipyard Jobs in NE

In comments before the international Tradewinds Ship Owners Forum in New York City, Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen highlighted the more than 42,700 jobs, $3.

Daintith Named CFO, Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce announced that Stephen Daintith has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and as an executive director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc.

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Cal Maritime Students

Crowley Maritime Corp. presented four California Maritime Academy (CMA) students with Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships during last night’s Containerization and Intermodal Institute’s

Ghana Climbing Oil Producer Ranks

Ghana could become the fourth biggest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020 once two new offshore fields come on stream, to push total output above 240,000 barrels per day (bpd)

Cross-Bay Ferry Launched

A new ferry service has opened in Florida, a St. Petersburg/Tampa ferry service, and organizers project that this is just the start as they "test the waters" for the new  service dubbed The

Oil Workers Reject Petrobras Offer, Strike Possible

Brazil's largest oil workers' federation said Thursday its members voted overwhelmingly to reject a contract offer from Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, and were preparing for a possible strike.

CMR Targets OEM Engine Sector, Appoints Marcaillou

Sebastien Marcaillou has been appointed VP general engine sales at electrical wiring control and instrumentation specialists, CMR Group as it targets international growth and diversification.

Haaijer Nominated to Boskalis' Board

Ilona Haaijer has been nominated as member of the supervisory board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., following the board's decision to increase the number of its members from six to seven.

Chevron Names Morris VP of Human Resources

Chevron Corporation has named Rhonda J. Morris corporate vice president of Human Resources, effective October 1, 2016. Morris is currently vice president of Human Resources for Chevron's Downstream

Norway Labor Union in Small Expansion of Oil Industry Strike

Norwegian trade union Industri Energi will expand the ongoing strike among Norwegian oil service workers by 23 people, on top of the 335 that went on strike on Sept.

Foss, Seattle Maritime Partner on Training

[ Press Release ] Foss Maritime entered into a four-year agreement with the Seattle Maritime Academy to support its new training facility, which includes a state-of-the-art engine room simulator

Wood Group Workers Accept Pay Offer, Preventing North Sea Strikes

Wood Group workers employed on Shell's North Sea oil platforms have accepted a new pay deal, ending a months-long dispute that saw some workers down tools in July and August.

Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

Justin Short has joined Chris-Craft as Regional Sales Director.    Justin found his way into the marine industry via SHOCO, a marine distribution & marketing business that his family owns and

Braemar Adjusting Promotes Lim

Braemar Adjusting has announced the promotion of Randy Lim from Senior Adjuster to Director, effective immediately. Lim has been with Braemar Adjusting since 2013

YachtProjects Relocates UK Operation at Solent

[ Press release ] YachtProjects International has relocated its UK operation at one of the country’s premier superyacht refit and repair facilities. The firm is set to expand.

IBIA: Bunker Market Opportunities in Africa

The bunker market in Africa is evolving, with real opportunities for those willing to invest time and resource to overcome the obstacles. Illicit activities and poor practices are becoming less

Atlas Copco Appoints Matthews as Regional Sales Manager

Atlas Copco Bolt Tightening Solutions has announced the appointment of Peter Matthews as Regional Sales Manager for Scotland. Matthews will be responsible for the complete Tentec product range of