Maritime Job News

Trauma from Red Sea Attacks Adds to Seafarer Shortage

Trauma from Red Sea Attacks Adds
When a missile fired by Yemen's Houthi Islamists landed near his ship in the Red Sea, Costas Rassias vowed to stop sailing through the perilous waters.

Maritime Employers: Working to Find Workers

Maritime Employers: Working to
“Each Career Connect Washington program is codeveloped with businesses and educators, so each program we build or expand meets the needs of industry and students.

MDL Names Head of Renewables

MDL Names Head of Renewables
Back-deck engineering specialist Maritime Developments (MDL) has appointed Derek Lynch as Market Development Manager – Renewables as part of its diversification strategy aimed to strengthen the

NOAA Promotes Nancy Hann to Deputy Under Secretary

NOAA Promotes Nancy Hann to
NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps Rear Adm. Nancy A. Hann has been selected for promotion to the rank of vice admiral and will serve as NOAA’s deputy under secretary for operations

ABS to Create a Hellenic Ship Safety Center

ABS to Create a Hellenic Ship
A new ship safety center in Athens will help prepare seafarers to handle a dynamic, multi-dimensional shipping industry as alternative fuels and emerging technologies present new challenges for the

John Okon Named SUNY Maritime President

John Okon Named SUNY Maritime
Rear Admiral John Okon has been named as the next president of SUNY Maritime College, a public maritime college in the Bronx, New York City.Okon, a retired U.S.

ACBL Announces Reorganization Plan

ACBL Announces Reorganization
Jeffersonville, Ind. based marine transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announced a reorganization of its business units and leadership team.The company, a leader in U.S.

Joseph Morris Named Director at Port Everglades

Joseph Morris Named Director at
On June 18, 2024, the Broward County Commission confirmed the County Administrator's appointment of Joseph Morris as Port Director of Broward County's Port Everglades Department.

Merrigan Joins Teledyne RD Instruments

Merrigan Joins Teledyne RD
Teledyne RD Instruments (RDI) announced it has appointed Dr. Sarah Ruth Merrigan as its new Technical Service and Support Engineer.Merrigan will be based out of RDI headquarters in Poway, Calif.

Gjervik Named CEO of Western Bulk

Gjervik Named CEO of Western
Oslo-headquartered dry bulk shipping company Western Bulk announced it has named Torbjorn Gjervik as its new CEO, effective September 1, 2024.

Hempel Names Barriau Chief Technology Officer

Hempel Names Barriau Chief
Hempel announced it has hired Emilie Barriau as Chief Technology Officer, a new position in the Executive Group Management, bringing a dedicated focus on innovation.

Laborde Products Names Newman VP of Sales

Laborde Products Names Newman VP
Laborde Products announced it has appointed Lee Newman as its new Vice President of Sales.Newman brings to the company 26 years in the cardiovascular medical device industry.

St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation Names New CEO

St. Lawrence Seaway Management
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation’s (SLSMC) Board of Directors on Monday announced the appointment of Demetrios "Jim" Athanasiou as the Corporation’s next President and Chief Executive

Mark Handin Named President at Patriot Maritime

Mark Handin Named President at
U.S.-based Patriot Maritime announced it has appointed Mark Handin as president, replacing Lance Bardo who will retire at the end of June.Handin joins Patriot after a 27+ year career in various

Silicon Sensing Establishes US Office

Silicon Sensing Establishes US
Silicon Sensing announced plans to open its first U.S. office, with a dedicated in-country team lead by the new head of sales – Americas, Kevin Swain.

SUNY Maritime Promotes Robinson to Dean of Admissions

SUNY Maritime Promotes Robinson
The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College announced it has promoted Danielle “Danny” Robinson as its new Dean of Admissions, effective June 20, 2024.

Weathernews Names Craig West European CEO

Weathernews Names Craig West
Weathernews Inc. announced it has appointed Craig West as its new European CEO, effective immediately. West will join the company's Executive Leadership Team, bringing experience from the cloud, data

DSC Dredge Promotes Meyers to General Manager

DSC Dredge Promotes Meyers to
Reserve, La. based DSC Dredge on Tuesday announced the promotion of Waldon Meyers to the position of General Manager.Meyers began his journey with DSC in 1991.

Fluid Watercraft Hires New Government Sales Manager

Fluid Watercraft Hires New
Commercial rigid inflatable boat builder Fluid Watercraft announced it has hired former marine patrol agent Blake Young as the newest member of its team

Blank Rome Welcomes Maritime Partner Luke Reid

Blank Rome Welcomes Maritime
Luke M. Reid has joined Blank Rome as a partner in the firm’s Maritime group and as a member of the Transportation industry team in the Boston office. A former U.S.