Maritime Job News

New Leadership at Alphatron Marine

Alphatron Marine announced that Arno Metzemakers will join the company's management team as General Manager responsible for all operational matters worldwide, effective June 1.

Prosafe Appoints Interim Chairman of the Board

Prosafe, owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels, informs that its Chairman, Harald Espedal, has notified the company that he will step down from his position as Chairman and

Glosten Promotes Lamkin to Senior Marine Consultant

Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Glosten has promoted Bradley G. Lamkin, PE to Senior Marine Consultant. As a Senior Marine Consultant and member of the

TORM CFO Zacho Resigns

Mads Peter Zacho, Chief Financial Offer at TORM, has resigned to become Chief Executive Officer at J. Lauritzen A/S. Mads has been with TORM since 2013 and will remain with the company for a

ICS Forecasts Serious Seafarers Shortage

The latest five-year BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report forecasts a serious future shortage in the supply of seafarers.  The report identifies:   • A current shortfall of about 16,500 officers (2.

New Harbormaster for Port of Taharoa

Maritime New Zealand has appointed Captain Jon Peters as harbormaster for the Port of Taharoa, replacing Maritime NZ staff member Capt. Richard Lough, who held the role on a temporary basis.   Capt.

Port of Long Beach Approves Project Labor Agreement

Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners have approved a plan Monday to expand the port’s use of locally hired, disadvantaged and veteran workers for more than $700 million in construction

Kent, Johnson Join Pettit Sales Team

Marine coatings manufacturer Pettit Marine Paint has added two new regional representatives: Mike Kent, new technical sales representative for the territory of Texas

Norbulk Shipping: 25 Years of Recruiting Seafarers

Norbulk Shipping is celebrating 25 years of training and recruiting seafarers from its management offices in Riga, Latvia.   The crewing and training center run by Hanza Marine Management

McGonigal Joins Hill Dickinson Commodities Team

International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed lawyer Patric McGonigal to its commodities team.   McGonigal joins the firm’s London office from Hogan Lovells

Allgood to Lead Georgia Ports Authority Board

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority has elected James L. Allgood as chairman.   "With more than 40 years experience as a business leader

Braemar Adjusting Promotes Foster

Braemar Adjusting announced the promotion of Sam Foster from Senior Adjuster to Director, effective immediately.   Foster graduated from Loughborough University in 2006 with a Masters in

Investment in Training Key to Handling Seafarer Shortage

The BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report released earlier this week indicates that there is a current shortfall of about 16,500 officers and a need for an additional 147

Port of Hueneme Jobs Impact Up 25%

The Port of Hueneme realized record economic growth with indirect, direct, induced and related jobs up 25 percent according to a new Economic Assessment prepared by Martin Associates

Report Shows Growing Opportunities to Work at Sea

The recently published BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report has given the maritime industry warning that the global shortage of deck and engineer officers is set to grow over the next decade

Norbulk Shipping Warns of Shortage of Officers

Norbulk Shipping has warned that the shortage of officers highlighted in the BIMCO/ICS Manpower report, could lead to an accelerated level of competition between ship managers.

GAC Names Arrieta O&G Director for S. America

GAC North America has signaled its strategic focus on the South American oil and gas sector with the appointment of Carlos Arrieta as Regional Commercial Director – Oil and Gas

Cargo Services Hires Hadley as Accounts Manager

Cargo Services Inc., an Indiana owned and operated global freight-forwarder, announced that Andrew Hadley has joined the company as national accounts manager.

New Liverpool Maritime College Launches Memorabilia Appeal

A new Liverpool City Region maritime academy is issuing a call to the public for Bootle related maritime memorabilia, especially if connected with the Battle of the Atlantic and its great hero

Ferguson Names Groombridge APAC Manager

Ferguson, specialist provider of DNV certified containers, tanks, refrigeration, accommodation and workspace modules to the offshore energy industry