Maritime Job News

New CEO at GulfNav Leads Expansion Plans

Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (GulfNav) has announced in a press conference at Rose Rayhaan by Rotana April 19 its expansion plans to increase its assets under management

CMR Group Names Barraquand CEO

Yves Barraquand has been appointed as the new CEO of control, instrumentation and electrical engineering specialist CMR Group.    Taking over from Pascal Fouache, who has led the Group since 1991

ILO Minimum Wage for Seafarers to Stay at $614

The recommended International Labour Organization (ILO) Minimum Wage for Able Seafarers will remain at its current level of US$ 614 basic pay per month until at least 2018.

Great Lakes Group in 2016 Hiring Push

Facing continued growth driven by client demand, the Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard have together added 20 new employees in Q1 2016 and are looking to hire an additional 50+

Kondapi Named Subsea Director at Texas A&M

Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi has joined the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University as the director for subsea engineering.   Kondapi brings to the position more than 20 years of experience in the

Slater joins WFS Technologies as Sales Manager

WFS Technology Ltd. has appointed Graeme Slater as Sales Manager for the U.K., Australia and Southeast Asia. He is based in Aberdeen.   Since joining WFS in March

IMEC, ITF Invest $3 Mln in Ukraine Maritime Training

The International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to invest $3 million in Ukrainian marine training.

Great Lakes Shipyard Hires Skeeter as GM

The Great Lakes Towing Company announces the addition of Nikita Skeeter, a maritime professional with over 25 years of experience in shipbuilding and production management

Eidesvik Named CEO of TTS Group ASA

Toril Eidesvik has been appointed as new CEO of TTS Group ASA after Björn Andersson. She enters the position immediately and resigns as Director of the Board of the company.

Golden Ocean Names New CEO and CFO

The board of Golden Ocean Group Ltd. announced a pair of leadership appointments, naming Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal as the new Chief Executive Officer of Golden Ocean Management AS and Per Heiberg as

Aker Solutions Opens Subsea Plant in Brazil

Aker Solutions has formally opened its new subsea manufacturing and technology plant in Curitiba, Brazil.   The facility will employ about 850 people and is dedicated to machining, welding

Long Joins SEACOR Holdings as Executive VP

SEACOR Holdings Inc. has appointed William “Bill” C. Long as the company's Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, effective immediately.

Aker to Cut 280 Jobs in Britain

Norwegian oil industry engineering group Aker Solutions is to cut around 280 jobs, 11 percent of its U.K. workforce, in its Aberdeen and London offices, the company said on Tueday

UTEC Announces Management Changes

UTEC Survey, an Acteon company, has announced the strengthening of its management team in Australia to further enhance the company’s client-focused approach.

Tsavliris Launches Zephyr Maritime

Zephyr Maritime has been launched as a new executive search firm focusing solely on mid to senior level shore based appointments within the maritime industry.

Heinrich Ahlers Retires from Buss Group

Heinrich Ahlers has wrapped-up his remaining responsibilities at the Buss Group, and will begin his retirement shortly before his 65th birthday.

Seafarers’ House Hires Development Director

Seafarers’ House has hired Jennifer Stewart, CFRE, as its new development director. Stewart has more than a dozen years of experience leading development efforts at a number of South Florida-based

Leslie Joins MEOPAR as Executive Director

Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network has named Stefan Leslie as its new Executive Director. He will officially begin his role with on April 18, 2016.

Bibby Marine Services Names Bolton Operations Director

Bibby Marine Services, owners of the recently commissioned Service Operations Vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farm operators, Bibby WaveMaster 1

ASA Electronics Promotes Landis

ASA Electronics has promoted Mike Landis to Midwest Regional Sales Manager of their Marine Division. His new role will be to represent ASA Electronics to the entire Midwest region.