Maritime Job News

VT Halter Marine Names Socha Senior VP

U.S. shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), has appointed Robert A. Socha as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Estimating

MOL Group Eyes Talents for Its GROWWW Program

GROWWW, MOL Group’s award winning recruitment and development programme is looking for talents again in 2017.    Fresh graduates and young professionals with up to one year experience who plan their

Saab Seaeye Invests in Engineers

Manufacturer of electric underwater robotic systems Saab Seaeye has launched a recruitment drive to find software and electrical engineers at all levels, including senior engineering management

Damen Shiprepair Cuts 150 Jobs

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) plans to lay off around 150 workers as part of its reorganisation program at three Dutch yards within its group.

Cavotec Names Norin as New CEO

The Board of Directors of Cavotec SA has  announced that Mikael Norin has been appointed CEO of the Cavotec Group. Mikael Norin will join Cavotec on May 1, 2017 and will, after a transition period

Australia’s New Ship Simulation Center Opened

A new specialist Ship Simulation Center, based in Atwell Arcade, Fremantle, was officially opened on Thursday, February 9, 2017 by City of Fremantle Mayor Dr. Brad Pettitt.

Middleton Joins Ecosse Subsea Systems

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has appointed Iain Middleton to the newly created role of commercial manager.   The subsea and engineering technology company said the move would allow commercial

Mistry Resigns as a Director of Bumi Armada

Malaysia-based international offshore energy facilities and services provider Bumi Armada Berhad  has announced that its Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director, Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry

OceanWorks Names MacIntosh Operations Manager

OceanWorks International is has appointed Andrea MacIntosh to the position of Operations Manager effective immediately. MacIntosh will take the reins of the OceanWorks’ Vancouver facility in

Spanish Dockers Call Strike over Non-union Labor

Spanish dock workers have called nine days of strikes to protest government plans to allow ports to hire non-unionized labor, El Pais newspaper reported on Tuesday

T&T Salvage Names Garcia Assistant Director of Vessel Services

T&T Salvage, LLC has appointed Rebecca Garcia as Assistant Director of Vessel Services, primarily responsible for assisting the compliance team in finding customer-centric solutions to the latest

Troy Container Line Announces FCL Managerial Promotion

Troy Container Line Ltd., one of American-owned NVOCCs, has announced  the promotion of Leeanne O'Reilly  to FCL Export Manager. With the FCL’s ongoing expansion

Tony Bon: From Yarn Handler to CEO

January of 2017 saw the retirement of one of the veterans of the Samson family. Tony Bon, CEO through 2015 retired as of December 31, 2016.   Bon shares his impressions of the time he’s been with

Germany's Solarworld Cuts Jobs, Production as Loss Widens

Solarworld said on Friday it would cut 12 percent of its workforce after reporting a bigger operating loss for last year. The company, hit by price pressures across the solar industry

Safety Components Grow Management Team

To optimize the production and inventory of its high-performance technical fabrics, and assist sales efforts, Safety Components named Ana-Maria Petrea merchandise planning manager.

Leney Elected to Partner at Montgomery McCracken

Leney Elected to Partner at Montgomery McCracken   Melanie A. Leney has been elected to Montgomery McCracken’s partnership.   Previously an associate with the firm

Cyprus Appoints German Sales Executive

The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping has announced the appointment of Christian Bahr as its sales executive in Germany. Based in Hamburg

Two New Themes for Seafarers Awareness Week

Announcing the themes ‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’, Seafarers UK has launched this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign

Martek Bucks the Trend on Gender Divide

Historically marine industries have been significantly male dominated but one business in Rotherham is bucking the trend.  Martek Marine, who employ more than 60 staff

Scottish Firm the 200th OPITO-approved Training Provider

A Scottish-based company has become the 200th firm across the world to achieve OPITO approval after being successfully passed by the skills organization for the oil and gas industry to roll out an