Maritime Job News

Gender Inequality Still Rampant in the Maritime Longshore Profession

Gender equality has made enormous strides over the past century. In Canada today, women participate in the labour market at much higher rates than they used to — there are almost 3.

Inchcape CEO Frank Olsen Steps Down

Frank Olsen has stepped down as CEO of British multinational ports and marine management company Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) effective November 30, 2022, the company announced on Friday.

DESMI Names Humphrey Lau CEO

Humphrey Lau has been named as CEO of DESMI, a Danish manufacturer of pumps, pumping systems, environmental cleaning equipment and related products within flow technology.

Levesque Named President of CMA CGM America

French shipping group CMA CGM on Thursday announced it has appointed Peter Levesque to take over as president of CMA CGM America and American President Lines (APL) upon Ed Aldridge's retirement on

Silver Ships Appoints Co-Owner Steven Clarke to CEO

Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Silver Ships announced Steven Clarke has been appointed to the role of CEO. Clarke joined Silver Ships in 2015 as co-owner and chief financial officer.

Rear Adm Nunan First Woman Appointed USMMA Superintendent

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Maritime Administration announced the appointment of Rear Admiral Joanna M. Nunan (U.S. Coast Guard, Ret.) as the next superintendent of the U.S.

Trade Group Maritime UK Launches Green Skills Project

This Green Careers Week trade group Maritime UK is launching a new green skills project with the aim to help ensure that the maritime industries have the skills required to enable its decarbonization.

Offshore Wind in Focus at Recent Mass. Maritime Career Fair

An estimated 400 recruiters from 176 organizations, including many from the offshore wind industry, attended the recent Fall Career Fair at Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Magdalena Bosson Named CEO at Ports of Stockholm

On January 1, Magdalena Bosson will become the new Ports of Stockholm Chief Executive Officer.On December 1, Stockholms Hamn AB Board of Directors appointed Magdalena Bosson as the company's Chief

Recruiting Gen Z in the Marine Industry

Who is Gen Z?Generation Z, according to the Pew Research Center, are the people born between 1996 and 2012. Gen Z is vastly different from previous generations.

Westwood Names Director of Hydrogen

Energy market research and consultancy firm Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood) has appointed Joyce Grigorey as Director of Hydrogen.Grigorey has 15 years of analytical and project management

Gjerde Named Yard Director at Vard Brattvaag

VARD, a Norwegian shipbuilding subsidiary of Italy's Fincantieri Group, announced Arnt Inge Gjerde has been appointed as the new yard director at Vard Brattvaag.

NTMA Holds Graduation Ceremony for Year 2021 Graduates

On November 18, a graduation ceremony was held for 108 2021-year graduates was held at the NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA), a merchant marine university jointly operated by NYK and the Transnational

MPC Container Ships Appoints Fuhrmann as CFO

Oslo-based shipping company MPC Container Ships ASA on Thursday announced it has appointed Moritz Fuhrmann as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from December 1, 2022.

BMT Promotes Hedd to Americas Sales Director

BMT announced it has promoted Lee Hedd to Regional Sales Director in the Americas, responsible for the expansion of technical and engineering services into new and existing markets including

Valeport Names Slade Innovation and Product Manager

Oceanographic and hydrographic instrumentation manufacturer Valeport has appointed Iain Slade as Innovation and Product Manager. In the newly created role at Totnes-based Valeport

Mayflower Wind Names Slingsby CEO

U.S. offshore wind developer Mayflower Wind announced Francis Slingsby has assumed the role of chief executive officer, succeeding Michael Brown who will join the company's board of directors.

Chris Hughey Named FMC General Counsel

U.S. federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel B. Maffei announced Phillip C. “Chris” Hughey has been hired as the General Counsel of the Federal Maritime Commission and appointed to be a member

Tindall-Schlicht Named Seaway Administrator

The White House announced President Biden's appointment of former Milwaukee port director, Adam Tindall-Schlicht, as the next Administrator of the Great Lakes St.

Bryton Marine Group Names McVitty as COO

Vernon, B.C. based Bryton Marine Group, parent company to a group of aluminum boatbuilding firms, announced it has hired Stuart McVitty as chief operating officer.