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Berg Secures Contract Win for Tug in Turkey

Fitted with propulsion technology from Berg Propulsion, the new İÇDAŞ tug will support operations in the drydock and surrounding port area of Çanakkale, northwest Türkiye.. Image courtesy Berg Propulsion.

Berg Propulsion secured its first new tug order in Türkiye since the opening of Berg Propulsion Eurasia in April 2022, contracted to provide a range of propulsion and control equipment for a harbor tug to be built at İÇDAŞ Shipyard.Built to a Robert Allan design, the newbuild RAscal 2000 tug will join

Ardmore Shipping Expands Presence in Singapore

Mark Cameron (Photo: Ardmore Shipping)

Ardmore Shipping announced it is expanding its presence in Singapore this year as the company formulates a more geographically balanced senior management team.In Q4 2022, Ardmore’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mark Cameron, will relocate from Ireland to Singapore where, in addition to his ongoing

Greensea Appoints Krahn as Director of Programs

Greensea Systems hired  Laura Krahn as Director of Programs. Photo courtesy Greensea

Greensea Systems hired  Laura Krahn as Director of Programs, a newly created position.Prior to joining Greensea, Krahn worked in Software Development, IT Management, and as a Senior Consultant. As Director of Programs, Krahn will lead Greensea’s team of Program Managers and will ultimately be responsible

JAXPORT Promotes Infrastructure Development Leader Bennett to COO

James Bennett (Photo: JAXPORT)

JAXPORT has promoted infrastructure development leader James Bennett, P.E., to the role of chief operating officer (COO). Bennett is a licensed professional engineer with more than three decades of transportation industry experience.Bennett joined JAXPORT in 2017 as senior director of engineering and construction,

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Names New Chief Executive

Teo Eng Dih

Singapore's Ministry of Transport announced that Teo Eng Dih will take over as chief executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), succeeding Quah Ley Hoon, who will step down on September 5, 2022.Teo Eng Dih, currently Deputy Secretary (Policy) of the Ministry of Defense (MINDEF),

Kovalski Named VP, Engineering at Ocean5

Stuart, Florida-based Ocean5 appointed Roger Kovalski as Vice President of Engineering. Photo courtesy Ocean5

Stuart, Florida-based Ocean5 appointed Roger Kovalski as Vice President of Engineering. He was previously Senior Project Engineer & Yacht Designer, and began his career with OCEAN5 in early 2012.Kovalski has been in the engineering and design profession for over 25 years, coming to the U.S/ from his native home in Brazil in 2001.

Turner Tapped as Captain, Port of New Orleans Harbor Police

The Harbor Police Department (HPD) of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) named Cedric Turner to serve as Captain of the specialized law enforcement agency. Photo courtesy HPD

The Harbor Police Department (HPD) of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) named Cedric Turner to serve as Captain of the specialized law enforcement agency. Turner has served in law enforcement for 26 years and 20 of those working up the ranks in HPD. As Captain, Turner will be responsible for running

Atlas Copco Compressors acquires Compressed Air Products

Photo courtesy Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco has acquired the operating assets of Compressed Air Products, Inc. (CAP). CAP sells to a broad range of industrial customer segments and has a strong service business.CAP is located in Newnan, Ga., southwest of Atlanta and will become a direct branch of Atlas Copco Compressors. Twenty people

Braemar Names Beckwith HR Director

John Beckwith (Photo: Braemar)

Braemar, expert advisors in shipping investment, chartering, and risk management, today announced the appointment of John Beckwith as Group Director of Human Resources.The hire of Beckwith strengthens Braemar’s leadership team, enhances and enables Braemar’s ability to grow organically and via Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A),

Revell Takes the Helm at SIGTTO

Ian Revell (Photo: SIGTTO)

The Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO) has appointed Ian Revell as its new Chief Executive Officer & General Manager, in succession to Capt. Andrew Clifton.SIGTTO President, Steffen Jacobson, said, “I am very pleased to welcome Ian Revell to the Society and look forward

Shift Clean Energy Names Hughes COO

Mark Hughes (Photo: Shift Clean Energy)

Energy storage solutions company Shift Clean Energy announced it has named Mark Hughes to its its executive team as chief operating officer.Hughes brings a background in manufacturing and supply chain management, and a wealth of international experience growing companies and leading operational improvement

The Swedish Club Opens Singapore Office

Brian Png, Team Manager for The Swedish Club's Singapore office (Photo: The Swedish Club)

The Swedish Club announced it has opened a new full-service office in Singapore, responsible for members in Singapore and other markets in Asia, including India, Japan and Thailand.Brian Png, Team Manager for the Singapore office, said, "Singapore is widely recognized as one of the most important maritime hubs in the world,

Nautilus Labs Hires Sundsted as CTO

Todd Sundsted (Photo: Nautilus Labs)

Nautilus Labs, the technology firm unlocking commercial decarbonization for the ocean supply chain, announced the designation of Todd Sundsted as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).In his new role, Todd Sundsted, who is based in New York, will lead product development, engineering, and data science, including

Maritime Giants Launch Competition to Drive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(Photo: Thome Group)

Six giants in the global maritime industry have joined forces to address diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues.The Maritime Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Innovation Lab 2022, launched by Thome Group, Hafnia, Anglo American, RightShip, Rio Tinto, and Wilhelmsen, is an open competition for interested participants (individuals,

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