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  • 27 March 2020
  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved the appointment of Kitack Lim from the Republic of Korea as its new Secretary-General, with effect from 1 January 2016, for an initial term of four years. Lim was president of Busan Port Authority, until the end of July 2015. He also served as the Republic of Korea’s Deputy […]

  • 1 April 2015

    IMO receives nominations of six candidates for the position of the Secretary-General of the IMO.

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transocean, an international offshore drilling services contractor for oil and gas, Thursday announced that Lars Sjöbring, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, would be leaving the company. The drilling services contractor says that Sjöbring has agreed to help in the search for a replacement, but will resign no later than December 31, 2015. “Lars has […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Petroleum Institute (API) has promoted Stacy Linden to general counsel for the association effective immediately. “Stacy is a talented and respected advocate for our industry,” said Jack Gerard, API president and CEO. “She has a keen knowledge of the legal issues regarding the oil and gas sector, as well as extensive experience in large […]

  • 18 April 2011

    Macduff Shipyards has secured an order to build a 26.75-metre general purpose workboat for Inverlussa Marine Services, based at Loch Spelvie on the Isle of Mull, Scotland. In addition to a mussel farm, Inverlussa also operates other vessels. The company intends to operate the vessel for coastal cargo, civil engineering and renewable energy support, and […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Inspection provider for the oil and gas industry, Innospection, has appointed Alex Crossland as general manager based at the headquarters in Aberdeen. The role at Innospection is a newly-created position following growth of the company and a strong backlog of work across onshore and topside, splash zone and subsea and pipeline inspection, Innospection explained. Crossland […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    UTEC has announced the appointment of Simon Hird as general manager of its Australian entity UTEC Survey Australia Pty Ltd. Simon will oversee the projected growth to support key customers in the Australian market. The announcement complements the aggressive global growth strategy of UTEC including the recent appointments in significant management roles at its UK […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Prysmian and General Cable have obtained clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) for the proposed acquisition of General Cable by Prysmian. This clearance was the last of the regulatory approvals sought in connection with the transaction. As previously announced by General Cable, on February 16, 2018, stockholders of General […]

  • 9 January 2018

    French bank Societe Generale has joined SEALNG, the industry coalition promoting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The bank is the first financial institution to join SEALNG. “As the 0.5% global sulphur cap from January 2020 edges ever closer, the case for LNG as a marine fuel continues to gather momentum. […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The General Santos City Government has acquired additional heavy equipment as part of the continuing upgrading of its motor pool, according to the Philippines News Agency. Engineer Francisco Provido, City Engineer’s Office (CEO) chief, said that the new heavy equipment comprised 19 brand new units that will be used for dredging of waterways, road repair […]

  • 10 May 2017

    On 9 May, RenewableUK highlighted the benefits of renewable energy in a manifesto published ahead of the General Election in the UK in June.

  • 6 April 2018

    Digital industrial giant, General Electric, completed the no-load testing of the 80-megawatt two-pole induction motor for the LNG industry in its factory in Nancy, France.

  • 15 April 2016
    Vessels

    General Dynamics NASSCO on Wednesday sent the first ship in a series of ECO-class tankers for the SEA-Vista fleet for sea trials and testing along the San Diego coastline.

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has appointed Guy Lear as General Manager for the UK. With nearly 25 years’ experience in the shipping industry, Guy has in depth cross-sector knowledge of the UK port agency market with particular expertise in the tanker business. Prior to joining ISS, Guy worked for […]

  • 27 March 2015

    The Russian Federation has proposed its first candidate for the position of the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Namely, in a letter sent to the IMO, Russia nominated the Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport of Russian Ministry of Transport Vitaly Klyuev, portnews.ru cited the […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Technology

    General Electric (GE) has entered into talks with Areva, Gamesa, Siemens and the French state to discuss the potential acquisition of Adwen, a 50 – 50 offshore wind joint venture between Areva and Gamesa, Jeff Immelt, GE’s CEO, told French daily Le Figaro. GE took over Alstom’s power and grid businesses last year, which included 1.5GW of […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Technology

    General Electric (GE) has entered into talks with Areva, Gamesa, Siemens and the French state to discuss the potential acquisition of Adwen, a 50 – 50 offshore wind joint venture between Areva and Gamesa, Jeff Immelt, GE’s CEO, told French daily Le Figaro. GE took over Alstom’s power and grid businesses last year, which included 1.5GW of […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pipetech has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Frank Andersen as general manager Scandinavia. Andersen, who brings more than 10 years oil and gas experience to Pipetech, will be based at the firm’s Stavanger hub. He joins the company from GS-Hydro Norge where he most recently held the role of business development manager […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Secretary General of the UN specialised agency responsible for shipping, International Maritime Organization, Mr Koji Sekimizu, will spearhead a delegation of IMO representatives to Jamaica at the end of this month. Mr Sekimizu assumed the position of the 170-member state Organization on January 1, 2012 and this is his first visit to the Caribbean. The […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mirage Machines, an Acteon company, has appointed Adam Polisena as general manager. Polisena will be based at Mirage’s headquarters in Derby, UK.  In the newly created role, Polisena will be responsible for overseeing manufacturing operations, enhancing the portable machine tools production process and supporting the company to achieve its ambitious plans for growth in 2015. […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has appointed Martin Charles as regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This appointment contributes to Aquatic’s business strategy for 2014 and its ambitious expansion programme, which will improve customer service worldwide. Charles will lead the company’s market development and project delivery across the EMEA […]