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New CEO for Chris-Marine
Jens Groth has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of KrisMa group, including Chris-Marine and IOP Marine. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship
New head for Reintjes
Klaus Deleroi is now managing director of German marine gearbox supplier, Reintjes, following the retirement of previous head Dr-Ing Christian Schilephack. 21 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
BMT Nigel Gee appoints business development lead
International maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Nigel Gee has appointed Jason Steward as its business development manager. 14 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
Van Beers joins Blohm+Voss as CEO
German shipbuilder Blohm+Voss has appointed Fred van Beers as its new chief executive officer, taking over from Dr Herbert Aly from 1 March. 13 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
ISSA urges cooperation in global ship supply
Abdul Hameed Hajah, new president of the International Shipsuppliers & Services Association (ISSA), has called for industry stakeholders to work together to create an effective and efficient global supply industry. 12 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
Veritas Petroleum Services appoints Americas managing director
Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) has appointed Michael McNamara as managing director for the Americas, effective 12 January. 09 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
IACS appoints new secretary general
The International Association of Classification Societies has appointed Robert Ashdown as secretary general, effective 5 May. 08 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
Thome Group appoints new CEO
Olav Magnus Nortun will replace Olav Eek Thorstensen as chief executive officer of ship management company Thome Group from 1 April 2015. 08 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
New editor at The Motorship
Mercator Media has appointed Gavin Lipsith as Editor of The Motorship, succeeding Bill Thomson who has retired after nearly eight years at the title. 07 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
BMT SMART appoints Sales and Marketing Director
Specialist fleet and vessel performance company BMT SMART has appointed Martin Penney as sales and marketing director. 07 Jan 2015 - The Motorship
ClassNK expert appointed TSCG chairman
ClassNK tanker expert, Hayato Suga, has been appointed as the chairman of the Tanker Structure Co-operative Forum (TSCF). 12 Dec 2013 - The Motorship
Halyard appoints new sales director
Exhaust solutions company Halyard, has appointed Andrew Davis as sales director to manage its UK and international sales. 04 Dec 2013 - The Motorship
New head of Wärtsilä four-stroke
Roger Holm has been appointed as Wärtsilä senior vice president, four-stroke, and member of the ship power management team. 29 Aug 2013 - The Motorship
BIMCO appoints new secretary general
International shipping association, BIMCO, has appointed Angus R Frew as its new secretary general/CEO to succeed Torben C Skaanild following his retirement later this year. 05 Mar 2013 - The Motorship
IBIA appoints new board member
The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has appointed Mustafa Muhtaroglu as a new board member. From 1 April 2013, he will replace IBIA chariman, Bob Lintott. 17 Jan 2013 - The Motorship
New research head at DNV
Det Norske Veritas has appointed Rune Torhaug as the new managing director for DNV research and innovation. He has worked internationally with leadership roles in DNV Energy, DNV Maritime and DNV Business Assurance. 28 Nov 2012 - The Motorship
New chief financial officer for Jaya
Mr Chong Chow Pin has been appointed the new chief financial officer of Singapore based offshore energy services group, Jaya Holdings Ltd. 28 Nov 2012 - The Motorship
New appointment for Bureau Veritas
International classification society, Bureau Veritas, has reorganised its marine and offshore operations and appointed a new executive vice president. 12 Nov 2012 - The Motorship
Voith appoints new head of marine business
Voith Turbo has appointed Dr Christian Strahberger as its new executive vice president for its marine business division. 18 Oct 2012 - The Motorship
Austal appoints new Asia service manager
Australian boatbuilder Austal has appointed a new regional service manager for the Asia Pacific region – part of the company’s strategy to develop new business in the region and better serve one of its major clients, the US Navy. 09 Oct 2012 - The Motorship