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  • Mr Sun Feng has assumed the role of Chairman and President of China Classification Society

    China Classification Society appoints new president


    International classification society, China Classification Society, has appointed of a new president and vice president.

  • David Tydeman will assume the position of chief executive at Ferguson Marine from 1 February 2022

    Ferguson Marine appoints new chief executive


    Ferguson Marine has appointed David Tydeman as its new chief executive officer with effect from 1 February 2022. Tim Hair, who has led the business since August 2019 and implemented a major transformation programme, will depart in February 2022 following a short handover period.

  • Niclas Dahl, Managing Director, Oceanbird

    Oceanbird wind propulsion JV company finalised


    On 22 November, Alfa Laval and Wallenius finalized the 50/50 joint venture that will take Oceanbird wind power solutions from cutting-edge marine concept to commercial reality. Source: Oceanbird Oceanbird will take wind power solutions from a cutting-edge marine concept to commercial reality

  • New management team at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (Image Emiel Lops Fotografie) LR

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion appoints new MD


    Damen Shipyards Group has appointed a new managing director of Shiprepair & Conversion, one of its seven divisions.

  • Bo Cerup-Simonsen, CEO, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

    Partnership focuses on decarbonising shipping


    Alfa Laval and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping have joined forces to develop zero carbon solutions for the maritime industry.

  • Børge Nogva, President, Høglund Marine Solutions said Backlund's experience working with different stakeholders in different capacities made him ideally suited to lead Høglund's new Helsinki office.

    Høglund Marine Solutions to open new Finnish office


    Høglund Marine Solutions, the automation, gas and system integration specialist, is opening a new Helsinki office. The office is intended to strengthen the relationship with customers and suppliers throughout the Baltic region.

  • Dr Mackenzie will take up the role as BIMCO's permanent representative at the IMO on 1 February 2021.

    BIMCO to appoint policy expert as IMO permanent representative


    Dr Bev Mackenzie has been appointed to serve as the permanent representative of shipowner association BIMCO at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Dr Mackenzie, who will leave the Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST) where she was Director of Technical & Policy, will take up the role on ...

  • Gijsbert de Jong, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Chief Executive for Nordics region (credit: Bureau Veritas)

    BV appoints de Jong as Nordics marine chief executive


    Gijsbert de Jong has assumed the role of Regional Marine Chief Executive, Nordics at classification society Bureau Veritas.

  • Mathieu Philippe Photo: BV

    BV appoints new commercial director


    Mathieu Philippe has been appointed to the new position of Commercial Director – Marine at classification society Bureau Veritas.

  • Alastair Marsh

    LR CEO to step down


    The CEO of Lloyd’s Register (LR) Group will step down from the role by the end of 2020.

  • Katarina Lindström took up her role as chief operating officer on 1 August 2020. (Image: Hempel A/S)

    Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as new COO


    Hempel''s new executive vice president and chief operating officer Katarina Lindström officially joined the company on 1 August.

  • Dennis de Bruin, BMT’s new Managing Director for Commercial Shipping Europe.

    BMT appoints new CSE managing director


    BMT has appointed a new managing director for its Commercial Shipping Europe business. Dennis de Bruin has taken up his new role with immediate effect.

  • Martin Oetjen will join MAN ES' Executive Board on 1 August.

    Martin Oetjen to lead combined MAN ES purchasing and supply chain division


    MAN Energy Solutions is combining the separate Supply Chain and Production divisions - Martin Oetjen will join the Executive Board on 1 August 2020 with responsibility for the newly created division.

  • Alex Gregg-Smith, China Chief Executive, Bureau Veritas (Image: Bureau Veritas)

    Gregg-Smith returns as BV's China chief executive


    Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has appointed Alex Gregg-Smith as its new China Chief Executive.

  • Juho Rekola took up his new role as Director Sales and Project Management at Steerprop on 1 June 2020.

    Steerprop appoints new sales director


    Steerprop, the propulsion specialist, has combined its sales and project management functions. Juho Rekola has been appointed as the company''s new director sales and project management, with effect from 1 June 2020.

  • Heléne Mellquist will take up her new position as president of Volvo Penta on 1 September 2020.

    New President for Volvo Penta


    Volvo Penta has a new President - Heléne Mellquist will assume the position on 1 September 2020 succeeding Björn Ingemanson, who will retire after 8 years as president.

  • Rolf Stiefel will be responsible for Central Europe - Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Russia in his new role as Regional Chief Executive based in Hamburg.

    Stiefel appointed as BV's Central Europe manager


    Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has appointed Rolf Stiefel as its new Regional Chief Executive for Central Europe with effect from 1 May.

  • Otto Preiss will join Rolls-Royce Power Systems as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to the Management Board from 1 May.

    Rolls-Royce Power Systems appoints new COO


    Rolls-Royce Power Systems, the designer of MTU engines and systems, has appointed Otto Preiss as COO to the management board. Preiss will take up his new position from 1 May.

  • Eric Dehouck joins GTT from France's General Secretariat for Investment (SGPI), where he assisted the French Prime Minister as Director of the “Industry and Services” programme.

    GTT appoints deputy CEO


    LNG cargo containment and tank technology specialist, Gaz Transport & Technigaz (GTT) has appointed a new deputy CEO, Eric Dehouck.

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    New COO completes the board


    Leading Dutch maritime solutions provider Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Marc van Heyningen as new COO. Van Heyningen will take up his new position from 1 April, completing the new Executive Board for the Group.