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The Green Marine Technology Edition
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Thomas Rasmussen Roth Hale Petticrew
Global Diving & Salvage
Lyle Willis Saadé Coppes Durk-Jan Nederlof, Clift Christiaan & Eugene
Rhuggenaath, Minister of Economic Development • John Lyle has been hired as Vice
Gruenhagen Named CFO at MV Werften Damen Takes Control of Curaçao Yard Nautisk Names Dawson Manager
MV WERFTEN appointed Richard President – Operations, Vancouver Ship- Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) Nautisk has appointed John Dawson
Gruenhagen as Managing Director of yards (VSY). has taken over the management of as Project Manager. Based in the U.K.,
Finance and Administration to reinforce the Curaçao Droogdok Maatschappij Dawson will be responsible for driving
Evac Names Rudling President the group’s Management Board as new (CDM) as of February 1, 2017, follow- new business with a focus on Europe,
CFO effective February 1. Evac Group appointed Claes Rudling ing an agreement between the Govern- and identifying new business areas as global Business Area President, Off- ment of Curaçao and Damen Shipyards across the market. He will also take a shore and Merchant, effective January Group in September 2016. The location lead role in new product development.
Maersk Chairman Rasmussen Quits
A.P. Møller - Maersk’s chairman of the 23, 2017. Rudling will continue as CEO will now continue its activities under board will step down at the end of March of Uson Marine, which was acquired by the name of Damen Shiprepair Curaçao
Johansen Joins EBDG Team as the group missed fourth-quarter pro? t Evac Group in December 2016. (DSCu). A new management team, led Erik Johansen joined Elliott Bay Design by Jaap de Lange as Managing Direc- expectations amid low prices and over- Group’s (EBDG) New Orleans of? ce in
Saadé: New CEO at CMA CGM supply in the oil and freight sectors. tor, has been appointed and is already on December 2016 bringing with him 20
Michael Pram Rasmussen said he will Rodolphe Saadé is the new chief ex- site to introduce and implement Damen years of marine electrical experience.
not stand for reelection as chairman of ecutive of container shipping line CMA working methods and standards.
Moensi Extends MPR Blue Fits Service the board of directors, opting to stand CGM, taking over the role previously down when his election period expires held by his 80-year-old father. The top Harold Moensi has joined the Maritime
Glosten Promotes FitzGerald
Propeller Repairs BV (MPR BV) team at
March 28, 2017, the date of group’s an- spot at CMA CGM Group has been Seattle-based naval architecture and ma- nual general meeting. The board intends passed from one generation to another. rine engineering consultancy Glosten its workshop in Drunen.
to elect former SAP co-CEO Jim Hage- Jacques Saadé announced on his 80th has promoted Ken FitzGerald to Princi-
Joore Shares His Vision mann Snabe as chairman. Rasmussen birthday that his son Rodolphe Saadé pal. FitzGerald joined Glosten in 2003 has served on the A.P. Moller- Maersk as would take over as the French ship- after 13 years working in commercial Robert Joore, the new General Man- ager of marine lubricants supplier Total a Board member since 1999, 14 years as ping line’s next chief executive of? cer. oceanography.
Jacques Saadé, who founded the com- Lubmarine, has laid out his vision for
pany 1978, will remain chairman of the the company, focusing on developing
Socha Joins VT Halter board of directors. Previously executive VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of a range of innovative solutions for ship
Seaspan Appoints Five
Seaspan announced the following new of? cer, Rodolphe Saadé has been with Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT operators operating in poor freight mar- senior leadership appointments: CMA CGM since 1994. Systems), appointed Robert A. Socha kets in a low-sulfur era. “Total Lubma- • Steve Roth has been promoted to as Senior Vice President of Business rine believes that innovation is the key to
Global Hires Coppes
President of Seaspan Ferries Corpora- Development and Estimating, effective success. In 2017 we will continue to in- tion (SFC). In this position, Steve will Bas Coppes has joined the senior man- vest heavily in developing a generation
January 30, 2017.
agement team at Global Diving & Sal- of marine lubes which are suitable for continue to have the primary account-
Miliaras Takes Carnival Maritime Post ability for the overall performance of the vage, Inc., aiming to guide the global engines running both low and high sul- growth of the marine services company. Minas Miliaras has taken on the role of fur fuels. At the same time, we anticipate
SFC business unit, including manage-
Coppes previously was with Mammoet Vice President Fleet Cruise Execution at that the demand for environmentally ac- ment of day-to-day operations of SFC.
• Paul Thomas has been promoted to Salvage Americas. Carnival Maritime, the Marine Service ceptable lubricants (EALs) will continue
Unit of the Costa Group (AIDA, Costa) to grow, driven by the rising numbers of
Senior Vice President and General Man-
SAFE Boats Names Willis VP in Hamburg. Minas will head the ? eet ships trading in the Polar regions,” said ager – Vancouver Shipyards (VSY). teams and the maintenance develop- Joore. In early February Total Group an- • John Petticrew was promoted to Vice SAFE Boats International has promot- ed Janice Willis to the position of Vice ment team for all AIDA Cruises, Costa nounced that its af? liate Total Marine
President, Engineering, Vancouver Ship-
President Program Management. Willis Cruises and Costa Asia ships. He will be Fuels Global Solutions signed a three yards (VSY).
responsible for the ? eet management of year memorandum of understanding to • Andy Hale has been promoted to the has over 25 years’ experience in program the 26 vessels. ensure that containership operator CMA position of Vice President – Program management and contract administra- tion.
CGM would be able to meet the latest
Delivery, Vancouver Shipyards (VSY).
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