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Holm Candito Fielding

Kumar Whitley Bonnesen

Pyne Joins DHT Holdings’ Board the President of Inmarsat Maritime, and bulk, heavy lift and project shipping, ap- SPO Shuf? es Senior Leadership Team

Crude oil shipper DHT Holdings ap- was previously CEO of Globe Wireless. pointed Wouter Huybrechts as the new SPO announced a change in leadership pointed Joseph H. Pyne to its board of President and CEO of Rickmers-Linie with the appointment of a new Manag- directors, expanding the board from Andersen New CEO of Hempel A/S (America) Inc. ing Director in Singapore. Ron Mathison three to four independent directors. Pyne Hempel A/S announced that CEO Pierre- has taken over the helm as the new Man- is the Executive Chairman of Kirby Cor- Yves Jullien will be succeeded by Henrik Reimelt Heads GE Power Conversion aging Director on September 21, having poration, a U.S. tank barge operator, and Andersen, Group COO of ISS A/S, by Stephan Reimelt has been appointed as also been appointed as Director of John served as the Chief Executive Of? cer of March 1, 2016. Andersen has been with president and CEO of GE’s Power Con- Swire & Sons (S.E. Asia) Pte Ltd, with the company from 1995 to 2014. ISS A/S since 2000, since 2011 as Mem- version business, succeeding Joe Mas- effect from August 1.

ber of the Executive Board. trangelo who becomes president and

Holm to lead Marine Solutions CEO of Power Generation Products for Seaspan Appoints Three

Roger Holm (43) M.Sc. (Econ.), has Kumar to Lead MARAD GE Power & Water, He will be based at Seaspan named three senior leaders been appointed President of Marine So- Education and Training the company’s headquarters in Paris. to its corporate executive team: Paul lutions, Executive Vice President and Dr. Shashi N. Kumar, Academic Dean Thomas as Vice President, Engineering member of the Board of Management at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Vigor Hires SVP of Public Affairs – Vancouver Shipyards; Matt Boydston of Wärtsilä Corporation, effective No- (USMMA), has accepted a position to Jill Mackie will join shipbuilder and re- as Vice President, Finance – Seaspan vember 1, 2015. In this position, he is serve as Deputy Associate Administrator pairer Vigor’s executive team as senior Shipyards; and Billy Garton as General responsible for Wärtsilä’s Marine Solu- and National Coordinator for Maritime vice president of public affairs. In her Counsel for Seaspan ULC. tions business globally, and will report Education and Training at the headquar- new role, Mackie will provide leadership to President & CEO Mr Jaakko Eskola. ters of the Maritime Administration and oversight of strategic communica- Royston Diesel Appoints Whitley tions, community and government rela- Marine diesel engines specialist Royston

Coles Takes the Helm at Transas Huybrechts to Lead tions at the local, state and federal level announced that appointment of Shaun

Frank Coles has been appointed as CEO Rickmers-Linie America for all Vigor companies. Mackie of? cial- Whitley as its new workshop manager at and member of the Board of Directors Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based ly joins the Vigor team October 14. the company’s Tyneside-based engineer- for Transas Marine. Previously he was specialist for liner services in break- ing center.

Intermarine Promotes Bonnesen

Breakbulk and heavylift cargo specialist

Intermarine, LLC named Lars Bonnesen

ABB Orders Cable-Laying Vessel as Chartering Director Europe effective immediately. Bonnesen has more than

ABB ordered a cable-laying vessel from 25 years of experience in the heavylift

Kleven shipyard in Norway. The new ship, and project cargo markets and has held scheduled to be delivered in 2017, will be cus- positions throughout the U.S., Singapore tom-built to ABB speci? cations and measure and Malaysia. approximately 140 x 30 meters. The vessel is of SALT 306 CLV design from Salt Ship De-

Candito Launches Foresea Consulting sign in Stord, Norway.

After more than 20 years leading oil spill

The new ship will deploy many of ABB’s ma- response organization and environmen- rine technologies. The Onboard DC Grid and tal services ? rm NRC, Steven Candito power distribution solution, for instance, will has launched Foresea Consulting, an ad- use a single DC circuit for ship propulsion to visory ? rm for the maritime and environ- reduce power consumption. The vessel will mental communities.

be equipped with roll-reduction tanks and the subsea operations will be executed and moni-

Schottel Names Fielding & Freeman tored by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV)

Schottel appointed Svante Fielding and using cameras and sonar, avoiding the need for divers.

Randall Freeman to its North American

The vessel will also feature a complete ABB Integrated Automation System and three Azipod propulsion units. Together organization, Schottel Inc., in Houma, with an energy storage system for marine applications it will cut fuel consumption by 27 percent and reduce maintenance

La. Fielding is the new Vice President compared to traditional AC systems. Sensors, monitoring hardware and software will enable data to be sent to shore via

Operations. Freeman, Operations Man- a satellite link, to allow the onshore technical support centers to work closely with the ship as part of ABB’s Integrated ager in Houma since August 2015, is part

Marine Operations solution. Advanced advisory software for motion monitoring, forecasting and decision support will also of Fielding’s service operations team. be on board. The vessel will also feature to DP3 dynamic positioning technology.

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