Dutch seafarers reject forced redundancies at John T. Essberger

(Jul 01 2021)

Dutch seafarers working for John T. Essberger, based in Hamburg, have rejected forced redundancies at the tanker shipping company.



Ship-owners seek vaccinated crew as Covid cases surge in India

(Apr 29 2021)

Concerns over availability of vaccines and waiting time are adding to the job uncertainty of seafarers as new variants of the Covid-19 virus wreaks havoc in one of the top suppliers of manpower to the global shipping industry.



Kenny Rogers newly named as Business Development Consultant at APC

(Apr 15 2021)

Kenny Rogers has joined Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) as a Business Development Consultant, for the MarineLINE cargo tank coating system.



ShippingWatch: Language changes in job postings to attract more women at Odfjell

(Apr 15 2021)

Chemical tanker carrier Odfjell has found that easy-to-miss details in job postings can be crucial in getting more women to apply.



InterManager strengthens its voice with recruitment drive

(Mar 17 2021)

Together we are stronger – that’s the message being delivered to ship managers across the globe by InterManager, the international trade association for the shipmanagement sector.



All-women crew of MT Swarna Krishna makes history

(Mar 11 2021)

The first time in world maritime history that a ship is being sailed by all women officers.



United Product Tankers appoints Matthias Schoeller as new co-Managing Director

(Mar 04 2021)

UPT United Product Tankers GmbH & Co. KG in Germany (“UPT”) has announced that after nearly 45 years in shipping and 17 successful years as one of the Managing Directors of UPT, Stefan Ciegelski has decided to retire from his present position by the ...



MAJ warns of potential seafarer shortages if crew change crisis isn’t resolved

(Feb 18 2021)

The global crew change crisis could lead to a shortage of seafarers if exhausted crew choose to leave the shipping industry rather than risk another long period trapped at sea, warns the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ).



Columbia’s Mark O’Neil elected as InterManager President

(Dec 03 2020)

InterManager, the international trade association for in-house and third-party ship managers, has appointed Mark O’Neil, CEO of Columbia Shipmanagement, as its new President.



ShipMoney’s growth drives addition of new client managers

(Dec 03 2020)

Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global, industry-leading provider of payment solutions for maritime companies, announced two new hires, reflecting the sustained expansion of the firm’s international operations.



FRO – Transition of Chief Executive Officer

(Oct 08 2020)

Frontline Ltd. yesterday announced that Robert Hvide Macleod, Chief Executive Officer of Frontline Management AS, has decided to step down from his position.



Jens Martin Jensen appointed CEO of Athenian Holdings

(Oct 07 2020)

Athenian Holdings are pleased to announce they have appointed Jens Martin Jensen as their Chief Executive Officer.



The 8 biggest mistakes that Maritime professionals make when applying for jobs

(Sep 17 2020)

A free webinar provided by The CV & Interview Advisors in partnership with The Nautical Institute.



Maersk Tankers hires Eva Birgitte Bisgaard as its new Chief Commercial Officer

(Aug 13 2020)

Maersk Tankers has appointed Eva Birgitte Bisgaard as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), as the company continues to strengthen its service to its partners and customers.



Psychometric assessment for crew recruitment

(Aug 06 2020)

Psychometric assessment can be useful in crew recruitment in finding people with the right behaviour social skills and leadership abilities. A managing director of a crewing agent explains how it can work.




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