Categories for Maritime hires and promotions

Tuula Liukko starts as CEO of Hamina LNG

World ,

Tuula Liukko (M.Sc. (Eng.), MBA) started as CEO of Hamina LNG Oy on 16 May 2022, according to the company’s release. Before joining Hamina LNG Oy, Tuula worked at Elenger as Commercial Director and at Elenger Marine as Safety Manager. Hamina LNG Oy is a joint venture of Hamina Energy Ltd, the Estonian energy company… Read More

Sharonda Williams Joins Port NOLA Board of Commissioners

LA, United States

Sharonda Williams was sworn in as a member of the board of commissioners of the Port of New Orleans at the May 19 board meeting. Appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, Williams succeeds Darryl D. Berger as one of four Orleans Parish representatives on the seven-member regional board and will serve a five-year term. “We… Read More

ZF Marine names new product line manager

FL, United States

ZF Marine announced the appointment of Walter Fienco to the position of product line manager, commercial thrusters. In this role, Fienco will lead ZF Marine’s commercial thruster product sales across the North and Central American and Caribbean markets. Fienco brings nearly 15 years of commercial thruster product experience to the position. During his tenure at… Read More

Colonna’s Shipyard promotes three execs

VA, United States

Norfolk-based Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. announced Monday it had promoted three executives to senior management positions, effective in July. CSI has promoted Jordan Webb from vice president of contracts to vice president of shipyard operations; Randall Crutchfield from chief experience officer and executive director of Steel America and Weld America to vice president of industrial operations… Read More

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Ann Phillips Sworn in as 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration

United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that Rear Admiral (Rear Adm.) Ann Phillips, USN, Ret., has been confirmed and sworn in as the 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Nominated by President Biden on October 21, 2021, Rear Adm. Phillips was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 10, 2022. She is the… Read More

Coast Guard admiral approved to be first woman to lead a military service

United States

President Joe Biden’s pick to be the next Coast Guard commandant, Adm. Linda Fagan, was confirmed Wednesday, clearing the way for her to become the first woman to be the top officer in one of the military services. The Senate approved Fagan’s promotion, along with those of five other senior Coast Guard officers, by unanimous… Read More

Danfoss North America names Rick Sporrer its next president

MD, United States

Rick Sporrer, currently VP sales Americas at Danfoss Power Solutions, has been appointed the next president of Danfoss North America, effective July 1. He succeeds John Galyen, who has announced his retirement from Danfoss later this summer. Over the next several months, Galyen and Sporrer will work together to ensure a successful transition. Sporrer brings… Read More

Senate Confirms Rear Admiral Ann Phillips as U.S. Maritime Administrator

United States

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Rear Admiral Ann C. Phillips USN (Ret.) to serve as the Administrator of the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. The Senate voted 75-22 in favor of confirmation, making her the first woman to hold the position. The DOT’s Maritime Administration is the agency responsible for the United States’ waterborne transportation system and… Read More

Promotion in Dan-Bunkering’s Stamford Office

CT, United States

Dan-Bunkering (Connecticut) LLC is pleased to announce that effective 1st May 2022, Sara Brady has been promoted to Team Leader, Senior Bunker Broker & Trader. Sara commenced her career in the bunker industry in 2004 when joining LQM Petroleum Services LLC as a Bunker Broker. Sara joined Dan-Bunkering in October 2021 following the company’s merger… Read More

Neptune Americas & Marine Welcomes New Sales Manager for North America to their Sales Team

TX, United States

Houston, TX. April 28, 2022. Dredge and Offshore Marine services supplier, Neptune Americas & Marine Corp., has announced that Greg Swift has joined their company as the National Sales Manager for North America. Greg has more than 15 years of sales and commercial experience in the marine and offshore sectors. He comes to us from… Read More

General Dynamics Appoints Charles F. Krugh as President of Bath Iron Works

VA, United States

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) announced today that it has appointed Gulfstream Aerospace executive Charles F. Krugh as president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. “Chuck’s leadership, proven track record in manufacturing and expertise in managing complex supply chains will be an enabler to Bath Iron Works as it expands and increases the pace of shipbuilding for the U.S…. Read More

Fairbanks Morse Defense Promotes Crystal Brent to Chief Marketing Officer

WI, United States

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, is pleased to announce that Crystal Brent has been promoted to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. At FMD, Brent oversees all marketing and branding strategies and initiatives to ensure a smooth integration of new products and services as the company grows into a… Read More

ERDC’s Dr. Todd Bridges, National Lead for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineering With Nature, was honored by the White House during the 2021 Presidential Rank Awards

United States

To view the awards ceremony, visit Established in 1978, the Presidential Rank Award is given to members of the Senior Executive Service, Senior-Level, and Scientific and Professional corps. It is one of the most prestigious awards in the federal career civil service. This year, 230 winners from 37 federal agencies were selected by the… Read More

Robert Murray Announced as the New President of the National Association of Waterfront Employers

DC, United States

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Robert W. Murray has been selected to lead the National Association of Waterfront Employers (NAWE) as its next president effective May 19, 2022. Rob has long served as a bipartisan relationship builder and will be a key advocate for NAWE’s membership of US-based marine terminal operators and stevedores. Mr…. Read More

Marcelo “Yudi” Takizawa Appointed as Trade Development Director for the Port of Corpus Christi

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi Authority has named Marcelo “Yudi” Takizawa as its Director of Trade Development. Takizawa has more than 20 years of commercial business and market development leadership experience in the energy and marine transportation space. He comes to the Port of Corpus Christi from Vopak. In his new… Read More

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