Categories for Maritime hires and promotions

HII Appoints Todd Corillo as Media Relations Manager at Newport News Shipbuilding

VA, United States

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — All-domain defense and technologies partner HII (NYSE:HII) announced today that Todd Corillo will join its corporate communications team as a manager of media relations May 9. He will serve as HII’s spokesperson for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division and report to HII’s corporate director of… Read More

OCEANIX Appoints Philipp A. Hofmann as CEO

NY, United States

OCEANIX today announced Philipp A. Hofmann as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately. The Board unanimously made the appointment as the company enters a pivotal new phase executing on the historic prototype in Busan, South Korea – the world’s first-ever sustainable floating city blueprint. Hofmann has over 20 years as a leader in the built environment and construction… Read More

Port Hires Linda Springmann as the New Director of Cruise and Maritime Marketing

WA, United States

Linda Springmann has been hired by the Port of Seattle as the new Director, Cruise and Maritime Marketing, bringing more than 25 years of cruise industry experience to the position. Linda joins the Port from Holland America Line where she served as Vice President of Onboard Revenue for Holland America/Princess Cruises/Seabourn brands, Vice President of… Read More

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans holds change of command ceremony

United States

Capt. Kelly Denning relieved Capt. Will Watson as commander of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, April 14, at a change of command ceremony presided over by Rear Adm. Richard Timme, commander, Coast Guard Eighth District. Denning earned her commission in 1998 and was designated a command duty officer in 2002. She was formerly the deputy… Read More

Beth Rooney assuming Port of New York and New Jersey helm

NY, United States

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced Sam Ruda will step down as director of the port department and Beth Rooney will take the helm May 2. Rooney has served as the port’s deputy director for the past three years. Monday’s announcement hailed Rooney as an “acclaimed maritime industry veteran …… Read More

Paducah’s River Discovery Center Names New Executive Director

KY, United States

The River Discovery Center in Paducah, Ky., has chosen Polly Brasher as its second executive director. Julie Harris, the center’s first director, had announced that she is retiring this summer after 21 years in the position. Brasher expects to start in her new role in mid-June, while Harris stays on in an advisory capacity for… Read More

Alabama Shipyard Appoints Greg Wagner as CEO

AL, United States

Alabama Shipyard, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Wagner as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Wagner is joining the Alabama Shipyard team from the position of CEO at Navarro Capital Partners LLC., an oil and gas industry marine and subsea construction support services provider. Mr. Wagner is a graduate from the… Read More

Orion Group Holdings Names Austin J. Shanfelter Interim Chief Executive Officer

TX, United States

Mark R. Stauffer to Step Down as President and CEO Company Reaffirms Previously Stated Financial Guidance HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 7, 2022– Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN), a leading specialty construction company, today announced that Austin J. Shanfelter, Chairman of the Board of Directors, has been named interim Chief Executive Officer. Mark R. Stauffer has stepped down… Read More

Admiral Linda L. Fagan nominated to be next USCG commandant

United States

President Biden has nominated Adm. Linda L. Fagan to serve as the 27th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. On confirmation, she would be the first woman to serve as commandant of the Coast Guard. Previously, she served as commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area overseeing operations from the Rocky Mountains to the waters… Read More

Resolve Marine Appoints Joseph Farrell III Deputy CEO

FL, United States

April 1, 2022 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Resolve Marine, a global leader in ship and vessel salvage, rescue, emergency response, and specialized marine services, today announced that Joseph Farrell, III has been appointed deputy CEO, a transition role to CEO, from his current position as director, business development. Mr. Farrell has more than two… Read More

Jones Walker adds to Miami maritime team

FL, United States

Kassandra “Kassie” Doyle Taylor has joined the Miami office of law firm Jones Walker LLP as special counsel in the Maritime Practice Group and member of the maritime litigation, arbitration, and dispute resolution team. Taylor is an experienced attorney who successfully defended a vessel operator in one of the largest recreational boating accidents in Florida… Read More

William F. Childs, IV Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

United States

Chaney Enterprises, a ready-mix concrete and aggregates supplier, is pleased to announce that former Chief Executive Officer, William “Bill” Childs, IV has earned the John Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award for Promotion. The Lifetime Achievement Award for Promotion is awarded annually (or less frequently) to a ready-mix concrete professional distinguished by a career that demonstrated outstanding… Read More

Fairbanks Morse Defense Promotes Jamie McMullin to President of Services

WI, United States

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has promoted Jamie McMullin to President of Services. With an extensive background in marine, naval, aerospace, and defense industries, McMullin will oversee the integration of new services offered by the defense contractor’s recently acquired companies throughout the company’s extensive service network, as well as… Read More

CEO transition in GTD Solution and TradeLens

NJ, United States

GTD Solution, the Maersk business unit responsible for TradeLens – an open and neutral platform underpinned by blockchain technology that facilitates and simplifies global trade – announces a shift in the CEO position. Current CEO, Mike White, is retiring at the end of April after a career spanning more than three decades in shipping and… Read More

DredgeWire congratulates the new WEDA board

United States

With the closing of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter Meeting, here is your new board for 2022-2023! Trustee – Aaron Wright | Infrastructure Alternatives, Inc. Past President – Ken M. | Tetra Tech President – Stan Ekren | Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC President Elect – Craig Harley | Ramboll Vice… Read More

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