Categories for Maritime hires and promotions

FMD names Robert Starr Chief Financial Officer

WI, United States

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), an Arcline Investment Management portfolio company, announced that Robert Starr is joining the executive team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, he will lead the corporate finance team and oversee all financial reporting for the company. “Rob’s background working with commercial and military customers makes him a great fit… Read More

Ecochlor appoints Andrew Marshall as CEO

CT, United States

Ecochlor, Inc. announced that the Company’s Board of Directors (BOD) has appointed Andrew Marshall as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will assume day-to-day leadership of the Company as of today. Steve Candito will continue to support the company as a senior advisor to the Ecochlor BOD and leadership team. Mr. Candito expressed his confidence… Read More

Introducing 2021-2022 Directors of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals

United States

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals held its 2021 General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October 19th at which time, the members present, elected their directors for the upcoming year. I am pleased to introduce you to the 2021-2022 Officers and Directors of the Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT):   Officers   Chairwoman of the Board:… Read More

President Biden names retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ann Phillips as U.S. Maritime Administrator

United States

President Joe Biden has announced his intention to nominate retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ann Phillips as Administrator of the United States Maritime Administration at the Department of Transportation. If confirmed, Phillips will take control of the agency as it once again finds itself at the center of a storm over the U.S. Merchant Marine… Read More

Illinois International Port District appoints executive director: Erik Varela

IL, United States

Erik Varela has been named executive director of the Illinois International Port District (IIPD.), an Illinois municipal corporation created to promote the shipment of cargoes and commerce through its facilities. “To truly compete on a global scale, the Illinois International Port District needs to capitalize on its intersection of waterways, rail and roads that make… Read More

Blue Guard Innovations Welcomes New Marketing Manager, Julianne Nagy

CO, United States

The Industry Leader in Boat Monitoring and Control Technology Continues to Grow in Talent and Innovation BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Oct. 6, 2021 – (Marine NewsWire) Blue Guard Innovations (BGI), the industry leader and innovator of smart boat monitoring and control technology, has recently announced that Julianne Nagy has joined the company as Marketing Manager. Julianne… Read More

New operations chief at Louisville Engineer District

KY, United States

Waylon Humphrey has been selected to serve as the new Operations Division Chief for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, effective November 22, 2021. He will have responsibility for overall direction, staff management, and program management of the Louisville District’s Operations Division, which includes nearly 400 employees, operating and maintaining 17 multi-purpose lake… Read More

Port of Corpus Christi Chief Executive Officer Sean Strawbridge Elected to AAPA Board of Directors

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – Port of Corpus Christi Chief Executive Officer Sean Strawbridge has been elected to a seat on the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Board of Directors, providing a continued voice for Texas ports and the Coastal Bend region within this prestigious organization. The 11-member Board of Directors governs the AAPA and… Read More

DSC Dredge’s Internal Promotions: HR and HSE Leadership

LA, United States

Rising Talent Amongst DSC Dredge’s Inner Ranks: New HR and HSE Leadership Appointed RESERVE, LOUISIANA – DSC Dredge is excited to announce the following internal promotions into managerial positions;  April Johnson, Human Resources Manager; Michael Dickerson and Jeremy Clausen, HSE Assistant Manager. April Johnson joined DSC at its Poplarville facility in 2011 where she started… Read More

Kirby names new CFO

TX, United States

Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) reports that Raj Kumar will be joining the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer in November 2021. He will succeed Bill Harvey, who previously announced his intention to retire and will stay on until his retirement date in early 2022 as executive vice president, to ensure an orderly… Read More

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation Appoints Scott Kornblau as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

TX, United States

HOUSTON, Oct. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ:GLDD), the nation’s largest provider of dredging servicers, has appointed Scott Kornblau as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. In his role, Kornblau will be responsible for overseeing the company’s financial operations including investor relations and strategic and… Read More

MarineMax elects new member to its BoD

FL, United States

MarineMax on September 27 announced that Adam M. Johnson has been elected to its Board of Directors. Adam Johnson has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NetJets, Inc. since June 2015. During his 25-year career with NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway company, he has served in many senior leadership roles including: President of… Read More

Fairbanks Morse Defense expands leadership team

WI, United States

Beloit, Wis., headquartered Fairbanks Morse Defense, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has added two more executives to its leadership team. Crystal Brent joins the company as vice president of marketing. Coming to the company with more than a decade of marine-related marketing experience, she will direct and guide marketing strategies for Fairbanks Morse… Read More

Rusty Murdaugh named president of Austal USA

AL, United States

Austal Limited reports that the Austal USA Board of Directors has appointed Rusty Murdaugh as president of Austal USA, effective September 9, 2021. Murdaugh, who joined Austal USA in 2017 as chief financial officer, has been serving as interim president of the company since February 2021. As interim president, Murdaugh led the addition of steel… Read More

Crowley Appoints Massimo Messina as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions

FL, United States

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Sept. 20, 2021 ) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation announces the appointment of Massimo Messina as vice president, mergers and acquisitions. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Messina will lead Crowley’s corporate expansion goals by identifying and assessing potential M&A candidates and execute transactions that align with the global enterprise’s future growth projection and endeavors across… Read More

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