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Frontline's Fredriksen Appointed to Euronav Supervisory Board

Euronav's FSO Asia serving the Al Shaheen offshore oil field in Qatar - Credit: Euronav

Belgian oil tanker and storage operator Euronav said on Thursday its shareholders had elected John Fredriksen from Frontline, a major investor that pulled out of a merger deal with Euronav this year, to its supervisory board. Euronav said shareholders had also approved the nomination to the supervisory board of Marc Saverys from CMB,

Coast Guard Helicopter Airlifts Injured Worker from BP's Atlantis Platform

A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk lands on BP's oil platform Atlantis for a medevac, approximately 130 miles offshore from Port Fourchon, Louisiana, March 17, 2023. The patient had a reported eye injury and was brought to University Medical Center in stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans)

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from BP's Atlantis offshore platform Friday, about 130 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 5:40 p.m. from a medic aboard the Atlantis requesting assistance to medevac a

SSY Acquires Westshore, Enters Offshore Sector

Stanko Jekov, SSY Managing Partner. Photo courtesy SSY

Simpson Spence Young (SSY) agreed on the terms to acquire Norwegian Westshore Shipbrokers AS, part of SSY’s strategy to enter into the global offshore sector. Based in Kristiansand, Norway, Westshore was launched in 1987.“This acquisition marks the first step in realising one of SSY’s key strategic objectives,

James Fisher Names New Head of Energy Division

Neil Sims - ©James Fisher

Offshore services firm James Fisher and Sons has appointed Neil Sims as its new Head of Energy. Sims will report to Chief Executive Officer, Jean Vernet, as part of the James Fisher executive team.Sims joins James Fisher from Expro, where he most recently served as Product Line Vice President and was

Miros Group Names Aarset as New CEO

Miros' new CEO  Marius Five Aarset - Credit: Miros Group

Wave measurement specialist Miros Group has hired Marius Five Aarset as its new CEO to lead the company as it looks to grow in renewable energy, oil and gas, offshore operations, and shipping markets.Marius Five Aarset has joined Miros from ABB, succeeding Andreas Brekke, who is taking on the role of CEO at the joint-venture Miros Mocean.

Christoffersen Appointed MD of Semco Maritime Norway

 Tor Erik Christoffersen. Photo courtesy Semco Maritime

Semco Maritime has appointed Tor Erik Christoffersen Managing Director of the Group’s Norwegian business. He took up the position on 1 January 2023 and will work from the offices in Bergen and Stavanger, leading Semco Maritime’s 400 colleagues in Norway as well as the activities at the Hanøytangen

VIDEO: IMO Sec-Gen Pays Tribute to Late William O’Neil, IMO Secretary-General Emeritus

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International Maritime Organization's Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, used the annual IMO Awards ceremony as an opportunity to pay special tribute to the late William A. O'Neil, IMO Secretary-General Emeritus, who died in the United Kingdom on 29 October 2020, aged 93. O'Neil was Secretary-General of IMO from 1990 to 2003.

Survitec Names New CEO

Robert Steen Kledal  - Credit: Survitec

UK-based survival technology solutions provider Survitec has appointed Robert Steen Kledal as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)."As CEO, Robert will be responsible for setting Survitec’s strategic direction. He will lead the Survitec Executive team and sit on the Survitec Board," Survitec said.

Quote of the Day: Carl Trowell, CEO, Acteon Group

Carl Trowell, CEO, Acteon Group. Image courtesy Acteon

In a recent interview with Offshore Engineer TV, to be published in the September/October edition of Offshore Engineer, Carl Trowell, CEO, Acteon Group, discusses how his company is balancing the transition to 'new energy,' putting in perspective the future he sees:“There's going to

Nord Stream Gas 'Sabotage': Who's Being Blamed and Why?

The gas leak from the Nord Stream gas pipeline measured over 950 meters in diameter. - Credit: Swedish Coast Guard

Major leaks that suddenly erupted in the Nord Stream gas pipelines that run from Russia to Europe under the Baltic Sea have generated plenty of theories but few clear answers about who or what caused the damage.Here is what we know and what has been said so far:WHO IS BEING BLAMED?As probes by European authorities continue,

Geoquip Names Turner CEO

(Photo: Geoquip Marine)

Geotechnical data acquisition company Geoquip Marine appointed Richard Turner as its new Chief Executive Officer with former CEO Stewart Higginson moving to the role of Executive Chairperson. Existing Chairperson, Peter Østergaard Nielsen will remain on the Geoquip Marine board as a Non-Executive Director.

AkzoNobel Names Ex-Weatherford Man as Americas Marine Regional Commercial Director

Michael Stulberg is AkzoNobel's new Americas Regional Commercial Director, for marine and protective coatings. - Credit: AkzoNobel (cropped)

Coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel has appointed Michael Stulberg As New Regional Commercial Director For Marine And Protective Coatings Americas.According to the company, Stulberg brings to the role extensive expertise across sales and product management for both US and international markets as a result of 25 years in the oil and gas industry.

Allseas Founder Edward Heerema Hands Over The Reins to Son Pieter

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Edward Heerema, founder and president of the offshore installation services firm Allseas, has decided to step aside after nearly forty years at the helm. His eldest son Pieter will assume the role of president of the Allseas Group. According to Allseas, Edward Heerema will remain as chairman and

Twin Brothers Appoints Theriot VP

Twin Brothers Marine (TB), a leader in heavy steel fabrication for the oil & gas, infrastructure and renewables industries, has appointed Wayne P. Theriot as vice president of finance. Image courtesy Twin Brothers

Twin Brothers Marine (TB), which is in heavy steel fabrication for the oil & gas, infrastructure and renewables industries, appointed Wayne P. Theriot as vice president of finance.Theriot will be based in Louisiana and joins TB from TTMK Holdings, a family operated private equity company consisting

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