Changing market situations force Damen Shiprepair & Conversion to review strategy

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has announced a reorganisation at three Dutch yards within its group. Staff members of Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), Damen Shiprepair Van Brink (DSVB) and Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSVl) were informed that the overall number of staff will be reduced by approximately 150 employees. DSC says it has been forced to […]

Sembcorp Marine releases 2016 results

Sembcorp Marine posted Group revenue of $3.54 billion for the year ended 31st December, 2016 (FY 2016) compared with $4.97bn previously. The Group reported an earnings turnaround in FY 2016 with EBITDA totalling $384 million while net profit was $79m. Operating cashflow was $669m in FY 2016 compared with negative cashflow of $867m in FY […]

Drew Marine Signal & Safety announces new General Manager of Operations for Australia

Supplier of marine pyrotechnic distress signals Drew Marine Signal & Safety has announced the appointment of its new General Manager of Operations for Drew Marine Signal & Safety Australia, Fenton Long. Fenton joins Drew Marine Signal & Safety Australia with extensive marine industry experience, having been the Southern States Regional Manager for Survitec (RFD) Australia […]

New Group HSEQ for A&P Group

Global ship repair, conversion and marine specialist A&P Group has appointed its first Group HSEQ Manager. Kevin Peart (pictured) is promoted from his role as Quality Manager at A&P Group’s Falmouth facility and now assumes responsibility for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality requirements across all three of A&P Group’s UK sites. Mr Peart joined A&P […]

Four new senior appointments for Maritime Cook Islands

Maritime Cook Islands (MCI), the international ship registry, has significantly enhanced its technical department with a series of senior appointments. The new department now has a much stronger presence in the key European market following the appointments of Paolo Favilli, Rachele Andreani, Brendan Smith and Andrea Emanuele Pippa. Brendan Smith (pictured) is based in Rarotonga, […]

Busy and encouraging renewal for London P&I Club

Moving into the new P&I policy year, the London P&I Club is in good shape after a busy renewal period. Instances of corporate consolidation and strategic management changes led to the termination of two entries at the renewal. But overall the club saw a high level of support from members, with additional ships being entered […]