People & Company News
Post Appointed COO of Radio Holland
Maarten Post has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the General Management Team of the Radio Holland Group. He is responsible for the management of the global operations of the Radio Holland Group and further building the global service network. Within RH Marine Group over the past years,
ABS Exec Delivers Cyber Risk Wakeup Call
ABS Chief Operating Officer Tony Nassif shares insights on cyber-related challenges and the role of class at the Connecticut Maritime Association’s annual conference. ABS participated in the 32nd annual CMA Shipping Conference and Exhibition in Stamford, Conn., where ABS Chief Operating Officer
Marlink Acquires IT Management Partner Palantir
Marlink has acquired Palantir AS, a Norway-based maritime IT company specializing in remote IT management solutions. The Share Purchase Agreement whereby Marlink acquired 100 percent of Palantir AS shares was completed on March 17, 2017. Palantir provides IT managers on shore with access to individual
NAVTOR Opens UK Office
NAVTOR is continuing its global expansion with the news that the Norwegian e-Navigation specialist is opening its first base in the U.K. The firm, which has rapidly built a leading position as a provider of advanced e-Navigation technology and services, has recruited Richard Northover to lead the Somerset based office.
Navionics Acquires Wavey Line
Navionics, a content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, has announced the acquisition of Wavey Line Charts. The crystal-clear waters and the white beaches of the Caribbean – from Hispaniola to the northern end of Bahamas – are one of the world’s most sought after destinations for boaters.
Alphatron Launches New Magazine
Alphatron Marine has launched the Alphatron Marine Magazine, an international glossy to communicate and share Alphatron Marine and JRC news, show its latest innovations and deliveries and tell about the group’s locations and services worldwide. the magazine will also give the floor to customers and business partners.
Koza Joins Lumitec as Sales Director
Lumitec, designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions, has appointed Jim Koza as Director of Sales at its R&D/manufacturing headquarters in Delray Beach, Fla. In his new position, Koza will work closely with Lumitec’s Marketing Department, Account Management, and the company
CSSC, Wärtsilä Form Electrical & Automation Joint Venture
Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on the growing Chinese electrical and automation (E&A) market, especially for high-tech ship applications.
Navico's Hatherley Joins NMEA Board
Sean Hatherley, director of sales for Navico Americas, has been named to the board of directors of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). NMEA board members are appointed to a three-year term where they work together to create and promote NMEA strategies and programs. Hatherley has an
New Sat Comms Expert for the Greek and Cypriot Markets
Marlink has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture with the satellite connectivity business of Greece and Cyprus based TNL Group, enabling it to launch a brand new maritime satellite communications expert, Marlink CG. Delivering a wide portfolio of innovative Marlink VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) services,