A Candid Interview With Ally Cedeno Of Women Offshore

We recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Chief Mate Ally Cedeno, founder of the influential and inspiring organization Women Offshore. In addition to getting an MBA degree and actively sailing offshore Ally has built an important and valuable online resource for an industry in which women comprise a small but growing minority. What is the bottleneck for … [Read more...]

BIMCO Analyst Peter Sand: Cool Down Of Globalisation Will Make Us All Poorer – Interview

Interview by Paul González-Morgan Peter Sand is Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, the world's largest international shipping association, with 2,000 members in more than 120 countries (comprised of shipowners, operators, managers, brokers and agents).  Peter has worked for Statistics Denmark, compiling public accounts and doing international statistical work in relation … [Read more...]

Interview: Kenny Brown, Founder of Maritime Throwdown, Talks Building Skills Through Competition

Captain Kenny Brown is the founder of Maritime Throwdown (MTD), a new industrial maritime competition that tests mariners from across the United States on skills in the areas of line-handling and line-throwing. Now in its second year, Brown says the focus of the event is to promote safe work practices, skill development, and efficiency through competition. To get a … [Read more...]

Interview: Poul Woodall, Director of Environment & Sustainability at DFDS, Talks Emissions, Environmental Regulations and LNG

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Poul Woodall is Director, Environment & Sustainability at DFDS A/S, with over 40 years of international shipping experience, Ro-Ro and passenger segments. Poul specialises in environmental compliance, ensuring the conformity with the changing laws and regulations, with a focus on meeting and exceeding industry … [Read more...]

Interview: Hans Hederström, Managing Director of Carnival Corp.’s State-of-the-Art Maritime Simulation Training Center

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) - Hans Hederström is the Managing Director of CSMART Academy, Center for Simulator Maritime Training, the state-of-the-art international maritime training center of the world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation & plc Group. Opened in July 2009 and located in Almere, Netherlands, CSMART Academy established … [Read more...]