Interview

Career Paths: John Green, former Director of Stella Maris

In our special column this time, we are glad to host an interview with John Green, Director of Development at global seafarers’ charity Stella Maris who discusses his role in communicating the welfare needs of seafarers to the charity’s supporters and building a network of support for crew around the world.

Career Paths: Daniela Fernadez, Sustainable Ocean Alliance

In our special column for June, we are glad to host an interview with Daniela V. Fernadez, CEO at Sustainable Ocean Alliance who at the age of 19, she founded that organization with the vision to support and promote innovative solutions towards ocean sustainability.

DBMS represents the next phase of a journey towards safety

In an exclusive interview with SAFETY4SEA, Mr. Luke Fisher Project Lead, DBMS highlights the importance of always putting safety at the centre. This is the reason behind the new standard which although it is in phase, it has already established a clear pathway towards collaboration and real change.

Career Paths: John Kokarakis, Bureau Veritas

In our special column for May, we are glad to host an interview with Dr. John Kokarakis, Vice President Technology & Business Development, Bureau Veritas, who advises us to always search for knowledge and focus on a specific area and keep learning all the time about it.

Career Paths: Nicole Rencoret, Sustainable Shipping Initiative

In our special column for May, we are glad to host an interview with Nicole Rencoret, Head of Communications and Development, Sustainable Shipping Initiative who has an interesting and multi-national background before joining SSI. In her current role,  she is excited to work with many stakeholders towards a more sustainable industry.

Career Paths: Dr Edmund Hughes, Green Marine Associates

In our special column this month, we are pleased to host an interview with Dr. Edmund Hughes, Director, Green Marine Associates who until the beginning of the year has been member of the IMO Secretariat for over 9 years responsible for regulations related to air pollution from ships. 

Career Paths: Lena Dyring, Norwegian Seafarers’ Union

In our special column this month, we are pleased to host an interview with Mrs Lena Dyring, Director, Cruise Operations, Norwegian Seafarers’ Union, who describes how she joined shipping industry, highlighting that her job gives her the opportunity not only to make a difference for seafarers but also for women seafarers in particular.

Seafarers Stories: Capt. Dimitrios Giannakis, Master

We are happy to host an interview with Capt. Capt Dimitrios I. Giannakis, Master of LNG/c Maran Gas Asclepius who works with Maran Dry Management since 2013. Capt. Dimitrios says that being a captain is a dynamic and challenging work since the captain is responsible for crew’s performance and at the same their leader and mentor.

Seafarers Stories: Capt. Dimitrios Liakakos, Master

Our ‘Seafarer Stories’ new column hosts seafarers’ views who present briefly the key challenges of life and work onboard, providing a picture of what a career at sea actually means. In this context, we are happy to host an interview with Capt. Dimitrios Liakakos, Master of MV Maran Spirit who works with the Maran Dry Management Inc. since 1980.

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