Richard Janssen

A Q&A with International Salvage Union President Richard Janssen

Though spectacular salvage and wreck removal projects continue to hit the headlines, the ocean salvage industry continues to face pressures that has seen some major players leave the market in recent years.

A Q&A with The Shearer Group’s Greg Beers and Cory Wood

Since The Shearer Group is celebrating 10 years of being in business this year, who better to feature in the CEO Spotlight than two its head guys—Gregory Beers and Cory Wood. Back

Q&A: John Eckstein, Executive Chairman of Marquette Transportation Company

After 30 years with Marquette Transportation Company, Paducah, Ky., John Eckstein has assumed the role of executive chairman of Marquette and transitioned his duties as CEO to the company’s president, Damon Judd. In this

Q&A: Lake Carriers’ Association President James Weakley

ML: What are some of the top challenges to shipping on the Great Lakes in the U.S. (ballast water regulations, infrastructure, Asian carp issue, etc.)?  JW: Due to insufficient icebreaking on the

CEO Spotlight: Q&A with Tuomas Riski, Norsepower

With economies under stress from COVID-19, carbon emissions this year will be down for the first time since 2008. Tuomas Riski, Norsepower CEO, believes this gives shipping an opportunity to pivot on

Brian King, EBDG

A Q&A with Brian King, Elliott Bay Design Group

Last August, Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), Seattle, Wash., named Brian King, a 30-year veteran at the firm to the role of president-chief engineer. King has direct supervision of the business and

Lois Zabrocky, CMA Commodore of the Year

A Q&A with Lois Zabrocky, CMA’s 2020 Commodore

Lois Zabrocky, CEO of International Seaways Inc., will be the next person to be crowned with an admiral’s hat when she steps into the role of the Connecticut Maritime Association’s (CMA) Commodore

Jennifer Carpenter, new AWO CEO, testifies on behalf of the nation's waterways

A Q&A with Jennifer Carpenter, AWO’s new CEO

In her first year as president and CEO of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), Jennifer Carpenter, who began her term last month, says she has a lot of ground to cover with