Jack O'Connell

Senior Editor

Jack Oconnell

harvardjo@maritime-executive.com

In 2006 Jack retired from Seabulk International, where he was Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. He previously worked for 20 years at W.R. Grace & Co., where he was Director of Public Affairs and chief speechwriter for J. Peter Grace.

Interview: Eric Casey, CEO, GT USA Wilmington

By Jack O'Connell 02-13-2020 05:42:05

Posted in: Ports

Okay, “GT USA Wilmington” is a mouthful. What is it? It’s the company that manages operations at the Port of...

The Next Big Thing

By Jack O'Connell 12-27-2019 12:00:00

Posted in: Offshore

In early July Dominion Energy broke ground on the second U.S. offshore wind farm, called the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind projec...

Dry Ports

By Jack O'Connell 12-12-2019 08:07:05

Posted in: Ports

Okay, this is not a column about the merits of a certain postprandial libation made in Portugal and known for its sweetness, in ca...

Martin Kits van Heyningen, Chairman, President & CEO, KVH Industries

By Jack O'Connell 04-23-2019 09:21:18

Posted in: Business

Martin Kits van Heyningen, Chairman, President & CEO, KVH Industries Innovation and a start-up mentality are what keep KVH...

Interview: Joel Walton, CEO, Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands

By Jack O'Connell 12-24-2018 04:37:13

Posted in: Shipping

[By Jack O’Connell] A native Caymanian, Joel Walton was educated in Canada at Brock University and the University of Wind...

Can Offshore Wind Save the Workboat Industry?

By Jack O'Connell 08-28-2018 10:42:17

Posted in: Offshore

In March, the U.S. workboat company Harvey Gulf filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the latest in a long list of casualties dating ba...

Ramesh Krishnan, Chairman & CEO, R&M Group

By Jack O'Connell 08-28-2018 04:13:53

Posted in: Business

Tell us about yourself. I’m an engineer. My parents have Indian and English ancestry, so I grew up in both cultures until...

Anthony George, President & CEO, FUELTRAX

Anthony George, President & CEO, FUELTRAXTM George finds motivation in helping others. Maybe that’s why his products...

Irrational Exuberance?

It was a year for the record books. Despite persistent warnings from most financial advisors that stocks were overvalued and a pai...

Clay Maitland, Managing Partner, International Registries, Inc.

Tell us about your early life. Since grade school my family and I lived near salt water, and in retrospect I was destined for a...

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