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.

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Anthony George, President & CEO, FUELTRAX

By Jack O'Connell 2018-04-19 16:25:00

Anthony George, President & CEO, FUELTRAXTM George finds motivation in helping others. Maybe that’s why his products are so successful. By Jack O’Connell Tell us about your background and education.  I graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas with...

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Irrational Exuberance?

By Jack O'Connell 2018-04-08 20:33:55

It was a year for the record books. Despite persistent warnings from most financial advisors that stocks were overvalued and a painful correction was imminent, the markets roared ahead in 2017, setting record after record in the process. The tech-heavy...

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Clay Maitland, Managing Partner, International Registries, Inc.

By Jack O'Connell 2018-03-09 15:20:00

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 career that was more or less maritime. Like a lot of kids, I was fascinated...

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CAMRON GHANEMI, Vice President, ACE World Companies

CAMRON GHANEMI, Vice President, ACE World Companies

By Jack O'Connell 2018-02-25 13:39:56

ACE WAS FOUNDED BY YOUR FATHER 30 YEARS AGO. TELL US ABOUT THAT AND HOW THE COMPANY HAS EVOLVED SINCE THEN. There was a niche in the marketplace for robust, heavy-duty, custom lifting solutions at the time. Being in the...

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Export Machine

By Jack O'Connell 2017-11-26 16:47:37

Trade has been much in the news these days, particularly as the U.S. President has taken dead aim at those countries that would dare to run a trade surplus against the U.S. The enmity extends to friend and foe alike...

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Boud Van Rompay, Founder & CEO, Hydrex and Subsea Industries

By Jack O'Connell 2017-11-22 15:24:46

Tell us about yourself. How did you get into the maritime business?      I abandoned my legal studies to become a cave explorer, cave diver and mountaineer, making breakthroughs in cave exploration and laying the foundation for a future in...

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Elizabeth Reynolds Boyd, President, NAUTICAN

By Jack O'Connell 2017-10-17 17:45:10

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I was born in Tennessee, which is why I’m an American citizen, but I grew up in Canada – on Prince Edward Island (PEI). I have a Bachelor of Engineering degree in...

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Back to the Future

By Jack O'Connell 2017-10-08 18:20:19

Today’s world is all about independence and self-sufficiency. Use less. Waste less. Recycle. Me first. America first. We seem to be going back to an age when it was every man for himself and we’ll worry about the other guy...

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Happy Hour at CMA 2017

Brave New World

By Jack O'Connell 2017-08-12 21:17:24

READY OR NOT, THE FUTURE OF SHIPPING IS ALREADY HERE. It was a raucous gathering at this year’s CMA, the annual three day bash of the Connecticut Maritime Association in Stamford, Connecticut. More than 2,300 of...

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Hege Skryseth

Hege Skryseth, President, Kongsberg Digital & Chief Digital Officer, KONGSBERG

By Jack O'Connell 2017-05-14 21:30:35

Tell us about yourself. I am Norwegian and a graduate of the Norwegian School of Information Technology (NITH). I also hold a bachelor’s degree from BI Norwegian Business School and an executive MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)....

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