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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Danfoss News

Erno Tenhunen (Photo: Danfoss)

Danfoss Editron Appoints Tenhunen as Marine Director

Danfoss Editron has appointed Erno Tenhunen as its new Marine Director. He will lead the company’s marine business, with overall responsibility for sales, the delivery of projects and developing new systems technology at a time when electrification is a hot topic in the global marine industry.Tenhunen adds nearly 20 years’ experience to Danfoss Editron’s established marine team. He joins the company from ABB, where he had spent his entire career. After initially starting as a Project Manager…

Ian Barrie  (Photo: Danfoss Drives)

Danfoss Drives Appoints Head of Sales for Americas

Danfoss Drives has named Ian Barrie as its new Head of Sales for the Americas. In this position, Barrie will continue to build and develop strong regional sales channels and verticals for Danfoss Drives’ business within North America and Latin America.Previously, Barrie was Head of Global Key Accounts for Danfoss Drives. He has an extensive 25-year history with Danfoss, wherein he has held several regional and global positions in sales, marketing, and business development. He will be based out of the Danfoss Drives’ Loves Park…

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Danish Suppliers Facilitate Sustainable Transport

The global shipping industry is facing requirements for substantial reductions in emissions and for creating a more sustainable transport in order to meet UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. At Kormarine 2019, 15 Danish suppliers of marine technology and services will be exhibiting their solutions that can help shipowners accelerate the move towards sustainability. According to Mark Lerche, Head of Marine, Danish Export Association, organizer of the Pavilion of Denmark at Kormarine 2019…

Dr Thomas Koniordos  (Photo: Yara Marine Technologies)

Koniordos Appointed CEO of Yara

Yara, a Norwegian based scrubber supplier announced a change of leadership as Dr. Thomas Koniordos was introduced as the company’s new CEO. Koniordos, who up until September 18, served as Yara’s Head of Environmental Solutions, and also as Chairman of the Yara Marine Board, will succeed Peter Strandberg, the company's founder. Before joining Yara International in 2015 as head of the Environmental Business Line, Koniordos served for 14 years in various management functions and geographies in Danfoss.

Thyborøn-Agger ferry in Northern Denmark. Image: Danfoss Editron

Danfoss Hybrid Electric Ferry Operational

Danfoss Editron, a company specializes in hybrid and electric powertrain systems for off-highway and marine markets, said that it has provided the hybrid electric drivetrain system powering a new ferry connecting the communities of Thyborøn and Agger in north west Denmark.The ferry, which was delivered by the country’s Søby Værft shipyard, was ordered to replace the previous one that had been running for over 40 years and reached the end of its operational lifetime.Like most ferries in Denmark…

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Danish Compatriots Test Emissions Monitoring Solution

Danish shipping company Nordic Tankers, Dania Ship Management and Danfoss IXA have been cooperating on testing new innovative technology for monitoring emissions on an ongoing basis.The chemical tanker company hailed that the result is a front runner solution to ensure global enforcement of the IMO’s requirements for sulphur emissions way before any legislation is pushed through.“The sensor equipment from Danfoss IXA is an innovative piece of technology that enables ship owners to continuously prove compliance with the IMO’s requirements for sulphur emissions.

Mark Evans (Photo: Viega)

Viega Names Evans Director of N. American Sales

Viega LLC has promoted Mark Evans to director of North American sales. In this position, Evans is responsible for directing strategic planning, brand value extraction and sales development for the field sales team across the U.S. and Canada. Evans was hired by Viega in 2007 to develop and implement a comprehensive sales and marketing strategy and plan prior to the introduction of Viega products to Canada. Prior to joining Viega, Evans worked in the wholesale, agency and manufacturing sectors for companies including Danfoss and Wilo…

Alex Flynn (Photo: Flynn Refrigeration)

Flynn Refrigeration Supplies Cargo Vessel in Philippines

Press release - Merseyside refrigeration and air-conditioning specialist Flynn has responded to an emergency call-out for a specialist compressor for a cargo vessel operating in the Philippines. The firm responded rapidly to German shipping company W Bockstiegel’s urgent demand for a Carlyle Carrier 5F60 compressor for its vessel Nils B following the breakdown of the ship’s refrigeration compressor in Manila. Flynn is an official supplier of some of the industry’s biggest refrigeration, air-conditioning and compressor manufacturers including Bitzer, Bock, Grasso, Gram, Copeland and Danfoss.

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MacGregor Appoints Carnall as Sr V.P.

John Carnall (52) has been appointed Senior Vice President for the Global Lifecycle Support Division in MacGregor, part of Cargotec. "John Carnall will focus on developing our services and building a world-class service organisation to drive profitable growth. He is an ideal choice for this important position due to his long experience and proven track-record in developing successful and growing service business in several different global environments," says Mika Vehviläinen, President and CEO, Cargotec. Mr.

Danfoss Sees Opportunities After COP15

Although the delegates to the 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) Dec. 7 - 18 in Copenhagen failed to agree on a legally binding replacement of the Kyoto Protocol, many opportunities already exist to save energy and reduce carbon emissions through improved energy efficiency in homes, schools, offices and other commercial buildings. "While it's true that the removal of political and economic barriers would provide a significant boost to global energy efficiency…