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.

Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons, Founder & Owner, Total Marine Solutions

Published Mar 8, 2021 8:15 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Shipping

Twenty years ago, Anagnostis-Irons saw an opportunity to help companies meet their expanding environmental compliance requirements...

Profile: Jens Meier, Chairman of the Hamburg Port Authority

Published Jan 10, 2021 12:44 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Ports

In tthis profile for The Maritime Executive Magazine, the head of Europe’s third-largest port discusses the impact of the co...

Profile: Captain Rajesh Unni, Founder & CEO, Synergy Group

Published Sep 28, 2020 12:08 AM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Shipping

Tell us about yourself – your background and education.  I hail from the southern state of India – Kerala. My...

Hurricane Central

Published Mar 10, 2020 12:53 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Maritime

Chris Landsea is on a mission. He wants seafarers and those in harm’s way to have reliable and up-to-date information from t...

Interview: Eric Casey, CEO, GT USA Wilmington

Published Feb 13, 2020 5:42 PM by Jack O'Connell

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

Published Dec 27, 2019 12:00 AM by Jack O'Connell

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

Published Dec 12, 2019 8:07 PM by Jack O'Connell

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

Published Apr 23, 2019 9:21 AM by Jack O'Connell

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

Published Dec 24, 2018 4:37 PM by Jack O'Connell

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?

Published Aug 28, 2018 10:42 PM by Jack O'Connell

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...

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