LISCR Appoints New GM for London

Posted by Michelle Howard
Friday, May 02, 2014
Robert Twell

The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the U.S.-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Robert Twell as general manager of its dedicated London office, in succession to Jonathan Spremulli.

Robert Twell joins LISCR from CMA Ships UK Ltd/CMA CGM Group, where he was the Safety and Security Manager and DPA/CSO based in London. Prior to that he was with the National Sea Training Centre, a leading provider of maritime education and practical training, where he was Head of Department in Marine Studies and Fire Fighting.  Robert also has extensive seagoing experience as a deck officer with, among others, Carnival UK and Stena Ferries.

David Pascoe, Head of Maritime Operations & Standards at LISCR, says, “Robert’s expertise in safety, security, health, environmental and quality policy covering a wide range of vessels ideally suits him for the manager’s role in London, as does his experience of dealing with masters, internal managers, flag and port state control and class societies,. In addition to the traditional responsibilities of the London office, Robert will focus a significant amount of his time at the IMO in co-ordination with myself and the Permanent Representative and staff of the Liberian Permanent Mission.”

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