Meet our new Maritime Trainee: Carlo Marasigan
Growing up by the shore in the Philippines, Carlo Marasigan (25) has always had a dream of being involved in the shipping industry. This week he joined Höegh Autoliners and the 18-month Maritime Trainee program.
When did you first hear about Höegh Autoliners?
“During my first job in Keppel Philippines Marine, Inc. I worked as a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer. At the time, the vessel Hoegh Sydney was in dry dock at our shipyard, and I was really fascinated by the size of the vessel. It made me curious of the technology behind it and Höegh Autoliners as a shipping company.”
Are there any fields within shipping you find especially interesting?
“Ship designing, building and construction really interests me and something I would like to get to know firsthand. I like numerical calculations, and I want to use this ability to explore software and applications capable of modelling and designing ships. Also, I genuinely want to learn more about how shipping is done internationally and in Norway.”
What can you add to the table as a young professional?
“I hope I can contribute with new ideas and solutions, especially within the new building programs. Also, I want to provide support to managers and my team members, I see myself as a dedicated employee.”
What are your expectations of the Maritime Trainee program?
“I look forward to learning about the maritime industry through different focus areas which will be presented at the five academic modules. I hope the program will bring me a deeper understanding of the international shipping industry through a network of different maritime professionals in various fields as a well as a broad overview preparing me for my future career.”
Anything more you want to add?
“Well, so far, my impression is that people at Höegh Autoliners are very open and welcoming. Both William Røed who is also a Maritime Trainee, and my mentor Sondre Nilsen have been extremely helpful and nice to me.”
Next week you can meet William Røed, who also just started as a Maritime Trainee at Höegh Autoliners.
05 September 2022
Meet our new Maritime Trainee: William Røed
William Røed (24) has a master’s degree in shipping, trade, and finance from Bayes Business School in London and a bachelor’s degree in shipping management from Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Ålesund. He just started his career at Höegh Autoliners and looks forward to working in an international environment.
05 December 2023
Celebrating the National Miners Day
One hundred and fourteen years ago on this day, Monongah, West Virginia, witnessed the most devastating mining disaster in American history. On the morning of December 6, 1907, an explosion at the Fairmont Coal Co.’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines claimed the lives of 362 individuals, among them were children who had ventured into the mines with their fathers.
05 December 2023
Höegh Autoliners and Sumitomo Corporation Take the Helm in Sustainable Transportation of Cars, High and Heavy Machinery and Breakbulk
Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Hyodo) and Höegh Autoliners (Head Office: Oslo, Norway; Chief Executive Officer: Andreas Enger) are charting a greener course in deep-sea transportation of Ro-Ro cargo, such as cars, high and heavy machinery and breakbulk, by forging an agreement to look into the supply of clean ammonia as a bunker fuel at the ports of Singapore and Jacksonville, USA from 2027 onwards.
17 November 2023