RIGHTSHIP, a maritime risk management and environmental assessment organisation, has announced the appointment of its new head of marketing and communications, Claudia Norrgren.

“Claudia Norrgren joins RightShip at pivotal time in organisation’s mission to improve safety, environmental sustainability and crew welfare,” RightShip said in a statement.

Norrgren joins RightShip from market intelligence provider VesselsValue, where she held the positions of associate director and head of PR. She joins RightShip’s London office and will drive marketing activities spanning the organisation’s other offices in Melbourne and Houston, and on a global basis.

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Martin Crawford-Brunt, CEO, RightShip, said, “Claudia’s appointment is another positive step for RightShip, recognising that we need to continue making the case for change across our sector”.

“Communicating in line with the values of the RightShip brand, as well as increasing engagement and transparency with our customers, partners and important industry stakeholders, is a key component of our corporate development strategy,” Mr Crawford-Brunt said.

Ms Norrgren was enthusiastic about her new role.

“I am pleased to be joining RightShip at what is clearly a turning point for the sector,” she said.

“With issues like safety and sustainability within the industry now reaching mainstream audiences, it is vital that leaders like RightShip communicate proactively and passionately about how we can effect real change.”

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