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Shipcraft chairman resigns

Chairman of Shipcraft Sysser Zerlang Philipson has resigned and John Arne Larsson will now take over her position.

Leopard

Sysser Zerlang Philipson is no longer the chairman of Shipcraft and will be succeeded by John Arne Larsson, reveals a Wednesday message from the CVR register. The change in the board took effect on Monday.

The company has been feeling the full glare of publicity since January 12th 2011 on which the ship Leopard was hijacked by Somalian pirates and six crew members were taken hostage. The ship was subsequently abandoned by the pirates due to engine problems and the crew members have been in capture since then.

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