Appointment: DFDS Seaways welcomes new director of health, safety and security

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DFDS Seaways UK based in Immingham has welcomed a new member to its senior management team.

Steve Price joins the shipping giant from Norwegian oil and gas company Gassco, where he was UK operations manager for four years.

In his new role at DFDS Seaways, Steve will lead a 40 strong team and be responsible for all safety and security operations at the company’s Immingham site as well as managing health and well-being for the company’s 450 employees.

Steve, who was born and raised in Hull, said: “I am thrilled to be joining the DFDS Seaways team at an exciting time for the company. Having previously worked in a variety of industries including oil and gas, construction and major projects I have quite a diverse career background and I’m looking forward to bringing those experiences into my new role at DFDS.”

Andrew Byrne, managing director of DFDS Seaways UK, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Steve to the team. He has a wealth of experience and his expertise gained from working in a range of sectors means he will bring with him new ideas and new ways of looking at things. He joins us at an exciting time as we navigate our way through our growth plans for 2021.”

DFDS Seaways Immingham is based at a 175 acre site with 35 weekly freight sailings.

Photo caption: Left to right, Steve Price, director of health, safety and security, with managing director Andrew Byrne at DFDS Seaways UK HQ, Nordic House, Immingham.

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