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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

American Society Of Naval Engineers News

Ian Lawson (Photo: BHGI)

Lawson Joins Bristol Harbor Group

working on an LNG carrier. He also interned at Foss Maritime in Seattle where he provided engineering support for a fireboat newbuild project and helped with the preliminary design of a warehouse barge.   Lawson is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society of Naval Engineers, and the Marine Technology Society

Rhett Merriman

Merriman Enters New Role at Fairbanks Morse

system projects from the proposal, bidding and contract development phase through project management to successful completion. Most recently he was manager of application engineering and earlier, he served as manager of government engine sales.   Merriman is a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE), the Navy League of the United States, the Surface Navy Association (SNA) and the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). fairbanksmorse.com  

Benedict Capuco, Vice President, Platform Solutins Group at Gibbs & Cox.

Capuco is Chief Naval Architect of Gibbs & Cox

of Michigan and a master's of science in Civil and Ocean Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.  His professional affiliations include: * Member, University of Michigan National Advisory Board for the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, * Member, American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Scholarship Committee, * Member, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Scholarship Committee and Nominating Committee, * Instructor, Early Ship Design, SNAME Continuing Education, * Program Evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and

John D. Reeves (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Adds Senior Engineer/Project Manager

Guard Academy with a BS in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering. He also holds a MS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and a MSE in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the American Society of Naval Engineers, and earned the Meritorious Service Medal as well as the Coast Guard Commendation Medal

Keenan Named President of Phoenix

Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research relating to waterborne ship repair was published in the Naval Engineers Journal. He holds a U.S. patent for his invention Method and Apparatus for Thermal Insulation of Wet Shielded Metal Arc Welds and was the 2000 American Society of Naval Engineers Claude A. Jones Award winner for excellence in the field of Naval Engineering.   At sea Keenan held deck and engineering officer positions aboard ATF and ARS class salvage ships, and was the Seventh Fleet Salvage Officer based in Singapore. Shore assignments included hyperbaric

Matthew R. Werner (Photo courtesy of Webb Institute)

Werner Named Academic Dean of Webb Institute

Webb Institute announced that Matthew R. Werner has been named Webb Institute’s next Academic Dean.   Professor Werner, the American Bureau of Shipping Chair of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, will begin his term on July 1, 2015. Professor Werner is an accomplished educator with extensive leadership and administrative experience. Professor Werner began his career in the ship design, construction, and operations fields and joined the Webb faculty in 2002. In 2010, he was designated Webb’s first American Bureau of Shipping Chair in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

Sven Thy Christensen (Photo: PBES)

PBES Hires Christensen to Develop Mediterranean Markets

Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) has announced Sven Thy Christensen has joined the firm to develop marine and power markets in the Mediterranean region. Christensen brings decades of experience of green solutions for ship efficiency, emissions reduction, and power generation including diesel and gas generation, wind, and solar energy.   Christensen comes from Odense Maritime Technology, where he held the position as Sales & Business Development Director. Prior to this he worked for MAN Diesel & Turbo in Spain. Here he spent four years as Managing Director Deputy, representing the company at

Fred Harris (File photo: General Dynamics)

Harris Joins J.F. Lehman Operating Executive Board

. His leadership role was further expanded in 2013 when Harris was appointed President of Bath Iron Works, and he served as president of both shipyards until his retirement 2016.  Harris is a member of many maritime industry associations, including the Navy League of the United States, the American Society of Naval Architects and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. He has received numerous awards for achievement and was the first American to receive the William Froude Medal – the highest award for professional achievement from The Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Zachary Gilfus and Marissa Stutzman (Photos: BHGI)

Bristol Harbor Group Announces Two New Hires

and marine engineer. Gilfus graduated this past spring from Webb Institute with a Bachelor’s of Science in naval architecture and marine engineering. During his time at Webb, Gilfus interned at four different companies including Carnival Cruise Lines and General Dynamics NASSCO. He was given the American Bureau of Shipping Stevenson Taylor Award for best thesis. Zach passed the fundamentals of engineering exam in the spring of 2015 and was recently approved as a New York State Engineer in Training.   Stutzman joined BHGI as a mechanical engineer in June. She graduated on the dean’s

Jan Flores (Photo: NETSCo)

Flores Named VP at NETSCo

.   Flores holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering with a specialization in Naval Architecture. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Florida. Flores is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and serves as a member of the American Bureau of Shipping Americas, Technical Committee.   McIntyre comes to NETSCo after 26 years of experience in the design, installation, functional testing and inspection of marine machinery installations to ensure that each vessel is capable of carrying out its intended service. Her responsibilitie

Kyle Curtis (Photo: TSGI)

Curtis Joins The Shearer Group

 Naval architect Kyle Curtis has joined naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying firm The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI).   Prior to joining TSGI, Curtis worked for Versabar in Houston as a marine engineer and a structural engineer. He received a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University where he also received the Dean’s Honor Award and participated as the Treasurer of the Ocean Engineering Society.

Jim Sharrow (Photo: Duluth Seaway Port Authority)

Duluth Port Authority Shuffles Management

before leaving to work as a consultant in naval architecture and marine engineering. A licensed professional engineer in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, he is a member of the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers and Minnesota Sea Grant’s Advisory Committee. He also is a past member of the American Bureau of Shipping Great Lakes Technical Committee, past chair of the Harbor Technical Advisory Committee (HTAC), past member of the Lake Carriers' Association Fleet Engineers Committee and served on the advisory board of the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve. A native of Erie, Penn

Harrison Brann

New Addition to The Shearer Group Team

and marine engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He has a wide range of knowledge of marine engineering specialties including ship stability, damage analysis, systems integration, ship survivability, and firefighting systems. Previously, Harrison has worked for the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in their ship engineering department analyzing stability calculations for engineering firms, shipyards, and vessel owners. Prior to ABS, Harrison worked at ICI Services Corporation as an associate naval architect working on systems design and integration for various marine

American Welding Society Opens Asian Offices

The American Welding Society (AWS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the science of welding, has announced  the opening of AWS Asia. Based in Hong Kong, China, with a second office in Beijing, AWS Asia will help serve AWS’s growing Asian market. In early May, AWS purchased the World Engineering Xchange International Limited (WEX Asia) office in Hong Kong.  The office, located at Technology Park, Unit 2508, 25/F, 18 On Lai Street, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, will now serve as AWS Asia’s headquarters and Yoanne Lau will lead as Managing Director of AWS Asia. Bob Wing

Elizabeth Allen (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Adds HR Manager and Naval Architect

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired two additional professionals at its Seattle office: Elizabeth Allen as Human Resources Manager, and Bradley Olson as Naval Architect.   Allen brings more than 11 years of experience to her role as EBDG's new Human Resources Manager, with extensive experience in strategic planning, benefits administration, career development and training programs. She holds a BA in Communications from the University of Washington.   The firm’s newest Naval Architect, Olson, returns to EBDG after his 2015 internship. Olson completed his Master of Science in

John Peabody (Photo: Mott MacDonald)

Mott MacDonald Hires Director of Federal Programs

in North America, said, “John brings an extraordinary record of service in water infrastructure and a history of managerial excellence. He will provide vision, business development, and strategic leadership to enhance our work in federal markets.”   Peabody is affiliated with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers, Army Engineer Association, and the Association of the U.S. Army

David Langley (Photo: Borets)

Borets Names Langley as HSE Manager

Borets, a company in engineering, manufacturing, sales and service of electric submersible pump (ESP) systems, has named David Langley as North American HSE manager. Based at Borets’ U.S. corporate office in Houston, Langley will be responsible for developing and implementing safety programs and policies that align with the company’s corporate standards for health, safety and environmental compliance. Langley earned a Master of Science degree in operations management from the University of Arkansas and a Bachelor of Science in organizational management from Bethel University in

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