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Eric MacDonald (Photo: IMTRA)

IMTRA Adds Two Account Reps

commercial customer base.”   Barrett joins IMTRA on January 26 as recreational Pacific Northwest account representative. Most recently with West Marine Pro, Barrett has been working the Pacific Northwest marine market for over 25 years. His territory will include Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Idaho.   MacDonald is already performing his duties at IMTRA in the newly created position of commercial Pacific Northwest account representative. MacDonald has worked in the territory since 2014 and will support commercial and industrial customers from the San Francisco Bay Area

Andrea MacIntosh (Photo: OceanWorks International)

OceanWorks Names MacIntosh Operations Manager

positions in the subsea, aerospace, defense and telecommunications industries. She brings broad experience to the OW team in manufacturing, quality, supply chain and materials, legal, regulatory and environmental compliance and industrial security.   Andrea is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, and holds a degree in Physics. She is also a certified Master Black Belt in Lean, and also holds both Lean Green Belt and Lean Black Belt certifications

Catherine Chick (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Appoints Three

.   Catherine has a background in management consulting, technology strategy and program management. She has worked in a broad range of industries including technology, higher education, financial institutions and retail. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University.   Shawn joined Seaspan in June 2013 as Director, Safety & Environment and was appointed to the role of Vice President, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality in March 2016. As part of both the Seaspan Marine and

Elwood Ide (Photo: Viega)

Elwood Ide Joins Viega

joined Viega LLC as the company’s newest technical manager for shipbuilding and offshore for the West Coast.   In this position, Ide will provide analysis, forecasts and guidance for developing the marine and offshore business in the California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii and British Columbia region. He will also introduce and train engineers and craftsmen to use and install new solutions that meet rigorous marine and offshore challenges.   Ide has more than 40 years of piping design engineering experience for the commercial, industrial, military and marine industries. Prior

Brent Hale (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Names Hale Chief Administrative Officer

support services, including Business Services & Technology, Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, Procurement, Risk Management & Facilities, Health, Safety, Environment and Quality, as well as Corporate Communications.   Brent came to Seaspan from the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), where he served as Director, Strategic HR and Governance. In that role, he drove executive and senior level cultural transformation toward corporate stewardship, higher performance, and business minded decision making with a focus on operating cost reductions.   Brent completed

Brent Hale (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Appoints Human Resources VP

HR and governance. In that role, he drove executive and senior level cultural transformation toward corporate stewardship, higher performance, and business minded decision making with a focus on operating cost reductions.    Hale completed a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia in 1994. In 1996, he obtained a Master of Industrial Relations from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and in 2004 he graduated from an Executive Leadership Program at Simon Fraser University.   Hale succeeds Lisa Bumbaco, who is retiring after more than 12 years with Seaspan

Christine Thurlow is now director of national accounts sales, North America

Holland America Line Promotes Christine Thurlow

joined Holland America Line in 1995 and has held various sales management positions during her tenure. Most recently she was manager of national accounts for Canada, a position she held since 2001. From 1995 to 2001, she served as Holland America Line’s business development manager for British Columbia.   During Thurlow’s time as the manager of national accounts for Canada, her achievements included receiving the Outstanding Achievement Award for Sales 2011 and being named Cruise Supplier of the Year for Travelsavers Canada 2011, CAA Cruise Supplier of the Year from 2006 through

Jonathan Whitworth (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan’s Whitworth Earns Top CEO Honors

Seaspan announced that its CEO Jonathan Whitworth has been named Business in Vancouver’s 2016 BC CEO of the Year.   Each year, Business in Vancouver – along with its partners – seek nominations for British Columbia’s most outstanding business people in private and public sector companies to honor them for their achievements.   Seaspan’s Jonathan Whitworth has been named the winner of the Enterprise Category (revenues of $500 million and above), the largest of all the awards.   “We are so proud of Jonathan and pleased his achievements and hard

MP Randeep Sarai, Jonathan Whitworth - Seaspan CEO, and Brian Carter – President, Seaspan Shipyards with the recipients of today’s multi-year, multimillion dollar investment in the training of BC’s future shipbuilders (Photo: Seaspan)

Donors Give $2.9 Mln to Train BC’s Future Shipbuilders

The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation, in conjunction with Seaspan, announced today a multi-year, multimillion dollar investment in the future of British Columbia’s marine industrial sector.   The commitment totals $2.9 million and includes a three-year, $900,000 donation by the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation to three institutional trades training programs in Canada. This donation has been given in support of the Industrial and Regional Benefits Policy program under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). The donation recipients include the British Columbia Institute

Michelle Sutter (Photo: Fathom)

Carnival’s Fathom Names Senior Sales Leader

responsibility at Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International.   Sutter earned a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American studies and Spanish from Simon Fraser University. She also actively supports the Umoja Operation Compassion Society by working with low-income immigrants living in British Columbia. Sutter is fluent in English, French and Spanish.   Launched in June as Carnival Corporation’s 10th global brand, Fathom is designed to drive sustainable social impact through sailings from the U.S. to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. The brand expects to attract 37,000 annual travelers

(Image: Petronas)

Petronas to Canada: No Tax Deal, No LNG Plant for 15 Years

delay its planned $11 billion liquefied natural gas plant on Canada's Pacific Coast by up to 15 years unless it can reach a favorable tax deal by month's end. Petronas said in a statement that the economics of the plant are marginal and without a favorable tax arrangement with the province of British Columbia and Canada's federal government, it could shelve the project for a decade or more. The company set a deadline of the end of October to reach a deal. "Missing this date will have the impact of having to defer our investments until the next LNG marketing window, anticipated in 10-15 years

Adel Kamel

Kamel Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff

structures, breakwaters, and erosion protection. Mr. Kamel received a B.Sc. in civil engineering from Zakazik University in Cairo, Egypt and a post-graduate certificate in environmental engineering from Ain Shams University in Cairo. He is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and British Columbia. Parsons Brinckerhoff is a leader in developing and operating infrastructure around the world, with approximately 14,000 employees dedicated to meeting the needs of clients and communities in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia-Pacific regions. The firm offers

BC Proposes Fair Wages for Port Truckers

The Government of British Columbia said it has listened to the truckers serving Port Metro Vancouver and has released its proposed rate structure, which will soon be brought into force, providing fair wages for these truckers plus other improvements moving forward.   The Province added that it is taking steps to resolve undercutting within the container trucking industry that made it difficult for truckers serving the port to consistently earn a fair wage. This undercutting raised tensions and negatively impacted the port’s operations.   The B.C. government has worked hard with the

LNG Ltd Appoints Chief Development & CTO

assets; developed strategies for growing long‐term LNG supply and market portfolios; maximized delivery assurance and deal flow certainty; and led globally focused LNG marketing and trading organizations.   Most recently Gelotti held the position of President, Woodfibre LNG Ltd, Vancouver, British Columbia. Prior to joining Woodfibre, Gelotti’s roles included VP ‐ Global LNG Marketing and Trading with Chevron Corporation from 2006‐2013, including, prior to his retirement from Chevron, six months as Commercial Advisor to the President of Chevron Global LNG Supply and Trading Group. Gelotti

Eugene-Kwan Photo courtesy Vancouver Fraser Port

Kwan re-elected vice chair, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority board

as recommended by the Port User Group Nominating Committee. Mr. Kwan is also a member of the Governance and Stakeholder Relations Committee and the Major Capital Projects Committee. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s board of directors is composed of 11 members: one federal appointee; one British Columbia provincial appointee; one appointee for the Prairie provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba; one appointee representing the 16 municipalities bordering the port; and, seven federal appointees recommended by port users.  

Peter Lister (Photo: Seaspan Marine)

Seaspan Names Lister VP, Commercial Services

as a research and innovation leader in the forestry sector. He joins the company from FPInnovations where he served as Vice President, Forest Operations & Wood Products.    Lister holds both a Masters and Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC), and recently served as Director of both the Canadian Wood Council and Canadian Construction Innovations

Jonathan Reaume Photo Robert Allan

Reaume Earns P. Eng. License

Robert Allan Ltd. announced that Jonathan Reaume has earned his accreditation as a Registered Professional Engineer with EGBC (Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia).Reaume has been working with Robert Allan Ltd. since 2014 as a Mechanical Engineer specializing in hydrodynamics, propulsion, maneuvering and Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis. Secondary to this work, he has experience designing mechanical systems and providing field support engineering.Prior to this, he worked with a number of motorsports teams as a race engineer and crew chief.He obtained his education from University of

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