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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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Rick Cox (Photo: BMT Group)

BMT Designers & Planners Appoints Cox as VP

management consultancy, has named Rick Cox as its newest Vice President of Business Development.   Cox fills a key role in the firm’s business development organization, responsible for leading client relations, capture, and market strategy for the firm’s diverse range of environmental services, which include testing and remediation, environmental health, site assessment, permitting & regulatory compliance, IT management and related services.   With decades working for large government contractors, Cox brings senior-level experience, knowledge, and contacts.  He

Photo courtesy of Danos

Danos Launches Project Management Group

projects involving multiple services lines. The PMG will streamline critical project communication as well as ensure complete project integration across Danos’ core service lines – production workforce, construction, fabrication, coatings, instrumentation and electrical, environmental services, scaffolding, and shorebase and logistics management. Danos President and CEO Hank Danos said, “The addition of the PMG enables us to provide expert help for every phase of our customers’ projects: from pre-job planning to quality and project controls and subcontractor management

Lindsay Pulsifer (Photo: Port of Seattle)

Port of Seattle Names Interim Maritime Division MD

Lindsay Pulsifer, general manager of marine maintenance for the Port of Seattle, has been selected as the interim maritime division managing director.   Pulsifer will be responsible for directing the strategic and daily operations of maritime environmental services, harbor services, marine maintenance, industrial properties and cruise operations until a maritime division managing director is identified.   “While providing excellent leadership to diverse teams, Lindsay has demonstrated strong support for talent development, keen business acumen, and organizational guidance during

Rose Joins Global Diving & Salvage

Eric Rose has joined Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. as Director of Business Development, responsible for the company’s long-term revenue generation, and the support of Global’s regions and service lines, including marine construction, commercial diving, environmental services and marine casualty response. He will oversee sales and business development, marketing, client engagement and corporate strategy for revenue generation.   Rose spent many years with NC Machinery for Caterpillar, most recently as Washington Equipment Sales and Rental Manager. During his tenure, he was

Steve Candito (Photo: Ecochlor)

Candito Takes over as Ecochlor CEO

strategic planning, regulatory compliance and crisis management to the maritime and environmental communities. Before Foresea, he was President and CEO of National Response Corporation (NRC). During his 20+ years at NRC he grew the business from a startup to a global emergency response and environmental services firm.  He has extensive experience with OPA 90 compliance issues with particular focus on vessel owner and insurance matters.   Candito was an attorney with Haight Gardner Poor & Havens from 1985 to 1993 where he specialized in maritime litigation and environmental law. He

Jim Long (Photo: Gulf Marine)

Hendry Marine and Gulf Marine Hire Long as CEO

forward to building on the legacy of this organization, helping the company move into the future with focus, flexibility, and competitiveness.”    Long comes to HMI and Gulf Marine after having served as Chief Executive Officer for several companies, including a billion-dollar environmental services company. During his tenure with other companies, Long integrated various business units with a focus on growth.   A Polk County, Fla. native who graduated from Florida Southern College, Long is excited to be a part of and contribute to the future growth of not only Gulf Marine, but

Dave Brown (Photo: Volvo Penta of the Americas)

Volvo Penta Names Brown Commercial Marine Sales Director

business development opportunities within the Department of Defense (DoD), Special Forces and NATO Allies defense markets, in addition to directing new sales strategies within the commercial market. He has also held senior sales positions with Mine Safety Appliances, Airgas Safety and Clean Harbors Environmental Service Company. He spent five years as marine science technician with the U.S. Coast Guard.   Brown earned a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.   “We have appointed Dave Brown to this newly created position to help

Michael S. Smith (Photo: HII)

HII Names Smith VP, Strategy and Development

and CEO Mike Petters.   Smith joined HII in 2014 as corporate vice president, business growth. Most recently, he was responsible for executing the growth strategy in commercial and government nuclear markets, including work with the Department of Energy as well as commercial nuclear and environmental services.   He is a graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s in engineering management. Before joining HII, Smith worked for BAE Systems, where he served as sector vice president, business development, strategy

Transas Collaborative Decision Making Platform uniting Ship, Fleet Operations, Training and Ship Traffic Control Image Transas

Wärtsilä acquires Transas

operations,” says Frank Coles, CEO of Transas.  Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem is a vision whereby smart vessels connect with smart ports and beyond to deliver three fundamental industry benefits: maximising the use of resources and operational efficiency, minimising environmental impact and risk, and achieving the highest levels of safety and security.  Through data integration, greater connectivity and cloud-based technology, Wärtsilä aims to resolve inefficiencies in the shipping sector resulting from overcapacity, sub-optimal fuel consumption, and waiting

Michael Smith (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Leadership Changes

role as HII’s executive vice president and chief transformation officer, reporting to Mike Petters, HII’s president and CEO.   Smith joined HII in 2014 as corporate vice president, business growth. In January 2015, he was named vice president, corporate development, nuclear and environmental services, where he was responsible for executing the growth strategy in commercial and government nuclear markets. In 2016, he became HII’s executive vice president, strategy and development. Before joining HII, Smith worked for BAE Systems, where he served as sector vice president, business

Photo courtesy of Stirling Group

New Partnership to Train Iraqi O&G Workers

Stirling Group has partnered with the EU Iraq Energy Center (EUIEC) to provide risk management training to the Iraqi oil and gas industry to help build a highly skilled and competent workforce.   The specialists in health, safety and environmental services, headquartered in the UAE, will deliver a series of three day courses on dealing with uncertainty and risk in the global energy sector from its training center in Erbil, Kurdistan.    Aimed at graduates and developed in partnership with the KRG Ministry of Natural Resources’ Competency Development Program, the course will

Scott Poggi and Bill Hayes (Photo: Retlif)

Retlif Names Poggi Director of Operations

Retlif Testing Laboratories, a global independent EMC and Environmental testing leader serving the maritime industry since 1978, has announced the appointment of Scott Poggi, as Director of Operations.   In his new position as Director of Operations, Poggi will oversee the day-to-day operations of all Retlif branches. His new responsibilities include managing EMC/EMI and ESS Environmental testing services at Retlif testing facilities in New York (Ronkonkoma and Plainview), as well as the Harleysville (Pennsylvania), Charlotte (North Carolina) and Goffstown (New Hampshire) laboratories.  &nb

Leslie Samel

Samel Joins Hatch Mott MacDonald

, has joined the multidisciplinary engineering firm Hatch Mott MacDonald, and will serve as a Senior Project Manager and office leader at HMM’s office in Jacksonville, Florida. Leslie is a professional engineer in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina, with more than 14 years of experience in environmental, water and wastewater planning, design and construction services. Leslie earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Environmental Engineering from the University of Florida. She is an active member of the Florida Water Environment Association, serving as the vice chair

Paul Manzi (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Names Manzi Vice President of SSQE

Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Paul S. Manzi as the company’s new vice president of safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship (SSQE), effective July 1.   Manzi, who will be based in Jacksonville and report to Carl Fox, senior vice president, corporate services, succeeds Charlie Nalen, who is retiring after 36 years of service to Crowley.   Reporting to Manzi will be Daniel Smith and Ketra Anderson, who are both directors of SSQE based in Seattle.   Manzi joined Crowley last year as director of health and safety, and has more than 36 years of experienc

Debra DiCianna (Photo: Choice Ballast Solutions)

DiCianna Joins Choice Ballast Solutions

be responsible for assisting clients, both shipowners and ballast water treatment manufacturers, in all matters concerning BWMS planning, installation and compliance.   DiCianna is a delegate for the United States (U.S.) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and serves on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Ballast Water Tech Panel. During her tenure with the U.S. EPA, DiCianna studied the design and performance of BWM technologies and assisted in the development of water discharge regulations; recently working with them on the

Ketra Anderson (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Names Anderson Vice President, SSQE

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Ketra Anderson has been named vice president of safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship (SSQE), replacing Paul Manzi, who has been named vice president of the company’s new Alaska Tankers group. Anderson, will be based in Seattle, and report to Carl Fox, senior vice president, corporate services. As vice president of SSQE, Anderson is responsible for the strategic leadership of the company's number one core value—safety. This includes individual safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship and sustainability. Under

Tony McWilliams (Photo: Pharma-Safe Industrial Services)

Pharma-Safe Expands into West Texas

addition of a new office in Midland. In conjunction with Pharma-Safe’s new office, the company announced that Tony McWilliams will join as the West Texas Area Manager.   With more than 20 years of experience, McWilliams will lead business development strategies for health, safety and environmental services and deliver exceptional results to clients.    “Tony’s experience will help drive our company’s sales strategy and continued growth across the Gulf Coast,” said Darrell Fontenot, Director of HSE. “His outstanding leadership credentials and business

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