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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Paul Haycock (Photo: BMT)

Haycock to Lead Business Development at BMT

. A Warfare Officer and Lynx Helicopter Observer, Haycock’s sea time has ranged from Minesweepers on Fishery Protection duties to Frigates and Destroyers as a Bridge Watch Keeper, Ships Communications Officer, Flight Commander and Second in Command.  He has been deployed to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia twice, conducted anti-drug patrols in the West Indies and acted as guard ship during HM Queen’s first official visit to China and Hong Kong. The highlight of these 10 years was a global nine-month deployment as part of a five ship Task Group whilst serving on HMS Newcastle

Chas Reid (Photo: Dynasafe)

Dynasafe Promotes Chas Reid

, been instrumental in the development and great success of our marine services worldwide.”   Chas has been involved in Explosive Ordnance Disposal, both on and off shore for 27 years, starting with his career in the British army, the Royal Engineers EOD, active in the first Gulf War, the Falklands, Iraq, Kuwait and Bosnia, and from 1997 Chas has continued to develop his career at Dynasafe BACTEC, working internationally

Port Réunion to Become Strategic Maritime Hub

Visit of the President of the French Republic François Hollande to the Reunion Island Rodolphe Saadé intends to turn Port Réunion into CMA CGM Group strategic maritime hub in the Indian Ocean; New sourcing and export opportunities for the Reunion Island economic players; new strategic hub for CMA CGM at the crossroads between Europe, Asia and Africa The CMA CGM Group announced Rodolphe Saadé, Vice-Chairman, was with President Hollande to Reunion Island to lay the cornerstone for the future Port of Reunion Island. During the ceremony, Rodolphe Saadé signed a

Photo: Kadey-Krogen Yachts

Kadey-Krogen Yachts Expands to Rhode Island

Kadey-Krogen Yachts has expanded and planted roots this month in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.    Headquartered in Stuart, Florida with additional offices in Annapolis, Maryland and Seattle, Washington, Kadey-Krogen Yachts partner and vice president of sales Tucker West leads the company’s expansion into New England.    A Rhode Island native, West entered the marine industry after graduating from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire with a degree in business management. His primary focus throughout the last 20 years has been in yacht sales, marketing, and after-sales

Photo:  International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Supporting Maritime Women of the Caribbean

 Work to support women in the Caribbean maritime industry is underway with the first conference of the Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC) taking place in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (5-9 September).    Under the theme "Charting the course for generations of women" the conference is drafting a strategic and regional agenda to support WiMAC’s mission to foster the development and participation of women in the maritime sector and contribute to the growth of the industry within the region.   Some 75 representatives from the port and maritime authorities

(left to right) Vancouver Shipyard’s Chester Saret - Burning Area Chargehand, Brian Carter – President, Seaspan Shipyards, and Mike Corrigan – President & CEO, BC Ferries, oversee the first cut of steel on the new BCFS Cable Ferry.

Vancouver Shipyards Begins Building New Cable Ferry

Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) announced today it has officially started construction on a new Cable Ferry for BC Ferries. The 78.5 meter ferry, slated for delivery in Spring 2015, will accommodate up to 50 vehicles and 150 passengers, while servicing the Buckley Bay to Denman Island route. This newbuild will engage all VSY unions, including Marine and Shipbuilders Local 506, International Association of Machinists Lodge 692, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 213, United Association of Pipefitters Local 170, and Canadian Office and Professional Employees Local 15

Anthony Hernandez (Photo: Asahi/America, Inc.)

Hernandez Joins Asahi/America Sales Team

Thermoplastic fluid flow technology company Asahi/America, Inc. announced the addition of Anthony Hernandez to its sales team.   North Carolina based Hernandez joined Asahi/America on June 6, 2016 and will represent Asahi/America in eastern Pennsylvania, Long Island and New York City, N.Y., New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, northern Virginia, and Washington, DC, has nearly a decade of experience in the thermoplastics industry.

Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen (Photo: MARAD)

MarAd Stresses Economic Impact of Shipyard Jobs in NE

In comments before the international Tradewinds Ship Owners Forum in New York City, Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen highlighted the more than 42,700 jobs, $3.6 billion in labor income and $4.78 billion in GDP associated with employment for shipbuilding and repair in the northeast region. “American shipyards provide a dependable, highly trained workforce that produce, repair and maintain some of the world’s most modern and innovative vessels. Their efforts ensure our nation’s shipyards remain an enormous economic engine that pumps life and jobs into entire

Daniel Kennedy (Photo: WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff)

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff Names Kennedy Maritime Manager

Daniel Kennedy is named maritime manager in New England for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization. In his new position, Kennedy will manage maritime consulting operations throughout New England, responsible for business development, marketing and project execution. Based in the Boston office, he will provide oversight, management, design and coordination services for major projects involving port and marine facilities. Kennedy has extensive domestic and international experience in the management of both large and small marine-related engineering

Mike Kent (Photo: Pettit Marine Paint)

Kent, Johnson Join Pettit Sales Team

Marine coatings manufacturer Pettit Marine Paint has added two new regional representatives: Mike Kent, new technical sales representative for the territory of Texas, Louisiana and the Caribbean Islands, and Travis Johnson, part-time representative of Pettit products in southwest Florida.   Kent, who joined the Pettit Team in January, 2016 as a Technical Sales Representative, has 28 years of experience in the marine coatings market. During his time in the marine industry, he has had the opportunity to work in different business facets ranging from boatyards and boat builders to charter companies

Photo courtesy of Webb Institute

Webb Institute Ranked a Best Value College

Webb Institute, an undergraduate institute specializing in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, ranked number two on Money magazine’s list of Money's Best Colleges, a new approach to ranking colleges that aims to measure educational quality, affordability and career outcomes. Nine months in the making, Money's Best Colleges ranks 665 higher education schools on 17 measures, taking into account the complete cost of a degree rather than a single year. To develop the new rankings, Money partnered with Mark Schneider, former commissioner of the Department of Education’s National

Ron Tucker, Secretary Treasurer of Local 333 and Captain Don Marcus, who serves as President of the Masters Mates & Pilots.

MM&P Hopes to Pad Ranks with Brown Water Mariners

New York Harbor Tug Boat Captains and Crews, Staten Island Ferry Workers, Circle Line and Other Tourist Boat Crews Vote on Joining New Union Uniting with the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots will bring added clout, resources and training to local mariners and open the door to opportunities beyond the East Coast, the union said. Ballots are arriving in the mail this week at the homes of 1,300 area mariners for an election to decide whether local watermen will join a large national union of deck officers who serve on ocean-going ships, and which also represents captains

Kit Purdy (Photo: Northern Lights)

Purdy Joins Northern Lights

Northern Lights, a manufacturer of marine power generation and climate control products, announced the appointment of Kit Purdy as new Global Sales Manager. Purdy’s responsibilities will include day-to-day management of the sales department and staff, as well as strategically assisting all Northern Lights branches in all market segments – recreational and commercial marine and industrial products. Purdy’s passion for engines and being on the water began as a child growing up on Bainbridge Island, Wash. His love of mechanics took him to Phoenix where he received his degree from

Nick Sloane and Joe Farrell (Photo: Resolve Marine Group)

Nick Sloane Joins Resolve Marine Group

Sloane to oversee operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as Resolve Marine Group expands global response presence   Senior Salvage Master Nick Sloane has joined the senior management team at Resolve Marine Group., aiming to help guide the global growth of the marine services company.   The news comes just months after Resolve opened its operations in Gibraltar, expanding its emergency response capabilities to Europe, the Middle East and Africa.    “Nick is a force in the industry and now that Resolve has a worldwide footprint, he is a natural fit,” said

David Eubank (Photo courtesy of EBDG)

EBDG Hires Marine Engineer Eubank

Naval Architect and Marine Engineer firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired Marine Engineer David Eubank. Eubank joins EBDG with more than two decades of industry experience and a varied background that includes the design and project management of military, passenger and offshore vessels.  Eubank has worked on projects ranging from preparing sales proposals for multimillion dollar international contracts to leading design and engineering teams in the development of floatation products for drilling modules.  Eubank is Professional Engineer and earned his BS in Mechanical

South Korean PM Resigns Over Ferry Disaster

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won resigned on Sunday over the government's response to the April 16 ferry disaster.   The Sewol ferry sank on a routine trip south from the port of Incheon to the traditional holiday island of Jeju.   "Keeping my post too great a burden on the administration," a sombre Chung said in a brief announcement.   Chung was booed and someone threw a water bottle at him when he visited grieving parents the day after the disaster.   More than 300 people, most of them students and teachers from one high school on a field trip, have

Michael Hansen (Photo: Asahi/America, Inc.)

Asahi/America Promotes Hansen to VP

Asahi/America, Inc. has promoted Michael J. Hansen to Vice President of the Western Region and International Operations.   Since August 2015, Hansen has been handling the reporting and strategic planning of Asahi/America’s sales operations in South America, the Pacific Islands, and, most recently, the company’s entrance into the Australian marketplace. In addition to these responsibilities, Hansen will continue to oversee Asahi/America’s team of sales representatives west of the Mississippi River, and assist Asahi/America district sales managers and their distributors with

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