US Shipyards: Building for America, Jobs for Americans
The shipbuilding and ship repairing industry has always been a core strength of our nation. It has enabled the United States to protect and project its prosperity, power and influence internationally. A book in my office signed by shipbuilder William Webb illustrates the point. Mr. Webb inherited his father’s shipyard in 1840 and built over 130 of the fastest clipper sailing vessels; he later built the largest and most celebrated steamships of his era. Those were glory years for the U.S. maritime industry, an era when the shipping industry was synonymous with American sovereignty.
Seaspan Makes Leadership Moves
Seaspan Ferries Steve Roth has been promoted to President of Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC). In this position, Steve will continue to have the primary accountability for the overall performance of the SFC business unit, including management of day-to-day operations of SFC, as well as the short and long-term strategic planning processes, including setting and fulfilling revenue and profitability targets and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders. He is also responsible for ensuring that customer service expectations are met or exceeded while ensuring the safe operation of SFC’s
Gage Joins OceanWorks
Subsea solution engineering company OceanWorks has appointed Richard Gage, P.Eng to the role of Director of the Project Management Office (PMO). Gage is responsible for overseeing and supporting the execution of all projects. Through the management of the PMO, the Project Director facilitates the required approval of project scopes, schedules and budgets. Gage will lead OceanWorks’ project management personnel and processes to ensure that cost and schedule progression controls are effective, project risks are identified and mitigated in a timely manner, and the company continues to
OceanWorks Names MacIntosh Operations Manager
OceanWorks International is has appointed Andrea MacIntosh to the position of Operations Manager effective immediately. MacIntosh will take the reins of the OceanWorks’ Vancouver facility in anticipation of an expected increase in the number of projects to be completed in 2017. Among her many tasks, she will be responsible for the on-time delivery of products and program deliverables. MacIntosh, has over 20 years of experience in progressively more senior positions in the subsea, aerospace, defense and telecommunications industries. She brings broad experience to the OW team in manufactur
Two Openings at Woods Hole Group
Woods Hole Group is seeking candidates for two new positions in the Coastal Group. Woods Hole Group is seeking candidates for two new positions in the Coastal Group. We have an immediate opening for a Coastal Modeler/Engineer, and we also are seeking applications for a strategic career growth position as a Coastal Engineer/Project Manager in our Falmouth, Massachusetts office. Coastal Modeler/Engineer Position: Selected candidates will be project-oriented member of Coastal Sciences, Engineering & Planning Team, focused on climate change planning, wetland restoration, and shore protection
Power of Siberia construction launched
Yakutsk hosted today celebrations dedicated to welding the first joint of the Power of Siberia gas transmission system (GTS) meant to be a crucial element of the gas supply system being built in eastern Russia. The GTS will convey gas from the Yakutia and Irkutsk gas production centers to the Far East and China. The attendance was comprised of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Zhang Gaoli, First Vice Premier of China's State Council, Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, Alexey Miller
Troy Container Line Expands Export Dept.
Troy Container Line Ltd., one of the largest American-owned NVOCCs, announced the expansion of its LCL Export Department with the hiring of Teresa Becker, Miguel Odria and Brian O’Malley in the company’s Red Bank, N.J. headquarters. Becker, Odria and O’Malley’s roles will focus on three key aspects of the business: documentation, customer relations and operations to meet the heightened demand of the company’s continually expanding exports division. “Our strength is in our team's shared dedication to our customers. The growth of our export division is not only due