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Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Michael Pentony (Photo: NOAA)

NOAA Names Pentony Atlantic Fisheries Administrator

since 2014. He succeeds retiring Regional Administrator John Bullard who had been in the position since 2012.   Pentony will head the agency’s regional office, which has responsibility for managing approximately 100,000 square miles of the Northwest Atlantic, the large marine ecosystem from Maine to Cape Hatteras and the Great Lakes. As Administrator, he will also oversee aspects of international fisheries conservation and management in the region.   Before joining NOAA Fisheries in 2002, Pentony worked for five years as a policy analyst for the New England Fishery Management Council

Paul Gallagher

Gallagher Returns to Foss Maritime

a marine logistics resource and consultant. "The addition of Paul to the commercial services group, coupled with our extensive resources in project management, helps round out the Maritime Solutions campaign we inaugurated in 2010," said Gary Faber, Senior Vice President. Paul grew up in Maine as the son of fisherman and attended Maine Maritime Academy where he earned a BS in Nautical Science. He resides in Seattle with his wife and three children.  

Walther Joins RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics has appointed Robert Walther as Vice President, Sales-Northeast. His territory spans from Maine to Virginia and as far west as Ohio.   Walther will be responsible for port drayage, dedicated fleet management, container terminal sales, trans-loading, warehousing and contract logistics sales under Roadone's single-source solution umbrella. In addition, he will contribute to the company's strategic planning and marketing efforts. He will also help to drive revenue opportunities for RoadOne's sister companies, US IntermodaLogistics and American IntermodaLogistics. This

An aerial view of the campus of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. (Photo: MMA)

1,200 Maritime Academy Grads Enter the US Workforce

hail from the seven maritime academies in the United States, namely: the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, N.Y.), State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College (Fort Schuyler, N.Y.), California Maritime Academy (Vallejo, Calif.), Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City, Mich.), Maine Maritime Academy (Castine, Maine), Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Buzzards Bay, Mass.), and Texas A&M Maritime Academy (Galveston, Texas).   Joining the more than 500,000 private U.S. citizens employed through the domestic maritime industry, the majority of graduates from these seven

Fred Harris (File photo: General Dynamics)

Harris Joins J.F. Lehman Operating Executive Board

portfolio company strategy and recruiting senior level portfolio company management. A recognized leader in the maritime industry, Harris brings over 50 years of experience in ship operation, naval engineering, shipbuilding and ship repair to the OEB and the firm. Harris began his maritime career at Maine Maritime Academy, where he graduated with a degree in marine engineering and was commissioned in the U.S. Navy Reserves. After serving as an engineer in the U.S. Merchant Marine, he earned an MBA from Babson College and began his shipbuilding career with General Dynamics Electric Boat, where he advanced

Brian Hall

Hall Joins Bouchard Transportation

company, as Southern Port Captain / Vetting Manager. Hall brings with him more than 25 years of experience in marine safety, security and environmental protection. In his new position, Hall will report to Mike Brady, VP Health, Safety, Security and Environment and be based in Tampa, Fla. A graduate of Maine Maritime Academy with a degree in Marine Engineering, Hall most recently worked as the Technical Operations Manager for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines where he was responsible for the safety of over 18,000 passengers and 9,000 crew members on a weekly basis. Prior to that, Hall worked as a Senior Ship

Photo courtesy of SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime Ranked a Top Northeastern College

attend. It is a tremendous reflection on everyone here at SUNY Maritime College when our students express such a high level of satisfaction with their college experience at Maritime,” Dr. Alfultis added. The colleges and universities selected are located in eleven states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the District of Columbia. The Princeton Review's Best Northeastern Colleges are chosen based upon institutional data it collects from several hundred schools in each region, from its visits

Capt. Michael Taylor relieved Capt. Robert Crowe as commanding officer, Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP), Bath, during a ceremony at Bath Waterfront Park

Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Bath Change of Command Held

to support the Navy of today, while looking forward and planning for the Navy of tomorrow has been superb.”   SUPSHIP Bath is a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command.  SUPSHIP Bath oversees the design and construction of five Navy ship classes at private shipyards in Bath, Maine, San Diego, Calif., Marinette, Wis., and Anacortes, Wash

Michael Rogers  (Photo: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum)

CBMM Welcomes New Shipwright, Apprentices for Edna Lockwood Restoration

bugeye Jenny Norman, which he also re-built, Rogers is looking forward to constructing and shaping the logs for the Edna Lockwood project, as well as working alongside his colleagues and apprentices in a teaching atmosphere. He studied physics at St. Mary’s College, and has lived in Baltimore, Md., Maine and now Trappe, Md. His first connection to the Chesapeake Bay came from sailing in the Baltimore Harbor. With experience on the Saving Sylvia II restoration project in Wilmington, N.C., Sherwood is looking forward to learning more about traditional boatbuilding techniques while a Seip Family Foundation

Photo: IAMPE

IAMPE Certifies Port Professionals

Senior Maritime and Port Management Consultant of the HDR Boston and Portland offices presented the seminar. In addition to the professional certification, each individual receives four graduate level academic credits through the Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics at the Maine Maritime Academy. Those with Professional Engineering (PE) certifications also receive continuing education credits. The IAMPE Maritime Management Program is designed to provide a pathway for professional development and certification for port and maritime professionals. Required course work includes

Photo: USMMA

USMMA Welcomes Class of 2019

done yourself.” He closed his remarks by saying that the nation is waiting on their strong leadership now and in the future, serving in the Merchant Marine or Navy.   Rear Admiral Helis said, “We were honored to have Rear Admiral Whitney as our Reviewing Officer. As a graduate of Maine Maritime Academy and as a career Navy officer knows the unique challenges and exciting opportunities that await the Class of 2019,” Helis said. “Having Rear Admiral Whitney welcome them aboard is especially meaningful as they begin their service careers.”        

Richard J Schuhmann, Ph.D

The Landing School Names Schuhmann President

from the University of New Hampshire, a Master's degree from the University of Houston, and a Ph.D., from Penn State University, both in environmental engineering. The president-elect and his wife, Colleen, an environmental engineer, currently live in Littleton, Massachusetts, but plan to move to Maine as soon as possible