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TAN Pheng Hock, President and CEO, ST Engineering

ST Engineering Makes Management Changes

(Technology) and Chief of Staff (Joint Staff). Mr Singh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Science (First Class Honours) in 1986 and a Master of Arts in Engineering Science in 1992, both from the University of Oxford, UK. He also completed his Master of Science in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA in 1996 and the Wharton Advanced Management Program in 2014.   Mr Sew has been with the Group since January 1988 and has spent over 15 years of his career in the Aerospace sector holding various engineering and management appointments. He joined ST Kinetics

From left to right: Fred Loomis and Todd Nestel (Photo: W&O)

W&O Realigns Leadership Team

projects in key markets in North America and Europe. He will work closely with W&O’s global network of sales professionals, supporting the company’s solutions-based sales approach. Loomis has been with W&O for 17 years, having worked his way through the sales ranks. Loomis is a Massachusetts Maritime Academy graduate and was a tugboat captain prior to joining W&O.    Specific to his role as Vice President of Engineered Solutions, Nestel will lead the engineered solutions and marketing team, supporting overall company sales and growth, with emphasis on technical product

James Bellingham will begin work as the Director of the WHOI Center for Marine Robotics in early fall 2014. Bellingham comes to WHOI from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), where he was director of engineering and most recently chief technologist. (Photo courtesy of MBARI)

Bellingham Named Director of WHOI Robotics Center

appointed James Bellingham as the first director of its Center for Marine Robotics. Bellingham will come to WHOI in early fall 2014 from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), where he was director of engineering and most recently chief technologist. Bellingham earned his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was founder and manager of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Laboratory.  He was also co-founder of Bluefin Robotics in 1997, a Massachusetts-based company that develops, builds and operates autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).  Bluefin was later

USMRC to Continue LNG Bunkering PIC Course

the International Maritime Organization. The course also aligns with recent policy guidance on LNG bunkering issued by the USCG. The LNG Bunkering PIC course was developed in close collaboration with the flammable gas subject matter expert and LNG safety and emergency response instructors at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy (MFA) located in nearby Stow, Mass. The course includes live LNG firefighting and practical emergency response drills at the MFA. USMRC’s Maritime Simulation Institute also leveraged its significant experience using simulation to incorporate an LNG bunkering simulation

Richard J Schuhmann, Ph.D

The Landing School Names Schuhmann President

systems technicians who work professionally on today’s vessels and imagine tomorrow’s. We intend to develop industry leaders who push the boundaries of the industry’s evolving technology while maintaining a deep appreciation for the traditions of the past.” Born in Winchester, Massachusetts and a global citizen, Dr. Schuhmann received a Bachelor of Science degree in geology 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

JMS Hires Business Development VP

Justin Manley has joined Juliet Marine Systems (JMS) as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, the company announced today.   Manley brings over 20 years of experience in the marine technology sector including roles at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He has also led growth of sales and development of new products at both startup companies and public corporations. At JMS, Manley will lead all aspects of sales, marketing and business development.   In addition to his new role at JMS, Manley is

Frode Støldal, new CEO for the Telenor subsidiary MCP.

MCP Appoints Støldal CEO

Technology for Telenor in Asia, responsible for industrialization and common technology projects across Telenor Group. He has also worked as CTO/CIO in Grameenphone, in addition to several IT roles in Norway from when he joined in 2001. Støldal holds a Master of Technology Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Science from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). Støldal assumes his position Monday August 18, 2014..  

Photo courtesy of SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime Ranked a Top Northeastern College

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 to schools over the years

John Romano (Photo: Asahi/America)

Romano Named Sales VP at Asahi/America

Fluid flow technology company Asahi/America, Inc., said it has appointed John Romano as its new vice president of sales and marketing. Romano joined the Massachusetts-based manufacturer on June 12, 2017.   Romano brings 29 years of industrial plastics distribution experience to Asahi/America including sales management, strategic planning, new product launches, marketing campaigns, e-commerce and business-to-business sales in both the commercial and industrial markets. He holds a degree in business management and has been an active member in a number of industry associations.

ST Engineering Adds Nonexecutive Director

of Defense Force. He was also Permanent Secretary (Education Development) at Ministry of Education until June 19, 2017. Neo holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) from the University of London, U.K. as well as a Master of Science (Management of Technology) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.    Neo had served on the board from March 2010 to April 2013 when he was the Chief of Defense Force. 

Dr. Christopher Clott (Photo: SUNY Maritime College)

SUNY Maritime College Names ABS Chairs

term. Each incumbent will teach a pair of courses each semester, sharing their wisdom and expertise with students while also engaging in significant and high-profile research activities.    Dr. Burke, who earned a S.M. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (Course XIII) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is the inaugural ABS Chair of Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture. A 1972 SUNY Maritime College honors graduate in Naval Architecture, Dr. Burke served

11th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards

Hydroid Wins Gold at MassEcon Impact Awards

  Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and a leading manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), today announced that it has been named the Southeast division gold winner in the 11th Annual Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. Designed to recognize excellence in job growth, facility expansion, and investment since January 1, 2014, the award celebrates companies that have made outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts economy. “We are so proud to be recognized with this MassEcon Impact Award,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “Our

Altschuler Named Transportation Director at HDR

transportation business line leader with AECOM. His 35 years of experience includes positions of increasing responsibility within AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff and Parsons Corporation. The first 15 years of his career were spent in the public sector, including the New York City Transit Authority and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.  

Hydroid Names Rogers VP of Engineering

Dr. Andrew K. Rogers has joined Hydroid Inc. as vice president of engineering, responsible for leading all engineering and program management activities at the Massachusetts based Kongsber Maritime subsidiary, including research and development, new product development, program planning and execution and product support.    Dr. Rogers brings to the role more than 28 years of experience that spans a broad range of technologies and markets. He most recently served as the president of DRIVE Solutions, a consulting and independent advisory company supporting several leading companies within

Mohammed Yasser Marzuq (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Bunker Trader

worked at one of the shipping industry’s largest energy and tanker brokering companies Mohammed has shown excellent commercial aptitude and the ability to observe the market from a ship owner/operator’s perspective, according to KPI.  Mohammed is fluent in Arabic and studied at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Maritime Business

Perez Joins Hepburn and Sons

Sons has hired Rear Admiral Sam Perez as Chief, Advisory Services.   Rear Admiral, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, earned his Masters of Art degree in Strategic Planning from Naval Postgraduate School and completed a year-long tour of the Federal Executive Fellowship (FEF) Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   Perez served in the U.S. Navy for 36 years, following commissioning from the United States Naval Academy in 1980. His at-sea commands included command of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and command of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1. During his tour as the Deputy

Keenan Named President of Phoenix

private sector, Keenan (CAPT USN retired) served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years as a diver, salvor and engineer. He is a registered professional engineer and marine surveyor with a BA in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MS in Materials Engineering and Naval Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research relating to waterborne ship repair was published in the Naval Engineers Journal. He holds a U.S. patent for his invention Method and Apparatus for Thermal Insulation of Wet Shielded Metal Arc Welds and was the 2000 American Society of Naval Engineers Claude

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