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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Jordan Tilton (Photo: MJP)

Marine Jet Power Hires Tilton

Lakes captaining high speed ferries and also worked as a captain on board yachts and commercial vessels in the Gulf Coast and Caribbean before joining U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine as a Vessel Commander and Marine Interdiction Agent.Tilton holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio State University and maintains a 200 Ton Near Coastal Masters license

Vanta E. Coda II (Photo: Ports of Indiana)

Ports of Indiana Names Coda CEO

Vanta E. Coda II has been named as the Ports of Indiana's next chief executive officer to replace outgoing CEO Rich Cooper who is set to retire July 1, 2018.Coda returns to the Ohio River Valley with 25 years of experience in maritime and multimodal operations on the Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico and Ohio River. He most recently served as the executive director for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, operating in the busiest port district on the Great Lakes. During his time at Duluth, Coda led the completion of $24 million in infrastructure renewal projects, opened the CN Duluth Intermodal Terminal

Steve Roth, President of Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) (Photo: Seaspan)

Seaspan Makes Leadership Moves

Head, Submarine Security & Technology for Chief Naval Operations also in Washington, DC. He has also served as a Commanding Officer on the USS Sante Fe, a Deputy Commander for Submarine Squadron Fifteen, a Commanding Officer on the USS San Francisco, and a Major Commander/Commanding Officer on the USS Ohio. Andy graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, and earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. John Lyle has been hired as Vice President – Operations. In this role, John is responsible

Dometic Growing Its Team in Elkhart

possible and their essential needs are taken care of while living mobile. Marketing plays a big part in that experience and we are excited to bolster the team and bring everyone together under one roof."   Marketing for Dometic previously resided in four states around the U.S. – Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Florida. McGann commented, “This will help to foster a more collaborative creative environment that will produce even more dynamic campaigns and assist in the development and improvement of smart, reliable products with outstanding design to exceed customer needs and expectations."

Douglas Natoce (Photo: Marine Jet Power)

Natoce Joins Marine Jet Power

served in many different areas of the industry, most recently as the International Sales Manager for Brunswick Commercial & Government Products where he was responsible for military sales as well as sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to his role with Brunswick, Natoce was with the State of Ohio where he was the Officer in Charge of an agency of 650 state officers  specializing in the vessel enforcement, marine, fisheries, wildlife and parks  programs.  

Photo: Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta Expands N. America Training

Volvo Penta of the Americas informs it is expanding its service school offerings by partnering with vocational technical schools in the U.S. and Canada.    Volvo Penta is now offering technical training classes at Georgian College in Barrie, Ont.; Oak Harbor Vocational School in Oak Harbor, Ohio; Lake Career & Technical Center in Camdenton, Mo.; and New England Institute of Technology in Providence, R.I.. Volvo Penta instructors will conduct the classes at the schools’ campuses for dealer and OEM service technicians, and also train the schools’ technical teachers to conduct

Photo: Crowley Maritime

Crowley Awards USMMA Midshipman Pisarski

Enhancement Award, established in 2003, gives a one-time, $500 award to a USMMA student who demonstrates a strong interest in a port, maritime or transportation security career and who achieves the highest grade in the academy’s transportation security class. Pisarski, a native of Bowling Green, Ohio, began attending USMMA in 2013 and graduated this year with a degree in maritime logistics and security. During an internship at the U.S. Department of State, she worked on an Interagency Maritime Security Working Group and gained additional, valuable experience during her sea year. Her junior and

Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, with this year’s class of summer interns (Photo: Volvo Penta)

Volvo Penta Grooms Future of Technical Talent

well. Earlier this summer, Volvo Penta announced the expansion of its service school offerings by partnering with vocational and technical schools in the U.S. and Canada. The company is now offering technical training classes at Georgian College in Barrie, Ont.; Oak Harbor Vocational School in Oak Harbor, Ohio; Lake Career & Technical Center in Camdenton, Mo.; and New England Institute of Technology in Providence, R.I. Volvo Penta instructors are conducting the classes at the schools’ campuses for dealer and OEM service technicians, and also train the schools’ technical teachers to conduct

David J. Keehan (Photo: APC)

Keehan Promoted to President of Advanced Polymer Coatings

President, Denise Keehan as Executive Vice President, and Darrin J. Keehan as Vice President of Manufacturing and Technical Services. In other professional roles, David Keehan has also been actively engaged since 2013 as Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, St. Edward High School in Lakewood, Ohio, and has previously worked as a Supervisor at DuPont Tribon. He has a Bachelor of Business Management degree from LeTourneau University, in Longview, Texas. He has achieved Level 3 Certified Coating Inspector status from NACE International, the professional organization for the corrosion control

(Photo: The Great Lakes Group)

Great Lakes Towing, Shipyard to Hire 100

;s president. “We are committed to hiring a diverse team of people – providing employees with a unique opportunity to learn and develop through training to preserve our position as a leader in the Great Lakes community and throughout the industry.”   Located in Cleveland, Ohio, The Towing Company is the owner and operator of the largest fleet of shipdocking tugboats on the U.S. Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence River Seaway. Great Lakes Shipyard is the leading full-service ship repair and construction operation on the Great Lakes

Scott Wilson (Photo: PLIDCO)

PLIDCO Hires Wilson as Sales Manager

The Pipe Line Development Company (PLIDCO), a manufacturer of pipeline repair and maintenance fittings based in Westlake, Ohio, has hired Scott Wilson as Sales Manager.   As an executive for PLIDCO, Wilson will lead all aspects of the company’s worldwide sales efforts.   Prior to joining PLIDCO, Wilson was instrumental in building successful consulting practices with the WBC Group and Integrated Data Solutions. He brings more than 20 years of experience within various aspects of the manufacturing industry and is a distinguished graduate of The Ohio State University, with a focus on

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

Mike Paul (Photo: UCA)

UniCarriers Americas Expands Regional Sales Team

previously worked as a territory manager, regional sales manager and in national accounts sales for companies including Linde Material Handling. He currently lives in Mount Pleasant, S.C., with his wife and daughter and earned a bachelor’s degree in mass media management from Marietta College in Ohio.   Terre Robert Haff is the newest regional sales manager for the southwest. Haff will assist in dealer sales support for Southern California, Southern Nevada, New Mexico and Hawaii. Prior to joining UCA, Haff worked more than 18 years in the material handling industry, including as a territory

Norm Kraus (Photo: Chris-Craft)

Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

Norm Kraus has joined the Chris-Craft team as Regional Sales Director.    Kraus comes to Chris-Craft with 40 years of industry experience. He started his professional career in the retail sector, working as a technician/sales/sales management/GM at dealerships in the Northern Ohio Market. In addition to his retail experience, Norm has served as a District Sales Manager for Eagle Trailers, and most recently Regional Business Development Manager at Mastercraft Boats, assisting dealer growth in the Northeast and Midwest.   "We are excited to have Norm join our team as a Regional

Michael Noone (Photo: TOTE Maritime Alaska)

Noone Named President of TOTE Maritime Alaska

, pricing and operations.    Noone received his bachelor’s degree from Wagner College and is certified by some of the nation’s top executive programs in Logistics, including the SMEAL College of Business Administration at Penn State University and the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University. He also earned certifications in Advance Management from INSEAD, in Strategic Planning and Implementation from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and is a past Steering Committee Member at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).   Noone&rsquo

Jon Arena Photo HII

Arena Named VP at Shipbuilder

and coordinating the provision of legal advice to Newport News.   Arena comes to HII from Boeing, where he served as senior counsel, Boeing Global Services, since 2015. Prior to Boeing, he served as a senior attorney at NASA from 2002 to 2015. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the Ohio State University in 1998 and a juris doctor from the College of William and Mary in 2002. He currently is pursuing an MBA through Washington University in St. Louis.   “I’m confident that the breadth and depth of Jonathan’s experience in commercial and government contracting

Crowley Maritime awarded six U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadets with Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Scholarships. (Photo: Crowley Maritime)

Crowley Scholarships for USMMA Cadets

for Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, Italy, and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City for her thesis on rules of engagement. Glass sailed aboard the Crowley-managed M/V National Glory during her sea term.    - Sexton, a midshipman first class from Vermilion, Ohio, is majoring in marine transportation. During his time at USMMA, he has been an integral member of the offshore sailing team, and has participated in major sailing events such as the Newport-Bermuda Race and the Marblehead-Halifax Race. During his senior year, Sexton has held various leadership roles

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