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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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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.

SeaRiver Names New US-flag Tanker

begin to support oil production and refining operations. They will replace two existing double hull tankers.   “This project has had a significant economic impact, creating more than 1,200 jobs and generating millions of dollars in revenue for the city of Philadelphia, the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond,” said Andy Madden, vice president of ExxonMobil Supply & Transportation Company. “What we celebrate today is a reminder of what America’s energy industry can do and is doing – investing in our country. Expanding supplies of affordable, reliable energy has

Jim O’Leary (Photo: WireCo)

WireCo Names O’Leary Executive Chairman, CEO

, aerospace, medical, military, alternative energy and aftermarket customers. Prior to joining Kaydon, O’Leary held leadership roles at Beazer Homes, USA, Inc., U.S. Industries and Hanson PLC. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pace University. 

Photo: IAMPE

IAMPE Certifies Port Professionals

Port Executive (MPE) were Gerhard Kusta, MPE, Executive Director at MARCOOS (Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System); Gregory Dolan, MPE, Terminal Manager for Massachusetts Clean Energy Center in New Bedford, MA; Elizabeth Bonini, MPE, Acting Director of PennPORTS for Pennsylvania DOT; John Baudhuin, MPE, Head of Marine Operations for Penn Terminals, Inc.; James Van Dien, MPE, Associate Vice President for HDR Engineering, Inc.; and Keith Hermann, MPE, Instructor at the Maritime Academy Charter School in Philadelphia. In Pittsburgh, receiving the professional designation

Daniel G. McDermott

NY Maritime Law Firm Cited as a Top Practice

technician" in his handling of cargo damage and loss, collision and pollution claims.   Marshall Dennehey's Maritime Litigation Practice Group serves national and international clients in all facets of admiralty and marine insurance law from offices in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Florida. The group's attorneys represent shipowners, terminal operators, underwriters, cruise lines, trucking companies, vessel manufacturers and more, in a wide variety of marine and inland marine litigation including catastrophic loss, marine insurance and reinsurance, Jones Act, cargo recovery

SUNY Maritime to Host STEM Academy for City Schools

from New York and New Jersey.   High schools participating in the SUNY Maritime STEM Academy are: The Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, on Governors Island, New York City; the Maritime Industries Academy of Baltimore, Maryland; the Maritime Academy Charter High School of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and the Western New York Maritime Academy High School of Buffalo, New York.    A breakfast and closing ceremony, where the students will give presentations highlighting their week-long team project, is scheduled for Friday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m. in the campus’ waterfront Maritime

Eric Evans (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Promotes Evans VP of Strategy

back to Jacksonville in 2009 to support Crowley’s petroleum services, technical services, and petroleum distribution and marine services business units. He was promoted to his most recent position as vice president of finance and planning in 2010.   Evans graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1987 and is a Washington State CPA

Scott Poggi and Bill Hayes (Photo: Retlif)

Retlif Names Poggi Director of Operations

his new position as Director of Operations, Poggi will oversee the day-to-day operations of all Retlif branches. His new responsibilities include managing EMC/EMI and ESS Environmental testing services at Retlif testing facilities in New York (Ronkonkoma and Plainview), as well as the Harleysville (Pennsylvania), Charlotte (North Carolina) and Goffstown (New Hampshire) laboratories.    Poggi commented, “Retlif has serviced leading maritime product and systems manufacturers since our inception. We provide full electromagnetic interference compatibility testing as well as environmental

Mary Cullen (Photo: HII)

Newport News Names Cullen VP of Nuclear Propulsion

shipyard in 1985. She has served as radiological control deputy director, production refueling and nuclear support superintendent, and construction director, and most recently led the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) inactivation. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from California University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in engineering management from Florida Institute of Technology

Keenan Named President of Phoenix

;s operating units worldwide.   Before beginning his foray into the 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

Jobs: GE Transportation Seeks 50 Diesel Engine Machinists

GE Transportation says it is seeking 50 skilled machinists to support an increase in production volume at its diesel engine plant in Grove City, Pennsylvania. In March 2014, GE Transportation announced a deal worth $700 million to supply 233 Evolution Series locomotives to Transnet, a large South African rail, port and pipeline company for delivery next year. Also in 2015, the business is preparing to introduce a new Tier 4 engine that meets stringent EPA emissions requirements. The new hires will support not only these projects, but also production for marine and stationery power. “We&rsquo

Photo courtesy of SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime Ranked a Top Northeastern College

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, and from the opinions of independent and high

Ned Hunter (Photo: Harrington Hoists)

Leadership Change at Harrington Hoists

.   Lonardi began his career with Harrington Hoists, Inc. as the Eastern Division Sales Manager in 1997. He was later named VP of Sales & Marketing and most recently he held the position of COO with the company. Lonardi holds a B.S. degree in Business Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  

Marla Bleavins (Photo: Port of Los Angeles)

Bleavins Named CFO at Port of LA

projects at Los Angeles International Airport and throughout the City.    Bleavins holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in public policy and political science from Stanford University. She earned her Master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.   

Richard “Dick” Craig

Craig Named President and CEO of MOL America

management plan.” Craig, currently the executive vice president, sales and operations of MOL (America) Inc., joined MOL (America) Inc. in April 2003. He earned his undergraduate economics degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA in transportation and finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. After completing his MBA, he joined Southern Pacific for two years, and then spent 22 years with American President Lines where he held key management positions in Oakland as well as Hong Kong and Singapore.  

Joseph Campbell (Image: BAE Systems)

Campbell to Lead BAE Systems’ Ship Repair Business

U.S. Atlantic Fleet and served as the 101st shipyard commander of Norfolk Naval Shipyard, as well as director of Fleet Maintenance and deputy commander, Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations, Naval Sea Systems Command.   Campbell holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Naval Engineer’s degree and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  

Keenan Named VP at Gibbs & Cox

, and Serving as Director of the Naval Construction and Engineering Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Keenan holds a master of science in Materials Engineering and a Naval Engineering degree from MIT, as well as a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. Keenan is a registered Professional Engineer and Marine Surveyor

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