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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Project Management News

Thomas Rigolo (Photo: Great Lakes Group)

Great Lakes Group Announces New Management Hires

afloat and ashore. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Akron and a 100-ton Masters License. Her focus will be on building upon the company’s brand, presence and business development opportunities through strategic marketing, public relations, business consulting and project management.Emery Eiber is a 2015 State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and a USCG 3rd Assistant Engineers license. He has gained a variety of marine engineering and vessel operations experience during his work as a 3rd Assistant

Preston Khomo (Photo: TNPA)

TNPA Focuses on Ship Repair

from MEDUNSA, Sithole holds an MBA from the Midrand Graduate Institute, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Thames University, London, and a Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs, from the University of Pretoria Continuing Education.  He recently completed a Project Management Professional Diploma from PM IDEEAS.   

Reed Peré (Photo: Danos)

Leadership Changes at Danos

company.Among these new positions, Mike Guidry, who currently serves as operations manager, will move to a new role as general manager of production. A resident of Cut-Off, Guidry has been with Danos for 25 years and was named Danos’ Staff Employee of the Year in 2009.Additionally, Manager of Project Management Kevin Biringer will become the general manager of projects for the Permian. Biringer interned with Danos in 2013 and joined full time in 2014. A native of New Mexico, Biringer currently lives in Houston

Ian Cummins (Photo: LOC)

LOC Names Cummins Energy Projects Development Director

has appointed ex-Head of Engineering at BP, Ian Cummins as its new Energy Projects Development Director. Ian will focus on the oil and gas and renewables markets, and help to identify and develop new and innovative engineering opportunities to progress the business.Cummins brings extensive major project management and engineering experience to LOC, gained from working on exceptionally large projects, significantly boosting LOC's specialist expertise in this area.  Throughout Cummin's career he has worked for an operator, contractor and engineering firm in a number of international locations

Janne Luukkonen (© MV WERFTEN)

MV WERFTEN Promotes Luukkonen

Janne Luukkonen has taken over the position of Director of Project Management at MV WERFTEN as of August 1, 2017. He is a member of the senior management, responsible for all shipbuilding projects, and reports to CEO Jarmo Laakso.   Luukkonen was previously a member of the Meyer Werft management team in Turku, Finland. Now as director, he is responsible for the project management of MV WERFTEN’s newbuilding program.   “Tomorrow we will deliver the first vessel under the flag of MV WERFTEN: Crystal Bach, the world’s most luxurious river ship. Crystal Mahler is to follow

Harry Barnhum (Photo: InterAct)

Barnum Joins InterAct PMTI

. He currently serves on the Board of the API California Coastal Chapter.   Barnum holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Geology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and started his career as an Exploration and Development Geologist at Chevron. He has held a variety of leadership and project management positions over the years, including Managing Director of an independent E&P company. Under Barnum’s leadership, the company was chosen for the State of California Department of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources Outstanding Field Facility & Maintenance Award four years in a row

AJ Jain (Photo: Kreuz Subsea)

New Senior Management at Kreuz Subsea

senior vice president responsible for Asia Pacific and the Middle East earlier in his career.   New COO Bhashyam has been with Kreuz Subsea for the last two years as vice president, business development and corporate strategy. He has more than 25 years’ operational experience in subsea project management and engineering. He previously worked in senior operational roles for Technip in Asia Pacific, Global Industries Ltd. and McDermott International.   The board of directors announced the appointments following the departure of former chief executive Kurush Contractor from the integrated

(Photo: QA Weld Tech)

Apprentice Group Starts at QA Weld Tech

solve complex problems, working on projects alongside major companies across the globe including BP, Total, Shell and GE.   Founded in 1980, QA Weld Tech is a provider of integrated welding and engineering services delivering a full turnkey service from initial consultation right through to project management, inspection and testing. The company has recently expanded and now operates in seven new sectors including petrochemical, valves and pumps, rail, marine, nuclear and power generation

Nigel Hopkins (Photo: Harris Pye)

Hopkins Named Managing Director at Harris Pye UK

of both floating and fixed platforms for global companies including ConocoPhillips, Bluewater Energy and BW Offshore. He was primarily involved with the commissioning and start-up phases. Based in the Far East for the past 15 years, since 2007 he was Technical Director at offshore oil and gas project management and completions specialised company, Tecnomar & Associates Pte Ltd, the company he founded with his brother Paul Hopkins.  

Bowles Named Director of Donald L. Blount & Associates

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox, Inc. has appointed Jeffrey B. Bowles as Director of its Chesapeake, Va. division, Donald L. Blount & Associates (DLBA).   Bowles joined DLBA in 2001 as a Webb Institute Naval Architect and earned a master's degree in Marine Engineering from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. He was promoted to DLBA Technical Director in 2011. Bowles is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Virginia, Florida and New York, and is a certified Project Management Professional. 

James Callahan (Photo: Danos)

Danos Announces Executive Leadership Changes

and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. He holds a master’s degree in accounting from the University of New Orleans.   In his new executive position as vice president of project services, Callahan will provide strategic oversight and management of the company’s project management, construction, fabrication, automation, coatings, scaffolding and other related service lines. Callahan is charged with the operations of projects worldwide, providing integrated total project support for customers’ onshore and offshore activity.   Callahan joined Danos in 2013

(Photos: Crowley)

Crowley Shipping Announces Management Team

units – Crowley Shipping, Crowley Fuels and Crowley Solutions. Crowley Fuels includes Crowley’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales, distribution and engineering unit, and the company’s fuel sales and distribution business in Alaska. Crowley Solutions consists of engineering and project management services; naval architecture and engineering through subsidiary Jensen Maritime; government vessel management; and a unified government business development team.  

Photo: Crowley

Crowley’s Solutions Group Reorganizes

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s solutions group announced that it is reorganizing and establishing new leadership to better serve customers in need of engineering, project management and government services.  Solutions is the company’s dedicated, full-service engineering, project management and government services team, reporting to Crowley’s Todd Busch, senior vice president and general manager, technical services. Jay Edgar, who is new to Crowley, has been appointed vice president and leader of the company’s newly formed engineering services team, which encompasses all

Ferry man through and through. Naval Architect Carsten Ortloff has designed ferries since he was a young boy. From 1 February 2018 he will design ferries for Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech. (Photo: OSK)

Naval Architect Ortloff Joins OSK

With a series of RoRo and RoPax projects lined up in the not so distant future, Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech A/S are ramping up the naval architect and project management department with the addition of a naval architect with more than 18 years of design experience. German naval architect Carsten Ortloff will join OSK-ShipTech February 1, 2018. He is a through and through ‘ferry man’, creating his very first ferry designs when he was only a boy. He holds a diploma in naval architecture, and since the start of his career in 2000, his main focus has been concept designs and the

Andrew Imrie (Photo: M² Subsea)

M² Subsea Taps Imrie to Lead Sales and Marketing

its international offering from its hubs in Aberdeen and Houston. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Aberdeen and will join the main board alongside Mike Arnold, Mark Wood and Stuart Bannerman.   M² Subsea is an independent provider of underwater ROVs and subsea project management and engineering services

Pradeep Verma (Photo: Kreuz Subsea)

Kreuz Subsea Strengthens Senior Management Team

from Subsea 7 where he held the role of regional vessel and asset manager, based in Houston, Texas. He also worked at EMAS Offshore Ltd for five years and Rubicon Oilfield International prior to this. Kaminski brings more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry, specifically across project management and operations roles.   As director of marine assets, Kaminski will be responsible for the overall supervision of the company’s owned and chartered fleet.   These recent additions to the senior management team follow on from last October’s changes to the top positions

Simon Allison (Photo: Xodus Group)

Xodus Strengthens APAC Team

director for the APAC region.   Allison is responsible for the management of the group's office including business development and growing strategic new markets. Having previously been Xodus’ general manager in Scotland, he is maintaining an active technical role in projects, including project management.   Allison has worked in the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years after graduating with honors in Chemical Engineering from the University of Melbourne. After starting his career as a process engineer, he later specialized in the field of flow assurance.   Xodus Group will

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