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Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Ray Bagley (Photo by Chris Oxley/HII)

Bagley Named VP at Newport News Shipbuilding

Ray Bagley has been appointed by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) as the company’s new vice president of trades operations for its Newport News Shipbuilding division. Bagley, who will earn the distinction of "Master Shipbuilder" for 40 years of continuous service next week, began his career at The Apprentice School as a painter. He has worked at all levels of production and construction leadership on all of Newport News' product lines, including nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines, ship repair and conversion, and commercial ships. Most recently, he served as production

Newport News to Host JAMF Ground-breaking Event

paint bays to enable more efficient construction processes, the shipbuilder said.   The event’s scheduled speakers include Newport News Vice Mayor Robert S. Coleman, Newport News Shipbuilding President Matt Mulherin and Newport News Shipbuilding Vice President of Trades Operations Ray Bagley

Ray Sheldon

Sheldon Joins CDI

Ray Sheldon brings 40 years of experience to the company’s global engineering business. CDI Corp. (NYSE:CDI)  has announced that Ray Sheldon has joined its Global Engineering and Technology Solutions (GETS) unit as Vice President of Naval Architecture and Systems Engineering.     Mr. Sheldon will lead CDI's greater Washington, DC, area operations, which provide advanced technology consulting and solutions to the United States Navy, US Coast Guard, and other defense and commercial clients.  Mr. Sheldon has extensive experience in the defense and maritime industries

Ray Ruiz (Photo: AEU)

AEU Hires Ruizas as Loss Control Manager

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) recently hired Ray Ruizas Loss Control Manager. Ruizas’ safety experience includes five years at a large shipyard in Port Arthur, Texas, where he implemented management systems, conducted incident investigations, oversaw safety inspections and conducted shipyard safety training for supervisors and employees in both English and Spanish. He has numerous certifications from OSHA and the Texas Department of Health and is a Shipyard Competent Person and certified in HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations), Radiological Emergency Management, First Aid and

Ray McGlynn

BMT Names New Offshore O&G Sales Manager

BMT Group Ltd (BMT) has appointed Ray McGlynn as Sales Manager for Offshore Oil and Gas. McGlynn will be responsible for European and African regional sales support and assisting Louise Ledgard, Offshore Oil and Gas Business Development Lead in supporting the coordination of ocean engineering sales across the BMT Group. McGlynn has extensive experience within the oil and gas industry including marketing and sales activities, strategic planning and business development, as well as extensive project management skills; from initial tendering through to project completion, BMT said.  

Chief Executive Officer Capt. Robert Johnston

Overseas Shipholding CEO Capt. Robert Johnston to Retire

  Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. announced today that Captain Robert Johnston, President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire from the company effective immediately. He will continue to advise the company as a consultant through mid-2015. “Bob’s contributions to OSG’s success over the past 45 years cannot be overstated,” said John Ray, Chairman of the Board of OSG. “He is an incredibly skilled shipping operator and industry leader, and he was instrumental in our ability to maintain uninterrupted, high-quality service to our customers during our restructuring.

From left to right: Seakeeper regional sales managers Grant Haugen, Tanja Lutz and Mark Taiclet

Seakeeper Expands Sales Management Team

Seakeeper announced the appointment of three new regional sales managers. In the U.S., Mark Taiclet and Grant Haugen will oversee the Southeast and West coast areas, respectively. Tanja Lutz will handle sales in Northern Europe. All will focus on both commercial and leisure markets. Marine industry veteran Taiclet has spent more than 20 years at Sea Ray Boats in sales, training and customer relations management roles. Prior to joining Seakeeper, Taiclet managed OEM, trade and retail sales for Sea Vision. Born and raised in the Seattle area, Haugen grew up boating on Puget Sound. His industry

Glenn Gros (Photo: Danos)

Danos Names Gros GM of Fabrication

Danos recently named Glenn Gros General Manager of the company’s Fabrication Division. In addition to the day-to-day management and oversight of Danos’ nearly 30-year-old fabrication yard at the company’s headquarters’ in Larose, Gros will also be responsible for establishing the company’s new, waterfront fabrication yard. Prior to joining Danos, Gros, an LSU graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering, has held leadership positions at J. Ray McDermott, Cameron Process Solutions, Unifab International, Oil States Skagit SMATGO and RCI. He brings more than 40 years

Jeff Gaskin (Photo: Aberdeen Harbor Board)

Aberdeen Harbor Names Harbor Master, Marine Manager

Aberdeen Harbor Board said it has completed the restructuring of its Marine Operations Department with the internal appointment of Captain Jeff Gaskin as new Harbor Master and Alexandra McIntosh as Marine Manager.   Gaskin, formerly the Harbor’s Marine Superintendent, has been appointed Harbor Master following the retirement of Captain Ray Shaw. Gaskin has 26 years’ experience within the maritime sector. He started his career as a cadet with Louis Dreyfus Shipping in 1990 and enjoyed spells with both PNTL and Cunard before ending his seagoing career with Vector Offshore in Aberdeen.

SCI’s New Chapter in Maritime Training

Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) launched an initiative on December 10, 2014 aiming to transform training for America’s inland mariners at its Center for Maritime Education in Paducah, KY.   The day before its 15th Annual River Bell Awards ceremony, the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) pushed the proverbial boat out on a new era of maritime education. In prior months, SCI had installed new simulators and renovated the hospitality areas at its Center for Maritime Education in Paducah, KY. The official dedication of the refurbished Center on December 10 revealed SCI’s

Captain Raja Ray

Isle of Man Flag Appoints Raja Ray as BDM, Singapore

  The Isle of Man Ship Registry has appointed Captain Raja Ray as business development manager in Singapore. The senior appointment is aimed at strengthening the flag’s position in the growing shipping markets of Asia Pacific. Captain Raja is a senior maritime professional who spent almost 20 years working for American Eagle Tankers (AET) as master and then ashore in Singapore and London in Health, Safety, Security and the Environment (HSSE) positions and also as their Designated Person Ashore (DPA). His most recent posting was Head of AET’s Atlantic fleet in Houston. The

From left to right: Ray Martus, Tom Crowley Jr. and Zoe Goss (Photo: Crowley)

Goss, Martus Receive Thomas Crowley Awards

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Zoe Goss, director, marine recruiting and development, and Ray Martus, vice president, vessel construction management, have been honored with 2016 Thomas Crowley Awards, the company’s highest honor for its employees.   Goss and Martus each received a limited-edition bronze sculpture that depicts company founder Thomas Crowley ferrying goods in a row boat across San Francisco Bay in the early 1890s. The award serves not only as a tribute to the founder of the company, but also to those honorees who have aligned themselves closely with the company's

Jesse Spence (Photo: Noise Control Engineering)

Spence Takes over as Noise Control Engineering President

Glosten subsidiary Noise Control Engineering, LLC (NCE), a Massachusetts-based acoustical and structural engineering consultancy, said it has appointed Jesse Spence as its next president.   As NCE president, Spence will have direct responsibility for organizational processes, market assessment and business development. He accepts this position after serving as NCE’s director of technology.   Spence joined NCE in 2001, having led the firm’s efforts to develop and implement technologies and techniques to facilitate solutions to marine acoustic and vibration problems. He has

Ricky White (left) and Ken Cotte

Twin Disc Mid-Atlantic Hires Two Territory Managers

Mill Log Equipment Company DBA Twin Disc Mid-Atlantic, Twin Disc’s newest full service Distributor, has announced the hiring of Ken Cotte as the Territory Manager for the central Mid-Atlantic States to include the state of Virginia, and the Outer Banks, and Ricky White as the Territory Manager for the southern Mid-Atlantic States to include the state of North Carolina (less the Outer Banks), and South Carolina. Cotte will operate out of the full service Chesapeake, Va. location, while White will operate out of Rock Hill, S.C. Both will work closely with the entire team at the Mill Log group

Global Diving & Salvage Launches Training Initiative

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. announced the addition of a new service line, Global Technical Services (GTS), to broaden the array of services o¬ffered to its current and future clientele as well as support internal professional development, the company said in its April newsletter.   This service line will provide training for Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Technicians, Quality Assurance (QA) and Control Oversight and NDT Field Inspection Work. GTS classes will cover Ultrasonics, Mag Particle, X-Ray, Radiography, Dye Penetrant, Eddy Current, Radiation Safety, AWS CWI prep and others

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Rosneft Revamps Organizational Structure

On May 25, Chairman of Rosneft Management Board Igor Sechin made a number of appointments in order to enhance the efficiency of the Company’s management structure. These administrative decisions were taken in order to raise requirements to the Company’s management for strengthening their responsibility, efficiency and professional competence. It was decided to turn Rosneft’s retail business into separate legal entity RN-Regional-Sales which will report to the Vice President for retail business and domestic market development Avril Conroy. Svetlana Ray will take charge of the

Ray Barker

LA Governor Jindal Appoints Bollinger's Barker

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal appointed James "Ray" Barker to the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. Barker, of Raceland, is the Director of Human Resources at Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.   The Louisiana Workforce Investment Council serves to develop a strategic plan to coordinate and integrate a workforce development delivery system to ensure efficiency and cooperation between public and private entities by advising the governor on the needs of Louisiana’s employers and its workforce. According to the statute, the council is comprised of forty-one members including the