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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Society Of Naval Architects News

Tommy Linden (Photo: BHGI)

Bristol Harbor Group Hires Linden

from Webb Institute with a B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. During his time at Webb, he interned at BHGI, as well as the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Eagle Bulk, Newport News Shipbuilding, and General Dynamics Electric Boat.Linden is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE).Bristol, R.I. based BHGI is a full-service naval architecture, marine engineering and consulting firm specializing in commercial vessel design and consulting Its experience includes work with tugs, barges,

Daniel Toerner (Photo: TSGI)

The Shearer Group Hires Toerner

abroad in Italy.Toerner was the Team Captain for Texas A&M’s Human Powered Submarine Team where he designed, modeled and built a submarine which raced in the International Submarine Races against other universities from numerous countries. He was also the President for both the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and Marine Technology Society Texas A&M Chapters

John Reeves (Photo: EBDG)

Elliott Bay Design Group Promotes Reeves

.  Reeves graduated with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. He also holds a MS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and an MSE in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Michigan. Reeves is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the American Society of Naval Engineers. He has earned the Meritorious Service Medal as well as the Coast Guard Commendation Medal

Buck Younger, third from left, was named the Marine Engineer/Naval Architect of the Year. Attending the awards presentation were VT Halter Marine’s Alvin Erkhart, Vice President of Production, Kevin Amis, Executive Vice President of Operations, and Rob Mullins, Deputy President. (Photo: VT Halter)

Younger Wins Engineering Award

major sub-contractors. His marine industry expertise proved invaluable during the design trade off studies, which he managed through implementation.He has worked in the marine industry for 39 years and has owned his own marine designers and consulting company. Younger has been a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers since 1980. He is active in the National Shipbuilding Research Program where he is a member of the ship design and materials technology panel. He has also been a part of the American Bureau of Shipbuilding Rules Committee for Navy Vessel Rules and High Speed Naval Crafts

Dr. Kirsi Tikka (Photo: Ardmore Shipping)

Ardmore Appoints Dr. Tikka to Board of Directors

; Shipyards in Finland.Dr. Tikka holds a Doctorate in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture from the University of Technology in Helsinki. She is a Fellow of both the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (“SNAME”) and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (“RINA”). In 2012, she received SNAME’s David W. Taylor Medal, the highest technical honour for naval architecture or marine engineering. Dr Tikka is also a director on the board

Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the first woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history. Photo: HII/NNS

One-on-One with Suzanne Beckstoffer

One-on-one with Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the first woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history.As the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2018, it will celebrate another historical milestone at the start of 2019 when Suzanne M. Beckstoffer takes the helm of SNAME as president, the first woman to hold this position in the association’s history. We met recently with Beckstoffer to discuss her distinguished shipbuilding career, as well as her insights on the value of SNAME as a powerful

John Hunter, P.E. (Photo: BHGI)

Hunter Joins Bristol Harbor Group

as a Senior Naval Architect. He holds a B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. He is also a member and a past chairman of the New England section of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). He has 40 years of experience in the design and construction of small (under 295’) steel and aluminum vessels including tugboats, research ships, car ferries, passenger vessels, fishing boats and barges. Prior to joining BHGI, Hunter worked at various

Anne Hasuly (Photo: TSGI)

Hasuly Joins The Shearer Group

marine surveying firm, Anne Hasuly, P.E.   Hasuly has recently joined TSGI as a naval architect. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and holds a B.S. in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from the University of New Orleans. Anne is also a member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers and the Louisiana Engineering Society.    Prior to joining TSGI, Hasuly worked for Aqualis Offshore as a senior naval architect. During her time at Aqualis, Hasuly was the project manager and lead naval architect for the basic design of two self-elevating

Taryn Loutit (Photo: Robert Allan Ltd.)

Loutit Awarded Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship

; The Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship Trust was initiated in 1982 from a bequest by the late Robert F. Allan, and with support from his many industry friends and colleagues. The scholarship fund is administered by a committee of senior employees at Robert Allan Ltd. and local members of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.   The scholarship is awarded annually to the student or students considered most deserving by the applications committee. Applications are considered on their individual merit

Sven Thy Christensen (Photo: PBES)

PBES Hires Christensen to Develop Mediterranean Markets

in Latin America.   Christensen is a mechanical engineer with a graduate diploma in business administration, both from University of Copenhagen. He holds the honorary title as Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador, is a member of the Danish Association of Engineers (IDA), and of the Spanish Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (AINE)

Ian Lawson (Photo: BHGI)

Lawson Joins Bristol Harbor Group

to interning at BHGI, Ian spent the previous winter working on an LNG carrier. He also interned at Foss Maritime in Seattle where he provided engineering support for a fireboat newbuild project and helped with the preliminary design of a warehouse barge.   Lawson is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society of Naval Engineers, and the Marine Technology Society

Ryan Randall (Photo: TSGI)

Rendall Joins The Shearer Group

Naval architect Ryan Rendall has joined the naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying firm The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI).   Prior to joining TSGI, Rendall worked for Metal Shark Boats as a naval architect and marine engineer. He received a B.S. in Marine Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers and the Marine Technology Society.

Jan Flores (Photo: NETSCo)

Flores Named VP at NETSCo

Corporation from technical superintendent to manager of new construction projects.   Flores holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering with a specialization in Naval Architecture. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Florida. Flores is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and serves as a member of the American Bureau of Shipping Americas, Technical Committee.   McIntyre comes to NETSCo after 26 years of experience in the design, installation, functional testing and inspection of marine machinery installations to ensure

Fred Harris (File photo: General Dynamics)

Harris Joins J.F. Lehman Operating Executive Board

role was further expanded in 2013 when Harris was appointed President of Bath Iron Works, and he served as president of both shipyards until his retirement 2016.  Harris is a member of many maritime industry associations, including the Navy League of the United States, the American Society of Naval Architects and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. He has received numerous awards for achievement and was the first American to receive the William Froude Medal – the highest award for professional achievement from The Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Elizabeth Allen (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Adds HR Manager and Naval Architect

internship. Olson completed his Master of Science in Engineering at University of Michigan and, as part of a four-person team, won the Lisnyk award for a U.S. Coast Guard Heavy Ice Breaker design. The Lisnyk award is given for first place in a student ship design competition sponsored by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

John D. Reeves (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Adds Senior Engineer/Project Manager

;   Reeves graduated with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering. He also holds a MS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and a MSE in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the American Society of Naval Engineers, and earned the Meritorious Service Medal as well as the Coast Guard Commendation Medal

Tom Crowley with Nicholas Ratinaud (left) and Andrew Ko (right). (Photo: Crowley)

Webb Institute Picks Crowley Scholarship Recipients

as a member of the build team for an 88-foot, high-performance ocean racing yacht and has also sailed as a cadet aboard a Greek, dual-fueled, diesel-electric, LNG tanker. Ratinaud competes as a member of the soccer, tennis and sailing teams and is actively involved with Webb’s student Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).   Ko, a Carnegie Mellon University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering, and engineering public policy, is now a junior at Webb where he is pursuing his interests in offshore renewable energy. He has participated

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