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GAO: U.S. Can Do Better on Arctic Policy

need to make investments in infrastructure like icebreakers to maintain a strong presence in this increasingly important region. Our country has major commercial, environmental and security interests in the region and we should start prioritizing them,” Congressman Larsen said. “If the United States hopes to maintain its presence in the Arctic, it is time to get serious about the region. The GAO report clearly points out that there is much more we could be doing to protect our interests, both economic and security-related.  I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues to

Chris May (Photo: DPH)

DPH Announces New CPO and President

oversee business unit transformation across the entire DPH network. May will report to DPH’s CEO, James Dillman. May has over 20 years’ experience in the maritime industry. Prior to his new role, May served as the president for Portus Holdings in Jacksonville. He is an alumni of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Marine Transportation. He’s also a retired lieutenant with the United States Reserve. Additionally, Troy Gouger has been named president of operations, responsible for all day-to-day operations at

GE to Move US Engine Plant to Canada

General Electric Co said on Monday it will move production of large, gas-powered engines to Canada from Waukesha, Wisconsin, along with 350 jobs, to access export financing no longer available in the United States.   In its latest salvo aimed at persuading Congress to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter which expired in June, GE will invest $265 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at a Canadian location yet to be determined.   The facility, to open in about 20 months, can be expanded to provide flexible manufacturing capacity to support other GE businesses

Tim Mullen (Photo: CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group)

Mullen Joins CLARCOR EMG as Supply Chain Director

Tim Mullen recently joined CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group (EMG) as Director, Supply Chain.   In his new role, Mullen will assume responsibilities for the organization’s supply chain with an initial focus on the domestic United States facilities.   Mullen most recently served as the Director of Global Sourcing at SPX Flow in Charlotte, N.C. He has spent 18 years working in supply chain management across several industries.   Mullen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Operations and a Masters of Business Administration in Operations Management and Technology, both

Randy Lim (Photo: Braemar Adjusting)

Braemar Adjusting Promotes Lim

and business development with various underwriters and vendors as well as claims advocacy and account management with a large international brokerage. Since joining the Calgary office, he has worked under the leadership of Paul Cameron to develop a strong book of business in the Canadian and United States regions

Capt. Miller is an unlimited master with decades of marine experience, including previous work for TITAN as a salvage master. (Photo courtesy of TITAN Salvage)

Miller Rejoins TITAN as Salvage Master

Captain Stuart Miller has rejoined Crowley Maritime Corporation’s TITAN Salvage operations team as salvage master, bringing with him over 30 years of worldwide, hands-on maritime and salvage experience. Capt. Miller will be based in the United States, but will deploy worldwide for salvage, wreck removal and other emergency response operations. “TITAN Salvage is pleased to welcome Capt. Stuart Miller back home to our operations team,” said Chris Peterson, vice president. “Capt. Miller is an unlimited master with decades of marine experience, including previous work for TITAN

John McCain (official photo)

W&O Opposes McCain Amendment

; said Michael Hume, president and CEO of W&O. “We employ nearly 300 individuals across the country who come to work every day with a passion to serve our customers. W&O will stand with our trade associations, such as the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) and the Navy League of the United States, requesting our Congress to vote ‘No’ on this amendment. We find it is difficult to understand why a Navy Veteran like Senator McCain would want to shift our maritime jobs overseas; especially at this tenuous time when we are facing increased global threats. We strongly suggest and

Jay T. Huffman (Photo: Blank Rome)

Huffman Joins Blank Rome in Houston

the potential civil and criminal consequences involved.   Admitted to practice in Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, Huffman earned his J.D. from Baylor Law School and his B.S. from the United States Military Academy. While he was in law school, he was elected to the Order of the Barristers. Prior to law school, Huffman served as a Captain in the United States Army.   

Ret. Navy Director Joins HALO Maritime Defense Systems

Michael A. "Tony" Reid, LCDR, USN (Ret.) joins HALO Maritime Defense Systems   Paul C. Jensen, CEO of HALO Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS), announced that Michael A. "Tony" Reid, former United States Navy Director for Anti-terrorism, Force-protection (AT/FP), has joined HMDS as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on threat analysis and systems integration.   Reid, a native of Texas, enlisted with the United States Navy at the Armed Forces Enlistment Center in Houston, Texas in November 1976. During his active duty service, he completed major deployments to the Mediterranean

Hornblower’s Captain Goben Named “Maritime Person of the Year”

his service to the maritime industry Captain Richard Goben, Port Captain of Hornblower Cruises & Events in San Diego, received an international maritime award at the 87th Annual Convention and Maritime Industry Conference in Arlington, Virginia in October. International Propeller Club of the United States honored Captain Goben as the 2013 Maritime Person of the Year. The Propeller Club was formed in 1927 in order to support shipping and the maritime industry. Goben was given this honor "in recognition of service as an ambassador on behalf of the maritime industry and in gratitude for tireless

Dillman Appointed CEO, Diversified Port Holdings

The Diversified Port Holdings (DPH) Board of Directors has announced that James “Jim” Dillman will take over the role of CEO of DPH effective May 30, 2014. Dillman has 25 years experience within the stevedoring industry including sales and operations. A graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, Jim has been in executive leadership roles since 2004 with companies Swire Shipping and Ceres Gulf. For the past four years, Jim has served as President of Metro Ports where he provided leadership to approximately 140 employees at 21 ports across the United States and

Intelsat Appoints Jacques Kerrest as CFO

Committee and is expected to begin his duties on February 1.   Kerrest joins Intelsat from DPC Data Inc. where he served as President and led the company’s efforts in providing disclosure-related data products and specialized data services to the municipal bond marketplace in the United States. Prior to DPC Data, he was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at ActivIdentity Corporation (known today as HID Global). Kerrest’s experience also includes CFO roles at Virgin Media, the second largest communications company in the United Kingdom, Equant, and Chancellor

Ross Glendinning (Photo: Alfa Laval)

Glendinning Named SVP, Service Division, Alfa Laval

and national service, global business development, as well as capital equipment marketing and sales management. He was most recently responsible for Alfa Laval’s services for the industrial process markets.   Glendinning holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering degree from the United States Merchant Marine Academy. He has also completed business management and leadership development courses at Sonoma State University, the University of Richmond and the Ashridge Business School. Glendinning is based at the Alfa Laval facility in Warminster, Penn.  

Scott Wilson (Photo: PLIDCO)

PLIDCO Hires Wilson as Sales Manager

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 business optimization and a graduate of The United States Marine Corps Leadership and Military Strategy School.  

Blair Named Sales Rep at Triton

at Triton, Blair served as a sales representative at a national construction supply company.  In 2013, he earned a company-wide qualifying award for opening and developing new business accounts. As a member of the Triton team, Blair will concentrate on new business development in the southern United States.  Specifically targeting the oil and gas industry, Blair will utilize Triton’s end-to-end service offerings to attract new sales leads. Robert Blair is a graduate of Sam Houston State University.  He currently resides in The Woodlands, Texas.  

Eileen Tausch

EBDG Welcomes 2 New Marine Engineers

more than three decades experience in the offshore and oilfield industry. His varied background encompasses the development and planning of marine engineering vessel modifications and new construction vessel operations. He holds a MBA from Tulane University and a BS in Marine Engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Tausch graduated with a BS in Naval Architecture from the University of Michigan (U‐M) and minored in Electrical Engineering. She previously worked as an intern at EBDG's Seattle office and was part of the project teams working on a multipurpose supply vessel for one

Florida Jake Marcello

Glander International Appoints Bunker, Lubricant Trader/Broker

company has appointed Jake Marcello as Bunker and Lubricant trader/broker for the Florida office. Jake Marcello joins Glander International Bunkering with a passion for the maritime industry and has completed several intensive bunker courses. Mr. Marcello is skilled at supplying bunkers in the United States, South and North America. Jake speaks fluent English and conversational Spanish.  Commenting on the appointment of Jake Marcello, Managing Director and CEO of the Glander International Bunkering group, Christoffer Berg Lassen states, ‘Drive and determination are two of the elements

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