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Crowley Awards Scholarships to Two Webb Students

significance in 2008 when the company acquired Jensen Maritime Consultants, a naval architecture and marine engineering firm headquartered in Seattle.Many Webb graduates are currently employed by Crowley and Jensen in various disciplines from naval architecture and marine engineering, to vessel construction management and vessel operations.In addition to supporting Webb through scholarships, Crowley and Jensen offer student internships and oftentimes employment opportunities after graduation. The company also provides resources in support of student leadership development. In 2007, Crowley donated $250

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Crowley’s Solutions Group Reorganizes

and consultancy for private companies and government clients. He has a bachelor of science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from Webb Institute. Crowley’s Ray Martus, vice president, now presides over the project management team, with responsibilities for vessel construction management, drydocking strategies and offshore marine projects. Notably, his scope of work includes completion of Crowley’s LNG-fueled ConRo ships, which are under construction for the company’s Puerto Rico liner services team. One of the most recent Thomas Crowley Award recipients, Martus

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

Tyler Gray-Hoehn (Photo by Taylor Adamczyk, Webb Institute)

Webb Institute Senior Awarded Crowley Scholarship

in 2008 when the company acquired Jensen Maritime Consultants, a leading naval architecture and marine engineering firm headquartered in Seattle. Many Webb graduates are currently employed by Crowley and Jensen in a number of disciplines from naval architecture and marine engineering, to vessel construction management and vessel operations.    “The Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program provides assistance to Webb students who demonstrate attributes that both Crowley and Webb hold in high esteem – leadership, service, and commitment to the maritime industry,”

Engineering Firm Rebranded WSP USA

to partner with clients on the development of infrastructure including buildings, transportation, energy, water and environmental projects nationwide. The firm serves public and private clients with a range of services including strategic advisory, program management, planning, engineering, construction management, and operations & maintenance. During its 132-year history, the firm has planned, designed and helped deliver some of the nation's most significant infrastructure, including bridges, tunnels, transit systems, highways, airports, buildings, stadiums and energy storage facilities

Suzanne Plezia (Photo: Port of Long Beach)

Port of Long Beach Names Two Engineering Executives

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week named two Harbor Department engineering leaders as the new Chief Harbor Engineer and the new Director of Program Management. The Appointments are effective April 29.   Suzanne Plezia, the Port's Director of Construction Management, has been promoted to Senior Director of the Engineering Bureau’s Program Delivery Group. The position also holds the title of Chief Harbor Engineer. Plezia is the first woman to be Chief Harbor Engineer of the Port of Long Beach. The Chief Harbor Engineer is in charge of executing all of the Port’s

Hannah Wistort (Photo: Crowley)

Webb Awards Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship

significance in 2008 when the company acquired Seattle based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Jensen Maritime Consultants.   Many Webb graduates are currently employed by Crowley and Jensen in a number of disciplines from naval architecture and marine engineering, to vessel construction management and vessel operations.    Crowley and Jensen also offer student internships and oftentimes employment opportunities after graduation, and provides resources in support of student leadership development. In 2007, Crowley donated $250,000 to establish the Marty Johnson ’88

Christopher D. Kastner (Photo: HII)

Leadership Changes at Huntington Ingalls Industries

Stanford University. He is on the board of directors for WHRO, the only public broadcasting station in the United States owned by a collaboration of 19 public school districts, and serves on the board of trustees for Eastern Virginia Medical School. With more than 30 years of engineering and construction management experience, Luna will continue to oversee the management of UPI, a leading provider of engineering, project management and field services to the global onshore and offshore energy markets. Luna holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin

Doug Lambert (Photo: Superior Industries)

Lambert Joins Superior Construction Management Division

, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer and global supplier of material handling systems and their related components, announced the hire of 36-year aggregate industry veteran Doug Lambert. In March, Lambert was appointed to a role as a sales and application engineer in the manufacturer’s new construction management division. Lambert will continue to make his home in Tennessee. Lambert comes to Superior after spending the last eight years as a regional sales manager for Terex Minerals Processing Systems. His roots in the construction aggregate industry are deep. Lambert’s grandfather founded

Senior staff members Hacegaba, Gamette named to Port posts

Executive Appointments at Long Beach Port

, who joined the Port in 2003, was promoted to Deputy Chief Harbor Engineer in the Program Management Division in 2009. Gamette was appointed to the position that he was in on an acting basis since last year. As now organized, his part of the Engineering Bureau includes the Program Management, Construction Management and Project Controls divisions. Roger Wu has been promoted to the newly created position of Assistant Director of Business Development. Before that, he had been Manager of Commercial Trade – Ocean Carriers since June 2014. He was hired at the Port as a Marketing Manager in 2007

Dr. Noel Hacegaba (left) and Sean Gamette, P.E.

Port of Long Beach Announces Executive Appointments

, who joined the Port in 2003, was promoted to Deputy Chief Harbor Engineer in the Program Management Division in 2009. Gamette was appointed to the position that he was in on an acting basis since last year. As now organized, his part of the Engineering Bureau includes the Program Management, Construction Management and Project Controls divisions. Roger Wu has been promoted to the newly created position of Assistant Director of Business Development. Before that, he had been Manager of Commercial Trade – Ocean Carriers since June 2014. He was hired at the Port as a Marketing Manager in 2007

Adel Kamel

Kamel Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff

Adel Kamel has been named a Supervising Engineer in the Tampa office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering, and program/construction management organization. In his new position, Mr. Kamel will be responsible for the design, construction, and managing of ports and marine projects throughout the Southeast. He has over 20 years of professional experience, including design of marine and coastal engineering projects. Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mr. Kamel was a Technical Engineer for an engineering consulting  firm, responsible for the

Maximillian Natzet

Natzet Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff

Maximillian Natzet has been named a Supervising Engineer in the Virginia Beach office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering and program/construction management organization. In his new position, Natzet is responsible for managing ports and marine projects in the Southeastern United States. He has over 23 years of structural engineering experience, including planning, design and quality assurance for port and marine projects, with particular expertise in the design of U.S. Department of Defense facilities. Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was a

Courtesy Foster Wheeler

Foster Wheeler Signs Agreement With BOC to Replace Heat Exchangers

Foster Wheeler AG announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has signed an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) services agreement with BOC, a member of the Linde Group, for the installation of replacement heat exchangers at BOC’s Teesport facility, Teesside, in northeast England. The Foster Wheeler contract value was not disclosed and was included in the company’s first-quarter 2014 bookings. Under this agreement, Foster Wheeler will provide project management, front-end engineering design, detailed engineering design

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