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Tommy Linden (Photo: BHGI)

Bristol Harbor Group Hires Linden

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, articulated

Daniel Toerner (Photo: TSGI)

The Shearer Group Hires Toerner

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

. 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

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 of Pacific

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

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 naval

Taryn Loutit (Photo: Robert Allan Ltd.)

Loutit Awarded Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship

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

Ian Lawson (Photo: BHGI)

Lawson Joins Bristol Harbor Group

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

Jan Flores (Photo: NETSCo)

Flores Named VP at NETSCo

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 that each

Fred Harris (File photo: General Dynamics)

Harris Joins J.F. Lehman Operating Executive Board

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

. 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

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 in Webb&rsquo

Matthew R. Werner (Photo courtesy of Webb Institute)

Werner Named Academic Dean of Webb Institute

Engineering.   During his time at Webb, Professor Werner has taught a variety of courses and has been an advisor to many senior theses. Outside the classroom, Professor Werner has been a member of the Faculty Honor Committee and the advisor to the student sections of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Marine Technology Society. Professor Werner served as the faculty representative to Webb’s Board of Trustees for four years, coordinated Webb’s ABET accreditation, and helped to establish a distance learning center at Webb.   Professor Werner

Benedict Capuco, Vice President, Platform Solutins Group at Gibbs & Cox.

Capuco is Chief Naval Architect of Gibbs & Cox

Hopkins University.  His professional affiliations include: * Member, University of Michigan National Advisory Board for the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, * Member, American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Scholarship Committee, * Member, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Scholarship Committee and Nominating Committee, * Instructor, Early Ship Design, SNAME Continuing Education, * Program Evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Chad Fuhrmann (Photo: Faststream)

Faststream Awards Inaugural Leadership Scholarship

industry as a whole.” Fuhrmann earned undergraduate degrees from New Mexico Military Institute and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, where he also earned his master’s degree in marine engineering. He is a member of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee, the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the Marine Technological Society and the International Association of Marine Investigators

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