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Long McCoy Michel Wunderman Reeves Watson the Brunswick Boat Group assembled Mechanical Engineering, both from Maintenance and Industrial Opera- a headquarters staff and capabilities, the University of Michigan. tions Naval Sea Systems Command. developed and re? ned market strate-

Kirby Selects ABS as WFSA Ferry Design gies, and set about a series of changes

Subchapter M Solutions Competition 2015 in the development, manufacture and

Provider Announced marketing of its boats.

ABS has been selected by Kirby Cor- The Worldwide Ferry Safety Associa- poration to provide classi? cation and tion ( announced

New Coast Guard Vice

International Safety Management cer- its latest competition for a Safe Afford-

Commandant Named

U.S. Coast Guard VADM Charles ti? cation for 11 push boats. Under the able Ferry, with entries being sought

Michel formally assumed the role of requirements proposed by the U.S. from naval architectural students from vice commandant of the Coast Guard Coast Guard, towing companies will all over the world. WFSA’s Executive during a ceremony at U.S. Coast be required to receive a Certi? cate of Director, Dr. Roberta Weisbrod, said:

Guard Headquarters Monday. As vice Inspection and comply with new regu- “The goal of the design competition, commandant, Michel oversees the lations relating to the construction and now in its third year, is to elicit new ap-

Coast Guard’s operations, strategic de- operations of safety equipment and re- proaches for ferry design for and with velopment, organizational governance cordkeeping. The proposed regulation the developing world, where there are and management of the service’s more states that adoption of ABS class with still many accidents. We also hope to than 58,000 employees and 30,000 ISM certi? cation will show compli- encourage designers to enter this arena, volunteers. A 1985 graduate of the ance with the new requirements. “We where we see both an urgent need and

U.S. Coast Guard Academy, he also are proud that Kirby has chosen to real business opportunities in an emerg- graduated summa cum laude from the expand its longstanding relationship ing market.” The 2015 Design Compe-

University of Miami School of Law. with ABS by bringing these additional tition will be focused on an Indonesian vessels into class,” said James Watson, inter-island RoPax vessel. Register at:

ABS Americas President and COO.

EBDG Welcomes Captain

John D. Reeves

EBDG has announced that Captain Kings Point Class of 2019 Rose Point Navigation

Plebes Join the Regiment Systems Supports Marine

John D. Reeves has joined the ? rm.

Industry Training

Reeves is a licensed professional engi- The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy neer and mariner who spent 22 years (USMMA) at Kings Point last month Rose Point Navigation Systems has leading high-performance teams and welcomed 243 “plebe candidates” donated its Rose Point ECS software directing engineering, maintenance, of the Class of 2019 into the Regi- to the Inland Logistics and Marine safety and operations for the United ment of Midshipmen as they took Institute at West Kentucky Com-

States Coast Guard. Reeves graduated USMMA’s Corps of Cadets Oath munity & Technical College. Steve with honors from the US Coast Guard during the Acceptance Day Cer- Hearn, manager of external educa-

Academy with a BS in Naval Architec- emony and Parade. They were then tion programs - river operations at ture & Marine Engineering. He also sworn in as midshipmen in the U.S. WKCTC, said, “This donation will holds a MS in Naval Architecture and Navy Reserve by RADM Mark Whit- enable the Inland Logistics and Ma-

Marine Engineering and a MSE in ney, Deputy Commander, Logistics, rine Institute to offer the professional

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