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Pushboats, Tugs & Assist Vessels
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Smith Glendinning Brown Ponedel Merrigan D’Offay man, CEO, The Catamaran Compa- ny will join the 2017 IYBA Board of
Directors. At the same time, the 2016
IYBA Broker of the Year Award was presented to Kevin Merrigan, CEO of
Northrop & Johnson. The 2016 IYBA
Charter Broker of the Year Award was presented to Daphne D’Offay, Ocean
Independence Senior Charter Manager.
NMMA Honors BRP’s Lapointe
The National Marine Manufacturers
Association (NMMA) in Canada an- nounced that it has inducted Denys
Lapointe, executive vice-president of
BRP’s Design & Innovation Center, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Lapointe’s career achievements and contribution to the recreational boating industry were recognized during the NMMA Cana- dian Recreational Boating Industry Ses- sion in January. The NMMA Hall of
Fame is the Association’s highest honor.
ISMA Elects 2017
At the International Ship Masters’ Asso- ciation (ISMA) 127th annual conven- tion, a new leadership team was named.
Elected as Grand President was Capt.
Lee Barnhill of Alpena, tug captain for
Durocher Marine. Also elected were
Grand 1st Vice President Capt. Harold
Dusseau, Grand 2nd Vice President
Capt. Mark Mather, and Secretary-
Treasurer Capt. Brian Eickel. ISMA of- fers annual scholarships to persons pre- paring for careers as of