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Passenger Vessels & Ferries
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Gleason Haagen Soja Keehan BowlesPalestrant Stout
Keehan Promoted to
Advanced Polymer Coatings has pro- moted David Keehan to President.
Previously, Keehan was APC VP of
Sales and Marketing. Keehan has a
Bachelor of Business Management de- gree from LeTourneau University. He has achieved Level 3 Certi? ed Coating
Inspector status from NACE Interna- tional, the professional organization for the corrosion control industry.
Bowles Appointed Director of
Donald L. Blount & Associates
Gibbs & Cox announced the appoint- ment of Jeffrey Bowles as Director of its Chesapeake, VA division. Bowles joined DLBA in 2001 as a Webb In- stitute Naval Architect and earned a master’s degree in Marine Engineer- ing from the University of Newcastle
Upon Tyne. He was promoted to
DLBA Technical Director in 2011.
Bowles is a licensed Professional Engi- neer in the states of Virginia, Florida, and New York, and is a certi? ed Proj- ect Management Professional.
SMART Center Adds Princi- pal Investigator, Director
The National Science Founda- tion (NSF) Southeast Maritime and
Transportation (SMART) Center has named Thomas Stout as the Center’s new Principal Investigator and Jen- nifer Palestrant as the Center’s new
Director. The SMART Center is fo- cused on developing effective career pathways and programs in the mari- time and transportation industries. www.marinelink.com