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Johnson Allan Toma Garner Tadros commercial marine space by pioneer- Merchant Marine Academy, George’s

Huibers to Chair NMMA Engine ing autonomous control and advanced maritime roots run deep. He previous-

Manufacturers Division perception systems that make surface ly held the position of President and Ron Huibers, president and CEO of vessel operations more productive, General Manager of Transas USA. Volvo Penta of the Americas and a predictable and safer,” said Johnson. board member of the National Marine

Gibbs & Cox Appoints Manufacturers Association (NMMA),

Robert G. Allan presented Garner as AVP, Ship Design has been named chairman of the or-

Gibbs & Cox announced the appoint- with CMC Legacy Award ganization’s Engine Manufacturer’s

Robert G. (Rob) Allan was last month ment of Matthew Garner as Assistant Division (EMD) and appointed to its presented with the CMC Legacy Award Vice President, Ship Design. Garner Executive Committee. NMMA serves at the 23rd BC Tugboat Conference joins Gibbs & Cox following a dis- as a unifying voice for the recreational tinguished civil service career in the boat industry, with member compa- held in Victoria, BC. The award is pre- sented every two years by the Council Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) Com- nies produce more than 80 percent of of Marine Carriers (CMC) committee mand’s Engineering Directorate. For the boats, engines, trailers, accessories the past six years he was a member of and gear used by boaters and anglers to a recipient who has made a signi? - cant, positive and lasting contribution the Senior Executive Service provid- throughout North America. to the BC marine towing industry. Al- ing technical leadership and opera- lan joined Robert Allan Ltd. in 1973, tionally superior war-? ghting capabil-

Propeller Club Sets New and in 1981, succeeded his father as ities for the US Navy, most recently as

Course for Advocacy

President, leading the company into the Director for Submarine/Submers- In his role as the new Executive Vice a new generation of computer-based ible Design and Systems Engineering President of the International Pro- design technology. The expanding ? rm (NAVSEA 05U). Garner was awarded peller Club of the United States (IP- created a wide range of distinctive de- the Navy Superior Civilian Service CUS), John Cullather, is setting a signs including ship-assist and escort Award in 2014 and Navy Meritorious course for the 50 American-based tugs, icebreakers, government service Civilian Service Award in 2012. clubs, speci? cally, that involve stream- vessels, and high-speed craft. lining and improving communication

American Club Names between ports and maritime policy is-

Furuno Welcomes Tadros as Chief Legal Of? cer sues and members of Congress. Cul-

The American P&I Club announced lather explained, “From the dredging

Toma as Business the recruitment of Daniel A. Tadros to of our harbors to the construction

Development Manager the position of Chief Legal Of? cer, a of lighthouses and the installation

Furuno USA has hired a new com- mercial business development man- key addition to SCB’s senior manage- of aids-to-navigation, members of ager. George Toma will play a key role ment team. Mr. Tadros joined SCB on Congress have an enormous impact in developing business relationships July 1, 2019, following his departure on maritime interests from coast-to- from his previous position as admiralty coast.” Recently, IPCUS held its 35th with commercial ship owners, opera- tors, and builders around the country partner, and marine practice area coor-

Maritime Industry Salute to Congress to promote the Furuno product line. dinator at Chaffe McCall, LLP. Tadros Dinner at the Army Navy Country

George comes to Furuno with forty is well-acquainted with the work of In-

Club in Arlington, Virginia. This ternational P&I clubs and brings with year’s award was given to the Honor- years of experience in the Maritime in- dustry. A graduate of the United States him a wealth of expertise. able Cedric Richmond (D-LA). U.S.

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