Joe Christopher Joins Schnitzer-Levin Marine As Engineering Manager

Joe Christopher has joined Schnitzer-Levin Marine Company in South San Francisco as manager of engineering, according to Wallace Z. Levin, general manager of the firm.

Mr. Christopher comes to Schnitzer-Levin Marine with international e n g i n e e r i n g experience, having managed the construction of 47 vessels, ranging from 35,000 deadweight tons to 406,000 deadweight tons, in five countries. In a d d i t i o n , he has managed construction of towboats and barges and major conversions.

Prior to joining Schnitzer-Levin Marine, he was manager of Construction and manager of maintenance and repair for Chevron Shipping. Prior to that he was superintendent engineer of Tankers Company in New York City.

He holds B.S. degrees in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Schnitzer-Levin Marine, part of the Schnitzer Group of companies, sells and repairs marine machinery and equipment, and provides technical marine service for the repair of maritime vessels worldwide.

Its headquarters is in South San Francisco with offices in Portland, Ore., and New York City.

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