UPSCO Names Shakshober VP-Design & Engineering

MacLean C. Shakshober has been named vice president of design and engineering at Upper Peninsula Shipbuilding Co. (UPSCO), Ontonagan, Mich. UPSCO, a new construction and repair shipyard, utilizes the most advanced design and steel fabrication technology in the construction of tugs, barges, and ships.

Mr. Shakshober attended the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture and holds a Professional Degree of Naval Engineer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His broad experience includes program management of advanced planning and technology projects at Sun Shipbuilding, construction management and design management for Newport News Shipbuilding Company, as well as several years in engineering, planning and construction for the U.S. Navy, where he retired as commander.

Mr. Shakshober came to UPSCO in 1980 from Sun Ship, where he was manager of the hull sciences department of corporate science and technology. Previously, he spent 13 years at Newport News Shipbuilding.

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