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Bergeron Bordelon Higgins Schempf



Chouest Family Buys Bollinger and General Counsel, John Butler, will Crowley Wins MSC Contract The company’s type-approved displays,

Bollinger Shipyards announced that assume that position on August 1 of next Crowley Maritime Corp.’s global ship computers and panel computers are used

Ben Bordelon will assume the duties of year. Following his retirement as presi- management group won the contract for on board commercial ships, offshore ves-

Chairman, President and CEO, and that dent, Koch will continue to support the the operation and maintenance of the sels, workboats, naval vessels and leisure

Ben Bordelon, along with the Chouest council in a senior advisory capacity. T-AGOS/T-AGM ? eet for the Military craft around the globe. Main application family from Galliano, LA, has acquired Sealift Command. This ? eet of seven areas are navigation systems such as ra- all assets and stock of Bollinger Ship- Tesla Executives on the Move ships supports the Navy’s Surveillance dar and ECDIS, automation systems and yards, Inc. Bordelon has served in many Tesla Offshore LLC announced the Towed Array Sensor Systems (SUR- monitoring systems. The most recent ad- capacities during his career at Bollinger, retirement of Randall P. Bergeron as TASS) operations; the U.S. Air Force’s dition to Hatteland Display’s product se- and has been a member of the Board of President and CEO of the company ef- dual-band, phased array and parabolic ries range is the Series X, featuring glass

Directors since 2002. Donald G. Bol- fective December 15, 2014. It was also dish radars; and other government re- front, multitouch functionality and panel linger founded the shipyard in 1946 as announced that Tesla Offshore cofound- search missions. The contract covers computer options.

Bollinger Machine Shop & Shipyard, er and current Senior Vice President of the operation and maintenance of ? ve

Inc. and he served as Chairman until Sales & Marketing, C. D. Schempf, Jr., T-AGOS and up to two T-AGM ocean NRC Acquires Emerald Alaska 1985. Donald’s son Boysie Bollinger will assume the leadership role as Presi- surveillance ships. National Response Corporation (NRC), served as Chairman from 1985. Boysie dent of Tesla Offshore. a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman &

Bollinger’s son, Chris Bollinger, also Fenwal Protection Systems, Company, announced the completion of served on the Board of Directors dur- RCCL: Bayley, Lutoff-Perlo Chemetron Fire Systems Unite the acquisition of Emerald Alaska, LLC ing his employment at Bollinger. As the Take CEO Posts Kidde Fire Systems announced the uni? - from Emerald Services, Inc. founder’s grandson, Ben Bordelon tran- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. named cation of Fenwal Protection Systems and sitions Bollinger Shipyards to its third two senior company executives to lead Chemetron Fire Systems into one brand, Willard Wins US Navy RIB Contract generation, as the new leadership of Bol- the company’s two largest brands. the newly expanded Kidde Fire Systems. The U.S. Navy awarded Willard Marine, linger Shipyards. Michael Bayley, who worked his way This transition is designed to strengthen Inc. (WMI), a ? ve-year contract to pro- up from an assistant purser’s position customer focus, increase service and vide two types of 7-m rigid in? atable

Leadership Change at BSM aboard the Nordic Prince, will serve as training ef? ciency, emphasize expertise boats (RIBs) that will serve as ready ser-

Rajaish Bajpaee handed over CEO re- President and CEO of Royal Caribbean in an array of vertical segments, and ac- vice lifeboats for search-and-rescue mis- sponsibility of Bernhard Schulte Ship- International. Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, whose celerate product and technology devel- sions. The contract includes a standard management (BSM) to his current dep- career at the company began in the New opment. craft based on the 7-meter RIB WMI uty, Capt. Norbert Aschmann, at the end England sales of? ce, will serve as Presi- has been producing for the Navy for 25 of 2014 after more than 27 years of ser- dent and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. N-KOM wins Award years, and a separate version speci? cal- vice. He took the position of Chairman Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N- ly for LPD-17 class ships, which WMI in a non-executive capacity effective Duffy Named President of CCL KOM) received the Safety & Security has also been supplying for a number of

January 1, 2015. Christine Duffy has been named presi- Award at the inaugural edition of The years. Twenty-four vessels have already dent of Carnival Cruise Line. Duffy, Maritime Standard (TMS) Middle East been ordered under the contract and the

Higgins CEO of NBBB currently president and CEO of Cruise & Indian Subcontinent Awards, held at ? rst scheduled delivery begins in March

Gavin Higgins has been appointed CEO Lines International Association (CLIA), Atlantis The Palm, Dubai. Sponsored 2015.

of Ice Floe LLC dba Nichols Brothers will assume the new role on February by ADNATCO-NGSCO, this is the ? rst

Boat Builders (NBBB). Higgins replac- 1, reporting to Arnold Donald, CEO of award the shipyard has received in the Samson Completes Expansion es Matt Nichols, one of the company’s Carnival Corporation & plc. Safety category. Samson completed its 15,000 sq. ft. founders who served as CEO of NBBB expansion at its Ferndale Washington since February 2012, also serving as Wärtsilä Acquires L-3 MSI Hatteland Display Celebrates 25 Years facility. The expansion includes a new

CEO for more than 35 years prior to the Wärtsilä Corporation will acquire L-3 On November 1, 2014, Hatteland Dis- Innovation and Training Center (ITC) company’s sale in 2008. Nichols will re- Marine Systems International from play celebrated its 25th anniversary and several enhancements to the manu- main with the company as its EVP, Sales NYSE-listed L-3 Communications as a supplier of maritime displays and facturing area. According to Samson, the and Marketing, and as a member of the Holdings Inc. L-3 Marine Systems Inter- computers. From the early days in 1989 ITC was designed to create an environ- board of directors. Higgins served as national (L-3 MSI) is a business sector and up until today, the company has de- ment of collaboration and innovation,

COO of NBBB since September 2012. within L-3’s Electronic Systems busi- livered more than 200,000 products to now housing the research and develop- ness segment primarily focused on the system integrators worldwide. Hattel- ment and quality functions, as well as an

WSC CEO Koch to Retire commercial ship industry. The transac- and Display reports that 2014 will be a expanded test lab. The of? ce space ac-

Chris Koch, current president and CEO tion is valued at $342 million. L-3 MSI record year with more than 21,000 new commodates 16 engineers and ? eld ser- of the World Shipping Council (WSC), is expected to generate approximately products to be delivered to the market vice technicians, nine quality assurance will retire from his position on July 31, $480 million of sales for the year ending from its production facility in Nedre technical professionals, a large-capacity 2015, and WSC Senior Vice-President 31 December 2014. Vats outside of Haugesund in Norway. training room and a full testing facil- 52 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • JANUARY 2015

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