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Harley Marine


Carnevale Vinde

Pitbull Fotland Darley Carlson

Fotland Heads Odfjell Tankers tional and business roles. He has served Maritime Corporation, Exxon Shipping named a fellow of the Litigation Counsel

Odfjell appointed Senior Vice President in a wide variety of leadership positions Company, and Olympic Tug & Barge. of America (LCA). LCA is a trial lawyer

Harald Fotland to new Head of Odfjell within LR to include positions in the Carlson joins Harley Marine Services honorary society. Fellows are selected

Tankers. Fotland comes from the posi- United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia. from Alaska Marine Lines (AML) where based upon excellence in litigation and tion as SVP/Chief of Staff and has for Most recently, Darley led the South Asia he served as General Manager of Ma- superior ethical reputation. Radzik is the past 18 months also been responsible Area. He assumes the position from Tim rine Engineering. Prior to joining AML, an active member of the Maritime Law for the cost-cutting and ef? ciency pro- Protheroe, who will continue as the Op- Steve held senior leadership positions Association of the United States and is gram in Odfjell. He succeeeds the ship- erations Director for the Lloyd’s Regis- with Kvichak Marine and the U.S. Coast a marine engineer and graduate of the per’s previous head of tankers, Morten ter Americas region. Guard. Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Nystad, who stepped down from his po- sition in July. The company also appoint- Voith Turbo CEO Reinhardt Resigns OMSA Names Smith President, CEO Abeyta Joins SAFE Boats ed Vice President Arild Viste to Global Carsten J. Reinhardt, President and The Offshore Marine Services Asso- Joseph Abeyta, President of Allwater

Head of Tanker Trading in Odfjell Tank- CEO of Voith Turbo and member of ciation, Inc. (OMSA) appointed Aaron Marine Group, LLC, has joined SAFE ers. Viste comes from the position as VP the Corporate Management Board of Smith as President and CEO, following Boats International to increase foreign for Commercial Development. Voith GmbH, has resigned to pursue the resignation of Ben Billings, who has military sales and business development. other interests, the company announced. led OMSA since 2013. Smith has held a Joe is a recently retired 24-year veteran

NCL Names Pitbull Godfather Dr. Uwe Knotzer will become the new variety of positions in government and of the U. S. Coast Guard (USCG). Dur-

Norwegian Cruise Line said that musi- Chairman of the Board of Management public affairs. He has been instrumental ing his career with the USCG, Joe was cian Pitbull will serve as godfather for of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG and in the development of OSVDPA, a dy- an accomplished operator, held multiple its newest ship, Norwegian Escape, member of the Corporate Board of Man- namic positioning certi? cation authority commands, served as a vessel platform slated to be christened next month in agement of Voith GmbH with immediate for the OSV industry. manager and as a regional security assis-

Miami. On Monday, November 9, Ar- effect Dr. Knotzer has been on the Board tance of? cer.

mando Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, is of Management of Voith Paper since Carnevale Retires from SCA scheduled to be the honorary godfather 2012, where he is in charge of the Prod- The Shipbuilders Council of America IMCA Names Leatt, Benzie and headline performer at a christening ucts & Services business line. (SCA) announced the retirement of Se- Allen Leatt has been named Chief Ex- ceremony at PortMiami for the new ship nior Defense Advisor RDML Joe Car- ecutive at the International Marine Con-

Norwegian Escape. Built at Meyer Werft Bon to Retire, Sturm Named Samson nevale (ret). The retired U.S. Navy Ad- tractors Association (IMCA). He joins in Germany, the 164,600 gt Norwegian President & CEO miral has been with the trade association from Subsea 7 where he has been Senior

Escape will carry 4,200 guests. “Pitbull Samson announced that after 41 years for more than ten years. Prior to joining VP for Engineering and Project Manage- has been an excellent partner and great with the company, Tony Bon will step the Shipbuilders in 2005, Mr. Carnevale ment. Richard Benzie has been appoint- friend to Norwegian Cruise Line,” said down as CEO on January 1, 2016. An- served as the Director of Fleet Mainte- ed Technical Director to replace Jane

Andy Stuart, Norwegian Cruise Line’s drea Sturm has been appointed as suc- nance for the Commander, Fleet Forces Bugler who retired at the end of Septem- president. “A Miami native, he epito- cessor and joins the Samson team this Command where he addressed the com- ber after 18 years in the role. mizes and contributes to the energy, ex- month. Sturm comes to Samson with a plete range of Fleet maintenance issues. citement and local ? avor that our ships strong background in international busi- He is the 2013 recipient of the Marine Port Canaveral’s CEO Tenure Ends so proudly embody.” ness management, product management, Machinery Association’s Jack Flanni- Port Canaveral Commissioners and John new product development, and market- gan Award and the 2013 recipient of the E. Walsh have agreed that his last day

LR Americas Names Darley ing and sales. She holds degrees in Busi- American Society of Naval Engineers’ as Canaveral’s chief executive of? cer

Mark Darley recently assumed the role ness Administration, International Man- Frank G. Law Award. would be January 21, 2016. Walsh will of Americas Regional Marine Manager agement, and Marketing. continue to serve in the role until that and President of Lloyd’s Register North Scandinavian Bunkering Names time. Walsh has served as CEO since

America (LRNA). In these positions, HMS Names Carlson, Martin VPs Vinde MD March 2013. he leads LR’s Marine business for the Harley Marine Services (HMS) ex- Marine fuel supplier Scandinavian Bun-

Americas region, overseeing commer- panded its management team, naming kering A/S announced that Erik Vinde Foss Welcomes Nguyen-Bull cial and business planning and develop- Don Martin as Vice President and Gen- has been appointed as Managing Di- Lam Q. Nguyen-Bull has joined Foss ing strategy to improve the company’s eral Counsel and Steve Carlson as Vice rector, effective from August 1. Vinde Maritime as Vice President, General competitive position within the region. President of Engineering. Prior to join- joined Scandinavian Bunkering in 2006, Counsel and Chief Ethics Of? cer. Nguy-

He coordinates with the Marine Group in ing Harley Marine, Martin was the Vice and prior to his promotion held the posi- en-Bull will lead Foss’s Legal and Risk

London and is responsible for achieving President and General Counsel for Delta tion of COO. Management Group, where in addition operational goals for safety, quality and Western and Hawaii Petroleum. Before to providing counsel on legal issues ? nancial performance in the Americas. tha Martin served as the Director of U.S. Radzik Named LCA Fellow and business strategies and practices,

Darley has been with Lloyd’s Register Flag Shipping for ConocoPhillips and Edward C. Radzik of Marshall Dennehey she will head up the company’s ethics for the last 15 years in various opera- held previous positions with Crowley Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been and compliance programs. Nguyen- 150 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • NOVEMBER 2015

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