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Dr. Tikka Haugsdal Mongello Svensen Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (right) honored

Evergreen Group founder Dr. Chang Yung-Fa, ac- cepted by his eldest son, Chang Kuo-hua (left).

Tikka to Lead ABS Global Marine welfare during the memorial service. ? cer and has selected Justin A. Mongello Team (SERT). Deciding to take his tal-

ABS centralized its global Marine stra- Dr. Chang established Evergreen Ma- to ? ll the role, as well as that of Senior ents to the civilian world, Lawrence then tegic planning, client development, and rine Corporation in 1968. The global Vice President. joined Seattle-based Global Diving and product and service offerings to deliver container carrier’s service network facil- Mongello holds a Bachelor of Science in Salvage, not only as a Naval Architect/ enhanced classi? cation services and itated exports from East Asia and espe- Marine Transportation from State Uni- Engineer but honing new skills as Sal- joint technical projects. Effective Feb. cially for Taiwan, an island that relies on versity of New York Maritime College vage Master and Project Manager in a 15, 2016, Dr. Kirsi Tikka is promoted to foreign trade for economic development. and brings to the role almost 20 years as variety of salvage, diving and wreck re- the new role of Executive Vice President The shipping line’s unprecedented suc- a team leader in underwriting with ? rms moval operations.

– Global Marine. She will continue to be cess in launching Asia - Europe service such as Zurich North America, Swiss based in London. opened the door to the booming Euro- Reinsurance Corp and Liberty Interna- PVA Elects 2016 Leadership

As the Global Marine lead, Tikka pean market for exporters in Taiwan and tional Underwriters. During the PVA Annual Convention at will align ABS strategic planning, client many parts of Asia. MariTrends 2016 held January 23-26 in development, and product and service Dr. Chang formed EVA Air in 1989. Edison Chouest Opening Crystal City, Va., members of the Pas- offerings with the industry’s techni- The airline’s innovative service has at- Mississippi Shipyard senger Vessel Association (PVA) elected cal needs and requirements. Dedicated tracted international passengers and Edison Chouest Offshore locating ship- Margo Marks, President and General market sector leaders will focus on con- driven the growth of Taiwan’s travel building operations, TopShip, LLC, in Manager of Beaver Island Boat Compa- tainer ships, tankers and bulk carriers, industry. Now a Star Alliance member, Gulfport, Miss. Edison Chouest Off- ny, Beaver Island, Mich. as PVA Presi- and an executive team is positioned to the airline has won numerous awards for shore’s new Gulfport operations, Top- dent for 2016. deliver practical energy ef? ciency, envi- service excellence and ? ight safety from Ship, LLC, will be located at the Port of The company, under its present owner- ronmental performance, and global gas aviation and travel organizations. Its Gulfport’s new inland port on Seaway ship, operates two subchapter K vessels solutions. Prior to her appointment, Tik- consistent recognition has helped pro- Road. The company will be operating at which transport passengers/vehicles and ka served as the Division President for mote Taiwan’s image in the global com- the former Huntington Ingalls Compos- freight on a ferry route that is 32 miles

Europe and Africa and as Vice President munity. Evergreen Group has also diver- ite Facility, which was acquired by the long and that takes approximately two and Chief Engineer. si? ed into aircraft maintenance, engine Port in March 2015. hours. She graduated from the Great overhaul and manufacturing of aircraft Lakes Maritime Academy in 1983 and

Svensen Retires from DNV GL parts, playing an important role in build- Scherer Named Director of holds a First Class Pilot (Great Lakes)

Tor E. Svensen, Group Executive Vice ing Taiwan’s burgeoning aviation sup- Seattle Maritime Academy and Mates Great Lakes/Inland Water

President at DNV GL, has decided to ply chain. With its business expansion, Sarah Scherer has joined Seattle Mari- license of any gross tons and a 100 ton retire effective from August 1, 2016. Evergreen Group has established over- time Academy as its new director, aim- Masters license. She also graduated from

Svensen is a ubiquitous ? gure in mari- seas af? liates across a global network of ing to improve the student experience, Ferris State University where she earned time circles, and he will continue to more than 110 countries. connect with industry partners and raise her BA in Business Administration in work in the maritime industry and will, the academy’s pro? le. Scherer took the 1984.

amongst other things, take up a role as Haugsdal to Take Over as helm of Seattle Maritime Academy as professor at the University of Strathclyde Kongsberg Maritime Head its new director this month after a well- Kemp Joins PMSA as Vice President in Glasgow, focusing on education Egil Haugsdal has been selected to take rounded career in the maritime industry. The Paci? c Merchant Shipping Asso- and research related to safety at sea. over as President of Kongsberg Mari- ciation (PMSA) announced the hire of

Svensen’s career at DNV GL spanned time. Haugsdal holds extensive leader- Andy Lawrence Joins T&T Salvage Carl Kemp as a Vice President based more than 20 years and saw him lead the ship experience from Kongsberg, cur- Andy Lawrence has signed on to bring in the organization’s Long Beach of-

Maritime Business for more than a de- rently leading Kongsberg Oil & Gas his background and experience to T&T ? ce. Kemp brings more than 20 years cade. Svensen graduated from the Uni- Technologies, with previous experience Salvage’s global response team. Law- of experience in government and public versity of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1978 as Executive Vice President of Business rence graduated with a Bachelor of Sci- affairs. Most recently, he served as Se- with a degree in Naval Architecture and Development and as President of Kongs- ence in Mechanical Engineering from nior Advisor for Legislative and Public

Shipbuilding, subsequently receiving a berg Protech Systems. Haugsdal will as- the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2004, Affairs at the Federal Maritime Com-

Ph.D. from the same university in 1983. sume his new position after a short peri- and later obtained a Master of Science mission, where he reported directly to od of overlap with current president Geir in Mechanical Engineering from Penn Chairman Mario Cordero. Previously, he

Taiwan President Honors Håøy, who will assume the position of State University. Picking up sea time had his own government affairs practice

Evergreen Founder CEO of Kongsberg in June 2016. along the way, Lawrence sailed aboard and PMSA was among his clients. He

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou honored the USCG Cutter Mackinaw, then also created the Of? ce of Government

Evergreen Group founder Dr. Chang WQIS Hires Mongello as COO, SVP worked as a Naval Architect with the Affairs and Communication in the City

Yung-Fa with a posthumous commenda- WQIS, underwriter of pollution liability USCG Marine Safety Center performing of Long Beach, and went on to create the tion in recognition of his contributions insurance for marine vessels, has created stability-strength analysis, and part of Of? ce of Government Affairs at the Port to international transportation and social the new position of Chief Operating Of- the elite Salvage Engineering Response of Long Beach. 86 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • MARCH 2016

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