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Marine Communications Edition
PEOPLE & COMPANIES
Deegan Thygesen Corbel Moulin
Foss Maritime Gibbs & Cox
Seaspan Maersk Group
Foss Maritime Maersk Group
Stevens Whitworth Wolbrink Aegir-Marine
Thygesen Named CEO of Svitzer pointed Cleiver Moulin as managing di- pursue other LNG opportunities, includ- AEGIR-Marine Beach VBall Team
Henriette H. Thygesen, currently rector in Brazil. Moulin will be responsi- ing developing designs for additional Quali? es for Olympics
Damco CEO for the Americas, has been ble for overseeing InterMoor do Brasil’s transport barges, dual-fuel powered tow- AEGIR’s beach team VanderVlist- appointed CEO of Svitzer with effect business in the region. boats and other research and develop- VanGestel won the Continental Cup in from September 1. She holds a Master ment projects. Conrad Vice President, Stavanger; the prize: a ticket to the 2016 of Science, a PhD in Applied Mathemat- Seaspan’s Whitworth Honored Brett Wolbrink, who has served in a Olympics. AEGIR-Marine has been this ics, and an Executive MBA from Co- Seaspan said that its CEO Jonathan number of management positions with Dutch team’s sponsor for eight years. lumbia University, New York and Lon- Whitworth has been named Business in the shipyard, has been selected to lead “We recognized their ambition. It re- don Business School. Svitzer’s current Vancouver’s 2016 BC CEO of the Year. the new business unit. sembles ours,” said Ruud Muis, general
CEO, Robert M. Uggla, will leave A. P. Seaspan’s Jonathan Whitworth has been director AEGIR-Marine.
Møller - Mærsk A/S to take over as CEO named the winner of the Enterprise Cat- of A.P. Møller Holding – the fully owned egory (revenues of $500 million and
Blackmer Fundraiser for USS Gerald R. Ford Crew
Holding and Investment Company of the above), the largest of all the awards.
Blackmer, a company in positive
A.P. Møller Foundation – starting Sep- displacement and centrifugal pump tember 1, 2016. Parrott New Foss Maritime President and reciprocating compressor tech-
Foss Maritime Company chief operat- nologies, has a relationship with the
Deegan New President of Gibbs & Cox ing of? cer John Parrott will take over
U.S. Military that dates back to 1914.
Gibbs & Cox, Inc. appointed Chris the role of president of Foss Maritime,
One of the more signi? cant contracts
Deegan as President and Chief Execu- assuming responsibility for the day-to-
Blackmer has earned was when the tive. Deegan, previously Vice President day operations of the company as of
U.S. Navy selected the company to of G&C’s Engineering Group, will re- August 1, 2016. Current president and supply sliding vane pumps for use on place Rick Biben, who is retiring but will CEO, Paul Stevens, will remain CEO of
Blackmer the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), remain on the G&C Board of Directors. Foss until the end of 2016. He will then which would be the lead ship in a new
Deegan spent nearly 28 years in the move to Foss’ parent company, Saltchuk, class of supercarriers. The USS Gerald R. Ford was christened in November
Navy’s acquisition and cost engineering where he will serve as senior vice presi- 2013 and will be of? cially commissioned later this year with its ? rst deployment communities, leading nuclear subma- dent and managing director. set for 2019.
rine, ship and combat systems programs
Gerald R. Ford was raised in the Grand Rapids area and represented its con- prior to joining Gibbs & Cox in 2013. Laheij Named VP at Schottel gressional district from 1949-73 in the U.S. House of Representatives before
As of September 2016, Hans Laheij serving as the 38th President of the United States from 1974-77.
NOL Appoints New CEO, CFO will take over as Vice President Sales &
Blackmer’s commitment to the USS Gerald R. Ford and the well being of its
Amid a takeover by France’s CMA Marketing at SCHOTTEL GmbH, as- crew goes far beyond supplying the carrier with pumps. Working with the USS
CGM, Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) suming the responsibilities of Dr. Jens-
Gerald R. Ford Commissioning Committee, the Naval League and the Gerald named Nicolas Sartini as new chief ex- Erk Bartels, who is retiring.
R. Ford Presidential Foundation Library & Museum in Grand Rapids, Black- ecutive of? cer and Serge Corbel as new mer’s Cultural Team held a fundraiser and raf? e, with all of the proceeds ben- chief ? nancial of? cer. . Conrad Forms LNG Business Unit e? tting the carrier’s crew. Among the items on the carrier for which the funds
Conrad, builder of North America’s ? rst will be used include a Learning Resource Center/Training, Ship’s Chapel, Crew
Moulin Named InterMoor MD Brazil LNG bunker barge scheduled for 2017
Library, Ship’s Tribute Room, Ceremonial Quarterdeck, Commanding Of? cer’s
InterMoor, an Acteon company, has ap- delivery, said it continues to actively
Import Cabin Complex and enhancements to the Foodservice Division.
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