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Maersk Supply Service


Names Thorngren CFO

Karl Thorngren has been named

Sheldon Murdock

Chief Financial Of? cer (CFO) of

Maersk Supply Service effective

April 29, 2019. He is currently the

CFO of Svitzer Australia.

McAllister Towing

Appoints Ginsberg CFO

McAllister Towing appointed Alan

Ginsberg, currently the Treasurer of the Seaman’s Church Institute, as

CFO. Eric McAllister, former CFO,

RMK Expands will remain as Treasurer.

Tugboat Presence

Stephaich New Chairman of WCI

The Waterways Council, Inc.

RMK Marine Shipyard, a subsidiary company (WCI) named Peter H. Stephaich, to Koç Holding, the only Turkish company to be

Chairman and CEO of Campbell listed in Fortune Global 500 list, has furthered its

Transportation Company, Inc.

Just prior to the workboat show in New Orleans place in the tugboat segment by receiving an or- (Pittsburgh, PA), as its Chairman of the Maritime Reporter staff was saddened to der for a pair of 70 TbP tugboats from a local cli- the Board. learn of the passing of a good friend, Sheldon ent. RMK Marine had realized a workboat proj-

Murdock of Scania, U.S.A. On Thursday, Oc- ect including ? ve boats in 2008-2009 and another

Liberian Corporate Registry tober 25, 2018, Sheldon Murdock, husband and workboat project including a total of two tug-

Appoints Perea New MD father of two children, passed away at the age boats, two service boats and ? ve mooring boats

Anthony Perea was appointed Man- of 43. Sheldon was born on March 3, 1975 in in 2005-2016 for the same client previously. As aging Director of the Liberian Cor-

Ogden, Utah to Bob and Dana Lee (Gurr) Mur- a continuation of the client’s satisfaction, RMK porate Registry. He was previously dock. He graduated from Layton High School

Marine has been recently placed another order

MD at global corporate and ? du- in 1993 and later furthered his education at both which includes two powerful tugboats having ciary services provider AMICORP the Davis and Ogden Applied Technology Cen- 70 TbP power each. The vessel is a Robert Al- ters. Sheldon was a Quality Assurance Manager lan’s RAmparts 2500-SD Tugboat designed and

Metal Shark Completes Passenger Ferries at various companies in Utah before joining sold globally. ASD type high-quality vessel is A pair or 105-ft., 150-passenger high speed aluminum

Scania-USA. Sheldon started his career with designed for harbor and terminal operations, and ferries built by Metal Shark have completed construc-

Scania USA in 2008 as the Marine Sales Man- coastal towing. It measures 25.4 x 11.9 m with a tion and are ready to enter service for the New Orleans ager, and did a phenomenal job working with 4.6 m depth, and is powered by a pair of MTU Regional Transit Authority (RTA). The ? rst boat was

Scania’s distributors to build up the marine seg- 16V4000M63L diesel engines developing a total completed earlier this year and delivered to New Or- ment business. In 2016, Sheldon was promoted output of 2 x 2.24 kW at 1,800 rpm with a free leans in July. The second vessel is 100% complete at to Senior Industrial Sales Manager – Key Ac- sailing speed of 12 knots and bollard pull of 70 Metal Shark’s Franklin, La., shipyard.

counts. He continued to do a wonderful job in tons. Two Margen gensets provide a total of 2 x his new position and helped grow the business 140 ekW electrical power for vessel services, in- dramatically with several of his key customers. cluding the deck machinery. Each of the vessels

Sheldon is survived by his wife, Kristen, his son is driven by two Rolls Royce Azimuth Thrusters

Levi and daughter Amiya, his father Bob and his

US 255 CP with controllable pitch propellers of mother Dana Lee, his brothers Steve and James, 2,600 mm diameter. Two main diesel-driven ? re- and his sister Candis (Pope), as well as several ? ghting (FiFi) pumps for the tug’s FiFi 1 system extended family members.

is mounted on the main engines and can deliver

Photos: Metal Shark 2 x 1350 m3/hour to two electrically-controlled monitors with a 2 x 1200 cu. m./hour capacity.

Data Hidrolik supplied one hydraulic fore tow- ing winch and one hydraulic aft towing winch as well. Both winches have 45 ton pulling capacity and 180-ton brake capacity.

Photos: RMK Marine Shipyard 47

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