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Great Ships of 2019
2019 Vice Admiral Emory S. “Jerry” sented to an individual for outstanding
Petters Honored by SNAME
The Society of Naval Architect and Ma- Land Medal. Petters received the Land accomplishment in the marine ? eld. It rine Engineers (SNAME) awarded HII Medal during the Annual SNAME Ban- was established in 1952 by the SNAME
President and CEO Mike Petters the quet, held in Tacoma, WA. The Land and Emory S. Land was the award’s ? rst
Medal is named for former SNAME recipient.
L to R: Fred Harris, former president of
President Emory S. Land who was chief
General Dynamics NASSCO and Bath
Hägg takes the helm at Steerprop of the Navy’s Bureau of Construction
Iron Works; Mike Petters President and
Steerprop appointed and Repair at the time of his retirement in
CEO, HII; and Suzanne Beckstoffer,
Riku-Pekka Hägg as 1937. Each year, the Land Medal is pre-
Photo: SNAME president of SNAME.
its new Chief Execu- tive Of? cer, starting
January 2020. Hägg was formerlh Vice
President of Ship
Design at Wärtsilä.
Maersk COO Toft Departs
A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S COO Søren
Toft, recently left the compnay to pur-
Listen to the sea sue an opportunity outside the company.
Toft joined A.P. Møller - Mærsk in 1994 and became a member of the Executive
Board in December 2017.
Holvik joins Thrustmaster
Jon Holvik joins
Texas as the Execu- tive Vice President for Business Devel- opment of Dynamic
Holvik brings more than 30 years of experience in the DP ? eld having previously worked with
Kongsberg Maritime. Thrustmaster ac- quired the ICON Dynamic Positioning business from Rolls Royce earlier this year.
Inspection Gaming App for Seafarers
The latest offer- ing Anglo-Eastern, from the Hong
Kong-based ship manager, is an edu- cational gaming app
Posidonia aimed at reducing shipboard de? cien- cies. Launched during Hong Kong 1-5June 2020
Maritime Week, “Vessel Inspector”
Metropolitan Expo, Athens Greece is a gaming app that encourages players to compete against their peers towards achieving zero de? ciencies. The objec- tive is to enhance situational awareness skills in a competitive gaming environ- ment to complement learning and am- plify learning outcomes. Vessel Inspec- tor is intended for seafarers, as well as
The International Shipping Exhibition vessel managers, marine managers and
Organisers: Posidonia Exhibitions SA, e-mail: [email protected] port state inspectors. It was developed www.posidonia-events.com in conjunction with MarinePALS using
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