NASSCO recently announced the realignment of its production management organization.
Erwin Struss rejoined the new construction department as director, new construction-outfitting.
Alongside Mr. Erwin is Duncan McNeill, director, new construction- steel. Mr. Duncan joined NASSCO late last year, bringing 30 years' diversified shipbuilding experience both in the U.S. as well as the U.K. Mr. Erwin and Mr. Duncan will both be gradually putting together their management teams as start of construction of the AOE begins later this year.
In repair, Spencer French, vice president, repair, now has direct responsibility for all repair production activities along with all repair support activities. All the repair ship managers, together with Keith Rader, superintendent-repair trades, now report to Mr. French.
Additionally, Janice Shanklin, previously director of information systems department, has been promoted to director of repair support.
She also reports to Mr. French.
Reportion to Ms. Shanklin are the repair materials, estimating, planning and engineering departments.
its infancy to the defacto tool for seabed mapping that it is today. In 2011, the company merged with MMT Group. Now this year, NetSurvey’s founder Duncan Mallace has launched 4D Ocean, an industry first company he hopes will pave the way for a next big thing in seabed mapping techniques. 4D Ocean aims to
Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia, whose two shipyards are now managed by AMCA International, recently announced two key appointments. Tom Duncan, formerly general manager of the Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Vancouver, was appointed director of operations, and Mauritz Erhard, formerly sales
U.S., Renk AG of Augsburg and Hannover, West Germany, announces the opening of Renk Corporation, an independent American manufacturing facility in Duncan, S.C. For more than 100 years, Renk has manufactured special-purpose gear units, bearings, and drive elements. Renk Corporation supplies gears
Sir William Duncan, chairman and chief executive of Rolls-Royce Limited, has announced changes in the top management of the company. Ralph Robins, formerly director- civil engines, has been appointed managing director-business operations. He will be responsible for the company's marine and industrial
Company, Inc., New York City. The appointment was announced jointly by John P. Merrill Jr., executive vice president, and W. Norman Duncan, vice president and general sales manager. Mr. Leonhard's responsibility is to develop marketing programs to support the division's sales effort
Wm. Norman Duncan, vice president and general sales manager, has announced the appointment of Donald S. Otto as marketing manager for the Heavy Marine Division of International Paint Company, Inc., New York, N.Y. Mr. Otto, a graduate of Cornell University, has a broad background in the chemical
its conferees on November 14 as follows: Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), fellow T&I Committee members John Duncan (R-Tenn.), Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.), Sam Graves (R-Mo.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Candice Miller (R-Mich.), Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), Larry Bucshon
appointed by International Marine Coatings Division of International Paint Company, Inc., New York City. The announcement was made by Wm. Norman Duncan, vice president and general sales manager. He said the appointments were made to establish greater control of sales and service on a regional basis
first Todd-built FFG, the USS Wadsworth (FFG-9), constructed at the Los Angeles Division, joined the fleet early in April this year. The second, the Duncan ( F F G - 1 0 ) , having successfully completed a c c e p t a n ce trials, will be delivered by the Seattle Division in May. Of the remaining ships
(SSN 750). In a ceremony held recently at the shipyard, the keel was authenticated by Mrs. Nickey Adkins, assisted by Matron of Honor Mrs. Mildred Duncan and Maid of Honor Diane Campbell. The ship, whose name honors the rich Navy shipbuilding tradition of the Virginia city, is scheduled to be launched
.5-ibillion mark in original cost of equipment on lease—and Seatrain Shipbuilding Corporation, builder of America's largest Commercial vessels. John F. Duncan, vice president of GE Credit, called the Brooklyn a major long-term weapon in combating the energy crisis. With a cruising range of 15,000 miles
instantly without consulting anyone else on $6 million? Probably none. But a towboat captain has to do that, instantly, on his own.” For Captain Duncan, training keeps his skills sharp and continue to train FMT and other maritime companies while emphasizes the best ways to avoid hazardous situations
brains was bene? cial. They make it enjoyable to go to class on your time off.” LESSONS LEARNED: EXPERIENCE CONVEYED Training and experience taught Duncan to be in posi- tion in the right place at the right time with a big, heavy tow. “That is half the battle – knowing ahead of time if you’re in a bad
and creating this eco-system of collaboration that is hard to ? nd elsewhere. Highlights include: • Jones was a driving force in getting Repre- sentative Duncan Hunter (R-San Diego) to focus on BlueTech years ago. After Jones’ testimony in Washington, D.C. at the House Sub-commit- tee on Coast Guard and Maritime
and U.S. Transportation Commander General Darren W. McDew discussed the signi? cance of the Jones Act for national security readiness. Con- gressman Duncan Hunter asked, “… Without the Jones Act, without the Maritime Security Program, without cargo preference, our ability to project the force is in
(BSEE). “NOIA ap- (SCA) recently honored Sen. Thad Co- positions at Stanley Black & Decker. plauds Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s chran (R-MS) and Rep. Duncan Hunt- selection of Scott A. Angelle as Direc- er (R-CA) as recipients of their pres- Clark Joins NC Ports as COO tor of the Bureau of Safety and
Autonomy in Seabed Mapping tures required. Collision avoidance and regulations need to be 4D Ocean believes that autonomous solutions are far more implemented before anyone can even think of not requiring a ef? cient than traditional methods of mapping. Autonomous vessel further offshore or out of sight.
. Eley to Take over as Polarcus CEO Global Maritime Names Thomassen executive. Seipel has over 16 years of “Tauck Small Ship Cruising is our ? rst Duncan Eley has been appointed chief Global Maritime Consultancy & Engi- experience working in the chemicals and product line to sell out each year. By
Eley Bannerman Gillespie Eley to take CEO Helm at Polarcus Wingart Joins Greensea Ashtead’s global business development Polarcus Limited has promoted Duncan Greensea appointed Kevin Wingart activities. Eley from chief operating of? cer to as quality control engineer. In this chief executive of? cer
January 2012. its request to funding for one new ice- Deep Freeze. Support is now provided The current situation did not occur breaker, Representative Duncan Hunter maritime traf? c through the Northern Sea Route north of Russia and through by the one USCG polar icebreaker. overnight. Many have warned
design and value of maritime facilities. There is an additional burden being applied by solutions, ef cient life cycle support enhancements, Duncan Mellor, PE Bio is a coastal and local and state agencies as they start post- waterfront engineer with a background and engineering program management
OPINION: SEA LEVEL RISE An Update & Analysis of Climate Change & Rising Seas DUNCAN MELLOR he maritime Industry offers by charged topic of climate change, to take havior when transformed into real world degrees of uncertainty, especially when far the most ef? cient means of a closer look at observed
of the maritime and offshore markets today and By Greg Trauthwein question remains; how fast are the seas really rising? the challenges ahead. By Duncan Mellor 26 Walter Poggi By Greg Trauthwein Walter Poggi, a ubiquitous ? gure in the world of independent lab 44 BIG DATA V. SMART DATA testing
SHORTSEA SHIPPING Co Founders (L) Harley Franco (R) Greg Bombard courtesy of Larry Duncan new freight service began op- (SCIC) CEO. “It’s worked incredibly air quality-compliant, and the type of eration in southern Califor- well. I’m sure they put a lot of effort equipment that we brought in is more A
the House by Rep- jobs and drives almost $100 billion in that the RCP is substantively equivalent the Senate ? oor sometime after the Au- resentatives Duncan Hunter (R-CA), economic bene? t to the United States. to the International Safety Management gust recess. The bill, which currently has Elijah
ceremony dedi- cating a new pier at the shipyard along the San Diego waterfront. Scheduled at- tendees included U.S. Representatives Susan Davis, Duncan Hunter, and Scott Peters. “Our primary strategy and mission in San Diego is to support the U.S. Navy and its rebalance to the Paci? c,” said Er- win
Committee. On the House side Congressmen Rob Wit- tman and Joe Courtney have led an ac- tive and vocal shipbuilding caucus, and Congressmen Duncan Hunter and John Garamendi have been strong proponents of a national maritime strategy. On the administration side, Maritime Adminis- trator