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  • R.E. Howson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott International, Inc., recently announced the formation of an executive operating committee.

    Mr. Howson said the committee has two major goals: to make the company more competitive in all its markets and to more efficiently control the company's operations.

    He said the committee will facilitate the exchange of ideas among McDermott operating groups, will be responsible for reviewing and assessing the corporation's major activities and commitments, and will assure that the company's operating groups support each other's marketing programs.

    The committee consists of the following executives who report directly to Mr. Howson: J.A. Lynott, executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer; J.P. Eckert, senior vice president and group executive, Defense and Nuclear Power Group; W.L. Higgins, senior vice president and group executive, McDermott Marine Construction; M.A. Keyes, senior vice president and group executive, Industrial Products and Services Group; and J.J. Stewart, senior vice president and group executive, Power Generation Group.

  • also has been named executive vice president of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., Matson's parent company. He had been Matson's executive vice president for the past year. At the same time, Michael S. Wasacz, who had been senior executive vice president of A&B, becomes president and chief operating officer

  • executive officer, who retired. Mr. Vortmann had served as president and chief operating officer since February 1984. Mr. French was elected to the position of chairman and chief executive officer at the same time. Mr. Vortmann joined NASSCO in 1976 as vice president of finance and planning

  • 1978 several senior executive changes will become effective at Avondale Shipyards, Inc., a principal subsidiary of Ogden Corporation, New York, N.Y. On the cited date, Edwin Hartzman will retire as president and chief operating officer. He will be succeeded by Albert Bossier, presently executive vice

  • Raytheon Company of Lexington, Mass., has announced that D. Brainerd Holmes, president, will retire from the company effective May 31, 1986. On May 24 he will be 65, the traditional retirement age for senior executives of this diversified electronics company. Thomas L. Phillips, chairman and chief

  • Riedel International, Inc. Mr. Dastur, a highly educated and experienced veteran of more than 25 years in engineering design and construction, has spent the last 14 years of his career with the Riedel companies. Besides his new position, Mr. Dastur will remain executive vice president of the construction

  • Two changes involving top management positions at Jeffboat, Incorporated, the Jeffersonville, Ind., shipbuilding unit of Texas Gas T r a n s m i s s i o n Corporation's Inland Waterways Services division, were announced recently. H.J. Bobzien Jr., who formerly held the position of president, was

  • Ben E. Nutter, who has done more than anyone else to build the Port of Oakland into a leading containerport of worldwide importance, recently announced at a meeting of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners that he would retire as executive director on July 1, 1977. The Port Board announced

  • Following the recent appointment of Robert Smith as managing director, Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. (HUD) has announced executive management changes. Y.C. Chiu, who has been with HUD since 1950, has been appointed commercial manager of the dockyard. A naval architect and marine engineer, he has

  • chief executive officer of Lake Shore, Inc. of Iron Mountain/Kingsford, Mich. He replaces James T. Malsack, who has been appointed chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Guide began his Lake Shore career in 1961 as a sales manager for marine products, with headquarters in New York City. In

  • W.J. Amoss Jr., president and chief executive officer of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., has been elected chairman of the Council of American-Flag Ship Operators (CASO). Mr. Amoss succeeds W. Bruce Seaton of American President Lines, Ltd., as chairman. Mr. Amoss, president of Lykes since 1973

  • new posts. Zapata said that Ronald C. Lassiter and Michael R. Naess, who have been executive vice presidents and chief operating officers of the company's natural resource products and services groups, respectively, have been named senior executive vice presidents. Mr. Lassiter will continue

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program manager for the US Navy.  Folts  Elaine)
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    years experience in unmanned systems Stoichevski and mine warfare as an engineer and a Maslin William Stoichevski is an Oslo-based program manager for the US Navy. Folts Elaine Maslin is an offshore upstream and journalist reporting on maritime and has been engaged in the private sector renewables

  • MR May-19#69  MEO is designed to lay 
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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 69

    cruise ships to burn less fuel, run cleaner, keep uptime and reliability high while keeping costs down. Caterpillar’s MEO is designed to lay over the top of a vessel’s existing power management system, using proprietary performance maps and control algo- rithms to advise the system on which engines

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    FERRIES: FERRY SAFETY & SECURITY Mrs. Supapan Pichaironarongsongkram, Chairperson of the Chao Phraya Express Boat and related companies, explained the three gen- eration history of her ? rm. Photo Courtesy Alain Haig-Brown on the boats, We build pride with our velop an aluminum catamaran tourist marks a

  • MR May-19#58  SAFETY & SECURITY
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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 58

    FERRIES: FERRY SAFETY & SECURITY A look inside the fragmented ferry industry, which recently held a Ferry Safety & Security event in Bangkok. Ferries Alan Haig-Brown reports from Thailand ? re and explosion and bottom damage “Death Toll in Phoenix Boat Accident Rises to 44” ... “Deadly Fire all

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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 43

    GREEN MARINE • Batteries & Hybrids Corvus’ Cruise Offering Corvus Energy’s batteries are understood to be at already have half the market for marine battery the heart of the solar-sail cruise concept and a tem- power. Now, moving operations from Canada to porary plan to use retired anchor handlers

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    M MARKET: OFFSHORE WIND Above: lla Weinstein, CEO, Castle Wind, a joint venture with EnBW North America. Left: The California offshore 90-m height wind map and wind resource potential estimates are provided. Areas with annual average wind speeds of 7 m/s and greater at 90-m height are generally considered

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    O OPENING SHOT Joseph Keefe Joseph Keefe is a 1980 (Deck) graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the editor of both Maritime Logistics Professional and MarineNews magazines. He can be reached at jkeefe@maritimeprofessional.com INFRASTRUCTURE ‘101’ Part II “… U.S. Infrastructure Needs More

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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Smith Svitzer Fort Pierce Stephaich bor, to serve as the association’s chair- pertise contained in the offshore ser- cured a 5-year contract with Limetree man of the board for the 2019-20 activ- vice industry is second to none. And Bay Terminals (LBT). LBT, located at ity year.

  • MN May-19#56  company – Maximum  named as the company’s new Presi- AAPA)
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    Award as Consumer Sales Manager for IM- nounced that Jeff Johnson has been At a tribute service on March 29, TRA’s sister company – Maximum named as the company’s new Presi- AAPA President and CEO Kurt Na- Weather Instruments. dent. Johnson brings to CITB two gle posthumously honored the late decades

  • MN May-19#55  Executive Team
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Godden BaldwinIMTRA Executive Team Award. The award was established in 1967 and is presented each year to an individual who has made signi? cant contributions to the Louisiana port and maritime community. The award will be presented posthumously due to Baldwin’s untimely death

  • MN May-19#54  9 Vacancy
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    Hill Kindred nearly 30 years. Since 1991, Roberts ISA Selects Ron Kindred to has represented Crowley on major is- Fill District 9 Vacancy sues affecting the industry, including The Illinois Soybean Association Klosowski Sertich the Maritime Security Program, Jones (ISA) board of directors this week se- Act

  • MN May-19#53  Marshall Morris 
belief in the value and concept of a)
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Downey HewittGallagher Drees Marshall Morris belief in the value and concept of a operations, ? rst as COO and then as Hurtigruten Appoints Downey public education, coupled with a life president. In 2014, Drees was promot- as Americas President Hurtigruten has appointed John

  • MN May-19#28  it is inland marine-speci  c. The American 
Club has a signi)
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    COLUMN INSURANCE “While much of this development has been aimed at blue water operators, some of it is inland marine-speci c. The American Club has a signi cant US ag, Jones Act constituency and much of its loss prevention outreach has been related to this, and will continue to form an important

  • MN May-19#26  INSURANCE
Risk Management on the 
Inland Waterways Evolves)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 26

    COLUMN INSURANCE Risk Management on the Inland Waterways Evolves The subchapter M towboat rules, safety management systems, and an emerging culture shift on the inland waterways brings with it a fresh look at how to manage risk. Is it time for P&I clubs to return to brown water? And should inland

  • MN May-19#25  con-
Brad Pickel is the Executive Director for 
commerce)
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    the prerequisites to drive in interstate modes and create unsustainable con- Brad Pickel is the Executive Director for commerce.” The trucking industry gestion leading to further detrimental the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Associa- tion. Additionally, Brad is a board member adds immense value to

  • MN May-19#24  OP/ED
Is Short Sea shipping on the horizon along 
the Atlantic)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 24

    COLUMN OP/ED Is Short Sea shipping on the horizon along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway? By Brad Pickel Are paradigms shifting on the in- to us. The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) has been utilizing creased role of inland waterways with Marine Highway 64 for years to connect to the Richmond respect

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    May 2019 - Marine News page: 22

    COLUMN INSIGHTS of rail, we continue to add to serve warehouses and sites tions in the trucking industry, as well as the opportunity on our 1,200 acre property, such as the 1,500 foot spur to attract manufacturers and the companies that support constructed in 2018 to enhance the value of a 60 acre-

  • MN May-19#16 INSIGHTS
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    INSIGHTS (IRPT), a Member of the USDOT Marine Transportation, a former board member of the National Waterways Con- ference and a current member of IRPT and many other industry af? liations too numerous to list here. Today, Wilmsmeyer and his ACP sit at the heart of the U.S. inland waterways equation

  • MN May-19#8  earned an  Brad Pickel is the Executive 
LL.M. (in Taxation))
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    Ewing O’Neill engaged in both foreign and roneill@lancerinsurance.com coastwise trades of the United States. Kearns has earned an Brad Pickel is the Executive LL.M. (in Taxation) from New Director for the Atlantic Intra- York University, J.D. cum laude coastal Waterway Association. from the University

  • MN May-19#6  edition. 
Indeed, much of the emerging news foretell)
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    EDITOR’S NOTE s we fast approach midyear 2019, it is time for our annual Inland Waterways edition. Indeed, much of the emerging news foretell better times ahead for inland operators and their customers. That reality is balanced by the fact that there is plenty left to accom- A plish, and still more in the

  • MN May-19#2  Risk Management on the Inland 
Waterways Evolves)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 2

    May 2019 • Volume 30 Number 5 INSIGHTS 16 Dennis Wilmsmeyer Executive Director, America’s Central Port INSURANCE 26 Risk Management on the Inland Waterways Evolves FeaturesFeatures Credit: Mike Little Is it time for P&I clubs to return to brown water? And should inland operators