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Bollinger VP honored by Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers

Dennis Fanguy, vice president - quality management systems at Bollinger Shipyards LLC, has been named the 2015 William M. Kennedy Award recipient. Presented by the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, the award will be presented to Fanguy at the organization’s World Maritime Technology Conference / Maritime Convention in Providence, R.I. on Nov. 6. The William M. Kennedy Award is presented for outstanding service and contribution in the development of systems and planning...

New vice commandant for US Coast Guard

New vice commandant for US Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Charles Michel formally assumed the role of vice commandant of the Coast Guard during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters on Aug. 17. As vice commandant, Michel will oversee the Coast Guard’s operations, strategic development, organizational governance and management of the service’s more than 58,000 employees and 30,000 volunteers. "I am humbled and honored to be given this important opportunity to further serve the American people and the men and women...

New Owners for Sea Tow Portland/Midcoast, Maine

On-water assistance provider Sea Tow Services International Inc. has announced that Capt. Bruce White and Capt. Matt Wilder are the new owners of Sea Tow Portland/Midcoast in Maine. Captains White and Wilder, active members of the local marine community, took over operations at the Sea Tow location in the spring. Sea Tow Portland/Midcoast provides professional on-water assistance to Sea Tow members and other boaters in the Atlantic Ocean and inshore waters of Maine from Goat Island off...

Capt. John D. Reeves joins EBDG

Capt. John D. Reeves joins EBDG
Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired Capt. John D. Reeves as a senior engineer and project manager. Reeves is a licensed professional engineer and mariner who spent 22 years leading high-performance teams and directing engineering, maintenance, safety and operations for the United States Coast Guard. His background includes 13 years at sea working in engineering and operations, five years as a port engineer and manager of four industrial repair facilities, and experience working on...

VT Halter Marine announces promotions, new hire

VT Halter Marine has promoted four executives and hired a new senior vice president.   VT Halter Marine has promoted four executives and hired a new senior vice president. Rick Zubic has been named executive vice president, shipbuilding, with responsibility for sales, business development, estimating, and program management. A 42-year veteran of the shipbuilding industry, he has been with VT Halter Marine for 19 years and previously served as vice president, sales and...

Bouchard Transportation names new VP of sales

Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the nation’s largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company, proudly announces the appointment of Brendan J. Bouchard as VP of Sales and Operations, firmly establishing the fifth generation of the Bouchard family.  Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the nation’s largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company, proudly announces the appointment of Brendan J. Bouchard as VP of Sales and Operations, firmly establishing...

Conrad adds Theriot to its management team

Conrad Industries, Inc. announced today the appointment of Scott J. Theriot as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  Morgan City, Louisiana (May 21, 2015) - Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) announced today the appointment of Scott J. Theriot as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are excited to have Scott join our executive team,” said Johnny Conrad, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Scott has been in the shipyard...

Furuno’s Ed Davis, 57

It is with great sadness that Furuno USA, Inc. announced the passing of industry veteran and long-time Furuno employee, Ed Davis, on April 30th. Camas, WA – May 14, 2015. It is with great sadness that Furuno USA, Inc. announced the passing of industry veteran and long-time Furuno employee, Ed Davis, on April 30th. Ed was Furuno USA’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager since September 1992, working closely with dealers who he not only called customers, but his friends. Prior to working at...

Shipbuilders Council of America names new chairman and vice chairman

Shipbuilders Council of America has named a new chairman and vice chairman. The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national trade association for the nation’s shipbuilding and repair industry, has appointed Tom Godfrey chairman of the board. Godfrey is president and CEO of Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, Va. SCA’s new vice chairman is Richard McCreary, vice president and general manager at BAE Systems. “Tom Godfrey and Richard McCreary are a strong match to lead SCA’s...

Moran captain Wes Southworth joins USCG Towing Safety Advisory Committee

Moran captain Wes Southworth joins USCG Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Longtime Moran Towing Corporation captain Wes Southworth has begun serving on the Coast Guard’s Towing Safety Advisory Committee. Longtime Moran Towing Corporation captain Wes Southworth has begun serving on the Coast Guard’s Towing Safety Advisory Committee. Southworth, who commands the Moran Baltimore tugboat Mark Moran, was appointed to serve on the committee Oct. 7, by Jeh Charles Johnson, the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, who confirmed the Coast Guard’s nomination of...