Newsmakers Ku’uhaKu ParK has been named vice president, government and community relations at matson navigation company, inc. He will be responsible for directing Matson’s government relations and community services activities in Hawaii. The u.s. merchant marine academy, Kings Point, N.Y., has named retired captain susan L. dunlap, u.s.n. (Ret.) as its new deputy superintendent. The 28-year Navy veteran will begin work at the Academy next month. captain cliff Porter has been promoted General Manager, Traffic and Business Development for signet maritime corporation. svein engh has been appointed Managing Director and Group Head of ciT maritime Finance. CIT Maritime Finance is a new business launched by ciT Group inc. that will originate and underwrite blue water vessel financing. clay maitland has been named CoChairman of new York maritime inc.
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capt. susan dunlap Ku'uhaku Park maTsOn naviGaTiOn usmma
svein engh ciT
(nYmar). He will serve as co-chariman with Peter shaerf of ama capital Partners.
member companies of the SCA in the mission, function and management of the trade association.
bureau veritas’ Marine & Offshore Division has named Philippe donche-Gay its Executive Vice-President. The announcement followed the retirement of bernard anne from the position.
sphere Offshore solutions LLc, Houston, TX, has appointed captain andrew cox as Vice President. Sphere Offshore Solutions is a marine survey and rig moving company. Its parent company is signet maritime corporation.
Director of Navy and Government Sales at W&O, Jacksonville, FL, Fred Loomis, has been selected to serve on the shipbuilders council of america’s (sca) new Industry Partners Committee. The committee’s focus will be to make recommendations on how to best integrate and represent the numerous partner
Jaya holdings Limited, Singapore, has named chong chow Pin its Chief Financial Officer Designate. He will be responsible for financial treasury and all corporate services. He succeeds Thai Kum Foon who steps down at the end of this month.
Dec 2012 Marine Log Magazine