Joey D’Isernia named CEO of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Joey D’Isernia named CEO of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Thursday announced  that Joey D’Isernia has been appointed CEO and chairman of the board. After more than 46 years in the role, company founder Brian D’Isernia is retiring and handing over leadership to the next generation. Joey D’Isernia was appointed president in 2015 and has spent his entire career working in…
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Crowley Engineering Services achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification

Crowley Engineering Services achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) ­— Crowley Engineering Services (CES) has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recognizing the business group’s capabilities. Widely considered as the worldwide standard for quality management systems and practices, the ISO 9001:2015 certification, audited by Platinum Registration, reinforces Crowley Engineering Services’ process and management system as efficient, repeatable and robust. The ISO certification…
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U.S.-built riverboat heading west for California cruises

U.S.-built riverboat heading west for California cruises

(GUILFORD, Conn.) — American Cruise Lines' American Jazz, one of the company’s 10 new riverboats, is repositioning from the Mississippi River to the West Coast for new California river cruises beginning in February, the first of their kind since the 1940s. Already underway along the journey from the Mississippi River to San Francisco Bay, American Jazz is expected to transit…
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Glosten to design new station boats for San Francisco Bar Pilots

Glosten to design new station boats for San Francisco Bar Pilots

(SAN FRANCISCO) — The San Francisco Bar Pilots have engaged naval architecture and marine engineering firm Glosten to design new station boats that will meet California Air Resources Board (CARB) emission requirements. CARB has established regulations to limit emissions below what is required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Tier 4 and must be met for any vessel considered…
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Bristol Harbor Group Inc. promotes two to senior naval architect

Bristol Harbor Group Inc. promotes two to senior naval architect

(BRISTOL, R.I.) — Bristol Harbor Group Inc. (BHGI) has announced the promotion of two key members of the firm’s team, Ian Lawson and Teri LaForest. Upon earning his professional engineer license in Rhode Island, Lawson has been promoted to senior naval architect. He has been with BHGI for over five years, filling both engineering and project management roles and specializing…
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ioCurrents names former Foss exec Will Roberts as CEO

ioCurrents names former Foss exec Will Roberts as CEO

(SEATTLE) – ioCurrents Inc., a leading predictive analytics platform to the maritime industry, has announced the appointment of Will Roberts as president and chief executive officer. He will immediately assume day-to-day leadership of the company and will also join ioCurrents' board of directors. Roberts most recently served as president of Foss Maritime Co., where he led all sales, operations and…
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Jackson Offshore, Caterpillar partnering on hybrid offshore vessels

Jackson Offshore, Caterpillar partnering on hybrid offshore vessels

(NEW ORLEANS) — Jackson Offshore Operators (JOO) is partnering with Caterpillar Marine to pilot an integrated hybrid energy solution aimed at reduction of fuel consumption and diesel exhaust emissions. The companies will demonstrate the technology on JOO’s Thunder platform supply vessel, jointly working toward the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions while at the same time optimizing the systems' performance. “Jackson…
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Bollinger announces leadership changes after acquisitions

Bollinger announces leadership changes after acquisitions

(LOCKPORT, La.) – Bollinger Shipyards announced leadership changes Tuesday following the recent acquisition of Bollinger Mississippi Shipbuilding (BMS) and Bollinger Mississippi Repair (BMR). The announcements reflect leadership changes at BMS and BMR, as well as Bollinger Lockport New Construction and Bollinger Marine Fabricators in order to best align titles and functions across all 14 Bollinger facilities. “I’ve always said Bollinger’s…
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Crowley vessels, crews honored for environmental achievement

Crowley vessels, crews honored for environmental achievement

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) ­– Sixty-one Crowley vessels and their crews were recently honored by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) for a cumulative 602 years of safe environmental achievement and operations. The annual Environmental Achievement Awards are given to vessels that have no reportable spills, U.S. Coast Guard citations or other pollution incidents. Aligned with its current sustainability strategy, Crowley…
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