Annand Named Director of Marine Operations for Superferry

Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Hornblower Marine Services announced the appointment of Bill Annand as Director of Marine Operations for Hawaii Superferry. Hornblower Marine Services, based in New Albany, Ind., is contracted to operate the long-awaited passenger ferry between Honolulu and the islands of Maui and Kauai. Passenger service is scheduled to begin in August 2007.

Annand will initially manage approximately 100 crew members, including unlimited officers, and non-rated union and non0union shipboard staff. He is responsible for daily marine operations including crew management, regulatory compliance, training, budgeting, repairs and maintenance as well as record keeping. Currently Hawaii Superferry is operating a single vessel. With plans to add a second vessel in 2009, his responsibilities will expand to oversight of 200 employees and the requisite daily operations.

The first of the two Hawaii Superferry vessels is the Alakai, a 107-meter high-speed vessel with the capacity of 900 passengers and up to 250 vehicles including trucks and buses. The Alakai has a service speed of 32 knots. Annand previously served as Director of Operations of Hornblower Marine Services-Wisconsin, Inc. and managed Lake Express, a high-speed car and passenger ferry from Milwaukee to Muskegon, Michigan.

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Asia-N.Europe Box Rates Jump 26 pct

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe jumped by 26 percent to $591 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday,

CMA CGM-led Consortium Win Box Terminal Bid

The consortium formed by CMA CGM, Bolloré and CHEC won the bid process initiated by the Cameroonian government Following the bidding procedure initiated by the Cameroonian government,

Wärtsilä Wins 2 Regasification Contracts

South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has placed two important contracts with Wärtsilä for seawater/propane based regasification modules.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.4611 sec (2 req/sec)