Sixty-Nine prominent shipping industry executives have been elected as new members of ABS. In addition, Rear Admiral David L. Brewer III, Commander, Military Sealift Command, U.S. Navy, was appointed as a member. This brings the ABS worldwide membership to 803.
The members, each eminent in their maritime field of endeavor, provide broad governance and oversight of ABS. Members are drawn from various sectors of the marine, offshore and related industries worldwide.
The new members are:
M.A. Abraham, Chairman & Managing Director, ABAN Group
Marcelo P. Arcos, Jr., General Manager, Transportes Navieros del Pacifico
Ghazi A. Al-Ibrahim, President, Mideast Shipmanagement Ltd. (MSML)
Giovanni Barbaro, Owner, Pietro Barbaro S.p.A.
Luca Bertani, General Manager, Finbeta, S.p.A.,
Giovanni Battista Bollorino, Owner, Marittima Fluviale Di Navigazione,
Giuseppe Bottiglieri, Managing Director, Bottiglieri Di Navigazione, S.p.A.
Jae Cheol Byun, President, JSM International Ltd.
Paolo Cagnoni, General Manager, Mediterranea Di Navigazione
Dr. Mauro Fernando Orofino Campos, President, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.
Dr. Yih-Nan Chen, Chairman & President, United Ship Design & Development
Yuan-Chang Chiang, President, China Shipbuilding Corp.
Dong-Hyun Cho, President & CEO, Dooyang Line Co. Ltd.
Sooho Cho, Vice Chairman, Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd.
H.N. Chu, Deputy Chief Engineer, Chinese Petroleum Corp.
Nicola Coccia, President, Mediterranean Shipping Cruises
Yoram M. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Liberian International Ship &
Corporate Registery (LISCR
Robert P. Curt, General Manager, Marine Transportation, Exxon Mobil
Nello D'Alesio, President, Dalmare S.p.A.
Luigi D'Amato, Owner, Fratelli D'Amato S.p.A. Armatori
Michele D'Amato, Owner, D'Amato Di Navigazione S.p.A.
Cesare D'Amico, Managing Director, Italia S.p.A. Di Navigazione,
Giovanni Dellepiane, Owner, Rimorchiatori Riuniti
Timothy Dool, President, Algoma Central Corp
Heng Chiang Gnee, Managing Director, Sembawang Shipyard Pte. Ltd.,
Rear Admiral N.P. Gupta, Director General Naval Design, Indian Navy
Tong Chong Heong, Managing Director, Keppel FELS Ltd.
S.K. Huang, Executive Vice President, Evergreen Marine
W.H. Huang, President, Yangming Marine Transport
Domenico Ievoli, Owner, Marnavi S.p.A.
Hak Se Jang, President, Korea Line Corp.
Jeong Joon Jeon, President, Keoyang Shipping Co. Ltd.
Timothy T. Jones, Managing Director, Barry Salles
Sung-Leep Jung, President & CEO, Daewoo Shipping & Marine Engineering Co.
Jing-Wan Kim, President & CEO, Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
Koang In Kim, President, INP Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
Teo Joo Kim, Chairman, Pacific Carriers Ltd.
Young Chi Kim, President, Namsung Shipping Co. Ltd.
Ragnar M. Knutsen, President, Sealift Inc.
Vijay Kumar, Director, Bharati Shipyard Ltd.
Carlo Andrea Marsano, Owner, Lloyd Sardegna Compagnia Di Navigazione
Raymond I. Martino, Vice President - Marine, Atlantic Mutual Companies
Reginald A. McNee, Area Manager-South East Asia, Tidewater Marine
International Pte. Ltd.
Sanjay Mehta, Managing Director, Essar Shipping Ltd.
Giovanni Montanari, Owner, Navigazione Montanari S.p.A.
Robert G. Morgan, Vice President - Reinsurance, Atlantic Mutual Companies
Marco Novella, General Manager, Carichi Liquidi Societa' Azionaria S.p.A.
Patrick O'Hern, Vice President & General Manager, Bay Shipbuilding Corp.
C.K. Ong, President, U-Ming Marine Transport Corp.
Alexander P. Panagopulos, President & Managing Director, Superfast Ferries
Rear Admiral Sampath Pillai, Chairman & Managing Director, Goa Shipyard
Sebastiano Portunato, Director, Portunato Marine Consultants
Anthony Richardson, Managing Director, Shiptech Pte. Ltd.
Robert K. Rimlinger, Senior Vice President-Marine, LeTourneau, Inc.
Dennis Rochford, President, Maritime Exchange for Delaware River & Bay
Steve T. Scalzo, President & CEO, Foss Maritime Co.
Constantine Scarvelis, Technical Consultant, Trident Maritime Agency
C.C. Shih, Vice President, Taiwan Navigation Co. Ltd.
Jaka Aryadipa Singgih, President Director, P.T. Bumi International Tankers
Oentoro Surya, President Director, P.T. Arpeni Pratama Ocean Line
Dr. Ir. Adwin H, Suryohadiprojo, Managing Director, PAL Indonesia
Tara Tiradnakorn, Vice President-Operations, Unocal Thailand
Ivo Tommaseo, Owner, Marjan Shipping Services Ltd.
Edward J. Tregurtha, President, Moran Towing Corp.
George Tsavliris, Principal, Tsavliris Towing & Salvage
Ong Kok Wah, Director, Chuan Hup Holdings
Su-Eun Yoo, President, Shina Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
Yung Woo Yoon, President, Pan Ocean Shipping
Gianni Zacchello, General Manager, Studio Tecnico Navale Zacchello