ABS New Council and Committee Members
At the Annual Meeting of Members of ABS in New York in April, the following Member was elected to a three-year term on the ABS Council:
Graham Westgarth, Teekay Marine Services
Following the Annual Meeting, the ABS Council met and elected to a one-year term as a Member of the ABS Classification Committee:
Melvyn J. Dennett, Admanthos Shipping Agency, Inc.
Elected to five-year terms as ABS Members by the Council were:
Christopher Bollinger, Executive Vice President of New Construction, Bollinger Shipyards, Inc
Jim Bradford, General Manager – Operations, Gulf Offshore N.S. Ltd
Dr. William J. Brennan, President, Maine Maritime Academy
Weon-Gil Choe, President & CEO, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd
Jim Colman, AVP, Marine Operations, Sea Star Line, LLC
Martin Dempsey, Hull Manager, Travelers
Dr. Do Van Khanh, President & CEO, Petrovietnam Drilling & Well Services JSC
Mark Eitzen, Vice President and General Manager, Gunderson Marine LLC
David W. Foster, President, American Steamship Company
Costas M. Fostiropoulos, Chairman, Almi Tankers S.A.
Wim Janse, President, SBM Monaco
Bjorn Kjerfve, Ph.D., President, World Maritime University
Gregers Kudsk, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Maersk Drilling
Dr. Dirk Lassen, Managing Director, Chemikalien Seetransport GmbH
Ian J. Lennard, President, National Cargo Bureau
Jim Miller, President & CEO, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc.
Mrs. Molly Mok, Chairman, Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Leif Kristian Nielsen, Executive Vice President, A.P. Moller Singapore
Byung-Wook Oh, President & CEO, Hyundai Heavy Industries
Allister Paterson, President & CEO, Seaway Marine Transport
Dimitrios Patrikios, General Manager, Springfield Shipping Co., S.A.
Leonidas S. Polemis, Manager, Remi Maritime Corp.
Gerard H. Potier, Director, B & H Shipping Group
Capt. Yodchai Ratanachiwakorn, Operations Director, Thoresen & Co., (Bangkok) Ltd.
Bob Rietveldt, Managing Director, Ulstein Sea of Solutions
I.S. Roh, President & CEO, Samsung Heavy Industries
Dalton Marcio Schmitt, Managing Director, Astromaritima Navegacao S.A.
William Scott, Manager, Engineering & Technical Services, Tidewater Inc. (TDW)
Peter S. Shaerf, Managing Director, AMA Capital Partners
Josh M. Shapiro, Operations & Strategic Training, Liberty Maritime Corporation
Suhartoko, Senior Vice President – Shipping, PT. Pertamina Shipping
Widihardja Tanudjaja, President Director, PT Berlian Laju Tanker Tbk.
Geoffrey H. Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, Drydocks World