ASA Announces New Leadership for 2011-2013

press release
Friday, October 07, 2011
Tim Beaver, CEO of Global Diving & Salvage, and ASA President

Tim Beaver, Chief Executive Officer of Global Diving & Salvage, Inc., has been elected President of the American Salvage Association at its recent meeting in Arlington, VA, October 5, 2011.


Beaver succeeds Mauricio Garrido, who served as President from 2009-2011.  Paul Hankins, Donjon-SMIT, LLC, has been elected Vice President.  Todd Schauer, Resolve Marine Group, has been named Secretary/Treasurer.“This new leadership team will serve to energize the ASA’s approach to the diverse fronts tackled by the ASA,” said Beaver. In addition, David DeVilbiss (Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.); Dan Schwall (Titan Salvage); and Bob Umbenstock (Resolve Marine Group) were elected to ASA’s Executive Committee. Paul Smith (The Glosten Associates, Inc.) and Bob Urban (PCCI, Inc.) were elected co-chairs of the ASA Associate Membership Committee, and serve on the Executive Committee in this capacity. “ASA owes great thanks to Mauricio Garrido, who led us as President since 2009.  His guidance served our members and the industry well over his term in office,” Beaver continued.

“This year and beyond, ASA will remain focused on the OPA 90 salvage and marine firefighting regulations for tank vessels, pending regulations for non-tank vessels, responder immunity, Arctic response, the ongoing Quality Partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, as well as continuing to strengthen our industry’s commitment to the marine environment,” Beaver noted.

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

People & Company News

US Shipowner Creates Fund for Families of Missing El Faro Crew

The owners of the cargo ship El Faro that sank after it was trapped in the path of Hurricane Joaquin off the Bahamas last week announced the creation of a family

Coast Guard Foundation Raises $250,000 for Scholarships

The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that

Newport News Shipbuilding Converts to Natural Gas

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has converted its steam-generation plant from heavy fuel oil, also known as Bunker C,


Yacht Adrift in the North Sea

A yacht has gone adrift in the North Sea after losing steering in difficult weather conditions, reports the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).   One man

LNG Tanker Smash Sinks Cargo Ship

The 2002-built, 8,850-dwt freighter Flinterstar is owned by Dutch shipping firm Flinter has sank after colliding nearly head on with the Marshall Islands-flagged

Search for Ship Lost in Hurricane a Big Challenge

Deep seas may complicate efforts to find the sunken U.S. cargo ship lost off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin, a federal safety investigator said, as a search

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
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: 0.1961 sec (5 req/sec)