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Monday, November 19, 2018

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Elliott Bay Design Group Adds Staff

Photos courtesy EBDG

In EBDG's Seattle office naval architect Nick Barczak joined the team, bringing three years of experience in naval architecture. Barczak's technical skills range from drafting, to CFD and FEA analyses, wind tunnel and towing tank testing to basic naval architecture. Naval architect David Turner joins EBDG's New Orleans office bringing over 12 years experience. He has extensive experience with a variety of vessel types including ferries, barges, research vessels, aluminum crewboats and offshore vessels. He has worked with operators and shipyards across the country and overseas.

Guide to Human Element in Shipping Published

The Human Element: Photo courtesy of the publishers

Aimed at everyone in the shipping industry, the Guide explains the fundamental aspects of human behaviour – 'The Human Element'. Based on a wide range of consultations with maritime organisations, the guide was produced by organisational psychologists gs partnership ltd, for consortium partners UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency, BP Shipping,Teekay Marine Services, and the Standard P&I Club. Aimed at everyone in the shipping industry, the Guide explains the fundamental aspects of human behaviour, which together constitute what the commercial maritime sector calls "the human element".

W&O Supply Forms New Division, Announces New Leadership

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W & O Supply Announces Leadership Changes

W&O Supply, a supplier of marine valves, pipe, fittings, engineered products and valve automation systems, announces a change in leadership. David Turner, currently the President and CEO of W&O Supply, has been promoted to the position of Director of Business Development for Pon Power, W&O Supply’s parent company, and Chairman of W&O Supply. In his new role, Turner will be tasked with growing the Pon division on a global basis during the next five years. Additionally, Turner will leverage marketing and growth opportunities in existing markets as well as execute against Pon Power’s global marine business growth goals. Turner’s new position requires his relocation to Holland where he will work out of the Pon Power headquarters in Almere, The Netherlands.

EBDG’s Turner, Wood Earn PMP Designation

David Turner (left) and Mike Wood. Courtesy EBDG

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a provider of architectural and engineering services to the marine industry with offices in Seattle, New Orleans and Ketchikan, announced that David Turner and Mike Wood have earned the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation. David Turner joined Elliott Bay Design Group in August 2010 bringing over 12 years of naval architecture experience to his role. Turner is well versed in applying ABS standards and other regulatory requirements…

W&O Supply Appoints Two

W&O Supply, a supplier of marine valves, pipes, fittings and valve automation services, hired Jim Baur as general manager of the Automation Division. Working in conjunction with W&O Supply’s subsidiary, Valve Automation & Control, Jim will be responsible for launching and overseeing the company’s automation expertise to a nationwide audience. “Jim is a valuable addition to our team, especially in our initiative of expanding and promoting our valve automation capabilities across the country,” said David Turner, W&O Supply’s President and CEO. Prior to joining W&O Supply, Baur was vice president of Marine for Wartsila North America. W&O Supply also hired Jenny Brandies as the new director of material management.

W&O: An Engineered Ascension

W&O Supply is a maverick. What’s so exciting about pipes and valves, you ask? How about growing from $22 million in revenue per year to $75 million in the last 13 years. In today’s rapid-paced industrial environment, companies that stand still will more than likely get trampled. David Turner, W&O’s president and CEO, realized this many years ago, and the company known for providing pipes and valves for the commercial and naval shipbuilding markets embarked on the path to provide engineered solutions. W&O Supply was founded in 1975 and by its own estimation is the largest marine piping supplier in the U.S. It boasts a wide customer base representing all aspects of the maritime industry, including the U.S.

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