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2019 Vice Admiral Emory S. “Jerry” sented to an individual for outstanding

Petters Honored by SNAME

The Society of Naval Architect and Ma- Land Medal. Petters received the Land accomplishment in the marine ? eld. It rine Engineers (SNAME) awarded HII Medal during the Annual SNAME Ban- was established in 1952 by the SNAME

President and CEO Mike Petters the quet, held in Tacoma, WA. The Land and Emory S. Land was the award’s ? rst

Medal is named for former SNAME recipient.

L to R: Fred Harris, former president of

President Emory S. Land who was chief

General Dynamics NASSCO and Bath

Hägg takes the helm at Steerprop of the Navy’s Bureau of Construction

Iron Works; Mike Petters President and

Steerprop appointed and Repair at the time of his retirement in

CEO, HII; and Suzanne Beckstoffer,

Riku-Pekka Hägg as 1937. Each year, the Land Medal is pre-

Photo: SNAME president of SNAME.

its new Chief Execu- tive Of? cer, starting

January 2020. Hägg was formerlh Vice

President of Ship

Design at Wärtsilä.

Maersk COO Toft Departs

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S COO Søren

Toft, recently left the compnay to pur-

Listen to the sea sue an opportunity outside the company.

Toft joined A.P. Møller - Mærsk in 1994 and became a member of the Executive

Board in December 2017.

Holvik joins Thrustmaster

Jon Holvik joins

Thrustmaster of

Texas as the Execu- tive Vice President for Business Devel- opment of Dynamic

Positioning Systems.

Holvik brings more than 30 years of experience in the DP ? eld having previously worked with

Kongsberg Maritime. Thrustmaster ac- quired the ICON Dynamic Positioning business from Rolls Royce earlier this year.

Inspection Gaming App for Seafarers

The latest offer- ing Anglo-Eastern, from the Hong

Kong-based ship manager, is an edu- cational gaming app

Posidonia aimed at reducing shipboard de? cien- cies. Launched during Hong Kong 1-5June 2020

Maritime Week, “Vessel Inspector”

Metropolitan Expo, Athens Greece is a gaming app that encourages players to compete against their peers towards achieving zero de? ciencies. The objec- tive is to enhance situational awareness skills in a competitive gaming environ- ment to complement learning and am- plify learning outcomes. Vessel Inspec- tor is intended for seafarers, as well as

The International Shipping Exhibition vessel managers, marine managers and

Organisers: Posidonia Exhibitions SA, e-mail: port state inspectors. It was developed in conjunction with MarinePALS using

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