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Posted by May 4, 2015

ABS Selects Board of Directors, Advisory Council & Members

Christopher Wiernicki (Photo: ABS)

Christopher Wiernicki (Photo: ABS)

At the 152nd Annual Meeting of the Members of ABS, industry leaders were elected to serve on a number of bodies that contribute to the operation of the classification society as it fulfills its mission of promoting the security of life and property and preserving the natural environment. 
 
At the Annual Meeting of the Members of ABS, the following were reelected to the ABS Board of Directors for a one-year term expiring April 2016:
 
Recommendation of the Board of Directors:
•Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS
 
Recommendations of the ABS Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee:
•Michael L. Carthew, Chevron Shipping Company LLC
•Choo Chiau Beng, Keppel Corporation Limited
•Dr. Peter H. Cressy*
•Richard D. DeSimone, XL Insurance
•John A. Hickey
•William E. Jenkins
•Philip J. Shapiro, Liberty Maritime Corporation
•Craig H. Stevenson, Jr., Diamond S Shipping, LLC
•Dean E. Taylor
•Elizabeth D. Whitaker, Esq., Whitaker, LLC*
•Douglas C. Wolcott, Wolcott Associates 
*Non-ABS Member Director
 
Recommendations of the ABS Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee for new election to the ABS Advisory Council until they no longer hold office:
•Vikki M. Dunn
•Derek S. Novak
•Joseph O. Riva
 
Recommendations of the ABS Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee for re-election to the ABS Advisory Council for a three-year term expiring April 2018:
•Morten Arntzen
•William T. Bennett, Jr., Chairman, TEX BASS LLC
•Datuk Nasarudin bin Md Idris, President/CEO, MISC Berhad
•Captain Spyros N. Karnessis, Chairman, European Navigation Inc.
•Renee Klimczak
•Stephen Y. K. Pan, Chairman, World-Wide Shipping Agency Ltd. (Hong Kong)
•Basil Phrixos Papachristidis, Chairman, Hellespont Steamship Corporation
•Spyros M. Polemis, Managing Director, Seacrest Shipping Co., Ltd.
•Antony Prince, President, G.T.R. Campbell Marine Consultants Ltd.
•Stefano Rosina, Managing Director and Office Manager, Premuda
•Philip J. Shapiro, President and CEO, Liberty Maritime Corporation
•David W. Williams, President and CEO, Noble Drilling
At the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors:
 
Recommendations of the ABS Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee for new election to the ABS Membership for a five-year term expiring April 2020:
•Jiro Asakura, President and CEO, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
 
Recommendations of the ABS Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee for re-election to the ABS Membership for a five-year term expiring April 2020:
•Enrique M. Aboitiz, Jr., President and CEO, Aboitiz Transport System Corporation
•Amir Hamzah bin Azizan, Managing Director and CEO, PETRONAS
•Dott. Lorenzo Banchero, Chairman, Banchero Costa & C. S.p.A.
•Timothy C. Behr, Senior Vice President, Aon Risk Services of New York
•Bertus Bernhard, President, Naval Architecture, SBM Offshore N.V.
•Steven J. Beslity, Chairman, Aon Marine
•Captain Robert M. Bishop, CEO, V.Ships UK Limited
•Christopher B. Bollinger, Executive Vice President of New Construction, Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.
•Donald T. Bollinger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.
•Jim Bradford, General Manager, Operations, Gulf Offshore N.S. Ltd.
•Dr. William J. Brennan, President, Maine Maritime Academy
•Otto Candies Jr., Chairman, Otto Candies, LLC
•James W. Carbin, Esq., Duane Morris LLP
•Michael L. Carthew, President, Chevron Shipping Company LLC
•Michael D. Chandris, Chairman, Chandris (England) Limited
•Po-Ting Chen, Chairman, Wan Hai Lines Ltd
•Chen Qiang, Chairman and President, Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries Holding Limited
•Michael H. C. Chia, Managing Director (Marine and Technology), Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.
•Jim Colman, Managing Director, Glomar Services
•Dr. Roger H. Compton, Dean and Professor of Engineering, Webb Institute
•William J. Crabtree, Esq., Consultant
•Martin J. Dempsey, Hull and Liability Manager, Ocean Marine, The Travelers Companies
•Dong Qiang, Vice President, China Shipbuilding Industry Corp.
•Robert F. Dorn, Senior Vice President, Interlake Steamship Company
•Mark J. Eitzen, Vice President and General Manager, Gunderson Marine Inc.
•Epaminondas G. Embiricos, Chairman, Embiricos Shipbrokers Ltd.
•Ruben Dario Escobar, President, Navesco S.A.
•David W. Foster, President, American Steamship
•Costas M. Fostiropoulos, Chairman, Almi Tankers S.A.
•Dieter Gast, Managing Director, Peter Gast Shipping GmbH
•Ghikas J. Goumas, Owner/Director, J.G. Goumas Shipping Company S.A.
•Gerald Grammenos
•Thomas A. Guarnera, Vice President, Talbot Underwriting Services (US) Ltd.
•Sabyasachi Hajara
•Bengt Hermelin, CEO, Samco Shipholding
•Kiyotaka Higaki, Chairman, Higaki Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
•Edward F. Hoffman, President, Pournaras & Hoffman Inc.
•Steve G. Hsu, Honorary Chairman, Oak Maritime (HK) Inc., Limited
•Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc.
•Dr. Kuniteru Ishikawa, Director and Senior Managing Officer, Naval Ship & Marine Division, Japan Marine United Corporation
•Tom Jacob, Managing Director/Owner, Ernst Jacob GmbH & Co KG
•William E. Jenkins
•Jeppe Jensen, Celsius Shipping
•Niels M. Johnsen, Chairman and CEO, International Shipholding Corp (ISC)
•Nobumitsu Kambayashi, Special Advisor, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.
•Yasuhiko Katoh, Chairman, Representative Director, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
•Gregers Kudsk, Vice President, Technical, Maersk Drilling
•Lee Lampland, New Construction Program, Matson Inc.
•Dr. Dirk Lassen
•Adamantios M. Lemos, Vice Chairman, Unisea Shipping S.A
•Diamantis M. Lemos, Diamantis Lemos Ltd.
•Ian J. Lennard, President, National Cargo Bureau, Inc.
•David D.F. Lin, Managing Director, Expedo Ship Management (Canada) Ltd.
•C.C. Liu, Chairman, Parakou Group
•Kenneth K.W. Lo, Chairman and Managing Director, Teh-Hu Cargocean Management Co., Ltd.
•Costas N. Los, Vrontados S.A.
•Costas T. Los, Consultant
•Frank F.H. Lu, Chairman, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.
•Cameron Mackey, Chief Operating Officer, Scorpio Tankers Inc.
•Mai Bo-Liang, President, China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd. (CIMC)
•Theodore S. Makrinos, Vice President Engineering, Liberty Maritime Corporation
•Richard T. McCreary, Vice President Commercial Business Development, BAE Systems
•Captain James J. McNamara
•Greggory B. Mendenhall, Esq., Special Counsel, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
•Saverio Minervini S., President, Coremar Group
•Molly Mok, Chairman, Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
•Tatsuhiko Namura, Chairman, Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
•Matthew J. Nichols, President and CEO, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders
•Nicholas X. Notias, President/Chartering Manager, Independence Maritime Agency Inc 
•Michal Olko, Vice President/Chief Designer, MMC Ship Design & Marine Consulting Ltd.
•Phrixos B. Papachristidis, Managing Director, Hellespont Steamship Corporation
•Dimitrios Papadimitriou, Owner/Director, Liquimar Tankers Management Inc.
•Vasileios Papakalodoukas, CEO, Ciner Shipping Industry & Trading Inc.
•Nicolas A. Pappadakis, Owner/Director, A G Pappadakis & Co Ltd
•Dimitris Patrikios, General Manager, Springfield Shipping Company Panama S.A.
•Jeffrey M. Platt, President and CEO, Tidewater Marine LLC
•Leonidas Polemis, Owner, Remi Maritime Corp
•Gerard H. Potier, President, B+H/Potier
•Chung-Hee Pow, Senior Vice President, Oak Maritime (Canada) Inc.
•Ramesh S.I. Ramakrishnan, Chairman, Transworld Group of Companies
•Captain Yodchai Ratanachiwakorn, Operations Director, Thoresen & Co (Bangkok) Ltd.
•Ren Yuan-Lin, Executive Chairman, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Group Ltd.
•Bob Rietveldt, Managing Director, Ulstein Sea of Solutions BV
•Bruce S. Rosenblatt, President, Bruce S. Rosenblatt & Associates, LLC
•David P. Russell, CEO, Prime Drilling Company
•Ing. Gerardo Sánchez González, General Sub-Director, Naviera Bourbon Tamaulipas
•Arsenio Benjamin E. Santos, President and CEO, Southwest Maritime Corp.
•Dale Sause, President, Sause Bros Inc.
•Dalton Marcio Schmitt, Commerical Director, Farol Apoio Maritimo
•Nikolaus H. Schües, Managing Director, Reederei F. Laeisz GmbH
•Bill Scott, Manager, Engineering and Technical Services, Tidewater Marine LLC
•Tomoyuki Sekine, President and Representative Director, IINO Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd.
•Javier Serrano Segovia, President, Grupo TMM S.A. de C.V.
•Peter S. Shaerf, Managing Director, AMA Capital Partners
•Joshua M. Shapiro, Vice President, Operations and Strategic Planning, Liberty Maritime Corporation
•Nicholas Z. Sitinas, Owner/Director, Sitinas Shipping Company S.A,
•Paul Slater, Chairman, First International Corp.
•Martin Strothmann, Managing Director, Stella Marine Services GmbH & Co. KG
•Nobu Su, Chairman, TMT Co., Ltd.
•Captain John W. Sullivan, Vice President, Vessel Operations, Matson Inc.
•Captain Peter J. Swift, FNI FICS, President, Swift Maritime Associates LLC
•Dr. Peter M. Swift, Europe Consultants
•Geoffrey H. Taylor, CEO, Topaz Engineering
•Martin Toyen
•Frederick Chavalit W. T. Tsao, Chairman, IMC Corp. Pte. Ltd.
•Takashi Ueda, President, Sanoyas Shpbuilding Corporation
•Kim Ullman, President and CEO, Stena Bulk AB
•Kamanna Valluri, Vice President, Chartering, Sales and Purchase, Campbell Shipping Company Limited
•Don Vardeman, Vice President, Worldwide Facilities, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
•Bruce Washburn, Vice President, Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc.
•Teresa Lee M. Watkins, Chairman of the Board, Cabras Marine Corporation
•Robert G. Wellner, Executive Vice President, Liberty Global Logistics LLC
•Michael Wyllie, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), SBM Offshore N.V.
•Kenji Yamamoto, Chairman, Management Council, Libera Corporation
 
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