ABS strengthens engineering organization
The American Bureau of Shipping said it would introduce a strengthened global engineering organization May 1 to further improve service delivery to clients and reinforce technical capabilities.
The company has named a new assistant chief engineer within each operating division who will report to ABS Chief Engineer Robert Giuffra at corporate headquarters in Houston. They are:
' Robert Spencer in the Europe division, based in London.
' Roy Bleiberg in the Americas division, based in Houston.
' Wei Bao 'Bill' Shi in the Pacific division, based in Singapore.
Spencer, vice president of engineering within the European division, will be replaced by Dimitrios Kostaras, who will be located in Piraeus.