JANUARY 14, 2013 — Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, has recently made three management appointments because of continued shipyard expansion.
Paul W. Deterding has been appointed as Vice President & General Manager. Formerly the General Manager at Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair Inc. LLC, Mr. Deterding brings over 25 years of experience in the marine, electrical and fire protection industries, mostly in the roles of business development and team leadership.
David Dudley has been appointed as Shipyard Foreman - New Construction & Repair. Mr. Dudley previously worked for International Ship Repair & Marine Service Inc. as Ship Superintendent. He has 15 years maritime experience, extensive background in ship repairs, and six years of experience as a coating superintendent.
Paul M. Hendricks has been appointed as Assistant Vice President of New Construction. Formerly Project Manager for Newport News Industrial, Mr.Hendricks was responsible for all aspects of large scale construction projects. Prior to that he worked for Newport News Shipbuilding for over 20 years in a variety of capacities.
Great Lakes Shipyard is a full-service yard specializing in new construction, fabrication, repairs, and winter work of all types of vessels and barges.
The shipyard's current order book includes drydock and repair on the ferry Islander for Miller Boat Line, the construction of two new state-of-theart ASD tractor tugs for Caribbean Tugz, LLC, an affiliate of SEACOR Holdings, Inc, and winter work scheduled for the Interlake Steamship Company's Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder and American Steamship Company's American Courage.