Willard Marine to Present at HSBO Forum

Bob Beck

By MarEx 2015-05-04 15:44:01

Willard Marine, a leading manufacturer of aluminum and fiberglass commercial and military boats, will present at the High Speed Boat Operations (HSBO) Forum in Lisbon, Portugal, next week. The HSBO Forum gathers professionals from around the world to discuss new development, research, technology, operational procedures and equipment for high speed boating.

Willard Marine Director of Sales, Bob Beck, will present Operational Risk Management procedures and a method to evaluate risk using a customary U.S. Coast Guard model. Beck will also discuss procedures used by the U.S. Coast Guard in their daily operations for risk assessment, and conduct an exercise in evaluating a casualty scenario on a small rigid inflatable boat.

Beck has more than 24 years of experience in the U.S. Coast Guard where he held several ranks and also acted as the Supervisor of Coast Guard Units managing personnel, budgets and maintenance contracts. Before joining Willard Marine, Beck represented another boat manufacturer for more than a decade as the Coast Guard Customer Support Manager, Director of the Maritime Training Academy and Chief Operating Officer.

The HSBO Forum takes place at the Champalimaud Auditorium in Portugal, May 4-6, and Beck will be speaking Tuesday, May 5 at 11:10 a.m.


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