October 1 - Paul Hankins, vice president for salvage operations at Donjon Marine, has been elected president of the American Salvage Association (ASA). He succeeds Tim Beaver, Global Diving and Salvage Inc., who served a two-year term in the role.

"I am very pleased to head this new team of impressive leaders in the salvage industry, as we work to continuously improve marine casualty response while protecting people and the environment," said Hankins.

Paul Hankins