b'MEMBER NEWS:BLANK ROME BRINGS CONGRESSIONAL MARITIME STAFFER ON BOARDP VAAssociateMemberBlankRomeDuringhistenureattheU.S.HouseofProgram, the Small Shipyard Grant Program, haswelcomedDaveJansenasaRepresentatives, Jansen oversaw all aspects ofthe Port Infrastructure Development Program, senioradvisorinitsWashington,subcommittee policy and legislative business.and authorization to construct a new fl of DC,GovernmentRelationsoffice.JansenHeconductedoversightofannualbudgets eet hasnearly30yearsofexecutiveandtotalingover$13billionannuallyforthreeNationalSecurityMulti-MissionTraining legislativebranchexperienceintheareasoffederalmaritimeagencies,andadvancedvesselsforstatemaritimeacademies.Prior transportation;nationalsecurity;andocean,authorization of the fi rst recapitalization of thetohisCongressionalservice,hewasa coastal,andwildlifescience,conservation,Coast Guards polar icebreaker fl eet in 40 years.congressional aff airs specialist for the National andmanagement. HemostrecentlyservedJansen also worked on the Maritime SecurityOceanic and Atmospheric Administration.asDemocraticstaff directorfortheU.S. CoastGuardandMaritimeTransportation Subcommittee,HouseCommitteeon Transportation and Infrastructure, in the U.S. House of Representatives.CROWLEY FULL ABSORBS JENSEN MARITIMEP VAAssociateMemberCrowleySolutions hasrecentlyannouncedthatJensen Maritimeisnowfullyintegratedintothe Crowley Engineering Servicesgroup.ThenewgroupwillcombineCrowleysdiverse business portfolio and long history of engineering, project management, and marine operations with Seattle-based Jensens marine engineering and naval architecture expertise. Whileallemployeesandbusinessdealings, includingnewcontracts,communications,and email, will operate as Crowley, the Jensen name will liveonthroughitsindustry-leadingdesignsand naval architecture that will continue to be off ered under Crowley Engineering.Legacy designs and newdesignswillbemarketedasCrowleywhile indicating Design Powered by Jensen.Wearelookingforwardtoshowingcustomers thebenefi tstheycanachievebyleveragingthe combined Crowley and Jensen experience, expertise and portfolios, said Ray Martus, vice president, Crowley Engineering Services.MARCH 2021 41 MEMBERNEWS'