MARINE FIREFIGHTING VETERAN JEFF JOHNSON JOINS RESOLVE AS MANAGER, TRAINING AND RESPONSE, AND PACIFIC REGION RESPONDER
Fort Lauderdale, FL, January 26, 2012 – RESOLVE Marine Group, Inc. today announced that Jeff Johnson has joined the company as Manager, Training and Response with responsibilities in both RESOLVE’s Salvage & Fire (Americas) emergency response/OPA-90 subsidiary and at RESOLVE Maritime Academy, the training subsidiary. Jeff focuses on continuous development of RESOLVE’s U.S. and territorial waters Firefighting Response Network and serves as the company’s Pacific Region Responder for marine incidents, while promoting Resolve Maritime Academy training programs.
RESOLVE Marine Group, Inc. is a global, multi-faceted marine services group providing Marine Salvage, Firefighting, Wreck Removal, Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, RESOLVE Marine Services and Maritime Safety Training worldwide. RESOLVE is a leading provider of OPA90 Vessel Emergency Response with 18 fully equipped Salvage and Marine Firefighting response depots around the U.S. and its territories. RESOLVE comprises four subsidiaries: RESOLVE Salvage & Fire (USA, UK and ASIA), RESOLVE Marine Services, RESOLVE Maritime Academy and Simulation Training Center, and RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC, the naval architecture and marine engineering subsidiary. RESOLVE’s China joint venture, Shanghai RESOLVE- Shengmin OSRO Company (SRSOC) provides Level 1 Spill Response, Hazardous Materials Response Management and Cleanup services in China. Visit RESOLVE, an ISO9001:2008 Certified company, at www.resolvemarine.com. Dedicated to the protection of life, property and the marine environment, RESOLVE has performed numerous, complex salvage and wreck removal assignments and delivered emergency response and a variety of marine services to the global maritime and offshore industries for more than 30 years. More information about RESOLVE, an ISO9001:2008 Certified company, can be found at www.resolvemarine.com
Johnson previously served the Vancouver Fire Department (VFD) for 32 years and, as Coordinator for its marine program, he supervised department training and personnel. He chaired the Fire Protection Agency Advisory Council (F-PAAC) for the Maritime Fire and Safety Association (MFSA), a private/public partnership designed to enhance emergency response to maritime incidents along the lower Columbia River. In addition, he chaired the Technical Advisory Group with responsibility for developing the Washington State Standard for Marine Firefighting for Land-Based Firefighters. As a member of the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA ) Marine Committee, he had involvement in writing the IFSTA manual, Marine Firefighting for Land-Based Firefighters. Johnson is a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) committee responsible for the development of NFPA 1005, a standard on the subject of fire protection. He has delivered training locally, nationally, and internationally and representing the United States in Turkmenistan where he provided training for their government.