Van Houten To Head New Parsons Brickershoff Marine Facilities Unit

Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas of New York, one of the nation's oldest and largest consulting engineering firms, will enter its second century of existence with the formation of a new marine facilities division, Parsons Brinkerhoff Van Houten, headed by Leonard Van Houten. The new division will spearhead the firm's expansion and growth throughout the world in the area of ports for gas, oil, and bulk materials, as well as related marine and industrial facilities.

Mr. Vail n u u i e n s career spans 37 years and includes more than 70 major marine terminal projects throughout the world. Before joining Parsons in 1982, he had been a principal of two other engineering firms, including one he founded, and was executive in a major international design and construction firm. Since joining Parsons, he has directed the firm's work on the development of the land level ship construction facility project at Newport News Shipbuilding, on Alaskan pipeline studies, on rehabilitation of the Port of Kismayo in Somalia, and other port and industrial projects.

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