PEOPLE - MARITIME

PEOPLE - MARITIME

MARINE INC. (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) - John H. Blankley was named executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will continue as a member of Hvide's board of directors, where he has served since 1991. He succeeds Gerald Farmer, who has decided to step down as a corporate officer but will continue to serve on the board. Mr. Blankley most recently served as chief financial officer of Harris Chemical Group in New York.