Two Naval Architects Join Waller & Assoc.
Frank van Bentem and Michael Pepper have recently joined the naval architectural company of Waller & Associates, Inc., Houston, Texas. Mr. van Bentem, vice president, has spent many years in the shipbuilding and marine consulting industry along the U.S. Gulf Coast, and was formerly head of his own consulting organization. He holds a degree in marine engineering and naval architecture from the University of Amsterdam and is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Mr. Pepper joins Waller & Associates as chief naval architect and program manager. He is a graduate of The University of Michi- gan with a B.S. degree in naval architecture and is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
Waller & Associates, Inc. is a diversified marine consulting group employed in basic design of marine equipment, structural analysis, transportation evaluation, and construction management.