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Paul Pedersen

Managing Director at Goltens Miami


Paul is a 1990 graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy with over 26 years of Maritime and Commercial experience.  Since graduation Paul has held many different roles both in the field the office. He has lived and worked all over the world and adapts well to adverse situations and loves challenges.

During his carrier he has held many positions in maritime and industrial applications starting as a Service Engineer directly out of USMMA and since then has held a variety of positions including:

  • Service Engineer
  • Sailed on his License- Ending as C/E
  • Senior Field Follow Engineer on a Developmental Engine project
  • Project Manager- Power Generation installations
  • VP Construction
  • Business Owner-Project Management and Inspections
  • Operations Manager
  • Managing Director

Currently Paul calls Miami home and is the Managing Director of Goltens for both the Miami and Houston locations. Goltens is a Marine and Industrial Service Organization that focuses on minimizing asset down time for their customers. Goltens was founded by Sigurd Golten in Brooklyn NY in 1939 and has grown to a Worldwide Service Organization with over 25 locations in 15 different countries around the globe. Goltens focuses on its core business of diesel engine repairs, In-Situ machining, green technologies, and general shipboard repairs. As stated above Goltens key focus is dedicated to minimizing asset downtime for their clients whether it is emergent repairs or oversite and installation of large projects. As we all know in this business “Time is Money”.

One of the newest additions to the Goltens portfolio was the inception of its Green Technologies department. The Goltens Green Technologies department was created with the ideology of assisting clients to comply with the ever changing environmental regulations to allow them to operate efficiently within the compliance boundaries. Paul currently sits on the Green Technologies Steering Committee for the Goltens Worldwide Group representing the Goltens Operations in the USA. 

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