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  • Marine News Magazine Cover Oct 2019 - Autonomous Workboats pablished in:
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    on October 2019

    USDA Study Underscores Value of Inland Waterways to U.S. Agriculture.On August 28, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Assistant Secretary of the Army (ASA) for Civil Works R.D. James toured Mel Price Locks and Dam in Alton, Illinois, and held a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the importance

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    When it comes to shock-mitigation, bigger is truly better.Let’s consider a thought experiment: You must take the wheel of one of two cars speeding along straight tracks with no exits. Both cars are traveling at 100 km/hour, but the first is 100 meters from a brick wall while the second is only 10 me

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    It just might. And, you’ve got options.The Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) carriage requirements apply to all passenger ships regardless of gross tons or year of build, and to all cargo ships 3000 gross tons or larger built after 2002. A simplified VDR (S-VDR) is allowed on older ships built before 2002.

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Sep 2019 - Vessel Conversion and Repair pablished in:
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    on September 2019

    Some forecasts expect 10% of the global fleet to be powered by LNG by 2030, a proportion that could rise to just under a quarter of the fleet by 2050. Will your vessels be among them?The year-end sulfur cap on marine fuels and recent industry commitments to reduce its collective carbon footprint are

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Sep 2019 - Vessel Conversion and Repair pablished in:
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    Diverse and conveniently located, St. Johns Ship Building has quickly developed into a reliable partner for its many repeat customers. Today, and as a direct result, a lot more people know exactly where Palatka, Florida is located.On the St Johns River, just 60 miles south of Jacksonville, lies the

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    on September 2019

    Loy Stewart, Jr. is President, Detyens Shipyards. He is a 1991 graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point where he earned a degree in Marine Engineering. After several months sailing on the Sealift Atlantic, Loy began working at Detyens as a Ship Superintendent and coordinated work on

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Sep 2019 - Vessel Conversion and Repair pablished in:
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    on September 2019

    As the offshore industry recovers, choosing the right hull coating for those newly activated assets will be equally important.The global offshore support vessel (OSV) market is still recovering from a protracted slump, but thankfully momentum is now returning with predictions for significant activit

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Sep 2019 - Vessel Conversion and Repair pablished in:
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    on September 2019

    Dynamic Positioning has been around for a while, it is evolving and it is here to stay. Here to sort it all out are two of industry’s more familiar stakeholders who also explain what might come next.When it comes to critical offshore operations and vessel handling, this is not your grandfather’s mar

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    July brought news about offshore wind. There was something for everyone: optimism, disappointment, and construction, too.Finally, starting with Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project, a joint venture with Danish wind developer Orsted is underway. True, this is a small project – jus

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    Set to Soar, Taking Offshore Support Industry With it.Offshore energy development is opening a new front in the United States -- the Atlantic seaboard, with strong winds, a shallow continental shelf and a proximity to dense population centers is driving strong interest in offshore wind development.

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Aug 2019 - MN 100 Market Leaders pablished in:
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    on August 2019

    The Apprentice School at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division celebrated its 100-year anniversary just last month. That's worthy of inclusion in this year's MN100 list, for more than one reason. Certainly, this fine school deserves to be mentioned among our very best 100

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    Prominent on this year's prestigous MarineNews MN100 list is Robert Allan Ltd.  Robert Allan Ltd. is a recognized world leader in innovative Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering with a particular focus on harbor and seagoing tugs, shallow draft towing vessels and fireboats for major world ports

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Aug 2019 - MN 100 Market Leaders pablished in:
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    Named one of this year's MarineNews' prestigious MN100 firms, Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) in 2019 expanded to the East Coast by opening an office in New York and teamed with AMD Marine Consulting Designs to be their exclusive North American vessel design representative. EBDG delivers des

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Aug 2019 - MN 100 Market Leaders pablished in:
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    The Captain Ben Moore is the third in a series of 65-foot aluminum catamarans built by Derecktor and powered by BAE Systems hybrid technology. The vessel was built for Harbor Harvest, a Norwalk, CT, based company set on changing the way fresh produce and foods are transported around metro areas. The

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Aug 2019 - MN 100 Market Leaders pablished in:
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    on August 2019

    As Trace Laborde, Marine Manager for Laborde Products, says, “The OXE diesel is the complete package, a true diesel engine. It’s great for any maritime application that requires fuel efficiency, simple maintenance, compliance with all European and EPA Tier 3 regulations, and unmatched performance.”

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Aug 2019 - MN 100 Market Leaders pablished in:
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    Women make up only an estimated two percent of the global maritime industry. In the U.S., the statistics are a little better, with less than eight percent of ship and boat captain operator roles held by women.Still, for a female to have the opportunity to train up to ship captain is considered “uniq

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    A naval architect and graduate of the Webb Institute, Co-Owner/CEO Chris Allard introduced the engineering-centric approach that has fueled Metal Shark’s growth; driving innovation and transforming the company from a regional builder to a globally recognized industry leader.Under Allard’s direction,

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Aug 2019 - MN 100 Market Leaders pablished in:
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    on August 2019

    A perennial fixture in our prestigious MN100 edition - MarineNews' annual look at the best 100 individuals and firms in the shallow draft, brown water and workboat sectors - Thordon Bearings has been on the leading edge of environmental improvements for the marine industry for many years.  The Case:

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Aug 2019 - MN 100 Market Leaders pablished in:
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    At the very cutting edge of clean, modern and ultra-efficient propulsion and automation solutions, ABB takes its rightful place amongst MarineNews' prestigious 2019 MN100 winners.The Case:ABB believes that modern ships will be built on the foundation of electricity. This expands their range of viabl

  • Marine News Magazine Cover Jul 2019 - Propulsion Technology pablished in:
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    on July 2019

    The fiercely competitive domestic boatbuilding industry looks for any advantage in the day-to-day battle for bottom line efficiencies. ‘XR Technologies’ offer an edge to shipyards as they grow their workforce.In the shipyard, skills such as welding and coating are in high demand. The ability to lay

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