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Manning: Recruitment & Retention

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MarineNews ISSN#1087-3864 USPS#013-952Florida: 215 NW 3rd St., Boynton Beach, FL 33435tel: (561) 732-4368; fax: (561) 732-6984New York: 118 E. 25th St., New York, NY 10010 tel: (212) 477-6700; fax: (212) PUBLISHERJohn C. O?Malley  jomalley@marinelink.comAssociate Publisher & Editorial DirectorGreg Trauthwein  trauthwein@marinelink.comEditorJoseph Keefe  keefe@marinelink.comTel: 704-661-8475 Web Editor Eric Haun  haun@marinelink.comContributing WritersSusan Buchanan  Lawrence R. DeMarcay, III  Randy O?Neill PRODUCTION Production & Graphics Manager Nicole Ventimiglia  SALESVice President, Sales & MarketingRob Howard  Sales Administration & OfÞ ce Manager Rhoda Morgan  Sales & Event Coordinator Michelle Howard  mhoward@marinelink.comClassiÞ ed Sales (212) 477-6700Advertising Sales ManagersNational Sales ManagerTerry Breese  Tel: 561-732-1185 Fax: 561-732-8414 Lucia Annunziata  Frank Covella  covella@marinelink.comTel: 212-477-6700 Fax: 212-254-6271 Tel: 561-732-1659 Fax: 561-732-8063 Mitch Engel  Mike Kozlowski  kozlowski@marinelink.comTel: 561-732-0312 Fax: 561-732-8063 Tel: 561-733-2477 Fax: 561-732-9670 Dawn Trauthwein  Jean Vertucci  vertucci@marinelink.comTel: 631-472-2715 Fax: 631-868-3575 Tel: 212-477-6700 Fax: 212-254-6271 Managing Director, Intl. Sales Paul Barrett  Uwe Riemeyer  Tel: +44 1268 711560 Tel: +49 202 27169 0 Fax: +44 1268 711567 Fax: +49 202 27169 20CORPORATE STAFF Manager, Accounting Services Rhoda Morgan  Manager, Public Relations Mark O?Malley  Manager, Marketing Jocelyn Redfern  Manager, Info Tech Services Vladimir Bibik  CIRCULATION Circulation Manager Kathleen Hickey  TO SUBSCRIBE:Subscriptions to Marine News (12 issues per year) for one year are available for $60.00; Two years (24 issues) for $95.00. Send your check payable to: MarineNews, 118 E. 25th St., New York, NY 10010. For more information email Kathleen Hickey at: k.hickey@marinelink.comPOSTMASTER Time Value Expedite Recruitment & Retention 4HE)NFORMATION!UTHORITYFORTHE7ORKBOATs/FFSHOREs)NLANDs#OASTAL-ARINE-ARKETS arineM/#4/"%2 WWWMARINELINKCOM News Recruitment & Retention Kirby?s invests in its employeesKirby?s invests in its employeesSimulation:Training without boats Communicating Safety: Wireless & way ahead TWIC Technology: +HUHQRZDQGZRUNLQJMXVWÀ QH Simulation:Training without boats Communicating Safety: Wireless & way ahead TWIC Technology: +HUHQRZDQGZRUNLQJMXVWÀ QH On the Cover32 Key to Recruiting & RetainingKirby Corporation?s market cap is in excess of $4B, its  eet of approximately 350 boats and 950 barges commands 35% of the U.S. market. Kirby?s investment in its employees is key to that success. The story begins on page 32. VESSELS42 Double Delivery ? Houma Style MarineNews reports from Houma, La., for a festive double celebration for LeBeouf Bros. Towing. By Greg Trauthwein WORKBOAT DESIGN 46 New Twists to Old Concepts In-House Design Changes are no problem at Tampa Yacht Manufacturing. By Joseph Keefe SIMULATION TRAINING 49 Transas, Seaways Europe & Serco The training of Tugmasters in the absence of actual vessels. By Joseph Keefe 6 Editor?s Note 17 OP/ED: Towing Vessel Inspection Rule By Tom Allegretti 18 TECH FILE: Re-Thinking Shroud Technology 22 OP/ED: Raising Red Flags Offshore By Randall Luthi 52 People & Company News 56 Products 59 Classi eds64 AD Index MarineNews ISSN#1087-3864 is published monthly, 12 times a year by Maritime Activity Reports, Inc., 118 East 25th Street, New York, N. Y. 10160-1062. The publisher assumes no responsibility for any misprints or claims and actions taken by advertisers. The publisher reserves the right to refuse any advertising. Contents of this publication either in whole or in part may not be reproduced without the express permission of the publisher. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MarineNews , 850 Montauk Hwy. #867 Bayport, NY 11705. MarineNews is published monthly by Maritime Activity Reports Inc. Periodicals Postage paid at New York, NY and additional mailing ofÞ ces. 4 MNOctober 2013MN October2013 Layout 1-17.indd 4MN October2013 Layout 1-17.indd 410/1/2013 9:52:17 AM10/1/2013 9:52:17 AM

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