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ATB Technical Trends

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MarineNews July 2014  Volume 25 Number 7 BY THE NUMBERS8 NOAA ?Catches and Releases? Data on Ocean and Great Lakes Economy INSIGHTS12 Robert Kunkel President, Alternative Marine Technologies, Inc. BOATBUILDING 22 Get Your Motors Runnin? Advance work on engine selection with the OEM pays handsome dividends when your vessel is delivered. Don?t skip this necessary step. By Joe Hudspeth FINANCE26 WRRDA: Charting a New Course Innovative  nancing for the inland waterways infrastructure. By James A. Kearns ATBs 29 Demand for Coastal and Transoceanic ATBs Grows Along the way, ATBs gain speed, ef ciency, safety ? and popularity. By Susan Buchanan VESSEL DESIGN 36 The Versatile ATB Enters the LNG Game EBDG?s LNG bunkering barge design receives ABS approvals as the maritime industry increasingly looks to LNG as a fuel of the future. By Joseph Keefe COATINGS 52 Chemistry Charts the Course in Coatings Sherwin-Williams? WB Acrolon 100, developed through waterborne technology, delivers aesthetics and protection in one topcoat. It all adds up to extended maintenance and recoat cycles. By Tim McDonough 263612CONTENTSJuly 20142 MNMN July14 Layout 1-17.indd 2MN July14 Layout 1-17.indd 26/19/2014 10:19:08 AM6/19/2014 10:19:08 AM

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