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Towboats, Tugs & Barges
Marine News April 2023 • Volume 34 Number 4
Features 20 Floating Offshore Wind:
New Seascape, New Challenges 20
Offshore wind energy planners are giving close review to ? xed-tower systems in order to extend lessons learned to tomorrow’s ? oating solutions.
By Tom Ewing 26 Ammonia-powered Tug
Conversion Underway 26
A ? rst-of-its-kind ammonia-powered, zero- emission tugboat will be put to the test by
Brooklyn, N.Y-based startup Amogy in late 2023.
By Eric Haun 30 2023 Shipbuilding Report
U.S. shipbuilders seek stability in a market prone to ? uctuation.
Philly Shipyard Amogy University of Maine 30
By Eric Haun 4 Editor’s Note 16 Column: Zero-emission Port 39 Tech File: Offshore Vessel Charging Vehicles Key to Decarbonization System Passes Harbor Tests 5 Authors
By Jacob Whitson, CALSTART 40 Vessels 6 By the Numbers: 36 Tech File: Fuel Savings Are Just 43 People & Company News US Offshore Wind a ‘Nudge’ Away 44 Editorial Calendar
By Philip Lewis, Intelatus
By Eric Haun 45 Products 38 Tech File: Navy Taps Digital 8 Insights: 46 Classi? ed Advertising Jennifer Carpenter, AWO Tools for Frigate Bridge Design 48 Advertisers Index
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The tug, towboat and barging sector is the heart of the United States’ commercial maritime industry. (Photo: © Arturo / Adobe Stock) 2 | MN April 2023