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Editor’s Note

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What are some of the biggest and most important issues facing the tug, towboat and

CEO barge industry? That is the ? rst question I

John C. O’Malley • j[email protected] asked in this month’s Insights interview

Publisher & Editorial Director

Greg Trauthwein • [email protected] with American Waterways Operators presi- dent and CEO Jennifer Carpenter, who is


Eric Haun • [email protected] without a doubt one of the strongest advo-

Tel: 212-477-6700 cates for this vital sector—the heart of the

Contributing Writers commercial maritime industry. We go on to

Tom Ewing, James Kearns, Barry Parker, Jeff Vogel discuss everything from dif? cult regulatory


Production & Graphics Manager changes, to technological advances helping

Eric Haun, Editor,

Nicole Ventimiglia • [email protected] to make what is already the most environ- [email protected]

SALES mentally friendly form of cargo transport

Vice President, Sales & Marketing even cleaner and more ef? cient.

Terry Breese • [email protected]

Tel: 561-732-1185 Fax: 561-732-8414

In terms of technological advances, there are a number of new solutions

Advertising Sales Managers coming to market that promise to help vessel operators reduce their carbon

Lucia Annunziata • [email protected] footprint. Startup Amogy is working to convert a tug to run on its ammonia-

Tel: 212-477-6700 ext 6240 Fax: 212-254-6271 to-power solution—a ? rst of its kind project aiming to prove the zero-emis-

John Cagni • [email protected] sions technology in the maritime sector. The story starts on page 26.

Tel: 631-472-2715

These days, no discussion on “green” and U.S. maritime would be com-

Frank Covella • [email protected]

Tel: 561-732-1659 Fax: 561-732-8063 plete without the mention of offshore wind, which is ramping up to provide

Mike Kozlowski • [email protected] innumerable opportunities to a broad range of market players, one being

Tel: 561-733-2477 Fax: 561-732-9670

American shipyards and their partners across the supply chain. This month’s

Gary Lewis • [email protected] shipbuilding report outlines some of the top areas where business can be

Tel: 516-441-7258 won (in offshore wind and elsewhere), as well as some of the market hurdles

Managing Director, Intl. Sales standing in the way.

Paul Barrett • [email protected]

Tel: +44 1268 711560 Fax: +44 1268 711567


Manager, Marketing

Mark O’Malley • [email protected]


Esther Rothenberger • [email protected]

Tel: 212-477-6700 ext 6810

Manager, Info Tech Services

Vladimir Bibik


Kathleen Hickey • [email protected]

Tel: 212-477-6700 ext 6320


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