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Photo: Evan Sisley,Of? ce of George Bush






Harry Horgan, President Ellis Martin Monnell

Fanguy Bekkens

George HW Bush and

Captain William Rey.

Fanguy Snags SNAME Award yacht that this summer set sail from Mi- supplying ? re extinguishers to the U.S. Discharge (ESD). The EMI test standard

Bollinger Shipyards, LLC announced its ami up the eastern seaboard in celebra- government and defense agencies. By for the Department of Defense is MIL- vice president for quality management tion of the 25th anniversary of the ADA. 1997, Metalcraft had become an interna- STD-461, while the EMI test standard system, Dennis Fanguy, will receive the tional company. It currently has a staff for the Commercial Aviation Industry 2015 William M. Kennedy from the So- ALMACO Wins Drillships Work of over 50 employees, with an extensive is RTCA DO-160. Other available ser- ciety of Naval Architects & Marine En- ALMACO Group was awarded the de- global sales and distribution network. vices include ESS regulatory consulting gineers (SNAME). The award is given sign, material supply and supervision and documentation, as well as extensive in recognition of outstanding service contract from Kawasaki Heavy Indus- Obituary: engineering services. The address of and contribution in the development of tries, Ltd. (KHI) in Japan for the ? rst Elmer Morley: 1930 – 2015 the new Retlif laboratory is 7140 Wed- systems and planning applying to ship- (DRU#1 - Ondina) and second (DRU#2 Maritime Professional Training Founder dington Road, Suite 140, Concord, NC, building and ship repair. Fanguy, a 1984 - Pituba) drillships for the Enseada Indu- Elmer Morley, MPT’s founder, long 28027 USA. Phone: 704 787 8474.

graduate from the University of New stria Naval project In March 2014, KHI time chief engineering instructor, fa-

Orleans (UNO) with a Bachelor of Sci- contracted ALMACO Group to deliver ther, grandfather, great grandfather, and Master Mariner Quain Joins Hill ence degree in Electrical Engineering, the design, material supply and super- husband lost his battle with pancreatic Dickinson’s Shipping Team has been employed at Bollinger since his vision for the catering areas, inclusive cancer last month. He founded Maritime Hill Dickinson said that Captain Joe graduation 31 years ago. galley, provision stores, refrigeration Professional Training in 1983. Quain, formerly of Bentley’s Stokes and machinery and mess rooms, located on Lowless, will be joining the ? rm as a

President Bush Sails with Disabled the hull of the ? rst drillship, Ondina. The Retlif Expands Into North Carolina partner in the Singapore of? ce with ef- aboard the Impossible Dream expected delivery date for this work is Retlif Testing Laboratories has ex- fect from September 1, 2015, bringing

Former President George HW Bush and end of 2015. panded with a new location in Concord, the ? rm’s strength of Master Mariner

First Lady Barbara Bush set sail with the North Carolina. The new laboratory is in lawyers to six in total. Tony Goldsmith, crew of the Impossible Dream, a unique Metalcraft Celebrates 50th answer to the growing regional need for partner and master mariner who heads catamaran designed for disabled sailors, Metalcraft, a designer and manufacturer testing services and is the result of two the Singapore of? ce, said: “As a solici- a chance for the watermen and activists of ? re detection and suppression equip- years of searching for an ideal location. tor and Master Mariner of 20 years’ ex- to thank the 41st President of the United ment, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The new laboratory is initially offer- perience, Joe’s expertise in all aspects

States for signing the Americans with Beginning as a machine shop in the mid- ing pre-compliance evaluation Electro- of Admiralty work can only strengthen

Disabilities Act (ADA) into law in the 60s with two owners and a secretary, the magnetic Interference/Electromagnetic our existing commitment to provide our summer of 1990. Impossible Dream is company served a localized Baltimore Compatibility services, including EMI, clients with the highest standard of legal a 60-ft. wheelchair accessible catamaran customer base. Within 10 years, it began EMC, Lightning testing and Electrostatic advice.”

BMT Nigel Gee Reaches 1000th Project Milestone

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group ment and I’m extremely proud of how far we’ve come. neering services for specialized vessels in the com-

Ltd, and a leading independent naval architecture and Our ? rst ever project seems such a long time ago now, mercial, yacht, defense and offshore energy markets. marine engineering design consultancy, is celebrating but I still remember it well. It was a new ferry design With 62 live projects, BMT made an exciting start its latest achievement in securing its 1000th project and both Nigel Gee and I were burning the candles to the year with current contracts equating to a total which will involve the delivery of detailed production at both ends, ensuring the delivery of the project and vessel length of nearly 2600m, spreading across 13 engineering for a ferry machinery conversion. John ever since then the company has gone from strength countries, over three continents. The company also

Bonafoux, Managing Director of BMT Nigel Gee to strength.” recently announced the completion of new of? ces comments: Operating across four principal market sectors, the in Southampton to meet this large increase in design “Reaching our 1000th project is a massive achieve- naval architectural practice delivers design and engi- work. (L to R): Members of the Nigel

Gee and Associates team in 1986;

Members of the current BMT Nigel

Gee team; and 21m windfarm sup- port vessel Trearddur Bay.

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