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Eric Haun s this is Maritime Reporter & Engineer- Looking toward the Green Marine topic, the days of

Web Contributor ing News’ ‘Green Marine’ annual, one using “Green” as just a marketing slogan are long gone.

Michelle Howard might be surprised to see a recent photo The push to make marine operations – already the most

Editorial of President Trump gracing our cover. ef? cient and environmentally benign means to move cargo

Tom Mulligan - UK

Claudio Paschoa - Brazil

Regardless of your personal feeling or from Point A to Point B – even cleaner is rapidly under-

Peter Pospiech - Germany

William Stoichevski - Norway political view, the story of President way. Earlier this year our Tom Mulligan initiated a series


Trump and his new administration is arguably the mari- of articles centered on the new fuel rules from the IMO


Irina Vasilets time story of the year, as it touches on nearly every sector, which effectively reduces sulfur content in marine fuel to

Nicole Ventimiglia from defense and national security to international com- 0.5% by 2020. The series continues this month with an

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Mark O’Malley, Marketing Manager merce and infrastructure. insightful look at marine scrubber technology. It wasn’t

Esther Rothenberger, Accounting

For the purposes of this edition the focus is squarely on long ago that scrubbers were seen as ‘too big’ or ‘too ex-

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Vladimir Bibik the Navy, the kick-off to our 2017 Navy Quarterly cover- pensive,’ but the technology has been gaining strong favor

Emin Yuce age. As we were going to press the president announced, as a preferred method to meet new regulations. Mulligan’s among other things, the plan to inject an additional $54 report starts on page 38, and is followed on page 44 with


Kathleen Hickey billion into defense spending, with the intent to rebuild the Eric Haun’s interview of Mark Barker at The Interlake

U.S. Navy high on the list. Regardless of administration, Steamship Company, a U.S.-? ag leader in the adoption of the shape and direction of the U.S. Navy is always fertile scrubber technology.


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