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Publisher @ShipNews John C. o’Malley hurdles ahead is obviously overly simplis-

I love symmetry, well planned or simply associate Publisher/Editorial Director

Greg Trauthwein by dumb luck.

Back in mid-February 2020 tic, but as has been proven time and again, when I interviewed John Waterhouse of maritime will prevail. It will look different

Vice President, Sales

Rob Howard

Elliott Bay Design Group for this edi- for sure, and I’m certain that there will be tion, the impact of COVID-19 was surely many new names and faces along the way.

Editorial Contributors

Tom Mulligan - UK being felt, but it would be about another But maritime remains the global engine

Claudio Paschoa - Brazil three weeks when the full effects were just for commerce, as proven with emphasis

William Stoichevski - Scandinavia starting to be realized. My interview was a by today’s seafarers which have kept ships


Irina Vasilets continuation of our series profling lead- running and critical supplies fowing, all ers in the naval architecture and marine the while being treated somewhat shame-

Nicole Ventimiglia engineering space, a follow-up to our recent fully by the majority of the world’s authori-

Corporate Staff coverage of the Staten Island Ferries feet ties that have left many stuck on ships for

Mark o’Malley, Marketing Manager rebuild. Listening to our recorded interview, extended periods with little or no way to get

Esther Rothenberger, accounting

I even joked how COVID-19 would soon be home.

Information Technology

Vladimir Bibik pushed out of the news cycle by something Brining the Waterhouse interview full

Web Contributor bigger! circle, I went back to him just before press

Michelle Howard;

I won’t spoil the feature on Waterhouse, to get an updated insight on how COVID-19


Kathleen Hickey which starts on page 34, but it is worth was impacting his business, and to ask one

Sales noting that when he entered this industry in signature question that I had forgotten to ask lucia annunziata the mid-1980s with Nickum and Spaulding, on the frst go-round: “What is your favorite the industry and the company he worked for ship of all time (not an EBDG design) and

Terry Breese; +1 561 732 1185 was vibrant and humming along at speed. why?” His answer is now one of my favor-

John Cagni

Three years later, Nickum and Spaulding ites of all time, as it provides symmetry to; +1 631-472-2715 was out of business, as the bottom literally the situation we all live today:

Frank Covella; +1 561 732 1659 fell out of the offshore industry, commercial “I think the RMS QUEEN MARY has to shipbuilding and, eventually, naval ship- be my choice. Trans-Atlantic liners were

Mike Kozlowski; +1 561 733 2477 building. But I like the story of EBDG even among the most sophisticated pieces of more today as we collectively … not simply technology of their time. Constructed dur-

International Sales

Scandinavia & Germany as an industry but as a society … face the ing a global depression, the vessel served

Roland Persson orn Marketing aB, Box 184 , S-271 24 biggest challenge I’ve seen in my lifetime. in wartime and in peace with distinction. ystad, Sweden; +46 411-184 00

The story on Waterhouse and EBDG is even Contrast the glamour of the frst class

United Kingdom more impactful for me now because, out of passengers with the hopes and fears of the

Paul Barrett the ashes of Nickum and Spaulding, Elliott immigrant Third Class passengers, all held

Hallmark House, 25 Downham Road, Ramsden

Health, Essex CM11 1PU UK

Bay Design Group was created by Water- together by the hard work of the ship’s crew,; +44 7778 357722 house and two partners. He and his team at and you have the story of humanity.”

Classifed Sales +1 212 477 6700

EBDG have been on a solid 30 year+ run, with the requisite numbers of peaks and val- leys along the way.

Saying that this industry faces many

Gregory R. Trauthwein


John J. o’Malley [1905 - 1980]

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Editor & Associate Publisher

Charles P. o’Malley [1928 - 2000]

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