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Greg Trauthwein [email protected]

Shipyard. The pro? le on GLDD and Pet-

As we enter nearly six months away from terson starts on page 36.

our HQ in Manhattan, I’m starting to get

Vice President, Sales

Rob Howard that “Tom Hanks in Cast Away” feeling.

This month’s “Heavy Lifting” section [email protected]

A bit of hyperbole for sure, as I’m not is multi-faceted and reads like a ‘Modern

Editorial Contributors

Tom Mulligan - UK stuck on a deserted island with a volleyball Marvels’ episode. To start us out, Captain

Claudio Paschoa - Brazil

William Stoichevski - Scandinavia friend named “Wilson”, rather on Long Andrew Kinsey of Allianz Global Corpo-


Island, population 7.6 million. But this is rate & Specialty looks at the business side

Irina Vasilets [email protected] by far the longest stretch of zero travel in starting on page 16 and his column “Project the past 30 years, and I, like the majority of Cargo and Heavy Lifts in the COVID-19

Nicole Ventimiglia [email protected] you, have settled into what appears to be the Environment.”

Corporate Staff new norm. Moving to the second half of this edition,

Mark O’Malley, Marketing Manager

Esther Rothenberger, Accounting

COVID-19 and all that it entails has been we offer a trio of features looking at various

Information Technology taxing across all industries and businesses, heavy lift scenarios. “The Art of the Ship

Vladimir Bibik and despite the fact that maritime has been Lift” is a pro? le of Bardex CEO Thomas

Web Contributor deemed “essential”, challenges abound in Miller and the evolution of the Chain Type

Michelle Howard; [email protected] the shipyard, too. This month Bob Kunkel, Ship Elevator, a big capital investment for


Kathleen Hickey [email protected] a familiar face to many of you, gives an shipyards that promises even bigger divi-

Sales insightful look at the situation via his “Ship- dends for generations to follow.

Lucia Annunziata [email protected] ping through a Pandemic: Wake Up Call Next is a look inside Tandemloc, a unique

Terry Breese or Perfect Storm.” Kunkel is well-situated company focused on a number of innova- [email protected]; +1 561 732 1185 to comment, an industry veteran and his tive solutions for the container shipping

John Cagni

Amtech is involved in shipbuilding projects industry, born (literally) in the basement of [email protected]; +1 631-472-2715 from Erie, Pa., to South Korea. His story John DiMartino’s father’s basement in the

Frank Covella [email protected]; +1 561 732 1659 starts on page 24. mid-80s. The story starts on page 46.

Mike Kozlowski

While the cover story this month is not Last, but certainly not least, we visited [email protected]; +1 561 733 2477 a shipbuilder, the Great Lakes Dredge and with Allied Systems as it works through

International Sales

Dock (GLDD) company, as led by Lasse the largest contract in its company history,

Scandinavia & Germany

Petterson, CEO and President, has had a $70m deal to design, engineer, build and

Roland Persson

Orn Marketing AB, Box 184 , S-271 24 a big impact on delivering shipbuilding deliver 37 crash and salvage cranes to the

Ystad, Sweden [email protected]; +46 411-184 00 contracts just when they are sorely needed. U.S. Navy, cranes designed to keep aircraft

Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Driven by growing federal and state bud- carrier ? ight decks clear and operational.

Tony Stein [email protected] gets, the dredging industry as a whole is “Clear the Flight Deck” starts on page 50.

+44 1892 512777 strong and growing, and this month Pet-

United Kingdom

Paul Barrett terson shares insights on the direction of

Hallmark House, 25 Downham Road, Ramsden

GLDD on the heels of a recently announced

Health, Essex CM11 1PU UK [email protected]; +44 7778 357722 $100m investment to build a new trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) with Conrad

Classi? ed Sales +1 212 477 6700

Gregory R. Trauthwein


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Editor & Associate Publisher

John J. O’Malley [1905 - 1980]

Charles P. O’Malley [1928 - 2000]

Photo: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock [email protected]

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