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  • The Navy will be constructing two general purpose ocean science research ships, the AGOR 24 and AGOR 25.

    The eligible offeror must be a member of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) or meet the requirements and agree to apply for full membership if selected.

    Offerors must be able to provide technical assistance during the period covering builder selection through delivery; enter into a renewable charter party agreement with the Navy; maintain and operate such ships under sound maritime practices; complete final fitting of the vessels and be willing to undertake a cooperative role in scheduling and operating the ship in the support of the Navy research programs and the larger U.S. ocean science research community.

    Offerors may propose to operate either ship or both ships. Written requests for an RFP should be sent to the Office of Naval Research, 800 North Quincy Street, Arlington, Va.

    22217-5000.

    For more information contact B.

    Hetfield at (703) 696-4513.

  • Supplemental Funding Package Likely The projected cost for U.S. naval operations related to Operation Desert Shield through September 30 has more than doubled—from $230-million to $490-million —according to figures released by the Pentagon recently. Pentagon officials attributed the increase to

  • Davenport/Mammoet, Rosharon, Texas, recently utilized an interlocking, load-dispersing mat system from Uni-Mat International, Inc., Houston, Texas, for transport of a heavy pressure vessel. For the transport operation, a section of the deck of a 182- by 54- foot barge was decked using Uni- Mats.

  • The 29-foot, 12-passenger Ootsa Ranger, powered by twin Cummins engines and Hamilton waterjets, was recently delivered by British Columbia, Canada, builder Argo Marine Ltd. to Alcan Smelters & Chemicals Ltd., Kitimat, B.C. The vessel will be used to ferry loggers to timber harvesting sites. The

  • NuFlex, Inc., Linden, N.J., manufacturers of composite transfer hoses for petroleum and chemicals, recently announced the availability of large bore composite vapor hoses. NuFlex manufactures 4-, 6-, 8- and 10-inch ID vapor hoses designed to meet recently announced Marine Vapor Control Regulations

  • The 180- by 54-foot crane vessel Big Easy is now available for salvage, wreck removal and general lift work in the Northeastern U.S., after undergoing routine hull painting at Hudson Drydock Corp. Owned by John J. Gladsky Jr. of Gladsky Marine of Glen Cove, Long Island, N.Y., the Big Easy features a

  • Bailey Refrigeration Co., Inc., Avenel, N.J., has appointed Oscar F. Poppe Jr. as its Miami branch manager. Mr. Poppe comes to Bailey from Bermuda Star Line where he was vice president of operations. A marine engineer from Miami, Mr. Poppe has considerable experience in the marine industry and

  • Stanley L. Clark, president of Raytheon Marine Company, headquartered in Hudson, N.H., recently announced that Carsten Peters, formerly marketing manager in the U.S., has been appointed managing director of Raytheon Marine Sales & Service Company, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mr. Peters will be

  • William P. Muller has been appointed assistant vice president of operations of Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., according to Thomas E. Moran, chairman and chief executive officer of the company. Mr. Muller, who will be based in company headquarters in Greenwich, Conn., is a graduate of

  • The new JAX 9 Weather Facsimile Receiver from Raytheon produces high-resolution satellite photos and other recordings in 16 gradation levels on 10-inch thermosensitive paper. Because of its built-in timer feature, the JAX 9 can be preset to start and stop during selected broadcasts, allowing fully

  • Mobile Telesystems, a new company based in Fairfax, Va., that provides mobile satellite products, recently began operations, Kenneth A. Homon, president and chief operating officer, has announced. The mobile business was previously part of Comsat Corporation's product group. Microelectronics Technolog

  • The Bird-Johnson Company of Walpole, Mass., has named Jon Vaughn as marketing and sales manager for their Seattle operation in Seattle, Wash. Mr. Vaughn brings over 14 years of marine industry experience to his new position and was most recently a regional sales manager for Samson Ropes throughout the

  • MR Jan-20#52 People & Companies
between Terminals, Ocean and from 
the)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 52

    People & Companies between Terminals, Ocean and from the acquisition of Hamburg Sud, and building competitive advantage from technology through digital solutions. Burnett Named CEO of Seiche Seiche Water Technology Group an- nounced that COO Mark Burnett has been promoted to CEO. Burnett joined

  • MR Jan-20#50 In the Yard
New Ship & Boat designs, contracts & deliveries)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 50

    In the Yard New Ship & Boat designs, contracts & deliveries New Contracts ESG Launches NYCDOT Ferry Late last year Eastern Shipbuilding Afghanistan Star from Poland for his valor. Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the SSG He was 24. The three 4500 passenger fer- Michael H. Ollis (Hull 219) the ? rst of ries

  • MR Jan-20#49 AR & Maritime Maintenance
As maritime embraces new digitaliz)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 49

    AR & Maritime Maintenance As maritime embraces new digitalization technologies aimed at reducing costs and enhancing safety onboard ships, MAN CEON, MAN Energy Solutions’ umbrella brand for all its digital products, comes to the fore for TechGuide, an augmented reality maintenance platform. Using mobile

  • MR Jan-20#46 Ship Repair
Activities and Investments in ship repair &)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 46

    Ship Repair Activities and Investments in ship repair & conversion yards Zhoushan IMC-YY Shipyard & Engineering Co. “Green” Drydocks in China Zhoushan IMC-YY is an innovator, with a family of automated systems to make ship mainte- nance clean & ef? cient. Photo: Zhoushan IMC-YY While the ship repair

  • MR Jan-20#42 Ship Repair
Activities and Investments in ship repair &)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 42

    Ship Repair Activities and Investments in ship repair & conversion yards Bayonne Drydock & Repair Corp. BDDRC Invests in Shiplift Capacity Bayonne Drydock & Repair in Bay- “We have taken onne, NJ, reported brisk business in 2019, with the BDDRC ? oating drydock delivery of a 1280T and graving dock in

  • MR Jan-20#40 INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN
off the charts.)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 40

    INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN off the charts. Ultimately, the work we do here is supporting ground-based midcourse missile defense system. “That was a our client’s businesses with engineering excellence and un- massive project we did with Boeing; a hallmark project for me matched problem

  • MR Jan-20#34 REPAIR & CONVERSION
the concerns about security as the)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 34

    REPAIR & CONVERSION the concerns about security as the electric grid becomes more He added that improved safety features, including lifeboats, dependent on offshore wind. would be necessary in a conversion and that personal com- These calculations and estimates provide a backdrop for the fort is also an

  • MR Jan-20#33 REPAIR & CONVERSION
 “As owners we always 
look for)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 33

    REPAIR & CONVERSION “As owners we always look for opportunities to increase the attractiveness of our vessels. In this context, modern PSVs can be converted and utilized for new operations at a competitive cost compared to new buildings.” Tommy Walaunet, Managing Director, Island Offshore Though

  • MR Jan-20#21 developed an informal list of accident causes, and for)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 21

    developed an informal list of accident causes, and for opera- made the same mistake if he was sober. What we really need tional reasons, prefers picking a probable cause from that list. to ? gure out is how the system failed, and here it becomes Alcohol impairment is a prominent member of that list, and

  • MR Jan-20#20 Back to the Drawing Board
Marine Casualties
Alcohol is NOT)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 20

    Back to the Drawing Board Marine Casualties Alcohol is NOT the Probable Cause irst some disclosures. I have worked with (MAB-19/30) on an incident that occurred in Guam. I (or my the National Transportation Safety Board company) had no involvement in that matter, but since it was on a number of occasions.

  • MR Jan-20#17 fuel switching are unique to each ship and its condition)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 17

    fuel switching are unique to each ship and its condition, so there are no universal procedures that can be applied to all, or even most ships.” Nevertheless, there are some general principles and procedures for the majority of ships. Rec- ommendations include: • Establish procedures, plans and instructio

  • MR Jan-20#16 The Path to Zero
IMO2020
Low Sulfur Fuels
Is Everyone)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 16

    The Path to Zero IMO2020 Low Sulfur Fuels Is Everyone Ready? re the world’s ships’ engines ready for IMO “The trouble will come compliant very low sulfur fuel? That’s a wide open question as ship owners step to when the products are the end of the preparatory gang-plank on A January 1, 2020 when 0.

  • MR Jan-20#14 O?  shore Wind
Q&A: Matt Tremblay, ABS
The Domino Effect)
    January 2020 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 14

    O? shore Wind Q&A: Matt Tremblay, ABS The Domino Effect The next hot growth market is offshore wind; Is the U.S. marine industry ready to meet demand? he American Bureau of Shipping convened a conference to discuss the pace and direction of the U.S. offshore wind market, including challenges and opportuni

  • MN Jan-20#59 PRODUCTS
STAIRMASTER NITEGLOW 
TCL Series Lube 
Wooster)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 59

    PRODUCTS STAIRMASTER NITEGLOW TCL Series Lube Wooster Products introduced Free Air Hoists The new TCL Series lube STAIRMASTER NITEGLOW an- free air hoists from Har- ti-slip safety renovation treads with rington Hoists operate photoluminescence, for exit path without air supply lubrica- markings

  • MN Jan-20#56 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Kennedy  Falkner  Green Fenimore &)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 56

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Kennedy Falkner Green Fenimore & Mayes ogy software development, force mea- Graham, Chapman Crowley Awards surement systems and Starrett Special Join NTSB Board Scholarships Gage Department. The National Transportation Safety Crowley Maritime Corp. presented Board is set to

  • MN Jan-20#55 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Wilgus  Allen   Long Pace 
President.)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 55

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Wilgus Allen Long Pace President. Long will retain his current duties as General Manager of Phoe- nix’s Largo, Md. operations, and in his additional role as Corporate VP will assume responsibilities for company- wide ? nancial forecasting, reporting and budgeting. Wilgus

  • MN Jan-20#52 VESSELS
ABS Grants AIP for First Jones ACT SOV   
as)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 52

    VESSELS ABS Grants AIP for First Jones ACT SOV as storing spare parts and tools. According to Vard, the vessel is designed to be environ- mentally friendly with a focus on low fuel consumption and ease of construction. Vard said the design incorpo- rates a state-of-the-art hull form designed for all

  • MN Jan-20#47 Put to the test with non-contact RPM sensors to independentl)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 47

    Put to the test with non-contact RPM sensors to independently monitor Consulting ? rm M.J. Bradley & Associates (MJB&A), engine speed. acting as an independent third-party, compared the Chris- During idle testing, MJB&A found the HybriGen Power topher M. Parsonage’s “baseline” and “hybrid” fuel con-

  • MN Jan-20#43 the spears communicate with each other, so that only one)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 43

    the spears communicate with each other, so that only one to catch it early, there needs to be a monitoring system in spear communicates with the cloud, thereby reducing data place to sense the spoilage. According to Naeem Zafar, up costs. Examining trends in the data and providing insight until now

  • MN Jan-20#40 WATER USAGE
to a long-term reduction in water consumption.)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 40

    WATER USAGE to a long-term reduction in water consumption. a water audit in a building would apply to a small vessel. For If all goes well and the audit does uncover areas where instance, leaks can be a big problem. This is because the high water consumption can be reduced, this can prove to be a

  • MN Jan-20#35 OFFSHORE WIND
The ?  rst-in-the-nation offshore wind)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 35

    OFFSHORE WIND The ? rst-in-the-nation offshore wind training facility will be located at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. By Joseph Keefe n late October, with much fanfare, Massachusetts Gover- by the Commonwealth to grow a workforce for the off- nor Charlie Baker, Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachu-

  • MN Jan-20#33 SAFETY 
tank or from outside – either would warrant an)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 33

    SAFETY tank or from outside – either would warrant an inspec- Headquarters has prioritized outreach and discussion tion to determine the source and a potential limitation vs. an enforcement policy at this time. While this may of movement, up to detention to port.” He pointed out, change with new policy

  • MN Jan-20#22 COLUMN FERRY TRENDS
consortium sponsored by the European)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 22

    COLUMN FERRY TRENDS consortium sponsored by the European Union (EU). Del- Interferry’s current membership – more than 260 ferry egates heard that the drive train was being prepared for operators and suppliers in 40 countries – is predominantly assembly and testing on land within months. based in North

  • MN Jan-20#19 with minimum requirements poses a  safety is a part of)
    January 2020 - Marine News page: 19

    with minimum requirements poses a safety is a part of company culture and major threat to public safety. We ap- we want our teams to be well supported preciate that the Coast Guard has in all areas of professional development. stepped-up its enforcement efforts and In January 2019, PVA launched the