Canary Islands

  • Astilleros Canarios, S.A. (ASTICAN), a full service ship repair yard and the largest marine repair center in the Canary Islands and on the west African coast, is offering an 18- page color brochure on its facilities and capabilities.

    The publication lists facts concerning the yard's total area, capacity, main installations including its Syncrolift elevator platform, industrial and secondary installations, cranes, and administrative and service installations.

    The brochure states that the yard's equipment and its highly qualified personnel enable it to undertake any type of maintenance, repair or refitting work and offer the highest quality in the shortest time.

    Every aspect of the yard's work, from elevation and docking to the stringent monitoring of methods and processes, is aimed at minimizing unproductive time for the shipowner.

    The geographical position of the Canary Islands, with their warm, dry climate and long days throughout the year, is a highly positive factor in this respect.

    ASTICAN is technically equipped to undertake periodic overhauls, major repair jobs, stretching operations, and other major refitting jobs.

    For more information and free copies of the well-illustrated color brochure from Astilleros Canarios, Circle 38 on Reader Service Card

  • also entered service with the pilots of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Pasajes. These boats were fitted out respectively by Comercial Rofer in the Canary Islands and Chantiers Sibiril in France. Circle 4 4 on Reader Service Card www.maritimereporterinfo.co

  • www.plocan.eu/en CEO/President: Dr. Octavio Llinas Vice President Dr. Joaquin Hernandez-Brito Number of Employees:35 The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands -PLOCAN- is a public consortium facility engaged to promote science and technology developments in the marine and maritime sectors through a cost-effect

  • of tonnage. Half the fleet, both in terms of numbers of vessels and tonnage is registered in Galician ports. Around 1,100 vessels are registered in the Canary Islands. Spain’s long, narrow continental shelf is rich in fisheries resources. Spain’s jurisdictional waters viz. the country’s Economic Exclusion Zone

  • shiplift system in the world was placed into operation with the commissioning of the Syncrolift owned by Astilleros Canarios, S.A., at Las Palmas, Canary Islands. With a platform 562 feet 10 inches long by 98 feet 5 inches wide, the Syncrolift can lift vessels up to 25,000 deadweight tons. As shown

  • of Madrid, Spain, has purchased a second Boeing Jetfoil hydrofoil for passenger service on their route between Las Palmas and Tenerife in the Canary Islands. The Jetfoil will be delivered in October of this year. Trasmed began Jetfoil service in August 1980, and in the first six months of operation

  • in March this year. Boeing Jetfoils are operating in commercial passenger service between Hong Kong and Macao, in the Sea of Japan, in the Canary Islands, and across the English Channel. Boeing has also sold Jetfoils to the Republic of Indonesia for coastal patrol service

  • (1) Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN). PO Box 413, Telde. Spain; (2) Christian Michelsen Research (CMR). PO Box 6031, Bergen, Norway; (3) Instituto Canario de Ciencias Marinas (ICCM). PO Box 56, Telde. Spain   Ocean observatories play a crucial role in relevant aspects of the climate system

  • speeds of over 50 knots when necessary. Jetfoils are in commercial passenger service in Hong Kong, Japan, the Irish Sea, English Channel, and the Canary Islands. Boeing Marine Systems has also delivered the first of five larger p a t r o l h y d r o f o i l missileships (PHMs) to the U.S. Navy. The PHMs

  • fifth Boeing Jetfoil service to begin this year. Other passenger services were inaugurated in 1980 on the English Channel, the Irish Sea, in the Canary Islands, and in Puget Sound between Seattle and Victoria, British Columbia. Fifteen Boeing Jetfoils are now in service worldwide

  • . "Benchijigua Express" is now undergoing final onboard fit-out prior to undergoing sea trials during November. The vessel will then depart for the Canary Islands on a delivery voyage covering approximately 9,500 nautical miles. Circle 2 2 on Reader Service Car

  • two separate owners. Falmouth is ideally located for the reefer trades on the ballast route from Northern Europe to loading ports in South Africa, Canary Islands and the Caribbean. Amer Shipping's 13,312 grt vessel the Amer Choapa was the first to enter the shipyard during July. Work completed during

  • MR Nov-19#63  Oceanic Plat-
form of the Canary Islands) claims this 
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    November 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 63

    once the turbine is installed. The consortium, comprising Esteyco, Siemens Gamesa, Ale Heavylift, Dewi GmbH and PLOCAN (the Oceanic Plat- form of the Canary Islands) claims this method could reduce installation costs by more than 35% when compared to jackets or XXL monopiles in deep (35 meters plus) water

  • MR Nov-19#24 T
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND
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    November 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 24

    T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND “The US needs to develop a work- force from scratch,” noting that a mas- sive campaign was undertaken in the UK, something that needs to start now in the United States. Laura Smith, USA Director for Atlas Professionals from renewable energy? NJ wants to de- to the

  • MR Nov-19#22 T
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND
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    November 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 22

    T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND Public Of? cials Face Detailed Decisions – needed sooner, not later… AOT is working to develop a new port, speci? cally con? gured to serve Atlantic Ocean wind projects, on 30 acres along the Arthur Kill tidal strait between Staten Island and New Jersey. Boone Davis

  • MN Nov-19#92 VESSELS
SAFE Boats Delivers 19th Boat to FDNY
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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 92

    VESSELS SAFE Boats Delivers 19th Boat to FDNY SAFE Boats International (SAFE) has delivered boats 17, 18 and 19 to the marine division of the New York Fire Department, all during the month of August. The three latest additions to the FDNY ? eet are 33’ full cabin boats, the most popular con? guration

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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 83

    measure of light bending as it passes through one medium into another), color, and absorption spectra. NOAA also states that total suspended solids (TSS) is a quantitative measure of the total dry weight mass of the particles or material present in a given amount of water. Measuring TSS is important

  • MN Nov-19#74 OFFSHORE WIND
Blount Boats also completed an 85-ft.)
    November 2019 - Marine News page: 74

    OFFSHORE WIND Blount Boats also completed an 85-ft., triple-screw alu- minum ferry boat, Isle of Fire for Fire Island Ferries – the 10th vessel built for Fire Island Ferries by Blount Boats – that was delivered on June 19, 2019 and will service 386 passengers between Bay Shore and Fire Island on Great

  • MN Nov-19#73 OFFSHORE WIND
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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 73

    OFFSHORE WIND ounded in 1949, Blount Boats is a full-service the Block Island Wind Farm. The boat is signi

  • MN Nov-19#72 OFFSHORE WIND
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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 72

    OFFSHORE WIND BLOUNT BOATS:BLOUNT BOATS: Credit: Greg Trauthwein Ferries, Offshore Wind Vessels Dominate Present, Future MarineNews recently visited the Blount Boats facility in Warren, Rhode Island. While the year 2019 might be the ‘year of the woman’ in the eyes of the International Maritime Organizatio

  • MN Nov-19#38 PROPULSION
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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 38

    PROPULSION Workboat Propulsion: New Advances Produce Myriad Advantages Credit: Leclanche Big changes are blowing in the wind for 2019 Brown Water propulsion systems – and beyond. By Rick Eyerdam s the ? nal quarter of 2019 winds into full gear, myr- population 6,000, to the rest of Denmark. The route

  • MP Q3-19#37 LNG BUNKERS
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    Sep/Oct 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 37

    LNG BUNKERS Credit: Eagle Credit: Shell ships powered primarily by LNG. It’s amazing the number of Taino. This newly designed terminal is a frst-of-its kind, shore- companies that are lining up to till this fertile ground. to-ship, LNG bunkering facility. Eagle LNG’s Talleyrand LNG Bunker Station is built

  • MT Oct-19#61 Tech Files
Blue Robotics’ Ping 360
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    October 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 61

    Tech Files Blue Robotics’ Ping 360 Blue Robotics announced their newest product, the Ping360 Scanning Sonar, which offers small ROVs the ability to nav- igate in low visibility water conditions. The sonar achieves a new level of affordability, priced at $1,975. The Ping360 is available immediately from

  • MT Oct-19#54 Tech Files Research Vessel Tech
AAM Launches 77-f  .)
    October 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 54

    Tech Files Research Vessel Tech AAM Launches 77-f . RV for Duke University Images: All American Marine Inc. All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) completed construction modate up to 30 passengers, built and certi? ed under USCG and launched an aluminum research and survey vessel for Subchapter “T” regulations

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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 64

    V VT Halter, Q-LNG Name First LNG ATB VESSELS Sharktech Autonomous Vessel Photo: VT Halter VT Halter Marine held a vessel naming ceremony for America’s ? rst offshore Lique? ed Natural Gas Articulated Tug and Barge unit. The Q-LNG 4000 (barge) and the Q-Ocean Services (tug) were of? cially named in

  • MR Oct-19#55 HISTORY DESIGN EVOLUTION
An Innovative Double-Ended 
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 55

    HISTORY DESIGN EVOLUTION An Innovative Double-Ended Ferry Design for Texas. Credit: Bristol Harbor Group Inc. Credit: Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. to Create” and Marine Engineers (SNAME) conference in 1993, land, as its headquarters, as the original plan was to be- because no one was really building these

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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 38

    MARINE DESIGN BASJAN FABER, CEO, C-JOB DESIGN PROJECT REPORT TESO’S FERRY TEXELSTROOM With C-Job’s broad portfolio of vessel design proj- operation since 2016 between the Dutch island of Texel Eventually, TESO decided on a “Dual Fuel System” ects, one might assume that Basjan Faber, CEO, would and Den

  • MR Oct-19#18 I
INSIGHTS: MARITIME SECURITY
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 18

    I INSIGHTS: MARITIME SECURITY Dr. Joe DiRenzo is the Director of Research Partnerships at the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center. He is the former project manager for the service’s AI/ML project involving disaster response planning, a retired USCG of? cer, and former cutter Commanding Of? cer.

  • MR Oct-19#14 I
INSIGHTS: LEGAL BEAT
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 14

    I INSIGHTS: LEGAL BEAT Jeanne Grasso (right) is a partner in the Blank Rome LLP’s Washington, D.C., and Vice Practice Group Leader of the Maritime and International Trade Practice Group. Grasso focuses her practice on maritime and environmental law for domestic and international clients. She counsels

  • MN Sep-19#53 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    September 2019 - Marine News page: 53

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS HII Crowley AAPA Fields Collins Saetre Menoyo Sabbatini Sutton Connor Spaulding NagleWieland MBA from American Intercontinen- ty, security and environment (HSSE) HII Announces tal University. Spaulding will oversee and operations integrity for the com- Leadership Changes

  • MN Sep-19#50 VESSELS
Lowell Police Takes Delivery of New RIBCRAFT
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    September 2019 - Marine News page: 50

    VESSELS Lowell Police Takes Delivery of New RIBCRAFT top T-top, antenna arch with integrated dive ladder, the 19’ RIB provides a comfortable platform for long patrols while offering an open deck and easy access to the water for diving and rescue. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha, this 5.85 will reach speeds in

  • MN Sep-19#42 OFFSHORE WIND
territory. It appears there are no vessels)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 42

    OFFSHORE WIND territory. It appears there are no vessels in the U.S. ship- er’s VP of Operations. He was asked about plans for vessels yard construction queue, either. and equipment. Ideas include bringing in a heavy lift vessel There are vessels available on the world market, but the through the St.

  • MN Sep-19#41 OFFSHORE WIND
Of  shore Wind: a Freshening Breeze?
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    September 2019 - Marine News page: 41

    OFFSHORE WIND Of shore Wind: a Freshening Breeze? July brought news about of shore wind. T ere was something for everyone: optimism, disappointment, and construction, too. By Tom Ewing inally, starting with Dominion Energy’s Coastal Vir- Offshore Wind: harder to install than an oil platform ginia

  • MN Sep-19#40 OFFSHORE WIND
offshore demonstration project in Lake Erie)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 40

    OFFSHORE WIND offshore demonstration project in Lake Erie, eight miles surprising for a ? rst-time project. Vineyard Wind needs from downtown Cleveland. It will be the ? rst freshwater the formal Record of Decision (ROD) by BOEM to set its project in North America. It is winding down its regulatory

  • MN Sep-19#20 COLUMN OP/ED
Offshore Wind:
Set to Soar, Taking Offshore)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 20

    COLUMN OP/ED Offshore Wind: Set to Soar, Taking Offshore Support Industry With it. By Nicolette Nye Offshore energy development is BIWF is small compared to the much larger commercial opening a new front in the United scale projects that are on the horizon. Today, offshore wind States – the Atlantic

  • MN Oct-19#32 SHORTSEA SHIPPING
All the Right Moves
        
(Finally))
    October 2019 - Marine News page: 32

    SHORTSEA SHIPPING All the Right Moves (Finally) (Finally) Credit: Port of New Orleans Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain By Barry Parker n the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis smaller niche ports, would drive the cost of (coastwise) point. Congestion