National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration

  • New n a t i o n a l o f f i c e r s were elected recently by the members of the Marine Technology Society, Washington, D.C. Presidentelect is Gilbert L. Maton, president of Tracor Jitco, Inc. and a founding member of MTS. Ned A. Ostenso, director of the National Sea Grant College Program and deputy assistant director for R&D of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, was elected vice president-Eastern Region.

    Vice president-Southern Region is Bernard Le Mehaute, professor and chairman of ocean engineering and acting chairman of marine affairs at the Rosenstiel School at the University of Miami.

    Secretary-treasurer is Henry O. George, controller of the Oceanic Division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Annapolis, Md. Richard M. Shamp, founder and president of Engineering Service Associates in Washington, was elected director of public affairs. He has been exhibits chairman for the MTS annual conferences for the past eight years.

  • Corporation a $16.8-million contract to provide a new shipboard data system for the acquisition and processing of hydrographic information by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The system, know as the Shipboard Data System III (SDS III), will replace NOAA's current Hydroplot/ Hyd

  • Recovery Systems, Inc. (SRS) of Irvine, Calif., announced that it was awarded a contract to construct 11 vacuum gravity oily water separators for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a research agency of the U.S. government. The separators have been approved by the U.S. Coast

  • Senator Spark Matsunaga (DHawaii) announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected the Hawaiian Dredging and Construction Company, a subsidiary of Dillingham Corporation of Honolulu, as the lead company for the $7.6-million ocean thermal energy conversio

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has fired the first round in the potentially long and bitter battle over oil spill damage assessment between the U.S. government and the oil transport industry. NOAA has recently published its attempt to formulate a logical set of rules on

  • A $321,607 contract has been awarded to the French firm of Thomson-CSF, Inc. by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce, for a 20- month exploratory program to develop a shipboard Current/ Depth Measuring Subsystem. The subsystem will measure subsurfac

  • Papers chairman, then opened the technical session by introducing Rear Adm. Nathan Sonenshein, USN (ret.), author of the evening's paper titled "The National Planning Conference on the Commercial Development of the Oceans." Rear Admiral Sonenshein is assistant to the president, Global Marine Development

  • , Justice, and State, the Judiciary and related agencies approved spending totals for the Maritime Administration, Federal Maritime Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. MarAd will get some extra money for its reserve fleet maintenance programs, and there is also money to

  • authorized the award of a contract to Bender Welding and Machine Co., Inc., Mobile, Ala., for the construction of a fisheries research vessel for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He also approved a determination that the fixed price of $2,875,000 for the vessel was "fair and

  • 7,312 miles. The 1978 edition of "Distances between United States Ports" gives the nautical distances between 700 U.S. ports, and much more, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. For example, how long would it take to go by ship from Boston to Anchorage ? The publication includes a

  • grown 30 ft. under the water surface six miles offshore Huntington Beach, California. This venture also supports the goals of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), establishing a framework to allow sustainable domestic aquaculture to contribute to the U.S. seafood supply.   Catalina

  • , in March announcing the release of SeaWave Navigator Version 1.1, a low-cost, user-friendly communications solution, providing Internet e-mail, NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) color weather charts, NOAA text weather forecasts, and other communication services to professional mariners

  • MR Nov-19#81  is compliant with the Inter-
national Maritime Organization’s)
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    tonnage: 160,597 tons Deadweight tonnage: 311,374 tons Flag: Panama The new vessel is equipped with a scrubber that is compliant with the Inter- national Maritime Organization’s (IMO) more stringent SOx emission regulation, which is scheduled to become effective in January 2020. The ship will be

  • MR Nov-19#78  built and delivered under the National 
the deeds of Russian)
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    , an illustrious Russian explorer. We pay tribute to nal out? tting, set to work and commissioning has vessel to be built and delivered under the National the deeds of Russian seafarers who have discovered Ant- taken place since its launch in June. “With the fu- Shipbuilding Strategy. Given the important

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comply with national and international 
regulations)
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    improve Deck Handling Solutions for Tugboats employee morale and productivity and Including Integrated Control Systems and Technical Support comply with national and international regulations. Moreover, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection

  • MR Nov-19#72  will be  Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory 
between USD100-300)
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    US Department of have estimated that the price could be Furthermore, HSFO will continue to be tions come into effect - there will be Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory between USD100-300 per tonne more cheaper than LSFO in the years to come, 4,000 vessels with scrubbers installed revealed that the

  • MR Nov-19#70  of transporting oil for  national Maritime Organization)
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    . shaping global regulations at the Inter- Cand more, shipowners are de- ping companies make decisions that lead The business of transporting oil for national Maritime Organization (IMO), manding high levels of standards from to long-term success. Low taxes and low Chevron is not motivated solely by mon-

  • MR Nov-19#63 OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET
for installation)
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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET for installation vessels. bon ? ber. There’s been a paradigm shift and ef? ciency, they are far ahead, but curve, Europe and globally.” But, while The prototype system was installed in in the largest players in the industry.” they’re a 120-year-old industry.

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    its 10MW SG 10.0-193 DD prototype turbine, with a 193-meter-diameter rotor, at the Danish Document liner condition in 15 minutes only with the ® National test center for large wind tur- new Liner Condition Camera (LCC) from Chris-Marine . bines in Oesterild, Denmark. The ? rm No need to remove cylinder

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    ENVIRONMENTAL GREEN SHIP RECYCLING n May 2014 National Geograph- is tremendous pressure from both gov- The Wrong Way to Recycle A Vessels a cash buyer, the new owner will use a ic wrote an in-depth article on ernment regulators and within the ship- To place pressure on both shipowners number of different

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    propellers, 75,000 shaft horse- management, marine security, ports and in Antarctica averages 228 days below Freeze 2019, but the mission was not power national defense.” 0°F each year. The approaches to the without engineering challenges. The Able to break 21 ft. of ice by back- But until replacements

  • MR Nov-19#44  contribution to the National 
Science Foundation-managed)
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    The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star is on its way to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S. military’s contribution to the National Science Foundation-managed U.S. Antarctic Program. Photo: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Of? cer Nick Ameen. 44 Maritime Reporter &

  • MR Nov-19#30 , and many of the  of non-national oil companies moves 
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    the future, as the focus Gulf of Mexico remain tepid as cus- production initiatives. Though the aver- listed drilling entities, and many of the of non-national oil companies moves tomer demand is highly sensitive to oil age full cycle costings for new projects service providers, continued to see their

  • MR Nov-19#20  she worked through the Inter-
national Organization of Masters)
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    energy for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Dana Merkel is an associate at Blank Rome LLP and prior to joining Blank Rome, she worked through the Inter- national Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots as a Third Mate and Quali? ed Member of the Engine Department (QMED) for several international shipping

  • MR Nov-19#18  rather  one of the main international grass roots 
easily.)
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    col- present the bow foils do not retract, but umn I nominate 350.org, https://350.org/ Will tells me that can be changed rather one of the main international grass roots easily. advocates for keeping atmospheric CO2 If she has electric propulsion pods in at 350 ppm. We have already exceeded her aft

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    ing room, be an indicator of far greater demnify each other for certain types of will either not survive judicial scrutiny star/diva behavior. However, National problems with the contract at hand. claims or situations. However, a fail- or don’t offer the protection the parties Public Radio reported in 2012

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    the cur- recently retired Executive Director of riculum base. Both are retired senior the Port of Oakland and former head of Operations at ICF International. Chief Engineers from Military Sealift the Port of Long Beach, was given the Command with over three decades of group’s Lifetime Achievement

  • MN Nov-19#81  channels, and tightly 
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beach)
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    , near docks and piers, rela- ecosystems and sea life, as stated earlier. ly for routine harbor maintenance, tively protected channels, and tightly The National Oceanic and At- beach building, and clearing out the con? ned footprints. Usually two or mospheric Administration (NOAA) Mississippi River’s Southwest

  • MN Nov-19#75 OFFSHORE WIND
INVESTING FOR THE FUTURE mand for new boat)
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    OFFSHORE WIND INVESTING FOR THE FUTURE mand for new boat construction and covered,” said Marcia Blount. “But While any shipyard requires con- repair, caused the Blounts to step back for the new aluminum vessels (i.e. tinual investment, Blount Boats has and evaluate how to best utilize their offshore

  • MN Nov-19#22 COLUMN OP/ED
Preserving the Arctic & 
Improving Maritime)
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    COLUMN OP/ED Preserving the Arctic & Improving Maritime Safety It’s Time for Congress to Act. By Buddy Custard The Arctic remains one of the most spill prevention and response readiness in the United States. amazing regions of the world, with di- On the heels of the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska

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    place. reality, no one in this freight market can afford those costs; By having an effective and professional health and safety certainly not on an international, multi-national scale. Alterna- management system to mitigate the risks of occupational ill- tively, shipowners can roll the dice and hope for the

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    “LNG is being Q-LNG is owned 70 percent by Shane Guidry and 30 percent embraced by energy operators but facilitating the growth has by Harvey Gulf International Marine, New Orleans, Louisiana. Q- its challenges. This exciting development uses a very low-cost LNG will own and operate assets providing marine

  • MP Q3-19#23 , 
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    of regulators include activists, disgruntled and industry stakeholders for several years. employees, or cyber criminals, On June 16, 2017, the International Maritime Organization deliberately seeking to cause damage to a company’s reputation, (IMO) adopted Resolution MSC.428 (98). This instrument en-

  • MP Q3-19#20  decades in service. The 
international average is 11.5. For)
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    CONTAINER LOGISTICS “Jones Act container ships have spent, on average, three decades in service. The international average is 11.5. For bulkers, the numbers are even further apart: 38 years old in the USA, and nine internationally. It’s worth emphasizing that these vessels all undergo periodical surveys