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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • MN Jul-19#56 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Cashman Equipment Corporation)
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Cashman Equipment Corporation Connie Award Chi Stolzman King Crow Shea Hastings Lytle degree in Maritime Administration leadership roles managing operations, TVIB Welcomes New from Texas A&M Galveston. Hastings budgets and rail lines during times of Staff Member The TVIB has

  • MN Jul-19#55  industry 
is vital to our national and economic 
security)
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    who has demonstrated out- standing dedication and support of the U.S. shipbuilding and repair in- dustry. “America’s shipyard industry is vital to our national and economic security, and I am proud to represent a state with a longstanding shipbuilding tradition,” said Sen. Collins. DeFazio added, “As

  • MN Jul-19#54 .      board member of the National Marine 
Gibbs & Cox Appoints)
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    more productive, General Manager of Transas USA. Volvo Penta of the Americas and a predictable and safer,” said Johnson. board member of the National Marine Gibbs & Cox Appoints Manufacturers Association (NMMA), Robert G. Allan presented Garner as AVP, Ship Design has been named chairman

  • MN Jul-19#53  and Bob Goldenberg have  National Offshore Safety Advisory)
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    , Crow- ley Logistics announced that John Most recently, Fuhrmann chaired the tor of Public and Industry Affairs for Abisch and Bob Goldenberg have National Offshore Safety Advisory North America. Sheff will succeed both joined the company. Abisch, vice Committee (NOSAC) subcommittee Mark Menzer in

  • MN Jul-19#47 ; summarizing 
cal Affairs at National Ocean Industries Association)
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    Offshore Wind Timothy Charters is Vice President of Government and Politi- Summit to discuss this report in greater detail; summarizing cal Affairs at National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA). the supply chain required for offshore wind development. Aaron Smith is President and CEO of the Offshore Marine

  • MN Jul-19#46  on the planet.   The National Ocean Industries Association)
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    most immediately built, as was the company Tidewater, This is where our organizations come in. one of the largest vessel operators on the planet. The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) was The offshore drilling and vessel expertise that was devel- founded in 1972 and represents all facets of the

  • MN Jul-19#44  present a particular  – International regulations that aim)
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    a risk to life, although cer- Chapter II, the FSS Code, and Section A of the STCW Code tain vessels such as passenger ships present a particular – International regulations that aim to both prevent ship ? res F danger because they carry a large number of people, and minimize their consequences (proactive

  • MN Jul-19#39 .
the bene?  ts of a uniform, national program. Jennifer Car-
That’s)
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    passage, citing progress and success, based on streamlined and ef? cient compliance requirements from marine businesses. the bene? ts of a uniform, national program. Jennifer Car- That’s a great set of goals. The clock is ticking. penter is AWO’s Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Of? cer. It’s

  • MN Jul-19#38  to be ?  led with the National Ballast Infor- Darren)
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    tak- this response Framework is linked to new ballast water report- ing on a process with very complex science. ing requirements to be ? led with the National Ballast Infor- Darren Nichols is Executive Director of the Great Lakes mation Clearing House. The reports will serve as the basis for Commission

  • MN Jul-19#36 REGULATORY REVIEW
covered by the VGP, and maybe more)
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    REGULATORY REVIEW covered by the VGP, and maybe more (although much of placid and predictable stream. That won’t be easy. this report is focused on ballast water). And, while the typ- VIDA is not just about ballast water, but ballast water ical workboat in U.S. waters isn’t impacted by ballast water does

  • MN Jul-19#27  – the 
efforts including the National Offshore Safety Advisory)
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    work in- organizations. Chad is active in various industry volunteer volves de? ning a new endorsement for eligible OSVs – the efforts including the National Offshore Safety Advisory Response, Restoration, and Recovery Vessel (“Triple-R,” Committee and the Marine Technology Society Dynamic Positioning

  • MN Jul-19#26  Offshore Sector’s Support of National Interests in Times of)
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    COLUMN OP/ED A Measured Response: The Offshore Sector’s Support of National Interests in Times of Crisis By Chad Fuhrmann D T C & Recovery Activities Subcommittee in late 2018. The ESPERATE IMES ALL FOR D R intent of the Subcommittee is to lay the foundation for IVERSE ESOURCES In 2017, North

  • MN Jul-19#8  the company’s 
cal Affairs at National Ocean In- UK of? ces)
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    senior Bryant Timothy Charters is Vice Pres- team at Ramtech Electronics ident of Government and Politi- and is based at the company’s cal Affairs at National Ocean In- UK of? ces in Nottingham. dustries Association (NOIA). Lisa Overing is an award- Tom Ewing is a freelance winning marine journalist and

  • MN Jul-19#4  
Advertising Sales Managers
National Interests in Times of)
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    SALES 26 OP/ED Vice President, Sales & Marketing Rob Howard • howard@marinelink.com The Offshore Sector’s Support of Advertising Sales Managers National Interests in Times of Crisis National Sales Manager By Chad Fuhrmann Terry Breese • breese@marinelink.com Tel:

  • MN Jun-19#22  salvage 
fects of reducing national marine ?  re?  ghting)
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    the Coast Guard, the regulations. This will potentially have third-order ef- while well intentioned, may ultimately reduce the salvage fects of reducing national marine ? re? ghting services with capacity of the nation through misguided regulatory inter- the loss of both equipment and quali? ed, seasoned

  • MN Jun-19#20 ? 
By Jim Elliott
In 1982, the National Research Coun- Reassessment)
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    and Marine FireÀ ghting Regulations were published: Is it time for a reassessment of the U.S. marine salvage posture? By Jim Elliott In 1982, the National Research Coun- Reassessment of the Marine Salvage Posture of the United cil’s Committee on the National Sal- States,” found “that the traditional

  • MN Jun-19#14 INSIGHTS
investor and Chairman Charles Good. After a few)
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    INSIGHTS investor and Chairman Charles Good. After a few years of development, interest was sparked from the US Government and UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). The MoD’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) was so im- pressed by the concept, it agreed to provide Cox Powertrain with “invaluable

  • MN Jun-19#8  Eyerdam is a Miami-based, national award-winning 
maritime)
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    issues. Group of Companies, including T&T Salvage and T&T Subsea. With three decades of leadership experience in Rick Eyerdam is a Miami-based, national award-winning maritime operations, Mr. Elliott has served as a senior journalist and editor. He is a former editor of Florida Ship- Coast Guard

  • MN Jun-19#4  Sales Managers
National Sales Manager
Terry )
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    TECH FILE SALES Vice President, Sales & Marketing Transitioning to LED Rob Howard • howard@marinelink.com Navigation Lights Advertising Sales Managers National Sales Manager Terry Breese • breese@marinelink.com Tel: 561-732-1185 Fax: 561-732-8414 48 TECH FILE The

  • MR Jun-19#50  ship emissions to  is an internationally recognized expert )
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    the maritime Zero Emission Marine (GGZM), who the vessel will operate in San Francisco of California. community to reduce ship emissions to is an internationally recognized expert Bay for three months while Sandia Na- Dr. Pratt commented that the success- satisfy IMO MARPOL Annex VI regula- on maritime hydrogen

  • MR Jun-19#47  groups include:
creased international focus on seafarer 
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    in the boardroom. • SAFETY RULES While there are myriad training drivers, the top three drivers for MarTID 2019’s target groups include: creased international focus on seafarer - Vessel Operators: Reducing acci- issues such as health and wellness, both dents, complying with regulations and physical and

  • MR Jun-19#46  uti- ratings) serving on internationally trad- and developments)
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    ,000 of? cers and 873,500 Review 2019, an annual review of trends tinues to rise. seafarers to discover (and hopefully uti- ratings) serving on internationally trad- and developments in shipping losses and lize) best maritime training practices. ing merchant ships, according to statis- safety.) Education

  • MR Jun-19#28  information 
gaged in international trade has declined from)
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    U.S.-? ag vessels en- over the next ? ve years will include black oil and re- the ? rst time, the Coast Guard presented information gaged in international trade has declined from approxi- ? ned petroleum products, petrochemicals and agricul- re? ecting the entire U.S. Flag ? eet, including barges,

  • MR Jun-19#24  low sulfur fuels for the 
national Energy Agency (IEA –)
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    effect.” So says the Inter- new product roll-out, supplies will be and marine partner Navigistics project at needs to produce low sulfur fuels for the national Energy Agency (IEA – a part of available at major bunkering hubs and least 3.5 mb/d of HS IFO will need to maritime industry. Organization for