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  • Five subsidiaries of The El Paso Company, Houston, Texas 77001, announce proposed offerings of an aggregate of $30,864,000 United States Government Guaranteed Ship Financing Bonds, Series P and Q, subject to approval of the Maritime Administration. The bonds will be offered publicly by Merrill Lynch White Weld Capital Markets Group.

    The bonds will be fully guaranteed by the United States Government under Title XI of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936. The bonds are to be offered severally by the five companies to assist in the financing of five liquefied natural gas tanker vessels presently under construction at domestic shipyards. These vessels will be used for the transportation of liquefied natural gas from Algeria to terminal facilities on the East Coast of the United States.

    The Series P bonds will be due on March 31, 2003, and the Series Q bonds will be due on October 15, 1983. Interest on the bonds will be payable semiannually, and the bonds are subject to semiannual redemption through the operation of mandatory sinking funds.

  • States. An agreement between the Cuban Government, headed by Orlando Muniz, Chief Inspector for International Fishing Regulations, and the United States Government was signed on December 6, 1977, in Washington, D.C. The first vessel, the Playa Duaba, arrived December 10 in New York Harbor and anchored

  • with an irrevocable letter of credit for $3 million, and subsequently electronically transferred the funds from its Seattle bank to the United States government account. It also gave MarAd a check f o r $24,977.60 to cover all unpaid out-of-pocket expenses for the care of the ship through March

  • leadership and outstanding contributions in the furtherance of the NMC objective of a unified maritime industry working together for a strong, stable United States-flag merchant marine. Mr. Barker had previously served as chairman of NMC's Executive Committee. Elected to replace him in this position

  • . Four of the 12 FFGs under Todd contract are being purchased by the Royal Australian Navy under a "foreign military sales" agreement with the United States Government. The total contract price for all 12 ships is roughly $750 million, or about $62.5 per ship. The Adelaide is 445 feet long and displaces

  • ," according to A.A. Walker, president of Calship. He stated that "The company is de-emphasizing marine repair work for agencies of the United States Government, because of continuing losses incurred in such work and difficulties in contract administration." Calship and a predecessor company have

  • in the FFG program which began in 1973 when Australia was examining options for new destroyers. The Memorandum of Arrangement signed by the United States Government and the Australian Government in 1974 has subsequently led to a unique arrangement whereby Australian officers have been "totally integrated in

  • another thing to impose a ban on the ship because, for instance, one container on board was transshipped through a port that did not have a United States Government seal of approval. The measure also conflicts with at least the spirit of the message being conveyed by USG Administration officials, such

  • Good Conduct Medals. He's been on report several times and he's raised hell in a number of ports. On a few occasions, he has embarrassed the United States Government by creating disturbances in foreign zones. Perhaps that's why Coast Guardsmen love Sinbad. he's as bad as the worst and as good

  • threat has not been examined. In the period immediately after the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the American public and the United States Government saw terrorists on every airplane and hiding behind every shipping container.  Numerous innocent passengers were taken off commercial aircraft

  • and withholds its largesse. The National Transporation Policy, codified at 49 USC 10101, states in part that ". . . it is the policy of the United States government to provide for the impartial regulation of the modes of transporation." Unfortunately, this simple policy has been supplanted by an incoherent

  • , then a private party acting for and at the direction of the federal agency is also immune from liability.  The Clean Water Act provides: The United States Government is not liable for any damages arising from its actions or omissions relating to any response plan required by this section.  The National

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  • MR Nov-19#81  10,000 shipbuilders from  the United States and the ship’s)
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    Elec- livered by Newport News in 1910. Jill Biden, the former Second Lady of Scrubber Delivered tric Boat. More than 10,000 shipbuilders from the United States and the ship’s sponsor, The very large crude oil carrier (VLCC) The submarine is the second ship to be Newport News and Electric Boat have

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    M MARITIME MEDICAL CREW CARE Crew Care: Managing Mariner Medical Care By Joe Keefe he competent authority shall as the population on shore enjoys. But, the embarking any mariner, a trusted 2012. There are several key aspects to require that, prior to begin- that’s not always the case. In case of

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    in the international group In addition, Boriana is involved in the Maritime of 13, a reinsurance and pooling arrangement that Law Association in the United States, previously makes large claims – like Costa Concordia – to be serving as a board member and currently serving covered effortlessly. as Vice

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    Register hen Boriana Farrar moved Hill, Betts & Nash LLP. But she credits from her native Bulgaria to Judge Stephen Plotkin, a 4th Circuit Loui- the United States in 2001, she siana judge and a Fulbright Scholar at the W did so to be close to family, University

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    as well signs at a much faster pace. portunities than it does risks. We are the People of Conrad Shipyard—diverse in our skills and backgrounds; united in our commitment to delivering world- class vessels; proud of our shipyard’s 70-year heritage of safety, quality, craftsmanship, integrity and service

  • MR Nov-19#56 ENVIRONMENTAL GREEN SHIP RECYCLING
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    ENVIRONMENTAL GREEN SHIP RECYCLING Mrs. Saltkjel stated, “We are careful not but choose not to follow the regulations In order to ensure that EU SSR and HKC are making procedures that ? t the actual to use the words ‘certifying’ or ‘validat- when they are not being externally moni- are adhered to

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    ENVIRONMENTAL GREEN SHIP RECYCLING states when the recipient country cannot though not rati? ed by the requisite num- be required to have an initial survey to been uniquely tailored to the vessel. deal with the waste in line with the Con- ber of countries representing 40% of verify the inventory of

  • MR Nov-19#54 ENVIRONMENTAL GREEN SHIP RECYCLING
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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

  • MR Nov-19#45 SHIPBUILDING USCG POLAR SECURITY CUTTER
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    SHIPBUILDING USCG POLAR SECURITY CUTTER Polar Security Cutter will provide meaningful presence in polar regions By Edward Lundquist he Coast Guard needs a ship economic zone above the Arctic Circle). ed. Protecting America’s interests in the Coast Guard leadership and presence that can do more than

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  • MR Nov-19#27 Equinor has earmarked around 15 to 20% of its total annual)
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    Equinor has earmarked around 15 to 20% of its total annual investment for the development of new energy solution until 2030. Much of these resources are pegged for innovative projects, such as deepwater offshore wind energy farms, placed on barges. geted at clean energy projects. Present- ly, Equinor has

  • MR Nov-19#26  innovat- development in the United States and 
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    are in of the most attractive in the world for ing itself into a company with ample sions in its logistics chain and innovat- development in the United States and investments in solar and wind energy energy interests, producing the oil and ing by capturing and storing CO² in all Europe, in Europe

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    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 State’s economic development ported goods

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    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

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    offshore wind industry in tion (“GWO”), a non-pro? t founded by programs for offshore wind training and sociations. $200,000 of the awards made the United States is growing wind turbine manufacturers and opera- development programs. The Maryland by Massachusetts came from this fund. exponentially,

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    I INSIGHTS: LEGAL BEAT tion clauses that are not drafted by trial the parties may not be able to contract tract at issue. However, reliance on old huge drafting error: defense and indem- attorneys, but instead by transactional around these state laws with a choice of forms will likely not provide the

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    . While all the par- ties to the transaction may speak the same language, the legal language (and precedent) is vastly different from Eu- rope to the United States. What follows are ? ve common mistakes I see in mari- time contracts in my practice. Mistake #1 – Not Adequately Specifying the Applicable

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    I INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE Dennis L. Bryant Dennis Bryant is with Bryant’s Maritime Consulting, and a regular contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News as well as online at MaritimeLogisticsProfessional.com. dennis.l.bryant@gmail.com The Internet of Maritime Things he Internet of Maritime

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    in solar and wind brenda@offshore-engineer.com Switching gears for us is Barry Parker and his overview of the Offshore Service Ves- energy in Brazil. United Kingdom Paul Barrett sel market, which most of you know is not a pretty sight. Starting on page 28 Parker Hallmark House, 25 Downham Road, Ramsden

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    NUMBER 11 / VOLUME 81 / NOVEMBER 2019 Features Cover Image Credit: Photos: ZF/Martin Meissner 28 Which Way is Up? Breakdown of the present and future of the OSV market. By Barry Parker 34 Data on the River Southern Towing breaks down the case for Z-Drive Towboats. By Greg Trauthwein 44 A Polar Presence Insi