Holland America Cruises has appointed Daved F. Lauth vice president of Technical/Nautical Operations. In this new senior management position, Mr. Lauth will be responsible for the strategic planning and analysis of Holland America's technical and nautical needs as well as the coordination of technical and nautical operations with other divisions within the company.
Mr. Lauth, a rear admiral with 31 years of service in the U.S.
Coast Guard, enjoys a national reputation as an outstanding manager, having had the responsibility of directing the activities of over 1,400 military and c i v i l i an personnel in Hawaii, Guam, Japan, American Samoa and other locations in the Pacific Basin. During his Coast Guard career, Mr. Lauth worked to implement the National Safety Program for recreational boating. As Deputy Director for the U.S.
Coast Guard he set policy for personnel administration on boating safety, and had active command of several Coast Guard vessels.
Mr. Lauth holds a degree in engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a master's degree in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
Navigating through U.S. Maritime Security Requirements The U.S. Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) imposes various maritime security requirements on operating in waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Maritime security regulations promulgated by the U.S. Coast Guard
Capt. Barry C. Roberts, USCG, recently assumed command of the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Md. He becomes the 29th commanding officer in the 82-year history of the yard, the only shipbuilding and repair facility of the U.S. Coast Guard. During a recent ceremony, Rear Adm. Robert S. Lucas
, vice commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, will deliver the symposium's keynote address on Thursday. Technical areas to be addressed by government and industry experts from the U.S., U.K., and European continent include fast-attack-craft hull forms, hull-form hydrodynamics, special-warfare craft, combatpatrol-
for Compliance with IMO Voluntary Ballast Water Guidelines" and implement the IMO standards. Operators can report their ballast water treatments by using the form in the guidelines and sendingit to the nearest U.S. Coast Guard Captain of Port. For further information, contact: Lt. Jonathan C. Burton
, an agency within the Department of Transportation. Mr. Gaughan will be responsible for the agency's liaison with the maritime industry, overseeing Mar- Ad's public affairs activities, and, in coordination with the Office of the Secretary, contacts with the Congress on maritime
, and was awarded certification by the American Bureau of Shipping and the U.S. Coast Guard. Initial trials were held in Lake Pontchartrain, La. Because of its unique design, additional trials were held in Gulfport, Miss. The purpose of the trials, which are required by the U.S. Coast Guard and
The U.S. Coast Guard has approved Sarex oil/water separators to control polluted waters being discharged from shipboard bilges and shoreside stations. Said to be the first such certification issued by the Coast Guard for oil/water separators, it was granted to Separation and Recovery Systems, Inc.
The September hearing held by the House subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation centered on maritime transportation regulations and their ultimate impact on safety, security, jobs and the environment. As various industry advocates used the public venue as a vehicle to vent and for elected
The Tenth Naval Hydrodynamics Symposium will be held June 24-28, 1974 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. This internationally recognized symposium has been held biennially since 1956, alternately in this country and abroad. This year, the symposium is being sponsored
in 1979, will operate in the Gulf of Mexico deploying a large helium-filled balloon called an Aerostat, which is equipped with a sensitive radar system. Suspended as high as 2,500 feet, the radar scans the sky and the ocean to detect lowflying aircraft and surface vessels which could be carrying illegal drugs
largest and oldest manufacturer of fire extinguishing equipment. Aptly called "Mariner," the new portable extinguisher, engineered to handle fires caused by spills of gasoline, grease, oil, etc., has twice the firefighting capability as the common 5-B :C units on the market. Backed by Kidde's half
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of PureBallast 3 system mounted PureBallast 3 Compact sys- after commissioning, Alfa Laval will Advantage Tankers & Advantage types, as well as deckhouses and a ser- tems and PureBallast 3 Ex systems for also provide a PureBallast Compliance signs on for 33 systems Advantage Tankers & Advantage vice
Case Study Dole & Talusia Optima Following the introduction of the 0.1% sulfur cap imposed within ECAs off the U.S. coast in 2015, Dole realized it had a problem. The engines of two of its vessels, ‘Dole Chile’ and ‘Dole Columbia’, which had been transporting fresh fruit from South to North America for
fuel composition, but compliant fuels are investment in scrubbers, especially for service offering, OSM has recently re- fering its assistance in the exhaust gas either not widely available yet or quite time charters. In any case, says Soul- cruited an Environmental Compliance scrubber retro? t process
MARITIME EMISSIONS • Hurtigruten Pushes the Borders for Green Travel Plastic-free advocating a ban on HFO and stricter regu- Facing the three all-glass elevators, the Adding to the company’s green creden- lations to be applied to vessels that operate screen will reach up to and include Deck 10 tials is
vessels in produc- Steel-builder Fraser Shipyards and its sister compa- line delivered a new 45-ft. pilot boat to the Virgin Is- tion. “This was a very busy year in 2018,” said Bobby ny, aluminum-fabricator Lake Assault Boats both had lands Port Authority and with a contract for a 64-ft. Bar? eld. “2019
.” Eastern Shipbuilding had an incredible year, with passenger vessel for San Francisco. Launched in Sep- With multiple yards at its disposal, Bollinger focuses strong bid activity characterizing 2018 and continued, tember 2018, it is a lithium ion hybrid electric pow- Amelia for new construction and commercial
of high speed ship services MV WERFTEN: New throughout the Mediterranean and Adri- atic,” said Robert Clifford, Chairman of Shipbuilding Hall Complex Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania. An advanced Pemamek welding For Virtu Ferries this new vessel pro- plant was put into operation at the MV vides
THE SHIPYARDS • Repair & Conversion, New Construction, Investment Photos: Left UK-based ship repairer the SMS Group, which focuses on mechanical engineering, started 2019 focused on several major re? t wins. Photo: SMS Group The future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) returns after completing acceptance
, BAE Systems, and a few things become immediately clear: Dave Thomas is passionate about cleanliness and order, as the San Diego yard is compact and bustling with work, yet impeccably clean. Dave Thomas is passionate about safety, and he takes the health and wel- fare of every employee, colleague, client
Fixing the Fleet BAE System’s San Diego yard is a critical player in keeping U.S. Navy 30 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • JANUARY 2019 MR #1 (26-33).indd 30 MR #1 (26-33).indd 30 1/11/2019 2:05:09 PM1/11/2019 2:05:09 PM
A AUTONOMOUS OPERATIONS Maritime Autonomy Sea Machines gets a $10m investment injection While there remains much debate as to what an autonomous future looks like in the maritime sector, one company, Sea Machines, is helping to pace the ? eld with product development, partnerships and investment. “THE
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than twice the yearly average over the adverse impact of the OPEC cuts and a with daily vessel hires ing in slightly less. For Suezmax tankers, previous decade. In comparison, world slower economy, the IMO 2020 could L moving in the direction of, liftings from West Africa into northern oil production
some of the latest developments in the offshore and maritime markets in Brazil. Data from National Union of Marine and Offshore Construction and Repair Industry (SINAVAL) shows a number of signi? cant developments that took place in the second semester of 2018. The Program for the Renewal of the Bram Offshore
graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1998 and sailed internationally for 10 years as a licensed engi- neering of? cer. In 2008, he shifted focus shoreside consulting in dynamic positioning and marine operations, taking his current position with MAC as North American Operations Manager for Maritime
. a mission gap or something they are cu- soon get an additional boost diak, would orbit in “low Earth orbit” This high-tech form of ridesharing has a rious about.” For example, the Academy Tfrom space with two polar sat- of between 690 and 1000 kilometers, or positive upside: the more organizations course
I INSIGHTS: Satellite Communications USCG enters the Final Frontier A pair of new U.S. Coast Guard satellites – “Cubesats” – aim to give navigating Arctic a greater margin of safety Credit: Cal Poly Cubesat Lab and JPL Photo courtesy SpaceX 14 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • JANUARY 2019 MR #1
or places of destination in that state. Risk assessment The EPA is required to develop a bal- last water discharge risk assessment and response framework using ballast water discharge data and aquatic nuisance spe- cies monitoring data. This risk assess- ment will be used to identify and track populations
ballast water man- discharge of pollutants from vessels; (3) agement system discharges, incidental protocols for ballast water management charge the US Coast Guard with primary systems, if any, that render nonviable the Uniform standards to the operation of covered vessels. In- responsibility for prescribing
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