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
Capt. Alfred J. Tatman, USCG (ret.), has been named East Gulf representative for Bergeron Industries, Inc., William T. Bergeron, executive vice president, announced. Captain Tatman was graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1946 with a Bachelor of Science degree in marine engineering. He
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come one of the principal innovators in the subsea imaging and measure- ment industry. It is headquartered is in BIRNS, Inc. Kildare, Ireland with of? ces in the U.S., BIRNS started out in the subsea the U.K., China and Australia. industry creating underwater cam- Currently the company is building
1,700-kilometer mission autonomously collecting ? sheries thus increasing mission ef? ciency. acoustics and physical properties of the sea surface. As part Looking back 20 years, we celebrate the progress and ad- of this multi-vehicle mission under the U.K. NERC/Defra vancements made in ocean observatio
were to signi? cantly increase the number and frequency of mea- equipped with: surements of strain accumulation in Cascadia Subduction • Sonardyne acoustic modems Zone and elsewhere. • Dual frequency GPS receiver embedded in an inertial navigation system (INS) Monitoring the Alaskan Subduction Zone:
oor geodesy projects are underway across the globe, all in the ability to observe and monitor the worlds’ in pursuit of scienti? c advances that will help us crack the ocean. Just think that less than two decades ago, one code on earthquake and tsunami risk. The importance of this Oof the ? rst global
grow Along with the 1,100-square-meter testing and training cen- wind power entrepreneurs, ? oating or marine wind power con- ter backed by The Switch — plus researchers, equipment and tinues to grow. Since Equinor’s launch of a HyWind pilot at infrastructure — the Sustainable Energy catapult will also
expected stream of startups. power cables, Unitech is also in negotiations with clients for By pumping cash into innovation at the Center, the Norwe- new, customized cable designs and installation technology. gian government will offer would-be wind suppliers from “Our business plan is based on this being
The making of a (supply chain) star Wind is “the tech of choice,” the International Energy Agency said recently, just as a new report by the University of Delaware outlined the opportunity in U.S. of shore wind: 5,000 miles of of shore cabling and 1,700 turbines, it turns out, are bundled into current
hull separation. Once the hull separates the vehicles arms activate and the machine is ready to manipulate and inspect its environment. Aquanaut is not just a paper de- sign. It has been built and is undergoing testing now. One of the biggest advantages of virtual residency is avail- ability. Ultimately
Insignts Business Solving the Real Problem: T e Subsea Business Model By Sean Halpin, Aquanaut Product Manager, Houston Mechatronics e seem to be experiencing an underwater operators determined that they need to dramatically lower the technological renaissance. It’s extremely cost of doing business
Star Population in Danger The combination of ocean warming have stayed so low in the past three est ocean, and it is not recovering in the and an infectious wasting disease has years, we consider them endangered in same way experienced by the intertidal devastated populations of large sun- the southern
CONTROL portion, said his team started by us- Precise demolition ing the system to establish a baseline After a baseline was set, Tappan Zee of conditions in the river. This began Constructors used TMC software and with 3D point cloud data collection of Teledyne SeaBat T20 high resolution submerged
of the bridge of? cially opened to westbound traf? c in Au- The project scope required driving more than 1,000 cylindri- gust 2017 and, a few weeks later, temporarily began carry- cal piles into the Hudson riverbed to create 41 pillars to hold ing eastbound traf? c until the eastbound span was completed
, while also eliminating metal contamination. were not commercially available off the shelf to provide the protection, accuracy and durability required. For US GEO- Future use TRACES, a 14 mm Vectran cable was designed, manufactured US GEOTRACES has achieved the capability to lower the and supplied by Cortland
for US GEOTRACES. sample bottles. As it is lowered through the water column to To support the scienti? c challenges, a suitable cable had to depths of 7,000 meters, it endures factors including cold tem- be non-metallic to meet non-contaminating criterium as any peratures, bending, tension cycling
Insignts Cables Cable to Make a Dif erence in Underwater Missions By Chad Murdock, lead applications engineer, Cortland Company he US GEOTRACES program is dedicated to col- Electromechanical cable specialist Cortland supplies equip- lecting trace elements and their isotopes from the ment which is used by
. A re-export of a U.S.-origin item from one for- writing has been obtained ? rst by the U.S. seller from the for- eign destination to another, including use aboard a vessel in eign buyer stating they (the foreign buyer) assume this respon- multiple territorial waters, can also trigger a license require-
, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce ach year, the U.S. Department of only complete systems and key parts and com- Commerce receives thousands ponents, but also raw materials, produc- of inquiries from businesses tion equipment, and other related items. E looking to export, many of For
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. “We didn’t get it right all of the time, but enough An advantage was also was that Chrysaor, as a small or- of the time and very few things didn’t work for us,” says Ead- ganization, was able to be nimble. When issues arose, those ington. “Most of the suppliers delivered on time, but when dealing with them
Frigate Sonars ince the summer of 2017, four vessels equipped with This system has been installed on three Anti-Submarine analog sonars have been upgraded using RTsys AS3i Warfare Frigates FASM in Brest (Brittany, France) and on one technology (Analog Surface Ship Sonar Improve- Anti-Aircraft Frigate FAA