Dena Wilson

  • The recent passage of the Tax Technical Corrections Act, HR 4333, by the 100th Congress, offered some good news for domestic inland waterways operators.

    Included in the measure was the long-awaited correction to the diesel fuel tax inequity which began on April 1, 1988. Waterway operators and other off-highway users continued to pay the tax through December 31, 1988. Now off-highway users will be able to purchase diesel fuel tax free. Sellers and purchasers must submit information to the IRS verifying that the fuel is utilized for non-highway purposes. The tax paid between April 1 and December 31, 1988, is refundable, with a special one-time refund with interest.

    Amounts that have already been submitted on a quarterly claim for refund or that have been or will be claimed as a credit against other tax payments (such as the inland waterway fuel tax) are not eligible for the special one time interest bearing refund.

    In addition, full deduction of crew meal costs was also included in the Tax Technical Corrections Act.

    Operators will be able to deduct crew meals that (1) are required by federal law to be provided to crew members of a commercial vessel, or (2) are provided to crew members of a commercial vessel operating on the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, or the U.S. inland waterways that is of a kind that would be required by federal law to provide food or beverages to crew members if operated at sea. This provision is effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 1988.

    Furthermore, the Act also exempts certain cargoes from the Harbor Maintenance Tax established in P.L. 99-662. This revision provides that the tax will be imposed only once on cargo, moving under a single bill of lading, unloaded from one vessel and loaded onto another at any U.S. port for relay to or from Alaska, Hawaii, or any U.S. possession.

    For additional information, contact: Dena Wilson, American Waterways Operators, vice presidentlegislative affairs, at: (703) 841- 9300.

  • Wilson Electronics, a U.S.-based manufacturer of cellular signal boosters, is targeting inland and coastal waterway users with a new marine initiative. The development of a signal booster kit that improves cellular coverage for boaters on inland waterways and for near-shore mariners means that dropped

  • "The coming year shows signs of both hope and danger for the U.S. barge and towing industry," the new chairman of the board of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. (AWO), told the association's members recently. "The hope is based on some longawaited signs of economic recovery, which would result

  • The Marine Diesel Division of the Allis-Chalmers Corp., Milwaukee, Wis., recently received an order valued at more than $6 million covering construction of 60 mud pumps for drilling rigs made by the Wilson Manufacturing Co., Wichita Falls, Texas. The division, whose major activity is construction

  • Wilson Walton International Ltd. of Stockton-on-Tees, U.K., signed an agreement with BV Materiaal Metingen of Holland to sell the company's range of testing services in the U.K. for ships and offshore structures. Under the terms of the agreement, Wilson Walton will be able to offer the shipowner

  • As the Brazil’s O&G market continues to grow, growth in tandem of the offshore logistics solutions component becomes equally important. Brasco Offshore Logistics is a Wilson, Sons Group company dedicated to offering efficient solutions to oil and gas players operating in Brazil. Maritime Reporter’s Contributi

  • Inland and coastal giant christens ATB duo Jason E. Duttinger and Winna Wilson in an October New Orleans ceremony. The crew of the Jason E. Duttinger took a break from hauling coal between Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, and Florida on Oct. 30 as Kirby Corp. of Houston christened the articulated tug-and-barg

  • CF Industries, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of basic chemical fertilizers, has named Richard A. Wilson to head its newly formed transportation management group. According to a statement by D.V. Borst, executive vice president and general manager, Plant Food Division, the reorganization

  • The energy and cost effectiveness of barging supports an upbeat outlook for the industry, but "nothing succeeds without effort and nothing can be taken for granted," a leading barge executive said in speaking to a Houston, Texas, Marine Insurance Seminar. Archie L. Wilson, president of Dixie Carriers

  • Wilson Walton International of Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland (UK), recently received two contracts to provide rapid emergency service to two ship operators. The first contract, for a Norwegian customer, involved the replacement of a scrubber base tank, part of the ship's inert gas system, which has

  • John Murray Wilson has been promoted to vice president of engineering for Philadelphia Resins Corporation, Montgomeryville, Pa. He also will be in charge of product research and development, and the engineering of field applications for the corporation's industrial, marine and rope divisions. He

  • David A. O'Neil, president of Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc., Essex, Conn., has announced the appointment of Charles W. Wilson to the post of vice president. Mr. Wilson will manage the downtown New York City office and will be Seaworthy's area technical representative. Mr. Wilson has over 35 years

  • MN Mar-19#32 TOWING COMPANY PROFILE
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    March 2019 - Marine News page: 32

    TOWING COMPANY PROFILE Blood: thicker than water? The late Capt. Beau Payne’s two ex-wives, Isabella and Heidi, unite to run P&L Towing to preserve their family legacy. By Lisa Overing ehind every good man is a good woman. Or two? transition and his personal assets in the event of his de- In the case of

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    June 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 42

    2019 TOP SHIPOWNERS: IS BIGGER BETTER? Like any other business, some shipping companies are bigger than others. This article looks at some of the larger participants in the various sectors. “Big” can be de? ned in multiple ways. Here, contributing editor Barry Parker takes a deep dive into the data

  • MR Jan-19#34 THE SHIPYARDS • Repair & Conversion, New Construction)
    January 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 34

    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

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    January 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 19

    M MARKETS: Offshore Energy Claudio Paschoa Claudio Paschoa is a regular contributor to New Wave Media publications, print and electronic. He authors a weekly column on the new OEDigital.com, the online home to Offshore Engineer magazine. Brazil Offshore Year in Review As the year comes to a close it is

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    November 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 27

    utterres joined Sistac in 2016. He is the former CFO, Investor Rela- Sistac is an established lo- tions Director and International Board Member of Wilson Sons Lim- cal offshore service provider Gited – one of the largest listed port and maritime logistics providers in Brazil – where he held his

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    Sep/Oct 2018 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 64

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    Sep/Oct 2018 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 51

    Liverpool Seafarers Centre’s CEO, John Wilson, with a mem- ber of the crew of MS Black Watch at Liverpool’s cruise line terminal seafarer center. port, thereby greatly improving service delivery. LSC will be able cluded from attending church services, even when in port, due to to connect with a ship’s

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    Sep/Oct 2018 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 50

    MARINER WELFARE LSC CEO John Wilson and a member of the crew of the Panama-registered general cargo vessel Seccadi at the Centre’s new Eastham Hub. has never changed and remains frmly focused on providing a ‘life- within the Port of Liverpool ‘family,’ for example the pilots, who line’ to seafarers

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    Sep/Oct 2018 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 48

    MARINER WELFARE he Port of Liverpool on Merseyside in the UK represents a Initial Activities prime example of a major maritime hub where the welfare LSC’s initial activity involved streamlining the entire operation, Tof seafarers has long been a top priority. In fact, Liverpool’s cutting waste and

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    Sep/Oct 2018 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 46

    MARINER WELFARE THE PORT OF LIVERPOOL: caring for seafarers The British port of Liverpool works with a range of charitable organizations to provide visiting seafarers spiritual, health, welfare and recreational support, primarily through the facilities of Liverpool Seafarers Centre. By Tom Mulligan Image

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    October 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 35

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  • MN Oct-18#54 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    October 2018 - Marine News page: 54

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  • MR Jun-18#5 THIS IS DARYL WILSON, CEO OF 
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    June 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 5

    THIS IS DARYL WILSON, CEO OF HYDROGENICS. AND HE’D LIKE TO INTRODUCE YOU TO OUR ADVANCED HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING FACILITY. Today Daryl is feeling inspired. After all, he’s leading a shift safely transform how we consume energy. While our lead- to a cleaner, global energy future through

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    November 2017 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 46

    People & Companies InterMoor OceanWorks Greensea Mark Jones Harald Grob Karl Lander hired Jim Daly as Chief Operating Of- InterMoor Appoints Jones CEO Lander Joins Greensea InterMoor named Mark Jones, global ? cer. Daly was previously Chief Operat- Karl Lander has joined Greensea as chief executive

  • MR Sep-17#57 THE ONE MARITIME TECHNOLOGY EVENT  
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    September 2017 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 57

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    September 2017 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 58

    People & Companies QPS InterAct Ocean Power Technologies WIlson Barnum OPT subsea services group Acteon, secured a than 150 Canadian Government DNV GL has built a network of trained new distribution agreement with Moog, agencies. The Iridium network satellite drone pilots based in Gdynia, Piraeus

  • MT Sep-17#57 Kraken
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    September 2017 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 57

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  • MR Feb-17#16 LEGAL BEAT
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    February 2017 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 16

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    November 2016 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 41

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    November 2016 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 40

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    June 2016 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 69

    DATA & STATISTICS United States Flag Privately-Owned Merchant Fleet* Articulated and Integrated Tug-Barge Units (As of October 2, 2015) Operator Vessel IMO Tugboat Name Barge CG Number Barge Name Type of Barge Barrel Capacity* or CG Number or IMO Number Bouchard Transportation 9053141 BARBARA E.

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