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  • A musical salute to "Merchant Marine Heroes From the Past," and brief, dignified tributes to the merchant marine industry of the present were the highlights of the Port of New York-New Jersey National Maritime Day ceremonies held Monday, May 22, on the plaza of the World Trade Center, New York, N.Y.

    Some 200 midshipmen from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., participated in a t h r i l l i n g 20- minute musical pageant honoring merchant seamen through the ages. It featured the Merchant Marine Academy's Regimental Band, Color Guard and Star Spangled Banner Brigade, under the direction of Comdr. Kenneth R.

    Force, USMS, Director of Music of the Academy, who staged and directed the colorful review.

    Three-hundred invited sponsors and guests and more than 2,000 of the general public were in attendance at the plaza during the noon-day lunch hour.

    Merchant marine heroes in the exciting pageant included symbolic Egyptian, Roman and Viking seamen, as well as Christopher Columbus, Henry Hudson, John Paul Jones, Robert Fulton, the fictional Captain Ahab, and World War II merchant seamen from Britain and the United States.

    The flag brigade included 100 cadets — 50 carrying American flags, and an equal number bearing the 50 state flags. The 75- piece Kings Point Regimental Band played stirring martial music appropriate to the merchant marine heroes who were being honored.

    Capt. Robert E. Hart, USN (ret.), president of the Marine Index Bureau and general chairman, Maritime Day-1978 in the New York-New Jersey Port, was master of ceremonies for the event held on the World Trade Center Plaza.

    Peter C. Goldmark Jr., executive director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, welcomed the invited guests, as well as the lunch-hour crowd of 2,000 of Trade Center and downtown area employees who gathered on the spacious plaza. Mr.

    Goldmark called attention to the importance of international trade and transportation to the states of New York and New Jersey, as well as the nation as a whole, and noted that Maritime Day marked the opening of the 1978 World Trade Week.

    Howard G. Sloane, president of Hernasco Corporation and chairman of the 1978 World Trade Week Committee, and James P.

    McAllister of J.P. McAllister Associates, honorary chairman, World Trade Week for the Maritime Industry, also gave brief welcome messages.

    Christian A. Bendixen, Commander of the Robert L. Hague Merchant Marine Post, was called upon to report on the American Legion Robert L. Hague Merchant Marine Achievement Award. The purpose of this award is to encourage a continuing betterment of the American merchant marine in every segment of the merchant marine industry. The American Bureau of Shipping was announced as the award winner for the year 1977. The actual presentation of the trophy to Robert T. Young, chairman of the board, ABS, will be made later through the office of the President of the United States. Former recipients were special dais guests, and these included Adm. John M. Will, USN (ret.), president, Arthur Tickle Engineering Works, Inc.— 1958; Howard Pack, vice chairman, Seatrain Lines, Inc.—1965; Ran Hettena, president, Maritime Overseas Corporation—1973; Sheldon H. Kinney, president, State University of New York Maritime College —1974, and Frank 0. Braynard, Father of OP SAIL—1976.

    A highlight of the musical program was a special rendition of "Our Merchant Marine March" by its composer-lyricist Earl W.

    Clark. Mr. Clark, who is 76 years old, is a former Deputy Maritime Administrator of the United States Maritime Administration, as well as the holder of numerous other government posts and positions in the steamship industry.

    The chorus, printed in the program for all to join in, went: "There's a banner in the breeze/ floating o'er the seven seas/It's the emblem of our merchant fleet/ our merchant marine/So we'll lend our heart and hand/to the commerce of our land/as we hail the Fourth Arm of Defense/our merchant marine." The program closed with a moving wreath ceremony and musical response in which wreaths to those who gave their lives serving the merchant marine were brought to the speakers' platform by sponsors representing government, labor and management. The wreath sponsors included Frank Drozak, executive vice president, Seafarer's International Union of N.A.; Thomas Martinez, national s e c r e t a r y - t r e a s u r e r , National Maritime Union of America; Vice Adm. W.F. Rea III, United States Coast Guard Eastern Area Commander, and Capt. Carl W. Swenson, executive vice president, Farrell Lines Incorporated.

    Earlier in the day, the Reverend Monsignor Thomas McGovern, Port Chaplain, New York and New Jersey, and the Reverend James R. Whittemore, director of the Seamen's Church Institute, officiated at an ecumenical service at the Institute. Additional dais guests at the plaza ceremony included William O. Savage of Tampa, Fla., National Executive Committee, The Propeller Club of U.S.; Capt. Thomas A. King, Eastern Region Director, Maritime Administration; and Rear Adm. Arthur B. Engel, USCG (ret.), Superintendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy.

    Maritime Day is observed by law since 1933, on May 22 of each year. It commemorates the departure from Savannah, Ga., on that date in 1819, of the S/S Savannah on the first trans-Atlantic voyage by any steamship. The Maritime Day program opening the 1978 World Trade Week observance in the Port of New York-New Jersey is sponsored by maritime government, labor and management, including both American and foreign-flag shipping companies, as well as related maritime associations and industries.

    Following the hour-long ceremony in the plaza, a reception and luncheon was held for sponsors and guests at One World Trade Center, "Oval Room."

  • Nathan M. (Bob) Howard has been appointed marketing manager for the Leasing & Industrial Loan Financing component of the General Electric Credit Corporation, 260 Long Ridge Road, Stamford, Conn. 06904. In his new post, Mr. Howard is responsible for developing business for an operation that already h

  • Australia's Adsteam Marine Ltd. agreed to buy Howard Smith Ltd.'s Australian and U.K. towage businesses for $248 million. Adsteam plans to use a $163 million bank debt facility from National Australia Bank Ltd. to finance the deal which includes the remaining 50 percent of its Australian towage

  • John Crane is offering new literature on its new generation of non-asbestos valve packing— Style 187IG—designed to withstand harsh conditions of temperatures to 1200°F and pressures to 2,500 psi. It is a competitivelypriced, high-quality product according to the manufacturer. Under development since

  • for the Korean yard obtained from Australia this year. It was signed in Seoul by K.S. Choi, president of SHI; A. Thomson, assistant general manager of Howard Smith Ltd.; and E.G. Anson, general manager of Howard Smith Industries Pty. Ltd. After delivery, which is scheduled for the second half of 1986

  • The Port of Oakland, Calif., has prepared plans for the construction and installation of container cranes at the Charles P. Howard Container Terminal now under construction in the Oakland Inner Harbor near Jack London Square. The Oakland board of port commissioners recently approved a proposal to

  • The Flow Control Division of Rockwell International has published a new 24-page technical article, "Tests of Asbestos-Free Stem Packings for Valves for Elevated Temperature Service." The article describes a test program conducted to evaluate asbestos- free valve stem packing materials proposed for

  • Parker CPI union bonnet valves for process, power and instrumentation systems are designed for positive shut-off, reliability and long service life in severe service applications. Pressure rated to 6,000 psig these stainless steel valves handle a wide range of corrosive media. Stem swivel above

  • Vienna, Austria-based NautiCast Schiffsnavigationssysteme specializes in the development and distribution of refined AIS navigation aids, catering for both the commercial and leisure shipping industries as well as ports and VTS centers. The core product of the X-Pack range is the X-Pack DS AIS-Transpon

  • Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR) unveiled its new subsea rechargeable battery pack (SeaCell) and charger system (SeaCharge) to complement their existing portfolio of specialist equipment. Ahead of the launch, the R&D team at STR’s Head Office in Great Yarmouth have invested in a substantial development

  • Nauticast presented an AIS solution specifically targeting the U.S. workboat market at the recent SMM exhibition in Hamburg. Nauticast Navigationssysteme GmbH has been diversifying its AIS business throughout the past year, based on the success of the X-Pack DS - the SOLAS Class A Transponder. "We are

  • In August 2001, the Delamar Company received a call from the Engineering Officer aboard the 270-ft. (82.2-m) USCG Cutter Bear. He described an oil leakage problem from the #1 (starboard) reduction gearbox. The stern outdrive shaft's stuffing box could not maintain a good seal for any length of time

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    on the following pages are a select quality attendance for three days of conference, set of images from the show ? oor. Oexhibition and networking. Rob Howard, Mike All photos Marine Technology Reporter. Aaron Beach & Craig Glover of Chasing Underwater Robin Gang Li, President, Seamor Marine and Drones

  • MT Nov-19#51 AUMD: Autonomous Dredging
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    AUMD: Autonomous Dredging s autonomy gains a foot- bowthrusters. with the ? at bottom cross section, and hold in the maritime world, A power/speed prediction comparison the depth of the vessel is limited to only dredging appears next in line study with a conventional trailing suc- 8.5 meters which

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    , and US- ACE North Carolina FRF has a contract to purchase one. Nick Townley, business develop- ment, C-2 Innova- tions, with the Sea Ox. Photo: Rob Howard, MTR November/December 2019 48 MTR MTR #9 (34-49).indd 48 12/2/2019 11:33:48 A

  • MT Nov-19#27 Miniaturization
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    Miniaturization “Just think what has happened to comput- ers the last 20 years. Very little of this has found its way into subsea technology. The growth of small ROVs and the cost levels is one important driver for miniaturiaation. Small ROVs are not able to physically carry large devices and the

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    Africa, no commercial deep- just below the sea? oor. In fact, when consequence of stirring great interest in sea mining operation has yet been start- Howard Hughes built the Glomar Ex- ocean mining among offshore compa- ed. Now it seems that 2020 may actually plorer in 1972, the cover story for its nies

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    ABS ask if PUBLISHER 2020 will be the year for subsea mining. Subsea mining has captured the fascination of the John C. O’Malley subsea crowd since Howard Hughes built the Glomar Explorer in 1972. The cover story for jomalley@marinelink.com its real mission – recovering a Soviet submarine – was that

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    .com Associate Publisher/Editorial Director Greg Trauthwein trauthwein@marinelink.com Vice President, Sales Rolling on the Rivers Rob Howard howard@marinelink.com Web Contributor Michelle Howard mhoward@marinelink.com Editorial Contributors I think it is generally agreed that this is truly

  • MN Nov-19#98 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy PuritisBlanchet Rockwood Piccione Gage Ingalls Shipbuilding Shea & LytleGriebenow have joined the ? rm in senior leader- specializing in designs using alternative of Gulfport. Shipbuilder Academy was ship positions. Paczkowski joins the fuels and

  • MN Nov-19#81 DOMESTIC DREDGING REPORT
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    DOMESTIC DREDGING REPORT hopper or to discharge it bene? cially Mechanical Dredges Horses for Courses: through a ? oating pipeline to rebuild Mechanical dredges remove mate- Environmental & Marine coastlines and protect communities. rial by scooping it from the sea? oor Fisheries Regulations Self-prop

  • MN Nov-19#42 PROPULSION
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    PROPULSION covers the power range of 1-22MW. shore engineering and construction group, where a RoPax Recent breakthrough orders in the ferry segment in- vessel equipped with the Azipod system was compared to a clude the Azipod propulsion system speci? ed for an LNG- conventional vessel with shaft line

  • MN Nov-19#40 PROPULSION
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    PROPULSION The ferry’s Aurora and Tycho Brahe, originally built in 1991,were converted to battery power with 4160 kWh batteries on board each vessel. The scope of the project also included battery racks, ABB’s award-winning power distribution system Onboard DC Grid, as well as energy storage control

  • MN Nov-19#34 WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS
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    WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS “If the Agile 4Marine does not f nd any other connection than satellite, only then will it select satellite. But, if a cellular connection is found, it will re- evaluate and switch over from satellite back to cellular.” – Sheryar Wahid, Agile’s Co-Founder and Chief Technical

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    . Nicole Ventimiglia • nicole@marinelink.com SALES 70 TECH FILE Vice President, Sales & Marketing A Step Up in Safety with Rob Howard • howard@marinelink.com NABRICO’s FASST Winder Winch Advertising Sales Managers National Sales Manager Terry Breese • breese@marinelink.com

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    14 Advertising Sales physical oil broker (Eperon Petroleum and Albion Oil) years at NAPA. VP Sales in New York and London. In 1985, he became mar- Rob Howard howard@marinelink.com kets editor of Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, leaving in 8 Teemu Manderbacka is a Senior R&D Engineer at 1988 to launch the

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    , Au- The publisher assumes no respon- Vice President, Sales and Marketing gust, and December by New Wave sibility for any misprints or claims Rob Howard Media, 118 E. 25th St., New York, or actions taken by advertisers. www.marinetechnologynews.com howard@marinelink.com NY 10010-1062. Periodicals

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    V VT Halter, Q-LNG Name First LNG ATB VESSELS Sharktech Autonomous Vessel Photo: VT Halter VT Halter Marine held a vessel naming ceremony for America’s ? rst offshore Lique? ed Natural Gas Articulated Tug and Barge unit. The Q-LNG 4000 (barge) and the Q-Ocean Services (tug) were of? cially named in

  • MR Oct-19#38 MARINE DESIGN  BASJAN FABER, CEO, C-JOB
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    MARINE DESIGN BASJAN FABER, CEO, C-JOB DESIGN PROJECT REPORT TESO’S FERRY TEXELSTROOM With C-Job’s broad portfolio of vessel design proj- operation since 2016 between the Dutch island of Texel Eventually, TESO decided on a “Dual Fuel System” ects, one might assume that Basjan Faber, CEO, would and Den

  • MR Oct-19#6   80 Years & Counting
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    .com Associate Publisher/Editorial Director Greg Trauthwein trauthwein@marinelink.com Vice President, Sales 80 Years & Counting Rob Howard howard@marinelink.com Web Contributor Michelle Howard mhoward@marinelink.com Editorial Contributors Traditionally, anniversaries are a time of re?

  • MN Sep-19#57 PRODUCTS
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    PRODUCTS Successful USN Tests on Cox Powertrain’s CXO300 Diesel Outboards Cox Powertrain, the British developer and manufacturer of high-powered diesel outboards, is reporting the suc- cessful completion of the ? rst round Trelleborg’s DynaMoor Improves of in-? eld outboard validation tests

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  • MN Oct-19#14 INSIGHTS
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    INSIGHTS Sea Machines will be there when it happens. This month, listen in as Johnson leads the evolving discussion that will change the marine industry forever. Your ? rm was found in 2015. Give us a sense of just how far you have come, since then. In January 2015, Sea Machines was an idea and one

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  • MN Mar-19#50 HYBRID PROPULSION
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    HYBRID PROPULSION cent Harbor Harvest Hybrid project taking place on Long to propel the vessel at 16 knots. The XPAND battery system Island Sound is another example of this generational shift. uses XALT’s pouch format lithium-Ion cells and assisted The recognition by the Marad Administration, Department