James D Watkins

  • James H. Webber has been promoted to vice admiral and assigned as chief engineer of the Navy.

    In making the announcement, chief of naval operations Adm. James D.

    Watkins said the appointment "sets a new tone for the Engineering Duty Officer Corps, and reaffirms the critical importance of technical excellence in the Navy." He described technical engineering as fundamental to the development and maintenance of an affordable, revitalized U.S. Navy fleet.

    As chief engineer, Adm. Webber will have primary responsibility for maintaining technical engineering excellence throughout the Naval Sea Systems Command. He will also act as the principal advisor to the NAVSEA Commander, and point of contact with external activities, on the Command's engineering matters.

    He will also be responsible for setting engineering policy and standards, and insuring that they are met by the program managers for NAVSEA's various ship product lines.

    Adm. Webber graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949, and received postgraduate degrees in mechanical engineering and naval architecture from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1955.

  • Design and Engineering—New Dimensions." The technical sessions were opened with a keynote address "The Challenge of Design" delivered by Rear Adm. James W. Lisanby, Deputy Commander for Ship Design and Integration, Naval Sea Systems Command. Many phases of ship and combat system design — including

  • James R. Kelly, director of the Delaware River Port Authority's World Trade Division and a past president of the North Atlantic Ports Association, has been named to succeed executive director William W. Watkin Jr. as head of the bistate agency. Mr. Kelly will also assume the new title of president wh

  • Pontchartrain Materials Company finds innovative solution for barge unloading applications.   Located in New Orleans, La., Pontchartrain Materials Corporation, LLC provides aggregates to general contractors as well as asphalt and ready-mix companies. In addition to their chief product, limestone, the

  • Global Transport Organisation, San Francisco, has formed a separate division for international tug and barge transports which will be headed by G.A. Watkins, according to a recent announcement by Leo L. Collar, chairman of GTO's Management Committee. GTO already has established a reputation as a

  • Richard F. Andino has been appointed vice president and general manager of Crowley Maritime Corporation's International Division, San Francisco, Calif., according to a recent announcement by Leo L. Collar, CMC executive vice president. The appointment was made as part of a reorganization within the

  • in person. The awardees, present and in absentia, were William J. Dorman, R.P. DuMont, Murdock M. E a r l e , M a r v i n H. Gluntz, George H. Hodges, James W. Kirkman, Peter J. Riley, and William H. Watkins

  • Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of Woolrich, Maine, has announced the signing of three construction contracts and the company's entry into two new markets—a sail-powered passenger vessel and an offshore lobster boat. Currently under construction is the 73-foot Bay Lady II, a gaff top sail

  • A 280 by 150-foot offshore drilling rig arrived in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Coatzalcoalcos, Mexico, June 27, completing a 15,000-mile trip from Nihama, Japan, in some 77 days, according to G.A. Watkins, acting managing director of Global Transport Organisation, San Francisco, Calif.

  • Bayonne Drydock kicked off last year with the repair and drydocking of the U.S. Navy Ship, Pomeroy followed by the successful drydocking and repairs of the USNS Watkins. It closed the year with the completion of the USNS Seay; all were completed on time, with the Seay coming in ahead of schedule with work

  • The Company: Founded in 1958, self-lubricated polymer bearings and bushings manufacturer VescoPlastics produces a proprietary range of bushings, bearings and wear plates that operate in dusty, dirty or wet conditions and last longer than other products on the market. VescoPlastics has warehouses in South

  • Recent christening in New Orleans marked the completion of two new dredges for the growing private industry fleet. The cuttersuction drdege Bill James and the split-hull hopper dredge Atchafalaya are being place in service by Louisiana-based T.L. James & Company, Inc., and Gulf Coast Trailing

  • MR Jun-19#35 world yearbook
BULKERS
BY OLIVIA WATKINS, HEAD CARGO)
    June 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 35

    world yearbook BULKERS BY OLIVIA WATKINS, HEAD CARGO ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE NEWBUILD SECOND HAND three-year lows. This was represented DEMOLITION Many Chinese companies have been To contrast the limited activity in the The bulker market as a whole has in the sale and purchase market with a stepping up

  • MR Jun-19#31 world yearbook
TANKERS
BY OLIVIA WATKINS, HEAD CARGO)
    June 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 31

    world yearbook TANKERS BY OLIVIA WATKINS, HEAD CARGO ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE NEWBUILD Norwegian companies Hunter with 500 sales con? rmed over the last DEMOLITION Since the beginning of the year, 100 Group and Knutsen NYK Offshore 12 months averaging over 40 sales a The demolition market for tankers

  • MR May-19#9  recommen-
In addition, the James River Expan- right, and)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 9

    container ships. ing on the Hill. But, we have to get it pendent, non-partisan infrastructure accepting the commission’s recommen- In addition, the James River Expan- right, and we need to get our priorities commissions with experts, not a job for dations should be treated as mandatory sion Project

  • MN May-19#54 . Crowley Logistics also named 
James McCall “Jimmy” 
thority’s)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 54

    Solon, nior analyst for its ship management remain as President of the Company. this septet oversees the Port Au- group. Crowley Logistics also named James McCall “Jimmy” thority’s ? nancial and organization- LaSonya Hill, vice president, cus- Baldwin, Jr. named 2019 C. al affairs. The Duluth Seaway

  • MN May-19#53  Technology (IMarEST). 
(UML).  James Hewitt, previously  in)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 53

    the Institute of Marine Engineering, Signal and United Moulders Limited ous Emery Rice Medal recipients were Science and Technology (IMarEST). (UML). James Hewitt, previously in attendance. MMA President ADM WheelHouse Promotes Director of Sales for ACR and Ocean Fran McDonald recognized each in Morris

  • MN May-19#35  one to 
blame but ourselves.
James A. Kearns has represented)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 35

    of? cial websites, by email, or on social media. If those whom we elect do not hear from us about this need, we have no one to blame but ourselves. James A. Kearns has represented own- ers, operators, ? nancial institutions and end users for more than 30 years in the purchase, construction and ? - nancing

  • MN May-19#32  not enough to get the help.
By James A. Kearns
From my of?)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 32

    COLUMN INLAND FINANCE But I Don’t Need That Much: When enough to meet the need is not enough to get the help. By James A. Kearns From my of? ce window in down- highway heavily congested, even at a standstill at times. town St. Louis, I can see a dramatic This congested traf? c usually includes many

  • MN May-19#8 . Over the past 29 years, 
James A. Kearns has rep- Mr)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 8

    been er specializing in energy and Manager of its MOPS Marine Li- environmental issues. cense Insurance division since 1984. Over the past 29 years, James A. Kearns has rep- Mr. O’Neill has spoken and writ- resented owners, operators, ten on many occasions on the ? nancial institutions and end importance

  • MN May-19#6  on Barge’ Service, and the James River 
keefe@marinelink)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 6

    shortsea shipping guru Bob Kunkel’s Harbor Harvest Long Island Sound Ser- vice, the nascent Baton Rouge-New Orleans ‘Container on Barge’ Service, and the James River keefe@marinelink.com Expansion Project. All three projects promote the development of shortsea shipping, leverage U.S. ? ag assets, clean

  • MR Apr-19#45  the sea. 
Photo: RNLI/Dave James
Thrustmaster’s patented)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 45

    use with the Shannon. It acts as a mobile slipway. Pictured is the Hoylake, UK Shannon class lifeboat being recovered from the sea. Photo: RNLI/Dave James Thrustmaster’s patented T-Pod, electric podded A?sw?lSsYOlS???lG??s?lSGwŽ?lG?ÐsGYlAYE?Žd??l lS???lG??Žu?OŽYIŽ??Ž??S?d?sEAYEEsG?GuGuGÐl?sÐ vessel projects

  • MR Apr-19#14  perspective, equity analyst James 
the supply and demand)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 14

    similar equipment, while also capturing ments of day rates seen in certain in- ing conditions turned rapidly, with the For perspective, equity analyst James the supply and demand dynamics which ternational OSV sectors, the problem market quickly moving in owners’ favor. West, who covers the sector at

  • MR Apr-19#2 .
By Tom Mulligan
RNLI/Dave James
MR #4 (1-9).indd   2 4/5/2019)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 2

    a future-proof naval ? eet. By Edward Lundquist NCSIST Photo 44 RNLI Design Behind the design of the Shannon Class Lifeboat. By Tom Mulligan RNLI/Dave James MR #4 (1-9).indd 2 4/5/2019 9:21:02 A

  • MR Mar-19#34  conditions, ex-
plorers Capt. James Cook (1728 - 1779) and)
    March 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 34

    , inspiration and truth about our world during our dwindling time on this planet. As adventurers who led men in adverse conditions, ex- plorers Capt. James Cook (1728 - 1779) and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874 - 1922) are Sven Lindblad’s heroes. Risking their lives in search of scienti? c and geographic

  • MR Mar-19#6  at heart, counting Capt. James Cook and Sir Ernest Henry)
    March 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 6

    John J. O’Malley 1905 - 1980 Editor & Associate Publisher Charles P. O’Malley 1928 - 2000 explorer at heart, counting Capt. James Cook and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton as trauthwein@marinelink.com Watch us Download our Apps Follow us on Social Media Check out our websites: MarineLink

  • MT Mar-19#31 , the 
Brae B topsides  Janice, James and Af?  eck Markham ST1
supply)
    March 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 31

    contracting out the world as a Dunlin (DFGI pipeline) Ettrick and Blackbird Audrey package or outsourcing. Indeed, the Brae B topsides Janice, James and Af? eck Markham ST1 supply chain has been gearing up to Brent topsides Athena Viking Satellites pipelines offer new service models, with a

  • MP Q1-19#64 ................40, 45 Loy, ADM James .....................)
    Jan/Feb 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 64

    Guard ...................................46, 47, 49, 50, 56 CLIA ........................................................................40, 45 Loy, ADM James ............................................................50 U.S. Department of Defense ...........................................53 Coggins, Andrew

  • MP Q1-19#50 .S. Coast Guard Commandant ADM James  CommandBridge – the Mariner)
    Jan/Feb 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 50

    real-time. In today’s dangerous and digital business environment, that also comes ‘just in time.’ By Joseph Keefe etired U.S. Coast Guard Commandant ADM James CommandBridge – the Mariner Group’s fagship technology, Loy is widely credited with coining the now familiar emerged to sort it all out. Then the

  • MN Feb-19#37  the same ground on which James 
Eads built ironclads)
    February 2019 - Marine News page: 37

    Rebori, Scienco/FAST President, explains it best, saying, “It all started in 1969, when St. Louis Ship Building Co. occupied the same ground on which James Eads built ironclads for the Union Navy during the Ameri- can Civil War. At the time, they were their own guinea pigs, installing and monitoring

  • MR Jan-19#53  Spectre after yet another James  touch and go helipad)
    January 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 53

    su- Featuring a swimming pool and a Mulder ? tted Spectre with the new terior styling and propulsion, ? tted with peryacht Spectre after yet another James touch and go helipad, Spectre accommo- Ride Control technology by Naiad Dy- a powerful, cutting edge Diesel Electric Bond spy ? lm, just as their

  • MR Dec-18#47  Lee, his brothers Steve and James, 
2,600 mm diameter. Two)
    December 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 47

    Thrusters Levi and daughter Amiya, his father Bob and his US 255 CP with controllable pitch propellers of mother Dana Lee, his brothers Steve and James, 2,600 mm diameter. Two main diesel-driven ? re- and his sister Candis (Pope), as well as several ? ghting (FiFi) pumps for the tug’s FiFi 1 system

  • MT Oct-18#18  co-designer and explorer James 
on-Clipperton Zone (CCZ))
    October 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 18

    MIR Program Director Dr. Anatoly Sagalevich, MIRs, for possible use in China’s mining claim in the Clari- DEEPSEA CHALLENGER co-designer and explorer James on-Clipperton Zone (CCZ) manganese nodule ? elds. Cui has Cameron, WHOI’s Andy Bowen, Newcastle University’s Dr. allocated some of his attention

  • MR Oct-18#46  of retrospect, the one  James S. Brodie and “Oil Tankers”)
    October 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 46

    lat- tive issues became popular. Drawing ing were “Modern River Towboats” by ter technology from the designers of upon a century of retrospect, the one James S. Brodie and “Oil Tankers” by airborne vehicles. No longer would error we may have made ? in 1903 ? John W. Hudson. Both papers focused ship design

  • MN Oct-18#56  Graduation Bordelon
Academy. James A. Helis, Academy  global)
    October 2018 - Marine News page: 56

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Chao Weeks Marine HHI Graduation Bordelon Academy. James A. Helis, Academy global supplier of main and auxiliary College, for students interested in superintendent, said, “The resulting marine propulsion products. The ac- shipbuilding careers. plan is, in its truest sense, an

  • MT Sep-18#57  a production prototype of  James Fisher Subsea Excavation)
    September 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 57

    mounted dia- New Cable Recovery Tool JFSE Ultra Low Draft Tool mond wire saw. Designed on the back of Allspeeds said a production prototype of James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) a project where we had to build a quick its new Webtool CRT200 cable recov- has reengineered its Twin R2000 Ul- turnaround