International Maritime Associates (IMA), a Washington, D.C.- based management consulting firm, has published an extensive report entitled "U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Program: Market Opportunities and Contracting Requirements." IMA's objective has been to produce a tightly written, practical, thoroughly professional reference document.
Under one cover is a wide range of highly pertinent marketing information: Navy programs planned or in progress; the Navy organization; how programs are developed; the process of ship acquisition; special features of Department of Defense contracting; and points of marketing contact.
The 200-plus page report is designed for top management use. It was prepared by professionals experienced in the Navy market.
Market opportunities are identified, marketing actions are suggested.
Forms used to enter the Navy market and backup details are included in five appendices.
The first of four quarterly updates has been published recently.
The updates are designed to convey changes that occur in program direction and composition.
The report, including updates, is available for $380 by writing James R. McCaul, president, International Maritime Associates, Inc., 1800 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 or for further information, Write 17 on Reader Service Card
available for $480. This price includes a subscription to four quarterly updates to be published over the next 12 months. For more information contact James R. McCaul, International Maritime Associates, Inc., 1800 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006
in May 1984. It will be sold for $480. This price includes the initial report plus four quarterly updates. The report can be obtained by writing: James R. McCaul, President, International Maritime Associates, Inc., 1800 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006. A special pre-publication price of
As industry embraces gas, emissions regulations loom large and bunker logistics options develop, LNG’s fortunes nevertheless get a boost. For every gleeful consumer at the pump, and stockpiling tanker anchored offshore, there’s a corresponding trail of businesses that are struggling to ride out the
While the Offshore Oil & Gas markets continue to push further from shore in ever-deeper waters, the need for proven technology to work more efficiently in increasingly hostile and unfamiliar environments grows in tandem. And while growth in the energy sector continues to energize multiple markets, it is
I tend to be a glass half full kind of guy, as even in the worst of times there tends to lie opportunity. I would not be remiss in saying there are more than a handful in the shipping community that could label conditions today “the worst of times” – simply put, as the global economy struggles to regain
When the time comes to pull an edition together, sometimes the content simply takes on a life of its own, as is the case with the July 2014 edition and the proliferation of ‘gas’ throughout. While the advent of gas and all that this little word encompasses is hardly breaking news, to put it in context we
International Maritime Associates (IMA) is preparing a business analysis of the Navy ship systems market. The approximately 200- page report will provide a very comprehensive assessment of current and future market opportunities and will be available in June. Market updates will then be issued
report which tracks developments affecting business opportunities with the U.S. Navy. For more information about IMA's quarterly report, contact: James R. McCaul, IMA Associates, Inc., 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20037; telephone: (202) 333-8501; or fax: (202) 333-8504
Editor's note: This article pertains to commercial shipbuilding. Details of the U.S. Navy shipbuilding program, which includes the construction of 90 vessels and three major conversions over the next five years, are highlighted in Mr. McCaul's article, "Status Report on Navy Shipbuilding and Repair
SENATE APPROVES $1 BILLION FOR SEALIFT SHIP PROCUREMENT The U.S. Navy continues to be the major source of business for shipyards and marine equipment manufacturers in the United States. This article is an excerpt from recent IMA quarterly business reports on Navy shipbuilding and repair. Navy
The U.S. Navy continues to be the major driver of business for shipyards and marine equipment suppliers in the United States. A status report for shipbuilding programs and a summary of the FY 1990/91 Navy ship procurement budget is provide below. STATUS OF MAJOR PROGRAMS Exhibit 1 shows naval
and others. classi? ed as “stacked” with a little under The parent company of Bourbon Marine co, where Hornbeck Offshore Services Evercore ISI’s James West, a long-time 300 described as “idle”. More telling are Logistics, second in the vessel count (NYSE: HOS) has a large ? eet working analyst
Announces at Northrop University in Inglewood, Management Additions Seaspan Shipyards announced the ap- California and graduated as a me- pointment of James Clarke as Chief chanical engineer. After a brief stint Financial Of? cer (CFO). With more working for a Boston based mechani- than 15 years of senior
group as a Senior Marine Consultant. Guard’s Judge Advocate General and Formerly Vice President of Marine Ca- Chief Counsel, presented Mr. Douglas James K. Lyons, director and chief sualty & Emergency Response at Global Stevenson with a Meritorious Public executive of? cer of the Alabama State Diving
2018 moved more than 31,000 boxes timing may have played a bigger role. between Richmond and Norfolk. Around that time, the cost of fuel had Like the James River run, the Sea- Barry Parker, bdp1 dropped precipitously, which worked cor AMH service in Louisiana is a key Consulting Ltd in favor of surface
world and provides jobs that strengthen American retary of the Army (ASA) for Civil Works communities and the nation as a whole. This invaluable R.D. James toured Mel Price Locks and system is aging; the Corps of Engineers diligently addresses Dam in Alton, Illinois, and held a Town the systems maintenance
.com AXSUB Inc. is a supplier for the commercial diving, hy- San Jose, Calif. perbaric, S&R and military, with its systems used for video President/CEO: James Crawford recording and continuous real time depth monitoring system (DMS) for commercial divers. www.turnerdesigns.com Its ? agship product is the
environments such as surveying highly Solutions dense areas (bridges, buildings, etc) Hayle, U.K. or where only a single antenna can be President/CEO: James Williams used. This technology allows robust and No. of Employees: 4 consistent performance even in low dy- www.unmannedsurveysolutions.com namics
photog- As adventurers who led men in ad- As a new niche bringing scores of trav- rapher Sven Lindblad blazed the trail verse conditions, explorers Capt. James elers to Antarctica and the most fragile, for environmentally sensitive travelers Cook (1728 - 1779) and Sir Ernest Hen- remote areas of the globe
Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany, hove the experiment and the performance of the sensors gives us a to within sight of the Goldeneye platform and the RRS James step change in our con? dence that in a real-world situation we Cook. Partners in the STEMM-CCS project, the GEOMAR have the capability to detect
Robotics in Canada. The pipe National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, aboard the was then connected by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to RRS James Cook. Once on station, close to Shell’s Goldeneye a CO2 supply on the seabed, allowing gas to ? ow through platform approximately 100km off the
Subsea Engineering Cruising to Increased Conf dence in CO Storage 2 By Kelvin Boot The bespoke drill rig being lowered over the side of the RRS James Cook. The rig is designed to push the curved steel pipe into the seabed sediment. Image: Image: Copyright STEMM-CCS Project September 2019 22 MTR MTR
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increases in freight that Marad says will soon between Richmond and Norfolk. overwhelm domestic highways and rail. Similarly, the realization Like the James River run, the Seacor AMH service in Louisiana that largely under-utilized rivers and coastal waterways – what the is a key part of petrochemical
Virginia is the ?rst and only major port on the East Coast to have all its cargo handling facilities ISO 14001 Certi?ed for Environmental Management The James River Barge Line service utilizes tugboats powered by low emission engines reducing emissions by 38% on cargo moves to Richmond, VA. The Port of Virginia
steerman program. It depends on con? dence and experience like the simulator, where one is how hard you hustle.” allowed to sharpen their skills. Capt. James “Greg” Duncan assumed command of M/V “This is the most impressive simulator around with a Brian O’Daniels about four years ago with Florida Ma- premiere
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 email@example.com Expansion Project. All three projects promote the development of shortsea shipping, leverage U.S. ? ag assets, clean
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
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