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  • G.J. Mount has been elected vice president of Bulkfleet Marine Corporation, a Houston, Texasbased company engaged in the marine transportation of liquid and bulk materials, according to a recent announcement.

    Mr. Mount will be based in the company's recently e s t a b l i s h ed Northeast division headquarters located at 325 Chestnut Street, Suite 1216, P h i l a d e l p h i a , Pa.

    19106. He will be responsible for B u l k f l e e t ' s o p e r a t i o n s in the Northeast sector of the United States.

    B u l k f l e e t Marine Corporation designs and constructs tug/barge units for charter to oil and chemical companies for the purpose of transporting materials along the U.S. Gulf, East and West Coastlines.

    The company's Dedicated Deep Notch Tug Barge Unit (DDNTBU) has been engineered as a means for moving materials at lower costs. Bulkfleet Marine Corporation tug/barge units feature heavy fuel engines because of the distinct advantage of fuel availability. All such units designed and built by Bulkfleet will be classed and operated with full unrestricted ocean service by the American Bureau of Shipping and the U.S. Coast Guard.

  • Donald J. Noonan has been named manager of marketing for the Marine and Industrial Products Department of General Electric's Aircraft Engine Group. In announcing Mr. Noonan's appointment, O.R. Bonner, general manager, said that Mr. Noonan will have worldwide responsibility for marketing gas turbines

  • Lugo D'Acosta, a wellknown figure in both Puerto Rican shipping and governmental circles, has been appointed executive director of the Puerto Rico Maritime Shipping Authority. PRMSA operates Navieras de Puerto Rico, whose fleet of ro/ro and container vessels provides the most comprehensive ocean cargo

  • Ruddie E. Irizarry has been named deputy executive director of the Puerto Rico Maritime Shipping Authority, it was announced in San Juan, Puerto Rico, by PRMSA's executive director Roberto Lugo D'Acosta. Mr. Irizarry becomes PRMSA's second highest official, after an 11-year career in the maritime in

  • Mid-Coast Marine, Inc. of Coos Bay, Ore., announced the recent delivery of a 72-foot twin-screw towboat, Clemente Guillen (shown above), to Roca Fosforica Mexicana SA de CV of Mexico City. The vessel was designed by David J. Seymour, Ltd., naval architect of San Francisco, Calif. Home port will be

  • According to the Australian Reef Pilots (ARP), Australia is now the fourth biggest cruise market in the world. Part of the boom in cruising has to do with more specialty cruise ships coming to the region. The smaller size cruise ship segment seems purpose-designed to transit the remote waters of the Kimberley

  • Two 23-meter (about 75-foot) long lightships are to be built at Ocean Shipyards, Fremantle, Western Australia, for the Australian Department of Transport at a cost of 2.4-million Australian dollars. On completion, scheduled in 1982, one will be stationed at the Carpentaria Shoal, Torres Strait

  • Pa., recently introduced its new RCT 3000 portable ground fault current instrument. The hand-held unit can reportedly detect current leakage as low as 1 mA and operates through the use of a nickel-cadmium battery. The unit is said to have an accuracy of 1 percent of the measured value which is read out

  • Formation of a new corporation, M.A. Stream Associates, Inc., to engage in marine surveying assignments throughout the world, was announced in Seattle, Wash., by its principals, Capt. M.A. Stream and L.R. Glosten. Captain Stream has been engaged worldwide in marine surveying and maritime activities

  • 2,000- dwt breakbulk vessel in a series of three vessels for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc. were held recently by Equitable Shipyards, Inc., at its Madisonville, La., shipyard. The principals attending the keel-laying ceremonies as identified in the photo above were, left to right: Larry Hairston

  • Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wis., has announced new single and dual heavy-duty oil filtration systems that are compatible accessories for use in many types of hydraulic systems as well as with Twin Disc Power-Shift Transmissions and Twin Disc Marine Transmissions. Twin Disc recommends these

  • 2,000- dwt breakbulk vessel in a series of three vessels for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc., was held recently by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. at its Madisonville La., shipyard. The principals attending the keel-laying ceremonies were Paul Hancock, vice president, American Atlantic Shipping, Inc.;

  • MT Apr-19#53  with displacement 
new information will help scientists)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 53

    Compared with historical data collected over centuries, this year suggest seismic motion was consistent with displacement new information will help scientists better predict geologic at the full convergence rate. From the results of his missions, activity. Dr. Chadwell concluded the Wave Gliders have

  • MT Apr-19#19  into rubble, which 
that imagery, evaluate and con? )
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 19

    able to look at plan for breaking up the old bridge’s POWER REACTION the structure beforehand and then take concrete structures into rubble, which that imagery, evaluate and con? rm could then be safely removed from the elevations, quantities and conditions. Hudson River bottom. Surface data We were

  • MT Apr-19#18 , guidance and tracking of ma- make sure the system ?)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 18

    Case Study Project and sensors for positioning, guidance and tracking of ma- make sure the system ? ts their needs.” chines, and Teledyne marine imaging sonar for subsurface applications. Measutronics calibrated the equipment and Eliminating Unknowns installed the systems and all the sensors. Once the

  • MR May-19#90  convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 90

    This directory section is an editorial feature published in every issue for the convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference readers’ guide, it includes the names and addresses of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of all types of marine machinery, equipment, supplies and

  • MR May-19#73  Ticking
By Ishaan Goel, Project Manager, Albion Marine 
egulatory)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 73

    E EMISSION REDUCTION: Technology Report IMO 2020 Scrubbers: The Clock is Ticking By Ishaan Goel, Project Manager, Albion Marine egulatory bodies around the of the low sulfur fuel oil post 2020, the a decade, which is enough time for the stable in an otherwise very volatile and world are trying to

  • MR May-19#71  Navy for several years, a 
small Australian pump manufacturer)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 71

    T TECH FILES AUSTRALIAN PUMP INDUSTIES Sea Skipper High-Pressure Fire and Salvage Pump After working with the Royal Australian Navy for several years, a small Australian pump manufacturer – Sydney-based Australian Pump Industries – which works on both the naval and commercial side of ma- rine, developed

  • MR May-19#62 . He 
RoPax ?  res. The M/V Norman Atlantic  stressed the)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 62

    currently surveying domestic ferry op- and Transport, gave a breakdown of two erators for examples of best practices. He RoPax ? res. The M/V Norman Atlantic stressed the limitation of IMO in regulat- caught ? re in Otranto Strait on December ing domestic ferries that are not governed 28, 2014

  • MR May-19#51 MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Stiefel, WinGD)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 51

    MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP Stiefel, WinGD Quite a challenge Also in 2018, Cummins announced that ? shing and passenger transport. The ma- between 450 horsepower (336 kW) and and raising the bar. I believe a “carbon a version of its popular X15 engine was rine X15 is designed to withstand

  • MR May-19#48 MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
“The next big thing)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 48

    MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP “The next big thing on fuels is LNG. We are a long way from identifying a fuel which offers the same viability, in terms of in- frastructure, beyond LNG at the moment. LNG is the necessary bridge which is getting us closer to a carbon neutral future. Already

  • MR May-19#44 MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Power Players
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    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 44

    MARINE PROPULSION • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP Power Players With new fuel rules courtesy of By Greg Trauthwein IMO2020 quickly approaching and emissions reduction and elim- ination on the agenda for the next 30 years, marine engine OEMs are on the front line, working with ship MAN B&W owners, marine fuel and

  • MR May-19#31 GREEN MARINE • Technology
km/h for 50 minutes to ?  ve)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 31

    GREEN MARINE • Technology km/h for 50 minutes to ? ve kilometres chroniclers as saying. “Before this, we sions from vessels.” manufacturer’s note says. And Enge and away. They can handle 70 km/h winds did not have the opportunity to inspect One thing is certain: Enge was “ex- the NMA will also use a

  • MR May-19#27  DIRK BALTHASAR, PRESIDENT, THERMAMAX, INC.
custom made retro)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 27

    V VOICES: DIRK BALTHASAR, PRESIDENT, THERMAMAX, INC. custom made retro? t solutions and to install them on board. Do Thermamax products have a role in helping vessel owners achieve reduced Tmax-Retro? t emissions? Thermamax insulation systems are often In the engine room temperatures are tal 3D

  • MR May-19#26  DIRK BALTHASAR, PRESIDENT, THERMAMAX, INC.
Dirk
Balthasar
President)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 26

    V VOICES: DIRK BALTHASAR, PRESIDENT, THERMAMAX, INC. Dirk Balthasar President, Thermamax, Inc. What is the Thermamax offering to the maritime indus- try? Thermamax is a specialist in the design and manufac- ture of thermal and acoustic insulation solutions for die- sel engines, spark ignited engines,

  • MR May-19#20  Digitization
CMA CGM BECOMES THE FIRST OCEAN)
    May 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 20

    I INSIGHTS: LOGISTICS Advancing Digitization CMA CGM BECOMES THE FIRST OCEAN CARRIER LISTED ON FREIGHTOS. GLOBAL FREIGHT MOVES TOWARDS THE ‘ONE-STOP SHOPPING’ STANDARD. By Tom Mulligan MA CGM Group and global to additional lanes planned in the near ity. CMA CGM rates can now be found tain guaranteed

  • MN May-19#53  HewittGallagher Drees Marshall Morris 
belief in)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 53

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Downey HewittGallagher Drees Marshall Morris belief in the value and concept of a operations, ? rst as COO and then as Hurtigruten Appoints Downey public education, coupled with a life president. In 2014, Drees was promot- as Americas President Hurtigruten has appointed John

  • MN May-19#41  division.
chase of Higman, and others issued  “With)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 41

    out of the bottom of the cycle.” – David Grzebinski, Kirby Corp CEO of those bonds issued to fund the pur- rine-transportation division. chase of Higman, and others issued “With the S&S transaction, they to fund the acquisition of Penn Mari- were able to build their balance sheet up time in 2012.

  • MN May-19#10  THE NUMBERS
Tugboat and Towboat 
Manufacturing in the United)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 10

    BY THE NUMBERS Tugboat and Towboat Manufacturing in the United States A recent report from Amadee+Company provides a The report identi? es C&C Marine as the largest Tow- unique, ? rst-time market and competitive analysis of the boat builder in terms of production value, followed by size, segmentation

  • MP Q1-19#33 , supplies will be available at ma-
treacherous. Mr. Chris)
    Mar/Apr 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 33

    of VLSFO. Follow the Money From a ?nancial standpoint, the voyage has already been Like any new product roll-out, supplies will be available at ma- treacherous. Mr. Chris Hudson, from commodities specialist jor bunkering hubs and the invariable discussions of haves and have-nots will place outports

  • MR Apr-19#60  can be found posted now on www.MaritimeJobs.com
Description:)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 60

    MR Employment Select jobs that can be found posted now on www.MaritimeJobs.com Description: annum Type of Appointment: Excepted Service Career- Marine Surveyor Fernandes Maritime Consultants, LLC Announcement #: 19-852-02EXOC Title, Series, Grade Conditional Opening Date: February 11

  • MR Apr-19#59  convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 59

    This directory section is an editorial feature published in every issue for the convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference readers’ guide, it includes the names and addresses of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of all types of marine machinery, equipment, supplies and

  • MR Apr-19#56  Completes OSV Overhaul
Yanmar has undertaken devel-
opment)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 56

    T TECH FILES AUTONAV ROBOTIC BOAT Royston Completes OSV Overhaul Yanmar has undertaken devel- opment of underlying tech- Work on overhauling diesel engines nologies for robotic boats and on an advanced diving support vessel auto-docking. The propulsion was recently completed by Royston. company has

  • MR Apr-19#55  Candies, a new Inspection Maintenance Repair (IMR) vessel)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 55

    T TECH FILES Schottel Propulsion for IMR Vessel Paul Candies Paul Candies, a new Inspection Maintenance Repair (IMR) vessel built by Candies Shipbuilders and owned by its parent company Otto Can- dies, LLC, is equipped with three different Schottel propulsion systems: two Combi Drives; two transverse

  • MR Apr-19#30  in the 
near future are onboard small ferries and tug boats)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 30

    AUTONOMOUS SHIPPING • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP “The highest level of autonomy that I see in the near future are onboard small ferries and tug boats, very local. Oceangoing ships will apply certain autono- mous technologies but they will keep the people on- board: it will be used for situationally awareness and

  • MR Apr-19#29  to have an 
expected lifetime of maybe 15 years, but today we)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 29

    AUTONOMOUS SHIPPING • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP “We would develop products that used to have an expected lifetime of maybe 15 years, but today we are looking at the time frame for new product to last maybe four or ? ve years, and then it is being replaced by a new technology.” Ketil O. Paulsen, Technology GM