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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.;

  • MR Nov-19#90  convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference)
    November 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 Nov-19#58 , Heavier
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    November 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 58

    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET Bigger, Bolder, Heavier Europe’s offshore wind market is growing faster than anyone expected, posing a challenge for the existing installation ? eet. By Elaine Maslin hile offshore wind is capacity. Last year, 2.4GW was added ing power into the grid in 2020/21, and

  • MR Nov-19#24  from scratch,” noting that a mas-
sive campaign was undertaken)
    November 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 24

    T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND “The US needs to develop a work- force from scratch,” noting that a mas- sive campaign was undertaken in the UK, something that needs to start now in the United States. Laura Smith, USA Director for Atlas Professionals from renewable energy? NJ wants to de- to the

  • MN Nov-19#98  & COMPANY NEWS
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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 98

    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#93  Servicios Industriales de 
la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The)
    November 2019 - Marine News page: 93

    VESSELS Metal Shark Expands Into Peru state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The ? rst round of Peruvian Navy maritime interdiction vessels are now being built by Metal Shark in the United States. Under a co-production agreement with SIMA, Metal Shark plans

  • MN Nov-19#42  and Finland. emissions by approximately 10,000 tons per year)
    November 2019 - Marine News page: 42

    dual-fuel and battery power ferry, which means that the Azipod-powered ferry would reduce CO2 will operate between Sweden and Finland. emissions by approximately 10,000 tons per year. This is ABB’s Azipod propulsion is a gearless steerable propul- equivalent to the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by sion

  • MN Nov-19#32  back to cellular.” 
Agile Marine touts a system that)
    November 2019 - Marine News page: 32

    WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS costs and keep a vessel or ? eet in touch without a hitch. over from satellite back to cellular.” Agile Marine touts a system that facilitates built-in Initially, Agile identi? ed the yacht space ? rst as a natural GPS and seamless “smart routing” between cellular and progression

  • MP Q3-19#36  that promotes the use of LNG as ma-
and extreme high pressure)
    Sep/Oct 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 36

    , the chief operating offcer of SEA/ safely along with tons of liquefed natural gas at -257 degrees LNG, an industry group that promotes the use of LNG as ma- and extreme high pressure, if both are to be loaded in one place rine fuel, there are 168 LNG-fueled ships in operation today and at one time. And

  • MP Q3-19#22  CHALLENGES 
FACING THE MARITIME INDUSTRY
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    Sep/Oct 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 22

    INSIGHTS THE CYBERSECURITY CHALLENGES FACING THE MARITIME INDUSTRY ever in history have we had more access to better goods, about 90% of international trade is carried out by sea. Seaborne produced at lower costs, reaching larger swathes of popu- trade has contributed to improved standards of living

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    October 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 53

    2020 Editorial Calendar Ad Close: Dec 21 Ad Close: Jan 22 Ad Close: Feb 21 JAN/FEB FEBRUARY MARCH Underwater Vehicle Annual Oceanographic Instrumentation: Measurement, Process & Analysis Subsea Defense Tech Oceanology International New Tech MTR White Papers: Manipulator Arms and Tools Gallery

  • MT Oct-19#46  data  form was capable of managing the currents and the)
    October 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 46

    Monitoring monitoring device carrying sensors that collect real-time data form was capable of managing the currents and the speed/ on temperature, conductivity (salinity), turbidity, dissolved distance requirements to operate successfully in the DKP en- oxygen and chlorophyll. vironment. Also, to ensure

  • MT Oct-19#33  ?  elds.  sels and other marine assets wasting 
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    October 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 33

    — with the specter of angular pipes bearing multiphase gas hundreds of out-of-work offshore ves- from remote and arctic offshore ? elds. sels and other marine assets wasting Thirty years of research into ? ow away — Norway looked to innovation assurance yielded a host of large and to ? nd a way forward

  • MR Oct-19#74  convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference)
    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 74

    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 Oct-19#62  meet the needs of a modern maritime industry?
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 62

    T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP CLASSIFICATION How Should Classi? cation Evolve to meet the needs of a modern maritime industry? By Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Arun Sharma is Execu- tive Chairman of the In- dian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and Chairman of IACS. Courtesy

  • MR Oct-19#12  program allows the  to perform many of its important mis-)
    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 12

    I INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE of missions. This program allows the to perform many of its important mis- Guard positions to actually perform the Coast Guard to accomplish its ever-ex- sions, particularly as they relate to the • Grain ship examinations large number of new vessel inspections panding

  • MN Sep-19#59  
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rine’s Ever Cool. Introduced)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 59

    PRODUCTS Nippon Paint’s Ever Cool Coating What industry needs is a darker coating that fails to absorb the heat: a coating like Nippon Paint Ma- rine’s Ever Cool. Introduced follow- ing extensive shipboard trials, Ever Thordon’s Emergency In? atable Cool is formulated to reduce the Seal Prevents

  • MN Sep-19#56   Dan-Bunkering 
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    September 2019 - Marine News page: 56

    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS NSRP Dan-Bunkering Starr HamadykGlinatsisPerrineDavison Christiansen EkeliSharkey WEDA Lefeber mulated great respect from shipping Bath, ME. Tom Perrine, Vice Presi- “Why Dredging is Good”, the selec- executives at NYK Line, Mitsui OSK dent of Engineering at Austal USA tion

  • MN Sep-19#54  Corp.; and Joseph Pyne, Chairman of  leader with a strong)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 54

    working in President and CEO of Alaska Tanker Head of Cyber Security. A recognized the transportation and logistics indus- Corp.; and Joseph Pyne, Chairman of leader with a strong track record of try, most recently serving as the Direc- the Board of the Kirby Corporation. success in cyber security, Bramson

  • MN Sep-19#53  and  joined Crowley in 2015 as manager 
and production control)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 53

    of pro- pany’s Shipping business unit. Sutton vice president of integrated planning gram and production standards and joined Crowley in 2015 as manager and production control at Newport the establishment of phased reviews of health and safety for the company’s News Shipbuilding. He brings 23

  • MN Sep-19#44 , this is not your grandfather’s ma- performed offshore operations)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 44

    it comes to critical offshore operations and trained the crews increased safety, gained ef? ciency and vessel handling, this is not your grandfather’s ma- performed offshore operations that were not possible prior W rine industry, and it hasn’t been for some time. to DP.” That’s because the bridge

  • MN Sep-19#42  vessels available on the world market, but the  through the)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 42

    plans for vessels yard construction queue, either. and equipment. Ideas include bringing in a heavy lift vessel There are vessels available on the world market, but the through the St. Lawrence Seaway or modifying an avail- Jones Act makes it dif? cult – almost impossible, save a able barge with a heavy

  • MN Sep-19#40  be the ?  rst freshwater  the formal Record of Decision (ROD))
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 40

    in Lake Erie, eight miles surprising for a ? rst-time project. Vineyard Wind needs from downtown Cleveland. It will be the ? rst freshwater the formal Record of Decision (ROD) by BOEM to set its project in North America. It is winding down its regulatory construction team in motion. The logistics

  • MN Sep-19#37  is widely recognized in the mari- conventional shaft drives)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 37

    tugboats that emphasize functionality, model diesel engines with a combined rating of 600hp and crew comfort and safety is widely recognized in the mari- conventional shaft drives with reversing gears. time industry. “The Lady Shayne and Lady Dashelle will be assigned “Midway through our contract with

  • MN Sep-19#35  Anne also has Reintjes 
marine gears supplied by Karl)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 35

    The Elizabeth Anne also has Reintjes marine gears supplied by Karl Senner, LLC, Kenner, LA. Two John Deere PowerTech 4045, 99 kW generators deliver service power to the boat, while a third John Deere 4045, teamed with an Allison transmission, drives the chain-driven Intercon DD200 towing winch.