Sandy Hook

  • Southern Shipbuilding Corporation recently delivered the hopper dredge Sandy Hook to McCormack Aggregates, South Amboy, N.J., after the vessel underwent conversion at the Slidell, La., yard.

    The 290-foot Sandy Hook was converted from the hopper barge Harold Smith, which formerly transported petroleum coke between Norfolk, Va., and Philadelphia, Pa.

    The extensive conversion of the 60-foot-wide, 21-foot-deep barge included adding dredging and generating equipment. Installed were two 12-cylinder EMD 12-645 diesel engines, each developing 1,500 hp and generating 1,150 kw of electrical power for operating the dredging equipment and on-board lighting.

    The dredge is pushed by the tugboat Ben Candies.

    McCormack Aggregates, a joint venture of 98-year-old Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Oakbrook, 111., and McCormack Sand Co., Highstown, N.J., operates the Sandy Hook in lower New York Bay between the New York and New Jersey shores, mining sand and gravel at a rate of about 800,000 cubic yards per year. The sand and gravel is transported 25 miles to McCormack Aggregates' plant at South Amboy, N.J.

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  • The N.Y.-N.J.-Sandy Hook Pilots Association recently took delivery of a high-speed, rough-water commuter dispatch boat. It is a 64-foot, allaluminum, twin-screw vessel designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates of Boston, Mass., and built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, The Duclos Corp., Somerset, Mass.

  • Derecktor Shipyards signed a contract with the New York/New Jersey Sandy Hook Pilots Association for the construction of two all aluminum fast pilot boats. The two vessels will be built according to plans by Camarc Small Craft Designs of Worthing, U.K. in Derecktor's Mamaroneck, N.Y. facility. Delivery

  • Boston, and Gladding- Hearn Shipbuilding Corporation of Somerset, Mass., have collaborated on a fast, twin-diesel, all-aluminum pilot boat for the Sandy Hook Pilots. The construction contract was awarded to Gladding-Hearn in December 1984, and delivery is scheduled for this summer. She will replace an

  • States Lines; William N. Johnston, American Bureau of Shipping; Neill A. Mc- Allister, McAllister Brothers, Inc.; William R. Petersen, New York Sandy Hook Pilots; and Robert H. Pouch, Barber Steamship Lines

  • requirements, having served in the U.S. Coast Guard at the operational and training levels as an instructor. His stations include Cape May and Sandy Hook, N.J. He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration at Adelphi University, and did graduate work at Monmouth in business and marketing

  • Derecktor signed a contract with the Sandy Hook Pilots Association for the supply of the third of a series of new pilot boats as part of the fleet modernization effort of one of the busiest Pilots Associations in the country. Scheduled for delivery in fall 2001, these 53-ft. (16.1-m) boats are

  • Charters, Millers Launch, Moran Towing, the New York City Fire Department, New York City Police Department, Reinauer Transportation, Roehrig Marine, Sandy Hook Pilots, and the United States Coast Guard. The Rt. Rev. Mark S. Sisk, the Episcopal Bishop of New York and SCI's honorary Chairman, blessed

  • builds aluminum structures used on an OEM basis by Boston Whalers. The yard has made a name for itself with pilot boats, recently delivering the Sandy Hook Pilot Boat. Mr. Duclos said that two similar boats are under construction in the yard—a 55-foot search and rescue boat for Bermuda, and a 52-foot pil

  • Test Facility has been an integral part of the spill response community for more than three and a half decades.   Tucked away on the shores of the Sandy Hook Bay in central New Jersey resides Ohmsett – The National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility. It has been an integral

  • , is the biggest and fastest passenger vessel in the Seastreak fleet. The 150-foot catamaran caries up to 600 passengers on daily commuter runs between Sandy Hook, New Jersey, and the East 36th Street terminal in New York City with transit times of about 45 minutes. On weekends, it makes offshore trips to Martha’s

  • not wait until the boats arrived to begin training their tugmasters in the fine art of ASD operations. Serco Tugmaster and National Training Manager Steve Sandy eventually turned to SeaWays Consultants to get help with that training. Utilizing the cutting edge, Transas-built Seaways Tug Training Simulator,

  • MN May-19#30 .  the vessel off the mostly sandy bottom to starboard and)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 30

    , ther out of the channel. Eventually, he slowly maneuvered that fact doesn’t make nocturnal trips any less hazardous. the vessel off the mostly sandy bottom to starboard and Onboard activities that seem straightforward in the light of deeper water. Unfortunately, the damage was already done day

  • MR Apr-19#58 T
TECH FILES
Double Duo Lift Method: 
Scaldis lifts)
    April 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 58

    T TECH FILES Double Duo Lift Method: Scaldis lifts Norwegian Frigate out of Fjord SCALDIS, the Belgian subsidiary marine called on the expertise of SCAL- 7,300 tonnes at its disposal. ly out of the water, it was transported of DEME, Jan De Nul Group and Her- DIS and BOA Offshore to salvage the This

  • MT Mar-19#33 paratory work, removing sections of 
the platform piece by)
    March 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 33

    paratory work, removing sections of the platform piece by piece and then Ship Repair | Conversions | Drydocking taking them to shore, at Kværner Stord in Norway, either on the deck of the by people who care about returning your vessel by people who care about returning your vessel S7000 or while still

  • MT Mar-19#32 No More Miller
BP’s Miller platform was made fast work of)
    March 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 32

    No More Miller BP’s Miller platform was made fast work of by Petrofac and Saipem. By Elaine Maslin Two years ago, the Miller platform stood complete in the ended in 2007, but the facility was maintained, for plugging central North Sea 270km north east of Aberdeen. Today, and abandonment operations and to

  • MT Jan-19#43 Payload-?  exible: ISE Explorer 6000 class and ISE 3000)
    January 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 43

    Payload-? exible: ISE Explorer 6000 class and ISE 3000 R&D AUVs. Photo Credit: International Submarine Engineering lay the communications cable of a Cold vey logistics with multiple AUVs is For ISE’s scalable AUVs and battery War acoustic array on the seabed from a something that has been done,” says

  • MR Feb-19#47 T
TECH FILE: HEAVY LIFTERS
Heavy Plate for Big Lifters
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    February 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 47

    T TECH FILE: HEAVY LIFTERS Heavy Plate for Big Lifters Heavy plate from Dillinger used in the world’s largest offshore heavy-lift cranes In Liebherr’s Type MTC 78000 heavy-lift ofshore table, the central element of the crane. This supports for the welding work. Liebherr in Rostock machined all cranes

  • MR Feb-19#41 VIRTUAL REALITY • The Value to Ship Design
“VIRTUAL)
    February 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 41

    VIRTUAL REALITY • The Value to Ship Design “VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES US WITH POWERFUL, INNOVATIVE WAYS TO EN- GAGE WITH OUR CLIENTS AND COMMUNICATE WITH OUR PROjECT TEAMS.” MIchAEl coMPlITA, PRINCIPAL IN CHARGE, ELLIOTT BAY DESIGN GROUP (EBDG) Photos: EBDG particularly as the manufacturing of

  • MN Feb-19#35 MOORING SAFETY
provides excellent dimensional stabil-)
    February 2019 - Marine News page: 35

    MOORING SAFETY provides excellent dimensional stabil- strength and are supplied as a complete bank protection boards and bridges. ity in the manufacture of ropes for assembly and fabrication for Lifeline The approach has been to design the naval applications and is ideal where and Flagstaff guy lines

  • MN Jan-19#57 PRODUCTS
Viega’s Trades Education 
Network Program
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    January 2019 - Marine News page: 57

    PRODUCTS Viega’s Trades Education Network Program The Viega Trades Education Net- work (VTEN) program is offered as a partnership to supplement a school’s curriculum regarding the design, installation and function of plumbing and hydronic systems. VTEN provides access to LoopCAD design software and

  • MR Nov-18#85  daily commuter runs between Sandy  deploy instantly to create)
    November 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 85

    tors, four on each hull. Each interceptor ran that can carry up to 600 passengers has retractable vertical blades, which on daily commuter runs between Sandy deploy instantly to create lift that coun- Hook, NJ, and the East 35th Street ter- teracts roll and pitch motions. The result minal in New York City

  • MR Oct-18#39 Beckstoffer
One-on-one with Suzanne Beckstoffer, an)
    October 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 39

    Beckstoffer One-on-one with Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the ? rst woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history As the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2018, it will celebrate another historical

  • MN Oct-18#59 PRODUCTS
Huisman, RAMLAB 
Collaborate on 3D Printed 
Steel)
    October 2018 - Marine News page: 59

    PRODUCTS Huisman, RAMLAB Collaborate on 3D Printed Steel Crane Hook Huisman and RAMLAB will pro- duce a large offshore crane hook us- ing the 3D printing technique. The hook, based on a Huisman 4-prong hook design, will employ 3D print- Wärtsilä 34DF Engine is ing bene? ts. The product will be EPA

  • MT Sep-18#18 Reviewing Sapinhoá-Lula 
Image: Subsea 7
NE BSR system
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    September 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 18

    Reviewing Sapinhoá-Lula Image: Subsea 7 NE BSR system By Claudio Paschoa he exploration and production of deepwater pre-salt commodate a combination of 45 risers/umbilicals for each plays offshore Brazil have triggered major technologi- ? eld in a small area in a decoupled arrangement. Subsea T cal

  • MN Sep-18#51 ENVIRONMENTAL
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    September 2018 - Marine News page: 51

    ENVIRONMENTAL sandy bottom, the upstream portion of the barrier can be The inland mitigation system is fully deployed in the anchored to a post driven into the river bottom with the Kalamazoo River. The bright orange marking on the barrier helps to identify its position from above water. downstream end

  • MR Aug-18#40 THE SHIPYARD ANNUAL
At Oman Drydock, there’s a plan)
    August 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 40

    THE SHIPYARD ANNUAL At Oman Drydock, there’s a plan to Triple Revenue by 2021 Said bin Homoud Al Maawali, CEO, Oman Drydock Company (ODC) means business when he aims to triple revenue by 2021, but it’s any- thing but business-as-usual at ODC. A neophyte to the shipyard world, he is a veteran business man

  • MN Jul-18#58 PRODUCTS
Thordon’s New Bearing 
Informational Portal)
    July 2018 - Marine News page: 58

    PRODUCTS Thordon’s New Bearing Informational Portal Thordon Bearings has unveiled a web-based platform to provide in- formation about the commercial, technical and environmental ad- vantages of using grease-free and water-lubricated polymer bearings across a wide variety of applications. Shell

  • MT May-18#59 Verma Kaminski Electric Boat Expands
Rhode Island Commerce)
    May 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 59

    Verma Kaminski Electric Boat Expands Rhode Island Commerce Corporation to continued vigorous demand for its Jumbo’s installation contract involves ing on the detailed plans so as always combined multibeam mapping and sur- the initial pre-lay of the mooring system we can perform a reliable, smart and

  • MT May-18#9 RIMCAWRIMCAW
Chain-Climbing Underwater Robot 
A robot)
    May 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 9

    RIMCAWRIMCAW Chain-Climbing Underwater Robot A robot designed to hook onto, and scale up and down, large mooring chains, both at subsea level and in the air – with a nonde- structive testing (NDT), ultrasonic imaging system on board that scans for critical de- fects – has recently undergone

  • MR Mar-18#65 The Tandemloc Emer-
gency Gear adapter 
shoe and swivel: a)
    March 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 65

    The Tandemloc Emer- gency Gear adapter shoe and swivel: a versa- tile system for lifting dam- aged or ‘stuck’ containers. The C5 Automatic Lift- ing Clamp from Elebia: safe and secure lifting of steel plates, beams and pipes. (Photo courtesy of Tandemloc, Inc.) (Photo courtesy of Elebia Autohooks

  • MR Mar-18#64 HEAVY LIFTERS
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    March 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 64

    HEAVY LIFTERS (Photo courtesy CCCCSH) The PBES/CCCC Shanghai RTG hybrid battery crane in Shanghai, reducing emissions from port operations. feature that is unique to Markey systems. The system cling combined with very large capacity for producing Markey Machinery also automatically reduces winch

  • MR Mar-18#16 DREDGING
About the Author
William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive)
    March 2018 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 16

    DREDGING About the Author William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive Director, Dredging Contractors of America. Doyle was nominated and appointed twice as a Commissioner to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). World Marine of Alabama (WMA) com- pleted work on a contract valued at over $14m to drydock

  • MN Mar-18#57 PRODUCTS
Holdfast - Lightweight, 
High Grip, High-
Strength)
    March 2018 - Marine News page: 57

    PRODUCTS Holdfast - Lightweight, High Grip, High- Strength, Floating Line Holdfast is the ideal blend of strength and grip, utilizing high modulus polyethylene (HMPE) ? ber and ny- lon ? bers to deliver a lightweight, YANMAR Launches Small- high-strength, ? oating line that grips est CR Inboard

  • MT Mar-18#42 new ways of reducing power consumption and extending the)
    March 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 42

    new ways of reducing power consumption and extending the media platforms such Twitter and LinkedIn has also played a lifetime of each ? oat. Johnson said, “Those ? oats are only able key role in driving innovation and change in industries from to do a few hundred pro? les before they run out of battery

  • MT Mar-18#39 how to make instruments that take good quality measure- on)
    March 2018 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 39

    how to make instruments that take good quality measure- on the water than ever before. More platforms mean more ments, but it doesn’t mean once you’ve built the sensor it must data. There is such a wide range of requirements and condi- be hard to use. There is no excuse for that,” explains Johnson.